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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 7/30/13

Lindsay Jones says DT is turning into the Broncos "juggernaugt". As a fan of Call of Duty, I ate "juggernauts" for breakfast, so I sure hope she had a different - more old school - way of calling DT a "juggernaut". :P ...Oh, and Eddie Lacy is fat.

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Alumni reunions on Day Five - Mile High Report
The Top Three may be set in stone, but after that things are very fluid. My favorite backup right now -- by far -- is Greg Orton. The kid is making himself uncuttable.

2013 Broncos Training Camp-The Kaptain’s Log Day 5 | Bronco Planet
Same spot. Different day. I sit at the 47 yard line once more, get cozy and check my Twitter feed. The first thing I discover, courtesy of Brenda Stidham (Denver Horse Force), is that new acquisition Steve Vallos will be wearing Joe Mays’ old No. 51 jersey.

Demaryius Thomas becoming a 'Juggernaut' for Broncos | USA Today
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Peyton Manning lofted a pass down the left side of the Denver Broncos practice field Sunday and barely had to watch it as landed in Demaryius Thomas' hands. Thomas had split two defensive

Denver Broncos Training Camp Videos

Ramirez to Anchor Offense Under Manning |
Manny Ramirez says even though he's been named the starting center, he knows how much work he has to put in to be ready for week one.

Vallos Excited to Join Broncos |
Newly acquired center Steve Vallos speaks to the media about joining the Broncos.

Fox on Ramirez, Vallos Addition |
Coach Fox talks about why he's confident in Manny Ramirez starting at center.

Denver Broncos News & Blogs

Five Thoughts from Camp Day 5 |
Independent analyst Andrew Mason shares his five takeaways from Monday's training camp practice.

Camp Journal: Montee Ball on Padded Practices |
Rookie running back Montee Ball checks in with a new entry on the first five days of his first NFL training camp.

Training Camp 2013: Day Five Photos |
View exclusive images from the entire Broncos day five training camp practice.

Manny Ramirez the center of attention in Denver | USA Today
Despite practicing as a backup center since he was in high school, Manny Ramirez has never snapped the ball in an NFL game.

Manny Ramirez now handling snaps for Peyton Manning at Broncos camp - Denver Post
After center Dan Koppen suffered a season-ending injury in Sundays practice, quarterback Peyton Manning worked with Manny Ramirez in training camp on Monday.

Osweiler showing big improvement as Broncos QB in second NFL year - The Denver Post
Its only practice. But if there was a Most Improved Award from last years Broncos training camp to this one, Brock Osweiler would be the clear choice.

Jon Heath Sports Media: Spotrac: Broncos Have Over $11.9 Million in Salary Cap Room
Following the signing of rookie defensive tackle Sylvester Williams and the release of veteran middle linebacker Joe Mays, the Denver Broncos have $11,916,056 in available 2013 salary cap, per

Broncos Training Camp Bringing Both Highs and Lows - Predominantly Orange
The 2013 season has officially kicked off in Broncos Country and it didn’t take long for things to get interesting.

Bill Simpson and helmet research - It's All Over, Fat Man!
Several companies are working to create safer helmets for the NFL, one of them being the Simpson-Ganassi helmet.

Why the Broncos Could Be a Success & Failure in 2013 | Fanspeak's AFC West Blog
It was an unexpected good year for Broncos because no one expected Peyton Manning to perform like he did last year after they got rid of Tim Tebow. The Broncos were one play away from the Super Bowl with a blown coverage in the secondary. This team is loaded and be a top 5 offense and defense. Expect another good regular season showing but it all comes down to Super Bowl or bust.

AFC West Rival Roundup

The best quotes from Kansas City Chiefs training camp so far - Arrowhead Pride
A lot has happened over the last four days of the Kansas City Chiefs 2013 training camp. Let's take a few minutes to remember the best quotes from the first few days of camp in St. Joe.

Raiders bring back MLB Omar Gaither - Silver And Black Pride
If you had noticed that the Raiders linebacker corp was getting kind of depleted then you were not alone. The Raiders also noticed and have decided to bring back MLB Omar Gaither who was with the team last year.

Vance Walker slims down for full time starting role - Silver And Black Pride
Raiders new starting defensive tackle, Vance Walker, is sporting a new physique these days and is a few pounds lighter.

Which San Diego Chargers made the All-Bad Contract Team? - Bolts From The Blue
There are certainly a few contenders on the roster, though thankfully not as many as there were last season.

Grading Not-So Ancient History: The Chargers 2008 Draft - Bolts From The Blue
With Antoine Cason's lackluster tenure as a Bolt, no second round pick, and trading up for Jacob Hester, was the '08 draft the Chargers worst in recent history?

NFL News & Blogs

'Fat' Eddie Lacy photograph sets off Twitter firestorm -
Eddie Lacy was minding his own business at training camp Monday when one snapshot turned him into a fleeting social media fascination.

The Most Overlooked Storyline of Training Camp | The MMQB with Peter King
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — What I love about NFL training camps was on display Sunday, around 4:30 in the afternoon, as the sun beat down on the fields where the Super Bowl favorites (in the eyes of many) went through their fourth practice of the summer.

Houston Texans sign linebacker Joe Mays -
The Texans add a bit of depth and experience to their linebacking corps and special teams units.

Marc Trestman keeps it weird -
The Bears are back with a distinct new look under first-time head coach Marc Trestman, but will the team's proud veterans be receptive to the drastic change in style?

And a backup shall lead them: NFC edition -
Each NFC team's second quarterback, evaluated for potential championshipness.

Police investigating link between Aaron Hernandez, Florida shootings, according to report -
Reports surfaced Monday that Aaron Hernandez could be facing additional charges as investigators explore a potential connection to "more than one" shooting in Florida.

NFL Debrief: The AFC is flawed at the top -
A weekend marred by serious injuries made the AFC picture even murkier. Plus, the read-option as fad and a new wrinkle in an old drama in this week's Debrief.

2012 Rearview Adjusted Net Yards per Attempt | Football Perspective
Every year at, I publish an article called Rearview QB, which adjusts quarterback (and defense) fantasy numbers for strength of schedule. I’ve also done the same thing using ANY/A instead of fantasy points, and today I revive that concept for the 2012 season.

Updated Look After Key Injuries to Top Teams | Bleacher Report
It seems like every day there's a new player who has been lost for the season. While some of the players who have been afflicted may not have had a good chance of making a roster, others were being counted on to be highly productive in 2013.

Date, Time, TV Info and Teams Preview | Bleacher Report
The Dallas Cowboys and Miami Dolphins will kick off the NFL's preseason on Sunday, Aug. 4, in the 2013 Pro Football Hall of Fame Game. Traditional Fantasy Football League Scoring
This 2013 Fantasy Football Top 250 (Traditional Scoring) Cheat Sheet will be updated often throughout the spring and summer, so make sure you check back from time to time. Also, be sure to take a look at my other 2013 Fantasy Football articles, which will include sleepers, busts, tons of 2013 Fantasy Football mock drafts and other things.

32 Teams in 32 Days: Arizona Cardinals |
The 2012 season started out so promising for the Cardinals. They ended September with a 4-0 record, highlighted by a stunning win in New England in Week 2.

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