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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 7/31/13

A Day Off ALREADY? Come on, Jack! I kid, I kid. I'm hungry for some football though dangit. July and August suck. In other news, I just dropped Percy Harvin from one of my keeper leagues.

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Camp So Far: An Overview |
Andrew Mason checks in with his observations from the first five days of training camp, including competitions of note, ascending players, and players to watch.

Tavarres King "having a solid camp" as Broncos rookie wide receiver - The Denver Post
Good health has meant a lot to Broncos rookie wide receiver Tavarres King as the team works through the early portion of its preseason preparations.

Denver Broncos Training Camp Videos

BTV On Site: Training Camp |
With a day off from practice, the team media staff talk about what stood during the first few days off camp.

Camp So Far: Top 10 Plays |
Broncos TV counts down the best 10 plays through the first few days of camp.

Denver Broncos News & Blogs

Consistency Most Important Step for Jackson |
After contributing in his rookie season, defensive end Malik Jackson feels more comfortable in his second training camp and is now looking to achieve greater consistency on the field.

Training camp offers glimpse of Broncos' sense of community - The Denver Post
"You spend so much time together on a team, its like a town," Bailey said. "If you dont develop feelings for each other, if you dont care about whats happening, what effect what you do has on everybody else, its not going to be a very good place to live.

Denver Broncos Super Fan Bios: TheMadFanatic (Andrew Young) | Bleacher Report
You've heard of them—Barrel Man, Shadd Ring, Chris Hitchcock, James Patrick Owen—the fans that do things above and beyond what you would expect from the average sports fan. Today, we add Andrew Young to that list.

Denver Broncos Training Camp Photo Gallery | Bleacher Report
The Denver Broncos kicked off training camp last week and haven't looked back since.

Broncos’ Moore Growing Through Adversity | Bronco Planet
Denver Broncos Free Safety Rahim Moore’s childhood was full of scars and horrifying circumstances most people could never imagine. Football gave him a chance to change his future. With his mother involved in drugs, and his father out of his life for similar reasons, he often wondered what he could do to change that for himself.

Broncos Training Camp Full Access | Bronco Planet
As our beloved Orange n’ Blue have been at it for 5 days of full practice now, as soon as the pads went on we’re reminded what a physical game this really is, even within the confines of team itself.

Introducing the Defensive Scheme Type Indicator - It's All Over, Fat Man!
I think that it’s high time that people stop acting like there are only two kinds of defense being played in the NFL, and that we come up with a better way to identify them.

Buckle Up for Brock Osweiler In Preseason - Predominantly Orange
Sure there’s the big countdown to the first regular season game. However, there’s a secondary countdown to the Broncos first preseason game on Aug. 8.

Tear-ible Injury For Broncos | Fanspeak's AFC West Blog
The 2013 offseason continues to get worse for the Denver Broncos, as the news broke Monday that starting center Dan Koppen tore his ACL and will miss the entire regular season. Koppen, 34, is a former All-Pro and played on two of the New England PatriotsSuper Bowl championship teams.

Avaliando o novo center Steve Vallos "
Apesar da triste notícia do rompimento de ligamento cruzado anterior do nosso C Dan Koppen, o Denver Broncos mostrou estar previnido para possíveis problemas como este e já tinha um plano alternativo. Algumas horas depois a franquia já anunciou a contratação do veterano C Steve Vallos.

AFC West Rival Roundup

Optimism dwindling of Miles Burris return to practice - Silver And Black Pride
Hope of the return of Miles Burris, who has been out all off-season following a January knee surgery, is in short supply.

Cory Nelms standing out in deep defensive backfield - Silver And Black Pride
The Raiders have a lot of depth in the secondary this year and young hopeful Cory Nelms is standing out.

Day 5 practice report includes injury updates - Arrowhead Pride
The Kansas City Chiefs continue to work outside in St. Joe for their 2013 training camp. Day five of camp brought us a number of injury updates, Alex Smith getting knocked to the ground (he's fine) and Quintin Demps continuing to show up.

Kansas City Chiefs' Jamaal Charles preparing for career high in receptions - Arrowhead Pride
History says the Kansas City Chiefs are going to be passing a lot more this season. And one of the beneficiaries of that should be Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles. Hear what Andy Reid, Alex Smith and Charles have to say about the backs catching the ball this year.

Did the San Diego Chargers improve at Linebacker for 2013? - Bolts From The Blue
The San Diego Chargers have nine new linebackers for 2013. Did they make the right moves?

Grading Not-So Ancient History: The Chargers 2009 Draft - Bolts From The Blue
Taking a look back at the 2009 NFL Draft. This was the second most maligned draft by A.J. Smith. Is that fair?

NFL News & Blogs

Brian Banks is 'progressing well' in Falcons training camp -
Brian Banks is finally getting his shot at the NFL. His linebacker coach thinks he looks promising so far.

Lions GM Martin Mayhew acknowledges hot seat -
Martin Mayhew acknowledged to the press that the Lions are facing an urgent season after their dismal 4-12 campaign last season.

Who's rising and who's falling early in camp? -
NFL training camps are just a few days old, but players are already rising and falling. A few younger players have failed to capitalize on their potential.

Can Jared Allen or anyone else break the NFL sack record? -
The Vikings pass rusher came a half-sack away from besting Strahan's mark, but after some offseason surgeries, he might have a better chance at it in 2013.

And a backup shall lead them: AFC edition -
We've already established that backups > starters on the field, but what about in our hearts?

The Daily Win: Dumbest athlete photo uploads ever -
What happens when athletes have cell phone cameras and very little common sense is almost always gold. Gold, Jerry, gold!

Elvis Dumervil's Fax of Life | The MMQB with Peter King
After the bizarre incident that led to his end in Denver, the new Raven discusses how things are different in Baltimore.

Rams need Janoris Jenkins to grow up on and off the field | The MMQB with Peter King
Janoris Jenkins’ rookie year was everything the Rams could have asked for. Now they’re doing what they can to keep their young star cornerback on the right track

About the Site, and About Football | The MMQB with Peter King
You asked for it, you got it. The mailbag is back by popular demand—and print it!

The Best Passing Games of 2012 (NFL) | Football Perspective
Yesterday, I presented my Rearview ANY/A ratings for quarterbacks and defenses in 2012. Strength of schedule adjustments are important — without it, Peyton Manning‘s numbers were tops in the league, but after the adjustments, Tom Brady moved into the number one slot.

Vernon Davis and Veterans Poised to Break Out | Bleacher Report
Vernon Davis disappointed fantasy football owners last year, but he's ready to explode with a monster season for the San Francisco 49ers.

Non-Playoff Teams That Will Earn Postseason Bid in 2013 | Bleacher Report
Parity is certainly alive and well in the NFL, even if there are a few teams that seem to always be vying for a championship each year.

FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: 2012 Pressure Plays, Offense
We're back for the second installment in our two-part series on pass pressure in 2012. Last week, we presented stats for defenses; today we'll do the same for quarterbacks.

Should the Patriots Eye Santana Moss of Redskins? - NFL Mocks
For a team built to win with offense, it’s clear the New England Patriots have suffered an uncanny streak of bad luck through injuries and off-the-field problems. In a make-or-break season where every player counts, should they consider calling the Washington Redskins about Santana Moss?

32 Teams in 32 Days: Atlanta Falcons |
The Atlanta Falcons have become a consistent playoff contender since third-overall pick Matt Ryan and Head Coach Mike Smith took over in 2008. In fact, the only time when they missed was in 2009 when Ryan suffered a turf toe injury late in the year.

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