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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 8/17/13

One more preseason game is about to go into the books, which means we will be one more preseason game closer to the REGULAR SEASON BABY! Go Broncos!

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Former NFL player describes the pressure to use human growth hormone
As pro football hammers out a pact on testing, Christian Fauria remembers how he almost started using HGH to gain a career edge.

Miller vs. Houston: Fans Square Off - AFC West - NFL News - News -
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Denver Broncos Videos

Fans on the Field Stadium Run Coming Soon "
An inside look of the Fans on the Field Stadium Run on September 7 with Olympian Alan Culpepper and Miles the Mascot.

Denver Broncos News & Blogs

Talent Shines Through with Hidden Gems "
Now that the Denver Broncos are completely immersed in our annual four-game preseason games, the prelude to what is a hoped for tremendous season, let’s remind ourselves that these games really do have value.

Denver Broncos putting trust in new coordinator Adam Gase -
Maybe it's not the kid in driver's ed being given the keys to a race car and told that anything less than taking the checkered flag at the Indy 500 would be an abject failure.

The Broncos' good and bad of the training camp that just ended - The Denver Post
And on the final day of training camp, John Fox showed mercy. The Broncos coach was a tough son of a gun throughout, ordering his players to practice in pads nearly every morning workout for the past 2½ weeks.

Peyton Manning as Kendrick Lamar? Nuggets PG battle? - The Denver Post
Hochmans Happy Hour: Each weekday near quittin time, Denver Post sports columnist Benjamin Hochman primes barstool banter. In this installment, Hochman takes questions about Peyton Manning, Nuggets point guards and more.

What to Watch For: Broncos vs. Seahawks Preseason Week Two - Predominantly Orange
I may be one of the weird ones, but I’m one of the few who gets very excited about pre-season football games. It’s not that I don’t understand the fact that they don’t count toward the standings, but there’s something about witnessing the unfolding of the hopes and dreams of prospective NFL players.

Preseason semana 2: Broncos @ Seahawks – preview "
Aconteceu ontem o último dia oficial do training camp do Denver Broncos e chegou a hora do jogo da semana 2 da preseason 2013. Ele acontece amanhã a noite, sem transmissão de nenhum canal, quando visitaremos os Seahawks.

AFC West Rival Roundup

Why Your Team Sucks 2013: San Diego Chargers
Some people are fans of the San Diego Chargers. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the San Diego Chargers. This 2013 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the 2013 NFL previews so far right here.

San Diego’s dysfunction is holding up a deal for a Chargers a stadium | The MMQB with Peter King
Qualcomm Stadium, home of the Chargers, is a decrepit hulk, but the city government’s comical dysfunction means a deal for a new venue is as far off as ever.

ReFo: SD @ CHI, Preseason Wk 2 |
Remember when the battle of Jay Cutler vs. Philip Rivers was an encounter between two of the best young quarterbacks in football? I do, but watching them engage in dueling turnovers in this game made it seem like a distant memory trapped in the fog.

San Diego Chargers sign WR Seyi Ajirotutu - Bolts From The Blue
Seyi Ajirotutu was down at Chargers Park today for a physical and a workout with the team. There's plenty of reasons to believe the team will sign the ex-Charger back, at least until the next round of roster cuts.

Which former NFL quarterback had the same career as Philip Rivers? - Bolts From The Blue
Finding a parallel between Philip Rivers' career thus far and the career of a certain former NFL quarterback.

Jamaal Charles injury: Chiefs RB will not play against 49ers, likely out rest of preseason - Arrowhead Pride
The Kansas City Chiefs have decided to hold Jamaal Charles out of Friday's game against the San Francisco 49ers, according to a report.

DJ Hayden suited up today for Raiders - Silver And Black Pride
Raiders rookie cornerback, D.J. Hayden, is suited up for the team's week two matchup with the New Orleans Saints.

NFL News & Blogs

Don Shula Abides | The MMQB with Peter King
The victories are smaller now, the fabled intensity faded, but the NFL’s winningest coach—mentor to Unitas and Marino—remains fiercely proud of his legacy. Perfection will do that to a man.

Panthers' Ron Rivera frustrated with lack of touchdowns -
The Panthers' first-team offense has just one touchdown on eight drives in two preseason games, drawing the ire of the team's head coach.

Bucs DE Da'Quan Bowers may lose every-down role -
The Buccaneers want to rely on Da'Quan Bowers this season, but the defensive end hasn't stepped up his conditioning nor his play during practice and preseason.

Help Osi Umenyiora find a new number -
The Atlanta Falcons have big plans for Osi Umenyiora, an offseason free agent acquisition. There's nothing about an official position change, but Osi sure did hint at something with this tweet, asking for input on a new number.

NFL preseason 2013, Week 2: What to watch in Friday's games -
Week 2 of the 2013 NFL preseason should be much more interesting for fans than last week's slate of opening games. On Friday, The Vikings, Chiefs, Buccaneers and Raiders will be among the teams out to prove themselves.

Tim Brown talks video games, paying college athletes and some NFL rule changes he doesn't like -
What kind of "special powers" does Tim Brown have? What does he think about the state of his old team in Oakland? Brown dished on those topics and more in a recent sit down with SB Nation.

NFL preseason 2013, Week 2: What we learned on Thursday night -
The Eagles' offense is near unstoppable, Atlanta's defense is better than expected, and Brandon Weeden is preseason's Johnny Unitas. It's a look around the league at what we learned Thursday.

Tom Brady sharp for Pats two days after injury scare -
The New England Patriots got a scare when Tom Brady crumpled to the ground at practice two days ago, but that was long forgotten when the quarterback started slinging it Friday night.

2013 fantasy busts/overvalued | National Football Post
Last Friday was dedicated to the players we predict will outperform their current draft positions, so why not spend this Friday taking a look at the guys we expect to come up short in 2013?

FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: The NFL’s Battle with Concussions and Severe Injuries
The Tom Brady injury scare took the NFL news feed by storm on Wednesday. Fortunately for New England, it was nothing serious. Not as fortunate were the dozens of players who already suffered a significant injury, including Jeremy Maclin, Bryan Bulaga, Dennis Pitta, Michael Crabtree, Percy Harvin, Danario Alexander, Dan Koppen, Victor Butler, Jared Veldheer and Plaxico Burress.

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