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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 8/18/13

The Seattle Seahawks are acting like they won the Super Bowl, so good for them. Personally, who gives a damn how this game played out. The Broncos players got a wake up call during the preseason, which beats getting it in the regular season!

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Correctable and Forgettable |
A look at Denver's 40-10 preseason loss at Seattle.

Peyton’s Take: Broncos at Seahawks |
Quarterback Peyton Manning gives his take on Saturday’s 40-10 preseason loss to Seattle.

Denver Broncos Videos

BTV Highlights: Broncos at Seahawks |
Field level highlights of Saturday's 40-10 preseason loss to the Seahawks.

Pre Week 2: Denver Broncos vs. Seattle Seahawks highlights - NFL Videos
The Seattle Seahawks show exactly why they are one of the NFL's elite teams as they defeat the Denver Broncos 40-10 in Week 2 of preseason action.

Denver Broncos wide receiver Trindon Holliday 73-yard punt return - NFL Videos
Denver Broncos wide receiver Trindon Holliday returns the punt 73 yards to put the Broncos deep into Seahawks territory.

Pre Wk 2 Can't Miss Play: First of many - NFL Videos
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning hooks up with wide receiver Wes Welker for the duo's first touchdown.

Sounds from the Locker Room |
Postgame reaction from the Broncos locker room following Saturday's preseason loss to Seattle.

Seahawks Postgame: Manning |
Peyton Manning talks about Saturday's 40-10 preseason loss to Seattle.

Seahawks Postgame: Fox |
Head Coach John Fox talks about Derek Wolfe's injury and Saturday's loss to Seattle.

Denver Broncos News & Blogs

Broncos owner Pat Bowlen: "This is (the fans') team. It's not my team. They have a stake in it too." - The Denver Post
Time can play tricks on everyone, and its no different for Pat Bowlen. Bowlen has been the Broncos owner for going on his 30th season.

Derek Wolfe goes down, one of many concerns for Broncos - The Denver Post
The list of the Broncos preseason problems can begin with the final score: a 40-7 shellacking from the Seahawks.

Kickin it with Kiz: Von Miller-Elvis Dumervil irony comes in a sack - The Denver Post
So how can Broncos linebacker Von Miller get back together with Elvis Dumervil? Just keep breaking rules, let Denver trade him to Baltimore, then watch him sack Peyton Manning.

Paige: Broncos' 2013 talent runs deep - The Denver Post
The depth of the 2013 Broncos is analogous to the depth of the 1997 Broncos.

Broncos' 40-10 Loss To Seattle Could Have Been A Lot Worse - Predominantly Orange
The theme for both Broncos’ preseason games has been turnovers. After the Broncos created four turnovers against the 49ers, the team swung to the opposite end of the spectrum against the Seahawks, giving up four of their own.

Broncos Can Confuse Opponents With Different Looks On Both Sides Of Ball - Predominantly Orange
The Broncos brought in players this offseason to create competition and also to add flexibility to the roster. Losing players like Elvis Dumervil and Willis McGahee hurt, but the Broncos have reloaded with cheaper and more versatile players.

Gut Reaction: Preseason Week 2 - Broncos @ Seahawks - It's All Over, Fat Man!
Tonight, the Broncos saw just how absurd things can get: a kickoff returned against them for a touchdown, a fumble recovery returned the length of the field for a touchdown, and that doesn’t include the freak injuries to key players.

3 Setores para observar no jogo contra o Seahawks "
O segundo jogo da pré temporada 2013 está aí. Será hoje a noite, 23 horas, contra o Seattle Seahawks. Fiz uma breve análise de 3 setores que irei prestar atenção durante o jogo. São setores que trazem dúvidas sobre quem serão os jogadores titulares e como se portarão em campo.

AFC West Rival Roundup

Chargers CB Steve Williams Tears Pectoral Muscle, Expected to Miss Season - Bolts From The Blue
After tearing his pectoral muscle in Thursday night's game between the San Diego Chargers and the Chicago Bears, rookie cornerback Steve Williams is expected to miss the entire 2013 regular season.

Chargers WR Eddie Royal to miss time with a bruised lung - Bolts From The Blue
As if the San Diego Chargers didn't have enough injuries to their group of wide receivers in the last two weeks, Eddie Royal left practice today in an ambulance.

"Gap definitely closed" between Marquette King, Chris Kluwe - Silver And Black Pride
Chris Kluwe began camp as the frontrunner for the Raiders punting job. As of today, Marquette King has closed the gap between them.

ReFo: OAK @ NO, Preseason Wk 2 |
This preseason encounter featured a team that have had a stable quarterback situation since 2006, playing against one that hasn’t had a sensible answer at that position since before that time.

Kansas City Chiefs' Eric Berry shut down one 49ers drive on his own - Arrowhead Pride
KC Chiefs safety Eric Berry is playing all over the place in Bob Sutton's new defensive scheme in Kansas City. Check out one sequence of plays that had Berry looking dominant.

ReFo: SF @ KC, Preseason Wk 2 |
It was clear that the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs had different objectives heading into week two of preseason.

NFL News & Blogs

Rex Ryan 'not willing' to name Jets' starting QB yet -
New York Jets coach Rex Ryan told reporters after Saturday's preseason win that he isn't ready to pick a starting QB between Mark Sanchez and Geno Smith. When can we expect a decision?

Doug Martin Injury: Buccaneers running back passes concussion tests - Bucs Nation
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers should count themselves lucky that Doug Martin didn't suffer any serious injury.

Redskins refute report QB should not play before Week 6 -
Dr. James Andrews reportedly told the Redskins to not play RG3 until after their bye week. The Redskins are denying it.

NFL preseason 2013, Week 2: What we learned on Saturday night -
Pete Carroll didn't get the memo that this was the preseason, maybe? Seattle's starters put their foot on the gas and didn't let up until the half. Russell Wilson picked up right where he left off, throwing for 127 yards and a pair of touchdowns.

Atlanta Falcons have done the right things to push it over that last hump—and it might not be enough | The MMQB with Peter King
The Atlanta Falcons’ mission is to be 10 yards better than they were a year ago. That can be tough for a team that went 13-3 and at one point led 17-0 at home in the NFC Championship Game.

NFP Sunday Blitz | National Football Post
As noted here several weeks ago, and as has become pretty obvious to everyone by now, the injury to Rob Gronkowski and the release of murder suspect Aaron Hernandez has left the New England Patriots woefully thin at tight end.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cannot Be Afraid to Start Mike Glennon - NFL Mocks
One can understand the reluctance of any team to start a rookie at any position, let alone the most important one of all.  Still, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers picked up Mike Glennon for a reason and if he passes the eye test, then they can’t let fear stop them from handing him the reins.

How Many Extra Receiving Yards Should Come on Extra Passes? | Football Outsiders
On Thursday, Neil and I introduced you to the concept of True Receiving Yards. True Receiving Yards is designed to place every receiver into the same environment.

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