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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 8/20/13

Get it? Von Miller is the girl in this video and we're good ole heartbroken David Nail. Yes, Von is actually a "hot chick" of a football player. Accept it.

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ReFo: DEN @ SEA, Preseason Wk 2 |
Preseason matchups don’t get much better than this. Two Super Bowl contenders went at it Saturday night in Seattle and both starting units went into the second quarter. Seattle had a sizable 33-7 advantage by halftime thanks to two long return touchdowns, but the first teams played more evenly than that score indicates.

Has running back Ronnie Hillman fumbled away Broncos' trust in him? | Denver Post
After fumble at goal line in preseason game against Seattle, Broncos running back Ronnie HIllman took a seat on bench. Is his starting job in jeopardy?

Denver Broncos Videos

Miller on the Field Monday |
Von Miller practices Monday at Dove Valley amidst reports of a possible suspension.

Fox Reacts to Reports of Miller Suspension |
Head Coach John Fox answers questions from reporters about a potential suspension for linebacker Von Miller.

Denver Broncos News & Blogs

Von Miller's looming suspension has yet to divide his Broncos teammates - Denver Post
Hochmans Happy Hour: Each weekday near quittin time, Denver Post sports columnist Benjamin Hochman primes the barstool banter. In this installment, Hochman looks at the latest twist in the Von Miller saga.

Stewart Bradley to have wrist surgery, miss several weeks for Broncos - Denver Post
Stewart Bradley, who had seemingly won the starting middle linebacker position, will have surgery on his left wrist and be out several weeks.

Von Miller suspension could be six games for Broncos, report says - Denver Post
Von Miller, the Broncos star linebacker, could be suspended for six games instead of the original four-game sentence the league handed him for violating the NFLs substance-abuse policy,

Von Miller's looming suspension has yet to divide his Broncos teammates - Denver Post
Hochmans Happy Hour: Each weekday near quittin time, Denver Post sports columnist Benjamin Hochman primes the barstool banter. In this installment, Hochman looks at the latest twist in the Von Miller saga.

Wolfe: 'Looked A Lot Worse Than It Was' |
Derek Wolfe did not participate in Monday's practice with a neck injury, but Head Coach John Fox said his recovery will "be quicker than originally thought."

Players React to Reports on Miller |
Blue skies above Broncos practice belied a tempest brewing over the potential suspension of linebacker Von Miller, with multiple reports that he could be lost to the Broncos for the first six games of the regular season.

Moreno Returns to Practice Field |
Broncos running back Knowshon Moreno returned to practice on Monday - and noted that he's working hard to contribute on offense.

Von Miller of Denver Broncos likely to get 6-game ban - ESPN
Von Miller is facing a six-game suspension for violation of the league's substance policy, according to league sources, but the sides still are negotiating as representatives of the Denver Broncos linebacker are trying to get the ban reduced to four games.

Denver Is Doomed -
Wait a minute, this preseason conclusion might actually have some merit to it, but it's got nothing to do with Peyton Manning's stats. What happened to the Broncos in this week's game is exactly what you never want to see in the preseason and why it's easy to hate exhibition football.

Broncos Hot Topics: Von Miller and Injuries - Predominantly Orange
Monday’s Broncos practice had John Fox standing in front of the media answering questions about Von Miller and the team’s injury situation. Talk about a testy Monday.

Broncos Will Have to be Creative Defensively Without Von Miller - Predominantly Orange
With Von Miller roaming around the defense, the Broncos have one of the most versatile and dominant players in the league. In fact, there may only be one other guy in the NFL that has a legitimate argument as the best all-around defender in the NFL.

Mile High Monday: Broncos Fighting Battle on Injury Front - Predominantly Orange
The Denver Broncos got beaten handedly by a score of 40-10 in their preseason matchup against the Seattle Seahawks. But the only lasting impact from the second preseason game was found on the injury report.

Rookies do Denver Broncos e seu desempenho "
Mesmo com as recentes contratações dos veteranos Dan Koppen, Ryan Lilja e Quentin Jammer no final de maio, a chave para se manter com chances de chegar ao Super Bowl e administrar o salary cap sempre será boas escolhas no draft, e desenvolver os rookies que chegam a cada ano.

Preseason Semana 2: Placar inesperado e algumas lesões "
Num jogo inesperado em muito aspectos, o Denver Broncos encontrou muita dificuldade e saiu derrotado pelo Seattle Seahawks na partida de sábado. Sabemos que o resultado em si não importa, mas vimos que o time ainda tem muito trabalho a fazer na preparação para a temporada 2013.

AFC West Rival Roundup

Meet A.J. Jenkins, the Kansas City Chiefs new receiver - Arrowhead Pride
On the heels of the Jon Baldwin-A.J. Jenkins trade, we talked with Fooch over at Niners Nation about Jenkins, what he's done and what he could do. Thanks for answering our questions, Fooch! The Q&A is below.

Jim Harbaugh, 49ers players react to A.J. Jenkins trade - Niners Nation
Following the 49ers trade of A.J. Jenkins, there were various reactions from coaches and players. We take a look at some of them.

Ex-Rams GM has harsh words about Alex Barron - Silver And Black Pride
Former first round pick Alex Barron is trying to make a comeback with the Raiders this season. He was considered a bust after five seasons with the St Louis Rams. Now, his former general manager is coming out with some not so kind remarks about his former top pick.

Raiders shift to regular season prep week regimen - Silver And Black Pride
As of today, the Raiders begin preparing for the next preseason game in the same fashion they would prepare for a game in the regular season. The main difference being instead of planning to do things with the intention of seeing his own players, Dennis Allen will prepare his team to face a specific opponent.

Jacoby Ford says burst is back, hopes to play Friday - Silver And Black Pride
Oft-injured Raiders' receiver, Jacoby Ford, was back at practice today after missing most of camp. This is the second return from injury for Ford. The first return didn't last long and he was back on the shelf after re-aggravating his hamstring.

Reviewing the Chargers offense against the Chicago Bears - Bolts From The Blue
Is Richard Goodman deserving of a roster spot? Will McCoy and Whisenhunt provide D.J. Fluker with help in Week 3 against Arizona? Did Philip Rivers progress? Jerome Watson gives his take on the Chargers' Offense in Thursday night's loss to Chicago.

Can we stop shoveling dirt on San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers? - Bolts From The Blue
It's become fashionable for fans of the San Diego Chargers to call for Philip Rivers' head, but is that fair? I submit that it is not.

Philip Rivers will not be traded by the San Diego Chargers - Bolts From The Blue
This season is the most important in the career of Philip Rivers, regardless of if he plays well or not. If not, though, could the San Diego Chargers trade him? Probably not.

NFL News & Blogs

Colts staying motivated; one point from every camp stop | The MMQB with Peter King
Much to do this morning, winding up the 20-camp, two-game, 11,969-mile tour of NFL training camps, and covering another costly injury (Dustin Keller’s knee in Miami), but we start with the inspirational story and unlikeliest playoff team from 2012, and what the Colts are going to do for an encore.

And yes, despite having the second-best offense by DVOA last season, the Broncos had the highest percentage of fumbles lost by any NFL offense. When you add that to the cauldron with Wes Welker and the camp rumblings of a hurry-up offense, there's solid theoretical ground to believe they could actually get better.

Saints release Steve Breaston and Patrick Crayton -
The New Orleans Saints have brought in a variety of receivers this offseason, but elected to cut two on Monday afternoon.

Antonio Smith Swings Helmet At Richie Incognito, Likely To Face Fine - Battle Red Blog
Here we go again. As if the Swearinger hit on Dustin Keller was not bad enough, now it seems as though another member of the Bulls on Parade is in the spotlight over a controversial play.

The best of reporters getting hit by balls -
After Pam Oliver took an errant football to the face before a preseason game, The Daily Win was inspired to find the very best instances of reporters getting hit by balls.

49ers trade A.J. Jenkins to Chiefs for Jon Baldwin -
The 49ers and Chiefs have swapped wide receivers just before the start of the 2013 season. A.J. Jenkins will head to Kansas City after just one year in San Francisco, in exchange for Jon Baldwin.

Troy Polamalu, Pittsburgh Steelers hoping to get back up in 2013 -
After 10 seasons in the NFL, Troy Polamalu's body is not what it used to be. Judy Battista finds out what the Pittsburgh Steelers safety is doing in an effort to stay healthy in 2013.

Who's In, Who's Out: Chicago Bears Cuts Fans Should Expect - NFL Mocks
The first roster cuts short of the NFL regular season are fast approaching. Every team has some hard (and easy) decisions to make. With the Chicago Bears the battles are heating up. Which names are in and which are out?

True Receiving Yards, Version 2.0 – Career Rankings | Football Perspective
On Thursday, Neil and I introduced you to the concept of True Receiving Yards. That’s required background reading, but in a nutshell, True Receiving Yards is designed to place all receivers since 1970 into the same environment.

Will Belichick's heist pay off? | National Football Post
When the Giants tried to stash injured TE Jake Ballard on waivers to preserve a roster spot last year, the Patriots signed the player away from their Super Bowl nemesis despite having one of the best sets of tight ends in football.

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