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Plenty to be excited about in 2013 and we are just weeks away from the "metal meeting the meat" so to speak. Go Broncos!

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32 Teams in 32 Days: Denver Broncos |
What a season. What a game. What an offseason. In 2012, the Denver Broncos went from being considered by many (including us) to be the No. 1 regular season team, to a shocking divisional playoff defeat to the eventual Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens.

Elway: Broncos ‘Do Look Good On Paper’ " CBS Denver
John Elway says the Denver Broncos, still stinging from their playoff loss to the Baltimore Ravens in January, are primed for greatness in 2013 if they can just stay healthy and hungry.

Denver Broncos Training Camp Videos

Game On "
The first preseason game is here and it will bring critical evaluation for determining who will make the final 53-man roster.

Denver Broncos' biggest weakness - NFL Videos
The Denver Broncos were one of the most balanced teams in the NFL last year, but will injuries make them more vulnerable this year?

Denver Broncos News & Blogs

Wes Welker 'put up with' Bill Belichick in New England -
From the outside looking in, Wes Welker and Bill Belichick seemed to enjoy much success together in New England. Dig a little deeper, though, and there's more to the story.

Elway hopes playoff loss propels Broncos | ProFootballTalk
In 1996, the Broncos lost at home in the playoffs to the Jaguars, squandering the top seed in the AFC. Sixteen years later, it happened again, this time to the Ravens.

Peyton Manning at QB can trump tumultuous offseason - The Denver Post
Denver Post NFL reporter Mike Klis responds to your questions in the Broncos Mailbag. In this installment, Mike tackles seven Qs, including one about Denvers unusual offseason.

Five Questions: Broncos at 49ers "
Andrew Mason takes a look at the top five questions headed into the Broncos' first preseason game at San Francisco.

Broncos Featured on Sports Illustrated Cover "
Peyton Manning is joined by his trio of 1,000-yard receivers – Eric Decker, Demaryius Thomas and Wes Welker on the national cover of the publication this week.

Go on the Road with the Broncos "
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to travel on the road with an NFL team? Fans have a chance to go behind the scenes on the Broncos’ trips all season long, beginning with this week’s preseason opener at San Francisco.

Jon Heath Sports Media: Broncos and NFL Confirm "Mile High Salute" Will Still Be Allowed
Yesterday, we caught wind of some outrage over new NFL celebration policies that forbade taunts including—or so it was thought—military salutes.

AFC West Rival Roundup

Is this the No. 2 behind Kansas City Chiefs' Jamaal Charles? - Arrowhead Pride
I've been very, very, very down on the choice John Dorsey made with the KC Chiefs 3rd round pick. I suppose I might as well watch a little tape (emphasis on little) and see what the kid's got.

Miles Burris' status in doubt for start of season - Silver And Black Pride
Raiders head coach Dennis Allen Wednesday officially put Miles Burris status in doubt for the start of the regular season.

Menelik Watson reveals injury, severity - Silver And Black Pride
Raiders rookie second round pick, Menelik Watson left practice after re-aggravating a calf injury. I caught up with him following practice where he discusses his frustrations and the severity of the injury.

San Diego Chargers place OLB Devan Walker on Injured-Reserve - Bolts From The Blue
Rookie Outside Linebacker Devan Walker has been put on the IR by the San Diego Chargers, which was probably the only way he was going to avoid being cut.

Danario Alexander Injury: Chargers WR has torn ACL - Bolts From The Blue
One of the most important players in the San Diego Chargers offense tore his ACL in practice on Tuesday, after colliding with CB Shareece Wright.

NFL News & Blogs

C.J. Spiller Will Run For Buffalo Bills 'Until He Throws Up' |
C.J. Spiller really burst onto the scene with a breakout 2012 campaign in his third year for the Buffalo Bills, rushing for 1,244 yards and six scores on 207 carries (6.0 YPC) with 43 receptions for 459 yards and two TDs through 16 games (nine starts).

OVER/UNDER Vegas Win Totals – AFC | Fanspeak NFL Blog
Denver should get 12 or even 13 victories. Manning back in year two and giving him Wes Welker to go with an already dangerous pair of receivers. Loss of Dumervil and short term loss of Von Miller hurt, but they can overcome because of Manning.

Roger Goodell's secret relocation plans -
We cannot tell you how we got a hold of this, and even if we did you wouldn't believe us.

Michael Vick expected to start for Eagles preseason opener -
The veteran QB will get the first crack at running Chip Kelly's offense in an actual game. Will he hold off the competition and keep his job as the starter?

Jarvis Jones, Barkevious Mingo and others -
Camp battles are heating up with the first week of preseason games upon us.

Greg Jennings: Green Bay Packers brainwash players -
Greg Jennings just can't seem to stop talking about the Green Bay Packers. The Minnesota Vikings wide receiver again shared his thoughts on his old team.

Sage Rosenfels reflects on Brett Favre, Saints-Vikings NFC Championship | The MMQB with Peter King
The Vikings-Saints NFC championship will stay with me forever—it was the most physical, and fateful, game I’ve ever been a part of.

The Steve Smith Post | Football Perspective
Over the last decade, Carolina’s Steve Smith has been one of the best receivers in the NFL. He’s also been the most under-appreciated. Let’s stroll down memory lane: As a rookie, Smith was a first-team All-Pro returner but caught only […]

FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS - FO 10th Anniversary: Best Quarterbacks
Moving on, you may be aware that FO is currently celebrating its 10th anniversary. Today's festivities involve a look at the best quarterback performances in Football Outsiders stats, which currently date back to 1991.

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