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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 9/23/13

The Broncos, Bears, Dolphins, Saints, Seahawks, Chiefs, and Patriots remain unbeaten thus far. With some headscratching results from yesterday, the NFL landscape remains wide open for contenders and pretenders alike.

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Dreessen Encouraged by Return
Tight end Joel Dreessen practiced in full pads this week for the first time since he was sidelined by a knee injury in early August.

Raiders linebacker Sio Moore injured in car accident - Silver And Black Pride
Raiders rookie linebacker was in a car accident Saturday morning before the team left for Denver as first reported by Scott Bair of CSN Bay Area. Moore suffered a concussion in the accident and it...

Broncos vs. Raiders: A Look Back
View photos from the last time the Broncos and Raiders squared off in Denver.

Who Has a Worse Situation: Von Miller or Aldon Smith? - Predominantly Orange - A Denver Broncos Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
September 22, 2013; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Aldon Smith (99) celebrates after tackling Indianapolis Colts quarterbac

Broncos-Raiders: Inside The Numbers | Bronco Planet
If you are like me, you can’t wait for Monday Night. The Broncos face off with their oldest Division rival, the Raiders and Denver is looking to stay undefeated. They have beaten two significant teams in the defending champ Baltimore Ravens and the New York Giants, while the only bragging rights the Raiders have are bludgeoning the weakest team in the league, the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Jags are so pathetic, not even the desperate Tim Tebow will play for them.

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Ramirez, Vasquez Join Muñoz
Hall-of-Famer Anthony Muñoz hosted an NFL PLAY 60 Character Camp at Dove Valley.

Hispanic Heritage Month -- Denver Broncos linemen Manny Ramirez, Louis Vasquez happy to inspire - ESPN
Statistics from the NFL show just over 50 players of Hispanic heritage were on NFL rosters league-wide during training camp. Manny Ramirez need only look to his right as the Broncos center to see another, in Denver guard Louis Vasquez.

Time for the Denver Broncos' Von Miller to talk about Von Miller - ESPN
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- In the pile of pages, quotes and assorted scribbles in what is a still-growing stack of notebooks regarding the life and times of

Andy Reid's record with extra time to prepare is outstanding - Arrowhead Pride
Andy Reid's record after a bye week is 13-1. His record after Thursday night games is 4-1. This bodes well for the KC Chiefs who are off this weekend due to last Thursday's game against the Eagles.

Chargers-Titans final score: Tennessee wins 20-17 after San Diego blows another fourth quarter lead - Bolts From The Blue
The San Diego Chargers held a 17-10 lead heading into the fourth quarter against the Tennessee Titans. They lost the game due to conservative play-calling on both sides of the ball and a lack of playmakers on the field.

Nickelodeon unveils ridiculous new Raiders mascot - Silver And Black Pride
The NFL Rush Zone is a show on Nickelodeon which brings the NFL to kids. That show has now given us one of the most ridiculous mascots you will ever see. Darren Rovell tweeted out a picture of...


C.J. Spiller of Buffalo Bills exits game with knee injury - ESPN
Buffalo Bills star running back C.J. Spiller suffered a knee injury in Sunday's game against the New York Jets and will not return.

Saints' surging defense is the truth - New Orleans Saints Blog - ESPN
NEW ORLEANS -- At some point, we've got to stop asking whether or not what we're seeing from the New Orleans Saints' defense is for real. The defense

Detroit Lions vs. Washington Redskins - Recap - September 22, 2013 - ESPN
NFL Football Recap: Final statistics from the Detroit vs. Washington game played on September 22, 2013

Aldon Smith: I’m sorry and it won’t happen again | ProFootballTalk
After news broke that 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith will enter a rehab facility following his drunk driving arrest, Smith has offered an apology for letting things get to this point.

Report: Frank Gore angry at Jim Harbaugh | ProFootballTalk
Frank Gore was one of the few 49ers who played well in today's loss to the Colts, running 11 times for 82 yards and catching two passes for 21 yards. Which leads to the question: Why did Gore only get 13 touches? That may be the question Gore wanted answered when, according to Kevin Lynch of the ...

Jed York: Playing was "best decision for Aldon" from a personal perspective | ProFootballTalk
The 49ers allowed outside linebacker Aldon Smith to play on Sunday because they believed it to be in his best interest. That was the explanation offered by 49ers CEO Jed York after the Niners’ 27-7 loss to the Colts on Sunday. Peter King of the MMQB.

Brian Hoyer, Cleveland Browns knock off Vikings -
The Cleveland Browns were written off after trading away Trent Richardson. But quarterback Brian Hoyer and the Browns shocked the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday in a 31-27 win.

Ryan Tannehill leads Miami Dolphins in comeback win -
Ryan Tannehill and the Miami Dolphins came out on top over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. Now, it looks like the Dolphins have their first franchise quarterback since Dan Marino.

N.Y. Jets overcome 20 penalties to beat Buffalo Bills -
The New York Jets set a franchise record with 20 penalties, but still managed to move to 2-1 with a 27-20 win over the Buffalo Bills. Geno Smith outplayed EJ Manuel in a battle of rookie QBs.

Watch Chicago Bears vs. Pittsburgh Steelers [09/22/2013] -
Chicago Bears vs. Pittsburgh Steelers on Sep 22, 2013. Watch video of the game, buy tickets, get stats & depth charts, game highlights, analysis, recap, and discuss with other NFL fans!

Indianapolis Colts prove tougher than 49ers in romp -
The Indianapolis Colts surprised the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, overpowering them in a 27-7 victory. Colin Kaepernick was bottled up by the Colts' stingy defense in the contest.

Aldon Smith will take indefinite leave of absence -
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith will take an indefinite leave of absence, CEO Jed York announced Sunday. Ian Rapoport reports that Smith is voluntarily entering a treatment facility.