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Horse Tracks: New signees, who's praticing, and the Ring of Fame

Suffering through two Sundays without Broncos football is pure pain. Is it Monday, yet? It may have been a mini-bye with nothing going on game wise, but Dove Valley was busy nevertheless.

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Gary Kubiak returned to duty and some changes were made. LG Darrion Weems, WR Mose Frazier and LB Reshard Cliett were released. Newly signed to the Practice Squad were: G Billy Turner, TE Steven Scheu and LB Quentin Gause. I was eagerly awaiting bigger news, like a starting tight end was signed to play with Virgil

All hands were on deck for practice Friday, except for Cody Latimer (concussion) and DeMarcus Ware (fracture). Some only did light workouts, but they were there.

The names of the three Ring of Fame inductees were announced: K Jason Elam (1993-2007), LB Simon Fletcher (1985-1995) and Safety John Lynch (2004-2007).

Horse Tracks

Were the Broncos playing gamesmanship when Andrew Mason kept projecting Nkemdiche as his top pick? Whether they actually wanted him or not, so thankful it didn't happen. Never wanted him at 1. Whatever happened to Robert Nkemdiche? - Field Gulls
The Ole Miss first-rounder does not appear ready to make the Seahawks regret passing on him

Broncos Country thanks you, Jon! Jon Gruden: "Chris Harris is the most underrated player in the league"
The Broncos game against the Houston Texans on Monday night will be full of reunions. Texans players Brock Osweiler, Antonio Smith and Chris Clark return to their old stomping grounds in Denver.

Make it so, #7. It’s time for Broncos, Al Wilson to mend the rift - Mile High Report
The fan-favorite gave his heart and soul to this defense. Let's bring No. 56 back into the fold.

Glad to see my personal favorite uniforms being unearthed. Last time wore them, we broke Aaron Rodgers and the Packers offense. Broncos Break Out Old Look For Monday Night " CBS Denver The Denver Broncos are switching things up for their game against the Houston Texans.

I'm sure there will be a huge viewership for this game. Broncos Country will be Jags fans for the day. Jacksonville Jaguars Daily: Blake Bortles excited about playing Derek Carr - Big Cat Country
Blake Bortles says he’s excited to play Derek Carr on Sunday - FirstCoastNews.comBlake Bortles is looking forward to Week 7. The third-year quarterback helped lead his team to a comeback victory...

Hey Casey, Ask our #NoFlyZone about shutting down Julio Jones...Casey Hayward has been playing like an all-pro; Sunday he faces one - Bolts From The Blue
Julio Jones is the biggest challenge that Hayward and the rest of the secondary will face all year.

Posting this with no comment about the pain of watching your QB throw short...Chiefs know screen passes in the red zone haven’t been working as well this year - Arrowhead Pride
It’s one of those things that drives me crazy watching the Kansas City Chiefs. How can Andy Reid be such a good play caller at times to drive the Chiefs down into the red zone only to start...

Hey, look, a Buff gets the national spotlight from Sports Illustrated. Q&A with Colorado RB Phillip Lindsay Colorado RB Phillip Lindsay discusses the Buffs' turnaround this season and why Women's Studies has been one of his favorite classes at Boulder.

Looks like the Rams are ready to give their #1 pick a go. The Rams know that a decision to change quarterbacks would mean there is no turning back. Even deciding to give Goff more practice reps is a nod toward thinking about the future.Sounds like they are willing to take some short-term pain to help their franchise quarterback grow.

Good to see the trash being emptied, but why did it take so long?! Josh Brown placed on Commissioner Exempt List - A day after the NFL reopened its domestic violence investigation of Josh Brown, the league has placed the embattled New York Giants kicker on the Commissioner Exempt List.

With massive talent often comes massive ego. Odell Beckham Jr. fined $24,309 for removing helmet during TD celebration
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Maybe if they gave us better games to watch, viewers wouldn't be tuning into Fear the Dead and Dancing with the Stars. Calvin Johnson has more moves than some of these games.  Prime-time ratings crater again | ProFootballTalk
As NFL owners meet in Houston, here's hoping they decide to devote real resources to figuring out why ratings are down, and what can be done to improve them. The incentive to do so exists, without question. Monday night's Jets-Cardinals game on ESPN generated a 6.

Maybe we didn't break him and his team, but we sure did put a whoopin on them. Aaron Rodgers isn't broken —€” the Packers are | FOX Sports
Green Bay's imbalance is a problem that's not going away.

I suppose Dale would be happy the tradition continues, but I'm still teary eyed over his passing and its been 15 years. sniffle. An Earnhardt family tradition continues at Talladega
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