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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 9/30/12

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Ihenacho, Mohamed to Active Roster
The Broncos signed safety Duke Ihenacho and linebacker Mike Mohamed to the active roster and placed safety Quinton Carter on injured reserve.

Strength Versus Strength
The Broncos are expecting the Raiders to rely on the versatility and talent of Darren McFadden, so on Sunday, 11 sets of eyes on the Denver defense will be on the running back.

Denver Broncos Blogs

Kiszla: Broncos' rookies don't look like contributors so far - The Denver Post
Did the Broncos write their selections from the 2012 NFL draft in invisible ink?

Pass interference comes with a catch in the NFL this season - The Denver Post - Lindsay Jones
If the Broncos had succeeded in their comeback attempt against Houston last weekend, it would be easy to argue that the key offensive play of the game wasn't a catch or run or touchdown.

Broncos take heart in Manning’s track record after slow start | ProFootballTalk
Things obviously aren’t starting the way the Broncos expected when they signed quarterback Peyton Manning.

Raiders at Broncos: Game plan - The Denver Post
While the Raiders have held one of their opponents to 32 yards and another to 54 this season, in between those efforts the Dolphins pounded out 263 yards on the ground.

Broncos safety Quinton Carter sidelined because of knee injury - The Denver Post
This can't be good for Quinton Carter. A 12-game starter as a rookie safety last season, Carter has been ruled out of Sunday's game against the Oakland Raiders because of a recurring knee injury.

Raiders at Broncos: Five things to watch - The Denver Post
1. Stop McFadden from stomping the Broncos.

Denver Broncos CB Omar Bolden switched from RB in high school - The Denver Post - Lindsay Jones
Playing cornerback at a high level was Omar Bolden's ticket to the NFL, yet the Broncos' rookie fourth-round draft choice came to the position reluctantly.

Denver Broncos aim to stay away from too-familiar early deficits - The Denver Post - Lindsay Jones
For Peyton Manning last week, there was no time to waste. Not even the stretching period could go by without some sort of work, as Manning and his offensive teammates desperately try to fix what has ailed them through the first three weeks.

Division News

Darrius Heyward-Bey officially ruled out for Sunday | ProFootballTalk
Raiders wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey said this week that he is eager to get back on the field after being carted off the field in Oakland last Sunday, but he will have to cool his jets a little bit longer.

Dwayne Bowe good to go for Chiefs | ProFootballTalk
Chiefs receiver Dwayne Bowe is listed as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Chargers, but there doesn’t appear to be any question that he’ll play.

Knowshon Moreno pleads guilty to "driving while ability impaired" | ProFootballTalk
Before Friday, Broncos running back Knowshon Moreno was facing charges of drunk driving and careless driving arising from a February 1 incident in which he was driving 70 miles per hour in a 45-mph zone.

San Diego Chargers sign Nick Novak to replace ailing Nate Kaeding - ESPN
The San Diego Chargers have signed kicker Nick Novak to replace Nate Kaeding for Sunday's game at Kansas City.

NFL News

Officials officially agree to new deal with NFL | ProFootballTalk
Not that there was any doubt, but the NFL’s deal with its officials is now officially official.

The NFL will pay replacement officials this weekend - ESPN
The NFL will pay its 112 replacement officials for this weekend even though they are no longer working games.

Miscellaneous Stuff

Ex-NFL millionaires Rison, Kosar, McCants tell how they went broke | ProFootballTalk
Every few weeks another story pops up about a former NFL player who made millions of dollars and has now lost all of it.

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