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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 8/4/13

Didn't matter that the Broncos scrimmage on Saturday night faced a torrential downpour. Manning and the boys paid homage to Bull Durham, and the Fans paid homage to the team they loved. Folks stayed behind through rain and lightning to watch the team dear to their hearts. Come February WHEN Peyton and Co. hoist the Lombardi Trophy, Broncos Country will be with them, as they have been from the beginning.

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Five Thoughts from Summer Scrimmage
Andrew Mason recaps the summer scrimmage at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.

Broncos notes: Manning sharp in scrimmage - AFC West Blog - ESPN
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- A year ago, the Broncos held their annual summer scrimmage, and many of those packed into the stadium's lower bowl that night wond

Manning, Broncos brave elements to give fans their Summer Scrimmage - Mile High Report
A lightning and rain delay of over 40 minutes threatened to send 44,439 fans home without the practice they came for Saturday night at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Then Peyton Manning and...

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Video: Peyton Manning and Broncos scrimmage in the rain
The Denver Broncos scrimmage was delayed by the severe lightning warning and heavy rain didn't deter the team or quarterback Peyton Manning.

John Elway leaves Canton fun early to focus on scrimmage - The Denver Post
John Elway pulled his truck into Sports Authority Field at Mile High about the time former Green Bay Packers linebacker Dave Robinson was wrapping up his Hall of Fame induction speech in Canton, Ohio.

Manning on Summer Scrimmage
Peyton Manning talks about waiting out Saturday's storm and completing a productive practice.

Fox on Delay, Scrimmage
Coach John Fox speaks to the media following Saturday's Summer Scrimmage.

Waiting Out the Storm
Coach Fox and Broncos players talk about Saturday's wild weather and how much they appreciated fans sticking around for the Summer Scrimmage.

Highlights and Reaction While Working in the Rain
Despite the weather, the Broncos took full advantage of their time on the field during Saturday's Summer Scrimmage. Broncos Fans Get First Look at Stadium Upgrades "

Fans Stick Through the Storm
A Denver downpour only served to heighten the enthusiasm of 44,439 fans at Saturday's Summer Scrimmage, impressing Broncos players and coaches.

Summer Scrimmage Gallery
View images from the Summer Scrimmage at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.

Rainy Scrimmage Proves Productive
A rain delay gave way to a wet -- yet still sharp -- Summer Scrimmage Saturday at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.

Broncos seek answers in scrimmage - AFC West Blog - ESPN
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The Broncos will take the field tonight at Sports Authority Field at Mile High for their now annual summer scrimmage, and it will

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Jacoby Ford returns to Raiders practice - Silver And Black Pride
Raiders receiver Jacoby Ford returns to practice after missing most of the first week of training camp.

Raiders training camp practice notes: Day 8 - Silver And Black Pride
Notes and observations from day 8 of Raiders 2013 training camp.

Live-tweeting today's San Diego Chargers practice - Bolts From The Blue
John Gennaro will be live-tweeting the San Diego Chargers' practice on Saturday. Follow his tweets here.

Kansas City Chiefs training camp 2013: Family Fun Day highlights day 9 practice report - Arrowhead Pride
The Kansas City Chiefs were back on the field for training camp on Saturday morning. There was an extra energy in the crowd with Family Fun Day and over 6,000 Chiefs fans in attendance. Read on for your day 9 practice report from Chiefs camp.


Curley Culp to the Hall of Fame: The scene in Canton - Arrowhead Pride
Former Chiefs great Curley Culp will soon become an all-time NFL great. Culp will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday night. Check out a bunch of tweets from the Hall of Fame in Canton.

Bill Parcells wants to keep an eye on LT in Canton | ProFootballTalk
Bill Parcells doesn't get to buy the groceries in Canton, but he does have some suggestions about where to put the furniture. Referring to his new bust in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Parcells had a suggestion as to where it should be located.

Jackson blames team doctor for failure to turn in paperwork | ProFootballTalk
The eight-game suspension of Ravens cornerback Asa Jackson presents an unusual and perhaps unprecedented twist. Despite issuing through his agent a statement accepting responsibility for the positive test that resulted in an eight-game suspension, Jackson said on Twitter that a team doctor resign...

For Curley Culp, Hall call a "glorious" feeling long time coming | ProFootballTalk
Forty-five summers ago, the Denver Broncos tried Curley Culp at offensive guard.Tonight, he joined 32 other defensive linemen in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.Finally.A five-time Pro Bowler whose playing career ended in 1981, Culp waited nearly three decades to make it to Canton.

Ref who worked Eagles practice saw no problems keeping pace | ProFootballTalk
Talk that new coach Chip Kelly's fast-paced offense could run into trouble with officials who can't keep up is being disputed by an NFL official who worked an Eagles practice.

Larry Allen: Remembering the Career of Legendary NFL Guard | Bleacher Report
Don't expect to be dazzled by Larry Allen 's Pro Football Hall of Fame acceptance speech. Dude did all his talking on the field, so it's a good thing "Quiet Larry" will ...

Jonathan Ogden: Remembering the Career of Legendary NFL Offensive Tackle | Bleacher Report
On Saturday, former Baltimore Ravens left tackle Jonathan Ogden will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame ...

Warren Sapp: Remembering the Career of Legendary NFL Defensive Tackle | Bleacher Report
Warren Sapp was the Mouth of the South with a bark equal to his bite. Sapp terrorized both offensive linemen and quarterbacks for 13 seasons, which will culminate in a trip to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, on Saturday...

Cris Carter: Remembering the Career of a Legendary NFL Wide Receiver | Bleacher Report
"You could always tell that he was working on something great." Those were the words of Al Milton, via Rick McCrabb of the Middletown Journal , Cris Carter 's high school quarterback...

Bill Parcells: Remembering the Career of Legendary NFL Coach, Executive | Bleacher Report
An NFL coaching titan is entering the Pro Football Hall of Fame . His name? None other than the Big Tuna. Bill Parcells withstood the test of time as the coach of four different organizations...

Norv Turner: Weeden, Browns showing 'mixed results' -
Cleveland Browns QB Brandon Weeden is being given every chance to start over Jason Campbell, but coordinator Norv Turner admits his offense still looks a little ragged.

Ravens see Ed Dickson in Dennis Pitta's 'move' TE role -
With Dennis Pitta lost for the year to a hip injury, the Baltimore Ravens are looking to Ed Dickson to fill his shoes as the team's pass-catching tight end in 2013. Not easy shoes to fill.

Josh Freeman, Buccaneers to talk contract after season -
Tampa Bay Buccaneers GM Mark Dominik said Saturday that Josh Freeman's contract won't be addressed until after the 2013 season. Will Freeman follow the Joe Flacco path to a mega contract?

Robert Griffin III setback free, so far, for Redskins -
Robert Griffin III has made it through nine practices without a setback to his surgically repaired knee. When does Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan expect RGIII to move on to the next phase in his recovery?

Cardinals' Rashard Mendenhall, Ryan Williams hurt -
Arizona Cardinals running back Ryan Williams was sporting crutches on Saturday. Starter Rashard Mendenhall also was sidelined with knee tendinitis. How serious are the injuries?

Riley Cooper excused from Eagles activities, seeks help -
Riley Cooper, who has come under a storm of criticism for making a racially insensitive remark, has been excused from all team activities, the Philadelphia Eagles announced Friday.

Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement top moments -
Gregg Rosenthal recaps what was a memorable enshrinement ceremony for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2013. Did Larry Allen's unforgettable speech steal the show?