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The Denver Broncos have fired GM Brian Xanders.
Xanders held the GM position in Denver since 2009, and will not be around to see the AFC West club defend their division title with prized offseason acquisition Peyton Manning under center. He will likely find another job in the NFL, and does have ties to Chicago GM Phil Emery (through their time spent together in the Atlanta Falcons organization, when Emery was director of scouting).
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Let’s face it. Low rushing totals are a byproduct of the pass-friendly league that is now the NFL. Teams pass so much now that it seems like they sometimes forget to run the ball.This is especially true of teams that have a signal-caller the quality of a Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers or a Drew Brees. Manning who usually called his own plays as quarterback of the Indianapolis...
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Via @JetsTwitSomeone in Denver put up a billboard with Tebow’s old jersey on it making the phrase “15 minutes of fame”. 15 is of course Tebow’s number so it is a clever play on words. Tebow was traded to the New York Jets for a 4th round pick once Peyton Manning was acquired by the Broncos.
Razzball Nation! The 2012 Fantasy Season is approaching! It’s great to be back and never too early to start thinking about how to field your best squad.
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GM Brian Xanders' days in Denver are done, the Broncos have confirmed today. The team and Xanders have "mutually decided to part ways"., or usually in another term, "we fired him". The news was first reported by the Denver Post's Mike Klis.
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