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The Penalty Flag:
The AFC West has been a joke for close to decade. Although possessing four of the most rabid fan bases, even the most zealous fan would admit that the AFC West has resided on the soft underbelly of not only the AFC, but the NFL as a whole in recent memory. Looking factually, the West hasn’t had an AFC Championship representative since 2007 and hasn’t had a Wild Card team since 2006... Read more
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What a week. Football is back, and life is alright again. Last night, I got filled up on smoked chicken and a few Bud Lights and got to watch the Montana Grizzlies beat Appalachian State 30-6 under the lights of the Big Sky. Well, more accurately, under the newly installed stadium lights.
Having said that, I have neglected the Denver Broncos this week. I got updates on my phone...
While the rest of the NFL announced roster cuts Saturday the Denver Broncos gave us some tasty depth chart news.
The team's official website announced that Julius Thomas was named the Broncos' official starting tight end and Ronnie Hillman remains first in line at running back.
It's not a surprise that Hillman got the nod despite his three preseason fumbles. He took...
The Denver Broncos have released running back Lance Ball.
Ball said his goodbyes on Twitter.
Closing another chapter in my book, thanks to the Broncos Organization for the years of great memories and also the fans who supported me!
— Lance Ball (@LanceBall35) August 30, 2013
Ball rushed for 158 yards on 42 carries last season with 1 touchdown.
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According to USA TODAY Sports, Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey is expected to be a game-time decision for Thursday night’s season opener against the Ravens.
Bailey likely won’t know until Thursday if he’s going to get that chance because of the foot injury. He’s healed fairly quickly — ditching both his crutches and the walking boot in less than two weeks – but has...
Denver Broncos running backs must be able to pass protect for quarterback Peyton Manning. As Ronnie Hillman found out being the teams best pass blocker is not enough to keep you on the field. Hillman established himself early in training camp as the best pass blocking running back on the Broncos roster. Rookie Montee Ball struggled early in camp to pass protect and it continued...
Denver Bronocs quarterback Peyton Manning doesn't want to talk about the painful playoff loss to the Baltimore Ravens on their home turf last season. He's only focusing on the big rematch to kickoff 2013.
Even though your draft is over and you are waiting for the season to begin; remember, the NFL never sleeps. There are cuts, injuries and pre-season performance issues that are changing the scene before the season even begins.Here are some players to consider adding to your roster if you have the room to do it; these are the top “add’s” for Fantasy Football this weekIsaac...
Denver Broncos veteran starting cornerback Champ Bailey has shed his walking boot and returned to practice. Bailey suffered a sprained foot during the Broncos week two preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks. The Broncos are preparing for a rematch of last years AFC divisional game against the Baltimore Ravens in week one. Broncos head coach John Fox had little to say about...
Eight months ago, a teary-eyed Rahim Moore stood in Denver's hushed locker room and took the blame for the Broncos' playoff pratfall against the Baltimore Ravens.
In many ways, he was taking one for the team - he was far from the only goat in that gut-wrenching double-overtime loss that jolted a franchise brimming with Super Bowl expectations.
The young safety's mistake...
According to Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com, the Broncos announced that Ronnie Hillman will start at running back in Week 1.Fantasy Spin:Hillman took most of the first-team reps in training camp but fumbled three times this preseason. Denver will use a committee of Hillman, rookie Montee Ball and Knowshon Moreno. Ball has the highest upside long term.
There is a future quarterback plan at the Broncos' Dove Valley headquarters although John Elway would never dare draw it on paper. Wouldn't want any visible evidence for Peyton Manning to see.
But if the laws of mortality hold the day will come when Manning now 37 no longer is the Broncos' starting quarterback. If it can happen in Indianapolis it can happen here.