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Source: Dustin Bradford/Getty Images North America The regular season is finally. On Thursday night (September 5) the Baltimore Ravens visit the Denver Broncos. NBC will carry the game from Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver, CO beginning at 8:30 pm. While analysts will bill this as a “Super Bowl winning Ravens team” the truth is the Ravens roster has turned over quite a bit. Among the changes on the offense for Baltimore was the trading on Anquan Boldin and an injury to tight end Dennis Pitta. On the defensive side of the ball the Ravens lost Ray Lewis to retirement and Ed Reed opted to go to Houston. Denver on the other hand also had a change at receiver adding Wes Welker to the mix which will only give Peyton Manning yet another offensive weapon. A lot more could go into analyzing this game but we simply offer up the betting odds at this time. The Denver Broncos are an 8 point favorite against Baltimore. The Over/Under for this game is 48 points. So what are your thoug...

NFL Season Kickoff: Denver Broncos Peyton Manning – I’m all in on 2013

As per Peyton Manning there’s one thing for certain, it is time to forget about the past. In an interview Sunday with USA Today Manning refused to talk about the playoffs last season. “This is a new season for us. We’re playing a new team.” It is 2013, it is a new game, a new season, a new team and a new start for the Denver Broncos. It’s not necessary to go into in...

Derek Wolfe has fully ‘recovered’ from neck injury

Denver Broncos defensive end Derek Wolfe says he’s fully recovered from the neck injury he suffered against the Seattle Seahawks on Aug. 17. “Recovered. From my standpoint, he’s been cleared by the doctors and 

Ed Dickson looking good for week one

It looks like Ravens tight end Ed Dickson should be ready for their Thursday night opener against the Broncos after dealing with a hamstring injury.  He fully participated in Monday’s practice, according to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun. Tight end Ed Dickson, in a positive sign, coming off hamstring injury, participated fully — Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) September 2,...

CB Champ Bailey returns to practice

Denver Broncos CB Champ Bailey had been walking with the use of crutches and in a walking boot for 2 weeks after suffering a sprained foot during the Broncos' second preseason game, Aug. 17 at Seattle.

Three step drop for the Ravens and Broncos game.

The Ravens and Broncos kick-off the NFL season Thursday night in Denver.  The Ravens won the Super Bowl last year and needed a huge missed play by the Broncos defense in order to get there. - Step 1 - The Ravens signed Joe Flacco to a huge contract after winning the Super Bowl, good for him.  Now comes the reality check.  Flacco lost his trusted WR and TE this offseason...

Joe Flacco becoming a fan of Johnny Manziel’s

Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco told the Carroll County Times that he’s starting to become a fan of Johnny Manziel with all of the scrutiny that’s been coming his way. “I don’t know if I’ll be too popular for this,” Flacco said, according to the Carroll County Times in Maryland, per “But I don’t know how I really felt about Johnny Manziel, but I feel like...

CB Champ Bailey 'pessimistic' about chance to play against Ravens

According to Ed Werder of ESPN, Denver Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey say he is 'pessimistic' about playing in Thursday night's NFL season opener against the Baltimore Ravens.

Broncos' Von Miller among 20 suspended NFL players

Denver All-Pro linebacker Von Miller is among 20 NFL players suspended for the beginning of the NFL season. Miller will be out for six games for violating the league's substance abuse policy. He will miss Thursday night's opener between Super Bowl champion Baltimore and the Broncos. Two players are suspended for eight games: Ravens defensive back Asa Jackson and Cincinnati...

The Most Joe Flacco Of Inspirational Quotes

With the season opener just days away, the Baltimore Ravens Facebook page posted the above inspirational quote from Joe Flacco. Did I say inspirational? I meant kind of boring and long-winded. But it’s presented as though it’s supposed to be inspiring. Are the Ravens good? Who knows, but they do feel like they’re good, but in a measured way that doesn’t get carried away with...

Peyton Manning scoffs at questions about playoff loss to Ravens

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.

Baltimore Ravens at Denver Broncos: Three Bold Predictions

It’s Wednesday and you would swear it is Christmas around here.It’s 95 degrees and we are all sweating bullets, so no, it’s not the holiday season. But it could be because football is back, alive and well across the nation tomorrow night.My prayers have been answered. After following teams in rookie camps, practices, OTA, training camps and preseason, the “real” NFL is...

Broncos' Champ Bailey ruled out for week 1

The Denver Broncos have officially ruled Champ Bailey out against the Baltimore Ravens.  Bailey has been dealing with a sprained foot, this is the type of injury that can be nagging and hard to recover from.  This move seems to be the logical choice for the Broncos, they would much rather have Bailey miss the beginning of the season than the end. Champ Bailey injured his foot...

Ravens place Dennis Pitta on IR with designation to return

The Baltimore Ravens are still hopeful that tight end Dennis Pitta will play this season after suffering a serious hip injury during training camp. According to Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports,  the Ravens have placed Pitta on injured reserve with a designation to return this season. Ravens officially place TE Dennis Pitta (hip) on IR with a designation to return this season. — Mike...

Thursday Night Fantasy Football Theatrics – Baltimore @ Denver

Week 1′s Thursday night football game pits the Baltimore Ravens against the Denver Broncos in which Las Vegas believes will be fairly lopsided. The game is 7.5 points to the Broncos favor at the time of the release of this article. Don’t fret though as anything can happen and it is definitely not unforseen to see a dog take it to favorite at any point in the season. None-the...

Champ Bailey returns to practice Sunday but sits Monday

While we've discussed at length what the loss of Elvis Dumervil (stupid fax machines!) and Von Miller (a six-game suspension) means for the Denver defense the fact that cornerback Champ Bailey hasn't been practicing has been a quiet storyline as the Broncos enter their season-opener vs. the Ravens. Bailey sprained his foot in Denver's preseason game against the Seahawks...
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