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Denver Broncos defensive end Von Miller was fined $25,000 by the NFL on Friday for his hit below the knee of Tampa Bay quarterback Josh Freeman last week.
Miller was penalized for roughing the passer in the second quarter of the Broncos' 31-23 win over the Buccaneers last Sunday. Miller was fined $21,000 last month for a similar infraction against Carolina quarterback Cam Newton.
--Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher was fined $21,000 for a horse-collar tackle on Seattle's Leon Washington, his second fine in two weeks. Urlacher, penalized for the tackle in the Bears' 23-17 loss last Sunday, also was fined last week for a horse-collar tackle of Minnesota's Adrian Peterson.
--Seahawks defensive tackle Alan Branch was docked $7,875 for his late hit on Bears quarterback Jay Cutler.
--Green Bay's Tramon Williams and Jacksonville's Jason Babin were each fined $21,000 for helmet-to-helmet hits in their games last week.
--Detroit defensive tackle Nick Fairley was fined $15,750 for his horse-collar tackle of Indianapolis quarterback Andrew Luck late in the Lions' 35-33 loss.
--Washington center Will Montgomery was fined $10,000 for kicking New York Giants defensive lineman Linval Joseph, who was docked $7,875 for unnecessary roughness. He pulled on Montgomery's leg first during a pileup on a fumble and then raised his right foot to kick back at him, but stopped himself before doing so.
--San Francisco linebacker NaVorro Bowman also got fined $10,000 for kicking at a St. Louis Rams offensive lineman, while 49ers teammate Dashon Goldson has to pay $7,875 for a late hit on quarterback Sam Bradford.
--Minnesota linebacker Jasper Brinkley was fined $7,875 for grabbing Green Bay wide receiver Randall Cobb by the facemask. Teammate Everson Griffen was fined $15,750 for his late hit on Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
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Miller was named the 2011 Defensive Rookie of the Year in February. (Joey Foley/Getty Images, File Photo)
Helping the second-year outside linebacker’s candidacy for Defensive Player of the Year, the NFL announced on Thursday that Denver Broncos rising star Von Miller has been named the AFC Defensive Player of the Month of November.
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Will the real Peyton Manning please stand up?
Last month, the Denver Post ran a story about a local teenage boy who was facing an identity crisis due to him sharing the same name as the Broncos' superstar quarterback.
The 14-year-old from Littleton, Colo., couldn't even create a profile on Facebook, instead having to settle for the alias "Peyton Scott."
For those who live outside of Colorado and do not have DirecTV, we present this handy-dandy broadcast map, courtesy of the506.com:
Those of you who live in the yellow areas will receive the Broncos/Bucs game on your local CBS station this weekend. Kickoff is scheduled for 2:05 p.m. (MT) and we’ll have complete coverage of the game here on the blog, on Facebook, and on Twitter...
14-year-old Peyton Manning of Littleton, Colorado was having identity problems, and it only got worse when the Denver Broncos signed former Colts QB Peyton Manning. On top of that, the poor kid couldn't even get a Facebok page. The Humanity!
(Eds: APNewsNow. With AP Photos.) By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer Take less money, gain more weight.
Defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson heard both of those messages from the Denver Broncos in the offseason and complied with both.
The result has been one of the strongest seasons in his seven-year NFL career - and at a bargain to boot.
Playing at 330 pounds, about 40 pounds more...
(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Pro Football Writer Tight ends are no longer an afterthought in Denver's passing game.
In 2009, they had all of 27 catches.
Last year, that number was just 30 - not a single one of them in the end zone - as they were basically used as big bruising blockers in Tim Tebow's read-option offense.
Last week: 6 (+2)
Net points per drive: 0.66 (4th)
DVOA: 35.0% (3rd)
Weighted DVOA: 36.1% (3rd)
Tier 1: Contenders
LG Zane Beadles: Did not allow a pressure on 40 pass block snaps, run blocked for 21 yards on 4 attempts, 1 penalty
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SS Mike Adams: 7 solo tackles, 1 assist, 4 stops...
(AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)
Following their seventh consecutive victory, a 31-23 win over Tampa Bay, the Denver Broncos have clinched an AFC West title for a second consecutive season.
The win over the Buccaneers was highlighted by defensive tackle Mitch Unrein and outside linebacker Von Miller, who accounted for two combined scores on the afternoon.
Early in the first quarter, Unrein...