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(Jamie Squire/Getty Images) The final six games of the 2012 season could be running back Knowshon Moreno‘s final opportunity to start in Denver, and he is not taking that fact for granted. “It feels good to be back, but you hate to see a teammate go down with an injury,”  Moreno said on Monday.  ”That really hurts, but at the same time, we have a lot of capable guys in the backfield that can get the job done for this team also.” Moreno has been inactive for the Broncos over the past eight games while starter Willis McGahee and rookie Ronnie Hillman have handled the bulk of the carries for Denver.  With McGahee out for possibly the rest of the regular season, Moreno will get the chance to start for the first time since Week 2 of the 2011 season. “Next week, it’ll be more than likely Knowshon instead of Willis,” Coach John Fox said on Monday.  ”He’s looked, actually over the last couple of weeks, very good.” “(Sitting out the past eight weeks has been) tough,” said Moreno.  ”
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