Posted December 27, 2012 on
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If it's true that most players earn trips to the Pro Bowl for what they did the year before, then Demaryius Thomas and Wesley Woodyard of the Broncos should start making plans to be there in 2014.
The Denver receiver, with 1,312 yards and nine touchdowns, and linebacker, who leads the team with 110 tackles, were among the most surprising omissions from the AFC team announced Wednesday.
Another surprise: The Broncos, with their 13-2 record, placed five players on the roster - same number as their opponent Sunday, the Kansas City Chiefs, who are 2-13.
Thomas, who put himself on the map last year with his 80-yard overtime catch and run in a playoff win over Pittsburgh, took the so-called snub in stride.
''It happened. They deserved it,'' Thomas said about AFC receivers A.J. Green, Andre Johnson, Reggie Wayne and Wes Welker. ''They had a great year. We have a lot of good receivers in our conference.''
Only Green had both more touchdowns and yards...
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The Denver Broncos have five players selected to the NFL Pro Bowl, but wide receiver Demaryius Thomas and linebacker Wesley Woodyard are not one of those five. But their teammates say they should have been selected. Thomas (1,312 yards receiving) is a first alternate while Woodyard is the only player in the league with at least 100 tackles. He has 113, 5.5 sacks and three interceptions...
The 2011 NFL Draft has been all about the pass rusher. Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt could finish first, second and third for defensive player of the year.
Miller the No. 2 pick in the 2011 NFL Draft told Lindsay Jones of USA TODAY that he and fellow defensive rookies drafted that...
Outside linebacker Von Miller is about to be voted into his second consecutive Pro Bowl. (Perry Knotts/NFL)
Tonight on NFL Network (5 MT), the 2013 Pro Bowl rosters will be announced on a special edition of “NFL Total Access” that will be dragged out far longer than necessary.
Nevertheless, the show, or at least the results, will be interesting to see. Broncos quarterback...
Denver’s chances of making their first Superbowl in 14 years look increasingly good heading into the final week of the regular season, with the Broncos just needing a win over lowly Kansas City to guarantee a first-round bye.
While Peyton Manning has spearheaded this team into one of the most dominating offences in the NFL, defensive coordinator, Jack Del Rio, has sorted things...
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 blue areas will receive the Broncos/Chiefs game on your local CBS station this weekend. Kickoff is scheduled for 2:25 p.m. (MT) and we’ll have coverage of the game here on the blog, on Facebook, and on Twitter....
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On Wednesday, the Denver Broncos returned to the practice field in preparation for this week’s game against Kansas City—in 30° weather.
The Broncos were toughing it out in the cold today, with many players wearing sweatpants. Last week, quarterback Peyton Manning wore a glove on his right throwing hand, but not necessarily because...
With the possibility of securing a number one seed in the AFC playoffs, the Denver Broncos are expected QB Peyton Manning to play the entire game on Sunday. Typically in Manning’s career, the last game of the season was a time for the backup quarterback to make his only appearance of the season. Not this year.
Mike Klis of the Denver Post reports that the Broncos are planning on...
Denver running back Willis McGahee (torn MCL, broken leg) who was placed on the IR in November, is eligible to start practicing next week.Fantasy Spin:McGahee could return if Denver makes the AFC Championship, though the team has gotten excellent play out of Knowshon Moreno.
(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer They are 16-point favorites against a team tied for the worst record in the league. With each and every victory over the span of a 10-game winning streak, their once-narrow path to the Super Bowl has grown as wide as an eight-lane highway.
But think you'll catch the Denver Broncos looking past the Kansas City...
The Denver Broncos have Manning and Champ, but their AFC dominance begins with Von, Clady and Koppen in the trenches.
Hosts Steve Bennett and Don Russ interview the biggest names in sports media and pop culture each week on Football Nation's The Sports-Casters podcast.Their guest this week is Kerry J. Byrne of Cold, Hard Football Facts and Football Nation. Byrne also writes for Sports Illustrated and does work for NFL Films. Byrne talks about how his statistical analysis of the league has...