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Reasons Broncos will win in 2012 | First and Orange
1. Peyton Manning is their quarterback. He’ll run the no-huddle in altitude.

Reasons Broncos may struggle in 2012 | First and Orange
2. Manning may need a year to shake off rust and rebuild arm strength.

A look at the opponents: Denver Broncos, Week 5 |
Peyton Manning, quarterback. He’ll run the no-huddle in altitude. Pretty good offensive line that is young (Ryan Clady, Zane Beadles, JD Walton, Chris Kuper, Orlando Franklin). Real good kicker (Matt Prater) and punter (Britton Colquitt). Pass rushers Von Miller and Elvis Dumervil.

Former Bronco Rick Upchurch embraced warmly by Puebloans |
During the 1970s and the early 1980s, many considered Rick Upchurch the best punt returner in the NFL.


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Why has no one signed Ryan Grant? | NFP
Despite having two 1,200-plus rushing seasons under his belt, unrestricted free agent Ryan Grant remains unsigned.

Countdown To Denver Broncos Training Camp | Predominantly Orange
The release of the 2012 Denver Broncos Training Camp schedule means the final countdown to football season is officially on.


Speak Up: Who should be Denver’s No. 2 QB?

(Ronald Martinez/Getty) This offseason, we’re going to do a Speak Up series looking at each position (o-line, d-line, etc).  Today, we’re looking at the quarterbacks. Last season, Brady Quinn and Tim Tebow were Denver’s Co-No. 2 QBs for the first half of the season. Who should be the No. 2 QB this season? Returning:  Adam Weber. Acquired:  Peyton Manning, Brock Osweiler...

Broncos re-sign kicker Prater to 4-year deal

The Denver Broncos have signed kicker Matt Prater to a new four-year deal, locking up one of the most powerful legs in NFL history. Executive Vice President of Football Operations John Elway announced the contract Monday. Terms were not released. Prater was a clutch performer for the Broncos down the stretch last season with four game-winning field goals. He had three straight...

BroncoTalk’s 2012 Speak Up Series Results

Over the past week, we conducted a Speak Series on the blog addressing all of the basic positions on Denver’s roster.  Below are the results of our fan polling: Nobody knows what the offensive line should look like – Fans were in a dead split as of Tuesday afternoon on what the offensive line should look like this season.  Fifty percent of fans voted to keep the 2011 unit...

Denver Broncos’ Ben Garland’s Family Loses Home in Colo. Fires

The Colorado fires has affected so many people, from Colorado to all over the country. As the week goes on we will hear more stories about the fires like this one. Ben Garland Defensive tackle Ben Garland’s family has lost a home in the fires, Garland’s grandparents, Hal and Sharon Garland, fled their Colorado Springs home Tuesday as the Waldo Canyon Fire descended on their...

Broncos, Matt Prater reach four-year deal

The Denver Broncos and kicker Matt Prater have agreed to terms on a four-year deal, ending his offseason-long “holdout” and ensuring the Broncos can rely on kicks like this through 2015: Well done, Broncos. Now get those two rookies signed before camp.

Broncos lock up Matt Prater to a four-year deal

Getty Images According to Denver Broncos Executive Vice President of Football Operations John Elway, kicker Matt Prater has been signed to a new four-year contract. Prater was designated as the Broncos franchise player this offseason and has been waiting patiently to get a new contract. Elway had nothing but good things to say about Prater. This was the final piece in setting our...

Former Broncos TE Nate Jackson 'Explains' why NFL Players Get DUIs

Nate Jackson, tight end, former player for the Denver Broncos. Sometimes contributor for Slate Magazine and Deadspin. Now also typing for BuzzFeed. You know you have the same question: Why do NFL... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Broncos sign kicker Matt Prater to four-year deal

Hot News for K Matt Prater

Broncos PK Prater signs 4-yr deal

Kicker Matt Prater signed a four-year contract with the Denver Broncos. Prater had stayed away from the team's offseason program after being given the team's franchise tag of $2.654 million in March. He joins the Bucs' Connor Barth as franchised kickers who signed multi-year deals. "Matt has developed into one of the NFL's elite kickers and is a big part...

Matt Prater currently making more than mid-level running backs

(Credit: AP Photo/Jack Dempsey) On Monday, Matt Prater secured himself a new contract with the Denver Broncos. Prater made 19 field goals while attempting 25. The real reason Prater got signed to a new contract is most likely because of his leg. At 59 yards, Prater had the second longest field goal made in 2011. He was also 4 for 4 during the playoffs. Per a source with knowledge...

Expectations For Jay Cutler, Matt Schaub, Peyton Manning in 2012

Since 2006, the Chicago Bears have featured six different starting quarterbacks.  Coming close to matching that record are the Denver Broncos with five starters lining up under center.  Meanwhile, the Houston Texans have had just four over the past six seasons leading up to their first-ever playoff victory in franchise history. The Broncos, Bears and Texans are three tough teams...

Faulk expects Thomas, Decker to breakout

(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) Nobody in Denver is more excited about the arrival of quarterback Peyton Manning then third-year receivers Demaryius Thomas and Eric Decker. And for good reason, too. Thomas caught 32 passes for 551 yards and four touchdowns last season while Decker hauled in 612 passes for 612 yards and eight touchdowns.  With Manning under center, those numbers are...
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