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Roger Goodell believes the NFL grappling with concussions and football-related brain injuries will, in the end, make not just football a safer sport but will extend to all other sports - as well as the U.S. military.
In a fan forum with Denver Broncos' season-ticket holders before the Broncos' playoff game today against the Baltimore Ravens, Goodell spun one of the darkest periods in NFL history - a time when the league grapples with a spate of ex-players committing suicide and many of those players having suffered from brain disease - into a positive for the future.
"We are launching a series of initiatives to make the game safer, and frankly, it will make not just football safer but it will make all sports safer," Goodell said. "What I believe in so much is our leadership role. We've brought attention to the issue of concussions ... We've had an impact on the military. Traumatic brain injury is a big issue for our veterans and our military personne...
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On a day where Broncos fans are depressed over their teams heartbreaking playoff loss to the Baltimore Ravens, there is some good news for fans hoping to see Denver host a Super Bowl. On Saturday, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell was in Denver to personally feel the Rocky Mountain chill, and he actually liked what he felt. "My personal view is, the game of football
Ravens defensive lineman Paul Kruger took a shot at Peyton Manning on Twitter after his team beat the Broncos. See what he said.
Broncos coach John Fox says that running back Willis McGahee is on pace to return next week for the AFC Championship (if Denver makes it that far). McGahee has been out since suffering a broken leg and a torn MCL in a Week 11 win against San Diego.Fantasy Spin:McGahee began practicing again on Tuesday. Knowshon Moreno has played well for the Broncos in McGahee's absence so it...
File this one under creepy. A man in the Denver area is selling panties on Craigslist. According to his listing, they once belonged to his girlfriend, and she had Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas sign them. The listing also refers to them as “stripper panties,” which begs the question is if Thomas signed them while she was wearing them? Pretty impressive if he did...
The Ravens are not the same defense they were a few years ago, the Broncos are going to roll.
The Wildcard games disappointed for one reason, quarterback play. That will not be a problem this weekend. The marquee quarterbacks are off their bye weeks and are ready to lead their teams onto the field.
Here is a look at the games and my selection of the winners.
The morning after the Baltimore Ravens came from behind to beat the top seeded Broncos at home the discussion isn’t about Joe Flacco’s impressive run of recent playoff success; nor is it about Denver’s interesting clock management decisions that came back to haunt them, it is centered on Peyton Manning’s legacy - but disparaging the quarterback is misguided...
The Ravens shocked football fans on Saturday by taking down the Denver Broncos who came out of the gate strong and from the outset looked to be setting the tone. The Ravens kept their cool and battled back in double overtime to defeat the Broncos 38-35. And while much was made about Peyton Manning’s nine [...]
For those of you trying to track down the first touchdown of the Denver Broncos/Baltimore Ravens AFC Divisional playoff game, it came courtesy of Denver returner Trindon Holliday.
One of the shortest players in the NFL (at only 5'5) took a punt by Baltimore's Sam Koch the distance of 90 yards for a NFL playoff record:
(Courtesy of Bleacher Report)