Found July 15, 2012 on The Football Fan Spot:
Offense What a difference Peyton Manning makes. After winning 10+ games for 9 straight seasons (the longest active streak in the NFL at the time) and 12+ games in 7 of their last 8 seasons, the Colts won a mere 2 games last year and at one point sat at 0-13. Andrew Luck will undoubtedly help, but he’s just a rookie quarterback and quarterback was hardly their only problem last year. This team has not drafted well for years and it shows. They haven’t drafted a Pro Bowler since 2006. I went through and made a list of the top 5 and top 10 players at each position in the league (to be published at a later date). The only team in the league without a single one: the Indianapolis Colts. This offseason they lost several mainstays, including Dallas Clark, Gary Brackett, Pierre Garcon, and Jeff Saturday (who makes the list, by the way, now with the Green Bay Packers. Their best players (Reggie Wayne, Dwight Freeney, Robert Mathis) are all over 30. For what it’s worth, I think they drafted we...

Peyton Manning says he has nothing to prove

Getty Images Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning was asked if he has anything to prove this year after missing the entire 2011 season after undergoing multiple neck procedures, he reponded by simply saying, “no.” Manning did make it clear that he’s happy to be back on the field playing football again. “It has been exciting for me to be back on the field,” Peyton said...

Eli Manning Shows He Is 'The Man'

<div style="margin: 8px 0px 0px 12px; padding: 0px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: garamond, "new york", times, serif; display: block; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> In 2011, Eli Manning was snubbed by his peers who excluded him from their top 100 list. Hell, he may not even have been in the top 200 for all we know.  And how did Eli respond...

Manning mania as Broncos prepare for 2012

Denver has come alive.  Football is just about ready to begin.  Not since the days of John Elway has the excitement and expectancy by the fan base been so, so mile high.  Peyton Manning, by his mere presence, has whetted the appetite of every Bronco fan. Last year belonged to Tebow and his maniacs.  The [...]

Sunday Quick Hits — Foundation Admiration

Peyton Manning runs youths through drills at the Manning Passing Academy at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, La., Friday, July 13, 2012. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) The NFL’s 2012 supplemental draft was held last week.  The Cleveland Browns were the only team that selected a player — using a 2nd round selection on wide receiver Josh Gordon. Carson-Newman linebacker Larry...

Denver Broncos: Three Questions Heading into Training Camp

The Denver Broncos are one of the few teams that are extremely hard to predict for this upcoming 2012 season. Making the switch from Tim Tebow to Peyton  Manning is one of the three major questions heading into the season. It's not a question of who has a better skillset for these two quarterbacks because it is no comparison. But coming off a season ending neck injury, will...

2012 Fantasy Football Preview: New York Giants

QB Eli Manning - Last season was a remarkable one for the Giants as Eli Manning entered the peak of his career. He showed great poise under pressure in the playoffs and led an explosive passing offense that has become accustomed to throwing bombs and creating big plays. The results showed as Manning nearly threw for 5,000 yards and scored the 6th most points amongst QBs last year...

Daily Links: Denver Broncos News – 7/16/12

Be sure to follow me on Twitter for more Broncos updates throughout the day. Denver Broncos News With Broncos’ Peyton Manning driving, the bus waits for no one | Denver Post When the Broncos adjourned their final on-field minicamp practice last month and sent the players into what remained of the offseason, there was a clear message shipped out with them. Broncos’ Elvis Dumervil...

2012 Denver Broncos: Offseason Distractions

The Denver Broncos had a eventful offseason to say the least. The team signed Peyton Manning to be the new quarterback and traded away the old quarterback Tim Tebow despite winning the AFC West and a playoff game. Even with those two big transactions, the Broncos are in the news for all the wrong reasons at the moment. Training camp will start on July 25 and the Broncos will face...

Victor Cruz wasn’t happy about Amani Toomer’s comments regarding Eli Manning

Getty Images New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz recently shared his displeasure with former Giants receiver Amani Toomer regarding his recent comments that Tony Romo is a better quarterback then Eli Manning. “I was like ‘Toom, what’s up man? What you got against us? What did we do to you? Didn’t we win you a Super Bowl? Like, come on,” Cruz said. “I kept it short...

NFL 'Must See' Week One Match-ups

The NFL could not have set a better way to open season. I’ll be discussing each of the must-see games, and give a brief description of why you should be tuning in.   49ers @ Packers: The top two seeds in the NFC battle it out in an old school vs. new school type of game. Who will come out on top, the MVP lead high scoring offense or the NFC’s best defensive unit? This match...

Cool Brees blows by Manning, Brady, becomes NFL’s highest paid player

From Geno Ball Laissez les Bons Temps Rouler, Monsieur Brees The Drew Brees salary is sure to be a topic of interest for a few days, at least. Anything to take the Saints fans’ minds off head-hunting and suspensions, right? Drew Brees salary: a big win for the little man The Brees story is a good one, though. Here is a guy that played his high school football in...
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