Found November 29, 2013 on NFL Draft Diamonds:
Everyone thought that Wes Welker would be Peyton Manning’s security blanket, and not many thought former Portland State basketball standout would have an impact.  Well folks, Julius Thomas is for real. He is just 7 touchdowns away from tying Gronk’s record that was set in 2011. A matter of fact, Julius Thomas has 10 receiving touchdowns […]

Manning leads Broncos to big rally in crucial win over Chiefs

As always, Peyton Manning did a lot of waving and pointing before the ball was snapped. What he should have done is wave after the snap. Keep going, Eric. Keep going. Hey, Demaryius, go long. Longer. Lon-ger! OK, here g-o-o-o-e-s! At 37, Peyton Manning has become the NFL's new Mad Bomber. The strong-armed quarterback. The deep thrower. Thanks to Manning's long tosses...

Denver Broncos: 2013 Week 13 NFL Power Rankings (#1)

Last week: 1 (+0) Record: 9-2 The Broncos really slowed down since their incredible start offensively. In his first 5 games, Peyton Manning completed 150 of 196 (76.5%) for 1884 yards (9.61 YPA), 20 touchdowns, and 1 interception. However, in his past 6 games, Peyton Manning has completed 155 of 253 (61.3%) for 1838 yards (7.26 YPA), 16 touchdowns, and 6 interceptions. His numbers...

Manning says he believes in young RBs

Denver Broncos running back Knowshon Moreno is in his fifth NFL season. In terms of NFL experience that puts him in the middle of road in the team’s locker room. However, when the team’s running backs meet, Moreno has more NFL seasons than the other three in the room combined. And if experience is indeed the best teacher, the Broncos need, as in really, really need, those three...

Recap: Chiefs try for late-game rally but fall to Broncos 35-28

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Peyton Manning threw for 403 yards and five touchdowns, four of them to Eric Decker, and the Denver Broncos held off a furious rally to beat the Kansas City Chiefs 35-28 Sunday and seize control of the AFC West. Decker had eight catches for a career-high 174 yards for the Broncos (10-2), who moved a game clear of the Chiefs (9-3) in the division. With four games...

Peyton Manning, Eric Decker lead Broncos to season sweep of Chiefs

The Kansas City Chiefs had no answer for Peyton Manning and Eric Decker. In two tries this season, they haven't had an answer for the Denver Broncos, either. Manning threw for 403 yards and five touchdowns, four of them to Decker, and the Broncos held off a furious rally to beat the Chiefs 35-28 on Sunday and seize control of the AFC West. Decker had eight catches for a career...

Julian Edelman Dubbed ‘Minitron’ After ‘Megatron’ Calvin Johnson by Tom Brady

Wes Welker never got a cool nickname from Tom Brady. The Patriots quarterback told Tom Curran from Comcast Sports Net that he calls Julian Edelman “Minitron,” after “Megatron” Calvin Johnson. Sounds like an action figure. There’s good reason for Edelman to have a cool nickname. The fifth-year receiver has 70 catches for 711 yards and four touchdowns. That’s two more...

Champ Bailey:‘Barring any setbacks, I’ll be out there’

Denver Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey feels closer to making his return this week at Kansas City. After missing the Broncos first five games because of a foot injury, Bailey returned to the lineup in Week 7 at Indianapolis, but re-injured the foot and missed the team’s next four games. The 15-year veteran said Wednesday that the patience required to let the foot heal has been...

Kansas City Chiefs: Broncos preview

Alex Smith and the Kansas City Chiefs look to take the lead in the AFC West against the Denver Broncos Sunday. ( The Kansas City Chiefs are looking forward to Sunday and their second chance to take on the Denver Broncos this season. The first meeting between the two teams in week 11 resulted in a 27-17 victory for the Broncos. This game has a different feel, however...

Round Table: Home Field Advantage

After seeing how big of a role the elements played in Sunday's game, how important would home field advantage be for the Patriots in the playoffs? Raj: It would be huge. Look, I decided to go to my first ever game at Gillette last week. Man, was it ever cold... Talk about single digit weather and double digit could anyone play in that?! But I think the Patriots...

Eric Decker Torches Chiefs

Denver Broncos receiver Eric Decker was Peyton Manning's favorite receiver Sunday at Kansas City. He caught eight of his 12 targets for 174 yards and four touchdowns.Fantasy Spin:Decker had his way with rookie CB Marcus Cooper all day. He came in with just three touchdowns all season after catching 13 in 2012, but he now has 63 catches, 971 yards and seven scores with four games to go.

Kansas City Chiefs: 2013 Week 13 NFL Power Rankings (#7)

Last week: 7 (+0) Record: 9-2 There’s not a lot of shame in allowing 41 points in a game to the Chargers when you’re missing your top two pass rushers, especially considering the Chiefs were probably pretty distracted in between two games against Denver that would essentially decide the division regardless of what happened in the San Diego game. You could also argue the Chargers...

Broncos Visit Chiefs In AFC West Rematch

The Denver Broncos and Kansas City Chiefs just met two weeks ago on Sunday Night Football with the Broncos earning a 27-17 win. They meet again on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City tied at 9-2 and sitting atop the AFC West. Both teams are coming off a loss last week. Kansas City dropped a heartbreaker at home against the San Diego Chargers, 41-38. Denver lost to the New...
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