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Knowshon Moreno went from first round pick, to draft bust, and now he’s riding the wheels off a second chance. Fortunately for Moreno, the chance comes with the same team that drafted him. The former Georgia Bulldog didn’t perform up to standards his few years in Denver, allowing Willis McGahee to surpass him as the lead back. However, in 2012, McGahee suffered a season ending knee injury, opening the door for Moreno. He was benched and was ruled inactive for 8 straight weeks until McGahee went down, however, upon his return he looked like a different runner. In his first game as lead back Moreno put up solid numbers, rushing for 87 yards on 20 carries and catching four passes for 26 yards. Two games later in an away game against the Oakland Raiders, Moreno rushed for 119 yards on a career-high 32 carries and recorded a touchdown. He also had 4 catches for 48 yards in the game. The next step is the playoffs and Moreno knows that Ray Lewis will be waiting for him in the middle of the field. Moreno spoke to 102.3 the Ticket in Denver with Les and Nalen about Lewis and how being inactive helped him. “He brings that spark to their defense. He is a competitor and he’s a great player but at the same you still have to execute. Whoever goes out there and executes the gameplan and makes those plays that they need to do to hopefully come out with a win. I guess that spark that he brings or whatever can only last so long and then it comes back down to football.” On being on the scout team: “It helped me running scout team because we’re running against our defense. Just going against them and reading it out that helped. I think the time I had just growing, being in the league for a bit and being able to just slow down and use my eyes a little more and let things develop and then hit it as fast as I can was the main thing.”   var switchTo5x=true; stLight.options({publisher:''});

Manning is 0-3 in sub-40 degree playoff games

(Getty Images) Coming off a bye week, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is 1-3 in the playoffs. In postseason games where the temperature at kickoff is below 40 degrees, Manning is 0-3.  On Saturday, there will be a high of 19 degrees. Things are different now.  All three of those cold losses came on the road over seven years ago.  Peyton will be playing at home this...

Video of Broncos practice catches player peeing (PHOTO) While filming a portion of the Denver Broncos’ practice on Wednesday, center Dan Koppen can be seen peeing in the woods in the distance.  The video was available on the Broncos’ team website but has been either edited or taken down. H/T Deadspin   Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref...

Broncos coach Fox stands by decision

John Fox would tell Peyton Manning to take the knee again. John Elway, of all people, agreed with that call. Given the ball at his 20 with 31 seconds, two timeouts and one of the best quarterbacks in the game, the Broncos coach decided to run out the clock and head to overtime. Result: Baltimore 38, Denver 35. End of season in Broncoland. Fox said he felt good about the decision...

Panties selling on Craiglist supposedly signed by Demaryius Thomas

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...

Von Miller to debut new shoes on Saturday

Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller will be wearing some fresh kicks when his team takes the field against the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC playoffs on Saturday.Miller, heralded as one of the top pass rushers in the league, is hoping to use the playoffs as a marketing platform for a pair of specially-designed shoes. Adidas created the lightweight, all-white sneakers especially for...

Lewis, Manning meet 1 last time

Sometime after the season is over, Peyton Manning will sit down with Ray Lewis and congratulate him on a job well done. During Lewis' 17-year career, he redefined his position and cemented himself as one of the most fearsome players in the game. What Manning hopes to avoid is congratulating Lewis on winning a second Super Bowl. In what could be the last game for Baltimore...

Baltimore Ravens at Denver Broncos: Divisional Round Pick

Both the Patriots and Broncos are both around 9.5 point favorites against the Texans and Broncos respectively. Both teams blew out their current opponent late in the same season. I took the points with the Texans because I thought the line was too big, but I’m not going to do the same thing here for several reasons. The Texans and Patriots play a same site rematch. Non-divisional...

Broncos: Weather Not A Concern

The Ravens got what they wanted; a rematch with the Denver Broncos. Weather, altitude and a short week may be too much for the Ravens to get their revenge.
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