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Rarely one to talk publicly about the big picture or much beyond winning the next game, Denver coach John Fox weighed in on the interesting race for Most Valuable Player.
That race could come down to Peyton Manning of the Broncos vs. old rival Tom Brady of the Patriots and Adrian Peterson of the Vikings.
''Obviously, I'm going to be a little biased,'' Fox said Monday.
His vote, of course, would go to Manning, not so much for the numbers he's put up as for the obstacles he's overcome - namely, a season off, four neck surgeries and the task of becoming the Broncos quarterback after spending his entire career with the Colts.
''With all due respect for everyone involved, what's unique about Peyton ... he's done it in a new city with a new team at that position,'' Fox said. ''In my own personal opinion, that's what separates him from the field.''
Of course, getting the nod from the Broncos coach is one thing. Th...
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(Eds: APNewsNow. With AP Photos.) By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Pro Football Writer From Peyton Manning overcoming four neck surgeries to Adrian Peterson's rebound from a shredded knee to Chuck Pagano's fight with leukemia, this has been the Year of the Comeback in the NFL.
A season besmirched by tragedies, replacement officials and a bounty scandal also will go down as one in which...
Broncos: Champ Bailey and Peyton Manning each were voted to their 12th Pro Bowl, per sources. Pro Bowl teams announced at 7 ET. #NFL32
— Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) December 26, 2012
The complete Pro Bowl rosters will be announced tonight on NFL Network. Expect at least two more Broncos to be voted in.
Week 17 Power Rankings Denver(12-3)-Denver ends the year as the NFL’s hottest team. Manning shouldn’t see the inside of the huddle next week as the Broncos face Kansas City.(Last week:1)Green Bay(11-4)-Green Bay ends their season well after a slow start. It will be interesting to see if the starters play against their rival Vikings next week.(Last week:2)New England(12-4...
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On Wednesday, the Denver Broncos returned to the practice field in preparation for this week’s game against Kansas City—in 30° weather.
The Broncos were toughing it out in the cold today, with many players wearing sweatpants. Last week, quarterback Peyton Manning wore a glove on his right throwing hand, but not necessarily because...
The 2011 NFL Draft has been all about the pass rusher. Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt could finish first, second and third for defensive player of the year.
Miller the No. 2 pick in the 2011 NFL Draft told Lindsay Jones of USA TODAY that he and fellow defensive rookies drafted that...
Santa Claus is coming to town and he's got a sack full of great statistical storylines in the AFC West: Jamaal Charles is officially the most explosive RB in NFL history; Peyton Manning is your 2012 MVP. And, heck, even the Chargers won big.
DENVER -- Even with the Denver Broncos steamrolling into the playoffs behind his play, Peyton Manning can't bring himself to say he's all the way back from the neck injury that sidelined him during his final season in Indianapolis. Manning threw three touchdown passes, including two to Eric Decker, and the Broncos overwhelmed the Cleveland Browns 34-12 Sunday for their...
Atlanta Falcons (12-2) Detroit Lions (4-10)
Normally I like going against huge line movements because I hate week to week overreactions. This line was Atlanta -1 last week and now it’s at -4.5, skipping over two key numbers of 3 and 4. At first glance, this appears warranted. The Lions got blown out by the crappy Cardinals in Arizona, losing 38-10, while the Falcons got a huge...
Peyton Manning against starting safeties Eric Hagg and Usama Young. Brandon Weeden against a Broncos pass rush led by Von Miller and Elvis Dumervil. The Cleveland Browns are in Denver and altitude sickness is the prognosis.
This is your game day open thread for Week 16. Hopefully you’re with family and special holiday-sized bottles today.
DENVER -- Peyton Manning threw three touchdown passes, including two to Eric Decker, and the Denver Broncos kept rolling by beating the Cleveland Browns 34-12 Sunday for their 10th consecutive victory. The Broncos (12-3) matched the second longest win streak in team history -- they also won 10 in a row in 1984. They can wrap up the No. 2 playoff seed and first-round bye that goes...
The New York Football Giants look like they once again forgot that nothing is handed to you, especially in the NFL! This time it looks to be too late, needing a win against Philly, a Cowboy loss to Wash, Green Bay to beat Minnesota, and the Bears to fall to a Lions team that cannot get out of it’s own way, just to make the playoffs. It was just last season where they were...
Earlier today, the Broncos‘ 2013 opponents were announced by the team’s official website.
Among Denver’s home opponents are the Jacksonville Jaguars, which is significant considering that Jets backup quarterback Tim Tebow is expected to land in Florida this offseason.
Tebow was traded out of Denver when the team brought in veteran Peyton Manning during the 2012 offseason...
The Browns travel to Mile High face the Broncos, looking to finish their season strong and bounce back from their disappointing loss to the Redskins.
It’s Browns vs Broncos! Brandon Weeden vs Peyton Manning! Joe Banner vs John Elway?
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