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One of the NFL’s marquee opening week match-ups lived up to its billing.The final outcome of Sunday night’s contest between the Denver Broncos and Pittsburgh Steelers – 31-19 in favor of the hometown Broncos – was not decided until late in the fourth quarter.The victory-clinching score came with 2:10 left in regulation when Denver cornerback Tracy Porter snagged a pass intended for Pittsburgh wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders and returned the pick 43-yards for a touchdown.“It was man under coverage, receiver ran a whip route, quarterback tried to fit in there and I was in the right place at the right time to make a play on the ball,” Porter explained after the game.Both teams have Super Bowl aspirations and, for the most part, the game was well-played and well-coached all around.Yet a handful of players managed to stand out, for better or for worse.Porter, who was acquired by Denver as a free agent in the offseason after spending four years in New Orleans, certainly has to be one of th...
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Peyton Manning helped lead the new-look Denver Broncos to a big win Sunday night. But while the new quarterback was establishing the start of his era in the Mile High city, one Broncos teammate made sure to pay respects to the team's old signal caller. Von Miller, the NFL's Defensive Rookie of the Year in 2011, picked up where he left off last season on Sunday night. The...
If an offense can't move the ball on first down in a football game, it sets the stage for a long night offensively, and it puts more pressure on the quarterback to convert 3rd and long situations. That is exactly what happened to the Pittsburgh Steelers last night in their 31-19 loss to the Denver Broncos in the Sunday night opener.
While the game plan was to possess the football...
According to a tweet from Cody Crouch, who, according to his Twitter profile, is a “helicopter photographer/reporter for the Denver Colorado TV news stations,” what you see above is perhaps the very first ode to new Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning in the medium of cornfield. Obviously, one member of the Colorado agriculture community is pumped up [...]
The Pittsburgh Steelers gambled on Mike Adams in the 2nd round of the draft, taking a chance on a guy who never lived up to lofty expectations at Ohio State and who failed a drug test at the combine.
So far, it’s a gamble that hasn’t paid off. Adams was forced into action when Marcus Gilbert went down with an injury early in the Steelers Sunday night loss in Denvar. One the third...
Ty Warren's football future is in doubt after he tore his right triceps in his first game since 2009.
Coach John Fox said Monday that Warren would miss ''significant time'' but wasn't sure if his season was over or if he could go in recallable I.R.
Warren was injured in the first half of Denver's 31-19 win over Pittsburgh on Sunday night.
Peyton Manning makes his return to action tonight, as a member of the Denver Broncos, when they host the Pittsburgh Steelers.
It is a rematch of last season’s playoff game, but the Broncos are far from the same team.
The new era in Denver is one that sees Manning take over for Tim Tebow, who is now in New York with the Jets.
Tebow provided fans in Denver, and nationwide...
Making bold moves in the NFL takes courage. Whether it’s deciding to send an all out blitz on 3rd and long when you need a stop or it’s putting all your trust into a specific player that you feel can help your franchise win, it’s the bold moves that make or break a team. The Denver Broncos and the Washington Redskins were two teams who made bold moves this offseason and if...
Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller had a key sack of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger during the fourth quarter of Sunday night's 31-19 Broncos victory, and celebrated in front of the home fans with a "Tebow" pose.
Who said the Broncos don't miss Tim Tebow?
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Steelers fans can expect to see a major change at Heinz Field this Sunday. The team has announced that they've signed a partnership deal with Federal Express. Under the deal, the Great Hall, one of the staples of the stadium, will now be known as the FedEx Great Hall.
The 10-year partnership is effective immediately.
“We are excited to have FedEx expand our partnership as...
If you drafted Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace on your fantasy football team this season, you most likely did so with the intent for him to be your No. 1 or No. 2 receiver. But while you may be hoping that playing for a contract will motivate Wallace to have a career year, it may not go as you had planned.
We saw last season that Philadelphia Eagles WR Desean Jackson...
According to Albert Breer of the NFL Network, free agent center Dan Koppen is close to signing a one-year deal with the Denver Broncos.
Former Patriots C Dan Koppen is very close to a 1-year deal with the Broncos. Good to see a good guy’s getting another shot.
— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) September 11, 2012
The 32-year old Koppen previously played for the Patriots from 2003-2011.