Found October 26, 2013 on The Football Fan Spot:
Washington Redskins (2-4) at Denver Broncos (6-1) The Broncos lost their first game of the season in Indianapolis last week. The good news is they return home here to play the Washington Redskins in a game in which they should win. The question is, by how much will they win? Fortunately for them, they have a bye coming up so they can be totally focused here as 12.5 point favorites. Since 2002, home favorites of 7 or more are 26-9 ATS before a mid-season bye. It makes sense. Teams have no distractions and can take care of business. However, I question if the line should be this high. The Broncos are playing incredible football, even with the loss, moving the chains at an 84% rate offensively and allowing opponents to do so at a league average 73% average. However, the Redskins are better than their record as well, moving the chains at a 77% rate, as opposed to 77% for their opponents. That suggests this line should be closer to 9 or 10. Peyton Manning should shred up a Washington def...

Report: Peyton Manning dealing with two ankle sprains

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has two sprained ankles, reports ESPN. Manning suffered both ankle sprains during Denver’s victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars. The first ankle sprain happened on the Broncos’ first offensive play against the Jaguars, ESPN sources said. The four-time MVP sustained the second sprain when he was hit low by 

Mike Shanahan's return to Denver comes at the worst possible time

Whether you're a coach or a player, you always want to beat your former team. After the 2008 season, the Denver Broncos effectively told Mike Shanahan that he wasn't good enough and fired him. He compiled a 146-91 record and led the franchise to their only two Super Bowl victories, so getting the boot had to be brutal. Five years later, Shanahan finally gets his return trip...

NFL Week 8 Previews, Winners and Losers

Hey, hey, hey…slow down! It’s Week 8 already? This season is going way too fast. Pretty much like how certain teams can put up points on the scoreboard, quickly.  Eleven teams, thus far, this season are averaging at least 25 points per game, which is on pace to be the most in a season in NFL history. Among those quick scorers, or late point grabbers who are milking up garage...

4 Redskins Questionable v. Broncos

The Washington Redskins list four players as questionable to play Sunday afternoon in Denver against the 6-1 Broncos. Those four are WR Leonard Hankerson [foot], NT Chris Neild [calf], DE Stephen Bowen [right knee] and S Reed Doughty [concussion]. Doughty is probably the most important person on that list since he is a starting safety […]

Washington Redskins vs. Denver Broncos: Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

getty   The Washington Redskins and Denver Broncos will match-up on Sunday. While the Redskins improved to 2-4 last week the Broncos suffered their first loss of the season and enter Sunday’s game at 6-1. Coverage of the game between the Redskins and Broncos will air on FOX beginning at 4:25 pm ET from Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver, CO. Redskins vs. Broncos...

Washington Redskins may change name to Bravehearts.

Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder has been under serious public pressure recently regarding the name of his team. Many believe that the Redskins name is offensive and despite their history, it must be changed. A report from suggests that Snyder may be giving into the pressure. According to the report, Redskins owner Dan Snyder lives a door away from a wealthy investor...

Stadium won't block Redskins name

Minnesota stadium operators won't create a new policy barring the use of the Washington Redskins name and logo during a game against the Vikings in the Metrodome next month. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority on Friday denied a request from the American Indian Movement, American Civil Liberties Union and others to block the team's name from being used on materials...

Pierre Garcon catch was best of the weekend (GIF)

Pierre Garcon gave us what likely will go down as the best catch of the weekend. The Washington Redskins receiver made a crazy one-handed catch on the team’s third drive of the game. Robert Griffin III’s pass was high, so Garcon had to show off his vertical leap while reaching up with his right hand […]

Kevin Vickerson Deserved Worse Than He Got

(note: this article began following closely after the Colts/Broncos game, and was updated as news came in)I usually try not to label too many players as “dirty.” To me, that label is reserved for those who make blatant attempts to hurt another player. Then we have Kevin Vickerson of the Denver Broncos. In this video, watch what Vickerson does to Sampson Satele. Yes football fans...

Redskins Music: Work Hard by Black Boo Week 8

Work Hard Local DC artist “Black Boo” of Mambo Sauce brings us his Redskins song for week eight. It’s titled “Work Hard”.

Jim Irsay Takes Another Shot at Peyton Manning

For the past two weeks, things between Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay and Denver Broncos quarterback, Peyton Manning, have been awkward. Many thought things were finally calmed down after the two teams met on Sunday Night Football, which ended with the Colts giving the Broncos their first loss of the season. However, it looks like there’s a new chapter in this crazy feud in...

Shannon Sharpe won the lottery

Former NFL tight end Shannon Sharpe plays the lottery and apparently won a nice chunk of change. Just won 1200 on cash 4. Yes I play the lottery. Hehe winning. — shannon sharpe (@ShannonSharpe) October 24, 2013 [ For The Win ] Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Shannon Sharpe won the lottery appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

Mike Shanahan deserves standing ovation from Broncos fans

Mike Shanahan deserves some Rocky Mountain Thunder. When he leads the Washington Redskins into Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Sunday Broncos fans should stand and cheer — long and loud. Shanahan wasn't perfect during his Denver tenure but he was a great coach — a championship coach — and he deserves some hometown love. In our instant-gratification what-have-you...

Champ Bailey is Inactive

Denver cornerback Champ Bailey (foot) is a no-go for Sunday's game against the Redskins.Fantasy Spin:He's hoping to be back in two weeks. Without Bailey, it's going to be very difficult for the Broncos to contain Robert Griffin III in the passing game. Denver's D/ST is not a recommended fantasy play in Week 8.

NFL Pick Six: Look for the Denver Broncos to Bounce Back

The Denver Broncos are back home this week and the Know It All Football writers are back after a week off for another edition of “NFL Pick Six.” Heading into the meat of Week 8, college football guru Ryan Osbahr is dropping his NFL knowledge on the rest of the writers with an 18-6 record this season. Dane Marvin is right behind him at 14-10 while Michael Augustine and J.P. Scott...
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