Found July 07, 2012 on
By Cian Fahey
If you ask any average football team to identify its most important piece, 95 percent of them will point to their starting quarterback. In a quarterback dominated league, most teams will do almost anything to land a franchise quarterback. It's the reason why the Washington Redskins made that massive trade with the St. Louis Rams this off-season for Robert Griffin III, why the Denver Broncos are investing so heavily in a 35-year-old Peyton Manning and why the Miami Dolphins willingly overdrafted Ryan Tannehill.
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The new Broncos quarterback apparently loves how the team has transferred its 500-page playbook, DVDs, etc. on to iPads that boast 64 gigabytes of data.
(Image courtesy of Shadd Ring/Broncos Planet)
Forget Madden video game covers, our quarterback is on the cover of a cereal box.
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning appears on the Wheaties boxes being sold in Colorado, according our friends at Bronco Planet. The box, with Wheaties’ fittingly orange background, shows Manning in workout attire with a football in hand.
If you’re wondering what Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will look like in Madden ’13, just check out the tweet below by Steve Noah of OperationSports.com.
Check out @RGIII in #MADDENNFL13 with arm sleeve. #REDSKINS #RG3 twitter.com/Steve_OS/statu…
— Steve Noah (@Steve_OS) July 6, 2012
EA Sports included RG3′s arm sleeve on his left arm along with the glove that...
The Denver Broncos are among a growing list of teams that have tossed their monster paper playbooks and switched to the iPad.
Using the iPad is not mandatory this season but Broncos video director Steve Boxer told FOXSports.com that 90 percent of the team has made the switch.
One big fan of the iPad playbook is Peyton Manning. “Peyton loves it,” Boxer told FOX Sports...
Peyton Manning is enjoying new connections in Denver — Check out the Broncos QB doing a meet and greet with actor Henry Winkler. It’s hard to say who’s cooler…Arthur fonzarelli or Peyton? -TO
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In late April, "Around the League" pointed out how the Denver Broncos were among a growing list of teams scraping their monster-sized playbooks for the iPad. Broncos linebacker D.J. Williams was even kind enough to show the Internets the playbook function of the device, much to the chagrin of head coach John Fox. The Broncos are now three months in, and the change has received...
Jason WhitneyAlex Smith’s motivation this year will stem from the signing that never was. Peyton Manning had been brought in to meet with coach Jim Harbaugh, and toss some passes on the practice field. During this time Smith was wondering if Manning would supplant him as the starting quarterback of the NFC West division winning 49ers.
Smith told Matt Barrows of the Sacramento...
In The Pit: Jets QB/cultural icon Tim Tebow is studying MMA techniques. Tebow has reportedly been throwing bows with the Gracie family that was influential in the early stages of UFC.
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Former BYU wide receiver Austin Collie will soon be entering his fourth year of catching passes and scoring touchdowns as an NFL wide receiver. He talks about playing in the NFL and what it was like playing with Peyton Manning. He also gives some insight into the future of BYU’s wide receiver development.
Upstart 49ers quarterback Alex Smith admitted yesterday that San Francisco’s pursuit of future Hall of Famer Peyton Manning when he was a free agent last winter was “a little awkward” and will serve as additional motivation for him this autumn. … Continue reading →
The San Francisco 49ers and Smith were slow to agree to a contract deal. And before they did, the 49ers pursued Peyton Manning, who eventually chose to sign with the Broncos. Smith today re-iterated that there were no hard feelings between him and Harbaugh. But he did allow that the episode was "a little awkward" and will serve as motivation. "Certainly there are a...
Is is better for your fantasy team to pick Aaron Rodgers early or wait for Eli Manning read on for a how-to on picking the right quarterback
It has been well chronicled that highly productive quarterbacks are more prevalent than ever for fantasy owners. Simply because an increasing number of them are throwing with greater regularity, and connecting with their targets for...
The 2012 NFL off-season isn’t quite over just yet with training camp set to begin on July 22nd, as the Philadelphia Eagles will be the first team to begin training camp. With training camp less than three weeks away, it is a perfect time to examine what teams were winners during the 2012 off-season.
1. Denver Broncos
The Denver Broncos landed the biggest player on the free agent...
The Illini started to get defensive, real defensive in the 2010 Texas Bowl. In that 38-14 trouncing of Robert Griffin III and Baylor, they held RG3 and the Bears in check.
The man who would win the Heisman trophy and become the #2 overall pick in the NFL Draft the very next season was out of rhythm, out of sync versus the Illini in Houston. And that D carried over into 2011, when...