NFL players use MMA skills to sack the opposition

NFL players are increasingly using mixed martial arts (MMA) training to help them become better football players. A recent AP story highlights how some top pass-rushers are spending time off the field, honing MMA skills in order to get around offensive linemen and to the quarterback. In particular, the Denver Broncos' DeMarcus Ware, the Vikings' Brian Robison, and Datone Jones all...
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NFL pass-rushers turn to martial arts tactics

DENVER (AP) Denver defensive end DeMarcus Ware considers himself a mixed martial artist on the football field. Ever since his rookie year in 2005, he's spent as much time in the offseason working on his handwork with a second generation Bruce Lee student as he has working out at a traditional gym. Ware is part of a growing number of NFL pass rushers who have adopted the grappling...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos land 9 on Pro Bowl roster; Manning makes Pro Bowl for 14th time

The Denver Broncos had nine selected to include Peyton Manning, Demaryius Thomas, Julius Thomas, Ryan Clady, Demarcus Ware, Von Miller, Chris Harris, Aqib Talib, and TJ Ward. @KOAA_5: Denver Broncos place NFL high, 9 players on Pro Bowl roster. Manning has made his 14th Pro Bowl selection. @ESPNStatsInfo: Peyton Manning’s 14th Pro Bowl selection ties […] The post Broncos land...
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Ring Envy: What Denver Broncos fans said - 12/22/14 - Special Edition

After the Denver Broncos lost to the Cincinnati Bengals, The Denver Broncos Facebook page was blown up by distraught fans. Here are some of the best comments.The in-fighting between bandwagoners and "loyal" fansLove the bandwagon fans on here who initially were riding Peyton's nuts until he has a bad game then they turn on him. You are as bad as Seahawks fans! Disappointed in how...
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Demaryius Thomas on facemask penalty: ‘I didn’t grab it’

While trailing 30-28 against the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday night, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning appeared to hit wide receiver Demaryius Thomas for a 27-yard gain to convert a third-and-6 with just under seven minutes to play. But Thomas was flagged for a facemask penalty, a 15-yarder that negated the play and moved the ball back to the Broncos’ 12-yard line....
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Ware dresses up as Santa Claus for kids Denver Broncos defensive end got into the Christmas spirit Thursday night, standing in for Santa Claus as he passed out gifts to 60 kids at Jake’s Toy Box. “When I first came in I saw a little kid outside and they were like, ‘Santa!’ and I asked them if they were naughty or nice and they said ‘I’m actually nice… I actually sent you my Christmas...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Victory for Valley Ranch

Caption (credit: With their recent victory over the Philadelphia Eagles, the Dallas Cowboys are riding high, sporting a 10-4 record and holding onto first place in the NFC East. With hard work, dedication, film room preparation, and persistence from management, coaches and players alike, the curse of the last three years has been broken and they didn’t have...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos suffer another huge loss at linebacker

            Danny Trevathan was activated from injured reserve on Saturday.  But on Sunday against the San Diego Chargers, the Denver Broncos linebacker suffered another injury. Trevathan is now out for the season with a dislocated left kneecap that will require surgery, reports Mike Klis of The Denver Post.   Trevathan suffered...
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Broncos’ Chris Harris agrees to 5-year contract extension

            The Denver Broncos announced Friday that they have reached an agreement with fourth-year cornerback Chris Harris on a five-year contract extension, through the 2019 season. According to The Denver Post, Harris’ deal is worth $42.5 million and includes a $10 million signing bonus and $24 million in guarantees.  He will...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos Sackmaster DeMarcus Ware Says Quarterbacks Have a Smell

Denver Broncos defensive end DeMarcus Ware has been sacking quarterbacks in the NFL for 10-years and he's pretty good at it (127 and counting). Throw in how ever many he had in college, high school, and pee wee and it is probably safe to say that if there is anything to know about sacking quarterbacks he knows it.So when he says he quarterbacks have a smell I believe him.Read more »
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Three key players against the Buffalo Bills

The fourth quarter of the regular season is here. The Broncos are balancing on a wire and can fall into a top seed or with a couple of losses can be knocked off the top of their division. The Buffalo Bills come to town with a far inferior offense but bring with them a balanced and intimidating defense. This isn’t the Bills of recent years and the Broncos will have to be on their...
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Peyton Manning: ‘Nobody should be caught watching their own commercial’

              Peyton Manning has to turn the channel a lot to avoid watching himself in a commercial. The Denver Broncos quarterback said Wednesday that, “Nobody should be caught watching their own commercial.” Peyton on when he sees one of his commercials: “I change the channel immediately. Nobody should be caught watching...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning on run game: ‘I like it, I like winning games’

            John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports For the first time this season, the Denver Broncos had more yards running the ball than Peyton Manning had through the air. The Broncos ran the ball 45 times for 214 yards, including C.J. Anderson’s 32 carries for 168 yards, in a 29-16 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday night...
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WATCH: Denver Broncos DE Demarcus Ware Devours Shaun Hill for Sack No. 9 on the Season

Demarcus Ware was a sack master during his day with the Dallas Cowboys and it looks like that designation has followed him to Denver with the Broncos. The 32-year old defensive end has already surpassed his sack total from his final year in Dallas (six) with eight going in to Sunday's game against the Rams. Here he is notching No. 9 by  devouring Shaun Hill:Read more »
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Champ Bailey to sign one-day contract with Broncos on Tuesday

            Champ Bailey, who announced his retirement from the NFL last month, will sign a one-day contract with the Denver Broncos on Tuesday, Broncos VP of public relations Patrick Smyth announced on Friday. Tuesday, 12-time Pro Bowler Champ Bailey will sign a “one day” contract to officially retire as a Bronco after 10yrs w...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Marshawn Lynch sent C.J. Anderson a message after breakout performance

            Denver Broncos running back C.J. Anderson rushed for 90 yards and had 73 yards receiving in a 41-17 victory over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday. After the game, Seattle Seahawks star Marshawn Lynch sent Anderson a text message. “He sent me a message after the game. I can’t say the words because it was explicit. He was...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Three key Broncos in the game against the Raiders

The 6-2 Denver Broncos are heading to sunny California to play their divisional rivals, the 0-8 Oakland Raiders. The two teams will meet for the 108th time and after the drubbing at the hands of the New England Patriots the Broncos will welcome a game against arguably the worst team in the NFL. With that said the NFL is a finicky business with upsets appearing weekly. The Broncos...
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November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Five matchups to watch in Week 9

Here are some of the most intriguing matchups to watch in Sunday’s slate of action. 1. Broncos DE DeMarcus Ware vs. Patriots LT Nate Solder The big clash in the AFC this week is loaded with intriguing individual matchups. Last season, the Broncos lacked a standout rusher opposite Von Miller, so they went out and added Ware in free agency. He’s been a huge addition, with 7.0 sacks...
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October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos: Five keys to the Patriots game

This Sunday, the Denver Broncos travel to Gilette Stadium to take on the New England Patriots. It will be the 16th time that future hall of fame quarterbacks Peyton Manning and Tom Brady meet. Recently, both quarterbacks have been on fire, ensuring it will be a close game. However, if the Broncos are able to accomplish five things, it will go a long way towards them winning. First...
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Aqib Talib only worried about Patriots, not Foxborough reception

Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib will return to Foxborough and play his former team on Sunday for the first time since signing a six year contract with Denver in March. Including the postseason, Talib played just 23 games with the New England Patriots in 2012 and 2013.  But during that time, Talib built his credibility and joined the league’s elite class of cornerbacks. “Just...
Via Sports-Glory
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

The Cowboys are about to put the “D” back in Dallas

Dallas, TX- The Dallas Cowboys weren’t supposed to be 6-1, they were supposed to have the worst defense in the league. At least that is what most of the pundits across the major platforms would have told you because they don’t see the bigger pictures. Frankly, and I say this as kindly as I can put it, they don’t know what they’re talking about. So here we sit at 6-1 with...
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October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Broncos end in-season contract talks with Thomases

The Denver Broncos will wait until after the season to re-sign wide receiver Demaryius Thomas and tight end Julius Thomas, reports ESPN’s Adam Scheffer. Denver does not expect to re-sign free-agents-to-be, WR Demaryius Thomas and TE Julius Thomas, during season; will wait until after season. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 23, 2014 The Broncos will have only one franchise...
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October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Von Miller, DeMarcus Ware on pace to hit 32-sack goal

Denver Broncos linebackers Von Miller and DeMarcus Ware are just 17 sacks short of reaching their goal of 32 after combining for 15 through six games. During organized team activities in the offseason, Ware said the two would finish with more sacks than at least one team, setting the mark at 32. “That is a big goal for me and Von to say, ‘Why not have two guys that can have as...
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October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Ware’s Fake Spin Move Turns Joe Staley Inside Out

The Dallas Cowboys may have thought that DeMarcus Ware didn’t have anything left in the tank and was no longer worth the big money, but he made 49ers LT Joe Staley look silly here. Staley got so turned around that he literally did a 360 to try and find Ware and couldn’t. [Vine] The post DeMarcus Ware’s Fake Spin Move Turns Joe Staley Inside Out appeared first on Diehardsport.
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October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: DeMarcus Ware Jukes Joe Staley Out of His Shoes On Way to Sack

Denver Broncos outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware is a beast. He’s one of the best pass rushers in NFL history, but the move he put on 49ers Pro Bowl left tackle Joe Staley last night might be the best pass rushing move of his career. Check out Ware hit Staley with the fake spin move, which left Staley grasping at nothing put air. To top it off, Colin Kaepernick rolled out to his...
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October 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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