Rules are ruling (and ruining) the NFL

The NFL’s official rulebook contains 2,134 “rules”(*). With a simple Google search, you can see and read every last one of them, if – of course – you’re willing to download the complete document, a 4.33 MB PDF file consisting of 86 glorious pages. *One small but important item of note before we begin this official rant: The number 2,134 is an estimate – my estimate...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: Three takeaways from this weeks loss against the Denver Broncos

The Minnesota Vikings visited the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High stadium for week four. The game was a lot closer than most fans expected. The Vikings came back to tie the game in the fourth quarter 20-20. It came down to the last 35 seconds of the game before the Broncos sealed their win. Here is this weeks takeaways:  Minnesota defense continues to improve...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Lions Receiver Steals Interception From Broncos’ Defensive Back

In what turned out to be a better game on the field than what it looked like on paper, the Denver Broncos were locked in a tight ballgame Sunday night against the Detroit Lions. One of the reasons why is because the Lions’ star receiver, Calvin Johnson, would not go down without a fight … and that included stealing this certain interceptions from Denver’s best cornerback, Aqib...
Via Gamedayr
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Emmanuel Sanders channels inner-Randy Moss in making spectacular catch (video)

Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders did his best Randy Moss impression in Sunday night’s game against the Detroit Lions. Peyton Manning underthrew the football on a pass downfield, and it looked like Lions cornerback Darius Slay had a surefire interception. Except he didn’t. Manning aired it out down the sideline and trusted his receiver to go up and high-point the...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rapid React: David Bruton and Emmanuel Sanders help seal the win

The Denver Broncos were on their way to gritting out what fans were nervously hoping would be a close win in Detroit when David Bruton and Emmanuel Sanders happened. Up 17-12 and struggling to get consistent offensive momentum going, the game hung in the balance with Detroit starting to move the ball downfield. Denver had just converted a field goal, but had punted on their three...
Via Mile High Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Denver Broncos WR Emmanuel Sanders Steals Interception From Darius Slay

After making a late fourth quarter interception conventional logic would have dictated the Denver Broncos try to eat the clock up and run the ball--but not Peyton Manning's Broncos. No, instead of trying to run the ball Manning decides to go for the jugular. So he launched a ball deep to Emmanuel Sanders in order to get in scoring position.It looks like Lions defensive back Darius...
Via FatManWriting
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos Fantasy Football Preview: Week 3

The only people who aren’t relieved by the Broncos early season success are fantasy ownersEmmanuel Sanders, Brandon McManus and Denver’s defense have been the lone fantasy bright spots through the first two weeks of the season. Broncos fans and fantasy owners expected a less flashy and productive offense this year, but not one that ranks last in the NFL for total yards per game...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos' Sanders is an absolute slot machine on third down

If it's third and anything, Peyton Manning knows where he's throwing the ball.So do opposing defenses, but that hasn't slowed Emmanuel Sanders' production.The Broncos receiver leads the entire league with 11 third-down catches. That's three more than Pittsburgh's Antonio Brown and five more than New York's Odell Beckham Jr.When he's not picking up the sticks (three conversions vs...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos WR Rankings: A surprise No. 1 plus the disappointing Cody Latimer

The Broncos wide receivers didn’t have a touchdown for nearly the first six quarters of 2015. In fact, no one on the offense did. And Denver fans were in sheer panic mode, rightfully so. Just 18 months removed from the greatest offense in NFL history the unit looked lost. From Manning, to the running backs, to the tight ends, to the offensive line to the wide receivers it wasn’t...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Three studs and three duds for the Denver Broncos through two weeks of 2015

Just 10 days ago if I had told you the Denver Broncos would be 2-0 to start the 2015 season you probably would have believed me. But how they’ve gotten to that record has been nothing short of remarkable. An improbable win against the Ravens off four field goals and a pick-six followed by one of the most insane, riveting comebacks and final minute in Kansas City have already provided...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Gary Kubiak must let Peyton Manning run Broncos’ offense

Gary Kubiak means well, he really does. The new head coach of the Denver Broncos wants to create a run-first offense as a means to protect 39-year-old quarterback Peyton Manning, who has already taken seven sacks in two games. “Biggest things offensively, to me, is protecting the quarterback and finding a way to make big plays in this league,” Kubiak said, via ESPN.com. “The...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos win on Thursday was one of best in franchise history

Sam Cowhick, Broncos beat writer for milehighsports.com, told Joe Rico and Alex Ramirez of the Final Word on Mile High Sports Radio (AM 1340) that Denver’s win in Arrowhead was one of the best in franchise history. After trailing for the entire game Denver grabbed its first lead when Bradley Roby picked up a Jamaal Charles fumble and returned it for a touchdown. Roby’s touchdown...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Takeaways from the Broncos Game vs the Chiefs

What a thrilling finish to Thursday night’s game! The Broncos trailed 24-17 with just over 2 minutes to go in the game and needing 80 yards for the game-tying touchdown. That’s when Peyton Manning led the Broncos on a scoring drive that culminated in a touchdown pass to Emmanuel Sanders. Overtime seemed inevitable, but then Darian Stewart jarred the ball loose from Jamaal Charles...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Talk: Why You Need to Trade C.J. Anderson

What a game. The Denver Broncos squeak one out in Kansas City Thursday Night against the Chiefs on a Jamaal Charles fumble. Who saw that coming?  Emmanuel Sanders had a monster game and a version of the Peyton Manning we know came through, although it wasn't always pretty he got the job done. Not to mention the outstanding play by the Broncos defense, so what was there not to like...
Via Football Nation
18 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Broncos ‘Scoop And Score’ Chiefs Fumble For Comeback Win

It was not the way Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos drew it up, but they will take the comeback 31-24 win over the divisional rival Kansas City Chiefs Thursday night and the crazy way it took place. With the game tied at 24, the Chiefs had the ball and were just running the clock out to send the game to overtime. If only it were that easy, as Jamaal Charles fumbled the ball...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos Complete Incredible Comeback Vs. Chiefs With Two Late TDs (Videos)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Denver cornerback Bradley Roby returned Jamaal Charles’ second fumble 21 yards for a touchdown with 27 seconds remaining, completing a stunning comeback in the Broncos’ 31-24 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night. Peyton Manning threw for 256 yards and three touchdowns, the last to Emmanuel Sanders with 36 seconds left as the Broncos (2-0...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning Finds Emmanuel Sanders For 19-Yard Touchdown

Whenever Peyton Manning is in the game his team is never out of it. He proved that once again Thursday night against the Kansas City Chiefs when he took the team right down the field late in the fourth quarter to tie the game up at 24-24.Washed up? Not this guy! Sanders had over 100 catches last year and 0 drops. Peyton targets the right guy in crunch time. #Broncos #DENvsKC pic...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Emmanuel Sanders Flips Into End Zone For First Touchdown By Broncos Offense This Season

When you think if the Denver Broncos offense you think of high-flying, high-scoring, but that has not been the case so far this season. The struggles have been enough to convince some that Peyton Manning is done (because it is all his fault of course). The haters seem to forget that the Broncos played one of the better defenses in the league in Week One. The Ravens make a lot of...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos must be patient with Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning. Peyton Manning delivered yet another uncharacteristic, lackluster performance in Sunday’s season opener against the Baltimore Ravens. Manning threw the ball 40 times compared to 25 rushing attempts, but failed to eclipse 200 yards and didn’t record a touchdown pass, unless of course you count the pick-six he telegraphed on the opening drive of the second half...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Sanders pulling double duty as receiver/punt returner

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) Emmanuel Sanders is raising his hand - and not just to signal for a fair catch. The Broncos' Pro Bowl wide receiver is preparing to return punts for the first time since his senior season at SMU when Denver opens the season Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens. ''Why not? It's an opportunity to get the ball in my hands and it's an opportunity to make plays,...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos Twitter Tuesday: Emmanuel Sanders is NOT afraid

It seems that Denver Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak wants wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders to touch the ball a few more times every game. He announced on Monday that the always dangerous wide receiver would take over punt return duties to shore up the Broncos return game. In the preseason the Broncos struggled to generate any positive yardage during punt returns. Sanders should change...
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September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

WR Emmanuel Sanders returns to practice after three week absence

Denver Broncos' starting wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders returned to the practice field for the first time in more than three weeks Monday after suffering a hamstring injury at the start of training camp, and said that the first thing that wore him out was the thin air. "It's definitely kicking my butt," Sanders said, via the Denver Post. "Whatever they want me to do, I'm going...
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September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos Fantasy Preview: Regression may be in store for pass-catchers

  Now that the final game of the preseason is upon us, it means most fantasy drafts are right around the corner and BSN Denver has you covered on the local front with a series of in-depth looks at the Denver Broncos’ top prospects. The past two weeks, we examined the fantasy outlook for 39-year-old – and still stud – quarterback Peyton Manning and the Orange and Blue running...
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September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

No Longer the New Guy

Emmanuel Sanders was steamed. No Oklahoma Joe’s or Arthur Bryant’s was going to cure this anger. Sanders needed to get the hell out of Kansas City – something he was about to do until the Chiefs made him turn around. To truly understand why Sanders is so important to the Denver Broncos offense in 2015, you have to understand how close he was to never being here. Peyton...
Via Mile High Sports
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Emmanuel Sanders timed his return to Broncos practice perfectly

Emmanuel Sanders couldn't pick a better time to return to Broncos practice. The offense is in a self-described identity crisis. Peyton Manning has zero preseason passijg touchdowns, either. That was before Sanders' return. On Monday, after a three-week hamstring-related hiatus, this happened: There, the 2014 Pro Bowl receiver and returner got right to work with the first teamers...
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September 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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