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Wes Welker ready to play

Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker, who was reinstated earlier this week, has gone through practices and is in position to play Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks. Welker, who served two games of his original four-game suspension, practiced fully Wednesday, Thursday and Friday as the team worked him more and more into team drills as the week wore on. Coach John Fox said Welker...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Previewing the Broncos vs. the Seahawks

Calm down! It’s just a game. In fact, it actually means less than most games the Broncos will play this year. In fact, it’s no more important than the Arizona game the week after the bye. In fact, it actually means LESS than that game because it’s more important to win at home. Hey, this game against Seattle is as meaningless as it gets. Except, it’s not. It should be....
Via Mile High Sports
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

John Fox needs to step up his game

John Fox could very well be the perfect coach for the Denver Broncos. Fox is a “get out of the way” kind of guy – and that’s meant to be a compliment. He’s not into commanding the spotlight like some NFL coaches (see the Harbaugh Bros.). He’s not a rah-rah guy (see Pete Carroll). He’s certainly not a creative, mad-scientist type (see Chip Kelly). Fox doesn’t have...
Via Mile High Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos defense needs to step up

It was the same old John Fox-led Denver Broncos on Sunday night. Anyone who watched the team in 2013 could note the familiar pattern. In some games, the Broncos’ opponent got off to a fast start, using the strategy of holding the ball as long as possible and keeping Peyton Manning off of the field. The Broncos would get it figured out sometime in the second quarter, build an insurmountable...
Via Mile High Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos: week one game review

The Denver Broncos showed up for thirty minutes on Sunday night. I guess that is better than not showing up at all like they did on February 2nd.  The Broncos outlasted the Indianapolis Colts 31-24 on primetime television. With articles today titled, “Broncos’ new-look defense powers win” and “Broncos needed this close win” it would seem some media outlets are painting...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Indianapolis at Denver: 5 Things to Know

The Broncos have progressed overall in each season under Peyton Manning making it to the division round in his first year but ending in disappointment. The second year the Broncos went further and made it to the Super Bowl but were humiliated. Now in his third year it is very simple, win the Super Bowl or bust. Perhaps their biggest challenge to overcome though is the consistently...
Via Football Nation
16 days ago  |  Discuss

John Fox says Wes Welker’s suspension is ‘very disappointing’

The Denver Broncos announced Tuesday night that wide receiver Wes Welker will be suspended for the first four games of the 2014 regular season for violating the NFL’s policy on performance enhancing substances. “Wes Welker of the Denver Broncos has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2014 regular season for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing...
Via Sports-Glory
18 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Browns, Cardinals, Dolphins, Giants, Rams, Seahawks

  Broncos HC John Fox told reporters that WR Wes Welker has been cleared to participate in Wednesday’s practice. (Andrew Mason) Cardinals HC Bruce Arians said that WR Larry Fitzgerald is fine and has no doubt he plays this week, despite missing Tuesday’s practice. (Kent Somers) The Cardinals brought in linebackers James Anderson, Zac Diles, Moise Fokou and Yawin Smallwood...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Wes Welker back at practice

Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker, who suffered a concussion on Aug. 23, ran routes and caught passes wearing a helmet during Monday’s practice. “Obviously, as I said all last week, he’s a guy that we’ll be cautious with, and our main concern is his safety,” head coach John Fox said. Welker incurred the concussion on a shoulder-to-helmet hit from Houston safety...
Via Sports-Glory
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Wes Welker doing “fantastic” concussion protocol

Broncos head coach John Fox claims that Wes Welker is doing very well with the concussion tests after suffering one last week against the Texans. Broncos coach John Fox says Wes Welker is doing "fantastic" in the concussion protocol. Lot of optimism from the team. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 26, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060...
Via Pro Football Zone
25 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Broncos, Chargers, Cowboys, Dolphins, Raiders, Redskins, Seahawks & Titans

Broncos HC John Fox says WR Wes Welker is doing “fantastic” as he progresses through the concussion procedures after sustaining a concussion in Saturday’s preseason game. (Ian Rapoport) Chargers Chargers placed CB Marcus Cromartie, DT Kwame Geathers and DE Ricky Tjong-A-Tjoe on season-ending injured reserve. Chargers placed G Jeromey Clary on the reserve/PUP list. Cowboys...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
25 days ago  |  Discuss

John Fox: Welker retirement 'has not been brought up'

“Is it worth it?” That’s the question being debated in the wake of Wes Welker’s most recent concussion Saturday night, the third suffered by the Denver Broncos wide receiver in the last 10 months. Some in the media have implored the wideout to walk away, to retire from football before his brain is irreparably affected — if it hasn’t been already — by the constant...
Via NESN.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

John Fox: Wes Welker’s spirits are ‘very good’

Denver Broncos coach John Fox said Monday that wide receiver Wes Welker, who suffered a concussion Saturday night, is feeling better. “Very good,” Fox said. “Talked to him this morning. He’s feeling good. … He’ll be out there when he’s healthy.” “Our first priority is his safety and well-being,” Fox said. “… I know as an organization his well-being is our...
Via Sports-Glory
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Wes Welker not considering retirement following latest concussion

Wes Welker is not considering retirement from the NFL following his latest concussion. Welker suffered a concussion in the Broncos third preseason game against the Texans on Saturday following a hit from safety D.J. Swearington. “That’s not been brought up at all,” coach John Fox said. The now 33-year-old Welker has suffered three concussions in the last two seasons. He was...
Via Tireball.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Wes Welker not talking about retirement

Broncos head coach John Fox told reporters that Wes Welker hasn’t talked about retiring after his latest concussion. #Broncos coach John Fox on whether Welker has said anything about retirement: “That’s not been brought up at all… I didn’t sense that.’’ — Jeff Legwold (@Jeff_Legwold) August 25, 2014 Welker might want to think about his future after suffering multiple...
Via Pro Football Zone
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Wes Welker Not Considering Retirement, Despite Recent Concussion

  Broncos HC John Fox was asked whether WR Wes Welker was considering retirement after he suffered his third concussion in the past year. “That’s not been brought up at all,” Fox said, per Jeff Legwold. “I didn’t sense that.’’ Fox added that Welker is “very good” spirits and expects him to be back on the field as soon as he’s healthy.’ Mike Klis of the Denver...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: NFL to suspend Matt Prater four games

Denver Broncos kicker Matt Prater will be suspended the first four games of the regular season for violating the league’s substance-abuse policy, reports Mike Klis of The Denver Post. According to Klis, the violation was alcohol-related.  Prater has been in the league’s alcohol program since he was charged with driving under the influence Aug. 12, 2011. The suspension is...
Via Sports-Glory
27 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Broncos, Browns, Rams, & Vikings

  Broncos HC John Fox confirmed that WR Wes Welker suffered another concussion during Saturday’s game. Browns HC Mike Pettine told reporters that Brian Hoyer will remain the team’s starting quarterback for Week 1, despite a disappointing showing Saturday night. Rams HC Jeff Fisher mentioned that the reason RB Benny Cunningham started over Zac Stacy was because they...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
28 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Peyton Manning flagged for taunting after hit

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning was penalized Saturday night for taunting Texans’ D.J. Swearinger. Manning was upset with Swearinger after the strong safety hit Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker with a combination of forearm and shoulder on a 11-yard pass.  Welker was able to get up on his own but immediately left the field. Swearinger was assessed a personal foul for...
Via Sports-Glory
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos RB coach: ‘I love what Ronnie Hillman has done’

Denver Broncos running back Ronnie Hillman is doing whatever it takes to work his way back to the top of the depth chart, and its showing in training camp. “I love what Ronnie has done,” Studesville said, via Jeff Legwold of ESPN.com. “From when we started this spring in April forward, he has been unbelievable. He’s a completely different guy in the best possible way and...
Via Sports-Glory
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Do the Denver Broncos have any of the 10 most underrated players in the NFL?

Last week, I provided my annual list of the 10 most overrated players in the NFL. As expected, it caused an uproar, mostly from people who can’t take off their team-colored glasses and deal with the truth. For a good time, read the “Comments” section below the article; it’s pure gold and classic examples of denial. In the spirit of showing that it’s not all negative on...
Via cover32 - Broncos
July 31, 2014  |  1 Comment

Denver Broncos head coach John Fox ranked 18th best in NFL, full top-20 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 coaches in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s leader not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s HC to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors at cover32 have...
Via cover32 - Broncos
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos Look At The Coaches: John Fox

In 2011 the Denver Broncos changed regimes after firing Josh McDaniels during the 2010 season. Part of the change was bringing in former Carolina Panthers head coach John Fox, signing a four year $14 million deal.When Fox first entered the NFL, as a coach, he did so as a secondary coach with the Pittsburgh Steelers. He then left and held the same position with the San Diego Chargers...
Via Pro Football Spot
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders: Dennis Allen named worst coach in the NFL

This week, NFL.com released their power rankings of head coaches. There will be no looks of surprise in Raider Nation upon learning that Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen did not make their top ten. Nor did he make their top 20. Do you already see where this is going? Allen didn’t even make their top 30. Ouch. Raider Nation’s visor-loving head coach was listed dead last...
Via cover32 - Raiders
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Snubbed? Denver Broncos head coach John Fox not ranked top-10 in NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Via cover32 - Broncos
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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