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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
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Carolina connection could put Denver Broncos opponents on their Heels

Marvin Austin and Sylvester Williams have a great deal in common. Both are talented defensive tackles. Both were All-ACC selections while at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Both were drafted early by top-tier organizations with Austin being selected by the New York Giants in the second round of 2011 and Williams chosen by the Denver Broncos in the first round of...
Via cover32 - Broncos
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos’ RB Montee Ball ranked 23rd best in NFL, full top-30 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 running backs in the NFL today, there were plenty of people angry about their favorite team’s workhorse not making the list. It made for a spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. The second batch of RBs, Nos. 11-20, generated a similar response. The next logical step in the ranking of the game’s running backs...
Via cover32 - Broncos
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Broncos’ RB Montee Ball Must Be Poised for Big Year

Broncos’ RB Montee Ball Must Be Poised for Big Year The Denver Broncos will have to rely upon their second-year running back, Montee Ball as the primary ball carrier for 2014. With tons of pressure on him, and much to prove Ball seems to be impressing thus far in training … The post Broncos’ RB Montee Ball Must Be Poised for Big Year appeared first on Fantasy Football Chick.
Via Fantasy Football Chick
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

2014 Overrated: Montee Ball

I only hold hands when I hold balls. Totally makes sense. It has been pointed out that in my 2014 Fantasy Football Rankings, Montee Ball ranks quite lower than that of my peers. And while my first argument for this would be: gravity, bro (get it?), there are still many question marks here that prevent me from fully believing, kind of like Scientology. But less-less crazy and with...
Via Razzball Football
1 day ago  |  Discuss

TSJ101 2014 Fantasy Football Rankings – PreSeason

photo credit: Mike Morbeck via photopin cc 2014 Fantasy PreSeason Rankings   Players that are holding out or suspended are highlighted in BLUE Players that are injured are highlighted in RED Players that are probable or questionable for the week will have 1 RED + (When season begins) Players will have 2 RED ++ if they are out for the week (When season begins) Last Updated by...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Former Big Ten Stars Poised For Huge 2014 NFL Seasons

The Big Ten has certainly produced quite a bit of talent in the last few years. Many of their star players have gone on to have quite a bit of success in the NFL. There are some people who like to draft in fantasy football with a preference towards their favorite conference. Here is a look at some of the best options in the first few rounds, and where they rank overall prior to the...
Via Know It All Football
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Christmas in July: 12 Days of Fantasy Football - Day 7

 DAY 7:7 O's WITH WEAPONS7 Offenses that will have a top 12 QB, RB, and WR There are a lot of great offenses in the NFL right now. Players so electrifying you could watch the same highlight reels over and over again and still be entertained. While some teams may just have a stud at quarterback (like Cam Newton in Carolina), just a workhorse in the backfield (a la Zac Stacy of...
Via Football Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

32 in 32: Denver Broncos

32 in 32 - The wait though the off-season of the National Football League can seem like ages to say the least. If the minicamps, OTAs and all other summer activities are not enough to whet your appetite, well, we know exactly how you feel. We can’t wait until August and we don’t think that you should have to either. We are going to be bringing you a preview of what to expect...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Full pads in practice breeds excitement

The Denver Broncos were dressed for battle Saturday morning as the team donned full pads for practice. The season is underway and excitement among the players was obvious. Players were flying around the field and seeking out hits and opportunities to make plays. As defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio stated, “Camps really started now. Until you put the pads on it almost doesn...
Via Mile High Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Movers and Shakers - Training Camp Edition

Training camps are underway. Here are the players that we're watching and how they're trending in the Fantasy Football Nerd rankings. Trending UP Montee Ball (DEN – RB) According to Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase, the starting job in Denver belongs to Montee Ball. Ball has shown fantastic improvement from his rookie year and this should be the year that...
Via Fantasy Football Nerd
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos camp intensifies as day two concludes

Day two of training camp at Dove Valley Friday was sharp and noticeably faster than the previous day. The starters on both sides of the ball were energized and clearly the newcomers on defense are trying to push what was a prolific offense last year each day in practice. The abundance of talent on both sides of the ball this year will clearly be an advantage in practice all year...
Via Mile High Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

10 players who will make their first Pro Bowl in 2014

A lot of names on this list might make you say, huh? They haven’t been to a Pro Bowl? Nope. Here are the top 10 players most likely to earn their first Pro Bowl nod in 2014. 10) Brandon Boykin – CB – Eagles Boykin was snubbed a season ago. Despite starting only two games, Boykin grabbed six interceptions for 136 yards and a touchdown, had 17 pass deflections, two forced fumbles...
Via cover32
6 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 PPR Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings: Top 40

Training camps are opening across the NFL and fantasy football drafts are being done all over, so if you are looking for some help in preparing for your fantasy draft you have come to the right place as this post is going to break down and rank the top-40 running backs in point-per-reception scoring formats. One thing you will want to take notice of right away is that the depth at...
Via PPR Fantasy Football
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Montee Ball step up for the Broncos?

The Denver Broncos had one of the highest powered offenses that the NFL has ever seen last season, and it mostly had to do with the arm of Peyton Manning. That being said, running back Knowshon Moreno put together a big season as well, but he left to sign with the Miami Dolphins this past offseason. Due to Moreno leaving, the starting running back duties will fall to second-year...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Ten Most Overrated Players in ESPN’s Fantasy Football Rankings

Posted to Fantasy FootballAfter comparing the Sports Mockery Composite Rankings, seven rankings combined into one, with ESPN’s Top 300 there were some shockingly large disparities. If you play in an ESPN standard league you won’t want to reach on these ten players during your draft. The Best/Worst Rankings come from the seven ranking sites used in the Sports Mockery Composite...
Via Sports Mockery
8 days ago  |  Discuss

4 reasons the Eagles offense will be better than Denver’s

The Philadelphia Eagles offense is changing the NFL. Sometimes it’s in concrete ways, for example Executive Vice President of Football Operations Troy Vincent is making better conditioning for NFL referees a point of emphasis: “You see the likes of coach Kelly and that high-tempo offense. They’re running rapid plays. The ball needs to be spotted rapidly, and we want to make...
Via cover32 - Eagles
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Camp preview: running backs

The Denver Broncos enter camp with a scary, loaded and seemingly unstoppable passing game. Sound familiar? It should. The Broncos were poised to be nasty offensively in 2013 and boy were they, until the Super Bowl. The team will meet at Dove Valley on Thursday for the first training camp practice with an even more potent passing game and conversely a man short in the backfield. The...
Via Mile High Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Turn on the BS meter for camp

Thank goodness, it’s football season. Unlike any late-July in recent memory, that’s the prevailing notion this year in the Mile High City, where the sting of a Super Bowl loss is aching to be put in the rearview mirror, another baseball season has careened woefully off course and near-100-degree heat has set in as the daily routine. But as exciting as the Broncos reporting to...
Via Mile High Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos: Three Bold Predictions For Training Camp

As the 2014 NFL season marches closer and closer to dominating our hearts and minds. Training Camps are slated to begin all over the country. For some, dreams will be realized and seasons could be forged. For my beloved Denver Broncos, this could be a chance at redemption. There is no doubt that the Broncos will be loaded for bear again this season, with as cornerback Chris Harris...
Via Football Nation
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Winning the Battle for Dominance in the AFC

Let's just cut to the chase: Tom Brady and Peyton Manning are the best in the game, now, and perhaps ever in NFL history. Whether or not another is nipping at their heels right now is a different story. Tom and Peyton are kings.With the announcement that Manning expects this to be his last season, the epic rivalry just became epicer... whatever!So... this may be the last chance...
Via Football Nation
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Preparing for a Fantasy Football Draft? Use the Sports Mockery Composite Rankings

Posted to Fantasy FootballFantasy football season is rapidly approaching, and one of the best ways to get a leg up on the competition is to compare multiple rankings. Unfortunately, that can be both meticulous and time-consuming. Lucky for you, we’ve done all that hard work by combining SEVEN different sets of rankings into one: The Sports Mockery Composite. Comprised of rankings...
Via Sports Mockery
11 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL News & Notes: Pass On All Day?

  Get into our FREE Readers’ Leagues and Win Prizes! Norv Turner seems intent on getting Adrian Peterson more receptions this season and he would be the man to do it. We’ve heard similar talk from coaches in the past regarding All Day, but Norval does make his mark on an offense when he gets his chance and he’s always thrown the ball to running backs, while Peterson’s biggest...
Via The Fake Football
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos hope to sign Demaryius Thomas, Julius Thomas during camp

The Denver Broncos have offered wide receiver Demaryius Thomas and tight end Julius Thomas contracts and will continue to negotiate with both players after training camp opens July 24, Broncos general manager John Elway told USA Today Sports on Wednesday. “Nothing is going to get done before camp, but we’ll keep talking to them in camp,” Elway said. Both Thomases are entering...
Via Sports-Glory
14 days ago  |  Discuss

The Broncos need to bringing it all together

The Denver Broncos are six days away from “The Road to Redemption, Part 2”. After the devastating loss to the Baltimore Ravens at the end the 2012 season, the Broncos rallied the troops heading into last season, using that defeat as fuel for a year that went a few steps further. But in the end, Denver was denied again, in brutal fashion. There’s no need to rehash the gory...
Via Mile High Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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