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Top 20 NFL quarterbacks Peyton tops list

Do you agree with the rest of the list? It is pretty obvious that Peyton Manning is dominating the NFL in passing this year. And barring injury, he should get an unprecedented 5th NFL MVP award. But there are a lot of up and coming QB’s in the NFL. Below is a list of the Top 20 NFL quarterbacks playing today. Feel free to add your own vote. DSC 2013 Top 20 Quarterbacks in the NFL...
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November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Brady 2007 really not that impressive

Alright people. Please stop saying that Tom Brady’s 2007 passing season is the best ever by a QB. The record books simply don’t support this annoying assertion. Drew Brees and Dan Marino need to be in the arguement. First, let me start with why I am motivated to write this post. I just got done reading an article by Bill Barnwell on Grantland. It’s a well written piece that...
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July 21, 2013  |  Discuss

J Simp: NFL Picks Wildcard Round

Denver, CO. The regular season is now in the books, and things now get ramped up several notches. The gold is on the line, and it’s now single elimination football! I finished the regular season with a record of 168-87-1, and my colleague “Headline” got better as the year went on, but still finished a distant 10 games back at 158-97-1. Maybe next year, buddy……then again...
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January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

J Simp: NFL Picks Week 17

Denver, CO. A couple of rough weeks have brought me back down to earth, as two weeks of 8-8 and 9-7 respectively will do that. For the year, I am now 156-83-1 and looking to finish out the campaign strong in week 17. My colleague, “Headline”, has made a little ground in recent weeks, but is still 13 games back at 143-96-1. On to the final week before the playoffs begin! J Simp’s...
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December 30, 2012  |  Discuss

J Simp: NFL Picks Week 15

Denver, CO. The finish line to the regular season is almost here, and there are some truly fantastic games slated for week 15! Week 14 gave me a record of 10-6, as I am now 139-68-1. My colleague Headline went 9-7 last week, and is now a paltry 121-86-1 for the year. Lets get to what will happen in week 15…… J Simp’s Picks: Cincinnati Bengals 23, Philadelphia Eagles 14 New...
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December 16, 2012  |  Discuss

J Simp: NFL Picks Week 14

Denver, CO. It’s now officially crunch time in the NFL, as wildcard berths are very much up in the air. 4 weeks remain, and those teams that have locked up division titles must find ways of staying sharp. Week 13 produced an 11-5 record of picks for both myself as well as my colleague, “Headline”. I am now 129-62-1 for the season. “Headline” is still 17 games back at 112...
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December 09, 2012  |  Discuss

J Simp: NFL Picks Week 13

Denver, CO. 5 weeks left in the regular season, and things are getting very interesting around the NFL. No really great teams currently, but several very good teams that could become great in December and January. Week 12 produced a 9-7 record of picks for myself, and an 8-8 record for my colleague, “Headline”. I am now 118-57-1 for the year, and he is 101-74-1. Apparently this...
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December 02, 2012  |  Discuss

J Simp: NFL Picks Week 12

Denver, CO. A 13-1 week of picking NFL games is rare, but it did happen in week 11. Not only did I achieve that, but my colleague did as well, as there were not many upsets at all. I am now 109-50-1 for the year, and “Headline” is still a distant 16 games behind, at 93-66-1. On to week 12…… J Simp’s Picks: Houston Texans 34, Detroit Lions 24 Washington Redskins 27, Dallas...
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November 22, 2012  |  Discuss

J Simp: NFL Picks Week 11

Denver, CO. A hearty congratulations goes out to my colleague, Headline, who after ten weeks of mediocrity and failing to predict NFL games better than yours truly, finally got it done. Headline went 9-4-1, while I went 8-5-1. It is a monumental achievement for my colleague, as I was wondering if he would go winless for the entire year. Headline is now 80-65-1, while I am 96-49...
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November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

J Simp: NFL Picks Week 10

Denver, CO. Now more than halfway through the season, things are starting to take shape as we see who the playoff teams may be. A lot of mediocrity, as there really aren’t any great teams right now. Even though Atlanta is 8-0, I aint quite buyin it just yet….Those Broncos are hot, and may be coming together at just the right time. Yours truly went 12-2 last week, as I am now...
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November 07, 2012  |  Discuss

J Simp: NFL Picks Week 9

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October 31, 2012  |  Discuss

J Simp: NFL Picks Week 8

Denver, CO. As we inch closer to the midway point of the regular season, things are beginning to shake out as we can all begin to see who might be the teams that will contend later in the year. 11-2 was my record for picks in week 7, which puts me at 68-36 for the … Continue reading »The post J Simp: NFL Picks Week 8 appeared first on Denver Sports Chat.
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October 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Ten reasons Montana is not greatest ever

Robert Kraft recently stated that he thought, with all due respect to Joe Montana, that Tom Brady might already be the greatest QB of all-time. In part, I agree with him, Tom Brady is better than Joe Montana. And it’s really not even close. One of the common arguments on Denver Sports Chat has revolved … Continue reading »The post Ten reasons why Joe Montana is not the greatest...
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October 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Broncos domination of Saints to begin blast off

Denver, CO. The first six games of the 2012 NFL regular season has been a wild, crazy ride for the Denver Broncos and their fans. The orange and blue have had their moments of looking like pretenders, losing to the likes of Atlanta, Houston, and New England. They have also had times when they have appeared to be coming together, most notably at San Diego, where they came back from...
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October 23, 2012  |  Discuss

J Simp: NFL Picks Week 7

Denver, CO. Another wild, unpredictable week in the NFL, as several upsets hit once again. Yours truly went just 7-7, as I am now 57-34 for the year. My colleague, “Headline”, went 6-8 (48-43 for the year) and has to be searching for answers at this point. Maybe he will consult the magic 8-ball or flip a coin, as those solutions may be better than what is coming from above his...
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October 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Seven reasons Broncos will defeat the Chargers

Denver, CO. Although the Denver Broncos have lost more games than they have won through five weeks of the regular season, they have to feel ok about where they are at this point. 2-3, losing to three of the best teams in the NFL, and just one game behind the leader of the AFC West. If you are a glass half full sort of fan, you could point out how this Broncos team has been very...
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October 12, 2012  |  Discuss

J Simp: Week 6 NFL Picks

Denver, CO. A fairly good slate of picks in week 5, as yours truly went 10-4, and I am now 50-27 for the year. My colleague, “Headline”, continues to fall behind in the race. He went 8-6, and is now 42-35 on the season. If only he could learn to predict games with his mind, and not his heart……on to week 6……J Simp’s Picks:Pittsburgh Steelers 26, Tennessee Titans 16Atlanta...
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October 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Broncos turnover differential again becoming problem

Denver, CO. The NFL is full of stats, as anything and everything that happens on the gridiron is tracked without fail. Numbers rule this game, and many times it is these numbers that explain why a given team is not living up to expectations, or on the other hand, why another given team is surprising everyone and getting the job done. A lot of the stats truly do end up being somewhat...
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October 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Green Bay having just one of those years

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October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Rockies should roll the dice with Giambi after Tracy’s resignation

Denver, CO. With the resignation of Jim Tracy, the Colorado Rockies should roll the dice and name Jason Giambi manager for the 2013 season. Giambi has in essence been a player/coach since joining the Rockies organization. Many players such as Dexter Fowler and Troy Tulowizki participate in the Giambi off season program in Las Vegas, so he already has the ear of two of the best players...
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October 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Still breaking records, Brees as classy as ever

New Orleans, LA. The entire NFL, and the men who run this sports juggernaut, have to be very happy about which players are responsible for the continued success of the league. The guys who are currently the most popular ones in this sport are guys who couldn’t be any classier than they already are. Whether it’s somebody like Aaron Rodgers, who has done everything right, even...
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October 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Even at 2-3 Broncos doing just fine

Denver, CO. The gauntlet of the early season schedule continued on Sunday, as it was another game where the Denver Broncos and their fans could gauge where this team is at and where they may be headed. Facing the Patriots on the road is no picnic for any team, but it was another test for a Denver squad who has already had their fair share of tests in the first month of the...
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October 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Manning gets true test against Patriots

With Broncos – Patriots this week, we have a special guest, Dana Draper with 60 Max Power O. Since his return to football, Peyton Manning has played four games, but on Sunday afternoon, he’ll renew his rivalry with the New England Patriots, and is there anyone more qualified than Bill Belichick to game plan against him? This will be the 13th meeting between the two, and if...
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October 05, 2012  |  Discuss

The seven best NFL running backs

                                                              Denver, CO. Everyone who watches the NFL is aware of what is going on. As time goes on, the league has continually made changes to the rules to ensure that games are typically high scoring, and points scored now are at an all-time high. Although there are plenty of old school fans who...
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October 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Rockies potential parting with Tracy leaves wrong people in charge

Denver, CO. The Colorado Rockies acting GM Bill Geivett will meet with manger Jim Tracy to determine whether he will return for 2013. If the Rockies choose to go a different direction they will be parting with the only person with a clue. Dan O’Dowd has proven he doesn’t belong running the major league club by demoting himself to the minors with scouting responsibility. Bill...
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October 05, 2012  |  Discuss
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