Category Archives: Denver Broncos

Kansas City – Denver: What We Learned

Peyton Manning‘s arm is shot.Yeah, I know. He threw a dramatic game-winning touchdown. And he also threw a number of other nice passes.  But he also threw quite a number of balloons, especially in the first half. When everything is perfect … Continue reading

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Photos of Jason Pierre-Paul’s Hand Hit the Web. And Other Points of View.

Bears Mark Potash at the Chicago Sun-Times points out that Adrian Amos had a generally solid NFL debut against the NFL’s best quarterback. I was surprised that the Packers didn’t challenge him more. But maybe they had so many other … Continue reading

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Quick Comments from Selected Late Sunday NFL Games

Some quick observations on some of the games that I caught late in the day after the Bears game was over. Broncos – Ravens: There was a huge question about Peyton Manning‘s arm before their game against the Ravens this … Continue reading

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Physical Ability or Veteran Savvy and Intelligence? Peyton Manning Pushes the Edge.

One of the more interesting things to keep an eye on tomorrow will be the performance of Peyton Manning once he hits the field for the Broncos. Chris Wessling at nfl.com takes an in depth look at the issues surrounding … Continue reading

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Brief Impressions: 2015 NFL Draft

Did someone tell the ESPN crew that there was no smiling allowed on the set? I’ve never seen a more somber first round telecast in my life. There seems to be a belief around the league that second overall pick Marcus Mariota might … Continue reading

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Bears May Look to Miami as a NFL Draft Trading Partner and Other Points of View.

Bears Will Brinson at CBS Sports rates wide receiver David Terrell as the worst Bears first round draft pick in the last 25 years. I don’t see how he beat out Michael Haynes and Cade McNown but it must have … Continue reading

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On the Value of Zone Blocking

Andrew Mason at denverbroncos.com quotes Hall of Fame offensive tackle Gary Zimmerman on the benefits of running a zone blocking scheme. The Bears will do at least some zone blocking this year: “‘It’s going to take a lot of pressure … Continue reading

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On the Vanishing Fullback Position

Troy E. Renck at the Denver Post says that the Broncos are going old school under new head coach Gary Kubiac by bringing back the fullback: “‘Everyone wants to be an innovator. No one thinks you can get a head … Continue reading

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Road to Front Office Relationship Success Filled with Potholes

Michael David Smith at profootballtalk.com is surprisingly definitive after highlighting former 49er Jeff Garcia‘s comments on the current state of the team: “Garcia said the decision of [owner Jed] York and [general manager Trent] Baalke to fire Harbaugh reminds him … Continue reading

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Garza Replacement the First Step to Improving the Run Game?

Like many Bears fans, I was saddened to see center Roberto Garza released (via Dan Wiederer at the Chicago Tribune). I can still remember meeting WSCR‘s Mike Mulligan briefly at the Chicago Bears convention downtown in 2005 when he asked … Continue reading

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