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Broncos notes: Tracy Porter returns for Denver, but not for lon…

Broncos notes: Tracy Porter returns for Denver, but not for long

After nine long weeks of inactivity, cornerback Tracy Porter was back in the Broncos' lineup Sunday. But not for long.
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  • Broncos Manning, Thomas, Decker too tough, too tall for Browns …

    Broncos Manning, Thomas, Decker too tough, too tall for Browns defense

    Demaryius Thomas is huge. Eric Decker is big. Peyton Manning is very big. Those three big Broncos? They took Cleveland's little old Sheldon Brown to the end zone and beat him.
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  • Von Miller sets Broncos' single-season sack record in second NF…

    Von Miller sets Broncos' single-season sack record in second NFL year

    denverpost.com Dec 23, 2012
    Departing from the usual protocol of the honoree being the one to receive the congratulations, Von Miller did the hugging.
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  • Weeden, Richardson injured in Browns' loss

    Weeden, Richardson injured in Browns' loss

    ESPN.com Dec 23, 2012
    The already injury-ravaged Cleveland Browns lost their two best playmakers in quarterback Brandon Weeden and running back Trent Richardson to injuries in their 34-12 loss to the Denver Broncos on Sunday.
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  • Broncos vs. Browns: Quotables

    Broncos vs. Browns: Quotables

    denverbroncos.com Dec 23, 2012
    HEAD COACH JOHN FOX On injuries “Update on the injuries in the game: [CB] Tracy Porter left the game and did not return with a concussion. [WR] Trindon Holliday also left the game I believe later in the game with a sprained ankle.” On the overall perf
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  • What they said: Champ Bailey praises fighting crew for Broncos

    What they said: Champ Bailey praises fighting crew for Broncos

    denverpost.com Dec 23, 2012
    Broncos routed the Cleveland Browns on Sunday for a 34-12 victory. Here's what players and coaches said after the game.
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  • Don Banks: Critical win proves Vikes are more than a one-man sh…

    Don Banks: Critical win proves Vikes are more than a one-man show; more Snaps

    CNNSI.com Dec 23, 2012
    PITTSBURGH -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a Week 16 that saw the NFL's playoff field taking shape in almost-finalized fashion...
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  • Peyton guides Broncos to 10th straight victory

    Peyton guides Broncos to 10th straight victory

    Denver won its 10th straight game Sunday as Peyton Manning threw three touchdown passes for the 72nd time of his career in a 34-12 victory over the Cleveland Browns.
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  • Ravens take AFC North with convincing win over Giants

    Ravens take AFC North with convincing win over Giants

    profootballtalk.com Dec 23, 2012
    Both the Giants and Ravens came into Sunday’s game hoping to wash the bad taste from Week 15 out of their mouths. The Ravens were the only one that succeeded. Joe Flacco played as well as he has all season one week after a poor performance against the B
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  • Prater Extends Lead: The Broncos offense was given the ball ins…

    Prater Extends Lead: The Broncos offense was given the ball inside Bro…

    denverbroncos.com Dec 23, 2012
    The Broncos offense was given the ball inside Browns territory at the 48-yard line after the defense forced a Cleveland three-and-out. Quarterback Peyton Manning converted on a third down with a 7-yard pass to wideout Brandon Stokley, and then hit wideo…
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  • Chris Kuper, Justin Tuck headline late game NFL inactive lists

    Chris Kuper, Justin Tuck headline late game NFL inactive lists

    yahoo.com Dec 23, 2012
    Denver Broncos right guard Chris Kuper will miss a second consecutive game due to injuries to his ankle and head. Manny Ramirez will get the start for Kuper, who had been listed as "doubtful" on the Broncos' injury report. In positive news for…
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  • Broncos vs. Browns: Gameday Coverage

    Broncos vs. Browns: Gameday Coverage

    denverbroncos.com Dec 23, 2012
    BRONCOS VS. BROWNS: BRONCOS BEAT BROWNS, WIN 10TH STRAIGHT: The Broncos improved to 12-3 with a win over the Browns on Sunday. Stay tuned to DenverBroncos.com for in-depth coverage on the win. BRONCOS ON TWITTER: Follow the action on Twitter, as well, v…
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  • Eli should take Peyton’s advice, do the opposite

    Eli should take Peyton’s advice, do the opposite

    profootballtalk.com Dec 23, 2012
    For the fourth time this year, Eli Manning’s Giants will be facing a team that his brother’s Broncos previously played.  For the fourth time this year, Eli has gotten some information from Peyton regarding the defense Eli will be facing, after Peyton
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  • Paige: Denver Broncos are winging their way to a super season

    Paige: Denver Broncos are winging their way to a super season

    denverpost.com Dec 23, 2012
    Pegasus would be uplifted by the Broncos.They could be on a flight of Greek mythological fancy.
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  • Chris Harris provides big bang for Broncos' free-agent bucks

    Chris Harris provides big bang for Broncos' free-agent bucks

    denverpost.com Dec 23, 2012
    All of the draft picks had been selected, the lockout had finally ended, the new collective bargaining agreement had just expanded training camp rosters from 80 to 90 players and the Broncos were in a two-hour fury of trying to sign undrafted rookies.
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  • Video - Broncos Win 10th Straight 00:31

    Broncos Win 10th Straight

    Dec 23
    Peyton Manning threw for 339 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Broncos past the Browns 34-12.
  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Bears-Broncos Recap 03:15

    Sunday Blitz: Bears-Broncos Recap

    Dec 23
    Jim Basquil and Eric Allen break down the Broncos' 34-12 win over the Bears.
  • Video - Cleveland Browns vs. Denver Broncos highlights 01:18

    Cleveland Browns vs. Denver Broncos highlights

    Dec 23
    Catch the highlights from Denver as Peyton Manning lead the Broncos to a dominating win over the Cleveland Browns.
  • Video - Broncos postgame press conference 02:45

    Broncos postgame press conference

    Dec 23
    Broncos react following game with Browns

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Megatron the headliner, but history was made all over Week 16

    Dec 23
    The Bengals have done something this year that hadn't been done since Boomer Esiason was a junior at Maryland.
  • Don Banks: Critical win proves Vikes are more than a one-man show; more Sn…

    Dec 23
    PITTSBURGH -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a Week 16 that saw the NFL's playoff field taking shape in almost-finalized fashion...
  • Don Banks: After 45 seasons, Bengals finally find some history in repeatin…

    Dec 23
    PITTSBURGH -- Heinz Field felt like history central Sunday in the NFL. But maybe not the way many would have expected.
  • Adrian Peterson held to 86 yards, but Minnesota Vikings topple Houston Tex…

    Dec 23
    Adrian Peterson held to 86 yards, but Minnesota Vikings keep playoff hopes alive with win over Houston Texans