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Peyton Manning, Broncos star power enough to beat Raiders in Oa…

Peyton Manning, Broncos star power enough to beat Raiders in Oakland

There are times when football is not about the team. It's about the stars. The guys with the stats and Pro Bowls and awards. The Broncos stars are, in order, Peyton Manning, Von Miller, Demaryius Thomas and Champ Bailey.
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  • Denarius Moore Has Some Serious Directional Issues: Broncos-Rai…

    Denarius Moore Has Some Serious Directional Issues: Broncos-Raiders, In One GIF

    deadspin.com ESPN.com Dec 6, 2012
    Broncos, 26, Raiders 13: Raiders fans really do deserve better than this team, and I say that not as someone who lives among many of them but solely as an interested football observer. The Broncos didn't clearly put this game away early on, but whatever…
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  • Broncos claim 8th straight

    Broncos claim 8th straight

    CNNSI.com Dec 6, 2012
    The Broncos were clicking and that spelled bad news for the Raiders. Peyton Manning completed his 5,000th pass as Denver recorded its eighth straight victory, 26-13 over Oakland.
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  • D'backs ink Hinske, Nieves to one-year deals

    D'backs ink Hinske, Nieves to one-year deals

    CNNSI.com Dec 6, 2012
    PHOENIX (AP) The Arizona Diamondbacks completed one-year contracts with free agent Eric Hinske and catcher Wil Nieves on Thursday.
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  • Stokley active, Kuper inactive for Broncos vs. Raiders

    Stokley active, Kuper inactive for Broncos vs. Raiders

    The Broncos will have wide receiver Brandon Stokley on Thursday night against the Raiders. But they won’t have guard Chris Kuper. Stokley was listed as questionable with hip and wrist injuries, but after pregame warmups he was declared good to go. Kuper
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  • Wesley Woodyard, Chris Kuper, Richard Seymour headline Broncos,…

    Wesley Woodyard, Chris Kuper, Richard Seymour headline Broncos, Raiders inactive lists

    The Denver Broncos will be without their leading tackler on Thursday night as linebacker Wesley Woodyard did not accompany the team on their trip to Bay Area to take on the Oakland Raiders. Thrust into a starting role due to multiple suspensions of D.J.…
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  • Broncos at Raiders: Gameday Coverage

    Broncos at Raiders: Gameday Coverage

    denverbroncos.com Dec 6, 2012
    BRONCOS AT RAIDERS: BRONCOS KNOCK OFF RAIDERS, 26-13: Denver improved its record to 10-3 and 5-0 in the AFC West with Thursday night’s 26-13 win over the Oakland Raiders. Below are the blogs from the Broncos’ victory. Stay tuned to DenverBroncos.com f
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  • Rockies select lefty Rosenbaum in Rule 5 Draft

    Rockies select lefty Rosenbaum in Rule 5 Draft

    MLB.com Dec 6, 2012
    The Rockies selected left-handed pitcher Daniel Rosenbaum from the Nationals in Thursday's Rule 5 Draft and will thrust him into competition for a spot on the pitching staff.
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  • Oakland-bound: I am headed to Oakland to cover the Denver Bronc…

    Oakland-bound: I am headed to Oakland to cover the Denver Bronco…

    ESPN.com Dec 6, 2012
    I am headed to Oakland to cover the Denver Broncos-Oakland Raiders game. Please check back for pre, in and post-game coverage.
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  • Texas grabs 'pen candidate Wood in Rule 5 Draft

    Texas grabs 'pen candidate Wood in Rule 5 Draft

    MLB.com Dec 6, 2012
    The Rangers selected right-handed reliever Coty Wood from the Rockies' organization in the Rule 5 Draft on Thursday morning at the Winter Meetings.
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  • Broncos' Manning-Thomas connection evolving into something spec…

    Broncos' Manning-Thomas connection evolving into something special

    denverpost.com Dec 6, 2012
    The 10-yard touchdown pass was a perfect mix of preparation, precision and poetry. It was the latest example of the burgeoning relationship between Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning and wide receiver Demaryius Thomas.
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  • NFL Week Fourteen Preview — Denver at Oakland

    NFL Week Fourteen Preview — Denver at Oakland

    broncosgab.com Dec 6, 2012
    The Broncos should have an easy time Thursday in Oakland against a Raiders team whose defense has been one of the worst seen in the NFL in a LONG time. Right? Not so fast, as while the Raiders are pretty bad, the Broncos can’t just come in and assume if
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  • Video - Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning 1-on-1 01:43

    Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning 1-on-1

    Dec 6
    After the 26-13 victory over the Oakland Raiders, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning talks to Alex Flanagan after the game about connecting offensively, the AFC West rivalry, and his running back Knowshon Moreno.
  • Video - Peyton Manning talks about his 2012 comeback 03:11

    Peyton Manning talks about his 2012 comeback

    Dec 6
    Kurt Warner goes one-on-one with Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning about his transition from the Indianapolis Colts, his comeback season and more.
  • Video - Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning's second act 03:20

    Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning's second act

    Dec 6
    No one really knew what to expect when Peyton Manning's career took a 180 degree turn into a whole new franchise. What will be the final result of the future Hall of Famer's second act?
  • Video - A pair of Broncos for MVP? 02:50

    A pair of Broncos for MVP?

    Dec 6
    Will Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning and linebacker Von Miller win offensive and defensive MVP? Deion Sanders gives his answer.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA -- What scouts are saying

    Dec 6
    Marc Stein checks in with advance scouts to get their takes on the most pressing NBA topics.
  • Biggest NFL games of Week 14 -- John Clayton's First & 10

    Dec 6
    No. 1 seeds are on the line this weekend, but that distinction isn't as valuable as it once was, John Clayton writes.