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Broncos' Jim Leonhard, Omar Bolden ready to replace Trindon Hol…

Broncos' Jim Leonhard, Omar Bolden ready to replace Trindon Holliday on returns

denverpost.com Updated Dec 28, 2012
With Friday's announcement that Broncos returner Trindon Holliday is listed as "doubtful" for Sunday's regular season finale against visiting Kansas City with an ankle problem, attention turned to his probable replacements.
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  • Broncos' Holliday doubtful, Porter out vs. Chiefs

    Broncos' Holliday doubtful, Porter out vs. Chiefs

    Kick returner Trindon Holliday is doubtful for the Denver Broncos' season finale against Kansas City because of a sprained ankle.
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  • Final Word: AFC West

    Final Word: AFC West

    ESPN.com Dec 28, 2012
    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 17: Broncos are dominating: The Broncos enter Sunday’s regular-season finale against the Chiefs as the NFL’s hottest team. The Broncos are 12-3 and have won 10 straight games, which is a current NFL high. The Bronc
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  • Broncos look to be well grounded for a potential postseason run

    Broncos look to be well grounded for a potential postseason run

    denverpost.com Dec 28, 2012
    Today's question about the Broncos comes from Charles D. in Durango: Do you think the Broncos have tried to run the ball more lately because they've had big leads or they're trying to get ready for the playoffs?
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  • Dwyane Wade suspended 1 game for groin kick, Dwight Howard fine…

    Dwyane Wade suspended 1 game for groin kick, Dwight Howard fined $35K for flagrant foul

    yahoo.com Dec 28, 2012
    We were pretty sure that some nature of punishment would come down from the league office for both Dwyane Wade and Dwight Howard after the former went below the belt on Charlotte Bobcats guard Ramon Sessions and the latter went up high on Denver Nuggets…
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  • Denver Broncos' Keith Brooking still means business at lineback…

    Denver Broncos' Keith Brooking still means business at linebacker

    denverpost.com Dec 28, 2012
    When NFL training camps opened this year, Keith Brooking wasn't in one. He hoped to be in camp, and believed he should be, but that didn't make the phone ring.
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  • The Team To Beat: The Broncos refuse to look ahead. Head coach …

    The Team To Beat: The Broncos refuse to look ahead. Head coach John…

    denverbroncos.com Dec 28, 2012
    The Broncos refuse to look ahead. Head coach John Fox said this week he has not studied the playoff field. “Nope, because then I wouldn’t be keeping my focus. I think what’s really important is that win this week against Kansas City. All our focus w
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  • Mike Shanahan: No one in NFL history has played at RG3”²s level

    Mike Shanahan: No one in NFL history has played at RG3”²s level

    profootballtalk.com Dec 28, 2012
    Redskins coach Mike Shanahan was the head coach of a Broncos team that had a Hall of Fame quarterback in John Elway, and he was the offensive coordinator of a 49ers team that had two Hall of Fame quarterbacks in Joe Montana and Steve Young. But Shanahan…
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  • Soon-to-be free agent Josh Cribbs is frustrated in Cleveland

    Soon-to-be free agent Josh Cribbs is frustrated in Cleveland

    profootballtalk.com Dec 28, 2012
    Browns receiver and return man Josh Cribbs becomes a free agent this offseason, and he sounds like he could use a fresh start. Although Cribbs says he’d like to remain in Cleveland, he also lashed out at Browns fans on Twitter after Sunday’s loss to t
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  • One guy to watch: One player to watch from each AFC West team i…

    One guy to watch: One player to watch from each AFC West team in We…

    ESPN.com Dec 28, 2012
    One player to watch from each AFC West team in Week 17: Denver Broncos, linebacker, Keith Brooking: Brooking has been one of the more under-appreciated additions in the division. He was signed before the season at the age of 37 and was simply expected t…
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  • Do the Denver Broncos have what it takes to win the Super Bowl?

    Do the Denver Broncos have what it takes to win the Super Bowl?

    denverpost.com Dec 28, 2012
    It takes 16 games over four months for the NFL to divide the haves from the have-nots. Then the six-team AFC playoff field is set, and by all appearances, they can divvy up the haves from have-nots again.
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  • Broncos notes: Thomas, Woodyard are Pro Bowlers to teammates

    Broncos notes: Thomas, Woodyard are Pro Bowlers to teammates

    denverpost.com Dec 28, 2012
    Wide receiver Demaryius Thomas and linebacker Wesley Woodyard weren't selected to the Pro Bowl, even though their teammates say they should have been picked.
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  • Video - NFL32OT: RG III Best Of The Best? 03:09

    NFL32OT: RG III Best Of The Best?

    Dec 28
    Episode 240: Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen discuss Redskins coach Mike Shanahan comments on RG III. Steve Young breaks down which quarter in the AFC needs home field advantage the most. The NFL32 crew discuss Adrian Peterson and the Vikings.
  • Video - 'Playbook': Houston Texans or Denver Broncos? 00:48

    'Playbook': Houston Texans or Denver Broncos?

    Dec 28
    Do the Houston Texans or Denver Broncos have a better chance of success in the playoffs? Our experts explain why one of the two teams is the most dangerous team in the NFL right now.
  • Video - Von Miller: 'One play at a time' 04:56

    Von Miller: 'One play at a time'

    Dec 28
    Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller talks about his 2013 Pro Bowl selection and his accomplishments this season.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Cowboys on familiar ground with win-or-go-home Week 17

    Dec 28
    In the offseason, Dallas coach Jason Garrett visited the Yankees' spring-training home in Tampa, and sought out Derek Jeter. Garrett was raised in Yankee country, so he has great respect for the Yankee shortstop, and he wanted to ask him about leadershi…
  • NFL - John Clayton's five most cherished NFL records

    Dec 28
    Football records might not resonate like those in baseball, but there are five NFL records that stand above the rest, John Clayton writes.
  • The Sports Guy powers through a damaged laptop to make his Week 17 picks

    Dec 28
    The Sports Guy's computer is on the fritz, but that didn't stop him from making his Week 17 picks.