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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.Upvote Share Tweet
Kick returner Trindon Holliday is doubtful for the Denver Broncos' season finale against Kansas City because of a sprained ankle.Upvote Share Tweet
Final Word: AFC WestESPN.com Dec 28, 2012Five 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 BroncUpvote Share Tweet
Broncos look to be well grounded for a potential postseason runToday'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?Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Dec 28, 2012We 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Denver Broncos' Keith Brooking still means business at linebackerWhen 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.Upvote Share Tweet
The Team To Beat: The Broncos refuse to look ahead. Head coach John…denverbroncos.com Dec 28, 2012The 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 wUpvote Share Tweet
Mike Shanahan: No one in NFL history has played at RG3”²s levelprofootballtalk.com Dec 28, 2012Redskins 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…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Dec 28, 2012Browns 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 tUpvote Share Tweet
One guy to watch: One player to watch from each AFC West team in We…ESPN.com Dec 28, 2012One 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Do the Denver Broncos have what it takes to win the Super Bowl?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.Upvote Share TweetWide receiver Demaryius Thomas and linebacker Wesley Woodyard weren't selected to the Pro Bowl, even though their teammates say they should have been picked.Upvote Share Tweet
NFL32OT: RG III Best Of The Best?Dec 28Episode 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.
'Playbook': Houston Texans or Denver Broncos?Dec 28Do 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.
Von Miller: 'One play at a time'Dec 28Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller talks about his 2013 Pro Bowl selection and his accomplishments this season.
Peter King: Cowboys on familiar ground with win-or-go-home Week 17Dec 28In 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 recordsDec 28Football 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 picksDec 28The Sports Guy's computer is on the fritz, but that didn't stop him from making his Week 17 picks.