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Fox Gets Conservative: Did The Denver Coach's Risk-Averse Strategy Cost The Broncos A Playoff Victory?
deadspin.com Updated Jan 13, 2013
NFL coaches will often refer to "playing the percentages." But if there's one thing I've learned by studying strategic decisions, it's that coaches don't have a firm grasp of those percentages. And when anyone is uncertain of the odds, he'll f…Upvote Share Tweet
Danilo Gallinari scored 21 points, Ty Lawson had 20, and the Denver Nuggets rallied to beat the Golden State Warriors 116-105 on Sunday night for their season-high fifth straight win.Upvote Share TweetAmid reports that the Cardinals hope to hire Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy to be Arizona’s latest head coach and to keep Ray Horton as the team’s defensive coordinator, that plan is news to Horton. A source with knowledge of the situation tUpvote Share Tweet
Stokley hopes to play one more yearprofootballtalk.com Jan 13, 2013It was believed that Peyton Manning would get the gang back together in Denver, with guys like Reggie Wayne, Dallas Clark, and Jeff Saturday joining Peyton as members of the Broncos. In the end, the Indy connection was limited to the likes of Jacob Tamm…Upvote Share TweetIn a season-ending team meeting Sunday, Denver Broncos coach John Fox told his players to be ready to make another playoff run in 2013 after a classic double-overtime 38-35 loss at home to Baltimore. Fox meets the media to wrap up the season on Monday a…Upvote Share TweetIn a quiet moment outside the Broncos' locker room Sunday, Peyton Manning revealed a peek inside his ever-whirring mind. Not surprisingly, much of his thoughts were on Denver's upset loss.Upvote Share Tweet
Don Banks: It was never easy, but Ryan, Smith solve playoff woes; more SnapsCNNSI.com Jan 13, 2013FOXBORO, Mass. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as the most riveting weekend of NFL playoff action in memory winds to a breathless close....Upvote Share Tweetdeadspin.com Jan 13, 2013Two seasons ago, when Carmelo Anthony was still playing for Denver, Ball Don't Lie's Kelly Dwyer pulled some averages from a 12-game stretch of the Nuggets' season: More »Upvote Share Tweet
Day after, Broncos lament chance that slipped away vs. RavensThe day after the Broncos' chilling 38-35 double-overtime playoff loss to the Baltimore Ravens, they didn't hold a wake at Dove Valley.Upvote Share TweetWhen fans reflect on the Broncos loss to Baltimore, it will be big plays that get most of the attention. But how the Broncos fared on some of the smallest plays of the day, also had a lot to say about the loss.'Upvote Share TweetBroncos fans should be used to this by now: a big time, Super Bowl-winning quarterback lost to an obviously lesser quarterback in an overtime classic in Denver. The comparisons have been as inescapable as they are stupid: More »Upvote Share Tweet
Justin Tucker's Practice Kicks Before His Game-Winner Were Not Allowed, But They Were Also Not Not Alloweddeadspin.com Jan 13, 2013Before Justin Tucker made the field goal that ended the the fifth longest game in NFL history yesterday, he jogged onto the field between the two overtimes and had an assistant coach hold the ball for him while he practiced his kicks. Champ Bailey was d…Upvote Share Tweet
Moore Pins Shocking Loss To Ravens On Himselfbroncosgab.com Jan 13, 2013It was a play that will live in Broncos history forever. But not in a good way. The play was a 70-yard touchdown in the final seconds of regulation that wound up tying Saturday’s AFC Divisional Playoff game between the Broncos and Ravens at 35. As we alUpvote Share TweetThe Denver Broncos’ season suddenly ended Saturday in an epic double-overtime 38-35 home loss to Baltimore. The No. 1 seeded Broncos’ season ended at 13-4. Recap: We can go on and on. So much had to happen for this to result -- and it all did. DenverUpvote Share Tweet
Broncos and fans shocked, disappointed, upset after loss to RavensThe end of the Broncos' dream season was as numbing and brutal as the minus-2 wind chill at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.Upvote Share TweetDenver's Trindon Holliday, who missed recent practice time because of an ankle problem, looked like his speedy self.Upvote Share TweetA trip to Hawaii has never sounded so awful. By losing 38-35 in the second overtime to the Baltimore Ravens, John Fox and the Broncos' coaching staff will soon be heading to Honolulu for the Pro Bowl.Upvote Share Tweet
Broncos vs. Ravens: Key Playsdenverbroncos.com Jan 13, 2013Third-and-2 from the Baltimore 38, 12:32 to play in first quarter: The Broncos defense stuffed Ravens running back Ray Rice on a third-down carry, forcing Baltimore to punt on the first possession of the game. Returner Trindon Holliday capitalized on th…Upvote Share Tweet
Broncos vs. Ravens: Quotablesdenverbroncos.com Jan 13, 2013HEAD COACH JOHN FOX On the season ending too soon “Yeah, I think you always feel that way. Unless you’re hoisting that Lombardi Trophy at the end, yeah it is disappointing. So is that game, this game, next week’s game, that has been my experience. WUpvote Share Tweet
Officials have a rough day in Denver as the Broncos lose to the Ravensyahoo.com Jan 13, 2013DENVER - The best thing that can be said about the officiating crew for Broncos-Ravens, headed by referee Bill Vinovich, was that they didn't seem to play favorites. There were really baffling calls against both sides. But the final pair of questionable…Upvote Share Tweet
Nuggets Run Past Warriors For Fifth Straight WinJan 13Wilson Chandler returns from injury to contribute 14 points off the bench in Nuggets' 116-105 win over Warriors.
Parting Shot: Matt Ryan's Playoff ProblemsJan 13Adam Schefter sees shades of Peyton Manning in Matt Ryan's playoff struggles.
Evaluating Peyton Manning's seasonJan 13Was Peyton Manning's first season as the Denver Broncos' quarterback a success or failure following a divisional playoff loss vs. the Baltimore Ravens?
Don Banks: No Gronkowski, no problem as Patriots offense steamrolls TexansJan 13FOXBORO, Mass. -- By now, you have to wonder if the New England Patriots could even remember what full strength feels like, if they ever again are lucky enough to experience it. Here they are, making yet another deep playoff run, and they're faced with …
Don Banks: It was never easy, but Ryan, Smith solve playoff woes; more Sna…Jan 13FOXBORO, Mass. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as the most riveting weekend of NFL playoff action in memory winds to a breathless close....
Daily Dime: Dwight's backJan 14Dwight Howard returned to action and got a big vote of confidence from Steve Nash, J.A. Adande writes.
NFL playoffs -- NFC finalists have been vindicatedJan 13The Falcons and 49ers found vindication while winning their way into the NFC Championship Game.