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Decker says Peyton was on board with taking a knee

Decker says Peyton was on board with taking a knee

profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 17, 2013
The Broncos have been criticized for choosing to take a knee with 31 seconds left in regulation on Saturday and the score against the Ravens tied at 35. And since success has a thousand fathers and failure is an orphan, Broncos receiver Eric Decker was …
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  • Custody fight over Belcher's child stays in Mo.

    Custody fight over Belcher's child stays in Mo.

    ESPN.com Jan 17, 2013
    Judges decided Thursday that the custody fight over the infant daughter of former Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher, who fatally shot his girlfriend before killing himself, will be handled in Missouri, not Texas.
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  • Chat wrap: Reid can help Baldwin

    Chat wrap: Reid can help Baldwin

    ESPN.com Jan 17, 2013
    Here is a look at some highlights of our AFC West chat, which was held earlier Thursday: Denver Tod from Sedona, Ariz.: Bill, don't you bring in Peyton Manning specifically for a situation where you can win a playoff game by getting into field goal rang…
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  • Reggie McKenzie dismisses idea of moving Darren McFadden

    Reggie McKenzie dismisses idea of moving Darren McFadden

    Raiders General Manager Reggie McKenzie met the media on Thursday for the first time since the end of the regular season and he was greeted with plenty of questions about his team’s offense. Running back Darren McFadden was a topic of particular interes
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  • PFT on NBC Sports Network talks to Andy Reid at 5 p.m. ET

    PFT on NBC Sports Network talks to Andy Reid at 5 p.m. ET

    profootballtalk.com Jan 17, 2013
    Andy Reid has started to get things organized in Kansas City and the Chiefs coach will check in with Pro Football Talk on NBC Sports Network on Thursday to let us know how the process is going. Erik Kuselias will talk to Reid about his choices for key p…
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  • Gase gets Manning, no question about it

    Gase gets Manning, no question about it

    Adam Gase, the new Denver Broncos’ offensive coordinator, learned a valuable lesson in 2012 as Peyton Manning’s quarterbacks coach. Gase knows he needs to be as well versed as possible when dealing with Manning in his new job. “I think (we) probably
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  • Mike McCoy scores with Whisenhunt hire

    Mike McCoy scores with Whisenhunt hire

    If Mike McCoy’s first decision as the head coach of the San Diego Chargers is an indication of things to come, the team will be in great shape. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported McCoy -- the former Denver offensive coordinator who was hired as the Charger
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  • Browns hire ex-Chargers coach Turner as OC

    Browns hire ex-Chargers coach Turner as OC

    The Cleveland Browns announced six additions to coach Rob Chudzinski's coaching staff Thursday, headlined by Norv Turner, who was named the team's offensive coordinator.
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  • Quirks of the Game: For Coaches, a Tough Road Back to Super Bow…

    Quirks of the Game: For Coaches, a Tough Road Back to Super Bowl

    nytimes.com Jan 17, 2013
    The list of coaches who made it - win or lose -- to the Super Bowl with more than one team remains shorter than the similar list in the other sports.
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  • Oakland has O-coordinator options

    Oakland has O-coordinator options

    ESPN.com Jan 17, 2013
    I’m sure it had to bother Oakland Raiders fans to see AFC West-rival Denver fill its offensive coordinator job less than 48 hours after it opened. Oakland’s search has been ongoing now for 17 days with no end in sight. But Denver’s decision to promo
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  • Suggs convinced ref not to flag him for challenging a friend to…

    Suggs convinced ref not to flag him for challenging a friend to a fight

    profootballtalk.com Jan 17, 2013
    The NFL Films cameras caught an amusing incident between Ravens defensive end Terrell Suggs and Broncos defensive tackle Justin Bannan during Saturday’s game, in which Suggs challenged Bannan to a fight - but convinced the ref not to throw a flag by s
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  • PFT’s Championship Game picks

    PFT’s Championship Game picks

    profootballtalk.com Jan 17, 2013
    Last week, MDS and yours truly agreed on every pick.  After Saturday’s games, it looked like we’d be Thelma-and-Louiseing our way to an 0-4 weekend. But after getting it wrong by relying on the Broncos and Packers, we were perfect on Sunday with the
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  • Let's chat: Please join me for our AFC West chat, which will ……

    Let's chat: Please join me for our AFC West chat, which will …

    ESPN.com Jan 17, 2013
    Please join me for our AFC West chat, which will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. I look forward to chatting with you.  
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  • Video - Adam Gase Named Broncos Offensive Coordinator 01:55

    Adam Gase Named Broncos Offensive Coordinator

    Jan 17
    AFC West blogger Bill Williamson discusses Adam Gase's promotion to offensive coordinator for the Broncos.

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