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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 …Upvote Share Tweet
Custody fight over Belcher's child stays in Mo.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.Upvote Share Tweet
Chat wrap: Reid can help BaldwinHere 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…Upvote Share TweetRaiders 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 interesUpvote Share Tweet
PFT on NBC Sports Network talks to Andy Reid at 5 p.m. ETAndy 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…Upvote Share TweetAdam 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) probablyUpvote Share TweetIf 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 ChargerUpvote Share TweetThe 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Quirks of the Game: For Coaches, a Tough Road Back to Super Bowlnytimes.com Jan 17, 2013The 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Oakland has O-coordinator optionsI’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 promoUpvote Share Tweet
Suggs convinced ref not to flag him for challenging a friend to a fightThe 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 sUpvote Share Tweet
PFT’s Championship Game picksLast 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 theUpvote Share TweetPlease join me for our AFC West chat, which will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. I look forward to chatting with you.Upvote Share Tweet
Adam Gase Named Broncos Offensive CoordinatorJan 17AFC West blogger Bill Williamson discusses Adam Gase's promotion to offensive coordinator for the Broncos.
Peter King: NFL Playoffs Conference Championship PicksJan 17Peter King: NFL Playoffs Conference Championship Picks
Peter King: It's time to make room for Joe Flacco in the upper echelon of …Jan 17This story appears in the Jan. 21, 2013 issue of Sports Illustrated. Buy the digital version of the magazine here.