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N.F.L. Week 11 Game Probabilities: Can Chiefs Finish Undefeated?nytimes.com Nov 13, 2013The Chiefs’ formula for success includes solid defense and a low-risk offense, but the biggest factor in their success might be scheduling luck.Share TweetMr. Christensen was a tight end for the Oakland and Los Angeles Raiders who made five Pro Bowl teams and played on two Super Bowl champions.Share TweetEven though it was against the kind of manic preparation he stands for, Peyton Manning took a day off Wednesday. But that doesn’t mean he liked it. The Broncos quarterback took the day to rest his sore right ankle, but there was no concern that he’d mis…Share TweetSAN DIEGO -- For the first time, San Diego Chargers defensive lineman Corey Liuget discussed his hit on Denver quarterback Peyton Manning during the final minutes of his team's loss to the Broncos last week. Manning injured his right ankle on the play, …Share Tweet
Can Broncos Withstand Chiefs' Pressure?; Week 11 StorylinesCNNSI.com Nov 13, 2013Can Broncos Withstand Chiefs' Pressure?; Week 11 StorylinesShare TweetChiefs receiver Dwayne Bowe's arrest for speeding and alleged marijuana possession couldn't have come at a much worse time.Bowe was arrested Sunday, seven days before the 9-0 Chiefs battle the 8-1 Broncos in Denver. But Bowe's lawyer said he has done no…Share TweetQuarterback Terrelle Pryor did not take part in the open portion of the Oakland Raiders practice as he recovers from a sprained right knee.Share TweetTexans coach Gary Kubiak is back at practice with the Texans and he confirmed Wednesday that the plan is for him to be back on the sideline for Sunday’s game against the Raiders. After asking the media if they missed him, Kubiak said that he felt good a…Share Tweet
Shutdown Corner Playoff Projection – Broncos own the AFC; Panthers make the postseasonyahoo.com Nov 13, 2013Every week, we try to project what the playoff bracket will look like in January. To sift through who is for real and will make a postseason push, and who will fade out of the playoff picture down the stretch. It's important to note this is our ever-cha…Share TweetAs interim coach Jack Del Rio had hinted at earlier this week, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning was not on the field for the beginning of Wednesday's practice.Share TweetCNNSI.com Nov 13, 2013Week 11 Preview: Broncos-ChiefsShare Tweet
For Demaryius Thomas, three touchdowns equal one AFC offensive player of the weekprofootballtalk.com Nov 13, 2013Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has been named the AFC offensive player of the week twice this season, but he’s no longer the only member of the Broncos offense to receive weekly honors from the league. Wide receiver Demaryius Thomas is this week’s h…Share Tweetyahoo.com Nov 13, 2013Denver Broncos coach John Fox is currently relaxing at his home in Charlotte, N.C., after undergoing aortic valve replacement surgery on November 4. That does not mean he plans to stay on the couch for long. Fox told reporters he intends to resume coach…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Nov 13, 2013During Sunday’s loss to the Broncos, word from the Chargers was that left tackle King Dunlap left the game after suffering a concussion. Dunlap has suffered two concussions already this season and a third would make a quick comeback to the lineup unlike…Share Tweet
KC's Smith knows dangers of Denver's WRsKANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The last time cornerback Sean Smith played against the Broncos, he didn't see Denver wide receivers Demaryius Thomas and Eric Decker in all their glory. Smith, in fact, spent much of that 2011 afternoon defending the run as the Bronc…Share Tweet
Broncos Rewind: Defense, special teamsENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- For one week the Broncos showed they are intent on getting things done while head coach John Fox is away, recovering from open heart surgery. The Broncos moved to 8-1 with their 28-20 victory over the San Diego Chargers, they continu…Share Tweet
Different but similarNov 13Peyton Manning and Alex Smith couldn't be more different when it comes to the quarterback position, but their journeys may make you think otherwise. Take a glimpse at some of the similarities between the two signal-callers.
Will Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning struggle against the Kansas City Chiefs?Nov 13Can Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning overcome the Kansas City Chiefs' pass rush? Kurt Warners offers his take and also gives his thoughts on Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles and Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton.
Mind-blowing stats: Kansas City Chiefs' sack partyNov 13Tamba Hali and Justin Houston may be the most feared pass-rushing tandem in the NFL. Check out some mind-blowing stats that have helped make the Kansas City Chiefs one of the best defenses in the league.
Billick's toxic differential breakdownNov 13Does the Denver Broncos offense or the Kansas City Chiefs defense have the edge in Sunday's matchup. Brian Billick explains why the toxic differential will play a major role in the outcome of the game.