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Report: Broncos' Miller fined $21K for low hit

Report: Broncos' Miller fined $21K for low hit

ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated Nov 15, 2012
Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller was fined $21,000 for his low hit on Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, according to a Denver Post report.
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  • Elvis Dumervil plans to return to practice Friday

    Elvis Dumervil plans to return to practice Friday

    profootballtalk.com Nov 15, 2012
    Denver Broncos defensive end Elvis Dumervil has yet to practice this week after suffering a sprained left shoulder in a win over the Carolina Panthers last week. That’s expected to change tomorrow. According to Arnie Stapleton of the Associated Press, D
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  • Quinn gets clearance to play on Sunday

    Quinn gets clearance to play on Sunday

    profootballtalk.com Nov 15, 2012
    Earlier this week, Chiefs quarterback Brady Quinn said he’d been cleared to play after suffering a concussion against the Raiders last month.  The next day, Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel said otherwise. Now, the player and the team apparently are on the s
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  • Bowe says he wants to stay in KC

    Bowe says he wants to stay in KC

    Receiver Dwayne Bowe, who is set to be a free agent after this season, told the Kansas City Star that he would like to stay a Chief. Will he? It may depend on who is running the team. If Kansas City doesn't put the franchise tag on him, Bowe could be at…
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  • Chat wrap: How Chargers can win Sunday

    Chat wrap: How Chargers can win Sunday

    ESPN.com Nov 15, 2012
    Here are some highlights of our AFC West chat, which was held earlier Thursday: DENVER Bill from Corona, Calif..: How close to 100 percent is Peyton? Give me a percentage. He silenced the questions about the deep ball, throwing to the right etc. Also he…
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  • Many key Raiders questionable vs. Saints

    Many key Raiders questionable vs. Saints

    ESPN.com Nov 15, 2012
    The Oakland Raiders are dealing with several injuries as they prepare to host New Orleans on Thursday. Safety Tyvon Branch, one of the team’s better defenders, missed his second straight day of practice Thursday with a neck injury. Fellow starter Matt G
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  • Chargers may be without Mathews, Gaither

    Chargers may be without Mathews, Gaither

    The chances are increasing that the San Diego Chargers will enter their pivotal game at Denver on Sunday without left tackle Jared Gaither and running back Ryan Mathews. The two players missed their second straight day of practice Thursday. Mathews has …
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  • Purple Drank Popular Among Teenagers, Jim Marcus Russell, Says …

    Purple Drank Popular Among Teenagers, Jim Marcus Russell, Says Stupid Website

    deadspin.com Nov 15, 2012
    iVillage.com seems like the kind of website that moms are supposed to read. Really lame moms, based on the fact that it runs articles that are as hilariously pearl clutch-y as this one. More »
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  • Elway: Responsibility to Broncos fans, not Tebow fans

    Elway: Responsibility to Broncos fans, not Tebow fans

    profootballtalk.com Nov 15, 2012
    If John Elway wanted to be safe, he could have continued enjoying retirement and selling cars. But for Hall of Fame quarterback has taken a hands-on role as the Broncos football boss, and hasn’t been afraid to make tough decisions. One of the biggest wa
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  • Can the Broncos make the Super Bowl?

    Can the Broncos make the Super Bowl?

    ESPN.com Nov 15, 2012
    Each blogger is nominating one team from the division he covers that, with seven weeks remaining in the regular season, has the look of a team that could contend for the Super Bowl. I wouldn’t have been able to participate in this exercise in the past t
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  • One guy to watch: One player from each AFC West team to watch i…

    One guy to watch: One player from each AFC West team to watch in We…

    ESPN.com Nov 15, 2012
    One player from each AFC West team to watch in Week 11: Denver returner Trindon Holliday: Holliday has been a Bronco for a month, but he has become a must-see attraction. He has scored on a kickoff return in Week 9 and on a punt return in Week 10. Havin…
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  • Peter King: Week 11 picks

    Peter King: Week 11 picks

    CNNSI.com Nov 15, 2012
    The Chargers are playing for more than their last playoff hopes this week, they're playing for jobs. Can San Diego beat Denver to stay alive in the AFC West? Peter King makes his picks.
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  • Let's chat: Please join me for our AFC West chat that begins ……

    Let's chat: Please join me for our AFC West chat that begins …

    ESPN.com Nov 15, 2012
    Please join me for our AFC West chat that begins at 2 p.m. Thursday. I look forward to chatting with you.  
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  • Peyton gets ribbed for awkward slide

    Peyton gets ribbed for awkward slide

    profootballtalk.com Nov 15, 2012
    When it comes to passing, Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is having a great year. When it comes to running, he’s not.  (Then again, given that he has the physique of the pre-oil-can Tin Man, when has he?) As explained by Lindsay H. Jones of USA Toda
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  • Norv Turner, Antonio Gates stand behind Philip Rivers

    Norv Turner, Antonio Gates stand behind Philip Rivers

    profootballtalk.com Nov 15, 2012
    After another costly interception from San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers in a loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, head coach Norv Turner was asked if he’d consider sitting his starting quarterback. Turner had benched running back Ryan
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  • Video - M & M: Which Manning will have more playoff wins? 02:29

    M & M: Which Manning will have more playoff wins?

    Nov 15
    Will Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning or New York Giants QB Eli Manning have more playoff wins this season? Marshall Faulk and Michael Irvin talk about the Manning brothers and the powerful Ravens offense.
  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Chargers-Broncos 00:45

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Chargers-Broncos

    Nov 15
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for San Diego at Denver
  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Saints-Raiders 00:39

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Saints-Raiders

    Nov 15
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for New Orleans at Oakland
  • Video - Weather update: Bengals  @ Chiefs 01:00

    Weather update: Bengals @ Chiefs

    Nov 15
    AccuWeather.com updates climate conditions for the Bengals @ Chiefs.

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