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Jack Del Rio describes Peyton Manning’s status as “definite”

Jack Del Rio describes Peyton Manning’s status as “definite”

profootballtalk.com Updated Nov 15, 2013
Officially, Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is listed as probable for Sunday’s game against the Chiefs. But Broncos interim head coach Jack Del Rio says probable doesn’t really capture just how certain the team is that Manning will play. “They don’t …
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  • Pryor questionable, but signs point to McGloin starting

    Pryor questionable, but signs point to McGloin starting

    profootballtalk.com Nov 15, 2013
    By the strict letter of the injury report, Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor is questionable for Sunday’s game against the Texans. But according to Scott Bair of CSNBayArea.com, his chances may be something less than 50-50. Pryor “barely moved” in the …
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  • Chiefs punter Dustin Colquitt welcomes new son, Cannon

    Chiefs punter Dustin Colquitt welcomes new son, Cannon

    kansascity.com Nov 15, 2013
    Chiefs punter Dustin Colquitt is having quite a week. On Thursday, his wife, Christia, gave birth to the couple's fifth child -- and fourth son -- the aptly named Cannon. And on Sunday night, Dustin will face his younger brother Britton, the Denver Bron…
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  • Corey Liuget not fined for hit on Peyton Manning

    Corey Liuget not fined for hit on Peyton Manning

    profootballtalk.com Nov 15, 2013
    The most fretted-about hit of the week didn’t turn out to be costly to the hitter or the hittee. Chargers defensive lineman Corey Liuget was not fined for his low hit on Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, the league confirmed to PFT. Liuget’s hit was l…
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  • Broncos don't want Charles in charge

    Broncos don't want Charles in charge

    ESPN.com Nov 15, 2013
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The Washington Redskins made Champ Bailey the seventh pick of the 1999 NFL draft, the same season the Philadelphia Eagles named an up-and-coming Packers offensive coordinator, Andy Reid, as the team’s head coach. Fifteen seasons late…
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  • Peyton Manning probable, Champ Bailey doubtful

    Peyton Manning probable, Champ Bailey doubtful

    profootballtalk.com Nov 15, 2013
    As if there was much doubt before, there’s now an official word to go along with it. Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, who took a day off Wednesday to rest his sore right ankle, was listed as probable for Sunday’s game against the Chiefs on the team’s…
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  • Jack Del Rio lists Manning as 'definite'

    Jack Del Rio lists Manning as 'definite'

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – The Denver Broncos liked what they saw of quarterback Peyton Manning over the past two days of practice, so much so they, as expected, formally listed Manning as probable for Sunday night’s matchup with the Kansas City Chiefs. But int…
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  • Denver columnist: Chiefs are 'frauds' and 'ankle biters'

    Denver columnist: Chiefs are 'frauds' and 'ankle biters'

    kansascity.com Nov 15, 2013
    With little more than 48 hours to go until one of the most highly anticipated showdowns in the history of the AFC West, our hype-meter just blew a gasket. In this morning's edition, the Post sports columnist, who happens to be a Mizzou grad, tackles Sun…
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  • Chiefs putting priority on pressuring Manning

    Chiefs putting priority on pressuring Manning

    While the concern in Denver is about getting Peyton Manning time to rest his sore right ankle, the emphasis in Kansas City remains on keeping him one his toes. The Chiefs know that the key to beating the Broncos Sunday night will be slowing Manning’s in…
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  • The Playbook: Previewing Broncos-Chiefs, Saints-49ers, more Wee…

    The Playbook: Previewing Broncos-Chiefs, Saints-49ers, more Week 11 games

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com Nov 15, 2013
    Is this when the Chiefs lose? Can anyone beat the Saints at home? Chris Burke and Doug Farrar get you ready for Week 11.
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  • Woman successfully trades wedding ring for Chiefs-Broncos ticke…

    Woman successfully trades wedding ring for Chiefs-Broncos tickets on Craigslist

    yahoo.com Nov 15, 2013
    Since there's nothing more romantic than football, why wouldn't a sane woman trade her wedding ring for some tickets to the biggest game at Arrowhead Stadium in a few years? The Kansas City Star and USA Today said a woman posted an offer on Craigslist: …
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  • Pressure, stress make coaching hazardous to your health

    Pressure, stress make coaching hazardous to your health

    CNNSI.com Nov 15, 2013
    It's undeniable that coaching is hazardous to your health. There may be no way of fixing that.
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  • Double Coverage: Chargers at Dolphins

    Double Coverage: Chargers at Dolphins

    ESPN.com Nov 15, 2013
    Teetering on the edge of the AFC wild-card picture, the San Diego Chargers travel across the country to face a Miami Dolphins squad embroiled in turmoil. Both teams sit at 4-5 and a game behind the New York Jets (5-4) for the last wild-card spot in the …
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  • Now, KC can match up with Denver WRs

    Now, KC can match up with Denver WRs

    ESPN.com Nov 15, 2013
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The last time the Chiefs played against the Broncos, Kansas City tried to cover big Denver receivers Demaryius Thomas and Eric Decker with a pair of 5-foot-9 cornerbacks. Brandon Flowers and Javier Arenas were often in position, but …
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  • Week 11 N.F.L. Matchups

    Week 11 N.F.L. Matchups

    nytimes.com Nov 15, 2013
    Looking to stay perfect, Kansas City may catch a break because Peyton Manning further injured his ankle, making him even slower on his feet than usual.
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  • Longtime rivals, Broncos and Chiefs clash again for AFC West su…

    Longtime rivals, Broncos and Chiefs clash again for AFC West supremacy

    denverpost.com Nov 15, 2013
    In the beginning, there was carnage. It took a while before the Broncos could rise up and go from Kansas City Chief patsies to rivals.
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  • Video - 'Playbook': Kansas City Chiefs vs. Denver Broncos 06:25

    'Playbook': Kansas City Chiefs vs. Denver Broncos

    Nov 15
    Who has the advantage when the league's top offense takes on the league's top defense? Our "Playbook" analysts talk about the keys to the game, which include the play of Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry.
  • Video - 'Playbook': San Diego Chargers vs. Miami Dolphins 03:58

    'Playbook': San Diego Chargers vs. Miami Dolphins

    Nov 15
    The San Diego Chargers defense has struggled against the pass this season, but will they have any problems against a Miami Dolphins team missing two of its starting linemen? Find out.
  • Video - 'Playbook': Oakland Raiders vs. Houston Texans 01:20

    'Playbook': Oakland Raiders vs. Houston Texans

    Nov 15
    Houston Texans quarterback Case Keenum has injected new life into his team, but will that continue against the Oakland Raiders? See why the Raiders' passing game could be a deciding factor on Sunday.
  • Video - Bigger Game: Chiefs Vs. Broncos Or 49ers Vs. Saints? 01:39

    Bigger Game: Chiefs Vs. Broncos Or 49ers Vs. Saints?

    Nov 15
    The NFL Kickoff OT crew debates which is the weekend's bigger game, the Chiefs vs. the Broncos or the 49ers vs. the Saints.

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    Nov 15
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