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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 …Upvote Share Tweet
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 …Upvote Share Tweet
Chiefs punter Dustin Colquitt welcomes new son, Cannonkansascity.com Updated Nov 15, 2013Chiefs 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Corey Liuget not fined for hit on Peyton ManningThe 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…Upvote Share TweetENGLEWOOD, 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…Upvote Share TweetAs 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…Upvote Share TweetENGLEWOOD, 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Denver columnist: Chiefs are 'frauds' and 'ankle biters'kansascity.com Updated Nov 15, 2013With 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…Upvote Share TweetWhile 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…Upvote Share TweetIs this when the Chiefs lose? Can anyone beat the Saints at home? Chris Burke and Doug Farrar get you ready for Week 11.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Updated Nov 15, 2013Since 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: …Upvote Share Tweet
Pressure, stress make coaching hazardous to your healthCNNSI.com Updated Nov 15, 2013It's undeniable that coaching is hazardous to your health. There may be no way of fixing that.Upvote Share TweetTeetering 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 …Upvote Share TweetKANSAS 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 …Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Updated Nov 15, 2013Looking 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.Upvote Share Tweetdenverpost.com Updated Nov 15, 2013In the beginning, there was carnage. It took a while before the Broncos could rise up and go from Kansas City Chief patsies to rivals.Upvote Share Tweet
'Playbook': Kansas City Chiefs vs. Denver BroncosNov 15Who 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.
'Playbook': San Diego Chargers vs. Miami DolphinsNov 15The 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.
'Playbook': Oakland Raiders vs. Houston TexansNov 15Houston 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.
Bigger Game: Chiefs Vs. Broncos Or 49ers Vs. Saints?Nov 15The NFL Kickoff OT crew debates which is the weekend's bigger game, the Chiefs vs. the Broncos or the 49ers vs. the Saints.
So Happy TogetherNov 15(Rob Carr/Getty Images) “I don’t think it will ever go away. Just that little chip. It’s not anger or resentment or anything like that. But it’s a little chip.” —Drew Brees, New Orleans quarterback, on the leftover feeling from the Saints’ bounty suspen…
Bill Simmons's mailbag and Week 11 in the NFLNov 15The Sports Guy dares to clean out his inbox while making his Week 11 picks.