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David Ramsey

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  • Ramsey: Air Force's defensive woes are no joke

    Updated: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    He wears a cadet uniform to a press conference. He talks about recruiting bears and bucks to serve on the scout team. He wonders if his defensive backs realize they are wearing football shoes instead of combat boots. Troy Calhoun, suddenly the man of laughs, is performing a masterful...

  • Ramsey: 'The Drive' vanquished the Cleveland Browns and lifted John Elway

    Updated: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

    EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the third in a weeklong series covering six of the most memorable moments in Denver Broncos history. On a cold day in Cleveland, a group of 11 men gathered on the edge of Lake Erie and vowed to arrive at a distant goal. They embarked on a march that will live...

  • BRONCOS MEMORIES - Ramsey: Denver trashed powerful, scary Raiders

    Updated: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    Let's take a trip to the past, back to a vastly different time. Disco and polyester ruled the land. A gallon of gas cost 62 cents. The Soviet Union remained intact. Elvis Presley died. Three Brady sisters in California welcomed a baby brother into their lives. His name was Tom. In...

  • Ramsey: Broncos misery began to end when Little flew to Colorado

    Updated: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    As the sun rose over the Colorado plains on March 14, 1967, the Broncos ranked as The Front Range's prime public embarrassment. If you're trying to imagine how far the Broncos had tumbled, just think of the present state of the Colorado Rockies. The Broncos had won 12 of their...

  • Ramsey: Montee Ball and Broncos fizzle on the ground

    Updated: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    SEATTLE - The Denver Broncos will struggle to return to the Super Bowl with an offense hampered by three running backs who all should be backups. No worthy featured back resides on the roster. Montee Ball, Ronnie Hillman and C.J. Anderson would serve as decent relievers to a legit...

  • Ramsey: Surviving my family's Seahawks-Broncos feud

    Updated: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    SEATTLE - A confession: I was born in a hospital a mile-and-a-half from what is now CenturyLink Field, where the Broncos will be threatened with mass deafness. In grade school music class, we wandered through the state song. "Washington my home .. where ever I may roam," my...

  • Ramsey: Sky Sox rescued from Rockies clueless tyranny

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    A few minutes before the Sky Sox took the field for their first home game of the 2014 season, I was sitting with manager Glenallen Hill. We were talking about the disastrous 2013 season, which concluded with the Sky Sox losing 31 of their final 47 games. Did the losing season bother...

  • Ramsey: Broncos lucky to be unbeaten, and they know it

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    DENVER - Say this for the 2014 Broncos: They provide thrills. Last season, the Broncos rolled to big leads and then rolled to even bigger leads. They specialized in stomping opponents. This season, the Broncos games unwind the same way a mountain pass unwinds. An impressive ride to...

  • Ramsey: Palmer Ridge, L-P rivalry brings Monument together

    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    A football tradition returns Friday night, one that never should have departed. Lewis-Palmer will tangle with Palmer Ridge under the lights, ending a messy, unnecessary two-season hiatus. Lewis-Palmer lineman Sam Warner is thrilled by the chance to compete against several of his...

  • Ramsey: Broncos face an enormous burden: Their 2013 season

    Updated: Tue, Sep 9, 2014

    The Denver Broncos have problem, and it's not going away. The problem is how dominating they were in 2013. Yes, I realize the Broncos ended the season by getting ripped to shreds by the Seahawks, but the march to the Super Bowl was dazzling. All the Broncos have to do in 2014 is be...