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David Ramsey

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  • 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...

  • Ramsey: With defense still full of holes, nothing this season will come easy for Broncos

    Updated: Mon, Sep 8, 2014

    DENVER - For almost the entirety of a glorious first half, the Broncos looked mighty, certain to return to the Super Bowl. In the second half, the Broncos reminded the Front Range of their last trip to the Super Bowl. You remember that catastrophe. Virtually everyone in America...

  • Ramsey: John Elway took chance on Wes Welker, and lost

    Updated: Sun, Sep 7, 2014

    COPIED INTO PAGE 2 OBJECT On one of the worst days of Mike Shanahan's coaching life, and there were many sad days after his second Super Bowl victory, he revealed the key to constructing a winning roster in the National Football League. "You have to take risks," Shanahan told me....

  • Ramsey: Air Force requires victory on this march to Wyoming

    Published: Fri, Sep 5, 2014

    Air Force's journey to Wyoming will define the 2014 season. Yes, those are big words. This is a big trip. Air Force players made a collective decision to embrace the agony of last season. The Falcons don't require outside reminders of how astoundingly awful they were in 2013. They...

  • Ramsey: CSU-Pueblo football needs weak RMAC to improve

    Updated: Wed, Sep 3, 2014

    PUEBLO - Ask a CSU-Pueblo football player what his team's goal is this season, and expect a quick, simple answer. "A national championship," said wide receiver Paul Browning, who played at Widefield. "That's where we want to go. Nothing less than that." Football coaches usually...