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  • Thomas: ankle is better as he heads into important offseason

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Julius Thomas is about to cash in, one way or another. One of Denver's dozen unrestricted free agents, he'll either get a long-term contract soon or play next season under the Broncos' franchise tag. General manager John Elway said back on Jan. 12 that re-signing both the big tight end and star wide receiver Demaryius...

  • Smith goes from MVP to barely seeing field for Seattle

    PHOENIX (AP) — Malcolm Smith stood out for always being in the right spot. He was waiting to corral Richard Sherman's fourth-quarter deflection for the clinching interception in the NFC championship a year ago to send Seattle to the Super Bowl. His eyes were up and focused on Peyton Manning's fluttering pass that fell into his arms for a pick...

  • Manning has a lot to consider as he ponders his future

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — As Peyton Manning considers whether to take the gold watch or make one more run at the silver trophy, there are many factors he's weighing: age, desire, vitality, security, relationships. General manager John Elway said "the bottom line is we want him back." So, he asked Manning not to make up his mind until next month...

  • Tim Brown hopes 6th time is charm in Hall of Fame vote

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — After watching fellow receivers Cris Carter and Andre Reed get that coveted Pro Football Hall of Fame call the past two years, Tim Brown hopes it's finally time for his number to be called. Brown is a finalist for a sixth straight year since first becoming eligible in 2010 and only has one other receiver to compete with...

  • 4 O'Clock Shadow: The case for a Super Bowl in Colorado

    The weather reports coming out of the Northeast forecast doom and gloom, Snowmaggedon, the storm of the century.  Now imagine if New York-New Jersey were the Super Bowl host this year, instead of last year. This time last year, the week of Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium promised a shiver bowl. Super Bowl media day is on the...

  • Peyton Manning has a lot to consider as he ponders his future

    ENGLEWOOD — As Peyton Manning considers whether to take the gold watch or make one more run at the silver trophy, there are many factors he's weighing: age, desire, vitality, security, relationships. General manager John Elway said "the bottom line is we want him back." So, he asked Manning not to make up his mind until next month after he's...

  • Bears hire Jay Rodgers as defensive line coach

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have hired Jay Rodgers as their defensive line coach. Rodgers follows new Bears coach John Fox from Denver, where he spent the past six seasons on the staff. Rodgers oversaw the Broncos' defensive line the past three years. He worked with two Pro Bowl defensive ends in Elvis Dumervil and DeMarcus Ware...

  • Blog: Colorado Springs family shares their version of Manning's Nationwide commercial jingle

    The Super Bowl is Feb. 1 and your Denver Broncos aren't in it. Sucks. There’s always next season, right? The big Broncos talk now that Denver has a new coach is if Peyton Manning will be back. Probably. At least one Colorado Springs family wants him back. They made a catchy YouTube video to prove it. Rich Praytor posted a 30-second video on...

  • Luck-led Team Carter vs. Romo-lead Team Irvin in Pro Bowl

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — After three days of light, make that very light, workouts, Team Irvin and Team Carter are ready for Sunday night's Pro Bowl. Tony Romo will start at quarterback for Team Irvin, Andrew Luck for Team Carter in the second year of a format concocted to bring some life to an event that had become a show of halfhearted...

  • Bears hire Hardegree as offensive assistant

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have hired Bo Hardegree as an offensive assistant. Hardegree follows new Chicago coach John Fox from Denver, where he spent this season as an offensive quality control coach. The Broncos were second in the NFL in scoring offense (30.1 points per game) and fourth in total offense (402.9 yards per...

  • Sherman, Seahawks take the trash-talk lead over Patriots

    Richard Sherman gave Tom Brady an earful and trolled him on Twitter a few years ago. Now the All-Pro cornerback says the star quarterback isn't really a choir boy. Sherman vs. Brady. Jeremy Lane vs. Rob Gronkowksi. Doug Baldwin vs. the world. This Super Bowl between the New England Patriots (14-4) and Seattle Seahawks (14-4) will feature...

  • Could Patriots really get a Super loser label?

    PHOENIX (AP) — When the conversation turns to Super Bowl losers, the Bills and Vikings immediately come up. Both are 0-4, Buffalo managing the feat in consecutive seasons. The Broncos were in that sinking ship until John Elway completed his Hall of Fame career with two championships. The Patriots? They own a share of the short-term success...

  • SUPER BOWL: Profiles of key players

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Projected starters and key players for the Super Bowl: SEATTLE SEAHAWKS OFFENSE Russell Wilson, QB (3), 5-11, 206, 3rd season, Wisconsin Holds NFL record for wins at start of career with 42, including postseason ... Third-round draftee who immediately seized starting job and led Seattle to playoff appearances in all...

  • Pro Bowl kickers face a PAT squeeze in narrow goal-post gap

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kickers Adam Vinatieri and Cody Parkey are going to have to narrow their focus and kick a little harder to convert an extra point in Sunday's Pro Bowl. The NFL will narrow the goal posts from the current 18.6-feet to 14 feet. In addition, the kick will be moved back to the 15-yard line, making it about a 33-yard field...

  • Like a safety in the Super Bowl? Stand in line in Vegas

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — For some bettors, there's just not much value picking either the New England Patriots or Seattle Seahawks in a Super Bowl that is a tossup almost everywhere in this gambling city. But betting on whether the Patriots run more plays than the number of shots Tiger Woods takes in the final round of the Phoenix Open? Now that's...

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