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  • Klee: Ho, ho, ho: Christmas gifts for Colorado sports teams

    DENVER - Mike sent the email back in September. It was addressed to Rahim Moore. Dear Mr. Moore: Please accept my sincere thanks for your comments concerning God. I am currently suffering from Parkinson's disease. And it continued from there. Since that first email, Michael Cunningham has undergone two brain surgeries, the first of which...

  • Knighton takes on bigger role in Denver this season

    ENGLEWOOD — Terrance Knighton has experienced quite a growth spurt in Denver this season. Granted, that sounds outlandish for a 331-pound guy known as "Pot Roast." However, he's a huge reason the Broncos (11-3) are more than just the Peyton Manning Show. He's the fulcrum of Denver's fourth-rated defense that's second in the league against the...

  • Broncos dig into their deep linebacker corps

    ENGLEWOOD — Aside from Von Miller, Denver's once-deep linebacker corps has been reduced to four guys playing their first NFL season and an undrafted third-year pro who's started just five games. Steven Johnson, who at 26 qualifies as the greybeard among greenhorns, swears he isn't concerned. "I don't think there's any drop-off, because I...

  • Broncos dig into their deep linebacker corps

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Aside from Von Miller, Denver's once-deep linebacker corps has been reduced to four guys playing their first NFL season and an undrafted third-year pro who's started just five games. Steven Johnson, who at 26 qualifies as the greybeard among greenhorns, swears he isn't concerned. "I don't think there's any drop-off,...

  • Manning limited at Broncos' practice with thigh injury

    ENGLEWOOD — Peyton Manning is over his illness but not his injury. Denver's quarterback was limited Thursday when the Broncos reconvened for their first practice since their win at San Diego on Sunday. Manning fought through the flu in that game and strained his right thigh late in the first half. Manning participated in the walkthrough but...

  • Bengals heading back into withering spotlight

    CINCINNATI — Two big goals are still out there for the Cincinnati Bengals: Shine in prime time, win in the playoffs. The AFC North leaders have a chance to put a dent in the first one on Monday night when they host Denver (11-3), which has already clinched the AFC West. Throughout their history, the Bengals (9-4-1) have been at their worst at...

  • Broncos vs Bengals: Hard to believe this amazing Stokley catch was 5 years ago

    Do you remember Brandon Stokley's remarkable TD catch in September, 2009? The catch won the game for the Broncos over the Cincinnati Bengals 12-7. Stokley caught a deflected pass from Broncos QB Kyle Orton and bolted 87 yards for the score.  Here's the game story from that day. CINCINNATI -- Brandon Stokley caught the deflected pass,...

  • Chargers-49ers Capsule

    SAN DIEGO (8-6) at SAN FRANCISCO (7-7) Saturday, 8:25 p.m. ET, CBS/NFL Network OPENING LINE — 49ers by 2 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD — San Diego 6-8, San Francisco 4-8-2 SERIES RECORD — 49ers lead 7-6 LAST MEETING — Chargers beat 49ers 34-7, Dec. 16, 2010 LAST WEEK — Chargers lost to Broncos 22-10; 49ers lost to Seahawks 17-7 AP PRO32 RANKING...

  • NFL playoff picture: What the Broncos need to do to clinch a playoff bye

    What do the Denver Broncos need to do to secure a playoff bye or capture home-field advantage? We break it down.  BRONCOS (11-3): Remaining opponents: at Cincinnati Bengals (9-4-1), Dec. 22 and home to the Oakland Raiders (2-12), Dec. 28. The Broncos can clinch a first-round bye with a win Monday night against the Bengals, or with a...

  • Gazette NFL picks: Week 16

    See who The Gazette's panel of prognosticators picked this week.

  • Broncos promote safety Josh Bush to active roster

    ENGLEWOOD — The Denver Broncos have promoted safety Josh Bush to their 53-man roster and replaced him on the practice squad with guard Jon Halapio. The Broncos had an open spot on their roster after putting linebacker Danny Trevathan (knee) on IR and waiving tight end Dominique Jones. Bush had been on Denver's practice squad for a month....

  • Pump fake still an old standby tool in QB's belt

    Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers had first-and-goal at Carolina, poised to break open that September game in the third quarter. Roethlisberger looked left, cocked his arm and completed his entire throwing motion, luring a Panthers linebacker toward the anticipated trajectory. The ball never came out, but a crowd of defenders...

  • Patriots expect tough game against Jets, really

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — With straight faces, the New England Patriots always find something to praise about their next opponent, no matter how bad that team's record may be. "They've got a real good defense," Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said Wednesday. "We're anticipating their best game." "We have to play our best football to win,"...

  • Could NFL come up with worse Thursday game?

    If the NFL wanted its Thursday night prime-time package to go out with a bang, it couldn't have made a worse choice. The only real interest in this one between the Titans and Jaguars is how it affects the overall top draft pick chase. With both teams at 2-12 — from the same division, no less, the AFC South — they are in a "race" with Oakland...

  • Tom Brady responds to Broncos' player Super Bowl guarantee

    ENGLEWOOD — John Fox has no problem with nose tackle Terrance "Pot Roast" Knighton's Super Bowl bravado. "I think that's been the goal all season," the Denver Broncos coach said when asked for his take on Knighton's Joe Namath-like guarantee over the weekend that Denver will win it all. "I think guys said it way back. The key — and they...

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