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  • Jets eliminating paper season tickets

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets are doing away with paper tickets for season ticket holders and offering those fans a rewards plan for showing up regularly and behaving properly. The high-end rewards include Super Bowl tickets and a trip to a road game on the team plane. Other NFL clubs, such as the Broncos and Chiefs,...

  • Elway hits the greens on eve of training camp

    CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. (AP) — The greens and not the greenbacks are what held John Elway's attention on the eve of training camp. The Denver Broncos boss spent his last hours of summer vacation playing a nine-hole exhibition Tuesday at Cherry Hills Country Club, site of this year's BMW Championship, in a friendly foursome that included...

  • Seahawks start atop AP Pro32 rankings

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks start the preseason right where they ended last season, as the No. 1 team in the AP Pro32 NFL power rankings. In balloting by 12 media members who regularly cover the NFL, the top three teams in the AP Pro32 were the Seahawks, San Francisco 49ers and Denver Broncos. The Super Bowl champion Seahawks...

  • Associated Press NFL power rankings

    The Associated Press Pro32 NFL Power Rankings, as voted by a 12-member panel, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through July 22, total points based on 32 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 32nd-place vote, and previous ranking:

  • Manning is close, but rookie has highest-selling NFL jersey

    You may love Johnny Manziel or cringe every time someone brings up his name, but the Browns rookie quarterback is predictably selling a lot of jerseys. Manziel's No. 2 Browns jersey is the top seller in the NFL for the first quarter of the league's fiscal year, ESPN.com reported. Manziel beat Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson, San Francisco...

  • Chargers bolt into camp with high hopes

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Expectations are high again in San Diego, thanks to the Chargers' return to the playoffs last season. Led by a resurgent Philip Rivers and Ryan Mathews, the Chargers won their final four games under new coach Mike McCoy — and got some big help from slumping Miami and Baltimore — to end a three-season playoff drought....

  • Raiders enter camp with 'chip' on shoulders

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — There was a common theme to the players the Oakland Raiders brought in this offseason. Discarded or unwanted by their former teams, players with a history of success in the NFL talked about the motivation of having a "chip on the shoulder" when they arrived in Oakland. "Everybody here has something to prove and...

  • Broncos' Wes Welker takes flight with Thunderbirds

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Denver Bronco Wes Welker says he's glad he took flight with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds in Cheyenne but he's not sure he'll do it again anytime soon. The wide receiver took off in an F-16 as the backseat passenger of Maj. Tyler Ellison on Sunday after a three-hour training session. Ellison took a rapid 360-degree turn...

  • Patriots head to camp with restocked defense

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots' defense struggled for much of last season. And that was before it faced the NFL's best offense in the AFC championship game. Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos won 26-16 and piled up 507 yards, the most New England allowed in Bill Belichick's 14 years as coach. So the Patriots stocked up on players...

  • Klee: Yapping Seahawks earned trash talk, Broncos great Shannon Sharpe says

    DENVER - Pssst. Did you hear what the Seahawks said about the Broncos? The Seahawks think the Broncos were stunned, spooked, spineless. They think the Broncos are softer than Alki Beach after a November rain. Oh, you didn't hear? No worries. It's been 10 minutes or so. Any time now, the Seahawks will start talking again. Wait for it ......

  • AFC West Preseason Capsules

    AFC preseason capsules, by divisions: AFC WEST DENVER BRONCOS (15-4) OPEN CAMP: July 23, Englewood, Colorado. LAST YEAR: Peyton Manning had best season of his unparalleled career, leading offense that was best in NFL history before injury-depleted Broncos were blistered by Seattle in Super Bowl. IMPORTANT ADDITIONS: DE-LB DeMarcus Ware; WR...

  • AFC East Preseason Capsules

    AFC preseason capsules, by divisions: AFC EAST NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (13-5) OPEN CAMP: July 23, Foxborough, Massachusetts. LAST YEAR: Despite injuries to key players, mediocre receiving corps and weak run defense, Patriots reached third straight AFC championship game. Lost to Broncos 26-16, allowing 507 yards, most in Bill Belichick's 14...

  • Judge approves NFL concussion settlement

    A federal judge on Monday granted preliminary approval to a landmark deal that would compensate thousands of former NFL players for concussion-related claims. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Anita Brody in Philadelphia came about two weeks after the NFL agreed to remove a $675 million cap on damages. Brody had previously questioned whether...

  • Klee: DeMarcus Ware as Broncos co-MVP? That would be a good thing

    DENVER — Peyton for President? The MVP needs a VP. Just like last year, Manning will enter the season as the favorite to win the NFL's Most Valuable Player award, slightly ahead of Green Bay's mustachioed double-checker Aaron Rodgers, according to Las Vegas oddsmakers. Can Manning claim the award for the second time as a Bronco and the...

  • Dallas PD apologizes to Bronco Aqib Talib after wrongly reporting arrest

    Editor's note: This story has since been updated The Dallas Police Department has apologized to Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib after wrongly reporting that Talib was arrested Saturday night. Maj. Max Geron, with Dallas police, sent multiple tweets about the Talib arrest, but after a conflicting report by NBC Sports' Pro Football Talk, Geron...

  • Wes Welker most overrated player on the Broncos?

    Each summer Pete Prisco puts together a list of the most overrated and most underrated players on each of the NFL's 32 teams. In doing so, he also picked the league's overall winner ­­-- or loser, depending on the category -- for each designation. On his list for Denver Broncos is Wes Welker as the most overrated player on the team. Who...

  • 13 1st-year officials set for 2014 NFL season

    NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL hired 13 new officials for the 2014 season and promoted three veterans to referee. First-year official Brad Allen will join the NFL as a referee from the Atlantic Coast Conference, where he has been a referee for the past nine seasons. Allen is the first to go to the referee position in his first NFL season since...

  • Manning praises Vols' Jones during Knoxville visit

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning says he's "a big Butch Jones fan" and believes the Tennessee football coach has his alma mater heading in the right direction. Manning was in Knoxville Monday for his charity golf tournament to benefit East Tennessee Children's Hospital and his own PeyBack Foundation....

  • Manning praises Vols' Jones during Knoxville visit

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning says he's "a big Butch Jones fan" and believes the Tennessee football coach has his alma mater heading in the right direction. Manning was in Knoxville Monday for his charity golf tournament to benefit East Tennessee Children's Hospital and his own PeyBack Foundation. Manning...

  • Julius Thomas keeps eye on Jimmy Graham situation

    ENGLEWOOD — It's the $5 million question that's rumbling through NFL front offices and locker rooms alike: Is All-Pro Jimmy Graham of the New Orleans Saints a tight end or a really big wide receiver? It matters to men like Pro Bowl tight end Julius Thomas of the Denver Broncos, who's up for a big pay raise and could be facing a franchise...

  • Denver Broncos win 2014 Pete Rozelle Award

    NEW YORK — The Denver Broncos public relations staff has won the 2014 Pete Rozelle Award from the Professional Football Writers of America. The annual award is named for the NFL commissioner from 1960-89 who began his distinguished career in sports PR roles as a student at Compton (Calif.) Junior College and the University of San Francisco....

  • Julius Thomas keeps eye on Jimmy Graham situation

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — It's the $5 million question that's rumbling through NFL front offices and locker rooms alike: Is All-Pro Jimmy Graham of the New Orleans Saints a tight end or a really big wide receiver? It matters to men like Pro Bowl tight end Julius Thomas of the Denver Broncos, who's up for a big pay raise and could be facing a...

  • Ware, Miller have company in their 2014 returns

    ENGLEWOOD — Showing his surgically repaired ACL was no longer an issue, the Broncos' pass-rusher flashed through the line and sent the backup quarterback's pass fluttering to the ground. Von Miller admired this from the adjacent field. On the next snap, the man John Elway brought to Denver to replace Elvis Dumervil batted the ball down,...

  • Newcomers Ayers, Thurmond getting used to Giants

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Last February, Walter Thurmond and Robert Ayers finished their season as Super Bowl opponents. Five months later, they are on the same defensive unit and will play their home games at MetLife Stadium, where Thurmond's Seattle Seahawks trounced Ayers and the Denver Broncos 43-8 in the Super Bowl. On Wednesday,...

  • Hall of Fame coach Chuck Noll dead at 82

    PITTSBURGH — Chuck Noll, the Hall of Fame coach who won a record four Super Bowl titles with the Pittsburgh Steelers, died Friday night at his home. He was 82. The Allegheny County Medical Examiner said Noll died of natural causes. Noll transformed the Steelers from a long-standing joke into one of the NFL's pre-eminent powers, becoming...

  • Broncos' Kevin Vickerson eager to join comeback express

    ENGLEWOOD — Kevin Vickerson thought he'd be back on the football field by now. Instead, he spends his days rehabbing his right hip, which was dislocated seven months ago in New England, and working on his strength and conditioning so that he hold can up 700 pounds of double teams like he used to when he anchored Denver's defense. It's not...

  • Broncos play-by-play announcer Dave Logan gets new partner for afternoon radio show

    And now, Logan and Wargin talking…non-sports. Denver’s afternoon drive will have a new sound beginning next week: Susie Wargin, 9News sports anchor who earlier announced her intention to leave broadcasting, will instead spread her workload across media platforms. Wargin will join Dave Logan on KOA on an afternoon news-talk show (not...

  • High hopes for Denver's new pass-rush tandem

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — With Von Miller's right knee on the mend and DeMarcus Ware's right elbow feeling fine, Denver's new pass-rushing partners are starting to fantasize about what kind of season they could have if they stay healthy. Neither man will say how many sacks he'd like to collect individually. As a tandem, that's another story....

  • High hopes for Denver's new pass-rush tandem

    ENGLEWOOD — With Von Miller's right knee on the mend and DeMarcus Ware's right elbow feeling fine, Denver's new pass-rushing partners are starting to fantasize about what kind of season they could have if they stay healthy. Neither man will say how many sacks he'd like to collect individually. As a tandem, that's another story. "Between...

  • Eli Manning: Peyton's the better QB, but I'm the better lover

    Peyton Manning has all the records, but brother Eli beats him where it counts — in the bedroom. The Giants quarterback admitted Peyton is the better quarterback, but said he’s the better lover in an interview Wednesday on “Jay Mohr Sports” on Fox Sports Radio. Mohr gave Eli a quiz comparing himself to his older brother, including...

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