Watching Ray Lewis acting like the king of the world after playing a thoroughly ordinary game, and seeing Joe Fluke-o named MVP after the Baltimore Ravens' Super Bowl victory yesterday was enough to make me nearly throw up my seven-layer dip. Fortunately, Las Vegas sports books give our Denver Bronc ... More >>
So the boys in Vegas now have Your Denver Broncos as 3-1 favorites to win Super Bowl XLVII, ahead of annoying New England (7-2), the hot-hot Seahawks (6-1), and the snowball-chance-in-hell Vikings (100-1). Win ten games in a row, and even the smart money starts to take you seriously. But before you ... More >>
Bayou Bob's Restaurant & Bar, 1635 Glenarm Place, is hosting a watching party for the Thursday night game between the New Orleans Saints and the Atlanta Falcons, which will be televised on NFL Network at 6 p.m. tonight. The Big Easy-inspired joint will be offering drink specials all night in honor o ... More >>
The Broncos' 31-25 loss to the Texans yesterday followed a pattern familiar to viewers of last week's defeat to the Falcons -- fall behind due to persistent offensive ineptitude, then make a furious fourth quarter comeback that makes the final score respectable but still falls short. However, it was ... More >>
Peyton Manning's amazing Denver debut versus the Steelers got citizens of Broncos Nation ahead of themselves. As PM demonstrated in spectacularly shocking fashion during quarter number one of last night's 27-21 loss to the Atlanta Falcons, he's far from rust-free. But despite those three picks in a ... More >>
Denver blog posts put up instead of shutting up. Broncos Talk's Tim Lynch notes that 22 of 33 NFL experts sharing their predictions online think the Atlanta Falcons will beat the Broncos in tonight's Monday night showdown. You've got 'em right where you want 'em, Peyton. The Redheaded Slut writes ... More >>
Brian Xanders' ouster as the Broncos' general manager isn't exactly a shock. After all, his association with the discredited Josh McDaniels regime made it surprising that he was able to hang on for as long as he did. Why did his luck finally run out?
Even now, 62 years old in the church that is his second home, Reverend Larron Jackson can split his life easily into three separate metaphors. Those words, in turn, found their way into the title of his recent autobiography, The Ghetto, the Gridiron and the Gospel, a painfully honest if not quite te ... More >>
John Elway.Plenty of locals were excited when the Denver Broncos' braintrust decided to make Super Bowl-winning former quarterback John Elway an executive with the team following the Josh McDaniels disaster. But one of our readers, who weighed in on a Denver Blogs post about Atlanta Falcons a ... More >>
See bigger version at thedenveregotist.comLeading today's Denver Blogs round-up is a post that not-so-subtly explains the realities of paying for graphic design. You can have great and fast graphic design, but you'll get what you pay for, opines the Denver Egotist, but originally created b ... More >>
Jay Cutler's Twitter profile pic. We miss the page-boy cut! It was bangin'!A few months back, Jay Cutler's Twitter feed was actually kinda entertaining -- mostly because the person tweeting under Sweet Baby Jay's name was an imposter. Now, however, Cutler has what appears to be a legit Twitte ... More >>
Back in March, at the height of Jay Cutler's bitchfest, I laid out the five teams to which I hoped Culter would get traded -- places I was sure he would hate, and places where I hoped he would fail. I'm a sadistic, juvenile little man like that. The fallout, of course, was grave: The entire ... More >>
It's Fantasy Football season, and if you don't know what we're talking about, then you simply aren't a geeky, no-life sad sack who never gets out of the house -- like several Westword staff members. Still, 22 million North Americans waste countless hours on it, and August, when fantasy lover ... More >>
The pretty reliable football-news sleuths at ProFootballTalk.com have a running list going of teams said to have no interest in former Falcons quarterback Michael Vick, who is out of prison and job-hunting. (Resume Objective: "Find job as quarterback in city that loves running QBs but is so ... More >>
Michael Vick: PETA's wet dream/worst nightmare.InDenver Times' Hunter Ashley has become the first quasi-media-type to address the non-existing rumors that dog-whacking former Falcons quarterback Michael Vick, now an officially free man, could get a look from the Broncos this off-season: Maybe becau ... More >>
There was a time when I wanted Roger Goodell to come down on Brandon Marshall. It was before the ESPN hit piece, but after Marshall's most recent display of unhinged chauvinism, and around the time former Falcons quarterback Michael Vick was to be released from prison. While most Broncos fans wer ... More >>
In many of the stories about the roof collapse at the Dallas Cowboys practice bubble over the weekend (seen vividly in the video above), special teams coach Joe DeCamillis is identified as the son-in-law of former Cowboys star Dan Reeves, as if that's his principal claim to fame. But if DeCamillis' ... More >>
Given that former Broncos quarterback Jake Plummer has a Paul Bunyon-size ax to grind, it's no surprise that his criticism of former coach Mike Shanahan is sharp in "Shanny Firing Was 'Past Due,'" a Mike Klis piece in today's Denver Post. But arguably more interesting than the Snake's sense that Sha ... More >>
Thanks to the way the Broncos handled the New York Jets yesterday, you can bet we'll be hearing plenty of fans espousing the most popular, and positive, theory to explain the squad's inexplicable season to date: The team plays up to, or down to, the level of its opponents. And since, by definition, ... More >>
Gone but not forgotten -- by one guy, anyway. Sure, the Broncos beat the Atlanta Falcons this past weekend, earning their second consecutive comeback win. But that doesn't mean everyone is convinced that young Denver QB Jay Cutler has turned the corner -- especially not the fan behind LetPlummerPl ... More >>
Newspaper editorialists spend more time opining about local politics and global brinksmanship than they do musing about fun and games. As a result, their occasional forays into sports can feel clunky, odd and forced. But understanding that still won't prepare readers for "Broncos Taking Hits On, Off ... More >>
Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick has been
Woody Paige said his return to the Post wasn't imminent shortly before conceding that it was -- but he swears he didn't lie. Honest.
Yesterday, the Internet grapevine sprouted some particularly strange fruit involving Woody Paige, the veteran Denver Post sports columnist who put his print career on hold a couple of years back in order to ink with ESPN. A note on a website called SportsJournalists.com declared that Paige "is retur ... More >>
Denver author (and former Rocky Mountain News staffer) J.R. Moehringer's star began to rise following the publication of his best-selling memoir, The Tender Bar -- and judging by this morning's episode of Good Morning America, he currently shares a constellation with some mighty bright lights. In a ... More >>
The Crush is ready for its close-up.
Colorado fumbles the ball.
John Elway once again goes where no Bronco has tread.
As college teams bowl for dolors, Shanahan keeps burning.
Holiday football reveals a new Colorado ailment.
Post columnist Woody Paige's big shtick shrinks in chilly Utah.
Will the newly retooled Crushmobile have the horsepower to reach New Orleans?
Local reporters aren't digging into a hot strip-club case, despite its connection to Broncos star Terrell Davis.
Broncos coach Mike Shanahan has his work cut out for him.
Colorado sports went on a downhill slide in '99.
The NFL tries to recover from a series of fumbles.