Broncos safety Quinton Carter was hurt most of last season, and the contract he signed as a rookie in 2011 is pretty modest by NFL standards -- $2.495 million over four years. That's barely enough to buy a new Escalade each Christmas!
Still, it's tough for us to believe Carter is so hard up for cas ... More >>
After all the hype, after all the hoopla, after all the anticipation, Peyton Manning finally took the field for the Denver Broncos last night in a game that counted -- against the Pittsburgh Steelers, whose loss to the Tim Tebow-led squad in last year's playoffs provided plenty of incentive. And Man ... More >>
Because even most Broncos fans don't give their team much of a chance this afternoon against the Pittsburgh Steelers, there's been little of the trash talk that usually precedes a playoff game. So give Boone's Tavern, in the DU area, credit for carrying on this sacred tradition -- by striking a low ... More >>
How can Denver be in the playoffs and still be a national laughingstock? This morning, NPR opened a half-hour segment by noting that the Broncos have 120-1 odds against making the Super Bowl, with the host wryly noting that this fact probably won't prevent some Tim Tebow fans from betting on them. B ... More >>
Tim Tebow.It's yet another indication of how the Tim Tebow phenomenon has split so-called NFL experts.
Earlier this week, we noted that ESPN's Total QBR ranking system lists Tebow as the fifth worst quarterback in the NFL despite a 6-1 record this season that found him besting signal-callers ... More >>
Oh, yes. This year will be epic.Everyone's had their ass kicked at some point, whether in a Final Four pool or in a fantasy league, by the girl who couldn't care less about whatever sport the betting relates to and instead picks winners based on team colors, mascots or how her hair would look ... More >>
To show he was a union man, De Smith used to wear a hard hat at all times, until he realized how humorously his head is shaped.With the NFL lockout and its accompanying hand-wringing now stretching out into what experts estimate is its billionth month, it seems the tides are turning, with a c ... More >>
You're absurd.While Ben Roethlisberger apparently gets a get-out-of-jail-free card for his numerous rapes on the well known "Bro, I was Wasted" defense, over in Utah, they do things a little different; BYU forward Brandon Davies was dismissed from the Mormon University's basketball team last ... More >>
Big pic below.Bleacher Report recently assembled its list of the 50 biggest creeps in sports, featuring the likes of Brett Favre and Ben Roethlisberger prior to the top dog, former Baylor coach Dave Bliss. And repping Colorado? Not just ex-Bronco Travis Henry and Kobe Bryant, for that little ... More >>
Nothing made it to this level in 2011.Love it or hate, the Super Bowl crosses almost every cultural subgroup in the United States, and as befitting of such a massive national holiday, it also inspires new pop-culture touch points. From Mean Joe Green to Betty White, from Janet Jackson's wardr ... More >>
Richard Seymour in action.As a Broncos fan, I have a preternatural aversion for praising a member of the Oakland Raiders for doing anything -- especially attacking someone on the opposing team after the whistle had blown. But his punch to the face of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethl ... More >>
Tim Tebow.If your only knowledge of the Broncos' 34-17 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers last night came from watching Denver-TV roundups after the game, you'd think the boys in orange and blue turned in a dominating performance on both sides of the ball -- and the Denver Post accentuated ... More >>
"Do I look like a cult leader to you?"Not many blog-post comments earn items of their own -- but that was the case with a screed on a Bleacher Report piece arguing why fans should root for Tim Tebow over questionable role models like Donte Stallworth, Ben Roethlisberger and Michael Vick.
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Mason Tvert's always got an angle.Mason Tvert, executive director of SAFER (Safer Alternative For Enjoyable Recreation), has spent five years arguing that marijuana is less harmful than alcohol -- and even critics would have to agree that his creativity in promoting this idea is off the chart ... More >>
Photos of Brandon Marshall like this one are likely giving other teams pause.In recent weeks, much of the drama surrounding the Denver Broncos has involved Brandon Marshall, and whether any team would pony up the first-round draft pick Josh McDaniels and company want for his services.
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A Flickr photoMason Tvert's got a message for Big Ben.You can always count on SAFER head Mason Tvert to defend the honor of marijuana. Note that he's previously praised a study showing teen toking is on the rise but binge drinking is falling and advocated a boycott of Starbucks, allegedly bec ... More >>
David Harris.Fit-throwing, currently suspended Broncos receiver Brandon Marshall -- our most recent Shmuck of the Week -- is back in the news again, although not over accusations of slapping anyone around, surprisingly enough. Reports surfaced that the New York Jets want to see Marshall in gr ... More >>