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    January 2, 2014

    A lose-lose scenario: Josh McDaniels, meet the Cleveland Browns

    Colorado blogs are feeling frisky in 2014. Westword's own Beer Man runs down twenty of his favorite Colorado brews from 2013. Wait, so South Stands Denver is saying the Cleveland Browns would ruin Josh McDaniels? Shouldn't it be the other way around? And Denver Egotist likes it calligrahy on nake ... More >>

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    September 18, 2013

    Nate Jackson: Ex-Bronco's memoir, like its author, beats the NFL odds

    There are plenty of reasons to read Slow Getting Up: A Story of NFL Survival from the Bottom of the Pile, Nate Jackson's breezy account of his struggles as a mostly backup player for six seasons. It's grimly funny, surprisingly well-written, bristling with backstage stuff without seeming gossipy, ru ... More >>

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    June 24, 2013

    Randy Sklar of The Sklar Brothers on Seinfeld, sports nerds and Adult Swim

    The Sklar Brothers stand apart in the current comedy scene with their unique style of two-man storytelling and accessibly nerdy material. Primarily known for their hilariously analytical take on sports with ESPN's Cheap Seats and the History Channel's Freakanomics-style look at U.S. data, The United ... More >>

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    February 4, 2013

    Denver Broncos 2014 Super Bowl favorites: Wanna bet?

    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 >>

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    December 17, 2012

    Videos: Peyton Manning, Broncos prove Joe Flacco, Ravens aren't elite

    Sunday's Broncos-Ravens match-up looked to be the most difficult on Denver's second-half-of-the-season schedule -- a road game against a division-leading team whose quarterback, Joe Flacco, continues to chirp about how he and his squad are among the NFL's elite. They sure as hell didn't look like it ... More >>

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    November 12, 2012

    Meet the 2012 Denver #WebAwards finalists

    It's time for the 2012 edition of Westword's Denver Web Awards, our annual celebration of Denver's greatest digital minds. Back at the end of September, we put out a call for you, dear readers, to nominate your favorite online projects and voices, and a team of Westword staffers and contributors has ... More >>

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    March 8, 2012

    Peyton Manning a future Bronco? And is that a pig I see flying?

    Yesterday's formal parting of Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts unleashed a barrage of speculation about where the QB -- an all-time great, albeit one whose future is uncertain as he continues to recover from a neck injury -- might land. And while Denver wasn't thought to be a possible desti ... More >>

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    February 21, 2012

    Brady Quinn rips Tim Tebow in GQ as more lucky than humble

    Brady Quinn.​If bench-warming hunk Brady Quinn entertained any fantasies about returning to the Denver Broncos next season, he should put them out of his mind. Why? In a new GQ article, Quinn makes a number of impolitic comments about Tim Tebow that virtually guarantee he'll be wearing an ora ... More >>

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    September 27, 2011

    Denver's ATM fees highest in the nation: We're number 1!

    Flickr​Feel like you're getting jacked each time you use an automatic teller machine? There's a good reason for that. A new survey from spotlights the five U.S. cities with the highest ATM transaction fees. And guess who won.

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    August 11, 2011

    Other athletes would dwarf Chad's roommate demands

    What's that, Chad? You want our attention? What a shock...​NFL fans know Chad Ochocinco as a loudmouth. Even back when he had a real last name, 85 constantly chattered with officials, made signs asking not to be fined, tweeted constantly and sought out the spotlight in 1,001 ways. Call him a ... More >>

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    August 4, 2011

    Are you an executive by day and a wild man by night?

    He's looking for the goddess. Are you the goddess?​Attention ladies: Are you looking for a man who's not afraid to get a little sand on his tuxedo? How about a gentleman who considers himself a "refined valley dude"? Well, Video Mate has the man for you. Or had the man for you, rather, back in ... More >>

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    July 28, 2011

    NFL free agency rumors you won't find anywhere else

    One of this year's top free agents, Nnamdi Asomugha knows where the best sports rumors come from.​If the NFL lockout bored you, never fear. The perfect antidote is here: a free agency fury as teams sign, cut and trade players madly to adjust their rosters in time for the season. What would usu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2011

    Dave Logan signs new KOA contract, to remain voice of Denver Broncos for three more years

    Dave Logan.​Only a few months ago, many University of Colorado fans were touting Dave Logan as the CU Buffs' next head coach. But it was not to be: CU's hiring of Jon Embree made it clear that Logan is unlikely to ever jump from coaching Mullen High School to his Division I dream job. So he's ... More >>

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    November 3, 2010

    Denver Broncos 5th most disappointing team in NFL, even though no one thought they'd be good

    Josh McDaniels.​The Broncos' recent downturn, capped by an epic choke job versus the San Francisco 49ers, bummed out fans -- but who knew it would also surprise objective observers like Yahoo! Sports' Shane Bacon. In his list of the ten most disappointing NFL teams of 2010, Bacon awards the Br ... More >>

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    October 25, 2010

    Top 10 ways Josh McDaniels has destroyed the Denver Broncos

    Josh McDaniels.​Is it fair to blame Coach Josh McDaniels for the Broncos' humiliating 59-14 loss to the Oakland Raiders yesterday? In a word: yes. McDaniels was brought to Denver to revitalize a once-proud franchise. Instead, he's steadily undermined the squad with stupid decisions, poor manag ... More >>

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    August 16, 2010

    Tim Tebow: The best third-string quarterback in the NFL!

    Tim Tebow, cover boy.​When I stepped into my kitchen this morning, I found the cover of the latest edition of 5280 -- the one featuring Tim Tebow and the question, "The Second Coming?" -- taped to our cereal cabinet along with a Post-It from my daughter that read: "Should we burn it or pray to ... More >>

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    May 12, 2010

    John Elway's ghost haunting LeBron James?

    It's not all over, LeBron. But it could be soon.​Last night, the Cleveland Cavaliers, who many NBA experts picked to win a championship this year, were annihilated by the Boston Celtics thanks in large part to a shockingly subpar, seemingly disinterested performance by LeBron James. The Cavs a ... More >>

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    April 5, 2010

    John Elway's "Drive" never happened? Damn you, Hot Tub Time Machine!

    Would they be safer in Davy Jones' locker -- or John Elway's?​Some box office prognosticators predicted that Hot Tub Time Machine would be a box-office smash thanks to positive word of mouth. But that won't happen in Denver, especially among Broncos fans. Why not? Because one of the plot poin ... More >>

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    March 17, 2010

    Brady Quinn: Did the NFL Network call him the C-word?

    A lot of things have been said about former Cleveland QB Brady Quinn since he was traded to the Broncos -- some positive, others not so much. But who would have guessed that an NFL Network commentator would refer to him by the C-word superimposed boldly across the top of the video player above. As ... More >>

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    March 16, 2010

    Brady Quinn's already got fans -- and Mark Kiszla -- drinking the Kool-Aid

    Yes, ladies, he is scrumptious. But can he play?​New acquisition Brady Quinn is the Broncos' savior? Anyone who watched the former Cleveland signal caller's ineptitude during the Browns' 27-6 loss to the Broncos last season should have a hard time offering hosannas -- but that didn't stop a ca ... More >>

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    March 15, 2010

    Brady Quinn the Broncos savior? What the (Peyton) Hillis?

    "You've got to admit, I am pretty damn hot. Looking, I mean."​In our Denver Blogs feature last Thursday, we reacted with amazement upon discovering a credible local blogger -- Mile High Report's Tim Lynch -- who actually thought the Broncos would be wise to obtain the services of Cleveland QB ... More >>

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    March 11, 2010

    Broncos in Denver Blogs: We found someone who actually wants the team to get Brady Quinn

    Bet the ladies would like him, anyhow...​People write blogs about Denver every day. Here are three of them. Tim Lynch at Mile High Report thinks it might be worth it for the Broncos to spend a low-round draft pick to get dreamy but ineffective Cleveland QB Brady Quinn for backup purposes. May ... More >>

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    December 17, 2009

    JaMarcus Russell's mega-bust status proven by Charlie Frye start

    Don't know if you got lucky or not, Charlie.​Our dreams didn't come true. Yesterday, we all but begged Oakland Raiders coach Tom Cable to start JaMarcus Russell at quarterback against the Broncos on Sunday. But no: Cable revealed that instead, he'll hand the ball to Charlie Frye, whose play f ... More >>

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    December 8, 2009

    Root for your home team at these BCS Championship game bars​The BCS Championship game is set for January 7 between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Texas Longhorns, but it's never too early to get your party plans in order and identify the bars that will provide a friendly haven for your cheering pleasure. Here's a rundown of where ... More >>

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    September 18, 2009

    Gambling with Homer: Down a Franklin but still feelin' good

    My girlfriend. Ha! I wish!​Hello, sports fans. My name is Homer Duggins and I've been a monster Denver devotee for, like, my whole life! When I was a kid, I totally asked my parents to paint my room blue and green for the Denver Zephyrs, and I wore black and gold to school every day for a year ... More >>

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    August 19, 2009

    The Karmic Guide to Fantasy Football 2009

    ​ 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 >>

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    March 25, 2009

    Josh McDaniels and Jay Cutler: Can this bromance be saved?

    "Not sure I actually wanted to revisit high school, but thanks to the Broncos, we don't have much choice," writes Dave Krieger at the top of his Denver Post column this morning, and truer words were never typed. During interviews yesterday, Broncos coach Josh McDaniels came across like a typical jer ... More >>

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    March 24, 2009

    A most sadistic take on five Jay Cutler trade destinations

    So Jay Cutler's (probably) getting traded. Fine by me. He's a talented guy, sure, and he's got an arm like a diesel-powered T-shirt gun. But I like my quarterbacks savvy and cerebral and not so damn pouty when things go awry. And while Josh McDaniels has proven to be just as delusional as Cutler in ... More >>

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    December 1, 2008

    Should Broncos fans start making Super Bowl plans? Hold your horses...

    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 >>

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    November 7, 2008

    Brandon Marshall's post-touchdown demonstration that wasn't: no glove love?

    Brandon Marshall and one possible glove. After scoring the touchdown that gave the Broncos their margin of victory against the Cleveland Browns last night, wide receiver Brandon Marshall reached into his belt, but teammate Brandon Stokley stopped him before he could whip something out. No, not tha ... More >>

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    September 22, 2008

    Thirteen more flukes to bail out the Broncos defense

    Champ Bailey seems as shocked that the Broncos beat the Saints as the rest of us are. For the second consecutive week, the Denver Broncos' defense proved incapable of stopping their opponents when it counted, and even when it didn't. Yet the team won 34-32 over the New Orleans Saints thanks to ano ... More >>

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    September 5, 2008
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    February 3, 2008

    Super Bowl Pick-Off: Pro-Am Edition

    If you could predict the future, would you be a sportswriter? As cool as it would be to state unequivocally during the preseason, “Eli Manning will lead his team to the Super Bowl ” or, “the Vikings and Browns will both finish just one game out of a playoff spot,” if these writers really kne ... More >>

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    November 10, 2007

    Broncos Better For Being Worse

    You can call the Broncos’ season at the midway point at lot of things, but boring isn’t one of them. Boring? That’s going 10-6, finishing as a Wild Card team and getting eliminated in the first round of the playoffs. With our craptastic division, this team could still do that - which would be ... More >>

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    November 2, 2007

    NFL Midseason Update

    Somewhere in the not too distant future, the Department of Homeland Security will be able to ferret out terrorists based only on a series of questions about the NFL. Consider this: Last month’s Patriots-Cowboys game drew 30 million viewers, making it not only the most watched sporting event of the ... More >>

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    October 19, 2007

    The Broncos Reversal of Misfortune

    Javon Walker is getting his knee suctioned out today. Starting offensive linemen Tom Nalen and Ben Hamilton, as well as tight ends Stephen Alexander and Nate Jackson, are finished for the year. Travis Henry awkwardly awaits appeal on a suspension that could end his season, and possibly his tenure in ... More >>

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    October 26, 2006

    Play Bawl!

    Who's ready for some Fantasy Congress?

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    June 2, 2005

    Little Big Men

    The Crush is ready for its close-up.

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    March 25, 2004

    Best Crush

    John Dutton

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    December 18, 2003

    This Does Not Compute

    Hey, Sparky, think it's time to pull the plug on the Bowl Championship Series wizards?

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    January 9, 2003

    Piggish for Pigskin

    Holiday football reveals a new Colorado ailment.

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    September 19, 2002

    Football Fanatics, Arise

    Put your pigskin pedigree to the test.

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    November 22, 2001

    Off Limits

    Is that a tuba in your pocket?

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    January 28, 1999
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    January 7, 1999
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    January 22, 1998

    City of Hype

    Great moments in Bronco history--and hysteria.

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    December 27, 1995
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