The Broncos' 52-20 destruction of the Philadelphia Eagles at Mile High Stadium yesterday was an appropriate prelude to last night's final episode of Breaking Bad. Like Walter White, played so memorably by Bryan Cranston, Peyton Manning and his Denver teammates showed vulnerability at times. But in ... More >>
It's going to be a busy Sunday for Broncos receiver Eric Decker. First, he and his team will take on the Philadelphia Eagles at Mile High Stadium -- and then, at 8 p.m. our time, his new reality series, Eric and Jessie: Game On, is slated to bow on the E Network. Some people love to hate Decker and ... More >>
The rivalry between your Denver Broncos and the Oakland Raiders runs so deep that our recent collection of Raiders suck memes only hints at the passions on both sides. But it's tough to sustain the usual level of antipathy this year -- because even though the Raiders are improving, the 2013-14 Bronc ... More >>
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 >>
A short time ago, Broncos' safety Brian Dawkins announced his retirement in the new-fangled way -- via his Twitter account. No, it's not a surprise, particularly given his recent injury history and reports about Denver's search for another secondary vet; more on that below. But it's still a shot to ... More >>
Several NFL teams don't even list a third-string quarterback on their depth charts. The Broncos, however, have the most and least popular third-stringer in the history of the league. Over the weekend, ESPN aired a piece on Outside the Lines discussing why Tim Tebow is so discussed.
FlickrThe Denver blog post train has made another stop at the station... Mile High Mamas addresses the phrase "whipping it out" as it applies to breastfeeding. Bronco Talk's Mr. East on the Broncos acquiring previous first-round draft choice Brodrick Bunkley from the Eagles. A future plus o ... More >>
Kyle Orton.The photo seen here pictures Kyle Orton at Broncos training camp -- but it's not current. Orton didn't show up at Dove Valley yesterday, further fueling speculation that he'll be dealt, and dealt soon. But where? Miami remains the likeliest Orton destination, but it's hardly the o ... 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 >>
Carmelo Anthony: "You're kidding me, right?"Oh, what a bizarre document the folks at Westword sister paper the Dallas Observer stumbled upon today. It's a handwritten request for a preliminary restraining order against Carmelo Anthony -- plus Dwyane Wade, Mark Cuban, Jerry Reinsdorf and Jerry ... More >>
When Saturday's World Cup match between the U.S. and England ended in a tie, a lot of casual American soccer fans -- who wanted to see America kick some foreign ass -- were baffled. A tie? What kind of real sport ends games in a tie? In America, there's hardly a one -- not anymore, anyway. B ... More >>
"This is how it's done, son."Talk about a startling NFL trade: The Eagles sent QB Donovan McNabb to the Washington Redskins for the 37th pick in this year's draft, plus a third- or fourth-rounder next year. At first glance, new Redskins coach Mike Shanahan appears to have pulled off one hell ... More >>
"As long as it's not the Raiders..."Yesterday, ESPN spent much of its NFL Live broadcast touting Herm Edwards' idea for the San Francisco 49ers to go after both Donovan McNabb, to whom the Eagles (inexplicably) seem ready to say goodbye, and the Broncos' Brandon Marshall. Former Bronco Mark ... More >>
A Flickr photoJarvis Green is coming to the Broncos from New England? How unusual!Pat Bowlen opened up his wallet in recent days, signing three strong defensive linemen: Jarvis Green (formerly with -- surprise! -- New England), Jamal Williams (an ex-Charger) and Justin Bannan (a Baltimore Rav ... More >>
Amy Lawrence isn't a Donovan hater.NFL fan sites have been abuzz about rumors that the Broncos are interested in trading for Philadelphia QB Donovan McNabb ever since an ESPN report mentioned the possibility. Broncos sources swear nothing along these lines is happening, but ESPN Radio's Amy L ... More >>
"Hey, Brian Dawkins: How about a reunion?"Three blogs about Denver, for people who care about Denver. Mr. East at Bronco Talk thinks Donovan McNabb's backup in Philadelphia, Kevin Kolb, might be a better fit for the Broncos than the big man himself. And cheaper, too. Colorado Pols tallies u ... More >>
www.govnrspark.com/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 >>
If Chris Simms is the answer, he's the wrong answer. Heal, Kyle, heal!Behold: The talent-evaluating acumen of one Woody Paige, Denver Post columnist and ESPN yukmeister, who last week called for backup Chris Simms to be given the starting quarterback job for the Broncos in place of Kyle Orton ... More >>
The Sports Column is a Steelers bar. So that'll be fun next weekend.The World Series is in full swing, and although the Rockies didn't make it this year, just about every TV in every sports bar in town has been tuned to the match-up between the New York Yankees and the Philadelphia Phillies. ... More >>
Chris Simms.Sports Illustrated's Don Banks has assembled an unusual list, albeit one that makes sense following the Philadelphia Eagles' recent Michael Vick signing. (Who let the dogs in?) Instead of ranking starting quarterbacks, Banks rates the second stringers. And in his view, the Broncos ... 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 >>
That bling is super! At a press availability yesterday, newly minted Denver Bronco Brian Dawkins, a veteran safety who's a legend among Philadelphia Eagles faithful, declared, "I would love to have a ring. I would love to finish it all with a ring." And from what I understand, the gathered reporter ... More >>
Photo courtesy of FlickrThe Broncos have signed the Eagles' groin-bumping running back Correll Buckhalter (right). Denver Blogs: In which we read Denver blogs, and then link to them. Send links. Time for lots of huge, fast rich guys to get richer. That is, it's NFL free-agent season. And the Bronco ... More >>
How seriously should we take Rush Limbaugh's fantasies of a disturbance in Denver?
This feel-good football tale scores with charm and sincerity.
The NFL tries to recover from a series of fumbles.