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MattR

  • joined Mar 25, 2008
  • last login Feb 01, 2014
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Floyd Little HOF Ticket giveaway

Unfortunately, my trip to see Floyd Little inducted this weekend has fallen through.  So I have six tickets for the enshrinement ceremony that are going to waste (four in the stands and two on the...

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A Brandon Marshall thought experiment - the dropoff in stats

Now this is going to require a little imagination since we are going into the world of hypotheticals.  One of the more common thoughts voiced around these parts, and elsewhere, is that Marshall is...

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In defense of Jay Cutler (and why he has to be traded)

I am not going to try to say that Cutler is blameless in this situation or that he could not have handled things better, but I have been reading some of the posts/comments and have been surprised...

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Jeff Jagodzinski (head coach at BC) - Two distinct questions

For those who don't know, Jeff Jagodzinski is the current head coach at Boston College.  His name made the news recently when it came out that the Jets were interested in interviewing him for their...

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Anyone going to the Carolina game next week?

I know I am jumping ahead a bit and I am definitely not overlooking the Chiefs, but the recent fanposts from people at the Jets game got me excited.  I am flying down to Charlotte for the game on...

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A thought experiment (to help distract you from the pain)

Like most of you I have questions about decisions the Broncos have made in the past couple years - play calls, game plans, roster moves, etc.  All the media coverage in the world can't tell fans...

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A Brandon Marshall story I never heard before

We have all heard the stories about Brandon Marshall's off field troubles.  But I came across something today that I had never heard about before and I was hoping someone here would be able to fill...

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The Trilogy - Jim Brown, Ernie Davis and Floyd Little

Sam Adams at the Rocky Mountain News has an excellent article related to the release of the movie "The Express: The Ernie Davis Story".  The article focuses on Davis's relationship with Little. ...

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Some random thoughts on the Broncos through three weeks

This is just a collection of things that have gone through my mind the past few weeks.  I read the ESPN.com columns on the next wave of young QB’s. I loved the analysts there and elsewhere who...

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Lane Kiffin rumored to be fired, again

So both Chris Mortensen of ESPN and Jay Glazer of Fox Sports are reporting that Al Davis has decided to fire Lane Kiffin.  While this set of reports is a bit more ominous than the last (they say...

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Some very belated HOF pics

So, my friend finally sent me some pics he took during the HOF induction weekend.  Thought I would throw them up for y'all to enjoy. Here is the poster for this year's HOF inductees. I could not...

Terrell Davis on The Colbert Report analyzing Obama's speech. He's pretty funny and not political.

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Terrell Davis on The Colbert Report analyzing Obama's speech. He's pretty funny and not political.

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My final roster predictions (with practice squad)

This is a combo of what I think will happen with what I would like to see. There are 56 players on the final roster since Edell Shepherd does not count since he is on IR, Carlotn Powell does not...

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Is Brett Favre coming to Mile High?

In week 5 as a member of the Tampa Bay Bucs that is.  The Tampa Tribune is reporting that Favre has agreed to not block a trade to Tampa and that a trade is expected in the next 24 hours.  The good...

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What message do I send to the HOF this weekend?

As I have posted before, I am heading out to Canton for the HOF ceremony this weekend.  We all know that even with Gary Zimmerman's induction, the Broncos are woefully underrepresented in the...

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Another 2007 Denver Bronco retires

In this story (sorry its mostly about Favre), Adam Schefter reports that Ian Gold is retiring. I was among Ian Gold's critics this past year, but there is no doubt that he was a great addition to...

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Anyone going to the HOF induction? (anyone want to?)

I have been MIA for quite a while and have a ton of good reading to catch up on here.  But I finally got some free time and got my act together to finalize my trip to Canton.  I will be driving out...

Texans' Nick Ferguson has a neat idea

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The team had an autograph session recently and Ferguson asked each fan who came to him for their autograph. The article also has some good background on Ferguson and GM Rick Smith

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Broncos sign Michael Pittman

This is being reported online by Pro Football Talk and ESPN.  They do not have any other details about the contract or who was cut.  I was a bit surprised initially, but I just read that Travis...

Cutler adjusting to life with diabetes (Yahoo Sports)

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The author of this article has a son with Type I diabetes. He does a very good job explaining the disease itself as well as the life style changes associated with living with it.

Marcus Thomas will not be charged

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What I expected, but good news nonetheless. One more thing that the team can put behind them before camp. Additional details are here

Jack Williams scouting report from Stampede Blue

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Here is a pre-draft article written about Jack Williams from one of the SB Nation blogs (and written by the Guru's draft day partner Big Blue Shoe)

Ted Sundquist on the draft

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I know it is written by Bill Williamson, but the article has some pretty good insight into the draft process from Sundquist.

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Roster Breakdown - a final look before the draft

Here's one last look at the state of the roster before the draft.  Denver has 9 draft picks and will probably add 3 or 4 free agents during or right after the draft.  So I am guessing three or four...

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Roster Breakdown - Safeties: a closer look

This started as an idea for a comment in a post HoosierTeacher did last week looking at the Broncos moves during the reloading season (link here).  It also dovetails with a post I had done looking...

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Roster breakdown entering camp (part 2)

I was gonna wait a bit and add some notes to each position, but I think it fits in well with what Jon Tollerud has been doing so I don't want to wait. Below is a look at the current Broncos roster....

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Roster size/breakdown in training camp

One of the recent rule proposals that was defeated was to increase the maximum number of players from 80 to 86 for the start of training camp.  The reason this rule was proposed is that teams used...

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A good Broncos trivia question

Just asked on the NFL Network before they profile the Broncos in their Path to the Draft.  In the famous QB class of 1983, what quarterback did Denver draft?Took me a second to figure it out, but I...

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Free Agent Bloodbath Ahead?

As most of you know, I am a bit of a salary cap junkie.  As I was doing my latest batch of updates, I was noticing which players contracts ended after 2008 and 2009.  It is difficult to look too...

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