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firstfan

  • joined Apr 21, 2008
  • last login Jul 23, 2014
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I was at the very first practice of the Broncos at Brooks Field at the Colorado School of Mines in Golden in 1960. I have been a fan ever since. I moved to Alaska in 1971 but my father-in-law, who was a TRUE fan, sent me every Bronco article from the Rocky Mountain News and the Denver Post for over thirty years. I try to make it to one or two games a year.

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  • MLB Colorado Rockies
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The Truth

I handled Sunday's loss fairly well but I have been unable to even read a word about it since. I was fervently working on a project and looked down at a Broncos cup my son had given me and I saw...

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Injuries

Are You Ready for some Football?

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I don't know about you, but come Sept. 12 the only job is watching the Bronocs.

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The O Line

With all of the hoopla surrounding the QB position, one very important aspect of our team has gone largely overlooked. The Offensive Line. Regardless of who takes the snaps, the success of our...

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Eight Games

Rumors are spreading that the owners are preparing for an eight game season beginning in October or November. My initial reaction was "Aw, crap!" But then I got to thinking, for the Broncos that...

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A Little Bronco Humor

I know that when I start to take my beloved Broncos a little too seriously it is time for a little Bronco humor. Sometimes poking a little fun at ourselves is a way to reframe our priorities in...

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Notes on Peyton Hillis

"Leading hand sanitizers claim they can kill 99.9 percent of germs. Peyton Hillis can kill 100 percent of whatever  he wants." "Superman owns a pair of Peyton Hillis pajamas. " Ask Peyton Hillis if...

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A Pitch for Goose Gonsoulin

A great story about one of the most under-appreicated Broncos in history - Goose Gonsoulin

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The Broken Record

  As I typed the title to this post I realized that most of the readers of this site will not have a clue what I am talking about. They will probably think it has something to do with Brett Favre...

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firstfan's letter to the Sr. committee

Following is the letter I wrote to the Senior Committee members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.  I publish this now just to keep Floyd's name and accomplishments on the radar of MHR members.

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The Sky Is Not Falling - Final

  In the afternoon of day two of training camp an event occurred which perhaps best defines the 2009 edition of the Denver Broncos. Coach McDaniel was supervising a one-on-one tackling drill. A...

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The Sky is not Falling Part Two

I spotted papi at the afternoon practice but couldn't muscle my way through the crowd to connect with him so this will just be my observations. The first players out for the afternoon practice...

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The Sky Is Not Falling

A dedicated group of MHR "reporters" met today at Dove Valley to watch the first practice of the McDaniels era.  Our consensus is that those who predict a 2-14 Denver record this year are dead...

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Training Camp

In 2007 the Broncos entered Training Camp with high hopes. We suffered through two-a-days and did well in our first two preseason games. Then we played Dallas. We trained with the Cowboys most of...

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A Look at the Chargers, In The Trenches

This week we look at the Defensive and Offensive lines of the San diego Chargers. The Chargers line up in a 3-4 on defense. The Nose Tackle is Jamal Williams. He appears to be a prototypical...

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A Look at the Bills, In the Trenches

The Bill’s defensive front seven is somewhat similar to our own. They are on the small side. They have no fat guys. They have been less than stellar at getting to the opposing quarterback. They...

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A Look at Carolina In the Trenches.

We have a unique challenge facing us this week. I know of no other team that has as much experience together in the same system as the Carolina Panthers in the trenches.   Carolina O-Line: A...

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firstfan's Game Balls

#1 Game Ball goes to the Holy Trinity of Wiegmann, Kuper and Hamilton for neutralizing the best nose tackle in the NFL. Kris Jenkins is a monster and at 6'4" and 349 lbs he can control nealy every...

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In the Trenches v the Jets

I enjoy watching the performance of our offensive and defensive lines each week. I try to look ahead to get a feel for our upcoming opponent and then read HT’s Chalk talk to try to make some sense...

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Mt. Crushmore

With one day left in the voting for the top four Broncos of all time to appear on the RMN Mt. Crushmore, it saddens me that Floyd Little will not even make it out of the first round. As of today...

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I would like your thoughts

Going into this season I really felt that the Broncos were on the right track. We saw the departure of some highly compensated veterans who were simply not earning their paychecks. We saw the...

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The Broncos are a paper tiger

According to Tom E. Curran of NBC Sports the Broncos are the most overrated team in the NFL followed closely by the NY Football Giants. The basis of his opinion is that Denver has really not played...

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The Reloading Season Ends

I returned from a ten day fly fishing expedition to remote Alaska to find the world has greatly changed. Bronco Bear has moved to somewhere near Sandy Eggo, McCain has selected our very own...

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A History Lesson

No, this isn't Bronco history; this is a little Alaska history. Our good friend and long time MHR member Jon Tollerud is moving to Cordova, Alaska and I thought he should get a little "Heads Up". B...

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Two Keys to Success in 2008

The first key I see to the success of the Broncos in 2008 is the performance of # 63, Dewayne Robertson. I know that is a lot of pressure to put on the shoulders of one player, but I doubt if the...

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Marshall Cleared to Play

The folks at the RMN report that Brandon Marshall has been cleared medically to participate fully in future team activities. See HERE. As some of you might know, I have not been the greatest...

My top 5 omissions from the hof

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  1. Floyd Little
  2. Randy Gradishar
  3. Lionel Taylor
  4. Terrel Davis
  5. Karl Mecklengurg
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Andrew Mason

Greetings Panther Fans. I do not know if you are aware, but Carolina has recently added a staff witer to the Panthers.comwebsite. His name is Andrew Mason and he comes from the Broncos. You really...

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The Mayonnaise Jar and Two Beers.

When things in your life seem almost too much to handle, when 24 hours in a day are not enough, remember the mayonnaise jar and the 2 Beers.   Hoosierteacher stood before the crowded lecture hall...

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Home Field Advantage

For over twenty years the Denver Broncos enjoyed a significant advantage playing at home. This was due to 1) Altitude and 2) Noise. Much has been written about why this has been deteriorating since...

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