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No. 99: Rachel Nichols

One of the most respected reporters in the industry, she has been a thorn in the commissioner’s side over the past year. She has good reason to be

Awaiting Peyton’s Decision

Listening to John Elway talk about Peyton Manning and seeing his coldhearted dealings with John Fox, I was reminded of the Packers’ circumstances with Brett Favre in 2008. As stoic as Manning is, everyone likes to be recruited

The Denver Fallout

Not even 24 hours after a one-and-done playoff appearance, the Broncos and coach John Fox parted ways. Here's a look at who Denver might be targeting, where Fox will land and how the other five coaching vacancies stand right now

Is Peyton Manning Done? Well, It’s Complicated

Peyton Manning's future in the NFL is uncertain after the Broncos' loss to the Colts in the divisional round. In addition to the quarterback's age and declining arm, there are other factors—including potential changes on Denver's coaching staff—that could determine whether the future Hall of Famer hangs up his cleats

The Best Buy in Football

At a third of the price of an elite quarterback, a good coach is the wisest expenditure in the salary cap era, and the best way to gain a long-term competitive edge. Plus, thoughts on Adrian Peterson and NFL gambling

'Nothing Easy About It'

On the receiving end of nine Peyton Manning payday passes through five games, Broncos tight end Julius Thomas is on pace to break the NFL record for receiving touchdowns in a season. Here's how the former basketball player is doing it

Will Different Broncos Lead to Different Result?

It's no secret: Denver was thoroughly embarrassed in a 43-8 loss to Seattle in Super Bowl 48. After an offseason of retooling the roster, the Broncos will see if they measure up in a Week 3 rematch. Plus more notes from Week 2 film study

Broncos Preview: Even Better Than Before

Trying to erase the memory of Super Bowl XLVIII, the Broncos gave Peyton Manning new toys for his prolific offense and they now feature a star-studded defense, too. Can Denver do what no team has done in 42 years?

Building a Better Bronco

Three years ago, John Elway's hiring brought questions of Denver's intent. Would the former face of the franchise just be a figurehead? Three straight playoff appearances and a Super Bowl berth later, the answer is clear: Nope

A Father’s Life Lessons

We asked a dozen men in the NFL—players, coaches and executives—to share the best thing they’ve learned from their dad or an influential father figure. Here’s the wisdom that’s been passed on by mail carriers, businessmen, high school coaches, Hall of Famers, construction workers, educators and military veterans

A Ticket from Christmas Eve 1994: The Day the NFL Died in L.A.

On Dec. 24, 1994, the Raiders and Rams both played their last games in L.A. The stars were out—from Marcus Allen and Jerome Bettis to Whoopi Goldberg and Kelsey Grammer—as were fans desperate to hold on. But while a sense of finality hovered in the air, no one thought the void would last two decades and counting

A Wife's Nightmare: 'We Think It's John's Heart'

Those were the words Robin Fox heard over the phone, as the Denver coach was falling victim to a condition that would require invasive surgery and four weeks away from the Broncos sideline. Here, she reflects on the path her family traveled from that terrifying call to football's biggest stage

It’s Time to Man Up

The days of strong safeties lining up receivers over the middle and delivering knockout hits are over. But that’s not the only reason why zone concepts are being replaced by man coverage. The AFC Championship Game is a case study of how NFL defenses are evolving

Fateful Day in Denver

Broncos coach John Fox reflects on the day Peyton Manning decided to become a Bronco, and what's transpired since

The Forgotten Man

Knowshon Moreno was a first-round pick who fumbled too often and got banished to the scout team in Denver. Instead of sulking, he grinded his way back into the starting lineup to become the unsung hero of Peyton Manning’s offense

What a Difference a Coach Makes

Good coaching has always been important in the NFL. But 2013, more than ever, has emphasized how the man running the sideline can revive—or destroy—a team

The Highs, and Very Low Lows, of Week 9

It was an NFL weekend we'll never forget, for better and for worse. It was a weekend of record performances and dazzling plays, but our thoughts are with two coaches in somber situations

Moving On With a Missing Piece

John Fox is gone from the Broncos sideline for now, but his medical emergency won't deter the Broncos from focusing on football. That's just how it works