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What 54 NFL Passes Tell Us About Brock Osweiler

Peyton Manning’s backup will make his first career start against the Bears—and against his old coaches who know his weaknesses. Look for Gary Kubiak to start installing the offense he always wanted in Denver

Unbeaten and Undressed

The Broncos remain perfect after exposing Aaron Rodgers and the Packers. Here’s how Denver held Green Bay to just 77 passing yards. Plus more from Week 8, including Drew Brees’ incredible day, the possible return of Steve Smith Sr. and big injuries on a brutal Sunday

Manning vs. Rodgers: A Matchup for the Ages?

The Broncos and Packers are both perfect entering Sunday's matchup, but their quarterbacks are performing at opposite ends of the spectrum. Can Denver's defense boost its offense again? Plus, a Week 8 rundown

Six and Oh, How the Sky is Falling Down on Denver

The standings say the Broncos are unbeaten, but the football public perceives problems for coach Gary Kubiak’s crew. Is Peyton Manning really done? Tackling that, plus mailbag questions on the Jets’ success without Rex Ryan, Seattle’s struggles and the fallacy of full-time refs

Broncos Rush to Peyton Manning’s Defense

Denver is undefeated despite having the league’s fourth-worst offense. Luckily the No. 2 defense—and everyone in the locker room—is standing behind their diminished quarterback

The Bronco Blueprint

Denver is 3-0 and it’s been a dominant defense—and not the Peyton Manning-led offense—that’s led the way. Here’s how architect John Elway built a juggernaut on the other side of the ball. Plus reader mail

A Rocky Start for Peyton and His New Offense

The Broncos opened the 2015 season—and the Gary Kubiak era—by gutting out a defensive battle. Peyton Manning’s diminishing arm strength and lack of mobility were issues, but if you look closely enough, you can see why the Manning-Kubiak marriage can work

Denver's Defense Key to Another Playoff Run

For the first time in Peyton Manning's career, the veteran QB can rely on his defense to carry more of the burden than the offense. The Broncos are ripe with playmakers on that side of the ball, making January football very likely

No. 10: Rich McKay

It had been more than a century since there was a major alteration to football’s scoring system. So when Rich McKay and the Competition Committee convinced the owners to change the extra point, it was no small feat. Nor was it an easy process

Ranking NFL Quarterbacks

From Aaron and Andrew to Wilson and Winston, here's how the starting quarterbacks for all 32 teams stack up heading into summer training camp

Trouble on the Line

A season-ending injury for left tackle Ryan Clady isn’t a big deal; the Broncos’ offensive line was going to be shaky anyway. The real question is how new coach Gary Kubiak will meld his offense with Peyton Manning and a host of new faces

The Pope, the Problems and the 2015 Schedule

Assigning dates to the 256 NFL games is a complex process. And that’s before a plea on behalf of the pontiff. Here’s how four men and 136 computers navigated approximately 50 ‘must-have’ conditions to nail down this fall’s football slate

The Bucs Start Here

Jameis Winston, No. 1 overall? Tampa Bay's investigation into what will become the most scrutinized pick in draft history has only begun. Plus Los Angeles and realignment talk, Sam Bradford-to-Browns rumors and Denver's potential problem

A New Season Begins

The official start of the offseason marks the transition from “we time” to “me time” for NFL players. Here are 12 offseason predictions about who will get paid, who won’t, and how ongoing controversies will be resolved

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

Will Championship Sunday Come Down to a Kick?

Imagine the drama if former Patriot hero Adam Vinatieri plays the villain role in Foxboro. We catch up with the Colts' 19-year veteran. Plus, picking the Super Bowl participants, the spotlight player in Seattle and 10 more things to watch

The Sun Hasn't Set on Peyton Manning

I watched every drop-back he took this season, and I don't believe I was watching a quarterback who is washed-up. Why Peyton Manning shouldn't retire

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