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Thank You John Elway!

Posted by Uncle Rico 2:06 PM ET Only three years after after Pat Bowlen fired Josh McDaniels and ended the neophyte head coach’s reign of destruction on the Denver Broncos, John Elway has rebuilt the Broncos and guided the team back to the Super Bowl. So, let’s hope that tonight Mr. Bowlen will be able […]

Berger says Broncos didn’t want to play for “little punk” Josh McDaniels

Posted by Uncle Rico 5:35 PM ET It’s been two years and 10 months since Pat Bowlen fired Josh McDaniels, but that didn’t stop former NFL punter Mitch Berger from recently sharing his feelings on playing for McDaniels. In an interview with 750 The Game in Portland, Berger said of his tenure in Denver: “It […]

John Fox’s conservative play calling, epic blunder by Rahim Moore end Broncos season

Posted by Uncle Rico 2:40 PM ET There were a number of factors – including horrendous officiating, a “chunk” from mostly reliable kicker Matt Prater and an ill-timed Peyton Manning interception – that led to the Broncos 38-35 overtime loss to Baltimore in the AFC semi-finals on Saturday, but none stand out more than head […]

The only person calling Brian Xanders is Mike Klis

Posted by Uncle Rico 12:45 ET When the Carolina Panthers fired general manager Marty Hurney in October, The Denver Post’s Mike Klis wrote: “Brian Xanders should be on their short-list of candidates. This is a guy who knows the inner front-office systems of three teams — the Atlanta Falcons, Broncos and New England Patriots (through […]

Agent Bob LaMonte doing his best to prevent world from forgetting Josh McDaniels head coaching disaster

Posted by Uncle Rico 3:10 PM ET Another Josh McDaniels redemption rumor has surfaced today. The latest, from Marc Sessler at NFL.com suggests that if offered the Cleveland Browns head coaching job, McDaniels would accept it in a flash. This sounds like another attempt by McDaniels’ agent, Bob LaMonte, to secure his client a spot […]

Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall may need a fresh pair of boxers

Posted by Uncle Rico 2:08 PM ET On the same day that quarterback Peyton Manning helped the Broncos (11-3, No. 2 in the AFC) win for the first time in Baltimore against the Ravens (thank you John Elway for understanding that to be successful in the NFL a team needs an NFL caliber signal caller), […]

Broncos season ends with a thud in New England; Elway still looking for QBs

Posted by Uncle Rico 5:15 PM ET It has been almost a month since the Denver Broncos got shellacked 45 – 10 by the New England Patriots in the second round of the NFL playoffs. At the time, some Denver fans tempered the beating the Patriots put on quarterback Tim Tebow and the Broncos by […]

Khan’s one step plan to revive Jacksonville Jaguars: trade for Tebow

Posted by Uncle Rico 5:16 PM ET As expected, NFL owners unanimously approved the sale of the Jacksonville Jaguars to Shahid Khan. Kahn’s story is remarkable. He left his hometown of Lahore, Pakistan in 1967 at the age of 17 to study industrial engineering at the University of Illinois. While a student, Kahn started working […]

Elway: Broncos no closer to finding QB

Posted by Uncle Rico 1:37 PM ET Yesterday, appearing on Gary Miller’s weekly radio show on 102.3 FM, Denver Broncos executive vice president of football operations John Elway said the team was no closer to finding its quarterback despite Tim Tebow’s 4-1 record as a starter this season. Elway’s response angered Tebowmaniacs, but his reasoning […]

Forbes names Bowlen 10th worst owner in NFL; Fox fed up with criticism of coaching staff for Tebow’s struggles

Posted by Uncle Rico 4:40 PM ET Until recently, Broncos owner Pat Bowlen was routinely included in any discussion of top owners in professional sports. Now, with the Broncos piling up losses and the organization scrambling to repair the damage caused by of the most disastrous head coaching tenures in NFL history, Bowlen finds himself […]

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