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Broncos cut kicker Brandon McManus, sign Connor Barth

The Broncos have made a change at kicker. Brandon McManus, who was acquired in a trade before the season, has been released. Connor Barth, a free agent who spent the last four years in Tampa Bay, has signed. The Broncos had high enough hopes for McManus this season that they cut Matt Prater, a Pro…

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Week 12 power rankings

1. New England Patriots (No. 2; 9-2):  Gronk like cheese. 2. Green Bay Packers (No. 3; 8-3):  Lambeau Field will never host a Super Bowl, but this weekend it could be hosting a Super Bowl preview. 3. Arizona Cardinals (last week No. 1; 9-2):  There’s a little space on the bandwagon.  It won’t last long.…

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Report: Titans to release Shaun Phillips

Over in the NFC South, the Buccaneers aren’t ready to start taking a look at young players currently holding down reserve roles because they still have a chance to win the division. Even though they have the same 2-9 record as the Bucs, there’s no such opportunity available to the Titans and they are handling…

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Tuesday morning one-liners

Said Bills DT Kyle Williams, “We’ll go play anywhere. As long as we’re together, we can go out and compete. We’ll do it in a parking lot or wherever you want to do it. Does that mean we’re invincible? No, but we’ll get after it.” Dolphins CB Jamar Taylor hopes to make a quick return…

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Jay Feely, Connor Barth on Broncos workout list today

The Broncos are looking at some experienced kickers today, as they decide if they want to upgrade from Brandon McManus. According to Mike Klis of the Denver Post, the Broncos are bringing in veteran kickers Jay Feely and Connor Barth for workouts Tuesday, according to NFL sources. McManus is 9-of-13 on field goals this year,…

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AFC playoff picture: Ravens can chart their own path

In defeating the Saints 34-27 on Monday night, the Ravens completed a sweep of the NFC South and improved their record to 7-4. Now, the Ravens embark on a five-game stretch against AFC foes to close the regular season. And in many ways, the Ravens’ playoff fate is now squarely in their hands. Of the…

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Report: Broncos will work out kickers this week

The Broncos came back late in Sunday’s game with the Dolphins and escaped with a 39-36 win, but there were still plenty of things to dislike about the team’s performance. One item on the list is kicker Brandon McManus’s continued struggles. McManus pushed a 33-yard field goal attempt into the right upright with the Broncos trailing…

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Peyton credits Gase for game-changing play call

As the third quarter wound down in Denver on Sunday, the Broncos appeared to be in trouble: Trailing the Dolphins 28-17, the Broncos faced a fourth-and-2 and decided to go for it. Get stuffed there, and the Dolphins have a two-possession lead and the ball as the fourth quarter begins. But the Broncos pulled off…

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Monday morning one-liners

The Bills will be trying to put a difficult week behind them on Monday night. Things were going well for the Dolphins in Denver until the fourth quarter. TE Tim Wright continues to be a productive receiver for the Patriots. The Jets are looking for some payback after losing to the Bills earlier this season.…

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Broncos open as slight favorites at Kansas City

As was the case when the clubs met in September, the Broncos are favored over the Chiefs next Sunday night. However, the Broncos aren’t favored by much. Several Las Vegas sports books have installed 8-3 Denver as a 1- to 1.5-point favorite at Kansas City. If the line holds, it will be the 10th time…

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Broncos turn it on late to beat the Dolphins, 39-36

After getting off to a sluggish start, the Broncos turned in a dominant fourth quarter today to beat the Dolphins in Denver. The Broncos, who have been getting off to sluggish starts for about a month now, looked early on like something might be really wrong: Peyton Manning wasn’t connecting with his receivers, and the…

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Chargers take lead vs. Rams

With the Chiefs falling to the Raiders on Thursday night and the Broncos looking wobbly against the Dolphins this afternoon, the Chargers can really help their cause in the AFC West with a win vs. St. Louis. And they have started the second half on the right foot. Tailback Ryan Mathews‘ 32-yard TD run gave…

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Broncos continue to struggle, fall behind Dolphins

Things are not going well in Denver. The Broncos, losers of two of their last three games, trail the Dolphins at halftime at home, 21-17. Peyton Manning wasn’t able to get much going downfield at all for most of the second half, but he finally engineered a couple of good drives late in the second…

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Sunday morning one-liners

Bills WR Robert Woods thinks the team needs to be aggressive on Monday night. Are the Dolphins going to win 10 games this season? Increased physicality has been part of the Patriots’ approach this season. The Jets are happy with WR Percy Harvin’s immersion in the offense. Ravens WR Torrey Smith isn’t sure why his…

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NFL Weather Watch — Week 12

The weather forecasts suggest snow is unlikely to be seen in any of the outdoor NFL games on Sunday. However, fans of a certain age might have occasion to hum a few bars of “November Rain.” Precipitation is possible for Buccaneers-Bears in Chicago and Packers-Vikings in Minneapolis. Meanwhile, the strongest winds could be experienced in…

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