Is DeMarcus Ware overrated and overpaid?

He surely didn't know it (nor would he care), but Monday was a rough day for DeMarcus Ware in the football analysis corner of the internet.

The tenth-year player made two dubious lists - Doug Farrar's most overrated defenders, and Jason Fitzgerald's worst contracts per team.

Farrar cites Ware's position change under Monte Kiffin as having hampered his season.

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RIP, Robin Williams

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Scouting the 2014 Broncos: Player development

Every team talks about it - the importance of player development. What’s different at Dove Valley is that they actively push that agenda.

As John Elway often says, “We don't draft All-Pros, we have to make them."

And the Broncos do.

They bring youngsters into players-only film sessions, offer them state of the art training and nutritional monitoring, motivate them, and then see what the player gives in return.

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If that’s Demaryius in bad shape, then look out

Good Morning, Broncos fans! Let's open with some key points from Peter King's latest MMQB column:

  • Donte Whitner says the Cleveland locker room is split 50/50 into Manziel and Hoyer camps, adding that Johnny Football has been a respectful rookie 
  • Echoing Mike Tanier's thoughts, PK says Michael Sam faces an uphill battle to crack the St. Louis roster, given the team's defensive line depth
  • Cincy QB Matt Scott attributes his on field vomiting to a virus

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Peyton and Eli, rapping again

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It sure is rough making tens of millions in profits

Good Afternoon, Broncos fans! Several notable rookies made their preseason debuts this weekend.

Houston linebacker Jadeveon Clowney flashed some of what made him the first overall pick, but had some rough moments as well.

Johnny Manziel and Brian Hoyer also put up mixed performances, but Manziel reportedly did enough to pull slightly ahead.

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Judge says down with shamateurism

Good Morning, Broncos fans! The NCAA and its shamateurism were dealt a serious legal blow on Friday.

A federal judge ruled that the organization's ban on compensating athletes is a violation of antitrust laws, blasting several holes in its contradictory claims along the way.

This, of course, was the O'Bannon case, in which the NCAA laughably tried to defend its use of player images for profit, while not sharing said profits with said players.

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Denver ranked 7th most miserable sports city

Forbes, trying to show Buzzfeed what it will look like when it gets old, has yet another list: Forbes' 2014 List Of America's Most Miserable Sports Cities

Denver took the 7 spot:

Meltdown by Peyton Manning & Co. against Seattle dropped Broncos to 2-5 in Super Bowls. Nuggets have been to the NBA or ABA playoffs in more than half of their 47 seasons, with no championships.

All professional teams are listed above that, including the Colorado Avalanche and the NHL's Rockies (moved to KC, moved to NJ).

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Matt Scott pulls off a Gordie Howe hat trick of sorts

Happy Friday, Broncos fans! Let's kick off this sleep-deprived Lard with a programming note-slash-reminder.

Each week, be sure to keep checking the game recap, as we continually update it with plenty of links (articles, quotes, videos) along the way.

The idea is to have everything together, so that at any point (later in the year, or years later), you can find coverage of any game in one spot.

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Gut Reaction: Broncos vs Seahawks, Preseason Game 1

As much fun as it was to watch the Broncos beat the Seahawks, it was hard to make much of this preseason game.

Lighting came. It saw. It kicked everyone’s ass.

By the time the rain delay was over, the starters barely had time to take some plays off.

What do we do with this game, one that doesn’t matter to anyone other than bloggers, cheerleaders, and small-college roster hopefuls?

We mock, that's what.

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