NFL to start HGH testing on Monday

Good Morning, Broncos fans! As expected, the Cardinals will again start Drew Stanton over the injured Carson Palmer at quarterback on Sunday.

Palmer (shoulder) and LB Glenn Carson (ankle) are out, guard Paul Fanaika (knee) is questionable, while five other Cardinals are listed as probable.

For Denver, David Bruton (ankle) and Lerentee McCray (knee) are questionable, and five others are probable, including Louis Vasquez (ribs).

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Continuing to undesign

In a continuing effort to focus on readability and content, I've made some more design tweaks. Or untweaks, depending on how you want to look at them.

The most noticable changes on all devices are the top navigation, now matching the color theme of the rest of the site, and the font sizes, many of which are slightly larger than before.

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More on the Broncos’ release of Matt Prater

OTC's Jason Fitzgerald has cleared up the caponomic questions relating to Matt Prater's release.

Per Fitzgerald, the move saves $2.294M in cash and cap this season.

As for the 2015 impact, there's a savings of at least $3.25M in cash and cap, and a dead money hit of at most $812,500.

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Broncos release Matt Prater

On Friday, the Broncos announced the release of placekicker Matt Prater in favor of Brandon McManus, who stood in for him during the former's suspension.

Prater still has one game remaining on his four-game ban for alcohol use.

Denver will send its 2015 seventh-round pick to the Giants to complete their August trade.

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Thursday Night Football: Must miss TV

Happy Friday, Broncos fans! Thursday night brought yet another dud, as the Packers dispatched the Vikings 42-10 in Green Bay.

The season's first two Thursday games were each decided by 20 points, while the three since have featured 30+ point margins. 

Aaron Rodgers threw three touchdown passes and Eddie Lacy added two more on the ground.

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Carson Palmer highly unlikely to face Broncos on Sunday

The Cardinals have not yet officially ruled Carson Palmer out for Sunday's game in Denver, but all signs continue to point that way.

Palmer's throwing shoulder reportedly has no structural damage, and the team apparently hasn't considered putting him on short-term IR.

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Open Thread: Minnesota at Green Bay

PFF, ESPNNFL.com and NYT preview the matchup. Enjoy the game!

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New DirecTV deal portends huge contracts for Broncos’ Thomases, Knighton, Harris

Good Morning, Broncos fans! As anticipated, the NFL and DirecTV have reached a lucrative extension to their exclusive broadcast agreement.

The deal will include an expansion of DirecTV's rights to stream games via mobile and broadband devices.

Incredibly, the reported figures are far higher than had been speculated earlier.

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Unearthing the 2000s time capsule: Gruden, Gannon, Orton, and McDaniels

Wednesday was an aughts-heavy news day, with all sorts of blasts from the not so distant past.

Jon Gruden issued a tepid dismissal of a potential return to Oakland, claiming he's "not thinking about coaching."

But the Raiders might have the young QB that Chucky covets, in Derek Carr.

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Injury Report: Carson Palmer has setback, misses practice

It appears Drew Stanton will be the Cardinals' starting quarterback this Sunday in Denver.

Carson Palmer reportedly suffered a setback in his recovery from a nerve condition in his throwing shoulder.

The 11th-year veteran missed practice on Wednesday to seek another opinion on the injury, which he suffered Week 1 against San Diego.

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