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Denver Broncos 2014 Opponents, Preseason Schedule

The AFCW teams will face off with the NFCW and AFCE squads in 2014..

Because Denver won the AFCW in 2013, they will also face the other AFC division winners.

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Champ wants back, suggests he’s open to a move to safety

One couldn't help but wonder whether Champ Bailey would have retired with a Broncos victory on Sunday night.

Well, he doesn't yet have the opportunity to walk away on top ala John Elway.

Of course, the next questions are whether he'll be back with the Broncos in 2014, and if so, where he'll be playing, and for how much money.

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Manning wins fifth MVP award

As had been expected since his seven-touchdown performance on opening night (if not earlier), Peyton Manning was named the NFL's MVP for the fifth time in his storied career.

Manning shattered several single-season NFL records in 2013, including those for touchdown passes and passing yardage.

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Coaching Carousel: Desperate Browns talking with McDaniels, Schiano (LOLZ)

Now that half of the league's assistants have turned down the Browns - some without even interviewing - Cleveland has apparently gotten desperate.

Although reports continue to suggest that Bills DC Mike Pettine is the favorite to land the job nobody wants, the team reportedly interviewed noted dickhead Greg Schiano on Wednesday.

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Broncos sign another eight players for 2014

Denver announced the signing of eight more players to future contracts on Wednesday, bringing their total number to 13.

Joining the collection of Browncos will be LB Jamar Chaney, T Ramon Harewood, LB Jerrell Harris, TE Jameson Konz, S Charles Mitchell, TE Cameron Morrah, CB Jerome Murphy, and RB Jerodis Williams.

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NFL: Wes Welker hit on Aqib Talib wasn’t even a penalty

Per the NFL (and VP of NFL Officiating Dean Blandino), we learned tonight that Wes Welker is just another football player, which is sure to disgust Bill Belichick:

Blandino on Broncos WR Wes Welker's hit on Patriots CB Aqib Talib: "It was a legal hit."

— NFL Media PR (@InsideNFLMedia) January 23, 2014

No word yet from Belichick. In the meantime, the Seattle Seahawks can breathe a sigh of relief. The monstrosity that is Wes Welker will not be targeting their defensive backfield--at least according to league rules.

Reports: Gase pulling name from consideration for Browns gig

According to Adam Schefter and Mike Klis, Adam Gase called the Browns this morning to say he's not interested in their head coaching vacancy.

Obviously, he may eventually change his mind, but this is unequivocally great news for the prospects of the 2014 Broncos.

Injury Report: Knowshon, Carter, Harvin expected to play in SB

Knowshon Moreno (rib) and Tony Carter (arm) departed Sunday's title game victory with injuries and did not return, but they are expected to be ready for the Super Bowl.

X-rays on Moreno's injured ribs reportedly came back negative; it had been reported that Carter suffered a concussion, but according to John Fox, it was only a pinched nerve.

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Mort: Browns still want either Gase or McDaniels

Browns waiting on Broncos OC Adam Gase; Josh McDaniels if changes mind; Bills DC Mike Pettine 2nd interview; same w Seattle DC Dan Quinn

— Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) January 19, 2014

Coaching Carousel: Zimmer lands with Vikings, is bringing Norv with him

The Vikings announced their hiring of Bengals DC Mike Zimmer as their new head coach on Wednesday.

Zimmer is expected to name Norv Turner his OC, with Miami LB coach George Edwards his DC.

With Zimmer's departure, it's said that Cincy will promote LB coach Paul Guenther to take over their defense.

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