Open Threads

Open Thread: Sunday Week 3

Enjoy the games, congratulations to Rod Smith, and Go Broncos!

Inactive for Denver are G Chris Kuper, C/G C.J. Davis, DT Sealver Siliga, LB Steven Johnson, WR Andre Caldwell, RB Knowshon Moreno, and QB Caleb Hanie. Ronnie Hillman is active for the first time, and Brock Osweiler remains the backup behind Peyton Manning.

Houston's inactives are QB John Beck, WR DeVier Posey, CB Roc Carmichael, CB Brandon Harris, LB Tim Dobbins, T Andrew Gardner, and G Brandon Brooks.

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Open Thread: TNF Week 3 - Giants @ Panthers

Chris Brown examines Carolina's zone read; Bucky Brooks, Mike Tanier, and PFF's Peter Damilatis offer their thoughts on the matchup; Bill Simmons is taking Carolina.

Enjoy the game, everyone!

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Open Thread: MNF Week 2 - Broncos @ Falcons

Inactive for Denver are CB Chris Harris, RB Ronnie Hillman, DT Sealver Siliga, WR Andre Caldwell, C/G Philip Blake, QB Caleb Hanie, and G Chris Kuper. Out for Atlanta are S Charles Mitchell, CB Terrence Johnson, C Joe Hawley, T Lamar Holmes, DE Jonathan Massaquoi, DE Cliff Matthews, and QB Dominique Davis.

The absence of Harris means Tony Carter will be Denver's nickel corner; Brock Osweiler will be Peyton Manning's backup with Hanie inactive, with Hillman and Caldwell again notable inactives. Key players in T Tyson Clabo and LB Sean Witherspoon had been listed as questionable for Atlanta but are active.

Enjoy the game everyone, and Go Broncos!

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Open Thread: Sunday Week 2

Enjoy the games, everyone; go Bills, Dolphins, and Titans!

Here are the early inactives; the NFL has pulled a replacement official from today's Saints/Panthers game once they realized the guy is a Saints fan, while an official who worked last week's Seahawks/Cardinals game has worked for Seattle officiating practices.

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Open Thread: TNF Week 2 - Bears @ Packers

Chicago will be without WR Dane Sanzenbacher, TE Kyle Adams, OT Jonathan Scott, G/C Edwin Williams, DT Matt Toeania, DT Nate Collins, and S Jeremy Jones tonight; inactive for the Packers are RB James Starks, WR Greg Jennings, WR Jarrett Boykin, DE C.J. Wilson, CB Davon House, S M.D. Jennings, and S Sean Richardson.

PFF's Michael Renner previews the matchup, Andrew Brandt shares his memories of the rivalry, Joe Fortenbaugh offers betting advice, and Bill Simmons took the Bears and the points (5.5 of them).

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Open Thread: Week 1

Enjoy the game everyone, and Go Broncos!

Inactive for Denver are WR Andre Caldwell, RB Ronnie Hillman, LB Steven Johnson, G Philip Blake, DL Malik Jackson, G Chris Kuper, and DT Sealver Siliga.

Pittsburgh will be without LB James Harrison, RB Rashard Mendenhall, QB Charlie Batch, S Ryan Clark, T Kelvin Beachum, G David DeCastro, and DT Alameda Ta'amu.

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Pre-game Lard and Open Thread: Broncos @ Cardinals

Good Evening, Broncos fans! Although any one of the four Denver players currently on IR will be eligible for activation later in the season thanks to the NFL's IR rule change, the team would have to designate that player by tomorrow night. So, forget about Jason Hunter coming back; the team will surely save the exception for a potential in-season injury to a more important player.

Once a player returns to practice, he will have 21 days to be added back to the 53-man roster.

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Open Thread: Preseason Week 3 Broncos vs 49ers

Enjoy the game, and Go Broncos!

Open Thread: Preseason Week 2 Broncos vs. Seahawks

Enjoy the game, and Go Broncos!

Tracy Porter is not expected to play, while Ronnie Hillman is in uniform.

Open Thread: Preseason Opener 2012

Enjoy the game, everyone! Go Broncos!

PS. We have Peyton MF Manning