Open Threads

Open Thread: TNF Week 15 - Bengals @ Eagles

Bucky Brooks, Nathan Jahnke, and Brian McIntyre break down the matchup; Benjamin Hoffman is picking the Bengals. Enjoy the game!

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Open Thread and Pre-game Lard: MNF Week 14 - Texans @ Patriots

Andy BenoitBucky Brooks, and Steve Palazzolo break down the matchup. Enjoy the game, and Go Texans*!

* Although a Houston win would immediately place Denver ahead of New England in the race for playoff seeding, and their destiny in their own hands, a Pats victory wouldn't be the end of the world, either. Indy is still very much alive for the AFCS title, although if the Colts were to win their division and end up with 12 wins along with Denver, it appears (by consulting ESPN's Playoff Machine) Indy would tiebreakers over the Broncos and thus gain a higher seeding.

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Open Thread: Sunday Week 14

Here are the day's inactive lists. Enjoy the games - Washington knocked off Baltimore in overtime, handing the Ravens their fourth loss of the season, and putting them a full game behind Denver in the AFC playoff race. Thank you, Shanny!

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Open Thread: Broncos @ Raiders, plus Norv & A.J. on their way out

Denver's inactives are RG Chris Kuper, LB Wesley Woodyard, CB Tracy Porter, TE Julius Thomas, FB Jacob Hester, DT Sealver Siliga, and QB Caleb Hanie. Manny Ramirez and D.J. Williams figure to start in place of Kuper and Woodyard, respectively, with C.J. Davis as Ramirez's backup.

Brandon Stokley, who had been a game-time decision, will dress - as will Andre Caldwell and Matthew Willis - so Denver will have five wideouts suited up, even while the punditry suggested the Broncos would focus on a run-heavy approach tonight. Tracy Porter, who did not appear on the week's injury report, is a healthy scratch.

Not dressing for Oakland are DE Jack Crawford, DT Richard Seymour, RB Jeremy Stewart, WR Derek Hagan, T Willie Smith, OL Lucas Nix, and RB/FB Jamize Olawale.

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Open Thread: MNF Week 13 - Giants @ Washington

Andy BenoitDoug Farrar, Sam Monson, and Benjamin Hoffman preview the matchup; here are the inactive lists. Enjoy the game!

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Open Thread: Sunday Week 13

Denver's inactives today are WR Brandon Stokley, FB Jacob Hester, DE Robert Ayers, QB Caleb Hanie, G/C C.J Davis, CB Tracy Porter, and TE Julius Thomas.

The absences of Ayers and Hester are no surprise, while not having Stokley, who's been bothered by hip and wrist issues all week, means Andre Caldwell will dress.

Tampa Bay will be without RB Michael Smith, LB Najee Goode, G/T Derek Hardman, WR David Gilreath, WR David Douglas, and DT Matthew Masifilo.

Here are rest of the day's inactive lists. Enjoy the games, and Go Broncos and Steelers!

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Open Thread: TNF Week 13 - Saints @ Falcons

Bucky Brooks, Matt Bowen, Nathan JahnkeBenjamin Hoffman, and Bill Simmons analyze the matchup; here are the inactive lists. Enjoy the game!

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Open Thread: If nobody watches Eagles/Panthers, does the game actually happen?

Andy Benoit, Sam Monson, Doug Farrar, and Benjamin Hoffman preview the matchup; here are the inactives. Enjoy the game, if you're among the five people watching it.

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Open Thread: Sunday Week 12

Enjoy the games, and Go Broncos!

Poll question added: So, Broncos fans - with Denver at 8-3 and the AFCW almost locked up, who are you rooting for in today's Ravens/Chargers game? The magic number for a Denver AFCW title (combination of Broncos wins, Chargers losses) is just two, while the Broncos are battling the Ravens for playoff seeding in the AFC.

We're thinking that Broncos Country should be rooting for San Diego, as difficult as that may be. What say you?

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Open Thread: Thanksgiving 2012

Andy Benoit, Doug Farrar, Bucky Brooks, and Benjamin Hoffman preview the day's games; PFF's breakdowns of Houston/Detroit, Washington/Dallas, and New England/Jets; Matt Bowen checks on the All-22 tape of RG3. Enjoy the games, and your turkey!

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