Bye Sunday Lard 11-7-10

Good Morning, Broncos fans! Here are the TV maps for today's games:

CBS Early Game
CBS Late Game
FOX Single Game

Enjoy your Sunday!


Klis examines the roster and sees a lot of young players and a lot of aging veterans, but not much in between. In other words, Josh McDaniels is paying the price for years and years of poor drafting by Mike Shanahan. In Klis' words, this is because McDaniels traded away Jay Cutler, Brandon Marshall and Tony Scheffler.

Next, Klis looks at the 2010 Draft and finds that teams who went with linemen in the first round have been more successful in 2010 and those who went with offensive skill players have struggled. Certainly, the Broncos need to shore up their lines; but this is a strange way of saying so.

Alan Prendergast of Westword on the speculation surrounding Pat Bowlen's health.

Woodrow ventures where he most definitely is not qualified to go - statistics. In this case, Kyle Orton is the innocent bystander...

Is this really the subtitle for Kiszla's mailbag? "Sports columnist Mark Kiszla combs his inbox for extraordinary feedback and exceptional analysis, then responds in kind online each Sunday." I'm just going to assume that eiter Kiszla or his editor has a fantastic sense of humor...


When's the last time there was a meaningful Chefs/Jokeland game? Well, they haven't both finished a season over .500 since 1994. Wow.

Adam Teicher scouts the matchup.

Vittorio Tafur profiles Jokeland FB Marcel Reese and previews the game.

Here's what Rich Gannon thinks of his old teams going at it today.

Can the Dolts head into the bye with a victory? Kevin Acee previews the Dolts/Texans game.


Dan Pompei offers up his Sunday column.

The Colts have lost WR Anthony Gonzalez for the season.

The Browns are hosting a pair of reunions of a sort for their coach Eric Mangini, as they face the Patriots and Jets over the next two weeks.

Here are Brian Burke's weekly links.

The NFL fined Myron Pryor for what looks to be a perfectly legal hit on Brett Favruh.

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