MNF Broncos Lard 11-22-10

Good Morning, Broncos fans! The Broncos are in San Diego to face the Smurfs tonight, although as expected they will be without Andre' Goodman; Robert Ayers, Eddie Royal and Darcel McBath are listed as questionable. For San Diego, S Steve Gregory, RB Ryan Mathews and WR Legedu Naanee are listed as doubtful, while TE Antonio Gates, TE Kris Wilson and DE Travis Johnson are all questionable. Finally, LB Brandon Siler, K Nate Kaeding and WR Malcom Floyd are all probable for tonight. The Chefs got back on track yesterday with a convincing win over Arizona, while Jokeland got whipped in Pittsburgh. A win tonight for Denver would move them into a tie with San Diego and keep them within 2 games of the first-place Chefs.

Broncos

Josh McDaniels met with the press on Saturday.

Chris Hall and Broncos TV preview the game.

Mason thinks the Dolts win a close one. He expects Robert Ayers only to play situationally, if at all.

Klis on tonight's showdown between Kyle Orton and Philip Rivers.

Woody examines all of the subplots for tonight.

Dusty Saunders looks at the Broncos' MNF history.

As mentioned yesterday, former Broncos RB Rob Lytle passed away this weekend of a heart attack at the age of 56.

Terry Frei shares his writings on Lytle from his own book '77: Denver, the Broncos, and a Coming of Age.

Woodrow also has fond memories of the late Lytle.

FO's Bill Barnwell pans Josh McDaniels' handling of the Denver rushing attack for ESPN Insider (subscription required).

Dolts

Tonight's game is pretty big for San Diego as well. But really, all this talk about what month it is? Ridiculous. If the Dolts win, it won't be because it's late November...

Will the Dolts finally get their special teams straightened out?

Chris Jenkins previews the game.

Here are Acee's weekend notes.

Phil Rivers isn't interested in part ownership of his team.

Chefs

The Chefs got back to running the ball in their thumping of the Cards. 

Is it time for the folks in KC to ease up on their guy Matt Cassel?

Dwayne Bowe had another big game for the Chefs.

Jokeland

Back to reality for Jokeland.

Despite yesterday's dud, Jason Campbell will remain Jokeland's starting QB.

Richard Seymour was ejected for punching Big Ben during yesterday's game and could face a league fine or suspension to boot.

Notes on the game from Corkran.

Trimmings

Matt Bowen recaps the early games, the late ones and shares his winners and losers.

Here are MJD's most valuable and least valuable players from Sunday.

As usual, BMarsh says the right things after his childish behavior Thursday. But your guess as to when his actions will match his words is at least as good as ours...

Meanwhile, Vince Young did all the wrong things yesterday after the Titans' OT loss. Young also had a dramatic verbal exchange with Jeff Fisher.

Bills WR Steve Johnson paid homage to The Joker on his way to a big day.

Brian Burke examines the randomness of interceptions.

The surprise onside kick is no longer so much of a surprise, although it did work for Denver against the Jets.

Dave Anderson marks the 50th anniversary of Chuck Bednarik's legendary hit on Frank Gifford.

Donovan McNabb apparently lobbied the Iggles to sign Michael Vick.

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