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Good Morning, Broncos fans! Chris Harris and Philip Blake are listed as questionable for tomorrow night's game in Atlanta, while Demaryius Thomas and Manny Ramirez are listed as probable after practicing in full all week.

Atlanta also listed two players as questionable: T Tyson Clabo and LB Sean Witherspoon; WR Roddy White and LB Robert James are probable.

Andrew Mason expects the injury to Ty Warren will result in Sealver Siliga playing for as much as 10 or 20 snaps, and he thinks the absence of Falcons CB Brent Grimes will prompt Peyton Manning to target new Atlanta nickel corner Christopher Owens.

Kevin Vickerson will start in Warren's old spot after packing on 45 pounds during the offseason, with help from a personal chef.


Videos: John Fox speaking after practice; Brian Baldinger revisits Denver's fourth-quarter, go-ahead touchdown drive against the Steelers; Reggie Rivers and Skinny Tom Nalen preview the game for CBS4; Chuck and Mike Tirico do the same for the Worldwide Leader.

Strength coach Luke Richesson believes training at Denver's altitude may actually hamper the team's performance on the road, especially later in the season.

Joe Mays thinks the Eagles would have cut him, had Denver not traded for him two years ago.

Jeff Legwold weighs the conundrum of generally needing a high first-round pick to land a great QB, and of having to be terrible in order to gain that pick in the first place.

A Broncos fan serving in Afghanistan is asking fans to help get future Denver games shown on the Armed Forces Network.

Woody Paige visited his alma mater and mailed in a column about how popular Peyton is in Tennessee.

Not sure why we have to read every other day that John Elway said he'd love for his daughter to marry Tim Tebow, but if anyone believes that, I'd like to offer them a bridge for a low, low price. Meanwhile, there really are still Denver fans who hate Elway for swapping the kid who can't throw for one of the game's GOATs.


If Clabo is unable to play, Mike Johnson would take his place at right tackle.

Pat Yasinskas thinks tomorrow night provides an opportunity for Matt Ryan and the Falcons to truly grab the spotlight, as if A) that matters, and B) they flew under the radar while winning 13 games in 2010.


A memo from the league points out some of the errors made by replacement officials last week, including the ridiculous granting of a replay challenge to the Steelers.

Oakland placed WR Jacoby Ford and CB Ron Bartell on IR and designated Bartell for later return; CB Coye Francies and LS Nick Guess were promoted from the practice squad, after Guess beat Travis Tripucka in a tryout.

With their secondary decimated by injuries, San Diego promoted CB Greg Gatson from their practice squad and waived lineman Reggie Wells. The Chargers are set to retire the number of the late Junior Seau before today's game; Kevin Acee shares memories of the legendary linebacker, plus his ten greatest moments with the team.

Pittsburgh reportedly won't have James Harrison until Week 5; Chicago brought back RB Kahlil Bell and waived S Jeremy Jones; Steve Slaton had worked out for the Bears, and will audition for the Lions this week.

Tom Brady apparently suffered a slight separation of his left shoulder during New England's Week 16 game last season.

Jets safety LaRon Landry says he has no respect for Shanny, and he's mad at the Hoodie for not being present for his tryout with the Pats.

Former Bucs lineman Ian Beckles was cited for touching a police horse while drunk, and after being told not to touch the police horse. Dude sounds dangerous. More seriously, ex-Bucs wideout Antonio Bryant was arrested on battery charges.


Judy Battista shares the heartbreaking story of former lineman Mitch White, who suffered a concussion seven years ago in NFL Europe training camp, and whose life has never since been the same.

Ravens LB Brendon Ayanbadejo has been actively standing up for others through much of his life, and he says that within Baltimore's locker room, he's seen an attitude change over the last three years regarding his support for gay marriage.

Matt Bowen analyzes the two-man coverage the Packers used to stifle Catler and BMarsh.

In their Sunday columns, Dan Pompei shares some early complaints on the All-22 film, while Ian Rapoport thinks there's truth behind Adewale Ogunleye's criticism of J-Cutty.

Albert Breer is picking the Broncos by a FG.

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