Journalistic pride, anyone? Lard 2-2-11

Good Morning, Broncos fans! Well, the DP writers have once again failed Broncos History 100 - Legwold tries to say that TD rushed for 2,000 yards, won the MVP and SB MVP all in the same season. Actually Jeff, the SB MVP came a season prior to the other two. Details... Oh, back to the article. Legwold says that Josh McDaniels didn't endeavor to run the ball enough and backs it up with the Broncos' 12th-best ranking in rushing yards in 2009. Huh? And never mind the 125.8 yards/game over the last eight games when the O-Line was intact in 2010.

So - in recent weeks, Legwold has misstated what rounds the Broncos' 2011 draft choices fall within, Woody relied upon his faulty memory to incorrectly state how SB XXXII ended and then said Dom Capers works for the Bears, and now Legwold offers up this new gaffe. So much for journalism and fact checking, folks...

Good Guys

Legwold says the frosty weather in Dallas this week could help make a case for a Denver Supe, while Joe Ellis points to the NJ SB as the true barometer. Meanwhile, Mike Trgovac says to expect that John Fox will toughen up the Broncos' D.

Legwold on the example set by the Broncos and Tim Tebow for the mobile QBs in this year's draft.

Not sure how I missed this, but the Greatest RB in Playoff History has launched his own line of BBQ sauce. Oh, and he did not like Josh McDaniels but one bit.

Chase Stuart says the Broncos' playoff beatdown of the Dolphins was the easiest postseason win for any QB.

Ryan Harris is sticking up for his old mate Jay Cutler.


Former Raiders DC Chuck Bresnahan is back in Oakland as an assistant.

Jerry McDonald transcribes a Al Davis suckfest recent interview Hue Jackson gave.

Monte Poole says Tim Brown is no HOF lock.

More on the Chargers' potential new home in Lala Land.


The Titans interviewed old friend Dinger for their head job.

A week after re-signing their kicker, the Ravens have re-upped with their punter Sam Koch.

Tom Brady was named the AP's NFL Offensive POY.

Mike Silver hosted a roundtable discussion with several NFL stars concerning the league's handling of concussions. And then Hines Ward shrunk back from his own words a bit.

A report estimates that 1.2 million counterfeit NFL jerseys are sold each year online.

Andrew Brandt responds to email questions.

PK explains just how much he screwed up on his Goodell quotes earlier in the week.


Wes Bunting shares his weigh-in and practice notes from the NFLPA Bowl.

Mike Band's big board.


An arbitrator ruled that the NFL can keep its TV payouts in the case of a lockout. Farrar says it's really bad news for us.

Jerry Jones says the owners could've shoved a 22-game season down the players' throats.

Former president of the players' union Troy Vincent is now working for the league.

On Bubbles is to Ted's writing and analytical ability as this is to Klis and his.

Daily Supe

Maurkice Pouncey declared himself as 75% likely to play Sunday.

This will be Dom Capers' first SB. Hopefully being on the world's stage will prompt him to get some better hair dye...

Matt Bowen examines Capers' version of the zone blitz.

Don Banks says the Packers love playing indoors.

Pat Kirwan on how the Steelers' bunch formations will affect the Packers.

Gil Brandt points to six key matchups within the Supe.

Some Steelers defenders have confirmed that the Green & White of NJ tipped their plays down near the goal line in the title game.

Chris Chase explains why retailers have to refer to the $upe as "The Big Game."

The SB is such a big deal that it can create something of a health crisis in the losing team's city.

Part 2 of DeLoureiro's collection of SB snippings.

Doug is IAOFM’s resident newsman and spelling czar. Follow him on Twitter @IAOFM

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