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NFL season begins with same issues, hits to the head
The start of a new season rekindled some old — and troubling — issues for the NFL.
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Denver linebacker Brandon Marshall takes a knee during anthem
Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall took to one knee during the national anthem before Denver's season opener
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Cam Newton after NFL’s season opener: ‘It’s not fun getting hit in the head’
The start of a new season rekindled some old _ and troubling _ issues for the NFL
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Broncos’ QB battle was no farce — Trevor Siemian can play
Trevor Siemian is undefeated as an NFL quarterback. The former seventh-round draft pick out of Northwestern, whose senior season saw him throw for 7 touchdowns and 11 interceptions, led the defending Denver Broncos to an impressive 21-20 win over the Carolina Panthers in a rematch of Super Bowl 50 Thursday night, opening the 2016 NFL...
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Carolina Panthers support Graham Gano despite clutch loss to Denver Broncos
By Dennis Georgatos, The Sports Xchange The game hanging in the balance, Carolina Panthers kicker Graham Gano had every confidence his last-second field-goal try would sail through the uprights. He was wrong.
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Chicago Bears at Houston Texans: Week 1 preview
By Tom Musick, The Sports Xchange Brock Osweiler cannot predict exactly how his first game with the Houston Texans will transpire when he takes on the Chicago Bears this Sunday.
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Broncos edge Panthers in NFL curtain-raiser
Denver opens its title defense with win after Graham Gano misses last-second field goal.         
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Denver Broncos player joins Colin Kaepernick's protest on NFL opening night
Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall knelt during the national anthem on the NFL's opening night.
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Broncos batter Cam Newton, but did helmet hits cross line?
Cam Newton appeared to take multiple shots to the head but did not complain about calls.         
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Sam Farmer's Week 1 NFL picks
Lines and over/unders as of Thursday evening. BEARS (6-10 in 2015) AT TEXANS (9-7) Noon Sunday, FOX-32 Texans by 6 (O/U 44) The biggest question mark for the Texans is their offensive line. Brock Osweiler isn't incredibly mobile, but he's loaded with talented targets. It could be a long season...
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Denver Broncos survive late FG miss to beat Carolina Panthers
By Dennis Georgatos, The Sports Xchange DENVER -- The Denver Broncos began the new season the same way they ended last season, by beating the Carolina Panthers.
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Kiszla: Brandon Marshall’s national anthem kneel doesn’t matter if Broncos beat Panthers
There will be complaints from flag-waving patriots that Marshall showed disrespect to the military by taking a knee during the anthem. There would be far more grousing in Broncos Country, however, if Marshall and the defense did not make a stand to beat Newton and the Panthers.
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Cam Newton on loss to Broncos: “We came in and had opportunities to put them away and we didn’t”
Carolina quarterback Cam Newton looked nothing like the Super Bowl quarterback who struggled against the Broncos early Thursday evening. At least in the first half, when he led the Panthers to a 17-7 lead, seven more points than Carolina scored in the Super Bowl, and twice as many third-down conversions.
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Broncos win Super Bowl rematch over Panthers 21-20
Denver's dominant defense came up big against Cam Newton again and the Broncos escaped with a 21-20 victory over the Carolina Panthers Thursday night when Graham Gano missed ...
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Trevor Siemian, through the boos, helps Broncos rally past Cam Newton and the Panthers
It took about 38 minutes of game time, two hours into the night, before Denver fans started booing Trevor Siemian. The Broncos' newest quarterback walked into a rude NFL welcome Thursday.
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Defense’s big plays key Broncos victory in season opener vs. Panthers
With a new quarterback, Trevor Siemian, and new faces on both sides of the ball, the Broncos held off Carolina, 21-20, in the Super Bowl rematch at Sports Authority Field. The Panthers' Graham Gano was wide left on a 50-yard field goal in the final seconds.
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Panthers fall to Broncos again after kicker’s miss in final ticks
DENVER — Denver’s dominant defense came up big against Cam Newton again and the Broncos escaped with a 21-20 victory over the Carolina Panthers Thursday night when Graham Gano missed a 50-yard field goal with four seconds remaining. Newton was sacked three times and clobbered all night long but appeared to have done just enough...
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Denver Broncos' LB kneels during national anthem
Brandon Marshall the latest to join Colin Kaepernick in protest of 'racism and police brutality.'         
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Champion Broncos edge Panthers in NFL curtain-raiser
Denver opens its title defense with win after Graham Gano misses last-second field goal.         
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Northwestern's Trevor Siemian, Broncos win season opener over Panthers
Denver's dominant defense came up big against Cam Newton again and the Broncos escaped with a 21-20 victory over the Carolina Panthers Thursday night when Graham Gano missed a 50-yard field goal with four seconds remaining. Newton was sacked three times and clobbered all night long but appeared...
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Seahawks plan a 9/11 honor
Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin tweeted Thursday that the team “will honor the country and flag” in a “demonstration of unity” prior to Sunday’s season opener against Miami.  When approached in the locker room by reporters, Baldwin declined to elaborate further saying, “you’ll see on...
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Broncos win Super Bowl 50 rematch with Panthers, 21-20
In their quest to avenge their loss in Super Bowl 50, the Carolina Panthers missed from 50. Kicker Graham Gano was wide left on a 50-yard field goal in the waning seconds Thursday as the Denver Broncos held on for a 21-20 victory at Sports Authority Field. The game was a rematch of the Super Bowl...
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In Super Bowl rematch, late missed FG lifts Denver over Carolina
In a rematch of last year’s Super Bowl, it was a missed 50-yard field goal by Graham Gano that secured a 21-20 win for the Denver Broncos over the Carolina Panthers in the NFL season opener Thursday.A hands-to-the-face penalty on Denver’s Chris Harris on a fourth-and-long allowed Carolina to pick up...
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Broncos Report Card: Grade the Denver Broncos’ performance vs. the Carolina Panthers
Grade the Broncos' defense, offense, coaching and special teams performance in the Broncos' game one matchup against the Carolina Panthers.
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Taking a sit: Teacher punished after forcing student to stand for Pledge of Allegiance
A high school teacher has been suspended after trying to physically force a 15-year-old student to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. The teen had been harassed by staff for his decision to sit, despite being protected under the First Amendment. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Broncos' Marshall kneels during national anthem
Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall opted to kneel for the National Anthem        
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Broncos' Brandon Marshall kneels during national anthem in season opener
Brandon Marshall the latest to join Colin Kaepernick in protest of 'racism and police brutality.'         
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Broncos linebacker kneels during national anthem in season opener
Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall, following the lead of his college teammate, kneeled during the national anthem before the NFL’s kickoff opener Thursday night against the Carolina Panthers. Marshall went to the University of Nevada where he was a teammate of Colin Kaepernick, the San Francisco...
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Broncos' LB kneels during anthem in NFL opener
Brandon Marshall the latest to join Colin Kaepernick in protest of 'racism and police brutality.'         
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Brandon Marshall, Broncos linebacker, kneels during national anthem at NFL opener
One player joined Colin Kaepernick in refusing Thursday to stand for "The Star-Spangled Banner" during the first NFL regular-season game. Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall knelt during the performance of the anthem by Andra Day, before the kickoff of the Super Bowl rematch between the Broncos and the Carolina Panthers. ...
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Broncos’ Marshall takes knee during anthem, backs Kaepernick
Add Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall to the growing list of Colin Kaepernick supporters in the NFL.
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What we learned: Cody Whitehair literally center of attention for Bears
The Bears are inching closer to their regular season opener Sunday in Houston with the Texans. Here's what we learned Thursday in Lake Forest. 1. Rookie Cody Whitehair continues grinding as he prepares for his first NFL start. After spending most of the preseason working at left guard, Whitehair...
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Jameis Winston’s active arm makes Bucs a live underdog
Football expert Phil Steele is the owner and publisher of Phil Steele’s College Football Preview, regarded as the college football bible. Get in-depth coverage of college and pro football 24/7/365 at PhilSteele.com. Buccaneers (+3) over FALCONS: The Bucs head to Atlanta following a season sweep of the Falcons in 2015 with a new head coach...
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Broncos are built under one mantra: Elway or the Highway
Broncos GM has an unorthodox way of building his team in the offseason, but it works.         
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Denver Broncos are built under one mantra: Elway or the Highway
Broncos GM has an unorthodox way of building his team in the offseason, but it works.         
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Gametracker: Broncos vs. Panthers in NFL season kickoff
Get live updates, photos, stats, analysis and more from the Denver Broncos vs. Carolina Panthers game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.
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Peyton on a Thursday morning; game day looks a little different for Mr. Manning
Peyton Manning's game-day morning was a little different for the first time in a few decades. Manning was hanging out as a retired guy Thursday, taking in the NFL Kickoff festival in downtown.
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Bears season preview: Offensive growth chart
The Chicago Bears are proud to introduce … Kevin White Arrived: April 30, 2015. 6-foot-3, 216 pounds. Welcomed to Halas Hall by general manager Ryan Pace and quarterback Jay Cutler Pace's first draft pick as GM will debut a year later than planned, but that has only heightened Chicago's anticipation....
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Exclusive: Inside Sheldon Adelson’s plan to build an NFL stadium in Las Vegas
A new NFL season begins today, with a rematch of last year’s Super Bowl between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos. But as the season kicks off, a different team is ...
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Free beer and other perks for Denver Broncos fans at Mile High Stadium and Colorado locations
As the new NFL season kicks off Thursday, a few technology companies are cashing in on Colorado's enthusiasm for the Denver Broncos, last season's Super Bowl champs.
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Naturally, Jay Cutler's play one of five factors key to Bears success
As the Bears begin their second season under coach John Fox and general manager Ryan Pace, they're optimistic that continuity and familiarity will lift them past their 6-10 record of a year ago. Those elements didn't translate to reassuring preseason success, as the first-string offense scored...
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Tribune writers pick 'em: Bears, NFL season predictions
The Tribune's Bears/NFL writers make their picks for the season. Brad Biggs NFC North: Vikings NFC South: Panthers NFC East: Giants NFC West: Cardinals NFC wild card: Seahawks NFC wild card: Packers AFC North: Steelers AFC South: Jaguars AFC East: Patriots AFC West: Chiefs AFC wild card: Bengals...
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Fantasy Football: Week 1 Kicker and Defense Rankings
Alex ButlerMIAMI, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- If you are new to fantasy football, you might have jumped too early in your draft when selecting a fantasy football defense or kicker.
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Denver Broncos pregame show: Super Bowl rematch with Carolina Panthers big test Week 1
Denver Broncos pregame show: Super Bowl rematch with Carolina Panthers big test Week 1. Denver Post Broncos reporters Nick Groke and Cameron Wolfe break it down, looking closer at Trevor Siemian vs. Cam Newton.
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How to adjust fantasy football lineups for Panthers-Broncos
Thursday night’s NFL season opener, the Super Bowl 50 rematch between the Panthers and Broncos, is an unappetizing offering in fantasy terms. If for some reason you picked a quarterback too early, or paid too much in an auction, you have to start Cam Newton. But this isn’t going to be one of his better weeks. If...
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The Post’s NFL predictions: Tom Brady and Pats will be angry
The Post’s football experts predict the teams and players who will claim the NFL’s top prizes in the 2016 season. First, Steve Serby peers into his crystal ball for how the playoffs will unfold. AFC Tom Brady and Bill Belichick won’t rest until they capture One For The Thumb, and the window is closing on...
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Spotify Gets NFL Stars to Swap Playlists in New Original Series
Spotify, suiting up for the start of the NFL season, wants to drive users to stream more music by giving them an off-the-gridiron glimpse into the musical predilections of the league’s athletes. Spotify and ACE Media, the content arm of the NFL Players Association, are debuting original sports and music series “Trading Playlists,” in which two NFL players with disparate musical... Read more »
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Newton and Miller insist no hard feelings as NFL season opener nears
DENVER – Von Miller’s two sack-strips of Cam Newton in Super Bowl 50 were just the start of his torment of Carolina’s quarterback.Denver’s star linebacker made the NFL MVP the butt of his jokes on Saturday Night Live and trolled him on Instagram, saying it was all in good fun.On SNL six days after...
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USA TODAY Sports' Week 1 NFL picks
Do Rams' Todd Gurley, Patriots' Jimmy Garoppolo emerge with 1-0 starts?         
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TV tonight: Football kicks off, 'Better Things'
What's worth watching, and what might not be, in prime time         
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