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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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|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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|Broncos report card and game balls from Week 1 against the Panthers|
It was ugly for a while. Three turnovers inside the Panthers' 30-yard line made it difficult for the Broncos to stay in the game. But a strong two touchdown performance by running back C.J. Anderson gave them enough in the end.
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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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|Andy Janovich is 3rd Broncos rookie to score on first career rushing attempt|
Andy Janovich was the smartest dummy on the field. The Broncos' rookie fullback lined up as a lead blocker for three consecutive plays in the second quarter of the season opener at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. But just as the Carolina Panthers grew to expect his shoulder in their chests, Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian sneaked a quick hand-off to him.
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|Ty Sambrailo, Jeff Heuerman among Broncos’ inactives for NFL opener against Carolina Panthers at Mile High|
After weeks of playing through the preseason with worrisome injuries and hoping for health, especially on the offensive line, the Broncos on Thursday suited up a still-shorthanded complement of key players.
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|Expect Broncos defense to once again be a handful — and earful — for Panthers|
Chippy, chatty, talented Denver defenders look to pick up where they left off in Super Bowl rematch.
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|Northwestern product Trevor Siemian is NFL's unlikeliest starting QB|
Everybody at Northwestern raves about the way Trevor Siemian never lost his head playing quarterback for the Wildcats. Nobody ever mentions his helmet. "One game our offense was stagnant and our coaches started calling for Trevor to go in but he had to look for his helmet so everybody kept yelling,...
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|Broncos center Matt Paradis has successful surgery on other hip|
Broncos center Matt Paradis underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left hip Tuesday, five weeks after undergoing the same procedure on his right hip.
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|Mike McCoy’s vision for Broncos? Flexibility, change and competition|
Said McCoy: “We’re going to build an offense around our players. We’re going to do what our players do best. It’s going to change from week to week."
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|Justin Forsett will make NFL retirement decision in “a month or so”|
Justin Forsett arrived to the Broncos late last season when they were running out of players to put in the backfield. He quickly became the starter and showed he still had a little bit left in the tank.
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|Fantasy football Week 1 takeaways|
While there's still football left to be played in Week 1 of the NFL season, there's no shame in diving in to assess the weekend in fantasy football thus far. The first rule of evaluating Week 1 is DO NOT PANIC!!! This can't be stressed enough when it comes to the "disappointments" from the weekend....
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|“It’s real now,” Andy Janovich said. The Broncos already found more than a fullback.|
Act like you've been there before, they say. But Andy Janovich had not been there before. The Broncos rookie fullback had never even touched a football in the NFL.
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|With Emmanuel Sanders’ new contract, Broncos bridging the future with young QBs|
Emmanuel Sanders is fond of saying that he bets on himself. To him, he's a sure thing.
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|Denver Broncos' win not without mistakes|
The Sports Xchange DENVER -- The Denver Broncos made enough mistakes to lose.
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|Rivera: Time for Panthers QB Newton to start getting calls|
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Panthers coach Ron Rivera wants Cam Newton to receive the same protection on helmet-to-helmet hits as other quarterbacks get in the NFL.Rivera said because of the 6-foot-5, 245-pound Newton's size and the Panthers' style of play, Newton often doesn't draw the flags on hard hits that smaller QBs do.Newton was on the receiving end of four helmet-to-helmet hits in Thursday night's physical 21-20 loss to Denver, but the Broncos were only penalized once.
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|Broncos defend fiery, hard-hitting style against Cam Newton|
The Broncos on Friday defended their aggressive, hard-hitting style of play against Panthers quarterback Cam Newton. “We’re going to treat him like a running back. You have to hit him,” said Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall.
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