1. Lamarr Houston an Ideal Target for Raiders to Start Spending Money

    The Oakland Raiders have a lot of money to spend, but they also have many needs. The Raiders need an infusion of talent at just about every position—likely even more than $60 million in salary cap space can buy...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 14,051 reads 39 comments

  2. Why Knowshon Moreno Won't Find Big Money on Free-Agent Market

    Running backs are going to garner a fair amount of skepticism in free agency. At a position that takes such a beating, running backs hitting the open market are often on their last legs...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 13,649 reads 33 comments

  3. Why Eric Decker Is a No. 1 Receiver

    The Denver Broncos had a prolific, record-breaking offense in 2013 because quarterback Peyton Manning had great weapons...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 20,832 reads 107 comments

  4. Oakland Raiders' Spending Dilemma Could Define Reggie McKenzie Era

    The Oakland Raiders are entering the third year of their rebuild with general manager Reggie McKenzie calling the shots. The first two years have been rocky, making this a pivotal year of the entire process...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 26,230 reads 76 comments

  5. The Kansas City Chiefs Shouldn't Waste Limited Resources on Top Wide Receiver

    There has been a lot of talk about which wide receiver the Kansas City Chiefs should target in free agency or the draft. The talk so far has centered on high-profile free agents and first-round draft picks...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 8,027 reads 17 comments

  6. Oakland Raiders Wise to Delay Re-Signing Jared Veldheer and Lamarr Houston

    The Oakland Raiders have a lot of work to do this offseason. With a projected $63.6 million in salary cap space according to Spotrac and a talent-deficient roster, general manager ...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 24,920 reads 111 comments

  7. What's Next for the Denver Broncos After Super Bowl Loss?

    After a great season, the Denver Broncos fell short of their goal. With just a couple weeks until the NFL Scouting Combine and just over a month until free agency, the Broncos must quickly transition to preparing to make another run next season...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 27,385 reads 192 comments

  8. What Went Wrong for the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII?

    Everything went wrong for the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII . At least, that’s probably how it feels...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 21,439 reads 142 comments

  9. How Julius Thomas Went from Unadapted to Uncoverable for the Denver Broncos

    Two seasons, nine games and one catch for five yards at age 25. That was Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas ’ stat line entering this season...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 19,182 reads 114 comments

  10. Can the Broncos Beat the Seahawks' Press Coverage?

    The biggest story of Super Bowl week is how the game will pit the Denver Broncos and their No. 1 offense against the Seattle Seahawks and their No. 1 defense...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 10,774 reads 109 comments

  11. Beyond 'Omaha': Breaking Down Peyton Manning at the Line of Scrimmage

    Thanks to an NFL rule that requires certain players to wear a microphone, we can now hear what quarterbacks say at the line of scrimmage...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 351,604 reads 36 comments

  12. Tracing the Denver Broncos' Path to Super Bowl XLVIII

    Making it to the Super Bowl is hard. In fact, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning will be making just his third trip to the Super Bowl even though he's made it to the playoffs a dozen times...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 5,615 reads 20 comments

  13. Future Uncertain, Champ Bailey Can Cap Hall of Fame Career with Super Bowl Win

    Cornerback Champ Bailey will make his first-ever trip to the Super Bowl when the Denver Broncos travel to East Rutherford, N.J., to take on the Seattle Seahawks ...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 10,221 reads 45 comments

  14. How Von Miller's Absence Spurred Denver Broncos' Defense in Super Bowl Run

    Injuries are part of the game of football, but there is no denying that certain players are tough to replace. Star players are nearly impossible to replace during the season, teams just have to do their best to patch things together...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 5,641 reads 16 comments

  15. Why Peyton Manning's Pass Protection Will Decide Outcome of Super Bowl XLVIII

    Super Bowl XLVIII will be between the No. 1 scoring offense and No. 1 scoring defense, but break that down into individual units, and there is quite a bit of discrepancy...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 13,647 reads 102 comments

  16. No Matter What Happens in Super Bowl, Peyton Manning Has Answered Doubters

    It’s pretty hard to criticize a likeable, amazing player, but Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning still has his doubters...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 14,567 reads 200 comments

  17. Broncos Must Get Outside Their Comfort Zone to Beat Patriots

    The Denver Broncos are expected to win the Super Bowl—anything less is a failure. The stakes may be high for the AFC Championship Game, but the expectation remains unchanged...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 6,229 reads 51 comments

  18. Montee Ball's Emergence Could Be Key for Broncos in AFC Championship Game

    The talk all week has been about Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning vs. New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, and rightfully so...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 7,986 reads 28 comments

  19. Beating Tom Brady and Patriots Can Redefine Peyton Manning's Postseason Legacy

    When we look back at this era of quarterbacks, the top two will undoubtedly be Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. What’s yet to be determined is which player will sit atop the pantheon...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 27,730 reads 199 comments

  20. What Losing Chris Harris Means to Denver Broncos in AFC Title Game

    The Denver Broncos beat the San Diego Chargers in the divisional round, but in the process, they lost cornerback Chris Harris Jr. to a torn ACL...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 15,552 reads 57 comments

  21. Peyton Manning Needs Help on Offense If Broncos Expect to Reach Super Bowl

    For the Denver Broncos and quarterback Peyton Manning , beating the San Diego Chargers 24-17 is just the start of what they hope to accomplish this postseason. Anything less than winning the Super Bowl is a failure...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 8,491 reads 65 comments

  22. Even If He Wants To, Peyton Manning Can't Win Without Help

    Just about every eyeball in America will be on Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning when he takes the field in Denver on Sunday at 4:40 p.m. ET...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 15,878 reads 264 comments

  23. Why San Diego Chargers Are a Serious Threat to the Denver Broncos' Title Hopes

    For most of the season, the Denver Broncos and quarterback Peyton Manning looked nearly unstoppable...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 25,406 reads 310 comments

  24. Chargers vs. Broncos: Who Has the Edge at Every Position

    Despite much different paths to the postseason, the San Diego Chargers and the Denver Broncos are very similar teams. Both teams are from the AFC West and have a great quarterback that has carried their respective teams throughout the season...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 28,914 reads 403 comments

  25. San Diego Chargers' Smashmouth Style Proves Valuable in Wild Card Win

    The San Diego Chargers ' storybook season continued on Sunday with a 27-10 win on the road over the Cincinnati Bengals in the first round of the NFL playoffs...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 1 year ago 10,889 reads 55 comments