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Guard Orlando Franklin helps running back Ronnie Hillman score against San Francisco on Oct. 19. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Denver’s Linemen Break Silence, Vow To Get Better

One by one Thursday, each member of the Broncos’ usually quiet O-line chimed in on the criticism that’s being piled upon them for failing to protect Peyton Manning or get the ground game going, which threatens to derail their Super Bowl dreams.

11/20/2014

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Broncos Bothered By O-Line Criticism

By midweek, teams have seen the film, made the corrections and installed the new game plan. All of that did nothing to ease John Fox’s irritability or Peyton Manning’s sense of culpability Wednesday.

11/19/2014

Peyton Manning (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Manning Presents Tough Test For Rams Defense

The St. Louis Rams have their pass rush revved up after a slow start, with 16 sacks in the last four games. It figures to be tough getting to Peyton Manning this week, given the Denver Broncos have surrendered nine sacks all season.

11/15/2014

Guard Orlando Franklin helps running back Ronnie Hillman score against San Francisco on Oct. 19. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Gase Will Stick With Broncos’ O-Line Starters

Offensive coordinator Adam Gase said he’ll stick with the same five starters from his retooled line when the Broncos (7-2) visit St. Louis (3-6) on Sunday.

11/14/2014

Guard Orlando Franklin helps running back Ronnie Hillman score against San Francisco on Oct. 19. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Changes Appear Imminent In Broncos O-Line

Offensive coordinator Adam Gase is tired of watching Denver’s running backs get hit in the backfield and a shake-up along the Broncos line appears imminent.

11/07/2014

Running back Montee Ball #28 of the Denver Broncos is helped off the field after an injury during a game against the Arizona Cardinals at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on October 5, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Broncos’ Montee Ball Can’t Stay On The Field

Montee Ball was Mr. Durability at the University of Wisconsin, missing just one game while scoring an NCAA record 83 touchdowns. He hasn’t had the same endurance in the NFL.

10/07/2014

Head coach John Fox of the Denver Broncos looks on during a preseason game against the San Francisco 49ers at Levi's Stadium on August 17, 2014 in Santa Clara, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

As Fox Says, Broncos Aren’t A Well-Oiled Machine

In the aftermath of another letdown against the Seattle Seahawks, Denver coach John Fox was asked if he could nevertheless take some positives out of the Broncos losing in overtime rather than getting blown out as they did in the Super Bowl.

09/27/2014

Orlando Franklin (credit: CBS)

Franklin Ready To Make Best Of Move To Left Guard

Offensive lineman Orlando Franklin did a good job at right tackle for the Broncos last year, but the team wanted to get bigger, stronger and faster in the middle of their offensive line.

08/04/2014

DENVER, CO - JANUARY 19: Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos hands the ball off to Knowshon Moreno #27 during the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Broncos Primed For Another Super Run

Sacred cows were scarce when Broncos general manager John Elway dug out from the wreckage of that Super Bowl blistering by the Seahawks.

07/21/2014

Running back Knowshon Moreno #27 of the Denver Broncos  is tackled during Super Bowl XLVIII against the Seattle Seahawks at MetLife Stadium on Feb. 2, 2014, in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Top 5 Colorado Sports Stories In 2014 So Far

The Broncos weren’t overwhelming favorites to win Super Bowl XLVIII but a 43-8 loss to the Seattle Seahawks was a punch to the stomach of Broncos Nation. That story tops the list of the top Colorado sports stories of the first half of 2014.

07/17/2014

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