](http://www.9news.com/sports/nfl/denver-broncos/mcmanus-making-field-goals-while-so-many-others-are-missing-them/347197902)McManus is making field goals while so many others are missing them (Rod Mackey, KUSA)
That's been a common comment to field goal kickers around the country. Why are so many, at so many levels, missing so much?
Just like old times: Broncos, Raiders battle for AFC West's top spot (Jeff Legwold, ESPN.com)
It seems like old times, as Sunday night's affair in Oakland is for first place in the AFC West.
Ward is the Denver Broncos’ Tasmanian devil (Arnie Stapleton, Associated Press)
T.J. Ward never comes off the field anymore. Why would he?
Broncos vs Raiders: Week 9 preview (NFL.com)
A breakdown of Sunday Night Football.
Del Rio key to Broncos-Raiders rival revival (Zac Stevens, BSN Denver)
Despite the Denver Broncos recent domination of the Oakland Raiders—7-1 since the start of the 2012 season—the old heated rivalry of the AFC West seems to be heating back up, much in part to one man: Jack Del Rio.
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*Talib seeks second opinion in California (Aric DiLalla)
Cornerback Aqib Talib missed practice Thursday after the Broncos sent him to California for a second opinion on a back injury that held him out of last week's game against the Chargers.*
Five Broncos things you should know: Impact of touchback changes, Ware and more (Andrew Mason)
*The Broncos are halfway through the season, which makes this a good time to take stock of the impact of moving the touchback spot after kickoffs from the 20 to the 25-yard line. *
BMW Ultimate Performance: When the deep ball was there, Siemian took advantage (Andrew Mason)
*But for now, let's look at the two deep passes that revealed the potential of this offense to take what a defense gives it -- even when that opening is the deep ball. *
Five Key Matchups: Broncos vs. Raiders (DenverBroncos.com)
*Take a look at five of the key matchups for Sunday's game. *
*Nothing like a little Thursday pick-me-up. *