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Redskins Blew It on RGIII

Team endangers star QB and pays the price. Bad karma, maybe?

(Newser) - The Washington Redskins star quarterback had reconstructive surgery on his injured knee today, and ESPN's sources think Robert Griffin III might, might, be back for the start of next season. It's way too early to know for sure, however, along with whether he'll ever be the same... More »

Broncos Fire Shanahan After 14 Seasons

(Newser) - The Denver Broncos fired longtime head coach Mike Shanahan today after a late-season flop that left the team out of the playoffs, the Denver Post reports. Shanahan had been coach for 14 years and led the team to two Super Bowl wins. The Broncos, however, have only one playoff victory... More »

Incomplete? Fumble? Controversy Is Only Sure Thing

Replay bites Chargers, though Denver makes most with gutsy late conversion

(Newser) - The controversy surrounding Denver’s 39-38 victory over San Diego yesterday seems likely to linger, USA Today reports, with the call that allowed the Broncos to hang onto the ball overshadowing coach Mike Shanahan’s all-or-nothing 2-point conversion attempt in the final seconds. “It was a fumble. I think... More »

Texans Triumph Over Broncos

Son, pupil topple Shanahan

(Newser) - Despite making it close late in the third quarter, the master had no answer for his pupils, as the Texans toppled the Broncos last night, 31-13, the Denver Post reports. The game pitted Broncos' head coach Mike Shanahan against not only his former offensive coordinator--Texans' coach Gary Kubiak--but also his... More »

Broncos' Holdman Hurt at Camp

New OLB suffers scary spinal-cord concussion, spends night in hospital

(Newser) - Broncos outside linebacker Warrick Holdman suffered a concussion of his spinal cord during yesterday's training session. The 31-year-old's helmet struck running back Mike Bell during a scrimmage, and Holdman was taken to a nearby medical center for overnight observation. Denver coach Mike Shanahan says the hospital stay is a routine... More »

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