Sunday, November 24, Story Links

The Broncos face the Indianapolis Colts and quarterback Peyton Manning tonight (6:30 p.m. MST). Read about the matchups in today's story links.

A few good men - Denver Post - Patrick Saunders
Sunday, November 24, 2002 - When coach Mike Shanahan's Denver Broncos battle the Indianapolis Colts today, Shanahan will have 180 years of NFL coaching experience at his disposal.

Beuerlein deserving of QB job - Denver Post - Woody Paige

Sunday, November 24, 2002 - There was doubt before. But no more. Now, indeed, the Denver Broncos will make it to the Super Bowl for a rematch with the Green Bay Packers. Unless the coach becomes The Scarecrow and begins singing "If I only had a brain." Broncos hoping to bring playoff picture in focus - Denver Post - Adam Schefter
Sunday, November 24, 2002 - Tailgating is illegal everywhere but in the NFL. There it is encouraged. And from the NFL's Park Avenue headquarters, the pileup never looked so pretty.

Broncos are back in orange - Denver Post - Patrick Saunders
Sunday, November 24, 2002 - In case you haven't heard, the Denver Broncos are wearing orange jerseys for tonight's game against the Indianapolis Colts.

Keyworth was the voice of 'miracles happen' - Denver Post - Patrick Saunders
Thursday, November 21, 2002 - This is the 12th in a weekly series celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Broncos' first Super Bowl season.

Manning lacks playoff payoff - Denver Post - Adam Schefter
Friday, November 22, 2002 - Until former Denver Broncos quarterback John Elway won an AFC championship and eventually a Super Bowl, whispers about his talents lingered.

Freeney one fine rookie- Denver Post - Patrick Saunders
Friday, November 22, 2002 - Left tackle Ephraim Salaam has a big assignment Sunday night, when the Denver Broncos host the Indianapolis Colts.

Beuerlein takes aim at big plays- Daily Camera - Ryan Thorburn
November 24, 2002 - Other than 10 years, what is the difference between Brian Griese and Steve Beuerlein?

Broncos must contend with Harrison- Daily Camera - Ryan Thorburn
November 24, 2002 - The Broncos' otherwise capable defense was recently carved up by 40-year-old Jerry Rice. The ageless receiver exposed the secondary with nine catches for 103 yards and two touchdowns to lead Oakland to a 34-10 victory at Invesco Field.

Colts face another prime-time opportunity- Indianapolis Star- Mike Chappell
November 24, 2002 - DENVER -- In the Mile High City, the Indianapolis Colts can either rise to new heights or slide back onto the fringe. It's been that type of year in the AFC, the Always Fluctuating Conference.

QB's age doesn't fool anyone- Indianapolis Star- Mike Chappell
November 24, 2002 - Denver's Steve Beuerlein will be the oldest starting quarterback in the NFL today when he replaces injured Brian Griese against the Indianapolis Colts at Invesco Field at Mile High. At 37, he has seniority over Oakland's Rich Gannon and Carolina's Rodney Peete. Both are 36.

Colts gain ground on short plays- Indianapolis Star- Mike Chappell
November 24, 2002 - The Indianapolis Colts and wide receiver Marvin Harrison have not panicked as defenses have tried to limit the big-play opportunities in the team's offense. They've stayed patient and remained productive.

McCaffrey back in game form- Indianapolis Star- Phillip B. Wilson
November 24, 2002 - Even Ed McCaffrey wondered if he would play again after a serious injury last year. The Denver Broncos wide receiver was enjoying a promising 2001 season opener with five catches for 75 yards and a score. Then came a 19-yard catch over the middle and a third-quarter collision with New York Giants safety Shaun Williams.

Broncos will be fine with quarterback change- Mark Malone
November 24, 2002 - Since leaving Carolina two years ago, injuries have prevented Steve Beuerlein from playing much. But he posted big numbers with the Panthers, including a 4,436-yard, 36-touchdown season in 1999.

Broncos will be fine with quarterback change- Joe Theismann
November 24, 2002 - It may be late and people may have to go to work the next day, but don't go to sleep before the fourth quarter when the Indianapolis Colts and the Denver Broncos meet on Sunday night (ESPN, 8:30 p.m. ET). Among the many similarities between the two teams, the Colts (6-4) and the Broncos (7-3) are strong finishers.

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