December 2012 - Denver Broncos Wiretap

Woodyard Omitted From Pro Bowl After Historical Season

Dec 28, 2012 7:45 PM

Denver Broncos' linebacker Wesley Woodyard became the first player since 2007 to record at least 100 tackles, five sacks and three interceptions in a season.

Brian Urlacher last accomplished the feat.

Woodyard, however, did not make the Pro Bowl.

Jeff Legwold/Denver Post

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Full List Of 2012 Pro Bowlers

Dec 27, 2012 12:10 PM

The following players have been voted to the 2012 Pro Bowl.

AFC Offense

Quarterbacks — Tom Brady, New England Patriots; Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos; Matt Schaub, Houston Texans

Running backs — Jamaal Charles, Kansas City Chiefs; Arian Foster, Houston Texans; Ray Rice, Baltimore Ravens

Fullback — Vonta Leach, Baltimore Ravens

Wide receivers — A.J. Green, Cincinnati Bengals; Andre Johnson, Houston Texans; Reggie Wayne, Indianapolis Colts; Wes Welker, New England Patriots

Tight ends — Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots; Heath Miller, Pittsburgh Steelers

Tackles — Duane Brown, Houston Texans; Ryan Clady, Denver Broncos; Joe Thomas, Cleveland Browns; Marshall Yanda, Baltimore Ravens

Guards — Logan Mankins, New England Patriots; Wade Smith, Houston Texans

Centers — Chris Myers, Houston Texans; Maurkice Pouncey, Pittsburgh Steelers

AFC Defense

Ends — Elvis Dumervil, Denver Broncos; Cameron Wake, Miami Dolphins; J.J. Watt, Houston Texans

Interior linemen — Geno Atkins, Cincinnati Bengals; Haloti Ngata, Baltimore Ravens; Vince Wilfork, New England Patriots

Outside linebackers — Tamba Hali, Kansas City Chiefs; Robert Mathis, Indianapolis Colts; Von Viller, Denver Broncos

Inside/middle linebackers — Derrick Johnson, Kansas City Chiefs; Jerod Mayo, New England Patriots

Cornerbacks — Champ Bailey, Denver Broncos; Antonio Cromartie, New York Jets; Johnathan Joseph, Houston Texans

Strong safeties — Eric Berry, Kansas City Chiefs; LaRon Landry, New York Jets

Free safety — Ed Reed, Baltimore

AFC Specialists

Placekicker — Phil Dawson, Cleveland Browns

Punter — Dustin Colquitt, Kansas City Chiefs

Kick returner — Jacoby Jones, Baltimore Ravens

Special team — Matthew Slater, New England Patriots

NFC Offense

Quarterbacks — Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins; Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers; Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons

Running backs — Frank Gore, San Francisco 49ers; Marshawn Lynch, Seattle Seahawks; Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings

Fullback — Jerome Felton, Minnesota Vikings

Wide receivers — Victor Cruz, New York Giants; Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions; Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons; Brandon Marshall, Chicago Bears

Tight ends — Tony Gonzalez, Atlanta Falcons; Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys

Tackles — Russell Okung, Seattle Seahawks; Joe Staley, San Francisco 49ers; Trent Williams, Washington Redskins

Guards — Jahri Evans, New Orleans Saints; Mike Iupati, San Francisco 49ers; Chris Snee, New York Giants

Centers — Jeff Saturday, Green Bay Packers; Max Unger, Seattle Seahawks

NFC Defense

Ends — Jared Allen, Minnesota Vikings; Julius Peppers, Chicago Bears; Jason Pierre-Paul, New York Giants

Interior linemen — Gerald McCoy, Tampa Bay Buccaneers; Henry Melton, Chicago Bears; Justin Smith, San Francisco 49ers

Outside linebackers — Clay Matthews, Green Bay Packers; Aldon Smith, San Francisco 49ers; DeMarcus Ware, Dallas Cowboys

Inside/middle linebackers — NaVorro Bowman, San Francisco 49ers; Patrick Willis, San Francisco 49ers

Cornerbacks — Tim Jennings, Chicago Bears; Patrick Peterson, Arizona Cardinals; Charles Tillman, Chicago Bears

Strong safeties — Donte Whitner, San Francisco 49ers

Free safeties — Dashon Goldson, San Francisco 49ers; Earl Thomas, Seattle Seahawks

NFC Specialists

Placekicker — Blair Walsh, Minnesota Vikings

Punter — Thomas Morstead, New Orleans Saints

Kick returner — Leon Washington, Seattle Seahawks

Special team — Lorenzo Alexander, Washington Redskins

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Trindon Holliday Could Finish With 16-0 Season

Dec 14, 2012 12:23 PM

Trindon Holliday is 13-0 in games he has played this season.

Holliday won his first five game of the seasons with the Houston Texans before he was waived.

The Denver Broncos claimed him and they have won eight straight since then.

Holliday has just two catches for 17 yards with the majority of his duties coming on returns.

The Broncos' final three games are at the Ravens and then home against the Browns and Chiefs.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

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Von Miller Already In Six-Figures Of Career Fines

Dec 8, 2012 12:14 PM

Von Miller is a candidate for NFL Defensive Player of the Year, but he has also been heavily fined throughout his career.

Miller was fined $25,000 for a hit below the knee on Josh Freeman. Miller also was fined for a hit on Cam Newton.

During his career, Miller has accumulated $109,250 in fines.

Yet, Miller has not developed a reputation as a dirty player.

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33 Percent Of NFL Playoff Spots Clinched

Dec 3, 2012 2:09 PM

Four of the NFL's 12 playoff teams for 2012 have been set with the Falcons, Patriots, Broncos and Texans clinching berths.

The Falcons, Patriots and Broncos clinched their respective divisions.

The Texans are 11-1, but the Colts are three games behind in the AFC South.

Peter King/Sports Illustrated

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