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Chad Kelly has been in the NFL for 10 months. And for 10 months his NFL dreams have been paused. At this time a year ago, when the top names of his draft class descended on Indianapolis and the NFL scouting combine, Kelly was encumbered by a laundry bag of red flags. The NFL had rescinded his combine invitation because of a new misbehavior policy — since terminate…

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The Buffalo Bills couldn't run, but that was OK. Trevor Siemian can't throw, and Stephen Hauschka could kick all day. The Bills were pugnacious Sunday, notching a 26-16 upset over the Denver Broncos at New Era Field. Denver suffocated LeSean McCoy, who ran 14 times for 21 yards. His 1.5-yard average was the fifth-worst of his career in a game when he had double-di…

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Before the Denver Broncos head to New Era Field for their first road trip of the season, let's run through some pertinent advanced statistics. Like he did a season ago, Trevor Siemian has started hot. He threw four touchdowns a week ago in Denver's romp over Dallas. And like he's done his entire career, Von Miller has been a hyperproductive edge-rusher. He has two sa…

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The Broncos (2-0) visit New Era Field next Sunday. Here are five things to know about them: 1. Last game: The Broncos took care of the Cowboys at home in Week Two, limiting Ezekiel Elliot to 8 rushing yards on nine carries in a 42-17 win (box score). The game featured an hour weather delay in the first quarter, but that didn’t slow down the Broncos offense as running ba…

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WHEATFIELD – Chad Kelly slept on the basement floor Thursday night. No NFL team selected him in the first round of the NFL Draft. Although expected, he underscored his circumstance with a reminder that his pro career won't merely start from the ground up, but from the subterranean. "I wanted to feel what it was like at the bottom," Kelly said. "I could've slept in th…

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While it must bolster Jim Kelly's ego to know he has been irreplaceable for 20 years, he'd rather watch another quarterback take his Buffalo Bills back to the playoffs. Snow falling on a frigid January afternoon, a miserable opponent and Bills fans going bonkers for their boys ... That's what Kelly and Super Bowl teammates Thurman Thomas, Bruce Smith and Steve Tasker…