Denver Broncos News Round-Up

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  • The Denver Broncos on Tuesday signed cornerback Tony Carter to their active roster and waived safety Kyle McCarthy, it was announced.  Also on Tuesday, the Broncos waived/injured linebacker Derek Domino, who was previously on Denver’s injured reserve list.  [Teams Official Blog]
  • USA Football has selected Broncos wide receiver Eric Decker to its third annual USA Football All-Fundamentals Team, which honors 26 NFL players – 11 offense, 11 defense, four special teams – who exhibit exemplary football techniques for youth players to emulate.  [Mile High Report]
  • Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow is featured on this week’s cover of Sports Illustrated, marking the seventh time in his football career that he’s been on the cover of the magazine.  [Team's Official Blog]
  • The Chiefs season has not gone the way they would have liked it to.  It’s gotten to the point to where KC fans want quarterback Kyle Orton to start on Sunday against the Green Bay Packers.  [SB Nation]
  • According to Patriots Head Coach Bill Belichick, Broncos’ rookie linebacker Von Miller is “as good as anyone we’ve faced all year.”  [@PostBroncos]
  • Former Broncos tight end Nate Jackson is a freelance writer who has done pieces for the New York Times.  His latest article notes that NFL teams hide injuries from the league and ultimately lie to players about the side-effects of drugs to keep them on the field.  [New York Times]
  • Broncos linebacker and special teams player Wesley Woodyard has been a team caption for four consecutive seasons, and has had a big impact this year. [Denver Post]
  • CBS4′s Vic Lombardi believes that Bronco players are more community-minded today than they were before Tebow arrived.  [CBS Denver]