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Mile High Magic

The Athletic

Twice a week, The Athletic’s Nicki Jhabvala and CBS 4’s Michael Spencer provide an in-depth look at the latest with the Denver Broncos, their ongoing search for answers at quarterback and their quest to make it back into the postseason under new head coach Vic Fangio. From post-game commentary and practice updates to player interviews and insight into what is happening away from the field, 'Mile High Magic' is a one-stop-shop for all things Broncos.

Twice a week, The Athletic’s Nicki Jhabvala and CBS 4’s Michael Spencer provide an in-depth look at the latest with the Denver Broncos, their ongoing search for answers at quarterback and their quest to make it back into the postseason under new head coach Vic Fangio. From post-game commentary and practice updates to player interviews and insight into what is happening away from the field, 'Mile High Magic' is a one-stop-shop for all things Broncos.
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Twice a week, The Athletic’s Nicki Jhabvala and CBS 4’s Michael Spencer provide an in-depth look at the latest with the Denver Broncos, their ongoing search for answers at quarterback and their quest to make it back into the postseason under new head coach Vic Fangio. From post-game commentary and practice updates to player interviews and insight into what is happening away from the field, 'Mile High Magic' is a one-stop-shop for all things Broncos.

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Episodes

Temper Your Expectations

11/11/2019
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Michael Spencer and Nicki Jhabvala recap the morning's Broncos news on the injury front, as it's announced that QB Drew Lock is being activated off of IR. When could it be expected to see him play? If at all? Plus other news on the injury front, answering questions from the mailbag and more. Subscribe to The Athletic for weekly bonus episodes of Mile High Magic at theathletic.com/milehighmagic.

Duration:00:35:42

Planting the Seeds for the Future

11/4/2019
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Nicki Jhabvala and CBS 4's Michael Spencer recap a Broncos win over the Cleveland Browns. They discuss Brandon Allen's first game and how he made the most of his chances, the complete change of the vibe in the locker room following the win, how this can help build something positive to carry over in the next season, and more. Subscribe to The Athletic for weekly bonus episodes of Mile High Magic at theathletic.com/milehighmagic.

Duration:00:37:20

Murphy's Law Remains Undefeated

10/28/2019
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The Broncos narrowly lost to the Colts. Joe Flacco is injured. Ju'wuan James is injured again. Nicki Jhabvala and Michael Spencer recap the continuing misfortunes for the team, discuss Brandon Allen starting against the Browns, and try to find some silver lining through it all. Subscribe to The Athletic for weekly bonus episodes of Mile High Magic at theathletic.com/milehighmagic.

Duration:00:36:14

Trade Talk and Questions from the Audience

10/21/2019
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With the trade deadline looming, Nicki Jhabvala and CBS 4's Michael Spencer talk about the growing rumors surrounding Emmanuel Sander's days possibly being numbered in Denver. They also answer listener questions about his expected trade value, if any players on the team are untouchable, Joe Flacco and more. Subscribe to The Athletic for weekly bonus episodes of Mile High Magic at theathletic.com/milehighmagic.

Duration:00:33:03

Two Wins Later and a Whole New Outlook

10/14/2019
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After a disastrous 0-4 start, the Broncos have now won two in a row, including this weekend's shutout of the Titans. Nicki Jhabvala and CBS 4's Michael Spencer discuss the turnaround, and how it affects the perception of this Thursday's matchup against the Chiefs. Which player has been quietly playing well? What still needs to improve? Who is in the spotlight this Thursday? All that and more! Subscribe to The Athletic for weekly bonus episodes of Mile High Magic at...

Duration:00:31:04

They Did It!

10/7/2019
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Nicki Jhabvala and CBS 4's Michael Spencer celebrate the first Broncos win of the season, but also know there is still more work to be done. The team pulled out a win, but can it be done again, and if so, can it be done consistently? They also discuss Flacco's play, what critical penalties could've sunken them and more. Subscribe to The Athletic for weekly bonus episodes of Mile High Magic at theathletic.com/milehighmagic.

Duration:00:35:55

Just When You Thought It Couldn't Get Worse...It Does

9/30/2019
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What is worse than going 0-4 to start the season? Learning one of your top players is out for the rest of it. Nicki Jhabvala and CBS 4's Michael Spencer discuss another team loss and the team's loss of Bradley Chubb. Who is the problem, and the fix may not be a quick one? Also, frustrations start to boil over in the locker room and more. Buckle up, this ride is getting bumpy. Subscribe to The Athletic for weekly bonus episodes of Mile High Magic at theathletic.com/milehighmagic.

Duration:00:35:52

Living in a World of Suck

9/23/2019
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Another Broncos loss in a row, another game without a sack or a takeaway, Nicki Jhabvala and CBS 4's Michael Spencer take a look at the 27-16 loss at the hands of the Packers. Who is to blame for the problems that are now concerning? How can it be fixed? Subscribe to The Athletic for weekly bonus episodes of Mile High Magic at theathletic.com/milehighmagic.

Duration:00:36:23

The Margin of Error is Razor-Thin

9/16/2019
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Nicki Jhabvala and CBS 4's Michael Spencer recap the Broncos narrow 16-14 loss to the Bears. They discussed that while there some growth and changes have been shown, there are still glaring persistent problems that still remain, like Garrett Bolles and his holding penalties. They discuss the continuing lack of sacks and takeaways, find some positives in their "Mile High Salutes" and more. Subscribe to The Athletic for weekly bonus episodes of Mile High Magic at...

Duration:00:41:35

With So Much Different, Why Does So Much Feel the Same?

9/10/2019
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After the Broncos' 24-16 loss at the hands of the Raiders, The Athletic's Nicki Jhabvala and CBS 4's Michael Spencer wonder why they feel like the Broncos' past seems to be repeating itself. They discuss the failure of the defense to generate one hit on Derek Carr (15:38), but also things that DE Derek Wolfe was encouraged to see (25:25), they give their "Mile High Salutes" to the bright spots of the game (31:58) and more. Subscribe to The Athletic for weekly bonus episodes of Mile High...

Duration:00:40:06

More Broncos Roster Moves and Season Predictions

9/2/2019
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In this episode of Mile High Magic, The Athletic's Nicki Jhabvala and CBS 4's Michael Spencer discuss the roster changes that have happened just from a couple of days ago. They discuss signing of Brandon Allen as a backup QB (0:50), waiver claims bring back some familiar faces (5:20), Broncos season predictions (11:55) and more. Subscribe to The Athletic for weekly bonus episodes of Mile High Magic at theathletic.com/milehighmagic.

Duration:00:38:23

A New Season & a New Podcast

8/26/2019
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In the inaugural episode of 'Mile High Magic.' The Athletic’s Nicki Jhabvala and CBS 4’s Michael Spencer break the seal on a brand new season of Denver Broncos football, from new head coach Vic Fangio to new QB Joe Flacco, it's already a season of change in Denver. Subscribe to The Athletic for weekly bonus episodes of Mile High Magic at theathletic.com/milehighmagic.

Duration:00:31:24

Mile High Magic Trailer

8/19/2019
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Coming soon to The Athletic: An all-new podcast in which The Athletic’s Nicki Jhabvala provides an in-depth look at the latest with the Denver Broncos. Subscribe now for 40% off your annual subscription at theathletic.com/milehighmagic

Duration:00:00:48