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Rapids vs. United - Player ratings

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A predictable result for the Rapids leaves them in serious jeopardy with ten games left.

Charles Eloundou = Kevin Harbottle 2.0?

An incredibly fast, slight, talented international player has stopped getting playing time for the Rapids after a few early appearances. Where have we seen this before...?

Can the boys get 20 points in 11 matches?

The Rapids current run of form has been talked about over the last several weeks. But how relevant is it?

Not much good after the FC Dallas match

The Rapids are in a tough stretch of their season. Can they find that special something to pull out of the slide they are in?

Player Ratings--Rapids at FC Dallas

The Rapids dropped their third in a row and are in serious jeopardy of becoming an after thought in the Western Conference.

2014 can't be a lost cause

By this point in 2012, we knew that the Rapids were a lost cause, and it was for the best. This team, however, can't afford to give up now.

The bad, the worse, the ugly (The uglier?)

The Rocky Mountain Cup is gone and the Rapids are struggling to find their form with just 12 games left in the 2014 season.

Rocky Mountain player ratings

The Rocky Mountain Cup returned to the control of RSL after the Rapids dropped a 1-0 decision to our neighbors to the West.

Weakness on the depth chart

Why are the Rapids such an up-and-down team in 2013? The answer may lie in the fact that they're just not that good once you start digging past the first layer of the roster.

August Preview - It's hell month!

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We seem to go through at least one hell month every season, and this year it's August, almost without question.

Player Ratings--Rapids at Revolution

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Goodness gracious that was terrible to watch, and the Colorado Rapids player ratings are not much better.

Good, Good & Good

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In a week where the Rapids needed a result, the Rapids put in a terrific performance against Chivas USA. Will it be the springboard the team needs?

Good, bad, ugly from Rapids vs. Timbers

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Colorado Rapids fell to Portland Timbers 2-1, but things are not looking all that bad for the Burgundy Boys.

Rapids vs. Timbers - Player Ratings

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Colorado Rapids traveled to the Pacific Northwest dropped a tough 2-1 decision in a match where they played well enough to win but were undone by two good strikes on goal.

Give Gaby His Shot Now

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We don't need a full 90 minutes of Danny Mwanga or Edson Buddle when there is a designated player available for a start at striker against Chivas USA.

Rapids vs. Union - Good, Bad, Ugly

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A trip to Philadelphia extended the Rapids unbeaten streak, but there were some struggles on the defensive side of the ball that are a cause for serious concern.

Player Ratings--Rapids vs. Union

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The Rapids earn a valuable road point with an exciting 3-3 draw with Philadelphia Union in Chester, Pennsylvania this past Saturday.

MLSDC Bottles It Again... In Our Favor This Time

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We're going to keep calling out the MLS Disciplinary for inconsistent and awful decision-making, even though this time around, the cards fell in our favor.

Midseason Player Rankings

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Halfway through the 2014 Major League Soccer season, we take a look at the performance of the Burgundy Boys

Rapids vs. Crew - Good, Bad & Ugly

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Our Burgundy Boys had a tough result on Friday, and halfway through their 2014 season they are in playoff position. But could they be missing a key contributor as they head on the road?

Player Ratings - Rapids vs Crew

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The Rapids annual 4th Fest was spectacular, but the performance from the Rapids was uneven and eventually led to a 1-1 draw with the Crew.

DSGP -- It's Not In Kansas Anymore

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In a discussion with a rival supporter at a Rapids road game, we asked if DSGP is really that far from everything in Denver.

Player Ratings - Rapids vs Whitecaps

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The Burgundy Boys bounce back from a terrible mid-week loss in the US Open Cup with a terrific 2-0 victory over rivals Vancouver Whitecaps FC in their return to Major League Soccer play.

Rapids vs. Silverbacks - Player Ratings

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The Rapids drop a 2-1 decision to the Silverbacks which stops this US Open Cup run before it really got started.

Good, Bad, Ugly - WTF Open Cup Edition

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A wild week for the Rapids sees them crash out of the US Open Cup and get ready for MLS action again.

Player Ratings--Rapids vs Orlando City

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Colorado Rapids enter US Open Cup competition with a resounding 5-2 victory over the visiting Orlando City SC Lions. With the victory, the Rapids continue their pursuit of trophies this season.

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