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Published on 04/27/2009 at Mon Apr 27 16:51.
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The Denver Broncos have signed 15 undrafted free agents since the 2009 drafted ended Sunday. UPDATE – The Broncos have confirmed the signings, and provided bios of each free agent.  See those after the jump!

Kestahn Moore, running back, Florida
David Grimes, wide receiver, Notre Dame
Travis Shelton, wide receiver/safety, Temple
Lucas Taylor, wide receiver, Tennessee
Nate Swift, wide receiver, Nebraska
Marquez Branson, tight end, Central Arkansas
Stanley Bryant, offensive tackle, East Carolina
Marcus Gordon, offensive tackle, Kentucky State
Rulon Davis, defensive end, California
Everette Pedescleaux, defensive end, Northern Iowa
Chris Baker, nose tackle, Hampton
DJ Johnson, cornerback, Jackson State
Tony Carter, cornerback, Florida State
Lee Robinson, inside linebacker, Alcorn State
Britton Colquitt, punter, Tennesssee

Some defensive line depth, which is good… but I’m more surprised by who’s NOT there than who is. Where’s a kicker? Are we really going into camp without anyone pushing Matt Prater?

Chris Baker (6-foot-2, 326 pounds) is a rookie defensive tackle from Hampton University who joined the Broncos as a college free agent on April 27, 2009… Totaled 69 tackles (32 solo), 8.5 sacks (60 yds.) and one blocked kick in 11 games (8 starts) in his only season at Hampton in 2008 after transferring from Penn State University, where he earned a starting role as a sophomore in 2007… Recorded 43 tackles (21 solo) and 4.5 sacks (37 yds.) in 20 games (8 starts) during his two seasons playing for Penn State (2006-07)… Helped the Nittany Lions’ defense finish No. 7 in the nation against the run as a starter in 2007, allowing only 87.9 rushing yards per game, and led the defensive line with 37 tackles, including 4.5 sacks (37 yds.)… Saw time as a reserve in eight games for Penn State as a redshirt freshman in 2006… Competed at several defensive line positions during his collegiate career at both Hampton and Penn State… Played three seasons of football at Windsor High School in Windsor, Conn…. Competed in basketball only during his sophomore prep season… Voted senior class president at Windsor High School… Christopher Isaiah Baker was born on Oct. 8, 1987, in Windsor, Conn.

Marquez Branson (6-foot-3, 248 pounds) is a rookie tight end from the University of Central Arkansas who joined the Broncos as a college free agent on April 27, 2009… Played 23 career games in two seasons at Central Arkansas after transferring from East Mississippi Community College… Totaled 82 career receptions for 1,236 yards (15.1 avg.) with 18 touchdowns at Central Arkansas… Finished his collegiate career ranked fifth in Central Arkansas history with 18 receiving touchdowns… Earned All-Southland Conference recognition as a senior in 2008 after posting 45 catches for 737 yards (16.4 avg.) with 11 touchdowns in 12 games… Led all FCS tight ends in both receptions and touchdown catches in 2008… Recorded a career-high 174 receiving yards on five receptions with three touchdowns (79, 59 and 13 yds.) against Quincy University (9/20/08)… Totaled 37 catches for 499 yards (13.5 avg.) with seven touchdowns in 11 games as a junior in 2007 at Central Arkansas, earning all-conference accolades… Had 17 catches for 175 yards (10.3 avg.) with one touchdown in his final year at East Mississippi C.C…. Attended Starkville High School in Starkville, Miss., where he was a two-time all-state selection.

Stanley Bryant (6-foot-5, 282 pounds) is a rookie tackle from East Carolina University who joined the Broncos as a college free agent on April 27, 2009… Played 19 career games (14 starts) in three seasons for the Pirates after transferring from Elizabeth City State University, a Division II school in Elizabeth City, N.C…. Became a starter at left tackle for East Carolina midway through his junior year in 2007… Helped East Carolina defeat three consecutive ranked opponents from 2007-08 during his streak of 11 consecutive starts that helped the school earn a No. 14 national ranking from the Associated Press early in 2008… Started all six games he played as a senior in 2008 and missed eight games with a knee injury… Played a total of 261 snaps and was credited with 22 knockdown blocks as a senior… Saw time in all 13 games (8 starts) as a junior, logging 584 plays from scrimmage and recording 40 knockdowns… Earned a roster spot at East Carolina in the spring of 2006 after joining the program as a transfer walk-on… Attended Goldsboro High School in Goldsboro, N.C., where he was a three-year letterwinner… Majored in economics at East Carolina… Stanley Myron Bryant was born on May 7, 1985.

Tony Carter (5-foot-9, 177 pounds) is a rookie cornerback from Florida State University who joined the Broncos as a college free agent on April 27, 2009… Started all 50 career games he played at FSU and totaled 139 tackles (104 solo), nine interceptions (173 yds.) and 26 passes defensed… Scored touchdowns on three interception returns and one fumble recovery return for the Seminoles… Added nine career punt returns for 132 yards (14.7 avg.) with one touchdown… Started 33 consecutive games to end his collegiate career… Became the first player in Florida State history to return a blocked extra point and a blocked field goal for scores in the same game when he accomplished the feat as a sophomore against Clemson (9/16/06)… Started all 13 games as a senior in 2008, earning second-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference honors… Posted career highs in tackles (45) and interceptions (4) as a junior in 2007… Named second-team freshman All-America and freshman All-ACC as a redshirt freshman in 2005, posting a team-high 12 pass breakups while starting all 13 games… Attended Mandarin High School in Jacksonville, Fla., where he was rated the No. 2 cornerback in the nation by and also saw time at quarterback and wide receiver… Received a bachelor’s degree in social science from FSU and is working toward a second degree in political science from the school… Father, Tony Sr., played basketball at Florida State… Tony Carter was born on May 24, 1986, in Jacksonville , Fla.

Britton Colquitt (6-foot-3, 205 pounds) is a rookie punter from the University of Tennessee who joined the Broncos as a college free agent on April 27, 2009… Played 43 career games at Tennessee, punting 209 times for 8,897 yards (42.6 avg.) with 73 punts placed inside the 20-yard line… Only had one punt blocked for his collegiate career and also handled kickoff duties… Received first-team All-Southeastern Conference honors as a sophomore in 2006 and second-team all-conference accolades as a junior in 2007… Played seven games as a senior in 2008, punting 42 times for 1,821 yards (43.4 avg.) with 13 punts placed inside the 20-yard line and a 71-yard long… Saw time in all 13 games for the Volunteers as a junior in 2007 and averaged 41.6 yards per punt (62-2,579) to earn second-team All-SEC honors… Ranked seventh in the nation and second in the conference with a 44.9-yard punting average (46-2,066) as a sophomore in 2006 to earn consensus All-SEC honors… His 44.9-yard punting average as a sophomore was the fourth-best season mark in school history, and he finished the year with 18 punts placed inside the 20-yard line and only four touchbacks… Received all-state honors as a junior and senior at Bearden High School in Knoxville, Tenn., where he kicked and punted… Also lettered in soccer in high school, helping Bearden to a No. 1 national ranking and a state championship as a junior (25-0 record)… Father (Craig), brother (Dustin) and cousin (Jimmy) all punted for Tennessee… Craig Colquitt won two Super Bowl rings as the Steelers’ punter from 1978-84, Dustin Colquitt punts for the Chiefs and Jimmy Colquitt punted for the Seahawks in 1985… Majored in mechanical engineering at Tennessee… Britton Colquitt was born on March 20, 1985.

Rulon Davis (6-foot-5, 281 pounds) is a rookie defensive end from the University of California who joined the Broncos as a college free agent on April 27, 2009… Played 21 career games (10 starts) for the Golden Bears in three seasons after transferring from Mt. San Antonio College, a junior college in Walnut, Calif…. Totaled 40 tackles (18 solo), 5.5 sacks (45 yds.) and three forced fumbles during his career at Cal… Started seven of the nine games he played as a senior in 2008 and recorded 19 tackles (8 solo), four sacks (28 yds.) and two forced fumbles… Missed five games with a foot injury as a senior… Given the Bob Tessier Award as Cal’s most improved defensive lineman… Posted 16 tackles (9 solo) in six games (3 starts) as a junior in 2007… Contributed as a reserve as a sophomore… Began his collegiate career at Mt. San Antonio College in 2004… Rated by as the No. 21 junior college prospect in the country after the 2005 season despite redshirting during that campaign… Attended Charter Oak High School in Covina, Calif., where he played on the offensive line… Joined the Marine Corps for three-plus years after high school and was deployed to Iraq as an avionics technician in March of 2004, serving in a helicopter squadron… Owns the top recorded vertical jump of all-time for a Cal defensive lineman at 33.5 inches… Double-majored in sociology and African-American studies at California… Named after former Broncos defensive end Rulon Jones, who played for the club from 1980-88 and was twice named to the Pro Bowl… Rulon Davis was born on June 16, 1983, in San Diego.

Marcus Gordon (6-foot-5, 298 pounds) is a rookie tackle from Kentucky State University who joined the Broncos as a college free agent on April 27, 2009… Started all 12 games in his only season at Kentucky State after transferring from the University of Louisville… Served as a reserve guard and tackle for the Cardinals in 2006 after redshirting in 2005… Was a two-year starter at Highland Community College in Highland, Kan., before his time at Louisville… Received honorable mention All-Jayhawk Conference recognition at Highland C.C. in 2004 and was voted the team’s best offensive lineman… Attended Westside High School in Memphis, Tenn., where he earned all-region and all-conference honors in addition to receiving the team’s Best Lineman Award… Majored in sociology at Kentucky State… Marcus Gordon was born on June 20, 1984, in Memphis, Tenn.

David Grimes (5-foot-10, 177 pounds) is a rookie wide receiver from the University of Notre Dame who joined the Broncos as a college free agent on April 27, 2009… Played 45 career games (22 starts) at Notre Dame, totaling 90 receptions for 900 yards (10.0 avg.) with seven touchdowns along with 36 kickoff returns for 852 yards (23.7 avg.)… Named one of three captains for the Fighting Irish as a senior in 2008 along with linebacker Maurice Crum Jr. and fellow Broncos rookie safety David Bruton… Started eight games as a senior in 2008 and caught a career-high 35 passes for 321 yards (9.2 avg.) with three touchdowns, marking his third consecutive season with at least 26 receptions… Posted 27 catches for 224 yards (8.3 avg.) with two touchdowns as a junior and 26 catches for 336 yards (12.9 avg.) with two scores as a sophomore… Returned 15 kickoffs for 338 yards (22.5 avg.) as a true freshman… Attended St. Martin DePorres High School in Detroit, where he was named a first-team all-state selection as a senior after catching 48 passes for 800 yards (16.7 avg.) with eight touchdowns… Also played basketball (guard) in high school… Majored in marketing at Notre Dame… David Michael Grimes was born on Dec. 31, 1986, in Los Angeles.

D.J. Johnson (6-foot-2, 200 pounds) is a rookie cornerback from Jackson State University who joined the Broncos as a college free agent on April 27, 2009… Played 24 career games in two seasons at Jackson State after beginning his collegiate career at the University of Missouri… Totaled 66 career tackles (52 solo) and 10 interceptions, two of which he returned for touchdowns, at Jackson State… Added 27 pass breakups and five kickoff returns for 120 yards while posting one forced fumble and one blocked kick with Jackson State… Named second-team All-America by the Associated Press and first-team All-Southwestern Athletic Conference as a senior after leading his team and placing third in his conference with five interceptions, including one returned for a touchdown… Selected as the Defensive MVP of the 2007 SWAC Championship Game during a junior season in which he started 12 games and had a team-high five interceptions… Played seven games (4 starts) at Missouri and had 17 tackles… Attended LaMarque High School in LaMarque, Texas, where he competed in football, basketball and track… Majored in psychology at Jackson State… Domonique Johnson was born on Nov. 7, 1985, in Texas City, Texas.

Kestahn Moore (5-foot-10, 207 pounds) is a rookie running back from the University of Florida who joined the Broncos as a college free agent on April 27, 2009… Played 53 career games (21 starts) at Florida, totaling 235 carries for 1,281 yards (5.5 avg.) with 13 touchdowns along with 38 receptions for 231 yards (6.1 avg.) with three scores… Helped the Gators to BCS National Championship wins during the 2006 and ’08 seasons… Had four games will multiple rushing scores for his career… Named a team captain and saw time in all 14 games (5 starts) for Florida during its national championship season as a senior in 2008, rushing 29 times for 142 yards (4.9 avg.) with four touchdowns… Also was the Gators’ lead blocker on punt and kickoff returns as a senior… Registered a career-high 578 yards on 104 carries (5.6 avg.) with six scores in 13 games (8 starts) during the 2007 season, a year in which he received Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll accolades… Attended Mansfield Summit High School in Arlington, Texas, where he averaged 9.5 yards per carry (132-1,256) and had 12 rushing scores as a senior… Majored in sport management at Florida… Kestahn Moore was born on April 13, 1987.

Everette Pedescleaux (6-foot-6, 305 pounds) is a rookie defensive end from the University of Northern Iowa who joined the Broncos as a college free agent on April 27, 2009… Played 51 career games (21 starts) at Northern Iowa and totaled 112 tackles, 11 sacks and six blocked kicks… Helped lead Northern Iowa to playoff appearances in 2005, ‘07 and ‘08 along with conference titles in each of those seasons… Earned third-team All-America honors from the Associated Press as a senior in 2008 when he registered 62 total tackles, 11.5 tackles for a loss and 6.5 sacks… Also was a member of Northern Iowa’s basketball team during his redshirt freshman and sophomore seasons but did not play in any games… Enrolled at the University of Minnesota in January 2005 but transferred to Northern Iowa before the start of the ’05 season… Attended Robbinsdale Armstrong High School in Plymouth, Minn., where he played football and basketball… Was a two-time all-conference and all-state selection in football and a three-time all-conference performer in basketball… Set school prep records for career points (1,474) and rebounds (702) in addition to being named Minnesota’s “Mr. Basketball” in 2004… Double-majored in studio art and communications at Northern Iowa… Everette Pedescleaux was born on Jan. 19, 1985, in Plymouth, Minn.

Lee Robinson (6-foot-3, 245 pounds) is a rookie linebacker from Alcorn State University who joined the Broncos as a college free agent on April 27, 2009… Totaled 334 career tackles (193 solo), 18.5 sacks (112 yds.), three interceptions (66 yds.), 11 pass breakups, seven forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries in 43 career games at Alcorn State… Had 12 games with at least 10 tackles for his collegiate career and scored two touchdowns (one interception return, one fumble return)… Posted a team and career-high 111 tackles (71 solo) along with 3.5 sacks (17 yds.) and three interceptions in 12 games as a senior in 2008… Ranked fifth in the Southwestern Athletic Conference in tackles per game (9.3) during his senior campaign to earn first-team all-conference honors… Selected to play in the Texas vs. the Nation All-Star Game following his senior year… Registered 82 tackles (41 solo), including 14 for a loss, as a junior in 2007 after totaling a career-high 7.5 sacks (64 yds.) as a sophomore… Attended Amite County High School in Liberty, Miss., where he lettered in baseball, basketball, football and track… Won the state title in the long jump and triple jump as a senior… Joins Louis Green as Alcorn State alumni among Denver’s current linebackers… Majored in animal science at Alcorn State… Lee Robinson was born on April 23, 1987, in Centreville, Miss.

Travis Shelton (5-foot-11, 185 pounds) is a rookie wide receiver from Temple University who joined the Broncos as a college free agent on April 27, 2009… Played 36 career games (12 starts) at Temple, totaling 64 receptions for 784 yards (12.3 avg.) with four touchdowns and 25 rushes for 205 yards (8.2 avg.)… Added 97 career kickoff returns for a school-record 2,507 yards (25.8 avg.) with two touchdowns and two punt returns for 14 yards… Totaled 3,510 all-purpose yards for his career (97.5 yards per game)… Earned second-team All-Mid-American Conference honors as a kickoff returner as a senior in 2008, leading the nation with a 31.3-yard return average (23-720) while adding a 92-yard touchdown return (at Kent State 11/12/08)… Played 11 games (4 starts) as a senior and finished the year with 20 catches for 230 yards (11.5 avg.)… Averaged 196.7 all-purpose yards per game as a sophomore in 2006, seeing action in Temple’s final six games (5 starts) and totaling 1,180 yards… His 196.7 all-purpose yards per game average would have led the nation if he played in 75 percent of his team’s games… Returned 27 kickoffs for 778 yards (28.8 avg.) with a 96-yard touchdown (vs. Bowling Green 10/28/06) and added 20 receptions for a career-high 344 yards (17.2 avg.) with three scores as a sophomore… Received Eastern College Athletic Conference all-star honors as both a wide receiver and return specialist in 2006… Attended South Plantation High School in Plantation, Fla., where he played wide receiver and running back in addition to serving as a return specialist… Competed in track in high school, placing eighth nationally in the 60 meters… Has three first cousins in the NFL (Broncos LB Andra Davis, Patriots DB Jarvis Herring and Bears WR Devin Hester)… Majored in African-American studies at Temple… Travis Shelton was born on April 23, 1985.

Nate Swift (6-foot-2, 195 pounds) is a rookie wide receiver from the University of Nebraska who joined the Broncos as a college free agent on April 27, 2009… Played 51 career games (29 starts) at Nebraska, totaling a school-record 166 receptions for 2,476 yards (14.9 avg.) with 22 touchdowns… Finished his career ranked second in Nebraska annals in both receiving yards and receiving touchdowns… Had eight 100-yard receiving games for his career… Added 28 career punt returns for 352 yards (12.6 avg.) with one touchdown… Received honorable mention All-Big 12 Conference accolades as a senior in 2008, totaling the second-most receptions (63), receiving yards (941) and receiving touchdowns (10) for a year in Cornhuskers history as a 13-game starter… Also returned 23 punts for 296 yards (12.9 avg.) with one touchdown as a senior… Saw time in 12 games (8 starts) as a junior in 2007 and had 36 catches for 520 yards (14.4 avg.) with three touchdowns… Earned honorable mention All-Big 12 accolades as a redshirt freshman in 2005, posting 45 catches for 641 yards (14.2 avg.) with seven scores… Set Nebraska freshman records for every major receiving category… Attended Hutchinson High School in Hutchinson, Minn., where he was a three-year starter and scored 72 career touchdowns… Led the state of Minnesota with 2,500 rushing yards and had 30 touchdowns as a senior, earning Minnesota Player of the Year honors from the Associated Press… Was a two-time second-team Academic All-Big 12 selection (2005-06) at Nebraska, where he majored in construction management… Nate Swift was born on Aug. 24, 1985.

Lucas Taylor (6-foot-0, 185 pounds) is a rookie wide receiver from the University of Tennessee who joined the Broncos as a college free agent on April 27, 2009… Played 46 career games (23 starts) at Tennessee, totaling 113 receptions for 1,433 yards (12.7 avg.) with six touchdowns… Had six 100-yard receiving games for his career… Added 26 kickoff returns for 546 yards (21.0 avg.) and 13 punt returns for 80 yards (6.2 avg.) during his collegiate career… Threw two career touchdown passes (56 yarder vs. Georgia 10/16/07 and a 48-yarder vs. Florida 9/16/06)… Played 11 games (10 starts) as a senior in 2008 and posted 26 receptions for 332 yards (12.8 avg.) with one touchdown… Received second-team All-Southeastern Conference honors (Associated Press) as a junior in 2007, ranking second in the conference in receiving yards (1,000) and third in receptions (73) while totaling five receiving scores and starting all 13 games… His 73 catches marked the second-best season total in UT annals… Posted at least 100 receiving yards in three of the Volunteers’ first four games in 2007 and finished the year with five 100-yard receiving efforts… Recorded career highs in receptions (11) and receiving yards (186) at Mississippi State (10/13/07)… Earned honorable mention Class 5A all-state honors at Carencro High School in Lafayette, La…. Threw for 55 yards and five touchdowns while rushing for more than 1,500 yards with 15 scores as a senior at Carencro… Ran for 539 yards and six touchdowns in a single game during his senior prep campaign… Majored in sport management at Tennessee… Lucas Taylor was born on Sept. 28, 1986.

  • (stuck in) raiderland

    Rulon Davis was a tough dude inside for Cal, and there was nobody else to deflect opponents’ attention away from him. He could turn out to be a diamond in the rough– you have to like the bad-ass guys who don’t get attention because their physical stats don’t stack up.

  • NathanH47

    Davis and Pedesscleaux give us necessary depth for our ends, and both will not only have a great shot to make the roster, but also to contribute very early.

    If Chris Baker can show some good work ethic as well, he could be our starting NT as an undrafted rookie. He easily has the best size amongst our current lineman. I’m still hoping McD has something up his sleeve and offers Scheffler and a pick somehow for a big man to help out our line immediatly.

  • Olen

    I hope McD is right in choosing athletes that are good smart and disciplined because down the way determination counts a lot if everything else is equal . It would appear that versatility the ability to play different positions is also a bonus .


    I like picking up The DT Chris Baker. Although he has some character issues he could be a good player for Denver. He is a big, athletic DT. Some scouts had him goin in the 3rd and 4th if it wasnt for getting kicked out college for several fights.

  • twebb

    Rulon Davis served in the marines for 3 years, including some time in Iraq, before playing at Cal. Pretty cool, I like that McD is bringing in some tough dudes who hopefully can play. And the dude is pretty big, his combine measurements say 6’5 281.

  • the decider13

    Rulon Davis is definately who I am most excited about, he is the type of player that I love. Tough, smart and disciplined. Would really like to see him succeed

  • robtink242

    info on Lee Robinson might be a future Woodyard. With good training this guy can do us good.

  • robtink242

    Everette Pedesscleaux, defensive end, Northern Iowa kooks like a monster. I dont kno if it was the competition but this guy is a stud i can see him replacing ryan mcbean, nic clemons, or matthias askew.

  • robtink242

    Rulon Davis is my personal favorite of the signings(like him better than that TE we picked in the 2nd). this guys making the team. he causing trouble and has great strength and plays the game with his brain.

  • DB

    Although i liked our draft prospects to begin with, the list above makes me like it even more. All of these guys can compete. some will make it and some will not. But i like what McD is doing. Bringing in football players that are competitors that WANT TO WIN. I’m way excited about this up coming season, even IF we don’t make the play offs, i’m gonna stick by McD!!!!

    GO BRONCOS!!!!!

  • Mr.East

    This was a great UFDA class. I feel like the three defensive line guys have a good chance of making the team and a decent impact.

  • Mr.East

    Oh and history has shown that undrafted/low round NTs are just as good as high round ones. See Jason Fergeson and Casey Hampton.

  • (dee)

    After having a day or so now to look at the entire draft including the free agent signings, I think overall this was a good draft for us. One of the reasons they may not have drafted DL was because of having these guys in their back pocket… we’ll see how training camp goes … but the videos on these guys look good.

  • Ryan M.

    wow i’m more happy with our UDFA class than draft class….

  • roshon2411

    Good point East! Thats why I wasn’t too worried about trading up to get Raji or any other D-line man before the draft. Just wish McD would have done the same with the rest of his picks, not just the first round, and drafted the best player available. Unlike DB, I will not be sticking by McD if we don’t make the playoffs. This team is supposedly better than last year. If 8-8 is not good enough for Shanny than its not good enough for Mc-D. Anything less than seven wins, McDaniels should be out the door.

  • Anthony

    Mr East,

    good point on the late round nose tackle. Also Jay Ratliff was a 7th round pick by the cowgirls a few years ago. I think Nolan will get the best out of Baker and Pedescleaux. Look like good pick ups to me.

  • milehighs

    swine flu!

  • dbroncos

    Is Baker a good candidate to play NT, i have read some things on him and it seems like a mix. This webpage in particular shows some conflictions that through me off a little bit.

    “Baker showed versatility playing at defensive end in a 3-4 after starting the year at nose tackle for Hampton. He earned first-team All-MEAC honors with 62 tackles, 16.5 tackles for loss and 8.5 sacks. Baker and his family decided it was time to leave the Pirates after his redshirt junior season, but character concerns follow him into the NFL.”

    It appears he played both but i was hoping someone who has seen him could clarify.

  • DC

    I bet all 3 D linemen and the inside LB make the broncos. Lord knows we need them.

  • DC

    I think swift and tony carter might actually make it too.

  • jcampb72

    Check this vid from draft guys about lee robinson. I’m buying in to this guy.

  • robtink242


    yeah i’m buying into him as well i can see him taking Mario Haggan, Louis Green, or Jarvis Moss roster spot.

  • flbronc

    dc- if tony carter makes the team, its for his special teams play… he was solid, not great at fsu… he has good numbers for his career- but he played 4 years and got meaningful playing time each year, closing out his stay with 33 starts. he was pretty good and held his own for the most part but would let acc recievers get behind him somewhat freqently. he’s not a huge hitter which could hurt his chances as a st player. he might be able to return for us, i dont know.

  • Joe H.

    Roshon,the Broncos will not fire him after one season,I don’t care what their record is next year. I’m with the majority of the Bronco fans that like this draft to go along with these UDFA’s that they have signed!!! GO BRONCOS!!!!!

  • T-Money

    For all you moreno haters…. this might lighten the bitterness of your pick… TD thinks highly of him…

  • T-Money

    here’s another one… We not me… gotta love it

  • stav

    Just based on the more I hear from Moreno (his attitude and you can pick up on his subtle but obvious excitement) and the udfa’s signings of Chris Baker, Rulon Davis, Everette Pedescleaux, and Lee Robinson, I’m starting to feel better and better about the offseason and the potential of 2009. We got the best RB, who can run, catch, block, and we added some good size/depth from these FA’s without having to break the bank. Let’s remember that Baker was projected as a possible 3-4th rounder, a good risk I say. I think Davis is underrated and will be a surprise. Hopefully the four mentioned above can push the competition for playing time. My issue was never with Moreno as a player, it was going offense with the #12 over D. Well, we got Ayers, and none of can really bitch about a potential star at RB, they got the best at the position so I got no problem with it, especially as it takes pressure off of Orton.

  • stav

    Just watched the Robinson video, makes it look easy, but we have to see if can bring his level of play up to this competition, with that said, I’m drinking the kool aid, I can’t wait to order my Lee Robinson jersey!!!! (Sarcasm or Serious – you decide but he looks like a beast to me).

  • TD30isMVP

    I like the new guys! However, all the whiners talking about “if we don’t make the playoffs…” really need to get over themselves. We have not been making the playoffs and everyone was crying for a change, well we got it! We have basically a new team, coach, and scheme on both Offense and Defense. Couple that with the total lack of team chemistry and a brutal schedule and guess what? We will probably have a pretty tough year, so if you don’t wish to be a Bronco fan…leave now. Go Broncos!

  • roshon2411

    Joe H,

    Probably not, but with a subpar season, the heat is going to be on Bowlen. Remember Shanny’s worst record was 6-10 and that came after the retirement of Elway and loss of TD. I hear a lot of talk about how much better this team is, compared to last year. I’m looking for results and this team better be in the hunt for the playoffs. Cam Cameron, Bobby Petrino, Nick Saban, Lane Kiffin are one/two year coaching jokes. I give no leeway to McDaniels. Anything less than a competitve season, should be just cause.

  • roshon2411

    Also, as for a brutal schedule. There are many tough games, but based on last years records, Denver has the 20th toughest schedule. So that can’t be used as an excuse. They do play the raiders, chiefs twice and also have Cincinnati and Cleveland on their schedule as well. This team has been rebuilding since 2005, it’s time for some results.

  • jcampb72

    Ronshon, I don’t think, when they rank schedule, consider the fact that teams that suck like Jokeland and KC, are our rivals which make it harder for us to beat. Yeah there record sucked but they want to be us more than any other team on their schedule.

  • ryan mcbroncofan

    watch out robinson on the inside. beastly. gets to learn from davis and williams.
    so many damn receivers and tight ends. we better be able to throw the ball or mcdaniels is a total failure

  • jcampb72

    I love having knowshon in the backfield. I think I’m gonna buy a Moreno Jersey.

  • Kawike

    Without a doubt, the udfa additions make this draft etc. seem much more positive. Looking forward to seeing the D-linemen we picked up.

  • stav

    Make it two jcamp, I’m getting one to go with my Robinson jersey, and hopefully it’ll be the ugly ass gold and brown throw back one.

  • jcampb72

    Anyone know if we are going to go all orange this year? I hope so.

  • Anthony

    MORENO = Offensive Rookie of the Year

  • NathanH47

    I’m hoping not Anthony, I think if we have any shot at a playoff year it’ll be with a well balanced attack with many contributers. McDaniels is a smart offensive guy and will utilize our weapons to exploit defenses next season. What he will do better then Shanny/Bates did last season is that when we have a lead, we’ll see Moreno and the plethora of other options at back we have eat up the clock. Look at where the Pats have finished in time of possession under McDaniels’ offense, with the way that the offense is set up, we are actually poised to play a very similar offense this season to the one we played in the Championship seasons. ‘

    We have 2 recievers that can come up big and probably have more talent then either Rod or Eddy(we’ll see if they have the work ethic or passion for the game), a running back that can carry the load(and plenty behind him to try and make up the difference), and if you recall those teams, Elway was past his prime athletically, but his leadership and field IQ kept us efficent and in games.

    I see us running a very similar offense as those seasons, but if we get down in games it’ll be mostly McDaniels patented spread-gun, which we have great weapons for as well.

  • robtink242

    I’m glad we are through with all that bitching about the draft. i am fine with all the players we got. Knoshon Moreno will be a difference maker regardless. i really think we will be fine. remember Oakland and KC will not have better records than us. the chargers is the only team in our way. you never know wat this season beholds. i’m very optimistic about our future.

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    The Denver Broncos on Tuesday signed college free agent linebackers Braxton Kelley (University of Kentucky) and Jeff Schweiger (San Jose State University), it was announced.

    The club also on Tuesday waived tight end Adam Bergen and wide receiver Jayson Foster.

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  • Jarrod

    I really like Davis, Pedescleaux, and Robinson. After watching the film on them, what I like the most (especially with Davis and Padescleaux) is that they can get off the l.o.s. fast. They have a powerful burst. Robinson has a lot of speed, which should help in coverage.

    I’m not too high on Baker, I think his character issues are too much and I don’t want that on my team. He is tough and versatile (two words used very often by McD last weekend), but not that intelligent.

    Just an interesting note: McD has signed a TON of wide recievers and corners. Any particular reason? I don’t really think those were big areas of need going into the draft.

  • flbronc

    Looks like we had six on the roster last year, then we added 6 througth the draft and free agency. i dont think that jackson makes the final cut. i think the reason that we have so many wr’s right now is that mcd is looking for a specific skill set to use with guys in the fourth and fifth wr spot when he goes to those sets. the guys he finds will probably not see the field too much and/or work the practice squad. Shanny kept 8 or so, and cutting jackson and three of the new kids will probably happen… i guess we were thinner than i thought at wr ….

  • robtink242

    i highly doubt those CB & WR make the team. Josh Bell and Jack Williams were put on notice with those draft picks but i think this team will keep 6 CB including one on practice squad. Nate swift and that wide out we drafted makes the team. I can wait until camp and pre-season to see what these guys are worth.

  • Anthony

    how can you hope that More doesn’t win the offensive rookie of the year. tha’s our only chance at making the playoffs. Take the blinders off poeple the defence could be O.K at absolute best, but don’t think we’re going to be elite. We will win games this year by ball control and balance on offense and creating turnovers on defence and having solid special teams and not crippling our defence every time we kick off or punt

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