Posted Tue May 22nd by Tim Lynch
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Manning’s Next Step | DenverBroncos.com
Peyton Manning throws during the team’s Monday OTA session and said he’s excited to finally compete against a defense.
Manning’s First Steps as a Bronco Are Easy | New York Times
The horseshoes on Peyton Manning’s helmet have been replaced by profiles of a horse’s head. The jersey is a different shade of blue, and the scars on his neck are a painful reminder of the last 18 months.
Photos: Denver Broncos OTA practice | Denver Post
Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos hold the first OTA practice of the year at Dove Valley on Monday May 21 2012.
Peyton Manning directs first Broncos practice at Denver OTA | Denver Post
Under the gaze of the legendary John Elway and upwards of 60 media members, Peyton Manning completed his first day of minicamp with the Denver Broncos without a hitch. Throwing footballs with his characteristic accuracy, Manning impressed everyone with his day at Dove Valley — most important, perhaps, himself.
Peyton Manning might get Broncos’ run game off the ground | Denver Post
At first blush, the claim by Broncos running back Willis McGahee seems preposterous. With pass-happy Peyton Manning as Denver’s quarterback, McGahee insists his rushing statistics can improve from the 1,199 yards he gained last season behind the ground-and-pound attack directed by Tim Tebow.
Broncos’ Peyton Manning takes charge in first offseason session | Denver Post
Where it really hit home that Peyton Manning belongs to Denver was not the Broncos blue No. 18 jersey he wore, or any particular pass he threw, sharp as they generally were.
Brian Xanders served purpose as Broncos’ GM, then became expendable | Denver Post
Xanders was the team’s general manager in title only, and his value was shrinking. He didn’t have the power in player personnel that most NFL general managers have.
Derek Wolfe’s first contract with Broncos guarantees $3.2 million | Denver Post
Derek Wolfe, the first player the Broncos selected in the NFL draft last month, has agreed to contracts terms on a four-year deal worth $5.2 million. There are $3.2 million worth of guarantees in the contract. “It’s a relief to get it done,” Wolfe said.
Mistrial declared in Broncos linebacker DJ Williams’ DUI trial | Denver Post
A mistake during jury selection has resulted in a mistrial in the DUI case against Denver Broncos linebacker Genos “DJ” Williams.
Denver judge declares mistrial for Broncos linebacker DJ Williams in DUI case over jury issue | Daily Journal
Denver Broncos linebacker D.J. Williams’ trial on driving under the influence and traffic charges ended in a mistrial just hours after it began Monday after his lawyer objected to how jurors were selected.
Peyton Manning makes his Denver debut | Washington Post
Finally, Peyton Manning was on a football field, showing everyone — not just coaches and medical people and other football players — how well he is progressing in his recovery from multiple neck surgeries.
Manning ‘Picking Up Right Where He Left Off’ | DenverBroncos.com
The focus was on quarterback Peyton Manning as OTAs kicked off Monday, and the Broncos came away impressed.
Receivers Begin Jockeying for Manning’s Attention | Max Denver
There’s room for more than one pass catcher to receive most-favored nation status in Peyton Manning’s new world order taking root at Dove Valley.
‘Open Communication’ Among the QBs | Max Denver
The questions are flowing fast and furious among the Broncos’ quarterbacks as they get to know each other and the offense they’ll guide.
Scenes from a Practice: May 21 | Max Denver
Practice photos of Broncos not named Peyton Manning … including a look at two running backs coming off torn ACLs.
Scenes from a Practice: Manning’s First OTA | Max Denver
What else would you want to see from the Broncos’ first organized team activity of 2012?
For Those Who Thought the Guy in No. 15 Shouldn’t Play QB … | Max Denver
… your wish was granted on Monday. The Broncos opened practice with wide receiver Mark Dell wearing jersey No. 15. Dell wore No. 83 last year before injuring his knee during a preseason loss to the Dallas Cowboys.
OTAs Day One: Fox | DenverBroncos.com
Head Coach John Fox addresses the media after the team’s first practice of OTAs.
OTAs Day One: Manning | DenverBroncos.com
Quarterback Peyton Manning talks with the media about his first practice of OTAs and the benefits of working against a talented defense.