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The Broncos are expected to have a busy Wednesday, meeting with three players while drawing closer to signing RB Rashard Mendenhall and landing DT Terrance Knighton. According to CBS4‘s Vic Lombardi, the Broncos hope to sign “up to three” players today, with Mendenhall and Knighton figuring to be two of the reported three. Two other candidates are [...]

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Published on 03/13/2013 at Wed Mar 13 10:11.   5 Comments
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Update:  Mendenhall signed a one-year deal with the Cardinals on Wednesday. Since the beginning of free agency, the Broncos have shown interest in former Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall. What started as interest led to a visit which will likely lead to a contract, as a source tells PFT that the team is likely to sign the [...]

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Published on 03/13/2013 at Wed Mar 13 08:34.   9 Comments
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The Denver Broncos‘ second free agent signing of 2013 was agreeing on a new two-year deal with defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson. The news was first reported by ESPN‘s Adam Schefter and later confirmed by the Denver Post‘s Mike Klis.  Details of Vickerson’s contract are unknown, but he will likely eat up to $2.5 million of [...]

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Published on 03/12/2013 at Tue Mar 12 18:51.   3 Comments
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Maybe Elvis Dumervil isn’t headed out of Denver after all. The Broncos and Dumervil’s agent, Marty Magid, starting talking again on Tuesday, according to the Denver Post‘s Mike Klis. Magid sent back a proposal Tuesday that lowered his client’s asking price from $12 million in 2013, but then added that reduction onto his contract in the form [...]

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Published on 03/12/2013 at Tue Mar 12 18:17.   8 Comments
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In addition to running back Rashard Mendenhall and cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, the Broncos have scheduled two other free agent visits, according to a Denver Post report. The Broncos will talk with Jaguars defensive tackle Terrance Knighton and Cardinals backup linebacker Stewart Bradley at the team’s Dove Valley headquarters.  Both players would provide needed depth on Denver’s defense. Knighton [...]

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Published on 03/12/2013 at Tue Mar 12 17:46.   4 Comments
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The Denver Broncos were reported to be the front runners to land free agent running back Reggie Bush earlier today, but things have cooled down since then. Bush is now headed to visit with Detroit, seemingly making the Lions the favorite to land the popular free agent.  Denver, meanwhile, has other options. The team will [...]

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Published on 03/12/2013 at Tue Mar 12 17:15.   6 Comments
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With Elvis Dumervil and his $12 million salary likely headed out of Denver, the Broncos are currently shopping for a replacement at defensive end. It is widely expected that Dwight Freeney will land with the team, while Osi Umenyiora provides another option.  The team was also reportedly interested in Paul Kruger, who eventually landed in Cleveland to [...]

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Published on 03/12/2013 at Tue Mar 12 16:47.   5 Comments
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Quick hits from around the NFL… The Broncos first signing was locking up offensive guard Louis Vasquez to a four-year, $23.5 million deal.  This is a curious signing because the team’s Week 1 starting guards in 2013—Chris Kuper and Zane Beadles—both received Pro Bowl recognition last season (as an alternate and reserve, respectively). Denver’s second order of business [...]

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Published on 03/12/2013 at Tue Mar 12 16:18.   9 Comments
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We knew something would happen on the Elvis Dumervil front between now and Saturday, when his $12 million salary becomes guaranteed.  According to his agent, Dumervil would like to be released before the start of free agency: Magid submitted a counterproposal, but it was more about a restructure than pay reduction. Given the considerable difference in [...]

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Published on 03/11/2013 at Mon Mar 11 17:14.   27 Comments
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On Monday, cover voting kicked off for EA Sports’ popular NFL video game franchise, Madden NFL 25. This year’s version of the game will be dubbed “25″ because it is the 25th version of the game produced by EA, with former and current players going head-to-head in a bracket-style cover vote-off.  Fans can vote for [...]

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Published on 03/11/2013 at Mon Mar 11 16:35.   No Comments
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