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On Friday, the Denver Broncos placed tenders on five players.  Details below via the Denver Post: “The Broncos tendered restricted free-agent punter Britton Colquitt with a “right of first refusal” distinction that would pay him a $1.323 million salary for the 2013 season. “The Broncos also offered right-of-first-refusal tenders to two other restricted free agents, [...]

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Published on 03/08/2013 at Fri Mar 08 22:02.   14 Comments
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On Friday, the Denver Broncos used their franchise tag on tackle Ryan Clady.  The one-year tender is worth nearly $10 million. Per the Denver Post: The tag gives Clady a $9.828 million salary for the 2013 season—nearly triple the $3.5 million salary he earned in 2012. However, the tag also drastically restricts Clady from enjoying [...]

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Published on 03/01/2013 at Fri Mar 01 16:59.   20 Comments
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Kudos to Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, Colts offensive coordinator Clyde Christensen and free agent wide receiver Austin Collie, who are visiting U.S. troops at bases in Iraq and Afghanistan this week. Manning and Collie are buddies, which causes us to wonder if Collie could land in Denver this offseason. Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has agreed to restructure his [...]

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Published on 02/26/2013 at Tue Feb 26 18:07.   8 Comments
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Be glad the Broncos are not a British team… B/R’s Matt Miller has Denver’s Ryan Clady and Orlando Franklin ranked in the Top Five at their respective positions. Earlier this week, quarterback Peyton Manning sent Dwight Freeney a text telling him to come play in Denver.  The text was probably just support from a former [...]

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Published on 02/23/2013 at Sat Feb 23 13:41.   2 Comments
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“We’re going to tag [Ryan Clady],” Denver Broncos executive John Elway has told the Denver Post’s Mike Klis. Tagging Clady will use about $9.66 million of the team’s $120 million salary cap.  For more on Denver’s salary cap situation, go here. The ‘Post also expects veteran Brandon Stokley to return to the tune of a [...]

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Published on 02/15/2013 at Fri Feb 15 11:39.   2 Comments
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On Tuesday, Denver Broncos special teams assistant Keith Burns left for Washington.  On Wednesday, the team replaced Burns with former Kansas City Chiefs quality control coach Derius Swinton. Former Broncos quarterback Jake Plummer has been helping quarterback prospect Collin Klein prepare for the upcoming NFL Combine. Here is a review of who the experts are projecting to be drafted by Denver this [...]

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Published on 02/13/2013 at Wed Feb 13 16:45.   No Comments
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Former Denver Broncos linebacker Keith Burns has been a special teams assistant in Denver since 2007.  On Tuesday, he signed with the Washington Redskinsas their new special teams coordinator. FootballOutsiders.com‘s Andy Benoit suggests Randy Starks, Terrance Knighton, and Alan Branch as a few potential free agent defensive tackles that Denver could pursue. Denver’s Von Miller is a member of NFL.com’s All-Under-25 Team. If [...]

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Published on 02/12/2013 at Tue Feb 12 18:16.   9 Comments
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Happy 58th birthday to Broncos HC John Fox! He is spending the day preparing for free agency/draft with his staff/personnel dept. — Patrick Smyth (@psmyth12) February 8, 2013   Today is coach John Fox‘s birthday. Have a great one, Foxy. Denver’s front office and Fox have begun offseason preparations. Here’s a list of five potential draft [...]

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Published on 02/08/2013 at Fri Feb 08 14:23.   10 Comments
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On Sunday, the Baltimore Ravens defeated the San Francisco 49ers 34-31 in the Super Bowl.  Congrats, Baltimore, enjoy it while it lasts. The Ravens, of course, defeated the Denver Broncos to get to the SB.  Next season, they’ll face off again, and Denver will be looking for revenge. Meanwhile, the Broncos are currently the Vegas [...]

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Published on 02/04/2013 at Mon Feb 04 21:10.   5 Comments
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For the second consecutive year, the Broncos have raised ticket prices.  Due in part to the fact that the team is planning to invest $30 million for improvements to Sports Authority Field at Mile High this offseason, Denver is raising their reserved-seat ticket prices by an average of 4.2 percent for 2013. Meanwhile, second-year cornerback Chris Harris [...]

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Published on 02/01/2013 at Fri Feb 01 22:31.   5 Comments
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