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When Brian Dawkins retired the Denver Broncos knew they were going to have a hole to fill. Dawkins wasn’t elite as he once was, but was still good enough to start on most NFL teams. John Elway set out to find some veteran leadership to fill out the depth on that part of the roster [...]

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Published on 09/04/2012 at Tue Sep 04 18:00.   2 Comments
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The Denver Broncos were solid at corner last season, that is until teams spread them out and bombarded them with pass after pass. It was disgusting at times to watch and the 40+ point nightmares happened more than a few times. John Elway and John Fox set out to do everything they could to make [...]

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Published on 09/04/2012 at Tue Sep 04 14:00.   1 Comment
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The Denver Broncos really did all they could to shore up the depth at the linebacker position. The problem remains to be the long term options at middle linebacker, where top end players are at a premium and the gap between those few players and the rest is fairly noticeable. We fans just need to [...]

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Published on 09/04/2012 at Tue Sep 04 10:00.   4 Comments
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A position of terrible need last year has become a position of incredible depth. On paper, the Denver Broncos should continue their climb back to defensive respectability against opposing rushing attacks. The first team defense was stellar in the three preseason games and only faltered during the Seattle Seahawks game – but only partly. Ty [...]

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Published on 09/03/2012 at Mon Sep 03 18:00.   2 Comments
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If depth was a concern for the offensive line, it is exactly the opposite for the defensive line. It’s amazing how quickly things can change year to year. Remember when we all freaked out when the Denver Broncos didn’t pick any of those “first round” defensive tackles back in April? Well, judging by the final [...]

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Published on 09/03/2012 at Mon Sep 03 14:00.   8 Comments
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We’ll start with the starters at each position, since they remain unchanged from last year. Sadly, it also looks like the Denver Broncos were unable to improve their depth situation along the line. The health of the starters is going to be huge for the 2012 NFL Season and especially so for Peyton Manning. Ryan [...]

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Published on 09/03/2012 at Mon Sep 03 10:00.   5 Comments
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The tight end position was a position of emphasis this offseason for the Denver Broncos. I am excited to see how this all plays out, but the roll could be to push for more threats in the red zone – an area that was unkind to the Broncos until Tim Tebow took the reins of [...]

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Published on 09/02/2012 at Sun Sep 02 18:00.   5 Comments
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I was surprised the Denver Broncos only kept five wide receivers on the active roster, but they kept four tight ends, so they must feel really good about the guys they kept or they plan to use a lot of two tight end sets. Either way, I found none of the five wide receivers a [...]

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Published on 09/02/2012 at Sun Sep 02 14:00.   15 Comments
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The depth at running back was a pleasant thing this offseason. I was disappointed that Xavier Omon wasn’t able to make a push for the roster, but I felt that Knowshon Moreno and his guaranteed money would be a major factor at the back end of the roster at running back. Jeremiah Johnson, I thought, [...]

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Published on 09/02/2012 at Sun Sep 02 10:00.   29 Comments
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Now that we know the 53 men that will be tasked with carrying our hopes and dreams as fans of this Denver Broncos football team, let’s examine each position in greater detail. We’ll start with the offense and the obvious positional choice of Quarterback.  The rest of the positions will be published over the next [...]

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Published on 09/01/2012 at Sat Sep 01 16:29.   15 Comments
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