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The Denver Broncos will have to make a big decision regarding their backfield in the offseason. Will veteran Willis McGahee return for the 2013 season? In 2011, McGahee signed a four-year, $9.5 million deal with Denver.  In his first season, McGahee ran with authority and benefited from Denver’s zone-read offense, rushing for 1,119 yards on the ground. It was [...]

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Published on 12/28/2012 at Fri Dec 28 09:55.   30 Comments
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We reported earlier (and due to a stupid technical mistake on my part, that story just published) that three Denver Broncos players landed on other NFL rosters or practice squads since Cut Day Friday. Add a fourth to the list. Cornerback Drayton Florence, the biggest surprise among the Broncos’ cuts, has signed with the Detroit [...]

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Published on 09/02/2012 at Sun Sep 02 22:49.   No Comments
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As a friend recently reminded us on Twitter, in Broncos Country, Josh McDaniels‘ surname is a four-letter word. The sound “McDaniels” is fingernails on the chalkboard, a teeth-clinching, shoulder-buckling, neck-hairs-standing-on-end reminder of the worst two-year period in franchise history. Four digits that claw at the brain with nearly the same intensity are 2-0-0-9: McDaniels’ first draft class [...]

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Published on 08/03/2012 at Fri Aug 03 09:30.   3 Comments
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Name: Robert Ayers Height, Weight: 6’3″, 274 Position: Defensive End Age, Experience: 26, 4 College: Tennessee Robert Ayers has had some big shoes to fill. A first round draft pick in 2009 — the second selection of the short-lived Josh McDaniels era — the defensive lineman added to expectations by choosing to wear jersey #56 [...]

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Published on 02/06/2012 at Mon Feb 06 16:00.   1 Comment
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Peyton Manning‘s aggravated (or non-aggravated) neck injury was the talk of the NFL weekend. [Sports Illustrated] Chiefs QB Matt Cassel could miss his team’s season opener with a rib injury of his own. [NFL.com] The release of Darcel McBath completes a coup d’etat of Josh McDaniels draft ineptitude in the second round of the 2009 [...]

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Published on 09/05/2011 at Mon Sep 05 11:24.   No Comments
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The Denver Broncos have addressed their depth at cornerback Sunday by signing former Patriots cornerback Jonathan Wilhite, per multiple reports. Safety Darcel McBath, a 2nd round draft pick by the Broncos in 2009, has been waived. Wilhite (5-11, 185), primarily a backup and nickelback, started in 13 games in his three seasons in New England, [...]

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Published on 09/04/2011 at Sun Sep 04 15:50.   1 Comment
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Two years after becoming one of the first controversial draft choices of the Josh McDaniels era, tight end Richard Quinn is no longer a Denver Bronco. The Broncos reached an injury settlement with the third-year player and waived him from their injured reserve list Friday, the team announced on Twitter. The settlement voids Quinn’s contract, [...]

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Published on 08/26/2011 at Fri Aug 26 14:22.   13 Comments
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The Denver Broncos aren’t betting on tight end Richard Quinn recovering from his knee injury this year. The 2009 2nd round draft pick has been waived, the team announced Monday. If Quinn clears waivers, he will be placed on the Broncos’ injured reserve, ending his season. The Denver Post details the lack of success the [...]

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Published on 08/22/2011 at Mon Aug 22 17:18.   17 Comments
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Where are you, electrifying, game-changing Knowshon Moreno? Last April, the Broncos drafted Heisman Trophy candidate Moreno out of Georgia with the 12th overall selection in the draft. Needless to say, the Broncos and fans had high expectations for the 23-year old running back. His rookie year, hampered by injuries, had its ups and downs. Not [...]

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Published on 10/29/2010 at Fri Oct 29 12:30.   16 Comments
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Can you name Denver’s #2 receiver so far this preseason? Don’t look now, but it’s upstart Marquez Branson.  (You totally cheated and looked at the picture, didn’t you?) That’s right, the undrafted free agent tight end from 2009.  So far Branson has put up 45 yards and one touchdown in the first two pre-season games.  [...]

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Published on 08/23/2010 at Mon Aug 23 17:42.   23 Comments
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