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UPDATE: The Broncos made it official. Check the press release after the jump. Word on the tweet (get it?) is that Robert Ayers‘ contract is a done deal. The 18th overall pick can now report to Denver Broncos training camp. It’s reportedly a five-year deal. From Adam Schefter: “DE Robert Ayers deal now done with [...]

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Published on 08/03/2009 at Mon Aug 03 14:58.   13 Comments
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UPDATE: Robert Ayers and Broncos agree to terms. Both Adam Schefter and his former employer are reporting that rookie linebacker Robert Ayers is very close to agreeing to terms with the Denver Broncos. If he signs soon enough, Ayers would be able to participate in afternoon practice beginning at 5:30. No word on how close [...]

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Published on 08/03/2009 at Mon Aug 03 13:12.   5 Comments
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The Denver Broncos and Robert Ayers had a contract in place that would ensure the first-round pick reported for camp on time, but the NFL Management Council threw a wrench in the works, ESPN’s John Clayton reports. The committee did not approve of some language in the contract, making it unlikely Ayers will report on [...]

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Published on 07/30/2009 at Thu Jul 30 19:27.   12 Comments
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The guys from the Broncos Nation podcast (iTunes) were good enough to invite me back for another episode. This time we discussed the Brandon Marshall saga, the Robert Ayers and Knowshon Moreno contract situations, some more camp, and a little Michael Vick and Brett Favre, among other things. Enjoy! Powered by Podbean.com

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Published on 07/29/2009 at Wed Jul 29 09:02.   4 Comments
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It looks like the Denver Broncos might have to begin training camp practices Monday afternoon without their top two rookies in tow. First round picks Knowshon Moreno and Robert Ayers remain unsigned even as the 3pm start of practices grows near. This could very well change in the hours to come, but word is, the [...]

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Published on 07/27/2009 at Mon Jul 27 09:19.   38 Comments
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McBath, Bruton and Brandstater The Denver Broncos have announced the signings of rookies Darcel McBath, David Bruton, and Tom Brandstater Sunday evening, hours before rookies are expected to report for training camp. Rookies and quarterbacks begin camp practices Monday, while the full team begins workouts Thursday. The Broncos’ remaining unsigned draft choices are running back [...]

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Published on 07/26/2009 at Sun Jul 26 21:20.   4 Comments
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Consider the potential of social media as a news-breaking service fulfilled. On the eve of the day Denver Broncos‘ rookies are expected to report to training camp, one of the team’s more controversial draft choices announced he has signed his contract – through his Facebook profile. Alphonso Smith, cornerback drafted in the 2nd round, posted [...]

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Published on 07/26/2009 at Sun Jul 26 11:10.   13 Comments
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UPDATE: The Broncos announced the signing, making it official. They also released undrafted rookie receiver David Grimes. Press release after the jump. Sources close to the negotiations indicate the Denver Broncos have agreed to terms with 4th round OG Seth Olsen. According to rotoworld.com, it’s a four-year deal with a $415,000 signing bonus. The rotoworld [...]

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Published on 07/23/2009 at Thu Jul 23 13:15.   9 Comments
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Quinn and McKinley With only four days until the rookies report for training camp, it was about time the Denver Broncos got the ball rolling with draft-pick contracts. Today, the team announced signings of tight end Richard Quinn (2nd round, 64th overall) and wide receiver Kenny McKinley (5th round, 141st overall). Along with seventh round [...]

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Published on 07/23/2009 at Thu Jul 23 08:35.   5 Comments
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ProFootballTalk is reporting that the Denver Broncos and first-round draft pick Knowshon Moreno have begun contract negotiations. Historically, the Broncos (like most NFL teams) don’t get their first-round draft picks signed until the eve or day of training camp. With two first-round picks to sign before camp breaks, the new regime is getting a head-start, [...]

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Published on 07/13/2009 at Mon Jul 13 12:53.   10 Comments
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