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Another bombshell John Fox dropped in his afternoon presser today — quarterback Caleb Hanie, released last week, will be signed back with the team. Fox confirmed the initial move to release Hanie last week was “procedural.” Translation? The Broncos were avoiding being on the hook for Hanie’s vested veteran status, which would have made his [...]

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Published on 09/10/2012 at Mon Sep 10 20:29.   1 Comment
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The last time Peyton Manning was quarterbacking an NFL team, True Grit was topping the American box office. (Granted, it was the 2010 remake, not the 1969 original, but you get the idea.) “Tighten Up” by The Black Keys topped the rock charts. Call of Duty: Black Ops was dominating gamers’ televisions. The Colorado Rockies [...]

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Published on 09/07/2012 at Fri Sep 07 12:00.   2 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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The Denver Broncos have signed veteran linebacker Keith Brooking Monday, the team announced. Brooking, a 15th-year player, was a rookie for the Atlanta Falcons in 1998 — the year they played the Denver Broncos in the Super Bowl. Brooking is a five-time Pro Bowl selection who has seen action in 209 career regular-season games (179 [...]

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Published on 08/06/2012 at Mon Aug 06 15:54.   13 Comments
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The Denver Broncos have signed free agent safety Jim Leonhard to a one-year deal, NFL.com’s Jason La Canfora reported via Twitter. Leonhard is a seven-year player who spent the last three seasons with the New York Jets. He underwent surgery in December to repair a tendon in his right knee. He had spent the last [...]

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Published on 08/04/2012 at Sat Aug 04 15:30.   5 Comments
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It’s been awhile since we opened up the polls to something beside BT Profile Approval ratings, so with the first set of OTA’s behind us, let’s talk the Denver Broncos offseason. I recently appeared as a guest on All Purpose Roto‘s podcast to talk Broncos, and took inventory of Denver’s offseason to prepare for the [...]

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Published on 05/25/2012 at Fri May 25 13:00.   21 Comments
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Brian Dawkins was only a member of the Denver Broncos for three seasons, but in that short time, he left a legacy. Dawkins, who announced his retirement last month, left a legacy of #20 representing a fierce athlete on the field — a sure tackler with a dominant edge. He left a legacy as a [...]

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Published on 05/23/2012 at Wed May 23 08:30.   7 Comments
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And after Former Bills CB @DraytonFlorence visits the Titans on Wednesday, he is scheduled to visit the Broncos in Denver. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) May 8, 2012 Drayton Florence is a solid cornerback who started 45 games in the past three seasons for the Buffalo Bills. In production and age, he’s similar to recently released [...]

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Published on 05/08/2012 at Tue May 08 12:24.   4 Comments
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Peyton Manning is a Denver Bronco, but the behind-the-scenes details of how that came to be hadn’t been told. Until now. Sports Illustrated‘s Peter King breaks down the story of how the Broncos landed the biggest free agent in NFL history in his latest excellent column. Read it from Page 1 to 6 for tales [...]

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Published on 03/27/2012 at Tue Mar 27 11:22.   11 Comments
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The Denver Broncos were not among 15 teams to receive compensatory draft picks this year, the NFL announced at its annual owners meetings Monday. A total of 32 compensatory picks were divvied out. The Broncos still have seven draft picks in 2012. The Oakland Raiders received by far the greatest compensation, netting the only third [...]

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Published on 03/26/2012 at Mon Mar 26 16:00.   6 Comments
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