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The Broncos placed middle linebacker Joe Mays on the injured reserve list earlier today.  Taking Mays’ spot on the active roster will be rookie safety Duke Ihenacho, who was activated from the team’s practice squad this afternoon. Replacing Ihenacho on the practice squad will be cornerback Mario Butler, who has spent time on the Dallas Cowboys‘ practice squad [...]

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Published on 10/30/2012 at Tue Oct 30 14:28.   4 Comments
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In the wake of D.J. Williams‘ looming suspension(s), the Denver Broncos must plug-in several players to fill the void at linebacker.  In addition to special teams ace Wesley Woodyard, the Broncos will be giving increased workloads to a pair of young linebackers. Youngsters Nate Irving (drafted 67th overall last year) and Danny Trevathan (drafted 188th overall [...]

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Published on 08/17/2012 at Fri Aug 17 12:30.   4 Comments
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One play, Derek Wolfe burst through the offensive line, sharing a sack of Caleb Hanie with Malik Jackson. A play later, he dove on a botched snap for the fumble recovery. All this from the right defensive end position. Wolfe was drafted as a defensive tackle. “I’m playing the call side defensive end right now, [...]

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Published on 07/28/2012 at Sat Jul 28 17:35.   9 Comments
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The Denver Broncos are now officially ready for training camp.  Players are to report for physicals on Wednesday and everyone will be there. On Tuesday afternoon, the team inked their last remaining un-signed rookies — quarterback Brock Osweiler and running back Ronnie Hillman — to four year deals.  The team announced the transactions via Twitter. According to [...]

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Published on 07/24/2012 at Tue Jul 24 18:39.   1 Comment
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The Denver Broncos have been doing their homework on Carson-Newman linebacker and supplemental draft prospect Larry Lumpkin in recent days.  On Wednesday, team scouts showed more interest by watching Lumpkin workout in Alabama. The Broncos were among a handful of teams that attended the workout at Lumpkin’s high school in Irvington, Ala., which was affected [...]

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Published on 07/11/2012 at Wed Jul 11 19:27.   4 Comments
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The league’s 2012 Supplemental Draft will be held on Thursday and eight players are eligible to be selected.  One of the prospects in the draft is former Alabama A&M linebacker Larry Lumpkin, who was ruled ineligible for the 2012 college football season. The draft gives players often labeled as character-flawed a chance to rectify their football careers.  Players [...]

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Published on 07/08/2012 at Sun Jul 08 16:02.   10 Comments
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Since 2008, eight different quarterbacks have passed through Denver.  And all three of the Broncos’ top three quarterbacks from last season are now employed elsewhere. Last summer, Kyle Orton, Brady Quinn and Tim Tebow were all competing to secure Denver’s starting quarterback position.  Orton ended up winning the job and held it mid-way through the [...]

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Published on 07/07/2012 at Sat Jul 07 15:00.   2 Comments
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With training camp less than a month away, the Denver Broncos still have several contracts to get done. The team has $10.87 million in cap space, according to PFT, and three players remain un-signed.  Disgruntled kicker Matt Prater, rookie quarterback Brock Osweiler and running back Ronnie Hillman are negotiating multiple-year deals with the club. Prater is seeking [...]

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Published on 06/24/2012 at Sun Jun 24 11:30.   1 Comment
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Denver Broncos top draft pick Derek Wolfe won’t be solely relegated to the defensive tackle position his rookie season. In fact, he could see more time at defensive end than DT, reports the Denver Post. “(Wolfe’s) not a big tackle right now,” defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio said. “So right now his body type is [...]

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Published on 06/01/2012 at Fri Jun 01 15:00.   3 Comments
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OL Philip Blake has signed with the team, meaning just two of the Broncos’ seven 2012 NFL Draft picks remain unsigned. — Denver Broncos (@Denver_Broncos) June 1, 2012 Fourth round draft pick center/guard Philip Blake has signed his rookie contract, leaving two draft picks left for the Denver Broncos to sign. The remaining two? Second [...]

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Published on 06/01/2012 at Fri Jun 01 10:54.   No Comments
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