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When it comes to defensive awards, sacks don’t mean everything.  But they don’t hurt, either. Last season, Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller won Defensive Rookie of the Year honors despite recording fewer sacks (11.5) than San Francisco’s Aldon Smith (14).  This year, the scenario is different. Miller won as a rookie because Smith was—and in [...]

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Published on 12/19/2012 at Wed Dec 19 08:00.   3 Comments
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On Wednesday, I declared that Denver’s Von Miller was a more complete player than San Francisco’s Aldon Smith. Later that evening, a 49ers fan, @CHerrera1106 on Twitter, responded to my proclamation.  Unfortunately, Chris’s mentions remained unnoticed on my Twitter feed until Saturday morning.  Fortunately, I was able to respond to Chris on Saturday evening, starting a humorous [...]

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Published on 11/24/2012 at Sat Nov 24 22:06.   12 Comments
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As the regular season winds down, three main candidates have emerged in the Defensive Player of the Year race—Houston’s J.J. Watt, San Francisco’s Aldon Smith, and Denver’s Von Miller. On Monday, Smith recorded 5.5 sacks against Chicago’s garbage offensive line and passed Miller as the league’s current sack leader (15-to-13). After the game, Smith was [...]

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Published on 11/21/2012 at Wed Nov 21 08:12.   5 Comments
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Last April, the Denver Broncos visited with (or worked out) 32 draft prospects. This year, the team is expected to visit with a similar number of players. Below is a look at how the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft went down and which players Denver brought in for visits. 1st Overall:  QB Cam [...]

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Published on 04/13/2012 at Fri Apr 13 10:30.   6 Comments
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“It’s the precision on the passing, it’s the accuracy, the footwork, the mechanics, the rhythm, the timing, the quickness, the release. Everything,” said Broncos GM Brian Xanders when asked where Tim Tebow needs to improve this offseason. “And he wants to work at it. And he’s dedicated.” [Denver Post] For his part, Tebow is turning [...]

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Published on 02/01/2012 at Wed Feb 01 08:00.   No Comments
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So it begins, another futile attempt. Round 1 Carolina Panthers Marcel Dareus, DT, Alabama It really doesn’t seem like the Panthers truly want to pick a QB this high. After some mind wrestling over the pick they may decide to play it safe and take the phenomenally talented Marcel Dareus which coincidentally addresses one of [...]

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Published on 04/27/2011 at Wed Apr 27 12:14.   18 Comments
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So it begins. In order to not jinx the outcome of the Super Bowl (the refs have that job anyway), I’m going to breaking the draft up into parts, it will be completely finished sometime after the Super Bowl. Round 1 Carolina Panthers Nick Fairley, DT, Auburn Nick Fairley is close to becoming a lock for the [...]

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Published on 02/04/2011 at Fri Feb 04 12:40.   33 Comments
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