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The Denver Broncos have refused to sign an overpaid, aging, past-his-prime defensive tackle in free agency this offseason, and passed up on Seattle’s young Brandon Mebane (who was relatively cheap).  As a result, the team has a gaping hole on the depth chart smack in the middle of Denver’s 4-3 defense. The Houston Texans have [...]

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Published on 07/30/2011 at Sat Jul 30 14:48.   19 Comments
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The hits keep on coming. It appears the Kyle Orton trade has fallen through.  The Broncos didn’t accept the Dolphins offer and now Miami has moved on.  With few other teams in need of a quarterback willing to accommodate Denver’s demands, the Broncos are now stuck with Orton.  There’s a chance that they don’t mind.  Maybe that [...]

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Published on 07/29/2011 at Fri Jul 29 19:37.   22 Comments
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Orton Has Yet to be Moved, Practices with First Team Offense – A deal hasn’t been reached to ship Kyle Orton to Miami.  Word is that Denver wants a 2nd or 3rd pick and the Dolphins are offering lower.  Kyle was told to report to camp and has been taking reps with the first team [...]

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Published on 07/28/2011 at Thu Jul 28 11:38.   17 Comments
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Adam Schefter reported early this morning (the man never sleeps) that the Washington Redskins have traded disgruntled defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth to the New England Patriots. In return, the Redskins will be compensated with a 2013 fifth round pick. The Patriots are expected to pick up Haynesworth’s $5 million contract without any restructuring. This move will put [...]

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Published on 07/28/2011 at Thu Jul 28 06:10.   16 Comments
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All has been quiet on the free agent front for the Broncos. Many have expected a signing or two on the first day, and possibly even a Kyle Orton trade. However, outside of the expected release of Correll Buckhalter, the signing undrated free agents like Mario Fannin, Deron Mayo, Jamel Hamler, Adam Weber, and several others, [...]

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Published on 07/27/2011 at Wed Jul 27 10:40.   50 Comments
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For all of those of the orange and blue hoping that defensive tackle Barry Cofield would sign with the Broncos, helping fill one of their biggest needs, you should be sad. According to Josina Anderson, the Redskins and Cofield have agreed to terms. Cofield was considered one of the best free agents on the defensive [...]

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Published on 07/27/2011 at Wed Jul 27 03:27.   20 Comments
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It’s wishful thinking at best that the NFL will have a deal by the ides of June. Nonetheless, that can’t stop a man (or a woman) from pondering about the abundance of free agents that should be available for Denver to sign. At their biggest need, defensive tackle, these below are the best players available. [...]

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Published on 05/13/2011 at Fri May 13 07:12.   50 Comments
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