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Lots of tumult on the D-line. Warren balking at a re-worked contract, Nunnely retiring, & new coach helming a position on D for the 1st time — MaxBroncos (@MaxBroncos) May 14, 2012 Far be it for us to expand on the excellent Andrew Mason, but he was limited to 140 characters there. Let us also [...]

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Published on 05/14/2012 at Mon May 14 23:37.   10 Comments
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The Denver Broncos appear set to approach 2012 with an entirely new set of defensive tackles from a year ago. 2011 starter Brodrick Bunkley is gone. 2011 starter Marcus Thomas remains unsigned and is now jersey-less. And today, one of the Broncos’ bigger rotation DT’s signed elsewhere for 2012 — even if only for ten [...]

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Published on 05/07/2012 at Mon May 07 12:51.   2 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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It seems like we have this conversation every off-season. “On Denver’s roster, defensive tackle seems to be a big area of need, and the Broncos seemingly have done nothing about it,” commentators frequently write, rightfully so.  This off-season, the Broncos have already lost one defensive tackle (Brodrick Bunkley), and may be on the verge of [...]

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Published on 03/23/2012 at Fri Mar 23 11:30.   33 Comments
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Brodrick Bunkley was perhaps the largest factor in the Denver Broncos‘ 2011 defensive turnaround, literally and figuratively. He won’t be a Denver Bronco in 2012. The freshly-suspended New Orleans Saints have signed Bunkley to a five-year deal worth $25 million, according to multiple reports. The Broncos will have to add DT depth in the draft [...]

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Published on 03/21/2012 at Wed Mar 21 12:02.   38 Comments
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UPDATE: ESPN reports that Soliai has indeed signed with the Dolphins. The biggest-named free agent reportedly on Denver‘s radar — well, other than that one — may not even make it to Dove Valley. Nose tackle Paul Soliai is close to signing a contract with the Miami Dolphins, according to multiple reports that broke late [...]

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Published on 03/14/2012 at Wed Mar 14 15:32.   17 Comments
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It looks like defensive tackle Brodrick Bunkley may not be returning to Denver this season, as the Broncos are reportedly close to signing free agent Paul Soliai, who was viewed as a back-up plan if the team was unable to re-sign Bunkley.  Per Yahoo‘s Jason Cole, Soliai is debating a between a five and two-year deal [...]

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Published on 03/14/2012 at Wed Mar 14 10:57.   4 Comments
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Quick hits on the developing Tuesday evening free agency signing period stories — It’s a good thing that the Denver Broncos have so much cap room, because a Peyton Manning contract would probably be for around four years, and $90 million. Although it originally wasn’t supposed to be, money has become The factor in the [...]

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Published on 03/13/2012 at Tue Mar 13 22:59.   19 Comments
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Name: Brodrick Bunkley Height, Weight: 6’2″, 306 Position: Defensive Tackle Age, Experience: 28, 7 College: Florida State Brodrick Bunkley is a seventh-year defensive tackle who played in at least 14 games in each of his first six seasons in the NFL. A 2006 first round draft pick, Bunkley totaled 305 tackles in his first six [...]

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Published on 02/22/2012 at Wed Feb 22 16:11.   1 Comment
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Name: Marcus Thomas Height, Weight: 6’3″, 316 Position: Defensive Tackle Age, Experience: 26, 6 College: Florida Marcus Thomas is a defensive tackle who does back flips. He’s also the only remaining player on the Denver Broncos roster from the team’s 2007 draft class, and he’s survived two scheme changes, several position changes, and five defensive [...]

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Published on 02/17/2012 at Fri Feb 17 14:30.   6 Comments
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