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The Denver Broncos had a busy day on Wednesday, ultimately signing four free agents. The team started by landing All-Pro receiver Wes Welker to a two-year, $12-million deal.  The signing sent shock waves across the NFL. Next came the signing of linebacker Stewart Bradley to a one-year deal.  Bradley is expected to compete for the starting MLB gig [...]

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Published on 03/13/2013 at Wed Mar 13 21:40.   2 Comments
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  In a move that sent shock waves across the NFL, the Denver Broncos signed former New England Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker to a two-year, $12 million deal on Wednesday afternoon.  The signing, as big as it is for Denver’s offense, was also a defensive move. As team executive of football operations John Elway [...]

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Published on 03/13/2013 at Wed Mar 13 16:51.   11 Comments
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The Denver Broncos have agreed to terms with free agent wide receiver Wes Welker on a two-year deal, team executive John Elway announced via Twitter on Wednesday afternoon. The two-year, $12 million deal will keep Welker in Denver through the 2014 season, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.  Since 2007, Welker has posted five 1,000-yard seasons [...]

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Published on 03/13/2013 at Wed Mar 13 14:55.   28 Comments
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UPDATE: The Broncos have signed Welker. Wes Welker may be hooking up with a future Hall of Fame QB after all. The former New England Patriots standout wide receiver is in “serious talks” with the Denver Broncos today, the second day of free agency, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports.  The team reportedly wants to “hammer out [...]

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Published on 03/13/2013 at Wed Mar 13 13:45.   10 Comments
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The Broncos are expected to have a busy Wednesday, meeting with three players while drawing closer to signing RB Rashard Mendenhall and landing DT Terrance Knighton. According to CBS4‘s Vic Lombardi, the Broncos hope to sign “up to three” players today, with Mendenhall and Knighton figuring to be two of the reported three. Two other candidates are [...]

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Published on 03/13/2013 at Wed Mar 13 10:11.   5 Comments
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Update:  Mendenhall signed a one-year deal with the Cardinals on Wednesday. Since the beginning of free agency, the Broncos have shown interest in former Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall. What started as interest led to a visit which will likely lead to a contract, as a source tells PFT that the team is likely to sign the [...]

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Published on 03/13/2013 at Wed Mar 13 08:34.   9 Comments
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Maybe Elvis Dumervil isn’t headed out of Denver after all. The Broncos and Dumervil’s agent, Marty Magid, starting talking again on Tuesday, according to the Denver Post‘s Mike Klis. Magid sent back a proposal Tuesday that lowered his client’s asking price from $12 million in 2013, but then added that reduction onto his contract in the form [...]

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Published on 03/12/2013 at Tue Mar 12 18:17.   8 Comments
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Quick hits from around the NFL… The Broncos first signing was locking up offensive guard Louis Vasquez to a four-year, $23.5 million deal.  This is a curious signing because the team’s Week 1 starting guards in 2013—Chris Kuper and Zane Beadles—both received Pro Bowl recognition last season (as an alternate and reserve, respectively). Denver’s second order of business [...]

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Published on 03/12/2013 at Tue Mar 12 16:18.   9 Comments
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We knew something would happen on the Elvis Dumervil front between now and Saturday, when his $12 million salary becomes guaranteed.  According to his agent, Dumervil would like to be released before the start of free agency: Magid submitted a counterproposal, but it was more about a restructure than pay reduction. Given the considerable difference in [...]

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Published on 03/11/2013 at Mon Mar 11 17:14.   27 Comments
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Add Rashard Mendenhall to the list of free agent running backs that the Denver Broncos are interested in this offseason.  The team has already been linked to Shonn Greene and Steven Jackson, and is now reportedly interested in Mendenhall. Per the Denver Post‘s Mike Klis: Rashard Mendendall, who at 25 years of age and with two [...]

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Published on 03/10/2013 at Sun Mar 10 16:31.   7 Comments
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