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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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The Denver Broncos announced the release of Lonnie Paxton and the waiver of eleven other players, including fan favorite Xavier Omon. On Monday, the Broncos released LS Lonie Paxton and waived 11 others to reach the 75-man roster limit: dbron.co/zu — Denver Broncos (@Denver_Broncos) August 27, 2012 Of Xavier Omon, John Fox offered, “Unfortunately, you [...]

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Published on 08/27/2012 at Mon Aug 27 20:56.   7 Comments
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The Denver Broncos and kicker Matt Prater agreed on a four-year deal Monday.  Terms of the deal are now available. Prater’s deal is worth $13 million — including a $3 million signing bonus, according to The Denver Post.  That’s $3.25 million per season for those doing the math at home. With a new deal, Prater [...]

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Published on 07/02/2012 at Mon Jul 02 14:40.   16 Comments
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We noted yesterday that disgruntled Broncos kicker Matt Prater would likely show up by July 26th.  Today, we learned that Prater will have to sign by July 16th. Prater skipped all of the team’s offseason OTAs and minicamp practice sessions in protest of the one-year $2.654 million franchise tag the team placed on him earlier [...]

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Published on 06/15/2012 at Fri Jun 15 09:04.   15 Comments
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(Image courtesy of Eric Lars Bakke/Denver Broncos) It looks like Ty Warren won’t be cut or retire — the veteran defensive tackle agreed on a restructured contract with the Denver Broncos on Wednesday, the team announced. “Ultimately we met in a middle ground and got the deal done,” Warren said. Details of the contract – including [...]

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Published on 06/06/2012 at Wed Jun 06 13:56.   8 Comments
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Peyton Manning is developing some chemistry with his wide receivers. [CBS4] A Pittsburgh Steelers blogs highlights the strengths and weaknesses of the rematch coming on opening day.[Behind the Steel Curtain] Meanwhile, Steelers plays are still seething over getting embarrassed by Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos in the playoffs. [Tribune-Review] Kyle Orton, I guess, could [...]

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Published on 05/28/2012 at Mon May 28 09:29.   5 Comments
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The Denver Broncos yet again have a member of the Gronkowksi family.  On Wednesday, the Broncos acquired Indianapolis Colts fullback/tight end Chris Gronkowski in exchange for cornerback Cassius Vaughn, the team announced. “We have a lot of depth in our secondary and this was an opportunity for us to add a quality fullback to our roster,” [...]

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Published on 05/23/2012 at Wed May 23 11:29.   12 Comments
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It’s official now, quarterback Peyton Manning has agreed to terms with the Denver Broncos on a five-year, $96 million deal, according to ESPN‘s Adam Schefter.  The contract will keep Manning in Denver through the 2017 season, if he chooses to play that long. Per ESPN‘s Andrew Brandt, Manning will make $18 million this season and [...]

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Published on 03/20/2012 at Tue Mar 20 09:17.   37 Comments
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