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On Friday, the Denver Broncos placed tenders on five players.  Details below via the Denver Post: “The Broncos tendered restricted free-agent punter Britton Colquitt with a “right of first refusal” distinction that would pay him a $1.323 million salary for the 2013 season. “The Broncos also offered right-of-first-refusal tenders to two other restricted free agents, [...]

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Published on 03/08/2013 at Fri Mar 08 22:02.   14 Comments
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Last week, the Denver Broncos locked up Ryan Clady by placing their franchise tag on the Pro Bowl left tackle.  Once the new league year begins, they are expected to place a second-round tender on punter Britton Colquitt. “Colquitt is already a restricted free agent. To make sure he stays restricted, the Broncos are expected [...]

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Published on 03/04/2013 at Mon Mar 04 21:12.   9 Comments
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Last week the Denver Broncos released 2013 Pro Bowl numbers for players on the team whom were placing in the top five of their individual positions. Denver currently employs an astounding fifteen players that are receiving top five votes: Broncos’ quarterback (and NFL MVP candidate) Peyton Manning currently leads the NFL in fan votes for [...]

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Published on 12/15/2012 at Sat Dec 15 17:18.   11 Comments
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As Week 5 of the NFL season approaches, the Denver Broncos (2-2) are preparing to face the New England Patriots (2-2) on the road.  Here are six mid-week thoughts for your consideration going into the game —  (1) Brady vs. Manning rivalry continues as both QBs prepare for historic showdown.  Sunday will mark the thirteenth time quarterbacks Tom [...]

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Published on 10/03/2012 at Wed Oct 03 08:21.   10 Comments
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The depth at running back was a pleasant thing this offseason. I was disappointed that Xavier Omon wasn’t able to make a push for the roster, but I felt that Knowshon Moreno and his guaranteed money would be a major factor at the back end of the roster at running back. Jeremiah Johnson, I thought, [...]

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Published on 09/02/2012 at Sun Sep 02 10:00.   29 Comments
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EA Sports is ready to roll out Madden NFL 13 next week (Aug. 28) for PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Wii and Xbox 360.  On Friday,they released complete player ratings for the video game. The Denver Broncos were given an 85 overall team rating (first in AFC West and sixth overall in the AFC) with cornerback [...]

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Published on 08/24/2012 at Fri Aug 24 16:18.   5 Comments
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EA Sports has been revealing player ratings for Madden NFL 13 in weekly announcements leading up to the game’s August 24th release.  On Friday, they announced complete running back ratings. Denver’s Willis McGahee saw a +6 rating jump from 2011, going from an 79 overall rating last year to 85 overall in 2012. Ranked 19th [...]

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Published on 08/11/2012 at Sat Aug 11 12:30.   5 Comments
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For the second consecutive year, running back Mario Fannin will miss the entire preseason — and regular season.  Fannin, who missed all of last season with a knee injury, tore his Achilles tendon during practice on Saturday evening, according to the Denver Post. Fannin is expected to be placed on the injured reserve list by the [...]

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Published on 08/05/2012 at Sun Aug 05 20:54.   2 Comments
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This offseason, we’re going to do a Speak Up series looking at each position (o-line, d-line, etc).  Today, we’re looking at the running backs. We want to know who you think should be the main running backs in Denver this season.  Who will surprise, who won’t make the team? Returning:  Lance Ball, Knowshon Moreno, Willis [...]

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Published on 07/01/2012 at Sun Jul 01 10:00.   19 Comments
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There is a misconception among many fans and pundits that the Denver Broncos won’t run the ball in 2012 — and if they do, it will be rarely, and even more rarely will a fullback be utilized. Denver’s offseason acquisitions suggest otherwise. To help grasp the Broncos’ commitment to the run, consider the history of Head Coach [...]

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Published on 06/02/2012 at Sat Jun 02 08:30.   10 Comments
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