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The Denver Broncos are playing it safe with starting right guard Chris Kuper. The seventh-year player, who suffered a gruesome ankle injury during last year’s regular season finale, has steadily seen his workload increase in camp, but the Broncos still will not risk playing him this Thursday. Kuper told Darren McKee of 104.3 The Fan [...]

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Published on 08/08/2012 at Wed Aug 08 11:55.   1 Comment
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The Denver Broncos donned the pads for the first time Saturday morning, and the sound of popping hard plastic echoed across the fields of Dove Valley. “It’s not really football when you don’t have pads on,” rookie defensive lineman Derek Wolfe volunteered. Indeed, the pads were a welcome addition to the Broncos’ 2012 training camp [...]

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Published on 07/28/2012 at Sat Jul 28 14:15.   6 Comments
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Denver Broncos head coach John Fox and a suite of players gathered at Dove Valley to meet with the media on the eve of training camp Wednesday afternoon; here are a few excerpts from those interactions. D.J. Williams will lose first team reps With a six-game suspension looming at the start of the season, Fox [...]

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Published on 07/25/2012 at Wed Jul 25 14:39.   3 Comments
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1. The Denver Broncos will kickoff training camp on Thursday (full schedule) and three of their five 2011 team captains will be returning this summer. Head Coach John Fox is expected to announce the 2012 captains shortly before the regular season. The team’s Week 1 captains last season were Kyle Orton, Champ Bailey, Wesley Woodyard, Chris [...]

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Published on 07/22/2012 at Sun Jul 22 07:30.   4 Comments
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Not to be outdone by NFL Network’s meaningless Top 100 list, ESPN has been revealing their Top 40 players from each division in the NFL.  On Friday, they ranked the AFC West. Ten members of the Broncos made the list, with quarterback Peyton Manning ranked first overall and linebacker Von Miller coming in at No. [...]

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Published on 07/06/2012 at Fri Jul 06 11:06.   4 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 offensive line. We want to know what you think the Denver Broncos‘ trenches should look like this season.  Should the 2011 unit stay in place, or should changes be made? Returning:  C/G Manny [...]

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Published on 06/25/2012 at Mon Jun 25 10:00.   11 Comments
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The Denver Broncos concluded their final session of a four-day offseason minicamp on Thursday.  Here are some quick hits on today’s events: Participation report — Offensive guard Chris Kuper (ankle) and tight end Julius Thomas (ankle) did not practice and kicker Matt Prater (seeking a new contract) was not present. Fox expects Prater back by July 26th [...]

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Published on 06/14/2012 at Thu Jun 14 20:24.   3 Comments
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The Denver Broncos concluded their second session of a four-day offseason minicamp on Wednesday.  Here are some quick hits on today’s events: Attendance report — For the second consecutive day, kicker Matt Prater was the sole player absent, holding out in hopes of receiving a long-term contract.  The Broncos had offered Prater a one-year tender worth about $2.5 million, [...]

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Published on 06/13/2012 at Wed Jun 13 18:59.   2 Comments
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The Denver Broncos began their first session of a four-day offseason minicamp on Tuesday.  Here are some quick hits on today’s events: Participation report — Only three players — kicker Matt Prater (disgruntled), guard Chris Kuper (ankle) and tight end Julius Thomas (ankle) — did not participate in practice today.  In Prater’s absence, the Broncos tried [...]

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Published on 06/12/2012 at Tue Jun 12 20:30.   10 Comments
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Denver Broncos rookie quarterback Brock Osweiler and running back Ronnie Hillman participated in the 2012 NFLPA Rookie Premiere photo-shoot on Saturday, images can be found on BroncoTalk’s Facebook page. Broncos’ offensive guard Chris Kuper told Gray Caldwell on Friday that he’s “ready to just play football again,” and hopes to return in July. Broncos’ Defensive Coordinator Jack Del Rio went [...]

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Published on 05/19/2012 at Sat May 19 11:17.   6 Comments
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