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Just after (now confirmed) rumors began to spread that the Denver Broncos released linebacker D.J. Williams, comes an official announcement from the team with an addition. Backup quarterback Caleb Hanie has also been released. Hanie sat inactive for most of the season, which allowed the Broncos to keep $1-million of his contract due to a [...]

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Published on 03/11/2013 at Mon Mar 11 15:30.   2 Comments
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UPDATE: The team has confirmed that both D.J. Williams and Caleb Hanie have been released. Very early on this, but according to Ian Rappaport of the NFL Network the Denver Broncos have released linebacker D.J. Williams: Source: #Broncos have released linebacker D.J. Williams. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 11, 2013 This is a move that [...]

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Published on 03/11/2013 at Mon Mar 11 15:07.   4 Comments
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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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Update:  The IAOFM story that we linked to below has been updated: teams trading for Revis would receive the contract clause that prohibits them from using a franchise tag on Revis.  This obviously would make trading for Revis less profitable and less likely to happen. The Denver Broncos have made big splashes in every offseason [...]

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Published on 03/07/2013 at Thu Mar 07 13:21.   66 Comments
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Every since the Denver Broncos‘ defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio signed his name in ink to take his place amongst John Fox’s staff in Denver it was assumed that linebacker would be the strongest position on the defensive side of the ball. A quick glimpse at last season solidifies that thinking, the fact that a player [...]

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Published on 03/06/2013 at Wed Mar 06 10:00.   5 Comments
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As expected, the Denver Broncos are planning to part ways with veteran linebacker D.J. Williams this spring.  Per the Denver Post: “When the NFL season officially opens for business March 12, the Broncos are expected to place Williams on the trading block. It won’t be easy trading a player who is scheduled to make $6 [...]

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Published on 03/03/2013 at Sun Mar 03 10:59.   16 Comments
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On Thursday, the NFL announced that the 2013 salary cap will be $123 million per team.  According to spotrac.com, the Denver Broncos currently have $119.5 million invested in 2013 salaries. That means, with their $14.1 million rollover from 2012, the Broncos have over $17,552,686 available.  A large chunk of that, around $9.8 million according to Yahoo! (via [...]

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Published on 02/28/2013 at Thu Feb 28 21:11.   34 Comments
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A super-sized Tuesday morning edition of Daily Links, for your consideration. Alarming news this morning, Denver Broncos starting left tackle Ryan Clady will have to undergo should surgery, according to the Denver Post.  Per the Post, Clady is expected to miss much of Denver’s offseason program but should be back in time for Week 1, [...]

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Published on 01/29/2013 at Tue Jan 29 07:26.   14 Comments
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On Sunday, wide receiver Brandon Stokley (hip) sat out as the Denver Broncos overcame the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 31-23. With just four days to continue his recovery, Stokley is not expected to play on Thursday against the Raiders. Limited in practice throughout the week, Stokley is officially listed as “questionable” on the team’s injury report. [...]

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Published on 12/05/2012 at Wed Dec 05 21:01.   2 Comments
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Bad news for San Diego quarterback Philip Rivers—both Elvis Dumervil a D.J. Williams are active for Denver’s defense today. Dumervil, a two-time Pro Bowl defensive end who battled a shoulder injury during practice this week, has recorded 18 tackles and 7.0 sacks in eight career games against Rivers. Meanwhile, Williams, a 245-pound veteran linebacker who just returned [...]

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Published on 11/18/2012 at Sun Nov 18 13:37.   2 Comments
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