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Just two weeks after being promoted from the practice squad to the active roster, rookie safety Duke Ihenacho has been waived, the Broncos announced on Tuesday. On Monday, suspended linebacker D.J. Williams was cleared to return to the team and the Broncos got a roster exemption, meaning the Broncos would not have to make a corresponding roster move [...]

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Published on 11/13/2012 at Tue Nov 13 15:50.   3 Comments
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On Monday, Broncos Coach John Fox made two positive announcements when meeting with the media at Dove Valley. First, Fox noted that defensive end Elvis Dumervil, who suffered a shoulder injury on Sunday and had an MRI this morning, did not suffer a tear.  ”(The) MRI proved negative. It’s a muscle strain.  So that was good news,” [...]

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Published on 11/12/2012 at Mon Nov 12 17:02.   27 Comments
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The NFL informed the Denver Broncos on Friday that linebacker D.J. Williams will be suspended an additional three games to his current six-game suspension, according to CBSSports.com.  The two suspensions, lasting nine weeks total, were the result of performance enhancing drug and driving while ability-impaired charges. Williams (6-1, 242 lbs.) is a ninth-year veteran who [...]

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Published on 10/05/2012 at Fri Oct 05 17:45.   16 Comments
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Broncos 37, Raiders 6 — you know what a victory means, fellas. Give out your BT Game Balls! Eric Decker: I have been hard on Eric Decker basically since he has been a rookie. Whether it was that he was a better punt/kick returner than receiver or that he was only good to catch every third pass [...]

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Published on 10/02/2012 at Tue Oct 02 17:06.   15 Comments
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The NFL has just announced that they will be suspending Denver Broncos middle linebacker Joe Mays for one game due to a hit he delivered Sunday to Houston Texans‘ quarterback Matt Schaub. The hit left Schaub missing a portion of his earlobe. Mays has apologized to Schaub twice and Schaub accepted, but apologies and accepted apologies are [...]

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Published on 09/25/2012 at Tue Sep 25 13:22.   16 Comments
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The Denver Broncos really did all they could to shore up the depth at the linebacker position. The problem remains to be the long term options at middle linebacker, where top end players are at a premium and the gap between those few players and the rest is fairly noticeable. We fans just need to [...]

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Published on 09/04/2012 at Tue Sep 04 10:00.   4 Comments
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Let’s review D.J. Williams‘ life since early March: March 9: D.J. is suspended for six games after violating the league’s Substance Abuse Policy. June 8: D.J. tweeted an image of a play from Denver’s playbook, causing a stir among fans and the media. June 21: D.J.’s lawsuit against the league was dismissed. July 12: Reports [...]

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Published on 08/22/2012 at Wed Aug 22 13:05.   10 Comments
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In the wake of D.J. Williams‘ looming suspension(s), the Denver Broncos must plug-in several players to fill the void at linebacker.  In addition to special teams ace Wesley Woodyard, the Broncos will be giving increased workloads to a pair of young linebackers. Youngsters Nate Irving (drafted 67th overall last year) and Danny Trevathan (drafted 188th overall [...]

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Published on 08/17/2012 at Fri Aug 17 12:30.   4 Comments
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Sixteen minus ten equals six, for those of you counting at home.  And that’s how many games Denver Broncos linebacker D.J. Williams may be allowed to participate in this season. In addition to his six-game performance-enhancing drug suspension, Williams may also be smacked with another two-to-four week suspension after being found guilty of driving while [...]

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Published on 08/15/2012 at Wed Aug 15 17:37.   17 Comments
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Offensive guard Chris Kuper was not the only Bronco that went down with an injury during practice yesterday; defensive end Jason Hunter also suffered a torn right triceps.  According to the Denver Post‘s Mike Klis, Hunter will likely miss the entire season due to the injury. Barring a medical miracle, Jason Hunter is not likely [...]

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Published on 08/15/2012 at Wed Aug 15 17:10.   4 Comments
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