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The Denver Broncos have expressed interest in three free agent pass-rushers: John Abraham, Dwight Freeney, and their own former defensive end Elvis Dumervil. The Broncos will meet with the first two on Thursday; they have an offer extended to Dumervil at present. So how do these free agent defensive ends compare? Let’s break it down [...]

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Published on 03/20/2013 at Wed Mar 20 16:54.   13 Comments
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One play, Derek Wolfe burst through the offensive line, sharing a sack of Caleb Hanie with Malik Jackson. A play later, he dove on a botched snap for the fumble recovery. All this from the right defensive end position. Wolfe was drafted as a defensive tackle. “I’m playing the call side defensive end right now, [...]

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Published on 07/28/2012 at Sat Jul 28 17:35.   9 Comments
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Name: Ben Garland Pos: Defensive Lineman Ht, Wt: 6’5″, 275* Age: 24 Exp: 1 College: Air Force *Reports have Garland at 305 Ben Garland was an undrafted rookie for the Denver Broncos in 2010, a nose guard at Air Force the Broncos saw as a defensive end in their 3-4 defense. I can distinctly remember [...]

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Published on 06/01/2012 at Fri Jun 01 17:00.   2 Comments
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Denver Broncos top draft pick Derek Wolfe won’t be solely relegated to the defensive tackle position his rookie season. In fact, he could see more time at defensive end than DT, reports the Denver Post. “(Wolfe’s) not a big tackle right now,” defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio said. “So right now his body type is [...]

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Published on 06/01/2012 at Fri Jun 01 15:00.   3 Comments
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Denver Broncos defensive line coach Wayne Nunnely has retired after 36 years coaching football. Defensive linemen Elvis Dumervil, Robert Ayers, and Kevin Vickerson, and Mitch Unrein released the following statements on Nunnely. Elvis Dumervil – “He’s a great man and a great mentor off the field as well. He helped me become a mature person [...]

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Published on 05/14/2012 at Mon May 14 16:15.   5 Comments
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Jamie Blatnick Pos: Defensive End School: Oklahoma State Class: Senior Ht: 6’3″ Wt: 265 lbs. 40-time: 4.9 Bench: 28 Jamie Blatnick is a tenacious defensive end “in a linebacker’s body.” He was named Oklahoma State’s Most Valuable Player on defense by his teammates in 2011, only his first full year starting, and one year after [...]

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Published on 05/10/2012 at Thu May 10 20:56.   2 Comments
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Name: Jason Hunter Height, Weight: 6’4″, 271 Position: Defensive End Age, Experience: 28, 7 College: Appalachian State Jason Hunter has had a lot expectations placed upon him in his two years with the Denver Broncos. A defensive end his entire career, Hunter was asked to switch positions in 2010 to outside linebacker when he signed [...]

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Published on 02/07/2012 at Tue Feb 07 16:12.   2 Comments
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Name: Robert Ayers Height, Weight: 6’3″, 274 Position: Defensive End Age, Experience: 26, 4 College: Tennessee Robert Ayers has had some big shoes to fill. A first round draft pick in 2009 — the second selection of the short-lived Josh McDaniels era — the defensive lineman added to expectations by choosing to wear jersey #56 [...]

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Published on 02/06/2012 at Mon Feb 06 16:00.   1 Comment
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Got a link worth sharing?  Email broncotalk AT gmail (dot) com. Do not underestimate the Broncos‘ trade for Le Kevin Smith, says Mike Klis of the Denver Post.  [Denver Post] Marcus Thomas (the DL) is also fighting for a starting spot at DE.  [ProFootballWeekly] Check the footnotes – Correll Buckhalter back at practice.  [DPO] Good [...]

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Published on 08/18/2009 at Tue Aug 18 09:47.   5 Comments
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As draft day approaches, BroncoTalk will be giving you game tape highlights of some of the bigger (and smaller) names around the draft. It’s back to defensive line in this segment with Tennessee defensive end Robert Ayers. Ayers has shot up the draft board since the end of the college football season as the 4th [...]

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Published on 04/22/2009 at Wed Apr 22 21:09.   4 Comments
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