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With the conclusion of 2012 Mini-Camp and OTA’s today, Denver Broncos players have six weeks off. Six glorious weeks of summer vacation, rehabbing, relaxing, and travelling (and absolutely, positively no D.U.I.’s, D.J. Williams). They won’t return to Dove Valley until training camp reportedly begins on July 25, and then the real work begins. Players should [...]

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Published on 06/14/2012 at Thu Jun 14 15:15.   3 Comments
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On Thursday, the New England Patriots parted ways with veteran wide receiver Chad Johnson, according to ESPN‘s Adam Schefter.  Chad is now an unrestricted free agent and has hit the open market. According to Schefter, the Patriots tried to trade Johnson throughout the day Thursday but their attempts were futile — no teams were willing to trade for a 34-year-old [...]

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Published on 06/07/2012 at Thu Jun 07 18:52.   8 Comments
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Denver Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey was named the 46th-best player in the NFL by NFL Network on Wednesday.  Bailey jumped up two spots from 2011, when he ranked 48th overall. Bailey is the fifth Bronco to make the network’s list — joining quarterback Peyton Manning (50th), outside linebacker Von Miller (52nd), defensive end Elvis Dumervil (68th) and running back Willis McGahee (98th) — [...]

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Published on 05/30/2012 at Wed May 30 20:02.   3 Comments
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It’s been awhile since we opened up the polls to something beside BT Profile Approval ratings, so with the first set of OTA’s behind us, let’s talk the Denver Broncos offseason. I recently appeared as a guest on All Purpose Roto‘s podcast to talk Broncos, and took inventory of Denver’s offseason to prepare for the [...]

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Published on 05/25/2012 at Fri May 25 13:00.   21 Comments
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The Denver Broncos yet again have a member of the Gronkowksi family.  On Wednesday, the Broncos acquired Indianapolis Colts fullback/tight end Chris Gronkowski in exchange for cornerback Cassius Vaughn, the team announced. “We have a lot of depth in our secondary and this was an opportunity for us to add a quality fullback to our roster,” [...]

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Published on 05/23/2012 at Wed May 23 11:29.   12 Comments
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Bronco players may be required to wear more padding next season. NFL owners met on Tuesday to vote on three new proposed rules.  The new rulings aren’t locked in yet, but they’re likely to become reality starting in 2013. The first change was moving the Week Six trade deadline to Week Eight, which is self explanatory. [...]

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Published on 05/22/2012 at Tue May 22 20:30.   3 Comments
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During the offseason, the Denver Broncos brought in two free agent cornerbacks — Tracy Porter (formerly of New Orleans) and Drayton Florence (formerly of Buffalo).  Besides their obvious similarity in size (Florence has just one inch and seven pounds on Porter), the two cornerbacks have another trait in common, which may have been deciding factors [...]

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Published on 05/22/2012 at Tue May 22 18:45.   3 Comments
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Broncos’ rookie cornerback Omar Bolden has to love the situation he is in.  Denver’s fourth round draft selection, Bolden, will be competing for a starting gig in Denver this summer and has been learning the tricks of the trades from one of the best in the game — Champ Bailey. Had the opportunity to learn [...]

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Published on 05/15/2012 at Tue May 15 16:29.   7 Comments
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The biggest development to come out of Denver Broncos rookie mini-camp was simply the fact that fourth round pick CB Omar Bolden made it through it, without a knee brace and without incident. It was the first series of real, team football practices Bolden has completed since 2010. “I got hurt in the spring of [...]

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Published on 05/15/2012 at Tue May 15 10:00.   6 Comments
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The Denver Broncos continued to address their secondary Thursday, coming to terms with free agent cornerback Drayton Florence, formerly of the Buffalo Bills and San Diego Chargers, FOX Sports’ Jay Glazer first reported. The team and Florence each confirmed the news on their respective Twitter accounts. The Broncos and Florence reportedly agreed to a two-year [...]

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Published on 05/10/2012 at Thu May 10 14:37.   15 Comments
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