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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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The Denver Broncos may be moving on without Elvis Dumervil. The fax fiasco that led to Dumervil’s release Friday has left the Broncos in need of a pass rushing right defensive end, and with an unanswered offer to Dumervil on the table, the Broncos are meeting with free agents Dwight Freeney and John Abraham, The [...]

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Published on 03/20/2013 at Wed Mar 20 15:07.   6 Comments
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Since firing his former agent, Elvis Dumervil has shown a desire to return to Denver.  But the possibility of that happening seems to be fading. Dumervil’s new agent, Tom Condon, teamed up with John Elway and approached the NFL, asking them to honor the contract restructure that Dumervil had agreed to but did not come to [...]

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Published on 03/18/2013 at Mon Mar 18 17:05.   5 Comments
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UPDATE (3/15 4:30 PM EST): Not so fast, check this post here. Albert Breer of NFL Network was first to announce that Denver Broncos defensive end Elvis Dumervil will be staying with the Broncos for the 2013 season (and much longer). Early word is that he will reduce his salary from close to $13 million [...]

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Published on 03/15/2013 at Fri Mar 15 13:45.   13 Comments
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The Broncos have made a flurry of moves in free agency, but they are not done yet. Denver is close to the $123 million 2013 salary cap limit, but plan to create more space through the Elvis Dumervil situation and there are a host of other candidates to be released.  For now, the team’s top [...]

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Published on 03/14/2013 at Thu Mar 14 15:07.   13 Comments
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With Elvis Dumervil and the Broncos currently in a contract dispute, we figured the team would lean on Jason Hunter in 2013 if Dumervil left. Uh, about that. Turns out that Hunter, a free agent, has signed with the divisional rival Oakland Raiders.  Had he stayed in Denver, Hunter likely would have been a rotational [...]

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Published on 03/13/2013 at Wed Mar 13 20:25.   1 Comment
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The Broncos are expected to have a busy Wednesday, meeting with three players while drawing closer to signing RB Rashard Mendenhall and landing DT Terrance Knighton. According to CBS4‘s Vic Lombardi, the Broncos hope to sign “up to three” players today, with Mendenhall and Knighton figuring to be two of the reported three. Two other candidates are [...]

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Published on 03/13/2013 at Wed Mar 13 10:11.   5 Comments
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With Elvis Dumervil and his $12 million salary likely headed out of Denver, the Broncos are currently shopping for a replacement at defensive end. It is widely expected that Dwight Freeney will land with the team, while Osi Umenyiora provides another option.  The team was also reportedly interested in Paul Kruger, who eventually landed in Cleveland to [...]

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Published on 03/12/2013 at Tue Mar 12 16:47.   5 Comments
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Quick hits from around the NFL… The Broncos first signing was locking up offensive guard Louis Vasquez to a four-year, $23.5 million deal.  This is a curious signing because the team’s Week 1 starting guards in 2013—Chris Kuper and Zane Beadles—both received Pro Bowl recognition last season (as an alternate and reserve, respectively). Denver’s second order of business [...]

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Published on 03/12/2013 at Tue Mar 12 16:18.   9 Comments
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Add Rashard Mendenhall to the list of free agent running backs that the Denver Broncos are interested in this offseason.  The team has already been linked to Shonn Greene and Steven Jackson, and is now reportedly interested in Mendenhall. Per the Denver Post‘s Mike Klis: Rashard Mendendall, who at 25 years of age and with two [...]

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Published on 03/10/2013 at Sun Mar 10 16:31.   7 Comments
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