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Maybe Elvis Dumervil isn’t headed out of Denver after all. The Broncos and Dumervil’s agent, Marty Magid, starting talking again on Tuesday, according to the Denver Post‘s Mike Klis. Magid sent back a proposal Tuesday that lowered his client’s asking price from $12 million in 2013, but then added that reduction onto his contract in the form [...]

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Published on 03/12/2013 at Tue Mar 12 18:17.   8 Comments
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The first free agent signing for the Denver Broncos of the 2013 Free Agency period stays true to the trend that the Broncos have followed thus far in the last three years under John Elway. That being low key moves that make sense and moves that hardly anyone had thought of. Denver has signed guard [...]

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Published on 03/12/2013 at Tue Mar 12 16:58.   14 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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We knew something would happen on the Elvis Dumervil front between now and Saturday, when his $12 million salary becomes guaranteed.  According to his agent, Dumervil would like to be released before the start of free agency: Magid submitted a counterproposal, but it was more about a restructure than pay reduction. Given the considerable difference in [...]

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Published on 03/11/2013 at Mon Mar 11 17:14.   27 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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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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Between now and Saturday the 16th, something is going to happen with Elvis Dumervil.  The Denver Broncos have several options. On Saturday, Dumervil’s $12 million 2013 base salary will become fully guaranteed, and Denver has no intention of paying that much for his services.  The Broncos want Dumervil to take a pay cut and are threatening [...]

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Published on 03/10/2013 at Sun Mar 10 16:08.   8 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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The discussion on defensive linemen couldn’t be more timely given the recent rumors of the Denver Broncos working with Elvis Dumervil to renegotiate his contract. Though whether this is legitimate or not has not been confirmed, from what I have gathered the Broncos would carry nearly $4-million in dead money on Dumervil for 2013 if [...]

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Published on 03/07/2013 at Thu Mar 07 10:00.   6 Comments
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