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On Friday, EA Sports revealed ratings of wide receivers and tight ends for Madden NFL 13. Denver’s Demaryius Thomas and Eric Decker received considerable rating jumps from the 2011 version of the game. Among receivers, Thomas was ranked 62nd, with an overall rating of 81 (+8 from last year).  Thomas’ speed (96), acceleration (92) and [...]

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Published on 08/18/2012 at Sat Aug 18 15:45.   3 Comments
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We got our first look—albeit brief—at Peyton Manning in orange (white) and blue last week when the veteran quarterback played one series in Denver’s preseason opener against Chicago.  On Saturday, we’ll get a larger sampling size to dissect. Coach John Fox noted earlier in the week that the starters will play into the second quarter against the Seahawks, [...]

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Published on 08/16/2012 at Thu Aug 16 16:30.   6 Comments
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Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos again drew a record crowd Thursday morning, the seventh full practice of the Denver Broncos’ 2012 training camp. Over 5,000 fans and media were present to witness the emergence of Demaryius Thomas and the continued near-perfection of Peyton Manning. Let’s break it down. ROLL CALL Absent: S Quinton Carter (hamstring and [...]

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Published on 08/02/2012 at Thu Aug 02 16:17.   17 Comments
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The Denver Broncos predicted the weather would make their 2:20 p.m. practice impossible, so they moved it up four hours and closed it to the public. It turned out to be an inspired, even clairvoyant move: the clouds opened up with rain and lightning just as Coach John Fox and company concluded practice at 1:15 [...]

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Published on 08/01/2012 at Wed Aug 01 17:33.   5 Comments
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“This is a little different,” Ring of Famer Karl Mecklenburg, a special guest of the Denver Broncos, said after practice today. “The idea that they got a day off coming up, and these one-a-days instead of two-a-days. It was nothing like that when I was playing.” Indeed, Sunday was the fourth day of the Broncos’ [...]

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Published on 07/29/2012 at Sun Jul 29 19:22.   10 Comments
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This offseason, we’re going to do a Speak Up series looking at each position (o-line, d-line, etc.).  Today, we’re looking at the tight ends. We want to know who you think should be the main tight ends in Denver this season.  Who should be No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3? Returning:  Virgil Green, Cornelius [...]

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Published on 06/27/2012 at Wed Jun 27 13:00.   4 Comments
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The Denver Broncos concluded their final session of a four-day offseason minicamp on Thursday.  Here are some quick hits on today’s events: Participation report — Offensive guard Chris Kuper (ankle) and tight end Julius Thomas (ankle) did not practice and kicker Matt Prater (seeking a new contract) was not present. Fox expects Prater back by July 26th [...]

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Published on 06/14/2012 at Thu Jun 14 20:24.   3 Comments
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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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The Denver Broncos concluded their second session of a four-day offseason minicamp on Wednesday.  Here are some quick hits on today’s events: Attendance report — For the second consecutive day, kicker Matt Prater was the sole player absent, holding out in hopes of receiving a long-term contract.  The Broncos had offered Prater a one-year tender worth about $2.5 million, [...]

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Published on 06/13/2012 at Wed Jun 13 18:59.   2 Comments
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Denver media have only been allowed to watch five of the Broncos‘ 12 practices to date, but according to the Denver Post‘s Mike Klis, Wednesday’s session was Manning‘s best yet. The Denver Broncos’ minicamp practice Wednesday at the team’s Dove Valley headquarters was easily the best Peyton Manning has looked since he put on a [...]

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Published on 06/13/2012 at Wed Jun 13 14:23.   5 Comments
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