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The word out of training camp Saturday morning is that kicker Matt Prater killed it in practice. Killed it. He reportedly went a perfect 11-for-11, including three kicks from beyond 50 yards – a 59 yarder, a simulated “for the game” kick at 54 yards out, and a whopping 68-yard field goal, which went through [...]

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Published on 08/02/2008 at Sat Aug 02 21:34.   6 Comments
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Selvin Young suffered a bruised thigh during yesterday’s practice, but says he’s fine.  [Fox 31] D.J. Williams‘ move back to the weak side should prove a strength for the Broncos defense.  [Denver Post] Dewayne Robertson kindly asks you to shut up about his knee already, thankyouverymuch.  [DPO] Ebenezer Ekuban says his Achilles is holding up, [...]

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Published on 07/30/2008 at Wed Jul 30 06:05.   23 Comments
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Update (2/10/13):  This article is over four years old but has been getting a lot of traffic in resent days, we assume because of Elam’s appearance on the TV show “Buying Alaska“.  For more on Elam’s current status, go here. A lot of fans, including myself, were scratching their heads at Jason Elam‘s departure this offseason. As we [...]

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Published on 05/12/2008 at Mon May 12 14:00.   3 Comments
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More material from Shanahan about the state of the team and why certain moves were made. [Denver Post] Shanahan reminds everyone that the Chargers are still the class of the AFC West. *Vomits in mouth involuntarily.* [Rocky Mountain News] Jay Cutler‘s remarks went beyond Brandon Marshall… including being lost in a locker room of new [...]

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Published on 04/02/2008 at Wed Apr 02 06:00.   No Comments
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The search for Jason Elam‘s replacement has already begun, and the Broncos started by looking in free agency. Veteran kicker Olindo Mare visited with the Broncos yesterday, and he left the Mile High city with a contract offer on the table. The Rocky Mountain News reports that Mare came away impressed with the Broncos, but [...]

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Published on 03/27/2008 at Thu Mar 27 05:54.   1 Comment
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Update (2/10/13):  This article is over four years old but has been getting a lot of traffic in resent days, we assume because of Elam’s appearance on the TV show “Buying Alaska“.  For more on Elam’s current status, go here. The Jason Elam-Broncos relationship of 15 years, predating the Mike Shanahan era by 2 years, has ended. [...]

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Published on 03/21/2008 at Fri Mar 21 14:57.   6 Comments
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So Atlanta offered a better deal to Jason Elam than Denver did, but Elam is giving the Broncos a chance to increase their offer. Too bad the Broncos are broke. [Denver Post] That hasn’t stopped Mike Shanahan from building his own small kingdom mansion. [Denver Post] Which is a bit ironic, isn’t it? (maybe NSFW) [...]

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Published on 03/21/2008 at Fri Mar 21 12:14.   1 Comment
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Both sides are interested, now Casey Wiegmann will go home and talk to his fiancee about living in higher elevations.  [Denver Post] Wiegmann’s agent says he is seriously considering Denver; also in this article – more details about the Jason Elam contract offer from the Broncos.  [Rocky Mountain News] The Broncos let go of 8 [...]

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Published on 03/20/2008 at Thu Mar 20 08:52.   2 Comments
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Jason Elam is in Atlanta, where signing the 38-year old would provide the Falcons with a youth movement of nearly 10 years.  He’s as good as gone.  [Denver Post] Jim Armstrong points out that the Broncos may have to strike gold (again) in the 4th or 5th rounds of the draft to catch the Chargers [...]

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Published on 03/19/2008 at Wed Mar 19 12:46.   No Comments
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Mike Kizla at the Denver Post tells us some of the stuff that happened behind the scenes, and tells us the writing was on the wall. [Denver Post] Is Mike Shanahan slipping into a mad scientist role? [Thin Air] Some Broncos fans aren’t surprised at all. [The Beat] Jason Elam is back in the country, [...]

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Published on 03/13/2008 at Thu Mar 13 07:34.   1 Comment
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