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Per the team, here’s a look at the players that spent time on a practice squad last season that are guaranteed to receive an invitation to Denver’s training camp this summer: DENVER BRONCOS 2013 FUTURE CONTRACT SIGNEES: G Justin Boren WR Gerell Robinson T Paul Cornick DT Ben Garland S Duke Ihenacho RB Jeremiah Johnson [...]

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Published on 01/17/2013 at Thu Jan 17 13:00.   10 Comments
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As expected, the Denver Broncos brought in free agent running back Jacob Hester on Monday, presumably signing him to a one-year deal.  The team announced the transaction via press release on Monday afternoon. Additionally, the team signed fellow running back Jeremiah Johnson back to the practice squad, after releasing him last week. With Willis McGahee [...]

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Published on 11/26/2012 at Mon Nov 26 12:42.   17 Comments
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On Wednesday, the Denver Broncos placed running back Willis McGahee on injured reserve, the team announced via Twitter. Per CBA rules, the Broncos placed McGahee on IR with a designation for return, meaning he may be able to play again this season.  In six weeks from today, McGahee will be allowed to practice with the team [...]

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Published on 11/21/2012 at Wed Nov 21 17:01.   1 Comment
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With every free agent running back and his brother wanting to fill the void in Denver’s backfield, the Broncos decided to workout just one free agent, Steve Slaton. Per Mike Klis of the Denver Post: The Broncos worked out former Houston Texans running back Steve Slaton on Tuesday morning.  As of Tuesday evening, the Broncos [...]

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Published on 11/21/2012 at Wed Nov 21 08:33.   27 Comments
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With starting running back Willis McGahee out with an injury, Denver’s backfield has found itself in a predicament. Rookie Ronnie Hillman has shown flashes of speed and elusiveness but cannot pass block to save his life.  Fourth-year back Lance Ball has never been more than a so-so back and Knowshon Moreno has been inactive since Week 2. [...]

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Published on 11/19/2012 at Mon Nov 19 17:36.   41 Comments
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Denver’s backfield was dealt a tough blow on Monday afternoon.  Coach John Fox announced that starting running back Willis McGahee suffered a torn medial collateral ligament and compression fracture in his right knee against San Diego on Sunday. “Willis McGahee did have a ligament tear,” said Fox.  ”It’s non-surgical.  He’s not on IR at this point. Obviously, he’s [...]

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Published on 11/19/2012 at Mon Nov 19 17:07.   3 Comments
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The depth at running back was a pleasant thing this offseason. I was disappointed that Xavier Omon wasn’t able to make a push for the roster, but I felt that Knowshon Moreno and his guaranteed money would be a major factor at the back end of the roster at running back. Jeremiah Johnson, I thought, [...]

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Published on 09/02/2012 at Sun Sep 02 10:00.   29 Comments
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The Denver Broncos have announced seven members of their 2012 practice squad following roster cuts Friday. The Broncos’ practice squad can have eight players, so there is room for one more. DT Ben Garland S Duke Ihenacho TE Cornelius Ingram RB Jeremiah Johnson WR Greg Orton DT Sealver Siliga G Wayne Tribue C Quintin Saulsberry Notably [...]

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Published on 09/01/2012 at Sat Sep 01 11:47.   8 Comments
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The Denver Broncos release/waived 19 players today as the team moved to cut the roster down to the mandated 53-man level. New blog post: Broncos Set 53-Man Roster blog.denverbroncos.com/denverbroncos/… — Denver Broncos (@Denver_Broncos) September 1, 2012 Most of the cuts made sense for those of us who watched the preseason and even though I knew [...]

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Published on 08/31/2012 at Fri Aug 31 19:22.   14 Comments
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It is the making of nightmares. Fouler than any stench, darker than the deepest abyss. Preseason overtime. The Denver Broncos and Arizona Cardinals stood on the precipice of such despair with less than 15 seconds left in the fourth quarter of their 2012 Week Four preseason game. The hard-fought score — the production of roster bubble players [...]

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Published on 08/31/2012 at Fri Aug 31 01:12.   2 Comments
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