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It is still too early for fans to hear the mention of the Denver Broncos and their secondary without receiving a seething response. A simple mention of Denver’s cornerbacks or safeties opens up a AFC Division Playoff loss wound that has just started healing. Enter: Darrelle Revis and those rumors, a lot of readers may [...]

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Published on 03/05/2013 at Tue Mar 05 16:55.   10 Comments
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The Denver Broncos on Thursday were awarded wide receiver/returner Trindon Holliday off waivers from Houston, the team announced.  To make room for Holliday, the team waived rookie safety Duke Ihenahco. Holliday (5-5, 169 lbs.) is the shortest player to ever appear on the team’s active roster, joining the Broncos after being released by the Texans last week. [...]

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Published on 10/11/2012 at Thu Oct 11 15:56.   10 Comments
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The last time Peyton Manning was quarterbacking an NFL team, True Grit was topping the American box office. (Granted, it was the 2010 remake, not the 1969 original, but you get the idea.) “Tighten Up” by The Black Keys topped the rock charts. Call of Duty: Black Ops was dominating gamers’ televisions. The Colorado Rockies [...]

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Published on 09/07/2012 at Fri Sep 07 12:00.   2 Comments
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When Brian Dawkins retired the Denver Broncos knew they were going to have a hole to fill. Dawkins wasn’t elite as he once was, but was still good enough to start on most NFL teams. John Elway set out to find some veteran leadership to fill out the depth on that part of the roster [...]

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Published on 09/04/2012 at Tue Sep 04 18:00.   2 Comments
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On Monday, the Denver Broncos held their first practice of the regular season.  Following practice, several changes were made to the team’s depth chart. On Sunday evening, fourth-year running back Knowshon Moreno was listed behind starter Willis McGahee, Lance Ball and rookie Ronnie Hillman on the depth chart.  On Monday afternoon, Moreno had jumped Ball [...]

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Published on 09/03/2012 at Mon Sep 03 18:10.   6 Comments
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In addition to safety Jim Leonhard going from jersey No. 45 to No. 36, four other players have also changed their respective numbers. Per the team — RB Ronnie Hillman — No. 21 (Formerly No. 34) DB Duke Ihenacho — No. 33 (No. 39) LB Steven Johnson — No. 53 (No. 41) OL C.J. Davis [...]

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Published on 09/03/2012 at Mon Sep 03 08:04.   3 Comments
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When veteran safety Jim Leonhard (5-8, 188 lbs.) arrived in Denver, his jersey number of choice—No. 36—was already taken.  With no complaints, Leonhard went with No. 45 as an alternative. A month after signing and three weeks after becoming healthy again, Leonhard survived roster cuts and is currently listed as the second free safety on [...]

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Published on 09/03/2012 at Mon Sep 03 06:55.   2 Comments
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Over the past two days, there has been positive injury reports coming out of Denver.  Several Broncos have been returning to practice. On Monday, safety Quinton Carter (hamstring), cornerback Tracy Porter (illness), rookie linebacker Danny Trevathan (ankle) and running back Ronnie Hillman (hamstring) were all back at practice.  All four players have been competing for [...]

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Published on 08/21/2012 at Tue Aug 21 20:17.   3 Comments
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The Denver Broncos‘ first depth chart of 2012 has been released. It’s more or less as expected based on our observations from camp, but here are a few items of note. BROCK AT #3 QB I wrote not an hour ago that I expected the backup quarterback order to be Caleb Hanie, Brock Osweiler, then [...]

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Published on 08/06/2012 at Mon Aug 06 11:26.   9 Comments
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For the second consecutive year, running back Mario Fannin will miss the entire preseason — and regular season.  Fannin, who missed all of last season with a knee injury, tore his Achilles tendon during practice on Saturday evening, according to the Denver Post. Fannin is expected to be placed on the injured reserve list by the [...]

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Published on 08/05/2012 at Sun Aug 05 20:54.   2 Comments
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