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Football Outsiders has named Broncos offensive tackle Orlando Franklin, linebacker Von Miller and cornerback Chris Harris to their 2011 All-Rookie team.  Congrats, fellas!  [FO] Per the Broncos official injury report, safety Brian Dawkins (neck) is doubtful for Sunday’s game.  Kansas City running back Jackie Battle (foot) has been ruled out and safety John McGraw (ankle) [...]

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Published on 12/30/2011 at Fri Dec 30 15:00.   4 Comments
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In March of 2009, former Broncos Coach Josh McDaniels tried (unsuccessfully) to trade for former New England Patriots quarterback Matt Cassel.  The news broke and former Broncos quarterback Jay Cutler wasn’t a happy camper.  Cutler asked for a trade and Cassel ended up in Kansas City. The Broncos then agreed to trade Cutler and a [...]

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Published on 11/23/2011 at Wed Nov 23 17:24.   7 Comments
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Former General Manager of the Denver Broncos, Ted Sundquist, recently wrote an article about a high-tech scouting system which was developed by the Broncos and which he says would have been worth “hundreds of thousands of dollars.” “The company’s engineers told us we couldn’t do the things we did with it, but we did. …  [...]

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Published on 10/18/2011 at Tue Oct 18 21:21.   40 Comments
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With receiver Brandon Lloyd now reunited with Josh McDaniels in St. Louis, the Denver Broncos need to fill a void at receiver. “I feel like since they traded Lloyd, they’re going to need somebody to step up, and I feel like I can be that guy,” said second year receiver Demaryius Thomas on Monday.  The [...]

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Published on 10/18/2011 at Tue Oct 18 08:00.   14 Comments
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The Denver Broncos announced on Monday that the team has traded receiver Brandon Lloyd to the St. Louis Rams for a conditional pick in the 2012 NFL Draft.  The conditional pick currently stands as a sixth round selection which could become a fifth rounder if Lloyd catches thirty or more passes this season for the [...]

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Published on 10/17/2011 at Mon Oct 17 23:05.   18 Comments
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The Denver Broncos on Monday agreed to trade veteran wide receiver Brandon Lloyd to the St. Louis Rams for a conditional selection in the 2012 NFL Draft.  Denver’s Executive Vice President of Football Operations, John Elway, announced the move via twitter on Monday afternoon. “We appreciate all the hard work that Brandon did during his [...]

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Published on 10/17/2011 at Mon Oct 17 12:49.   61 Comments
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When the Denver Broncos play the Miami Dolphins next week, several players will reunite for the first time in years. Not only will quarterback Tim Tebow, defensive end Derrick Harvey and defensive tackle Marcus Thomas be reunited with Miami’s Mike Pouncey at halftime as a part of “Gator Day”, but all remaining Broncos from the [...]

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Published on 10/12/2011 at Wed Oct 12 10:30.   4 Comments
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As Mike Klis of the Denver Post has pointed out, Sunday’s game between the Washington Redskins and St. Louis Rams featured two former coaches of the Denver Broncos.  Redskins Head Coach Mike Shanahan and Rams Offensive Coordinator Josh McDaniels faced off in an NFC week four match. The Redskins, behind Kyle Orton‘s Chicago predecessor Rex [...]

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Published on 10/03/2011 at Mon Oct 03 12:13.   13 Comments
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That Aaron Rodgers is pretty good. [Denver Post] [Sports Illustrated] Andrew Mason breaks down the numbers and offers three observations. [Max Denver] John Fox is sticking with Kyle Orton at QB. [Denver Post] Postgame video: John Fox, Kyle Orton, et al. [DenverBroncos.com] Jordy Nelson earned a new contract yesterday. [NFL.com] Around the NFL: Mike Shanahan [...]

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Published on 10/03/2011 at Mon Oct 03 10:09.   13 Comments
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You can be a Denver Broncos fan, and you can be a Florida Gators fan, but this is no hybrid. To be clear, I have nothing against fans of the Florida Gators and I’m sure there are legitimate Bronco fans out there that also happen to be Gator fans.  But the Florida fans that have [...]

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Published on 09/30/2011 at Fri Sep 30 17:41.   49 Comments
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