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The Denver Broncos‘ second free agent signing of 2013 was agreeing on a new two-year deal with defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson. The news was first reported by ESPN‘s Adam Schefter and later confirmed by the Denver Post‘s Mike Klis.  Details of Vickerson’s contract are unknown, but he will likely eat up to $2.5 million of [...]

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Published on 03/12/2013 at Tue Mar 12 18:51.   3 Comments
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The discussion on defensive linemen couldn’t be more timely given the recent rumors of the Denver Broncos working with Elvis Dumervil to renegotiate his contract. Though whether this is legitimate or not has not been confirmed, from what I have gathered the Broncos would carry nearly $4-million in dead money on Dumervil for 2013 if [...]

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Published on 03/07/2013 at Thu Mar 07 10:00.   6 Comments
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A position of terrible need last year has become a position of incredible depth. On paper, the Denver Broncos should continue their climb back to defensive respectability against opposing rushing attacks. The first team defense was stellar in the three preseason games and only faltered during the Seattle Seahawks game – but only partly. Ty [...]

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Published on 09/03/2012 at Mon Sep 03 18:00.   2 Comments
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Back in April, the Denver Broncos and free agent Marcus Thomas were in a standoff over the defensive tackle’s future.  Two other teams reportedly were interested in Thomas’ services and the Broncos offered him a one-year deal, which he turned down for want of a longer commitment. At the time, Thomas told fans he’d sign with [...]

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Published on 08/10/2012 at Fri Aug 10 22:22.   6 Comments
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The Denver Broncos donned the pads for the first time Saturday morning, and the sound of popping hard plastic echoed across the fields of Dove Valley. “It’s not really football when you don’t have pads on,” rookie defensive lineman Derek Wolfe volunteered. Indeed, the pads were a welcome addition to the Broncos’ 2012 training camp [...]

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Published on 07/28/2012 at Sat Jul 28 14:15.   6 Comments
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The first training camp practice of the Denver Broncos in 2012 went off without a hitch, and in front of a record crowd. “It was a good first day,” Peyton Manning said. “You can tell guys have been working. Guys have continued their training since OTA’s.” It was a particularly good first day for Manning. [...]

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Published on 07/26/2012 at Thu Jul 26 14:00.   13 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 defensive line. We want to know what you think the Denver Broncos‘ defensive line should look like this season.  Who should be the No. 3 DE, who should be the No. 1 DT? [...]

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Published on 06/26/2012 at Tue Jun 26 10:00.   19 Comments
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Remind me to never get on Joe May‘s bad side.  Otherwise, I could end up looking like the Chiefs’ Tony Moeaki. Chiseled Broncos’ middle linebacker Joe Mays has a 250-pound frame and the reputation of being a “thumper,” entering his third season in Denver, and he has a message for the rest of the NFL. “We’re going [...]

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Published on 06/14/2012 at Thu Jun 14 23:13.   1 Comment
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(Image courtesy of Eric Lars Bakke/Denver Broncos) It looks like Ty Warren won’t be cut or retire — the veteran defensive tackle agreed on a restructured contract with the Denver Broncos on Wednesday, the team announced. “Ultimately we met in a middle ground and got the deal done,” Warren said. Details of the contract – including [...]

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Published on 06/06/2012 at Wed Jun 06 13:56.   8 Comments
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Bronco players may be required to wear more padding next season. NFL owners met on Tuesday to vote on three new proposed rules.  The new rulings aren’t locked in yet, but they’re likely to become reality starting in 2013. The first change was moving the Week Six trade deadline to Week Eight, which is self explanatory. [...]

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Published on 05/22/2012 at Tue May 22 20:30.   3 Comments
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