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At the moment you are still probably a bit shell shocked from the gaggle of yesterday’s signings. Thus far the Denver Broncos have signed five new players and re-signed eight, that is thirteen salaries that weren’t counted when you were figuring out how much the team had left to spend in free agency. Of course [...]

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Published on 03/14/2013 at Thu Mar 14 03:40.   20 Comments
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With Elvis Dumervil and the Broncos currently in a contract dispute, we figured the team would lean on Jason Hunter in 2013 if Dumervil left. Uh, about that. Turns out that Hunter, a free agent, has signed with the divisional rival Oakland Raiders.  Had he stayed in Denver, Hunter likely would have been a rotational [...]

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Published on 03/13/2013 at Wed Mar 13 20:25.   1 Comment
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And the free agent running backs are starting to go off the market. On Wednesday, Reggie Bush, who drew interest from Denver, signed a four-year deal with the Lions. The Cardinals then landed Rashard Mendenhall with a one-yer deal. Among running backs, Mendenhall was believed to be the most likely candidate to land with the Broncos, [...]

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Published on 03/13/2013 at Wed Mar 13 12:02.   16 Comments
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ESPN’s Adam Schefter tweeted just after 1 AM EST that the Denver Broncos and defensive tackle Terrance Knighton are close to agreeing on terms: Broncos close to an agreement with Jacksonville free-agent DT Terrance Knighton, who wants to reunite with Denver DC Jack Del Rio. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 13, 2013 Knighton was drafted [...]

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Published on 03/13/2013 at Wed Mar 13 03:24.   5 Comments
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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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On Thursday, EA Sports released roster updates for Divisional playoff week across the NFL. The Broncos had three roster updates — defensive lineman Kevin Vickerson was decreased from 79 t0 78 overall, guard Manny Ramirez increased from 73 to 76 and left tackle Ryan Clady increased from 92 to 93. The Ravens had 22 roster [...]

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Published on 01/10/2013 at Thu Jan 10 13:11.   2 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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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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