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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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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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On Friday, the Denver Broncos placed tenders on five players.  Details below via the Denver Post: “The Broncos tendered restricted free-agent punter Britton Colquitt with a “right of first refusal” distinction that would pay him a $1.323 million salary for the 2013 season. “The Broncos also offered right-of-first-refusal tenders to two other restricted free agents, [...]

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Published on 03/08/2013 at Fri Mar 08 22:02.   14 Comments
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The Denver Broncos will have to make a big decision regarding their backfield in the offseason. Will veteran Willis McGahee return for the 2013 season? In 2011, McGahee signed a four-year, $9.5 million deal with Denver.  In his first season, McGahee ran with authority and benefited from Denver’s zone-read offense, rushing for 1,119 yards on the ground. It was [...]

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Published on 12/28/2012 at Fri Dec 28 09:55.   30 Comments
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Fantasy football owners take note:  Knowshon Moreno will start at running back against the Kansas City Chiefs today. Moreno has been inactive the since Week 2 but was activated—and thrust into the starting lineup—following a injury to Willis McGahee last week. Sharing the load in the Broncos backfield will be rookie Ronnie Hillman and Lance Ball.

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Published on 11/25/2012 at Sun Nov 25 10:52.   4 Comments
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The Broncos placed starting running back Willis McGahee on injured reserve yesterday, leaving no short-yardage backs remaining on the roster. Denver will likely have a rotation of Knowshon Moreno, Ronnie Hillman, and Lance Ball on Sunday, but none of those three backs can run between the tackles or pass block as well as McGahee.  For that [...]

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Published on 11/22/2012 at Thu Nov 22 08:00.   16 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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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 Denver Broncos will take Houston Texans this week (First Look); here are six notes for your consideration going into Week 3. (1)  Quarterback Peyton Manning’s go-to-guy seems to be receiver Demaryius Thomas. Throughout the first two weeks of the season, Thomas has led the team in catches (13), yards (188), and scores (2).  In [...]

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Published on 09/21/2012 at Fri Sep 21 12:30.   14 Comments
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