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With the Denver Broncos‘ engine missing, oh, just a few key cogs, we’re taking a few minutes to get to know the players that will replace those out due to injury, game show style. First to correctly guess the backup in the comments based on the context-free, position-anonymous clues gets a cookie. I was undrafted, [...]

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Published on 09/18/2011 at Sun Sep 18 11:15.   2 Comments
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Denver Broncos 2011 NFL Draft order and selection results below: Rd Pick Player Pos College 1 2 Von Miller DE/LB Texas A&M 2 45 Rahim Moore S UCLA 2 46 Orlando Franklin OT Miami 3 67 Nate Irving LB N.C. State 4 108 Quinton Carter S Oklahoma 4 129 Julius Thomas TE Portland State 6 [...]

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Published on 04/28/2011 at Thu Apr 28 13:00.   4 Comments
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In 2010, the Denver Broncos had the 26th worst rushing attack in the NFL and much of the blame was placed upon the offensive linemen, somewhat fairly so.  The offensive line also allowed 40 sacks (a gruesome number when you consider the team’s 2008 squad allowed only 12 sacks). In their defense, throughout much of [...]

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Published on 04/18/2011 at Mon Apr 18 07:00.   4 Comments
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During the Mike Shanahan era, the Denver Broncos enjoyed years of reliable rushing attacks.  From Terrell Davis to Tatum Bell — and the four backs in between — Denver had a slew of 1,000 yard rushers over the last decade, but it all came to a screeching halt in 2007. What would be the beginning [...]

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Published on 04/16/2011 at Sat Apr 16 11:22.   17 Comments
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Currently, the Denver Broncos own seven draft picks in the upcoming NFL Draft in five different rounds, which can be seen below: Round 1, 2nd overall.  With a 4-12 overall record in 2010, Denver was the second worst team in the NFL last season.  Thus, they’ll be selecting second overall on Thursday, April 28th, 2011. [...]

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Published on 04/10/2011 at Sun Apr 10 19:21.   9 Comments
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Now that Champ Bailey is under the fold for another four years, the Broncos can begin looking at their other players set to hit the free agent market. The remaining crop of would-be market-hitters are only a handful deep, and none are of the “can’t live without them” variety, but it’s still worth examining each [...]

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Published on 02/25/2011 at Fri Feb 25 12:19.   15 Comments
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Broncos runningback Laurence Maroney was arrested late Monday night by St Louis Police.  The report states that Maroney was brought in on unlawful weapons and illegal drug charges. The report says Maroney and three other men were in a vehicle pulled over by officers following a high speed chase. Police say Maroney was arrested and [...]

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Published on 01/18/2011 at Tue Jan 18 07:42.   9 Comments
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Two aging running backs time in Denver may be nearing the end, making room for an emerging, younger back. While Knowshon Moreno was out with a hamstring injury earlier in the year, veteran backs Laurence Maroney and Correll Buckhalter were the Broncos featured running backs.  During that four game stretch, the two backs both averaged [...]

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Published on 11/19/2010 at Fri Nov 19 11:12.   11 Comments
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My countryman, my readers, my friends… I owe you an apology. Gone is the ‘Predicting the Future’ column, because it got so dark… I couldn’t possibly spring anyone on what I’d predicted on the future for the Broncos over the past three weeks. I should have prepared you and I am sorry, but it was [...]

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Published on 11/07/2010 at Sun Nov 07 12:00.   10 Comments
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The only quarterback controversy in Denver is how best to use Tim Tebow. Specifically, the Broncos need to find a way to take advantage of Tebow’s arm when he’s on the field. The NFP draws up a play that could see Tebow’s role thusly expanded. But, make no mistake, Kyle Orton is still the man [...]

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Published on 10/20/2010 at Wed Oct 20 07:52.   No Comments
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