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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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Lots of tumult on the D-line. Warren balking at a re-worked contract, Nunnely retiring, & new coach helming a position on D for the 1st time — MaxBroncos (@MaxBroncos) May 14, 2012 Far be it for us to expand on the excellent Andrew Mason, but he was limited to 140 characters there. Let us also [...]

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Published on 05/14/2012 at Mon May 14 23:37.   10 Comments
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The Denver Broncos appear set to approach 2012 with an entirely new set of defensive tackles from a year ago. 2011 starter Brodrick Bunkley is gone. 2011 starter Marcus Thomas remains unsigned and is now jersey-less. And today, one of the Broncos’ bigger rotation DT’s signed elsewhere for 2012 — even if only for ten [...]

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Published on 05/07/2012 at Mon May 07 12:51.   2 Comments
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Defensive tackle Marcus Thomas appears to have finished his stint with the Denver Broncos.  The team announced new jersey numbers on Monday (rookie numbers here), and Thomas’ No. 79 was assigned to defensive lineman Jeremy Beal. Jacob Tamme — No. 84 Cornelius Ingram — No. 82 Tracy Porter — No. 21 Jeremy Beal — No. [...]

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Published on 05/07/2012 at Mon May 07 10:54.   2 Comments
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The Denver Broncos and defensive tackle Marcus Thomas have not finalized their respective plans for the 2012 season, but the two sides have been talking.  Per ESPN‘s Josina Anderson, the Broncos have offered Thomas a one-year deal. Last month, Thomas took to Twitter to inform fans that he wanted to come back to Denver, going as [...]

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Published on 04/16/2012 at Mon Apr 16 16:15.   9 Comments
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The Denver Broncos on Wednesday agreed to terms with veteran defensive tackle Justin Bannan, according to Mike Klis of the Denver Post.  The signing adds depth to Denver’s defensive tackle position. Terms of the one-year deal are not yet known.  Mile High Sports’ Brandon Spano speculates that Bannan signed a veteran player minimum contract and [...]

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Published on 04/11/2012 at Wed Apr 11 10:39.   24 Comments
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Things have slowed down in Dove Valley and it has been quiet on the free agency front, but the team may not be done bringing in players.  On Monday, Denver Broncos General Manager Brian Xanders said “we’re not done” signing free agents — yet. Since then, the team has re-signed exclusive rights free agent punter [...]

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Published on 04/05/2012 at Thu Apr 05 18:35.   5 Comments
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It seems like we have this conversation every off-season. “On Denver’s roster, defensive tackle seems to be a big area of need, and the Broncos seemingly have done nothing about it,” commentators frequently write, rightfully so.  This off-season, the Broncos have already lost one defensive tackle (Brodrick Bunkley), and may be on the verge of [...]

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Published on 03/23/2012 at Fri Mar 23 11:30.   33 Comments
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The 2012 NFL Year and Free Agency signing period starts this afternoon at 2:00 p.m. (MT), and the Denver Broncos are expected to be right in the thick of things. The team’s first priority is to re-sign sixth-year defensive tackle Brodrick Bunkley, who is coming off of his first season in Denver and second-best season [...]

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Published on 03/13/2012 at Tue Mar 13 06:00.   20 Comments
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Name: Marcus Thomas Height, Weight: 6’3″, 316 Position: Defensive Tackle Age, Experience: 26, 6 College: Florida Marcus Thomas is a defensive tackle who does back flips. He’s also the only remaining player on the Denver Broncos roster from the team’s 2007 draft class, and he’s survived two scheme changes, several position changes, and five defensive [...]

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Published on 02/17/2012 at Fri Feb 17 14:30.   6 Comments
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