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For the second consecutive year, running back Mario Fannin will miss the entire preseason — and regular season.  Fannin, who missed all of last season with a knee injury, tore his Achilles tendon during practice on Saturday evening, according to the Denver Post. Fannin is expected to be placed on the injured reserve list by the [...]

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Published on 08/05/2012 at Sun Aug 05 20:54.   2 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 running backs. We want to know who you think should be the main running backs in Denver this season.  Who will surprise, who won’t make the team? Returning:  Lance Ball, Knowshon Moreno, Willis [...]

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Published on 07/01/2012 at Sun Jul 01 10:00.   19 Comments
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The Denver Broncos concluded their final session of a four-day offseason minicamp on Thursday.  Here are some quick hits on today’s events: Participation report — Offensive guard Chris Kuper (ankle) and tight end Julius Thomas (ankle) did not practice and kicker Matt Prater (seeking a new contract) was not present. Fox expects Prater back by July 26th [...]

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Published on 06/14/2012 at Thu Jun 14 20:24.   3 Comments
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There is a misconception among many fans and pundits that the Denver Broncos won’t run the ball in 2012 — and if they do, it will be rarely, and even more rarely will a fullback be utilized. Denver’s offseason acquisitions suggest otherwise. To help grasp the Broncos’ commitment to the run, consider the history of Head Coach [...]

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Published on 06/02/2012 at Sat Jun 02 08:30.   10 Comments
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On Wednesday, the Denver Broncos traded cornerback Cassius Vaughn to the Indianapolis Colts in exchange for fullback Chris Gronkowski. According to Mike Klis, it was the first trade executed by Matt Russell, the team’s new Director of Player Personnel. That presumably means that Russell has essentially taken over duties which were held by former General Manager [...]

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Published on 05/26/2012 at Sat May 26 09:30.   20 Comments
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The Denver Broncos announced on Saturday evening that the team had waived running back Mario Fannin and claimed running back C.J. Gable off waivers from the New Orleans Saints.  Denver is second in the waiver order, and will be for the entire season. Fannin suffered a knee sprain in practice on Thursday, after joining the [...]

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Published on 08/07/2011 at Sun Aug 07 12:44.   No Comments
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Since former Denver Broncos Head Coach Josh McDaniels was fired last December, a lot of changes have gone down in Dove Valley.  The team started by bringing in John Elway as the Executive Vice President of Football Operations and hiring former Carolina Panthers Head Coach John Fox.  (And yes, this all will relate to the [...]

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Published on 07/31/2011 at Sun Jul 31 19:39.   84 Comments
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Premature reports that surfaced yesterday saying Willis McGahee had signed with the Broncos may have just been a few days early.  Fox31 reporter Josina Anderson says there has been some progress made. Shortly after Josina’s tweet, Mike Klis of the Denver Post reported that McGahee would be visiting the Broncos either tonight or Sunday.  According [...]

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Published on 07/30/2011 at Sat Jul 30 19:08.   10 Comments
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All has been quiet on the free agent front for the Broncos. Many have expected a signing or two on the first day, and possibly even a Kyle Orton trade. However, outside of the expected release of Correll Buckhalter, the signing undrated free agents like Mario Fannin, Deron Mayo, Jamel Hamler, Adam Weber, and several others, [...]

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Published on 07/27/2011 at Wed Jul 27 10:40.   50 Comments
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The front office may be new, but they’re not hesitating to take this new league year by storm. According to TheDenverChannel.com, the Broncos have signed twelve undrafted free agents. Already noted in a previous article is Auburn running back Mario Fannin. The list is below. Brandon Bing, CB, Rutgers James Rogers, CB, Michigan Chris Harris, S, Kansas Mario [...]

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Published on 07/26/2011 at Tue Jul 26 08:12.   13 Comments
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