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With training camp less than a month away, the Denver Broncos still have several contracts to get done. The team has $10.87 million in cap space, according to PFT, and three players remain un-signed.  Disgruntled kicker Matt Prater, rookie quarterback Brock Osweiler and running back Ronnie Hillman are negotiating multiple-year deals with the club. Prater is seeking [...]

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Published on 06/24/2012 at Sun Jun 24 11:30.   1 Comment
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We noted yesterday that disgruntled Broncos kicker Matt Prater would likely show up by July 26th.  Today, we learned that Prater will have to sign by July 16th. Prater skipped all of the team’s offseason OTAs and minicamp practice sessions in protest of the one-year $2.654 million franchise tag the team placed on him earlier [...]

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Published on 06/15/2012 at Fri Jun 15 09:04.   15 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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The Denver Broncos concluded their second session of a four-day offseason minicamp on Wednesday.  Here are some quick hits on today’s events: Attendance report — For the second consecutive day, kicker Matt Prater was the sole player absent, holding out in hopes of receiving a long-term contract.  The Broncos had offered Prater a one-year tender worth about $2.5 million, [...]

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Published on 06/13/2012 at Wed Jun 13 18:59.   2 Comments
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The Denver Broncos began their first session of a four-day offseason minicamp on Tuesday.  Here are some quick hits on today’s events: Participation report — Only three players — kicker Matt Prater (disgruntled), guard Chris Kuper (ankle) and tight end Julius Thomas (ankle) — did not participate in practice today.  In Prater’s absence, the Broncos tried [...]

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Published on 06/12/2012 at Tue Jun 12 20:30.   10 Comments
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The Denver Broncos are trying out a kicker in Matt Prater‘s absence. Prater, the Broncos’ franchise-tagged player, is holding out as he and the Broncos hammer out what he hopes is a five-term deal. In the meantime, the Broncos have given someone Prater’s position, and they’ve given him Prater’s predecessor’s (Jason Elam‘s) number. Adi Kunalic [...]

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Published on 06/12/2012 at Tue Jun 12 10:57.   1 Comment
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Denver’s acquisition of quarterback Peyton Manning earlier in the offseason will affect much more than the win and loss column next to the Broncos’ 2012 season schedule.  It will also affect all of us at home sitting on our buns watching games while following our respective fantasy football teams on Sunday afternoons this fall. Due [...]

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Published on 06/12/2012 at Tue Jun 12 09:00.   7 Comments
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The Denver Broncos are a day away from their first full-team, mandatory workouts this 2012 offseason. The team’s 2012 Mini-Camp opens tomorrow, with each session open to the media in its entirety. Among the storylines we’ll be watching: Will Matt Prater be present? The franchise-tagged kicker has been missing the voluntary OTA’s while he and [...]

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Published on 06/11/2012 at Mon Jun 11 11:21.   2 Comments
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(Image courtesy of Eric Lars Bakke/Denver Broncos) It looks like Ty Warren won’t be cut or retire — the veteran defensive tackle agreed on a restructured contract with the Denver Broncos on Wednesday, the team announced. “Ultimately we met in a middle ground and got the deal done,” Warren said. Details of the contract – including [...]

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Published on 06/06/2012 at Wed Jun 06 13:56.   8 Comments
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The Denver Broncos‘ first mandatory mini-camp is less than two weeks away, meaning the clock is ticking for Matt Prater‘s decision: to hold out, or not to hold out. Maybe he won’t have to decide at all. Klis reports – The Broncos have made progress in recent days with Prater on a five-year deal. The [...]

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Published on 06/02/2012 at Sat Jun 02 13:39.   4 Comments
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