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The NFL’s 2013 free agent signing period will begin on March 12.  The NFL Draft will take place on April 25-27. Before building through the draft, the Denver Broncos will look to plug some holes in free agency, including at the running back position. On Tuesday, the Denver Post‘s Mike Klis wrote that he expects [...]

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Published on 02/20/2013 at Wed Feb 20 08:20.   13 Comments
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The Denver Broncos will probably have a new starting middle linebacker this season, but the team may not have to go far to find him. “The Broncos won’t be looking for a middle linebacker, even though Keith Brooking is a free agent and Joe Mays is coming off a season-ending injury. The plan is for [...]

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Published on 02/17/2013 at Sun Feb 17 19:50.   7 Comments
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During Denver’s heart-breaking 38-35 second overtime loss to Baltimore in the divisional round of the playoffs, Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey was burned twice by Ravens receiver Torrey Smith.  Immediately following the game, the knee-jerk reactions from fans started pouring in. Some yahoos even went so far as to say the Broncos should cut the 34-year-old veteran to [...]

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Published on 02/10/2013 at Sun Feb 10 14:49.   13 Comments
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Before you hyperventilate, relax.  He is expected to be back in time for the Broncos‘ first playoff game.  Breathing again?  Good. Broncos Pro Bowl left tackle Ryan Clady was not at practice Wednesday.  He has an undisclosed injury that Broncos coach John Fox said he would not reveal until he has to (on) Tuesday. The injury [...]

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Published on 01/02/2013 at Wed Jan 02 13:56.   8 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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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 are negotiating contracts with at least eight players, including five drafted rookies.  The team hopes to have all the rookies signed by the time organized team activities end early next month. The Broncos are trying to re-work defensive tackle Ty Warren‘s contract ($4 million), extend offensive tackle Ryan Clady‘s contract ($3.5 million this [...]

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Published on 05/21/2012 at Mon May 21 08:05.   5 Comments
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The Denver Broncos have started contract-extension talks with fifth-year starting left tackle Ryan Clady (6-6, 315 lbs.), according to a Denver Post report.  Since his rookie season in 2008, Clady hasn’t missed a single start. The Broncos have opened contract-extension talks with Ryan Clady, according to several NFL sources. The left tackle is in the [...]

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Published on 05/19/2012 at Sat May 19 16:00.   3 Comments
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We knew that former Denver Broncos wide receiver Brandon Stokley — a former teammate of Peyton Manning‘s — stopped by Dove Valley on Saturday to help the Broncos try to sway Manning. What we didn’t know was that Stokley also ran about fifty routes for Manning on Saturday morning at Castle Rock Park.  Stokley said [...]

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Published on 03/12/2012 at Mon Mar 12 17:05.   16 Comments
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The Denver Broncos, and several other teams, have been in contact with free agent quarterback Peyton Manning’s agent, Tom Condon today, according to the Denver Post‘s Mike Klis. Talks are no more than preliminary though, because Manning has not yet decided where he will finish his career and wants to take today to rest, work [...]

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Published on 03/12/2012 at Mon Mar 12 14:10.   12 Comments
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