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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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Remind me to never get on Joe May‘s bad side.  Otherwise, I could end up looking like the Chiefs’ Tony Moeaki. Chiseled Broncos’ middle linebacker Joe Mays has a 250-pound frame and the reputation of being a “thumper,” entering his third season in Denver, and he has a message for the rest of the NFL. “We’re going [...]

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Published on 06/14/2012 at Thu Jun 14 23:13.   1 Comment
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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 Wolfe has joined his pack. The newest member of Denver’s Orange Carnivore defense, rookie defensive tackle Derek Wolfe, practiced with all of his teammates for the time on Tuesday.  Wolfe signed a four-year deal with the team in May, but was not allowed to participate in offseason workouts with the team until college class graduated last Thursday. [...]

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Published on 06/12/2012 at Tue Jun 12 19:55.   No Comments
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During practice earlier today, wide receiver Demaryius Thomas appeared to have suffered a minor finger injury.  Though alarming, the injury was indeed minor. “(Thomas) had a little finger jam, and that’s all part of the game,” coach John Fox told media members after practice Tuesday. Thomas and his teammates will be back on the field [...]

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Published on 06/12/2012 at Tue Jun 12 18:05.   No Comments
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Broncos’ oft-injured third year wide receiver Demaryius Thomas may have scarcely avoided disaster during Denver’s first minicamp session of the offseason on Tuesday.  During practice, a ball deflected off of Thomas’ hand and caused the receiver to head towards the sideline while favoring one of his fingers. Fortunately, Thomas returned to practice after being checked out by [...]

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Published on 06/12/2012 at Tue Jun 12 12:29.   2 Comments
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