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Quarterback Peyton Manning (36, 14 seasons) may not be the most experienced player on the Broncos’ roster this season, as strange as that sounds.  If safety Brian Dawkins (38, 16 seasons) returns for the 2012 season, the nine-time Pro Bowler would become the oldest and most experienced player in Denver. While he hasn’t made his [...]

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Published on 04/10/2012 at Tue Apr 10 16:00.   11 Comments
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On Tuesday afternoon, Denver Broncos linebacker D.J. Williams took to Twitter to dish out some smack — on a division rival.  Williams started by asking Chargers wide receiver Eddie Royal “you went to San Diego?” Did Williams really just find out or realize that Royal had signed with San Diego? Regardless, it appears that Williams [...]

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Published on 04/10/2012 at Tue Apr 10 15:03.   27 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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The Oakland Raiders will pursue free agents Donavon McNabb, Terrell Owens and Jerry Rice, according to an anonymous tip.  Oakland is looking for “the final pieces” to make a Super Bowl run. “We feel that with these players, we would instantly become Super Bowl contenders,” said Raiders Owner Mark Davis on Saturday evening.  Davis pointed [...]

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Published on 04/01/2012 at Sun Apr 01 00:01.   22 Comments
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The Denver Broncos on Thursday announced the signing of free agent defensive end Jason Hunter, who has spent the past two seasons in Denver.  A rotational defensive end, Hunter has also played as an outside linebacker during his tenure with Denver. Hunter, 28, is entering his seventh season in the NFL.  After joining the league [...]

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Published on 03/29/2012 at Thu Mar 29 14:20.   1 Comment
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The Denver Broncos have shown interest in free agent defensive tackle Amobi Okoye, according to NFL Insider Adam Caplan.  Okoye, a former first round draft pick, played in all sixteen games (starting one) with the Bears last season. In addition to the Bengals and Bears, Amobi Okoye has received interest from the Bucs, Pats, and [...]

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Published on 03/27/2012 at Tue Mar 27 18:14.   34 Comments
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The Denver Broncos have agreed to terms with former Chicago Bears quarterback Caleb Hanie, according to ESPN Chicago.  Per the ESPN report, Hanie signed a two-year deal with the team. The Broncos are expected to add another quarterback — either through free agency or the draft — and bring four QB’s to training camp this summer.  Depending [...]

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Published on 03/24/2012 at Sat Mar 24 17:12.   17 Comments
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Press release courtesy of the Denver Broncos — The Denver Broncos agreed to terms with tight end Jacob Tamme on Friday, Executive Vice President of Football Operations John Elway announced. Tamme (6-foot-3, 236 pounds) is a fifth-year player who saw time in 60 regular-season games (14 starts) with Indianapolis and totaled 92 receptions for 855 yards (9.3 avg.) with [...]

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Published on 03/23/2012 at Fri Mar 23 13:33.   17 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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Former Houston Texans tight end Joel Dreessen is going to sign with the Denver Broncos, according to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle.  Dreessen is expected to sign with the team later today. Per McClain, Dreessen decided to sign with the Broncos despite a heavy push by Houston to retain him.  Dreessen, who grew up in [...]

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Published on 03/23/2012 at Fri Mar 23 09:18.   8 Comments
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