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As expected, the Denver Broncos are planning to part ways with veteran linebacker D.J. Williams this spring.  Per the Denver Post: “When the NFL season officially opens for business March 12, the Broncos are expected to place Williams on the trading block. It won’t be easy trading a player who is scheduled to make $6 [...]

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Published on 03/03/2013 at Sun Mar 03 10:59.   16 Comments
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On Friday, the Denver Broncos used their franchise tag on tackle Ryan Clady.  The one-year tender is worth nearly $10 million. Per the Denver Post: The tag gives Clady a $9.828 million salary for the 2013 season—nearly triple the $3.5 million salary he earned in 2012. However, the tag also drastically restricts Clady from enjoying [...]

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Published on 03/01/2013 at Fri Mar 01 16:59.   20 Comments
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On Thursday, the NFL announced that the 2013 salary cap will be $123 million per team.  According to spotrac.com, the Denver Broncos currently have $119.5 million invested in 2013 salaries. That means, with their $14.1 million rollover from 2012, the Broncos have over $17,552,686 available.  A large chunk of that, around $9.8 million according to Yahoo! (via [...]

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Published on 02/28/2013 at Thu Feb 28 21:11.   34 Comments
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We will be updating this list to include confirmed draft prospects the Denver Broncos have spoken with and/or worked out leading up to draft day on Thursday, April 25.  To see Denver’s 2013 draft order, go here. Last updated: 2/25/13. Clemson WR DeAndre Hopkins — Talked at Combine (source). Cal WR Keenan Allen — Talked at Combine (source). Texas [...]

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Published on 02/25/2013 at Mon Feb 25 17:36.   27 Comments
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The NFL has announced the order for the early rounds of the 2013 NFL Draft, with the compensatory selections and rounds 3-7 to be announced later in March.  Here is a look at the Denver Broncos‘ six selections: Round 1 (28th Overall) Round 2 (58th Overall) Round 3 (90th Overall) Round 4 (TBA Overall) Round 5 [...]

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Published on 02/25/2013 at Mon Feb 25 14:07.   17 Comments
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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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Straight out of the rumor mill comes word that the Denver Broncos may part ways with 25 year old running back Knowshon Moreno this spring. “Moreno, the 12th pick of the 2009 draft, may be a former Bronco before long. Moreno never has performed up to where he was chosen in the draft, and he [...]

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Published on 02/17/2013 at Sun Feb 17 14:12.   11 Comments
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On Friday, the Indianapolis Colts announced that free agents Dwight Freeney and Austin Collie will not be re-signed this offseason.  Because both players have connections to Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, speculation as to where the two players would land started with Denver. Yesterday, Big Pete touched on the subject of going after Freeney, and has also [...]

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Published on 02/16/2013 at Sat Feb 16 10:45.   10 Comments
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On Tuesday, Denver Broncos special teams assistant Keith Burns left for Washington.  On Wednesday, the team replaced Burns with former Kansas City Chiefs quality control coach Derius Swinton. Former Broncos quarterback Jake Plummer has been helping quarterback prospect Collin Klein prepare for the upcoming NFL Combine. Here is a review of who the experts are projecting to be drafted by Denver this [...]

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Published on 02/13/2013 at Wed Feb 13 16:45.   No Comments
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