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The Denver Broncos predicted the weather would make their 2:20 p.m. practice impossible, so they moved it up four hours and closed it to the public. It turned out to be an inspired, even clairvoyant move: the clouds opened up with rain and lightning just as Coach John Fox and company concluded practice at 1:15 [...]

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Published on 08/01/2012 at Wed Aug 01 17:33.   5 Comments
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The Denver Broncos donned the pads for the first time Saturday morning, and the sound of popping hard plastic echoed across the fields of Dove Valley. “It’s not really football when you don’t have pads on,” rookie defensive lineman Derek Wolfe volunteered. Indeed, the pads were a welcome addition to the Broncos’ 2012 training camp [...]

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Published on 07/28/2012 at Sat Jul 28 14:15.   6 Comments
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This offseason, we’re going to do a Speak Up series looking at each position (o-line, d-line, etc).  Today, we’re looking at the offensive line. We want to know what you think the Denver Broncos‘ trenches should look like this season.  Should the 2011 unit stay in place, or should changes be made? Returning:  C/G Manny [...]

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Published on 06/25/2012 at Mon Jun 25 10:00.   11 Comments
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Last April, the Denver Broncos visited with (or worked out) 32 draft prospects. This year, the team is expected to visit with a similar number of players. Below is a look at how the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft went down and which players Denver brought in for visits. 1st Overall:  QB Cam [...]

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Published on 04/13/2012 at Fri Apr 13 10:30.   6 Comments
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Name: Orlando Franklin Height, Weight: 6’6″, 330 Position: Tackle Age, Experience: 24, 2nd Season College: Miami (Fl.) Orlando Franklin was selected in the second round (45th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos after a decorated collegiate career in Miami.  Starting in all sixteen games last season, Franklin helped send running back Willis McGahee to the [...]

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Published on 03/01/2012 at Thu Mar 01 16:00.   4 Comments
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Name: Tony Hills Height, Weight: 6’5″, 304 Position: Tackle Age, Experience: 27, 5 College: Texas Tony Hills entered his fourth training camp with the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2011 with a new task: play right guard. He started at the position for the team’s second and third preseason games and reportedly played well; however, for one [...]

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Published on 02/23/2012 at Thu Feb 23 16:45.   No Comments
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After placing offensive guard Chris Kuper on the injured reserve list on Monday, the Broncos brought back offensive tackle Ryan Harris, the team announced. Harris was not re-signed in the offseason after Denver drafted Orlando Franklin to replace him.  After a brief stint with the Philadelphia Eagles, Harris had to have surgery and was waived [...]

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Published on 01/02/2012 at Mon Jan 02 16:39.   3 Comments
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Football Outsiders has named Broncos offensive tackle Orlando Franklin, linebacker Von Miller and cornerback Chris Harris to their 2011 All-Rookie team.  Congrats, fellas!  [FO] Per the Broncos official injury report, safety Brian Dawkins (neck) is doubtful for Sunday’s game.  Kansas City running back Jackie Battle (foot) has been ruled out and safety John McGraw (ankle) [...]

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Published on 12/30/2011 at Fri Dec 30 15:00.   4 Comments
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Injury Report for the Week 9 NFL game between the Denver Broncos and Oakland Raiders on Sunday, November 6, 2011. DENVER BRONCOS Player Injury Wed Thu Fri Status S Quinton Carter Concussion DNP DNP LP Questionable TE Virgil Green Neck DNP DNP DNP Out CB Cassius Vaughn Hamstring DNP DNP DNP Out T Orlando Franklin [...]

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Published on 11/04/2011 at Fri Nov 04 17:41.   6 Comments
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To everyone who read my article on Monday and took away “Tebow is the only problem with this team,” you are reading something somebody else wrote. That article was about Tim Tebow. It would take three or four times the text to talk about the problems on the entire team. But given the state of [...]

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Published on 11/04/2011 at Fri Nov 04 08:56.   53 Comments
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