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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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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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Manning laughs with reporters. (Screenshot courtesy of NFL.com) Not everything was serious on Monday when the Broncos kicked off organized team activities. Quarterback Peyton Manning met with the media yesterday to talk about working with his new teammates and the importance of OTAs following practice. When rookie quarterback Brock Osweiler became the subject of discussion, [...]

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Published on 05/22/2012 at Tue May 22 19:18.   1 Comment
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During the offseason, the Denver Broncos brought in two free agent cornerbacks — Tracy Porter (formerly of New Orleans) and Drayton Florence (formerly of Buffalo).  Besides their obvious similarity in size (Florence has just one inch and seven pounds on Porter), the two cornerbacks have another trait in common, which may have been deciding factors [...]

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Published on 05/22/2012 at Tue May 22 18:45.   3 Comments
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On Monday, the Denver Broncos kicked off their first official practices of the offseason with organized team activities (OTAs).  Perennial Pro Bowl cornerback Champ Bailey noted the intensity of day one following the team’s morning practice session. “This was definitely one of the most intense first days of OTAs that I’ve had in a while,” Bailey said. [...]

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Published on 05/21/2012 at Mon May 21 21:19.   3 Comments
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Although he has been working out on his own, Denver Broncos second year quarterback Tim Tebow has taken some heat for missing several of the team’s unofficial workouts, which were organised by veteran safety Brian Dawkins.  Tebow put an end to such murmurings when he attended a conditioning workout with some of his teammates on Tuesday. According to [...]

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Published on 05/19/2011 at Thu May 19 19:40.   19 Comments
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