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The NFL finalized the 2012 draft order on Monday, and the Denver Broncos own seven selections.  Yes, seven, not eight. Here’s a look at the team’s seven selections: Pick 1:  1st round — 25th overall.  (Own selection) Pick 2:  2nd round — 57th overall.  (Own selection) Pick 3:  3rd round — 87th overall.  (Own selection) [...]

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Published on 03/27/2012 at Tue Mar 27 14:00.   18 Comments
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After visiting with the New York Jets and then the Kansas City Chiefs Brady Quinn decided on the Broncos division rival in KC.  Regardless of what happens in the Peyton Manning saga Denver will have to look at building QB depth after releasing Orton mid-stream and losing Tebow’s backup in Quinn to free agency. The [...]

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Published on 03/18/2012 at Sun Mar 18 16:05.   13 Comments
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The Kansas City Chiefs fortified their running attack today, even with the return of Jamaal Charles still looming. Former Denver Broncos fullback and running back Peyton Hillis has signed with the Kansas City Chiefs, the Chiefs announced today. It is reportedly a one-year deal for Hillis, who played his last two seasons with the Cleveland [...]

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Published on 03/14/2012 at Wed Mar 14 17:37.   10 Comments
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To help them select the Madden NFL 13 cover player, EA Sports is turning to the fans.  EA will select two players to represent each team in a vote-off which will lead to the final thirty-two man bracket. Once the voting is down to thirty-two players, fans will vote in player face-offs until the Madden [...]

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Published on 02/29/2012 at Wed Feb 29 16:00.   14 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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“(The Broncos are) 3-5. They’ve only played one game against a team currently with a losing record. They’ve beaten two division leaders this year. Bottom line? The Broncos have improved; they were in the league’s slums last year, but now are back in the middle class. It’s not where they want to be, but in [...]

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Published on 11/07/2011 at Mon Nov 07 08:11.   12 Comments
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The Denver Broncos announced on Monday that the team has traded receiver Brandon Lloyd to the St. Louis Rams for a conditional pick in the 2012 NFL Draft.  The conditional pick currently stands as a sixth round selection which could become a fifth rounder if Lloyd catches thirty or more passes this season for the [...]

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Published on 10/17/2011 at Mon Oct 17 23:05.   18 Comments
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When the Denver Broncos play the Miami Dolphins next week, several players will reunite for the first time in years. Not only will quarterback Tim Tebow, defensive end Derrick Harvey and defensive tackle Marcus Thomas be reunited with Miami’s Mike Pouncey at halftime as a part of “Gator Day”, but all remaining Broncos from the [...]

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Published on 10/12/2011 at Wed Oct 12 10:30.   4 Comments
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On Tuesday, the Denver Broncos announced their regular season schedule for the upcoming 2011 NFL season.  Among the team’s notable games is a Monday Night season opener, a Thursday Night game, a Christmas Eve game and a game on New Years Day. The last time the Broncos opened a season on Monday Night Football was in 2008 when [...]

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Published on 04/20/2011 at Wed Apr 20 13:18.   2 Comments
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During the Mike Shanahan era, the Denver Broncos enjoyed years of reliable rushing attacks.  From Terrell Davis to Tatum Bell — and the four backs in between — Denver had a slew of 1,000 yard rushers over the last decade, but it all came to a screeching halt in 2007. What would be the beginning [...]

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Published on 04/16/2011 at Sat Apr 16 11:22.   17 Comments
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