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And the free agent running backs are starting to go off the market. On Wednesday, Reggie Bush, who drew interest from Denver, signed a four-year deal with the Lions. The Cardinals then landed Rashard Mendenhall with a one-yer deal. Among running backs, Mendenhall was believed to be the most likely candidate to land with the Broncos, [...]

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Published on 03/13/2013 at Wed Mar 13 12:02.   16 Comments
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The Broncos are expected to have a busy Wednesday, meeting with three players while drawing closer to signing RB Rashard Mendenhall and landing DT Terrance Knighton. According to CBS4‘s Vic Lombardi, the Broncos hope to sign “up to three” players today, with Mendenhall and Knighton figuring to be two of the reported three. Two other candidates are [...]

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Published on 03/13/2013 at Wed Mar 13 10:11.   5 Comments
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Update:  Mendenhall signed a one-year deal with the Cardinals on Wednesday. Since the beginning of free agency, the Broncos have shown interest in former Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall. What started as interest led to a visit which will likely lead to a contract, as a source tells PFT that the team is likely to sign the [...]

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Published on 03/13/2013 at Wed Mar 13 08:34.   9 Comments
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In addition to running back Rashard Mendenhall and cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, the Broncos have scheduled two other free agent visits, according to a Denver Post report. The Broncos will talk with Jaguars defensive tackle Terrance Knighton and Cardinals backup linebacker Stewart Bradley at the team’s Dove Valley headquarters.  Both players would provide needed depth on Denver’s defense. Knighton [...]

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Published on 03/12/2013 at Tue Mar 12 17:46.   4 Comments
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The Denver Broncos were reported to be the front runners to land free agent running back Reggie Bush earlier today, but things have cooled down since then. Bush is now headed to visit with Detroit, seemingly making the Lions the favorite to land the popular free agent.  Denver, meanwhile, has other options. The team will [...]

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Published on 03/12/2013 at Tue Mar 12 17:15.   6 Comments
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Quick hits from around the NFL… The Broncos first signing was locking up offensive guard Louis Vasquez to a four-year, $23.5 million deal.  This is a curious signing because the team’s Week 1 starting guards in 2013—Chris Kuper and Zane Beadles—both received Pro Bowl recognition last season (as an alternate and reserve, respectively). Denver’s second order of business [...]

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Published on 03/12/2013 at Tue Mar 12 16:18.   9 Comments
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Update:  Bush has signed a four-year deal with the Lions. There will be a lot of these types of posts, especially over the course of the rest of the week. Sorry I am not sorry; it is time for actual football news and let me be amongst the first to welcome you to NFL Free [...]

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Published on 03/12/2013 at Tue Mar 12 07:00.   50 Comments
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Breaking down the Denver Broncos‘ first playoff opponent in six years from the Football Outsiders‘ perspective: the Pittsburgh Steelers. Recall that lower (negative) percentages are good on defense, bad on offense and special teams. DVOA Primer Overall DVOA: 23.7% (2nd) The Pittsburgh Steelers are one of the most overall efficient teams in the NFL, second [...]

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Published on 01/05/2012 at Thu Jan 05 17:00.   3 Comments
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Black Monday Aftermath Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy is on the Jacksonville Jaguars‘ list of head coach candidates. [ProFootballTalk] Josh McDaniels is the lone surviving coach in St. Louis. [ESPN] Winning four of their last five may help Chargers coach Norv Turner and GM A.J. Smith keep their respective jobs. [CBS Sports] The Colts‘ [...]

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Published on 01/03/2012 at Tue Jan 03 07:00.   17 Comments
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Football is back. Tonight NBC is serving up a feast for our eyes as two NFC titans battle it out in the first game that really matters. However, tonight is just a tease. Sunday will provide a plethora of touchdowns, turnovers, tackles, and possibly tears. The Colts will face the up-and-coming Texans without Peyton Manning [...]

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Published on 09/08/2011 at Thu Sep 08 18:26.   No Comments
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