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Denver Broncos top draft pick Derek Wolfe won’t be solely relegated to the defensive tackle position his rookie season. In fact, he could see more time at defensive end than DT, reports the Denver Post. “(Wolfe’s) not a big tackle right now,” defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio said. “So right now his body type is [...]

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Published on 06/01/2012 at Fri Jun 01 15:00.   3 Comments
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Denver Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey was named the 46th-best player in the NFL by NFL Network on Wednesday.  Bailey jumped up two spots from 2011, when he ranked 48th overall. Bailey is the fifth Bronco to make the network’s list — joining quarterback Peyton Manning (50th), outside linebacker Von Miller (52nd), defensive end Elvis Dumervil (68th) and running back Willis McGahee (98th) — [...]

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Published on 05/30/2012 at Wed May 30 20:02.   3 Comments
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Denver Broncos defensive line coach Wayne Nunnely has retired after 36 years coaching football. Defensive linemen Elvis Dumervil, Robert Ayers, and Kevin Vickerson, and Mitch Unrein released the following statements on Nunnely. Elvis Dumervil – “He’s a great man and a great mentor off the field as well. He helped me become a mature person [...]

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Published on 05/14/2012 at Mon May 14 16:15.   5 Comments
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UPDATE (5/8/12, 11:00 a.m.):  The Broncos updated the two links (seen below) shortly after this article was posted.  Wolfe is now listed as a defensive tackle by the team. The Denver Broncos may not use Derek Wolfe — who was selected 36th overall in the 2012 NFL Draft — solely as a defensive tackle this [...]

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Published on 05/07/2012 at Mon May 07 13:00.   11 Comments
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Denver Broncos safety Brian Dawkins announced his retirement from the NFL Monday morning. A player of his professional caliber does not leave the league unnoticed, but a person of his character retiring leaves the NFL wanting all the more. The Broncos and coach John Fox released a statement Monday morning following the news that safety [...]

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Published on 04/23/2012 at Mon Apr 23 10:42.   13 Comments
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During an NFL offseason, players get a short period of time to rest their bodies before it’s back to the grind and preparing for the upcoming season.  The Denver Broncos will get back to work tomorrow when the team begins voluntary offseason workouts. For many players in Denver, the offseason is more than just a [...]

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Published on 04/15/2012 at Sun Apr 15 12:00.   1 Comment
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The Denver Broncos on Thursday announced the signing of free agent defensive end Jason Hunter, who has spent the past two seasons in Denver.  A rotational defensive end, Hunter has also played as an outside linebacker during his tenure with Denver. Hunter, 28, is entering his seventh season in the NFL.  After joining the league [...]

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Published on 03/29/2012 at Thu Mar 29 14:20.   1 Comment
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Note: BroncoTalk is doing a fan-interactive mock draft! Get involved! Email Mr. East at east@broncotalk.net. We need thirteen more G.M.’s! More info here! Yesterday, we noted that bounty programs are used across the NFL and suggested that the Broncos themselves may have even operated one.  [BroncoTalk] Coach John Fox told the Denver Post’s Mike Klis that the team has never [...]

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Published on 03/06/2012 at Tue Mar 06 08:00.   1 Comment
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Name: Robert Ayers Height, Weight: 6’3″, 274 Position: Defensive End Age, Experience: 26, 4 College: Tennessee Robert Ayers has had some big shoes to fill. A first round draft pick in 2009 — the second selection of the short-lived Josh McDaniels era — the defensive lineman added to expectations by choosing to wear jersey #56 [...]

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Published on 02/06/2012 at Mon Feb 06 16:00.   1 Comment
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Denver Broncos players, coaches, and staff react to the news that defensive coordinator Dennis Allen, who played a huge part in the Broncos’ 2011 turnaround, has left to become the head coach of the Oakland Raiders. Cornerback Champ Bailey — “To be selfish, I want him to be here because I want that stability,” Champ [...]

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Published on 01/25/2012 at Wed Jan 25 14:01.   9 Comments
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