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The Denver Broncos finished forming their practice squad on Monday by signing rookie center Quintin Saulsberry (6-3, 305 lbs.), who went to camp with the Vikings this summer.  Undrafted out of Mississippi State, Saulsberry is expected to earn $96,900 if he stays with the team for the entirety of the season. Saulsberry completes a practice [...]

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Published on 09/03/2012 at Mon Sep 03 09:22.   1 Comment
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The Road to 53 is never an easy one for coaches and team executives, but maybe John Elway and John Fox can sleep a little easier knowing a handful of the players they cut have landed elsewhere in the NFL. Safety Rafael Bush has landed on the 53-man roster of the New Orleans Saints, while [...]

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Published on 09/02/2012 at Sun Sep 02 22:29.   8 Comments
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The Denver Broncos release/waived 19 players today as the team moved to cut the roster down to the mandated 53-man level. New blog post: Broncos Set 53-Man Roster blog.denverbroncos.com/denverbroncos/… — Denver Broncos (@Denver_Broncos) September 1, 2012 Most of the cuts made sense for those of us who watched the preseason and even though I knew [...]

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Published on 08/31/2012 at Fri Aug 31 19:22.   14 Comments
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A collection of notes and nuggets from the Denver Broncos’ last-second 16-13 win over the Arizona Cardinals in the team’s Week Four 2012 preseason finale. Caleb Hanie. Where to begin? We were given the opportunity to critique Hanie for an entire half. The CSU product finished 7/13 for 75 yards, no touchdowns and no interceptions, but he [...]

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Published on 08/31/2012 at Fri Aug 31 09:00.   10 Comments
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It is the making of nightmares. Fouler than any stench, darker than the deepest abyss. Preseason overtime. The Denver Broncos and Arizona Cardinals stood on the precipice of such despair with less than 15 seconds left in the fourth quarter of their 2012 Week Four preseason game. The hard-fought score — the production of roster bubble players [...]

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Published on 08/31/2012 at Fri Aug 31 01:12.   2 Comments
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The Broncos‘ offensive line took a tough blow on Tuesday, when veteran guard Chris Kuper suffered a left forearm fracture during practice.  Per the team, Kuper will miss up to six weeks due to the injury. Right guard Chris Kuper suffered a left forearm fracture during this morning’s practice. He is expected to fully recover within [...]

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Published on 08/14/2012 at Tue Aug 14 19:29.   6 Comments
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We’re reading increased reports of big Orlando Franklin‘s possible shift from right tackle to a position in the interior of the offensive line, with right guard (somewhat surprisingly) being the most-discussed destination. The idea: move Franklin to right guard, then shift Chris Kuper over to left guard, replacing Zane Beadles. The move would put the [...]

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Published on 08/12/2012 at Sun Aug 12 09:40.   5 Comments
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The Denver Broncos‘ first depth chart of 2012 has been released. It’s more or less as expected based on our observations from camp, but here are a few items of note. BROCK AT #3 QB I wrote not an hour ago that I expected the backup quarterback order to be Caleb Hanie, Brock Osweiler, then [...]

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Published on 08/06/2012 at Mon Aug 06 11:26.   9 Comments
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The Friday before the Denver Broncos‘ Saturday scrimmage saw the team meet for its eighth training camp workout, a scorching hot affair that benefited from a merciful blanket of clouds halfway through. In a way, that weather pattern mirrored the Broncos defense: they were scorching hot at first before succumbing to Peyton Manning‘s offense later [...]

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Published on 08/03/2012 at Fri Aug 03 18:02.   13 Comments
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“This is a little different,” Ring of Famer Karl Mecklenburg, a special guest of the Denver Broncos, said after practice today. “The idea that they got a day off coming up, and these one-a-days instead of two-a-days. It was nothing like that when I was playing.” Indeed, Sunday was the fourth day of the Broncos’ [...]

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Published on 07/29/2012 at Sun Jul 29 19:22.   10 Comments
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