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Free Agency has been a whirlwind of information and status updates for the past 4 days. In order to regain some sanity and to start recovering from Free Agent burnout, lets discuss contracts for our own players that we should extend. Spotrac has an up to the minute list of current Denver Broncos player contracts, [...]

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Published on 03/15/2013 at Fri Mar 15 08:32.   11 Comments
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On Wednesday, the Denver Broncos signed free agent linebacker Stewart Bradley to a one-year deal, team executive John Elway announced via Twitter. Bradley is expected to compete with Nate Irving and Steven Johnson to win the starting middle linebacker gig in Denver’s 4-3 defense.  A misfit in the Arizona Cardinals 3-4 defense, Bradley hasn’t started [...]

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Published on 03/13/2013 at Wed Mar 13 14:49.   1 Comment
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Every since the Denver Broncos‘ defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio signed his name in ink to take his place amongst John Fox’s staff in Denver it was assumed that linebacker would be the strongest position on the defensive side of the ball. A quick glimpse at last season solidifies that thinking, the fact that a player [...]

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Published on 03/06/2013 at Wed Mar 06 10:00.   5 Comments
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The NFL has just announced that they will be suspending Denver Broncos middle linebacker Joe Mays for one game due to a hit he delivered Sunday to Houston Texans‘ quarterback Matt Schaub. The hit left Schaub missing a portion of his earlobe. Mays has apologized to Schaub twice and Schaub accepted, but apologies and accepted apologies are [...]

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Published on 09/25/2012 at Tue Sep 25 13:22.   16 Comments
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The Denver Broncos really did all they could to shore up the depth at the linebacker position. The problem remains to be the long term options at middle linebacker, where top end players are at a premium and the gap between those few players and the rest is fairly noticeable. We fans just need to [...]

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Published on 09/04/2012 at Tue Sep 04 10:00.   4 Comments
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In addition to safety Jim Leonhard going from jersey No. 45 to No. 36, four other players have also changed their respective numbers. Per the team — RB Ronnie Hillman — No. 21 (Formerly No. 34) DB Duke Ihenacho — No. 33 (No. 39) LB Steven Johnson — No. 53 (No. 41) OL C.J. Davis [...]

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Published on 09/03/2012 at Mon Sep 03 08:04.   3 Comments
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This offseason, we’re going to do a Speak Up series looking at each position (o-line, d-line, etc).  Today, we’re looking at the linebackers. We want to know who you think should be the three main linebackers in the Denver Broncos‘ 4-3 defense this season.  Who should play base, who should play nickel? Returning:  MLB Joe [...]

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Published on 06/28/2012 at Thu Jun 28 10:00.   27 Comments
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On Wednesday, the Denver Broncos traded cornerback Cassius Vaughn to the Indianapolis Colts in exchange for fullback Chris Gronkowski. According to Mike Klis, it was the first trade executed by Matt Russell, the team’s new Director of Player Personnel. That presumably means that Russell has essentially taken over duties which were held by former General Manager [...]

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Published on 05/26/2012 at Sat May 26 09:30.   20 Comments
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Are you devastated by the fact Denver Broncos rookie mini-camp is over? Has the lack of practice photography left an insurmountable hole in your heart you’re afraid may utterly consume you before training camp begins in late July? Have you convinced yourself Broncos rookies simply cease to exist because there aren’t 20 minutes of media [...]

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Published on 05/16/2012 at Wed May 16 13:30.   No Comments
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Steven Johnson Pos: Outside Linebacker School: Kansas Class: Senior Ht: 6’0″ Wt: 239 lbs. 40-time: 4.78 Bench: 16 Steven Johnson is all about production. A tackling machine for the Kansas Jayhawks, Johnson led the Big 12 with 124 tackles in 2012 while serving as team captain as a second-year starter at weakside linebacker. He’s a [...]

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Published on 05/04/2012 at Fri May 04 14:39.   1 Comment
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