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Training camp is over, but practices continue at Dove Valley, with several Broncos veterans returning to the practice field on Monday. Center Tom Nalen, who sat out most of training camp with knee pain, finally returned to practice. After undergoing knee surgery in June, Nalen started training camp before sidelined with pain in his bursa [...]

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Published on 08/18/2008 at Mon Aug 18 17:00.   5 Comments
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Tom Nalen. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) We’ve seen the departure of Jason Elam and the retirement of Matt Lepsis and Rod Smith this off-season. And with those three departed, we were left with only one player from our last Super Bowl roster, Tom Nalen. That’s right, of our 1998 Super Bowl team only Tom Nalen remains. [...]

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Published on 08/06/2008 at Wed Aug 06 08:27.   4 Comments
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Bailey and Dumervil. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) It seems some of the Denver Broncos players who have been nursing injuries appreciated Sunday’s respite from the daily grind. Strong side linebacker Boss Bailey returned to the practice field Monday morning after missing Friday’s and Saturday’s practices with an inflamed knee, and rookie FB Peyton Hillis also returned [...]

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Published on 08/04/2008 at Mon Aug 04 12:25.   1 Comment
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Casey Wiegmann is ready to continue his 111-game starting streak if Tom Nalen can’t go.  [Denver Post] Tomorrow’s the day… Gary Zimmerman becomes the 2nd Bronco to be inducted into the Hall of Fame.  [DPO] Marlon McCree learned to respect Jay Cutler‘s arm from his days as a Charger.  [CBS4] Rookie LB Spencer Larsen was [...]

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Published on 08/01/2008 at Fri Aug 01 11:15.   18 Comments
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Veteran center Tom Nalen will undergo an MRI on his left knee this afternoon, the Rocky Mountain News reports. The Broncos are calling it a precautionary measure as Nalen is still feeling pain in his bursa sac, the area just below the kneecap. Nalen underwent knee surgery in early June, a procedure that was only [...]

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Published on 07/31/2008 at Thu Jul 31 13:11.   5 Comments
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Rod Smith… John Lynch…. a season ago, Al Wilson and Jake Plummer.  All 4 team captains from 2006.  Who takes over the leadership role? Brandon Marshall can’t escape a feeling of impending doom.  [DPO] TE Tony Scheffler‘s nagging injuries are the team’s inside joke.  [Rocky Mountain News] More buzz about rookie WR Eddie Royal.  [DPO] [...]

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Published on 07/31/2008 at Thu Jul 31 10:03.   20 Comments
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The Denver Broncos kicked off the traditional work week in the middle of their own, holding a total of four training camp practices on Monday and Tuesday. The offense is beginning to come along, with a few surprises, while the defense (particularly the defensive line) continues to sort itself out. The talk of Denver Broncos [...]

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Published on 07/29/2008 at Tue Jul 29 17:00.   No Comments
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Veteran C Tom Nalen sat out Tuesday’s morning session with what is said to be a scheduled rest.  Recall that Nalen had knee surgery this June and was placed on Injured Reserve last year after suffering a torn biceps.  It seems that, much like the case with Dewayne Robertson, the Broncos are taking it slow [...]

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Published on 07/29/2008 at Tue Jul 29 09:59.   3 Comments
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As we continue our daily coverage of Training Camp 2008, I wanted to mention a few things that I’m personally looking for this year as we prepare for the season. 1. Niko – Is he for real? I have no doubts about D.J. Williams at WILL or Boss Bailey at SAM. My concern is for [...]

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Published on 07/29/2008 at Tue Jul 29 08:57.   9 Comments
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Denver Broncos center Tom Nalen will undergo arthroscopic knee surgery today to repair torn cartilage in his left knee, the Denver Post reports. The team reports that the surgery will keep Nalen out of action for 2-3 weeks, leaving the possibility for his return during the July 5-7 mini camp and definitely by training camp [...]

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Published on 06/06/2008 at Fri Jun 06 13:52.   3 Comments
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