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With the addition of quarterback Peyton Manning to the Denver Broncos, Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Brandon Flowers has made it clear that they’re not worried about facing off against Manning twice a year in the AFC West.
“We’ve got the mindset we’re going to win the AFC West,” Flowers said. “Peyton Manning, he’s a quarterback that everyone wants to have. He’s not going to turn the ball over, he’s not going to make critical mistakes.
“But I’m going out there saying if my man can’t get open, he won’t have no one to throw the ball to. So as long as I do my part, we’re not too worried about Peyton Manning.”
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Broncos’ rookie cornerback Omar Bolden has to love the situation he is in. Denver’s fourth round draft selection, Bolden, will be competing for a starting gig in Denver this summer and has been learning the tricks of the trades from one of the best in the game — Champ Bailey.
Had the opportunity to learn a few things from Champ today just by speaking with him on the field...
Yesterday, we mentioned that the Denver Broncos have yet to sign any of the seven members of their 2012 draft class. Today, the Denver Post tells us that that will soon change.
The Broncos are “near deals” with top picks Derek Wolfe and Brock Osweiler, which will be within $15,000 of the contracts signed by players drafted in their respective slots a year ago. According...
Denver Broncos defensive linemen receive instruction from coach Wayne Nunnely during training camp in 2010. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
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 –...
John Elway says he had to ''sacrifice the short term for the long term'' when he used a second-round pick on Arizona State quarterback Brock Osweiler rather than drafting a player who could help Peyton Manning right away.
The boss of the Denver Broncos was joined by coach John Fox in an hour-long conference call with 6,000 season ticket holders Tuesday.
The Denver Broncos acquired a future Hall of Fame quarterback during free agency, adding Peyton Manning to the roster. The Broncos also believe they added their quarterback of the future in last month’s NFL Draft, QB Brock Osweiler. Speaking to over 6,000 season ticket holders on Tuesday, John Elway explained the reason for the selection of Osweiler, saying that the signal caller...
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 coverage supporting their corporeality?...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Knowing your team's history is almost as important as knowing the present, at least according to Kansas City Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli.
Pioli and several other Chiefs executives were on hand at Kansas City's historic Union Station on Tuesday to unveil several community initiatives planned for this fall as the Chiefs celebrate their 50th anniversary...
Offensive tackle Jeff Allen (second round) and defensive back De'Quan Menzie (fifth) signed with the Chiefs. Terms were not disclosed. Allen played in 49 games for Illinois, seeing time at both tackle positions, and finished his career with 47 consecutive starts. Menzie played in 33 career games for Alabama, registering 68 tackles (47 solo), 3.0 tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks...
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Nunnely Retires | DenverBroncos.com
Defensive Line Coach Wayne Nunnely, after 36 years coaching football, is retiring.
Broncos’ Wayne Nunnely, longtime assistant coach, retires from NFL | Denver Post
Wayne Nunnely was at a point in life where he had to choose. Job or family? Nunnely...
The Kansas City Chiefs got their first look at their rookie draft pool this past weekend. And although many eyes are centered on KC’s first round selection Dontari Poe, and the rest of the Chiefs marquee rookies, this weekend was about finding a diamond in the rough more than evaluating draft picks.
Wayne Nunnely, one of the premiere defensive line coaches in the NFL, is retiring after 17 seasons, the last three with the Denver Broncos.
Jay Rodgers was promoted from defensive assistant to replace Nunnely, who coached for 36 years.
The 60-year-old Nunnely also coached defensive linemen with the San Diego Chargers (1997-2008) and the New Orleans Saints (1995-96) after 18 years...
NFL Soup makes a great point: no one knows more about emerging from Peyton's shadow that little brother and two-time champ Eli Manning.
First love and history aside, Andrew Luck’s best bet to successfully follow the Peyton-era is to take a few pointers from Eli Manning. No one knows the cool shadow that Peyton casts better than Eli. No one has endured the comparisons more...