Found August 12, 2013 on
Pro Sports Daily:
Take that big brother. The Broncos have agreed to terms on a new four-year $13 million contract with punter Britton Colquitt.
He can make another $1.2 million in incentives. The deal will be signed Monday morning when Colquitt reports to the Broncos' training camp practice.
Colquitt was scheduled to draw a $1.323 million salary as a restricted free agent this year. The three-year $11.7 million extension comes to an annual average of $3.9 million that makes him the NFL's highest paid punter. The previous most-compensated punter was his older brother Dustin Colquitt who in March received a five-year $18.75 million extension — $3.75 million a year — from the Kansas City Chiefs.
"I don't really understand how all that works but Paul (Sheehy) my agent was saying something about that" Colquitt said.
So Britton won't be calling older brother to rub it in?
"No" Colquitt said laughing. "I definitely feel like he's deserving of all that he'...
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
Silly me. On Thursday, I sat around all day waiting for the game to start. I checked my T.V. listing, not on local cable. So then I press the “Watch the game online” button on the denverbroncos.com homepage. *Facepalm*. Completely spaced that the NFL Network channel has exclusive preseason rights to air the games. Only $19.99 for the season, only about $6 in my bank account....
The Denver Broncos and punter Britton Colquitt on Sunday agreed on a three-year contract extension through 2016.
Colquitt is the franchise leader in career gross (46.1 yards) and net (39.5) punting average. In 48 regular season games, he's had 79 punts inside the 20 with just 18 touchbacks. In three playoff games, he has placed five of 16 punts inside the 20 with no touchbacks...
It has been a hectic week. That being said, I have had a couple stories slip through the cracks on me. Though with not much happening in Denver, they are pretty easy to find.
On Saturday, left tackle Ryan Clady joined the team for full-time drills. This was the first snap Clady has taken since January, after under going shoulder surgery after last season. The Denver Broncos are hoping...
According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Denver Broncos have redone guard Chris Kuper’s contract.
Broncos & G Chris Kuper redo his deal: Final 2 years unchanged. This year, can make $1.1M to $2.8M depending on play time. $1.05M guaranteed
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 13, 2013
Need NFL Tickets?
The post Broncos redo Chris...
Denver Broncos tight end Jacob Tamme returned to the practice field on Monday. Tamme has been sporadically practicing due to a quadriceps injury, while starting tight end Joel Dreessen is out for the rest of training camp after having arthroscopic surgery on his left knee.
Denver Broncos Executive VP of football operations John Elway announced Sunday that they have signed punter Britton Colquitt to a three-year deal. The new deal is worth $11.7 million, Ian Rapoport reported via Twitter.
The Denver Broncos finished the 2012 season with a 13-3 record before losing to the Baltimore Ravens in the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs.
The Broncos had a very busy offseason, brining in Pro Bowl receiver Wes Welker, guard Louis Vasquez, defensive tackle Terrence Knighton, cornerbacks Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and Quentin Jammer, and pass rusher Shaun Phillips.
Photo from DenverBroncos.com
The Denver Broncos’ left tackle Ryan Clady has returned to the practice field Saturday morning according to ESPN.com.
Clady has been rehabbing from surgery he had performed on his shoulder in the offseason. He was the only player that was franchised tagged to receive a long-term deal. Clady signed a five year, $52.5 million deal right before camp opened...
Russian boxer Ruslan Provodnikov had a handshake and a friendly pat on the head for his American opponent. Mike Alvarado presented his challenger a bright orange Denver Broncos jersey bearing the name of his hometown team's quarterback, Peyton Manning.
Provodnikov and Alvarado appeared together at a news conference at Elway's restaurant previewing their WBO junior welterweight...
One of two suspended Denver Broncos executives can return to work this week after serving a monthlong punishment.
Tom Heckert, the team's director of pro personnel, will be allowed back at team headquarters Thursday. Director of player personnel Matt Russell is serving an indefinite suspension.
John Elway's top two advisers, Heckert and Russell were arrested and jailed...
One theme concerns Tom Brady and the offense, and what will Brady do without Hernandez (in jail),TE Rob Gronkowski (surgery, and may be on regular season PUP), and WR Wes Welker (a member of the Denver Broncos).