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The Broncos have made a flurry of moves in free agency, but they are not done yet.
Denver is close to the $123 million 2013 salary cap limit, but plan to create more space through the Elvis Dumervil situation and there are a host of other candidates to be released. For now, the team’s top priority is working out something with Dumervil.
But the team may not be done signing free agents just yet. According to CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora, the team consider Connor Barwin, Dwight Freeney and Richard Seymour as potential replacements for Dumervil and may still add more depth to the secondary.
That depth in the secondary could come via veteran Nnamdi Asomugha, who has reportedly drawn interest from Denver. If the team is looking for a safety rather than a cornerbak, the draft may be their best option. A safety who figured to compete for a starting gig this summer is Quinton Carter, but he was recently arrested in Vegas and could face up to six years in prison on charges of cheating in a casino craps game.
The draft also appears to be where the team is planning to acquire a running back. On Thursday, Steven Jackson landed with the Atlanta Falcons, eliminating the chances of Denver landing a big-name back through free agency.
Eddie Lacy and Montee Ball are both younger and cheaper, anyway.
BEST OF MAXIM
Will Dumevil be wearing orange and blue in 2013? (AP Photo/Barry Gutierrez)
In a matter of hours, we will know whether Elvis Dumervil will be a former member of the Denver Broncos, or a Denver Bronco for the foreseeable future.
Before 1:59 p.m. MT Friday, Dumervil will either be cut or have taken a paycut. There is no third option; the team will not pay him the $12 million salary...
According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Denver Broncos’ linebacker Elvis Dumervil is now willing to take a pay cut.
Source: Elvis Dumervil is now willing to take a pay cut. His side has exchanged a proposal with the Broncos, hasn’t heard back since 4
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 12, 2013
At one point it looked like Elvis was about to leave the building, but now there’s...
Elvis Dumervil‘s agent, Marty Magid, has informed Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald that his client is interested in signing with the Miami Dolphins.
Dumervil is a Miami native and has reportedly already been in contact with multiple teams following his surprising release from the Broncos.
Jackson mentions that the Dolphins have yet to reach out Dumervil’s agent and admits...
The Denver Broncos ended up cutting Elvis Dumervil even after he agreed to take a pay cut from $12 million to $8 million for the coming season.
What? Yeah, the whole thing is a bit of a mess or as Newkirk on Hogan's Heroes would say, "Well this is a sticky wicket!" Translated into American lingo that means cluster****.
Finding out the truth on this deal...
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UPDATED 3/16 1:20 PM EST:
We have been doing our best to keep everyone up-to-date on what is going on with the Elvis Dumervil and a twitter hash tag that I cannot include here.
Here is what we have gathered.
The Denver Broncos had until 4:00 PM EST today to either release Dumervil or guarantee him $13 million for the 2013 season. What Dumervil’s agent...
Something happened on Friday that was unexpected, undeserved, and downright strange. Elvis Dumervil was cut by the Denver Broncos after a fax fiasco left both sides scratching their heads as to what really happened. The bottom line is this: one of the best defensive players in the league is now a free agent. Oh and one more thing: he still gets a nice chunk of change from the Broncos...
ELVIS HAS LEFT THE BUILDING
The Broncos and Elvis Dumervil had agreed to a $4M paycut, but the paperwork never made it to the NFL offices before the deadline passed, making Dumervil a free agent.
(Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
With Elvis Dumervil and the Broncos currently in a contract dispute, we figured the team would lean on Jason Hunter in 2013 if Dumervil left.
Uh, about that.
Turns out that Hunter, a free agent, has signed with the divisional rival Oakland Raiders. Had he stayed in Denver, Hunter likely would have been a rotational rusher this season.
If the Denver Broncos retain defensive lineman Elvis
Dumervil into the 2013 season, he’s set to earn $12 million this year. The
Broncos think his deal is “out of wack,” and John Elway told reporters,
including Mark Kiszla of The Denver Post, that they’re hoping to get him to
take a pay cut in order to remain with the team.
"It's not all about dollars. But when...
Ok, this is a bit convoluted…but bear with me. I’ll try to stick to the fax. (Sorry, I couldn’t resist.) Headed for an impasse with their star defensive end, the Denver Broncos strike a last-minute agreement to restructure Elvis Dumervil’s … Continue reading →The post It’s Doomerville for Elvis and the Broncos appeared first on Pigskin 'N Pearls.
Facing a 4 p.m. ET deadline, Elvis Dumervil decided taking a salary reduction and remaining a Denver Bronco was the best option, except his agent didn't send in his signed contract on time and was released by