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(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Pro Football Writer Derek Wolfe is a blur.
Whether it's making up for a lost offseason or slipping past offensive linemen, the Denver Broncos' top draft choice is giving opposing coordinators and quarterbacks more to worry about in 2012 than just Pro Bowl pass-rushers Elvis Dumervil and Von Miller.
The Broncos drafted Wolfe in the second round (36th overall) out of the University of Cincinnati. But an NCAA rule kept him from joining them until his class had graduated. So, he showed up at training camp with some catching up to do.
He quickly made up for lost time, whether it was playing inside at tackle or outside on the edge. When left defensive end Jason Hunter went down with a torn right triceps earlier this month, Wolfe moved into the starting lineup.
''Oh, he's the Man,'' said Miller, the reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year.
On second thought, make that the ''Wolfe-man.''...
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It what may come as a bit of shocking news to not only Broncos fans, but NFL fans themselves, the Broncos reportedly have interest in Maurice Jones-Drew, Jacksonville's star running back who is holding for a better contract.
The Broncos have called the Jaguars, and have indeed inquired about the league's leading rusher from 2011. Jones-Drew is open to a trade, and...
Let’s review D.J. Williams‘ life since early March:
March 9: D.J. is suspended for six games after violating the league’s Substance Abuse Policy.
June 8: D.J. tweeted an image of a play from Denver’s playbook, causing a stir among fans and the media.
June 21: D.J.’s lawsuit against the league was dismissed.
July 12: Reports emerge that D.J. tried to cheat NFL urine tests...
Direct TV’s fairy commercials to support their NFL Sunday Ticket are a bit ironic. Football..fairies…players…tights…anyway, this reel signals the return of Peyton Manning.
As we will soon be reminded when he’s in motion, his brand shows up more than just on the field.
Denver Broncos 3rd-round pick Ronnie Hillman has reportedly been working closely with Peyton Manning.
Manning has specifically been working on Hillman’s route running, a sign that he will play an integral role in the Broncos passing game, likely as a 3rd down target.
Hillman was one of the fastest players in this year’s draft class and definitely one of the most dangerous threats...
Of all the positions on the field, perhaps none has been more vexing for Broncos fans in recent years than the defensive line.Aside from mainstay and two-time Pro Bowl end Elvis Dumervil, the unit has been in nearly constant flux with yearly scheme changes and a revolving door of players.Over the last five years, a span that included three head coaches (Fox, McDaniels and Shanahan...
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It feels like the Denver Broncos roster at many positions is crowded. I’m not sure if that’s a good thing or a bad thing, because it either means we’re a very deep team or it means we’re a very average team. I hope its the former! [Denver Post]
Everything you want to know about this weekends match-up with the San Francisco 49ers is here, along with...
The Denver Broncos' beleaguered defense got a boost Monday with the return of safety Quinton Carter, cornerback Tracy Porter and rookie linebacker Danny Trevathan.
Trevathan (ankle) had been out since Aug. 9, Porter (illness) since Aug. 14 and Carter since July 27, when he popped his right hamstring, which led doctors to discover he needed arthroscopic surgery on his left knee...
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Maurice Jones-Drew would make an excellent addition to the Denver Broncos already crowded backfield. Rumor has it John Elway is interested. [BroncoTalk]
With the departure of Brian Dawkins, Champ Bailey is once again the leader on the back end of the defense. I think he may have never stopped being a leader, but what do I know. [Denver Post]
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The Denver Broncos are feeling a bit chippy about their performance against the run, so its a good thing another strong rushing attack is on the docket this weekend. [DenverBroncos.com]
When was the last time the Broncos were in the top 6 from odds makers to win the Super Bowl? I’m betting it was somewhere around 2006… [First & Orange]
Derek Wolfe and...
According to several reports, Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is having a difficult time throwing to his right. ESPN's John Clayton and Scouts Inc. analyst Matt Williamson said while Manning was his usual self throwing to his left, he had issues throwing to the opposite side, according to ESPN AFC West blogger Bill Williamson.Fantasy Spin:It's difficult to believe Manning...
According to Bill Williamson of ESPN.com, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has had problems throwing the ball to his right side.
“It appears that one of the biggest challenges for Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning as he comes back from a serious neck injury is throwing to his right.
“ESPN guru John Clayton pointed it out to me this summer. While he thought...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Four Denver Broncos quarterbacks and their position coach were scouting the Seattle Seahawks' defense when Peyton Manning suddenly paused the video.
Brock Osweiler was paying attention and taking notes. The rookie from Arizona State just didnt expect the storied veteran to put him on the spot.
Manning asked Osweiler to identify the Mike, which is the term...