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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Denver Broncos came down hard on their two executives facing drunken driving charges, suspending them without pay and making it clear they must straighten out their lives if they want to work in the NFL again.
Director of player personnel Matt Russell was suspended indefinitely, and director of pro personnel Tom Heckert was suspended for a month.
Team president Joe Ellis said both men expressed remorse. But “this in no way excuses their conduct,” Ellis said.
Russell and Heckert will be provided with confidential treatment, rehabilitation and counseling services and must comply with these programs before they’re allowed to return to work, Ellis said.
While the two “will be punished and held accountable, our first priority is their health and well-being. We must ensure they receive any care they need and support them however possible,” Ellis said.
While some critics were calling for the executives’ ouster, Ellis emphasized, “We’re not inclined to tear down lives...
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The Denver Broncos announced on Monday the punishments the team will impose upon the two executives accused separately of driving under the influence.
Running back Hillman was drafted with the 67th pick in the 3rd round by the Denver Broncos.
In 2012, of Hillman's 107 carries , 30 went for no gain or went for negative yardage.
He was easily stopped due to a lack of power running at the line of scrimmage and a tendency to dance in the backfield.
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On Monday, the Denver Broncos suspended director of player personnel Matt Russell indefinitely without pay and director of pro personnel Tom Heckert for one month without pay for their recent drunken-driving arrests. Statement from Broncos president Joe Ellis: “We have closely
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Matt Russell suspended indefinitely w/out pay, Tom Heckert suspended 1 month w/out pay. Treatment provided as needed http://t.co/3H93t9hBcg.
— Mike Klis (@MikeKlis) July 15, 2013
The Denver Broncos and Pro Bowl left tackle Ryan Clady agreed to a new, long-term contract on Sunday.
Clady’s new five-year, $52.5 million deal could be pushed as high as $57.5 million if Clady reaches two more Pro Bowls, and will pay him $33 million in guaranteed money. That means a whopping 63 percent of the contract is guaranteed and it makes him the third-highest paid left...
According to the Associated Press, Denver Broncos left tackle Ryan Clady is expected to be cleared by August after undergoing surgery to repair a torn labrum this offseason.
He hopes to be cleared by early August and the Broncos are confident he’ll be in the lineup Sept. 5 to face former teammate Elvis Dumervil when the Baltimore Ravens visit Denver to kick off the 2013 season...
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning came to the defense of Johnny Manziel on Monday saying that he hopes Manziel returns to serve as a counselor next year.Manning's comments come a day after reports surfaced that the Texas A&M quarterback and Heisman winner was sent home early due to being hungover from a night full of partying. However, those reports were refuted by...
Fantasy AnxietyToday, the Denver Broncos and left tackle Ryan Clady agreed to terms on a 5-year deal. Other than that, fellow Broncos’ fans, I am afraid I have hit a wall on what to write about. We, as writers, can’t be as lucky as the guys in New England, from Hernandez to Dennard. Which is OK, we will have all our players on the field this season, or at least for training camp...
The NFL deadline for franchised players to sign long-term deals and it’s looked like none of the players are willing to do so, till now. One player, offensive tackle Ryan Clady, is close to signing the latest offer from the Denver Broncos. The two sides weren’t far apart so when the Broncos upped their offer this weekend talks heated up.
A $500,000 a year increase in an offer...
According to ESPN’s John Clayton, the Denver Broncos have increased their offer to left tackle Ryan Clady.
A $500,000 a year increase in an offer by the Denver Broncos could lead to a five-year contract for left tackle Ryan Clady, a source said.
Since last year, the Broncos have been offering Clady a five-year, $50 million contract. By increasing the offer to $52.5 million and...
The Denver Broncos have suspended two executives who are facing
drunken driving charges, according to the Denver Post.
The Broncos have offered left tackle Ryan Clady a five-year, $52.5 million contract extension. SOURCE: John Clayton, ESPNFantasy Spin:The two sides have been working on a deal since Clady was franchise-tagged in March. Previously, the Broncos had offered five years and $50 million so this new deal would pay Clady an additional half million a year.