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Shaun Phillips was expecting a big payday this free agency period. Sure, he deserved it after sacking the quarterback 9.5 times last season. After he sat on the shelves during free agency and didn’t get much attention, Phillips finally caved and signed with the Denver Broncos. ProFootballTalk has his contract numbers. After a great season last year, Phillips will only be earning a base salary of $1 million, not a penny of which is guaranteed. There’s a chance to earn $2 million more in incentives. For those that can’t do math this means the Denver Broncos might only end up spending $3 million on Phillips. There has been talk in the media (read Pete Prisco) that the new CBA has contributed to this offseasons’ cheap contracts. While many veterans believed the new CBA would force teams to spend the money saved on rookies on vested veterans, it has actually done the opposite. Teams have opted to sign inexpensive rookies instead; cheap labor. Phillips now merely serves as an example of what veterans can expect from now on. Dwight Freeney knows this very well. Need NFL Tickets?
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According to Jeff Legwold of the Denver Post, former Colts defensive end Dwight Freeney has changed his salary criteria to a much lower price.
Freeney, who started out in free agency with an $8 million price tag, received no takers. Freeney has felt the brunt of many NFL veterans in 2013 where money isn’t so available after the new CBA signed in 2011.
He has since softened...
The 2013 draft class of the Denver Broncos features only a few players that can help the team immediately and has been viewed as underwhelming by many around the league.They filled most of their needs with only two players assured of having the ability to have a large impact now.Some could surprise given the chance and logic has shown us that initial draft judgements are hard to...
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It’s not very often you get to see Peyton Manning do something outside of his comfort zone, mainly because he does so many things so well. Well that’s about to change. According to a story via Maggie Hendricks of Yahoo Sports, the Denver Broncos quarterback was in Indianapolis recently for the Celebration of Caring Gala for the Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital. While there...
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning spent part of last weekend in his old stomping grounds by singing a riveting rendition of Johnny Cash's "Folson Prison Blues."Manning electrified the Indianapolis crowd by teaming up with country music star Luke Bryan for a fundraiser for a local hospital. I guess you could say it was a huge success.As you can see, Manning...
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning took some time to get on stage with country singer Luke Bryan so sing a Johnny Cash song titles ”Folsom Prison Blues.”
I know can’t sing, but Peyton is really bad. I have to give him some credit for trying though.
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2013 NFL Draft Grades – AFC West Denver Broncos - C I’m not too happy with the Broncos draft. They seemed to go more with the best player available approach with more of a need towards the 2014 season. Teams are starting to be more geared towards a defensive line by committee and Sylvester Williams [...]
Ever wanted to see Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning sing a Johnny Cash song?
Well, thanks to country singer Luke Bryan, Peyton decided to belt out "Folsom County Blues" during a charity gala for the Peyton Manning Children's Hospital.
To be fair to Peyton, he's got a pretty good voice...
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