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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. Needless to say, I didn’t get to watch the Broncos play in their win over San Francisco 49ers. With a whopping score of 10-6, I am going to guess I didn’t miss too much. The 49ers had four turnovers, two of which were interceptions thrown by quarterbacks Colt McCoy and Scott Tolzien. The Broncos only touchdown came from Shaun Phillips on a nine-yard fumble return. Rookie Montee Ball only rushed for nine yards in five attempts.
“I do feel like it went well. Probably one of my runs I could’ve cut it up earlier, but we’ve all got room to improve. Especially playing running back, getting five carries, you need to get a feel for the game, get lathered up. But more carries will come,” Ball wrote in the Camp journal on the Denver Broncos’ website. “Watching our guys get four turnovers in the game, it got me excited over there on the sideline just because turnovers are huge. They decide the game. Our defense did a great job.”
The Broncos’ next preseason game is on August 17th, against the Seahawks at Qwest Field. My Dad has already started his smack-talking.
In other news, on Sunday the Broncos agreed to a three-year extension with punter Britton Colquitt. According to denverbroncos.com, he said back in May regarding his contract extension that he pinches himself every day while driving into work that he is blessed to do this job. Colquitt’s 42.1 punting average last year ranked him third in the NFL. With that, I think Broncos’ fans can feel blessed that he does do that job. Punter Britton Colquitt
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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...
Mike Klis of the Denver Post reports that the Broncos have reached an agreement with P Britton Colquitt on a three-year extension.
Klis adds that the new money included in Colquitt ‘s extension will make him the highest-paid punter in terms of annual average at $3.9 million per year.
Colquitt’s brother, Dustin, averages $3.75 million.
The two sides were reportedly in discussions...
Denver Broncos defensive coordinator Jack DelRio said besides safety Duke Ihenacho, defensive tackle/end Malik Jackson stood out in the preseason opener vs. 49ers. “I thought Malik Jackson played very well,” Del Rio said, according to Mike
Denver Broncos linebacker Shaun Phillips spent his entire career playing in a 3-4 defense with the San Diego Chargers. As many defensive coaches admit there many similarities with a 4-3, especially with San Diego’s version which is more attacking than read and react. However, linebacker is a tough position to transition from because a player only has to play half the field with...
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...
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...
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.
An undrafted college free agent has made Denver's Week 1 roster in each of the last nine seasons. C.J. Anderson aims to keep that streak going.
The former University of California running back has been the untold story of the Broncos' training camp, toiling as he has behind second-round draft pick Montee Ball, second-year speedster Ronnie Hillman and former first-rounder...
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.
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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...
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).