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A year ago, running back Willis McGahee was coming off three straight injury filled seasons with the Ravens, averaging just 531.6 yards a season, and he failed to generate much interest on the open market as a result.
Lucky for him, the Broncos had a definite need for a power runner, and stepped in to give McGahee a reasonable four year deal worth an estimated $9.5 million. McGahee responded with his best season in a long while, rushing for 1,199 yards and four touchdowns while earning a trip to the Pro Bowl.
Fast forward to this off-season.
McGahee, 31, recently fired his agent, Drew Rosenhaus, and has since begun to make more than a little noise in Denver, stumping for a new contract that will pay him as the top running back on the league’s best rushing team.
So far, the Broncos have refused to even consider the request, standing pat on the agreement they reached with McGahee last year and pushing back by saying they were one of the only teams willing to take McGahee in on a m...
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Looks like this Tim Tebow-Taylor Swift chatter isn’t going to go away quickly. With gossip swirling that the two are dating, Us Weekly informs us that Swift has a “puppy dog crush” on the Broncos quarterback.
“Yes, she has a crush on him,” a source told the magazine . “She is a massive fan, but I don’t think he sees her that way.”
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On Sunday evening, PFT‘s Josh Alper noted that Denver Broncos‘ running back Willis McGahee asked — and was denied — a pay-raise from Denver’s front office.
The PFT report was based off of Mike Klis’ original Denver Post report which stated McGahee fired his agent, Drew Rosenhaus, for unsuccessfully trying to re-negotiate McGahee’s contract with the Broncos. Sunday...
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Confirming an earlier report, the Denver Broncos placed their franchise tag on kicker Matt Prater today, extending the would-be free agent’s contract through 2012.
“He is a very talented kicker and an important part of our team,” Executive Vice President of Football Operations John Elway said in a statement...
The Broncos had until Monday to reach a new contract with kicker Matt Prater, or slap him with a franchise tag. According to ESPN‘s Adam Schefter, the tag will come today.
The tag is a one-year deal worth $2.6 million and prevents Prater from being able to sign elsewhere in free agency while freeing the Broncos from a big money, long-term deal. Prater is now likely to receive...
Last season, Broncos running back Willis McGahee rushed for 1,199 yards, spearheading the league’s No. 1-ranked rushing attack and earning his second Pro Bowl selection.
McGahee did it all on a $3 million salary, which he feels doesn’t appropriately reflect his production.
After trying — and failing — to renegotiate the four-year, $9.5 million deal he signed last year, he’s...
The Denver Broncos have placed the franchise tag on Matt Prater, giving them the right to match any offer other teams might present to the kicker with one of the most powerful legs in NFL history.
Prater came up clutch for the Broncos down the stretch last season with four game-winning field goals. He had three straight weeks in which he kicked the winner on the game's final...
According to Mike Klis of the Denver Post, Broncos running back Willis McGahee is unhappy about his contract and has decided to fire his agent Drew Rosenhaus.
The Broncos recently told Rosenhaus that they’re not open to renegotiating McGahee’s contract since he’s only entering the second season of a four-year $9.5 million deal.
McGahee made a total of $3 million in 2011. ...
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The Denver Broncos will use their franchise tag on kicker Matt Prater, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported on Monday, citing a league source.
Prater, 27, was responsible for four game-winning field goals on the last play of regulation to propel the Broncos to the AFC West title.
All told, Prater connected on 19 of 25 of his field-goal attempts and converted all 30 extra-point opportunities...
This is the latest post in Kurt’s continuing series to identify the NFL’s Ultimate Franchise Player of All-Time. For an explanation of his methodology for choosing each franchise’s ultimate franchise player, and then how you and he will choose the NFL’s Ultimate Franchise Player from that list, click here.
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