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When the Denver Broncos released running back Willis McGahee it was over money and his lack of versatility. Knowshon Moreno wasn’t only the cheaper alternative, he was the more versatile type of player that fit the third down back role.
McGahee, who would come out on passing downs and wasn't good at pass protection or catching the football out of the backfield.
According to Mike Florio of Profootballtalk.com, those are traits that Moreno excels at and made it a no-brainer in keeping him over McGahee.
‘Moreno costs $800,000 less in 2013 base salary. Also, Moreno is better suited, both in skills and temperament, to being a third-down back and, more generally, a complement to Montee Ball and Ronnie Hillman. Of course, that doesn’t mean Moreno definitely will have a Week One roster spot. Since he now has four years of service, his $1.7 million base salary becomes essentially guaranteed if he isn’t cut before the regular-season opener against the Ravens.’
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Mike Klis of the Denver Post believes the Broncos will want to give Montee Ball and Ronnie Hillman the majority of the carries this season. He believes Knowshon Moreno is the “ideal” third down back.
The Broncos want Ball and Hillman to get most of the carries this year. Moreno is an ideal “third down” back because of his receiving and pass-protecting abilities.
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Sports Authority Field at Mile High will be unveiling a new video scoreboard during tonight’s Denver Outlaws Major League Lacrosse game, according to the Denver Post.
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