Found March 09, 2013 on BroncoTalk:
(Jared Wickerham/Getty Images) Teams are allowed to begin talking with free agents today through Tuesday, with all signings allowed to begin on the 12th.  The Denver Broncos are reportedly looking at a pair of defensive ends. The Broncos want Elvis Dumervil to take a pay cut (he will be a $13.6 million cap hit in 2013), and if the two sides are unable to come to an agreement, the team is reportedly ready to move on from the sixth-year Pro Bowl defensive end.  Two possible replacements for Dumervil appear to be Dwight Freeney and Osi Umenyiora, who are both hitting the open market. Titans beat writer @terrymc13 reports that the #Broncos have interest in Dwight Freeney and may also have Osi Umenyiora “on their radar.” — Jon Heath (@JHeath_DEN) March 9, 2013 Freeney (6′-1″, 268 lbs.), quarterback Peyton Manning‘s former teammate, is 33 and coming off a 5-sack season.  Umenyiora (6′-3″, 255 lbs.) is 31 and coming off a 6-sack season.  Both players are older, less productive options than Dumervil (5′-11″, 260 lbs.), who recorded 11 sacks last season, but the thinking is that both would come at a cheaper price tag than the $12 million salary Dumervil is owed this season. Two years ago, John Elway, Denver’s v.p. of football operations, offered a second round pick to the Giants in exchange for Umenyiora, but New York turned Denver down, seeking a first round pick.  With Osi now a free agent, the Broncos appear to be interested in his services once again.

Osi: I will be Def. Player of Year

Osi Umenyiora is a free agent, and the defensive lineman is making big promises about what he will achieve next season once he signs.

Osi Umenyiora claims that he will be Defensive Player of the Year in 2013

Osi Umenyiora likes to talk. In doing so, he made quite a name for himself as a two-time Super Bowl champion with the New York Giants. Now that it looks like his time with them is up, he’s ready to make a prediction in regards to his 2013-14 accolades. Please click here to read this story. The post Osi Umenyiora claims that he will be Defensive Player of the Year in 2013 appeared...

Indianapolis Colts: Looking ahead to free-agency, part 2

Who will the Colts surround Chuck Pagano and Andrew Luck with in free agency?   With the start of free agency looming on March 12, and with all teams deciding on whether or not to use their franchise tag, it’s time to take a look at who the Indianapolis Colts could potentially target to sign. To start with, the Colts are sitting pretty with the salary cap – an estimated $43...

Osi Umenyiora says he’s going to be the defensive player of the year in 2013

New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora was a guest on Total Access on the NFL Network.  He said that he doesn’t have to sign with a winning team in free agency.  His goal heading into next season is to win the defensive player of the year award. “It wouldn’t have to be a playoff team,” Umenyiora said, per” “It could be anybody pretty much anybody who would...

Osi Umenyiora Says He’ll Be Defensive Player Of The Year In 2013

Former New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora has waited a long time to be a free agent.   He waited so long and is so excited, that he’s just saying anything out his mouth. Umenyiora was on NFL Network a few hours ago, and was asked about his future and what his plans were.  Umenyiora made it clear his next team would be playoff caliber, maybe a player or two away from...

Osi Umenyiora: I’ll be Defensive Player of the Year in 2013

Former New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora has waited a very long time to finally be a free agent. After numerous contract disputes with Giants, the two have officially parted ways with no intent on reaching an agreement to reunite. So with free agency ahead of him and his choice of where to play [...]

Titans Rumors: Tennessee chasing Dwight Freeney

The three veteran pass rushers Usi Umenyiora, Dwight Freeney and John Abraham are all garnering interest from several parties.  One unheralded contender could be the Tennessee Titans according to TitanInsider: The Titans have a number of players at need positions on their radar as the free agency period nears.  Defensive end is one position where the Titans have at least discussed...

Broncos might be trying to trade Elvis Dumervil

According to the Denver Post, Elvis Dumervil’s agent Marty Magid sent a restructuring proposal to the Denver Broncos on Friday and hasn’t heard from them since. “Elvis has been working out, he’s healthy, he feels great,” Magid said. “He wants to stay with the Broncos. Right now, we’re waiting to hear back from them.” There’s the chance the Broncos haven’t gotten...

NFL Rumors: Denver Broncos to ask DE Elvis Dumervil to take pay cut

In a move to free up some salary cap space, the Denver Broncos have reportedly asked defensive end Elvis Dumervil to either restructure his contract or take a pay cut next season. Dumervil is currently playing under a six-year, $61 million dollar deal he inked in 2010 and would cost $12 million against the team’s salary cap for 2013. The Denver Post is reporting this evening that...

Report: Broncos forced to cut DE

A person familiar with the situation says the Denver Broncos were forced to cut defensive lineman Elvis Dumervil after a delay in getting paperwork completed on a new contract that both parties had agreed to. The person who spoke to The Associated Press on Friday did not want to be identified because the negotiations were not public. The Broncos, who wanted Dumervil to take a pay...

The End of Doom and Gloom?

Elvis Dumervil is one half, not the better half, mind you, of ‘Doom and Gloom’, the Denver Broncos made up of Dumervil and All Pro Von Miller. Considering the Broncos demands this week, the band may be breaking up. Dumervil signed a hefty 6 year, 61.5 million dollar contract in 2010 with the Josh McDaniels regime, just before John Elway joined the Denver front office. A bit of...
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