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While the rest of the NFL announced roster cuts Saturday the Denver Broncos gave us some tasty depth chart news.
The team's official website announced that Julius Thomas was named the Broncos' official starting tight end and Ronnie Hillman remains first in line at running back.
It's not a surprise that Hillman got the nod despite his three preseason fumbles. He took most of the first-team reps throughout training camp with rookie Montee Ball stuck as the backup. Knowshon Moreno is No. 3 on the Broncos' depth chart but he could be very active on passing downs. The team is rolling with a running back by committee even if fantasy football owners don't like it.
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August 31. Not really a significant date for most. However, August 31st is the deadline for final roster cuts for all NFL teams, leaving players secure in their position or job hunting and heartbroken.
Denver Broncos made their transactions on Saturday. Of those released, the most notable would be running back Lance Ball and center C.J Davis, both veterans. On Sunday, the team also...
What a week. Football is back, and life is alright again. Last night, I got filled up on smoked chicken and a few Bud Lights and got to watch the Montana Grizzlies beat Appalachian State 30-6 under the lights of the Big Sky. Well, more accurately, under the newly installed stadium lights.
Having said that, I have neglected the Denver Broncos this week. I got updates on my phone...
Denver Broncos running backs must be able to pass protect for quarterback Peyton Manning. As Ronnie Hillman found out being the teams best pass blocker is not enough to keep you on the field. Hillman established himself early in training camp as the best pass blocking running back on the Broncos roster. Rookie Montee Ball struggled early in camp to pass protect and it continued...
The Denver Broncos have released running back Lance Ball.
Ball said his goodbyes on Twitter.
Closing another chapter in my book, thanks to the Broncos Organization for the years of great memories and also the fans who supported me!
— Lance Ball (@LanceBall35) August 30, 2013
Ball rushed for 158 yards on 42 carries last season with 1 touchdown.
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Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey didn't practice Monday and said his status for Thursday night's opener against Baltimore was ''still up in the air.''
Bailey has been out since spraining his left foot Aug. 17 in a preseason game at Seattle.
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Eight months ago, a teary-eyed Rahim Moore stood in Denver's hushed locker room and took the blame for the Broncos' playoff pratfall against the Baltimore Ravens.
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The young safety's mistake...