Found March 12, 2013 on BroncoTalk:
Broncos have signed guard Louis Vasquez. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images) The first free agent signing for the Denver Broncos of the 2013 Free Agency period stays true to the trend that the Broncos have followed thus far in the last three years under John Elway. That being low key moves that make sense and moves that hardly anyone had thought of. Denver has signed guard Louis Vasquez to a four-year contract reportedly worth $23.5-million with $13-million guaranteed over the course of the first two season. Vasquez will start immediately and could possibly mean the end for ailing veteran Chris Kuper, but the end does not mean that it will be an immediate end. Much like the reports that the Broncos are willing to part with Elvis Dumervil due to the large amount of money due to him this season; Kuper is due $5.415-million in 2013, though $2.745 of that would count as dead money if he were cut this year. Kuper ($5.415-million) currently is the Broncos sixth highest paid player, behind Peyton Manning ($20-million), Elvis Dumervil ($13.623-million), Champ Bailey ($11-million), Ryan Clady ($9.828-million) and Von Miller ($5.727-million). As I said earlier I don’t think that Vasquez presence means that Kuper is being cut this season necessarily, his age does indicate something though. Vasquez is 26-years old, Clady, Zane Beadles, J.D. Walton and Orlando Franklin are all 26-years old or younger. An interesting move to protect the teams huge investment in Manning who turns 37 this month and later Brock Osweiler who turned 22-tyears old in November. Vasquez comes to Denver from the San Diego Chargers where he played for four seasons starting 54 games after being drafted in the third round of the 2009 draft (the same year Clady was drafted). According to STATS Inc. he has allowed just 11 sacks and one penalty during his career. He started every game for San Diego in 2012, a statistic that Kuper has failed to log since 2008. Tough decision, but as the team proved last season with Dan Koppen, they are willing to pay an expensive veteran to assure that it is in fact, ‘Next man up’.

Denver Broncos re-sign DT Kevin Vickerson

(Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images) The Denver Broncos‘ second free agent signing of 2013 was agreeing on a new two-year deal with defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson. The news was first reported by ESPN‘s Adam Schefter and later confirmed by the Denver Post‘s Mike Klis.  Details of Vickerson’s contract are unknown, but he will likely eat up to $4 million of Denver’s 2013...

Dwight Freeney to Denver makes sense

Now that it looks like the Denver Broncos may end getting rid of Elvis Dumervil, the next viable option would be to bring in Dwight Freeney.  It was reported just last week that they’re expected to go after Freeney if they dump Dumervil. Even though Freeney isn’t a natural fit as a 3-4 outside linebacker, the Broncos must believe he can get the job done if they’re willing...

Broncos’ Bailey, Miller heading overseas for USO tour

Miller was named the 2011 Defensive Rookie of the Year in February. (Joey Foley/Getty Images, File Photo) While one perennial Denver Broncos Pro Bowler may be on his way out of the team locker room, two others are are on their way out of the country. Cornerback Champ Bailey and linebacker Von Miller are among six NFL all-stars heading to the Middle East to spend time with American...

Broncos Release LB D.J. Williams

Ian Rapoport reports that the Denver Broncos have parted ways with LB D.J. Williams. Previous reports mentioned that the Broncos were trying to Williams, but obviously they weren’t able to find any serious interest. Williams, 30, has a $6 million base salary for the 2013 season. He has been suspended twice dating back to 2012, so it will be interesting to see if anyone targets...

Broncos release D.J. Williams

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Denver Broncos have released linebacker D.J. Williams. The Broncos have released DJ Williams — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) March 11, 2013 This isn’t a surprise at all, since Williams fell out of favor in Denver last year.   Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('...

Report: Broncos Agree To Terms With G Louis Vasquez

Mike Garafolo reports that the Denver Broncos have reached an agreement with free agent G Louis Vasquez on a four years deal worth $23.5 million and $13 million fully guaranteed. This is a great move for the Broncos, as Vasquez departs a division rival and should bolster their offensive line for the next few years. We had him listed as the No. 20 best available player in our...

Broncos 2013 Free Agent Preview: Wide Receivers

Does Danny Amendola remind you of anyone currently on the Broncos' roster? (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images) Quick, name the Denver Broncos current slot receiver? Yeah, I hope Brandon Stokley comes back too and I need not point out the obvious, but he will turn 37 years old in June. One thing that I want to plant into your head right now is that this season is Eric Decker’s...

Report: Wes Welker agrees to terms with the Broncos

This is certainly a nice twist. According to multiple reports, New England Patriots free agent wide recevier Wes Welker may be close to accepting a deal from the Denver Broncos, and becoming a target for the chief rival of the Patriots over the years, Peyton Manning. Filed to ESPN: Broncos in serious talks, trying to hammer out an agreement with Patriots WR Wes Welker. Decision expected...

Watt, Von Miller, Bailey to take part in USO trip

NEW YORK (AP) -- NFL stars J.J. Watt, Von Miller and Champ Bailey will take part in a weeklong visit to U.S. troops at military bases throughout the Middle East. The league said Monday that Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith, Cleveland Browns linebacker D'Qwell Jackson and Tampa Bay Buccaneers guard Davin Joseph will also be on the trip. The NFL and USO have been organizing...
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