Posted May 03, 2012 on AP on Fox
(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated.) By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Pro Football Writer Brandon Stokley was ready for a reunion, not retirement. The 14th-year wide receiver rejoined the Denver Broncos - and old pal Peyton Manning - this offseason after missing almost all of 2011. Stokley played in just two games for the New York Giants last year before a strained thigh led to an injury settlement. Instead of helping the Giants win another ring, he spent his winter back home in Castle Rock, Colo., wondering if his NFL career was over. He kept in shape, and when Manning signed with Denver, the Broncos quickly brought back his sidekick slot receiver who played with the four-time MVP in Indianapolis from 2003-06. Stokley, who played in Denver from 2007-09, said he's, well, stoked, to be back with the Broncos and Manning.

Broncos talking ’bout practice… almost

Peyton Manning works out in Denver outside Dove Valley shortly after signing with the Denver Broncos. (John Leyba/The Denver Post) With the 2012 draft complete, the Denver Broncos moved into the second phase of their 2012 offseason program Wednesday — organized workouts at the Broncos facility. That’s right folks, we’re talking about practice. Almost. And even though the Broncos...

Broncos Undrafted Rookie Report — Anthony Miller, TE

California's Anthony Miller (80) runs for a touchdown against Washington State in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) Anthony Miller Pos: Tight End School: California Class: Senior Ht: 6’3″ Wt: 254 lbs. 40-time: 4.93 Bench: 18 Anthony Miller is a tight end known for his size and build. A sure...

Broncos remember Junior Seau

Some stories transcend division rivalries… our heartfelt sympathies to Chargers nation and Junior Seau‘s family. Here are a collection of comments from Broncos players, current and former. John Elway – I had the pleasure of playing against Junior for many years. He played the game the way it was meant to be played… — John Elway (@johnelway) May 2, 2012 (continued) ...

Daily Links – Denver Broncos News 5/2/2012

Highlights of all seven Denver Broncos draft choices. [] Bill Barnwell praises the Broncos’ additions of tight ends Jacob Tamme and Joel Dreessen as difference-makers this NFL offseason. [Grantland] Jabar Gaffney: no longer a Washington Redskin. [] Jacoby Jones, noted playoff punt-dropper, no longer a Houston Texan. The Broncos would do well to look at...

Daily Links: Denver Broncos News – 5/3/12

Be sure to follow me on Twitter for more Broncos updates throughout the day. Top Stories Elway, Fox and Manning Remember Seau | Executive Vice President of Football Operations John Elway, Head Coach John Fox and quarterback Peyton Manning released statements on the passing of Junior Seau. Junior Seau’s apparent suicide shocks NFL | Denver Post Junior Seau, regarded...

Denver Broncos 2012 Draft Grades

36. DT Derek Wolfe B-This explains why the Broncos traded down twice. Wolfe is a solid football player and definitely fills a need, but I had Kendall Reyes and Devon Still ranked higher than him, among others. This was a reach.57. QB Brock Osweiler CI’m completely torn on this.On one hand, I love Brock Osweiler. I had a borderline 1st/2nd round grade on him and had him graded higher...

Daily Links: Denver Broncos News – 5/4/12

Be sure to follow me on Twitter for more Broncos updates throughout the day. Denver Broncos News Stokley stoked over his return to Broncos | Greenfield Reporter Brandon Stokley was ready for a reunion, not retirement. The 14th-year wide receiver rejoined the Denver Broncos — and old pal Peyton Manning — this offseason after missing almost all of 2011. NFL Announces Minicamp...

Andrew Luck: He’s not Peyton Manning

The quarterback to whom I most often hear Andrew Luck compared is Peyton Manning. It’s an understandable comparison for a slew of reasons.

Suggs may return in time for game vs. Broncos

(Image courtesy of Joe Giza/Reuters) It was reported earlier today that Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs recently tore his Achilles tendon and will miss the 2012 season.  Suggs responded:  Not so fast. Suggs, the reigning Defensive Player of the Year, told Ravens Insider Aaron Wilson that he would “definitely” be back on the field by the beginning of December, if...

NFL players on Saturday Night Live

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning will try to out due his brother by hosting "Saturday Night Live" on May 5. He will be the 11th NFL player to host the show. The posted the best SNL moments from football players including Eli's brother Peyton and here they are: Tom Brady hosting SNL in 2004:

Full Court Press: 2012 Kentucky Derby Lacking Real Favorite, Peyton Manning Attends Rockies Game, Sofia Vergara Crushed GQ

Click on photo to read more about the Kentucky Derby field As always, we have to pick a winner and throw some money down. I’m thinking about going big this year – I’m looking for a 15-30:1 odds with a chance to win for a dime. Feel free to give input! The Press Check out the hottest new dance: The Traveling Duhon [WithLeather] Cyclists crash into steel barrier at very high...

After Giants QB Eli Manning Hosts SNL, Top 5 NFL Players Who Should Do Show Next

New York Giants QB Eli Manning is the next NFL star to appear on Saturday Night Live, becoming the second player in his family to host the show. His brother, Peyton, now with the Denver Broncos, hosted the show back in 2007. Who can ever forget how Peyton ‘coached’ those kids? Yelling and shouting derogatory names at them? That was classic! Other NFL players have also either...

Josh McDaniels’ Denver influence brings back Jabar Gaffney

We remember when Jabar first came to New England in October 2006. He went on to learn all three wide receiver positions; something we have found out isn’t quite easy to do (Chad Ochocinco). Welcome back Jabar Gaffney, a 60 Max favorite has agreed to a two-year contract. In 2009, we screamed when Bill Belichick allowed Gaffney to walk to Denver for short money, where he blossomed...
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