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“Kicking” around some ideas at Dove Valley

  There’s a revolving door in Denver so far this preseason with anyone whose profession has to do with their leg. Out is Connor Barth who was a great late-season addition last year to come in and do what Brandon McManus couldn’t do: Kick makeable field goals. Instead, the Broncos decided to stick with McManus as the kickoff man and place kicker due to his improved accuracy with...
Via BSN Denver
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Broncos' Britton Colquitt takes pay cut, locks himself in at punter

Britton Colquitt made the Broncos' punting decision a whole lot easier.Colquitt, formerly the league's highest-paid punter, took a pay cut from $3 million to $1.6 million, according to ProFootballTalk. The haircut helps ease some pressure from Demaryius Thomas' recent megadeal.Denver would've had a tough punting choice without Colquitt's largesse. They could've selected to go with...
Via Fox Sports
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Broncos P Colquitt takes a $1.4 million pay cut

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) Two years after becoming the league's highest-paid punter, Britton Colquitt has increased his chances of making the Denver Broncos' roster by agreeing to a $1.4 million pay cut. Colquitt now will make $1.6 million this season after Monday's agreement. His 2016 salary of $3.25 million remains untouched. Colquitt signed a three-year, $11.7 million extension in...
Via AP on Fox
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Colquitt makes the smart move taking pay cut

If this were 2012, Britton Colquitt might have had some leverage. After coffin-cornering the Broncos to a miraculous 8-8 finish and playoff berth in the 2011 season, Colquitt’s contributions to the Broncos in the Tim Tebow era cannot be understated. It was often Colquitt’s booming leg that pinned opponents deep in their own territory that year so the Broncos’ suffocating defense...
Via Mile High Sports
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Broncos Pick Up $1.4M In Cap Space By Reworking P Britton Colquitt’s Deal

Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Broncos freed up $1.4 million in cap space on Monday by restructuring P Britton Colquitt‘s contract. According to Yates, Denver wound up reducing Colquitt’s 2015 base salary from $3 million to $1.6 million. It’s likely that the difference will be paid out in the form of a signing bonus and ... The post Broncos Pick Up $1.4M...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Barth, Colquitt will likely split kicking duties for the Broncos

The Broncos currently carry four kickers on their roster.That's two too many if you ask head coach Gary Kubiak. Connor Barth and Britton Colquitt are still entrenched as the team's favorites, according to 9News Denver."I think our approach is that we want to go with two," said Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak. "I think you'd love to have that roster spot somewhere else."They can save...
Via Fox Sports
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

A Colquitt family Thankgsiving

Have you ever wondered what a Colquitt family Thanksgiving would be like? Especially with Kansas City Chiefs punter Dustin Colquitt and Denver Broncos punter Britton Colquitt squaring off the following Sunday in the AFC West’s most important game of the year?Me too. In a family that eats, sleeps, and breathes fourth down, it is almost comical that the two landed on absolute rival...
Via Pro Football Spot
November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

The Colquitts: In The Mannings and Matthews Footsteps?

In the National Football League there have been since its inception families of football players. The most famous were the six Nesser brothers, who were part of the long-defunct Columbus Panhandles in 1920. In 1921 Ted Nesser played with his son Charley for the Panhandles, making the only time in NFL history that a father-son combination were active in the same season. The first...
Via Football Nation
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: NFL to suspend Matt Prater four games

Denver Broncos kicker Matt Prater will be suspended the first four games of the regular season for violating the league’s substance-abuse policy, reports Mike Klis of The Denver Post. According to Klis, the violation was alcohol-related.  Prater has been in the league’s alcohol program since he was charged with driving under the influence Aug. 12, 2011. The suspension is...
Via Sports-Glory
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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