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Peyton Manning: ‘I’m excited to get to work’

Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports Peyton Manning is returning for a fourth season with the Denver Broncos and an 18th season in the NFL. Manning and the Broncos reached an agreement Wednesday on a new deal that will reduce his 2015 salary from $19 million to $15 million.  He can make the $4 million back in team-based incentives. “I don’t talk about my contract. I never have in...
Via Sports-Glory
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Peyton Manning taking $4M pay cut

Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports The Denver Broncos and quarterback Peyton Manning are close to agreeing on a new contract for the 2015 season in which the five-time NFL MVP will take a $4 million pay-cut, reports ESPN’s Jeff Legwold and Chris Mortensen. Manning will make $15 million in base salary in 2015, down from the $19 million he was scheduled to earn. According to the...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Predicting the Future for Broncos Key Free Agents

View image | With free agency on the horizon, the Denver Broncos have plenty of key players that are set to become free agents. Trying to keep these players while shrewdly working the salary cap will present a challenge for the front office and it looks as though some of these players will not be retained. Here is a look at the top 5 Broncos free agents-to-be and...
Via TopSportsReport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Who received franchise tags at the deadline and who did not

The deadline for NFL teams to place franchise tags on elite players ended Monday at 4:00 p.m. ET. Five teams have used tags, and a few of the notable players who possibly could have received tags will be left to test free agency come March 10. Who Got Tagged Demaryius Thomas, Wide Receiver, Denver Broncos The Broncos will use a franchise tag of $12.823 million on star wide receiver...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos can't wait, use franchise tag on DeMaryius Thomas

Mike Klis, Denver Post:Regardless of how overpowering Thomas may be on the field, the Broncos will catch him in the game of franchise tag Monday, and he will be "it" in a bargaining move that all but ensures the team of retaining their star wide receiver for the 2015 season.Specifically, the Broncos are expected to use the "nonexclusive" tag on Thomas. The team could have used the...
Via Patriots Life
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Denver Broncos Use Franchise Tag on Demaryius Thomas

According to the Denver Post’s Mike Klis, the Broncos will use the non-exclusive franchise tag on star receiver Demaryius Thomas. The move comes as no surprise, considering it was the team’s only surefire option to retain the standout wide receiver after failing to reach a long-term agreement. The one-year deal is worth approximately $12.8 million in 2015, per NFL Media’s...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Broncos will franchise tag Demaryius Thomas

The Denver Broncos are expected to use the franchise tag on Demaryius Thomas. According to Mike Klis of The Denver Post, the Broncos will use the nonexlusive franchise tag on Thomas on Monday. That means he will be free to negotiate a long-term contract with other NFL teams, though the Broncos would be given a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Denver Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas expects to be franchised

Plenty of people have been saying the Denver Broncos plan on franchising WR Demaryius Thomas in the next few days, but CBS 4′s Vic Lombardi is now reporting the wide receiver also thinks that will be the case. Not much progress on a long-term deal for D-Thomas. He expects to be franchise tagged on Tuesday. #Broncos — Vic Lombardi (@VicLombardi) February 27, 2015 Thomas will...
Via cover32 - Broncos
5 days ago  |  Discuss

No Progress In Contract Talks Between Broncos & Demaryius Thomas, Expecting Franchise Tag Next Week

According to Vic Lombardi of CBS Denver, the Broncos and impending free agent WR Demaryius Thomas are no closer to reaching an agreement on a long-term contract. Lombardi adds that Thomas expects to receiver the Broncos’ franchise tag by Tuesday of next week. Broncos GM John Elway previously confirmed that they will use their franchise tag on Thomas if ta long-term deal isn’t...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jaguars to aggressively pursue Julius Thomas

With about $60 million in cap space, the Jacksonville Jaguars are likely going to be big-time players in free agency. So it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that multiple reports are indicating that the team will pursue Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas when free agency gets going next month. ESPN’s Cecil Lammey indicated on Monday that the Jaguars have “strong interest”...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

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