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Steelers vs. Chargers Injury Report: Six San Diego Players Sit Out Thursday

The San Diego Chargers have now released their first injury report ahead of Monday night’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers and it includes several players. Not practicing on Thursday were tackle King Dunlap (concussion), guard Orlando Franklin (ankle), wide receiver Stevie Johnson (hamstring), wide receiver Jacoby Jones (ankle), cornerback Craig... The post Steelers vs. Chargers...
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Orlando Franklin is too banged up to make Chargers practice

The Chargers line is beginning to take its regular-season form -- and that's not a good thing.Free-agent pickup Orlando Franklin is just the latest brusied-up Bolts blocker. coach Mike McCoy is in a preseason pickle. If he tells Franklin to tough it out at left guard, McCoy risks further injury. If...
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August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Orlando Franklin to Join the Chargers on a Five-Year Deal

Offensive lineman Orlando Franklin has signed a five-year deal worth $36.5 million to join the San Diego Chargers, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. When it gets done, Orlando Franklin's 5-year deal with Chargers expected to come in close to $36.5 million with $20M guaranteed, per sources — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 9, 2015 When the Denver Broncos selected Franklin...
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos: Three solutions to their problems

The Denver Broncos currently find themselves in quite a state of disarray whether the coaches want to admit it or not. The team is at a critical juncture. Will the Broncos fall into total collapse or rise above? This is the point, when viewed in retrospect, will be the defining moment for the coaches. This is the time when good coaches are defined as great coaches. When great coaches...
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

The Denver Broncos Super Bowl dreams are over

The Denver Broncos getting another Super Bowl title looked like a foregone conclusion through about seven weeks of the season. That was an illusion. All smoke and mirrors. A sham. I am here to tell you right now that they are not going to win a Super Bowl this season. They are not even going sniff the big game. Sure they may make it to the playoffs, but they will be one and done...
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Orlando Franklin Is Officially Moving To Left Guard

Not long ago, I speculated that big Orlando Franklin could be moved to left guard, should the Broncos decide to let Zane Beadles walk.Per Franklin himself, he's doing just that.Franklin played both left guard and left tackle as a Miami Hurricane. However, since the day he was drafted, he has been the Broncos' right tackle.And he's done a helluva job. In 2011, as a rookie, he graded...
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April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Denver Broncos need “Full Montee,” Orlando Franklin angry, more

Denver Broncos News - After losing Knowshon Moreno in free agency, Denver needs the “Full Montee” (READ) - Orlando Franklin was “pissed” earlier in the week. But why? (READ) - Franklin then clarified with many more tweets (READ) - And finally, the Broncos offseason schedule was announced (READ) You may also be interested in:Weekly Rewind: Denver Broncos need “Full Montee...
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April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos right tackle Orlando Franklin offers some clarity on recent tweet

Yesterday we told you about a cryptic, odd tweet Denver Broncos right tackle Orlando Franklin sent out. It raised some questions about his role on the team (and attitude), but today Franklin took to Twitter to clear the situation up. Twitter Fam – A few of you have asked about some recent tweets, so I wanted to take a second to clarify. — Orlando Franklin (@OFranklin74) April...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos right tackle Orlando Franklin is not happy, deletes angry tweet

Denver Broncos right tackle Orlando Franklin sent this odd, angry and now deleted tweet out on Saturday. via Mile High Report With the return of Ryan Clady (ACL) at left tackle, and the loss of left guard Zane Beadles in free agency, a common thought process has been that Chris Clark will shift from left tackle to right tackle, and Franklin will be asked to slide to left guard. Maybe...
Via cover32 - Broncos
April 01, 2014  |  2 Comments

Should the Denver Broncos move Orlando Franklin to guard?

Should the Denver Broncos move Orlando Franklin to guard?Sports reporters and arm-chair quarterbacks have been voicing their desire to move Orlando Franklin to left guard.  The move makes sense as Zane Beadles is the weakest link on a good offensive line.  Franklin is a massive man who has played both guard and tackle at the University of Miami.  Even the Denver Broncos coaches...
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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