The NFL Draft is a guessing game. Some guys are big busts while others end up being stars and Hall-of-Famers.
The true test of the NFL front offices is finding gems in the later rounds and stealing a player that turns into a stud without other teams ever knowing. The Denver Broncos, who have struggled with early picks, have hit some home runs in later rounds.
5. Tom Nalen, 1994...
Five years after his retirement, Tom Nalen's penchant for anonymity finally is breaking down.
Nalen, the five-time Pro Bowl center for the Denver Broncos who shied away from reporters and seldom spoke publicly during a 15-year career that ended in 2009, has been thrust front and center as the latest inductee into the Broncos' Ring of Fame.
And like it or not, he was celebrated...
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September 27, 2013
Former Denver Broncos center Tom Nalen referred to his old team as “cowards” after they tried to hide Tom Heckert’s DUI arrest from early last month. maybe if the broncos were more proactive in dealing with heckert, russell doesn't get the DUI. cowards — Tom Nalen (@TomNalen) July 10, 2013 Broncos team president Joe Ellis told the media that they wanted to keep things...
Former Denver Broncos offensive lineman and member of the team’s ring of fame Tom Nalen called out the front office.
Once a player, Nalen knows that if a player gets caught they get read the riot act and suspensions rain down upon them.
However, the front office which is the part of the operation that polices the players operates under their own standards.
People don't refer to football fields as war zones for no reason.Playing in the NFL is a brutal, aggresive, and risky endeavor by its very nature, which often leads to gruesome injuries. However, majority of players will be willing to admit that they wish no will ill on any of their opponents.Well, unless you are former Denver Broncos offensive lineman Tom Nalen.
Former Denver Broncos center Tom Nalen made up for all those ''no comments'' during his 15-year career during an extraordinary half hour Thursday that at times showed precisely why he was wise to stay silent rather than speak his mind.
While meeting with the media to talk about his election into the team's Ring of Fame, Nalen insisted he wasn't a dirty player...
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May 23, 2013
Is help on the way for BC baseball? BC commit Michael Strem threw a perfect game during the California Central Coast playoffs. The incredible thing about the game is that he only needed to throw 66 pitches. Steve Addazio went back to visit his old high school. It is one thing to visit high school prospects, but Addizio talked to regular students at this event. He doesn't have...