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NFL Draft Prospect Shows Off Incredible Skills, Can Out Jump LeBron

Willie Creear wasn’t invited to Indianapolis for the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine, but he was one of many players who got to an opportunity to showcase his skills in front of scouts at a regional combine. The 5-foot-10, 192-pound Eastern Michigan cornerback put on quite a show, posting an incredible 47-inch vertical jump in Denver at the Broncos’ training facility. That mark bested...
Via Gridiron Grit
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Broncos, Manning look to restructure contract, still must pass physical

According to Mike Klis of the Denver Post, the Broncos and quarterback Peyton Manning are working on restructuring his contract, to re-work some of the $19 million he’s scheduled to earn this season. Manning will return in 2015, however, he's doing something he's never done before, give some money back. Klis writes: 'Restructuring Manning's contract isn't the only reason...
Via 60 Max Power O
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning is restructuring his deal to stay with the Broncos

Mike Klis of the Denver Post reports that the Broncos and Manning’s camp are looking to restructure his contract; which may explain the delay in announcing his return: The Broncos and representatives for Peyton Manning have been working on revising the quarterback’s contract, according to multiple NFLsources. Manning is scheduled to draw a $19...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Manning, Broncos working on restructuring contract

The Denver Broncos and Peyton Manning are working on restructuring the quarterback’s contract, according to a report, which could explain the delay in announcing the former MVP’s return to the team. The Denver Post’s Mike Klis reported the news Wednesday and speculates that the contract negotiations could account for the holdup regarding Manning’s future. Manning...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Broncos, Peyton Manning revising contract

Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports The Denver Broncos and representatives for Peyton Manning are working on revising the quarterback’s contract, according to Mike Klis of The Denver Post.   Manning is scheduled to earn $19 million  in 2015 and 2016. From Klis: Restructured contracts can get complicated, which could explain why there’s been a perceived delay in Manning...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

John Elway calls the combine’s 40-yard dash a bit of 'showbiz'

Over the past several days of the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine, Denver Broncos general manager John Elway watched hundreds of potential NFL players take part in the 40-yard dash in Indianapolis. When asked about this one specific drill that seems to garner a lot of attention, Elway had this to say (via the team’s official website). You know, it’s a big part of it, but it’s...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wednesday web round up: Denver Broncos

Report: Broncos to meet with TE James Casey ► Agent: Julius Thomas getting pushed from Broncos ► The Broncos won't hesitate to slap the franchise tag on wide receiver Demaryius Thomas, but the future of tight end Julius Thomas remains up in the air... Denver Broncos: 3 Best Options to Replace Julius Thomas This Offseason ► With Thomas likely packing his bags and leaving...
Via 60 Max Power O
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Denver Broncos OL Orlando Franklin responds to report he’s out in Denver

On Tuesday I ran with a report that said Orlando Franklin and the Denver Broncos would likely be parting ways this offseason. Franklin responded on Twitter Tuesday night. It's funny today I read an article saying that I said I would not be returning to the Broncos. I have no idea how I could say that. — Orlando Franklin (@OFranklin74) February 25, 2015 I'm in Jamaica been here...
Via cover32 - Broncos
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Report: Terrance Knighton & Orlando Franklin both won’t return to Denver Broncos

The Denver Broncos will reportedly part ways with safety Rahim Moore and tight end Julius Thomas in the coming weeks. Add two more Broncos free agents to that list, according to Mile High Sports radio host Brandon Spano. Per @BrandonSpano Terrance Knighton and Orlando Franklin have confirmed they will not be coming back to the Denver Broncos. — Benjamin Allbright (@AllbrightNFL...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos still grade out well in the latest Power Rankings

The offseason is only unofficially upon us, as teams have made coaching and front office changes, released players to create cap space, made decisions on their own pending free agents, and started evaluating draft prospects. As a result, teams look slightly different now than they did when the regular season ended. And that means it’s time to once again grade each franchise in...
Via cover32 - Broncos
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Potential picks performed well at combine

With 17 free agents on the roster, more than most teams, the Denver Broncos have a lot of questions to answer in the coming two months. John Elway has said that many, if not all of them will hit the market in early March to help determine their value. That approach only made last week’s NFL Scouting Combine more important for the team. Several NFL prospects performed well at Lucas...
Via Mile High Sports
2 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos will work out James Casey on Thursday

Last week James Casey the tight end was released by the Philadelphia Eagles is becoming a hot commodity.  The former Texans tight end will work out for the Cardinals this week as well as for his former coach in Denver Gary Kubiak. We are learning that on Thursday, Casey will be headed to Denver for […] The post Denver Broncos will work out James Casey on Thursday appeared first...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
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John Fox’s Top Ten Draft Picks Have All Been Home Runs

John Fox has been coaching football since 1978 when he appeared at San Diego State as a graduate assistant. He’s held three NFL head coaching jobs in his career, most recently hired by the Chicago Bears. Fox has had the luxury of drafting in the top 10, as a head coach, three times – twice with Carolina, once with Denver. Each pick of his, while drafting in the top 10 as a head...
Via Sports Mockery
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos prepared to lose four key starters to free agency

For Denver Broncos veterans defensive tackle Terrance Knighton, tight end Julius Thomas, left guard Orlando Franklin and safety Rahim Moore, the end of the road for them in the Mile High City probably ends when the new league years starts in March. The team will have to replace four of their top five free-agent starters with the other safe one being wide receiver Demaryius Thomas...
Via 60 Max Power O
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Julius Thomas’ Agent Says No Deal Reached With Broncos

This is old news for the organization as Thomas had already rejected a contract offer at the beginning of the season. Thomas also stated he is not interested in taking home town discounts, which is something the Broncos need since they are already fighting against a tight salary cap. Thomas is among twelve other players who are set to be unrestricted free agents this offseason. The...
Via Pro Football Spot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Teams Showing Interest In Broncos Free Agent LB Nate Irving

Josina Anderson of ESPN reports that that Broncos free agent LB Nate Irving has been generating interest from NFL teams at the Combine, despite the ACL injury he suffered in early November. Anderson doesn’t offer any specifics in regards to who could be available, but there are a number of teams in need of inside linebacker help including Giants, Rams, Browns, Cardinals, Colts...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Juwan Thompson the Broncos answer at fullback?

Denver Broncos general manager John Elway and head coach Gary Kubiak have made it clear that they want a fullback on the roster. “My thing is that to be really effective in the running game, you have to run the fullback,” Elway said. “I think to be really effective, you have to have another package.” Kubiak said he will try to locate a fullback during this week’s...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

John Elway Reportedly Has No Plans to Meet with Julius Thomas’ Agent

It’s a busy time in the Denver Broncos front office this offseason with the primary focus being placed on the future of  franchise quarterback Peyton Manning. This means that Broncos general manager John Elway has to put a few things on the back burner. According to the Denver Post, Elway does not yet have plans to meet with Frank Bauer, who is tight end Julius Thomas’ agent...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Cody Latimer to Play Big Role With Broncos in 2015

Cody Latimer spent the majority of last season on the bench watching and anxiously waiting for when he could step in and be an every-down wide receiver. Last season, Latimer appeared in eight games for the Broncos while recording only two catches. For someone his age, and a second round pick, his lack of playing time is not shocking.For Latimer, it was really good considering he...
Via Pro Football Spot
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Wes Welker refuses to retire from the NFL

Mike Florio, ProFootballTalk:Wes Welker’s two-year contract with the Broncos expires on March 10. Amid chatter of retirement, Welker says that’s not the case.“Just getting ready for 2015,” Welker told Mike Klis of the Denver Post via text message.But what about the report he’s contemplating retirement?“Never ever came out of my mouth,” Welker said. Wes Welker preparing...
Via Patriots Life
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos ‘definitely’ want Peyton Manning back

Peyton Manning took some time after the NFL season ended to think about his future and decide whether or not he wants to play again next season. Manning is turning 39 next month and was limited by a quad injury in the later portion of the season. He ultimately told the Broncos that he wants...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

What should the Broncos do during the offseason?

The Denver Broncos have been one of the most consistent contenders in the National Football League over the past four seasons. Denver is one of only two teams to win its division in all of those campaigns, sharing that distinction with the New England Patriots. However, only once did the Broncos even advance to the AFC Championship game. In that season, Denver made it to Super...
Via This Given Sunday
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning must play for less money to win

Peyton Manning has been one of the best NFL quarterbacks of all time.  He's also been one of the all-time highest compensated players in league history.  There is one immutable fact of NFL roster building in the salary cap era: nothing handicaps a roster like a top-paid quarterback.  Quarterback - not surprisingly - is the highest paid position in professional football.  It's...
Via Football By Football
15 days ago  |  Discuss

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