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Broncos only looking to sign free agents just completing first contracts

The Broncos are not looking to sign any veteran players released from teams before free agency.  They prefer to sign free agents that are heading into their second NFL contracts, reports ESPN’s Jeff Legwold. When you see all of the veteran players released now, before free agency opens, the Broncos aren’t going to be all that active with those players because the price...
Via Sports-Glory
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Julius Thomas Expected To Have A “Very Active Market” With Jaguars, Raiders & Falcons Among Interested Teams

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Broncos free agent TE Julius Thomas will have a “very active market” this offseason. According to Rapoport, the Broncos are expected to allow Thomas test the open market in the coming weeks, as there are questions about the injuries he’s dealt with and his fit in Gary Kubiak‘s new offensive scheme. Rapoport mentioned the Jaguars and...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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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...
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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
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Knighton and Franklin hold value for Denver

The NFL is a cut-throat business and behind the curtain of the game is the dollars and cents mentality that suggests that anyone is replaceable. With that said the Broncos face some immense challenges concerning their roster in 2015 and obviously everyone cannot return to the orange and blue for another Super Bowl run. Of the unrestricted free agents on the Broncos roster, Orlando...
Via Mile High Sports
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos NFL Draft needs overview

The Denver Broncos, by most team’s measurements, had a very successful 2014 season, finishing with a record of 12-4. However, with Peyton Manning as your quarterback, and after advancing to the Super Bowl the previous season, a loss in your first playoff game is an objective failure, and one that may have ended the Manning era in Denver. The Broncos’ offseason plans hinge on...
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Denver Broncos get in on llama drama fun with hilarious Brandon Marshall photo

The Denver Broncos got in on the llama drama Thursday afternoon with a hilarious photo of Brandon Marshall. .@BMarshh54 wouldn’t have had any trouble with those tricksters. #LlamaChase — Denver Broncos (@Broncos) February 26, 2015 AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten teams that should trade for Adrian Peterson Free Agency Preview: The 10 best defensive...
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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...
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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...
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Peyton Manning and Denver Broncos Talk Contract

With not much wiggle room, the Broncos are hoping their future hall of fame quarterback - Peyton Manning - will not only help them on the field, but also off of the field. On Wednesday night it was reported that the Denver Broncos and Manning were working towards restructuring the remainder of his contract. It was reported by The Denver Post's Mike Klis that the Broncos and Manning...
Via Pro Football Spot
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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
2 days 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
2 days 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
2 days 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...
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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...
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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
3 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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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
4 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
4 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
4 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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Welker refutes retirement talk, plans to play in 2015

Despite prior reports that Denver Broncos’ wide receiver Wes Welker might be throwing in the towel after 11 seasons in the NFL, opposing reports are surfacing. Welker indicated to the Denver Post that he’s “just getting ready for 2015.” When asked about reports that concerned family and friends mentioned his possible retirement, Welker responded… Never ever came...
Via Sportsnaut
11 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
11 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
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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