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Broncos find cuts are harder to make this year

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) It's a good bet that some of the players who'll be asked to turn in their playbooks in Denver will be scooped up by other teams this weekend. The roles were reversed not long ago and the Broncos were the ones scouring the waiver wire to plug holes in their roster. Then, GM John Elway lured Peyton Manning to Denver in 2012, and together they've helped...
Via AP on Fox
47 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Are The Broncos Ready To Win The 2015 Super Bowl?

The Denver Broncos of course were dismantled in the previous Super Bowl, but after tinkering the roster, strengthening their team all around, are they ready to not only get back to the Super Bowl, but win it?Short answer? Of course. The Broncos have improved on seemingly every side of the ball. Every weakness they've had in the offseason was improved. Weak edge rushing opposite...
Via Pro Football Spot
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos’ Bradley Roby getting better each week

Everybody saw the reports during training camp. Denver Broncos’ first-round pick Bradley Roby was struggling. He was getting burned by every receiver. Demaryius Thomas was getting past him. Wes Welker was getting by him. Even rookie Cody Latimer was catching balls on him. Roby looked to be a bust early. And yes, it is way too early to say that but questions were starting to loom...
Via cover32 - Broncos
3 days ago  |  Discuss

10 Patriots Whose Health is Critical to Success

#453983142 / gettyimages.com The New England Patriots completed arguably the toughest season in the Bill Belichick era since the 2008 season after the team was decimated by injuries to several key players and collapsed in the AFC Championship game as a result. The Patriots lost veteran defensive tackle Vince Wilfork, Tommy Kelly, veteran cornerback Aqib Talib, linebacker Jerod Mayo...
Via TopSportsReport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Season Predictions: Denver Broncos

Key Losses: Eric Decker (WR) Robert Ayers (DT) Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (CB) Trindon Holliday (KR) Michael Huff (S) Quentin Jammer (CB) Dan Koppen (OL) Chris Kuper (OL) Knowshon Moreno (RB) Shaun Phillips (DE) Wesley Woodyard (LB) Champ Bailey (CB)   Key Additions: DeMarcus Ware (DE) Aqib Talib (CB) TJ Ward (S) Chris Harris (CB) Will Montgomery […] The post 2014 NFL Season...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
7 days ago  |  Discuss

This years defense won't let the Broncos get pushed around

For the last two seasons, it’s been all run and gun (gun and gun might be more appropriate) for the Denver Broncos. Their identity has been built on the shoulders of Peyton Manning and the offense. A tough defensive mentality has been an afterthought. Last February, that proved to be a huge problem. There was no Orange Crush or a Steve Atwater-type to respond to the physicality...
Via Mile High Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Gonzalez: Denver Broncos will go undefeated

The last NFL team to go unbeaten was the 1972 Dolphins, but future Hall of Famer Tony Gonzalez is predicting a team this year will join Miami. “Right now, Denver has a team built just like the New England Patriots back when they went undefeated [in the 2007 regular season],” said Gonzalez, who retired after last season and is an NFL analyst for CBS, via Newsday.com. “In looking...
Via Sports-Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Five things we learned: Denver Broncos preseason beat down of San Francisco 49ers

It’s only preseason, but the Denver Broncos are 2-0. And, it’s only preseason, but the Broncos have beaten two of the best teams in the NFL in the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers. If preseason is good for anything, it’s learning about the team we follow; here are five things we learned yesterday. 1. Aqib Talib has speed – The Broncos defense wasn’t stellar,...
Via cover32 - Broncos
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Peyton, Eli Manning’s ‘Fantasy Football Fantasy’ rap

Peyton and Eli manning are back rapping in a DIRECTV ad. They dropped “Football on Your Phone” before last season and are back rapping “Fantasy Football Fantasy.” Running back Chris Johnson makes an appearance as a barber, and former NFL star Joe Namath is making stew. Eli said last August that last year’s “Football on Your Phone” would be his first and last rap song...
Via Sports-Glory
18 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Denver Broncos DB Aqib Talib Bangs Up His Shoulder Because He Doesn't Know How to Tackle

New Denver Broncos defensive back Aqib Talib injured his shoulder Thursday night against the Seattle Seahawks when he attempted to make a tackle--and it should not be a surprise to anyone. His attempt at a tackle was atrocious. @gifdsports/TwitterYes, he is the undersized player in the above play so he does need to go low, but by leading with his shoulder and just trying to...
Via FatManWriting
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots-Broncos On Nov. 2 Is Most Expensive Ticket Of 2014 NFL Season

A rematch of the 2013 AFC Championship Game. Aqib Talib and Wes Welker on the same team, playing against their former employer. Tom Brady vs. Peyton Manning. The storylines are endless for this season’s Nov. 2 matchup between the New England Patriots and Denver Broncos at Gillette Stadium, and no one knows this more than the fans. If Patriots fans intend to go to the game, however...
Via NESN.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

TJ Ward gets community service for nightclub incident

Prosecutors have dropped charges against Denver Broncos safety T.J. Ward in exchange for community service. A judge accepted the deal on Monday. Ward, 27, was charged with misdemeanor assault and disturbing the peace for allegedly throwing a glass mug at a female bartender at PT’s All Nude Club in Denver in May. He previously pleaded not guilty to the charges. A judge will review...
Via Sports-Glory
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Players prepare for scrimmage with solid play

The Denver Broncos practiced in a glorious sunny day at Dove Valley and the attitude match the weather. In pads and shorts the team seemed relaxed. Competition was still in full go but the team was preparing for a physical scrimmage on Saturday. The starters on both sides of the ball played extremely well and the talent seems to be challenging everyone to get better each day. The...
Via Mile High Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Talib not worried about emphasis on fouls against receivers

The last time the NFL made defensive holding and illegal contact with receivers a point of emphasis in 2004, the number of flags thrown for both fouls increased from 79 to 191. Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib doesn’t believe this year’s emphasis on those fouls will result in a similar uptick.
Via Pro Sports Daily
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Harris Jr.: I came back faster than Adrian Peterson

Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. returned to the field Wednesday for the first time since suffering a partially torn left ACL in the Broncos’ Jan. 12 victory over the San Diego Chargers in the AFC divisional playoffs. “I know everyone always talks about Adrian Peterson’s comeback, but you all need to talk about my comeback because I came back a lot faster than...
Via Sports-Glory
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Aqib Talib glad he "didn't get boos or anything" in Mile High return

Aqib Talib's previous visit to Sports Authority Field at Mile High ended with a sore left knee and a limp into the visiting locker room. He returned Sunday to a loud ovation, acknowledging the 21,933 fans as he jogged out of the north tunnel. Wasn't he the bad guy? Wasn't he the best cornerback Peyton Manning said he faced last season? "I am not the enemy any more...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Ware: Broncos goal is No. 1 offense, defense

Denver Broncos defensive end DeMarcus Ware says the goal this season is to not only have the best offense but also the best defense in the league this year. “We are trying to be a force to be reckoned with this year,” Ware said to the the team’s website. “At the end of the day, we are trying to be [No.] 1 and [No.] 1. The best offense in the league and the best defense in...
Via Sports-Glory
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos middle linebacker is Mr. Irrelevant

Quick, name the best middle linebackers in the NFL today. Patrick Willis! Luke Kuechly. James Laurinaitis? This is not your father’s NFL. Gone are the household names of yesteryear. Gone are the any-down blitzers that wreaked havoc and terrified opposing quarterbacks. Dick Butkus, Jack Lambert, Ray Lewis, to name a few. The middle linebacker of today is more of an all-around athlete...
Via cover32 - Broncos
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Ware: I feel stronger, faster than I have the last two years

Denver Broncos new defensive end DeMarcus Ware is just two weeks away from turning 32, but the former Cowboy told Mike Klis of The Denver Post that he’s never felt better. “I feel better than I did the last two years going into the season,” Ware said. “Stronger, faster. I feel flexible.” Ware told Klis that he is down to 250-255 pounds, which is 15-20 pounds lighter than...
Via Sports-Glory
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos CB Aqib Talib ranked top-10 in NFL, Nos. 11-20 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 cornerbacks in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s top pass rusher not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s CB to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors...
Via cover32 - Broncos
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Aqib Talib: Dallas PD made an “honest mistake”

Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib told the Boston Herald that he has no ill-will towards the Dallas police when they reported on Twitter that they had arrested him even though it was his brother. “No, definitely not,” Talib said when asked if he is usually mistaken for his brother or vice versa. “That doesn’t happen too much. But that’s some hard-working guys in Dallas....
Via Pro Football Zone
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Aqib Talib says he not holding grudges against the Dallas police department

Denver Broncos DB Aqib Talib was in the news a few weeks ago after the Dallas police department made a huge mistake. The police has issued an apology but some people didn’t like what happened to Talib. The Boston Herald’s Adam Kurkjian spoke to Talib and he said that he holds no grudges towards the Dallas police department. “No, definitely not,” Talib said when asked if...
Via No Guts, No Glory
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Aqib Talib Holds No Grudge: Dallas Police ‘Were Just Doing Their Job’

Aqib Talib is a forgiving man. The Denver Broncos cornerback found his name in the news for an unsavory reason last week when Major Max Geron of the Dallas Police Department mistakenly reported that Talib had been arrested for public intoxication. In fact, the man taken into custody was Talib’s older brother, Yaqub. The younger Talib said Tuesday that people don’t often confuse...
Via NESN.com
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos need Kansas cornerback duo to be super

The Denver Broncos went through years of having a great cornerback and then an also-ran or a less than stellar one on the other side. For the last 10 years, Champ Bailey was manning one side of the field. The other side of the field was always a mixed bag with players like Dre Bly, Andre Goodman and Tracy Porter filling the role of the other corner. Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie was...
Via cover32 - Broncos
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

New England Patriots: Where Does Revis and Browner Rank In NFL CB Duos?

A lot was made this off-season when Aqib Talib left the New England Patriots to sign with the Denver Broncos. Despite Talib being selected to the Pro Bowl last season, the Patriots secondary struggled as the team gave up an average of 239 passing yards per game, which ranked 18th in the NFL.In a move to improve the secondary, the Patriots went out and signed arguably the best cornerback...
Via Route4Sports
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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