Denver Broncos’ position battles: Tough decisions loom at inside linebacker

  With the opening of training camp less than a week away, BSN Denver is offering a series of articles previewing the battles for roster spots at various positions. We’ve already examined the wide receivers and running backs and we now continue with the linebackers. Locks: OLBs Von Miller, DeMarcus Ware, Shane Ray; ILBs Danny Trevathan, Brandon Marshall In Miller, Ware and Ray...
Via BSN Denver
2 days ago  |  Discuss

30 Questions: Paging Mr. Irrelevant

It’s easy to dismiss late round draft picks, journeymen, guys who didn’t pan out and guys who have toiled on the practice squad, hoping to get their chance at making a gameday roster, as players who don’t matter – interchangeable pieces they’re sometimes called. But inevitably at least a few of those players are asked to take meaningful snaps and often those opportunities...
Via Mile High Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Looks Like Denver Broncos LB Brandon Marshall is Recovering Just Fine From Foot Surgery

Last season the Denver Broncos discovered they had a pretty good player in former practice squad linebacker Brandon Marshall. Before he injured his foot (lisfranc) and saw his season end early he had accounted for 119 tackles (95 solo, 24 assisted) for the Broncos.An injury like that can take some time to recover from, but it looks like Marshall is doing just fine. Oh you thought...
Via FatManWriting
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Training camp preview: inside linebacker

The Broncos are just weeks away from putting what has been a rollercoaster of an offseason behind them and attacking the most optimistic time of the year head on. When the team assembles for training camp the inside linebacker position will immediately be a big area of interest. Of the eight listed inside linebackers on the current roster, only one has over five years of NFL experience...
Via Mile High Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos position breakdown: Linebackers a potential force

  BSN Denver is previewing the Denver Broncos, position by position, as the four-time defending AFC West champions prepare to kick off training camp July 31 at their new and improved Dove Valley headquarters. In this segment, we tackle the linebackers … With a switch to the 3-4 under new defensive coordinator Wade Phillips, the Denver Broncos’ linebacker corps could be one of...
Via BSN Denver
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos linebackers the most sure tackling in NFL

  Pro Football Focus sure has been focusing on the Denver Broncos lately. Or, maybe the Broncos just have some of the most talented players in the NFL today. PFF named Chris Harris their No. 4 best player in the NFL, making him the most underrated player in the league since he was left off the NFL’s Top 100 list by fellow players. They also said Emmanuel Sanders is the NFL’s...
Via BSN Denver
18 days ago  |  Discuss

30 Questions: Who’s going to be top dog?

The goal of an NFL defense is to stop the offense. It sounds simple, but it’s anything but. Since the NFL began strictly enforcing the illegal contact penalty in 2004, the offensive side of the field has opened up dramatically. The NFL average for points-per-game has gone up by nearly two full points since 2003. A difference of less than two points a game may seem minimal, but...
Via Mile High Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears 2015 Schedule: Game-by-Game Predictions

    It’s not entirely over for Jay Cutler, you have to figure with Brandon Marshall gone that the Chicago bears can make a jump from a 5-11 season to maybe an 8-8. With Alshon Jeffery and Kevin White battling for the number one receiver spot, things could be on the upswing in Chicago. We can talk about Jay Cutler’s ridiculous contract. We can also discuss John Fox and his...
Via Football Nation
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Can Jay Cutler bounce back in 2015?

After last year’s embarrassing 5-11 record, the Chicago Bears made some much needed changes to their management and coaching staffs. The team started by firing general manager Phil Emery and replacing him with Ryan Pace, who had been with the New Orleans Saints for the past 14 seasons. Head coach Marc Trestman, offensive coordinator Aaron Kromer and defensive coordinator Mel Tucker...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos ILB Marshall running on injured foot, planning his return

Brandon Marshall started his rehabilitation by taking baby steps back from foot surgery.These days, he's stepping out onto the Broncos practice field to run. It's the first time the Broncos inside linebacker has been out of the trainer's room all spring."I'm excited to do it," Marshall told the team's official website. "I just can't wait to be back on the field."Neither can Wade...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos land nine players on's All-AFC West team

Who said the Broncos were primed for a drop-off?They boast a roster with more talent than any divisional foe, according to NFL Media's Dave Damashek. With nine nominees, more Broncos appeared on Damashek's All-AFC West team than any other AFC West rival.The Broncos might not win their group as handily this season. But they've still got talent like quarterback Peyton Manning, receivers...
Via Fox Sports
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Broncos LBs Trevathan, Marshall helping each other through rehab

Having a buddy helps when the training room becomes a second home.Just ask Danny Trevathan and Brandon Marshall, who've become equally inseparable in their rehabilitation as they once were as a linebacking duo.“Me and Danny try to do the same thing,” Marshall told the team's official website. “Obviously you need to be in there, but mental reps can help you a lot.”Marshall...
Via Fox Sports
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos’ Week in Review: It’s a wrap on OTAs

  Another offseason week behind us and another week closer to training camp and the start of the NFL season. And with a bow officially now on OTAs, here’s a quick review of the news – with some accompanying views – from the week that was in Broncos Country: Headline: Injury questions still dogging inside linebackers Danny Trevathan and Brandon Marshall Bottom line: Trevathan...
Via BSN Denver
June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

LB Brandon Marshall planning to be ready for training camp

Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall is still working through a foot injury, but is aiming to participate in training camp. Marshall sustained a foot sprain in 2014, which led to having two screws inserted into his foot during the offseason. "I'll be back in training camp. That's what the word is," Marshall said, via "I should be able to do some drills...
Via 60 Max Power O
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Broncos LBs Trevathan, Marshall hope to be back for training camp

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Denver Broncos linebacker Danny Trevathan is guaranteeing he won't re-injure the left kneecap that gave him so much trouble last season. How can he be so sure? Because, he revealed Wednesday, ''I've got a new kneecap. The old one is gone.'' The Broncos' leading tackler in 2013, Trevathan played in just three games last year because of a trio of injuries to his...
Via AP on Fox
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Trevathan, Marshall aim to be back for training camp

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) Denver Broncos linebacker Danny Trevathan is guaranteeing he won't re-injure the left kneecap that gave him so much trouble last season. How can he be so sure? Because, he revealed Wednesday, ''I've got a new kneecap. The old one is gone.'' The Broncos' leading tackler in 2013, Trevathan played in just three games last year because of a trio of injuries to...
Via AP on Fox
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Two Broncos’ health still in question

The team out at Dove Valley are weeks away from training camp but still have big question marks in regards to thier starters. The Denver Broncos are finishing up minicamp tomorrow and will take their break before returning to camp in late July. One of the remaining, highly concerning issues left to address is the health of their starting inside linebackers, Danny Trevathan and Brandon...
Via Mile High Sports
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Can Denver Broncos boast best linebacking corps in NFL?

  Could the Denver Broncos possess the best linebacking corps in the National Football League? Danny Trevathan is confident in he and fellow inside backer Brandon Marshall’s abilities to play alongside one another, and with DeMarcus Ware and Von Miller attacking outside, Denver’s defense possesses a fearsome foursome of linebackers. “It’s an exciting thing,” Trevathan...
Via BSN Denver
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Danny Trevathan playing with ‘somebody else’s kneecap’

Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY SportsDenver Broncos linebacker Danny Trevathan won’t be able to participate in practice with his teammates until August as he is still recovering from knee surgery. Trevathan is playing with a new kneecap. “I got somebody else’s kneecap,” Trevathan said. “It was difficult because it was a bigger knee … I love the scar, though.” Trevathan suffered three...
Via Sports-Glory
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Danny Trevathan at OTAs on new kneecap following injuries

  Danny Trevathan is a warrior. The linebacker is a hard hitter, leading his Denver Broncos in total tackles in 2013 with 124, while his three interceptions that year also tied the team lead. But following that stellar season as one of Denver’s most dynamic defenders, Trevathan’s 2014 was tough to say the least. After starting all 16 games in 2013, the weakside linebacker only...
Via BSN Denver
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

New Broncos defense still needs a Knighton replacement

Denver's front seven has pass rushers in Von Miller and DeMarcus Ware.It has inside thumpers in Brandon Marshall and Danny Trevathan and edge-setters in Derek Wolfe and Malik Jackson.Nearly every piece is in place -- except the crucial one in the middle of it all. New defensive coordinator Wade Phillips has yet to identify a viable nose tackle for his new 3-4 defense.The clubhouse...
Via Fox Sports
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Weekend web roundup: Denver Broncos

Klee: Broncos suffer big blow; can they overcome it? ► ... Photo - In this photo taken Wednesday, May 27, 2015, Denver Broncos offensive ... Feel any better about the Broncos probably losing Ryan Clady for the 2015 ... LB Brandon Marshall recovering from foot surgery ► That starting spot at inside linebacker for the Denver Broncos? ... especially since the Broncos are installing...
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May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Frequent Flyers: The 49ers will fly more miles than any other team in 2015

If we’re going based on the cost of jet fuel, then the San Francisco 49ers are getting screwed by the NFL’s schedule makers in 2015. According to a story by John Breech of CBS Sports, the 49ers will fly more miles than any other team in the league this year. AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Five more stories that are bound to happen during summer camps Top 10 in 2015: The NFL’s...
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May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Three reasons why the New England Patriots draft was a success

The Patriots have been known to be one of the better teams in the league when it comes to the draft; it seems as if Bill Belichick is always able to find late-round talent that is able to produce immediately. They also have done pretty well with their early picks as of late. From 2010-2012, they drafted Devin McCourty, Nate Solder, Chandler Jones and Dont’a Hightower in the first...
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May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Broncos LB Brandon Marshall recovering from foot surgery

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) Brandon Marshall is putting his foot down - only not the right one, since there are two screws holding it together. That starting spot at inside linebacker for the Denver Broncos? It will belong to him again once he's healthy. ''I just believe in myself to the fullest,'' he said. Marshall led the team in tackles last season despite missing the final two games...
Via AP on Fox
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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