Former NFL linebacker: Clowney is a faster version of DeMarcus Ware

One former NFL linebacker believes Jadeveon Clowney is a faster, stronger and bigger version of DeMarcus Ware (Credit: Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle) Former linebacker Dat Nguyen spent seven seasons playing for the Dallas Cowboys and three seasons as the team’s assistant linebackers coach. Now, as a San Antonio sports radio host, Nguyen is gushing over Houston Texans number...
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The Case For the Chargers Winning The AFC West

The Denver Broncos have won three straight division titles and with number 18, at 37 years old and coming off his best statistical season as a pro, still firing on all cylinders, you might be saying to yourself that there really isn’t a point to this article I am writing. Maybe so, but that could be attributed to the lack of attention that the Chargers have received over the last...
Via Football Nation
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Defensive line talent is abundant at camp

The Denver Broncos have many strengths and few weaknesses, most of which are glaring for all to see. The defensive line has only recently emerged in camp as possibly the deepest unit of talent on the roster. From veterans to rookies the players along the defensive front are progressing at a fast pace. Day seven of camp closed with substantial work in the trenches and newcomers have...
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NFL Notes: Broncos, Chiefs, Eagles, Packers, Patriots, & Titans

  Broncos DE DeMarcus Ware returned to practice on Thursday after missing a few days with a bruised lower right leg. He was limited for the most part. (Jeff Legwold) Chiefs HC Andy Reid told reporters that S Sanders Commings is undergoing ankle surgery on Thursday. (BJ Kissel) Eagles Seventh-round NT Beau Allen received some reps with the first-team defense on Thursday...
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Isaiah Burse has enough burst in the return game

The 2014 Denver Broncos have addressed many of the issues that plagued this team in the off season. No Eric Decker? Let’s get Emmanuel Sanders and draft Cody Latimer. No Shaun Phillips or Champ Bailey? Let’s get DeMarcus Ware and Aqib Talib. But what happened to our return man? Trindon Holliday is gone and has yet to be replaced. Who can fill his shoes however small they may...
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Dallas Cowboys: Three Bold Predictions For Training Camp

  The Dallas Cowboys have been the poster children of mediocrity for what has felt like an eternity for most Cowboys' fans.  This training camp will bring a few surprises.  Heading into the 2014 training camp there are many things that are certain but quite a few more that are up in the air for this team.Here are some BOLD PREDICTIONS for this training camp. #1  The Offensive...
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Dallas Cowboys: Demarcus Lawrence Breaks Foot; Out 8-12 Weeks

When Jerry Jones cut future Hall of Famer Demarcus Ware earlier this offseason, it left a major void at the outside linebacker/defensive end position for the Dallas Cowboys. The team used the No. 34 overall pick in this summer’s draft on Demarcus Lawrence, who the team hoped would be Ware’s replacement. It looked good in theory, until Lawrence broke his right foot in practice...
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Claiborne: Cowboys' defensive goal is to go from worst to first

OXNARD, Calif. - Morris Claiborne acknowledges that last year was an embarrassing one for the Dallas Cowboys defense. As you're probably aware, the Cowboys finished last in the NFL in total defense, allowing 415 yards and 27 points per game. "It's definitely embarrassing," Claiborne said, "especially when you know the type of talent you have on the team, but...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Gone Camping: What we’re learning about Day 5 of Denver Broncos training camp

Welcome to Day Five of Denver Broncos training camp, everyone! Since we can’t be at camp, and neither can you, we’re bringing you updates from the journalists that are on the scene. What’s the big story of this morning? Peyton Manning dancing. Looks like Peyton Manning got a hold of music playlist for practice. "Rocky Top" blares from loudspeakers to begin stretch...
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Cowboys hope to go from 32nd to first in NFL defensive rankings

The Cowboys ranked dead last in the league in total defense last season, allowing more than 415 yards a game in a year when no other defense even allowed 400. This year, the loss of linebacker Sean Lee to a knee injury and the departure of top pass rushers DeMarcus Ware and Jason Hatcher in free agency makes it seem unlikely that the Cowboys’ defense could get much better. But...
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DeMarcus Ware has a lower leg injury

During his time with the Cowboys, defensive end/linebacker DeMarcus Ware played through plenty of injuries. He’s already dealing with one in Denver. Ware was held out for roughly half of Sunday’s practice due to what coach John Fox called a lower leg injury. Fox told reporters it doesn’t appear to be serious.
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AFC West: Top 10 Training Camp Battles To Watch

Who will rush the passer opposite of DeMarcus Ware?- Derek Wolfe and Malik Jackson were both selected by the Broncos in the 2012 draft, and they are both 6-foot-5, 290 pound defensive ends. Wolfe, who was selected in the second-round, recorded six sacks in his rookie year, and four in his sophomore year. Jackson, who was selected in the fifth-round, played sparingly in his rookie...
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Rookie Demarcus Lawrence Not Lacking in Confidence

When the statement was made, it was immediately a headline. Demarcus Lawrence has had all kinds of media attention surrounding him since the start of the 2014 NFL training camp for the Dallas Cowboys. It's for good reason as well, since the second round pick for the Boys' has some serious expectations, even just going into his rookie season.Lawrence didn't flinch at the...
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7 days ago  |  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...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Burning Questions: What are the AFC West storylines as training camps open?

Thank goodness, football is here. All week, training camps open around the NFL, as teams begin the journey toward Super Bowl XLVIX in Glendale, Arizona. Every team in the league has questions that need to be answered, as no one has a clear and easy road map to the Promised Land. But the difference between being a contender and an also-ran usually comes down to one key issue. So as...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ware strives to set a precedent on defense

DeMarcus Ware spoke to the media Wednesday afternoon following an emotional day for the Denver Broncos family. Even with the news of Pat Bowlen stepping down, there were still football questions to be answered. Ware acknowledged that the defense must find an identity that the team lacked in 2013. Toughness is a priority this year after the embarrassment at the hands of a physical...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

3 Reasons Why Cowboys Fans Should Want a Losing Season

So it's worth noting that I will never root for the Cowboys to lose during the season. That's why I wrote "why cowboys fans SHOULD" rather than "WILL" root for their team to lose. Also it is why I write this before the season begins, when I can look at the team logically and determine how likely it is for the team to win a super bowl with the current roster...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Camp preview: the line backers

As camp nears the excitement grows and with it expectations. The Denver Broncos goals for themselves cannot be any greater. Yet, as the offseason dragged on two areas of major concern went basically unaddressed. Running back and linebacker, particularly the middle line backer position. As camp starts Thursday the Broncos will begin the season with two great linebackers on the roster...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys add another big receiver to lethal corps

The Dallas Cowboys defense is riddled with question marks going into the 2014 season. How will they handle the loss of inside linebacker Sean Lee? Who’s going to step up as a pass rusher with Jason Hatcher and DeMarcus Ware gone? We’ll have to wait until fall to find out. One thing we don’t have to wonder about though is the Cowboys offense, which is always extremely potent...
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Jack Del Rio has to make Denver Broncos defense special

Dear Coach Del Rio, I have signed three new free agents for your side of the ball. You know their names. You will also get the services of a star linebacker, an up-and-coming cornerback, a hungry safety and run stuffer. Now go make that unit something special. Sincerely, John Elway The Broncos defense last season was the weak link without a doubt. Still, the Broncos got the Super...
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10 days ago  |  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...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Camp preview: defensive line

As camp arrives and the short but excruciating football off season comes to an end the Denver Broncos defensive line is far from set. There are a few standouts that will undoubtedly play huge roles in their quest for a championship but many players on the roster will be fighting for their football lives come Thursday. DeMarcus Ware and Terrence “pot roast” Knighton look to be...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Who gets playing time on Denver Broncos’ stacked defensive line?

With so many great new names coming to the defense via free agency, it’s difficult to pick which one will have the greatest impact. Without a doubt, though, the most prominent name is DeMarcus Ware. He’ll be starting opposite of outside linebacker Von Miller, as they hold down two of the most important positions on the defensive side of the ball. Simply, get to the quarterback...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos: Three Bold Predictions For Training Camp

As the 2014 NFL season marches closer and closer to dominating our hearts and minds. Training Camps are slated to begin all over the country. For some, dreams will be realized and seasons could be forged. For my beloved Denver Broncos, this could be a chance at redemption. There is no doubt that the Broncos will be loaded for bear again this season, with as cornerback Chris Harris...
Via Football Nation
11 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Ware: I feel better than I did the past two years

Broncos linebacker DeMarcus Ware told Mike Klis of the Denver Post that he feels a lot better now then he did over the past two years. “I feel better than I did the last two years going into the season,” Ware said. “Stronger, faster. I feel flexible.” It will be interesting to see whether Ware can stay healthy this season and show everyone that he’s not slowing down. ...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss
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