Denver Broncos Thin At Inside Linebacker

Former Broncos linebacker Nate Irving signed a three-year contract with the Indianapolis Colts on Friday. Irving played an instrumental role for Denver this past season, finishing with 46 tackles and a sack as a player who was initially supposed to play a reserve role. There’s no question Denver has one of the best pass-rushing duos in the league in Von Miller and DeMarcus Ware...
Via Pro Football Spot
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos sign LB Reggie Walker

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports The Denver Broncos announced on Thursday that seven-year pro Reggie Walker has agreed to terms on a one-year contract with the team. Walker spent the previous two seasons with the Chargers.  He played in 27 games for San Diego, recording 48 tackles, 3.5 sacks and a forced fumble. Before joining the Chargers, the 28-year-old spent his first four...
Via Sports-Glory
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Director of Player Personnel Stephen Jones

  Caption (credit: The Director of Player Personnel, Stephen Jones, has brought about a needed, highly visible change to the Dallas Cowboys. The proof is in the record books. By not going out and signing the highest profile, big dollar demanding free agents, Stephen Jones has set a new precedence in Big D. This is how the new Cowboys are approaching the future...
Via Down and Distance
12 days ago  |  Discuss

John Elway: Broncos don’t draft All-Pros, we develop them

The Denver Broncos expect to have a 10-player draft class this season. Broncos’ executive vice president of football operations/general manager John Elway believes the team will get four compensatory picks next week when the NFL officially hands them out.  The team already has six picks, one pick each in the first, second, third and sixth rounds to go with two in the fifth...
Via Sports-Glory
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Do the Denver Broncos Still Have a Top 15 Defense?

In the midst of a hectic free agency period, the crew at TopSportsReport decided that it was time to take a deep look at the roster shifts occurring and determine which teams are getting better and which teams are getting worse.  To present these opinions, I have decided to write a defensive power rankings article.  In this article, I go team by team and discuss each teams’...
Via TopSportsReport
15 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Contracts, Bengals, Broncos, Cowboys, Dolphins, Ravens & Seahawks

Contracts Joel Corry mentions that several Broncos players had their 2015 base salaries become fully guaranteed today including: LT Ryan Clady ($8.5M), S T.J. Ward ($4M), DE DeMarcus Ware ($3.5M of $7M) Rams DE Robert Quinn‘s $5,555,555 2015 base salary became fully guaranteed today. (Joel Corry) Dolphins DE Cameron Wake had $3 million of his $8.95 million 2015 base salary...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos agree to deal with S Darian Stewart

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports The Denver Broncos have agreed to terms on a two-year contract with safety Darian Stewart, reports Mike Klis of The Denver Post. Broncos have agreed to terms with S Darian Stewart on a 2-year deal. He’ll replace Rahim Moore at free safety — Mike Klis (@MikeKlis) March 13, 2015   Stewart played for the Baltimore Ravens in 2014 after a four...
Via Sports-Glory
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos sign DE Vance Walker to two-year deal

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports The Denver Broncos signed defensive lineman Vance Walker to a new two-year contract, the team announced on Thursday. Source: #Broncos signed former #Falcons, #Chiefs DT Vance Walker to a 2-year deal woth $5 million. — Dov Kleiman (@NFL_RealUpdates) March 12, 2015   Walker, 6-foot-2, 305 pounds spent his first four seasons in Atlanta,...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Rahim Moore leaving Broncos to sign with Texans

The Houston Texans have reached an agreement with free-agent safety Rahim Moore, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Moore has played the past four seasons with the Denver Broncos, who selected him in the second round of the 2011 draft. Moore will always be remembered as the defensive back closest to Jacoby Jones on a game-tying touchdown in what became a crushing double-overtime...
Via Sports-Glory
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos making ripples this year, not big splashes

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) No big splashes this time. Just a few ripples. John Elway spent the last three years luring the likes of Peyton Manning, Wes Welker and DeMarcus Ware to Denver. His annual attraction of superstar power to the Mile High City assured he'd ''win the offseason.'' With fewer holes and shallower pockets this time around, Elway watched big names leaving Denver for...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos sign TE Owen Daniels to 3-year deal

Ron Schwane-USA TODAY Sports The Denver Broncos have signed free agent tight end Owen Daniels. According to The Denver Post, the former Baltimore Ravens tight end has agreed to a three-year deal with Denver. Daniels, 32, has played every snap of his nine-year career with Gary Kubiak as his coach, in Houston then Baltimore. Daniels caught 48 passes for the Ravens in 2014 when...
Via Sports-Glory
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos re-sign LB Steven Johnson

The Denver Broncos have finally signed one of their own. The team announced Tuesday that they have signed linebacker Steven Johnson to a one-year deal. The #Broncos and LB @SMJ2852 have agreed to terms on new one-year deal. #BroncosFA — Denver Broncos (@Broncos) March 10, 2015 From The Denver Post: Underrated get by Broncos in re-signing LB...
Via Sports-Glory
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Kendall Langford to visit Broncos

Steven Bisig-USA TODAY Sports Images   The Denver Broncos are going to meet with veteran defensive lineman Kendall Langford, according to Mike Klis of The Denver Post. The 29-year-old Lanford,  a seven-year veteran, played the last three years with the St. Louis Rams as a defensive tackle before he was released.  The 6-foot-6, 313-pounder spent his first four years in Miami...
Via Sports-Glory
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Pass rush priority #1 for Dallas Cowboys

Coming into the 2014 NFL season, it would probably be safe to say that at least 80% of fans and prognosticators would have bet the farm on saying that the Cowboys defense was going to more than likely be even worse than they were in 2013. How could you get any better if you’d already lost a franchise player like DeMarcus Ware? Well, guess what…that 2014 defense showed up and...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Terrance Knighton feels disrespected by Broncos

Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports Terrance Knighton will hit free agency when the market officially opens in March.  But the defensive tackle wants to remain in Denver. “I think I’ve made it very clear to them [Denver management] that I want to be a Bronco,” Knighton told ESPN’s Josina Anderson on Wednesday. But the feeling isn’t mutual. “To be quite honest with you...
Via Sports-Glory
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Wade Phillips to employ an ‘attack defense’ in Denver

Denver Broncos new defensive coordinator Wade Phillips said Tuesday that he plans to implement an aggressive defense “Defensive players, they’re aggressive by nature. I think you take something away from them when you don’t let them be,” he said to the Denver media. “And aggressive doesn’t mean blitzing all the time, but it does mean coming off the football—everybody...
Via Sports-Glory
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Wade Phillips: I was a lousy head coach, but I’m a good DC

Pat Lovell-USA TODAY Sports Denver Broncos new defensive coordinator said Tuesday to Mike Klis of The Denver Post that he was a “lousy head coach.” Wade Phillips: “I was a lousy head coach but I’m a pretty good defensive coordinator. That’s what I do well.” — Mike Klis (@MikeKlis) February 10, 2015 As noted by Klis, Phillips has a winning record as a head coach...
Via Sports-Glory
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Peyton Manning training in New Orleans with intent to play

Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports   Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is back home in New Orleans “training training with the intent to play the 2015 NFL season,” reports Jeff Duncan of The Denver Broncos’ quarterback has been evaluated by renowned fitness trainer Mackie Shilstone and is expected to begin training with Shilstone this week as he starts offseason...
Via Sports-Glory
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Wade Phillips is the best coordinator hire this offseason

This Sunday the 2014-15 NFL season will officially come to an end, and Wade Phillips didn’t set foot on a single sideline. Let’s make a pact to ensure that never happens again as long as he’s willing and healthy. The Denver Broncos just did their part by hiring Phillips, and he’ll now be the defensive coordinator as part of a shiny new coaching staff. Before long we...
Via This Given Sunday
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Von Miller wants Broncos to get back to Orange Crush

The Denver Broncos named Wade Phillips defensive coordinator and Joe Woods the defensive backs coach on Wednesday, the final pieces to the defensive coaching staff. Phillips and Woods join Bill Kollar (defensive line) and Reggie Herring (linebackers).  Phillips worked with Herring and Kollar during his three-year stint as defensive coordinator with the Texans from 2011...
Via Sports-Glory
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Wade Phillips to be Broncos defensive coordinator

The Denver Broncos have hired Wade Phillips for the defensive coordinator position, reports ESPN’s Ed Werder. #Broncos have hired Wade Phillips to be Gary Kubiak’s defensive coordinator. Phillips had same job for Kubs with #Texans. Out of FB in 2013 — Ed Werder (@Edwerderespn) January 29, 2015   Phillips spent three seasons (2011-13) on Gary Kubiak’s staff with...
Via Sports-Glory
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Broncos to interview Wade Phillips today for DC

The Denver Broncos will interview Wade Phillips for the defensive coordinator position on Tuesday, reports ESPN’s Ed Werder. Wade Phillips is in Denver to interview for #Broncos defensive coordinator. John Elway and Gary Kubiak played for him when he was DEN HC — Ed Werder (@Edwerderespn) January 27, 2015   Phillips spent three seasons (2011-13) on Gary Kubiak’s...
Via Sports-Glory
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Football Stars DeMarcus Ware, Fred Jackson and More Honor Dads During The Big Game

Professional football stars DeMarcus Ware, Fred Jackson, Kurt Warner and LaVar Arrington have teamed up with Toyota to honor and inspire dads across the country during this year’s big game. Dads are everyday heroes. To celebrate, Toyota talked to a cross-selection of great dads to find out what it takes to become a good dad, and have released the video pieces online leading up...
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Ware, Fred Jackson and More Honor Dads During The Big Game

Professional football stars DeMarcus Ware, Fred Jackson, Kurt Warner and LaVar Arrington have teamed up with Toyota to honor and inspire dads across the country during this year’s big game. Watch the inspiring emotional video about the players’ fathers above, and see how they’ve learned to best raise their kids: To Be A... -- Click the title above to read the full article on...
Via Blue Star Times
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Broncos talking to Wade Phillips about DC position

The Denver Broncos first choice for defensive coordinator was Vance Joseph, but the Cincinnati Bengals blocked him from leaving as their defensive backs coach.  So the second choice appears to be Wade Phillips. According to ESPN’s Jeff Legwold, the Broncos have been talking to Phillips, who spent three seasons (2011-13) on Gary Kubiak’s staff with the Houston Texans...
Via Sports-Glory
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss
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