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Previewing the Broncos vs. the Seahawks

Calm down! It’s just a game. In fact, it actually means less than most games the Broncos will play this year. In fact, it’s no more important than the Arizona game the week after the bye. In fact, it actually means LESS than that game because it’s more important to win at home. Hey, this game against Seattle is as meaningless as it gets. Except, it’s not. It should be....
Via Mile High Sports
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Five Broncos defensive improvements

For regular readers of the Mile High Sports Daily, it will come as no surprise that the present author has not been a fan of the way that the Denver Broncos have approached the defensive side of the ball this season. What should be further unsurprising is that that same author is not short on suggestions for how the Broncos may improve in their defensive ventures. What follows then...
Via Mile High Sports
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Can The Broncos Beat The Seahawks?

The Denver Broncos are coming off a 24-17 win against the Kansas City Chiefs in another game where the Broncos played it way too safe, and nearly lost it. The Broncos now face the defending Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks, the same team that utterly demolished them in February in said Super Bowl, and need to do a 180 degree turn from what we’ve seen, or else. This past Sunday...
Via Pro Football Spot
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Trevathan off crutches, excited to return to work

Linebacker and team leader Danny Trevathan was the first big injury to plague the Denver Broncos in 2014. After a superb 2013 season in which Trevathan lead the team in tackles with 124 and was poised to be a potential Pro Bowler in defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio’s mind. Days in to training camp the weak side linebacker went down with a fractured tibia. With few weeks to go...
Via Mile High Sports
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Broncos rookie cornerback comes up big in debut

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) On back-to-back August afternoons, Denver Broncos rookie cornerback Bradley Roby was torched by Peyton Manning's long touchdown passes to Demaryius Thomas. The first time, Roby trudged off the field knowing his technique, leverage and his reaction time could have been better. ''He never had to go against an offense like this or a quarterback like that,'' Thomas...
Via AP on Fox
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Five things Broncos starters need to show us Saturday

If I had my druthers, the Denver Broncos would play their starters only minimally on Saturday. I’m not worrying about Peyton Manning’s ability to perform anymore. I’m not worried that the offensive line will fold under pressure. I’m not even concerned about the ability of the top guys on the revamped defense to perform at a level that will put the team in the top half of...
Via Mile High Sports
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Camp continues to excel teams progress

Day twenty of training camp was more similar to Monday’s sharp practice than Tuesday’s testy environment. Today in the heat, the team showed camaraderie that was not seen Tuesday and looked solid in their early preparations for the San Francisco 49ers. The offense got a couple of pieces back today while on defense Brandon Marshall ran with the starters and Marvin Austin infused...
Via Mile High Sports
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Broncos practiced fast and sharp Monday

The Denver Broncos entered week three of training camp and haven’t looked sharper. The practice at Dove Valley was intense, physical and fast. Competitions not only within positions but with players on the opposite side of the ball seem to be breeding great effort and concentration. Throughout the practice both coaches John Fox and Jack Del Rio were emphasizing “playing fast”...
Via Mile High Sports
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Are you ready? Preview JAX vs. TB

***Originally published August 8Finally, the start of a new season is here. And while the Jaguars have been in rebuilding mode each August since this time in 2011 in Jack Del Rio's final season as coach, when he was trying to save his job, this year is different. It's Year 2 of Gus Bradley's program, and hopefully we begin to see the move forward in talent, and in performance and...
Via Pro Football Spot
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Broncos, Colts, Panthers, Redskins, & Texans

Broncos The Broncos play to have their No. 2 offense go up against their No. 1 defense in Saturday’s scrimmage. (Jeff Legwold) DC Jack Del Rio had good things to say about CB Chris Harris regarding his return from ACL surgery. (Jeff Legwold) DE Derek Wolfe returned just a day after he left practice with stiffness in his lower back. (Jeff Legwold) Colts Safeties Delano...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 01, 2014  |  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
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Full pads in practice breeds excitement

The Denver Broncos were dressed for battle Saturday morning as the team donned full pads for practice. The season is underway and excitement among the players was obvious. Players were flying around the field and seeking out hits and opportunities to make plays. As defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio stated, “Camps really started now. Until you put the pads on it almost doesn...
Via Mile High Sports
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

10 current NFL assistants who will be head coaches

We see it every single season. The day after the Super Bowl has become notoriously known as “Black Monday,” the day that NFL head coaches lose their jobs. If a team has failed miserably, even the general manager can be nixed. But this isn’t about GMs, let’s talk coaches. Every year, we see more and more assistants get their long-awaited shot at a head coaching position. Look...
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March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars: Ranking Their No. 1 Draft Picks Since 2000

Hindsight and the NFL Draft should go hand and hand. After a year or two, teams, fans and the media wonder what would happen, had the team picked so and so.Oh, if they only had to do it all again.The Jacksonville Jaguars are no different. They have had a few hits, but many more misses in the first round of the draft. From 2000-2013 there have been plenty of heartaches and plenty...
Via Football Nation
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Jack Del Rio given two-year extension by Broncos

The Denver Broncos have given defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio a two-year extension. Del Rio, 50, took over the defensive coordinator role of the Broncos in 2012. The deal should be finalized on Friday according to the Denver Post. “Jack did a nice job with our defense,” said John Elway, the Broncos’ executive vice president of football operations. “We had a lot of injuries...
Via Tireball.com
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Del Rio signs 2-year deal with Broncos

Broncos defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio has signed a two-year contract that will keep him in Denver through 2015. Del Rio went 3-1 as interim coach when John Fox underwent heart surgery last season. Fox is entering the final year of his contract, but he and the Broncos hope to reach an extension this offseason following Denver's runner-up finish to Seattle in the Super Bowl...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos lock up Jack Del Rio for an additional 2 years

Jack Del Rio isn’t going anywhere. The Broncos and their defensive coordinator agreed to terms Thursday on a new two-year contract. The deal is expected to be finalized Friday. “Jack did a nice job with our defense,” said John Elway, the Broncos’ executive vice president of football operations. “We had a lot of injuries on […]The post Denver Broncos lock up Jack Del Rio...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Broncos Sign DC Jack Del Rio To A Two-Year Extension

Mike Klis of the Denver Post reports that the Broncos have reached an agreement with DC Jack Del Rio on a two-year extension. Klis adds that a deal is expected to be finalized on Friday. “Jack did a nice job with our defense,” said Broncos president of football operations John Elway. “We had a lot of injuries on that defensive side and Jack did a good job holding that side...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Beavers' recruiting class has Hawaiian flavor

You could say Oregon State's recruiting class has the Aloha Spirit. Several of the Beavers' top prep recruits are from Hawaii, including defensive end Lamone Williams, defensive tackle Kalani Vakameilalo and athlete Fitou Fisiiahi. Williams, at 6-foot-3 and 240 pounds, helps fill a hole left by the departure of Scott Crichton, who left Oregon State early to enter the NFL draft...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Super Bowl coordinators going nowhere

The Super Bowl is the best place anybody on an NFL team could be. Except, perhaps, if you're a coordinator in the running for a head coaching job. Four of the best in the business have reached the NFL's championship game. Only one of them, Denver defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio, has been a head coach. Indeed, two of them - Dan Quinn, who runs Seattle's top-ranked defense, and...
Via AP on Fox
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Broncos' Jack Del Rio is proud he finally beat Tom Brady

Tom Brady has generally done a pretty good job against Jack Del rio defenses over the year.What does a "pretty good job" entail? Well, before the AFC Championship game Brady was 7-0 against Del Rio at both the Jaguars and Broncos, he never threw an interception, had a completion percentage of 72.76%, 1,766 yards and 17 touchdowns. Prior to the AFC Championship game, we detailed his...
Via Patriots Life
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

OC Adam Gase on turning down Browns interview: 'It just wasn’t the right time'

On Tuesday at media day, Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase answered questions about his decision to turn the Browns. Gase said he made his decision in advance and didn’t even talked to co-workers who had been through the interview process, including head coach John Fox and defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio. “It just wasn’t the right time, as far as the timing...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

4 Bold Predictions for Super Bowl XLVIII

Wilson Throws For More Passing Yards Than ManningA lot has to happen for this to come true, but what if Wilson tosses the ball around for 275 yards and Manning has about 250 when it is all over? What that means if the LOB in the Seahawks defense covered the Broncos receivers like a blanket. It also means Michael Bennett may have the game of his career for Seattle. Sometimes, Peyton...
Via Football Nation
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins Name Duffner Linebackers Coach

The Miami Dolphins may not have found their man to fill the open general manager position, but the team did find its man to lead its linebackers. The team has announced it has hired Mark Duffner to take over for George Edwards, who left the team last week to join the Minnesota Vikings coaching staff.The former Jaguars linebackers coach joins the staff after working under Jack Del...
Via Football Nation
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars News and Notes: Jaguars Lose Duffner to Miami

The Jacksonville Jaguars did not release any coaches from their staff at the end of the 2013 season, but that does not mean there weren’t a few of them in demand.The Jaguars have announced that the team’s linebackers’ coach, Mark Duffner is leaving Jacksonville for a job down south with the Miami Dolphins.Duffner was a holdover from the Jack Del Rio staff and was instrumental...
Via Football Nation
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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