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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Denver Broncos Look At The Coaches: John Fox

In 2011 the Denver Broncos changed regimes after firing Josh McDaniels during the 2010 season. Part of the change was bringing in former Carolina Panthers head coach John Fox, signing a four year $14 million deal.When Fox first entered the NFL, as a coach, he did so as a secondary coach with the Pittsburgh Steelers. He then left and held the same position with the San Diego Chargers...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

All three Denver Broncos quarterbacks from 2011 now out of NFL

Turnover in the NFL is one of the only guarantees. Of course, that’s aided by turning the ball over, too. For three former Denver Broncos quarterbacks, Tuesday July 15 marked a sad day. That’s because, all three of the Broncos’ quarterbacks from a mere three years ago, are now out of the NFL. Even more interesting is the fact that Denver won the AFC West and even won a playoff...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders: Dennis Allen named worst coach in the NFL

This week, released their power rankings of head coaches. There will be no looks of surprise in Raider Nation upon learning that Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen did not make their top ten. Nor did he make their top 20. Do you already see where this is going? Allen didn’t even make their top 30. Ouch. Raider Nation’s visor-loving head coach was listed dead last...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: Denver Broncos rated as a top-15 potential Super Bowl host

In early February, Super Bowl XLVIII was played in the New York / New Jersey area, the first time the big game had been played outdoors in a cold-weather market. This opened the window for every NFL city to throw their name into the hat as a possible host for future title tilts. Currently, less than half of the league’s markets have hosted a Super Bowl, as only 15 metro areas can...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Snubbed? Denver Broncos head coach John Fox not ranked top-10 in NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Rewind: Power Rankings, likability of Denver Broncos, 10 best at every NFL position

In case you missed it, the best columns from the cover32 universe this week. National Columns - Top 10 in 2014: The best inside linebackers in the NFL today (READ) - Power Rankings: Rating the likability of every NFL franchise (READ) - Top 10 in 2014: The best players at every NFL position (READ) - Top 10 in 2014: The wide receivers on the verge of breaking in (Nos. 11-20) (READ...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Worst playoff losses; Underrated Broncos; Retirement

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to catch up on anything and everything from the Denver Broncos this week. Denver Broncos - A sad look back at the Broncos worst playoff losses in history. (READ) - Who is the Broncos most underrated player? (READ) - Is Peyton Manning contemplating retirement? (READ) - Why the future is just as bright as the present for the...
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Would Denver Broncos head coach John Fox make for a better coordinator?

Every NFL head coach essentially takes the same path to their job. They work their way through the assistant coaching ranks, starting at the bottom of the totem poll, bouncing from place to place in order to move up the ladder, and finally landing a job as a coordinator. In that spot, they flourish, becoming an integral part of a team’s success. Because of that, a coach becomes...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning on what he would miss if he retired: ‘Being in the huddle’

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning hopes to play out his contract, which runs through 2016, but has contemplated what it will be like to retire. “Sometimes I sort of kick back and I pause and I think what sorts of things would I miss the most if I wasn’t playing,” Manning told the Associated Press. So what would he miss the most? “Being in the huddle,” Manning said...
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June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

John Fox Reflects On Years Spent With Chuck Noll

Denver Broncos head coach John Fox broke into the league in 1989 with the Pittsburgh Steelers when Chuck Noll hired him to be his defensive backs coach. On Monday, Fox commented on the Friday passing of Noll at the age of 82. “The guy’s in the Hall of Fame. His accomplishments were outstanding,” Fox said of […] John Fox Reflects On Years Spent With Chuck Noll is a post...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos head coach John Fox named as one of ten on the hot seat in 2014

The NFL season is upon us. Yes, it’s still six weeks until training camps get started. And sure, the regular-season opener isn’t for 84 days. But with voluntary OTAs and mandatory minicamps underway, every team in the league has already started their preparation for 2014. That means coaching staffs have already begun evaluating talent, molding their roster, installing systems...
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June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Broncos exec Matt Russell sentenced 7 months in jail for DUI

Denver Broncos director of player personnel Matt Russell was sentenced Friday to seven months in jail after pleading guilty to driving under the influence, careless driving, and possession of an open container of alcohol last July, reports The Denver Post. “We are pleased with the commitment Matt Russell has shown to making positive changes in his life since this incident occurred...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Police issue warrant for Broncos safety T.J. Ward for strip club fight

Denver police have issued an arrest warrant for Denver Broncos safety T.J. Ward, reports CBS4 in Denver. According to the report, Ward will be charged with a misdemeanor count of assault stemming from a fight at PT’s All Nude in southeast Denver on May 9. Denver Police Cmdr. Matt Murray confirmed “a warrant was issued. We have been working with him to turn himself in. It...
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May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Broncos rookies get their first looks

This past weekend marked the true start of the preparation for the 2014 National Football League. Each team’s class of drafted and undrafted rookies got together for their first mini-camp. Those that were selected in the draft were there to reassure the team whey they were drafted and the free-agents were trying to impress. Down at Dove Valley, John Fox and company put their new...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos ‘thrilled’ with how the NFL draft fell

The Denver Broncos were able to grab the player they wanted in each round, even if it meant trading up. “We were thrilled with the way it fell,” Elway said, via the teams website. “And to be able to – we picked up the fifth for next year. Even though we gave up the fourth to San Fran, that secured us Cody Latimer in the second round, which was very big, too. So we feel really...
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May 11, 2014  |  1 Comment

John Elway: Bradley Roby was ‘the top guy on Broncos board’

Denver Broncos executive vice president of football operations/general manager John Elway said Thursdasy night that Ohio State cornerback Bradley Roby “was the top guy on our board.” The Broncos drafted Roby with the No. 31 overall pick. “When we looked at the board, No. 1, he was the top guy on our board,” Elway said. “Then, when we looked at our board, there’s still...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Broncos draft CB Bradley Roby in first round

The Denver Broncos selected a defensive player with their first pick for the fourth consecutive draft. With the No. 31 overall pick, the Broncos selected Ohio State cornerback Bradley Roby. The 5-foot-11, 194-pound defensive back started in all 37 games he played throughout his tenure with the Buckeyes.  He finished his college career with eight interceptions and broke up 36 passes...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Reeves ‘thrilled to death’ to enter Broncos Ring of Fame

The Denver Broncos will induct Dan Reeves into the Broncos Ring of Fame this season. Reeves will be the first coach to be inducted into the Broncos Ring of Fame, and he will join Gene Mingo and Rick Upchurch. “The phone was ringing and you can’t answer the phone on the golf course, but I had it on vibrate and thought my cart was going to vibrate to death,” Reeves told the...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Broncos HC John Fox Reportedly “Loves” Minnesota DT Ra’Shede Hageman

  In Peter King’s most recent mock draft, he notes that one general manager told him that Broncos HC John Fox “loves” Minnesota DT Ra’Shede Hageman. Hageman is a name that most pundits have a hard time placing.  He has the size and burst that teams covet in a defensive lineman, but questions surrounding his consistency have plagued him. Denver has a pair of disruptive tackles...
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May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

How the failures of the 2010 draft for the Carolina Panthers went beyond Jimmy Clausen

Continuing our recap of past draft classes of the Carolina Panthers, we finally get into modern times, this time in the last year of longest tenured head coach John Fox, who entered this draft with general manager Marty Hurney following a mediocre 8-8 season. Fox desperately needed a good draft with rumors of him being on the hot seat, but that’s a difficult task without the luxury...
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May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos use ’35′ to motivate team

The Denver Broncos lost to the Seattle Seahawks 43-8 in Super Bowl XLVIII.  This offseason the Broncos are using the 35-point deficit as a rallying cry.   “Whenever someone gets tired, you just say 35, and they just start picking it up again,” defensive end Malik Jackson said, via the team’s website. “We know we have to come back strong this year. We had a disappointing...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos: What Do Pre-Draft Visits Mean?

When John Elway and John Fox took over the Denver Broncos in 2011, they held the No. 2 overall pick in the draft. They selected Von Miller and they’ve yet to look back. Before the draft, they met with Von Miller. They also met with 41 other prospects, five of whom were quarterbacks who were selected in the first 36 picks. The only other selections made by the Broncos that they...
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April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

The pressure now switches to John Fox

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has been hearing the same thing throughout his long and storied career, “You can’t win the big one.” “You choke in the playoffs.” “Tom Brady is better because of his rings.” “You are the best REGULAR SEASON quarterback in NFL history.” Manning has had the Broncos in position to win the last two Super Bowl titles. One run...
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April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos: In John We Trust

The Denver Broncos have a lot of trust in John. They also have a lot of trust in the other John. I am of course talking about John Elway — the Executive Vice President of Football Operations and the General Manager — and John Fox, the head coach. They both received contract extensions this off-season. Elway received a three-year extension. He is now signed through 2017. He also...
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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