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Analyzing the Lamin Barrow Pick

Going into the draft this year, the Broncos had only a few roster holes to fill. One of the biggest, was middle linebacker.Since John Elway took over as an executive and de facto General Manager, the Broncos have employed the likes of Joe Mays, Keith Brooking, Wesley Woodyard, and Paris Lenon to man the "Mike" position. Of that group, Brooking was the most effective, but...
Via Pro Football Spot
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos - Remaining Free Agent Fits?

Each year teams tend to sign a few free agents around draft time or training camp to help fill depth needs. This has held true for the Broncos the past few season with the signings of Keith Brooking, Jim Leonhard, Brandon Stokely, Justin Bannan, Paris Lennon, Quentin Jammer, Shaun Phillips and Ryan Lilja. All of these signings at the time filled depth need on the roster to go along...
Via Pro Football Spot
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Shazier, Broncos ILB of the Future?

It’s no surprise that the Broncos need help at middle linebacker. Denver has struggled for a while to keep any MLB upright and productive for more than a year. Paris Lenon, Keith Brooking and Joe Mays have all lent the­­ir services to the position, but the Broncos have yet to find a long-term player. Nate Irving was drafted as the ILB of the future but hasn’t panned out. Steven...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

D’Qwell Jackson would be huge upgrade for Denver Broncos

Linebacker D’Qwell Jackson left Denver on Monday without a contract from the Broncos. John Elway and company should have never let the linebacker leave, as it would fill a giant hole in the Broncos defense. Denver needs Jackson much more than Jackson needs the Broncos. Middle linebacker has been a problem for the Broncos since the days of Al Wilson. They used stop gaps like Joe...
Via cover32 - Broncos
March 04, 2014  |  2 Comments

3 Round PFS Mock Draft: Denver Broncos

It's that time of year. One of the most hectic, but interesting times in the NFL calender. The scouting frenzy that leads to the NFL Draft.Mock drafts abound all over the internet. PFS will bring you our full 3 round mock.This year, I was assigned the task of drafting for the Denver Broncos.Picking 2nd to last in each round, you'd think, might make things a little bit more...
Via Pro Football Spot
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos Linebackers Offseason Preview: Brooking Not Answer

Part 7 of 92013 Denver Broncos Offseason Preview: LinebackersVon Miller, 2013 base salary: $2.284 million: The hero of the the Broncos' front seven rightfully played his way into the Defensive Player of the Year conversation in 2012. His mere presence on the field was scary for any opposing offense.His 18.5 sacks were third in the NFL and for a 4-3 outside linebacker, it was...
Via Football Nation
March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos: Gap Control Vital to Success of Defense

Part 7 of 9Position Breakdown and Off-Season Analysis: Defensive TacklesJustin Bannan, 2013 base salary: Free agent: The soon to be 34 year old veteran was a key part of the Broncos run defense last year which allowed 37 year old middle linebacker Keith Brooking to flow freely to the ball carrier. According to Pro Football Focus Bannan graded out as the sixth best defensive tackle...
Via Football Nation
February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Broncos reportedly won’t be looking for a middle linebacker this offseason

According to the Denver Post, the Broncos will not look to add a middle linebacker this offseason even though Keith Brooking is slated to hit free agency Joe Mays is coming off a season-ending injury. The plan is for Nate Irving and Steve Johnson to compete for the starting job at that position, with Irving having the edge because of experience. Irving was Denver’s third-round...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Klis: Irving, Johnson will compete for MLB gig

(Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images) The Denver Broncos will probably have a new starting middle linebacker this season, but the team may not have to go far to find him. “The Broncos won’t be looking for a middle linebacker, even though Keith Brooking is a free agent and Joe Mays is coming off a season-ending injury. The plan is for Nate Irving and Steve Johnson to compete...
Via BroncoTalk
February 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Te'o Rumours: Denver Broncos Bound?

After becoming a national punch-line, the rumour mill has began as to where Manti Te'o will eventually land.  Many mock drafts originally had the Notre Dame linebacker as a Top 10 pick but now he has fallen.  Bill Williamson of ESPN.com reports: "On Monday, I presented my second AFC West mock draft. I have Denver taking Florida State cornerback Xavier Rhodes. I think...
Via NFL Injury Report
January 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Broncos are 9th top seed to stumble since '05

(Updates. With AP Photos.) By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Pro Football Writer No one should be surprised that the Super Bowl favorites are already out of the playoffs. With their 38-35 loss in double-overtime to the Baltimore Ravens on Saturday night, the Denver Broncos became the ninth No. 1 seed in the last eight years to go down in the divisional round. On Sunday, the Atlanta Falcons...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Broncos players quotes after Chiefs victory

The Denver Broncos secured the No. 1 playoff spot with a Houston Texans loss and a 34-12 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Here's what the Players and coaches had to say following the game via The Denver Post: "It's an accomplishment. It's a proud mark. But three more would make it even better."--John Fox...
Via Sports-Glory
December 30, 2012  |  1 Comment

Harris Replaces Porter on Pro Bowl Ballot

On Saturday, we noted that Keith Brooking was mistakenly listed twice on the Pro Bowl ballot, both as an ILB and an OLB.  On Tuesday, the Denver Broncos updated the ballot. Broncos have updated their Pro Bowl ballot: Keith Brooking is now only listed as an ILB and Chris Harris has replaced Tracy Porter at CB. — Jon Heath (@JHeath_DEN) November 28, 2012 Brooking is now only listed...
Via BroncoTalk
November 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Glitch Has Brooking on Pro Bowl Ballot Twice

When voting for the 2012 Pro Bowl, fans can vote for Denver Broncos middle linebacker Keith Brooking twice on the same ballot. In a possible glitch on NFL.com, the Pro Bowl ballot has Brooking listed both as an ILB—inside linebacker—and OLB—outside linebacker—for the Broncos. Denver’s two other OLBs listed are Von Miller and Wesley Woodyard. The Broncos were presumably...
Via BroncoTalk
November 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Joe Mays officially lands on injured reserve

We found out on Monday that Denver Broncos middle linebacker Joe Mays would miss the rest of the season due to injury.  On Tuesday, the team officially placed the fifth-year linebacker on the injured reserve list: Mays had lost his starting MLB job to veteran Keith Brooking earlier in the season but remained a special teams contributor and had played in select defensive schemes...
Via BroncoTalk
October 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Broncos Injury Report: Tracy Porter, Keith Brooking, Demaryius Thomas

The Denver Broncos entered the week with all players listed on their injury report as probable to play, but the team announced yesterday cornerback Tracy Porter would miss its Monday night contest against the San Diego Chargers due to illness. The #Broncos have downgraded CB Tracy Porter's game status to OUT, due to illness. Porter did not make the trip to San Diego...
Via NFL Injury Report
October 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Broncos may replace Joe Mays with Keith Brooking as starting MLB

The Denver Broncos linebacker Keith Brooking will replace Joe Mays as the starting middle linebacker for Monday night's game against San Diego, according to Mike Klis of The Denver Post.Brooking has been the Broncos' No. 1 middle linebacker for the past week of practice.Brooking will get the start after his outstanding run-stop performance against the Oakland Raiders. ...
Via Sports-Glory
October 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Broncos focus on faster starts

Nobody has been better than the Denver Broncos in the fourth quarter of games this season. They've scored 58 points and allowed just six, and they haven't been scored upon in the final quarter since Week 1. They've figured out how to manage the endgame. It's the rest of the game they have yet to decipher. "I'd like to start it the other way, to start...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Broncos Injury Report: Keith Brooking Suffers Concussion

The Denver Broncos suffered one key injury during Sunday’s loss to the New England Patriots. Veteran linebacker Keith Brooking sustained a concussion in the third quarter and was not able to return. It’s not clear if Brooking will be available this weekend or when he’ll be able to return, as he’ll have to first pass the National Football League’s concussion tests...
Via NFL Injury Report
October 10, 2012  |  Discuss

D.J. Williams suspended a total of nine games

The NFL informed the Denver Broncos on Friday that linebacker D.J. Williams will be suspended an additional three games to his current six-game suspension, according to CBSSports.com.  The two suspensions, lasting nine weeks total, were the result of performance enhancing drug and driving while ability-impaired charges. Williams (6-1, 242 lbs.) is a ninth-year veteran who has been...
Via BroncoTalk
October 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Game Balls: Broncos 37, Raiders 6

Broncos 37, Raiders 6 — you know what a victory means, fellas. Give out your BT Game Balls! Eric Decker: I have been hard on Eric Decker basically since he has been a rookie. Whether it was that he was a better punt/kick returner than receiver or that he was only good to catch every third pass that came his way. When I say pictures of him last off-season hanging out with Kyle...
Via BroncoTalk
October 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Brooking expected to get start in place of Mays

Veteran Keith Brooking is expected to get his first start for the Denver Broncos on Sunday with middle linebacker Joe Mays suspended for the game against the Oakland Raiders. Linebacker Nate Irving (concussion) is among the Broncos' inactives, as is receiver Matt Willis (hamstring), meaning Bubba Caldwell was activated for the first time this season. Running back Knowshon Moreno...
Via Fox Sports
September 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Joe Mays' one game suspension upheld

Joe Mays won't play this week vs. the Raiders after all. After it was leaked that Mays was suspended for one game following his helmet-to-helmet collision with Matt Schaub that resulted in the quarterback losing not only his helmet – but a piece of his ear also – the NFL upheld their ruling of suspending Mays for one game. Mays will be barred from the team's facilities...
Via 60 Max Power O
September 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Several Broncos to have homecoming in Atlanta

Atlanta, GA. When the Denver Broncos try to improve to 2-0 at Atlanta, they will have several players who know the area quite well, and for different reasons. Champ Bailey, Demaryius Thomas, Knowshon Moreno, and Keith Brooking all have ties to the state of Georgia, and will want to make their marks in their return to the peach state. For the Denver Broncos, a win would be a...
Via Denver Sports Chat
September 17, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 Denver Broncos Roster – Linebackers

The Denver Broncos line backer Von Miller sacks the New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez during the fourth quarter of play Thursday November 17, 2011 at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. (John Leyba, The Denver Post) The Denver Broncos really did all they could to shore up the depth at the linebacker position. The problem remains to be the long term options at middle linebacker...
Via BroncoTalk
September 04, 2012  |  Discuss
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