Evaluating The Broncos: Part VI: Safeties

Last week I evaluated the Broncos' offensive line, It was the last position group on offense to be scrutinized. This week, we begin on the other side of the ball.Defense.The phase that wins championships, or so they say.In this year's free agency the Broncos lost some major contributors in the secondary, mostly at cornerback. They added some new blood, too, which will bring...
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Broncos CB Chris Harris: ‘I’m all in to be a leader on the defense’

Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. signed his restricted free agent tender contract on Tuesday. “I’m just glad to get it over with and be able to know I’ll be here one more year,” Harris said after signing the contract, via the team’s website. “I’m definitely happy. This is where I want to be and to be able to play here another year, I’m all in to be a leader...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Broncos will sign former Browns S TJ Ward

The Denver Broncos will sign former Cleveland Browns safety T.J. Ward, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Mike Klis of The Denver Post reported Monday that the Broncos would pursue Ward when the free-agent market opened on Tuesday. Signing the 27-year-old Ward, who had 112 tackles, 2 interceptions a touchdown and 1.5 sacks last season, greatly improve the Broncos back of the defense...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Broncos land Safety T.J. Ward

Today the Denver Broncos solidiied their safety position adding former Brown TJ Ward. Ward is a very solid pick up and will fill in great next to Rahim Moore. @AdamSchefter: Broncos are signing former Browns S TJ Ward, per sources.The post Broncos land Safety T.J. Ward appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Broncos expected to pursue safety T.J. Ward in free agency

The Denver Broncos plan to upgrade at the safety position this offseason and are expected to pursue Cleveland Browns strong safety T.J. Ward when the free-agent market opens Tuesday, reports Mike Klis of The Denver Post. The Broncos have also reportedly expressed interest in Detroit Lions safety Louis Delmas, while Jairus Byrd and Donte Whitner also are available. As noted by...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Broncos could be better in playoffs with stronger play at safety

If the safety position were a math problem, it would be one plus one equals three. Something about it doesn't add up. If safety were a family member, it would be a stepchild. It does most of the chores, yet gets the least amount of love and respect. The NFL recently released its 2014 franchise-tag salaries based on the average of the richest players at each position, and safeties...
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Injured Broncos disappointed to be left behind

Five players who combined for 2,545 defensive snaps this season have been conspicuously absent from most of the Denver Broncos' activities leading up to Sunday's Super Bowl. They are some of the Broncos' biggest defensive names — defensive end Von Miller (nine starts), cornerback Chris Harris (16 starts, including one postseason game), defensive linemen Derek Wolfe...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

What a long, strange journey it has been for the Broncos

It is easy to say that the Super Bowl is the biggest game for the Denver Broncos this season. But Sunday’s game is even more than that for the Broncos. It is a must win. This has been two years in the making for Denver. From the moment they signed Peyton Manning to play quarterback, Broncos Country had dreams of another Lombardi Trophy. There were plenty of questions about Manning...
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January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos Safety, Mike Adams, has unique celebration plans for after the Super Bowl

If you have something riding on this Super Bowl, whether its money or your fandom, then there’s a good chance you already have a celebration plan. Well, whatever it is, it likely doesn’t top what Mike Adams is planning to do if the Broncos win the Super Bowl. Adams, who helped stabilize the Broncos secondary after Rahim Moore was lost for the season with lateral compartment syndrome...
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January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Broncos safety Rahim Moore ruled out for remainder of playoffs

This past weekend the Broncos were dealt a huge blow to their secondary when starting cornerback Eric Harris went down with a torn ACL. This week the injury ridden defense took another hit as Rahim Moore, the starting safety, was ruled out for the AFC Championship and the Super Bowl, should the Broncos advance.Moore, who had surgery on November 18 to alleviate lateral compartment...
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January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Broncos Safety Rahim Moore Out for Remainder of Playoffs

Broncos starting safety Rahim Moore will miss this weekend's AFC Championship game and the Super Bowl should Denver advance. There will not be a repeat of Rahim Moore's now-infamous coverage breakdown that led to the Baltimore Ravens beating the Denver Broncos and advancing to last year's AFC Championship. That's because a person with knowledge of the situation...
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January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Rahim Moore’s availability for playoffs decided

The playoffs are never a good time to pile up injuries in the secondary, especially when Tom Brady and the pass-happy New England Patriots are coming to town. The Denver Broncos lost one starter in the defensive backfield when Chris Harris Jr. tore his ACL in the Divisional round win over the San Diego Chargers Sunday, and they won’t be getting another starter back, unfortunately...
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Many key Broncos, including Wolfe, absent from practice

Defensive end, Derek Wolfe of the Denver Broncos was expected to return to practice Monday, but his comeback has been postponed once again. The Broncos are hopeful that Wolfe, who has yet to play since suffering “seizure-like symptoms” on November 29, will return some point this week. He actually came back to participate in Denver’s Christmas day practice, but missed the next...
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January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Rahim Moore suffered a setback

    According to the Denver Post,  Broncos safety Rahim Moore recently suffered a setback. Safety Rahim Moore was at Broncos headquarters throughout the week but didn’t participate in practice. He had surgery to alleviate lateral compartment syndrome in his leg Nov. 18 and the team placed him on injured reserve with the designation to return. He...
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December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Resilient Broncos weather one crisis after another

DWIs. Drugs. Injuries. Illnesses. Ambulances. Surgeries. The Denver Broncos have seen it all in this drama-filled season. Yet, they're 12-3 and one win from securing the top seed in the AFC playoffs for the second straight year, fulfilling a mission they set out to accomplish after their playoff pratfall against Baltimore last January. ''We've had a lot of ups...
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December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos: Four Players Holding Them Back as Dead Weight

The Denver Broncos feature possibly the greatest air attack in the history of NFL football which in theory, they could ride all the way to the Super Bowl in New York.However, during their losses to the Colts and Patriots in addition to their brief moments every game where they look a little shaky, a few individuals have stood out as those guilty of intiating poor play.Now, football...
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Is Peyton Manning The Same In The Cold?

With the temperatures starting to dip and get colder, the common assumption is that the same will happen to Peyton Manning. That assumption may be a little skewed and the reputation of Manning has suffered. Please click here to read this story The post Is Peyton Manning The Same In The Cold? appeared first on Players View.
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December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Broncos' Wolfe falls ill after Friday's practice

The Denver Broncos might have lost a fourth defensive starter for their game at Kansas City on Sunday after lineman Derek Wolfe fell ill sometime between the end of practice Friday and the team's departure to the airport about an hour later. The defensive end/tackle was added to the injury report and listed as questionable, same as cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (shoulder...
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November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Broncos’ Rahim Moore to IR, Team Re-Signs S Michael Huff

The Denver Broncos have placed safety Rahim Moore on IR, the team announced. Moore is suffering from lateral compartment syndrome. According to Dr. Jason Stoneback, “The muscle becomes squeezed as well as the vessels and nerves in that compartment and it leads to excruciating pain and possibly muscle death.” Moore was placed on IR-Designated To Return, which means he will be...
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November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Rahim Moore placed on IR with designation to return

According to Pro Football Talk, Rahim Moore was placed on injured reserve with designation to return; he had surgery on Monday. Moore could come back if the Broncos reach the AFC Championship game. The Broncos signed Michael Huff on Tuesday. Mike Adams is expected to take over as the starter. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Rahim Moore placed...
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November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Broncos place safety Moore on IR

The Broncos placed safety Rahim Moore on recallable injured reserve Tuesday and signed veteran Michael Huff to take his place. Moore underwent emergency surgery to stop bleeding in a muscle in his left leg Monday. By placing him on recallable IR, the Broncos can bring Moore back to practice in six weeks and onto the active roster if they're playing in eight weeks, which would...
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November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Broncos signed Michael Huff to fill in for the injured Rahim Moore

Today the Denver Broncos signed Michael Huff to the 53 man roster. Huff signed a three year deal with the Ravens earlier this year, but was released mid season.  He struggled to beat out Matt Elam for a starting spot, but will be needed in Denver.  He will be filling in for the injured Rahim […]
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November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Broncos place Moore on IR; sign veteran Huff

The Broncos placed safety Rahim Moore on recallable injured reserve Tuesday and signed veteran Michael Huff to take his place. Moore underwent emergency surgery to stop bleeding in a muscle in his left leg Monday. By placing him on recallable IR, the Broncos can bring Moore back to practice in six weeks and onto the active roster if they're playing in eight weeks, which would...
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November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Broncos sign safety Michael Huff, put Rahim Moore on IR

The Denver Broncos announced Tuesday that safety Rahim Moore has been placed on injured reserve with a designation to return. Moore must miss six weeks of practice and eight weeks of games before he is eligible to return to the active roster.  The earliest he can return to practice is Dec. 31, and will be able to play in the AFC Championship Game, if the Broncos reach it. ...
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November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Broncos Sign Safety Michael Huff to Fill Out Secondary Ahead of Game With Patriots

The Patriots aren’t the only ones with secondary problems. The Denver Broncos had to place starting safety Rahim Moore on short-term injured reserve on Tuesday, but they also added a veteran to their secondary to help fill the void. The Broncos signed safety Michael Huff on Tuesday, the team announced. The former first-round pick signed a multi-year deal with the Ravens during...
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November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

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