Denver Broncos make 22 transactions to get down to 53 players, name practice squad

This time of year can be one of the most difficult if you’re a professional football player or executive. Those men in the front office had the tough task of ridding the Denver Broncos of 22 players in order to get their active roster down to the NFL mandated 53-man limit. On Saturday, the Broncos lost 22 players. Here’s that list: LB Shaquil Barrett – Waived RB Kapri Bibbs...
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Denver Broncos vs. Indianapolis Colts: Game preview

Where: Sports Authority Field at Mile High When: Sunday, September 7, 2014 @ 8:30 P.M. Eastern Time (NBC Sunday Night Football) This time of year I am compelled to reminisce by what I can only describe as a smell in the air that the end of summer brings. Maybe it is only a feeling that brings back the vivid memories of the two-a-day football practices of my youth. It happens every...
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Wes Welker back at practice

Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker, who suffered a concussion on Aug. 23, ran routes and caught passes wearing a helmet during Monday’s practice. “Obviously, as I said all last week, he’s a guy that we’ll be cautious with, and our main concern is his safety,” head coach John Fox said. Welker incurred the concussion on a shoulder-to-helmet hit from Houston safety...
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National confidence level in Denver Broncos holds steady heading into regular season

It’s finally here. No more training camp practices. No scrimmages. No more meaningless exhibitions. Now, it’s actually for real; the NFL regular season is upon us! During the next 17 weeks, 32 teams will vie for 12 playoff spots, all in the hopes of being the last team standing at the end. For some, this is a realistic possibility; for others, it’s nothing but a pipe dream...
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Wes Welker back at Denver Broncos practice

Welcome back, Wes. For Welker, arguably the greatest slot receiver in the history of the NFL, it was the first time he’d seen the field or worn a helmet since his latest concussion, August 23 against the Houston Texans. Despite his somewhat diminutive 5’9″ frame, Welker is one tough guy. He’s not contemplating retirement even with the three concussions in less than a year...
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The Denver Broncos Alphabet Aerobics

Are you ready for some football? The Answer is An overwhelming yes, As An entire nation is Antsy with Anticipation, including the Denver… Broncos, who are on the Brink of another Battle of Behemoths. Can the Broncos return to the ultimate Clash, A.K.A. the Super Bowl? Can they Continue the Chase for the Lombardi trophy, football’s Stanley Cup? Demaryius Thomas is Down. Definitely...
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Marvin Austin proving to be valuable veteran pickup for Broncos

Denver Broncos defensive tackle Marvin Austin has always been highly regarded talent wise but injuries and inconsistent play had him bouncing around the NFL, however, he may have found a home in the Mile High City. "Well, he's healthy and I think that's the key thing," general manager John Elway said, via the Associated Press. "He had the back surgery this...
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Denver Broncos Preseason: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

The four game preseason is finally over.  The Denver Broncos did everything possible to make a return to the Super Bowl. The Broncos blazed their way through free agency.  They made their defense tougher and formidable.They trotted through the NFL Draft picking up pieces to solidify their already formidable offense. And  then they had to conquer the four games in preseason. ...
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Broncos Mailbag: Colts, Miller, Harris, Practice Squad, More!

The season kickoff is rapidly approaching. Just a short time after that the Denver Broncos will kick off against the Indianapolis Colts. On top of that, the Denver Broncos have their roster set, for now. However, Broncos fans still have questions and I am here to answer them with what I think. [url="""][/url]">@AlaskanBronco...
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On Paper, Is This The Greatest Denver Broncos Team Ever?

The Denver Broncos had arguably the best offseason of any team this year, strengthening every weakness they had when they were exposed and beaten down in the Super Bowl. This new Broncos team has kept what made them strong, and has become better in the areas that they were weak. It begs the question, on paper, is this the greatest Broncos team ever assembled? It quite possibly could...
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Chargers show interest in NT Vickerson

The Chargers have little experience on their defensive line depth. It's possible that soon could change. The team has expressed in former Broncos nose tackle Kevin Vickerson, sources said Sunday. The 31-year-old has started 43 career games, including 25 the past two seasons. It would be premature, however, to say a signing is imminent. Vickerson was released Saturday. San...
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Report: Chargers Showing Interest In Former Broncos DL Kevin Vickerson

  Michael Gehlken of the Union-Tribune San Diego reports that the Chargers are showing some interest in former Broncos DL Kevin Vickerson. As of now, San Diego has six defensive linemen on their roster, which includes two rookies, so adding Vickerson would give them some proven depth upfront. Vickerson, 31, was one of the more notable cuts from the Broncos as they trimmed their...
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Washington Claims Strong Safety Ihenacho Off Waivers From Denver

Photo Credit: Sunday, Brian McNally of reported that Washington claimed strong safety Duke Ihenacho off waivers from the Denver Broncos. Ihenacho (6′, 212 lbs) starts his third year in the NFL after his college career at San Jose State. Last season with the Broncos, he started 14 games. Ihenacho tallied 67 tackles, assisted on 22 other tackles...
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Broncos announce their practice squad

The Denever Broncos already announced their practice squad that has some pretty amazing players. LB Shaquil Barrett RB Kapri Bibbs S John Boyett QB Zac Dysert WR Bennie Fowler G Vinston Painter WR Nathan Palmer C Matt Paradis TE Gerell Robinson The post Broncos announce their practice squad appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Redskins Claim Former Broncos Safety Duke Ihenacho

Redskins Claim Former Broncos Safety Duke Ihenacho The Washington Redskins claimed former Denver Broncos safety Duke Ihenacho (6-1, 207 pounds) off waivers on Sunday. A third-year pro, Ihenacho started 14 regular season games a year ago, he also started three games in the post-season. For the year he registered 73 tackles, three forced fumbles and [...]
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Redskins claim ex-Broncos safety Duke Ihenacho

The Washington Redskins have claimed safety Duke Ihenacho, according to multiple reports. Echoing @BradBiggs and @John_Keim – former Broncos S Duke Ihenacho was claimed by the #Redskins, per a person familiar with his status. — Zac Boyer (@ZacBoyer) August 31, 2014 Ihenacho was waived by the Broncos on Saturday. The Redskins have been put in a tough situation following the two...
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Redskins claim Safety Duke Ihenacho off waivers

The Washington Redskins have claimed safety Duke Ihenacho off waivers from the Denver Broncos. With a 3-13 record last season, Washington has second waiver priority and snatched up Ihenacho relatively quickly. With Brandon Merriweather set to start the first two games on suspension, the addition of Ihenacho is a big deal for the Redskins. He is not an All Pro safety, but he is...
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NFL 53-man cutdown update: Denver Broncos

As of Sunday 8/31 8AM ET, Per NFL transaction wire, All teams down to 53 by Saturday 8/30 4PM. Players released: DT Kevin Vickerson TE Jameson Konz TE Cameron Morrah CB Jerome Murphy DL Brian Sanford LB Shaquil Barrett RB Kapri Bibbs S John Boyett QB Zac Dysert LB L.J. Fort WR Bennie Fowler DT Sione Fua S Duke Ihenacho OL Ryan...
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Wes Welker still going through the NFL’s concussion protocol

Ric Tapia/Icon Sportswire Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker is still going through the NFL’s concussion protocol, since he hasn’t been cleared for contact yet. Denver general manager Johny Elway says Welker is taking things slow. “One step at a time, still in the process, in (the) protocol. So, he’ll be out running around Monday and continue through the protocol, take it one...
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You wont believe how much money Champ Bailey has made during his NFL career

In light of the Saints releasing Champ Bailey on Saturday,  check out how much money he’s made during his NFL career. #Saints cut CB Champ Bailey. He has made $102,257,025 on the field in his #NFL career — Robert Raiola, CPA (@SportsTaxMan) August 30, 2014 .@RapSheet only other non QB in top 10 #NFL highest paid active players is Julius Peppers (5th) $110,228,000. — Robert...
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The Mullen Files: Top 5 2014 NFL Fantasy Football Quarterbacks

1. Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos – Manning is without a doubt, the number one fantasy football quarterback in 2014. In 2013, Manning threw for an incredible 55 touchdowns and only 10 interceptions. His wide receiver corps were tall and talented. It will only help Manning and his numbers that he is spending another year with his young receivers. Although Eric Decker was lost to...
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Broncos waive QB Zac Dysert

The Denver Broncos will start the season with just two quarterbacks on their roster. Peyton Manning will again be backed up by Brock Osweiler. On Saturday the Broncos waived Zac Dysert. Dysert, 24, made the Broncos roster as the third string quarterback last year in part because the Broncos were concerned about losing him if they attempted to send him to the practice squad. A former...
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Broncos release DT Kevin Vickerson; Follow their releases here

Broncos released DT Kevin Vickerson. The 31-year-old Vickerson got his hip healthy in time to play in the final two preseason games, but it wasn’t enough. You can follow the Broncos cuts here: DT Kevin Vickerson LB L.J. Fort The post Broncos release DT Kevin Vickerson; Follow their releases here appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Broncos Release Veteran DT Kevin Vickerson

  ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Broncos have released veteran DT Kevin Vickerson as they work to get down to 53 players. Ian Rapoport mentions that Denver “loves” DT Marvin Austin, who has put together a great training camp and preseason. Vickerson, 31, signed a two-year, $5 million contract that included a $1 million signing bonus with the Broncos last year....
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NFL Notes: Broncos, Giants, Patriots, & Redskins

  Broncos RB Ronnie Hillman and CB Kayvon Webster were both hospitalized for an illness following the final preseason game Thursday night. (Mike Klis) Giants Injury settlements are likely for WRs Mario Manninham and Trindon Holliday after the team placed them on season-ending injured reserve. (Ralph Vacchiano) Undrafted rookie WR Corey Washington has made the team. Patriots...
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