Archive for the ‘Denver Broncos’ Category

Aqib Talib said familiarity led to him to accept trade to Rams

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

The Broncos were determined to get cornerback Aqib Talib and his $11 million salary off the books. Talib told Andy Benoit of SI.com that he flatly told Broncos executive John Elway he wouldn’t report to the 49ers, killing a deal that had been struck. “I told him, ‘I ain’t even gonna take no physical in San Fran, so there won’t be no trade,’ ” Talib said.

Broncos Fantasy Preview

Saturday, June 16th, 2018

Broncos 2016-2017 Offensive Profile 2016-2017 Pass Attempts Rank: 17th, 12th 2016-2017 Rush Attempts Rank: 15th, 8th 2016-2017 Play Volume Rank: 26th, 2nd 2016-2017 Yards Per Play Rank: 26th, 28th Unaccounted for Air Yards from 2017: 1,147 (13th) Unaccounted

No QB competition has meant more relaxed offseason in Denver

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

The angst that permeated the Denver Broncos for two straight summers of quarterback competitions is noticeably absent from team headquarters this year. Veteran Case Keenum is the unquestioned starter and that's allowed the Broncos to install their offense without having to take different skillsets into account. ''That makes a huge difference, especially for the players, for your receivers, for your offensive line, hearing the same cadence every day, working with your same quarterback every day,'' coach Vance Joseph said Thursday.

Broncos brain trust hasn’t given up on Paxton Lynch

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

Denver Broncos fans have pretty much given up on Paxton Lynch. No longer do they fill the airwaves and social media posts with debates about how Denver's 2016 first-round draft pick should be learning on the job even though he hasn't earned the Broncos' starting quarterback job. Two men who aren't quite ready to label Lynch a blunder are general manager John Elway and coach Vance Joseph.

Broncos defensive tackle McDonald takes $2 million paycut

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

The contract of Denver Broncos defensive tackle Clinton McDonald was restructured Tuesday, with the base salary dropped from $3 million to $1 million. According to ESPN, McDonald's contract -- a two-year, $7 million deal he signed in March as a free agent -- required him to pass a June 11 physical in order to guarantee all $3 million of his base salary. McDonald can still make up the $2 million trim to his base salary through weekly roster bonuses pertaining to his status on the 53-man roster and whether or not he is active on gamedays, per ESPN.

Broncos DT McDonald takes $2M paycut

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

The contract of Denver Broncos defensive tackle Clinton McDonald was restructured Tuesday, with the base salary dropped from $3 million to $1 million. According to ESPN, McDonald's contract -- a two-year, $7 million deal he signed in March as a free agent -- required him to pass a June 11 physical in order to guarantee all $3 million of his base salary. McDonald can still make up the $2 million trim to his base salary through weekly roster bonuses pertaining to his status on the 53-man roster and whether or not he is active on gamedays, per ESPN.

AP source: Broncos’ Ray will undergo another wrist surgery

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

Shane Ray's ailing left wrist needs another surgery. The Denver Broncos outside linebacker is expected to undergo a fourth operation on the wrist, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Ray suffered the injury during training camp last July, which caused him to miss the opening six games in 2017.

Positive reviews continue for Case Keenum

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

At times last year, the Vikings seemed ambivalent about quarterback Case Keenum. After two seasons (arguably three) of subpar quarterback play and quarterback competitions that kept the winner from thriving as much as he could, the Broncos are all in with Keenum.

Garrett Bolles hopes to play heavier in 2018

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

Broncos 2017 first-round offensive lineman Garrett Bolles started all 16 games as a rookie. In an effort to have a bigger impact in his second season, Bolles hopes to get larger. “I just had to gain a bit more weight,” Bolles told reporters on Tuesday

DeMarcus Walker eager to pull his new weight in Year 2

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

The Denver Broncos mandated DeMarcus Walker bulk up this offseason. As a rookie last season, Walker slimmed down to about 238 pounds in order to be more of an outside pass rushing threat. After all, it's a similar weight from when he flourished at Florida State and became a second-round pick.