Archive for the ‘Denver Broncos’ Category

Raiders place Ahtyba Rubin on injured reserve

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

The Raiders claimed defensive tackle Gabe Wright off of waivers Wednesday and an injury to another member of the team opened the door for his arrival. Oakland announced that veteran defensive tackle Ahtyba Rubin has been placed on injured reserve. Michael Gehlken of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that Rubin tore his biceps during one of last week’s joint practices with the Lions.

Dose: Situation in Seattle

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

Fantasy drafts are starting to occur regularly as the buzz around the NFL continues to grow. The seemingly everlasting Rashaad Penny vs Chris Carson debate will likely calm down a bit after Penny underwent surgery for a broken finger on Wednesday. Carson’s ADP is going to skyrocket a couple of rounds while Penny’s will be in freefall and likely end up towards the back half of the single-digit rounds.  The reality is that despite Penny’s injury, we don’t have much more clarity on how this backfield will play out in the regular season.

Broncos sign veteran receiver, rookie D-lineman

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

The Denver Broncos made a series of roster moves Wednesday in advance of their joint practice with the Chicago Bears. In corresponding moves, the Broncos waived/injured wide receiver Corey ''Philly'' Brown, who sustained a head injury in the weight room shortly after his recent arrival, and defensive lineman Paul Boyette. White is a fourth-year pro who has appeared in six games with the 49ers (2015) and Texans (2017) while also spending time on the Patriots' practice squad and offseason roster from 2016-17.

Broncos claim receiver DeAndrew White off waivers from Texans

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

The Denver Broncos claimed wide receiver DeAndrew White off waivers from the Houston Texans on Tuesday. White was waived by the Texans on Monday for the addition of receiver Quan Bray. White initially signed with the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent out of Alabama following the 2015 NFL Draft.

NFL notebook: Roethlisberger in concussion protocol

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

Pittsburgh Steelers team doctors are evaluating quarterback Ben Roethlisberger for a concussion after he left Tuesday's practice early following a hit, and he was placed in the concussion protocol, according to head coach Mike Tomlin. Roethlisberger was knocked down in a collision with right tackle Marcus Gilbert and linebacker Keion Adams while rolling right during a drill on the final day of Steelers training camp in Latrobe, Pa., before the team returns to Pittsburgh. Roethlisberger remained on the ground for a few minutes while teammates gathered around him, and then got up holding his head.

Elway not opposed to adding veteran QB in Denver

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

While Mr. Irrelevant from this year's NFL Draft has temporarily won the backup quarterback job in Denver, the fact that a rookie seventh-round pick with no NFL experience is one injury from starting is apparently very relevant to John Elway. One day after Chad Kelly was named the Broncos' No. 2 QB, the Broncos general manager admitted it may not be the last move he makes to his quarterback room before the season kicks off next month.

John Elway: We might not “stand pat” at backup quarterback

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

The Broncos have pushed Chad Kelly up to the No. 2 spot on their quarterback depth chart this week after outplaying Paxton Lynch in the team’s preseason opener, but he may not remain in that spot once the regular season arrives. General Manager John Elway said during a Tuesday appearance on 103.5 The Fox that “I’m not going to tell you we’re definitely going to stand pat” with the current options behind starter Case Keenum. Elway said a big part of that call will be deciding whether they feel Kelly can win games in the event Keenum is not available.

What do the Bears hope to accomplish in joint practices with Broncos?

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

The Bears last held joint practices with the New England Patriots in 2016, and for coach Matt Nagy, this week will be his first experience with practicing with and against another team. "It's an opportunity to have some other type of competition. Nagy said on Sunday he doesn't anticipate Wednesday and Thursday's practices will be live, and Broncos coach Vance Joseph said on Tuesday he spoke with Nagy about working to prevent the kind of fights that have popped up in some other joint practices this month.

Watch: Broncos’ veterans gave the rookies awful haircuts

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

Mostly gone now: receiver DaeSean Hamilton and the rest of the Broncos’ rookies got haircuts from veterans on Tuesday. (AP) While it seems most NFL teams have prohibited the type of problematic hazing that has made headlines in past years, some events

John Elway says he might still seek a veteran backup QB

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

The Denver Broncos might not be done shuffling backup quarterbacks. General manager John Elway said Tuesday that he might still sign a veteran to back up starting QB Case Keenum if he doesn't feel Chad Kelly can win games in a pinch. ''I'm not going to tell you we're definitely going to stand pat, but I'm not telling you we're going (in) that direction, either,'' Elway told 103.5 The Fox radio station in Denver.