Archive for the ‘Denver Broncos’ Category

Houston, we have a problem? Texans star J.J. Watt voices ‘hard no’ on NFL’s labor proposal

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

In a move that ruffled the feathers of some rank-and-file NFL players who just wanted a chance to get on the phone and ask questions about the league's latest labor proposal, Houston Texans star J.J. Watt wasted little time shooting down the term sheet that was exchanged between the NFL and players union. “Hard no on that proposed CBA,” Watt tweeted, shortly after NFL agents received copies of the proposed terms that were green-lit by team owners on Thursday. Watt's post was quickly retweeted by Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris.

NFL notebook: Saints’ Brees to return in 2020

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

Brees enters his 20th season and earned $25 million in 2019, when he was the 10th-highest-paid quarterback in the NFL. According to Spotrac, Brees has career earnings of $244.7 million, highest among all active players. Tom Brady, a free agent who has spent his entire career with the New England Patriots, has made about $235 million.

Agent: Broncos QB Flacco plans to play in 2020

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

Denver Broncos quarterback Joe Flacco intends to continue playing in 2020, assuming he is cleared medically in his recovery from a neck injury, his agent said Tuesday. "Joe has every intention to play but not at the risk of his long-term health," agent Joe Linta told 9News Denver. Flacco, 35, was placed on injured reserve Nov. 1 with a herniated cervical disk in his neck.

Broncos’ Harris hints about moving on in free agency

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

It's hard to imagine Chris Harris playing anywhere but with the Denver Broncos, yet this idea is quickly growing into a real possibility. Harris, who has emerged as arguably the NFL's best slot cornerback of the past decade, hinted about what lies ahead during his impending free agency. The 30-year-old drew trade interest before the 2019 deadline, but the Broncos couldn't make a deal come to fruition.

Mets minor leaguer Tebow keeps aiming for majors at age 32

Sunday, February 16th, 2020

Be it on a Triple-A field in Syracuse or a tennis court in South Asia, Tim Tebow is still working, hoping for a shot at the majors. Now 32, the former celebrated quarterback is back for his fifth year as a minor league outfielder for the New York Mets. A two-time national champion at Florida who won the Heisman Trophy and later a playoff-winning QB for the Denver Broncos, Tebow was contacted by the XFL in its return to football action this season.

Colorado AD wants next head coach to share his commitment

Thursday, February 13th, 2020

After Mel Tucker's midnight blindside, Colorado athletic director Rick George says the Buffaloes' next head football coach has to share his passion for the university and the state. "I'm going to be open-minded to candidates that are out there," George said. After going 5-7 in his first season in Boulder, Tucker did an about-face this week and accepted the Michigan State job after a long day of reinforcing his commitment to Colorado through a media blitz and meetings with donors and alumni.

What is Peyton Manning’s net worth?

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

Even in retirement, longtime NFL quarterback Peyton Manning remains one of the top-paid figures in professional sports. Manning, 43, retired after the 2015 NFL season as the highest-earning player in league history. He earned more than $248 million in salary during 18 NFL seasons.

49ers sign three linemen to 90-man roster, two from practice squad

Monday, February 10th, 2020

The 49ers on Monday signed three players to their 90-man offseason roster, including two players who finished the season on their practice squad. The 49ers re-signed offensive lineman Jaryd Jones-Smith and defensive lineman Alex Barrett, as well as offensive lineman Jake Brendel. Brendel, 27, appeared in 21 games with the Miami Dolphins from 2016 to '18.

Jay Cutler might become the next retired QB to make a successful broadcasting transition

Friday, February 7th, 2020

According to a report from The Big Lead, former Bears quarterback Jay Cutler has met with multiple networks (including ESPN and CBS) to discuss a potential broadcasting role. Cutler-the 12-year NFL veteran who also played with the Denver Broncos and Miami Dolphins-has been one of the more oft-mentioned candidates to be the next NFL QB-turned-broadcaster and with good reason. Back in 2017, after Cutler semi-retired from football (for the first time), he promptly agreed to a contract with FOX Sports to join a three-man broadcast setup with Charles Davis and Kevin Burkhardt.

Broncos seek to catch up to Chiefs by airing it out in 2020

Friday, February 7th, 2020

The Broncos averaged just 17.6 points a game last season, their worst in 28 years. Nine times they scored 16 points or less and they finished 28th in the league in total offense, 28th in scoring, 28th in passing, 20th in rushing, 30th in third-down conversions and 28th in red zone offense. To bridge the gap between them and the Chiefs, who outscored the Broncos 53-9 last season, Fangio has turned to Shurmur, a protege of Kansas City coach Andy Reid.