Bronco Links – 2/12/17

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“They ask questions, they push to know why we’re doing things, they aren’t shy. But when you coach the secondary, those are exactly the players you want, driven guys who make plays at important times. It was a learning experience for me, for sure, but I think they respect me as a coach and how we did things.”~Joe Woods, on handling day-to-day football business with some of the team’s biggest personalities.

 

FAST FACTS

John Elway passed for 3,000 or more yards 12 times in his 16 NFL seasons from 1983-1998.

BRONCO BIRTHDAYS  

Quarterback Paxton Lynch is 23, Defensive Back Willie Middlebrooks (2001-04) is 38 and Tight End Bob Moore (1978) is 68.

BRONCO TRIVIA

What player led the Broncos with 5 Interceptions in 2007?

BRONCOS BLOGS

In Broncos’ opinion, Joe Woods is right guy for defense

So … what will the Denver Broncos’ new offense look like under Mike McCoy?

 

AFC WEST

Jack Del Rio set to buck the Raiders’ trend of coaching instability

 

AROUND THE LEAGUE

If Tyrod Taylor leaves, Bills could start Cardale Jones

Eagles linked to wide receivers Alshon Jeffery, Pierre Garcon

Falcons blew five fourth-quarter leads in 2016

3 possible trade destinations for Patriots QB Jimmy Garoppolo

Sean McVay says Rams won’t give up on Greg Robinson

Todd Gurley endorsed his position coach as Sean McVay built his new staff

Yes, there’s a chance Kirk Cousins will get paid more than Andrew Luck

Kirk Cousins saga could culminate in 2018 transition tag

 

2017 NFL DRAFT

PFF Scouting Report: Tim Williams, OLB, Alabama

First-round WR prospect John Ross to have shoulder surgery after Combine

Myles Garrett just wants “to go No. 1,” wherever that may be

 

EXTRA POINTS

#DeflateGate technically isn’t over, yet

 

CALENDAR

February 15 – First day for clubs to designate Franchise or Transition Players.

February 28-March 6– Combine Timing and Testing, Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana.

March 1 – Prior to 4:00 p.m., New York time, deadline for clubs to designate Franchise or Transition Players.

March 9 — The 2017 League Year, Free Agency and the Trading period period begin at 4:00 p.m., New York time, after expiration of all 2016 contracts.

April 3 – Clubs that hired a new head coach after the end of the 2016 regular season may begin offseason workout programs.

April 27-29 — NFL Draft (Philadelphia).2017 NFL Draft first-round order

 

TRIVIA ANSWER

 

Dre’ Bly.

 

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