Bronco Links – 2/14/17

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Von Miller

“I like our two guys that we have right now. If we were able to get somebody else, then that will be a decision of the guys in the front office. But I’m happy with where we’re at right now.”~Von Miller, on the Broncos QB situation.

 

FAST FACTS

Paul Smith was a pass-rushing force from the interior of the defensive line. Before sacks were an official NFL statistic, the defensive tackle dropped opposing quarterbacks 55.5 times from 1968 to 1978.

BRONCO BIRTHDAYS  

Defensive End Courtney Brown (2005) is 39, Offensive Lineman Mark Cooper (1983-87) is 57, Defensive Back John McGeever (1962-65) is 78, Linebacker Marc Munford (1987-90) is 52, Quarterback Patrick Ramsey (2007-08) is 38 and Guard Carl Schaukowitch (1975) is 66.

BRONCO TRIVIA

In addition to wide receiver, what other position did Haven Moses play during his college career at San Diego State in the mid-1960′s?

FROM THE MOTHER SHIP

Who’s out there? Mason’s top 100 non-Broncos free agents, version 1.0

 

BRONCOS BLOGS

Von Miller on QB: ‘Me, personally, I like Trev’

Terrell Davis is just the second sixth-round pick in the Hall of Fame

Broncos will give Victor Cruz some consideration

Also on Broncos’ offseason to-do list: Get even more from Von Miller

 

AFC WEST

Chiefs make Nagy offensive coordinator, Childress assistant head coach

Brad Childress to serve as Chiefs’ assistant head coach next season

Chiefs coach Andy Reid makes minor moves to coaching staff

Eight Stats to Know About the Chiefs’ Defense in 2016

The Chiefs’ Top Offensive Plays of 2016

Report: Police investigating Aldon Smith for domestic incident

Raiders LB Smith cooperating in police probe

Should the Raiders re-sign TE Mychal Rivera?

Raiders Round-Up: Players Congratulate Head Coach Jack Del Rio

Oakland Raiders Position Review: Cornerbacks

Chargers hire Richard Smith, wrap up Anthony Lynn’s first staff

Meet Your 2017 Los Angeles Chargers Coaching Staff 

Rivers Makes Special Airport Trip to Greet this New Bolts Coach

 

AROUND THE LEAGUE

K’Waun Williams visiting Lions, Jets

Jay Cutler has durability issues, too

Brandon LaFell was Bengals’ best FA signing in ’16; Will they go big in ’17?

Report: Browns will meet with Terrelle Pryor’s agent this week

Keim: Cardinals need to find Carson Palmer’s successor

Cowboys’ Jerry Jones in search of some ‘war daddies’

Andre Carter joins Dolphins’ coaching staff

Eagles want to trade Mychal Kendricks

Niners to name Robert Saleh as defensive coordinator

NaVorro Bowman encouraged, says he’s “working every single day”

Bowman on Achilles recovery: It’s easier to deal with

49ers announce three more assistant coaches

Giants release Cruz, Jennings in salary cap moves

Victor Cruz: “I think I have a lot of good football left ahead of me”

Giants to make a run at re-signing Jason Pierre-Paul

Report: Giants won’t re-sign Larry Donnell

Packers can re-build their defense around Ha Ha Clinton-Dix

T.J. Lang hasn’t heard from Packers on new deal

Panthers tackle Michael Oher reminds he’s beaten the odds before

Michael Floyd: I ended up on a team that loved me

Will the Patriots call the Texans about Garoppolo?

Brian Daboll expected to interview for Alabama offensive coordinator

Breshad Perriman has to be more than two-dimensional to become Ravens’ No. 1 WR

Jordan Reed lobbies to keep the offense together in Washington

Will this be the year Saints draft Drew Brees’ successor?

Russell Wilson, Seahawks must find third-down solutions in 2017

Report: Seahawks dismiss running backs coach Sherman Smith

Report: Lofa Tatupu won’t return as Seahawks assistant linebackers coach

Steelers sign a pair of defensive linemen

 

2017 NFL DRAFT

PFF scouting report: Carl Lawson, DE, Auburn

CB Jourdan Lewis, Michigan-Scouting Report

Scouting Report: Marlon Mack, RB

Source: Bama LB Foster to miss combine drills

Former Utah safety chases NFL dream at Seattle Regional Combine

The Book on McCaffrey: Scouting report, comp, projection and team fits

Casserly mock draft 1.0: Trades shake up Round 1

 

EXTRA POINTS

2017 NFL Combine Preview

32 NFL players who need a change of scenery

Looking at the 7 rookies to crack the 2016 Top 101

The squeeze to upgrade NRG Stadium commences

Some teams are using option years to enhance compensatory draft picks

 

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


Cornerback.

 

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