Bronco Links – 2/16/17

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“It’s important to me. You can change games with one play, control field position, keep yourself in good situations. We need to excel in all of it.”~Vance Joseph, on the Return Game.

 

FAST FACTS

Terrell Davis (1995-2001) is the Broncos all-time leader with 7,607 rushing yards.

BRONCO BIRTHDAYS  

Defensive Tackle David Galloway (1990) is 58, Defensive Back Glenn Glass (1966) is 77, Defensive Back Mike Harden (1980-88) is 58, Wide Receiver Ashley Lelie (2002-05) is 37 and Safety Tony Lilly (1984-87) is 55.

BRONCO TRIVIA

What back rushed for 3,099 yards in only 29 games for the Broncos over the 2002 and 2003 seasons?

VIDEOS

Head Coach Vance Joseph meets stadium staff

 

BRONCOS BLOGS

Broncos center Matt Paradis has successful surgery on other hip

Broncos’ Von Miller to host youth football camp at Englewood High School

Broncos OL fix starts with decision on Russell Okung, who is unlikely to accept a pay cut

Report: Broncos have not discussed Victor Cruz

Broncos’ offseason work needs to pump up special teams

Mel Kiper Jr. stays consistent with Broncos’ pick in mock draft

 

AFC WEST

Kansas City Chiefs likely will pass on Nick Foles’ option

12 Things To Know About Marcus Peters

List of Kansas City Chiefs Free Agents in 2017

Recapping the Chiefs’ 2016 Draft: Analysts Giving the Class Exceptional Grades

Oakland Raiders Position Review: Offensive Line

New Raiders OC Todd Downing: More opportunities for Derek Carr

Quick Hits: Todd Downing Talks Role As Offensive Coordinator

Todd Downing Discusses Promotion, Balance On Offense

Changes to Raiders offense will be “very subtle”

Chargers’ window to use franchise tag on Melvin Ingram opens Wednesday

Lynn: L.A. market will turn on you if you don’t win

Who are Candidates for Chargers’ Franchise Tag?

NFL.com Offers High Praise for Bolts Rookies

With NFL’s highest ticket price, tiny stadium will pay off for Chargers

 

AROUND THE LEAGUE

Kelvin Beachum, Ryan Clady headed to free agency

Bears sign center Eric Kush to two-year deal

Cardinals will have to hit the road to make room for Metallica

Jaguars re-sign QB Chad Henne, DT Abry Jones

Report: Jaguars will sign Arrelious Benn

Jaguars won’t pick up option on Kelvin Beachum’s contract

Source: Jets decline LT Clady option for 2017

After comeback season, Jordy Nelson contemplates retirement … sort of

Breaking down the Patriots’ free-agent options with LB Dont’a Hightower

Don’t expect the Ravens to use franchise tag this year or next

Chris Cooley wonders aloud whether Scot McCloughan is drinking

Seahawks, Jets injury-reporting outcome can’t be reconciled

Steelers re-sign Steven Johnson

Titans plan to hold Marcus Mariota out until camp

How Adrian Peterson factors into Le’Veon Bell’s contract future

Where could Adrian Peterson land if he leaves Vikings?

Vince Young hires agent with eye on comeback

 

2017 NFL DRAFT

Invites are out: Multiple local prospects headed to 2017 NFL scouting combine

NFL announces 330 participants in the Scouting Combine

Teams express concern about Scouting Combine exclusions

Ex-Ole Miss QB Kelly disinvited to combine

Agent confirms Chad Kelly’s rescinded invitation to the Scouting Combine, sort of

Report: NFL invited Chad Kelly to Combine, then rescinded invitation

Notable prospects who weren’t invited to 2017 NFL Combine

Perceived lack of consistency mars Scouting Combine exclusions, too

Schools with most players invited to combine: UM leads with 14

Seven Colorado college prospects invited to NFL scouting combine

PFF scouting report: Solomon Thomas, DE, Stanford

The Book on Trubisky: Scouting report, comp, projection, team fits

 

EXTRA POINTS

What to know about NFL franchise tag designations

Players facing franchise tag should let it happen

Texas governor says NFL is “walking on thin ice” with Super Bowl threat

Pollution a concern for NFL game in China

 

CALENDAR

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

 

Clinton Portis.

 

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