Bronco Links – 3/10/17

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“Having the chance to sign a talented and physical guard like Ronald [Leary] was very important to us. He played on one of the best offensive lines in football in Dallas and adds toughness to our line.”~Vance Joseph.

 

FAST FACTS

The two heaviest players in Broncos history (entering 2015) were 350-pound Defensive Tackles Sam Adams (2007) and Alphonso Taylor (1993).

BRONCO BIRTHDAYS

Guard Keith Bishop (1980-89) is 60, Tackle Stan Rogers (1975) is 65 and Tackle Ty Sambrailo is 25.

BRONCO TRIVIA

What Broncos player holds the NFL record (entering 2015) for receptions in a game?

FROM THE MOTHER SHIP

Broncos agree to terms with guard Ronald Leary

Free-Agency Fits: How Ronald Leary helps the Broncos

Counting down the top 10 Broncos free-agent signings under John Elway

Broncos free-agency rumors in the final minutes

 

VIDEOS

The Class of 2014: A ‘Super’ group from the start

BTV Breakdown: Day 1 of free agency

 

BRONCOS BLOGS

Broncos CB Aqib Talib, No Fly Zone to host skills camp at Regis Jesuit

Calais Campbell picks Jaguars over Broncos; Cowboys trying to trade Tony Romo

Russell Okung to Chargers; Broncos still searching for a left tackle

Russell Okung’s price too high as Broncos work to re-sign their own

Calais Campbell to join Jags despite push by Broncos to change mind

Broncos keep promise to beef up O-line, sign Cowboys’ Ronald Leary

Good news for those at the front of the Broncos’ nearly 75,000 season tickets wait list

Denver or Houston O-line better-suited to keep Tony Romo upright?

Will the Broncos land Romo? Vic Lombardi says yes

 

AFC WEST

Chiefs officially decline Nick Foles option, making him a free agent

Chiefs give Albert Wilson original-round tender

Gerald Hodges will visit Kansas City

Aldon Smith of Oakland Raiders detained after car crash

Aldon Smith detained for public intoxication

Chargers bring back backup quarterback Kellen Clemens

Chargers beat out Vikings to land Russell Okung

Chargers bring toughness to O-line with addition of Russell Okung

 

AROUND THE LEAGUE

Chicago Bears releasing quarterback Jay Cutler

Potential Glennon, Bears deal could average $14.5M

Bears agree to terms with veteran safety Quintin Demps

Bears sign Markus Wheaton

Report: Dion Sims will sign with Bears

Free-agent loser? Andy Dalton loses two linemen after 41 sacks in 2016

Bengals keep cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick

Bills sign ex-Packers DB Micah Hyde to five-year deal

Browns to sign Kevin Zeitler to 5-year, $60M deal

Cleveland Browns close to deal with Kenny Britt

Report: J.C. Tretter to sign with Browns

Browns acquire Brock Osweiler, 2018 pick from Texans

Some serious analytics: Browns spend $16M for second-round pick

With extra second-rounder, Browns will now try to get Garoppolo

Browns claim Marcus Martin via waivers

Browns have nine Top 65 picks in next two drafts

Chris Baker signs with Buccaneers

DeSean Jackson agrees to three-year deal with Bucs

DeSean Jackson makes $23.5 million over two years

Chris Conte signs for two more years in Tampa

Calais Campbell leaves the Cardinals with legacy in Arizona

Cardinals replace Tony Jefferson with Antoine Bethea

Cardinals not planning to tender Chandler Catanzaro, Darren Fells

Cardinals bring Karlos Dansby back again

Cardinals sign Phil Dawson, re-sign A.Q. Shipley

Barkevious Mingo will sign one-year deal with Colts

Colts bring in Jeff Locke to replace Pat McAfee

Dallas Cowboys looking into trading Tony Romo

Dolphins to use first-round tender on Kiko Alonso

Reshad Jones signs five-year extension with Dolphins

Dolphins to waive Isa Abdul-Quddus due to neck injury

Dolphins bring back Anthony Fasano to where he was at his best

Rams trade defensive end William Hayes to Dolphins

Alshon Jeffery, Eagles agree to one-year deal

Eagles cut Connor Barwin

Torrey Smith agrees to three-year deal with Eagles

Eagles bring back Najee Goode

Eagles sign Chance Warmack

Falcons hang onto Courtney Upshaw

Falcons re-sign Levine Toilolo, LaRoy Reynolds

49ers keep working the fringes, signing tight end Logan Paulsen

49ers add kicker Robbie Gould

49ers announce seven new free agents

Report: Aldrick Robinson signing two-year deal with 49ers

Report: 49ers to sign quarterback Matt Barkley

Giants bringing back Orleans Darkwa

Giants releasing fullback Will Johnson

Calais Campbell will sign with Jacksonville Jaguars

Calais Campbell offer high fantasy floor, low ceiling in Jacksonville

How Jaguars’ D-line can accommodate Calais Campbell with Malik Jackson

Jaguars sign cornerback A.J. Bouye for five years, $67.5 million

Jaguars sign Lerentee McCray, bring back Bryan Walters

Jaguars cut defensive tackle Sen’Derrick Marks

Jets give Wesley Johnson second-round tender

Trevor Siemian, Jay Cutler reportedly on Jets radar

Jets re-sign Ben Ijalana, release Khiry Robinson

Jets keep linebacker Josh Martin

Akeem Spence agrees to three-year deal with Lions

Lions expected to release DeAndre Levy

Lions add Bears defensive end Cornelius Washington

Packers retaining pass rusher Nick Perry

Packers re-sign offensive lineman Don Barclay

Patriots closing in on top corner Stephon Gilmore

Myriad of trades helped put Patriots in position to acquire Dwayne Allen

Patriots sign Alan Branch to new two-year deal

Patriots keeping safety Duron Harmon as part of busy day

Report: Patriots could trade Malcolm Butler for Brandin Cooks

Patriots-Saints trade involving Malcolm Butler is “complex”

Rams to swipe LT Andrew Whitworth from Bengals

Rams solidify LT with Andrew Whitworth signing

Rams add backup quarterback Aaron Murray

Rams cut starting center Tim Barnes

Reports: Rams release TE Lance Kendricks, DE Eugene Sims

Ravens agree with Brandon Williams on 5-year, $54M contract

If healthy, Woodhead can be third-down monster for Ravens

Ravens officially bringing Mike Wallace back

Redskins fire general manager Scot McCloughan

Vernon Davis “keeping my hopes up” Kirk Cousins stays

Sources: QB Cousins asking for Redskins trade

Report: Kirk Cousins will sign tag, expects to play 2017 in Washington

Report: Terrell McClain to leave Dallas for Washington

D.J. Swearinger agrees to three-year deal with Washington

Washington adds another defensive lineman in Stacy McGee

Saints closing in on big-money deal for Nick Fairley

Saints bringing Ted Ginn Jr. in, which could clear the way for another deal

Saints raid division rival for linebacker A.J. Klein

Chargers linebacker Manti Te’o visiting the Saints

Saints add Larry Warford to offensive line

Jamaal Charles, Seahawks have ‘mutual interest’

Running back Latavius Murray visiting Seattle

Seahawks add Luke Joeckel

Steelers bring back Landry Jones, David Johnson

A.J. Bouye not expected back with Texans

Bailout from Brock Osweiler mistake a shocking win for Texans

Titans sign Daren Bates, Brynden Trawick

Logan Ryan heads to Titans

Titans re-sign Karl Klug, Nate Palmer

Vikings bolster O-line with tackle Riley Reiff

Johnathan Cyprien expected to sign with Titans

 

2017 NFL DRAFT

PFF scouting report: Jarrad Davis, ILB, Florida

PFF scouting report: Dede Westbrook, WR, Oklahoma

PFF scouting report: Marcus Williams, S, Utah

PFF scouting report: Budda Baker, S, Washington

PFF scouting report: Ryan Glasgow, DI, Michigan

PFF scouting report: DeMarcus Walker, Edge, Florida State

Scouting Report: T.J. Watt, DE/OLB

Chad Kelly, Ole Miss-Scouting Report

Should the Bears pounce on Alabama’s Jonathan Allen?

Is Taco Charlton a perfect fit for the Cowboys?

 

EXTRA POINTS

Just seven of the top 20 free agents are still without a deal

NFL abuse of painkillers and other drugs described in court filings

 

CALENDAR

March 26-29 – Annual League Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona.

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

April 21 – Deadline for Restricted Free Agents to sign Offer Sheets.

April 26 – Deadline for prior club to exercise Right of First Refusal to Restricted Free Agents.

April 27-29 — NFL Draft (Philadelphia).2017 NFL Draft Round-By-Round order

 

TRIVIA ANSWER

 

Brandon Marshall, who caught 21 passes against the Colts in 2009.

 

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