Bronco Links – 3/19/17

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Dec 4, 2016; Jacksonville, FL, USA;  Denver Broncos quarterback Paxton Lynch (12) throws a pass during the first quarter of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

“I’m nothing but excited to get to work. If we go up-tempo and do all that stuff, I’ll feel right at home doing it, and if we’ve got to go in another direction, and take some more drops under center, I’ll be ready for that, too.”~Paxton Lynch.

 

FAST FACTS

While with Washington in 2000, cornerback Champ Bailey made the Pro Bowl for the first time. That began a string of eight consecutive All-Star nods entering the 2008 season.

BRONCO BIRTHDAYS

Sefensive Back Drake Garrett (1968, 70) is 71.

BRONCO TRIVIA

What player rushed for at least 1 touchdown in each of the Broncos’ first three games in 2008?

FROM THE MOTHER SHIP

Paxton Lynch ready for Broncos’ quarterback competition

 

BRONCOS BLOGS

Why the Broncos’ run game is key to offensive improvement

Good, bad and uncertainty of Broncos free agency

Football, hockey and rings: Broncos OT Michael Schofield and USA Hockey’s Kendall Coyne found love in sports

 

AFC WEST

Oakland Raiders Make Some Noise In Second Week Of Free Agency

Cordarrelle Patterson tries to get Adrian Peterson to Oakland

Chargers bring back versatile lineman Kenny Wiggins

Why Joey Bosa is primed to become a generational player

 

AROUND THE LEAGUE

Kevin Minter joining Bengals on one-year deal

Roundup: Holmes signs with Bills; Patton visits Jets

Bucs show they mean business bringing in real competition for Roberto Aguayo

Colts furthest from being Super Bowl contenders with Andrew Luck since 2012

Colts sign Sean Spence

Tyrone Crawford trusts Cowboys have plan on defense

Dontari Poe has $500,000 weight bonus

Jets, Josh McCown talking contract parameters

Why aren’t the quarterback-needy Jets trying to sign Colin Kaepernick?

Quinton Patton visits Jets

Free agency strengthens Patriots’ status as Super Bowl favorites

Should Ravens continue to go ‘Chargers East’ by adding King Dunlap?

Brandon Carr’s deal is a one-year experiment for the Ravens

Seahawks add another offensive lineman

Latavius Murray contract is a one-year deal with two option years

Hauschka finds Seattle’s decision to replace him “interesting”

Ben Roethlisberger “leaning toward” playing in 2017

 

2017 NFL DRAFT

Alabama TE O.J. Howard could have most immediate impact on Panthers

 

EXTRA POINTS

Ex-NFL player Myron Rolle chosen for Harvard neurosurgery residency

Spread offenses in college make NFL a guessing game

 

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

 

Michael Pittman.

 

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