Bronco Links – 3/4/17

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Ryan Ramczyk

“He plays like a NFL guy. He’s got long arms. He’s got great feet. He’s tough and smart. He’s definitely a guy most teams are looking at. It’s going to be tough to acquire a guy like that at 20, probably.”~Vance Joseph, on OT prospect Ryan Ramczyk.

 

FAST FACTS

Omar Bolden set the franchise record for Kickoff Returns with a 33-yard average in 2014.

BRONCO BIRTHDAYS  

Tight End Mitch Andrews (1987) is 53, Nose Tackle Greg Kragen (1985-93) is 55, Fullback Spencer Larsen (2008-11) is 33 and Tight End Orson Mobley (1986-90) is 54.

BRONCO TRIVIA

What two members of the Broncos’ defense made the Pro Bowl in the 2007 season?

FROM THE MOTHER SHIP

Burning questions for top OLs Garett Bolles, Forrest Lamp, Ryan Ramczyk and Cam Robinson

 

VIDEOS

Mason’s Mailbag : March 3

Behind-the-scenes of the Broncos booth

BTV Live: 2017 Combine Day 3

Measuring ‘nastiness’ in an O-line prospect

Broncos’ home turf a special place for McCaffrey

Why I’m the best: Tight Ends

Gase and Lewis: Vance Joseph ready for head job

Farewell Friday: Romi

 

BRONCOS BLOGS

Garett Bolles, Forrest Lamp stand out among O-linemen at NFL combine

Garett Bolles wants Broncos, other NFL teams to bet on him being nasty Pro Bowl tackle

Christian McCaffrey’s combine results, other notable performances so far

Wisconsin’s Ryan Ramczyk looms as a first-round decision for Broncos

Elway a tough boss in the quest for victory

Former Broncos offensive tackle Ryan Harris retiring from the NFL

 

AFC WEST

Chiefs work ahead, solve many of next year’s free-agency issues

Former Chiefs Legends Helping Next Generation of NFL Stars at Combine

Mock Draft Roundup 6.0: Is there a National Champion on His Way to Kansas City?

2017 NFL Combine: Top Available QBs Meet with the Chiefs

Should Christian McCaffrey entice the Raiders?

AFC West Coaches, Executives, Talk Khalil Mack, Oakland Raiders

2017 NFL Scouting Combine: Friday Rundown

Mark Dominik On Derek Carr: “He’s A Huge Difference Maker”

San Diego State’s Donnel Pumphrey compares skill set to Darren Sproles

Telesco Names the Unknown Charger He’s Most Excited to See in 2017

Watt Scouts Younger Brother T.J.

Mock Draft Tracker 4.0: Combine Edition

Bowen Offers Mid Round Gems That Fit the Bolts

 

AROUND THE LEAGUE

Why Mitch Trubisky makes sense for the Bears

If Jimmy Garoppolo isn’t available, Bears need to consider Brian Hoyer

Bengals’ Giovani Bernard recovering well from torn ACL

Marvin Lewis “optimistic” about re-signing Andrew Whitworth

Chuck Pagano knows he must win in 2017 to keep job

Adam Gase wants DeVante Parker to show up on time

Eagles claim No. 14 overall pick after winning coin toss

Eagles reportedly working on extension for Beau Allen

Source: Falcons to place second-round tender on Taylor Gabriel

Julio Jones expected to undergo minor foot surgery

John Lynch: ‘Game-changing player’ possible at No. 2

Tom Coughlin has control, but Dave Caldwell key to Jaguars’ power trio

Jags expect Prince Amukamara, Jonathan Cyprien to test the market

Jets GM on Eric Decker: I anticipate him being ready

Brandon Marshall release boosts otherwise thin free-agent WR group

Maccagnan: Jets are willing to trade No. 6, ‘acquire more picks’

“As of today,” Lions think DeAndre Levy will be back

‘Fair’ to say Panthers will draft running back, but in what round?

Patriots looking at backup QB options because of course they are

Tom Brady finds old combine shirt, and reflects on old doubters

Considering factors that could lead Patriots to look at Brandon Marshall

JuJu Smith-Schuster might be the perfect fit for the Rams

Vernon Davis wants to stay put

Saints would want a first-round pick for Brandin Cooks

Steelers, Titans could be in mix for Dre Kirkpatrick

Steelers’ blueprint: Don’t overpay for average players

Report: Steelers tender RFA Ross Cockrell at lowest level

Bill O’Brien wants to cut down Lamar Miller’s workload

How Mike Zimmer plans on piecing the Vikings back together

Vikings win coin flip with Colts, will pick 48th overall

Vikings hold onto Jeremiah Sirles

 

2017 NFL DRAFT

PFF scouting report: Ryan Ramczyk, T, Wisconsin

PFF scouting report: Jourdan Lewis, CB, Michigan

PFF scouting report: Mitch Trubisky, QB, North Carolina

Christian McCaffrey, Forrest Lamp among Friday’s combine standouts

Christian McCaffrey runs 4.48 40, Dalvin Cook goes 4.49

Leonard Fournette runs 4.51 and 4.52-second 40-yard dashes

Leonard Fournette isn’t worried about his “water weight”

‘Bama star linebacker Foster sent home from NFL combine

Draft Daily: Is double-dipping at a position a wise draft strategy?

Ezekiel Elliott effect being felt in this year’s running back class

Source: D’onta Foreman held out of combine workout

Mike Williams won’t run 40 at Scouting Combine

Derek Barnett out of today’s Combine drills with illness

Corey Davis confident he’ll be healed by April

Jabrill Peppers to work out with linebackers and defensive backs

Quarterbacks hoping to answer questions at combine workouts

 

EXTRA POINTS

Re-sign or say goodbye? Predictions on every NFL team’s top free agent

 

CALENDAR

Through March 6– Combine Timing and Testing, Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana.

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.

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

 

TRIVIA ANSWER

 

Champ Bailey and John Lynch.

 

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