Bronco Links – 4/11/17

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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

“Paxton was obviously a first-round pick for a reason. He’s a big guy with a big arm and is very athletic. I think playing that position is about decision-making. If he does those things better, he has a chance to compete to be our starting quarterback.”~Vance Joseph.

 

FAST FACTS

Gary Kubiak became the Broncos’ head coach for the first time in 2015, but it was his 21st year in all with the club, after nine as a Quarterback (1983-91) and 11 as Offensive Coordinator (1995-2005).

BRONCO BIRTHDAYS  

Kicker Connor Barth (2014) is 31 and Guard Louis Vasquez (2013-15) is 30.

BRONCO TRIVIA

With what NFC team did Safety Darian Stewart begin his career as an Undrafted Free Agent in 2010?

FROM THE MOTHER SHIP

Vance Joseph wastes no time cranking up urgency as Broncos get to work

Vance Joseph wants to squeeze ‘more juice’ from the Broncos offense

Open competition at quarterback kicks off

Trevor Siemian a ‘full go’ as offseason workouts begin

Todd Davis, three more Broncos sign tenders

Broncos’ preseason schedule released

 

VIDEOS

Joseph addresses Siemian, Lynch competition

Broncos return for offseason workouts

Ray ready for ‘dominating’ season

Time to travel: Broncos’ preseason slate set

Lazydays RV unveils Salute to Fans Tour ride

Broncos in 60: Monday, April 10, 2017

 

BRONCOS BLOGS

Broncos get to the ‘football part’, opening offseason workouts

Broncos host Utah tackle Sam Tevi on pre-draft visit

2017 NFL draft’s running backs: rankings, sleepers and Broncos search for “more juice”

“50-50” open competition for Broncos at quarterback

 

AFC WEST

A Historical Look at the Chiefs’ Fourth-Round Draft Picks

2017 Kansas City Chiefs preseason schedule includes game against Seattle Seahawks

Four Takeaways From the Chiefs’ 2016 Preseason Opponent Announcement

2017 Oakland Raiders Free Agency Tracker

2017 Oakland Raiders preseason schedule includes dress rehearsal at Dallas Cowboys

Chargers 2017 Preseason Schedule Announced

2017 Los Angeles Chargers preseason schedule includes battle for L.A. vs. Rams

Philip Rivers sees similarities to Tony Romo, doesn’t rule out move to TV

Philip Rivers: I’m ‘not deaf’ to Tony Romo comparisons

Get to Know Hard-Hitting Denzel Perryman

J.J. Watt Proud of Younger Brother Derek

How Keenan Allen’s Return Changes Things for Tyrell Williams

 

AROUND THE LEAGUE

Bears cut veteran cornerback Tracy Porter

Tyler Eifert: ‘I’ll be ready to go’ for training camp

Buffalo Bills sign quarterback T.J. Yates as backup to Tyrod Taylor

Rick Dennison connection led T.J. Yates to Buffalo

Bills worked out Mitchell Trubisky

Bills sign Ian Seau, nephew of HOF linebacker

Browns spark strange case of ESPN-on-ESPN crime

Garrett: ‘Hope’ to be drafted No.1 by Browns

Myles Garrett to Browns: Draft me or I’ll ‘punish’ you

Browns possibly begin to lay foundation for trading down

Doug Martin expected for Bucs workouts next week

Buccaneers meet with D’Onta Foreman

Cowboys take a look at potential “war daddy” in Derek Barnett

Dak Prescott will have to continue to thrive in shadow of Tony Romo

Matt McGloin agrees to deal with Philadelphia Eagles

Falcons and Bucs open preseason on road to account for construction

49ers believe NaVorro Bowman will be cleared for start of on-field work

Tim Hightower doesn’t want Frank Gore’s old number

Niners players surprised Kap still unsigned

49ers have 21 new players, and counting

Kyle Shanahan thinks it may be hard to find a fit for Colin Kaepernick

Buster Skrine: Darrelle Revis ‘can still play’ in NFL

Patriots among teams working out quarterback Nathan Peterman

Patriots offer still on the table for LeGarrette Blount

Patriots and Texans working on joint practices in West Virginia

Report: Marshawn could turn his attention to the Patriots

Ethan Westbrooks signs restricted tender with Rams

Jared Goff: Rams ‘a lot closer’ than people think

All players present for start of Rams’ offseason program

Redskins LB Junior Galette arrested in Biloxi, Miss.

Seahawks sign LSU track star Grayson

 

2017 NFL DRAFT

O.J. Howard, Myles Garrett have draft’s best size/speed combination

Deshaun Watson scheduled to visit 49ers, Cardinals this week

Kevin King lines up several pre-draft visits and invite to draft

McCaffrey to Bengals at No. 9 in Josh Liskiewitz’s first mock draft

Cam Robinson has load of visits set up

DeShone Kizer visiting the Cardinals today

Bills met with DeShone Kizer over the weekend

Jamal Adams visiting Panthers on Monday

Not many recent draft picks are still with the teams that drafted them

2017 NFL Draft RB overview: Top prospects, sleeper, boom or bust

2017 NFL Draft: Top prospects, needy teams and more for each position

 

EXTRA POINTS

NFL releases 2017 preseason schedule

Father, son arrested after NFL-inspired bar fight

Vegas event pits James Harrison against NFL once again

NFL will fine players who attended event at Las Vegas casino

Nevada sports books now allowed to take bets on NFL draft

NFL schedules early London kickoff for Saints-Dolphins

 

CALENDAR

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

April 25-27 — Voluntary Minicamp

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

April 27 2017 Denver Draft Party with the Wolfe Pack

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

May 11-13 — Rookie Orientation

May 23-25 — OTA Offseason Workouts Phase I

May 30-31 — OTA Offseason Workouts Phase II

June 1, June 5-8 — OTA Offseason Workouts Phase III

June 13-15 — Mandatory Minicamp

TRIVIA ANSWER

 

The Rams. Stewart played four seasons in St. Louis and one in Baltimore before joining the Broncos in 2015.

 

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