Bronco Links – 4/12/17

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Demaryius Thomas

“He can play the slot and he can play outside. He’s a great runner with the football with wide-receiver screens. That has been his trademark for years. Catch the screen and go 60 and 70 yards.”~Vance Joseph, on Demaryius Thomas.

 

FAST FACTS

Kicker Jason Elam set an NFL record for 100-point seasons when he surpassed that mark for the 15th time with Denver in 2007. (He scored 114 points that year).

BRONCO BIRTHDAYS  

Defensive Back Kip Corrington (1989-90) is 52.

BRONCO TRIVIA

What linebacker holds the Broncos’ record for the longest interception return in Broncos’ history?

FROM THE MOTHER SHIP

Von Miller: ‘It’s going to be my best year’

Demaryius Thomas eager to embrace Coach Joseph’s challenge

Draft position breakdown: Tight ends

Von Miller relieved to have Super Bowl 50 helmet back in Denver

 

VIDEOS

Miller leads by example as ‘The People’s Champ’

Thomas excited to reunite with McCoy on offense

Broncos hit the weight room

Countdown to the Draft: Tight Ends

Highlight Reel: South Alabama’s Gerald Everett

Broncos in 60: Tuesday, April 11, 2017

 

BRONCOS BLOGS

Von Miller predicts 2017 is ‘gonna be my best year’

Broncos’ Von Miller had top-selling jersey among NFL defenders last year

Broncos host OL prospect Chad Wheeler on Tuesday, will bring in OT Cam Robinson on Wednesday

2017 NFL draft’s receivers and tight ends: Rankings, sleepers, Broncos’ fits for explosive playmakers

Demaryius Thomas hopes to leave hip troubles in the past

Demaryius Thomas: I can be the guy to get offense sparking

Gentlemen, start your throwing — Broncos QB competition begins

Von Miller more concerned about Super Bowls than Super Bowl wear

Soft-spoken Demaryius Thomas seeks more YAC

Von Miller: Myles Garrett should, will be top pick in 2017 NFL Draft

It just might be time for ‘people’s champion’ to be Broncos’ captain

 

AFC WEST

AFC West Offseason Overhaul: Raiders ready to roll

Look for Chiefs to open on road when regular-season schedule released

Four Takeaways From the Chiefs’ 2017 Preseason Opponent Announcement

Reviewing Chiefs’ 2014 Draft: Two Key Pieces Added Late

2017 NFL Draft Preview: The Case for a Safety

Relocation. Relocation. Relocation. The Raiders’ new home, Vegas, is over 30 percent Hispanic

What You Should Know About The Oakland Raiders Preseason Schedule

What is Reggie McKenzie’s plan for Raiders after a quiet free-agency season?

Keenan Allen a Man on a Mission

Tyrell Williams: Keenan Allen will ‘open so much up’

Jonathan Allen to visit Chargers, 49ers this week

Keenan Allen says he feels amazing, works to reclaim top WR status

Five Fun Facts About Hunter Henry

 

AROUND THE LEAGUE

Mark Sanchez will wear Jay Cutler’s number 6

Bengals acquire DE Chris Smith in trade with Jaguars

Leonard Fournette visiting the Bengals today

Cardinals stadium will need a new name

Still unsigned, Johnathan Hankins visits Colts

Falcons check out Cam Sutton

Matt Ryan: Kyle Shanahan’s calls didn’t cause SB loss

Kyle Shanahan wants 49ers players to dictate improved culture

Report: 49ers worked out Mitchell Trubisky

Jaguars GM predicting ‘breakout year’ for club

Jags cut Skuta in further gutting of ’15 FA class

Tom Coughlin plans to monitors players in weight room

Jets showing more interest in quarterback Patrick Mahomes

Laurinaitis retiring after injury-plagued season

Kirk Cousins: I’ll play on the franchise tag, the ball’s in the team’s court

Cousins does not expect Redskins to trade him

Dion Jordan agrees to terms with Seattle Seahawks

Seahawks’ asking price for Richard Sherman is steep

Can there still be a happy ending for the Seahawks and Richard Sherman?

Price for Richard Sherman is dropping

Steelers plan to address pass defense early in draft

Steelers visiting with Tim Williams, who has his own off-field concerns

Does Marcus Mariota’s success change the scouting of spread QBs?

 

2017 NFL DRAFT

PFF scouting report: Brian Hill, RB, Wyoming

PFF scouting report: Marlon Mack, RB, South Florida

PFF scouting report: Matthew Dayes, RB, NC State

PFF scouting report: Samson Ebukam, Edge, Eastern Washington

PFF scouting report: Noel Thomas Jr., WR, Connecticut

PFF scouting report: Jordan Westerkamp, WR, Nebraska

PFF scouting report: Ishmael Zamora, WR, Baylor

PFF scouting report: Speedy Noil, WR, Texas A&M

PFF scouting report: Keon Hatcher, WR, Arkansas

PFF scouting report: Thomas Sperbeck, WR, Boise State

PFF scouting report: Tanner Gentry, WR, Wyoming

DT Malik McDowell, Michigan State-Scouting Report

RSP Film Room No. 107: QB Chad Kelly (Ole Miss)

Patrick Mahomes first QB taken in Gordon McGuinness’ mock draft

Reuben Foster among prospects getting medical rechecks in Indianapolis

Ross Tucker sees red flags with Myles Garrett

CB Sidney Jones says he’ll be back in 6 months

QB Kelly has wrist surgery just prior to draft

Chad Kelly can’t throw for three months after Monday wrist surgery

Myles Garrett declines to do radio show with Booger McFarland

2017 NFL Draft WR overview: Top prospects, neediest teams, sleeper

Bucky Brooks mock draft 4.0: Four QBs, Joe Mixon in Round 1

 

EXTRA POINTS

Do you love your team this much?

 

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

 

Randy Gradishar. During a 19-16 victory at Cleveland in 1980, Gradishar picked off Cleveland’s Brian Sipe for a 93-yard ‘Pick-Six’ to put Denver ahead 13-10.

 

 

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– Kaptain Kirk

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