Bronco Links – 4/14/17

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“I think you learn pretty quickly — or at least I did — you’ve got to earn it every year [and] every day in the league. … And that goes for beyond me and Paxton. That’s for everybody. If you’re not playing well or earning a job or earning a spot [and] you’re getting worse, you’re not going to last very long.”~Trevor Siemian.

 

FAST FACTS

Kicker Jason Elam scored a club-record 1,786 points in 236 games for the Broncos from 1993-2007.

BRONCO BIRTHDAYS

Tight End Ronnie Haliburton (1990-91) is 49.

BRONCO TRIVIA

At 6 feet 8 inches, who is the tallest Quarterback in Broncos history?

FROM THE MOTHER SHIP

Trevor Siemian, Paxton Lynch eye improvement in different areas as QB competition begins

Head Coach Vance Joseph on Dan Rooney’s passing

Draft position breakdown: Defensive backs

 

VIDEOS

Siemian, Lynch embrace new coach’s approach

Siemian looking to build on last season’s growth

Lynch enters second season feeling more confident

Countdown to the Draft: Defensive Backs

BTV Live: QBs Trevor Siemian and Paxton Lynch

Broncos in 60: Thursday, April 13, 2017

 

BRONCOS BLOGS

Trevor Siemian anticipated another QB battle this year. Here’s why.

2017 NFL draft’s linebacker breakdown: rankings, sleepers and Broncos pursuit for depth

Paxton Lynch: I focused on myself through Tony Romo talk

Trevor Siemian thinks 2016 reps will help him win 2017 competition

Broncos QBs have to fix flaws before they can win the job

Siemian says he’s not insulted he’s in QB competition again

Siemian, Lynch begin QB competition with press conferences

 

AFC WEST

Improving the pass rush among issues Chiefs need to address

2017 NFL Draft: The Case for a Wide Receiver

Clark Hunt on the Passing of Pittsburgh Steelers Chairman Dan Rooney

Raiders set to work out trade for Marshawn Lynch

Oilers tried lame-duck approach Raiders are attempting

Sources: Lynch, Raiders actively negotiating

Marshawn Lynch hasn’t sent unretirement letter yet

Sin City or Bust: How the Raiders went to Vegas

John Madden no fan of Raiders’ move to Las Vegas

Donald Penn: “We Got A Little Taste, Now I Want More”

Raiders Owner Mark Davis Issues Statement On Passing Of Dan Rooney

Chargers Mailbag: Looking at Top Position Battles

Statement on the Passing of Dan Rooney

 

AROUND THE LEAGUE

Adrian Peterson not expected to land team before draft

Bears work out DeShone Kizer

AFC head coach says ‘diva qualities’ among concerns about Kizer

Rolle: Jay Cutler needs to be more involved with team

Bengals schedule a visit with speed king John Ross

LeSean McCoy at Bills workouts

If Browns want both Garrett and Trubisky, they can get them

Fifth-year options a sad reminder of Browns’ 2014 first-round picks

Jerraud Powers announces retirement

Johnathan Hankins, Colts agree to three-year contract

Report: Garry Gilliam visits 49ers

John Lynch: Tramaine Brock’s release doesn’t mean Joe Mixon’s off board

How Johnathan Hankins’ departure impacts Giants’ defense

Weston Richburg, Giants and former CSU Rams star, visits Texas boy with cancer

Myles Jack eager to play more for Jacksonville Jaguars

Jags LB: Players charging camp fees rob kids

Jets have Mitchell Trubisky in on Thursday

Marcus Williams, Wesley Johnson sign RFA tenders with Jets

Lions unveil new uniforms

Lions’ new jerseys offer traditional look Eric Ebron calls ‘best uniforms’ in NFL

Panthers line up a bunch of visits with defensive prospects

Bill Belichick staying ‘shortsighted’ about his career

Report: Patriots met with Kerry Wynn

Possible Day 3 draft targets for the New England Patriots

Aaron Donald doing “same thing” in new defense

Ravens request for later bye week after London game

After working with Kirk Cousins, Terrelle Pryor says ‘we’re going to do well’

Pittsburgh Steelers owner Dan Rooney dies at age 84

Shazier: 2017 season will be dedicated to Dan Rooney

Hall of Fame to fly flag at half-staff in honor of Rooney

Dan Rooney’s Steelers career spanned more than 60 years

Titans releasing Jason McCourty after eight seasons

Texans release Tony Bergstrom

David Quessenberry finishes chemo with a flourish

 

2017 NFL DRAFT

PFF scouting report: Amba Etta-Tawo, WR, Syracuse

PFF scouting report: T.J. Logan, RB, North Carolina

PFF scouting report: Dane Evans, QB, Tulsa

PFF scouting report: Nick Mullens, QB, Southern Mississippi

PFF scouting report: Kenny Golladay, WR, Northern Illinois

PFF scouting report: Chris Wormley, Edge, Michigan

PFF scouting report: Tyus Bowser, Edge, Houston

PFF scouting report: Tarell Basham, Edge, Ohio

PFF scouting report: Derek Rivers, Edge, Youngstown State

PFF scouting report: Daeshon Hall, Edge, Texas A&M

PFF scouting report: Tanoh Kpassagnon, Edge, Villanova

Pros, cons of Myles Garrett vs. Mitchell Trubisky for Browns at No. 1

CU’s Chidobe Awuzie, top 3 OTs among 22 prospects to attend NFL draft, Christian McCaffrey won’t

Fournette among 22 prospects attending draft

O.J. Howard will skip the draft-day trip to Philadelphia

Takkarist McKinley has a busy travel schedule

Dream Mock: The best-case scenario for every Round 1 pick

Biggest draft bust ever for all 32 NFL teams

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

 

EXTRA POINTS

NFL schedule out Thursday, Lions prez says

NFL announces date of Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta

Rooney Rule will forever associate Dan Rooney with the highest ideals

Roger Goodell credits Dan Rooney for his significant contributions to the NFL

New York wants the draft back

Dean Blandino resigning from NFL to take TV job

 

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

 

Brock Osweiler.

 

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