Bronco Links – 4/15/17

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Mike-McCoy

“I know one thing: I’m a much better coach today than I was four years ago when I first came to San Diego. There’s a learning experience as a head coach. There’s so many things that you learn, and I think that’s really going to help me in my coaching experience moving forward. I was very fortunate to work with the offensive staff that we had here in San Diego the past four years.”~Mike McCoy.

 

FAST FACTS

The Broncos’ Rod Smith posted eight 1,000-yard pass-catching seasons in a nine-year span from 1997 to 2005. The lone exception was 2003 (845 yards).

BRONCO BIRTHDAYS  

Wide Receiver Andre Caldwell (2012-15) is 32, Linebacker Darren Comeaux (1982-86) is 57, Linebacker Tom Graham (1972-74) is 67, Wide Receiver Anthony Miller (1994-96) is 52 and Defensive End Billy Winn (2016) is 28.

BRONCO TRIVIA

What Broncos’ player posted 3 safeties in the 1980′s?

FROM THE MOTHER SHIP

The most-creative ways the Broncos have announced their draft picks

 

VIDEOS

Mason’s Mailbag: April 14

 

BRONCOS BLOGS

Mike McCoy says he’s a better coach after stint with Chargers

Von Miller: Shane Ray can replace DeMarcus Ware

2017 NFL draft’s defensive line breakdown: rankings, sleepers and how Broncos fix their run defense

Broncos biggest draft splash would be Christian McCaffrey, Joe Thomas

 

AFC WEST

2017 NFL Draft: The Case for a Wide Receiver

Marshawn Lynch teases Raider Nation with cryptic tweet

Marshawn Lynch close to deal with Raiders

Marshawn Lynch primed for success behind Raiders’ O-line

Lynch situation plunges into confusion

Marshawn Lynch strikes a deal with the Raiders

Why won’t Lynch, Raiders play hardball with Seahawks?

Marshawn Lynch: When s–t gets real, I’ll tell you

After Year Spent On Practice Squad, Jaydon Mickens Ready For Next Step In 2017

Raiders Round-Up: Players Are Ready To Get Back To Work

Max Tuerk working to earn starting job in second season with Chargers

Prospect Profile: The Defensive Line Class

 

AROUND THE LEAGUE

Garrett Bolles meets with Bengals and Bills

Roddy White ends return chatter, says he’s retired

Report: Giants have expressed interest in Jared Odrick

Jets cornerback Marshall suspended 4 games

Lions GM: Stafford extension talks in ‘early stages’

Matthew Stafford could break the bank, if he wants

Patriots and soon-to-be-released Jason McCourty seem like an obvious match

Roundup: Redskins’ Trent Murphy banned four games

Report: Saints host Leonard Fournette on pre-draft visit

Texans visited with Ryan Ramczyk

Texans pick up Jadeveon Clowney’s fifth-year option

Texans OL breaks symbolic bell after chemo

 

2017 NFL DRAFT

DT Jonathan Allen, Alabama-Scouting Report

QB Brad Kaaya, Miami-Scouting Report

Taking Mitchell Trubisky at No. 1 would go against experts’ opinions

Source: Ex-Baylor QB Russell (ankle) cleared

3 team fits for edge defender prospect Derek Barnett

Takk’s great escape: A pass-rusher’s remarkable path to the NFL

 

EXTRA POINTS

NFL VP Dean Blandino resigning to take network job

Fledgling pro football league courts Mexico’s NFL fans

Dean Blandino leaving NFL: Why it’s important, and what’s next

NFL caught off guard by Dean Blandino’s departure

NFL already has begun the search for Blandino’s successor

Former TE Todd Heap hits, kills daughter in truck accident

 

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

 

Rulon Jones.

 

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