Bronco Links – 4/17/17

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“I would suggest it is best to root for the team and what is best for it, rather than rooting for one Bronco over another. That means rooting for both Quarterbacks to excel and push each other forward.”~Andrew Mason.

 

FAST FACTS

Peyton Manning entered the 2015 season as the NFL’s all-time leader in career 300-yard passing games (91) and 400-yard passing games (14).

BRONCO BIRTHDAYS  

Guard Tom Glassic (1976-83) is 63 and Linebacker Bruce Klosterman (1987-89) is 54.

BRONCO TRIVIA

For what AFC playoff team did Tight End Owen Daniels catch 48 passes in 2014 before signing with Denver in 2015?

FROM THE MOTHER SHIP

Five under-the-radar draft defensive backs you should know

Mason’s Mailbag: Why it’s wise to always look at drafting a quarterback

 

BRONCOS BLOGS

Broncos could go defensive end in first round

Broncos to host Utah OT Garett Bolles on pre-draft visit this week

Broncos’ QB competition is about leadership, too

 

AFC WEST

Chiefs would have to overcome a lot in season opener at Patriots

AROUND THE LEAGUE

Vincent Jackson “being patient” about a job for 2017

Report: Bills hesitant to exercise Sammy Watkins’ option

Dak Prescott on Tony Romo: He’s left ‘some big shoes’

Dolphins signing RFA safety Michael Thomas today

Allen Robinson says he has “earned” a contract extension

Doug Marrone: Jaguars must rebuild Bortles’ foundation

Gilbride sheds light on whether Coughlin will let Marrone do his job

If LeGarrette Blount doesn’t sign soon, Patriots may move on

Pierre Garcon: Players loved Scot McCloughan

Brian Robison says he’ll likely retire after 2018

 

2017 NFL DRAFT

PFF scouting report: James Conner, RB, Pittsburgh

PFF scouting report: Garrett Sickels, Edge, Penn State

Christian McCaffrey declined all private workout requests

Report: 49ers, Bears “most antsy” to trade down in first round

David Njoku scheduled to visit Giants Monday

Gareon Conley set to visit Jets on Monday

Davis Webb scheduled to visit Jets Tuesday

Corey Davis set to visit Titans, Ravens this week

Smarts, high upside make Joshua Dobbs tempting draft gamble

Texans bringing in Deshaun Watson, Patrick Mahomes for visits

 

EXTRA POINTS

NFLRA looking for clarity on full-time officials

Referees want NFL to eliminate celebration penalties

NFLRA head: We want celebration rule clarified

 

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 Baltimore Ravens.

 

Go Broncos!

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