Bronco Links – 4/21/17

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Darian Stewart

“Three years together — you really don’t see that a lot, especially having the years we have under our belt. I think there are going to be a lot of plays made just [because of] us being comfortable with one another and then adding a new group to the coaching staff.”~Darian Stewart, talking about the ‘No Fly Zone.’

 

FAST FACTS

In 2013, Broncos kicker Matt Prater attempted (75) and made (all 75) more Extra Points than any other player in any other season in NFL history.

BRONCO BIRTHDAYS  

Tackle Claudie Minor (1974-82) is 66.

BRONCO TRIVIA

For what NFC team did Guard Evan Mathis — he signed with the Broncos in his 11th year in the NFL in 2015 — make the Pro Bowl in each of the 2013 and 2014 seasons?

FROM THE MOTHER SHIP

Broncos release 2017 schedule

The five most-intriguing games on the Broncos’ 2017 schedule

 

VIDEOS

Coach Joseph breaks down the 2017 schedule

How the NFL schedule gets made

Top 2017 matchups: vs. Dallas Cowboys

Top 2017 matchups: at Miami Dolphins

Top 2017 matchups: vs. New England Patriots

Top 2017 matchups: vs. Kansas City Chiefs

Top 2017 matchups: at Oakland Raiders

2017 Schedule Release Show

Broncos in 60: Thursday, April 20, 2017

 

BRONCOS BLOGS

Chargers-Broncos set for Monday Night Football Week 1 late game

Denver Broncos schedule 2017

Broncos to host Eli Manning, New York Giants on Sunday Night Football

2017 Denver Broncos game-by-game predictions

 

AFC WEST

Chiefs could look to add their future QB in Round 1

Why Chiefs should target edge defender in 2017 NFL Draft

2017 Kansas City Chiefs game-by-game predictions

By the Numbers: Chiefs’ 2017 Opponents

Chiefs to Play in Franchise-Record Six Primetime Games

By the Numbers: Chiefs’ 2017 Opponents

Raiders exercise fifth-year option on star defender Khalil Mack

Raiders probably need to address linebacker in the draft

Raiders to host Patriots on Sunday, November 19 in Mexico City

Lease: Oakland Raiders wouldn’t pay rent at tax-funded Las Vegas stadium

Trendy Raiders boast five prime-time games as awakened AFC power

2017 Oakland Raiders game-by-game predictions

What if… the Raiders drafted Dan Marino, or John Elway, in 1983?

Board overseeing proposed NFL stadium in Las Vegas to meet

What To Know: Oakland Raiders Release 2017 Regular Season Schedule

2017 Los Angeles Chargers game-by-game predictions

Chargers to host Dolphins in their first L.A. home game

Ex-Charger Nick Hardwick sees value in Joey Bosa missing voluntary workouts

Prime-time games highlight Los Angeles Chargers’ 2017 schedule

2017 Los Angeles Chargers game-by-game predictions

Mock Draft Tracker 8.0

Rivers Reveals His Schedule Highlights

Little Known Facts About This Year’s Schedule

 

AROUND THE LEAGUE

Bengals must replace large percentage of lost O-line snaps this offseason

Bengals unveil 50th season logo

Bills need to match New England offer on Mike Gillislee

Bills’ Kouandjio in hospital after bizarre incident

Cyrus Kouandjio found partially clothed, asked cops to shoot him

Bills still evaluating Watkins ahead of option deadline

McDermott: Bills weighing Pats’ offer sheet to Gillislee

Report: Bills visiting Deshaun Watson at Clemson on Friday

Browns might not need to be in a hurry to draft a QB

Sashi Brown: Browns don’t envision Garoppolo trade

Browns part ways with three players

Potential Bucs stars when ‘Hard Knocks’ comes to town

Kareem Hunt would add elusiveness to Tampa Bay’s backfield

Should the Cardinals exercise their option on Deone Bucannon?

Colts have options in drafting RB Frank Gore’s future replacement

Mo Alie-Cox, former VCU basketball player, agrees to NFL deal with Colts

Colts Way? GM turns to plan by Cubs’ Theo Epstein in building roster

Colts sign Jon Bostic

More pressing need for Cowboys: DE or CB?

Robert Blanton signs with Cowboys

Eagles see “significantly higher” number of draftable corners this year

Atlanta could use the draft to bolster its guard situation

Falcons plan to exercise Jake Matthews’ 2018 option

Falcons to open new stadium with NFC title game rematch

Report: Giants to open in Dallas for third straight season

Giants G.M. says he’ll move up in draft if he can

Giants searching for draft solution for struggling LB corps

JPP had four surgical procedures at end of ’16

Draft could impact Lions’ decision on Eric Ebron contract option

Doug Marrone mixes up seating in Jags’ locker room

Jets can wait in the draft to improve secondary

Lions host Vikings for second straight year on Thanksgiving

Lions get their wish with two of first three at home

Lions’ needs on defense lie up the middle

Draft could impact Lions’ decision on Eric Ebron contract option

Packers could use Day 3 to draft their next O-line gem

Panthers place second-round tender on G Norwell

Cam Newton says he played injured to show leadership

Edge defender remains a need for the Patriots

Rams aim to overhaul Jared Goff’s blindside in 2017

Rams embracing life after honeymoon stage in L.A.

Ravens receivers struggled to force missed tackles in 2016

Ravens could use a boost in pass rush in the draft

Joe Flacco: Healthy offseason will make the difference

Washington need to improve its run defense in 2017

Seahawks GM: Don’t expect Richard Sherman trade

The Seahawks have a problem at right tackle

Seattle needs an upgrade at defensive tackle entering 2017

Texans are primed to overcome departure of A.J. Bouye

 

2017 NFL DRAFT

Nathan Peterman drawing interest from Cardinals, Chargers, Jaguars

Why Mitchell Trubisky makes draft sense for the Bears at third

Will Browns trade up over Bills to get Mitch Trubisky?

Mike Williams could fill Bills biggest need on draft day

The allure of the ‘Zeke Effect’ in this year’s NFL draft

Tape, stats suggest Forrest Lamp can play LT despite arm length

Drafting Forrest Lamp would help to solidify Miami line

Jamal Adams edges Malik Hooker as a run defender

Doubting Jabrill Peppers’ place in NFL? Just watch

Cornerback prospect Gareon Conley is perfect first-round fit for Packers

Sidney Jones: Achilles tear is just a minor bump in the road

Reuben Foster would be a big help to a struggling Saints defense

Samaje Perine says the Buccaneers have shown the most interest

Alabama LB Reuben Foster had positive drug test at combine

Gillislee addition would bolster Patriots RB stable

Howie Roseman: Joe Mixon’s talented, but total package is part of equation

Dalvin Cook would be a dream fit for Washington’s schemeT

Could Watson be the answer at QB for the Jaguars?

James Conner says he was “60 percent” entering 2016 season

McCaffrey loaded up on yardage in his college career

Marshon Lattimore could help solidify Titans secondary

Kareem Hunt would add elusiveness to Tampa Bay’s backfield

Uncertain depth makes receiver a draft option for Vikings

 

EXTRA POINTS

NFL releases 2017 regular-season schedule

“420” has a very different meaning for the NFL

NFL continues with three 9:30 a.m. ET games in London

The DEA warned NFL doctors about drug laws in 2011. It didn’t go well.

Steelers-Texans and Raiders-Eagles to play on Christmas Day

Los Angeles hosting simultaneous NFL games three times

NFL has spent $12.8 million on new soccer/football stadium in London

No byes until Week Five this year

 

2017 Broncos Salute to Fans Tour

  • April 21 — Cortez, CO.
  • April 22 — Del Norte, CO.
  • April 23 — Trinidad, CO.
  • May 5 — Ft. Morgan, CO.
  • May 6 — Woodland Park, CO.
  • May 7 — Aurora, CO.
  • May 12 — Gunnison, CO.
  • May 13 — Cañon City, CO.
  • May 19 — Steamboat Springs, CO.
  • May 20 — Aspen, CO.
  • June 3 — Ft. Collins, CO.

 

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 Philadelphia Eagles.

 

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