Bronco Links – 4/27/17

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Oct 5, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris (25) during the game against the Arizona Cardinals at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports

“You can definitely feel that juice. Everybody has a little pep in their step. … Maybe because it’s new coaches, you’ve got a clean slate, you’ve got an opportunity to start over. Definitely last year it was a little bit lax on our part coming off that Super Bowl, but I think we’ve got it back up.”~Chris Harris Jr.

 

FAST FACTS

Pro Football Hall of Fame Tackle Gary Zimmerman started all 184 games he played over his 12 seasons in the NFL, including 76 games for the Broncos from 1993-97.

BRONCO BIRTHDAYS  

Returner Trindon Holliday (2012-14) is 31 and Guard Connor McGovern is 24.

BRONCO TRIVIA

Only two players are left from John Elway’s inauguaral Draft class as V.P./G.M. of the Broncos. Can you name them?

FROM THE MOTHER SHIP

Trevor Siemian, Paxton Lynch hit field for first time in new offense

Mike McCoy’s ‘pass-happy’ offense has Emmanuel Sanders smiling

A look at the history of the Broncos’ draft slots

McManus, Dixon give Children’s Colorado patient Avery Becker the prom of a lifetime

 

VIDEOS

Harris: Joseph keeps it ‘loose’ at practice

Sanders excited for ‘pass-happy’ offense

Miller eyes big year for Ray and Barrett

Broncos roast NFL Draft expert evaluations

Broncos in 60: Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Draft my former teammate

 

BRONCOS BLOGS

2017 NFL Draft: Broncos Annual Roster Build

Broncos say they’ve regained their edge this offseason

Shane Ray has been a student long enough. He’s gunning for Von Miller-level success now.

Broncos in search of “our type of guy” in NFL draft

Joseph: Broncos’ QB competition will be ‘long battle’

Sanders: QB Lynch no longer deer in headlights

Emmanuel Sanders sees ‘more relaxed’ Paxton Lynch

Could Colorado prospects Jalen Robinette, Austin Ekeler be the next NFL draft steals?

 

AFC WEST

2017 NFL Draft: The Case for Adding an Offensive Lineman

Raiders announce trade for Marshawn Lynch

Seahawks and Raiders flip 2018 fifth- and sixth-rounders for Lynch

Marshawn Lynch fills Raiders’ need in backfield, but is he the old Beast Mode?

Marshawn Lynch’s ceiling in Oakland

Marshawn Lynch will wear No. 24 in Oakland

Five Things To Know About Running Back Marshawn Lynch

Raiders’ Reggie McKenzie, Jack Del Rio share 32-year NFL draft history

Chargers’ Dwight Lowery says Joey Bosa has Hall of Fame potential

Joey Bosa has a specific plan for his offseason work, and it seems to work

Dontrelle Inman re-signs with Chargers after posting career highs in 2016

Prospect Profiles: The Secondary Class

Rivers, Merriman & Guests to Announce Bolts’ Draft Picks

Hunter Henry Offers Sage Advice to Incoming Rookies

Players Encourage Fans to Join Them at DraftFest

 

AROUND THE LEAGUE

Bears have three players in mind for No. 3

Four players Chicago should target on Day 3 of the NFL Draft

Bills scouts bracing for a post-draft house cleaning

Browns say they’ve known the No. 1 pick for two weeks

Report: Buccaneers talking about trading back

Cardinals pick up Deone Bucannon’s fifth-year option

Cardinals need to add defensive line depth

Andrew Luck earned career-best grade in 2016 season despite shoulder injury

Ryan Kelly primed to anchor Colts’ O-line for years to come

Jason Witten on extension: I will always take things a year at a time

Eagles aggressive front leaves them open to misdirection

Arik Armstead limited at 49ers minicamp after shoulder surgery

Why RB LeGarrette Blount makes sense for Giants

Cornerbacks should be a cornerstone for the Jaguars defense

Jets waive five players

Jets hoping Muhammad Wilkerson’s 2016 season an outlier

Even with talented CBs, Lions should add help through draft

Lions could target edge early in draft

Packers’ second-year players in position to step into bigger roles in 2017

Ex-Saints guard Jahri Evans to sign with Packers

Christian McCaffrey could be ‘perfect football player’ for Panthers

Jimmy Garoppolo: ‘No nerves’ over potentially being traded

Patriots bring former Vikings blocker Brandon Fusco in for a visit

Dan Skuta visits with Patriots

Marcus Cannon’s improvements give Patriots tackle stability

Keenan Reynolds signs Ravens tender

Why Redskins may target safety in 2017 NFL Draft

LB Bobby Wagner was Seattle’s top-graded defender in 2016

Doubts about Ladarius Green may lead Steelers to draft a tight end

Titans G.M.: Chances of a trade are “50-50,” with QB market driving it

Mularkey, Henry haven’t talked since workouts began

Titans should look for a slot receiver in the draft

Titans could look for ILB upgrade in draft

Vikings are suddenly in play for a quarterback in the draft

 

2017 NFL DRAFT

2017 NFL draft predictions: Round 1′s talker, reaches, more

Draft buzz: Will McCaffrey overtake Fournette in draft?

A closer look at the draft’s top tight ends

Jamal Adams expects to go in the Top 5, pledges to be “outstanding”

Draft Daily: Players who might be worth trading up for

The good, bad and ugly from 40 years of trying to replace Hall of Fame QBs

International players have made mark in NFL draft

Gareon Conley: Rape accusation against me ‘completely false’

 

EXTRA POINTS

NFL seeks replay czar in wake of Blandino exit

NFL creating another officiating job, replacing Dean Blandino with two

Longtime NFL reporter Ed Werder laid off by ESPN

Trent Dilfer, Danny Kanell among ESPN layoffs

 

2017 Broncos Salute to Fans Tour

  • 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 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 6-7 — No Fly Zone Skills Camp - Regis Jesuit High School, Aurora, CO.

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

June 19 —T.J. Ward Foundation Celebrity Golf Tournament

TRIVIA ANSWER

 

Linebacker Von Miller and Tight End Virgil Green.

 

Go Broncos!

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