Bronco Links – 5/13/17

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“The running back position, you need two or three guys who can carry the load. It’s no longer a one-guy position. So, I’m excited to have Jamaal, C.J., Book, even De’Angelo in the mix there. It’s a good group. It’s going to be competitive and that’s the way it should be.”~Vance Joseph.

 

FAST FACTS

Only four NFL teams have been better than the Broncos in interconference play, which began when the AFC and NFC were formed in 1970. Denver entered 2015 with an all-time regular season record of 95-73-2 against NFC foes.

BRONCO BIRTHDAYS  

Running Back Juwan Thompson is 25, Center Tom Nalen (1992-2007) is 46 and Linebacker Shaun Phillips (2013) is 36.

BRONCO TRIVIA

At 5 feet 11 inches, who was the shortest Quarterback in Broncos history?

FROM THE MOTHER SHIP

Garett Bolles, five other Broncos sign rookie contracts

De’Angelo Henderson dons No. 33 jersey in honor of his late friend and former teammate

Vance Joseph looks at rookies, sees ‘a class of maturity’

Inside the Broncos’ rookie orientation

 

VIDEOS

McKenzie on finding perfect fit with Denver

Joseph delivers strong message at Lynch’s luncheon

Broncos in 60: Friday, May 12, 2017

 

BRONCOS BLOGS

Joseph: Broncos RB competition wide open

Vance Joseph stresses teaching, competition as Broncos’ rookies arrive

Broncos HC Vance Joseph welcomes RB competition

Life of an NFL mom: Meet a few women who helped their sons reach Super Bowl glory (even an MVP)

Prepare for your baby’s future: Broncos newborn club includes spot on season ticket wait list

John Lynch credits Broncos’ John Elway for providing confidence in his transition to 49ers GM

John Lynch shows he still has a soft spot for Denver

Emmanuel Sanders new foundation web version

Even with rival NFL employment, John Lynch prioritizes youth scholarships

Why Carlos Henderson is Broncos only remaining unsigned draft pick

 

AFC WEST

Four Downs: AFC West

Progress Report: Mahomes identifying biggest NFL hurdles

Travis Kelce, Chiefs Tight Ends Surprise Fifth-Graders At Arrowhead Stadium

Ross Travis Sees “Opportunity” in O’Shaughnessy Trade

Raiders Round-Up: Charles Woodson’s Message And Bruce Irvin Dives Into Some Literature

Lack of lease could delay opening of Raiders’ new stadium to 2021

Tre Boston says he’s signing with Chargers

AFC West projected starters: Chargers build around veteran QB

How Did Williams Look at First Practice?

From Korea to the Bolts: The Younghoe Koo Story

 

AROUND THE LEAGUE

Same story, different city for QB Aaron Murray

Denard Robinson to join Bears for minicamp

Bears have reps issue with Trubisky, Glennon

Bengals’ Lewis: Jones must work on his image

Robinette to participate in Bills minicamp

Brandon Beane will control Bills’ 53-man roster

DeShone Kizer’s journey as Cleveland Browns QB begins this weekend

Hue Jackson wants to see DeShone Kizer learn a sophisticated offense

Cleveland’s new look O-line could be key to developing their backfield

Buccaneers hope for more health for Martin in 2017

Colts GM gives Ryan Grigson credit for building O-line

Colts need to work on keeping Andrew Luck clean

Colts sign Josh Boyd, waive Curt Maggitt

Cowboys’ Jaylon Smith could be back on the field without knee brace

Cowboys’ Prescott sticking to script in Year 2

Cowboys add two quarterbacks, 11 other undrafted free agents

Doug Pederson not worried about the absence of Brandon Graham

Eagles not rushing Sidney Jones

Where will Falcons rookie Damontae Kazee play in 2017?

49ers sign third-rounder Ahkello Witherspoon

49ers add UDFA pass rusher Jimmie Gilbert

Dante Fowler could be in line for a big 2017

Jaguars sign both their seventh-round picks

Malik Jackson: Jaguars’ Marrone ‘not taking any BS’

Jets’ Marcus Williams likely to open as starting corner

Lions sign Jarrad Davis

Lions need a bounceback season out of Ansah

Lions announce signings of eight draft picks, 14 undrafted free agents

Aaron Rodgers: We have to be better when our best is needed

Patriots host free agent LB Andrew Gachkar

Patriots cut tight end Michael Williams

Drew Brees expects a “tremendous” running game in New Orleans

Seahawks sign four draft picks and eight undrafted rookies

Malik McDowell hops into new role with Seahawks

Texans agree to terms with 7th-rounder Kyle Fuller

Texans sign fourth-rounder Julie’n Davenport

Texans QB Deshaun Watson signs rookie deal

Texans keep it going, sign fourth-rounder Carlos Watkins

Titans sign a dozen undrafted free agents

Byard in line for increased usage in 2017

Titans get four draft picks under contract

Titans plan to utilize Jonnu Smith in many ways

 

EXTRA POINTS

Best 2017 late-round picks in each division

NFL owners want to see Raiders’ Las Vegas stadium lease at May meetings

More ties in the NFL? Owners could vote to reduce OT to 10 minutes.

Former NFL WR Michael Jackson killed in motorcycle crash

Rolando McClain arrested in Alabama

First look: Check out NFL rookies in their new gear

NFL rules keep Stanford players from working with their teams

 

2017 Broncos Salute to Fans Tour

  • May 13 — Cañon City, CO.
  • May 19 — Steamboat Springs, CO.
  • May 20 — Aspen, CO.
  • June 3 — Ft. Collins, CO.

 

CALENDAR

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

 

 

Marlin Briscoe (1968).

 

 

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