Bronco Links – 5/2/17

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DeAngelo Henderson

“Yeah, he is similar [to C.J. Anderson]. He’s 205 pounds, 206 pounds, but ran a 4.4, 4.45, something like that. He’s an explosive young guy that we thought could help us coming out of the backfield. It was a good opportunity.”~John Elway on De’Angelo Henderson.

 

FAST FACTS

Denver won both its home games against NFC foes in 2008 (New Orleans and Tampa Bay) to improve to 21-7 in interconference games at home since Mike Shanahan took over as coach in 1995.

BRONCO BIRTHDAYS  

Defensive Back Billy Fletcher (1966) is 74.

BRONCO TRIVIA

Who was the Broncos’ first 1,000-yard rusher?

FROM THE MOTHER SHIP

Three questions to emerge in the wake of the Broncos’ draft

Sacco Sez: The bonus picks of the NFL Draft

Mason’s Mailbag: Sifting through post-draft questions

 

VIDEOS

BTV guest reporter Quentin Gause interviews CFAs

2017 NFL Draft Recap Show

 

BRONCOS BLOGS

Jamaal Charles to visit Tuesday with Denver Broncos

Broncos to bring in free-agent RB Jamaal Charles for a visit Tuesday

Broncos’ draft sticks to offseason theme: Get tougher

Broncos 2017 over/under projection: 8.5 wins

Wade Phillips discusses difficult Broncos departure, surprise retirements, his new book, more

 

AFC WEST

Kansas City Chiefs turn trade-happy in prospect pursuit during NFL draft

Kansas City exercises Dee Ford’s fifth-year option

Decision to exercise LB Dee Ford’s option was easy call for Chiefs

Why trading up to grab Patrick Mahomes was easy call for Chiefs

Chiefs Continue to Find Value and Add Players Who Competed in Senior Bowl

Raiders close escrow on lot for Vegas stadium

Gareon Conley meets with police investigating rape accusation

Chargers pick up the option on cornerback Jason Verrett

Chargers Draft Grades: Experts Weigh In

Verrett Believes Bolts Added “Special” Talent to Secondary

 

AROUND THE LEAGUE

Bears bring back Taylor Boggs, cut six others

Cincinnati TV station urges boycott of Bengals

Joe Mixon draft pick causes not much of a stir in Cincinnati

Bills add CB depth, sign former Raven Shareece Wright

Brandon Beane, Brett Veach among names to watch in Bills’ GM search

Bills ask for permission to interview Brandon Beane

Teams should have interest in TE Barnidge’s pass-blocking

Former Jameis Winston teammate among Buccaneers undrafted additions

Colts sign Penn State’s Garrett Sickels to undrafted free agent contract

Colts part ways with their long-time long snapper

Jimmy Raye III also out in Indianapolis

Foreman should help keep Lamar Miller’s workload in check

Which running back is likely to lead the Eagles RB committee in 2017?

Report: Eagles won’t exercise Marcus Smith’s 2018 option

Falcons agree to terms with 21 undrafted free agents

Takkarist McKinley won’t be fined by NFL for swearing

49ers GM expected Bears to select DE Thomas

49ers reach deal with UDFA RB Matt Breida

Ben McAdoo, Giants graded Davis Webb higher than third round

Giants expect “significant jump” from starting tackles

Jaguars pick up Blake Bortles’ fifth-year option

Jaguars cut 11 after agreeing to terms with 16 undrafted rookies

Source: Packers to pick up Clinton-Dix option

Packers cut Christine Michael after drafting 3 running backs

Who’s the Packers’ horse? Ty Montgomery, committee of backs provide options

Packers waive Don Jackson

Panthers sign UDFA WR Fred Ross out of Mississippi State

Bryan Cox Jr. among Panthers undrafted free agent additions

Shula: Panthers’ weapons will help Cam be like Brady

Patriots sign UDFA TE Hollister as potential sleeper

Rams cut offensive lineman David Arkin

DT Casey Sayles projects well in Wade’s new defense in LA

Saints agree to terms with 12 undrafted free agents

Seahawks re-sign quarterback Jake Heaps

Steelers move on, release QB Mettenberger

Titans make a change to scouting department

Tennessee, DeAngelo Brown agree to a deal

Vikes won’t use 5th-year option on Teddy Bridgewater

Vikings hope Dalvin Cook can be the playmaker they were missing

Vikings pick up 2018 option on linebacker Anthony Barr

“Aggressive” Vikings agree to terms with 13 undrafted free agents

 

2017 NFL DRAFT

ESPN, NFL Network see ratings increase for draft

Department of Defense rescinds 2016 policy that eased path for cadet athletes to go pro

How the Internet graded every team’s 2017 NFL draft haul

10 draft picks who should be starters right away

Drew Pearson says Goodell gave OK to riling up fans

Drew Pearson was undrafted, in a 17-round draft

Most amazing NFL Draft stat: Zero arrests in Philadelphia

Philadelphia wants to host the 2026 Super Bowl

 

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

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

 

 

Floyd “The Franchise” Little had a league high 1,133 yards in 1971.

 

 

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