Bronco Links – 5/22/17

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Paxton Lynch

“The competition is going to be in the fall. It won’t be in the spring. The spring is going to be a learning tool to learn Mike [McCoy]’s system.’’~Vance Joseph, on the Broncos QB battle.

 

FAST FACTS

Cornerback Aqib Talib scored two of the Broncos’ three defensive Touchdowns in 2014, returning Interceptions for scores at the Jets (22 yards) and at the Bengals (33 yards).

BRONCO BIRTHDAYS

Defensive End Kenny Anunike (2015) is 27, Defensive Back Dre’ Bly (2007-08) is 40 and Running Back Alex Moore (1968) is 72.

BRONCO TRIVIA

On September 15, 1962, A Broncos’ player passed for more than 400 yards in a game for the first time. Who was it?

FROM THE MOTHER SHIP

Mason’s Mailbag: What can Jamaal Charles bring in 2017?

 

BRONCOS BLOGS

Start of OTAs means Lynch must start chasing down Siemian for Broncos QB job

Which Broncos rookie has best chance to contribute this season?

 

AFC WEST

Hunt to be Chiefs lead back?

Early Chiefs roster projection features many familiar names

Previewing Kansas City Chiefs OTAs: Alex Smith Set to Lead the QBs

Previewing Kansas City Chiefs OTAs: Continuity Builds Along OL

Bruce Irvin pushes for Raiders to bring Perry Riley back

Marshawn Lynch brings together native Oakland with bike rally

Current NFL Head Coach Endorses Jim Plunkett For Hall Of Fame Nod

Mobile betting eyed for Raiders’ Las Vegas site

Trade Travis Benjamin? Chargers need his playmaking ability

While in prison, ex-Chargers QB Ryan Leaf found a purpose

 

AROUND THE LEAGUE

Bears TE Miller reportedly ‘close to 100 percent’

Bears reportedly moving Kyle Long to left guard

A.J. Green among healed Bengals ready for OTAs

Roberto Aguayo embracing competition vs. Nick Folk

Cowboys’ starting five — yes, five — could be fairly imposing

Vinny Curry said he played through knee injury last year

Witherspoon hopes to up his run-game defense

Justin Pugh sees himself ‘in driver’s seat’ for new deal

Shane Vereen reportedly back to full health

Alterraun Verner reportedly out of shape at Jacksonville workout

Leonard Fournette only rookie to avoid offsets, so far

Lions’ Teez Tabor uses speed criticism as motivation

Lions DE takes Wall Street gig while living on 15 percent of NFL salary

Kevin King looks like to start at CB for Packers

Packers should get large haul of compensatory picks in next year’s draft

Correa in line to start in Baltimore?

Seahawks sign third-rounder Nazair Jones

Metrics that Matter: Le’Veon Bell’s huge Week 10

Ben Roethlisberger still “proud” of self-reporting concussion

Juju Smith-Schuster went from fan to teammate of Antonio Brown

JuJu Smith-Schuster gets surprise message from Steelers great Troy Polamalu

 

EXTRA POINTS

NFL overtime proposal does nothing for player safety

New overtime rule could let receiving team win with just a field goal

Celebration rule change of some sort coming

 

2017 Broncos Salute to Fans Tour

  • June 3 — Ft. Collins, CO.

 

CALENDAR

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

 

Frank Tripucka, who went 29-56 for 447 yards, 2 TDs and 3 INTs against the Buffalo Bills. The Broncos won 23-20.

 

Go Broncos!

– Kaptain Kirk

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