Bronco Links – 5/25/17

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“He’s got juice, man, and he’s a linear speed guy. Carlos is your downhill, run-through-smoke [guy] — as we say for kickoff returners. He’s got courage. That’s the type of kid we like as a kick returner. So, very, very excited about Carlos, as well. He runs angry with the ball in his hand, and we love that.”~Brock Olivo, on Carlos Henderson.

 

FAST FACTS

On September 18, 1960, in the scond game in Broncos’ history, Goose Gonsoulin intercepted 4 passes in a 27-21 victory over Buffalo. Since then, Willie Brown (1964) and Deltha O’Neal (2001) have equaled Gonsoulins’ club (And NFL) record.

BRONCO BIRTHDAYS   

Defensive End Alphonso Carreker (1989, 91) is 55, Guard Sean Farrell (1990-91) is 57, Running Back Charley Mitchell (1963-67) is 77, Punter Chris Norman (1984-86) is 55 and Linebacker Olen Underwood (1971) is 75.

BRONCO TRIVIA

What team did the Broncos’ beat 51-48 in 2013 in the highest-scoring game in franchise history (entering 2015)?

FROM THE MOTHER SHIP

Brock Olivo fired up for potential of rookie special-teams contributors

Broncos OTA Day 2 takeaways

John Elway receives Mizel Institute award for philanthropy

Colorado governor, Denver mayor bestow state, city honors on John Elway

 

VIDEOS

Miller: Celebration change ‘a wonderful thing’

Olivo brings special teams philosophies from KC

Woods ‘bouncing around,’ adjusting to new role

Henderson dives into playbook following graduation

‘This season will be my best season yet’

Broncos in 60: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

John Elway’s drive to enrich Denver community

Klis Notebook: Day one of OTAs

Elway on quarterback battle

 

BRONCOS BLOGS

Broncos, T.J. Ward reportedly discussing extension

T.J. Ward Says He Wants to Finish His Career with Broncos Amid Contract Talks

Broncos, GM John Elway working on new contract

John Elway: “I look forward to being here with the Broncos for a long time.”

Broncos’ Von Miller reaffirms love for football: ‘I want to be better; I want to be great’

Von Miller wants choreographer to help Broncos with sack, TD celebrations; more notes from OTAs

Joe Woods doesn’t plan to make major changes to Denver defense

Day 1 of OTAs gives early edge to Siemian

Broncos go as Von Miller goes

Broncos OTA notes: Pleasing Olivo; Happy Von; Sugar Woods

 

AFC WEST

Barnwell’s AFC West report cards: Chiefs’ all-in offseason

Demarcus Robinson impressing at Chiefs OTAs

Patrick Mahomes II might be QB of the future, but for now Chiefs are ‘riding with Alex’

Chiefs’ Jeremy Maclin takes no break from practice after his weekend wedding

Chiefs WR Jeremy Maclin determined to bounce back in 2017

Alex Smith, Demarcus Robinson and the Chiefs’ Offense Shines Wednesday

Raiders are holding Marshawn Lynch out of OTAs, for now

Oakland WR Amari Cooper looking to a former pro for guidance

Middle linebacker remains a question mark for Raiders

Quick Hits: Amari Cooper Talks Calvin Johnson And Donald Penn Shares His Motivation

Is injured Chargers WR Mike Williams falling behind?

Philip Rivers’ No. 1 goal this offseason: Protect the football

Allen, Gordon Share Plans for Celebrations

Branden Oliver Turning Heads Again For Bolts

 

AROUND THE LEAGUE

Dre Kirkpatrick broke his hand in “freak accident”

Cyrus Kouandjio released by Buffalo Bills

Bills wrap up draft class by signing Nathan Peterman

Myles Garrett sits out practice with undisclosed injury

Myles Garrett expects to return to practice next week

Browns hire Ryan Grigson … hey, wait a second

Osweiler: Proof in the film why I’m starting QB

Bruce Arians ‘happy’ with change to 10-minute OT

Arizona WR Jaron Brown participates in individual drills at OTAs

Dak Prescott’s faster, stronger, quicker than last year

Ezekiel Elliott injures head in car crash, misses practice

Ndamukong Suh ‘sick and tired’ of losing in playoffs

Fins’ Thomas a ‘better person’ after Jags woes

Julius Thomas needs time to develop chemistry with Ryan Tannehill

Dolphins sign Charles Harris

Patrick Robinson in good spot to earn starting CB role in Philly

How the Falcons vetted coordinator Steve Sarkisian

Giants ink Devin Taylor

Giants add safety help, sign Duke Ihenacho

UDFA edge rusher Hunter Dimick a player to watch in Jaguars OTAs

Blake Bortles knows he has to stop the stupid turnovers

Quinten Rollins recovering from offseason groin surgery

Why Aaron Rodgers and the Packers are the best at executing the scramble drill

Patriots release Devin Street

Rob Gronkowski could become highest-paid TE with restructure of deal

Andrew Hawkins to sign one-year deal with Patriots

McVay plans to use TE more heavily with Rams

Jefferson: Ravens’ bulked-up defense can be ‘legendary’

Flacco looking to rebound in 2017 with Wallace and Perriman

Redskins running back Matt Jones skipping OTAs

Kirk Cousins: We’ll see what happens with deal in July

Redskins guard Shawn Lauvao will face competition for starting role

Colin Kaepernick to visit with Seahawks today

Stephon Tuitt recovering from hand surgery

Insult to injury: Derek Newton takes pay cut

Titans sign fifth-rounder Jayon Brown

Teddy Bridgewater making progress in his rehab

Vikings’ Floyd: ‘Coule in dn’t bbetter position’

Vikings second-year WR Laquon Treadwell taking first-team reps in OTAs

 

EXTRA POINTS

2018 Pro Bowl returns to Orlando following successful first year

Source: Dunks over crossbar still no-go in NFL

Bruce Arians: OT change will affect calling of plays

Rich McKay: New overtime rule is about safety, not making games better

Coaching hire rule change gets tabled

Narrative Street: Do WRs perform better in contract years?

Constructing the dream offensive line

 

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

 

The Dallas Cowboys.

 

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