Bronco Links – 5/27/17

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“My frat brother, Anthony Frye, died March 2, 2016. …And when he went to Coastal, he wore No. 33 as well. I wanted to honor him and keep him by my side. My mentor wore No. 33 as well. I found that out later on. It’s cool how two people I really loved and looked up to wore the same number and I just wanted to do the same.’’~De’Angelo Henderson.

 

FAST FACTS

Linebacker Randy Gradishar is the only Broncos’ player to earn NFL Defensive Player of the year honors from the Associated Press (1978).

BRONCO BIRTHDAYS

Halfback Al Frazier (1961-63) is 82, Wide Receiver Butch Johnson (1984-85) is 63 and Wide Receiver Steve Watson (1979-87) is 60.

BRONCO TRIVIA

This Tight End out of Georgia was a 7th round draft pick who caught 193 passes for the Broncos from 1984-92. Who is he?

FROM THE MOTHER SHIP

Sacco Sez: Brotherly impact

Cancer survivor Sean Swarner dons Broncos cap at top of the world

 

BRONCOS BLOGS

New Orleans tough: How Carlos Henderson’s past has him prepared to be a future Broncos star

Broncos rookie De’Angelo Henderson overcame odds and has degree to prove it

Broncos work through growing pains of third new offense in four years

 

AROUND THE LEAGUE

Could fourth straight 0-2 start spell doom for coach Chuck Pagano?

Cowboys have ‘significant’ role for WR Ryan Switzer

Eagles expected to release Marcus Smith

Vick wants to retire as Falcon on one-day deal

Jaguars edge rusher Dante Fowler expects to take a big step in 2017

Marrone happy with Fournette’s receiving progress in OTAs

Jets’ three-way quarterback battle: Legit competition or charade?

Lions reach one-year agreement with RB Matt Asiata

Gronk is “full-go” at OTAs

Rob Gronkowski ‘looks like Gronk’ in return from injury

Tom Brady’s weapons in 2017 are his best in 17 years as starter

Robert Woods trying to be Rams’ No. 1 receiver

Torrey Smith’s expectations should reflect his Ravens days

After decade-long search, Redskins hope safeties Su’a Cravens, D.J. Swearinger excel

Saints reportedly give Zach Strief $1 million raise

Fleener more comfortable, hopes for better in Year 2 with Saints

Up to three Steelers starters currently without a contract for 2017

William Gay is still at corner for the Steelers

Vikings are looking for a kick returner

Zimmer: Bridgewater ‘progressing as well as anybody could expect’

 

2017 Broncos Salute to Fans Tour

  • June 3 — Ft. Collins, CO.

 

CALENDAR

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

 

None other than Birthday boy, Clarence Kay.

 

Go Broncos!

– Kaptain Kirk

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