Bronco Links – 5/30/17

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“You’re five yards back, you catch the ball and can kind of see what’s going on. There are definitely benefits from being under center; the run game, play pass and all those kinds of things. Selfishly though, I think any quarterback you talk to will say they want to be in the [Shot] gun.”~Trevor Siemian.

 

FAST FACTS

Wide Receiver Brandon Marshall caught 327 passes in just 61 games for the Broncos from 2006-09.

BRONCO BIRTHDAYS   

Linebacker Allen Aldridge (1994-97) is 45 and Running Back Gerald Willhite (1982-88) is 58.

BRONCO TRIVIA

Who is the only Broncos player (entering 2016) to be named the Walter Payton Man of the Year for his combination of on-field play and contributions to the community?

BRONCOS BLOGS

Broncos QB battle again tops in the NFL this offseason

Von Miller: ‘I want to push my body’ and be on the field more

 

AFC WEST

Reports have Bray as Chiefs early No. 2 quarterback

Chiefs find another RB reclamation project in C.J. Spiller

Woodson: Beast Mode worthy to wear Raiders’ No. 24

Oakland Raiders Defensive End Mario Edwards Jr. Looks To Deliver Strong 2017 Campaign

Donald Penn still getting over ‘fluke’ sack that broke Derek Carr’s ankle

LT Reflects on Memorial Day

 

AROUND THE LEAGUE

Bears CB LeBlanc looks to build on successful rookie year

Josh McCown’s wild ride: 15 years, 10 teams and a link to Emmitt Smith

Jonathan Williams looking to seize backup role to LeSean McCoy

DeSean Jackson’s talent impresses Adam Humphries

Sweezy has ‘looked awesome’ during Bucs OTAs

Aguayo dealing with competition for Tampa Bay kicking job

Dirk Koetter: Bucs’ kicking competition is tense, and that’s good

Chad Williams showing off freakish athleticism during OTAs

Johnathan Hankins, Malik Hooker were Colts’ biggest defensive pickups

Le’Raven Clark working as the starter at RT for Colts during OTAs

Adam Vinatieri still having fun, not thinking of retiring at age 44

Cowboys keeping Tony Romo’s number, locker open for now

Cowboys quarterbacks coach: It’s “fun to speculate” about Prescott injury opening door for Romo return

Cowboys CB Nolan Carroll charged with DWI

Wentz reportedly looking strong in Eagles OTAs

49ers working out veteran safety Jairus Byrd

Brian Hoyer comfortable in second stint with Shanahan

Adam Peters wanted Reuben Foster from the get-go

NYG WR Sterling Shepard wants to improve after the catch

Mara: Giants fans emotional over anthem issue

Giants moving Mykkele Thompson to cornerback

Jets tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins has slimmed down

Rookie Taylor Moton is promising, but Michael Oher key for tackle depth

Eric Rowe’s fit in Patriots’ corner corps likely to be dictated by matchups

Kirk Cousins on Terrelle Pryor: He’s a joy to work with

Prosise could see 60 receptions in 2017

Bennett working to build a rapport with Rodgers

Return to football now real for David Quessenberry

Jerick McKinnon: ‘Don’t count me out’ in RB battle

Adam Thielen: I have too much to do to think about how far I’ve come

Vikings WR Adam Thielen looking to build on breakout 2016

 

EXTRA POINTS

Jim Caldwell: Eliminating cut to 75 players good for teams, players

How much contact is too much contact at OTAs?

The most sure-handed receivers across the league

Only 67 unsigned draft picks remain

Ex-NFL player suing former financial advisor for fraud

Federal judge tosses cheerleader lawsuit

Mike Zimmer: “One eye or two, it doesn’t matter. I’ll be back”

 

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

 

Quarterback John Elway, in 1992.

 

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