Bronco Links – 5/9/17

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“He should come here with the mentality that we’re going to work. I don’t care if he was a seventh rounder, he’s going to get the same work that he would have gotten, period. I just hope he’s ready. We have big expectations for him.”~Shane Ray, on Garett Bolles.

 

FAST FACTS

In 2014, Linebacker Von Miller made the Pro Bowl for the third time in his four NFL seasons.

BRONCO BIRTHDAYS

Tackle George Gaiser (1968) is 73.

BRONCO TRIVIA

What Tight End did the Bronos draft in 2009?

VIDEOS

2018 DBC Calendar Shoot Part 1

 

BRONCOS BLOGS

Isaiah McKenzie, Broncos’ fifth-round draft pick, signs rookie contract

Broncos, Rockies fields get pounded by hail

 

AFC WEST

Chiefs GM: Team told Alex Smith of intent to draft QB

Andy Reid acknowledges “Catch-22” for Alex Smith

Chiefs LB Justin Houston Named to “NFL Top 100 Players of 2017” List

Raiders sign three, cut three

Proposed Las Vegas Raiders stadium would be finished by June 2020

Former Baylor WR Ishmael Zamora among Raiders’ 18 UDFAs

Chargers hold firm at No. 25 in ESPN NFL power rankings

Will Mike Williams show for Chargers workouts without a contract?

Five Fun Facts about Branden Oliver

Evaluating the Offense with OC Ken Whisenhunt

 

AROUND THE LEAGUE

Four Downs: AFC East

Bears bring in UDFA Rashaad Coward to bolster defensive line

Bears sign ex-Jaguars LB Skuta to 1-year deal

Brandon Beane gets a second interview with Bills

Could the Bills battle rival Jets, others for top 2018 quarterbacks?

Bills sign West Virginia’s Daikiel Shorts Jr. as a UDFA

Justin Pugh likes how contracts for guards are looking these days

Browns continue adding O-line depth, sign G Josh Boutte

Buccaneers cut a cornerback, create a roster spot

Cardinals have high hopes for T.J. Logan

Marlon Mack could be an explosive addition for the Colts

Cowboys pump brakes on LB Smith’s workload

Jaylon Smith won’t be ‘doing a lot’ on field in minicamp

Ezekiel Elliott wants to be a “more dominant” second-level runner

La’el Collins getting shot to win Cowboys’ tackle gig

Jonathan Cooper likely to get first crack at Dallas guard job

Thomas got Peyton seal of approval before ‘Fins trade

Solomon Thomas heads back to school after 49ers rookie minicamp

49ers sign three after rookie minicamp

Giants’ top pick has to buck trend to be significant factor as rookie

Justin Pugh likes how contracts for guards are looking these days

Todd Bowles has high hopes for the 2017 Jets

Lions add interior O-line depth, sign Hawaii C Leo Koloamatangi

Packers think UDFA Taysom Hill “belongs” in quarterback competition

Packers sign five, cut two after rookie minicamp

Shula’s new toys aim to make Cam Newton, Panthers ‘dangerous’ again

Panthers say Kelvin Benjamin is working hard at shaping up

Patriots sign 19 undrafted free agents

Patriots invite DT Ego Ferguson to minicamp

New England’s slot cornerback is a position in question

Rams sign C Anthony McMeans to UDFA contract

Ravens can continue old-school offseason by luring LeGarrette Blount

Terrance West signs tender with Ravens

Max Unger had surgery to repair an old foot injury

Seahawks claim Mike Davis off waivers from 49ers

JuJu Smith-Schuster embraces Steelers’ rich connection with USC

Brian Allen is the first Steelers draft pick to sign

Tom Savage ‘super ready’ for Texans’ QB battle

Lamar Miller not concerned about same heavy workload in 2017

Titans CB Brice McCain expected to return to nickel duties

Wrestling shaped Mike Zimmer; it also shaped the Vikings’ draft

Tommy Armstrong: Vikings plan to sign me as a safety

 

2017 NFL DRAFT

Seahawks claim Mike Davis off waivers from 49ers

Split-city approach makes sense for the draft

Plaxico Burress warns rookies: Don’t think it can’t happen to you

 

EXTRA POINTS

Nate Burleson to join ‘The NFL Today’ Sunday pregame show

Report: Jerome Bettis out at ESPN

NFL pays $95M for 3 percent stake in Fanatics

NFLPA hopes NFL will alter marijuana policy without concessions

NFLPA expects to give up something in negotiating changes to marijuana policy

NFLPA may approach networks directly regarding TV deals

 

2017 Broncos Salute to Fans Tour

  • 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 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

 

Richard Quinn.

 

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