Bronco Links – 6/14/17

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Garett Bolles

“[He’s made] a lot of progress. It’s a tough spot to play as a rookie. … When he knows what to do, he can block his guy, his talent shows. … He’s a first-round pick for a reason.”~Vance Joseph on Garett Bolles.

 

FAST FACTS

Jake Plummer set a Broncos single-game passing record on October 31, 2004 when he passed for 499 yards, though the Broncos fell 41-28 to the Atlanta Falcons.

BRONCO BIRTHDAYS   

Running Back Rick Parros (1981-84) is 59, Linebacker Jeroy Robinson (1990) is 49 and Linebacker Jim Thibert (1965) is 77.

BRONCO TRIVIA

Who was the Broncos’ leading receiver in their first Super Bowl winning season in 1997?

FROM THE MOTHER SHIP

Broncos minicamp Day 1 takeaways: Where do Paxton Lynch and Trevor Siemian stand?

Injury updates on TE A.J. Derby, DL Kyle Peko

 

VIDEOS

Joseph: QB answers will have to wait

Siemian: QB competition ‘good for both of us’

Lynch comfortable with progess in new offense

Learning now, competition later for QBs

Broncos in 60: Tuesday, June 13, 2017

 

BRONCOS BLOGS

Rookie Garett Bolles has earned time with Broncos’ starters

Rookie Garett Bolles making progress toward starting lineup

Broncos minicamp Day 1 observations: Defense dominates offense, Garett Bolles’ progress, more

Broncos’ Great QB Battle of 2017 has attracted plenty of drama. But it hasn’t even started yet.

Don’t tell Broncos QBs offseason work has ‘zero’ impact on who wins job

Broncos coach says QB competition hasn’t really begun

Broncos notes: No interest in FAs Eric Decker, Gary Barnidge, Kyle Peko breaks bone in foot, OL position swap, more

Kyle Peko has first serious Broncos offseason on-field injury

Vance Joseph on Eric Decker: We can’t add anyone right now

“True evaluation” of Broncos QBs coming in training camp

Former NFL punter Rick Tuten dies at 52

 

AFC WEST

Key Chiefs defenders return after working out on their own

Eric Berry’s act of kindness caught on Facebook, but that’s not his motivation

What We Learned from Tuesday’s Media Availability

Chiefs LB Justin Houston: “I feel great”

‘O.G.’ Marshawn Lynch doling out wisdom to young Raiders RBs

Healthy Carr leaves broken fibula in the past

Derek Carr’s over the physical and the mental hurdles of comeback

Chargers GM on Melvin Ingram signing: ‘Both sides were motivated to get a deal done’

Chargers TE Antonio Gates relishes complementary role

Joey Bosa says 3-4 or 4-3 is no big difference

Anthony Lynn implores Chargers to pick it up after sluggish practice

Chargers say bittersweet farewells in last week in San Diego

Philip Rivers: Relocation won’t be an excuse for Chargers

 

AROUND THE LEAGUE

Bears being in Tre’ Jackson for a tryout

Mike Glennon says he can compete while helping Mitchell Trubisky

Bengals’ John Ross becomes first in his family to graduate college

Myles Garrett on minicamp: ‘I got to prove myself’

Colts ‘praying’ Andrew Luck is ready for training camp

Healing Luck unsure if he’ll be ready for camp

Adam Gase on Jay Ajayi: He wants to be counted on in every situation

Eagles LT Peters wants re-worked contract

Donnel Pumphrey getting reps with Eagles starters

Mechanically speaking, Eagles’ Carson Wentz still a work in progress

NFL’s first deaf offensive player ready to start over with Falcons

White ‘open’ to future front office role with Falcons

Weighty bonus: Poe hits goal, earns $125K

Falcons sign DE Martin Ifedi

49ers sign third-rounder C.J. Beathard

Age isn’t a concern for 49ers’ Dumervil

Odell Beckham skipped OTAs to ‘grow and mature’

Sources: Giants’ Odighizuwa won’t go to camp

With receiving corps dismantled, Jets could lean on (surprise!) tight ends

Jags’ OT Albert won’t hold out over contract

Denard Robinson trying out at Jets minicamp

Michael Oher reports to Panthers mandatory minicamp

Olsen: Kuechly ‘as physically ready’ as I’ve seen him

Report: Greg Olsen wants to restructure contract

Jimmy Garoppolo not fully participating at Patriots OTAs

Durability remains a lingering unknown with Jimmy Garoppolo

Metrics that Matter: Rob Gronkowski’s historic dominance

Rams quarterback Jared Goff added weight this offseason

Aaron Donald reports to mandatory Rams minicamp

Jeremy Maclin signs two-year, $11M deal with Ravens

Benjamin Watson (Achilles) returns to Ravens practice

Ravens expect Danny Woodhead to be “big part of the passing game”

Redskins name Doug Williams VP of player personnel

All the ways Kirk Cousins could hit the jackpot — and what comes next

Redskins’ Jones reports to camp after absence

Saints wait for more information on Nick Fairley

Le’Veon Bell not at Pittsburgh Steelers minicamp

Le’Veon Bell, Steelers not close to a deal

Steelers sign third-rounder Cameron Sutton

Alejandro Villanueva at Steelers minicamp

Duane Brown not attending Houston Texans minicamp

DeMarco Murray compares Titans’ O-line to Cowboys’

Corey Davis practices in full for the first time

Kendall Wright blames Titans for his drop in productivity

Bradford has taken ‘more of an ownership role’ with Vikings’ offense

 

EXTRA POINTS

Non-profit charity seeks testimony from Roger Goodell on NFL’s gambling policy

Five defensive players in which 2017 is a make or break year

Introducing depth-adjusted yards per target over expectation

 

CALENDAR

June 13-15 — Mandatory Minicamp

June 19 —T.J. Ward Foundation Celebrity Golf Tournament

 

TRIVIA ANSWER

 

Shannon Sharpe, with 72 catches.

 

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