Bronco Links – 6/20/17

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“It has been quiet. I think guys didn’t like the way last season went and came back to change it … But I think everybody came here to work, and when training camp comes around they’ll be ready to work again.”~Von Miller, on the Broncos offseason.

 

FAST FACTS

Former Broncos QB Brian Griese is one of only 10 sons of Pro Football Hall of Fame fathers to be drafted. Brian, a 3rd round pick in 1998 who played five seasons in Denver is the son of Bob, who played for Miami from 1967-80.

BRONCO BIRTHDAYS

Defensive End Darrell Reid (2009) is 35.

BRONCO TRIVIA

What Broncos Free Agent signee in 2015 played more snaps on Special Teams than any other player in the NFL in 2014?

FROM THE MOTHER SHIP

Mason’s Mailbag: Areas of progress for Paxton Lynch, Trevor Siemian

 

VIDEOS

Ward hosts annual golf tournament to benefit kids

 

BRONCOS BLOGS

With new coaching regime, what is Broncos’ approach to advanced analytics now?

A WAY too early Broncos 53-man roster projection following spring workouts

 

AFC WEST

What we learned about Chiefs this offseason

Pre-Camp Reads: Chris Conley Ready to Step Up in 2017

Chiefs Fantasy Camp Highlighted by Visit From Commissioner Goodell

Chiefs S Eric Berry Named to “NFL Top 100 Players of 2017” List

Carr makes meteoric rise in Top 100

Andre Ward Takes Home Title, Shouts Out Raider Nation

Los Angeles Chargers forging new identity under Anthony Lynn

Bolts’ Rookies Face Important Week

Evaluating the WRs with Coach Sirianni  

Jatavis Brown Looks to Continue Growth in 2017

 

AROUND THE LEAGUE

Boldin wants to sign before training camp

Chicago Bears pour resources into quarterback during busy offseason

Fatherhood has brought Andy Dalton, A.J. Green closer

Former Bengals linebacker J.K. Schaffer pleads no contest to assault, public indecency

Tyrod Taylor becoming vocal leader in Buffalo

It would be something if Brock Osweiler ends up the Browns’ starting quarterback

Doug Williams gushes over third-string QB Nate Sudfeld

Bruce Arians thinks Byron Leftwich is a future head coach

Cowboys rookies to get head start on rest of team

Dallas Cowboys’ offseason full of change for their defense

J. Johnson to present Taylor at HOF induction

Packers think move to slot will lift Damarious Randall

Nelson Agholor has to show who he is going to be at this level

Falcons DT Grady Jarrett has leapt out during the offseason program

D’Onta Foreman hopes to drop a few pounds before camp

49ers safety Eric Reid embracing new role in secondary

DeForest Buckner was ‘dead tired’ at times in 2016

New York Giants added weapons this offseason to help Odell Beckham Jr.

Leonard Fournette: First day in full pads will be ‘crazy’

Lions sign third-rounder Kenny Golladay

Still recovering from a concussion, Michael Oher may soon get cut

New England Patriots reloaded with authority in hopes of a repeat

Tom Brady: My dream is to play an NFL game in China

Patriots once again sit atop early AFC 2017 projections

Jared Goff on Rams’ offense: I’ve grasped all of it so far

Doug Williams gushes over third-string QB Nate Sudfeld

Saints add Chris Watt at center

Zach Strief: Starting at LT “asking a lot of” Ryan Ramczyk

Seahawks’ DeShawn Shead “making great progress,” still not expected for start of season

Deal or no deal? The tricky negotiations between Le’Veon Bell, Steelers

Mike Tomlin setting tone — in writing — for Steelers’ 2017 goals

Eric Decker calls union with Titans a ‘perfect storm’

Titans make roster move to make room for Eric Decker

Titans have added Super Bowl experience to their roster

Vikings Danielle Hunter to have starting role

Trae Waynes working as a starter for the Vikings

 

EXTRA POINTS

Offseason grades, lingering questions for all 32 NFL teams

Supreme Court ruling on trademarks expected to help Redskins

NFL moves deadline to sign franchise-tagged players

Goodell backs celebrations on AB’s Snapchat

Cap floor, not rookie deals, should be the focus of next CBA for players

Still no talks yet on a new CBA

NFL could stop tanking with a draft lottery

 

CALENDAR

July 27 — Earliest date the Broncos may begin Training Camp. The Schedule has not been released yet.

 

TRIVIA ANSWER

 

Tight End and Fullback James Casey.

 

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