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Broncos | Chris Harris hit with second-round tender
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 12:38:56 -0800
The Denver Broncos slapped a second-round tender of $2.187 million on restricted free-agent CB Chris X. Harris Friday, March 7.
Broncos | Trindon Holliday will not receive offer
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 17:28:21 -0800
The Denver Broncos will not tender an offer to restricted free-agent WR Trindon Holliday, which will make him an unrestricted free agent.
Broncos | Champ Bailey released
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:57:48 -0800
The Denver Broncos officially released CB Champ Bailey Thursday, March 6.
Broncos | May let Knowshon Moreno walk
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 00:32:35 -0800
The Denver Broncos appear poised to let RB Knowshon Moreno escape via free agency and let RB Montee Ball have a chance at the No. 1 job. The team is likely to sign a running back in free agency as a backup plan.
Broncos | Champ Bailey to be released
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 20:09:50 -0800
The Denver Broncos informed CB Champ Bailey Wednesday, March 5, that he will be released, according to a league source. Bailey was set to earn $9 million this season with a cap hit of $10 million.
Broncos | Could have interest in T.J. Ward
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 18:10:45 -0800
The Denver Broncos could have an interest in Cleveland Browns impending free-agent FS T.J. Ward. He was originally drafted by director of pro personnel Tom Heckert during his time in Cleveland.
Broncos | Montee Ball to get first chance to start
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 14:53:25 -0800
Denver Broncos RB Montee Ball is expected to get the first shot to win the starting running back job in 2014.
Broncos | Lofa Tatupu working out
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 07:03:02 -0800
The Denver Broncos are working out free-agent LB Lofa Tatupu (Falcons) Tuesday, March 4. The former Pro Bowler hasn't played since 2010.
Broncos | Peyton Manning to have exam Monday
Sun, 02 Mar 2014 14:25:48 -0800
Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning (neck) will undergo his postseason exam on his neck Monday, March 3. He already passed his exit physical after the Super Bowl.
Broncos | Interest in Darrelle Revis
Sat, 01 Mar 2014 23:43:13 -0800
The Denver Broncos may be interested in Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Darrelle Revis. Revis would make $16 million next year, as opposed to Broncos CB Champ Bailey and his $10 million salary, but Revis is much younger than Bailey and is considered an upgrade at the position.
Broncos | Meeting with D'Qwell Jackson Monday
Sat, 01 Mar 2014 08:52:35 -0800
Updating a previous report, the Denver Broncos are scheduled to meet with free-agent LB D'Qwell Jackson Monday, March 4.
Broncos | Derek Wolfe healthy
Fri, 28 Feb 2014 15:48:18 -0800
Denver Broncos DE Derek Wolfe (illness) said he's healthy now after having a seizure last November, and doctors think it was related to a spinal cord injury he had in the preseason. He is back up to 280 pounds after losing 20 to 30 pounds last season.
"I had a bruise on my spinal cord," Wolfe said. "... I thought it was fully healed and I came back a little too soon and I just kept hitting it, kept hitting it, kept hitting it. And it screwed my nervous system up a little bit, just kind of crisscrossed the wires a little bit."
Broncos | Orlando Franklin could move to OG
Thu, 27 Feb 2014 20:54:02 -0800
The Denver Broncos could consider moving OT Orlando Franklin to offensive guard if they are not able to re-sign impending free-agent OG Zane Beadles.
Broncos | Derek Wolfe cleared
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 20:00:14 -0800
Denver Broncos DE Derek Wolfe (illness) has been cleared for physical activities after a season-ending seizure.
Broncos | Von Miller has matured
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 09:05:02 -0800
Denver Broncos general manager John Elway said LB Von Miller grew up a lot this past year while dealing with a six-game suspension for violating the league's substance abuse policy and then suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his knee in December. "He's done a tremendous job of doing the right things and everything he's supposed to be doing. So hopefully he can continue to do that, because we'd love Von to be back to the Von we know he can be," Elway said.
Broncos | Met with Kapri Bibbs
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 23:30:40 -0800
The Denver Broncos met with Colorado State RB Kapri Bibbs at the NFL Scouting Combine.
Broncos | Wes Welker expected back
Fri, 21 Feb 2014 16:32:24 -0800
Denver Broncos general manager John Elway said he expects WR Wes Welker to return to the team next season because he is under contract.
Broncos | Will sit down with Champ Bailey
Fri, 21 Feb 2014 16:28:26 -0800
Denver Broncos general manager John Elway said the team will sit down with CB Champ Bailey to talk about his future with the team as well as a possible contract restructuring. Bailey is scheduled to make $10 million next season.
Broncos | Eric Decker likely will hit market
Fri, 21 Feb 2014 16:26:18 -0800
Denver Broncos general manager John Elway said impending free-agent WR Eric Decker likely will hit the free-agent market this offseason.
Broncos | Peyton Manning will not need to restructure deal
Fri, 21 Feb 2014 16:16:55 -0800
Denver Broncos general manager John Elway said the team will not need to ask QB Peyton Manning to restructure his contract, because they have enough salary cap space to afford his salary. Manning is scheduled to make $20 million next season if his neck checked out medically.
Broncos | Peyton Manning to be evaluated
Fri, 21 Feb 2014 14:37:16 -0800
Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning (neck) will visit with doctors in Denver next week to re-evaluate his neck fusion. "He should be fine," general manager John Elway said.
Broncos | Plan to meet with John Fox
Fri, 21 Feb 2014 14:36:47 -0800
Denver Broncos executive vice president of football operations and general manager John Elway said he plans to sit down with the representatives for head coach John Fox at the NFL Scouting Combine this weekend to discuss a new deal. Fox has gone 34-14 in the regular season in the last three years and will be entering the final year of his contract.
Broncos | Comfortable with Montee Ball
Fri, 21 Feb 2014 00:50:14 -0800
Denver Broncos coach John Fox indicated if RB Knowshon Moreno leaves via free agency, he is comfortable with RB Montee Ball as the top running back.
Broncos | Robert Ayers could return
Wed, 19 Feb 2014 13:32:28 -0800
The Denver Broncos could re-sign impeding free-agent DE Robert Ayers this offseason if they are comfortable with the price. Ayers likely will sign with another team if he is looking for the best offer.
Broncos | Joel Dreessen to undergo surgery
Wed, 19 Feb 2014 09:19:34 -0800
Denver Broncos TE Joel Dreessen (knee) will undergo knee surgery next week in hopes that he can play out the final year of his contract next season. The extent of the surgery is not known at this point.
Broncos | Eric Decker would welcome call from team
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 09:28:07 -0800
Denver Broncos impending free-agent WR Eric Decker said he would welcome a call from the team if they can get on the same page, but he has to do what is best for his family.
Broncos | Interested in Louis Delmas
Mon, 17 Feb 2014 20:16:29 -0800
Free-agent FS Louis Delmas (Lions) is expected to line up more team visits after the NFL Scouting Combine, and the Denver Broncos are among the interested teams.
Broncos | Andre Caldwell could return
Sat, 15 Feb 2014 08:33:17 -0800
The Denver Broncos may be willing to re-sign impending free-agent WR Andre Caldwell if they are comfortable with the price. The team probably does not see Caldwell as more than a No. 4 wide receiver at this point.
Broncos | May ask Chris Kuper to restructure deal
Thu, 13 Feb 2014 18:21:25 -0800
The Denver Broncos may ask OG Chris Kuper to restructure his contract this offseason in order to reduce his salary cap figure for 2014. He is scheduled to count $5.915 million against the cap next season.
Broncos | Montee Ball hopes to start
Thu, 13 Feb 2014 16:12:25 -0800
Denver Broncos RB Montee Ball said he wants to start next season and receive all of the carries. Ball believes he will have a good offseason and perform better next season.
Broncos | Terrance Knighton not expected to get new deal
Wed, 12 Feb 2014 10:42:24 -0800
The Denver Broncos are not expected to sign DT Terrance Knighton to a contract extension this offseason and likely will allow him to play out the final year of his contract before starting contract negotiations.
Broncos | John Elway receives extension
Wed, 12 Feb 2014 09:03:45 -0800
The Denver Broncos have signed executive vice president of football operation John Elway to a three-year contract extension. The team has also added general manager to his title.
Broncos | Terrance Knighton may seek new deal
Wed, 12 Feb 2014 00:35:55 -0800
A source close to Denver Broncos DT Terrance Knighton indicates Knighton and his representatives feel he overperformed expectations in the first year of a two-year contract, so they may seek a new deal this offseason. Knighton earned a base salary of $1 million in 2013 to go along with $1 million in bonuses. For 2014, he's on the Broncos' books for a base salary of $1.5 million with a $1 million roster bonus still to come.
Broncos | Chris Harris may receive middle tender
Mon, 10 Feb 2014 14:56:50 -0800
The Denver Broncos appear likely to give restricted free-agent CB Chris X. Harris (knee) the second-round tender offer this offseason. The team likely would have given Harris the first-round tender offer if he did not suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament.
Broncos | Have a decision on Wes Welker
Sat, 08 Feb 2014 15:12:13 -0800
Denver Broncos WR Wes Welker will count $8 million against the 2014 salary cap. They have a $3 million roster bonus due to him in March.
Broncos | Eric Decker does not know what future holds
Sat, 08 Feb 2014 06:11:27 -0800
Denver Broncos WR Eric Decker said he does not know what his future holds. "I would love to come back. I don't know my future either," Decker said.
Broncos | Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie to have contract voided
Fri, 07 Feb 2014 12:07:10 -0800
Denver Broncos CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie is expected to have his contract voided Friday, Feb. 7. Rodgers-Cromartie will become a free agent.
Broncos | Have to get better at safety
Fri, 07 Feb 2014 12:06:14 -0800
The Denver Broncos have to get better at safety in the offseason, in the opinion of Mike Kils of the Denver Post. Klis points out that there are two very good safeties available in free agency, S Jairus Byrd and S T.J. Ward.
Broncos | May look for help at middle linebacker
Fri, 07 Feb 2014 11:47:48 -0800
The Denver Broncos may need to find help at middle linebacker this offseason, in the opinion of Mike Klis of the Denver Post. The team may let LB Nate Irving try to win the job. Irving tried to win the job last season and was moved to the outside.
Broncos | Jack Del Rio agrees to terms
Thu, 06 Feb 2014 18:14:11 -0800
The Denver Broncos and defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio agreed to terms Thursday, Feb. 6, on a new two-year contract. The deal is expected to be finalized Friday, Feb. 7. "Jack did a nice job with our defensive," executive vice president of football operations John Elway said. "We had a lot of injuries on that defensive side and Jack did a good job holding that side together. Even in the Super Bowl, our defense kept us in the game in the first half."
Broncos | Chris Harris completes surgery
Thu, 06 Feb 2014 12:51:58 -0800
Denver Broncos CB Chris X. Harris (knee) underwent knee surgery for a torn anterior cruciate ligament Thursday, Feb. 6.
Broncos | Gerell Robinson signed to futures deal
Wed, 05 Feb 2014 14:02:47 -0800
The Denver Broncos have signed WR Gerell Robinson to a futures contract. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Broncos | Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie could be tag option
Wed, 05 Feb 2014 10:35:28 -0800
The Denver Broncos could consider placing the franchise tag on impending free-agent CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie this offseason.
Broncos | Two TEs could be cap casualties
Wed, 05 Feb 2014 10:28:16 -0800
The Denver Broncos may release TEs Jacob Tamme and Joel Dreessen this offseason in order to create some salary cap space. Tamme is scheduled to have a $3.5 million salary cap figure next season, while Dreessen is scheduled to have a cap figure of over $3 million.
Broncos | Kevin Vickerson says he'll be ready
Wed, 05 Feb 2014 09:53:11 -0800
Denver Broncos DT Kevin Vickerson (hip) said he "should be ready" for offseason training activities after rehabbing from his season-ending hip injury in 2013. "Everything is getting better," Vickerson said of his health. "A long offseason for me – starting out rehabbing, I already started and the strengthening process. So now it's just getting back in shape and getting the strength back, too."