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ProFootballTalk: One-on-one with Wes Welker

Wed, 04/03/2013 - 23:06
Denver Broncos WR Wes Welker joins Erik Kuselias to discuss his decision to leave the New England Patriots. Welker believes there is a minimal difference between Tom Brady and Peyton Manning. Aside from football, Welker has a horse in the Blue Grass Stakes next weekend on NBC.

Raiders sign Tracy Porter

Tue, 04/02/2013 - 15:47
Tracy Porter will be staying in the AFC West but leaving Denver. The Raiders have reached an agreement on a one-year deal with Porter, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Although Porter opened the 2012 season as a starting cornerback in Denver, he began having health problems in October that were apparently linked to a seizure…

Trindon Holliday proclaims there’s no one faster than him in the NFL

Tue, 04/02/2013 - 13:09
The man who didn’t lose a game in the 2012 regular season also believes he wouldn’t lose a race against any other NFL player. Broncos receiver and kick returner Trindon Holliday, who between stints in Houston and Denver went 16-0, visited Pro Football Talk on Monday and said that he runs as fast as anyone…

PFT on NBC Sports Network: Trindon Holliday, mock draft

Mon, 04/01/2013 - 20:47
One of the NFL’s most dynamic kick returners joins us on Monday’s Pro Football Talk on NBC Sports Network. After some early-season struggles, Trindon Holliday emerged as a top game-changing threat for the Broncos — a force on punts and kickoffs, as the Ravens found out in the divisional round, when he scored on one…

Dwight Freeney looking for more than Osi Umenyiora’s deal with Falcons

Fri, 03/29/2013 - 04:17
Dwight Freeney has an idea about what the value of his next contract should look like and he’s more than willing to bide his time in hopes of getting it. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Freeney is looking for more than the contract Osi Umenyiora signed with the Atlanta Falcons earlier this…

Talks between Freeney, Broncos stall

Wed, 03/27/2013 - 00:04
Once the Colts decided not to pursue a new contract with 3-4 linebacker Dwight Freeney, Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning moved quickly to recruit his former teammate in Indy. Since then, he Broncos and Freeney have moved with somewhat less urgency. More than 11 days after the Broncos cut defensive end Elvis Dumveril and more than…

Tracy Porter visited the Saints

Tue, 03/26/2013 - 11:46
Interest in Broncos cornerback Tracy Porter is beginning to pick up. After reported interest from the Raiders, he’s also made at least one visit. According to Aaron Wilson of Scout.com, Porter visited the Saints Monday but didn’t immediately sign a contract. The Saints should be familiar, as he was their 2009 second-round pick and one of…

D.J. Williams will have to work back into starting lineup

Tue, 11/13/2012 - 06:17
After serving two suspensions totaling nine games for off-field incidents, Denver Broncos linebacker D.J. Williams is not being guaranteed anything. Williams missed the first six games of the season for violating the league’s policy prohibiting performance-enhancing substances. Another three games were tacked on after an August conviction for driving while impaired. In his absence, Wesley…

Trindon Holliday promises his days of celebrating TDs are over

Tue, 11/13/2012 - 01:29
Broncos return man Trindon Holliday started celebrating 75 yards into a 76-yard punt return on Sunday, and if not for a botched call by the officials, his touchdown against the Panthers would have been wiped out and ruled a fumble at the 1-yard line. As a result, Holliday says he’s done with his touchdown celebrations.…

NFL admits a pair of officiating errors

Mon, 11/12/2012 - 22:09
The NFL office admitted Monday a pair of relatively obvious and egregious officiating errors, including one that allowed a bogus touchdown to stand and one that let the clock run for over a minute when it shouldn’t have. The league sent out statements effectively apologizing for both. Broncos punt returner Trindon Holliday’s 76-yard punt return…

MRI shows no serious damage to Dumervil’s shoulder

Mon, 11/12/2012 - 21:06
As good as yesterday was, the Broncos got better news Monday. According to Mike Klis of the Denver Post, an MRI on the left shoulder of defensive end Elvis Dumervil revealed no tears. Dumervil could still be questionable for Sunday’s game against the Chargers, but the injury isn’t thought to be of the long-term variety.…

Elvis Dumervil to have MRI tomorrow on shoulder

Sun, 11/11/2012 - 22:22
For all the good things that happened this weekend in Charlotte for the Broncos, they won’t be able to enjoy them fully until they hear the results of tomorrow’s medical tests. Defensive end Elvis Dumervil said he was having an MRI Monday morning on the left shoulder injury that knocked him out of the game.…

Happy homecoming for Fox; Broncos bash Panthers

Sun, 11/11/2012 - 21:13
Former Panthers coach John Fox got his moment in the sun, and the Broncos improved to 6-3, shutting down the Panthers 36-14. Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning threw for 301 yards and a touchdown, but this one was mostly about the Panthers problems on offense and special teams, which didn’t give them a chance to win.…

Broncos lead at halftime, but Dumervil injured

Sun, 11/11/2012 - 19:38
The Broncos are holding a 17-7 halftime lead over the Panthers, and they’re also holding their breath. Defensive end Elvis Dumervil left the game with a shoulder injury, and after trying to come back for one play, returned to the sidelines. The official announcement is that he’s questionable to return. Dumervil was hurt on a…

Manning ties Marino, Broncos get a gift

Sun, 11/11/2012 - 19:03
The Broncos are up 17-7 over the Panthers in the second quarter, but they may have benefitted from one score that shouldn’t have been. At the end of his 76-yard punt return for a touchdown, Broncos return man Trindon Holliday flipped the ball casually to the ground. Only problem? He didn’t appear to have crossed…

Panthers take early lead on Broncos

Sun, 11/11/2012 - 18:26
The Panthers pulled an old college trick, and surprised the team with all-black uniforms today. It worked early on, as they drove 77 yards for a quick touchdown, with Cam Newton hitting a ridiculously open Greg Olsen for a 4-yard touchdown. Olsen has three catches for 46 yards already, as they’re looking his way often.…

Bill Polian on hand for alumni day in Charlotte

Sun, 11/11/2012 - 17:17
All of Jerry Richardson’s (former) friends are rolling in to his stadium today. In addition to Broncos coach John Fox, who has avoided talking about his clear desire to stick it to his old boss, former Panthers general manager Bill Polian is in the house as well. Polian left the Panthers in 1997 in a…

Week 10 early inactives

Sun, 11/11/2012 - 16:25
Every week we’ll bring you all the inactives from the early games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information. So check back often to see the full list as it becomes available. Raiders at Ravens Raiders: RB Darren McFadden, RB Mike Goodson, DL Richard Seymour, QB Terrelle Pryor, T Khalif Barnes, DL Jack…

D.J. Williams returns on Monday

Sun, 11/11/2012 - 13:33
Broncos linebacker D.J. Williams, the team’s first-round pick in 2004, has served a six-game suspension for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances via the alleged production of a non-human urine specimen.  Today, he serves the third and final game of a suspension for a drunk-driving arrest. On Monday, D.J. Williams rejoins the team. Mike…

Von Miller plans to sack Cam Newton, do the Superman celebration

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 12:40
Broncos linebacker Von Miller plans to steal Cam Newton’s celebration on Cam Newton’s home field on Sunday. When the Broncos play at Carolina, Miller told Lindsay H. Jones of USA Today, he’s planning to sack Newton and then discard his own sack dance and instead do Cam Newton’s patented Superman celebration. “That would be great,”…

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