Horse Tracks - 6/10/10 - Broncos Playing Hardball With Elvis Dumervil?


Broncos playing hardball with Dumervil - The Denver Post
According to an NFL Players Associations source, the Broncos recently sent a letter to Dumervil stating that if he didn't sign his restricted free-agent tender of $3.168 million by Monday, the team on Tuesday would exercise its right to reduce his 2010 salary to 10 percent above what he made the previous season.

Get to Know: Baraka Atkins -
Baraka Atkins entered the league as a fourth-round pick in the 2007 NFL Draft after a standout career at the University of Miami.

Cox Third Draft Pick to Sign -
Perrish Cox joined Jammie Kirlew and Syd'Quan Thompson Wednesday as the third of the team's nine 2010 NFL Draft selections to sign with the team.

Broncos' Arrington looks forward to full recovery - The Denver Post
His knee was sutured, his career on hold, shrouded in doubt. But the pain, the real pain, came from the silence.

Wife of Broncos' Greisen hopes to impress Oprah - The Denver Post
With Nick serving as her relentless public relations machine, Caroline Greisen has submitted a 3-minute video audition entitled "Global Motherhood."

Former Bronco Ron Dayne gets his rings back - The Denver Post
Police say six rings reported stolen from former University of Wisconsin and NFL running back Ron Dayne have been returned to him in a plastic bag.

Woody's Mailbag: Fan not fond of NFL games overseas - The Denver Post
Woody, I really want to know what you think about sending NFL games overseas, and the complete disregard for what the normal working fans can afford. Super Bowls are nothing but a rich man's party. The league has already taken that away from us common folks. Now they want to host games every year overseas. I am sick of big business. If it wasn't for the original fans, the NFL would be nothing. I have other annoyances with the league, like the monopoly DirecTV has on NFL Sunday Ticket and the ridiculous price the league imposes on the package itself, but that is another topic.

Steelers mum on DVDs of Roethlisberger sexual assault investigation - The Denver Post
The GBI released DVDs to the media showing video and audio recordings of the interviews that were conducted, along with photos from the scene and surveillance tapes.

Should the Lions make a play for Atogwe? | National Football Post
According to Steve Wyche of, free-agent safety O.J. Atogwe is not seeking an "outrageous" number or upfront bonus money when it comes to a contract — and the Rams are still hopeful that they can find a way to bring the safety back to town.

Source: Ravens' DB tryouts continue today | National Football Post
The Baltimore Ravens auditioned three veteran free agent defensive backs Wednesday at their training complex, trying out cornerbacks Ken Lucas and Walt Harris as well as safety Ken Hamlin.

Underwood, Packers try to put incident behind them | National Football Post
Police have confirmed that one way or another, money was exchanged between Brandon Underwood and the two Milwaukee women who have accused him of sexual assault.

Bills agree to terms with Arthur Moats, Levi Brown | National Football Post
The Buffalo Bills have struck a pair of four-year rookie deals with sixth-round linebacker Arthur Moats and seventh-round quarterback Levi Brown, a league source confirmed.

Texans say they won't haggle with Andre Johnson once season starts | National Football Post
The Houston Texans are open to the idea of negotiating with star wide receiver Andre Johnson, who's unhappy with his current deal that has five remaining years.

NFL funding scholarship honoring Pat Tillman | National Football Post
The NFL is partnering with the foundation for the late Arizona Cardinals safety Pat Tillman to create a scholarship in his name.

Raiders' Jared Veldheer: 'It's a lot of contact right now' | National Football Post
The NFL Management Council and the NFL Players Associaiton determined that the Raiders violated rules governing offseason practices.

Ronnie Brown has screw removed from foot | National Football Post
Miami Dolphins veteran running back Ronnie Brown had a screw removed from his right foot last week and was instructed not to run while the hole fills in, according to the Palm Beach Post.

Chargers cut Boris Lee, Justin Jeffries | National Football Post
The San Diego Chargers have placed linebacker Boris Lee and offensive tackle Justin Jeffries on waivers, according to a league source.

Colts' Anthony Gonzalez has a setback | National Football Post
Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Anthony Gonzalez's history of knee problems took another twist recently.

Closer look shows why backs like Saints' Thomas struggle to cash in
In the last 10 years the running back position has been redefined. Teams have moved away from the ball carrier who stays on the field in every down and distance, getting more than 20 touches a game.

Panthers hopeful that LB Davis can return from second ACL tear
Thomas Davis tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee for the second time in the past seven months, but the Carolina Panthers aren't giving up hope that the linebacker could return sometime this coming season, a source with knowledge of the situation told NFL Network insider Jason La Canfora.

Marshall And Henne Connect Through The Air For First Time | Miami Dolphins
Brandon Marshall fans can now exhale as the well-hyped wide receiver caught his first official pass in front of an audience this morning at the Miami Dolphins’ last OTA session open to the media – and he also confirmed that No. 19 will be his official number.

NFLPA: TV deal intended to benefit owners during possible lockout
The NFL Players Association filed a complaint Wednesday, claiming that the language in the league's television contracts acts as a form of lockout protection for team owners, guaranteeing them revenues even if football isn't played in 2011. Blogs - Bruce, a true pro, gets my Hall of Fame vote "
When I think of Isaac Bruce, I remember my first broadcast for FOX, which was in 1998 in St. Louis. Dick Vermeil’s Rams were preparing for their season-opener against the Saints, which in those days was a division game.

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