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And You Thought We Were Done With The 'Browncos'!

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Ha.  Just when you thought things were returning to normal, and that the experiment involving an entire defensive-line's worth of players from another team had ended, ESPN reports that the Broncos came to an agreement with former Cleveland Browns D-Lineman Alvin McKinley.

McKinley spent six of his seven professional seasons with the Browns after being slected by the Carolina Panthers in the 4th Round of the 2000 draft.  His best season came in 2005 when he recorded 5 sacks and 68 tackles, while starting all 16 games.  McKinley's numbers dropped off significantly last season, with the 28 year-old amassing only 1 sack.

What this means for the Broncos going forward it's hard to tell.  They did release DE Courtney Brown, another former Clevelander, yesterday, and have added two more players today after making the Patrick Ramsey signing official yesterday as well.  Cut one, sign three, usually means someone else is goiong to go, and also means the Broncos aren't going to want to carry too many rookie draft picks this coming summer.

I guess what I am getting at is the Broncos look to be positioning themselves to move up significantly in the draft, choosing quality over quantity.  We'll see.

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