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Horse Tracks 5/7/09


ESPN - According to Pork Chop, the Broncos are reportedly interested in signing OT Levi Jones as a backup to Ryan's Clady and Harris. Jones was cut by the Bungles.

t - Drew Rosenhaus says his client, former Texans RB Darius Walker worked out with the Broncos yesterday.

DB - Gray Caldwell examines the Broncos three quarterbacks, getting quotes on how they view themselves and each other, plus Josh McDaniels' viewpoint.

IN - Here's a pre-draft interview with NT Chris Baker, who Denver signed as a UDFA.

HI - Over in NJ, Knowshon Moreno is a legend. Here's a profile of the newest Broncos running back from a hometown paper.

ESPN - Since I feel like I dropped the ball here, a programming reminder. Rick Reilly's Homecoming show with John Elway will air tonight at 8pm EST on ESPNU. It will also be on ESPN Classic tomorrow night at 8pm EST and Sunday Morning at 7am EST. In case you miss all of those, it will be on ESPN2 next Thursday, May 14th at 8pm EST.

NFP - Here's what stood out to Wes Bunting about the seventh-round, including his approval of Denver's choice (Blake Schlueter).

DP - So if you must know, McDaniels is moving into Tom Nalen's neighborhood. Penny Parker has all of the obnoxious details.

KCS - Tamba Hali will get to try out the elephant position with the Chefs, since he couldn't hack it as a 4-3 end.

SFG - Jokeland is reportedly interested in old friend Michael Pittman.

NFL - That was quick; forget about Larry Foote, folks. The linebacker has already signed a one-year deal to go home to Detroit.

NFL - The Bungles agreed to terms with overrated horse-collar tackler headhunter safety Roy Williams, formerly of the Cowboys.

t - Peter King is hearing that Colts WR Marvin Harrision will retire.

NFL - The builder of the Cowboys' ill-fated practice bubble has had other structures collapse due to inclement weather. Hello, Lawsuit.

Y! - New England's third-round choice, LB Tyrone McKenzie, tore his ACL in during mini-camp and will miss the entire 2009 season. Ouch.

NFP - Robert Boland eulogizes the late Jack Kemp.

NFP - Matt Bowen looks at QBs who directed spread offenses in college and explains why they don't fit in the NFL.

CBS - Coaches league-wide are upset about changes to the NFL's pension plans.

FOX - Jeff Legwold looks at some recent draftees he considers to be high-risk/high-reward undertakings for their new teams.

SI - Ross Tucker says Mark Sanchez's charisma will only take him so far. In New York, that is definitely the case (What have you done for me in the last 3 minutes?).

NYT - Statheads unite! K.C. Joyner is looking at more ways to measure O-Line run-blocking and running backs, and so far it looks like he's onto something. Of course, if you can only be bothered to look at wins and losses, don't waste your precious time with this link...

*******Brett Favre Comeback Section (Puke)*******

SI - Don Banks has some sharp words for Brett Favre and Bus Cook.

NFP - Mike Lombardi explains how Brett Favre has tossed away our trust like yet another interception (yes, even I used to like the guy).

ESPN - Gene Wojciechowski is hoping Favre comes back yet again.

SI - Steve Aschburner thinks Minnesota would be atwitter if Favre joined the Vikes.

NFL - Vic Carucci says the Packers/Vikings rivalry will reach new levels if Favre heads to Minnesota.

NFP - Andrew Brandt is wondering about Brett Favre, the Legacy Games, and Darnell Dockett's trade demands.

NFP - Matt Bowen is actually happy that Brett Favre is probably coming back.

CBS - Clark Judge doesn't get why the Vikings are interested.

ESPN - John Clayton chimes in. At least he manages to put out a full column without ripping the Broncos or Josh McDaniels.