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League won't punish Marshall - The Denver Post
The NFL sent BMarsh's agent a letter saying Marshall won't be punished for his March 1 arrest. But according to NFL spokesman Greg Aiello, Marshall's pending case involving his ex-girlfriend is still "subject to review when appropriate."

Larsen Reprising His Role -
Spencer Larsen is learning 2 new playbooks again this year; so far, he feels he's more advanced on the defensive side. BroncosTV has video from the presser.

Passing Camp: McBean -
Ryan McBean also met with the press yesterday. McBean has played mostly end, but some nose tackle as well, so far in practice.

Krieger: Star's status does affect at-risk kids - The Denver Post
The children at Rev. Kelly's Open Door program are still looking up to Brandon Marshall; unfortunately his rehabilitation from hip surgery has kept him away from the program this offseason. The trade of Jay Cutler has also had an impact on the program, removing another star who devoted his time to it.

Brandon Marshall Will Not Be Suspended By NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell -
Arnie Stapleton's article on Marshall for the AP, including some quotes from BMarsh's agent Kennard McGuire.

Two-way Larsen immersing himself in extra work - The Denver Post
LJones has notes on Larsen and the Nonadad Travis Henry.

Broncos' Larsen Adapting To 2 New Systems -
Arnie Stapleton's take on Larsen for the AP.

Stability keeps Chargers out of turmoil below : Sports : The Buffalo News
Allen Wilson takes a look at the AFC West teams and their respective offseason moves.

NFL - Mangini, McDaniels have much to learn - FOX Sports on MSN
John Czarnecki pans Pat Bowlen for not hiring a defense-oriented head coach (Mike Nolan's presence apparently doesn't factor) and Josh McDaniels for going "to war" with Jay Cutler. | Colorado's Online News Leader | The trouble with Twitter during trials
A look at the issues inherent in tweeting and facebooking during court trials.

Plummers look forward to visiting Morgan again : sports :, Fort Morgan, CO
Jake The Snake showed up at the Fort Morgan football camp last weekend, along with ex-mates Reuben Droughns, Preston Parsons and Charlie Adams.

iMPACT Rating Update, TNA UK Error, Sick Stars Update, More
Shanny is spending some of his spare time going to fake wrestling matches. Seriously?


Chiefs Tyler Thigpen talks about OTAs and Cassel

Ellis' 11-year Cowboys career officially over after he's released by team
The Cowboys released Greg Ellis on Tuesday, ending the linebacker's tenure in Dallas after 11 seasons and the eighth-most sacks in club history.

Safety Harrison expected to retire after 15 seasons, start TV career
The Dirtiest Player in NFL History is apparently going to retire and turn to the broadcast booth instead.

Checketts, who owns NHL's Blues, heads group interested in buying Rams
Dave Checketts, principal owner of the NHL's St. Louis Blues, is heading a group that wants to buy the NFL's Rams and keep the team in the city.

League plans to enforce four-game suspensions of Vikings' Williamses
The NFL intends to impose the 4-game bans levied against the StarCaps players.

Code of silence seems to hurt players twice - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
Mike Silver examines how players' reputations take the hit as they're forced to keep quiet about serious injuries. Sort of like BMarsh and his '08 hip injury...

Roger Goodell, DeMaurice Smith set to begin NFL labor talks - Peter King -
PKing looks ahead to the (postponed) NFL labor meetings, addresses some snafus from his Monday column and responds to some emails.

Four-pronged formula: Colts are NFL's best at key positions - NFL - Football
Pete Prisco ranks teams by their QB, LT, Pass Rusher and CB. To the self-proclaimed ombudsmen and Protectors of All Things Negative, I am totally cool with Prisco ranking Orton at #28 and Dumervil at #22. (As if anyone else cares what I think)

QB battles: Vikings, with Favre looming, top list - NFL - Football
Clark Judge looks at 5 QB battles. No, he didn't buy into the "Simms is beating Orton" drama, so the Broncos are not included.

Contract Year QBs - The Sports Network
Steve Schwarz looks at QBs entering their contract years, including Kyle Orton.

The National Football Post | Diner Morning News: Around The NFL
Mike Lombardi shares his thoughts on Vince Young's ridiculous outlook and the future of Dwayne Jarrett in Carolina.

The National Football Post | The Mangini Road Trip
Matt Bowen says the Browns' rookies will just have to suck it up and deal with the fact that their head coach is a jerk.

History shows Stafford might be better served on the bench
Pat Kirwan looks at prior QBs chosen first overall and whether it's best to start right away or sit on the bench for a year or two.

It may take time, but Vick still has skill set to succeed as an NFL QB
Steve Wyche thinks Mike Vick's best chance to find NFL success again is still at quarterback.

The National Football Post | Tuesday Thoughts
Andrew Brandt offers his take on Aaron Kampman's silence, Jon Jansen and Matt Stafford.

The National Football Post | The Impact Players: AFC North
Matt Bowen looks at one player from each AFC North team he expects will make an impact.

The National Football Post | 2009 NFP Scouting Series: Auburn
Wes Bunting turns his scouting eye to Auburn's seniors.