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Horse Tracks - 4/28/10 - MHR Radio Returns tonight!


Good Morning Broncos Country!  Big announcement - MHR Radio is set to return tonight.  We have a great show planned, including an appearance by Wes Bunting, Director of College Scouting for National Football Post.  He'll join me to talk about the Broncos draft and, of course, Tim Tebow.  We could have a couple of other guests as well so be sure to join us!  9PM et/ 7PM mt.  Head on over the MHRRadio now to sign up if you don't have an account!

VIDEO - BTV Sits Down with GM Brian Xanders
Brian Xanders talks about how the Broncos approached last weekend's draft.

Let the Competition Begin! "
The draft is over and all the National Football League teams are moving forward with rookie mini camps and their other camps, continuing with the off-season conditioning programs that are also well underway.

Fans snapping up Tebow jerseys - The Denver Post
Regardless if Tim Tebow plays a single snap for the Broncos this season, there is no doubt the seats at Invesco Field at Mile High — and perhaps opposing stadiums — will be filled with folks in Tebow's No. 15 jersey.

Judge rejects new trial in Darrent Williams death - The Denver Post
The man convicted of killing Denver Broncos cornerback Darrent Williams has lost his initial bid for a new trial. Denver District Judge Christina Habas turned down the request Tuesday from Willie Clark, saying defense attorneys failed to provide sufficient evidence to justify a new trial.

Raiders' Russell era likely near the finish line - The Denver Post
With last weekend's trade for Jason Campbell, the Raiders seem ready to close the door on the exorbitantly expensive and unproductive JaMarcus Russell era in Oakland.

Is JaMarcus Russell's time up in Oakland? | National Football Post
When the Raiders made the trade last weekend to bring in veteran QB Jason Campbell from Washington, it seemed easy to cut JaMarcus Russell out of the equation -- a former first-round pick who hasn’t produced, is overpaid and hasn’t really grasped the idea of what it takes to be a professional on Sundays.

Round one reactions | National Football Post
A look at some of my favorite, and not so favorite, draft moves from round one:

Tiki Barber hit with divorce papers | National Football Post
A few weeks ago, stories began to surface that former Giants running back Tiki Barber had left his wife—who was eight months pregnant with twins—for a younger woman.

Ravens, Kiper not concerned about Kindle's knee | National Football Post
As far as ESPN analyst Mel Kiper Jr. is concerned, the Baltimore Ravens are on solid ground when it comes to their evaluation of outside linebacker Sergio Kindle from a medical and talent standpoint.

C.C. Brown visiting the Bengals | National Football Post
Ken Hamlin isn't the only veteran safety visiting the Cincinnati Bengals tonight and Wednesday.

Source: Nick Novak signs with the San Diego Chargers | National Football Post
Former Washington Redskins and Kansas City Chiefs kicker Nick Novak has signed with the San Diego Chargers, according to an NFL source with knowledge of the situation.

Alan Faneca signs with Cardinals | National Football Post
It didn’t take long for Alan Faneca to find work, and he’s with some familiar folks.

Aaron Hernandez says he failed one drug test, not several | National Football Post
One day after the Boston Globe reported that New England Patriots rookie tight end Aaron Hernandez flunked multiple drug tests for marijuana usage at the University of Florida, the fourth-round pick has issued a statement through the team where he said he only tested positive once.

Ken Hamlin says he's visiting the Bengals | National Football Post
Former Dallas Cowboys safety Ken Hamlin is visiting the Cincinnati Bengals tonight, he announced on his Twitter account.

Jeff Ireland issues apology to Dez Bryant | National Football Post
Miami Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland has issued an apology to Oklahoma State wide receiver Dez Bryant.

Bengals claim Peerman off waivers | National Football Post
The Cincinnati Bengals claimed former Baltimore Ravens sixth-round running back Cedric Peerman off waivers from the Detroit Lions, the team announced today.

Chris Harris restructures deal, now a two-year $3.5 million | National Football Post
The Chicago Bears have agreed to a two-year, $3.5 maximum value restructured deal with newly-acquired safety Chris Harris...

Free-agent RB Westbrook mulling options after visit, Rams GM says
Running back Brian Westbrook was medically cleared during his weekend visit with the Rams, but he left town still weighing his options, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Tuesday.

Report: Titans RB Johnson absent from first offseason practice
Titans running back Chris Johnson didn't attend the team's first offseason practice Tuesday, The Tennessean reported, citing sources familiar with the situation.

Undrafted TE Sicko switches course, agrees to terms with Cowboys
The Dallas Cowboys agreed to terms with tight end Scott Sicko on Tuesday, three days after the former New Hampshire player said he would turn down the NFL to attend graduate school.

Bucs' draft plan centers around Freeman in more ways than one
Although the Tampa Bay Buccaneers drafted defensive tackles with their top two picks -- Gerald McCoy and Brian Price, respectively -- this year's NFL draft was more about last year's first-round pick, quarterback Josh Freeman.

Five teams that should receive immediate help from draft picks
Here's a top-five list of teams, displayed in alphabetical order, that figure to receive the greatest amount of help from draft picks and why:

Titans agree with Oregon RB Blount - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
LeGarrette Blount, the Oregon running back suspended for punching a player last season, agreed to terms Monday with the Tennessee Titans as an undrafted free agent.