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VIDEO - Passing Camp: Thursday Report;
With the idea of not making the same mistake twice, players talk about the improvements they've made during the first two weeks of passing camp.

VIDEO - Passing Camp: Thursday - Josh McDaniels;
Head Coach Josh McDaniels talks about wrapping up this week's passing camp.

Broncos' Thomas' Twitter remarks stir pot - The Denver Post
But a Broncos source said that upon closer inspection, the tweets were several hours apart and unrelated. The team had no official comment, but the source said, "I can assure you 100 percent that there was nothing 'sad' about his recent X-rays."

Dumervil takes limited role in Broncos workouts - The Denver Post
Which is why the Broncos and outside linebacker Elvis Dumervil agreed to a practice schedule that has Dumervil participating only in individual drills during the team's organized team activities. Dumervil will have the same schedule through the end of the OTAs on June 13.

Orton, Quinn lead Broncos' QB derby - The Denver Post
For all the talk of a four-way quarterback competition, veterans Kyle Orton and Brady Quinn continue to get the most work at the position through the team's second voluntary passing camp.

Broncos interested in hosting Super Bowl - The Denver Post
"Who wouldn't want to host the Super Bowl?" said Joe Ellis, the Broncos' chief operating officer and top deputy to owner Pat Bowlen. "But the weather guidelines say New York is a one-time exception. Pat's inclination would be to wait and see how it goes in New York. Our expectation is that it will remain a one-time exception to the rule. But you never know."

Tebow moves up to No. 3 QB | All Things Broncos
Rookie quarterback Tim Tebow has passed second-year QB Tom Brandstater on the Broncos depth chart.

Tebow gets slight promotion to No. 3 quarterback -- Colorado Springs Gazette
Tim Tebow looked at his options, looked some more, and finally decided to squeeze it to his receiver in the corner of the end zone.

Tomlin must find a balance with Big Ben | National Football Post
That still isn’t going to change, but now that Roethlisberger has been cleared by the league to return to team activities, it can’t change — and there needs to be a balance found between head coach Mike Tomlin and his suspended franchise QB.

Diner morning news: Can 49ers reach the playoffs? | National Football Post
Wednesday, on NFL Network’s "Total Access," we had Mike Singletary on the show to discuss his team and the outlook for the 2010 season. The 49ers finished strong last year, winning their final two games against the Lions and Rams to get to the .500 mark. As a result, many experts suspect this year will be their breakout year — the year they finally become the kind of team Singletary wants and the year they return to the playoffs.

The great Terrelle Pryor debate | National Football Post
Is he or isn’t he a potential NFL starting quarterback prospect? I know it’s still a ways off before we know the answer to that question about Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor, but ever since the end of the 2010 draft, it’s one I keep getting from readers across the country. And much like Tim Tebow and the arguments that took place projecting his game at the next level, Pryor seems to be generating similar debates as a future NFL prospect.

Buster Davis out with severe headaches after collision | National Football Post
San Diego Chargers wide receiver Buster Davis is experiencing severe headaches following a collision with hard-hitting safety Eric Weddle.

Gerald Sensabaugh signs tender with Cowboys | National Football Post
Veteran safety Gerald Sensabaugh has signed his tender as a restricted free agent with the Dallas Cowboys.

Jets cut Clint Stitser | National Football Post
The New York Jets have released journeyman kicker Clint Stitser, the team announced.

Goodell clears Roethlisberger to rejoin team activities | National Football Post
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has cleared Pittsburgh Steelers suspended quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to rejoin his teammates at team activities next week.

JaMarcus Russell facing a grievance from Raiders | National Football Post
The Oakland Raiders are done with quarterback JaMarcus Russell as far as him playing football for him after cutting him recently.

Jeremy Shockey expected to be hospitalized overnight | National Football Post
New Orleans Saints tight end Jeremy Shockey says that everything will be OK after he was rushed to a hospital from the team’s training facilicy. Shockey suffered what were reported to be "seizure-like symptoms."

Dolphins terminate Reggie Torbor's contract | National Football Post
The Miami Dolphins have terminated the contract of linebacker Reggie Torbor, the team announced.

Texans sign cornerback Sherrick McManis | National Football Post
The Houston Texans have struck a four-year deal with rookie cornerback Sherrick McManis, their fifth-round draft pick from Northwestern.

Patriots make it official with Derrick Burgess | National Football Post
The New England Patriots made it official, announcing the previously reported signing of defensive end Derrick Burgess.

Source: Expect Jared Odrick to pick Drew Rosenhaus | National Football Post
Drew Rosenhaus hasn’t tweeted out any information on the matter, but a source with knowledge of the situation told the National Football Post said he expects Jared Odrick to hire the Miami-based agent to represent him.

Fred Jackson: Lynch is missing out by skipping practices | National Football Post
Former Pro Bowl running back Marshawn Lynch recently made it a major point of emphasis that he was going to report for the Buffalo Bills' voluntary workouts after skipping the entire offseason program to date.

Cold Super Bowl? Good. 'Enhanced schedule?' Not so much
Maybe it's my East Coast bias, or tolerance for cold weather, or memories of running across the street to the park with a football anytime we got a decent snowfall in Baltimore. I readily admit to all of the above. And, yes, I do love New York (even in the wintertime).

Reason to believe? Vikings optimistic on Favre's future after surgery
For the second consecutive spring, Brett Favre's decision to have surgery down South has decreased any doubts in Minnesota about his desire to play.

Ryan says Jets QB Sanchez recovery ahead of team's expectations
New York Jets coach Rex Ryan believes quarterback Mark Sanchez's recovery from offseason knee surgery might be a bit ahead of schedule.

D.C. native Westbrook says he would 'love to be a part' of Redskins
Home sweet home? That might end up being the case for free-agent running back Brian Westbrook.

Bart Scott has goal for New York Jets defense: Be the best ever - ESPN New York
The New York Jets owned the NFL's best defense last season. You can look it up in the stats. What could they possibly do for an encore? After all, what's better than the best?

Dallas Cowboys, Gerald Sensabaugh talking about long-term deal - ESPN Dallas
Dallas Cowboys safety Gerald Sensabaugh signed his second-round tender worth $1.8 million Thursday.