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Denver Broncos News - Horse Tracks - 6/21/11



Broncos coach John Fox still waiting as NFL lockout hits 100 days - The Denver Post
While the first few months of John Foxs tenure as new Broncos coach were all about hurrying, now it is all waiting as the NFL lockout reached the 100-day mark on Monday.


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Owners to gather again for possible two-day session - The Denver Post
One day of owners meetings could turn into two. Whether thats a sign of progress toward the end of the lockout and labor peace is debatable.

Key NFL owners' meeting begins Tuesday - The Denver Post
CHICAGO—One day of owners meetings could turn into two. Whether thats a sign of progress toward the end of the lockout and labor peace is debatable.

Police report: Woman threw knife at Hunter - The Denver Post
Broncos defensive end Jason Hunter was struck in the left upper chest by a kitchen knife hurled at him by his girlfriend during an argument about cellphones, according to a police report.

Thanks to NFL lockout, Broncos' John Fox finds waiting game hard to coach - The Denver Post
Broncos coach John Fox has to dig deep into his memory bank to remember the last time he spent so much time away from an NFL field.

NFL lockout takes toll on the American economy - The League - The Washington Post
This is madness. As the country struggles with a prolonged recession and so many people are unemployed or under employed, NFL owners and players continue to squabble over a new collective bargaining agreement.

NFL Lockout: Owners Meetings Bring Pressure For New CBA -
The NFL's labor committee met in Chicago on Monday to prepare for Tuesday's meeting with all NFL owners and other team representatives. The topic of discussion will of course be the negotiations with the players on the next labor deal and informing those owners of the reported progress made over the past few weeks as they try to end the NFL lockout.

Broncos to stage quarterback competition | National Football Post
John Fox reiterated what he has said all along since taking over the Denver Broncos' head coaching post. He will stage a competition for the starting quarterback job between veteran Kyle Orton, former Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow and former Notre Dame star Brady Quinn. Orton is regarded as the current leader in the clubhouse, but training camp will be pivotal whenever the lockout ends.

Haggan to the Line? "
In an answer we didn’t include last week in his Q&A session with, Linebackers Coach Richard Smith talked about his impressions of the linebackers he’s preparing to work with this season.

Twitter allows fans to know the pros | The News-Press |
Tom Lastrom uses the technology of Twitter to follow his favorite faraway sports teams, athletes and personalities.