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Denver Broncos News - Horse Tracks - 7/19/11

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Ht3d_medium news: Owners, players close to presenting deal to end NFL lockout
NEW YORK -- Legal teams and staff for NFL owners and players "chipped away," as league general counsel Jeff Pash put it, at their remaining labor issues for 8½ hours Monday at a Manhattan law firm, with an eye on ending the four-month-old lockout.

Tim Tebow: 'We're gonna compete and I'm gonna be ready for that' | National Football Post
As far as Tim Tebow is concerned, he can't wait to battle Kyle Orton and Brady Quinn for the Denver Broncos' starting quarterback job.

Expect Denver Broncos to Pursue Free Agent RB DeAngelo Williams " NFL Mocks
We’ve previously written about Williams and the Broncos, but now multiple outlets are confirming the Broncos’ interest. Brian Billick thinks the Broncos are the most logical landing spot for Williams, which he noted in a recent column for Fox Sports.

Bengals rally, take over lead in NFL arrests since 2000 - The Huddle
The Vikings led the league with 33 arrests since 2000 while the Tennessee Titans and Denver Broncos are tied at 30. The Kansas City Chiefs have had 26 players arrested since 2000.

Kelly's Camp Fosters Success
Assistant Director of Pro Personnel Champ Kelly runs a football camp pointing youths in the right direction.

Q&A: Broncos will have some juggling to do to get under NFL's new salary cap - The Denver Post
It appears the salary cap for the 2011 season will be about $120 million per team. Thats for player salaries and doesnt include $20 million per team for player benefits.

Lockout near the end zone: NFL owners, players likely to ratify a new labor deal this week - The Denver Post
Broncos kicker Matt Prater might as well place the ball on the tee. It appears the business of the 2011 NFL season is about to start.

Lockout near an end? NFL union reps headed to Washington to vote - The Denver Post
The NFL Players Association is arranging to have its 32 union representatives gather Wednesday in Washington where they are to be briefed on the collective bargaining proposal before voting.

Lawyers for NFL, players meet Monday in New York - The Denver Post
Lawyers for the NFL Players Association and the league met Monday at a Manhattan law firm to try to work out an agreement to end the four-month lockout.

NFL Lockout: Player Representatives Heading To D.C., Broncos' Brian Dawkins Already There - SB Nation Denver
In what has to be the surest sign yet that a new collective bargaining agreement is set to be finalized between the owners and the players, the 32 player representatives of the NFLPA are heading to Washington, D.C., on Wednesday for a vote on the new deal. This will give the union reps time to learn about the deal, communicate details to their respective teammates and then vote to approve the agreement.

2011 Fantasy Football Sleepers by Position " NFL Mocks
With the NFL Lockout nearing an end, it’s time to start putting together your fantasy football big boards and getting ready for your annual drafts. My personal draft is set for August 30th, so all in one day I am going to enjoy the release of the new Madden video game as well as a live fantasy football draft, and I hope you have some big plans for your as well.

Madden 12 Rookie Ratings: Broncos' Von Miller Rated Highly - Mile High Buzz - SB Nation Denver
Are you ready to take control of Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, when Madden 12 comes out on Aug. 30? EA Sports has provided a sneak preview of the top 10 rookie ratings for the upcoming game, and naturally Miller is right up there.