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Tim Tebow can secure his future with the Denver Broncos with a productive offseason - ESPN
The Denver Broncos have met Tim Tebow halfway. They've declared him their incoming starter for 2012.

Denver Broncos, Tim Tebow have a lot to work on this offseason -
Denver Broncos vice president John Elway chose his words carefully when he endorsed Tim Tebow as the starter heading into next season's training camp.

Tim Tebow's thirst for game action on hold after Denver Broncos bow out of playoffs - The Denver Post
Broncos players officially started vacation this week. So where did Tim Tebow spend his Tuesday morning?

Former Bronco Mike Current found dead; he faced child-sex charges in Oregon - The Denver Post
During his nine years as an offensive tackle for the Denver Broncos, Mike Current spent his Sundays rushing into a booming football stadium. Last Sunday, accused of molesting three children and facing more than 30 years in prison, Current retreated to a quiet, secluded overlook on the edge of an Oregon wildlife refuge.

Denver Broncos Videos

Video: Ultimate Tim Tebow Highlights - Mile High Report
In twenty career games (fourteen starts), Denver Broncos second year quarterback Tim Tebow has passed for 2,383 yards and 17 touchdowns. On the ground, Tebow has rushed for 887 yards and 12 touchdowns.

Tim Tebow: A Season To Remember (2011 Video) - Mile High Report
Highlight video of Tim Tebow's second season, first season starting the majority of games. Tim Tebow finished 8-5 including the postseason, in which he won the AFC West and defeated the defending AFC Champion Pittsburgh Steelers. Tebow totaled: 1729 passing yards, 12 touchdowns 6 interceptions, 660 rushing yards, and 6 rushing touchdowns on the season.

Videos - The Jim Rome Show
Simms reacts to Elway's latest on Tebow.

Denver Broncos News news: Broncos RB McGahee, LT Clady join AFC's Pro Bowl roster
Denver Broncos running back Willis McGahee and left tackle Ryan Clady have been added to the AFC's Pro Bowl roster. McGahee replaces injured Houston Texans running back Arian Foster, and Clady replaces injured Miami Dolphins left tackle Jake Long. news: CBS execs want one last shot of Tebowmania, but QB says no
Football fans tired of Tim Tebow hogging their television screens can breathe easy. The polarizing Broncos QB is riding off into the offseason, not appearing as a CBS analyst Sunday.

Denver Broncos QB Tim Tebow excited for opportunity - Boulder Daily Camera
Broncos players officially started vacation this week. So where did Tim Tebow spend his Tuesday morning? At Broncos' headquarters. John Fox Profile
The Denver Broncos signed nine players to their offseason roster.

Woody Paige: Multiple choices for Tim's Tebow backup with Denver Broncos - The Denver Post
What NFL free-agent quarterback wants to be lured into the Venus flytrap? What college quarterback wants to be drafted into the Tebow obsession?

Oakland Raiders eyeing Denver Broncos' coordinators for head coaching job - The Denver Post
Amid a shallow pool of candidates with head coaching experience, NFL teams continue to look at two Broncos assistant coaches to fill their vacancies.

Broncos had hits, misses in their 2011 draft class - The Denver Post
Broncos coach John Fox refers to the offseason as "the business side" of pro football.

Broncos' nickel and dime didn't have much value this season - The Denver Post
The Bears ran the ball effectively against Denvers nickel defense on Dec. 11. The Bills, Patriots and Chiefs did the same before the playoffs started. Then the Patriots did it again in the postseason.

Broncos closer to losing Mike McCoy to Miami Dolphins - The Denver Post
Theres a strong chance Broncos head coach John Fox will be interviewing for a new offensive coordinator.

Denver Broncos Blogs

Russell Named Director of Player Personnel |
The Broncos have promoted Matt Russell to director of player personnel and named Brian Stark West Coast scout.

A requiem for the 2011/2012 Denver Broncos | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo! Sports
Today, we say goodbye to the Denver Broncos, a team that, had you told me in Week 5 that they'd be making the playoffs, I'd have laughed at you and maybe thrown a heavy object at your face.

Possible Changes Coming On Denver Broncos Coaching Staff - Predominantly Orange
Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy is a little bit closer to landing his own head coaching position. He was called in for a second interview for the head coaching job in Miami. He, along with Broncos defensive coordinator Dennis Allen, also plan to interview for the open head coaching position in Oakland.

Matt Russell gets promotion in Broncos personnel department | First-and-Orange
Matt Russell on Tuesday was promoted to director of player personnel. Russell, the former University of Colorado linebacker, was in charge of college scouting for the Broncos since joining the staff in 2009.

NFL News

AFC championship game: Baltimore Ravens' offense must excel |
For the Baltimore Ravens, the term "balanced attack" usually means an equal distribution of tackles among everyone on the defense not named Ray Lewis.

NFL notebook: Caldwell out in Indy housecleaning | The Columbus Dispatch
The Indianapolis Colts’ crash cost coach Jim Caldwell his job.

Column: NFL's 'last real anarchist' still on top | SF Gate
There's something about Bill Belichick that rubs people the wrong way.

Giants Keep Cinderella Alive in NFL Playoffs: A Fan's Take - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
Every single year there is some wild card or lower seeded NFL playoff team that makes a big run towards the Super Bowl. My own Philadelphia Eagles did it in 2009, although the Arizona Cardinals ultimately succeeded over them.

NFC Championship? Sound (asleep) advice to the NY Giants |
The New York Giants might very well be the "hot" team moving into the playoffs, but the San Francisco 49ers are poised to make some noise of their own.

2012 Free Agent Tracker |
While the playoffs are far from settled, the majority of the NFL’s front offices are already looking toward next year. Following suit, we’re also turning one eye toward Mid-March and the opening of the NFL’s free agency period.

Is there a scheme to limit the Patriots' TEs? | National Football Post
Here is one coverage I would carry in my game plan.

Dolphins narrow coach search to three | National Football Post
Bowles, McCoy, Philbin are finalists in Miami.

Denver Broncos Fans

The Option (with Tebow) is NOT a Gimmick - Mile High Report
This past Saturday, the much-maligned defense of the New England Patriots stepped up to the challenge of the Denver Broncos, and then some. As was to be expected, much the postmortem focused on Tim Tebow and the option elements of the Broncos offense. After all, those are the two things that stand out about this team.

What We Need to See in 2012 - Mile High Report
It was nice while it lasted folks. The 2011 Denver Broncos, in the midst of a regime change and fresh off the lockout, won the AFC West and beat the defending AFC Champs in the playoffs. Some of us knew the ride this year would be a roller coaster. Elite highs (O-Line, Tebow, DT, the D) and huge lows (Detroit, Buffalo, KC #2, Green Bay, the Pats).

Broncoman plays GM for 2012 - Mile High Report
Ok so the off season is still more than a couple of months away. Here is my two cents on what the Broncos should do or try to do in the offseason.