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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 2/12/12


Woody Paige: President Tim Tebow? Maybe, in 2024 - The Denver Post
The question is: Does Tim Tebow have a better chance of leading the Broncos to the Super Bowl or becoming president of the United States?

Seth Olsen, ex-Bronco and current Colt, on clean water mission to Uganda - Denver News - The Latest Word
​Tim Tebow isn't the only current NFL player to travel overseas on goodwill missions.

More teams lining up for Stanford Routt | ProFootballTalk
Rosenthal pointed out Friday that unexpected free-agent cornerback Stanford Routt will visit the Titans and Bills. Other teams are interested, too. Per Calvin Watkins of, Routt's agent says that the Cowboys, Chiefs, and Vikings have reached out.

It’s time to scrap the Senior Selection Committee | ProFootballTalk
In lieu of continuing to complain about the Hall of Fame voting process, it’s time to begin offering concrete recommendations for improving it.

For Super Bowl L (50), Roman numerals must X-nay | First-and-Orange
The NFL is aware it’s about to have a problem. In four years, the league will celebrate its 50th Super Bowl.

Division News

Richard Seymour isn’t going anywhere | ProFootballTalk
Richard Seymour doesn’t have one of the "out of whack" contracts that Raiders G.M. Reggie McKenzie plans to whack. - Report: Raiders hire TE coach
The Raiders have hired Mark Hutson as their new tight ends coach, according to Fox Sports' Alex Marvez.

Mailbag: Oakland's future at RB - AFC West Blog - ESPN
Weekend mail call: Ryan Aspuria from McKinleyville, Ca. wants to know if the Raiders can keep both Darren McFadden and Michael Bush. Bill Williamson

Johnny Lynn lands in Oakland a month after firing in Philadelphia | ProFootballTalk
Although most Eagles fans were hoping it would be Juan Castillo, cornerbacks coach Johnny Lynn was the assistant who took the fall for Philadelphia's disappointing defense in 2011. Now, a month later, Lynn has landed in Oakland. Alex Marvez of FOXSports.

NFL News

Salary cap becomes a factor once again | ProFootballTalk
It had been so long since teams were scrambling to make moves in order to get under the annual spending limit that we’d almost forgotten the dynamic of restructured contracts and pay cuts and players being released prematurely.

New CBA gives teams the right to carry over cap space automatically | ProFootballTalk
As the NFL readjusts to the problems that arise from spending that once again will be approaching the annual salary cap, there’s an important provision of the new Collective Bargaining Agreement that needs to be highlighted.

Bias against Carter could be keeping him out of the Hall of Fame | ProFootballTalk
With 1,101 career receptions, former Vikings, Eagles, and Dolphins (yes, Dolphins) receiver Cris Carter is fourth on the all-time list, only one catch behind Marvin Harrison.

Roethlisberger, Steelers must adapt to Haley | National Football Post
I understand the concerns from Steelers’ QB Ben Roethlisberger when it comes to new offensive coordinator Todd Haley, because adapting (or accepting) a new coach in the offseason isn’t as easy as it sounds. - Can Schaub be super for Texans?
Within hours of the Giants being crowned Super Bowl champions, the wheels of 31 NFL teams began turning. The Giants became the measuring stick with which every other team will now compare itself and strive to replicate.

Free Agency and the Draft

Denver Broncos Free Agent Wide Receiver Options - Predominantly Orange
When Brandon Marshall left Denver for Miami before the 2010 season, some heads and jaws dropped as we wondered who would fill the big shoes that Marshall left behind.

Life after football for NFL coaches & players - "What Off Season?"
I’ve always found it amusing after the actual season ended (whether regular or through the playoffs) the perception of family, friends and fans as to "What do you do now?"

"NFL Combine Preparation" – It’s not just a job, it’s an adventure! |
TFE tells why the NFL Combine has become the ultimate job interview and points to the importance of player preparation for draft day success. Blogs " Blog Archive Players invited to the 2012 NFL Scouting Combine "
Many of the best college football players will participate in the 2012 NFL Scouting Combine in late February. Here is a list of those draft prospects. Blogs " Blog Archive 2012 pro days schedule "
Draft season is officially in full swing, which means it’s time for prospects to put their best foot forward and impress NFL teams. Blogs " Blog Archive Is Alabama RB Richardson the best player in the draft? "
"Winning" the NFL Draft is all about getting the best value. Blogs " Blog Archive Top 100 college prospects "
Music has the Billboard Top 100. We have Gil Brandt‘s "Hot 100″ — prospects, that is. Blogs " Blog Archive Five teams who could trade up to draft Griffin "
Stanford’s Andrew Luck is presumed to be the No. 1 overall pick after being hailed by scouts across the league as the most pro-ready prospect to enter the NFL draft since Peyton Manning. Blogs " Blog Archive Barron’s draft status could take a hit after surgery "
With reports coming down Friday that Alabama safety Mark Barron has undergone double hernia surgery and will miss the NFL Scouting Combine,