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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 3/22/12


Tebow to New York Jets for Draft Picks
The Broncos have agreed to trade quarterback Tim Tebow to the New York Jets.

What Manning Means
Executive Vice President of Football Operations John Elway and Head Coach John Fox talk about the effect Manning will have on the Broncos. - Saints sign DT Bunkley
The Saints have signed DT Brodrick Bunkley to a five-year contract, according to multiple reports. The deal is worth up to $25 million, with $9 million guaranteed.

Denver Broncos Videos

Goodell Talks Punishments - ESPN Video - ESPN
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell discusses the NFL's suspensions of Sean Payton and Gregg Williams.

Dungy talks about Peyton’s decision | ProFootballTalk
Dungy joined PFT Live on Tuesday to discuss Peyton’s decision.

Denver Broncos Blogs - Broncos add WR Caldwell
The Broncos lost Eddie Royal to the Chargers in free agency, so Caldwell could become Denver's third wide receiver, depending on what else the team does this offseason.

Jacob Tamme will visit Broncos | ProFootballTalk
One member of Peyton Manning’s old band is headed to Denver to talk with the Broncos about joining his new band.

Denver's PLAN B? Select a QB in 2012 NFL Draft |
The Denver Broncos colossal signing of future Hall of Famer Peyton Manning has now opened the door for Dove Valley to CONFIDENTLY draft his potential replacement.

Denver Broncos' work is far from finished - NFL - News, Rumors, Scores, Stats, Fantasy
The Denver Broncos spent almost all of Wednesday finalizing the Tim Tebow trade so they could turn their attention to which free agents might want to join Peyton Manning in Denver.

Division News

Raiders re-sign Khalif Barnes, sign Pat Lee | ProFootballTalk
The Raiders reached agreement on contracts with two players, including starting right tackle Khalif Barnes. - Colts sign C Satele
The Colts have reached a contract with free agent C Samson Satele.

AFC West mock draft: Take III - AFC West Blog - ESPN
With the first wave of free agency in the books, here is my third AFC West mock draft for the teams' first-round picks. We will roll out another mock or two prior to the April 26-28 draft:

NFL News - Ex-NFL coach Erhardt passes away
Ron Erhardt, a former head coach of the Patriots and offensive coordinator for two Super Bowl-winning Giants teams, passed away on Wednesday morning. He was 80 years old

Pay-For-Pain Proves Costly to Teams and League -
The New Orleans Saints were handed the bill for their pay-for-pain bounty scheme on Wednesday and it was a hefty one as the NFL administered its own hurt with massive fines and suspensions.

N.F.L.'s Full Report on Discipline for Saints -
Here’s the full statement from the N.F.L. on Wednesday on its inquiry into the Saints’ bounty system and on the league’s punishments:

Goodell will discipline Saints players later | ProFootballTalk
Players like linebacker Jonathan Vilma, who offered $10,000 to anyone who knocked Brett Favre out of the 2009 NFC title game, were not punished. Eventually, they will be. news: NFL owners to decide on possible changes to replay, OT, IR
Depending on what NFL owners agree to at next week's league meetings, teams might be able to regain the services of a player who was seriously injured during the regular season, the trade deadline could be moved, overtime policies could become uniform and the penalty for having too many men on the field could be altered.

Rules on Replay, Injury List Could Change -
Instant replay could undergo some changes when NFL owners meet next week.

Foxworth is expected to be the next NFLPA president | ProFootballTalk
A league source tells PFT it’s widely expected that former Ravens cornerback Domonique Foxworth will run, and win.

The Limited GM | National Football Post
Free agency may tell you how badly your owner wants to win, or not

Free Agency

Atogwe leaves Lions without a deal | ProFootballTalk
Free agent safety O.J. Atogwe visited Lions headquarters on Wednesday. - Patriots add ex-Dolphins CB Allen
The Patriots continue to add players via free agency, signing former Dolphins free-agent CB Will Allen on Wednesday - Bengals add RB Green-Ellis
The Bengals have added a new piece to their offense, agreeing on Wednesday to a three-year deal with RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis - Bills add another pass rusher in DE Anderson
The Bills have found a pass rusher to team with the free-agent pickup Mario Williams, signing DE Mark Anderson.

The Draft news: Robert Griffin III makes 51 scripted passes at pro day
Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III was smiling, slapping hands with his receivers and making precise throws. Blogs " Blog Archive RG3 wows in workout, deserves first-pick consideration "
The workout that Robert Griffin III had Wednesday at Baylor was outstanding. I’m not sure whether he or Andrew Luck should be the No. 1 overall draft pick.

After Pro Day, Jaws predicts Griffin will be a "superstar" in NFL | ProFootballTalk
"The throws he made were all bona fide NFL-type throws," Jaworski said, per the Associated Press. "He’s going to be a superstar at the next level.

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