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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 4/6/12


2012 NFL Draft Preview: Running Backs
LaMichael James, Trent Richardson and David Wilson talk about why they're ready to carry the ball in the NFL.

A QB Back in the Day: Charley Johnson "
Much of success in professional football is and always has been about the quarterback position.

Broncos Draft History: Linebackers
A look back at the linebackers the Broncos have selected in the NFL Draft.

The Wonderlic exam: a player's perspective | National Football Post
The way I see it, the real issue with the Wonderlic exam is simple: its not a high priority when players are focused on running a 40-yard dash in front of pro scouts at the NFL combine.

Broncos working out Brock Osweiler today - First and Orange

Big Bad John Elway will lead a Broncos’ contingent today to Arizona State University where they will give a personal workout to Long Tall Brock Osweiler.

Denver Broncos Videos

Draft Countdown: Denver Broncos : NFL Films Blog
Our countdown to the NFL Draft continues with a look back at some 2011 highlights of players drafted by and starring for the Denver Broncos:

Rumor Central: NFL Draft Trades - ESPN Video - ESPN
ESPN Insider Chris Sprow discusses NFL teams that could make draft trades.

Sport Science - Quinton Coples - ESPN Video - ESPN
Quinton Coples stopped by the ESPN Sport Science Lab to go through their own unique combine.

Rise Of Ryan Tannehill - ESPN Video - ESPN
Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay talk about Robert Griffin III turning down a request to work out for the Colts and Ryan Tannehill moving up draft boards.

Damning Gregg Williams Audio Emerges - ESPN Video - ESPN
Audio from Gregg Williams' speech to the Saints the night before their playoff game with the 49ers.

Denver Broncos Blogs - Denver Broncos
What a wild offseason it already has been for the Broncos

Tight ends could be a hot commodity in the upcoming NFL draft - The Denver Post
Trying to find the "next" anything can be both a risky business as well as a maddening one.

Broncos want another RB regardless of Knowshon Moreno's condition - The Denver Post
The Broncos are certainly still on the hunt for depth at running back, and it is likely they will select at least one in the upcoming draft.

Amobi Okoye likely finished with Bears | ProFootballTalk
Defensive tackle Amobi Okoye has drawn a fair amount of interest in free agency and that means he’s unlikely to return to the Bears in 2012

With the 25th Pick in the 2012 Dawgs By Nature Mock Draft, the Denver Broncos Select... - Dawgs By Nature
Jerel Worthy, DT, Michigan State

Division News

AFC West notes - AFC West Blog - ESPN
ESPN’s Ashley Fox has a strong feature on Memphis defensive tackle Dontari Poe, chronicling his rise on the football field

NFL News

Goodell Warns NFL About Leaking Wonderlic Scores -
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has sent a memo to all 32 teams threatening "significant discipline" to anyone caught leaking confidential information gathered on draft prospects to the public. - Goodell hears appeals from Payton, Loomis, Vitt
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell heard appeals from Saints head coach Sean Payton, assistant head coach Joe Vitt and GM Mickey Loomis on Thursday news: Sean Payton's appeal heard; Goodell could decide by Friday
Sean Payton met Thursday with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, who heard the New Orleans Saints coach's appeal of his suspension in the team's "bounty" scandal.

Gregg Williams audio could bolster players’ positions on appeal | ProFootballTalk
The release of audio from former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams recorded the night before the playoff game between New Orleans and San Francisco does nothing to help the interests of Williams and the other Saints officials who have been suspended.

Free Agency news: Lardarius Webb agrees to six-year, $50M deal with Ravens
The Ravens have agreed to terms on a six-year deal with cornerback Lardarius Webb, the team announced Thursday

Chicago Bears agree to deal with Kelvin Hayden and Jonathan Wilhite - ESPN Chicago
The Chicago Bears addressed their depth at cornerback, agreeing to terms on one-year contracts with Kelvin Hayden and Jonathan Wilhite, the team announced on Thursday. - Patriots sign LB Carpenter
The Patriots signed free-agent LB Bobby Carpenter on Thursday. Terms of the deal were not announced. - Dolphins add S Johnson
The Dolphins announced Thursday that they signed free-agent S Tyrell Johnson. - Texans re-sign S Demps
Demps will enter his third season with Houston, having joined the team in December 2010. He began his career with the Eagles in 2008.

The Draft

NFL Draft Preperation |
Pro Football continues its count down towards the 2012 NFL Draft and already sparks are flying. To secure the #2 QB in the draft, the Washington Redskins made an early, if not overly bold move and traded up from #6 to #2. Blogs " Blog Archive Konz throws weight at Wisconsin workout "
After missing the Wisconsin pro day, Badgers center Peter Konz finally worked out at the university in front of scouts from 11 teams and coaches from the Cincinnati Bengals and the Baltimore Ravens. Blogs " Blog Archive Fresno State’s WR Wylie looks good in pro day "
At the Fresno State pro day last Wednesday.Representatives from 15 teams were at the pro day including the Detroit Lions’ wide receiver and special teams coaches. The prospects ran on FieldTurf outdoors. - Are Seahawks willing to use top pick on LB?
Team sources tell us Pete Carroll must decide whether or not he's willing to use the Seahawks' first pick (12th overall) on a lowly linebacker.

Weeden chooses not to attend the draft | ProFootballTalk
"I really contemplated going," Weeden said. "I hope to go in the first round, but there are a lot of unknowns."

Go Broncos!