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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 5/27/12


Training camp first shot to see Manning - The Denver Post
The Peyton Manning Era won't officially start until after Labor Day, when the Broncos play their first game of the 2012 season in a nationally televised season opener Sept. 9 against Pittsburgh.

Denver Broncos have starting jobs at defensive tackle available again - The Denver Post
Another offseason, another year in which defensive tackle remains perhaps the biggest question about the Broncos' defense.

Denver Broncos Blogs

Knowshon Moreno fighting for spot with Broncos -
Knowshon Moreno is working his way back from the torn anterior cruciate ligament he suffered in 2011, but where he'll play in 2012 remains in question.

Division News

Chiefs not worried about Jamaal Charles' readiness -
September was not a kind month for the Kansas City Chiefs in 2011.

Ryan Mathews preparing for bigger role with Chargers -
In his first two seasons in the NFL, San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews has been part of a committee approach in the backfield.

Future Foes - Ravens' OLB plan is clear
From all indications, the Ravens will go with Paul Kruger and rookie Courtney Upshaw at outside linebacker to begin the season as Terrell Suggs recovers from an Achilles tendon injury.

Marshal Yanda still hurt by Ravens' playoff loss to Pats -
The prospect of a new season is supposed to heal old wounds for players. But Ravens OL Marshal Yanda hasn't gotten over last season's season-ending loss to the New England Patriots.

A.J. Green wants to become leader for Bengals -
Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green had a sensational rookie season, starting all 15 games he was active and catching 65 passes for 1,057 yards and seven touchdowns.

NFL News

Vilma v. Goodell officially assigned a judge | ProFootballTalk
With all the various lawsuits and other legal maneuverings in the NFL, it’s easy to forget some of them.

Ex-NFL player Reggie Rucker: Concussions were funny then, not now | ProFootballTalk
Reggie Rucker played wide receiver in the NFL from 1970 to 1981, and he says that in his playing days, the culture of the league as it related to head injuries was to treat the whole thing as a joke.

Miscellaneous Stuff

Ex-NFL QB Jeff Garcia wants to play for Eagles again -
At age 42, Jeff Garcia says he's not done playing quarterback. After spending 2006 and 2009 with the Philadelphia Eagles, he's lobbying the organization for another chance to make the roster.

Fisher, Shanahan, Kubiak taking part in "Drive for Dinger" | ProFootballTalk
During the rare quiet weeks on the calendar for NFL head coaches, three of them will be devoting their time to a late colleague and friend

Free agent Max Starks expects to be cleared around camp time | ProFootballTalk
The Steelers signed free agent tackle Max Starks off the street in early October of last season, - Free-agent OLBs Dunbar, Haggan will likely start for Rams
Following in the footsteps of fellow free-agent addition Jo-Lonn Dunbar, who was instantly proclaimed a front-runner for one of the Rams’ starting OLB positions,

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