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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 5/29/12


Learning From Manning
The Broncos' wide receivers are adjusting to a new quarterback this offseason - and learning a lot in the process.

Denver’s Dynamic Duo "
When Von Miller first joined the Broncos following the 2011 NFL Draft, he said he wanted to play Robin to Elvis Dumervil’s Batman.

Memorial weekend kicks off barbecue season. Here is a photo gallery of tailgating.

Bannan ‘Looking Forward to Winning’ "
Justin Bannan is back as a Bronco, and he couldn’t be happier.

Broncos' traffic jam at cornerback made Cassius Vaughn expendable - The Denver Post
Todays questions about the Broncos come from Ted Shih.Q: With all of their problems at cornerback last year, did it make sense for the Broncos to trade Cassius Vaughn?

Denver Broncos Videos

Team With Toughest Playoff Loss To Overcome - ESPN Video - ESPN
Tedy Bruschi talks about tough playoff losses and bouncing back to overcome them next season.

Denver Broncos News

Sports Radio Interviews » Blog Archive » Broncos’ Eric Decker on Life After Tim Tebow in Denver: It’s Nice to Have “Focus Back on Football
We’re down to the double digits now. Just 99 days before the 2012 NFL season kicks off. Broncos wide receiver Eric Decker has a front-row seat for the story of the offseason however, which is underway in earnest with the start of OTAs last week.

Division News

Ranking the AFC West tight ends - AFC West Blog - ESPN
We are continuing our AFC West positional rankings with the tight ends. It’s a group that is great at the top and young and workmanlike after that. Here we go:

Chiefs could be using McCluster in multiple ways | ProFootballTalk
As a rookie, Dexter McCluster eventually found a home with the Chiefs as a slot receiver. Last season, the team moved him to running back. During offseason workouts, he’s back at receiver.

Future Foes

James Farrior may be close to retiring -
When longtime Steelers inside linebacker James Farrior was cut this offseason, we figured it could be the end of the road for the 15-year veteran.

Troy Polamalu thinks about end of career 'all the time' -
During his surprise appearance at this week's OTAs, Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu acknowledged that he thinks about the end of his career "all the time", Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported on Thursday.

Terrence Cody says he lost too much weight last year | ProFootballTalk
Ravens third-year nose tackle Terrence Cody’s weight is a constant concern because he’s ballooned to 400 pounds before. The Ravens list him at 349.

Ray Rice is not signed, but John Harbaugh is not concerned | ProFootballTalk
Ravens running back Ray Rice remains unsigned as the team’s franchise player, but coach John Harbaugh says there’s no doubt in his mind that Rice will be capable of contributing as soon as he shows up.

Gary Kubiak thinks Case Keenum has future in NFL -
Case Keenum ended his college career as the all-time leading passing in NCAA history, throwing for 19,217 yards and 155 touchdowns in his 57-game career at the University of Houston.

Mike Sims-Walker to work out for Houston Texans -
The Houston Texans, dangerously thin at wide receiver behind the injured Andre Johnson, will host free agent Mike Sims-Walker for a workout on Wednesday, according to ESPN.

Miscellaneous Stuff

At age 30, Randall Gay lives with concussion symptoms in retirement | ProFootballTalk
Former Patriots and Saints defensive back Randall Gay turned 30 this month, and although there was once a time when he figured he’d still be playing in the NFL at this age, he says the symptoms of concussions make a return to the game impossible.

The sobering science of repeat concussions — Vector
Boston Children's Hospital's blog about science, research, and clinical innovation in pediatric and adult medicine.

Parents' dilemma: Let children play football?
Already uneasy about the idea of letting her 7-year-old son Jason start playing tackle football, Elizabeth Giancarli made up her mind when former NFL star Junior Seau committed suicide.

Lions go from bad to bad boys | ProFootballTalk
Any football fan will admit that, if forced to choose between having players who performed badly on the field or behaved badly away from it, they’d take the latter in the flash of a stun gun.

Kyle Orton could have been a Colt, Bill Polian says -
NFL owners agreed to move the trade deadline from Week 6 to Week 8 last week. Had that rule been enacted just one year earlier, the Indianapolis Colts could have stepped up their efforts to acquire quarterback Kyle Orton from the Denver Broncos.

Inside the Playbook: Welker's 99-yard TD | National Football Post
Using video to break down route scheme, technique.

Go Broncos!