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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 5/7/12


Adult stem cells saved Peyton Manning’s career and may help you - Denver Business commentary |
Adult stem cells saved quarterback Peyton Manning’s career following a neck injury that kept him sidelined for the entire 2011-12 National Football League season.

A quick lesson in DB technique vs. the 9 route | National Football Post
Using video of Tramon Williams vs. Vick, Eagles

Two techniques rookie WRs must develop | National Football Post
If you want to produce, then these two techniques are crucial.

Denver Broncos Videos

Impressions Of Ryan Tannehill - ESPN Video - ESPN
John Clayton with the latest on Ryan Tannehill competing for the starting job in Miami.

Parting Shot: Buccaneers Sign Rookie Of The Year - ESPN Video - ESPN
Jemele Hill thinks Greg Schiano and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers made the best signing of the week by signing Eric LeGrand.

Griffin Participates In Minicamp - ESPN Video - ESPN
Robert Griffin III gives his first impressions of Redskins' rookie minicamp.

Denver Broncos Blogs

The newest Denver Bronco, Eric Page speaks : Sports :
Last week the NFL Draft came and went with Eric Page's name never being called. No matter, shortly after he was picked up by the Denver Broncos.

Division News

Tampa Bay Buccaneers to sign ex-LSU QB Jordan Jefferson -
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will sign former Louisiana State quarterback Jordan Jefferson, the Tampa Bay Times reported Sunday.

Bucs' Lavonte David gets seal of approval from Derrick Brooks -
Former Nebraska linebacker and recent Tampa Bay Buccaneers second-round draft pick Lavonte David has had to answer for his perceived lack of size his entire career.

Jacksonville Jaguars' Justin Blackmon sidelined by sore foot -
Justin Blackmon sat out the final practice of the Jacksonville Jaguars' rookie minicamp this weekend because of "general soreness in his foot," coach Mike Mularkey said Sunday, according to the team's official Twitter feed.

Jacksonville Jaguars sign undrafted QB Chris Forcier -
The Jacksonville Jaguars will sign undrafted free agent Chris Forcier, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.

Pittsburgh Steelers sign fifth-round draft pick Chris Rainey -
The Pittsburgh Steelers announced Sunday, via an official team release, that they signed their fifth-round draft pick -- No. 159 overall -- running back Chris Rainey.

Pittsburgh Steelers sign NT Alameda Ta'amu -
Alameda Ta'amu has become the first of the Pittsburgh Steelers' NFL draft picks to sign a contract, the team announced Sunday.

Free-agent receiver Jacoby Jones visits with Baltimore Ravens -
Free-agent wide receiver Jacoby Jones is currently visiting the Baltimore Ravens, according to a team source.

Keith Rivers reportedly filed injury grievance against Bengals -
A dispute between linebacker Keith Rivers and the Cincinnati Bengals about the timing of the defender's wrist surgery simmered throughout last season and led to him filing a grievance against the team, according to a report in the National Football Post.

NFL News

Ross Tucker on concussions, Saints, Colt McCoy, more | ProFootballTalk
Our pal Ross Tucker, former NFL player who now has more media jobs than I can remember at any given moment, joined PFT Live on Friday to share his take on a variety of the NFL’s hottest issues.

On concussions, players and fans can’t have it both ways | ProFootballTalk
The death of linebacker Junior Seau has triggered a flurry of comments and articles regarding the future of football.

Concussion cases will move slowly at first | ProFootballTalk
At some point, the news regarding concussion lawsuits filed by former players will shift from who’s joining the effort to whether the effort is actually moving toward a conclusion.

Junior Seau's family consulting elders over donating brain to study - ESPN
The family of Junior Seau is reconsidering its decision to allow researchers to study his brain for signs of damage caused by concussions suffered during his 20-year NFL career, Chargers team chaplain Shawn Mitchell said Sunday.

Drew Brees joins crowd at 'paddle-out' near Junior Seau's home -
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees was among the 200 surfers in the water south of the pier in Oceanside, Calif., where about 1,200 well-wishers gathered near the beachfront home of Junior Seau to honor the former San Diego Chargers linebacker, who died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound Wednesday.

Youth Football: The Debate and the Dangers -
A debate about whether children should play tackle football has struck a nerve in the last few days. It probably wouldn’t have reached that point without the death of Junior Seau, and the discussion that followed it.

Shanahan Says Griffin Will Be Starter From Day One -
No sense fooling around with a talent like Robert Griffin III. Barely a week after the draft, the Washington Redskins are already proclaiming the Heisman Trophy winner their No. 1 quarterback.

Griffin hopes Cousins can be the Kubiak to his Elway | ProFootballTalk
As the NFL world continues to debate the Redskins’ surprising decision to use their fourth-round draft pick on quarterback Kirk Cousins

Free Agency

Miami Dolphins, Cameron Wake agree to four-year extension -
The Miami Dolphins and linebacker Cameron Wake have agreed to a four-year contract extension worth $49 million, including $20 million guaranteed, a source with knowledge of the situation said Sunday.

LaDainian Tomlinson says he's '95 percent' retired -
LaDainian Tomlinson is certainly one of the greatest running backs of all time. He deserves mention on the most interesting names available at running back on the free agent market. But it's quite possible that his Hall of Fame career is already over.

The Draft

Andrew Luck's reported mental acuity tested by Colts -
In the months leading up to April's NFL draft, Andrew Luck was regarded as a quarterback both physically talented and highly cerebral.

D.C. columnist: RG3 best Redskins QB since Jurgensen -
We caught Robert Griffin III fever sometime around the NFL Scouting Combine, when we wrote ridiculous things like how Griffin "won" a press conference. The Baylor product inspires irrational excitement and immediate devotion from most that run across him.

Redskins sign draft picks Alfred Morris, Tom Compton -
The Washington Redskins have signed their two sixth-round draft picks in offensive tackle Tom Compton and running back Alfred Morris, the team announced in a release.

College DCs: Cleveland Browns QB Weeden's poise an issue -
One way to knock Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Brandon Weeden off his game is to collapse the pocket, said two college defensive coordinators who beat the former Oklahoma State star, according to The Plain Dealer.

Go Broncos!