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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 6/10/12


Stokley shows Broncos he's more than a guide to Peyton Manning's moves - The Denver Post
There's this idea out there, and it would be correct, that Brandon Stokley deserves some credit for helping the Broncos land quarterback Peyton Manning. But the reverse also is true.

Report: League’s Safe Rides program is no more | ProFootballTalk
Quietly, it’s gotten slightly more difficult for NFL players who have had too much to drink to get home without having to drive.

Jaguaring set to take the nation by storm -
Tebowing was all the rage in the fall of 2011 (and even beyond). So, of course, there are going to be copycats. They say the NFL is a copycat league, after all. Take a good look at the latest incarnation: Jaguaring.

Denver Broncos Videos

D.J. Williams Posts Defensive Plays On Twitter Account - ESPN Video - ESPN
John Clayton shares the latest on Broncos LB D.J. Williams posting defensive plays from the Broncos' playbook on his Twitter account.

Schaub Likely For Opening Of Camp - ESPN Video - ESPN
Texans QB Matt Schaub says he'll be 100 percent for opening of camp.

Flacco, Rice In Search Of Long-Term Deals - ESPN Video - ESPN
John Clayton shares the latest on Joe Flacco and Ray Rice's contract talks.

Denver Broncos Blogs

Woody Paige: It's time to stop joking about concussions - The Denver Post
On a recent morning, after experiencing a vasovagal episode, fainting, falling against the corner of a granite counter and ending up with a nasty, bloody gash at the corner of my eye, a swollen

Division News

Brian Banks reportedly set for Chiefs tryout next week -
Now for an update in the unlikely journey of Brian Banks. Wrongly imprisoned for rape for five years, the former high school football star is now free to pursue his NFL dream. More than a few teams have come calling.

Boss: 'I'm on the better side' of Chiefs-Raiders rivalry -
It's only June, but it's never too early to fan the flames of discord between the Oakland Raiders and Kansas City Chiefs.

Mailbag: Could K.C. leave the division? - AFC West Blog - ESPN
Lincoln from Kemmerer, Wyo., wants to know if the Kansas City Chiefs would be moved from the AFC West if a team other than the Raiders or the Chargers move to Los Angeles.

Future Foes

Isaac Redman ready to take over at RB for Steelers -
Offensive coordinator Todd Haley plans to put his stamp on the Pittsburgh Steelers with an attack centered on the ground game. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is learning to accept the transition away from last year's pass-happy scheme, but do the Steelers have a running back capable of carrying the load? - Steelers' LCB competition has youthful look
Three cornerbacks with one NFL start between them will vie to start opposite Ike Taylor in Pittsburgh. - Left side of Ravens' O-line an area to watch
The Ravens have three dependable OL starters in ORT Michael Oher, ORG Marshal Yanda and C Matt Birk, but there are questions about the left side.

Matt Schaub 'ready to go' for return to Houston Texans -
Matt Schaub is still waiting to make his return to the field, but the Houston Texans quarterback insists he'll be back to his old form once he does.

Trent Richardson 'country-boy strong', coach says -
At some stage along the way, Cleveland Browns legend Jim Brown hopped off the Trent Richardson bandwagon. (Or, more accurately, he never climbed aboard to begin with.)

Matt Ryan knows the next step - ESPN
It is there, and Matt Ryan knows it: that monster bagel on an otherwise impressive four-year résumé he has built, from Day One of his rookie year, in Atlanta

Josh Freeman embraces focus on running game | ProFootballTalk
New Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano has loaded up the backfield in order to run the ball heavily, and the man who is responsible for throwing the ball isn’t upset about that.

NFL News

Whatever happened to June 1 free agency? | ProFootballTalk
Lawyers aren’t supposed to ask questions to which they don’t know the answer. (Could it be that I’m no longer a lawyer because I failed to follow that advice?) In this specific case, however, I’ve got the answer to the question that serves as the headline to this item.

NFL - Player strategies used to earn more money - ESPN
The NFL's offseason is longer than its season, with the first meaningful snap after the Super Bowl coming seven months later in September. From a front-office perspective, the offseason -- when teams are assembled and renovated -- is busier than the season.

Miscellaneous Stuff

Quinn Pitcock eyes NFL return after video game addiction -
Former first-team All American defensive tackle from Ohio State Quinn Pitcock was drafted in the third round of the 2007 NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts, but depression and video game addiction stunted what could have been a promising career.

Cowboys TE Jason Witten says Rob Gronkowski is "very deserving" of his new deal -
The big news yesterday was that the Patriots rewarded TE Rob Gronkowski with a six-year, $54-million contract extension. It’s a massive reward for the player who set the yardage record and touchdown record at that position last year.

Chris Cooley says RG3 can't do it alone for Redskins -
Amid the heady expectations surrounding Robert Griffin III's arrival in Washington, one group has been overlooked: the 52 other Redskins.

Kickology: Kicking in the Dark
Kicking a ball of some sort has been a part of rituals and games in cultures around the world for thousands of years

New imaging technique explains why concussions affect people differently | R&D Mag
Patients vary widely in their response to concussion, but scientists haven't understood why.

Rochester study suggests concussive effects of cumulative hits -
The discovery happened almost by accident, but the implications of Jeff Bazarian’s concussion study with the University of Rochester football team could alter common perceptions of the injury.

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