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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 6/16/12


Miller Named Colorado Athlete of the Year
Last year’s Defensive Rookie of the Year received another accolade on Friday night. The Denver Athletic Club named him the 2012 Athlete of the Year in the state of Colorado.

MaxDenver " Drawing Conclusions from An Incomplete Picture
Beware of drawing too many definitive conclusions from a limited glimpse of work at Dove Valley in recent weeks.

Denver Broncos: Peyton Manning Following John Elway's Path - Predominantly Orange
It seems fitting that the person responsible for finally bringing John Elway’s successor to the Denver Broncos was John Elway himself.

Denver Broncos Videos

Big Ben Talks New Offense - ESPN Video - ESPN
Ben Roethlisberger talks about the differences between Todd Haley and Bruce Arians, relationship with Haley, draft picks David DeCastro, Mike Adams and Mike Wallace's contract situation.

Denver Broncos Blogs

Adam Weber currently working as Peyton Manning’s backup | ProFootballTalk
It was just over a year ago when some Broncos thought Adam Weber was better than Tim Tebow.

Offseason Breakdown: Denver Broncos – Audibles
Whether you love Tim Tebow or hate him, you have to admit that the Denver Broncos became a whole lot more interesting last season when he nabbed the starting QB job from Kyle Orton.

Division News

Relationship building in Kansas City - AFC West Blog - ESPN
Before a team can be built and before victories can be compiled, relationship must be forged.

Chiefs return to Joplin to help build houses | ProFootballTalk
The Chiefs wrapped up their minicamp on Thursday, but they had one more team activity before scattering to the four winds until training camp.

Daboll-McCoy reunion? Don't count on it - AFC West Blog - ESPN
There are reports that the Cleveland Browns would like to trade Colt McCoy. - Pryor looks to build on truncated rookie season
Terrelle Pryor's rookie year in the NFL amounted to a false start.

Future Foes

2012 NFL Draft - AFC South Division Round Up |
The AFC South Division had a few ups and downs last season. For one, the Houston Texans surprised a lot of people by having the number one defense in the league.

Steve Smith trades barbs with teammate Josh Norman -
Steve Smith is invested in our nation's youth. He's not so hot on mouthy rookies

Blaine Gabbert a different player in Jaguars' eyes -
Few players were more maligned last season than Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blaine Gabbert.

Ben Roethlisberger: 'I'm not going to change my game' -
You normally know what you're getting in Pittsburgh, but this year's Steelers squad comes gift-wrapped in mystery.

Mike Wallace's tender won't be reduced by Steelers -
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace is the lone restricted free agent this offseason yet to sign his tender.

Bryant McKinnie battling weight issues with Ravens -
Bryant McKinnie is a large man. Perhaps too large for the Baltimore Ravens.

Colt McCoy reportedly put on trading block by Browns -
The Cleveland Browns reportedly tried to trade quarterback Colt McCoy during the draft. It didn't work, so the team kept him on the roster throughout the offseason.

Patriots counting on Dowling finally being healthy | ProFootballTalk
As we mentioned in the morning links, the Patriots are counting on Ras-I Dowling to help fix an ailing secondary.

NFL News

NFL must provide Saints 'bounty' hearing evidence -
The appeals for the four former and current New Orleans Saints players who have been suspended for the team's "bounty" scandal are scheduled to begin (and end) Monday, and James Varney of The Times-Picayune reports the NFL must provide on Friday the evidence they intend to present to the players during the hearings.

NFL Turns Over Some Evidence in Appeals -
The NFL turned over some evidence to the four players suspended for the Saints bounty program, but lawyers for the players said Friday they are seeking more information.

NFL making coaches film available to the public | ProFootballTalk
The NFL’s effort to grow the proverbial pie finally has invaded the Holy Grail of football footage.

Not much work left to be done on signing draft picks | ProFootballTalk
Airports across the land are full of NFL players heading out on vacation today.

Miscellaneous Stuff

Brian Banks isn't signed by Seattle Seahawks -
The Seattle Seahawks announced Friday the signing of a linebacker who participated in this week's minicamp on a tryout basis. Unfortunately, it wasn't the name some fans had hoped to hear.

Former NFL player arrested for arson | ProFootballTalk
Marijuana is used for many things. Recently, it was used to deliberately start a fire. Allegedly.

Bengals join the iPad playbook movement | ProFootballTalk
The folks at Dunder Mifflin have moved another step toward irrelevance. - A search for division-title sleeper picks
I love Super Bowl odds, but let’s face it: cashing a winning ticket is a tough, tough task.

Playbook session: a look at the 'Sucker' route | National Football Post
Breaking down the route scheme up on the chalkboard.

Kellen Winslow put off by Greg Schiano's militaristic ways -
New Seattle Seahawks tight end Kellen Winslow admitted that he chafed under the exacting style of rookie Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano, and that unhappiness over the departure of former Bucs coach Raheem Morris led Tampa Bay to trade him last month.

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