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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 6/9/12


Harris, Carter Carve Out Roles in Secondary
A pair of former Big 12 rivals in second-year cornerback Chris Harris and safety Quinton Carter look to improve on solid rookie campaigns.

Peyton Manning living in Redskins' Shanahan's home -
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has a reputation of being a coach on the field, so it only makes sense that he's living like one off it.

Playbook breakdown: 'Hi-Lo Triple-In Flood' | National Football Post
Taking a look at the west coast route on the chalkboard.

The Lawsuits Continue | NFL Concussion Litigation
Although the master complaint has been filed, the never-ending parade of lawsuits won’t be stopping anytime soon.

Denver Broncos Videos

Champ Camp Comes to Denver
Personnel man Anthony 'Champ' Kelly brings his football, and more importantly, life skills camp to Denver area kids.

Both Sides of the Ball: What's In A Name? - ESPN Video - ESPN
When you pal around with a guy called, "Stink," it's only a matter of time before you want a cool nickname of your own. Jay Harris has his picked out...but Mike Hill and Mark Schlereth refuse to help it catch on. Jay's not happy...but he does have a plan.

RG3 Ahead Of Vick? - ESPN Video - ESPN
Tedy Bruschi on DeAngelo Hall comparing Robert Griffin III to Michael Vick.

Denver Broncos Blogs

D.J. Williams tweets out Broncos' playbook -
Not exactly a banner offseason for Denver Broncos linebacker D.J. Williams.

D.J. Williams deletes post of defensive formations, but issue adds to woes - The Denver Post
Is D.J. Williams trying to find trouble?In what has to be considered a serious breach of security in the secretive world that is the NFL, Williams posted what appeared to be six formations of

Division News

Pryor trying to do Davis' memory proud - AFC West Blog - ESPN
The Oakland Raiders are being run differently under new general manager Reggie McKenzie and new head coach Dennis Allen than they were during the legendary Al Davis era.

Raiders sign fourth-round draft pick Miles Burris | ProFootballTalk
A day after Oakland started signing draft picks, another one is in the fold.

Daboll cites QB wins as reason to believe in Cassel | ProFootballTalk
Chiefs G.M. Scott Pioli explained in May that Kansas City didn’t draft a quarterback this year because they’ve already got three good ones.

Vincent Jackson's departure leads to new age for Chargers passing game - Jim Trotter -
The Chargers were nearing the end of an 11-on-11 passing drill last Wednesday when coach Norv Turner approached wide receiver Robert Meachem with an important question.

Ronnie Brown agrees to one-year deal with Chargers -
The San Diego Chargers decided, in the end, they would like a little bit of insurance behind Ryan Mathews.

Chargers pass on Banks; Chiefs up next - AFC West Blog - ESPN
It doesn’t appear the San Diego Chargers will pursue linebacker Brian Banks. However, the Kansas City Chiefs appear set to take a look at him.

Brian Banks, in San Diego, can still run sub-4.7 40 -
Wrongly imprisoned for rape for five years, Brian Banks is now getting a shot at the NFL. There are so many crazy, improbable aspects of the Brian Banks story, but none crazier than this: The guy has options.

AFC breakout teams | National Football Post
Keep an eye on these squads this fall.

Future Foes

Dallas Clark is ready to be a leader | ProFootballTalk
Peyton Manning may not lead by example, but the example of leadership that he established in Indianapolis will soon be put to use by one of the men he led.

Colt McCoy doesn’t think James Harrison hit was a cheap shot | ProFootballTalk
Steelers linebacker James Harrison was suspended for a game for the helmet-to-helmet that concussed Browns quarterback Colt McCoy last year, but McCoy has no hard feelings.

Thomas Davis gets good news about his knee | ProFootballTalk
Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis‘ comeback from three torn ACLs in his right knee is moving right along.

Three and out: Green-Ellis to share work -
Law Firm adds a partner: Just when Cincinnati Bengals running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis seemed on the brink of a featured role, news breaks he will split carries with Bernard Scott. - Bengals banking on youth at safety
It’s safe to say the Bengals identified cornerback as an area that needed to be addressed in the offseason. Half of eight corners on the roster are new faces.

Ed Reed expected to be present at Ravens minicamp -
Ed Reed liberally tossed around the "R" word last month. The Baltimore Ravens star safety said he was contemplating retirement and might back out of the team's upcoming mandatory minicamp.

Bobbie Williams agrees to deal, will compete for Ravens' LG job -
The Ravens announced on Friday that they agreed to a two-year contract with former Cincinnati Bengals offensive guard Bobbie Williams.

Bisciotti: Cause of Terrell Suggs' injury of no concern -
How Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs suffered a torn Achilles was not a concern of head coach John Harbaugh and is not an issue for owner Steve Bisciotti.

Ronde Barber: Greg Schiano is very demanding, and we need it | ProFootballTalk
Ronde Barber is in his 16th season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Greg Schiano is in his first season as the Buccaneers’ coach. And Barber says he’s seeing a level of discipline and intensity from Schiano that he’s never seen before.

Mike Wallace won't have tender reduced by Steelers -
The Ravens and Steelers don't always get along, but they have this much in common: They know it doesn't help to upset their best players by taking away money.

Isaac Redman has no doubts he’s ready to lead the Steelers | ProFootballTalk
New Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley is expected to implement a run-first offense in Pittsburgh, and the biggest question is who will do most of the running.

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.

NFL News

P.R. push with filing of "master complaint" in concussion lawsuits works | ProFootballTalk
After months of spotty spin control as a stream of concussion lawsuits were filed by former players against the NFL, the lawyers who filed a "master complaint" on Thursday used the occasion for a master stroke of P.R. genius.

Marshall Faulk doesn’t want a safer game | ProFootballTalk
The concussion lawsuits filed by former NFL players have generated a lot of interest of late, but not every ex-NFLer is involved in them.

Arbitrator dismisses NFLPA 'bounty' grievance related to CBA -
Discuss NEW YORK -- A second arbitrator ruled Friday that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has the authority to discipline Saints players for their roles in a bounty program.

Roman Harper says 'whacks' are just good tackles -
New Orleans Saints safety Roman Harper strongly denied that he was ever paid for "whacks" on Friday.

Miscellaneous Stuff

DeAngelo Hall thinks RGIII compares favorably to Vick | ProFootballTalk
Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall has been raving about Robert Griffin III since even before Washington drafted him, and Hall now says that after seeing Griffin up close, he believes even more strongly in the Redskins’ rookie quarterback.

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