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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 7/20/12

5 Days until the players show up for Camp and 6 days before the public can attend

2012 Training Camp Schedule

In the final week before training camp, continues to take you inside the roster, position-by-position. Next up in the series: the safeties.

Assistant Secondary Coach Sam Garnes talked to about transitioning from a player to a coach, his coaching experience at different levels of play and his coaching style.

In Week 13 the Broncos host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Bronco Birthdays

S Quinton Carter is 24.
LB D.J. Williams is 30.

Denver Broncos Videos

Big Book Rankings: Top 5 Quarterbacks - ESPN Video - ESPN
Prim Siripipat talks with Matt Williamson about his player rankings as the 2012 NFL season gets set to kick off

Big Book Rankings: Top 5 Running Backs - ESPN Video - ESPN
Prim Siripipat talks with Matt Williamson about his player rankings as the 2012 NFL season gets set to kick off

Big Book Rankings: Top 5 Wide Receivers - ESPN Video - ESPN
Prim Siripipat talks with Matt Williamson about his player rankings as the 2012 NFL season gets set to kick off

Big Book Rankings: Top 10 Players - ESPN Video - ESPN
Prim Siripipat talks with Matt Williamson about his player rankings as the 2012 NFL season gets set to kick off

Denver Broncos Blogs

Klis: With Peyton Manning, Broncos will go 9-7 in 2012 - The Denver Post

On the sixth business day of the league year, way back on March 20, the Broncos paid Elvis Dumervil a $13.3 million advance on his $14 million salary.

NFL might see replacement officials if contract dispute goes unresolved - The Denver Post
In the course of any typical Broncos game, my Twitter feed and mentions are flooded with comments from fans ranting about calls — penalties, non-calls, personal fouls. All of it.

Division News - AFC West training-camp reports
Pro Football Weekly's preview of what to expect from the Broncos, Chiefs, Raiders and Chargers in training camp.

Philip Rivers likes Peyton Manning on Denver Broncos -
Peyton Manning's decision to sign with the Denver Broncos couldn't be considered good news for the rest of the teams in the AFC West, but one prominent division star welcomes a new rival.

Coach gives stronger Clary some credit |
Chargers right tackle Jeromey Clary is back to pre-lockout strength

Philip Rivers must develop rapport with Chargers WRs -
Batman needs Robin to get the job done in Gotham City, just as a top quarterback needs a trusted wide receiver to rule in the NFL.

Luis Castillo released by San Diego Chargers -
It turns out Luis Castillo won't be back with the San Diego Chargers after all.

Branch deal creates $3.8 million in cap space | ProFootballTalk
A long-term deal with a franchise player routinely creates cap space by pushing the franchise tender — which counts entirely as cap space in the current year — into a signing bonus that is then spread over multiple years.

Miles Burris a 'diamond in the rough'
Miles Burris wasn’t exactly a can’t miss player in the 2012 NFL Draft. In fact, NFL teams elected to pass on him 128 times.

Allen Bailey billed as under-the-radar prospect
The Chiefs are slated to open another season with a pair of top-five draft picks manning the bookends of their defensive line.

Heartland Health Training Camp Preview: Defensive Ends
Three questions surrounding the Chiefs defensive end position heading into training camp

Future Foes

Preseason Power Rankings No. 12: Atlanta Falcons | ProFootballTalk
The season hasn’t started, but the Falcons know the postseason will be a legacy building time for many of their key parts.

Schiano wants Mark Barron at rookie camp | ProFootballTalk
Coaches are prohibited from saying anything about any player who chooses to miss any portion of voluntary offseason workouts.

Greg Schiano: No Brian Price, Mark Barron Bucs beef -
Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano expects defensive tackle Brian Price to be in attendance when his team begins training camp this week.

Mike Wallace, Steelers reportedly progress on contract -
Mike Wallace and the Pittsburgh Steelers might get a contract done this offseason after all. - Steelers cut OT Scott
The Steelers released OT Jonathan Scott on Thursday. Scott played in 12 games with five starts for Pittsburgh last season.

Justin Blackmon late to Jacksonville Jaguars camp? -
Robert Griffin III is signed. Andrew Luck should soon follow suit. Griffin's deal is expected to make it easy for the other top eight players in the draft to sign their contracts, right? - Patriots WR Ebert placed on active/PUP list
Five Patriots rookies failed their physicals on Thursday, according to Howard Balzer of the Sports Xchange, including seventh-round WR Jeremy Ebert. - DE Hardy a wild card for Panthers
Question marks abound on the Panthers’ defensive line heading into training camp, and DLE Greg Hardy fits into that uncertain mix.

NFL News

Andrew Luck signs $22.1M Indianapolis Colts contract -
The Indianapolis Colts signed No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Luck, and NFL Network's Albert Breer reported Thursday,

Pereira says replacement officials will compromise integrity of the game | ProFootballTalk
With so much talk about the Saints bounty scandal compromising the integrity of the game of football, there’s another issue that threatens to do even more damage: The lockout of the NFL’s game officials, and the replacement of the men who are presumably the best of the best with something less than that.

Randall Gay among the latest concussion plaintiffs | ProFootballTalk
Former Saints and Patriots cornerback Randall Gay is among the plaintiffs in a newly filed concussion lawsuit,

Miscellaneous Stuff

Breaking down Nickel 'Nemo' Fire Zone | National Football Post
Looking at a Nickel zone pressure up on the chalkboard.

NY Jets Training Camp - How about a little offense? |
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