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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 7/24/12

1 Day until the players report for Camp and 2 days before the public can attend

'Anything We Can Do to Help'
On Monday, seven Broncos visited Swedish Medical Center to meet with more victims of the Aurora shootings

Dumervil, Thomas among Broncos visiting shooting victims in hospital | First-and-Orange — The Denver Post
One hospital visit wasn’t enough for Broncos players.

Peyton Watch in Denver Headlines Preseason -
Peyton Manning has changed his ride, from a Colt to a Bronco.

Denver Broncos Videos

NY Fan Speak: Are You Ready For Some Football? - ESPN Video - ESPN
ESPNNewYork's Robin Lundberg hits the streets to ask New Yorkers if they are ready for the NFL season.

Lions Send Message, Cut Aaron Berry - ESPN Video - ESPN
Detroit Lions cut CB Aaron Berry after his second arrest of the summer.

Felix Jones Cleared to Practice - ESPN Video - ESPN
Cowboys RB Felix Jones has been medically cleared to practice with the team.

Patriots Training Camp Confidential - ESPN Video - ESPN
ESPNBoston's Mike Reiss on what he will be watching for on the first day of camp.

Denver Broncos Blogs

Denver Broncos training camp: a smart fan's guide and how-to - The Denver Post
On Thursday morning, the Broncos will open the gates to the first of 17 open training camp practices at Dove Valley

NFL fantasy football: Jacob Tamme elite? -
Mile High hopes: Per Jeff Legwold of the Denver Post, the Broncos are hoping the duo of Jacob Tamme and Joel Dreessen can mimic the success of Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez in New England.

Division News

Melvin Ingram studying linebacker and defensive end positions | ProFootballTalk
With the 18th pick in the 2012 draft, the Chargers picked defensive end Melvin Ingram.

Raiders' Darrius Heyward-Bey pleads no contest to DUI charge -
Oakland Raiders wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey pleaded no contest Monday to a misdemeanor DUI charge stemming from his April arrest, according to the Contra Costa Times.

Raiders trade Louis Murphy to Panthers for draft pick -
Louis Murphy doesn't have to worry about being cut by the Oakland Raiders after all. He has found a team with a much greater need at wide receiver.

Breaking down Oakland's receivers - AFC West Blog - ESPN
The Oakland Raiders' rotation at wide receiver is starting to become clearer

Future Foes

Trent Richardson, Cleveland Browns agree to contract terms -
Trent Richardson and the Cleveland Browns have agreed to a four-year, $20.4 million contract (fully guaranteed) with a $13.6 million signing bonus,

David DeCastro signs Pittsburgh Steelers rookie deal -
The Pittsburgh Steelers will head to camp on Wednesday with their entire draft class in place.

Carolina Panthers trade Jeff Otah to New York Jets -
The New York Jets announced Monday that they acquired offensive tackle Jeff Otah from the Carolina Panthers in exchange for an undisclosed conditional draft pick.

Louis Murphy’s fantasy football value on the rise -
The Panthers have long needed a threat to compliment Steve Smith, but have failed to find anyone capable of filling the role. - Is Falcons' Dent ready for starting role?
PFW reported this spring that the Falcons viewed Akeem Dent as a legitimate contender to win the starting job at middle linebacker.

Mike Peterson, Atlanta Falcons get back together -
Lofa Tatupu's pectoral injury left the Atlanta Falcons short-handed at linebacker. So they called up a familiar name.

Rob Gronkowski 'good to go' entering Patriots training camp -
The New England Patriots don't have any concerns about Pro Bowl tight end Rob Gronkowski's health heading into training camp, a source with direct knowledge of his situation said Monday.

2012 NFL training camp -- Logan Mankins of New England Patriots placed on PUP list - ESPN Boston
New England Patriots guard Logan Mankins was among several players placed on the active/physically unable to perform list by the team Monday, according to a league source.

NFL News

NFL Coaches Association sues NFLPA | ProFootballTalk
With all the various lawsuits flying among and between the various groups that make pro football a reality

Curtis Martin played with head injuries, doesn’t blame the NFL | ProFootballTalk
Curtis Martin, the former Jets and Patriots running back who is about to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, says he suffered "a lot" of concussions during his NFL career,

George Wilson suggests player reps got bad info about appeal process | ProFootballTalk
The ongoing rash of player arrests has caused some to argue that the situation demonstrates the importance of Commissioner Roger Goodell’s broad powers over player conduct.

Miscellaneous Stuff

My story: College coaches pinpoint the next trend to permeate the NFL’s game -
First, there was the Wildcat. Then, spread offenses. The college game has long proven a feeder ground for concepts that break into the NFL. But what’s next?

Travis Henry trying to make NFL comeback at age 34 -
Former Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Mike Williams completed one of the more improbable comebacks in recent NFL history when he returned after two years away from the sport. Travis Henry is going to try to top him

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