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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 3/10/13

Horse Tracks: Your Daily Cup of Orange and Blue!

Alan Crowhurst
NFL Free Agency: Behind the Numbers -
NFL Free Agency starts on Tuesday, March 12. Get behind the numbers for every team, and see who the best free agents are with this handy infographic. Broncos Cap space: $16,906,702

Denver Broncos Videos

Boldin Done In Baltimore? - ESPN Video - ESPN NFL scout Matt Williamson breaks down the latest between Anquan Boldin and the Ravens.

Denver Broncos Blogs

Elvis Dumervil reportedly waiting on Denver Broncos -
Elvis Dumervil said he was open to a restructured contract with the Denver Broncos this week. The defensive end is guaranteed $12 million if he's on the roster March 16 and the team wants that number lowered.

AFC West free agency needs: Broncos could use Steven Jackson -
The Denver Broncos look like a serious title contender, but Peyton Manning needs better ground support. How does Steven Jackson sound? Elliot Harrison breaks down free agency in the AFC West.

Falcons, Titans, Broncos chasing defensive ends | ProFootballTalk
As the three-day legal non-tampering tampering period slowly unfolds, a trio of teams are believed to be keenly interested in the available defensive ends.

Dunta Robinson visited with Broncos today before agreeing to 3-year deal with Chiefs | First-and-Orange - Mike Klis
Make no mistake, the Broncos are looking for a cornerback.

Denver Broncos prepare to fortify team in free agency - The Denver Post - Mike Klis
Already, the kids have two drawers full of trendy T-shirts, a new bike and the hottest new video games.

Division News

A new coaching day with a familiar twist - AFC West Blog - ESPN
If the four 2013 AFC West head coaches were put together for a group photo, folks would wonder why the big guy from Philadelphia crashed the Denver reunion.

Chargers could see some CB movement - AFC West Blog - ESPN
The Cleveland Browns reportedly are one of the teams interested in San Diego Chargers cornerback Antoine Cason. There are a few teams interested, and Cason will probably leave the Chargers.

Report -- Nick Novak, San Diego Chargers agree in principle on four-year deal - ESPN
A person with knowledge of the deal says the San Diego Chargers have agreed in principle to a four-year contract with kicker Nick Novak.

Chargers sign long snapper Mike Windt to four-year deal | ProFootballTalk
With new, legal tampering replacing the old-fashioned, fun kind, here’s what we’ve been reduced to.

Report: No high tender expected for Danario Alexander | ProFootballTalk
The Chargers are not expected to tender wide receiver Danario Alexander at the first- or second-round level in restricted free agency,

Jared Gaither staying in San Diego for the moment | ProFootballTalk
A couple of weeks ago, new Chargers General Manager Tom Telesco said that he wanted to speak to T Jared Gaither himself before making any decisions about Gaither’s role on the team in 2013.

Tommy Kelly sees 'writing on wall' - AFC West Blog - ESPN
Oakland Raiders defensive tackle Tommy Kelly told the San Francisco Chronicle he expects to be released by the team. Kelly is his own agent, and he told the paper he has not had any contact with the team this offseason. - Chiefs add CB Robinson
Arguably no team in the league has gotten a better head start on free agency than the Chiefs.

Chiefs no longer interested in Sean Smith | ProFootballTalk
With the league’s heavy-handed, contradictory memo scaring teams silent overnight, there’s still no barrier on making it known that a team isn’t interested in a given player.

NFL News

Some teams cutting it very close on the salary cap | ProFootballTalk
With just three days to go before the start of the league year, some NFL teams still need to make some moves to get under the $123 million salary cap.

Free Agency Cuts

Pittsburgh Steelers' James Harrison among big cuts -
Welcome to the silly season.

Arizona Cardinals release Early Doucet, tender offer to Brian Hoyer - ESPN
The Arizona Cardinals have released wide receiver Early Doucet and have given a qualifying, second-round tender offer to quarterback Brian Hoyer.

Cardinals will cut Early Doucet | ProFootballTalk
Early Doucet’s days in Arizona are coming to an end.

Free Agency Signings - Redskins lock up TE Paulsen
The Redskins have signed restricted free-agent TE Logan Paulsen to a three-year contract, a source tells the Washington Post.

Redskins sign a second RFA to three-year deal | ProFootballTalk
Yeah, this new world order of free agency is going to take a little getting used to

Kory Lichtensteiger, Washington Redskins reach deal -
As we saw with Saturday morning's five-year pact between William Moore and the Atlanta Falcons, NFL teams are allowed to re-sign their own free agents during the unrestricted free-agent negotiating window.

Josh Mauga signs one-year contract with New York Jets -
The New York Jets have re-signed linebacker Josh Mauga, one of the team's four restricted free agents, to a one-year contract. - Bills bring back McKelvin
The Bills on Saturday announced the re-signing of CB-RS Leodis McKelvin to a four-year deal. FOX Sports' Alex Marvez first reported the deal is worth up to $20 million. - Saints re-sign Galette
The Saints announced a three-year contract for restricted free-agent DE Junior Galette on Saturday.

William Moore agrees to five-year deal with Falcons - ESPN
The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms with safety William Moore on a five-year contract, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

Free Agency Rumors

Report: 'Multiple teams' interested in Michael Bennett -
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers appear content to allow Michael Bennett to slip away.

Titans looking to fill holes in free agency | National Football Post
Tennessee has a number of free agents under consideration

Browns busy as free agency approaches | National Football Post
Cleveland eyes Ellerbe, Cason among free agents.

NFL free agency 2013 - If Wes Welker drags feet, Patriots might be gone - ESPN
Wes Welker better be careful. If he gets greedy, if he waits too long to find out, once and for all, exactly what his value is on the free-agent market, he could lose the best thing that ever happened to his football career: Tom Brady.

Browns reportedly interested in Antoine Cason | ProFootballTalk
The Browns have a very skilled (and quite confident) cornerback in Joe Haden, but the matter of whom will start opposite of Haden next season is

Report: Five teams interested in Josh Cribbs | ProFootballTalk
Before the legal non-tampering tampering period began, Browns receiver Josh Cribbs declared during a radio interview that his agent is "meeting with several different teams"

Dolphins "lead dog" for Mike Wallace | ProFootballTalk
There may be a leader in the Mike Wallace Derby.

Mike DeVito getting interest, including from Jets | ProFootballTalk
Jets defensive lineman Mike DeVito appears to have piqued the interest of several teams, according to multiple reports published Saturday.

Roach drawing interest as middle linebacker | ProFootballTalk
Thanks to a four-game stint during which Bears linebacker Nick Roach replaced Brian Urlacher, Roach reportedly is drawing interest from other teams as a middle linebacker.

Dannell Ellerbe’s agent got quick interest from others | ProFootballTalk
The market might be slower than normal, but the agent for linebacker Dannell Ellerbe said the interest in his client was immediate.

Cardinals, Lions could be destinations for Reggie Bush | ProFootballTalk
With teams and agents keeping their lips zipped regarding the potential destinations of free agents who are currently free to negotiate with other franchises,

Teams "express interest" in Michael Bennett | ProFootballTalk
Worry not for the earning power of pass rushers in their prime.

Report: Several teams looking at Cliff Avril | ProFootballTalk
PFT’s top-ranked defensive free agent isn’t lacking for attention early in the negotiating period.

Panthers want Jordan Gross to take a pay cut | ProFootballTalk
Cutting cornerback Chris Gamble got the Carolina Panthers under the salary cap. But they’ll need more cap space if they hope to add new players.

Interest rising in Levitre | ProFootballTalk
The Bills have been unable to finalize a deal with offensive lineman Andy Levitre. And while the legal non-tampering tampering period has resulted in a more restrained land rush than expected, several teams are interested.

Browns have talked to agents for Dannell Ellerbe, Paul Kruger | ProFootballTalk
The last-place team in the AFC North is going after two of the top defensive players from the first-place team in the AFC North.

Report: Harvin wants out of Minnesota | ProFootballTalk
The Vikings may have "no intent" of trading receiver Percy Harvin, but that doesn’t mean Harvin has "no intent" of being traded.

2013 Draft/Pro Days

Jake Stoneburner shows off skills at Ohio State pro day -
Representatives from 27 NFL teams were present at Ohio State’s pro day, which was held indoors on field turf. A total of 12 players from the university and one player from Glenville State worked out in front of NFL coaches and scouts.

Brandon Magee impresses at Arizona State pro day -
Arizona State held its pro day Friday, opting to go on field turf in its indoor facility because of rain and lightning outside. Representatives from 14 NFL teams were present.

Daimion Stafford improves 40 time at Nebraska pro day -
Representatives from 12 NFL teams were on hand for Nebraska’s pro day on Thursday, which took place indoors and on field turf.

Texas A&M pro day report | National Football Post
The NFP’s Lance Zierlein was on the scene in College Station Friday for the Aggies’ pro day

Mike Glennon: I’m not doing any of the new read-option stuff | ProFootballTalk
The read-option has become such an NFL buzzword in the last year that to hear some of its enthusiasts talk about it, you’d think pocket passers had gone the way of dropkicks, single-bar facemasks and barefoot kickers.

Eddie Lacy (hamstring) to skip Alabama Crimson Tide pro day -- source - ESPN
Former Alabama running back Eddie Lacy will not participate in the Crimson Tide's pro day on Wednesday because of lingering tightness in his hamstring, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

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