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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 3/17/13

Horse Tracks: Your Daily Cup of Orange and Blue!

Alan Crowhurst

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In my four decades working in professional sports public relations, one of my favorite things is watching my team be part of "the big story," the one that commands national attention and focuses the interest of all the newspapers, electronic media, fan sites and sports bars on Denver.

D-Tackle Jenkins Readies for Pros
As DT John Jenkins prepares for the 2013 NFL Draft, he's learned how to maintain his ideal playing weight.

Denver Broncos Blogs

Saints not "actively pursuing" Dumervil | ProFootballTalk
Elvis has left the building in Dove Valley. Now that he’s a free agent, it’s not clear that he’ll ever return.

FaxGate fallout: Elvis Dumervil fires agent - AFC West Blog - ESPN
And the Elvis Dumervil Great Fax Machine Debacle moves on.

Dumervil is expected to hire CAA | ProFootballTalk
With Broncos defensive end Elvis Dumervil firing his agent in the hopes of finding a way to get back on the Denver roster, it is now widely believed in league circles that Dumervil will hire CAA

Elvis Dumervil switching agents after contract snafu - The Denver Post - Mike Klis
Entering the uncertainty of free agency and the real possibility of playing for an NFL team not named the Broncos, Elvis Dumervil wants fresh representation.

Elvis Dumervil looked at by Ravens, Patriots, Titans -
With Elvis Dumervil set to move on to new representatives, the pass rusher's trek into free-agent waters is about to get underway

Paige: Broncos should move on from Dumervil mess by signing DE Abraham - The Denver Post
Fax Sax Elvis; Elvis Sacks Agent; Dumb and Dumbervil.

Kickin' it with Kiz: Elvis Dumervil's agent is a lollygagger - The Denver Post
Coffee mates. I'm not surprised the contract snafu with defensive end Elvis Dumervil happened. It just stinks for the Broncos. The way some people lollygag during deadlines makes me crazy.

Denver Broncos have creating offseason buzz down pat - The Denver Post - Mike Klis
For once, Wes Welker wanted to slow down.

Dumvervil debacle could result in litigation over agent fees | ProFootballTalk
As former Broncos defensive end Elvis Dumervil tries to become a current Broncos defensive end, he has fired his agent in the hopes of getting back in the good graces of the team.

Ravens “have serious interest” in Elvis Dumervil | ProFootballTalk
With Elvis Dumervil available thanks to Friday’s fax machine follies, teams other than Broncos are getting interested. According to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun, the Ravens “have serious interest” in the pass-rusher, who’d play outside linebacker in their 3-4.

Division News

Louis Murphy lands with Giants | ProFootballTalk
Louis Murphy’s NFL ride has now taken him from little blue pill to Carolina blue to Big Blue.

Giants sign Brandon Myers | ProFootballTalk
Four days after losing tight end Martellus Bennett, the Giants have signed his replacement: Brandon Myers.

Raiders looking at another linebacker - AFC West Blog - ESPN
The Oakland Raiders are not done looking at linebackers, and it could mean they will be considering moving to a 3-4 defense.

NFL News

Brian Westbrook experiencing memory loss at age 33 | ProFootballTalk
Brian Westbrook, a running back who played eight seasons for the Eagles and one for the 49ers before retiring two years ago, says he is experiencing memory loss that he believes was caused by concussions suffered on the field.

Chad Johnson is on the comeback trail | ProFootballTalk
Add Chad Johnson to the list of NFL players trying to find their way back into the league.

DeVito courtship suggests violation of pre-free agency rules | ProFootballTalk
Last Saturday, the NFL opened for the first time in a non-lockout year a three-day window for negotiating with agents for upcoming free agents.

Free Agency Signings

NFL free agency Day 5: New England Patriots stay busy -
And on the fifth day of free agency, the NFL rested. Except for the New England Patriots.

Talib opts for one-year bet-on-self approach with Pats | ProFootballTalk
The cornerback market stinks this year. So Aqib Talib will try it again next year.

Giants sign Dan Connor | ProFootballTalk
Free agent linebacker Dan Connor is heading to New York.

Woody Johnson gives Revis another million | ProFootballTalk
Jets owner Woody Johnson may not want to pay cornerback Darrelle Revis later, but Johnson is definitely paying Revis now.

49ers sign Craig Dahl | ProFootballTalk
The 49ers have signed a defensive back. But not either of the two Niners fans are hoping for.

Jets keep Nick Folk | ProFootballTalk
Nick Folk is set for another year as the Jets’ kicker.

Brandon Lloyd released by New England Patriots - ESPN Boston
The New England Patriots have released wide receiver Brandon Lloyd, the team announced Saturday.

Abraham indeed visited Dolphins | ProFootballTalk
On Friday, we tried to sift through conflicting reports on whether free-agent defensive end John Abraham visited the Dolphins.

Niners remain serious contenders for Asomugha | ProFootballTalk
Typically, the best chance to get a free agent signed comes when the player is in the building. After he leaves, the likelihood drops.

2013 Draft/Pro Days

Pro Day Review - March 16th | National Football Post
Russ Lande passes along what he has been told by NFL sources from some of this week's Pro Days.

NFL teams show up for Bowling Green’s pro day -
Bowling Green held its pro day on Tuesday. Twenty NFL teams sent scouts to watch four players participate in drills indoors on AstroTurf.

Ryan Spadola impresses at Lehigh University pro day -
Lehigh University held its pro day on Tuesday. It was held indoors due to heavy rain and drills were run on a rubber track surface. Fifteen NFL teams were represented at the workout.

Don Jones stands out at Arkansas State pro day -
Arkansas State workout was on Thursday. It was held outdoor on grass, and 12 teams, including the Miami Dolphins defensive backs coach, watched 16 players work out.

Go Broncos!

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