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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 4/11/13

Beer is Good, Manning is Great, And People Are Crazy. There is a lot of buzz about the Broncos needing a running back or Manti Te'o. I'm only half pleased with that news of course!

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MHR Mailbag - Mail Call!
You should email or tweet @Bronco_Mike251 any football related questions and we'll be sure to answer them!

For John Elway's Broncos NFL Draft, do Eddie Lacy or Manti Te'o fit?
John Elway has gathered his brain trust at Broncos headquarters to map out draft strategy for a team with Super Bowl aspirations.

Broncos Mailbag: Denver's needs entering NFL draft — RB, CB, D-line - The Denver Post
The other two positions, as viewed by the people upstairs at Dove Valley, are cornerback and defensive line.

NFL draft questions: Denver Broncos looking for RB? -
The Denver Broncos added to an already impressive passing offense when they signed free-agent receiver Wes Welker. But who will be the heir apparent to running back Willis McGahee?

Draft Record of Bronco GMs – A Decade of Decline: Part 2 | Bronco Planet
The next stage in our look at the Draft record of Denver Bronco General Managers, takes us to the man with the second longest tenure in this position – Ted Sundquist, who held the GM spot from 2002-07.

Denver Broncos Videos

Video Resume: 2013 Linebacker Class
Here are nothing but game action and highlights from this year's top linebacker prospects.

Jon Heath Sports Media: Analyst Calls Von Miller the Best 4-3 OLB
Miller entered the NFL as the Broncos' second overall selection in the 2011 NFL Draft. Since then, he has recorded 30 sacks while also dominating on run defense.

Denver Broncos Blogs

Peyton Manning Punks Eric Decker With Fake Training Invoice - Predominantly Orange
We know that Peyton Manning brought Eric Decker, Demaryius Thomas, and Wes Welker to Duke University to work out with him under the direction of Duke head coach David Cutcliffe. Eli Manning brought his three guys along too in Hakeem Nicks, Louis Murphy, and Victor Cruz.

Fat Camp: Expanding on the matchup safety idea - It's All Over, Fat Man!
Happy Wednesday, friends. I’m about to enter a period of personal radio silence, as I hit crunch time in studying for the most extensive and difficult section of the CPA exam, Financial Accounting and Reporting.

Broncos Position Breakdown: Linebacker
No team handles playing time for its linebackers quite like the Broncos. But this isn't a problem -- not when you have Von Miller, even though his unique skill set and the Broncos' scheme has repercussions for how the Broncos use each of their other linebackers.

The NFL Draft Has Come a Long Way "
Draft mania has officially capture the minds of National Football League fans everywhere, and your Denver Broncos web site is doing a great job of presenting many of the new players.

Denver Broncos Have Met with Two Quarterbacks; Will They Draft One? | Bleacher Report
The Denver Broncos do not have many holes on their roster, but several positions can afford to be upgraded ( mock draft here ). And then there are the positions that have little depth...

Alvos do Draft 2013: Sylvester Williams (DT) "
Seguindo a série dos nossos possíveis alvos no Draft 2013 da NFL, vamos analisar o perfil do defensive tackle Sylvester Williams. Com uma história de perseverança em sua vida, ele chega cotado para o terceiro round e faz parte do radar de jogadores que podem se juntar ao Denver Broncos.

AFC West Division News

Free Agent Safety Reggie Smith signs with Raiders - Silver And Black Pride
Reggie Smith today tweeted out a picture of himself signing a contract with the Raiders.

NFL News

Most Valuable vs. Most Outstanding :: Queue Stats
There were outstanding performances all around, and this list doesn't even include Von Miller (DEN), Charles Tillman (CHI), Aldon Smith (SF), Calvin Johnson (DET), Tom Brady (NE) and countless others, including an impressive rookie QB class.

FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: State of the Team: Arizona Cardinals
Bruce Arians has a sizeable rebuilding project ahead of him, and this time there’s no Andrew Luck to center everything around. Arians runs a fairly aggressive downfield passing game that features a heavy dose of pre-snap motion and condensed formations.

The at risk checklist | National Football Post
An NFL agent of 27 years works with the financial community to develop a tool to help players see the warning signs of going broke.

What happened here? | National Football Post
Time may be on the side of The Rolling Stones, but that’s not the case for professional athletes. The NFL is a "what have you done for me lately?" business. And like all businesses, NFL front offices want to see a return on their investments as quickly as possible.

NFL Free Agency News

Rolando McClain, Baltimore Ravens agree on contract -
The Baltimore Ravens have agreed to a one-year contract with troubled linebacker Rolando McClain. He must still take a physical and speak with coach John Harbaugh and GM Ozzie Newsome.

Will Patriots eventually sign Steelers restricted free agent Emmanuel Sanders to longer deal? - Yahoo! Sports
The New England Patriots once again raised eyebrows and potentially ire around the NFL when they reportedly signed restricted free-agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders to an offer sheet Wednesday.

2013 NFL Draft News

2013 NFL Mock Draft 5.0 - NFL - Don Banks -
Werner's stock has slid a bit as the scouting season has worn on, but he'd be a great value at the bottom of the first round for the Broncos, who are in the market for a pass rusher to help replace Elvis "Fax" Dumervil.

2013 NFL Draft Big Board: Top 32 - NFL Mocks
28. Manti Te’o, ILB, Notre Dame

NFP Mock Draft - Version 11.0 | National Football Post
28. Denver Broncos: Datone Jones, DE, UCLA, Senior: Although Jones is much bigger than Elvis Dumervil, he can fill the defensive end spot on Denver’s four man front that Dumervil did. When you look at Coach Fox’s history of drafting/acquiring DE’s; he drafted Charles Johnson and signed Julius Peppers, both of whom are bigger DE’s along the lines of Datone Jones.

2013 NFL Draft rumors: Cordarrelle Patterson, Sam Montgomery falling -
Names are still making big swings up and down NFL Draft boards, even with draft day roughly two weeks away. Find out why Cordarrelle Patterson and Sam Montgomery are dropping, along with plenty more rumored and confirmed visits.

2013 NFL mock draft: The ultimate fan grades the predictions -
The draft is two weeks away, which means it's the perfect time for the NFL's ultimate fan to grade the results.

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