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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 4/16/13

The Boston Marathon bombings pretty much ruined our collective day yesterday and it continues to be fresh on my mind. May they bring the bastards to justice. However, life does go on and it just so happens to be a heavy news day for the Denver Broncos.

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Peyton Manning wants an 'uncomfortable atmosphere' -
Peyton Manning's storybook debut season with the Denver Broncos ended with a decidedly unhappy ending. Entering a new year, Manning and John Elway want the Broncos to have an edge.

'Uncomfortable' is What Broncos Need -- and Want |
The Broncos had an edge to them as they reconvened Monday for offseason conditioning, looking to use last season's ending as fuel.

Peyton Manning responds to Elway's call for Broncos to add 'attitude, edge' - The Denver Post
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning arrived for his first day of the teams offseason workouts Monday with his comeback 2012 season in the rearview mirror and looking for more in 2013.

Champ Bailey: "Whatever it takes," Broncos must improve minus Dumervil - The Denver Post
"When you lose at the end of the season, you always want to get better," Bailey said. "Whatever it takes... Every team has goals, and all of ours are not met."

Report: Ryan Clady to skip Denver Broncos' workouts -
With 21 teams starting voluntary workouts Monday, few big names will be missing, but Peyton Manning's blindside protector, Ryan Clady, won't be with the Denver Broncos.

Denver Broncos Videos

Vacation Over |
The Broncos are using January's playoff loss as motivation as they begin the voluntary offseason program.

Thomas Talks Duke Workouts, Year Two with Manning |
Demaryius Thomas talks about how he's using this time of year to get ready for the season.

Bailey Ready to Make Another Run |
Champ Bailey talks about why he's ready to get back to work, if he's talked to Rahim Moore and the departure of Elvis Dumervil.

Manning on Getting Back to Work, Welker Addition |
Peyton Manning talks about getting back in the building, looking ahead towards the offseason program and throwing to new teammate Wes Welker.

Denver Broncos Blogs

Why The Broncos Won’t Draft a Running Back at 28 | Bronco Planet
The Denver Broncos have six selections at present in the 2013 NFL Draft coming up in 10 days. They will pick in the 1st round (28th overall), 2nd (58th), 3rd (90th), 4th (125th), 5th (161st) and 7th round (234th overall) and while Running Back is one position they would like to address, it won’t be in the first round.

Denver Broncos CB Tony Carter signs free agent tender - ESPN
Denver Broncos cornerback Tony Carter has signed his exclusive-rights free agent tender that will pay him $715,000 in 2013.

Broncos sign cornerback Tony Carter to free-agent tender - The Denver Post
Cornerback Tony Carter signed his exclusive-rights free agent tender with the Broncos on Monday.

OT Ryan Clady to sit out start of Denver Broncos' offseason program - The Denver Post
Vacation is over. Time for the Broncos to begin their 2013 season by reporting Monday for the start of their offseason workout program.

Andre Caldwell upset with Broncos' Peyton Manning -
Peyton Manning invited his three starting wide receivers to Duke University for a workout last week. Andre Caldwell, a reserve wideout with the Denver Broncos, is upset he wasn't asked to join.

Peyton Manning working out with his receivers - ESPN
Quarterback Peyton Manning worked out with his top three receivers, incumbents Demaryius Thomas and Eric Decker, and new free-agent prize Wes Welker at Duke last week before the start of the Denver Broncos' offseason workout program on Monday.

ESPN Insider: Broncos’ draft outlook - It's All Over, Fat Man!
ESPN's paid Insider section posted a collaboration on the Broncos' draft needs this morning.

Alvos do Draft 2013: Arthur Brown (LB) "
Seguindo a série dos nossos possíveis alvos no Draft 2013 da NFL, vamos analisar o perfil do linebacker Arthur Brown. Um dos jogadores mais atléticos do draft, ele é listado como OLB mas poderia ser aproveitado como MLB pelo Denver Broncos.

AFC West Division News

San Diego Chargers sign tight end Dallas Walker - Bolts From The Blue
The former Western Michigan Bronco has taken an unusual path to the NFL.

Mark Davis: "Winning the Super Bowl is the only goal" - Silver And Black Pride
Mark Davis may differ from his father in many ways, but in what regard, they are very much alike - anything less than a Super Bowl win is not acceptable. (BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA)

Kansas City Chiefs visited with another free agent linebacker last week - Arrowhead Pride
The Chiefs signed two linebackers last week. They also worked out another.

NFL News

Joe Andruzzi handles Boston Marathon attack the way Joe Andruzzi would | ProFootballTalk
Former NFL offensive lineman Joe Andruzzi, a cancer survivor, runs a foundation that raises funds to assist cancer patients and to support pediatric brain cancer research. As part of the effort, Andruzzi organizes a team of runners every year at the Boston Marathon.

Haslam says Pilot Flying J will cooperate with FBI in statement | ProFootballTalk
While it's still unclear exactly what FBI and IRS officials are looking into at the Knoxville, Tennessee based Pilot Flying J company run by Jimmy Haslam, the Cleveland Browns owner says he is willing to cooperate with their efforts.

Examining Pressure |
Offenses try to avoid it, defenses battle to create it. Big money is spent on offensive players who prevent it, and defensive players who provide it.

FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: State of the Team: Carolina Panthers
The Panthers took a step back in 2012 mainly because their young franchise quarterback took a step back. There was no way to help Cam Newton when he struggled, as an injury-riddled offensive line and college-style system left the Panthers without any sort of a traditional run game.

NFL Free Agency News

Hakeem Nicks feels good, Peyton Manning wants Brandon Stokley back and more -
NFL teams across the league are beginning offseason workouts and preparing for the NFL Draft. Here's the latest news and rumors across the NFL on a sorrowful Monday.

NFL schedule will not be released on Tuesday as planned -
Fanatics will have to wait as the NFL schedule isn't quite ready.

2013 NFL Draft News

Weekend spring game notebook, Part I | National Football Post
Campuses across the country were buzzing this past weekend as a plethora of major-college teams held their annual spring games.

2013 NFL Mock Draft Update With Trades: Nassib on the Rise - NFL Mocks
28. Denver Broncos – Bjoern Werner, DE, Florida State Werner is excellent value here for the Broncos, who lost Elvis Dumervil to the Baltimore Ravens. If a top talent like this falls into their laps, they’ll forget about Dumervil pretty fast.

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