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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 4/25/13

With The 28th Pick... ROGER GOODELL announces the player being selected by the Denver Broncos. If I have to mute the television again just to enjoy my Draft Day experience, I will be seriously ticked off. That's just my opinion though.

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2013 NFL Draft picks shouldn't be revealed on Twitter -
I'm referring to draft picks, and the gentleman's agreement between NFL Network and ESPN not to reveal draft selections prior to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell stepping to the podium at Radio City Music Hall starting Thursday for the 2013 NFL Draft.

Breaking down the language used in scouting the NFL Draft - The Denver Post
The NFL draft is about breaking the ties. It is about a roomful of opinionated, experienced, stubborn and vocal people separating one prospect from another, until the names are stacked and the picks are made.

Uncertainty is the only certainty | National Football Post
Let's take a look of what you may not know about the NFL draft: power plays, crashed dreams, egos clashing and more.

Goodell: Draft will begin with moment of silence | USA Today
Complete coverage of the NFL with game scores, player information, team standings, and full analysis.

2013 NFL Draft -- Peter King's first-round mock draft - Peter King -
Though not a classic pass rusher, the three-year college starter fits the bill of developmental outside rush man to replace Elvis Dumervil.

Denver Broncos News

If John Elway "wins the big one," might he flee Broncos' front office? - The Denver Post
There was a smattering of folks who thought perhaps it was some kind of ceremonial position, designed to help the Broncos on a public-relations level as they tried to climb out of the mess that was 2010 — a 4-12 finish, Spygate and a coaching change.

Denver Broncos Big Board: Final Pre-Draft Update | Bleacher Report
We are now on the eve of the 2013 NFL draft! The Denver Broncos currently have six selections (28, 58, 90, 125, 161, 234), owning the 28th overall selection in the first round.

Do-Everything Bernard Wants Ball in His Hands |
At the University of North Carolina, Gio Bernard excelled as a running back, pass catcher and punt returner. He hopes to translate those skills to the NFL.

Cheer Finals Recap |
The 2013 Cheer Squad is almost set.

Klis: Forrest Gregg remains a football fan while battling Parkinson's - The Denver Post
Even though the interview was planned out, the greeting was unrehearsed and it cost me.

Scouting the 2013 Draft: Defensive ends - It's All Over, Fat Man!
After watching film until I had become one with the monitor and clicker, I finally threw in the towel as far as writing full pieces on the draft.

AFC West Division News

Chargers sign former Broncos FB Chris Gronkowski | First-and-Orange
First the San Diego Chargers hired away Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy to be their new head coach.

Talk heats up that Chiefs prefer Fisher to Joeckel | ProFootballTalk
For months, the vast majority of mock drafts have had the Chiefs taking Texas A&M left tackle Luke Joeckel with the first overall pick. But with the first round 24 hours away, we're starting to hear more talk that the Chiefs will go with Central Michigan left tackle Eric Fisher.

Analysis: How far are the San Diego Chargers from being a playoff team? - Bolts From The Blue
What does a playoff team look like? What positions do GM's covet and try to make sure are staffed with top talent? What positions are not highly prioritized? And how different do the Chargers look from teams that made the playoffs in 2012?

ESPN's video on JaMarcus Russell's comeback is simply not inspriring - Silver And Black Pride
The Raiders are preparing for a draft as a former pick makes a comeback attempt.

Chiefs, Dolphins and Branden Albert trade talks down to draft picks - Arrowhead Pride
What's going on with the Branden Albert trade? Two reports indicate that the trade compensation between the Chiefs and Dolphins are the current hold-up.

Source: Dolphins pushing harder to trade for Chiefs OT Branden Albert - Yahoo! Sports
The Miami Dolphins have ironed out their differences with offensive tackle Branden Albert on a possible long-term contract and continue to talk to the Kansas City Chiefs about a possible trade. But that doesn't mean they will ultimately make a deal for him before the NFL draft starts Thursday night.

Top NFL News Stories

Shanahan says RG3 won’t be allowed to play before he’s 100% | ProFootballTalk
Redskins coach Mike Shanahan has taken plenty of criticism for putting quarterback Robert Griffin III on the field with a knee that was less than 100 percent healthy in Washington's playoff loss.

Tim Tebow lands himself on all-time overhyped team -
We've been so beaten down by Tebow coverage over the last year or two, we often forget the hype extended well back to the 2010 NFL Draft. Then-Broncos coach Josh McDaniels put his reputation on the line to draft a quarterback who can't throw a deep ball and ran the spread offense in college. Here's a shock: McDaniels is on his third job now.

2013 NFL Mock Drafts : NFL Mock Draft: Eric Fisher fills No. 1 spot
What I like about this kid is he does everything well. I don't see one spectacular physical trait, but he does everything well. From my perspective, the Broncos had better plug him in there, because they lost a lot of sack value when they lost Elvis Dumervil. - Predict the Pick - 2013 NFL Draft
Are you a draft guru? Showcase your knowledge and predict the first 32 picks of the 2013 NFL Draft. Sign up today for a chance to win a trip to the 2013 Kickoff game!

2013 NFL power rankings: 49ers, Seahawks and Broncos are the NFL's elite -
Homer alert: Mile High Report was one of two blogs to rank the Broncos No. 1. They may not have the same window as the 49ers or Seahawks in the coming years, but they're as strong as any team in the AFC this year.

NFL Draft 2013: Scouting the DE/DT hybrids -
Our breakdown of the next generation of multifaceted players moves to the defense.

FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: State of the Team: Green Bay Packers
Injuries and horrendous offensive line play curtailed the Packers a bit in 2012. They still managed to survive (or, by normal team standards, "thrive") because they have arguably the league’s best quarterback, plus a deep reserve of receiving talent and an outstanding coaching staff.

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