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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 4/7/13

Guess what quarterback tops the list for best #1 overall quarterback ever to play the game of football? Hint, it's a Bronco and his name isn't Peyton Manning! Elway, Elway, Elway, Elway! This one's for John!

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Top 10: Quarterbacks taken No. 1 overall - NFL Videos
"NFL Total Access" counts down the top 10 quarterbacks taken with the first overall pick in the NFL draft. ELWAY, ELWAY, ELWAY, ELWAY...

Jon Heath Sports Media: Don't Expect Broncos to Sign Ahmad Bradshaw
The Denver Broncos appear to be in need of a power running back, as Willis McGahee is aging quickly and Knowshon Moreno has never lived up to his first round potential.

Raiders take major dead money now for major cap space in 2014 - Silver And Black Pride
The Raiders are currently looking at some unprecedented dead money in the short term in favor of copious amount of cap space in the long term. At present, the Raiders have astounding $49 million in dead money.

NFP Sunday Blitz | National Football Post
Relatively new owner. New general manager. New head coach. Apathetic fan base. Worst record in the NFL over the past two seasons combined.

Denver Broncos Blogs

Scouting the 2013 Draft: Georgia Nose Tackles - It's All Over, Fat Man!
Today, let's look at redshirt junior Kwame Geathers and senior John Jenkins, two linemen who helped the 2012 Georgia Bulldogs rank 18th in the country in points allowed. They’re similar in build, but they’re very different players.

Denver Broncos: 7 Round 2013 NFL Mock Draft
April is here and the NFL Draft is now less than three weeks away, and so are all of the clichés that go with it. One of the most popular and common things people will hear in the days leading up to the draft is, "We are going to take the best player available."

Peyton Manning gives $500,000 to Pat Summitt Foundation | ProFootballTalk
Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is making a significant donation for the treatment, research and prevention of Alzheimer's disease. The Pat Summitt Foundation, started by the legendary University of Tennessee women's basketball coach who recently retired because she had been diagnosed with ear...

AFC West Division News

Who represents the Kansas City Chiefs best? - Arrowhead Pride
It's going to be a looong offseason -- even with the draft -- so we're loading up on questions that make you think to ask the Arrowhead Pride community.

Report: Raiders to host QB Seneca Wallace - Silver And Black Pride
The first reports have surfaced of the Raiders taking a close look at a quarterback. They come from Brain May of KXTV 10 in Sacramento. who says Seneca Wallace has scheduled a visit with the team next week.

Multiple Choice - ESPN
O-line? Tight end? Which need will San Diego try to address with the No. 11 pick? We break it down.

NFL News

Rob Gronkowski injury: Patriots TE has arm infection, per report -
Rob Gronkowski reportedly has an infection in his surgically-repaired left arm, and that might be enough to delay his recovery past the start of the season.

First major hurdle comes this week in concussion lawsuits | ProFootballTalk
As thousands of Davids prepare to take on the sports world's Goliath in the NFL concussion lawsuits, Goliath has a fairly large stone that he's about to drop on all of them.

FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: State of the Team: Baltimore Ravens
When Jim Caldwell replaced offensive coordinator Cam Cameron last December, no one imagined the Ravens would go on to win the Super Bowl.

NFL Free Agency News

Antoine Winfield expected to visit Seahawks | ProFootballTalk
The Seahawks have a strong cornerback tandem in Brandon Browner and Richard Sherman, but they may be looking to add another Pro Bowler to the mix. Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports that cornerback Antoine Winfield is expected to meet with the Seahawks this week.

Tim Tebow reportedly not on Seattle Seahawks' radar -
The Seattle Seahawks would like an athletic backup who can fit the package installed for Russell Wilson. Tim Tebow, however, reportedly isn't in the conversation.

2013 NFL Draft News

Sons of Joe Montana, Cris Carter follow NFL dreams -
Quarterback Nate Montana and receiver Duron Carter are hoping to follow in their father's NFL footsteps starting Sunday at the "Super Regional" pre-draft workout at Dallas Cowboys Stadium.

Vols continue to stockpile talent under Jones | National Football Post
Butch Jones has immediately put his stamp on the Tennessee football program, as the former Cincinnati head coach is quietly compiling one of the best Class of 2014 hauls in the nation.

Draft Grader: Detroit Lions |
When Detroit look back on the last draft class of Matt Millen, they can at least thank him for landing Cliff Avril. Not coming off his best year by any stretch, which made it easier for the Lions to let him hit the open market, but a talented pass rusher nonetheless.

Draft Grader: Houston Texans |
Brown was viewed as something of a project when he was selected as a first-round pick, and given how he performed in his rookie year, you wondered just how much development he needed. But he’s got better every year and finished 2012 with his finest season to date. One of (if not the) most complete offensive tackles in the game, he’s coming off a year where he earned a +35.6 grade. Great pick.

Draft Grader: Green Bay Packers |
In much the same way it astounds that Carl Nicks lasted as long as he did, so it does with Sitton. Sure he was a college tackle, but come on scouts, you must have seen his talent right? One of the most consistent guards in the league, Sitton has finished in the top four of our right guard rankings the past three seasons.

Cincinnati Bengals 1st Round Options: 2013 NFL Draft - NFL Mocks
The Bengals have made the playoffs in back to back years for the first time since 1982. However, they still haven’t won a playoff game since 1990. Andy Dalton made some strides from year one to year two but he also took some steps back as well.

NFL contract rules could help Matt Barkley, other QBs get drafted in first round - Yahoo! Sports
If the Cincinnati Bengals and San Francisco 49ers had known how favorable the contract rules were going to be at the time of the 2011 NFL draft, Andy Dalton and Colin Kaepernick might have been first-round picks.

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