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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 5/19/13

Sorry for the late Horse Tracks, people. A sick 3 year old kept me busy most of the night and I definitely needed the hour or two of shut eye I got this morning. The munchkin is on the mend, so all is right in the world once again!

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Six Seahawks have tested positive for PEDs since 2011 | ProFootballTalk
Plenty of players test positive for performance enhancing drugs. But the Seahawks definitely are in the midst of a troubling trend. As pointed out by Eric D.

NFP Sunday Blitz | National Football Post
When Schiano was the head coach of Rutgers in 2007, he visited Glennon at Westfield High School in Fairfax County, Va., to recruit him Glennon told Schiano his goal was to play in the ACC, not in the Big East.

Denver Broncos News and Blogs

Broncos shouldn't add too many old guys - The Denver Post
Welcome, Woodson. Is free agent Charles Woodson too old to help the Broncos win a championship? No! Bring him on board. Get this Hall of Famer another ring.

Competition Benefits Broncos |
Depth on the roster will lead to tough competition at the wide receiver and middle linebacker positions.

Want a Sneak Peek at Sports Authority Field Upgrades? "
Maybe you’ve already seen the photos of the new Sports Authority Field at Mile High scoreboards being installed.

Carrying the Workload |
The Broncos know Montee Ball can handle 20 carries a game and more than 300 in a season, as he did each of his last two seasons at Wisconsin, racking up 307 (21.9 per game) in 2011 and 356 (25.4 per game) last year. In 2011, he handled 52.6 percent of the Badgers’ run calls; a year later, that spiked to 58.6 (adjusting for sacks, which count as runs in NCAA statistics).

Woodson Comes, Woodson Goes...Broncos Remain A Favorite - Predominantly Orange
Charles Woodson has come and gone. We know the Broncos made him an offer but seeings how he is not on the roster, we can assume the offer was too low for Woodson’s tastes.

Peyton Manning: novo contrato, mesmo acordo. "
Ano passado, quando foi anunciado que Peyton Manning assinara um contrato milionário com nosso querido Denver Broncos, muitos acharam um absurdo o valor de 98 milhões de dólares. Entretanto, ficou claro que para o primeiro ano eram "apenas" 18 milhões, o resto ficando sujeito a exames médicos.

NFL News and Blogs

Dwight Freeney, San Diego Chargers agree on contract -
Dwight Freeney and the San Diego Chargers reached an agreement Saturday on a two-year, $8.75 million contract,'s Ian Rapoport reported.

Nick Saban: Rolando McClain 'being fair' to Ravens -
Rolando McClain signed a one-year contract with the Baltimore Ravens in early April, only to announce his retirement a month later. Nick Saban says his former player has been fair to the Ravens.

Greg Schiano says Glennon can win the starting job for the Bucs - Bucs Nation
The quarterback controversy continues! This time, Greg Schiano fuels the Mike Glennon/Josh Freeman quarterback controversy, while simultaneously reinforcing that Josh Freeman is the starter. Oh yes, good fun.

Chargers sign Dwight Freeney, Willie Colon thinks Goodson will be released -
It was a slower day on Saturday, but one of the big-name free-agents remaining on the market was signed, and we found out that the NFL is bringing rugby to the United States.

Lynch is back on the national stage at USF | National Football Post
When Aaron Lynch decided to transfer from Notre Dame, it was supposed to be a big blow to the Fighting Irish defense.

Chargers Sign Dwight Freeney To Two-Year, $8.75 Million Contract |
Dwight Freeney has finally found a new home after more than two months on the open market, as he agreed to terms to sign a two-year contract with the San Diego Chargers, per NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.

Inside the Super Bowl L and LI voting process | ProFootballTalk
With only two cities vying for Super Bowl L and then only two cities squaring off for Super Bowl LI on Tuesday, the voting process becomes much more simple than if three or more cities were being considered for one game.

Super Bowls L and LI to be awarded this week | ProFootballTalk
NFL owners will be gathering in Boston this week for a meeting that has one primary item on the agenda: Awarding two Super Bowls. First, it's Miami versus San Francisco for Super Bowl L. Then, the loser takes on Houston for Super Bowl LI. The votes will happen on Tuesday.

Larry Fitzgerald: 2012 was most frustrating season I’ve ever had | ProFootballTalk
Statistics don't always tell the entire story, but they do a pretty good job of providing everything you need to know about how 2012 went for Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald. His 71 catches were his least for a season since 2006 and he never had a lower average than the 11.

Husain Abdullah wanted to return to football in 2012 | ProFootballTalk
Safety Husain Abdullah drew a lot of attention for his decision to skip the 2012 season to join millions of other Muslims on a pilgrimage to Mecca. It's not every day that you hear about a NFL starter in his prime walking away from the game when he's still healthy enough to play it and Abdullah t...

Giants convinced rookie’s heart issue a thing of the past | ProFootballTalk
As we learned last week, some teams are more willing than others to work with players with certain medical conditions. But the Giants had no such qualms about drafting safety Cooper Taylor in the fifth round, even though he had a lengthy medical report including a heart condition which was diagno...