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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 5/2/13

Thirteen years ago today, reigning Super Bowl MVP, John Elway, hung up his cleats as quarterback of the Denver Broncos. Now today, he is building the franchise to mirror his own image. Go Elway, Go!

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Broncos part ways with front office executive Keith Kidd - The Denver Post
The days following the draft can be a difficult time for NFL employees.And so it was this week for Broncos director of pro personnel Keith Kidd, who was informed his contract would not be renewed.

Bruton's size-speed combo aids Broncos' secondary, special teams - The Denver Post
Bruton re-signed with the Broncos earlier this offseason, agreeing to a three-year, $4.5 million contract that included a $1.2 million signing bonus.

Sylvester Williams and the value of hard work - It's All Over, Fat Man!
In the spring of 2007, University of Iowa junior Shonn Greene lost his academic eligibility and football scholarship.

Report: HGH use increasing | ProFootballTalk
The one we continue to know about the honor system is that the honor system doesn't work. The NFL bans HGH use. The NFL still has no test in place to determine whether players are complying with this rule. Not surprisingly, players still ignore the rule.

Kyle Turley admits suicidal thoughts, fears brain damage | ProFootballTalk
Former NFL offensive lineman Kyle Turley admits that he’s scared. That’s why he takes medication he hopes staves off degenerative brain damage, and why he called a league-sponsored help line when he considered suicide.

Asante Samuel doesn’t see a connection between sexuality and sport | ProFootballTalk
A strange phenomenon has enveloped the sports world in recent months. Some straight NFL players and plenty members of the media are essentially rooting for one or more gay NFL players to come out of the closet. Some NFL players are confused about the connection between sexuality and sport.

Denver Broncos News

2013 Denver Bronco CFA’s: Aaron Hester | Bronco Planet
The Denver Broncos brought in 16 College Free Agents after the NFL Draft this past week, including a Cornerback out of UCLA by the name of Aaron Hester. If that last name sounds familiar, that’s because Aaron is Chicago Bears receiver Devin Hester’s cousin.

Video: Shaun Phillips Talks Trash to Peyton Manning in Game - Predominantly Orange
When the Denver Broncos signed former Chargers linebacker Shaun Phillips to a one year deal on Saturday, the team filled the shoes of Elvis Dumveril for less money than they would have had to pay Dwighty Freeney or John Abraham.

Inside the Numbers: Kayvon Webster
A look at some noteworthy statistics about the Broncos’ third-round pick.

Watch Peyton Manning at the Tennessee Football Coaching Clinic |
The University of Tennessee Athletic Department recently held a football coaches’ clinic that featured Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning as a keynote speaker.

Broncos Mailbag: Grades for NFL draft — like fine wine — require time - The Denver Post
Just because everyone gives draft grades doesn't mean they aren't silly. Every pick should get an incomplete. I go back to the 2009 NFL draft when it appeared Josh McDaniels garnered a tremendous haul with five — count 'em, five — picks in the first two rounds.

Broncos Assinam com 16 Free Agents não draftados
A história de todo jogador universitário é a mesma. Todos sonham em ir para o draft e serem selecionados (preferencialmente na primeira rodada) por um time da NFL. Mas para aqueles que não são chamados, ainda há esperança. A maior prova disso é nosso time.

NFL News

Tim Tebow tracker: Where will he play in 2013? -
Pat White, Seneca Wallace and both McCown brothers all are employed as NFL quarterbacks. So it shouldn't be that hard for Tim Tebow to find a gig.

AFC West Draft Review: Chargers |
San Diego's 2013 NFL Draft was highlighted by its first three picks. Andrew Mason breaks down the Chargers' haul.

2013 NFL Draft: Five AFC teams that failed to fill needs -
General managers, such as the Oakland Raiders’ Reggie McKenzie, know they can’t do it all in the draft. Marc Sessler breaks down five AFC teams that still have needs.

Branden Albert trade talks dead; Chiefs seek new deal -
The Kansas City Chiefs attempted to work out a deal with the Miami Dolphins for left tackle Branden Albert. They couldn't work it out, so the Chiefs now will try to lock Albert up with a new contract.

Anthony Sherman traded to Chiefs for Javier Arenas -'s Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that the Kansas City Chiefs have traded cornerback Javier Arenas to the Arizona Cardinals in exchange for fullback Anthony Sherman.

Tim Tebow in the CFL: A memoir -
It is the year 2024, and Tim Tebow has spent the last decade playing in the CFL. Here, in his personal memoirs, he reflects upon the start of a journey as strange as it was beautiful.

2013 NFL free agents: Best defensive players still available -
Believe it or not, there are still some quality NFL free agents still waiting for a phone call and a chance to continue their career.

Tom Telesco a fan of Manti Te’o’s coverage ability | ProFootballTalk
In his senior season at Notre Dame, Manti Te'o intercepted seven passes. And when Chargers general manager Tom Telesco considers Te'o's skill set, he sees a linebacker who could be someone very capable of staying on the field on passing downs at the NFL.

Jerry Jones: Cowboys don’t have a country club atmosphere | ProFootballTalk
Former Cowboys coach Jimmy Johnson got into a tiff with owner Jerry Jones last year about Johnson's claim that the Cowboys are run like "a country club where everybody's buddies." Jones still says that assessment is false.

RGIII on injury: If it happened next year, I’d come out of game | ProFootballTalk
Immediately after Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III injured his knee in the team's playoff loss to the Seahawks, he said that he would have been "highly upset" if the Redskins had taken him out of the game after he injured himself early in the contest.

Criticism of Geno Smith mounts after the draft | ProFootballTalk
For NFL draft prospects, seeing criticism in the media from anonymous sources is simply part of the process of going pro. But Jets second-round pick Geno Smith has been taking a surprising amount of criticism after the draft.

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