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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 5/24/13

Tom Nalen will likely never get a sniff at the Hall of Fame, but us Denver Broncos fans know how special of a player he was for our franchise for 15 seasons. Can't wait to see that #66 banner revealed!

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Ring of Famer Nalen Now Has Plenty to Say |
Tom Nalen, for years a silent part of the Broncos offensive line, opened up Thursday after being elected to the Broncos Ring of Fame.

Tom Nalen admits trying to hurt foe while with Denver Broncos -
Tom Nalen was notorious for silence during his 15-year career, but the former Denver Broncos center revealed Thursday that he tried to blow an opponent's knee out during a 2006 game.

Tom Nalen talks now, but ex-Bronco nervous about ROF speech - The Denver Post
Tom Nalen wasn't much for public speaking during his 15 playing seasons with the Broncos — 13 as a starting center.

The 2013 Denver Broncos are Destined to Win the Super Bowl | Bronco Planet
Things in sports can get really strange sometimes. For example, I didn’t know that Peyton Manning and John Elway had a relationship prior to Manning becoming a Denver Bronco.

Denver Broncos Videos

Nalen Opens Up About ROF Honor |
Former center and soon to be Ring-of-Famer Tom Nalen talks candidly about his career and what it means to be acknowledged by the Broncos.

Hall-of-Famers Help Honor Bowlen |
The Mizel Institute names Broncos Owner and CEO the 2013 community enrichment award winner.

A Flock of Donkies: Episode 3 - YouTube
In this episode Adam and Gerrad review Kettlehouse's Eddy Out Pale Ale. They start with the Donkey Spit segment (3'27"mark) and breakdown the Broncos running back position.

Denver Broncos News and Blogs

Broncos OTAs, minicamp to form team's wish list of veteran free agents - The Denver Post
The Broncos will still be on the hunt for veteran help if they come out of their OTAs and next months minicamp with some spots where they feel like they need another experienced hand or two.

Breaking Down the Denver Broncos' Cornerback Competition | Bleacher Report
On Tuesday, B/R's D.J. Siddiqi broke down the Denver Broncos running back situation. Today, we'll look at the cornerback competition.

Denver Broncos Legends: Mike Harden | Bronco Planet
There is one particular piece of Denver Bronco history that I remember from 25 years ago. It was a matchup with the archrival Oakland Raiders during their stint in Los Angeles.

Secret Superstar: Rahim Moore |
Can one play define a player’s career? That is the dilemma we face with our latest Secret Superstar, Rahim Moore. The Denver Broncos’ second-year safety proved himself to be one of the best at his position in 2012.

Peyton Manning Q&A: Broncos QB details long road back, ambitions - NFL -
The different jersey isn't a big deal anymore. The health questions, for the most part, are subsiding.

Inside The Villain's Venue: Kansas City Chiefs Spy On Denver Broncos - Predominantly Orange
The folks over at Fansided’s Kansas City Chiefs‘ site, Arrowhead Addict, have been touring the rest of the AFC West in disguise to see what’s going on.

Louis Vasquez Adds Strength, Good Health to Broncos' Offensive Line - Predominantly Orange
The Denver Broncos absolutely had to beef up their offensive line in the off season. With J.D Walton, Chris Kuper, Orlando Franklin, and Ryan Clady all having surgery on varying body parts over the last year, the line had to be addressed in free agency.

RB Ronnie Hillman Bulks Up For Broncos - Predominantly Orange
The first consists of 31-year-old Willis McGahee. He’s a proven veteran, and averaged 4.4 yards per carry before he went down in week 11 with a torn MCL and a compression fracture in his right knee when it hit the helmet of Chargers’ CB Quentin Jammer.

Broncos' "Plan B" Officially Plan Brock Osweiler - Predominantly Orange
After the Denver Broncos signed Peyton Manning, John Elway said, "Plan B? We don’t have Plan B. We’re going Plan A" with a giant smile on his face.

Draft da NFL vai ser movido para maio "
O comissário da NFL Roger Goodell confirmou essa semana que o Draft 2014 da NFL vai ser realizado em maio, entre os dias 8 e 17. Ele disse que a mudança foi necessária porque o local que sedia o evento já estava com as datas completas para abril inteiro de 2014.

NFL News and Blogs

Trent Richardson hurt, Chris Ivory gets his shot -
NFL news is heating up with OTAs getting started. Check out more on Trent Richardson's injury, the Jets' running back battle, and Johnny Jolly's return to the Green Bay Packers.

Anonymous player attacks Mark Sanchez, Jared Allen doesn't want pay cut and more -
As OTAs rage on, an anonymous player has attacked Mark Sanchez, Jared Allen doesn't want to take a pay cut, RG3 is eyeing a Week 1 return, Tyrann Mathieu signed his rookie contract and more. Here's what you may have missed on Thursday.

Five NFL scheme changes to watch: Offense -
Chip Kelly plans to reinvent the wheel on offense in Philadelphia. The Eagles coach isn't the only one. Five other teams are shaking things up in an attempt to reinvigorate their stagnant offenses.

New York Giants: Aaron Curry Admits Money Changed Him |
Remember when everyone was gushing over Aaron Curry as a future NFL star and arguably the top defensive player and safest pick heading into the 2009 NFL Draft? Whatever happened to him and how did all of the "experts" get it so wrong?

No timetable for Griffin to get clearance to sprint, cut | ProFootballTalk
After his appearance at Redskins' OTA practice on Thursday, quarterback Robert Griffin III said he has "only" two hurdles left in his recovery from a torn ACL: (1) clearance for "explosive" sprinting; and (2) clearance to cut. Those are both fairly significant hurdles.

Rams move 403-pound rookie from defense to offense | ProFootballTalk
We noted before the draft that Terrell Brown was a 6-foot-10, 388-pound defensive lineman from Ole Miss who had drawn some interest from NFL teams. But that's not quite right. Actually, Rams coach Jeff Fisher says, Brown is a 6-foot-10, 403-pounder.

Report: Mathieu gets full slotted signing bonus, but not all of it right away | ProFootballTalk
As we reported earlier, the Cardinals signed third-round pick Tyrann Mathieu to a four-year deal on Thursday. While discussing Mathieu's agreement, we mentioned dueling post-draft reports that the Cardinals wanted to sign Mathieu to a contract that included no guaranteed money and that Mathieu wa...

District attorney’s office seeks revocation of Josh Brent’s bond | ProFootballTalk
According to multiple published reports, Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent faces a court date Friday as Dallas County District Attorney's office alleges he has violated his bond conditions in connection with the auto accident that took the life of teammate Jerry Brown last year.