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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 5/3/13

It was a heavy Tim Tebow news day, but ... blegh. I wish him the best. Von Miller was also in the news, and he is seriously into chickens. I wonder if chasing chickens should be added to training camp workouts. Might be a good thing!

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Miller on Offseason Training |
Linebacker Von Miller talks about his offseason program, expanding his leadership role and his first flock of chickens.

Tamme Talks Comfort Level in Second Year |
Tight end Jacob Tamme talked about returning for his second season in the Broncos' offense with Peyton Manning at quarterback.

Does Broncos' pass-first offense need improvement in the running game? - The Denver Post
Even in 2011, when the Broncos led the league in rushing, they were tied for 19th in the league in rushing touchdowns with just 11.

Tim Tebow could set precedent if he never starts another NFL game | First & Orange
Since 1970, only one quarterback started and won a playoff game, and then never started again while still active after that season, according to Elias Sports Bureau.

Jon Heath Sports Media: ESPN: Broncos Have $8.4M in Cap Space
It is unclear if their numbers include the one-year, $1 million deal that pass rusher Shaun Phillips signed with the team last week, but is reporting that the Denver Broncos currently have $8.4 million in cap space.

2013 Denver Bronco CFA’s: Lerentee McCray | Bronco Planet
Uncertain, underrated and unsturdy. Those three words could be used to describe Lerentee McCoy. There are those who feel uncertain how he will stand up to the competition in the NFL and others that claim he is an underrated prospect.

Tebow dropping hints about where he’d like to go | ProFootballTalk
The only noise on the Tim Tebow front seems to be from those shouting him down. But it sounds like the former Jets backup is growing realistic about his plight, while looking for a specific set of conditions to help fix it.

PFF's Top 101 of 2012: 50 to 41 |
Outside a couple of fumbles when Thomas wasn’t touched, it was a big year for the former first-round pick who showed what he could do with a viable quarterback throwing him the ball. Making some spectacular catches as he picked up 1,430 yards and 10 touchdowns, Thomas emerged as one of the most dynamic receivers in the league.

Denver Broncos News

Peyton’s perfect memory brings Tennessee play to Denver | ProFootballTalk
Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has long been known for his impressive mental approach to the game, but a story told by the University of Tennessee's longtime Sports Technology Coordinator Joe Harrington demonstrates just how great Manning's mental approach is.

Jacob Tamme glad to see Wes Welker joining Broncos' receiving corps - The Denver Post
If people werent aware Jacob Tamme was a team-first player before, they should now.Tamme was the Broncos third-leading receiver last season from the "move" tight end position.

Broncos' Von Miller draws inspiration from J.J. Watt - The Denver Post
As the defending NFL Defensive Player of the Year runner-up, Von Miller came away from his offseason USO Tour to Afghanistan not jealous of the guy who beat him out but impressed.

Miller: Broncos a 'Way Better Team' Than Last Year |
Von Miller is confident the 2013 Broncos will be even better than the 2012 version thanks to additions across the roster.

Miller's First Flock |
Von Miller, a poultry science minor at Texas A&M, now owns 38 chickens. Miller Farms is up and running.

Jon Heath Sports Media: Von Miller's Dream Job: Chicken Farming
There is a lot to love about Denver Broncos third-year outside linebacker Von Miller.

Jon Heath Sports Media: 'Madden 25' Releases Awkward Screenshot Featuring Broncos' Manning, McGahee
The folks at EA Sports are in the process of hyping up the August release of Madden NFL 25, the companies twenty-fifth installment of the wildly popular football video game.

Warren Moon: CFL Not a Good Fit For Tim Tebow - Predominantly Orange
Sure, the Tim Tebow era in Denver is long over, and the Peyton Manning phase is well underway. Still, we still can’t help but wonder what will become of Tebow this off season.

Encaixando os calouros de 2013 no Roster dos Broncos
O Draft já passou, os calouros de 2013 logo, logo se apresentarão ao Dove Valley para começarem a se ambientar na nova casa deles, você já ficou sabendo quem são todas as novas caras do time. Agora, a pergunta mais importante é: Como encaixar os novatos no roster atual do Broncos?

Montee Ball despreocupado sobre pass protection "
Não é segredo para ninguém em toda a NFL que o Denver Broncos baseia seu ataque no jogo aéreo. Tendo o Peyton Manning no time, um dos melhores quarterbacks da história do esporte, é natural que o nosso coordernador ofensivo chame muitas jogadas de passe.

NFL News

Poll shows high support for Redskins name | ProFootballTalk
The push against the Redskins name has intensified in recent weeks. Public opinion has yet to follow. An Associated Press poll conducted form April 11 through 15 of 1,004 adults found that 79 percent didn't believe the Redskins should change their name.

Family cashed pension checks for 17 years after NFL player died | ProFootballTalk
John Helwig was an NFL player who spent four seasons with the Bears in the 1950s. He died in 1994. But his NFL pension checks kept coming. Helwig's wife kept cashing the checks for 13 more years, until she died in 2007.

Three Reasons Why: 49ers win the 2013 NFL Draft -
Following the draft, every team is extraordinarily happy with their haul, but Dan Rubenstein explains why the 49ers eclipsed the 31 other NFL franchises.

Power Rankings: 49ers, Seahawks top list after 2013 NFL Draft -
Calm down, Denver. Your team is looking awesome. It's just one slot, this Broncos "drop." The only reason Denver falls here is because Seattle had the best free agency/draft offseason out there. For those non- Broncos fans out there who think Denver does not deserve to be ranked ahead of New England, Houston and Baltimore, bear in mind this club has the easiest strength of schedule (.430) in the league. That's scary -- especially considering this is a club that recently added Wes Welker, Louis Vasquez, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and Terrance Knighton. Oh, and also drafted Montee Ball.

AFC West Draft Review: Raiders |
Oakland came into the draft with seven picks, having dealt its second- and fifth-rounders in trades for Carson Palmer and Aaron Curry – neither of whom is still with the team.

Tim Tebow reportedly doesn't interest Miami Dolphins -
Super agent Drew Rosenhaus told a Miami radio station Wednesday he wouldn't be shocked if Tim Tebow ended up with the Miami Dolphins, in large part because owner Stephen Ross long has been a fan.

Matt Flynn is 'presumed starter,' Raiders GM says -
NFL teams always want to give off the appearance of competition for starting jobs. In reality, though, observers only have to follow the money trail to predict the outcome.

NFL execs say Geno Smith is 'tuned out,' question his leadership, per report -
According to one report, a couple of league executives have questioned Geno Smith's leadership and willingness to learn in the NFL.

Reid says Albert will play left tackle, Fisher will play right | ProFootballTalk
The first overall pick in the 2013 NFL draft apparently will play right tackle to start his NFL career. That's what Chiefs coach Andy Reid said Thursday, given the collapse of talks regarding a possible trade of left tackle Branden Albert.

Adrian Peterson wants 2,500 yards and a Super Bowl ring | ProFootballTalk
Did you set a goal for yourself this year? Maybe you want to lose five pounds, or get more exercise, or read more books than you read last year? Yeah, Adrian Peterson sets his goals a little higher than you.

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