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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 6/12/13

Okay, so I thought yesterday was Tebow Time. I was wrong... it appears that MHR is the only Broncos blog not humping the Tebow news like it were a bitch in heat and they a stray mongrel mutt more than happy to oblige. In any case, it's been filtered into its own section for your own viewing pleasure/displeasure. Go Broncos!


Jon Heath Sports Media: Denver Broncos 2013 Minicamp Attendance Report (Day 1)
The Denver Broncos kicked of mandatory minicamp on Tuesday, starting early and staying into the evening.

Manning, Wide Receivers Improve Timing |
Quarterback Peyton Manning and the receiving corps are using their familiarity to improve confidence and timing.

Robert Griffin III is a lock to be ready for Washington Redskins' Week 1, Tyrann Mathieu impressing, more - Peter King
Barring a setback, there's little doubt Robert Griffin III plays the opener. Griffin had major knee surgery 21 weeks ago. Washington's opener is 13 weeks from tonight.

Denver Broncos Videos

Decker: Broncos Feeling Confident |
Wide receiver Eric Decker talks to the press after Tuesday's practice.

Fox on Minicamp Goals |
Head Coach John Fox talks about what he hopes to see during this week's minicamp.

Making Every Minicamp Rep Count |
With just a couple of practices left before the defined offseason, the Broncos are making the most out of this week's minicamp.

Manning on Minicamp, McGahee |
Peyton Manning talks to the press after about the importance of minicamp and how Willis McGahee looked during practice.

McGahee on Competition in Backfield |
Running back Willis McGahee talks about attending this week's mini camp.

Bailey Talks Progressing Secondary |
Defensive back Champ Bailey talks to the media after Tuesday's practice.

Denver Broncos News & Blogs

Jon Heath Sports Media: The NFL's a "Real Job," Says Denver Cornerback Omar Bolden
The NFL isn't a real job, you say? Slap yourself, says Denver Broncos cornerback Omar Bolden.

Denver Bronco Legends: Tom Jackson | Bronco Planet
These days, Tom Jackson is probably better known as an NFL analyst for ESPN and a guy who loves to talk, but before that gig, he was a Denver Bronco legend and a big part of the "Orange Crush Defense." His playing career lasted 14 seasons and he started every possible game in a season 7 times for his career.

Five Thoughts from Tuesday's Minicamp Practice |
Independent analyst Andrew Mason checks in with his takeaways from Tuesday's minicamp opener.

McGahee Back at Dove Valley |
Running back Willis McGahee returned to the practice field Tuesday and said he's out to prove doubters wrong.

Broncos happy to see Tim Tebow get another NFL opportunity - The Denver Post
Tim Tebow hasnt thrown a pass for the Broncos since a short fourth-and-goal attempt in a 45-10 playoff loss to the New England Patriots in 2012. But his former Denver teammates and coaches are glad hes back.

Willis McGahee returns to Broncos minicamp, but still a Denver spectator - The Denver Post
Broncos running back Willis McGahee was back on the field with the team Tuesday, but he spent more time watching the offense than playing in it.

Road to Football Hall of Fame is long, tough, and increasingly crowded - The Denver Post
It is the most basic of math problems. Even if you take the most conservative of estimates, each team in the NFL has at least six players it believes should be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Osweiler’s discovery - It's All Over, Fat Man!
It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that Brock Osweiler has one of the most fortunate situations in professional sports.

Tim Tebow News

Tim Tebow - 2005 - Classic Photos of Tim Tebow - Photos -
Tim Tebow poses during the second day of the EA Elite 11 quarterback camp. Coming out of high school, he was the 22nd ranked recruit at any position, according to

How (If At All) Does New England’s Signing of Tebow Affect the Denver Broncos? - Predominantly Orange
On Monday, the news broke that the New England Patriots inked former Denver Broncos’ QB, Tim Tebow to a contract. Those who are anti-Tebow will probably tell you that this is a good thing for the Broncos.

How to handle a Tebow drunk media, by Bill Belichick - It's All Over, Fat Man!
For all of you young kids out there who want to be coaches, watch how effectively Bill Belichick executes this stiff arm.

Tebow Hype Machine advice to Boston - It's All Over, Fat Man!
Steve Politi of the Star-Ledger gives some "advice" to the Boston media about covering what he calls the Tebow Hype Machine. Five coverage tips for his brethren in Beantown.

Renck: Tebow circus won't be an issue on the Patriots' Way - The Denver Post
Tim Tebow is no longer unemployed. We know this because Paul Revere went on a midnight Internet run, warning on Twitter of his march toward Foxborough.

Will Tom Brady ever come off field for Tim Tebow and the Patriots?
The Broncos remember the Tim Tebow circus. It was fun while it lasted. Well, Tebow has moved to New England. Is Tebow a threat to Tom Brady's playing time?

Tim Tebow: It's an honor to be on New England Patriots -
Unlike his wildly over-the-top introduction with the New York Jets last offseason, Tim Tebow's first encounter with the New England Patriots' press corp was a decidedly stripped-down affair.

Tim Tebow's Patriots contract includes no guarantees -
Tim Tebow isn't guaranteed to make the New England Patriots' roster, as many teams only carry two quarterbacks. Also not guaranteed? Tebow's two-year contract, according to Albert Breer.

Tim Tebow joins New England Patriots minicamp - NFL Videos
Tim Tebow meets the New England press after hitting the practice field for the first time wearing a Patriots jersey.

DJax doubts Tim Tebow's QB ability - NFL Videos
Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson doesn't believe New England Patriots signee Tim Tebow has much of a future as an NFL quarterback.

Everything you need to know about Tim Tebow and the New England Patriots -
The Patriots signed Tim Tebow. It's a match made in football heaven, right? Maybe, maybe not. Let's take a look.

The Daily Win: Tim Tebow, paid Patriots intern -
Tim Tebow is now officially a New England Patriot. Dan Rubenstein explains what this means.

Tebowmania hits New England, Ahmad Bradshaw signs and more -
Tim Tebow's introduction in New England was limited to a brief statement, but that was still enough to incite a media circus. Believe it or not, there was also some non-Tebow NFL news on Tuesday.

5 great ways to say 'Tebow' on ESPN -
In the two hours after Tim Tebow signed with the New England Patriots, his name was said 137 times on ESPN. But what's the right way to say it?

NFL News and Blogs

Jay Cutler praises how Marc Trestman handles players -
Jay Cutler sounds as ready as anybody for a fresh coaching start with the Chicago Bears. In an exclusive interview with Stacey Dales, Cutler explained how Marc Trestman is different than previous coaches.

Jason Garrett admits 'mistake' in play-calling news -
Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett didn't want to reveal last week who would be calling the plays. It came out anyhow. But this is Dallas, so should Garrett be surprised?

Manti Te'o impressing at San Diego Chargers practice -
Manti Te'o already is turning heads on the practice field. Is the San Diego Chargers rookie linebacker among the most NFL-ready Bolts draft picks of the past decade? Te'o's ready to prove it, fresh off a lengthy reprieve from the media.

Ed Reed injury: Texans safety says Tom Brady to blame -
Reed thinks Brady may have caused his lingering hip injury when the quarterback kicked him during the playoffs.

Troll Tuesday: Why won't the Jets send a friend request to winning? -
On Troll Tuesdays, we attempt to construct the most obnoxious column on earth. Today: Let's get David Brooks-ish on the NFL, and the New York Jets in particular.

Do the Chiefs have an offensive trick up their sleeve? | National Football Post
Last month the Chiefs hired legendary coach Chris Ault as a consultant. On the surface it was a move that seemed more appropriate for quarterback Alex Smith’s former team, the 49ers.

Rod Woodson at Steelers minicamp as a coaching intern | ProFootballTalk
A candidate for the Steelers' Mt. Rushmore is working with the team at this week's minicamp. Hall of Fame cornerback Rod Woodson has joined the Steelers this week as a coaching intern, a brief return to coaching for Woodson after spending the 2011 season as the Raiders' cornerbacks coach.

Draft could become a multi-city affair | ProFootballTalk
For anyone who has attended the draft in New York City, it's clear that the second evening and the third day lack the sizzle of the first night of the event. The NFL knows it, too. Which could result in a dramatic change for the event. The draft could be moving.

Roethlisberger says he could play this week on knee | ProFootballTalk
Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, less than a week removed from knee surgery, said he "could play Sunday if I had to." That would be weird, since it's still June and the season doesn't start for three months. Roethlisberger described last Wednesday’s surgery by Dr.

Jim Harbaugh takes notice of Seahawks suspensions | ProFootballTalk
Everyone has noticed that five Seahawks have been suspended since 2011 for violating the league's policy against performance-enhancing drugs. Everyone including 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh.

Donte Stallworth: "Literally, my butt caught on fire" | ProFootballTalk
The fact that he lived through it makes it easier to laugh now. But Donte Stallworth had to admit, he wasn’t sure he was going to be able to. The veteran wide receiver took part in Redskins minicamp on a tryout basis Tuesday, a minor miracle after he and his girlfriend were badly burned in a...