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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 7/3/13

I actually disagree. Randy Gradishar and Terrell Davis are travesties. I'd put Steve Atwater on the cusp of Hall of Fame worthiness. Good enough to be in, but because he is a Bronco he won't get in ever. Perhaps that is the travesty.

Denver Broncos HOF Travesty: Steve Atwater - Predominantly Orange
Previously I made the case for what should be a "slam-dunk" in relation to former Denver Broncos‘ great, Randy Gradishar being enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. I have several more of these arguments on behalf of great players who applied their craft, in an elite manner, in the Mile High City.

Denver Broncos News & Blogs

Denver Bronco Legends: Goose Gonsoulin and East Coast Bias | Bronco Planet
In what was to be the very first player transaction in Denver Broncos history, the team traded Fullback Jack Spikes of TCU to the Dallas Texans — now the Kansas City Chiefs — for Baylor defensive back Austin "Goose" Gonsoulin.

Chris Harris Still A 'Hungry Player' |
Even though cornerback Chris Harris ranked fifth in the NFL for the fewest receiving yards allowed last year and was the only cornerback to record multiple sacks and interceptions in 2012, he still has feels like he has something to prove.

AFL Had Big Impact on Pro Football "
As many readers know, I have a very warm spot in my heart for the American Football League, and as I sat to do a blog still a few weeks from camp craziness beginning, I thought I would take a look back at some of the ways in which the AFL made a permanent mark on pro football.

Training Camp Preview: Offensive Line |
How do the Broncos stack up along the offensive line? Independent analyst Andrew Mason takes a closer look.

Q&A With Offensive Line Coach Dave Magazu |
Offensive Line Coach Dave Magazu talks about his take on the O-Line heading into training camp.

Chris Harris: Practicing against Wes Welker has made me better | ProFootballTalk
The Broncos signed wide receiver Wes Welker to help their offense. According to one member of their defense, though, Welker's presence is benefitting Denver on the other side of the ball as well.

NFL News & Blogs

Darren McFadden is motivated, ready to be a more vocal leader for Raiders -
Darren McFadden had a rough 2012 season. In his previous four seasons, he at least flashed brilliance when he wasn't on the Oakland Raiders' sideline due to various ailments.

Jaguars new scoreboard could show NFL RedZone during games - Big Cat Country
The Jacksonville Jaguars unveiled plans for new video boards, the largest in the world, a few weeks ago which has led some to wonder what exactly they would be showing on them.

The Tim Tebow CFL Chronicles, Chapter 3: Toronto Argonauts, monks in exile -
It is October, and Tim Tebow has been playing for the CFL's Toronto Argonauts for two months. In Part 3, Tebow, Garrison Hearst, and the Argos continue their drive through the Canadian wilderness, and find things that were meant never to be found.

Quarterbacks from 2011 draft face make or break seasons -
Andy Dalton, Blaine Gabbert, Jake Locker and Christian Ponder may have to impress this season or get replaced by members of what should be a talented 2014 quarterback group.

South Alabama CB Damond Smith, UCF DE Toby Jackson reportedly in -
Former Houston running back Charles Sims may not be in the supplemental draft this year after transferring to West Virginia, but the draft will still take place.

The NFL's top scouts – Part II | National Football Post
These guys can spend up to 200 days on the road each year away from their families. They work 60-80 hour work weeks with one thing in mind: to find talent that will help his team win.

Raiders agree to pay JaMarcus Russell $3 million | ProFootballTalk
After the Raiders cut JaMarcus Russell in 2010, both parties filed grievances seeking money from the other side for failing to fully honor Russell's six-year, $68 million contract. It appears that Russell is about to come out ahead in that dispute.

Bill Polian: Colts steered clear of Aaron Hernandez in the draft | ProFootballTalk
Another day, another NFL executive saying that he knew enough to steer clear of Aaron Hernandez in the 2010 NFL draft. Yesterday it was Bengals owner Mike Brown, who said his team was wary of Hernandez's character before the draft.

Aaron Hernandez family member killed in car accident | ProFootballTalk
A member of Aaron Hernandez's family whom police wanted to question in connection with the ongoing murder investigation has died in a car accident. The Hartford Courant reports that Thaddeus Singleton III, the son-in-law of Hernandez's uncle, was killed when the car he was driving flew off the ro...

Frank Gore thinks Colin Kaepernick can get "a lot better" | ProFootballTalk
Colin Kaepernick was plenty good in his first 10 games as the 49ers' starting quarterback, but at least one of his teammates thinks we've only seen the beginning of what Kaepernick can do.

Brent’s lawyer plans to seek gag order | ProFootballTalk
Cowboys defensive lineman Josh Brent has been put in jail for violating the terms of his bond by smoking marijuana. Brent's lawyer wants the prosecutor to quit talking about the case. According to 105.

Cornwell says NFLPA is trying to steer clients away from him | ProFootballTalk
At any given moment, there are plenty of conflicts in the NFL universe. At pretty much every given moment, conflict is raging between the NFL Players Association and sports lawyer David Cornwell.

Louisville coach tries to crack down on agents | ProFootballTalk
Louisville head coach Charlie Strong has taken pride in the past in not having an agent. And he apparently wants to make sure his players don’t have one while they’re under his control, either.

Cardinals donate $100,000 to fallen firefighters fund | ProFootballTalk
At times of natural disaster or tragic events, NFL teams can become agents for help. And in the wake of the wildfires that continue to burn in northern Arizona, which claimed 19 firefighters, the Cardinals are stepping up.