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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 06/26/2013

Breaking News this morning, and notes from Broncos camps.

Media gather outside the home of Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez last week.
Media gather outside the home of Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez last week.

Hernandez arrested | ProFootballTalk
Michael Fee has some explaining to do. Barely a day after the lawyer representing Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez blasted the media for false reports of an arrest warrant, Hernandez has been arrested. Presumably pursuant to a warrant.

Denver Broncos

Former Broncos star Ed McCaffrey camp about fun-damentals - The Denver Post
As a father of four sons who all play football, McCaffrey wants to provide professional training for the estimated 300 campers who are participating this year.

Ed McCaffrey former Broncos WR hosts football camp at Valor Christian
Notable names included Miami Dolphins quarterback Aaron Corp, former Broncos fullback Kyle Johnson, free agent safety Derrick Martin, Colorado Springs native Justin Armour, and Chad Brown, formerly of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Seattle Seahawks. Trainer Loren Landow of the Steadman Hawkins Clinic was also on hand to lead training drills.

Training Camp Preview: Wide Receivers
In this air-powered era of football, it takes something unusual to separate an effective passing game from one that is truly elite, and nearly impossible to stop.

Q&A With Wide Receivers Coach Tyke Tolbert
How has the addition of Wes Welker impacted your receiving corps? “Oh, he’s been great. He’s been a welcome addition to the room. Obviously, he’s one of the best slot receivers to ever play the game. He brings veteran leadership to the room and up to this point, everything’s worked well with those guys.”

Position Preview: Wide Receiver Photos
View images of the Broncos' wide receivers.

NFL Live OT: Broncos' Storylines - ESPN Video - ESPN
ESPN Video: Darren Woodson and Tim Hasselbeck discuss which storylines they are watching closest for the Broncos.

Most compelling teams: 2011 Broncos - AFC West Blog - ESPN revisits the NFL’s most interesting teams since Y2K with a five-part “Most Compelling Teams of the Century” series. We begin with Tebow-mania -- the 2011 Denver Broncos.

Buzz-worthy: No. 4, Tebowmania Begins - ESPN Video - ESPN
ESPN Video: Tim Tebow has had a roller coaster journey in the NFL. It all begin with a surprise 2010 draft pick by the Denver Broncos.

Denver Broncos Alumni: A Gathering Of Legends | Bronco Planet
The 7th Annual Denver Broncos Alumni Golf Tournament and Fundraiser took place yesterday. There were over 48 Bronco legends including two coaches that participated, including Rod Smith, Dennis Smith, Steve Atwater, Charley Johnson Billy Thompson and coach Red Miller.

Shaun Phillips says he took less for Broncos | ProFootballTalk
The Broncos turned to Shaun Phillips as a cheaper alternative, after losing Elvis Dumervil to a cheap fax machine. But the veteran outside linebacker said he was fine with that, as he turned down more money to join a team he thinks has a chance to win a Super Bowl.

Ranking the linebackers in the AFC West - AFC West Blog - ESPN
Our AFC West positional rankings continue with a look at a strong group of linebackers: 1. Von Miller, Denver: A complete player. One of the top defensive players in the NFL.


Sports Negotiations - Defining NFL contract incentives
I for one would like to see a more heavy use of incentives in the negotiation of NFL player contracts. Though their profession is “football player” and not paralegal, computer analyst, or data processor, the NFL player pool can’t escape the very traits that the define the generation they ALL emanate from.

Did The Cowboys Do The Right Thing In Dropping Contract Talks With Anthony Spencer? - Blogging The Boys
Anthony Spencer will not get a new deal for 2013. Did the team make a wise decision to let him play out the franchise tag year?

No charges for Maurice Jones-Drew in assault case -
The Jaguars running back was accused of knocking out a security guard, although his agent said he had no involvement in the altercation.

Michael Vick more mistake-prone than Nick Foles in Eagles OTAs -
ESPN's Chris Mortensen says that Michael Vick was more mistake-prone than Nick Foles during Philadelphia Eagles OTAs.

Power Rankings: Seattle Seahawks leapfrog San Francisco 49ers -
RANK 3 BRONCOS It will be interesting to see how this new middle of the defensive line -- free-agent acquisition Terrance Knighton and rookie Sylvester Williams -- makes its presence felt in 2013.


Red Sox 11, Rockies 4: Ugly outing for Nicasio - Purple Row
Juan Nicasio gives up a dozen hits as Rockies drop series opener in Boston.

Brian Shaw to be named head coach of Denver Nuggets - Denver Stiffs
The Nuggets have found their next head coach.

NHL Draft 2013: Avalanche set sights on Nathan MacKinnon -
If the Colorado Avalanche retain the first-overall pick in the 2013 Draft, it sounds as if Nathan MacKinnon will be the player they select with it.