Broncos to sign Sanders?
This has been one of the more peculiar offseasons I can remember. Not only with the amount of star power that has changed teams, but also with some of the weirder deals that have come to pass. In New England it was reported that Browner was to sign with the Patriots only see the player's agent come out publicly to refute the claims and express anger that a deal was reported.
Well the Broncos have a situation of their own. As of yesterday (Saturday night) it was reported that the Broncos had reached an agreement with free agent WR Emmanuel Sanders......only for the news to be disputed. Not only that, but NFL.com ran a story in which the ethics of Sanders' agent were called into question by top NFL executives.
I have no idea what will happen today, but assuming last nights reports are legit, Emmanuel Sanders will be the newest addition to the Denver Broncos offense.
Production vs. Production
Sanders 2013: 67 receptions, 740 yards, 6 TD, 37 FD
Decker 2013: 87 receptions, 1288 yards, 11 TD, 63 FD
Decker clearly wins. But Sanders is no slouch. One of the intriguing things that Sanders (potentially) brings to the offense is speed and flexibility. Sanders has much better speed than Decker and can also play inside and outside. In fact his 5'11, 180 lb stature is intriguing in the slot.
The other thing Sanders brings to the table? He can step in day one and be the Denver Broncos return-man.
Knowshon coming back to town?
This is speculation. But when I see a guy like Ben Tate, arguably the marquis FA at the running back position sign a two-year deal worth 7 million dollars, I think a guy like Knowshon could be brought back to the team for maybe as little as 2 million per season. At that price, why not?
The Arms Race of 2014
Our Denver Broncos are in an epic arms race with Soviet West-New England Patriots. With other teams standing pat, how can any logical analyst out there say that the road to the Super Bowl in the AFC will go through someplace other than Denver or New England?
What I love about the post season competition is that John Elway is on our side. No offense to Hoodie and the dark side, but there is no one more competitive in this league than John Elway. Revis and Browner aside, you cannot buy back Brady's deep accuracy or manhood. Plus, we added someone capable of winning battles against "The Gronk."
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Peppers to GB?
In what universe does this make sense? Is GB all of a sudden switching to a 4-3? You cannot expect a declining player to play a different position and reclaim the dominance they once had. Let this be a lesson to Del Rio, scheme away and put Ware/Miller in positions to eat the greedy.
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