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Jeff Heuerman Suffers Torn ACL, Out For 2015

May 10, 2015 9:26 PM

Jeff Heuerman suffered a torn ACL in Saturday and is expected to miss the 2015 season.

The Denver Broncos drafted Heuerman with the 92nd overall pick.

Heuerman was expected to help the Broncos replace Julius Thomas at tight end.

"I feel terrible for Jeff and this is an unfortunate situation," Gary Kubiak said. "Jeff was going to be a big part of our team this year, and he's still going to be a big part of our team and organization in the future.

"He'll get well and be with us as part of this team throughout his rehabilitation."

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Tags: Denver Broncos, Injury

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Broncos Had Shane Ray Rated As 10th Best Prospect

May 1, 2015 10:43 AM

The Denver Broncos traded up to No. 23 to select Shane Ray.

Ray was No. 10 on the Broncos' board.

Ray will join Von Miller and DeMarcus Ware to form one of the NFL's best pass rushes.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Tags: Denver Broncos, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Elway: Demaryius Thomas' Absence 'Makes No Sense'

Apr 23, 2015 9:31 PM

John Elway is baffled by the absence of Demaryius Thomas at voluntary workouts.

Thomas was given the franchise tag this offseason and will make $12.8 million if he and the Denver Nuggets are unable to agree upon a long-term deal.

"To be dead honest with you, I see absolutely zero value with him being away from here," Elway said. "Him being away from here there is zero value not only to us, but to him. To me it makes no sense.''


Thomas' absence could stretch well into the summer.

"As far as negotiations ... we'd like to get something done," Elway said. "But by him being away from here, there is zero value, not only to us, (but) to him. To me it makes no sense. That actually has no effect to anything we're talking about, trying to get a contract done with him, because that's ultimately what we'd like to do. But for him not to be here it has zero effect." 

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Tags: Denver Broncos, Misc Rumor

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Chris Harris: Broncos' Defense To Be Even More Reliant On CBs In 2015

Apr 20, 2015 7:21 PM

Chris Harris Jr. and Aqib Talib formed one of the NFL's best cornerback tandems last season with the Denver Broncos.

Harris expects the Broncos' defense to be even more reliant on them this season.

"(The defense) is going to rely a lot more on me and Talib to make a lot of plays," Harris said Monday on the first day of voluntary workouts, according to the team website. "We're going to be out there on an island a lot. It's a lot of responsibility on us to be able to shut our guys down."

"Everybody else is going to be a lot more aggressive," he added. "I'm pretty much going to be on an island, I've just got to cover my man a lot in this defense."

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Dallas Police Suspend Investigation On Aqib Talib

Apr 18, 2015 5:09 PM

The Dallas Police Department said it has suspended an investigation into an alleged aggravated assault incident that involved Aqib Talib and his older brother, Yaqub, earlier this month.

Talib was never arrested or charged in connection with the incident, which allegedly happened in the early-morning hours on April 8 outside a nightclub in downtown Dallas. 


Team sources told ESPN that Talib and his brother were both questioned by police at a different nightclub than the one where the incident occurred.


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Von Miller Loses Weight In Hopes Of Having Strong 2015

Apr 15, 2015 10:13 PM

Von Miller entered the Denver Broncos' offseason program weighing four pounds less than he did at the 2011 scouting combine.

“I think I’ll be in better shape than I was last year,’’ Miller said Wednesday at the Broncos suburban Denver complex. “I was in pretty good shape last year, but go to another level of it. It’s always about how far you can push yourself, better yourself.’’


Miller is eating less junk food and drinking fewer drinks with sugar, while working out more.

“I really didn’t just take days off.’’ said Miller, who is set to enter the last year of his original five-year rookie contract. “Right after the Super Bowl I started working out, I wanted to make a point with myself with nutrition, just working out every day … I feel better at work, feel better out there on the on field, out there grinding.’’

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Antonio Smith Signs With Broncos

Apr 2, 2015 2:40 PM

Antonio Smith has agreed upon a one-year, $2 million deal with the Denver Broncos.

Smith was recently released by the Oakland Raiders.

Smith was previously with the Houston Texans and made the 2011 Pro Bowl.

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Tags: Denver Broncos, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing

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Demaryius Thomas To Skip Broncos' Offseason Program

Mar 31, 2015 12:12 PM

Demaryius Thomas will skip the Denver Broncos' offseason program.

Thomas was assigned the $12.823 million franchise tag early in March.

Boycotting offseason practices is the tactic most utilized by franchise players seeking some semblance of leverage in long-term negotiations.

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Tags: Denver Broncos, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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Julius Thomas Agrees To Sign With Jaguars

Mar 9, 2015 9:18 PM

Julius Thomas has agreed to sign with the Jacksonville Jaguars.

The Seattle Seahawks, Oakland Raiders and Denver Broncos also pursued Thomas

Thomas has been one of the NFL's most productive tight ends over the past two seasons after coming back from ankle surgery in which he missed all of 2012.

Thomas was a fourth round pick by the Broncos in 2011 out of Portland State.

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Tags: Denver Broncos, Jacksonville Jaguars, Oakland Raiders, Seattle Seahawks, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing

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Peyton Manning To Cut Pay For 2015 By $4M

Mar 4, 2015 3:38 PM

Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos are finalizing a reduction of his pay from $19 million to $15 million.

Manning's production dipped during the second half of 2014.

The contract is not final until Manning passes his physical exam.

Manning informed Broncos general manager John Elway on Feb. 12 that he was physically and mentally prepared to play in the upcoming season after undergoing a comprehensive workout regimen and evaluation with noted performance trainer Mackie Shilstone.

Manning gets an extra $2 million back for winning the AFC Championship Game and another $2 million for winning the Super bowl.

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Demaryius Thomas Receives Franchise Tag From Broncos
Demaryius Thomas' tag will be worth approximately $12.8 million.

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Agent: Julius Thomas Being Pushed Away From Broncos
Julius Thomas' agent, Frank Bauer, says talks with the Broncos have gone quiet since last summer.

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Julius Thomas' Father Criticizes Manning, Elway
Greg Thomas said his son could return to Denver next season as a member of the Raiders.

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Wes Welker Plans To Play In 2015
The Broncos are not expected to re-sign Welker, who has had a tough time staying on the field due to concussions.

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Peyton Manning Physically, Mentally Ready To Commit To 2015
The quad injury that plagued Peyton Manning at the end of the 2014 season is fully healed.

Chris Mortensen/ESPN

Peyton Manning Meets With Broncos
No decision was announced after Thursday's discussions, given that Peyton Manning would have to undergo a check-up.

Jeff Legwold/ESPN

Broncos Prepared To Use Franchise Demaryius Thomas If Necessary
Applying the franchise tag to Demaryius Thomas would cost roughly $13 million.

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Wes Welker Considering Retirement
Wes Welker is scheduled to become a free agent next month and is not expected back with the Broncos.

Mike Garafolo/FoxSports

Peyton Manning Begins Working Out For 2015 Season
Peyton Manning wants to see where he is physically in the next stage of the evaluation process.

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Seahawks Have Best Super Bowl 50 Odds
The Seahawks, Patriots and Packers have the best odds of winning the Super Bowl next season.


Peyton Manning Could Decide In Coming Week
Peyton Manning will have his annual checkup on his surgically repaired neck within 10 days of the start of the new league year, which begins March 10.

Chris Mortensen/ESPN

Peyton Manning Decision Coming Soon
Peyton Manning has until March 9 to inform the Broncos of his decision.

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Wade Phillips Interviewing For Broncos' Defensive Coordinator Job
Wade Phillips was most recently defensive coordinator of the Texans under Gary Kubiak.

Ed Werder/ESPN

Broncos Hire Rick Dennison As Offensive Coordinator
Rick Dennison was a Broncos assistant coach beginning with Mike Shanahan’s first season with the Broncos in 1995 through the end of Josh McDaniels' first season in 2009.

Jeff Legwold/ESPN

Peyton Manning Intends To Return In 2015
The Broncos have asked Peyton Manning to inform them of his plans by March 9.

Woody Paige/ESPN

Broncos Hire Gary Kubiak As Head Coach
Gary Kubiak has ties to the Broncos as well as the team's general manager John Elway.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Doug Marrone To Interview With Broncos
Doug Marrone’s preferred style of offense doesn’t necessarily seem like a great fit with Peyton Manning.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Broncos Identify Gary Kubiak As 'Far And Away' Frontrunner
Gary Kubiak is a former quarterback and offensive coordinator for the Broncos.

Jason La Canfora/CBS Sports

Broncos Submit Request To Ravens To Interview Gary Kubiak
The Ravens released a statement from Gary Kubiak late Sunday night saying he was staying with the team.

Jamison Hensley/ESPN

Adam Gase Meets With Elway As He Gets Closer To 49ers' Job
Adam Gase spent the past two seasons as offensive coordinator of the Broncos.

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