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Broncos’ Clinton McDonald failed physical; took paycut

The Denver Broncos saved some money when Clinton McDonald failed his physical this week, but he can earn it all back through making the roster. According to Field Yates of ESPN, defensive lineman Clinton McDonald failed his physical on June 11, which dropped his base salary from $3 million to $1 million. McDonald, 31, will have a chance to earn it all back if he makes the final 53-man roster and if he is on the team’s 46-man game day roster each week of the regular season. The Broncos signed McDonald to a 2-year deal during free agency after he played four-years with the Tampa Bay...

The Denver Post

Broncos LB Shaquil Barrett approaches free agency determined to stay in Denver

Shaquil Barrett isn’t a native Coloradoan. But call him an honorary son. He’s earned the title.

Big Blue View

Giants mini-camp practice takeaways: New names entering third wide receiver competition

Here is what we learned on Wednesday EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The New York Giants completed their second mandatory mini-camp practice Wednesday. They practice again Thursday morning, then players are off until training camp. Here are some takeaways. Third wide receiver competition heats up Who is going to be the Giants’ No. 3 wide receiver. It is clear that they will have Odell Beckham Jr. and Sterling Shepard on the field. When they use a third wide receiver, who that will be is less clear. Cody Latimer, acquired via free agency from the Denver Broncos, appears to be the favorite....

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Grading the Denver Broncos offseason moves

The Denver Broncos have gone through free agency and the NFL Draft. How would you grade them? The Denver Broncos had a rather active offseason. This is a fact that many are overlooking in their analysis of the moves the team made to get better from their 5-11 season. A recent ESPN Insider graded each teams’ offseason moves giving the Broncos a ‘B’ grade. ”Keenum is not going to carry a team, but he is not going to have to,” an exec who is optimistic on Denver said. “He is just going to have to score 21 points a game and not lose it for them. I liked the [running back] Royce...

Silver And Black Pride

Raiders Super Bowl odds continue to drop since Draft from best in AFC West to worst

As of March 22, following the big waves of free agency, the Raiders Super Bowl odds had risen to into the top ten in the NFL according to Bovada.lv. They had 22/1 odds at that point which was best in the AFC West. At that time the Broncos sat at 25/1, while the Chiefs and Chargers brought up the rear at 33/1. The tables have turned. The draft took place in late April and the Raiders Super Bowl odds dropped immediately down to 30/1. Now a month later and the Raiders Super Bowl odds have dropped again to 40/1 which not only drops them out of the NFL top ten (17th), but it has them going from...

NFL Spin Zone

Denver Broncos: Case Keenum in similar situation to breakout 2017

The Denver Broncos signed quarterback Case Keenum in free agency, and they provide a similar situation to the one he thrived in with Minnesota. No one saw the 2017 season coming from Case Keenum. The veteran was forced into action following an injury to Sam Bradford early in the season with the Minnesota Vikings, ultimately […] Denver Broncos: Case Keenum in similar situation to breakout 2017 - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.

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Will Jake Butt emerge as the Broncos’ top tight end in 2018?

Jake Butt has the skill set to be a quality tight end in this league, but has a lot to prove after missing his entire rookie season with a torn ACL. Having a tight end who can stretch the field vertically, consistently move the chains on third downs and be a threat in the red zone is important for any offense. Wouldn’t it be nice for the Denver Broncos to finally have that kind of player? Since the departure of Julius Thomas in free agency several seasons ago, the franchise has lacked a difference maker at the position. In fact, the team’s tight end production has ranked in the bottom...

Twin Cities

Ex-Vikings CB Tramaine Brock says Broncos are getting ‘a good player’

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. _ Tramaine Brock played a meager 51 defensive snaps last season for the Vikings. So what did that get him in free agency? His salary was tripled. The cornerback signed a one-year, $3 million fully guaranteed contract with Denver last March after making $980,000 in 2017 while mostly playing special teams. “I know […]

ClutchPoints

Panthers RB C.J. Anderson out to prove he can still play at a high level

The Carolina Panthers exchanged running backs this offseason after they released Jonathan Stewart and signed C.J. Anderson after he was cut by the Denver Broncos. Anderson didn’t have much of a market in free agency, though, and he eventually chose to sign a one-year “prove it” deal with the Panthers. But despite the lack of […] The post Panthers RB C.J. Anderson out to prove he can still play at a high level appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Bolts From The Blue

Los Angeles Chargers One Signing Away From Contention

The Chargers have the talent to compete in the AFC West. The franchise needs to make one more bold move to solidify their status as a top dog in the AFC. The Los Angeles Chargers have made headlines over the past few days. Both NFL executives and the mainstream media have boasted about the Chargers talented roster. However, the organization needs to make one more splash in free agency to become a true threat in the AFC. Former Indianapolis Colts defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins could put the Chargers defense over the top. Denver Broncos general manager John Elway believes Los Angeles...