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Heckert returns to work Thursday for Broncos

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If the Broncos end up having to find a replacement on the roster for linebacker Von Miller, who is facing a four-week suspension, a key front-office employee who was suspended for a month will be able to help.

Via the Associated Press, Broncos pro personnel director Tom Heckert returns to work on Thursday, following the banishment arising from a DUI arrest.  The team imposed a one-month suspension after the June 11 incident came to light in July.

A pro personnel director primarily is responsible for assessing NFL players currently with other teams or free agents with NFL experience.

Heckert previously served as G.M. of the Eagles and Browns.

Broncos director of player personnel Matt Russell, who was arrested for DUI in July, remains indefinitely suspended.

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11 Responses to “Heckert returns to work Thursday for Broncos”
  1. thegreatgabbert says: Aug 14, 2013 3:04 PM

    Broncos didn’t want to reinstate both guys at the same time in case they run into each other in the parking lot.

  2. thegreatgabbert says: Aug 14, 2013 3:07 PM

    “Hey Tom, have you seen the new guy here to replace Miller?”

    “Yeah, I just ran into him on the street outside the building.”.

  3. thestrategyexpert says: Aug 14, 2013 3:31 PM

    In other news, Heckert has ordered an extra bed and refrigerator to be delivered to his office. Now he can poison in perfect peace. Very responsible.

  4. sullijo1 says: Aug 14, 2013 3:36 PM

    Missing him was such a HUGE impact to the Broncos franchise, may cost them wins this year, set the franchise back years……WAIT…..

    Never mind.

  5. Troll_toll says: Aug 14, 2013 4:07 PM

    look at the head on that guy

  6. raiders85 says: Aug 14, 2013 4:21 PM

    Lets cut the celebration short because these drunks in Denver actually kill someone damn one good season and they turn into the lions they should have brought Tebow back for some good pr reckless drunks failed drug tests not showing up for court driving without insurance damn stay classy Denver and can we start pointing fingers at horse teeth for this

  7. ambitoos says: Aug 14, 2013 4:36 PM

    Hey Tom, lets go have a drink and celebrate your return.

  8. smacklayer says: Aug 14, 2013 6:11 PM

    What’s the difference between a pro personnel director and a director of player personnel ?

  9. vaster says: Aug 14, 2013 9:19 PM

    Way to be a role model.

  10. bauldrdash says: Aug 14, 2013 10:00 PM

    No Broncos has pending murder charges or any violent charges. That’s better than some teams can say.

  11. joetoronto says: Aug 15, 2013 4:48 AM

    The Bronco’s are a hot mess and it looks good on them.

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