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Tim Tebow beaned in the head, stays in the game

Port St. Lucie Mets outfielder Tim Tebow took a hit to the head in last night’s game, but he’s a football player so he’s used to it. Tebow was at bat when he was drilled with a fastball, causing a loud crack when the ball hit his batting helmet. It was a scary sound, but [more]

Phil Taylor continues stunning comeback

One of the most overlooked stories of the preseason is unfolding in Washington, where defensive tackle Phil Taylor  is on track to earn a spot in the Week One starting lineup after two years out of football. His new head coach wasn’t even aware that Taylor was out of football. “I was in Cincinnati for [more]

Derek Wolfe “dodged a bullet” with sprained ankle

Broncos defensive lineman Derek Wolfe was carted off the field at practice on Saturday, leading to fears of a serious injury that would keep a key part of the Denver defense off the field for an extended period of time. Wolfe will be out for a bit, but the diagnosis didn’t fulfill the worst-case scenario. [more]

Broncos holding their breath on Derek Wolfe

Only two days after losing Billy Winn for the year with a torn ACL, the Broncos are now sweating out another potentially serious injury along the defensive line. Via multiple reports, Broncos defensive lineman Derek Wolfe was carted off the field during practice on Saturday. It’s being described as a right ankle injury by coach [more]

Broncos defensive end Billy Winn suffers torn ACL

One game into the season, and the Broncos have lost a key piece of defensive depth According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Broncos defensive lineman Billy Winn suffered a torn ACL in last night’s preseason opener, and will miss the season. Winn played in all 16 games for the Broncos last year, starting [more]

Vance Joseph “satisfied” with quarterback play

The big quarterback story in Chicago on Thursday night was the play of Bears rookie Mitchell Trubisky, who came out blazing in his first NFL game action and forced coach John Fox to answer questions about a change in plans at the position before the night was out. No one was asking Broncos coach Vance [more]

John Fox: Bears not changing depth chart after one game

As good as Mitchell Trubisky was, and as bad as Mike Glennon was, there’s no change to the Bears depth chart at quarterback. Yet. Via Jeff Dickerson of ESPN.com, Bears coach John Fox said he wasn’t flipping the No. 2 overall pick and the free agent signing based on last night’s results against the Broncos. “Our [more]

Ezekiel Elliott suspension expected

It may come Friday, it could be bumped into next week. Regardless of the timing, the prevailing view in league circles is that Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will be suspended under the Personal Conduct Policy. One league source characterized an Elliott suspension as “definite.” The specific duration of the suspension isn’t known, however. The [more]

Broncos offense looks no better than last season as QBs spin wheels

While Mitchell Trubisky was stealing the show in Chicago, the quarterbacks on the other sideline will continue their competition with no clear leader. The Broncos ranked 27th in total offense and tied for 28th in scoring last season and looked no better in their first preseason game with their top-two quarterbacks. Trevor Siemian started and [more]

Key & Peele paid Von Miller’s three-pump fine

NFL players must pay their own fines. But that doesn’t stop people from giving them money separately. When Broncos linebacker Von Miller drew a fine in 2015 for post-sack pelvic thrusting, comedians Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele made an equivalent contribution to Miller’s foundation. Key explained that the payment was made during a Thursday in-studio [more]

Von Miller won’t play on Thursday night

John Fox saw a lot of Von Miller sacks while he was the head coach of the Broncos, but he won’t have to worry about the linebacker dropping any Bears quarterbacks on Thursday night. Mike Klis of KUSA reports that Miller will not play in Denver’s preseason opener. There’s no injury that the Broncos are [more]

Report: Bengals turned down second-rounder for AJ McCarron

All offseason, the Bengals denied they were shopping backup quarterback AJ McCarron. But somebody reportedly made an offer that would have been tough to pass on. According to Albert Breer of TheMMQB.com, the Bengals were offered a second-round pick for the former fifth-rounder, but turned it down. The preference was apparently to hang onto him [more]

Tim Tebow is a huge box office draw in the minor leagues

Tim Tebow has been a big draw everywhere he played football, from Florida to the Broncos and even in his latter NFL stops as a bit player and camp arm. But to get an idea of just how many people love Tim Tebow, take a look at the attendance at his minor league games. According [more]

Elway dubs McCarron rumor “fake news”

The Broncos initially dealt with the rumor of a potential trade for Bengals quarterback A.J. McCarron by dabbling in statistical impossibilities. They’ve now gone on the record in a manner that pays homage to the current occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Broncos President of Football Operations and G.M. John Elway has taken to Twitter to [more]

Broncos shoot down talk of A.J. McCarron trade

As the Broncos continue to watch Trevor Siemian and Paxton Lynch battle it out for the starting quarterback job, the team has shot down a third option not named Chad Kelly. Nicki Jhabvala of the Denver Post reports, citing an unnamed source, that a report linking the Broncos to Bengals quarterback A.J. Carron is “150% [more]

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