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PFT Live draft redrafts the 2017 draft

With the 2018 draft a week away, Thursday was a good occasion to stage a PFT Live draft based on a redraft of the top of the 2017 draft. As I learned the hard way, it was definitely a good day to win the coin toss for the first overall pick. I didn’t, Simms did, [more]

John Elway on Baker Mayfield: He’s overcome the size issue

Broncos President of Football Operations/General Manager John Elway said the team still is evaluating the top four quarterbacks, hoping to narrow it to two. Josh Allen and Baker Mayfield have received the most attention in Denver, which has the fifth overall choice. “We will take the player that is best for the Denver Broncos — [more]

Broncos, Bears expected to hold joint practices this summer

The NFL will announce what hasn’t been leaked from the regular season schedule on Thursday night, but they’ve already revealed the preseason schedule and that gives teams a chance to work on scheduling joint practices this summer. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Bears and Broncos have done just that. They are set [more]

Broncos undecided about Shane Ray’s 2019 option

Broncos General Manager John Elway held a pre-draft press conference on Thursday that was light on news about the team’s draft plans outside of a vow to take the best player available at No. 5 unless they trade into a different pick. Elway did provide an update about a current member of the roster, however. [more]

Report: Peyton Manning didn’t want to call Eli Manning games

In turning down network broadcast offers from FOX and ESPN, former quarterback and future Hall of Famer Peyton Manning said “I don’t want to be a critic at this point.” Apparently, he didn’t want to be a critic of one guy in particular. According to Andrew Marchand of the New York Post, Peyton made it [more]

Will Baker Mayfield will his way to the top five?

I love a good story. And any story that features a guy taking multiple chances on himself and succeeding each time is a good story in my book. Enter Baker Mayfield. A recent profile from Robert Klemko of SI.com has generated headlines because Mayfield admits to not being fully prepared for a meeting with the [more]

The Browns have actually considered taking two quarterbacks

It has been suggested, mostly as a joke, that the Browns could ensure that they’ll get a great quarterback by using both the No. 1 and No. 4 overall pick on that position. Apparently, it’s not as big of a joke as many had believed. Kevin Clark of TheRinger.com reports that the Browns have “thought [more]

Peyton Manning says he’s “a big fan” of Case Keenum

The Broncos have had a hard time replacing Peyton Manning since he retired after the 2015 season. Trevor Siemian has started 24 games the past two seasons, Paxton Lynch four and Brock Osweiler four. The Broncos went 14-18, missed the postseason both seasons. That prompted the Broncos to sign Case Keenum to a two-year, $36 [more]

Peyton Manning on turning down TV work: I don’t want to be a critic “at this point”

FOX and ESPN both were willing to pay Peyton Manning big money to spend one day a week working an NFL game. The former NFL MVP was the sexiest name available. But Manning, speaking at a Restaurant Leadership Conference in Phoenix earlier this week, said he wasn’t ready. “I don’t want to be a critic [more]

Broncos put some incentives in Chris Harris’ deal

The Broncos carved some money out of the budget by trading veteran cornerback Aqib Talib, and they’ve spread some of it back around the secondary. According to Field Yates of ESPN, the Broncos have added $3 million in incentives to the deal of cornerback Chris Harris. The 28-year-old Harris has two years left on his [more]

Von Miller: Bradley Chubb looks like me and Khalil Mack put together

At the NFL Scouting Combine in March, North Carolina State edge rusher Bradley Chubb was asked to make a comparison between his game and that of current NFL players. Chubb said he tries to “take Khalil Mack and Von Miller and put them into one person.” It was a pretty grand comparison to make given [more]

Case Keenum knows he can’t control Broncos draft plans

On the same day Case Keenum stepped to the podium to talk about being the new leader of the Broncos, Baker Mayfield was walking the halls on a pre-draft visit with the possibility he might be the next new leader of the Broncos. And given what Keenum has been through, he’s fine with that. “Well, [more]

Jason Garrett ripped “soft” Cowboys offense after Week Two loss at Denver

Broncos G.M. John Elway made waves during the 2017 season for publicly calling his team soft. Early in the year, Elway’s Broncos prompted the coach of another team to privately make the same assessment about his own team. “The whole thing was soft,” coach Jason Garrett tells his offense after a Week Two loss in [more]

Von Miller on shark catching incident: “I did everything I was supposed to do”

Denver Broncos pass rusher Von Miller drew the ire of animals rights activists when he posted a photo of a hammerhead shark his caught while fishing to his instagram account. The photo sparked an investigation by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to determine if any laws had been violated by Miller’s catch. However, [more]

Report: Riley Dixon skipping Broncos workouts while in limbo

NFL teams don’t keep two punters on their roster during the regular season unless an injury is necessitating a short-term backup option. So when the Denver Broncos elected to sign Marquette King following his release by the Oakland Raiders, it almost certainly marked the impending end of Riley Dixon‘s tenure with the Broncos. While the [more]

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