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Wednesday morning one-liners

Should the Bills cut LeSean McCoy? Dolphins quarterback Earl Morrall, who died last year at age 79, was diagnosed with CTE. Dante Scarnecchia could be just what the Patriots’ offensive line needs. Jets G Brian Winters is getting a $1 million raise. In Baltimore, they say the Broncos’ defense doesn’t compare to the 2000 Ravens.…

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John Elway says Broncos among best defenses in NFL history

The Broncos showed they were the best defense in the NFL over the course of the 2015 season and the playoffs. And the man who built them thinks they deserve to be considered among the best of all-time. During the Broncos victory parade yesterday, executive vice president John Elway made that bold proclamation to adoring…

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Super Bowl 50 first in 22 years without a touchdown pass

The NFL has increasingly become more of a passing league over the last two decades as offensive production has exploded to previously unseen heights. But Super Bowl 50 featured a rare occurrence when it comes to the NFL’s championship game. Neither Peyton Manning or Cam Newton completed a touchdown pass in the Denver Broncos 24-10…

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Broncos should consider exclusive version of franchise tag for Von Miller

Last year, after the Chiefs applied the non-exclusive franchise tag to linebacker Justin Houston, speculation emerged that a team would gladly give up a pair of first-round picks as compensation for signing him to an offer sheet that Kansas City wouldn’t or couldn’t match. Ultimately, no one did. This year, the Broncos plan to use…

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Strange facts emerge about Super Bowl 50 replay assistant

From Super Bowl 50 comes a strange postscript that could have become a major problem for the NFL. Via TheBigLead.com, the wife of the game’s replay assistant attended the game as a fan of the Broncos. Jimmy Oldham reportedly is a Denver-area resident. His wife donned a Broncos jersey for the game and posted a…

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Elway calls re-signing Danny Trevathan, Malik Jackson priorities

Linebacker Von Miller said that he expects his contract discussions with the Broncos will be “a peaceful thing,” an outlook made easier by the fact that the team would likely use the franchise tag to secure Miller’s return for at least one more season if they can’t strike a deal by early March. The tag…

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Elway tiptoes around question of whether he wants Peyton back

Apart from the question of whether Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning wants to return is the question of whether the team wants him to return. Broncos G.M. John Elway was asked that question at a Tuesday press conference, and he deftly avoided it. Here’s the specific question: “I know Peyton has a tough decision to make,…

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Devin Funchess: Cam wasn’t rattled, Broncos are just great

Lost amid the controversy over Cam Newton walking out of his post-Super Bowl press conference was the fact that most Panthers players sat there and answered every question the media asked. One of those players was receiver Devin Funchess, who used the post-game media opportunity to stick up for his quarterback. Asked if Newton was…

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NFL will consider Talib suspension

Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib viewed his decision to violently pull Panthers receiver Corey Brown to the ground by his facemask as something that would simply draw the equivalent of a parking ticket. Talib instead may be parked on the couch when the 2016 season begins. (And we now know that the couch is a dangerous…

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Tuesday morning one-liners

What can the Bills learn from the Broncos? A positive take on DT Ndamukong Suh’s first season with the Dolphins. Taking a look at the long-term decisions at quarterback for the Patriots. Joe Namath is in favor of Colin Kaepernick coming to the Jets. A call for the Ravens to beef up their pass rush.…

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Von Miller says contract talks will be “a peaceful thing”

Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller waged war on the Panthers, and won. But the Super Bowl 50 MVPĀ promised in the aftermath that his future contract talks with the team would be “peaceful.” Miller’s set to be an unrestricted free agent in March, but he’s not expecting a rough negotiation with Broncos executive vice president John…

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Making sense of Cam Newton’s abrupt departure

Much can be said about the demeanor of Panthers quarterback Cam Newton at his post-Super Bowl press conference, and reasonable minds may differ as to whether it was a sign of immaturity or evidence of his passionate desire to win. Here’s an area where the answer is more clear. As noted last night on Twitter…

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Chris Harris Jr: Signing extension with Broncos was “greatest decision of my life.”

Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. knew he was potentially leaving money on the table when he signed a five-year extension with the team in December 2014 instead of waiting for free agency. But Harris says that decision to take a “pay cut” and remain with the Broncos was one of the best choices he’s…

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Von values a Super Bowl ring over the MVP award

Upon receiving the Super Bowl MVP trophy this morning, Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller said it’s only the second-best award he’s receiving. Miller emphasized his love for the entire Broncos team and said that the Super Bowl ring he’ll get for yesterday’s game is what means the most, because it’s what all of his teammates…

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Monday morning one-liners

The first Bills season tickets went on sale on this date in 1960. Former Dolphins QB Dan Marino was part of the Super Bowl commercial blitz. Patriots QB Tom Brady didn’t hear many cheers at Levi’s Stadium on Sunday. Video games occupied Jets DT Damon Harrison’s attention on Super Bowl Sunday. Ravens QB Joe Flacco…

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