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Chiefs lead the way with Vegas win totals

Camps open soon (the Broncos already have started practicing), and the folks in Vegas have adjusted their projected over-under win totals for 2019. The Chiefs currently lead the way with 12, followed by the Patriots at 11. The Rams and Saints are next at 10.5, followed by the Chargers, Eagles, and Colts at 9.5 The Bears, Packers, [more]

Broncos cutting Nathan Jacobson to sign David Williams

The Broncos are waiving offensive lineman Nathan Jacobson to make room for the signing of running back David Williams, Ryan O’Halloran of The Denver Post reports. Jacobson earned a contract with a post-draft tryout in May. A native of Milan, Italy, he played high school football in the state of Washington before continuing his career [more]

Report: Todd Davis will miss 3-4 weeks with partial calf tear

Broncos linebacker Todd Davis didn’t last long in the opening practice, but he will return before the season opener. Davis was carted off Thursday, and an MRI later revealed a partial calf tear, Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports. Davis is expected to miss three to four weeks. “It was the very last [number] one [more]

Broncos expected to sign David Williams

The Broncos are expected to sign running back David Williams if he passes a physical, Mike Klis of Denver’s 9News reports. Denver made Williams a seventh-round choice last year. The Broncos waived him out of the preseason but signed him to their practice squad the next day. The Jaguars signed Williams off Denver’s practice squad [more]

Packers will wear blue-and-gold uniform in Week Three

The Packers announced Thursday they will wear their “historic third jersey” in Week Three against the Broncos at Lambeau Field. The jersey is a re-creation of Green Bay’s blue-and-gold look from 1937-48. Those teams won two of the Packers’ 13 championships. The Packers have worn the throwback four times previously. They are 2-2 in the [more]

Joe Flacco: John Elway is the man in Denver, but hopefully I have a place

John Elway is “the man” in Denver, and every quarterback who has come since him, aside from maybe Peyton Manning, has played in his shadow. Joe Flacco grew up watching Elway win two Super Bowls for the Broncos, including a Super Bowl MVP performance. Flacco has a Super Bowl ring and Super Bowl MVP award [more]

Marquise Brown among Ravens rookies on non-football injury list

The Ravens’ first-round draft pick isn’t ready to go just yet. Rookie wide receiver Marquise Brown has been placed on the Ravens’ on the non-football injury list to start camp. Brown had Lisfranc surgery in February (Brown actually did suffer the foot injury playing football, but the non-football injury list also encompasses players who came [more]

Albert Haynesworth begins dialysis while testing of potential kidney donors proceeds

Former NFL defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth is moving closer to getting the kidney he needs. Via Jim Wyatt of the Titans’ official website, Haynesworth has provided an update regarding his health situation on Facebook. “First and foremost I want to thank each and everyone that prayed and supported me during this new ordeal, you guys [more]

Raiders waive Saeed Blacknall, sign De’Mornay Pierson-El

The Raiders signed free agent receiver De’Mornay Pierson-El, the team announced Thursday. They waived receiver Saeed Blacknall in a corresponding move. Pierson-El played for Salt Lake Stallions in the Alliance of American Football League. He made 36 receptions for 414 yards and one touchdown, leading the team in receiving in the eight games before the [more]

Vic Fangio: Phillip Lindsay “looked good” on Thursday

Broncos head coach Vic Fangio said on Wednesday that the team would “obviously” ease running back Phillip Lindsay back to a full workload in training camp after Lindsay spent the offseason recovering from wrist surgery. Easing Lindsay in didn’t wind up looking too different from what the running back might have done without any recent [more]

Raiders’ Las Vegas stadium is mostly done

Construction on the Raiders’ new stadium in Las Vegas is moving forward on schedule. The stadium is now more than 50 percent done, according to Don Webb, chief operating officer of the stadium development project. According to Mick Akers of the Las Vegas Review Journal, $944.7 million has been spent so far, which is just [more]

Teenager who announced Colts’ picks dies; players help with burial

Madison Moore announced the Colts’ fourth- and fifth-round choices during the NFL Draft. The 17-year-old died this week after a battle with leukemia, and two Colts players quickly stepped in to help defray burial costs. Defensive backs Kenny Moore and Pierre Desir topped off a Go Fund Me account for Madi Moore. Kenny Moore donated [more]

Drew Lock: “No chance” contract dispute would keep me from practice

There was some concern this week that Broncos second-round pick Drew Lock would miss Thursday’s first training camp practice because of ongoing negotiations with the team over his contract. That concern evaporated on Wednesday afternoon when the quarterback agreed to terms on a four-year deal. Lock’s deal calls for him to receive workout bonuses in [more]

Hue Jackson on Baker Mayfield: He has to do what he feels he needs to do

Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield revisited his criticism of former head coach Hue Jackson in a recent interview and said that he hasn’t changed his view since the end of the 2018 season. Jackson took a job with the Bengals after being fired by Cleveland during the season and Mayfield called Jackson “fake” after a game [more]

Todd Davis leaves Broncos practice on a cart

The Broncos became the first NFL team to hold a training camp practice this year when they hit the field on Thursday and one of their players needed a cart to help him off the field after being injured during the session. Multiple reporters at the practice reported that linebacker Todd Davis had to be [more]

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