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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]

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]

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]

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]

Broncos sign WR Steven Dunbar Jr.

The Broncos learned that wide receiver Aaron Burbridge would not be joining them for training camp on Wednesday and waived him off of their roster a short time later. They filled that roster spot on Thursday. The team announced the signing of wide receiver Steven Dunbar Jr. ahead of their first practice of camp. Dunbar [more]

Broncos’ expectations are “to take it one day at a time”

The Broncos have had consecutive losing seasons for the first time since 1971-72. They also had a losing season in 1970, which means that they’re currently one losing season away from matching that three straight years of sub-.500 football. But the days of zero-and-zero are a time for optimism and hope, even if it’s unreasonable [more]

John Elway: “We finally feel pretty good” about quarterback position

Since the Broncos won Super Bowl 50 and quarterback Peyton Manning limped off into the sunset, Denver has had a tough time finding a good quarterback. G.M. John Elway acknowledged that on Wednesday. “It’s a hard position to fill,” Elway told reporters, via comments distributed by the team. “We tried to shake all these trees [more]

Vic Fangio: A little improvement from Von Miller goes a long way

In his first press conference after being hired as the Broncos head coach, Vic Fangio said he thought linebacker Von Miller had room to improve and that message hasn’t changed over the last six months. Fangio said at the start of training camp on Wednesday that he believes the team’s coaching staff can work to [more]

Broncos waive Aaron Burbridge

The Broncos have waived receiver Aaron Burbridge, the team announced Wednesday. Burbridge decided to retire rather than report to training camp. He signed with the Broncos on Jan. 24. The 49ers made Burbridge a sixth-round pick in 2016, and he made seven catches for 88 yards while appearing in every game as a rookie. He [more]

Drew Lock agrees to terms with Broncos

The holdout was a short one. It wasn’t even really a holdout. Rookie quarterback Drew Lock, the 42nd pick in the draft, has agreed to terms, a league source tells PFT. Lock got the standard deal for his slot. The contract is guaranteed for the first two years. A source with knowledge of the situation [more]

Drew Lock’s “quarterback premium” isn’t more money, but more guaranteed money

Broncos quarterback Drew Lock, the 42nd overall pick in the draft, has yet to sign a rookie deal. He’s reportedly seeking a “quarterback premium.” That term is confusing, because the dollar value of his deal is set. There’s no “premium” to be had because the specific payment to the 42nd player selected in the 2019 [more]

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