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Despite $5.9 million pay cut, Graham Glasgow says staying in Denver was his best option

Broncos offensive lineman Graham Glasgow suffered a broken leg and torn ligaments last season, and to add insult to injury, he took a $5.9 million pay cut this year. But he says he’s OK with it all.Glasgow said he still thinks Denver is the best place for him, and the reality is that his 2022 [more]

Five potential Broncos buyers begin refining their bids

They’re not “finalists” yet, but they’re getting there.Via Ben Fischer of Sports Business Journal, five groups have submitted proposed amendments to a potential contract for sale of the Denver Broncos. A second round of formal bids is coming in June.Lawyers for the five interested groups were asked to make any proposed changes to formal agreements, [more]

Quinn Meinerz on blocking for Russell Wilson: Do whatever it takes until ball is gone

Broncos guard Quinn Meinerz has slimmed down ahead of his second season and one of the reasons for the change in girth is the arrival of the quarterback he hopes to be blocking for this fall.Meinerz said that he’s down about 10 pounds because the offense the team is building around Russell Wilson requires “being [more]

Eli Manning jokes Robert Kraft would have 10 Super Bowl rings if not for the Mannings

The Patriots have won six Super Bowls during Robert Kraft’s tenure as owner. Eli Manning recently reminded Kraft that it could have been more, if not for the Manning family.Manning was speaking at the event where Kraft received Sports Business Journal’s Lifetime Achievement Award, and he pointed out that Kraft’s Patriots lost to Manning-quarterbacked teams [more]

Former federal Judge Sue L. Robinson is the Disciplinary Officer who would hear Deshaun Watson case

The NFL’s new procedure for imposing discipline under the Personal Conduct Policy incorporates a Disciplinary Officer, who is jointly appointed and paid by the NFL and the NFL Players Association. The person retained for that position is former federal Judge Sue L. Robinson.Appointed to the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware in 1991 [more]

Commanders cut Drew Himmelman

The Commanders claimed offensive tackle Drew Himmelman off waivers from the Broncos on Monday. Washington waived Himmelman on Wednesday, the team announced.Himmelman failed his physical.The Broncos waived him last week when they signed 13 undrafted rookie free agents.He joined Denver after going undrafted out of Illinois State in 2021, receiving a $25,000 signing bonus as [more]

Bengals don’t have the usual target that attaches to Super Bowl teams

When an NFL franchise makes it to the Super Bowl one year, that team faces a rude awakening the next. The Bengals may avoid this fate.Typically, a conference champion acquires the bull’s-eye that comes from being a measuring stick for other teams. Suddenly, teams that want to prove themselves circle that date on the schedule. [more]

With wins over Seahawks and Chargers, Russell Wilson would become fifth QB to beat every team

Four quarterbacks have beaten every NFL franchise. There can be a fifth member of the 32-team club in 2022.As noted by John Breech of CBSSports.com, Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson needs victories over the Seahawks in Week One and the Chargers in Week Six or Week 18 to accomplish that feat.The first two games will be [more]

Broncos re-sign Zack Johnson, waive Cortez Davis

The Broncos cut Zack Johnson on Thursday. They re-signed him Monday.The team announced it waived cornerback Cortez Davis in a corresponding move.Johnson is a first-year player from North Dakota State who was on practice squads with Arizona and Denver in 2021. He was originally signed by Green Bay as a college free agent in 2020.Johnson [more]

NFL declines comment on report of meeting with Deshaun Watson

The uncertain status of Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson could be moving toward some kind of certainty, soon.League officials reportedly will meet with Watson in Texas this week, according to Josina Anderson. League spokesman Brian McCarthy tells PFT that the NFL  “will decline comment on that tweet.”McCarthy’s remark regarding the new report came in response to Monday [more]

Despite seven years without a playoff appearance, Broncos land seven stand-alone games in 2022

At one point during a Friday media conference call regarding the 2022 schedule, NFL executive Mike North made this statement: “You don’t draft your way into prime time, you don’t trade your way into prime time. You play your way into prime time.”The NFL apparently made an exception for the Denver Broncos. A big one.At [more]

NFL executives thought Russell Wilson return to Seattle on first Monday of season “felt right”

One of the most surprising decisions in the 2022 schedule came from the selection of Russell Wilson‘s return to Seattle as the Monday night contest in Week One. In a media video conference that happened on Friday (our invitation was either lost in the email, or never sent), NFL scheduling executives explained the reasoning.NFL V.P. [more]

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