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NFL owners meet in Minnesota today to approve sale of Broncos (without Stephen Ross)

It’s been known for a while that the NFL’s team owners will meet today, August 9, in Minnesota. It’s been known for a while that they’ll vote on the purchase of the Denver Broncos by Wal-Mart heirs. It’s been known for a while that, barring something dramatically and completely unexpected, at least 24 owners will [more]

Geno Smith lands atop the Seahawks’ first unofficial depth chart

Quarterback Geno Smith has led the competition in Seattle throughout the offseason and the early stages of training camp. He also leads it into the first unofficial depth chart of the year.Via Shawn-Michael Dugar of the TheAthletic.com, the Seahawks have published their first preseason depth chart. Smith is the starter, and Drew Lock is the [more]

Broncos love that Russell Wilson loves the deep ball

Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson loves throwing the deep ball. His new team will love for him to throw it.On Monday, offensive coordinator Justin Outten was asked whether Wilson likes to throw it deep more than most other NFL quarterbacks.“I would say yes, and we invite that,” Outten told reporters. “We love it, too. When you [more]

Broncos’ defense currently is ahead of offense

Despite the hype and expectations that come from adding quarterback Russell Wilson and offensive-minded coach Nathaniel Hackett, the Denver Broncos currently have a defense that is standing out a little bit more than the offense.Hackett was asked by reporters on Saturday whether the offense or the defense is ahead of the other side of the [more]

Pete Carroll: Geno Smith is still leading the quarterback competition

When Seahawks coach Pete Carroll made a temporary exit from practice due to a COVID diagnosis, Geno Smith was leading the quarterback competition. Now that Carroll is back, Smith continues to hold the top spot on the depth chart.Carroll addressed the quarterback competition with reporters on his first day back with the team. He confirmed [more]

Autopsy finds that Demaryius Thomas died of complications of seizure disorder

An autopsy has determined that former NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas died of complications of seizure disorder.That was the official finding of the Fulton County Medical Examiner, according to the Denver Post.The medical examiner could not determine whether brain trauma from football could have caused the seizure disorder.“It is unknown whether Mr. Thomas’ seizure disorder [more]

Judge denies effort in Brian Flores case to conduct discovery on arbitration issue

The lawyers in the Brian Flores case made an aggressive attempt to secure discovery on the question of whether the case should be sent to arbitration. The attempt was aggressive, but not successful.Judge Valerie Caproni has denied the motion to compel discovery on the arbitration question.She calls it an “impermissible fishing expedition,” and she explains [more]

Broncos sign Darrius Shepherd

The Broncos have added a wide receiver with ties to head coach Nathaniel Hackett to the roster in the wake of Tim Patrick‘s season-ending torn ACL.The team announced the signing of Darrius Shepherd on Thursday morning. The move comes a day after Patrick was placed on injured reserve.Shepherd signed with the Packers after going undrafted [more]

Broncos sign Max Borghi, put Tim Patrick and Damarea Crockett on IR

The Broncos lost wide receiver Tim Patrick and running back Damarea Crockett for the season when they tore their ACLs during Tuesday’s practice and they formally removed the players from their active roster on Wednesday.Both players have been placed on injured reserve. That opened a pair of roster spots and the Broncos announced that they [more]

Brian Flores has true character and integrity, and any team looking for a head coach should want to hire him

In an age where character and integrity seem to be increasingly hard to find, the NFL has provided us with a clear example of those traits, even if some in league circles would regard him incorrectly as a pariah.Brian Flores, the former Dolphins coach who now works as an assistant with the Steelers (go ahead [more]

Shane Waldron: Geno Smith continues to get more first-team reps than Drew Lock

The Seahawks are fewer than six weeks away from a Monday night showdown with the Broncos and Russell Wilson. So when will the Seahawks know who the successor to Wilson will be?“Denver,” offensive coordinator Shane Waldron told reporters on Tuesday.Waldron added that the team has a plan. It’s clear that they won’t be sharing it [more]

Broncos lose Damarea Crockett to a torn ACL

Tuesday was not a good day for ACLs at Broncos training camp.Running back Damarea Crockett confirmed the fears that accompanied his departure from Tuesday’s practice with a knee injury in a Twitter post confirming that he tore his ACL.Wide receiver Tim Patrick also tore his ACL during the same practice, so the Broncos will be [more]

Tim Patrick tore his ACL

The Broncos feared that wide receiver Tim Patrick suffered a serious knee injury when he was hurt during Tuesday’s practice and that fear has been realized.Mike Klis of KUSA was the first to report that an MRI showed Patrick tore his ACL. He will miss the entire 2022 season as a result.It’s the third straight [more]

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