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Melvin Gordon calls last season with Broncos one of his most difficult

Broncos running back Melvin Gordon called last year’s experience in Denver one of the most difficult seasons he’s faced. In an interview with Troy Renck of the Denver Channel, Gordon said the combination of being brought in to seemingly replace hometown hero Phillip Lindsay, playing in front of no fans with no chance to make [more]

DeMarcus Walker announces he’s joining Texans

Former Denver Broncos defensive end DeMarcus Walker announced via his instagram account that he is joining the Houston Texans. Walker had a free agent visit with the Texans last week. Walker’s post to his instagram account was tagged in Houston and had several instances of Texans logos and sights as part of the announcement. Walker [more]

Report: Broncos have received calls about DaeSean Hamilton

The Broncos have gotten trade inquiries about receiver DaeSean Hamilton, Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reports. Garafolo adds: “I believe that they would move him for the right place. This is a name that I’ll be watching as we get closer to the draft.” The Broncos have depth at the position with Courtland Sutton, Jerry [more]

Diontae Spencer re-signs with Broncos

Wide receiver/kick returner Diontae Spencer is officially back with the Broncos for the 2021 season. The Broncos tendered Spencer as an exclusive rights free agent, which left him with the choice of re-signing or sitting out as he was barred from talking to other teams once the tender was applied. Spencer’s agent David Canter announced [more]

NFLPA: NFL’s modified offseason plan does not address players’ concerns

The NFL released more details Wednesday about plans for offseason workouts. It still isn’t enough to satisfy the NFLPA. Union leaders still are advising players to skip in-person offseason workouts. A day after NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith and president JC Tretter sent a initial memo to all players with their recommendation, they decried the [more]

Broncos schedule vaccination day for players, coaches, staff, families

The NFL has instructed teams to arrange vaccination days for their personnel, and the Broncos have set theirs up. Denver has scheduled a vaccination event for April 21 at which the Pfizer vaccine will be available to all players, coaches, staffers and any adult family members who live with them. Second shots will be made [more]

Brandon McManus: Now that we have more info, Broncos will revisit offseason decision

The Broncos players released a statement through the NFL Players Association on Wednesday saying that they would not take part in voluntary in-person workouts during the offseason program. Four other teams have released similar statements and all cited a lack of full details from the NFL about the plans for such work this offseason. The [more]

Patriots players say “many of us” won’t participate in voluntary workouts

Like their counterparts on the Broncos, Seahawks, Buccaneers, and Lions, the Patriots players released a statement regarding participation in voluntary offseason workouts. But unlike the rest of the teams, New England’s statement was not a unilateral declaration. The Patriots’ players said “many of us” will not attend the voluntary in-person offseason program, believing it to [more]

Lions players announce they won’t attend voluntary offseason workouts

Add another team to the list. The Lions players announced in a statement released by the NFLPA on Wednesday morning that they will not participate in voluntary in-person offseason workouts at the team facility. The Broncos, Seahawks, and Buccaneers players made similar announcements on Tuesday. “With the voluntary workout period starting shortly and no acceptable [more]

NFL sees attempted offseason workout boycott as a potential win

The NFL Players Association wants the rank and file to choose to not show up for offseason workouts. The NFL apparently wants to see them try. The league, we’re told, sees this as a potential win, a reminder that collective action for this specific unionized work force doesn’t work. The last time the NFLPA attempted [more]

Panthers OC Joe Brady will be at Justin Fields Pro Day Wednesday

The Panthers had head coach Matt Rhule and General Manager Scott Fitterer at former Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields‘ first Pro Day workout in March, but their quarterback situation changed since that workout. Carolina acquired Sam Darnold in a trade with the Jets last week and Rhule said this week that the move gives them [more]

Agents will be key factor in whether offseason workout boycott succeeds

The NFL Players Association wants players to chose not to attend voluntary offseason workouts. Whether and to what extent this strategy works will hinge in large part on the agents who represent NFL players. Agents have a duty to each player to represent his best interests. And agents won’t care nearly as much about the [more]

Taking a look at the top 10 picks, with 16 days to go

The 2021 draft is coming. Our one, and only one, mock draft is coming. Eventually. For now, let’s take a look at how the first 10 picks may go, based on things we’re hearing and various reports and rumors and other information making the rounds only 16 days from the launch of round one. No. [more]

Buccaneers players say they won’t participate in voluntary in-person workouts

A year ago, Tom Brady and many of his teammates spurned the clear recommendations of the NFLPA. They continued to have offseason workouts at a local high school, even after the union advised players to stop doing so until training camp due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, the Bucs are following the recommendation of [more]

Report: Jets, Broncos will attend Justin Fields’ second Pro Day

Prospects were not allowed to have private workouts with teams, but several quarterbacks have had more than one Pro Day. Ohio State’s Justin Fields will have his second Pro Day on Wednesday, and it sounds as if he will have more than a few interested pro scouts. The 49ers, Patriots and Falcons previously were reported [more]

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