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Trial over the Bowlen trust postponed to next year

The legal dispute surrounding the trust serving as stewards of the Denver Broncos will drag out in 2021. According to Ryan O’Halloran of the Denver Post, the trial surrounding the trust had been scheduled to begin on Sept. 1 before Arapahoe County Court Judge John Scipione issued a continuance to an unspecified date next year. [more]

Players with fully-guaranteed salaries in 2020 should take closer look at opting out

The final resolution to the treatment of fully-guaranteed salaries in the event games are lost in 2020 has created an extra incentive for certain players to seriously consider opting out before Thursday’s 4:00 p.m. ET deadline. Specifically, players who have fully-guaranteed salaries in 2020 should take a close look at opting out, based on the [more]

Which teams are best situated if their coaches test positive?

As the positive COVID-19 test for Eagles coach Doug Pederson shows, any NFL head coach can be rendered unavailable at a moment’s notice in 2020. So which teams are in the best shape to withstand the sudden availability of their head coach? That was the subject of Tuesday’s PFT Live draft. Simms and I each [more]

Matt Prater “definitely” thinks he could hit a 65-yarder

Lions kicker Matt Prater already has the record. And he thinks he’s more than capable of making the kind of kick that would make him legendary among Detroit beer-drinkers. Via Carlos Monarrez of the Detroit Free Press, Prater said he was confident he could break his record of a 64-yard field goal, which would send some [more]

Von Miller considered opting out, tells teammates to take COVID-19 seriously

Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller was one of the first NFL players to test positive for COVID-19, and he hopes his fellow players recognize what a serious concern it is. Miller said he gave “serious consideration” to opting out this season. “I weighed the positives and negatives and came to my own decision and felt [more]

Signing bonus rule will clear cap space for teams with opt-outs

NFL teams will be getting some additional cap space when players who received signing bonuses opt out of the 2020 season. The prorated portion of a player’s signing bonus will be removed from his team’s 2020 cap space as soon as he officially opts out, according to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network. For a team [more]

Ja’Wuan James: We can’t live in fear, but we must make conscious choices

Right tackle Ja'Wuan James became the second member of the Broncos to opt out of playing the 2020 season. James confirmed reports of his decision by releasing a statement via his Twitter account on Monday. James noted that he has a newborn at home and has seen a family member hospitalized due to COVID-19 already [more]

Ja’Wuan James opts out for 2020

Broncos tackle Ja'Wuan James, a former first-round pick who signed a four-year, $51 million deal in Denver last year, has opted out for the 2020 season, according to Mike Klis of Injuries limited James to three regular-season games in 2019, his first with the Broncos. His $10 million base salary will be delayed to [more]

Drew Lock has not tempered his expectations for 2020

The lack of on-field work at the team facility this offseason has “definitely tempered” Broncos General Manager John Elway’s expectations for the team’s offense this season. It has not tempered quarterback Drew Lock‘s expectations. “Not being able to be with the guys as much as you normally would is not going to change how I [more]

Broncos release veteran tight end Jeff Heuerman

With all the moves the Broncos made at the tight end position lately, they had to make room somewhere. Per the league’s transaction wire, the Broncos released veteran tight end Jeff Heuerman. He had been with the team the last five seasons, and had 63 catches for 678 yards and five touchdowns. The Broncos used [more]

Bradley Chubb has “no doubt” he will be ready to play opener

Bradley Chubb missed the final 12 games of last season with a torn left ACL. The Broncos outside linebacker insisted Friday he will play the season opener. “Yeah, no doubt, I feel like I’ll be ready to go,” Chubb said during a video conference Friday, via Ryan O’Halloran of the Denver Post. Chubb will wear [more]

Andrew Beck was surprised by COVID-19 test

Broncos fullback/tight end Andrew Beck was surprised when his COVID-19 test came back positive. “Doing all right,’’ Beck told Mike Klis of 9News on Friday. “I don’t sound great, but I feel fine. Just taking precautionary measures with the team but all in all, doing all right. “The training staff and doctors are doing a [more]

Bengals expected to sign Brandon Allen

The Bengals are expected to sign veteran quarterback Brandon Allen, Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports. Allen is in Cincinnati for a physical and COVID-19 testing, Pelissero adds, and if all goes as planned, the team will sign him this weekend. Allen, 27, knows Zac Taylor’s offense from his time with the Rams. He would [more]

Vic Fangio: Arrow is up for Garett Bolles

The Broncos did not exercise their fifth-year option on left tackle Garett Bolles‘ contract this offseason and that decision didn’t come as a major surprise to those who have followed Bolles through his time in Denver. The 2017 first-round pick has started every game of his three NFL seasons, but he’s struggled with penalties and [more]

Broncos President/CEO Joe Ellis: If players kneel, we’ll support them

The Broncos are supportive of players who kneel during the national anthem. Broncos President/CEO Joe Ellis said the team will be in favor of whatever the players choose to do. “Everyone’s got a right to do as they please and express themselves as they feel and I’m going to respect that and we’re going to [more]

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