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Broncos promoting safety P.J. Locke from practice squad

The Broncos have been hard-hit by injuries so far this season, and they’re taking steps now to backfill the roster. According to Mike Klis of KUSA, they’re promoting safety P.J. Locke from the practice squad. Locke went to camp with the Steelers last year. They have plenty of roster work to do, after putting linebacker [more]

Broncos put Mark Barron, DeMarcus Walker on IR

The Broncos opened up a pair of spots on their 53-man roster on Wednesday. Linebacker Mark Barron and defensive lineman DeMarcus Walker were placed on injured reserve. The team placed defensive lineman Dre'Mont Jones and wide receiver Courtland Sutton on the list earlier this week, so they now have four spots to fill on the [more]

NFL’s chief medical officer explains why face coverings are “not optional”

The NFL proved it is serious about making head coaches wear face coverings on the sideline. Pete Carroll, Kyle Shanahan, Vic Fangio, Sean Payton and Jon Gruden found that out the hard way. The NFL docked those five coaches $100,000 each and fined each of their teams $250,000. The question many are asking is: Why [more]

Vic Fangio on fine for not wearing mask: I’m going to have to do better

Vic Fangio considered using a face shield, like the one Chiefs coach Andy Reid wore in the season opener. He didn’t. Instead, the Broncos coach now is reconsidering that after a $100,000 fine from the NFL for not wearing a face covering on the sideline Sunday. “There’s no mystery of what happened or why it [more]

Drew Lock will remain on active roster

Drew Lock is not going to play Sunday and likely won’t return to the field for multiple games. How many remains to be seen. The Broncos discussed putting their starting quarterback on injured reserve, coach Vic Fangio said, but decided to give Lock a chance to return sooner than the three games he would have [more]

No other coaches were fined for mask violations

The NFL dropped the hammer on five head coaches who kept their face coverings drooped below their chins for most if not all of their Week Two games. Per a league source, those were the only five coaches who faced any type of fine. Although 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan, Broncos coach Vic Fangio, Seahawks coach [more]

Blake Bortles’ return makes it even more likely that Colin Kaepernick won’t

Once upon a time, the signing by an NFL team of a so-so free-agent quarterback would spark a debate regarding the failure of the team to consider Colin Kaepernick. After three years of it, the question isn’t even asked. It’s over. It’s done. If is wasn’t already clear before the Broncos signed Blake Bortles before [more]

Mike Tomlin trying to be a “good example” by wearing a mask

You have to search to find a picture of Mike Tomlin without a face covering in 2020. In almost every photo, the Steelers coach is seen properly wearing a mask over his nose and mouth. That’s why Tomlin’s name wasn’t among the five coaches issued big fines for not wearing masks during this weekend’s games. [more]

Courtland Sutton, Dre’Mont Jones on IR in Denver

The Broncos racked up a number of injuries during last Sunday’s loss to the Steelers and they moved a couple of ailing players off the active roster on Tuesday. Wide receiver Courtland Sutton and defensive lineman Dre'Mont Jones have been placed on injured reserve. There were no corresponding moves announced, although the Broncos are expected [more]

Vikings bring in Todd Davis for a visit

The Vikings are taking a look at an experienced option to offer some cover at linebacker. According to Mike Klis of KUSA, former Broncos linebacker Todd Davis is visiting the Vikings and going through COVID-19 testing. Davis was a steady and productive inside linebacker in Denver (where he played for Vikings offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak), [more]

Should NFL abandon the mask rule for coaches?

When the NFL developed its policy that coaches must cover their mouths and noses on the sidelines, the NFL planned eventually  to conduct COVID-19 testing on players and coaches three times per week. Now that the NFL is conducting, and likely will continue to conduct, COVID-19 testing on a daily basis, an important question needs [more]

Broncos intend to sign Blake Bortles

It looks like quarterback Blake Bortles will be doing more than just visiting with the Broncos this week. Word on Tuesday morning was that Bortles was scheduled to visit with the team, but it seems that’s just a formality before signing with the club. According to multiple reports, the Broncos intend to add Bortles to [more]

Blake Bortles visiting Broncos

The Broncos are in need of a backup quarterback, and Blake Bortles may be their man. Bortles is visiting the Broncos today, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. With starting quarterback Drew Lock out with a shoulder injury, the Broncos’ only other quarterback is Jeff Driskel. They’re sure to add at least one quarterback to their [more]

NFL begins fining coaches for disregarding mask policy

Last Monday, the NFL issued its warning. The league has taken action. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN.com, three coaches were fined $100,000 each for failing to properly wear masks: 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan, Broncos coach Vic Fangio, and Seahawks coach Pete Carroll. Their respective teams were fined $250,000 each. Those were hardly the only [more]

Dre’Mont Jones, DeMarcus Walker set to miss time for Broncos

The injury list is growing and growing in Denver. Broncos head coach Vic Fangio confirmed at his Monday press conference that wide receiver Courtland Sutton is out for the season and that quarterback Drew Lock is going to miss multiple weeks with a shoulder injury. He also said a couple of the team’s defensive linemen [more]

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