Have you noticed? There ain’t much Denver Broncos news. Ah, life post-NFL Draft…
NFL Announces Minicamp and OTA Dates - The NFL has announced the dates for minicamps and OTAs for all 32 teams. Denver will hold OTAs May 21-23, May 30-June 1 and June 4-7. The Broncos’ rookie minicamp will take place May 11-13 and the mandatory full-team minicamp is June 12-14. These practices are not open to the public. The exact dates for training camp, which is open to the public, have yet to be released. Read more from Denver Broncos >>>>
Brandon Stokley stoked for reunion with Denver Broncos, Peyton Manning - Brandon Stokley was ready for a reunion, not retirement. Stokley, a wide receiver and 14th-year NFL veteran, rejoined the Denver Broncos — and old pal Peyton Manning — this offseason after missing almost all of 2011. Stokley played in two games for the New York Giants last season before a strained thigh led to an injury settlement. Instead of helping the Giants win another ring, he spent his winter back home in Castle Rock, Colo., wondering if his NFL career was over. Read more from Associated Press >>>>
Stokley: Peyton Manning has same demeanor in Denver - Denver Broncos coaches are receiving their first look at Peyton Manning practicing with his new team. Coaches are allowed to oversee limited workouts, players won’t be in pads, and offense-versus-defense drills are not allowed, but it was one of Manning’s old teammates from his days with the Indianapolis Colts who left Monday’s session beaming. Read more from NFL.com >>>>
Beyond the Shutdown 50 — Brock Osweiler, QB, Denver Broncos - Osweiler is a close friend of Jack Elway, son of Broncos big Kahuna John Elway. In fact, Elway and Osweiler were part of a messy five-way battle for the Arizona State quarterback job before the younger Elway gave up football. Read more from Yahoo! Sports >>>>
Broncos talking ’bout practice… almost - With the 2012 draft complete, the Denver Broncos moved into the second phase of their 2012 offseason program Wednesday — organized workouts at the Broncos facility. That’s right folks, we’re talking about practice. Almost. Read more from Bronco Talk >>>>
Some Clarification is in Order: Manning and the Offense – We’ve seen a number of posts looking at old Peyton Manning seasons from a number of different perspectives, but what I feel needs to be addressed is what a Manning-lead offense looks like and how the Denver Broncos parts fit into that mold. Over the past few weeks I’ve covered a few topics including a review of the 2011 season and a study of the idea of clutch, and while much of that may have seemed irrelevant at the time, due to free agency and the draft, I did organize my series in this order for a reason, so that we can see the weaknesses and strengths of the 2011 Broncos and see what areas the Broncos will improve or regress in 2012. Read more from Mile High Report >>>>
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