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  Broncos | C.J. Anderson enters OTAs as starter    Sun Mar 29, 07:16 AM

Denver Broncos RB C.J. Anderson will open OTAs in April as the starter, according to head coach Gary Kubiak.

Footballguys view: Anderson will open up the year as the starter. So long as he stays healthy, Anderson should be able to shine as the lead back in Denver. The zone-blocking system is perfect for his skill set, and there's a chance Anderson could rush for well over 1,000 yards this season.

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  Broncos | Denver RB competition fierce    Fri Mar 27, 07:25 PM

Denver Broncos RB C.J. Anderson, who finished 2014 with 648 rushing yards in the last six games, will enter the 2015 season at the top of the running back depth chart, according to new head coach Gary Kubiak. However, competition will be fierce for touches in training camp, with RBs Montee Ball and Ronnie Hillman still around. Ball vowed 'to get back my job' at the end of last season after landing on the Injured Reserve. Hillman is a wild card, and he has yet to top 106 carries in any one season. RB Juwan Thompson is a possibility as a fullback/running back hybrid.

Footballguys view: Anderson enters camp as the starter, and he's the best fit--a near-perfect fit--for the zone-blocking system. Ball will look better in this system, but he needs to stop dancing in the backfield if he wants to play up to his potential. We think Hillman is a bad fit for the new system, and his role may be quite small in 2015.

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  Broncos | Peyton Manning to play less in 2015?    Wed Mar 25, 04:20 PM

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning may not play as much as usual next season in order to give him more rest. Head coach Gary Kubiak has indicated that he will tailor the offense to benefit Manning, including running the ball more.

Footballguys view: Good news for C.J. Anderson here. In this offense, Anderson has the ability to be a 1,500 yard rusher as the featured back. Fantasy owners need to take note. Anderson will enter camp as the starter according to Kubiak.

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  Broncos | Denver wants Cody Latimer to be No. 3    Tue Mar 24, 09:25 PM

The Denver Broncos plan to use WR Cody Latimer as the third receiver behind WRs Demaryius Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders in 2015. 'I think it's time for him to make a big jump,' head coach Gary Kubiak said. 'Not just a little jump. Obviously his play time is fixing to pick up, and it needs to pick up, so we need him to make a big jump in year two.'

Footballguys view: Latimer's dynasty value has been hurt by the coaching change. Kubiak uses two-tight end sets as a base formation, and WR3s don't do much in his offenses. We're hopeful the team can be creative in the way they use Latimer--maybe even lining him up at tight end if need be. He's a strong blocker and can be a fine presence in the red zone.

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  Broncos | Prefer Shelley Smith at LG    Tue Mar 24, 09:24 PM

The Denver Broncos want to use OG Shelley Smith at left guard, although he is able to play center as well. The preference for head coach Gary Kubiak is to keep Smith at guard.

Footballguys view: Smith should play left guard since Orlando Franklin (Chargers) moved on in free agency. The Broncos still need to find a center and a right tackle.

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  Broncos | Brandon Marshall slowly healing    Tue Mar 24, 09:23 PM

Denver Broncos LB Brandon M. Marshall (foot) is still recovering from a Lisfranc sprain in his right foot, and he might not be available until the start of training camp. LBs Lamin Barrow, Todd Davis, Steven Johnson, Corey Nelson and Reggie Walker will see plenty of time during the offseason program with Marshall on the shelf.

Footballguys view: Marshall was a standout player for the Broncos last year, but he did get a little banged up. This year, in the new 3-4 defense, Marshall will be counted on to lead the team in tackles from the ILB (SAM) position.

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  Broncos | Danny Trevathan still recovering    Tue Mar 24, 09:21 PM

Denver Broncos LB Danny Trevathan (knee) continues to recover from two fractures in his left knee. He might not be available until training camp. LBs Lamin Barrow, Todd Davis, Steven Johnson, Corey Nelson and Reggie Walker will see plenty of time during the offseason program with Trevathan on the mend.

Footballguys view: The multiple knee injuries are a concern for Trevathan. He'll play ILB (BOW) this year for the Broncos, and Trevathan will be facing a lot of traffic in the team's new 3-4 defense. He'll need to stay healthy this year.

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  Broncos | Kubiak not worried about Peyton Manning    Tue Mar 24, 02:43 PM

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning needing extra time this offseason to weigh his future is a non-issue, according to new head coach Gary Kubiak. Kubiak also said he's not worried about how Manning will fit into his offense. 'I'd pick Peyton Manning for any offense, I mean, we're going to go do what he does best,' Kubiak said. 'We're not going to go roll out if that's not something that's a strength of our team. We're going to do what he does best.'

Footballguys view: So many people are worried about Manning's fit in this system. We're not as concerned as others. Manning is one of the smartest quarterbacks in the league, and he'll have no problem making the adjustment.

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  Broncos | Elway not worried about Peyton Manning    Mon Mar 23, 02:31 PM

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning is more of an immobile, shotgun-positioned quarterback at his age, but general manager John Elway is unconcerned with how he'll fit into new head coach Gary Kubiak's and offensive coordinator Rick Dennison's plans. 'Gary Kubiak's one of the easiest guys to get along with,' Elway said. 'He's very smart. Plus, Rico is a very smart coach. (Gregg) Knapp is the same (quarterbacks) coach. They're going to get along fine. They'll get a feel for it. We're going to put in what Peyton likes to do offensively with what Gary has always done.'

Footballguys view: The Broncos are going to have to adapt Kubiak's system for Manning. Instead of working from under center, we might see Manning work out of the Pistol formation. Instead of bootlegging well outside the tackle, we could see Manning bootleg only to the tackle. Manning is an odd fit for Kubiak's system, but we have a feeling they'll be able to make it work.

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  Broncos | Reggie Walker signs    Thu Mar 19, 05:48 PM

Free-agent LB Reggie Walker (Chargers) signed an undisclosed deal with the Denver Broncos Thursday, March 19.

Footballguys view: Just a depth signing here. Walker is a special teams player who can thump as a run-defender. The Broncos wanted more depth and better competition at the linebacker position.

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  Broncos | Denver makes offer to Jacob Tamme    Wed Mar 18, 10:12 PM

The Denver Broncos made an offer to free-agent TE Jacob Tamme Wednesday, March 18, according to a league source. However, the length and amount of the offer is undisclosed. Tamme is seeking a bigger role in the offense, and received the offer while visiting the Atlanta Falcons.

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  Broncos | Shelley Smith signed    Fri Mar 13, 06:59 PM

Free-agent OG Shelley Smith (Dolphins) has signed a two-year deal with the Denver Broncos worth $5.65 million, according to a source.

Footballguys view: The Broncos find their starting left guard with this move. Smith has experience in the zone-blocking system, and he's a better fit than Orlando Franklin (Chargers) would have been.

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  Broncos | Darian Stewart agrees to terms    Fri Mar 13, 03:43 PM

Free-agent FS Darian Stewart (Ravens) has agreed to terms with the Denver Broncos on a two-year deal, according to sources. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Footballguys view: Stewart will be the player who replaces Rahim Moore (Texans). He's a decent player who will benefit from playing in a secondary full of superstars like Aqib Talib, Chris Harris and T.J. Ward.

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  Broncos | Vance Walker signs    Thu Mar 12, 05:12 PM

Free-agent DT Vance Walker (Chiefs) signed a two-year deal worth $5 million with the Denver Broncos Thursday, March 12, according to a source.

Footballguys view: Walker isn't a big-time player and may move to defensive end in Denver's scheme. He had 19 tackles and two sacks in 16 games for Kansas City last season where he played five-technique defensive end in a 3-4.

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  Broncos | Karl Schmitz signs    Thu Mar 12, 04:16 PM

Former Jacksonville University P Karl Schmitz signed an undisclosed deal with the Denver Broncos Thursday, March 12.

Footballguys view: Consider him a 'camp foot' who might end up being more for the Broncos who would like to continue improving field position battles in game. This signing puts pressure on both kickoff specialist Brandon McManus and punter Britton Colquitt. McManus is an extra body the team may not need if Schmitz is any good. Colquitt has a cap number over $3 million, and he was statistically one of the worst punters in the league in 2014. In fact, Colquitt is the highest-paid punter in terms of average annual salary.

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  Broncos | Shelley Smith to visit    Wed Mar 11, 10:06 PM

Free-agent OG Shelley Smith (Dolphins) is set to visit the Denver Broncos this week. The Atlanta Falcons and Seattle Seahawks are also interested in his services.

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  Broncos | Will host Darian Stewart    Wed Mar 11, 10:05 PM

Free-agent FS Darian Stewart (Ravens) is scheduled to visit the Denver Broncos Thursday, March 12, according to a source.

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  Broncos | Vance Walker to visit    Wed Mar 11, 10:05 PM

Free-agent DE Vance Walker (Chiefs) is scheduled to meet with the Denver Broncos this week. at 305 pounds, he would be a five-technique defensive end in the 3-4 scheme.

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  Broncos | Peyton reaches out to Owen Daniels    Wed Mar 11, 07:23 PM

Denver Broncos TE Owen Daniels, who signed a three-year, $12 million deal with the team Tuesday, March 10, was asked by QB Peyton Manning to attend his Duke passing camp later this month. Daniels brings with him to Denver a reputation as a precise route runner, and he admitted that this offseason will include 'more studying' as head coach Gary Kubiak incorporates new language into Denver's offense.

Footballguys view: That's a big contract for a player that is at the end of his usefulness. Daniels could be a borderline TE1 for fantasy with Julius Thomas gone, but Virgil Green was also signed to a good deal, and both will play a decent-sized role in the Denver pass offense.

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  Broncos | Joe Don Duncan signed    Tue Mar 10, 08:08 PM

Street free-agent TE Joe Don Duncan has signed with the Denver Broncos. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Footballguys view: A small school (Dixie State) deep sleeper to keep an eye on here....but only in super super deep dynasty leagues.

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  Broncos | Owen Daniels lands in Denver    Tue Mar 10, 04:09 PM

Baltimore Ravens impending free-agent TE Owen Daniels reached an agreement with the Denver Broncos Tuesday, March 10, according to sources. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed.

Footballguys view: Zero surprise here. Daniels has played every snap of his pro career under Gary Kubiak. Most of that was with the Houston Texans, but he followed Kubiak to the Baltimore Ravens last year. As the lead TE with Denver, Daniels will split time with Virgil Green-who also signed a three-year deal with the Broncos on Tuesday.

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  Broncos | Denver in lead for Owen Daniels?    Tue Mar 10, 02:32 PM

Baltimore Ravens impending free-agent TE Owen Daniels is expected to sign with the Denver Broncos, according to the Ravens' thinking. Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak figures to be one of the selling points.

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  Broncos | Owen Daniels visiting Denver    Tue Mar 10, 02:07 PM

Free-agent TE Owen Daniels (Texans) is visiting the Denver Broncos Tuesday, March 10.

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  Broncos | Virgil Green leaning toward Denver    Tue Mar 10, 02:00 PM

Denver Broncos impending free-agent TE Virgil Green is leaning towards returning to the Broncos, as they are the front runners for him. The Broncos have offered him a multi-year deal.

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  Broncos | Tony Carter tendered    Mon Mar 9, 01:59 PM

Denver Broncos CB Tony Carter was tendered a $1.542 million salary as a restricted free agent Monday, March 9, according to a league source.

Footballguys view: The money is non-guaranteed, and the Broncos have a right of first refusal if another team tries to sign him. Carter is currently the team's No. 5 cornerback.

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  Broncos | Kendall Langford to visit    Mon Mar 9, 01:17 PM

Free-agent DT Kendall Langford (Rams) will visit with the Denver Broncos.

Footballguys view: The Broncos missed out on Pernell McPhee, so they turn their attention to Langford. He's considered a good fit at five-technique defensive end for Wade Phillips defense.

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  Broncos | Steven Johnson not tender offer    Sat Mar 7, 12:54 PM

Denver Broncos restricted free-agent LB Steven Johnson will not receive a tender offer from the Broncos, which will make him an unrestricted free agent.

Footballguys view: Not a shocker here. Johnson is a decent special teams player, and he's shot out of a cannon as a run-defender. The Broncos are set at linebacker, but could consider bringing Johnson back for depth.

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  Broncos | Three receive RFA tender    Fri Mar 6, 11:54 AM

Denver Broncos OT Paul Cornick, OG Ben Garland and LB Brandon M. Marshall all were tendered as exclusive rights free agents Friday, March 6.

Footballguys view: Marshall is the player to highlight here. He's set to be a starting inside linebacker for the Broncos in their new 3-4 defense. Marshall is a hard-hitter and he flies to the football quickly.

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  Broncos | Can Peyton Manning play full season?    Thu Mar 5, 06:23 PM

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning would be the second quarterback ever (Brett Favre) to play all 16 games in a season he began at age 39 or older. Manning turns 39 later this month.

Footballguys view: It's a concern because behind Manning there isn't anything Denver can be sure of. That said, there's nothing to do but play the season and keep his weapons around, hence the tagging of Demaryius Thomas. The championship window is closing and they have to roll with Manning.

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  Broncos | Peyton Manning has incentives    Thu Mar 5, 05:37 PM

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning, who restructured his contract to take a $4 million pay cut from $19 million to $15 million in 2015, will have a chance to earn the $4 million back in incentives. He can make $2 million each for AFC Championship and Super Bow wins.

Footballguys view: All or nothing for Mr. Peyton Manning, which at this stage of his career, makes sense. He has all the money he needs, but the one thing he really needs is another championship. If adding money back into Denver's kitty helps him do that, it's worth the bet.

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  Broncos | Peyton Manning will play in 2015    Thu Mar 5, 12:32 PM

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning officially passed his physical and will return for the 2015 season.

Footballguys view: Manning's physical was just routine, but he has to pass one every year before the Broncos guarantee his contract for the season. Demaryius Thomas has been franchise tagged and with Manning back in the fold, the Broncos should still have a strong passing game in 2015. However, they will be more of a run-focused offense (alert: CJ Anderson owners!) under new head coach Gary Kubiak.

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  Broncos | Peyton Manning contract won't affect FA    Wed Mar 4, 06:40 PM

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning's new contract, in which he will take a $4 million pay cut, will not impact the team's approach during free agency.

Footballguys view: Then why did they ask a future Hall of Fame quarterback to accept the first paycut of his career? The $4 million may not drastically change what they do in free agency, but it certainly does help.

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  Broncos | Peyton Manning waiting on physical    Wed Mar 4, 06:39 PM

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning's new contract in which he takes a $4 million pay cut will not become finalized until he passes his physical, which he is expected to take within 24 hours, according to sources. Other details of the contract are still being finalized.

Footballguys view: Manning believes the physical is just procedural, and he has expressed full confidence in his ability to pass the exam. He'll be at the Broncos facility on Thursday morning to take his yearly physical.

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  Broncos | Peyton Manning nearing new deal    Wed Mar 4, 03:19 PM

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning is close to agreeing to a new contract in which he would take a $4 million pay cut, according to sources.

Footballguys view: The writing has been on the wall for some time. Manning isn't just restructuring his contract, he's taking a pay cut. He'll likely make around $15 million this season, and it gives the Broncos more money to keep or pursue free agents.

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  Broncos | Demaryius Thomas has non-exclusive tag    Tue Mar 3, 02:55 AM

Denver Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas has the non-exclusive franchise tag, which means Thomas can have talks with other teams but those teams must supply two draft picks to the Broncos if Thomas signs with another club.

Footballguys view: We'd be stunned if some team ponied up the two first-round picks it would take to sign Thomas away from the Broncos. Yes, he's a top-5 receiver in today's game but this is an incredibly deep free agent class, and the draft has some quality talent in it as well. Thomas likely gets a long-term deal done with Denver before the July 15th deadline.

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  Broncos | Demaryius Thomas gets tagged    Mon Mar 2, 02:24 PM

Denver Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas officially received the franchise tag Monday, March 2.

Footballguys view: The Broncos were working on a long-term deal, and with this tag they'll have until July 15th to get something done. With the franchise tag, Thomas is guaranteed a one-year salary of around $12.8 million. This move also means that TE Julius Thomas is likely to leave in free agency.

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  Broncos | Demaryius Thomas to get franchise tag    Sun Mar 1, 11:09 PM

The Denver Broncos are expected to use the franchise tag on WR Demaryius Thomas Monday, March 2, all but ensuring the team keeps the wideout for the 2015 season. They are expected to use the 'nonexclusive' tag, which makes it possible for other teams to negotiate with Thomas. However, the team has the right to match any offer, and if he is signed away the team is compensated by the signing team with two first-round draft picks.

Footballguys view: The team isn't going to let him get away. With the franchise tag, the Broncos will have until July 15th to get Thomas signed to a new long-term deal. We're expecting Thomas to get a contract that pays him around $14 million annually.

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  Broncos | Peyton Manning to have deal revised?    Wed Feb 25, 09:12 PM

The Denver Broncos and representatives for QB Peyton Manning are working on revising the veteran's contract, according to multiple league sources. He is scheduled to draw a $19 million salary in 2015 and 2016. Manning has informed the team he intends to keep playing, and the Broncos did not formally interview any quarterbacks at the NFL Combine last week.

Footballguys view: The two sides just need to come to an agreement about how his deal will be re-worked. Manning and the Broncos should be able to find common ground in the next few days. A simple restructure could save the Broncos $9 million in cap space this season. That's great for them with guys like Demaryius Thomas, Julius Thomas and Terrance Knighton set to hit free agency.

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  Broncos | Julius Thomas helped in red zone    Tue Feb 24, 06:21 PM

Denver Broncos impending free-agent TE Julius Thomas could very well be on his way out of Denver this offseason, which would leave a big void for Denver, especially in the red zone. Before Thomas was injured last season, he led the NFL in red zone touchdowns with nine. He was second in the league with a 77 percent touchdown rate in the red zone. Following the injury, the Broncos ended the regular season with a 62 percent touchdown frequency in the red zone.

Footballguys view: It's not just Manning making his stats gaudier, Thomas is a fantastic tight end when healthy. He has the ability to create mismatches every time he's on the field, and his presence near pay dirt will be missed. At this time, it sounds like the Jacksonville Jaguars might be frontrunners for his services. The Cleveland Browns and New England Patriots might also have interest.

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  Broncos | Denver likely to lose Terrance Knighton?    Mon Feb 23, 10:08 PM

Denver Broncos impending free-agent DT Terrance Knighton is unlikely to be back with the team in 2015, according to Mike Klis of the Denver Post. Klis believes the only chance Denver has of re-signing Knighton is if the market for his services is unexpectedly weak.

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  Broncos | Julius Thomas likely leaving Denver?    Mon Feb 23, 06:20 PM

Denver Broncos impending free-agent TE Julius Thomas is unlikely to be re-signed by the team, as his market value will likely exceed what the Broncos are willing to pay. The Broncos tried to sign Thomas to a five-year, $40 million extension last summer, but he wasn't comfortable with the guaranteed money and structuring.

Footballguys view: We're not surprised. Julius Thomas is going to be out of their price range, plus as a non-blocker he's an odd fit in the Gary Kubiak system. Teams who could have interest in Julius Thomas include the Jacksonville Jaguars, Cleveland Browns and New England Patriots.

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  Broncos | Candidates to be re-signed    Mon Feb 23, 06:20 PM

Denver Broncos impending free-agent LB Nate Irving, C Will Montgomery and TEs Virgil Green and Jacob Tamme are priorities to be re-signed this offseason. However, Irving figures to test the free-agent market with LBs Danny Trevathan and Brandon Marshall set as inside linebackers.

Footballguys view: Green is an underrated receiver who could take on a much larger role if Julius Thomas moves on in free agency. Tamme could return because he's a good special teams player and very close to QB Peyton Manning. Irving is a decent player--primarily as a two-down thumper--but he could draw some interest on the open market.

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  Broncos | Several players not expected to return    Mon Feb 23, 06:15 PM

Denver Broncos impending free-agent DT Terrance Knighton, OG Orlando Franklin and FS Rahim Moore are not expected to return to the team next season.

Footballguys view: Knighton could move on to the Oakland Raiders where he'd be reunited with Jack Del Rio for a third time in his career. Franklin probably will get some looks at tackle again, and Moore might be a bit too pricey for the Broncos to keep around.

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  Broncos | Want Rahim Moore back at right price    Mon Feb 23, 02:37 AM

Free-agent FS Rahim Moore (Broncos) is wanted back by the Denver Broncos, but the team wants him to return at a more friendly price.

Footballguys view: There's not a great free safety class in free agency or the draft. The Broncos spent a lot of money on their secondary last year, so Moore is going to have to stay for a good price.

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  Broncos | Nate Irving receiving interest    Sun Feb 22, 01:29 PM

Denver Broncos impending free-agent LB Nate Irving (knee) is expected to be an option for some teams even though he suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in November, according to a source.

Footballguys view: Irving is a two-down thumper as a run-defender, and he's better in coverage than some think. However, he's struggled with injuries during his pro career and that should keep his price down.

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  Broncos | Orlando Franklin not expected back    Sun Feb 22, 01:28 PM

Denver Broncos impending free-agent OG Orlando Franklin is not expected to re-sign with the Broncos, because he likely will receive more money from another team.

Footballguys view: No surprise here. Franklin will likely move on in free agency, and he probably wants to go back to playing tackle. Last year, the Broncos moved him to guard and he wasn't initially happy about the switch.

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  Broncos | Taking a long look at top TEs    Fri Feb 20, 11:59 AM

The Denver Broncos are taking a longer look at both TE Maxx Williams (Minnesota) and TE Clive Walford (Miami) at the 2015 NFL draft. Either one could be an option for Denver in the first round with the 28th overall pick.

Footballguys view: There's a strong chance that Julius Thomas will leave via free agency, which means the Broncos need to find a replacement. Williams is a good 'move' tight end who needs to improve his route-running, though he had some exceptionally long receptions at Minnesota. Walford is a bit more well-rounded, but not as athletic as Williams and with a lower ceiling. He's more versatile in that he can block exceptionally well though and would be a help with protecting Peyton Manning.

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  Broncos | Tag coming for Demaryius Thomas    Thu Feb 19, 08:04 PM

Denver Broncos impending free-agent WR Demaryius Thomas will have the franchise tag placed on him if the team can't work out a long-term deal in the next few days, according to general manager John Elway. Both sides have had the framework of a five-year deal on the table over the last year. The franchise tag for receivers this year is expected to be in the $12.7 to $12.9 million range.

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  Broncos | C.J. Anderson must earn starting role    Thu Feb 19, 02:12 PM

Denver Broncos RB C.J. Anderson finished the year as the team's No. 1 running back and made the Pro Bowl, but new head coach Gary Kubiak said Anderson must still earn the starting role for the 2015 season. 'He's got to go earn that,' Kubiak said. 'When he walked off the field last year he was playing that way. He's a young player. I told him that when I talked to him. I said, 'C.J. when you come back for the offseason you need to handle yourself like you're the starter.' I think he's ready to do that.'

Footballguys view: It will be interesting to see the competition between Anderson and Montee Ball, but our bet is Anderson gets the bulk of the work if he doesn't spend the offseason reading his own press clippings instead of training. Anderson could be a solid RB1 if he wins the job outright, but there could be a bit of a split in carries and that could reduce his upside and overall output.

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  Broncos | Terrance Knighton wants to stay in Denver    Thu Feb 19, 12:00 PM

Denver Broncos impending free-agent DT Terrance Knighton has made it clear that he wants to stay in Denver even though he's scheduled to hit the open market in March. He said he'd even be willing to take 'somewhat of a hometown discount,' but Knighton doesn't feel that the interest in mutual on the Broncos' part at this point. Head coach Gary Kubiak said the Broncos hope to retain as many of their free agents as possible, including Knighton.

Footballguys view: It's hard to imagine the Broncos without "Pot Roast" in a Broncos jersey, but they have some potentially expensive free agents - the most noteworthy of which are Demaryius Thomas and Julius Thomas -- which might suck in a lot of the available cash if the Broncos wish to hold onto them. Losing Knighton would leave Denver with just Marvin Austin at nose tackle and that could be a significant downgrade.

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