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Draft review: Denver Broncos
profootballtalk.com Updated Apr 29, 2013
After analyzing the draft needs of all 32 teams, PFT will review how well each team addressed those needs. Up next: The Denver Broncos. What they needed: Defensive end, defensive tackle, running back, cornerback, wide receiver. Who they got: Round 1: Sy…Upvote Share Tweet
The Raiders have supplemented their draft class with 14 undrafted free agents. And here’s the part where we list them all by name, position, and school. They are: linebacker Billy Boyko, Lehigh; defensive back Adrian Bushell, Louisville; punter Bobby CoUpvote Share Tweet
College coach vouches for Oakland RBGeorge O’Leary is a former NFL defensive coordinator. He knows what it takes for a running back to succeed in the league, and O’Leary thinks new Oakland Raiders running back Latavius Murray has what it takes to make it at the next level. Oakland tookUpvote Share TweetThe San Diego Chargers did not address their top need in the NFL draft, so it makes sense that they ramp up their pursuit of free agent left tackle Bryant McKinnie. CBS Sports reports that the Chargers have a visit with McKinnie, a starter on Super Bowl…Upvote Share Tweet
Ranking AFC West teams in NFL draftinsidebayarea.com Updated Apr 29, 2013Every other team in the AFC West these days is chasing the Denver Broncos, a team many view as a legitimate Super Bowl contender. The Raiders, Kansas City Chiefs and San Diego Chargers combined for an 0-6 mark against the Broncos last season, but they o…Upvote Share Tweet
Let's Watch Peyton Manning Sing A Johnny Cash Songdeadspin.com Updated Apr 29, 2013This wonderful thing happened at a Children's Hospital gala in Indianapolis, Ind., this Saturday. Country singer Luke Bryan was meant to be the evening's entertainment, but it was Manning who ended up stealing the show.Read more...Upvote Share Tweetdenverpost.com Updated Apr 29, 2013Another draft is in the books John Elway's third as the Broncos' chief football decision maker and there is no question the real answers about who really solved the NFL's annual April riddle are still years away.Upvote Share Tweet
Watch Peyton Manning singing Folsom Prison Blues because you need to (Video)yahoo.com Updated Apr 29, 2013Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is a man of many talents. He's a pretty good football player, a gifted pitchman, and even a conductor of the University of Tennessee's band. Did you know that the man can sing, too? Well, sort of. He showed off …Upvote Share TweetThe competition to study the brains of former NFL players is ugly; almost as ugly as the league's decades of denying that concussions lead to long-term health issues. But the fight over the late Junior Seau took it to a whole new level-and a key playerUpvote Share TweetIf Tim Tebow is going to land with another NFL team, the natural thinking is to wonder if someone he formerly played for could be interested in adding him. Thus, it is logical to wonder if Mike McCoy and the San Diego Chargers would be interested in add…Upvote Share Tweet
Chiefs score near the bottom in annual NFL fan loyalty indexkansascity.com Updated Apr 29, 2013Befitting their 2-win 14-loss season, the franchise finished in the bottom five in a branding and marketing survey released Monday of all the NFL teams. Only the Cleveland Browns, Jacksonville Jaguars and Oakland Raiders were worse. Oakland actually fin…Upvote Share TweetLaDainian Tomlinson retired as a member of the San Diego Chargers last year, but the running back has revealed that the team tried to convince him to make a comeback in 2013.Upvote Share Tweet
The most interesting draft picksI asked ESPN’s Matt Williamson to give me one draft pick per team in the AFC West that most interests him, regardless of round. He had plenty to say: Denver: This was a solid effort for the Broncos, clearly the top team in the AFC West. The pick I am moUpvote Share Tweet
Chargers Wanted Tomlinson Back In 2013Apr 29AFC West blogger Bill Williamson reacts to the news that the Chargers tried to persuade LaDainian Tomlinson to make a comeback in 2013.
D.J. Hayden: Dream & MiracleApr 29D.J. Hayden and Tom Rinaldi detail Hayden's incredible journey from life-threatening injury to first-round draft pick.
NFL Draft RecapApr 29Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay identify the teams that drafted well.
NFL Hot Read - Will Johnny Manziel succeed in the NFL?Apr 29Because of his skills and the evolution of the quarterback position, Johnny Manziel could be the most fascinating player in the 2014 NFL draft, Jeffri Chadiha writes.
Peter King: Inside the Rams' war room and more draft thoughtsApr 29ST. LOUIS -- When you spend a round in a team's war room, as I did Thursday night with the Rams, you understand why so many players, coaches, scouts and executives are magnetized to this game and cannot give it up.