• Shane Ray turns Broncos' pass-rushing duo into a trio

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Jun 11, 2015

    ENGLEWOOD — When a state trooper found weed in his car just four days before the NFL draft, Shane Ray knew he hadn't helped himself. Or had he? His misdemeanor citation certainly wound up costing him financially after he fell from a projected top-10 pick all the way to No. 23,...

  • Peyton Manning rolls with the changes in Denver

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Jun 11, 2015

    ENGLEWOOD — Although he won't have to deal with AARP solicitations for another decade, Peyton Manning is certainly more of a graybeard quarterback than a greenhorn at age 39. Still, the Denver Broncos star took exception Wednesday when he was asked more than once about being old, at...

  • Jets' Brandon Marshall: man for all occasions

    Updated: Thu, Jun 11, 2015

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Brandon Marshall, wide receiver, has made a move of convenience for Brandon Marshall, media mogul. When Marshall was traded by the Bears to the Jets during the NFL draft in May, it created a logistical solution for his budding career in front of the TV...

  • Raiders plan to give young cornerbacks a chance

    Updated: Wed, Jun 10, 2015

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — When the Oakland Raiders began overhauling their team after another dismal season, one position noticeably didn't get much help. After bringing in a different pair of veteran starters at cornerback the past three seasons in failed trials, the Raiders decided it...

  • Demaryius Thomas absent from mandatory Broncos minicamp

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Jun 9, 2015

    ENGLEWOOD — Peyton Manning drifted back on one of his opening snaps at minicamp and immediately glanced toward his left. No Demaryius Thomas. Sorry, Peyton, he's miles away, absorbing this complicated offense largely on his own. As expected, Thomas was absent as the Denver Broncos...

  • Bears sign cornerback Tracy Porter to 1-year contract

    Updated: Mon, Jun 8, 2015

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears signed veteran cornerback Tracy Porter to a one-year contract Monday to bolster their secondary. Heading into his eighth NFL season, Porter is best known for his clinching 74-yard interception return touchdown for New Orleans against...

  • Peyton Manning 9th highest paid NFL quarterback

    By Mike Klis
    Updated: Mon, Jun 8, 2015

    The new NFL economic system is becoming difficult to comprehend. Carolina Panthers' quarterback Cam Newton, who has one career playoff win and sub-mediocre 85.5 passer rating (91.0 is average) and 31-33-1 record, just got a new contract worth $20.76 million a year. Yet, the Denver...

  • Pat Bowlen's son, John, tells 911 dispatcher he is 'the blood of the city'

    By Nicki Jhabvala, The Denver Post
    Updated: Fri, Jun 5, 2015

    John Bowlen told a 911 dispatcher Wednesday night that he is "the blood of the city" and that his girlfriend called for help because "she is crazy." The Denver Post obtained a copy of the 911 call during the domestic dispute that led to his arrest at his Glendale home. When the...

  • Peyton Manning's kids' foundation donates $10,000 to Colorado Springs cause

    Debbie Kelley
    Updated: Fri, Jun 5, 2015

    Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning’s PeyBack Foundation has awarded Pikes Peak Community College a $10,000 grant for PPCC Kids College, a summer program for at-risk middle school students to explore possible careers. The grant enables PPCC to offer scholarships to qualifying...

  • Jets coach helping raise money for Heimerdinger foundation

    Published: Fri, Jun 5, 2015

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — New York Jets coach Todd Bowles, Rams coach Jeff Fisher, former coach Mike Shanahan and Olympic gold medalist Scott Hamilton are among those helping raise money to help feed people undergoing cancer treatment in honor of the late Mike Heimerdinger. The fourth...

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