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  • Klee: New Broncos offense, Peyton Manning coming in baby steps

    ENGLEWOOD - Peyton Manning took a direct snap from the center and tumbled to the grass turf. Emmanuel Sanders didn't see his quarterback's spill. "I was blocking," Sanders said afterward. One more time - and this will be on the test when the Broncos open against the Ravens - for posterity: Peyton Manning took a snap from under center (not...

  • Peyton Manning adjusting to new offense in Denver

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Shortly after the Denver Broncos received new orange T-shirts reading "Keep Your Feet," the most expensive ones on the field got tangled. When Peyton Manning took the snap and turned to hand off, the quarterback and the football both hit the turf. Manning is getting used to being under center again as he adapts to...

  • Antonio Smith absent from Broncos OTAs amid criminal probe

    ENGLEWOOD — Defensive end Antonio Smith is absent from the Denver Broncos' organized team activities while prosecutors in Texas investigate a criminal sexual complaint against him. Smith met with general manager John Elway, team president and CEO Joe Ellis and coach Gary Kubiak and they all agreed it was best for Smith to skip the voluntary...

  • Broncos DE Antonio Smith under investigation in Texas

    ENGLEWOOD — Denver Broncos defensive end Antonio Smith is under investigation in Texas over a criminal allegation the local sheriff described Thursday as "sexual in nature." Smith has not been arrested and no charges have been filed. TMZ first reported the investigation. Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls said a complaint was made against...

  • SI's off-season NFL Power Rankings: Broncos too high or low?

    The NFL? We're still weeks away from the MLB All-Star Game (July 14), yet the NFL never stops. Sports Illustrated published NFL power rankings and the Denver Broncos are left out of the top five. The Broncos are ranked sixth, behind Dallas, Indianapolis, New England, Green Bay and No. 1 Seattle.  Click here to see the full list of...

  • Former Air Force d-lineman gets chance to start at guard for Broncos

    ENGLEWOOD — Ben Garland spent his offseason fulfilling his 2015 commitment to the Colorado Air National Guard and now he's fighting to serve as one of Peyton Manning's primary protectors. Five years after turning heads by chasing down Tim Tebow and then outracing the quick quarterback in post-practice wind sprints, the former Air Force...

  • Former D-lineman getting shot at starting on Denver's O-line

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Ben Garland spent his offseason fulfilling his 2015 commitment to the Colorado Air National Guard and now he's fighting to serve as one of Peyton Manning's primary protectors. Five years after turning heads by chasing down Tim Tebow and then outracing the quick quarterback in post-practice wind sprints, the former Air...

  • Peyton Manning to appear on Letterman's final show

    Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is one of the guests  on David Letterman's final "Late Show" episode, reports FOX Sports and other media outlets. Manning, who has appeared on Letterman's show several times over the past few years, is in New York and will take part in the taping on Wednesday afternoon. Letterman, who is from...

  • NFL to change extra-point kicks to longer distance

    SAN FRANCISCO — The NFL is moving back extra-point kicks and allowing defenses to score on 2-point conversion turnovers. The owners on Tuesday approved the competition committee's proposal to snap the ball from the 15-yard line on PATs to make them more challenging. In recent seasons, kickers made more than 99 percent of the kicks with the...

  • Coroner: Adrian Robinson, former Broncos linebacker, died of suicide

    UPDATE: Adrian Robinson, a former NFL linebacker from Temple University who played six games with the Broncos in 2013, died Saturday night in Philadelphia. He was 25. The Philadelphia medical examiner's office told The Denver Post on Monday that Robinson's death has been ruled suicide by hanging. Philadelphia officials declined to speak...

  • Raiders' Del Rio: Deflategate ruling like USC "overreaction"

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio is not a fan of the discipline handed down against the New England Patriots and quarterback Tom Brady in the "Deflategate" scandal, likening it to the heavy sanctions received by his alma mater, Southern California, in the NCAA's Reggie Bush investigation. "I think there are some...

  • Bears hire college scouting, pro personnel directors

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have hired Joe Douglas as director of college scouting and Anthony Kelly as director of pro scouting, joining new general manager Ryan Pace's front office. Douglas spent more than 15 years with the Baltimore Ravens — the past three-plus seasons as their national scout. He was involved in drafting...

  • NFL commissioner to hear Brady suspension appeal

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Thursday night he will personally hear the suspension appeal of Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady, who challenged the league's punishment for his role in using deflated footballs during the AFC championship game. The NFL Players Association filed the expected appeal about an hour before a 5...

  • 49ers and Broncos announce joint practices

    ENGLEWOOD — The San Francisco 49ers and Denver Broncos will hold joint practices in the lead-up to their Aug. 29 preseason game in Denver. The 49ers will be the first opponent to use the Broncos' shiny new $35 million field house complete with hot tubs, locker rooms, meeting rooms and an indoor practice field in case of bad weather. Last...

  • Falcons sign former Redskins tackle Tyler Polumbus

    ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have added a possible new starter to their offensive line by signing former Redskins tackle Tyler Polumbus. The 6-foot-8, 308-pound Polumbus started 42 of his 47 games during four years with the Redskins. He also has played with Denver and Seattle. Polumbus will rejoin former Redskins offensive coordinator...

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