ENGLEWOOD — In the pages of Broncos history, they will always be John Elway’s first draft class. Those nine players, topped by star linebacker Von Miller, were the Broncos’ first selections in the annual talent grab made with the most heralded Bronco calling the football shots.
Elway’s 1st draft making noise
Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher returned to the team Saturday after taking time off for knee soreness and personal reasons and declared on Sunday he will be ready for the season opener.
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Bears LB Urlacher says he’ll be ready for season opener (The SportsXchange)
There are three games left in the Denver Broncos preseason schedule and precious little time for certain member of the roster to make a big enough impression on the coaching staff to be kept around for the regular season. The roster needs to be trimmed to 80 player by August 28, but then another (more severe) cut happens on September 2 when the roster is pared down to its final 53 players. Of all the non-starters who are out there competing for playing time and a spot on the team, these three guys need to make that final cut when the Broncos play the Pittsburgh Steelers on September 9.
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Moreno, Garland, and Stokley Can Be Important Role Players for This 2012 Denver Broncos Team: Fan’s Take (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
The Colts got Luck in the NFL draft, and on Sunday’s first offensive play, they got lucky again.
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Andrew Luck’s 1st pass with Indianapolis Colts goes for 63-yard TD
Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher reiterated on Sunday that his recent absences from training camp came as a result of a personal reason and that he’ll be ready for the season opener.
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Chicago Bears’ Brian Urlacher says he’ll be ready for team’s season opener
So far, so good for the AFC West. Now, it’s up to the Oakland Raiders to finish strong. The first three teams in the division to play in the preseaso…
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Division has strong start to preseason
The Carolina Panthers finished the 2011 season with an overall record of 6-10. They held a record of 3-5 at home playing their games at Bank of America Stadium and went 3-5 on the road. The Panthers ranked 7th in total offense and 28th in total defense in 2011.
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Carolina Panthers 2012 NFL TV Schedule (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
ENGLEWOOD — Sure, the Broncos were barely 36 hours removed from their preseason opener, but that didn’t mean players received any slack as they returned to the practice fields at Dove Valley on Saturday morning.
Broncos’ practice gets intense
DAVIE, Fla. — Police say Dolphins receiver Chad Johnson has been arrested on a domestic violence charge, accused of head-butting his newlywed wife during an argument in front of their home in Davie, Fla.
Miami’s Johnson arrested for head-butt