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Denver Broncos Part Ways with Veteran RB Willis McGahee
June 13th, 2013 at 9:24 AM
***PHOTO1*** After just two years with the team, the Denver Broncos have released star running back Willis McGahee, as ESPN's Adam Schefter tweeted this morning: @AdamSchefter: Broncos released RB Willis McGahee McGahee is entering his 11th season in the NFL. At the age of 32, he's already on the slippery downhill slope older...

Denver Broncos: Running Game a Concern Heading into Matchup with Raiders
September 29th, 2012 at 1:16 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Denver Broncos had the leading rushing attack of the NFL in 2011, spearheaded by the option attack of Tim Tebow and Willis McGahee. The offense relied almost exclusively on the running attack to move the football, and although by the end of the season the threat slowed down, the Broncos...

Denver Broncos: Joe Mays’ One-Game Suspension Upheld
September 27th, 2012 at 3:10 PM
***PHOTO1*** Joe Mays won't play this week vs. the Raiders after all. After it was leaked that Mays was suspended for one game following his helmet-to-helmet collision with Matt Schaub that resulted in the quarterback losing not only his helmet - but a piece of his ear also - the NFL upheld...

Denver Broncos: Knowshon Moreno Now No. 2 Running Back on Depth Chart
September 4th, 2012 at 2:38 PM
***PHOTO1*** Remember when the initial depth chart was released after the beginning of training camp, and Knowshon Moreno was a distant fourth on the running back pecking order, behind Willis McGahee, Lance Ball, and Ronnie Hillman in that precise order? Well, a month and a solid preseason finale showing vs. the Arizona...

Denver Broncos: Why Knowshon Moreno Should Make Denver’s Roster
August 29th, 2012 at 4:47 PM
***PHOTO1*** No, this isn't some sort of breaking news from John Fox or Denver Broncos camp. It is not a certainty that Knowshon Moreno will make Denver's roster. Perhaps nobody knows yet, until the Broncos' final preseason game vs. the Arizona Cardinals is completed tomorrow, whether or not Moreno will make...

Denver Broncos: Broncos Unlikely to Pursue Maurice Jones-Drew
August 25th, 2012 at 8:37 PM
***PHOTO1*** To squash all of the Maurice Jones Drew to Denver Broncos rumors that have made the rounds recently, it's been reported by Mike Klis of the Denver Post that the Broncos are unlikely to pursue superstar running back Jones-Drew. Amongst the reasons listed by Klis, include Jones-Drew's salary demands. He is...

Denver Broncos: Broncos Interested in Maurice Jones-Drew?
August 22nd, 2012 at 1:22 PM
 ***PHOTO1***    It what may come as a bit of shocking news to not only Broncos fans, but NFL fans themselves, the Broncos reportedly have interest in Maurice Jones-Drew, Jacksonville's star running back who is holding for a better contract. The Broncos have called the Jaguars, and have indeed inquired about the league's...

Denver Broncos Rumors: Ronnie Hillman Has Inside Track for No. 2 RB Job
August 13th, 2012 at 5:24 PM
It appears rookie third round draft pick Ronnie Hillman has the inside track to be Willis McGahee's top backup. According to Mark Stringer of Rantsports.com, Hillman has the best chance of being Denver's change of pace back. What Stringer says in this article isn't anything new. He simply says that Hillman...

Denver Broncos News: Elvis Dumervil Cleared of Charges, Willis McGahee Gaining Weight and Other Stories
August 7th, 2012 at 6:23 PM
***PHOTO1*** A bit of a busy Tuesday, as there are numerous Broncos news bytes to report on. The most important of them all is Elvis Dumervil. Dumervil has been cleared of all charges stemming from the gun incident in South Florida on July 14th. Although all charges have been dropped, commissioner...

Why Ronnie Hillman Should Supplant Willis Mcgahee as Starting RB in 2012
July 30th, 2012 at 3:06 PM
  For those that haven't heard, Ronnie Hillman has been making quite the noise in training camp thus far. Broncotalk.net said Hillman was the best RB on Day Four of training camp, showing off the slithering moves that made him an impact player at San Diego State. Even though Lance Ball...

Denver Broncos’ Full Training Camp Schedule
July 25th, 2012 at 5:42 PM
***PHOTO1***   For those of you looking to catch a few training camp practices at the Paul D. Bowlen Memorial Broncos Centre in Englewood, here is the schedule beginning tomorrow morning and extending all of the way August 17, a day before the Broncos host the Seattle Seahawks at Mile High. There will...

Denver Broncos Sign Brock Osweiler and Ronnie Hillman
July 25th, 2012 at 12:52 AM
 ***PHOTO1***   The Broncos have now signed all of their draft picks from the 2012 class. On Tuesday afternoon, the Broncos announced that they signed second round draft pick Brock Osweiler to a four year contract, as well as third round draft pick Ronnie Hillman. Osweiler and Hillman were the last two...

Denver Broncos’ Ryan Clady Willis McGahee Named to 2012 Pro Bowl
January 17th, 2012 at 6:53 PM
Denver Broncos offensive tackle Ryan Clady and running back Willis McGahee were added to the 2012 Pro Bowl roster, Tuesday. Clady will replace Miami tackle Jake Long while McGahee takes the place of Houston running back Arian Foster, as both players will sit out the game due to injuries. Clady, who...

Denver Broncos Running Game Key to Run Towards Playoffs
December 24th, 2011 at 10:22 AM
Since Tim Tebow took over the starting quarterback job for the Denver Broncos, one of the worst kept secrets in the NFL is they are going to run the ball. Actually, that's not entirely accurate. They are going to run the ball a lot. But along with the team's offensive...

Broncos Okay with Running up Stats in Win Column
November 15th, 2011 at 12:00 AM
After the Denver Broncos (4-5) ran the ball 55 times in a 17-10 road win over the Kansas City Chiefs (4-5) Sunday, it would have seemed more appropriate for the team to have driven home considering how much they avoided the air. And with Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow attempting only...

Denver Broncos Running Back Willis McGahee Earns Weekly Honor
November 11th, 2011 at 2:34 PM
Denver Broncos running back Willis McGahee was named FedEx Ground NFL Player of the Week Friday for his performance in Denver's 38-24 win against Oakland on Sunday. McGahee rushed for 163 yards-four yards shy of his career-high-on 20 carries (8.2 avg.) with two touchdowns against the Raiders to help Denver generate...

Broncos Riding McGahee’s Legs to Return to Running Prominence
November 7th, 2011 at 11:59 PM
Late Saturday night, the clocks were turned back an hour. Sunday afternoon, Willis McGahee turned back the clock five years for the Denver Broncos running game. The team's best free agent signing this offseason ran through, over and by the Oakland Raiders for 163 yards, the most by a Broncos...

Denver Broncos, Willis McGahee Run Wild in 38-24 Win Over Oakland Raiders
November 7th, 2011 at 12:00 AM
After media members from coast-to-coast pulled the journalist version of filling their pillow cases with soap to "Full Metal Jacket"/Private Pyle Tim Tebow this week, the Denver Broncos quarterback shook it off then threw two TD passes and ran for 117 yards in a 38-24 win over the Oakland Raiders...

Denver Broncos Good Fortune May Turn into Kick of Raiders Booty
November 3rd, 2011 at 11:59 PM
Sure the Oakland Raiders have so thoroughly owned the Denver Broncos recently that Mile High fans wanting a change in concession prices should think about lobbying Hue Jackson and company. Yes the Raiders have beaten Denver four times in a row by a combined score of 131-76, including a humiliating...

Broncos, Tebow Can Prove Point with Lots of Points
October 23rd, 2011 at 10:23 AM
After all of the hype, after all of the hope, Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow finally takes his first step on the journey to either prove his critics wrong...or prove them right. In 30 minutes, the Broncos take on the Miami Dolphins at Sun Life Stadium on a day where...