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    Broncos open to trading up on draft day, haven't yet made calls

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — During George Paton's nine years as the Vikings' assistant general manager, Minnesota didn't make any draft-day fireworks. The Vikings often traded back from their first-round selection to acquire additional selections, and they also traded from the second round back into...
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    Broncos 'really high' on Drew Lock, 'still have time' to add competition

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — As the 2021 NFL Draft approaches, the Broncos' objective at the quarterback position has not changed. With a week to go until the opening round, General Manager George Paton reemphasized on Thursday the team's desire to add competition to the quarterback room. Yet while...
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    Denver Broncos Charities to provide more than $150,000 to 31 organizations through annual community grant program

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Denver Broncos Charities will distribute $156,500 to 31 organizations and nonprofits through the third annual Community Grant Program funding cycle, it was announced on Thursday. Launched in 2019, the Broncos Community Grant Program offers Colorado-based nonprofits and...
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    NFLN's Daniel Jeremiah, ESPN's Dan Orlovsky compare Drew Lock to 2021 QB prospects

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — As the Broncos continue their evaluation of this year's quarterback class, General Manager George Paton and Co. must do more than weigh the merits of Trey Lance vs. Justin Fields vs. Mac Jones vs. the rest of the quarterback prospects. That process has taken place over the...
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    Mile High Morning: Which 2021 NFL Draft prospects stand out in Next Gen Stats?

    The Lead Since 2019, NFL.com has shaped an analytical draft model through Next Gen Stats to project which prospects may see the highest chances of success at the next level "based on his athleticism, production and size profile" in relation to each prospect's position. The result is a...
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    NFL owners approve change to jersey-number restrictions

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Your favorite Broncos could soon have a new look. NFL owners approved a rule change on Wednesday to the league's uniform number restrictions, and it could free up several players on the team to return to their collegiate digits. The newly passed rule will allow a new...
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    Broncos and UCHealth combine to offer vaccinations to organization members and their families

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — After COVID-19 vaccinations became available to the general public in early April, the Broncos joined with UCHealth on Wednesday to offer COVID-19 vaccinations to more than 150 members of the organization and their families at the Broncos' UCHealth Training Center...
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    Broncos' 2021 schedule to be announced May 12

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. —The Broncos' 2021 schedule is almost here. The NFL will announce the regular-season schedule on Wednesday, May 12 at 6 p.m. MT, the league announced Wednesday. For the first time in league history, the Broncos will play a 17-game regular-season slate. Denver will also play...
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    Mile High Morning: Super Bowl 50 champion and 'No-Fly Zone' safety T.J. Ward announces retirement

    The Lead After an eight-year NFL career, former Broncos safety T.J. Ward is hanging up his cleats. The two-time Pro Bowler was an instrumental part of one of the finest secondaries in NFL history as part of the "No-Fly Zone" alongside Darian Stewart, Aqib Talib, Chris Harris Jr. and Bradley...
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    Making the Case: The argument for the Broncos to trade up from No. 9 in the 2021 NFL Draft

    When the Broncos filled those needs, they gained options for when the draft begins in just over a week. Ahead of the start of the 2021 NFL draft, we'll take a look on DenverBroncos.com at the various choices that will await GM George Paton on draft night or in the days before the start of the...
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    Mile High Morning: George Paton goes in-depth on draft process with Denver Post

    The Lead With little more than a week until the draft, George Paton and his scouting staff are deep in their pre-draft meetings debating specific prospects. Done behind closed doors, the conversations are top secret. But Paton gave Broncos fans a glimpse of what his first draft process as a...
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    Mile High Morning: How teams build their NFL Draft boards

    The Lead When the NFL Draft begins on April 29, each team will make its decisions in part by consulting with its board ranking draftable players. These boards vary by team — in who's included, how they're graded, how they're ranked and how long the lists are — and they're the product of a...
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    Sacco Sez: As the NFL enters the 17-game era, worth reflecting on Broncos' success in the 16-game era

    One of the things that really irritates me is the general statement that the Denver Broncos have not had a superior history. Of course, this is a low ebb in that history: four straight losing seasons for the first time in nearly five decades. And most fans only look at the immediate moment...
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    Mock Draft Madness: DenverBroncos.com predicts the first three rounds of the 2021 NFL Draft

    Aric DiLalla: Pick No. 4: QB Trey Lance, North Dakota State Via trade with Atlanta Denver receives: No. 4 Atlanta receives: No. 9, No. 40, 2022 second-round pick Don't just talk about it, Phil! Be about it! I had hoped that the 49ers would take Mac Jones with the third pick to give me...
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    Mile High Morning: 'Orange Crush' defensive coordinator Joe Collier makes the Hall of Fame case for Randy Gradishar

    The Lead With Steve Atwater, Peyton Manning and John Lynch all being elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in the past two years, the Broncos contingent in Canton, Ohio, has grown considerably in recent years. But despite this, there's still one legendary Bronco whose continued absence...
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