Bar lowered for convicting Hernandez

Good Morning, Broncos fans! There was a big development in the Odin Lloyd homicide case on Friday.

Carlos Ortiz and Ernest Wallace have been indicted on murder charges, after having previously been charged only as accessories.

According to Deadspin, this means the bar has been lowered for convicting Aaron Hernandez on the murder charge he faces.

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Report: Broncos to work out Mississippi wideout Moncrief

According to Gil Brandt, Denver and Miami have private workouts scheduled with Ole Miss wide receiver Donte Moncrief next week.

The 6-2, 221-pound junior ran a 4.40-second forty at the combine, posted a 39.5-inch vertical, and a 132-inch broad jump. The former two figures each tied for third among wideouts, while the latter tied for the longest.

Bucky Brooks loves him some Zombie clicks

Happy Friday, Broncos fans! Between now and the 2014 NFL Draft, there's one big date on Denver's offseason calendar.

We've covered it countless times here, but the Broncos now have three weeks (through May 2) to unilaterally trigger their 2015 option on Von Miller.

It's long been our expectation that Denver would do so, especially since Miller's 2015 salary would only be guaranteed for injury.

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Broncos work out Hurricanes forward Swoope

According to multiple reports out of Miami, the Broncos had a scout work out Hurricanes forward Erik Swoope on Thursday.

The 6-5, 200-pound senior was a reserve for the Canes, and it's not clear whether he played even high school football.

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Demaryius is apparently doing fine, thanks

Good Afternoon, Broncos fans! So, turns out that Demaryius Thomas is alive, well, and present at Duke University with Peyton Manning & Friends.

He did not suffer a separated shoulder in SB 48, contrary to what was reported on Tuesday over at the Worldwide Leader.

The gulf between what was reported by Jeff Legwold...

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RIP Chris Banks, SB 33 Champion

Former Broncos draftee and SB 33 champion Chris Banks passed away on Wednesday at the age of 41.

According to the sheriff's office in Harford County, Maryland, the body of the 1996 seventh-rounder was found on Wednesday morning.

His death is reportedly thought to have been of natural causes.

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Cut that meat! Tuck that shirt!

Good Morning, Broncos fans! We all know, unofficially, that the hardest working man in sports is Peyton Manning.

Two months after the embarrassment (yes, Peyton, that's what it was) of SB 48, he's gathered up his receivers for their annual workouts at Duke.

Manning* is apparently there with Wes Welker, Julius Thomas, Andre Caldwell, and new teammate Emmanuel Sanders.

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Report: Broncos to host Kyle Fuller

According to Aaron Wilson, Virginia Tech corner Kyle Fuller is scheduled to take an official pre-draft visit with the Broncos.

Wilson reports that Fuller has at least four other visits (Oakland, Chicago, Cincy, Jets) lined up, plus two private workouts (Indy, Carolina).

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Pair of Denver castaways find new homes

Good Morning, Broncos fans! Now that the DeSean Jackson storm has mostly blown over, Chris Johnson is the next hot topic.

The Jets and Atlanta are said to be leading the way for the running back's services, with Dallas and Buffalo also reportedly interested.

Earlier in the week, Tennessee put out word that Johnson's work ethic contributed to his release, but the Jets say they're not swayed by such concerns.

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Johnny Football visiting Oaktown

Good Morning, Broncos fans! With Peter King mourning the loss of his brother, Greg Bedard sat in for today's MMQB column.

Within it, Bedard touches upon an issue we've been discussing here of late - compensatory picks.

Writes Bedard:

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