Every year is a contract year

Good Morning, Broncos fans! It looks like DeSean Jackson isn't taking long to find a new home.

Best of all, he may get a chance to avenge twice yearly the Eagles' possibly having dragged his name through the mud.

The playmaking wideout/punt returner is reportedly close to a deal with Washington after having visited with them and taken a physical on Monday.

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Is Gerell Robinson a tight end or wide receiver?

One thing that everyone can agree on is that the Broncos have a wealth of gems in the area of receiving. Pass-catching running backs, tight ends, and skilled wide receivers abound. The team couldn’t get much better than they were last season.

Or could they? Gerell Robinson could be a path to the receiving corps staying even or getting better. If that’s so - is he a wide receiver or a tight end? To me, the differences are small with Denver’s current approach. With Gerell, they’re minuscule - and that’s about the only thing about him that is.

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Davis: Every NFL team has more than one gay player

Good Morning, Broncos fans! Three weeks into the new league year, and still 5.5 weeks from the draft, and NFL news is a bit sparse.

As such, we'll open with a summary of Peter King's latest MMQB column, which he posted with the heaviest of hearts (our thoughts to the King family, as PK suddenly lost his brother, Ken):

  • Bill Belichick is pushing for instant replay to include all decisions, including judgment calls. Sounds great to us.
  • Bengals owner Mike Brown suggests putting the ball at the one-yard line for PATs, which would figure to encourage more two-point attempts. This is also a terrific idea.

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How could DeSean Jackson end up anywhere other than Oakland?

Good Afternoon, Broncos fans! Interested teams are apparently lining up for the services of DeSean Jackson, who was released by Philly on Friday.

Early rumors suggested Kansas City and former Eagles coach Andy Reid were in on Jackson.

And while the weaponless Chiefs would appear a natural fit, Ian Rapoport says the team has opted not to pursue the wideout/punt returner.

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CJ2K on his way out of Tennessee

Good Morning, Broncos fans! 2.5 weeks into the new league year, let's check in on where Denver stands financially.

Not including the Winston Justice contract (figure somewhere around $1M for one year), OTC estimates Denver's cap space at around $7.6M.

Although the Broncos sport the highest cap spending in the league so far ($129.2M), they still have decent room thanks to their carryover from 2013 and relative lack of dead money.

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Eagles release Jackson, reportedly due to gang ties

In recent days and weeks, it had become apparent that the Eagles would be ridding themselves of wideout DeSean Jackson, whether by trade or release.

It was a puzzling development, given that Jackson is coming off the most prolific of his six pro seasons, and had thrived in Chip Kelly's offense.

But on Friday, NJ.com reported that the team had concerns about Jackson's apparent gang ties, specifically his association with men implicated in gang-related murders.

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Broncos re-sign Winston Justice

Denver has brought back tackle Winston Justice on a one-year deal. According to Mike Klis, Justice would compete with Chris Clark at right tackle if Orlando Franklin is shifted over to replace Zane Beadles at left guard.

The former Eagle and Colt played 19 snaps late in the regular season, allowing one QB hit and grading out at -0.5 according to PFF.

Raiders apparently going for three yards and a cloud of dust

Happy Friday, Broncos fans! Oakland has reportedly agreed with former Jags running back Maurice Jones-Drew on a three-year deal.

A couple of weeks ago, they had brought back Darren McFadden on a one-year deal.

What do the two have in common?

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Moreno, Phillips head elsewhere

After finding a soft free agent market, two key players from Denver's SB run landed with new teams on Thursday.

Running back Knowshon Moreno agreed terms with Miami, while defensive end Shaun Phillips is headed to Tennessee.

Moreno's one-year deal is worth a reported $3M, while Phillips reportedly got $6M over two years, including $2.5M in guarantees.

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Raiders still channeling Crazy Al

Schadenfreude. It’s impolite to take pleasure from the travails of others.

It’s also hard to pretend that I have any particular sympathy for the Raiders, and free agency is showing why.

Oakland was going to give Dennis Allen and Reggie McKenzie two years to make changes; this may not be the way to prove that.

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