Broncos haven’t opened contract talks with Demaryius

Happy Friday, Broncos fans! Well, here we are again.

It's May 30, and Nate Irving is the starting middle linebacker for the Denver Broncos.

In past years, he hasn't been good enough to beat out Joe Mays, Keith Brooking, Stewart Bradley, Paris Lenon, or a relocated Wesley Woodyard.

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Alex Smith, $18M per year quarterback?

Good Afternoon, Broncos fans! Wednesday marked the start of Denver's first full-squad OTAs.

Peyton Manning & Co. toted around a football covered in green Lycra, apparently to help reduce their alarming fumbling woes of 2013.

While Manning preferred to remain tightlipped about the strategy, we'll assume the material makes the ball more slippery.

If the players can improve ball security with a slippery ball, it should follow that gripping the real thing should be easier, right?

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Tony Romo and Kyle Orton don’t sound like BFFs

Good Afternoon, Broncos fans! Today's first full-squad workouts mean the start of Phase 3 of the offseason program.

Contact and one-one-one drills are not permitted, so we're still a far cry from the intense practices of training camp.

But John Fox and Chris Harris say this a particularly important juncture for defensive players, who will finally be able to line up against other players and start making on-field adjustments, as opposed to just playbook study and mental reps.

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Craft a last-place roster, get a promotion!

Good Morning, Broncos fans! Given yesterday's holiday, there's not much in the way of news today.

21 teams will commence their first full-squad OTAs today.

Denver and five other teams will follow suit tomorrow.

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Chris Harris has a small circle of trust

Good Morning, Broncos fans, and Happy Memorial Day! As always, thanks to all who serve and have served.

More to the point of today's holiday, our thoughts are with all who have lost someone who served.

As he does each year, Chase Stuart uses the day to honor NFL players who served.

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New drug policy may come down harder on DUI offenders

Good Morning, Broncos fans! There's some good news on the NFL's law and order front.

According to Mike Florio, the next drug policy is expected to include a one-game suspension for first-time DUI offenders. The current policy only includes a fine for first-time offenders, with bans not generally kicking in until after multiple incidents.

The league has always been relatively lax on drunk driving, a point underscored by how heavyhanded it is with marijuana use.

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Troubled Russell sentenced to seven months in jail

Good Morning, Broncos fans! Director of player personnel Matt Russell was sentenced to seven months in jail for his drunken escapade of last summer.

According to the DP, Russell could be released as soon as halfway through his term.

The Broncos issued a statement expressing their continuing support for the former CU Buff.

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When you hit the club, leave your own booze behind

Happy Friday, Broncos fans! Doug has the day off, so you're getting an intensely short Lard today. Anyway, it's Memorial Day Weekend. You should be getting some sun, you loser.

Not a lot of Broncos news out there this morning. As we already know, T.J. Ward is wanted for misdemeanor assault.  Apparently, they--meaning, guys who are club owners and make money by selling booze--don't like it when you bring BYOA (Bring Your Own Alcohol) into a club. Who knew, eh? 

Why isn't this big news?  Simply put: fans don't care. They only care how well the piece of meat (read, player) can hit, tackle, and cover. You know it; I know it.   Moving on...

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Here come the ugly addiction stories the NFL doesn’t want you to see

Good Morning, Broncos fans! There was plenty of fallout on Wednesday from news of the latest lawsuit filed against the NFL, this one related to painkillers.

Two of the plaintiffs, J.D. Hill and Ron Pritchard, detailed the drug regimens they were put on by their teams, and of course, added that they were never warned of any consequences.

Retired lineman Kyle Turley estimates that more than half of his teammates were addicted to painkillers, and that one of them even took as many as 30 Vicodin daily.

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NFL hit with another bombshell lawsuit

Good Morning, Broncos fans! Although the owners' spring meetings took place on Tuesday, the biggest NFL news of the day came from a courtroom.

As has often been the case of late.

A group of eight retired players, including three members of the 1985 Bears, have accused the league of illegally obtaining and administering risky narcotics and painkillers.

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