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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If Bradley Roby is ‘troubled’ then what are Jimmy Haslam and Jim Irsay?

Good Morning, Broncos fans! At today's owners meetings in Georgia, there will be a vote on the site of SB 52, with Indy among the host candidates.

Who's going to be making the presentation on that city's behalf?

Why, Jim Irsay, of course.

You know, the dude who was recently arrested on a DUI charge, along with four felony counts of possession of controlled substances.

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Broncos sign three, waive three

The Broncos made a sextet of roster transactions on Monday, following the weekend's rookie minicamp.

Denver added safety Charles Mitchell (who'd been waived last Monday), former CSU-Pueblo linebacker Chase Vaughn, and wideout Greg Hardin.

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Harris says he’ll be ready for camp

Good Morning, Broncos fans! We're at another mini lull in the NFL calendar.

The league's spring owners meetings are taking place in Georgia tomorrow.

Players will be back at Dove Valley for OTAs next Wednesday.

Until then, let's check in on the key points from Peter King's MMQB column today:

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Certain di$traction$ are okay

Good Morning, Broncos fans! While it's somewhat exciting that players have been back on the field this weekend, that development is already accompanied by talk of injuries.

DE John Youboty, who spent last season on the practice squad, suffered an Achilles injury that's thought to be serious. Sounds like he'll be headed to IR.

RB Kapri Bibbs admits he's not fully recovered from a turf toe injury that hampered the end of his one season at CSU.

Meanwhile, Cody Latimer is primarily getting mental reps as he recovers from foot surgery.

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Welker tells Churchill Downs to shove it

Good Morning, Broncos fans! Denver opened its rookie minicamp on Friday, getting its first real look at its draftees and undrafted signees.

It's the players' first on-field action after a week of film work, position meetings, and playbook study.

A handful of last season's practice squadders are also participating.

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Mathis suspended four games, including opener at Denver

Colts DE Robert Mathis, the NFL's leading sack man in 2013, has been suspended four games for violation of the league's PED policy.

Indy opens the season at Denver on SNF, so this figures to bolster the Broncos' chances that night.

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Reality show won’t help Sam make Rams, but does that matter?

Happy Friday, Broncos fans! There's already some post-draft controversy brewing around Michael Sam, and this time, it's self-inflicted (rather than societally).

Oprah Winfrey has acquired the rights to film a documentary series covering Sam's upcoming attempt to make the Rams' 53-man roster.

An anonymous teammate suggested the reality show may be a distraction, but it's worth noting that the series will not feature any footage from Rams camp, or at the team's headquarters.

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Hernandez indicted on two more murder charges

Aaron Hernandez has now officially been implicated in the deaths of three human beings.

The former Patriots tight end was indicted Thursday on two first-degree murder charges stemming from a 2012 Boston drive-by double homicide.

The indictment includes three counts of armed assault with intent to murder, and one count of assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon.

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