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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Court ruling suggests NFL cannot hide prior concussion knowledge

Good Morning, Broncos fans! A group of retired Cardinals players suing the NFL over its handling of concussions won a significant court victory on Wednesday.

The NFL had tried to cut down the lawsuit by arguing that the CBA directed all disputes to arbitration.

Instead, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri concluded that the case could proceed in Missouri state court.

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NFL ready to walk back marijuana punishments

Good Morning, Broncos fans! Tuesday was another busy day up in Cleveland.

The Browns signed corner Joe Haden to a five-year extension through 2019; the deal includes a reported $23M in full guarantees.

An while Cleveland prepares to deal with a possible suspension of Josh Gordon, there's talk they may pursue either Miles Austin or Santonio Holmes.

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Texas decision the beginning of the end of tackle football?

Good Morning, Broncos fans! Saturday was as remarkable as a third day of any NFL draft has or ever will be.

68 years after they'd been the first team to integrate racially, the Rams became the first team to draft an openly gay player.

It was a moment of pure joy, one that represented real progress.

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Evaluating the Broncos post-draft

Another free agency period dwindles away, and the draft is finally in the books. Most of us are about to fall over, myself among them. Doug, Ted, and TJ did an incredible job - again. Now I wanted to consider the team as it stands.

The question always comes up after free agency and the draft have given the Broncos a wealth of new talent. How will these players be used? Are some of them just practice squad/training camp bodies? Are the Broncos a stronger team today than they were in January?

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Broncos waive Mitchell

Having agreed to terms with 15 undrafted free agents, the Broncos needed to release two other players to honor the 90-man roster limit.

They got halfway there on Monday, waiving safety Charles Mitchell, whom they'd signed in January.

Steelers nabbed Shazier ahead of Cowboys

Good Morning, Broncos fans! Let's open with some key points from Peter King's MMQB column:

  • According to PK, Denver sees Cody Latimer as replacing Eric Decker right away. That would be something; we'll believe it when we see it.
  • Johnny Manziel was pretty convinced he was going to end up in St. Louis; the Browns apparently beat out the Vikings in trading up to draft him at #22. 
  • Browns GM Ray Farmer says he was close to drafting Sammy Watkins at #4, before trading down. Of course, they drafted no wideouts, and Josh Gordon is facing a one-year weed-related suspension.

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Let’s not start…

Good Afternoon, Broncos fans! Now that the draft is over, it's a good time to step back and consider what should be expected of Denver's newest players.

And as Mike Klis suggests, the answer is probably not very much, at least aside from first-rounder Bradley Roby.

Especially in the case of an overdog like these Broncos, rookies rarely play large roles.

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Denver Broncos 2014 Undrafted Free Agent Tracker

Player Pos School Links Notes
Kenny Anunike DE Duke Source, CBS, DS 5 surgeries in college (4 knee, 1 ankle)
Shaquil Barrett LB CSU Source, NFL, CBS 20.5 TFL, 12 Sacks, MWC DPOY in '13
Kapri Bibbs RB CSU Source, NFL 31 touchdowns tied to lead nation
Isaiah Burse WR Fresno State Source, NFL, CBS, DS Second-team All-MWC punt returner
Steven Clark P Auburn Source, NFL, DS A punter!!!
Brennan Clay RB Oklahoma Source, NFL  
Mister Cobble DT Kentucky Source, DS  
Bennie Fowler WR MSU Source, NFL, DS  
Greg Hardin WR North Dakota Source, DS Mentioned by Gil Brandt
Greg Latta DE Purdue Source, DS  
Bryn Renner QB UNC Source, NFL, CBS November shoulder surgery
Aslam Sterling T Kansas Source, DS  
Jordan Sullen S Tulane Source, DS  
Juwan Thompson RB Duke Source, DS  
Louis Young CB Georgia Tech Source, CBSDS  

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Gut Reaction: Broncos draft Corey Nelson with pick #242

If Corey Nelson hadn't partially torn his pectoral muscle early last year, he would have gone higher in today's draft.

If the NCAA hadn't denied him a fifth year of eligibility, he would have gone higher next year. If he was a little larger and a little taller--well, you get the drift.

But none of that happened. The super-athletic linebacker is now the property of the Denver Broncos.

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