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Terrell Davis among semifinalists for 2015 HOF class

Several former Broncos are among 26 modern era semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's class of 2015.

Longtime Broncos Steve Atwater, Terrell Davis, and Karl Mecklenburg made the cut, as did John Lynch and Ty Law (gold star to anyone who remembered that he was a Bronco for seven games in 2009).

15 of the 26 will be named finalists on January 8, and inductees will be announced on January 31.

Champ Bailey retires as Denver Bronco

Legendary corner Champ Bailey signed a one-day contract to retire as a Denver Bronco on Tuesday. Bailey spent the first five years of his career in Washington and the next ten in Denver.

After signing with New Orleans in April, he was among the team's final preseason cuts.

The future HOFer and ROFer was as calm and collected during his retirement presser as he was throughout his career.

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Broncos shuffle practice squad

The Broncos made two pairs of corresponding practice squad moves on Tuesday, adding a pair of players who were drafted in the sixth round of the 2012 Draft: safety Josh Bush and well traveled offensive lineman Mark Asper.

To make room for Bush and Asper, Denver cut defensive end Zach Thompson and wideout Douglas McNeil.

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Running backs LeGarrette Blount, Ben Tate cut; Broncos not interested

Two veteran running backs were dumped on Tuesday, but the Broncos - whose own running back corps is decimated by injury - are not interested in either of them.

Pittsburgh expectedly cut LeGarrette Blount, less than a day after he'd left the field during the Steelers' MNF win at Tennessee.

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Zac Dysert is third Bronco to lose parent in recent months

Tragedy again struck the Broncos on Monday, as practice squad quarterback Zac Dysert became the third player to lose a parent in recent months.

Carla Dysert died at 56 on Monday morning in a three-car accident in Harrod, Ohio. Dysert's SUV was struck head on by an oncoming car that had lost control in slippery conditions.

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NFL suspends Adrian Peterson for rest of 2014 season without pay

The NFLPA says it will appeal the ban.

Rapoport: Peyton Manning may retire if Broncos win Super Bowl

Let's hope we have to worry about this in February. Until then, we won't...

Nate Irving to undergo knee surgery; Virgil Green doubtful

Nate Irving will soon undergo surgery on his injured knee. The fourth-year linebacker has a partially torn MCL, but the Broncos reportedly think he may have a torn ACL as well. The team placed Irving on IR.

As expected, Ronnie Hillman has been ruled out for Sunday's game.

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Champ Bailey to retire as Bronco

Sometimes, teams mishandle the departure and retirement of longtime star players. This is not one of those times.

All-world corner Champ Bailey will sign a one-day contract and retire as a Bronco on Tuesday.

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Broncos place Nate Irving on IR, claim Todd Davis off waivers

The Broncos placed linebacker Nate Irving on IR on Thursday; he sprained an MCL at New England in Week 9.

Taking Irving's place on the roster will be linebacker Todd Davis, whom Denver claimed off waivers from New Orleans.

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