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Chiefs expected to take Eric Fisher at #1; could Raiders draft Hayden at #3?

As we often do on the most news-heavy of days, we'll be tracking pre-draft speculation here. It will be updated throughout the day, so check back often!

Updated 6:27pm ET

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Bills may prefer Barkley to Nassib; Manuel says Eagles want him; Cards after Lane Johnson

As we tend to do on the most news-heavy of days, we're going to track the day's pre-draft speculation here. It will be updated throughout the day, so check back often!

Updated 8:36pm ET

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Colquitt signs RFA tender; only Clady remains unsigned

Broncos punter Britton Colquitt signed his restricted tender on Tuesday and will be paid $1.323M this season. According to the Denver Post, the two sides are expected to work toward a long-term deal in the coming months.

Along with T Chris Clark and RB Lance Ball, Colquitt was tendered in March at the Right of First Refusal Only level, which meant the Broncos had the right to match any potential offers from other teams, but would not have received any draft pick compensation in the process.

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Revis gets big bucks but no guarantees from Bucs, who give LOLJets #13 pick, conditional 2014 pick

It took a while, but the LOLJets finally dealt star cornerback Darrelle Revis to Tampa Bay on Sunday.

Every party got what they wanted - that is, unless Revis was looking for a hefty guarantee as part of a new contract. Shockingly, the 27-year old will get absolutely nothing guaranteed, but his deal is worth $96M over six years.

Granted, the Bucs gave up Thursday's #13 pick, plus a 2014 fourth-rounder which becomes a third-rounder if Revis is on their roster on the third day of the 2014 league year, so there's zero chance they cut him this season.

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Broncos attend workout by FSU’s Carradine

As they look to fill the void created by Elvis Dumervil's departure, it was reported last week that the Broncos have been researching Florida State defensive end Cornellius "Tank" Carradine.

But if Denver is to acquire the pass rusher, they may have to move up from the #28 pick, following an impressive workout today by the 6-4, 276-pounder.

His senior season was cut short by a torn ACL suffered in late November, but an intense rehabilitation with the same trainer who helped Adrian Peterson to his remarkable 2012 comeback season has Carradine nearly back to form.

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Broncos reportedly interested in ODU safety Carvin Powell

According to Aaron Wilson, the Broncos and Dolphins have expressed interest in Old Dominion safety Carvin Powell.

Listed at 6-1, 205 pounds on his school profile, Powell was not invited to the combine, but performed at ODU's pro day on March 21 in front of representatives from a reported nine or ten teams.

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Broncos’ 2013 schedule released

It's been known for some time now (March 19, 2012?) that the Broncos would be featured several times on national television this season; turns out they'll play under the lights five times in 2013.

As previously reported by Jason La Canfora, Denver will host Baltimore as the Thursday night season kickoff game on September 5 on NBC. The opener will be the Broncos' first chance to exact at least a measure of revenge on the team that unceremoniously dumped them from the 2012 playoffs.

It's become tradition for the defending SB champs to host the season opener, but a parking lot conflict (really) with the Baltimore Orioles made a Ravens home game on that Thursday an impossibility. Baltimore's only other national TV-worthy road opponents, at least from our standpoint, are Chicago and Pittsburgh.

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Broncos will host Ravens in 2013 season kickoff

Revenge is a dish served best in the Mile High air, or something like that.

RIP Pat Summerall

Updated 4/18/13 7:18am ET

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Broncos will host Wisconsin center Travis Frederick

According to Aaron Wilson, the Broncos are one of four teams (Tennessee, Chicago, Detroit) scheduled to host Wisconsin Badgers redshirt junior Travis Frederick in an official pre-draft visit.

The 6-4, 312-pound native of Sharon, WI, posted some ugly 40 times at the combine, but his agility and powerful blocking ability have him ranked among the top center prospects, and one expected to be selected on Day 1 or 2 of the upcoming draft.

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