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Good Morning, Broncos fans! Police resumed their search for evidence in the Odin Lloyd case, donning scuba gear and toting metal detectors near the home of Aaron Hernandez.

Investigators reportedly scoured a nearby stream and wooded area, but their latest efforts turned up no new evidence.

Although it had been reported last week that an arrest warrant had been prepared charging Hernandez with obstruction of justice, no warrant has been filed or served, according to reports.

To that end, Michael Fee, one of Hernandez's attorneys, issued a statement Monday which criticized the media's handling of the case. Noticeably absent from the statement, however, was any claim of innocence or warning against a rush to judgment.

As per usual, Charles Pierce has some excellent thoughts to share about the Lloyd case and Hernandez story, while Mike Florio has precisely the opposite to share.


The team has announced the schedule for training camp, which will run from July 25 through August 15, with the annual SAF@MH scrimmage taking place on August 3; here are their camp policies for fan attendance.

Andrew Mason looks ahead to the Week 4 home game against Chip Kelly's Eagles.

Out in Las Vegas, Denver's over/under for 2013 wins is 11.5, while their 5/1 SB odds are tied with the Patriots and Niners atop the league. Their odds of taking the AFCW are an insane 1/7, while their AFC odds are 9/4, slightly trailing the Patriots' 2/1 odds.

A refreshingly humble Bill Polian admits he screwed up by not finding an heir apparent for Peyton Manning in Indy, and he says preseason will be the key time for Denver to evaluate Brock Osweiler's progress. (Insider)

ESPN appears to be stooping nearly to Bleacher Report levels by making predictions about the NFL of 2016. In his Insider segment, Field Yates predicts that Von Miller will be the league's top pass rusher in three years.


Tom Brady and Drew Brees co-penned an op-ed in the SF Chronicle supporting athletes' worker compensation rights in California.

Minnesota signed former Packers LB Desmond Bishop; Neil Hornsby thinks it's a wise move for the Vikings.

Detroit signed safety Chris Hope and released WR Brian Robiskie; Colts WR LaVon Brazill and Giants WR Brandon Collins have been suspended four games for substance abuse.

Cleveland has hired Zak Gilbert, the former PR director who had been fired by Raiders owner Mark Davis.

There's great news out of Buffalo, where HOFer Jim Kelly is already cancer-free just two weeks after having undergone surgery to remove a malignant tumor.

A majority of Washington football fans acknowledge that their team's blatantly racist name is inappropriate, but that doesn't mean they think it should be changed.

Tiki Barber has probably never said anything so agreeable as calling Warren Sapp an idiot.


Wesley Woodyard and the man he replaced in the Denver starting lineup, D.J. Williams, are among PFF's most underrated every down linebackers.

Greg Cosell and Doug Farrar discuss the drafts of the AFCS teams in their latest podcast.

Bucky Brooks considers some elite positional duos from the Falcons (WR), Niners (LB), and Giants (WR).

Over at KSK, Christmas Ape offers up a PK-style MMQB while Peter is on vacation, plus their Mount Flushmore for the NFCS squads.


Champ Bailey is Denver's representative on Chase Stuart's list of the longest tenured players on each NFL team.

Jason Lisk offers up a list of the ten players who made it to the HOF more for their longevity than for having been dominant for any lengthy period of time. 

Comeback expert Scott Kacsmar strongly disagrees with NFLN's list of the league's greatest comeback quarterbacks, including the placement of John Elway at #2 and the exclusion of Peyton Manning.

Jason Fitzgerald examines the long odds facing late-round picks and calls Cameron Wake's and Mike Wallace's the best and worst contracts on the Dolphins, respectively.

Pat Kirwan presents a quiz to test your knowledge of the 2012 season.

Doug is IAOFM’s resident newsman and spelling czar. Follow him on Twitter @IAOFM

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