The Daily Lard 3-19-11

Good Morning, Broncos fans! I'd like offer some more details on the NY Times' decision to move behind a pay wall as relates to the Lard: While clicking through to the NYT from the links I provide will count toward your own monthly 20-article limit, once you hit that limit you'll still be able to read articles via links from referring sites like ours and via social media. In other words, hitting the limit will only prevent you from heading directly to the NYT website and accessing articles - reading articles that I link should not be affected.

AFC West

Legwold on Tebow/Orton.

Blaine Gabbert will work out for the Broncos privately.

Kyle Sonneman on some of the Broncos' more notable WR draft choices.

Williamson on the fact that the other three AFCW coaches will all be calling plays in 2011.


The NFLPA said yesterday that Roger Goodell's letter was meant to break up the players' unity.

De Smith has one-upped Goodell and Jeff Pash by taking an even lower salary than them.

Meanwhile, Mike Vrabel thinks negotiations sans Goodell and Pash would be more effective.

Minnesota punter Chris Kluwe shared a whiteboard representation of the labor situation.

Andrew Brandt breaks down the players' suit against the NFL.

John Clayton says the owners are using some really fuzzy math.

KSK got ahold of the real actual letter Goodell sent to the players.


Toni Monkovic offers up the transcript of a conference call with Rich McKay and Ray Anderson of the Competition Committee.

Pats TE Alge Crumpler underwent major shoulder surgery in January.

FO's cornerback play charting confirms Ted's panning of Alphonso Smith's play - he ranked near the bottom of the league in yards per pass and YAC allowed.

One-liners via PFT.

KSK continues their fantastic mock drafts with NFL TV personalities they'd like to get rid of.


Patrick Peterson and AJ Green posted some ridiculously low Wonderlic scores.

Wes Bunting is about as excited about pro days (and Blaine Gabbert's specifically) as Ted is.

Rob Rang has updated his listing of the top 42 draft prospects.

Gil Brandt on the pro days of Michigan State, Arkansas State, Penn State, Stanford and Delaware.

Farrar shares a profile of and interview podcast with Huskers RB Roy Helu Jr.

Dan Hanzus interviewed Cal DL Cameron Jordan for NFLN.

Joe Fortenbaugh is examining teams' recent draft trends, starting with the Giants.

Walter Football is running a mock draft contest, with cash money prizes.

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