Welcome back, Mr. BLloyd

Good Morning, Broncos fans! After having spent the 2013 season out of the league, old friend Brandon Lloyd is back.

Lloyd signed a one-year deal to return to the Niners, who first acquired him with a fourth-round draft pick in 2003.

The acrobatic receiver has played for six teams in 10 seasons, with his first San Francisco stint (45 games) by far his longest.

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Von says he’s the best, and who are we to argue?

Good Morning, Broncos fans! Denver's deadline to trigger their 2015 option on Von Miller is now 2.5 weeks away.

According to new DP beat man Troy Renck, the team is still expected to do so (because, why wouldn't they?).

For his part, Von says he's dropped 20 pounds and is down to 250.

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On journalism and IAOFM

With Lindsay Jones having left the Denver Post, I’ve enjoyed Benjamin Hochman's work on the Broncos. He also writes on basketball, for those who partake.

His story on one of his mentors carries some strong concepts on modern sports journalism. Some teachers seem to stay with us. Here’s what Hochman had to say with one of his better articles:

But I do remember Fred Vultee. He taught copy editing at the Missouri School of Journalism, and to this day I recall his lesson about cautiously quoting athletes about issues out of their realm. "Our job is to ask - how do they know what they know," he'd say.

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Aldon Smith pulls a Greg Focker

Good Morning, Broncos fans! Niners linebacker Aldon Smith was involved in another troubling incident this weekend.

The young pass rusher was arrested at LAX after he was allegedly belligerent and claimed to be in possession of a bomb.

Smith is already facing drunk driving charges and felony weapons charges for a 2012 incident at his home.

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Report: Broncos hosted BSU lineman Matt Paradis

According to Aaron Wilson, the Broncos recently visited with Boise State lineman Matt Paradis.

The 6-3, 306-pound center was a Second-Team All-MWC choice last year, and has worked out for the Patriots.

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Former Bronco charged in shooting

Good Morning, Broncos fans! There's some dark news today involving a pair of ex-LSU football players - one a draft hopeful, and the other a onetime Bronco.

Tahj Jones, a senior linebacker who participated in LSU's pro day on Wednesday, is hospitalized in serious condition with a gunshot wound to the abdomen.

The man charged with having shot him is Brandon Winey, a fellow ex-Tiger who was a member of the Broncos in 2001.

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Bar lowered for convicting Hernandez

Good Morning, Broncos fans! There was a big development in the Odin Lloyd homicide case on Friday.

Carlos Ortiz and Ernest Wallace have been indicted on murder charges, after having previously been charged only as accessories.

According to Deadspin, this means the bar has been lowered for convicting Aaron Hernandez on the murder charge he faces.

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Report: Broncos to work out Mississippi wideout Moncrief

According to Gil Brandt, Denver and Miami have private workouts scheduled with Ole Miss wide receiver Donte Moncrief next week.

The 6-2, 221-pound junior ran a 4.40-second forty at the combine, posted a 39.5-inch vertical, and a 132-inch broad jump. The former two figures each tied for third among wideouts, while the latter tied for the longest.

Bucky Brooks loves him some Zombie clicks

Happy Friday, Broncos fans! Between now and the 2014 NFL Draft, there's one big date on Denver's offseason calendar.

We've covered it countless times here, but the Broncos now have three weeks (through May 2) to unilaterally trigger their 2015 option on Von Miller.

It's long been our expectation that Denver would do so, especially since Miller's 2015 salary would only be guaranteed for injury.

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Broncos work out Hurricanes forward Swoope

According to multiple reports out of Miami, the Broncos had a scout work out Hurricanes forward Erik Swoope on Thursday.

The 6-5, 200-pound senior was a reserve for the Canes, and it's not clear whether he played even high school football.

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