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Denver Broncos lie low on first day of cuts
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Denver Broncos lie low on first day of cuts

As the final seconds ticked away in Arizona on Thursday night Bradley Chubb Jersey , reality began to set in that the body of work that every Bronco player put forth during the preseason would now have to speak for itself. There are no more meaningless preseason games. No more second chances. 2018 has already gotten real for 13 former Broncos and yet, the Turk still lurks.The drama that most fans were hoping to have settled will have to wait until Saturday. Paxton Lynch, Isaiah McKenzie, and Devontae Booker are still Denver Broncos. What’s to become of Phillip Lindsay? Jeff Holland? A newly healthy Su’a Cravens? With all the drama of a made for television movie, the Denver Broncos preseason is saving resolution of 2018’s intrigue until the final act. Stay tuned, Broncos fans. John Elway and company aren’t done yet. For cuts, trades, and other Denver Broncos news check out Mile High Report’s 2018 preseason tracker.HORSE TRACKSDenver Broncos trim 13 players off their rosterThe trim was made Friday.Arizona Cardinals vs. Denver Broncos: Five things we learnedArizona Cardinals insider Bob McManaman offers a recap and a rundown from the Cardinals’ 21-10 preseason loss to the Denver Broncos.Lynch has big 2nd half, Broncos beat Cardinals 21-10A near-perfect second half in the preseason finale didn't appear to be enough to give Paxton Lynch the No. 2 quarterback job in Denver.Lynch completed 14 of 15 passes for 128 yards and two touchdowns and was not intercepted, leading the Broncos to a 21-10 victory over the Arizona Cardinals on ThursdayJohn Elway says Chad Kelly has “done enough to secure that second spot”Chad Kelly will start for the Broncos tonight against the Cardinals, having beaten out former first-round pick Paxton Lynch for the backup quarterback job. Broncos coach Vance Joseph declared Kelly the backup for “right now” while discussing the backup job earlier this week. Broncos General Manager JohnBroncos defeat Cardinals, 21-10, in preseason finale | FOX31 DenverGLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Broncos beat the Arizona Cardinals, 21-10, in the preseason finale on Thursday night. The Broncos' early progress in the game was quickly halted when Chad Kelly threw an interception. The Cardinals got the first points during the next drive.David Ramsey's Rapid Reaction: Paxton Lynch impressive in Broncos' exhibition finale | Sports Coverage | gazette.comDENVER 鈥?Paxton Lynch delivered a statement to a state that doubts him.Refocused, NFL Preseason Week 4: Denver Broncos 21, Arizona Cardinals 10 | NFL Analysis | Pro Football FocusThe Denver Broncos defeated the Arizona Cardinals on Thursday evening, 21-10 continuing the fourth week of preseason action in the NFL.Jordan Leslie gets cut, frustrated that preseason performance didn’t help – ProFootballTalkJordan Leslie was the Broncos' leading receiver this preseason, but that didn't stop him from getting cut. Leslie revealed on Twitter that he's been cut today after catching nine passes for 110 yards and a touchdown this preseason.Broncos' Jordan Taylor: Expected to remain on PUP - CBSSports.comBroncos' Jordan Taylor: Expected to remain on PUPPeyton Manning shares how United Way SNL skit almost didn't happen | Idaho StatesmanFormer Indianapolis Colts and Denver Broncos quarterback shares how the United Way skit from when he hosted Saturday Night Live in 2007 almost didn't happen.Why Is Ed McCaffrey Coaching High School Football? | 5280The NFL’s Most Likely Surprise Contenders - The RingerWho will be this year’s Rams or Jaguars? Every year an unknown team breaks out—here are three teams you shouldn’t sleep on.Auburn NFL roundup: Jeff Holland provides sack, takeaway in Broncos' win | AL.comOn the final night of the NFL's 2018 preseason schedule, 29 Auburn alumni got on the field.Phillip Lindsay turns strong preseason into unexpected night off in ArizonaThe University of Colorado product turned in impressive work throughout training camp and in three preseason games.Adam Jones has 'always looked up to Champ,' plans to wear No. 24 if he makes Broncos' 53-man rosterHow a trio of Denver Broncos are succeeding after rookie injuries - Denver Broncos Blog- ESPNJake Butt, Jeff Heuerman and Chad Kelly missed their first seasons with injuries and now get a chance to show what they can do.Multiple teams showing interest in Earl Thomas trade - NFL.comThe Cowboys aren't the only team circling overhead Earl Thomas, preparing to swoop in for a potential steal in trade talks. NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reports that multiple teams have reach out.Report: Browns have interest in trading for Khalil Mack – ProFootballTalkCould the Browns be the destination for holdout pass rusher Khalil Mack? They could if Cleveland is able to pull off a blockbuster trade, and Mary Kay Cabot of cleveland.com reports that the Browns are expected to inquire with the Raiders about just such a trade.Raiders looking to move 2015 draft pick Mario Edwards - NFL.comThe Raiders are looking for trade partners to move defensive lineman Mario Edwards, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports. Oakland selected Edwards in the second round of the 2015 draft.Shaquem Griffin finishes preseason as Seahawks leading tackler, ready to start if necessaryWith K.J. Wright unlikely to play in next week’s opener in Denver, rookie linebacker Shaquem Griffin appears set to start for the Seahawks in Wright’s place at strong-side linebacker against the Broncos. The one-handed college standout from Central Florida led Seattle in tackles for the second time inRams, Aaron Donald finalize six-year extension reportedly worth $135 million - CBSSports.comDonald is now the highest-paid defensive player in NFL historyTexans surprisingly cut 2016 third-round pick Braxton Miller, per report - CBSSports.comMiller disappointed during his two seasons in Houston as he transitioned to wide receiverTeddy Bridgewater: 'I definitely do not mind waiting' behind Drew Brees - CBSSports.comBridgewater was traded to the Saints earlier this week, and might be in line to take over when the legend retiresJosh Gordon to practice on Monday – ProFootballTalkWe already know that wide receiver Josh Gordon won't start for the Browns in their season opener against the Steelers, but the question of whether he will play at all has yet to be definitively answered.Dolphins trade safety Jordan Lucas to the Chiefs – ProFootballTalkThe Chiefs needed some help in the defensive secondary, and they've gotten it. Via Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald, the Dolphins have traded safety Jordan Lucas to Kansas City. A sixth-rounder in 2016, Lucas will net a seventh-round pick in 2019 for the Dolphins.49ers announce 12 cuts, including Joe Williams, Aldrick Robinson – ProFootballTalkThe 49ers announced 12 roster moves Friday, including the previously reported departures of running back Joe Williams and receiver Aldrick Robinson. San Francisco made Williams a fourth-round pick last year, but he spent his rookie season on injured reserve with a foot injury.Carson Wentz’s surgeon recommends “cautious approach” in quarterback’s return – ProFootballTalkThe doctor who repaired the torn anterior cruciate ligament and lateral collateral ligament in Carson Wentz's left knee recommends a "cautious approach" in the quarterback's return. "What's a few games over 12 to 15 years?" Dr.Bucs: Jameis Winston not guaranteed to start Week 4 - NFL.comBuccaneers general manager Jason Licht refutes the notion that Jameis Winston will simply be handed the QB1 role when he rejoins teammates after he's reinstated from NFL suspension in Week 4.Saints parting ways with wide receiver Michael Floyd - NFL.comThe New Orleans Saints are releasing veteran wide receiver Michael Floyd as the team trims their roster to 53. Floyd signed with the Saints in late July.Philadelphia Eagles release QB Christian HackenbergThe Eagles, who boast one of the best QB situations in the NFL with Carson Wentz, Nick Foles and Nate Sudfeld, have released Christian Hackenberg, a source told ESPN.Dallas Cowboys to release Kony EalyKony Ealy will be among those released by the Cowboys ahead of Saturday's deadline to reach the 53-man roster limit.Eli Rogers of Pittsburgh Steelers expected to start season on PUP listSteelers slot receiver Eli Rogers is expected to start the season on the physically unable to perform list, a source told ESPN, giving him more time to recover from a torn ACL. How could the draft go if the Denver Broncos jump out of the first in order to stockpile picks in 2020?"WhiteFanposts Fanshots Sections Broncos NewsBroncos 2019 Draft ClassBroncos PodcastsBroncos 2019 ScheduleKey Offseason DatesCommunity RulesFull ArchiveBroncos StoriesScheduleRosterStatsOdds Shop About Masthead Community Guidelines StubHub ✕Denver Broncos 2019 DraftMonday Morning Broncos Mock Draft: The Tua Trade Down.New,66commentsHow could the draft go if the Denver Broncos jump out of the first in order to stockpile picks in 2020? Monday Morning Broncos Mock Draft: The Tua Trade Down.If Elway wants in on the Tank for Tua race, it’ll take some creativity. Kirby Lee-USA TODAY SportsLast week I mentioned on Twitter that one of my favorite parts of doing Mock Drafts is how it gives me the opportunity to explore different scenarios. So far we’ve looked at how things could go if the Broncos take T.J. Hockenson, or Ed Oliver at 10. This week, I thought I’d do something a little different. I signed up to do a live mock this week in hopes that it would add some chaos to my board. Then the opportunity came along that I didn’t quite expect: the Miami Dolphins GM was enamored with Dwayne Haskins and offered me a bounty for 10. There was just one catch.On day 1 of the draft, I had the opportunity to go to Elway’s steak house and have myself some waffles. No but seriously, I got some flak for two reasons. The first was that jumping all the way out of the first was a huge gamble in case the Dolphins somehow won a game or two this year. The second was that obviously this isn’t realistic, as the real Dolphins are 100% committed to Tua 2020. I hear both points, and wanted to address them here.Remember: Mock Drafts are scenarios. I had three offers for 10 by the time I got to the clock, but Miami was the only team offering enough to seriously consider. Devin White, Haskins, and Drew Lock were on the board. If that’s the case in April, I’d fully expect a few teams to give the Broncos calls. So if you hate that I moved with the Dolphins, pretend it’s the Bengals, or Washington. If that were the case here, I would have asked for another pick to sweeten the deal. Let’s say it was a 2020 2nd or 2019 4th. You choose.The gamble is too risky. What if they win?If you read my article last Monday on the Bronco’s biggest needs, you know how I feel about the quarterback position. QB is the biggest Broncos need, and will be until there is a franchise signal caller residing in Denver. That doesn’t mean Flacco has no value, quite the contrary. With a passable stopgap in place, Elway has the chance to pick the right quarterback, rather than the first available one. In this scenario, I’m passing on both Haskins and Lock for the 2020 class. That means we need to get ammo in case we win, because we aren’t actively tanking. If we find ourselves back in the 10-20ish range in next year’s draft Derek Wolfe Jersey , it will take a boat load of capital to move into position to grab an elite arm. Everything helps.If the Dolphins (or Bengals, or Washington, or *insert favorite trade partner here*) wins, that simply means it will probably cost other picks as well. Remember that extra 2020 picks are simply the first step in that process, not the final one.41. Parris Campbell, Wide ReceiverI almost traded out of this pick for more ammo, because two of my top targets went right before the pick. When it came down to 41, I was torn between Campbell and two safeties. Johnathan Abrams and Taylor Rapp have gotten a lot of love, but I had enough questions about their ability in coverage that I decided to wait on the position. If you missed it, I wrote at length about Campbell Saturday.In limited opportunities Campbell shows glimpses of the player he could become at the next level. 48. Blake Cashman, LinebackerThis pick came down to Darnell Savage and one of “my guys” at linebacker. I’m still studying Savage and I like what I see, but wonder how pressing the need for a safety is when Denver has more than $40 million in cap space next year. If Will Parks and Justin Simmons ball out this year, we could still afford to keep one or even both.Studying prospects at this time of year you hear that every guy is a hard worker, but there aren’t many who choose to walk on at their hometown school and grind their way to where Cashman’s gotten. He’d be an exceptional locker room guy from day 1 and fits the Fangio scheme to a T. He makes reads quickly, can anticipate where the ball is going and works to get through trash. He has short arms and is just 237 lbs, but is willing at the point of attack and capable of chasing down ball carriers on wide runs. He’ll be a massive upgrade over Josey Jewell in coverage, comes fundamentally sound, and if he can stay healthy, the sky’s the limit. 71. Kahale Warring, Tight EndUnfortunately, the worst case scenario occurred when the Kansas City Chiefs swooped in and stole Darnell Savage at the end of round 2. With the pickings slim at the position and a run on tight ends underway, it was time to address another immediate need for the 2019 team.Upside is kind of what I focused on in this class and Warring has it in spades. He is a bit raw as a guy who took to football late in high school, but should be pro ready from the jump. He’s coming from a very conservative offense that didn’t air it out that often so his blocking is battle tested, but he also shows all the traits you hope to see in the passing game. 31 receptions, 372 yards, and 3 touchdowns looks paltry compared to some of the tight ends taken ahead of him, but then you realize he led the Aztecs in catches by 9. Warring’s best football is definitely still ahead of him. One thing that really impressed me when I watched the tape is how he’ll go up to get the ball over guys. Joe Flacco will find a way to make the most of that year 1, and with coaching Warring can fill the void at tight end for a decade. 78. Dru Samia, GuardIf the Scangarello run game is built around outside zone like Kyle Shanahan’s offense is, there aren’t many linemen that fit as well as this Oklahoma Sooner. He’s undersized and will need to get stronger to thrive at the next level, but he brings the kind of agility and technical savvy you pray for. Samia has started since his first year on campus and fights like a junkyard dog. Munchak will love him. 125. Justin Hollins, EdgeThe 125 mark was a painful choice between Boston College’s Will Harris and Hollins, but with edge depth so sorely lacking and the remaining options a bit lacking, the Duck won out. Hollins notched 14 sacks, 36 tackles for a loss, 7 forced fumbles, and 8 batted passes during his 3 years starting for the DucksI like Hollins a lot to pair with Jeff Holland for the second wave behind Von and Chubb. He’s got a lot of tools, he’s versatile, and if he can get stronger, he’ll grow into a great #3. I would still consider Aaron Lynch on a 1-year deal after the draft if we can get the numbers right, though. I don’t think Hollins will provide a ton of impact year one, but as I mentioned last week, the potential’s there.148. Sutton Smith, Edge/BackerI held out hope that Harris would fall to me, but Dallas grabbed him at the end of the 4th. After him, the safety board becomes a bit of a mess, so I looked elsewhere. It came down to Brett Rypien, one of my favorite quarterbacks in this class, and Smith.This pick is a bit of a gamble in that it relies on Smith overcoming his current lack of functional strength, but he brings everything else a Fangio backer needs. He’s twitchy as can be, quick to the ball, and finished his collegiate career with 30 sacks, 58.5 tackles for loss, and 7 forced fumbles. He’s too small to play as more than a situational rush player in the NFL, but should be an awesome special teams player and could one day grow into a quality depth player on the second level. 156. Foster Moreau, Tight EndOnce again, I found myself debating Rypien here. I really like him, but still found myself questioning the validity of taking a backup quarterback over what could be a contributor at an immediate need. Moreau comes from a similar situation as Warring, as both played for ground bound offenses. I think Warring’s a superior player, but the LSU Tiger could grow into a quality number 2 with time.182. Marvell Tell, SafetyA bit of a string bean who brings some concerns over his ability to tackle at the next level, this is a bet on his coverage, blitzing, and range. 237. Mitch Hyatt, Offensive LinemanHyatt is a four year starter at left tackle for Clemson, so that was intriguing. He was a former five star recruit and could eventually serve as a backup guard and swing tackle. Chances are he’ll disappear for a year or hopefully two as we beef him up in the strength program and get Munchak to iron out his technique. Let me know what you think in the comments, Broncos Country.
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