Monthly Archives: January 2017

Building Broncos: DL, Keeping the defense great starts with improving run defense — The Denver Post

Editor’s note: Fifth of an eight-part series breaking down the Broncos’ roster as they reboot under new coach Vance Joseph. Saturday: Defensive line. Up next: Linebackers. The Broncos’ defensive rankings are weird to see in succession. Total defense: fourth. Scoring defense: fourth. Passing defense: first. Sacks: third. Turnovers: seventh. Defensive touchdowns: third. Rushing defense: 28th. Rushing…

via Building Broncos: DL, Keeping the defense great starts with improving run defense — The Denver Post

MRI shows no significant damage to Nikola Jokic’s hip — The Denver Post

Initial testing on Nuggets center Nikola Jokic’s left hip Thursday night gave the team a chance to exhale. On Friday, MRI results gave them a full-blown reason to be relieved. Jokic has a strained left hip flexor, the test revealed. The second-year center, who is in the middle of the Nuggets’ recent winning turn, is said…

via MRI shows no significant damage to Nikola Jokic’s hip — The Denver Post

Colorado Rockies: Grading and Analyzing the 2016 Outfielders — Rox Pile

The Colorado Rockies sport one of the top outfields in the game. Seeing that, the Rockies front office anticipates competing in 2017. However, before fans sing the praises of Colorado’s 2017 squad, let us analyze how the 2016 outfield performed. RYAN RABURN: 2016 GRADE D+ (fWAR -0.2) Acquired prior to the start of the 2016…

via Colorado Rockies: Grading and Analyzing the 2016 Outfielders — Rox Pile

Colorado Avalanche Rebuild: Building Next Season’s Forward Lines — Mile High Sticking

The Colorado Avalanche are likely to have drastically different forward lines next season. What else can I write about at this point other than what the Colorado Avalanche may look like next season? Speculating about next season is the most interesting thing surrounding this team right now. I suppose there is also trade analyses, but…

via Colorado Avalanche Rebuild: Building Next Season’s Forward Lines — Mile High Sticking

2017 NFL Draft: Winners From the Senior Bowl practices — Mile High Report – All Posts

Who helped themselves during the three practices this past week. The Senior Bowl is later today, but the three practice sessions and their interviews during the week are what is important to their stock. The Cleveland Browns and the Chicago Bears coaching staff were coaching the North and South squads. Also, Scouts, General Managers, and…

via 2017 NFL Draft: Winners From the Senior Bowl practices — Mile High Report – All Posts

Lawyer confirms Aqib Talib shot himself, NFL still investigating — ProFootballTalk

Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib has still not explained publicly how he ended up with a gunshot wound last year, but his lawyer told police Talib shot himself accidentally. Mike Klis of KUSA reports that Talib’s lawyer wrote a letter to Dallas police stating that Talib accidentally shot himself in the leg early in the morning…

via Lawyer confirms Aqib Talib shot himself, NFL still investigating — ProFootballTalk

Greg Holland officially signs with Rockies; Eddie Butler designated for assignment — The Denver Post

The Rockies made two bold moves Saturday. They officially signed former Kansas City Royals reliever Greg Holland to a one-year contract. Then they designated right-handed starter Eddie Butler to clear space on the 40-man roster. Butter, a former first-round draft choice, has struggled to succeed at the major-league level. Holland’s contract, which includes a vesting…

via Greg Holland officially signs with Rockies; Eddie Butler designated for assignment — The Denver Post

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