In Case You Missed It, News around the NFL, April 17, 2017

In Case You Missed it, April 17, 2017

KUSA—For the third consecutive year, the Denver Broncos will hold joint practices with the San Francisco 49ers prior to their preseason game, league sources told 9News.

Source: Broncos, 49ers to again to hold joint training camp practices |


Some have worried that the departure of defensive coordinator Wade Phillips will set the Denver defense back a step. Cornerback Chris Harris Jr. has the opposite view. “We like it,” Harris told reporters on Monday regarding the elevation of defensive backs coach Joe Woods. “He knows our strengths, so that is a good thing having…

Source: Chris Harris: Joe Woods will take defense to next level | ProFootballTalk


Road trips may soon be getting more interesting for NFL teams. Per a league source, roughly 20 teams may end up without charter arrangements for the 2017 season. According to, American recently suspended its charter arrangements with six NFL franchises: the Cardinals, Ravens, Colts, Jaguars, Dolphins, and Steelers. According to the Forbes report, American will…

Source: Roughly 20 NFL teams facing loss of chartered flights | ProFootballTalk


Denver Broncos’ Cornerback Chris Harris, Jr and Wide Receiver Emmanuel Sanders addressed the press today.

Source: “I think Doss can definitely step up and be that fourth corner this year.” •



Image result for andrew luck nflAndrew Luck has toiled through pain for the past two seasons. The Indianapolis Colts quarterback revealed as much on Monday, saying his recent surgery addressed an injury suffered in 2015.

Source: Andrew Luck: Surgery stemmed from 2015 injury –



shane-ray.jpgThe 2017 regular-season schedule is expected to be released sometime in the next week.  This is the part where we wish Vance Joseph good luck during his first year in Denver. Not only is he the head coach of a team for the first time, but he has to do it in a season where the Broncos have the most difficult strength of schedule . That doesn’t mean you should count them out of the AFC West race though: The next three toughest schedules belong to the Chiefs, Chargers and Raiders.

Source: LOOK: Here are 10 things we already know about the 2017 NFL schedule –


Whether it’s Paxton Lynch or Trevor Siemian throwing him passes, Sanders expects big things in Mike McCoy’s offense.  What Saunders does know is that the offense will be “pass-happy,” no matter which young passer is at the helm.

Source: No matter who starts at QB, Emmanuel Sanders knows ‘pass-happy’ offense will give him chances


Boston Marathon runners may have gotten some extra motivation from the New England Patriots on Monday.  During the marathon, one fan, presumably also a Patriots fan, stood on the side of the road holding a sign showing the score of Super Bowl 51, when the Atlanta Falcons led the Patriots 28-3.

Source: A Boston Marathon fan held a sign with the Super Bowl score before the Patriots’ wild comeback to motivate runners


Any Denver Broncos fan who has ever been to a game at the old Mile High Stadium needs to give some love to the old timers who donated money to keep a professional football team in Denver.


Source: On this date, March 17, 1967 Denver voters turned down a bond issue to construct a new stadium for the team.


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