In Case You Missed It, News around the NFL, May 1, 2017

Don’t you love these ‘reports’? Words like reportedly, interested, getting into position. Which goes opposite of Denver saying Bolles was their target from the get go. Have to love the media, they are fun to watch.

The Broncos were reportedly interested in making a move Thursday to get into position for Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey. When that didn’t happen, they started looking at other explosive, versatile runners. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, former Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles is visiting the Broncos Tuesday. It’s an interesting fit at a…

Source: Jamaal Charles visiting the Broncos tomorrow | ProFootballTalk

 

Denver Broncos exercise Bradley Roby 5th year contract.

Source: John Elway ensures ‘The No Fly Zone’ is staying together. • Denver Broncos Zone

 

 

Only John Elway, Jason Elam & Tom Nalen had more seasons with the Broncos than Tom Jackson.

Source: On May 1st, let’s remember Tom Jackson and the Orange Crush.

 

The Vikings aren’t sure when or if quarterback Teddy Bridgewater will be back on the field this year after last summer’s major knee injury, which likely made it easy for them to make a decision about their option on his contract for 2018. The option, which would set Bridgewater up to make more than $12…

Source: Report: Vikings tell Teddy Bridgewater they won’t exercise 2018 option | ProFootballTalk

 

The Jaguars picked up the fifth-year option on QB Blake Bortles' contract. (AP)The most desperate moves in last week’s NFL draft involved quarterbacks. In many ways it’s like teams have two mindsets: A rational one for 52 spots on the roster, and then they freak out when it comes to starting quarterback, especially if they don’t have a good one

Source: Jaguars aren’t giving up on QB Blake Bortles yet, exercise fifth-year option

 

On Saturday, it became publicly known that the Air Force has changed its policy regarding football players from the Air Force Academy with NFL opportunities, requiring them to spend two years on active duty before playing professional football. It was news to the Air Force players, too. Per a source with knowledge of the situation,…

Source: Air Force players were led to believe they could head to the NFL | ProFootballTalk

 

Photo of Gareon ConleyCleveland police met with Gareon Conley as part of their ongoing investigation into a woman accusing the Oakland Raiders cornerback of raping her at a Cleveland hotel last month.

Source: Gareon Conley meets with police investigating rape accusation – NFL.com

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