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We continue our year long salute of the 1977 Orange Crush team.  One of the best corners to play for the Broncos, was the great Louis “Lou-dini” Wright. Named to the Pro Bowl a total of five times in his career (1977, 78, 79, 83, and 85), he was also named All-NFL by The Sporting News, Pro Football Weekly, and the NEA in the Orange Crush year of 1977.

Source: 24 years ago, Orange Crush member, Louis Wright entered the Denver Broncos Ring of Fame. • Denver Broncos Zone


Did they pow-wow and all decide which blue to chose? Someone lost that battle.  In part six, we cover the AFC South who must have drawn straws on who is left holding the short end of the blue stick.  Oh, and don’t know and don’t care if those are the correct uniforms for Houston. If you want to quibble over it, go look them up, but none will top below.

Source: Part 6, ranking the BLUE AFC South uniforms. • Denver Broncos Zone


The Broncos and G.M. John Elway may soon have a new contract in place. Unless they don’t. Woody Paige of the Colorado Springs Gazette reports that recent communications have occurred between Elway and the team, and that a deal could be done soon. “We’re working to get it done,” Broncos CEO and president Joe Ellis…

Source: Broncos, Elway make progress toward a possible deal | ProFootballTalk


Johnny Manziel is feeling hopeful about his chances at an NFL comeback. The Dallas Morning News’ Jon Machota reported that Manziel has had conversations with “a couple” teams, and he shared more of what the 24-year-old who hasn’t played in the NFL since 2015 said about his potential

Source: Johnny Manziel ‘hopeful’ he’ll get another chance at NFL


Only six players in NFL history have passed for 50,000 yards. By the end of the 2017 season, there are likely to be nine members of the 50,000-yard club. And all three new additions come from the same first round in the draft. Eli Manning, Ben Roethlisberger and Philip Rivers are all within one solid…

Source: Eli, Ben, Rivers all poised to join the 50,000-yard club | ProFootballTalk


player photoMcCaffrey played basketball and baseball, and ran track in addition to playing football

Source: Panthers’ Christian McCaffrey says it’s ‘worth it’ for kids to play multiple sports –


My foursome and I were delightfully stoned and evaluating our approach shots at the Omni Interlocken Golf Club earlier this week when I recognized a familiar figure approaching on the cart path. His hulking frame barely fit into the cart, but his smile made it clear he was enjoying the picturesque afternoon during the second annual Laurel Rosebud Golf Invitational

Source: Former NFL-er Eugene Monroe Traded His Helmet and Pads for Vapes and Dispensaries



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