John Elway’s philosophy is to address immediate needs in free agency, even though some of his own veterans may prove too pricey to keep around.
All NFL teams go through turnover in the roster after the season ends, and while it’s only a week or so into the Broncos offseason, speculation has already begun about which players will stay and which ones will go.
CBS4’s Jeff Todd is on his “Drive To The Championship” and made a stop in Manning, Iowa where the residents will be pulling for the Broncos in The Super Bowl.
Broncos third-year tight end Julius Thomas began the season with more NCAA tournament trips (two) on his resume than catches in the NFL (one).
Jacob Tamme was the OTHER free agent who chose Denver as his destination last year after making a name for himself in Indianapolis.
Beginning with their 35-24 comeback win over the Chargers last year, whom the Broncos visit again Sunday, Denver has won 18 of 20 games and has outscored opponents by an average of 36-20.
Champ Bailey stepped on the field Tuesday wearing his cleats and helmet, but didn’t participate in the session.
Peyton Manning’s health is no longer the big issue in Denver. Now, it’s whether his offensive teammates can stay on the field with him.
Joel Dreessen and Jacob Tamme combined for 93 catches, 911 yards and seven touchdowns last season, yet the tight end making all the noise at the Denver Broncos’ training camp is a third-year pro with all of one career catch to his name.
The most intriguing new face turning heads at the Denver Broncos’ offseason workouts isn’t Montee Ball or Sylvester Williams. It’s third-year tight end Julius Thomas.