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The Broncos drafted tight end Julius Thomas in the fourth round of the 2011 NFL Draft. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Julius Thomas Finally Flashing His Skills

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.

07/29/2013

The Broncos drafted tight end Julius Thomas in the fourth round of the 2011 NFL Draft. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Third-Year Tight End Julius Thomas Finally Healthy And It Shows

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.

06/04/2013

Peyton Manning (credit: CBS)

Manning’s Health Not At Issue But Scrutiny Remains

Peyton Manning sauntered over to the podium after his first full practice since the Denver Broncos’ loss to Baltimore in the playoffs. Right out of the gate, somebody asked about his health.

05/27/2013

Offseason training at Denver Broncos Dove Valley facility April 15, 2013. (credit: Denver Broncos)

Manning Becoming The Mastermind Of Pranks In Denver

As evidenced by the proliferating number of pranks he’s pulling, Peyton Manning has gotten pretty comfortable in Denver as he enters his second season with the Broncos.

05/09/2013

Joel Dreesen talks with CBS4's Vic Lombardi on Xfinity Monday Live! (credit: CBS)

Dreessen Expects Broncos Offense To Get Even Better

Despite not being in the game, Denver Broncos tight end Joel Dreessen definitely watched the Super Bowl. He said watching football is one of his favorite things to do when he’s not playing in a game.

02/04/2013

Ronnie Hillman on Xfinity Monday Live (credit: CBS)

Hillman Loses Grip On Ball, Backup Job

Denver coach John Fox makes it pretty clear: running backs have to hold on to the ball to hang on to their jobs. Rookie Ronnie Hillman is just hoping he’s not in the Broncos’ doghouse as long as Knowshon Moreno was.

01/03/2013

John Elway, Executive Vice President of Football Operations for the Denver Broncos, hugs head coach John Fox of the Denver Broncos as the final seconds run off the clock during a game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on December 30, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Chiefs 38-3.  (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Broncos On Big Time Roll Heading Into The Playoffs

The fans behind the south end zone who earlier had a great view of Peyton Manning’s heart-skipping effort to tackle cornerback Brandon Flowers held up their index fingers as the final seconds ticked away on Denver’s 38-3 rout of the Kansas City Chiefs.

12/31/2012

Peyton Manning talks with Eric Decker (credit: CBS)

Decker A Different Receiver With Manning Around

Eric Decker was the first of Peyton Manning’s workout buddies, sneaking onto high school football fields in the spring to work on his rhythm and rapport with his new quarterback.

12/19/2012

Peyton Manning (credit: Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)

Manning As Accurate As Ever Coming Off Neck Injury

So much is made of what Peyton Manning’s passes look like after four neck operations and a season away from football. No matter, they’re almost always on target.

12/04/2012

Tight end Jacob Tamme #84 of the Denver Broncos makes a catch for a first down on fourth down against the Oakland Raiders at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on September 30, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Tight Ends Have Been Key To Broncos Turnaround

Tight ends are no longer an afterthought in Denver’s passing game. In 2009, they had all of 27 catches. Last year, that number was just 30 – not a single one of them in the end zone.

11/30/2012

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