For Owen Daniels, this is heaven. His quarterback is Peyton Manning. His coach is Gary Kubiak. And he’s living in Colorado.
Although he won’t have to deal with AARP solicitations for another decade, Peyton Manning is certainly more of a graybeard quarterback than a greenhorn at age 39.
Another prized pick from last weekend’s NFL draft is expected to miss the season after suffering a major knee injury at a rookie minicamp. This time it’s Broncos third-rounder Jeff Heuerman.
The Denver Broncos have their very own meteorologist who happens to play tight end– Owen Daniels graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a degree in meteorology.
The Denver Broncos reported for offseason workouts Monday, minus franchised receiver Demaryius Thomas, who’s skipping team activities while awaiting a new contract.
Broncos fans used to blockbuster free agency signings of the last few years were probably a little underwhelmed by the team’s 2015 signings.
Dove Valley is beginning to look like a class reunion. On Thursday, center Gino Gradkowski passed his physical, completing his trade from Baltimore, and veteran defensive lineman Antonio Smith signed a one-year, $2 million deal with the Broncos.
Jacob Tamme found the bigger offensive role he was looking for in Atlanta, where the Falcons were seeking a veteran tight end a year after the retirement of Tony Gonzalez.
Shelley Smith won’t have to dole out anything for a moving van. Or rent another home for that matter. Or fly the family cross-country to get to his job now.
The Denver Broncos moved on from Pro Bowl tight end Julius Thomas by signing Virgil Green and Owen Daniels to three-year deals Tuesday.