No DT Extension? Not The End Of The World

Join MHH Analyst Khalid Alshami to find out why a failure to reach an extension with Demaryius Thomas would be okay.

Demaryius Thomas is clearly one of the top receivers in the NFL and should be paid like one. Fortunately for Thomas, the Denver Broncos have recognized this and have made a sizable offer of $12+ million that would make him the second-highest paid receiver in the NFL behind fellow Yellow Jacket Calvin Johnson.

For background's sake, I'd like to go over 'Megatrons' contract history and the difficult position it has put the Broncos in. When Johnson was drafted in 2007, he received a six-year $55.5 million contract with a $14 million signing bonus and $27.178 million in guarantees.

Are the Broncos better off without DT? SOUND OFF IN THE FORUMS!

In 2012, with free agency looming, the Detroit Lions scrambled to lock up Johnson and avoid paying him $25.2 million franchise tag cost in 2013, agreeing to a seven-year $113.45 million extension with a $16 million signing bonus and $46.755 million guaranteed. Johnson received this absurd contract due to his pre-rookie wage scale contract.

Facing a $25.2 million tag number was daunting for the Lions, something that made the extension look reasonable at the time. Johnson had all the leverage in his 2012 negotiations with the looming tag, but this year, in the case of Thomas, the team holds the leverage.

With the franchise tag, Thomas is set to make $12.83 million this season, a raise from the $3.275 million he made last season. If both sides fail to come to an agreement, Thomas can be tagged again in 2016 at $15.36 million for the season.

In the NFL, the year-to-year insecurity of the franchise tag is despised by players. Thomas can potentially suffer a career ending injury this year and fail to sign another contract. He could potentially see his numbers drop with a new run-friendly offense and a possibly age-regressing Peyton Manning, in which case a contract to make him the second-highest paid receiver would make little sense. Thomas has all the motivation in the world to get a deal done today, while the Broncos are more than content with waiting Thomas out.

Denver has Emmanuel Sanders and a young Cody Latimer at the receiver position, both of whom fit well in Gary Kubiak's offense. In 2016, in addition to Thomas and Dez Bryant, A.J. Green, Julio Jones, Josh Gordon, T.Y. Hilton and Alshon Jeffery headline a deep free agent receiver class. For Denver there will be no shortage of options to replace Thomas, should he leave.

Due to the contract Johnson received, the Thomas camp has set that as the baseline for negotiations. Thomas is the kind of player that wants to bring his family together and make sure they are taken care of, something he opened up about during an interview with Eli Saslow, saying he wanted to buy a plot of land in Atlanta where he can build one or two homes for his family.

So the contract desired by Demaryius is not built on greed, but a desire to unite his family and care for them—very admirable, but something that does not change the business side of things.

More Broncos Stories

An argument can be made that Thomas deserves to be the highest paid receiver in the NFL. An even stronger argument can be made that the highest paid receiver in the NFL should make between $12-13 million, figures the Broncos have been willing to exceed in a Thomas extension, including $40+ million in guarantees.

It all leads back to the absence of a rookie wage scale, prior to the new Collective Bargaining Agreement and the ridiculous amount of money Johnson has made as a result.

Thanks Megatron, you've ruined everything for Optimus Prime... again.

Khalid Alshami is an Analyst for MileHighHuddle.com. You can find him on Twitter @Kalshami_MHH.

Follow MileHighHuddle on Twitter @MileHighHuddle and become a subscriber to receive access to premium content and discounted Broncos tickets and merchandise.


Mile High Huddle Top Stories

\r\n\r\n","mobileBody":"

Demaryius Thomas is clearly one of the top receivers in the NFL and should be paid like one. Fortunately for Thomas, the Denver Broncos have recognized this and have made a sizable offer of $12+ million that would make him the second-highest paid receiver in the NFL behind fellow Yellow Jacket Calvin Johnson.

For background's sake, I'd like to go over 'Megatrons' contract history and the difficult position it has put the Broncos in. When Johnson was drafted in 2007, he received a six-year $55.5 million contract with a $14 million signing bonus and $27.178 million in guarantees.

[MEDIA:1473123]Are the Broncos better off without DT? SOUND OFF IN THE FORUMS!

In 2012, with free agency looming, the Detroit Lions scrambled to lock up Johnson and avoid paying him $25.2 million franchise tag cost in 2013, agreeing to a seven-year $113.45 million extension with a $16 million signing bonus and $46.755 million guaranteed. Johnson received this absurd contract due to his pre-rookie wage scale contract.

Facing a $25.2 million tag number was daunting for the Lions, something that made the extension look reasonable at the time. Johnson had all the leverage in his 2012 negotiations with the looming tag, but this year, in the case of Thomas, the team holds the leverage.

With the franchise tag, Thomas is set to make $12.83 million this season, a raise from the $3.275 million he made last season. If both sides fail to come to an agreement, Thomas can be tagged again in 2016 at $15.36 million for the season.

In the NFL, the year-to-year insecurity of the franchise tag is despised by players. Thomas can potentially suffer a career ending injury this year and fail to sign another contract. He could potentially see his numbers drop with a new run-friendly offense and a possibly age-regressing Peyton Manning, in which case a contract to make him the second-highest paid receiver would make little sense. Thomas has all the motivation in the world to get a deal done today, while the Broncos are more than content with waiting Thomas out.

Denver has Emmanuel Sanders and a young Cody Latimer at the receiver position, both of whom fit well in Gary Kubiak's offense. In 2016, in addition to Thomas and Dez Bryant, A.J. Green, Julio Jones, Josh Gordon, T.Y. Hilton and Alshon Jeffery headline a deep free agent receiver class. For Denver there will be no shortage of options to replace Thomas, should he leave.

Due to the contract Johnson received, the Thomas camp has set that as the baseline for negotiations. Thomas is the kind of player that wants to bring his family together and make sure they are taken care of, something he opened up about during an interview with Eli Saslow, saying he wanted to buy a plot of land in Atlanta where he can build one or two homes for his family.

So the contract desired by Demaryius is not built on greed, but a desire to unite his family and care for them—very admirable, but something that does not change the business side of things.

\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
\r\n \r\n
More Broncos Stories
\r\n \r\n

An argument can be made that Thomas deserves to be the highest paid receiver in the NFL. An even stronger argument can be made that the highest paid receiver in the NFL should make between $12-13 million, figures the Broncos have been willing to exceed in a Thomas extension, including $40+ million in guarantees.

It all leads back to the absence of a rookie wage scale, prior to the new Collective Bargaining Agreement and the ridiculous amount of money Johnson has made as a result.

Thanks Megatron, you've ruined everything for Optimus Prime... again.

Khalid Alshami is an Analyst for MileHighHuddle.com. You can find him on Twitter @Kalshami_MHH.

Follow MileHighHuddle on Twitter @MileHighHuddle and become a subscriber to receive access to premium content and discounted Broncos tickets and merchandise.

","skipOnMobile":true,"skipOnMobileReason":"Unsupported Markup","media":[{"id":"1473123","companyId":25,"name":"/Media/Image/147/1473123","description":"Demaryius Thomas","caption":"Demaryius Thomas ","mediaType":"jpg","mediaCategory":"Image","keywords":"Demaryius Thomas, Denver Broncos","category":"image/jpeg","height":360,"width":640,"size":71987,"hasThumb":true,"hasMediumThumb":true,"suppressForGallery":false,"siteId":101,"comment":"","isActive":true,"nodes":["3783950","4924878","7041681","7777921","8455010","15116727"],"tags":[],"uri":"http://media.scout.com/media/image/147/1473123.jpg","publishDate":"2015-01-31T11:41:25.397","mediaSource":"Scout"}],"dateOverride":"2015-07-15T09:27:00","authorOverride":"Khalid Alshami","role":"MHH Analyst","isPremium":false,"isHotNews":false,"isRumor":false,"syndicationFlag":true,"isClassified":true,"hotNamesLinked":true,"storyImage":"[MEDIA:1520353]","mainImage":{"url":"[MEDIA:1520353]"},"thumbnailImage":"[THUMBNAIL:1529420]","heroImage":{},"authorImage":"","tags":[{"id":"189","name":"Denver Broncos"}],"nodes":["103","8455010"],"isActive":true,"inActiveAndMemberHasPublishRights":false,"createdOn":"2015-07-15T10:33:22.48","createdById":"5502506","modifiedOn":"2015-07-17T15:53:29.043","modifiedBy":"5502438","imgs":[],"viewStats":[{"from":"2015-07-15T12:00:00","to":"2015-07-15T13:00:00","count":208},{"from":"2015-07-15T13:00:00","to":"2015-07-15T14:00:00","count":44},{"from":"2015-07-15T14:00:00","to":"2015-07-15T15:00:00","count":4},{"from":"2015-07-15T15:00:00","to":"2015-07-15T16:00:00","count":16},{"from":"2015-07-15T16:00:00","to":"2015-07-15T17:00:00","count":20},{"from":"2015-07-15T19:00:00","to":"2015-07-15T20:00:00","count":12},{"from":"2015-07-16T07:00:00","to":"2015-07-16T08:00:00","count":4},{"from":"2015-07-16T15:00:00","to":"2015-07-16T16:00:00","count":4},{"from":"2015-07-26T05:00:00","to":"2015-07-26T06:00:00","count":4},{"from":"2015-07-30T16:00:00","to":"2015-07-30T17:00:00","count":4},{"from":"2015-08-02T15:00:00","to":"2015-08-02T16:00:00","count":4},{"from":"2015-08-31T21:00:00","to":"2015-08-31T22:00:00","count":4},{"from":"2015-10-25T08:00:00","to":"2015-10-25T09:00:00","count":2},{"from":"2015-10-27T22:00:00","to":"2015-10-27T23:00:00","count":1},{"from":"2015-11-20T15:00:00","to":"2015-11-20T16:00:00","count":1}],"hasVideo":false,"brandUnsafe":false,"breakingNews":false},"editorsChoice":{"siteUrls":[],"networkUrls":[],"topRibbonWidgets":[],"carouselStoryUrls":["http://www.scout.com/nfl/broncos/story/1781353-broncos-on-the-brink-andy-janovich","http://www.scout.com/nfl/broncos/story/1781030-5-takeaways-from-week-1-of-broncos-otas","http://www.scout.com/nfl/broncos/story/1781072-who-should-start-opposite-of-derek-wolfe","http://www.scout.com/nfl/broncos/story/1780800-mccoy-shares-initial-impressions-on-lynch","http://www.scout.com/nfl/broncos/story/1780981-thomas-comfortable-in-familiar-offense"],"storyStreamUrls":[],"storyStreamBlacklistUrls":[],"videoStories":[{"type":"StorySummary","containerType":"StorySummary","id":"1781353","siteId":"101","isPublicSite":true,"subdomain":"den","canonicalUrl":"http://den.scout.com/story/1781353-broncos-on-the-brink-andy-janovich","shortUrl":"http://den.scout.com/story/1781353-broncos-on-the-brink-andy-janovich","siteName":"Mile High Huddle","forumName":"","friendlySubdomain":"Denver","title":"Broncos On The Brink: Andy Janovich","subtitle":"","seotitle":"Denver Broncos On The Brink: Andy Janovich, Fullback","caption":"","deck":"Chad Jensen is spotlighting young Broncos on the brink. But are they players on the brink of stardom or obscurity? Today, we focus on fullback Andy Janovich.","dateOverride":"2017-05-29T11:28:48-07:00","authorOverride":"Chad Jensen","role":"@ChadNJensen ","isActive":true,"isPremium":false,"isHotNews":false,"isRumor":false,"syndicationFlag":true,"isClassified":false,"hotNamesLinked":false,"storyImage":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/styles/primary_image/public/2017/05/29/USATSI_9631082.jpg","mainImage":{"uuid":"582a92d1-27ce-47bc-b42b-ab8042e27f2d","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2017/05/29/USATSI_9631082.jpg","title":"Oct 13, 2016; San Diego, CA, USA; Denver Broncos fullback Andy Janovich (32) blocks San Diego Chargers free safety Dwight Lowery (20) for running back C.J. Anderson (22) during the first quarter at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY S","alt":"","description":"Oct 13, 2016; San Diego, CA, USA; Denver Broncos fullback Andy Janovich (32) blocks San Diego Chargers free safety Dwight Lowery (20) for running back C.J. Anderson (22) during the first quarter at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports","credit":"Jake Roth/USA TODAY Sports","focalPointX":54,"focalPointY":41,"width":3809,"height":2143},"thumbnailImage":"","heroImage":{"uuid":"582a92d1-27ce-47bc-b42b-ab8042e27f2d","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2017/05/29/USATSI_9631082.jpg","title":"Oct 13, 2016; San Diego, CA, USA; Denver Broncos fullback Andy Janovich (32) blocks San Diego Chargers free safety Dwight Lowery (20) for running back C.J. Anderson (22) during the first quarter at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY S","alt":"","description":"Oct 13, 2016; San Diego, CA, USA; Denver Broncos fullback Andy Janovich (32) blocks San Diego Chargers free safety Dwight Lowery (20) for running back C.J. Anderson (22) during the first quarter at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports","credit":"Jake Roth/USA TODAY Sports","focalPointX":54,"focalPointY":41,"width":3809,"height":2143},"authorImage":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/styles/author/public/avatar/Profile%20Pic%20MHH.jpg","boost":0,"skipOnMobile":true,"primaryVideo":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MjAwMyw0Mjk5MDg4NA?volume=100","hasVideo":true,"primaryVideoSummary":{"id":"MjAwMyw0Mjk5MDg4NA","name":"5 Takeaways From Week 1 Of Broncos Phase 3 OTAs","uri":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MjAwMyw0Mjk5MDg4NA","thumbnailUri":"http://pictures.boxxspring.net/pictures/3019880","externalId":"42990884","publishDate":"2017-05-27T04:03:50.945836Z","durationMilliseconds":150300,"tags":[],"preferredMobileUri":"http://videos.boxxspring.com/1080p_efbe9153e0659b4e9b653bc06a26580c.mp4","height":0,"width":0,"caption":"5 Takeaways From Week 1 Of Broncos Phase 3 OTAs"},"offsiteStories":[],"breakingNews":false},{"type":"StorySummary","containerType":"StorySummary","id":"1780981","siteId":"101","isPublicSite":true,"subdomain":"den","canonicalUrl":"http://den.scout.com/story/1780981-thomas-comfortable-in-familiar-offense","shortUrl":"http://den.scout.com/story/1780981-thomas-comfortable-in-familiar-offense","siteName":"Mile High Huddle","forumName":"","friendlySubdomain":"Denver","title":"Thomas Comfortable in Familiar Offense","subtitle":"","seotitle":"Demaryius Thomas is Feeling Comfortable in Mike McCoy's Familiar Offense","caption":"","deck":"Will the new (old) scheme spell success for Demaryius Thomas?","dateOverride":"2017-05-26T12:37:27-07:00","authorOverride":"Will Keys","role":"MileHighHuddle","isActive":true,"isPremium":false,"isHotNews":false,"isRumor":false,"syndicationFlag":true,"isClassified":false,"hotNamesLinked":false,"storyImage":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/styles/primary_image/public/2017/05/27/USATSI_10071026.jpg","mainImage":{"uuid":"cb94fe46-70e3-4e74-bb0c-6b119614a2b8","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2017/05/27/USATSI_10071026.jpg","title":"May 23, 2017; Englewood, CO, USA; Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas (right) and wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders (left) speak to the media following organized training activities at the UCHealth Training Center. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA ","alt":"","description":"May 23, 2017; Englewood, CO, USA; Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas (right) and wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders (left) speak to the media following organized training activities at the UCHealth Training Center. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports","credit":"Ron Chenoy/USA TODAY Sports","focalPointX":56,"focalPointY":37,"width":4967,"height":3328},"thumbnailImage":"","heroImage":{"uuid":"cb94fe46-70e3-4e74-bb0c-6b119614a2b8","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2017/05/27/USATSI_10071026.jpg","title":"May 23, 2017; Englewood, CO, USA; Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas (right) and wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders (left) speak to the media following organized training activities at the UCHealth Training Center. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA ","alt":"","description":"May 23, 2017; Englewood, CO, USA; Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas (right) and wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders (left) speak to the media following organized training activities at the UCHealth Training Center. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports","credit":"Ron Chenoy/USA TODAY Sports","focalPointX":56,"focalPointY":37,"width":4967,"height":3328},"authorImage":"","boost":0,"skipOnMobile":true,"primaryVideo":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MjAwMyw0Mjk2MjYxNQ?volume=50","hasVideo":true,"primaryVideoSummary":{"id":"MjAwMyw0Mjk2MjYxNQ","name":"Fantasy Football- Carlos Henderson's production depends on Paxton Lynch","uri":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MjAwMyw0Mjk2MjYxNQ","thumbnailUri":"http://pictures.boxxspring.net/pictures/3010843","externalId":"42962615","publishDate":"2017-05-23T20:59:12.477687Z","durationMilliseconds":59000,"tags":[],"preferredMobileUri":"http://videos.boxxspring.com/1080p_25452260f276f93d6f7b1cf48d2ece2b.mp4","height":0,"width":0,"caption":"Fantasy Football- Carlos Henderson's production depends on Paxton Lynch"},"offsiteStories":[],"breakingNews":false},{"type":"StorySummary","containerType":"StorySummary","id":"1681565","siteId":"101","isPublicSite":true,"subdomain":"den","canonicalUrl":"http://den.scout.com/story/1681565-5-reasons-you-should-go-premium-today","shortUrl":"http://den.scout.com/story/1681565-5-reasons-you-should-go-premium-today","siteName":"Mile High Huddle","forumName":"","friendlySubdomain":"Denver","title":"5 Reasons You Should Go Premium Today","subtitle":"","seotitle":"Five Reasons You Should Support Mile High Huddle By Signing Up For A Premium Membership","caption":"","deck":"Mile High Huddle readers can benefit by signing up for a premium membership in many ways. We talk about the top-5 ways here.","dateOverride":"2017-05-03T01:09:31-07:00","authorOverride":"Chad Jensen","role":"MHH Publisher","isActive":true,"isPremium":false,"isHotNews":false,"isRumor":false,"syndicationFlag":true,"isClassified":false,"hotNamesLinked":false,"storyImage":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/styles/primary_image/public/stories/Mile%20High%20Magic.jpg","mainImage":{"uuid":"961a8199-37fd-41a1-92b6-8d8cebfdc6ab","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/stories/Mile%20High%20Magic.jpg","title":"Sep 13, 2015; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos fans cheer their team from the stands during the second half against the Baltimore Ravens at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The Broncos won 19-13. ","alt":"","description":"Sep 13, 2015; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos fans cheer their team from the stands during the second half against the Baltimore Ravens at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The Broncos won 19-13. ","credit":"Chris Humphreys/USA Today","focalPointX":23,"focalPointY":51,"width":3696,"height":2640},"thumbnailImage":"","heroImage":{"uuid":"961a8199-37fd-41a1-92b6-8d8cebfdc6ab","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/stories/Mile%20High%20Magic.jpg","title":"Sep 13, 2015; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos fans cheer their team from the stands during the second half against the Baltimore Ravens at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The Broncos won 19-13. ","alt":"","description":"Sep 13, 2015; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos fans cheer their team from the stands during the second half against the Baltimore Ravens at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The Broncos won 19-13. ","credit":"Chris Humphreys/USA Today","focalPointX":23,"focalPointY":51,"width":3696,"height":2640},"authorImage":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/styles/author/public/avatar/Profile%20Pic%20MHH.jpg","boost":0,"skipOnMobile":true,"primaryVideo":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MzAsMzc4NDU4NDI","hasVideo":true,"primaryVideoSummary":{"id":"MzAsMzc4NDU4NDI","name":"5 Reasons To Sign Up For A Premium Membership","uri":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MzAsMzc4NDU4NDI","thumbnailUri":"http://pictures.boxxspring.net/pictures/1234094","externalId":"37845842","publishDate":"2016-06-25T21:07:53.632413Z","durationMilliseconds":95000,"tags":["Denver Broncos"],"preferredMobileUri":"http://videos.boxxspring.com/hls_0ac35ec009c3bda885022bbe388f76aa.m3u8","height":0,"width":0,"caption":"5 Reasons To Sign Up For A Premium Membership"},"offsiteStories":[],"breakingNews":false},{"type":"StorySummary","containerType":"StorySummary","id":"1780964","siteId":"101","isPublicSite":true,"subdomain":"den","siteFolder":"/nfl/broncos","canonicalUrl":"http://www.scout.com/nfl/broncos/story/1780964-report-broncos-sign-rookie-carlos-henderson","shortUrl":"http://den.scout.com/story/1780964-report-broncos-sign-rookie-carlos-henderson","siteName":"Mile High Huddle","forumName":"","friendlySubdomain":"Denver","title":"Report: Broncos Sign Rookie Carlos Henderson","subtitle":"","seotitle":"Report: Denver Broncos Sign Rookie Wideout Carlos Henderson ","caption":"","deck":"Denver's entire 2017 NFL Draft class is now under contract.","dateOverride":"2017-05-26T11:54:05-07:00","authorOverride":"Chad Jensen","role":"@ChadNJensen ","isActive":true,"isPremium":false,"isHotNews":false,"isRumor":false,"syndicationFlag":true,"isClassified":false,"hotNamesLinked":false,"storyImage":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/styles/primary_image/public/2017/05/06/Henderson%20Broncos.PNG","mainImage":{"uuid":"01a64a48-8e92-4edd-8fce-0b5636d9bcee","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2017/05/06/Henderson%20Broncos.PNG","title":"ENGLEWOOD, CO - APRIL 29: Denver Broncos third round pick, wide receiver from Louisiana Tech Carlos Henderson at Dove Valley April 29, 2017 in Englewood, Colorado. (Photo by Andy Cross/The Denver Post via Getty Images)","alt":"","description":"ENGLEWOOD, CO - APRIL 29: Denver Broncos third round pick, wide receiver from Louisiana Tech Carlos Henderson at Dove Valley April 29, 2017 in Englewood, Colorado. (Photo by Andy Cross/The Denver Post via Getty Images)","credit":"Andy Cross/Getty Images","focalPointX":45,"focalPointY":28,"width":670,"height":484},"thumbnailImage":"","heroImage":{"uuid":"01a64a48-8e92-4edd-8fce-0b5636d9bcee","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2017/05/06/Henderson%20Broncos.PNG","title":"ENGLEWOOD, CO - APRIL 29: Denver Broncos third round pick, wide receiver from Louisiana Tech Carlos Henderson at Dove Valley April 29, 2017 in Englewood, Colorado. (Photo by Andy Cross/The Denver Post via Getty Images)","alt":"","description":"ENGLEWOOD, CO - APRIL 29: Denver Broncos third round pick, wide receiver from Louisiana Tech Carlos Henderson at Dove Valley April 29, 2017 in Englewood, Colorado. (Photo by Andy Cross/The Denver Post via Getty Images)","credit":"Andy Cross/Getty Images","focalPointX":45,"focalPointY":28,"width":670,"height":484},"authorImage":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/styles/author/public/avatar/Profile%20Pic%20MHH.jpg","boost":0,"skipOnMobile":true,"primaryVideo":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MjAwMyw0Mjk2MjYxNQ?volume=100","hasVideo":true,"primaryVideoSummary":{"id":"MjAwMyw0Mjk2MjYxNQ","name":"Fantasy Football- Carlos Henderson's production depends on Paxton Lynch","uri":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MjAwMyw0Mjk2MjYxNQ","thumbnailUri":"http://pictures.boxxspring.net/pictures/3010843","externalId":"42962615","publishDate":"2017-05-23T20:59:12.477687Z","durationMilliseconds":59000,"tags":[],"preferredMobileUri":"http://videos.boxxspring.com/1080p_25452260f276f93d6f7b1cf48d2ece2b.mp4","height":0,"width":0,"caption":"Fantasy Football- Carlos Henderson's production depends on Paxton Lynch"},"offsiteStories":[],"breakingNews":false},{"type":"StorySummary","containerType":"StorySummary","id":"1780775","siteId":"101","isPublicSite":true,"subdomain":"den","siteFolder":"/nfl/broncos","canonicalUrl":"http://www.scout.com/nfl/broncos/story/1780775-stop-worrying-elway-isn-t-going-anywhere","shortUrl":"http://den.scout.com/story/1780775-stop-worrying-elway-isn-t-going-anywhere","siteName":"Mile High Huddle","forumName":"","friendlySubdomain":"Denver","title":"Stop Worrying, Elway Isn't Going Anywhere","subtitle":"","seotitle":"John Elway Plans On Being With The Denver Broncos 'For A Long Time'","caption":"","deck":"John Elway remains confident that his contract with the Broncos will be extended.","dateOverride":"2017-05-25T16:33:37-07:00","authorOverride":"Chad Jensen","role":"@ChadNJensen ","isActive":true,"isPremium":false,"isHotNews":false,"isRumor":false,"syndicationFlag":true,"isClassified":false,"hotNamesLinked":false,"storyImage":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/styles/primary_image/public/2017/05/25/USATSI_8829835.jpg","mainImage":{"uuid":"c50ed004-838c-417b-a6b9-a3a77de6c65c","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2017/05/25/USATSI_8829835.jpg","title":"Sep 27, 2015; Detroit, MI, USA; Denver Broncos general manager John Elway gestures prior to the game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports","alt":"","description":"Sep 27, 2015; Detroit, MI, USA; Denver Broncos general manager John Elway gestures prior to the game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports","credit":"Tim Fuller/USA TODAY Sports","focalPointX":62,"focalPointY":38,"width":5391,"height":3598},"thumbnailImage":"","heroImage":{"uuid":"c50ed004-838c-417b-a6b9-a3a77de6c65c","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2017/05/25/USATSI_8829835.jpg","title":"Sep 27, 2015; Detroit, MI, USA; Denver Broncos general manager John Elway gestures prior to the game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports","alt":"","description":"Sep 27, 2015; Detroit, MI, USA; Denver Broncos general manager John Elway gestures prior to the game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports","credit":"Tim Fuller/USA TODAY Sports","focalPointX":62,"focalPointY":38,"width":5391,"height":3598},"authorImage":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/styles/author/public/avatar/Profile%20Pic%20MHH.jpg","boost":0,"skipOnMobile":true,"primaryVideo":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MjAwMyw0Mjk0Njg4NQ?volume=100","hasVideo":true,"primaryVideoSummary":{"id":"MjAwMyw0Mjk0Njg4NQ","name":"NFL General Manager Power Rankings","uri":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MjAwMyw0Mjk0Njg4NQ","thumbnailUri":"http://pictures.boxxspring.net/pictures/3007878","externalId":"42946885","publishDate":"2017-05-22T18:44:38.28278Z","durationMilliseconds":110000,"tags":[],"preferredMobileUri":"http://videos.boxxspring.com/hls_23c6dccd35fa33451adb806cd568ae0d.m3u8","height":0,"width":0,"caption":"NFL General Manager Power Rankings"},"offsiteStories":[],"breakingNews":false}]},"noteConfiguration":[{"id":"4","containerType":"TrendingForumSubThread","width":{"to":1},"height":2,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0},{"id":"0","containerType":"StorySummary","width":{"to":1},"height":1,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0},{"id":"1","containerType":"ForumSubThread","width":{"to":1},"height":1,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0},{"id":"2","containerType":"AdUnit","width":{"to":1},"height":1,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0},{"id":"3","containerType":"TrendingStorySummary","width":{"to":1},"height":1,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0}],"flags":[{"id":"show-club-activation-text","rule":"_.contains(['133', '138', '154', '155', '156'], siteId)"},{"id":"forums-editors-choice","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"facebook-signin","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"hide-clock","rule":"Date.now() >= new Date('2/4/2015')"},{"id":"proxy-api","rule":"true"},{"id":"disable-autoplay","rule":"(typeof(pagetype) != 'undefined' && pagetype == 'FrontPage' && [204, 143, 8, 73, 196, 194].indexOf(+siteId) == -1) || typeof(pagetype) != 'undefined' && pagetype == 'MessageBoard'"},{"id":"forum-comments","rule":"1","ruleFloat":1,"chance":1,"enabled":true},{"id":"one-domain","rule":"1","ruleFloat":1,"chance":1,"enabled":true},{"id":"warrior-tv","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"outbrain","rule":"!_.contains(['532'], siteId)"},{"id":"block-ad-970x91-top","rule":"_.contains(['ForumTopics', 'Lobby', 'ForumTopicNew - new', 'ForumTopicNew - reply', 'ForumPrivateMailbox', 'ForumPrivateMessage', 'ForumPrivateMailboxSendTo', 'ForumPrivateMailboxReply'], viewType)"},{"id":"imgx-compression","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"include-addthis","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"vote-forums","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"topic-embed-tool","rule":"screen == 'Desktop'"},{"id":"block-ads","rule":"_.contains(['333'], siteId)"},{"id":"block-ad-1x1","rule":"[143, 73, 75, 537, 532, 78, 12, 15, 540, 570, 156, 194, 238, 333, 14, 518, 106, 43, 10, 454, 334, 239, 6, 335, 44, 336, 165, 337, 455, 368, 512, 338, 166, 45, 340, 428, 341, 46, 148, 132, 342, 456, 429, 457, 430, 458, 167, 420, 47, 343, 459, 460, 168, 445, 546, 446, 16, 431, 164, 517, 433, 432, 135, 543, 241, 140, 130, 449, 219, 215, 205, 169, 461, 170, 462, 8, 171, 172, 173, 344, 48, 434, 345, 107, 347, 17, 415, 108, 174, 435, 350, 13, 348, 162, 175, 349, 176, 177, 136, 19, 463, 240, 204, 351, 203, 242, 464, 178, 564, 352, 465, 353, 179, 109, 354, 145, 146, 181, 515, 128, 182, 157, 210, 141, 425, 180, 444, 355, 436, 183, 438, 443, 439, 437, 356, 199, 513, 440, 357, 466, 184, 467, 358, 359, 18, 185, 187, 360, 186, 7, 110, 514, 511, 188, 361, 363, 202, 362, 364, 339, 346, 86, 365, 208, 366, 510, 189, 441, 190, 516, 191, 192, 147, 137, 468, 226, 159, 469, 193, 367, 442].indexOf(+siteId) == -1"},{"id":"forum-lobby-video","rule":"screen == 'Desktop' && [538, 532, 541].indexOf(+siteId) > -1"},{"id":"premium-annual-member-check","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"story-card-video","rule":"typeof(pagetype) != 'undefined' && pagetype == 'MessageBoard'"},{"id":"carousel-forum-lobby","rule":"!_.contains(['541'], siteId)"},{"id":"scout-widget-mobile","rule":"true"},{"id":"editors-choice","rule":"siteId != 542"},{"id":"new-recruiting-hq","rule":"true"},{"id":"use-classic-forums-link","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"show-theme-classic-new-switch","rule":"[6,7,8,10,12,13,14,15,17,18,19,21,24,25,37,43,44,45,46,47,48,61,62,63,64,65,66,68,69,70,73,75,77,78,86,87,93,101,102,106,107,108,109,110,112,113,114,115,116,117,118,119,120,121,122,123,124,126,127,128,130,131,132,133,135,136,137,138,140,141,142,143,145,146,147,148,149,153,154,155,156,157,159,161,162,163,164,165,166,167,168,169,170,171,172,173,174,175,177,178,179,180,181,183,184,185,186,187,188,189,190,191,192,193,194,196,197,199,201,202,203,204,205,207,208,210,215,220,222,224,225,226,228,230,232,234,235,236,238,239,240,241,242,243,244,245,246,248,249,250,251,252,254,255,256,258,259,260,261,262,263,264,265,266,267,268,269,270,271,272,273,274,275,276,277,279,280,281,282,283,284,285,286,287,288,289,290,291,292,293,294,296,297,298,300,301,302,303,304,305,306,307,308,310,311,312,313,314,315,317,318,320,321,322,323,325,326,327,328,329,330,331,332,333,334,335,336,337,338,339,340,341,342,343,344,345,346,347,348,349,350,351,352,353,354,355,356,357,358,359,361,362,363,364,365,366,367,368,369,370,374,376,379,380,381,382,383,384,385,386,387,388,389,390,391,392,393,394,395,396,397,398,399,400,401,402,403,404,405,406,407,408,409,410,411,412,413,414,415,419,420,425,428,429,430,431,432,433,434,435,436,437,438,439,440,441,442,443,444,445,446,449,451,452,454,455,456,457,458,459,460,461,462,463,464,465,466,467,469,473,508,510,511,512,513,514,515,516,517,518,521,522,526,527,528,529,530,531,532,533,534,535,536,537,538,540,541,543,544,545,546,547,548,549,550,551,552,553,554,555,556,557,558,559,560,561,562,563,565,567].indexOf(+siteId) > -1"},{"id":"outbrain-footer","rule":"_.contains(['Lobby', 'ForumTopics', 'ForumThread', 'ForumThread - Message', 'ForumThread - ScrollTarget'], viewType) && _.contains(['Desktop', 'Tablet', 'Phone'], screen)"},{"id":"avery-strong","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"new-nav-cider-network-menu","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"enable-autoplay-carousel","rule":"(typeof(pagetype) != 'undefined' && _.contains(['FrontPage', 'MessageBoard'], pagetype) && screen == 'Desktop' && [6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 43, 44, 46, 47, 48, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 68, 69, 70, 71, 73, 75, 77, 78, 101, 102, 106, 107, 109, 110, 112, 113, 115, 116, 117, 119, 120, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 135, 136, 137, 138, 140, 141, 143, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 153, 154, 155, 157, 159, 162, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190, 191, 192, 193, 194, 196, 197, 199, 204, 215, 219, 239, 240, 243, 244, 334, 336, 338, 341, 342, 357, 358, 359, 360, 361, 365, 430, 441, 468, 510, 532, 537, 538, 541, 545, 551, 565, 566, 567, 569, 573, 576].indexOf(+siteId) > -1)"},{"id":"updatebar","rule":"screen == 'Desktop' && [143, 73, 194, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 43, 44, 46, 47, 48, 86, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 128, 132, 135, 136, 137, 140, 141, 145, 146, 147, 148, 157, 159, 162, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 179, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190, 191, 192, 193, 199, 202, 203, 204, 205, 208, 215, 219, 226, 238, 239, 240, 241, 242, 333, 334, 335, 336, 337, 338, 339, 340, 341, 342, 343, 344, 345, 346, 347, 348, 349, 350, 351, 352, 353, 354, 355, 356, 357, 358, 359, 360, 361, 362, 363, 364, 365, 366, 367, 368, 420, 428, 429, 431, 433, 435, 436, 441, 444, 445, 446, 458, 461, 462, 463, 465, 466, 467, 468, 510, 511, 512, 515, 518, 543, 564].indexOf(+siteId) > -1"},{"id":"spotlight-videos-stories-as-photo","rule":"0","ruleFloat":0,"chance":0,"enabled":false},{"id":"home-stream","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"auto-editors-choice","rule":"(Math.random() < 0.2 || siteId == '143') && siteId != '78'"},{"id":"block-ad-970x91","rule":"!_.contains(['156', '537'], siteId)"},{"id":"editable-network-menu","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"topic-finder-widget-force-spotlight","rule":"true"},{"id":"new-player-detail","rule":"true"},{"id":"player-quick-view","rule":"true"},{"id":"search-forums","rule":"true"},{"id":"search-news","rule":"true"},{"id":"story-bottom-share","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"topic-finder-video","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"autoplay-toggle","rule":"[6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 43, 44, 46, 47, 48, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 68, 69, 70, 71, 73, 75, 77, 78, 101, 102, 106, 107, 109, 110, 112, 113, 115, 116, 117, 119, 120, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 135, 136, 137, 138, 140, 141, 143, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 153, 154, 155, 157, 159, 162, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190, 191, 192, 193, 194, 196, 197, 199, 204, 215, 219, 239, 240, 243, 244, 334, 336, 338, 341, 342, 357, 358, 359, 360, 361, 365, 430, 441, 468, 510, 532, 537, 538, 541, 545, 551, 565, 566, 567, 569, 571, 573, 576, 577].indexOf(+siteId) > -1"},{"id":"homepage-video","rule":"screen == 'Desktop' && [538].indexOf(+siteId) > -1"},{"id":"forum-board-video","rule":"screen == 'Desktop' && [538].indexOf(+siteId) > -1"},{"id":"spotlight-videos-stories","rule":"0","ruleFloat":0,"chance":0,"enabled":false},{"id":"player-detail-tags","rule":"1","ruleFloat":1,"chance":1,"enabled":true},{"id":"top-ribbon-widget","rule":"0","ruleFloat":0,"chance":0,"enabled":false},{"id":"new-story-page","rule":"1","ruleFloat":1,"chance":1,"enabled":true},{"id":"debug-cors","rule":"email == 'genebarrier@gmail.com'"},{"id":"update-avatar","rule":"true"},{"id":"video-only-carousel","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"autoplay-mute","rule":"0","ruleFloat":0,"chance":0,"enabled":false},{"id":"upload-photos-enabled","rule":"[224].indexOf(+siteId) > -1","ruleBool":true,"sites":["7","8","14","15","16","18","46","109","145","146","162","168","175","177","179","181","204","215","224","355"]},{"id":"player-list-view-2","rule":"1","ruleFloat":1,"chance":1,"enabled":true},{"id":"partitioned-forums-index","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"app-promo-interstitial","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"forum-instertial-ads","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"user-events","rule":"0.25","ruleFloat":0.25,"chance":0.25,"enabled":false},{"id":"merlin","rule":"1","ruleFloat":1,"chance":1,"enabled":true},{"id":"upload-videos-enabled","rule":"[224].indexOf(+siteId) > -1","ruleBool":false,"sites":["224"]},{"id":"block-ad-970x91-superleaderboard-top","rule":"[571,572,570,204,73,196,8,194,143,155,567,197,545,77,168,171,219,48,107,17,175,146,183,188,110,190,148,532,243,25,61,62,112,127,75,541,537,565,551,14,106,43,334,239,44,336,165,338,166,341,46,342,430,167,47,16,164,135,140,215,169,170,172,173,174,13,162,176,136,19,240,178,109,145,181,128,182,157,141,180,199,357,184,358,359,18,185,187,360,186,7,12,365,510,189,191,192,566,147,137,468,193,153,138,154,538,126,123,149,101,113,115,63,125,64,65,66,68,69,70,120,71,156,551,530,177,15,6, 454].indexOf(+siteId) === -1"},{"id":"homestream-native-ad","rule":"!_.contains(['573'], siteId)"},{"id":"enable-autoplay-story","rule":"typeof(pagetype) != 'undefined' && _.contains(['StoryPage'], pagetype) && screen == 'Desktop'"},{"id":"forums-story-and-video-icons","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"disable-get-story-threads","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"march-madness","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"get-verb-player-search","rule":"true"},{"id":"national-video-link","rule":"true"},{"id":"premium-user","rule":"!!isPM"},{"id":"double-native-ads","rule":"!_.contains(['143','73','77','537', '570'], siteId)"},{"id":"topic-quick-reply","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"story-native-ad","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"new-sidebar","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"topstory","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"new-login","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"topstory-first-slot","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"story-bottom-video","rule":"screen == 'Desktop' && [7, 8, 12, 13, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 43, 44, 46, 47, 48, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 68, 69, 70, 71, 73, 75, 77, 86, 101, 102, 106, 107, 109, 110, 112, 113, 115, 116, 117, 119, 120, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 130, 135, 136, 137, 138, 140, 141, 143, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 153, 154, 155, 157, 159, 162, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190, 191, 192, 193, 194, 196, 197, 199, 204, 215, 219, 239, 240, 243, 244, 334, 336, 338, 341, 342, 355, 357, 358, 359, 360, 361, 365, 430, 441, 468, 510, 532, 537, 538, 541, 545, 551, 565, 566, 567, 569, 571, 573, 576, 577].indexOf(+siteId) > -1"}],"menu":{"key":"2490","name":"Site 101 Menu","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"2491","name":"Forums\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/forums?s=[SiteID]","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"2495","name":"News\n","url":"","weight":25,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"2496","name":"All\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/news?type=stories&start=0&sortBy=Date&site=[DomainName]","weight":983,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"2497","name":"Draft\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/a.z?s=[SiteID]&p=4&cfg=draft","weight":984,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"2498","name":"Free Agency\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/a.z?s=[SiteID]&p=4&cfg=fa","weight":985,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12934","name":"Upcoming Events","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/blip/upcoming-events","weight":1000,"external":false,"sectionHead":false}]},{"key":"2499","name":"Team Info\n","url":"","weight":986,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"2500","name":"Roster\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/a.z?s=[SiteID]&p=8&c=2&nid=[FOOTBALLID]&yr=[YR_NFL_ROSTER]","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"2502","name":"Schedule\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/blip/schedule","weight":10,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"2503","name":"Transactions\n","url":"http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/transactions","weight":15,"external":true,"sectionHead":false}]},{"key":"2504","name":"Stats\n","weight":991,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"2505","name":"Standings\n","url":"http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/standings","weight":992,"external":true,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"2506","name":"Scoreboard\n","url":"http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/scoreboard/","weight":993,"external":true,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"2507","name":"Team Stats\n","url":"http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/stats/teamsort/nfl/year-2016-season-post-category-passing-type-offense","weight":994,"external":true,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"2508","name":"Player Stats\n","url":"http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/stats/playersort/nfl/year-2016-season-post-category-passing","weight":995,"external":true,"sectionHead":false}]},{"key":"2509","name":"Free Agency\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/a.z?s=[SiteID]&p=9&c=12&nid=83&lnid=83&yr=[YR_NFL_FREEAGENCY]","weight":996,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"2510","name":"Draft\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/a.z?s=[SiteID]&p=9&c=12&nid=83&lnid=124&yr=[YR_NFL_DRAFT]","weight":997,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"9686","name":"Rankings","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/[YR_NFL_DRAFT]-nfl-draft-rankings?s=[SiteID]","weight":100,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"9687","name":"Combine\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/a.z?s=[SiteID]&p=3&blipid=22749","weight":105,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"9688","name":"Senior Bowl\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/a.z?s=[SiteID]&p=3&blipid=22752","weight":110,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"9689","name":"Mock Muncher","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/a.z?s=[SiteID]&p=3&blipid=23612","weight":115,"external":false,"sectionHead":false}]},{"key":"2511","name":"Fantasy\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/","weight":998,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"9000","name":"Tickets\n","url":"http://tickets.[NETWORKHOST]/[SITEALIAS]-tickets?sid=[SUBDOMAIN]","weight":9999997,"external":true,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12321","name":"Shop","url":"http://scout.fanatics.com/NFL_Denver_Broncos/?utm_source=scoutcom_nav&utm_medium=bm_referral&utm_term=kw--Scout_NAV|cpn--no_coupon|offer--no_offer","weight":9999998,"external":true,"sectionHead":false}],"siteId":"101"},"networkMenu":{"key":"11863","name":"Network Menu","weight":-10,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"11864","name":"NCAA","url":"","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"11881","name":"Teams","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"12395","name":"Network - NCAA - Teams - Picker","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"type":"team-picker","league":"ncaa"}],"index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11882","name":"NCAA Football HQ","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/football/","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":1,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11883","name":"FB Recruiting","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/football/recruiting/","weight":2,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":2,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11884","name":"NCAA Basketball HQ","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/basketball/","weight":3,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":3,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11885","name":"BK Recruiting","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/basketball/recruiting/","weight":4,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":4,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11886","name":"Tailgating","url":"http://www.scout.com/home/tailgating/","weight":5,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":5,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":0,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11865","name":"NFL","url":"","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"11878","name":"Teams","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"12396","name":"Network - NFL - Teams - Picker","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"type":"team-picker","league":"nfl"}],"index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11877","name":"NFL HQ","url":"http://www.scout.com/nfl/","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":1,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11887","name":"Draft Rankings","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/nfl/[YR_NFL_DRAFT]-nfl-draft-rankings","weight":2,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":2,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11888","name":"Fantasy","url":"http://www.scout.com/fantasy/","weight":3,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":3,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11889","name":"Tailgating","url":"http://www.scout.com/home/tailgating/","weight":4,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":4,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":1,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11866","name":"MLB","url":"","weight":2,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"11891","name":"Teams","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"12397","name":"Network - MLB - Teams - Picker","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"type":"team-picker","league":"mlb"}],"index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11890","name":"MLB HQ","url":"http://www.scout.com/mlb/","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":1,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11892","name":"Transactions","url":"http://www.scout.com/mlb/rumors/","weight":2,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":2,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11893","name":"Scouting","url":"http://www.scout.com/mlb/scouting/","weight":3,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":3,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11894","name":"Top Prospects","url":"http://www.scout.com/mlb/a.z?s=243&p=9&c=12&nid=287&lnid=287&pid=88&yr=[YR_MLB_DRAFT]","weight":4,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":4,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":2,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11867","name":"Recruiting","weight":3,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"11896","name":"FB Recruiting HQ","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/football/recruiting/","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11897","name":"FB Prospects","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/football/recruiting/[YR_CFB_RECRUITING]-football-prospects","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":1,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11898","name":"FB Commits","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/football/recruiting/[YR_CFB_RECRUITING]-football-commits","weight":2,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":2,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11899","name":"FB Team Rankings","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/football/recruiting/a.z?s=73&p=9&c=14&yr=[YR_CFB_RECRUITING]","weight":3,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":3,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11900","name":"JC Football","url":"http://www.scout.com/junior-college-football/","weight":4,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"12430","name":"JUCO Rankings","url":"http://www.scout.com/junior-college-football/2017-football-prospects?league=JUCO","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12431","name":"JUCO Commits","url":"http://www.scout.com/junior-college-football/2017-football-commits?league=JUCO","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12432","name":"JUCO Visits","url":"http://www.scout.com/junior-college-football/2017-football-visits?league=JUCO","weight":2,"external":false,"sectionHead":false}],"index":4,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11902","name":"BK Recruiting HQ","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/basketball/recruiting/","weight":5,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":5,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11903","name":"BK Prospects","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/basketball/recruiting/[YR_CFB_RECRUITING]-basketball-prospects","weight":6,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":6,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11904","name":"BK Commits","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/basketball/recruiting/[YR_CFB_RECRUITING]-basketball-commits","weight":7,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":7,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11905","name":"BK Team Rankings","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/basketball/recruiting/a.z?s=75&p=9&c=14&cfg=bb&yr=[YR_CFB_RECRUITING]","weight":8,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":8,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12423","name":"High School Sports","url":"http://www.scout.com/high-school/blip/front","weight":9,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":9,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":3,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11868","name":"More Sports","weight":4,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"11879","name":"NBA","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"12399","name":"Network - More Sports - NBA - Picker","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"type":"team-picker","league":"nba"}],"index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11880","name":"Golf","url":"http://www.scout.com/golf/","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":1,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12533","name":"Cleveland Sports","url":"http://www.scout.com/cleveland-sports","weight":6,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":2,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":4,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11869","name":"Fantasy","weight":5,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"12406","name":"Rankings","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"12433","name":"[YR_NFL_FANTASY] Top 200","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/[YR_NFL_FANTASY]-fantasy-football-rankings","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12407","name":"QB Rankings","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/[YR_NFL_FANTASY]-fantasy-football-quarterback-rankings","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12408","name":"RB Rankings","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/[YR_NFL_FANTASY]-fantasy-football-running-back-rankings","weight":2,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12409","name":"WR Rankings","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/[YR_NFL_FANTASY]-fantasy-football-wide-receiver-rankings","weight":3,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12410","name":"TE Rankings","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/[YR_NFL_FANTASY]-fantasy-football-tight-end-rankings","weight":4,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12411","name":"K Rankings","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/[YR_NFL_FANTASY]-fantasy-football-kicker-rankings","weight":5,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12412","name":"DEF Rankings","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/[YR_NFL_FANTASY]-fantasy-football-defense-rankings","weight":6,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12413","name":"DL Rankings","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/[YR_NFL_FANTASY]-fantasy-football-defensive-lineman-rankings","weight":7,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12414","name":"LB Rankings","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/[YR_NFL_FANTASY]-fantasy-football-linebacker-rankings","weight":8,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12415","name":"DB Rankings","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/[YR_NFL_FANTASY]-fantasy-football-defensive-back-rankings","weight":9,"external":false,"sectionHead":false}],"index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11876","name":"Fantasy HQ","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":1,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12400","name":"Tools","weight":2,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"12403","name":"Depth Charts","url":"http://fftoolbox.scout.com/football/depth-charts.cfm","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12402","name":"Bye Weeks","url":"http://fftoolbox.scout.com/football/byeweeks.cfm","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12401","name":"All Tools","url":"http://www.scout.com/fantasy/story/1554317","weight":2,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12404","name":"Strength of Schedule","url":"http://fftoolbox.scout.com/football/strength_of_schedule.cfm","weight":3,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12405","name":"Mock Draft Simulator","url":"http://fantasymockdraft.scout.com/simulator/","weight":4,"external":false,"sectionHead":false}],"index":2,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12416","name":"Daily Fantasy","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/news?type=stories&sortBy=Date&site=ScoutFantasy.com&query=DFS","weight":3,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":3,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12417","name":"Forums","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/forums","weight":4,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":4,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12418","name":"Play","url":"http://www.playffwc.com/lobby.php","weight":5,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":5,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12419","name":"Join","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/story/1557795-join-us-at-scout-fantasy","weight":6,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":6,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":5,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11870","name":"Military","weight":7,"external":false,"sectionHead":true,"children":[{"key":"11913","name":"Warrior","url":"http://www.scout.com/military/warrior/","weight":0,"external":false,"description":"The latest news and tech from the field of combat.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/sites/warrior.png","index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":6,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11872","name":"Fishing","weight":8,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"11921","name":"North American Fisherman","url":"http://www.scout.com/outdoors/fishing/","weight":0,"external":false,"description":"Fishing news and video from NAF.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2016/04/26/fisherman.png","index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11922","name":"Wired2Fish","url":"http://www.scout.com/outdoors/wired2fish","weight":1,"external":false,"description":"Gear reviews, guides, and how-to videos for serious anglers.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/sites/wired2fish_1.png","index":1,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12546","name":"Fishhound","url":"http://www.scout.com/outdoors/fishhound/","weight":2,"external":false,"description":"Tracking all things fishing...all the time.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2016/08/08/fishhound_tile.png","index":2,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":7,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11871","name":"Hunting","weight":9,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"11918","name":"North American Hunter","url":"http://www.scout.com/outdoors/hunting/","weight":0,"external":false,"description":"Hunting news, video, and gear reviews from NAH.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/sites/hunter_square_v2.png","index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":8,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11873","name":"Living","weight":10,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"11927","name":"Gear","url":"http://www.scout.com/gear/","weight":0,"external":false,"description":"News and reviews on the hottest gear, fastest cars, and latest tech.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/sites/gear2.png","index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11928","name":"Build","url":"http://www.scout.com/home/build","weight":1,"external":false,"description":"Gear reviews and how-to guides for the handyman.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/sites/handy.png","index":1,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11931","name":"Tailgate","url":"http://www.scout.com/home/tailgating/","weight":2,"external":false,"description":"Recipes, games, and guides for American's fastest-growing sport.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/sites/tailgater.png","index":2,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11930","name":"Garden","url":"http://www.scout.com/home/gardening/","weight":3,"external":false,"description":"Tips and tricks for landscaping and lawn care.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/sites/gardening.png","index":3,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11929","name":"Cook","url":"http://www.scout.com/home/cooking/","weight":4,"external":false,"description":"Recipes and tutorial videos.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/sites/cooking.png","index":4,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":9,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"12398","name":"Membership","url":"http://www.scout.com/membership","weight":11,"external":true,"sectionHead":true,"index":10,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11874","name":"Tickets","url":"http://tickets.scout.com/","weight":12,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":11,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11875","name":"App","url":"https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/scout.com/id969228328","weight":13,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":12,"menu":"primary","isActive":false}]},"taxonomyInfo":{"id":"189","name":"Denver Broncos","description":"","weight":3,"vocabulary":"scout","classificationNodes":[103],"forumIds":[1797,1795,1796,5497,5635],"parentIds":["188"],"ancestorIds":["189","188","8"],"descendantIds":["189"],"mobile":true,"mobileType":"DoubleLevel","siteIds":["101"],"sites":[{"id":"101","name":"den (s=101)","domainName":"MileHighHuddle.com","description":"

Powered by Mile High Huddle

\n","smallLogo":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/denver_broncos.png","appDfpHierarchy":"299643/ScoutApp/Sports/NFL/den/","siteDfpHierarchy":"299643/Scout.com/Sports/NFL/den/","siteBrand":"Mile High Huddle"}]},"noteConfigMap":[["TrendingForumSubThread",{"id":"4","containerType":"TrendingForumSubThread","width":{"to":1},"height":2,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0}],["StorySummary",{"id":"0","containerType":"StorySummary","width":{"to":1},"height":1,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0}],["ForumSubThread",{"id":"1","containerType":"ForumSubThread","width":{"to":1},"height":1,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0}],["AdUnit",{"id":"2","containerType":"AdUnit","width":{"to":1},"height":1,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0}],["TrendingStorySummary",{"id":"3","containerType":"TrendingStorySummary","width":{"to":1},"height":1,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0}]]}; var nyneveErrors = []; if (console && console.error) { try { var errors = nyneveErrors; for (var i=0; i < errors.length; i++) { var error = errors[i]; console.error('Nyneve Request Error: ', error); } } catch (e) { console.error('JSON parse error. Nyneve Request Errors.', e); } }