Broncos News Briefs - Tuesday, April 12

Denver Broncos defensive end Ellis Johnson has several visits to other teams scheduled. Read about Johnson, one of Denver's few remaining unrestricted free agents, in today's news reports.

NFL policy on drugs questioned - Denver Post - Patrick Saunders
Tuesday, April 12, 2005 - In the battle against steroid use in major professional sports, the NFL has been hailed as the gold standard, but two experts in the field say the NFL's drug policy is fool's gold. "You could probably find out better the inner workings of communist China than you could what's going on in the NFL," said Charles Yesalis, a professor of health policy and administration at Penn State. "I mean, there could be positive tests that you and I would never even know about."

Tour of teams continues for free-agent linema - Denver Post - Bill Williamson
Tuesday, April 12, 2005 - Ellis Johnson, one of the Broncos' few remaining free agents, is on a tour that might help him find a new home. The defensive tackle was in Houston on Monday and is scheduled to visit Minnesota today. Denver also has made an offer to Johnson. It is unlikely he will return to the Broncos because of other moves the team has made at the position and because it is tight against the salary cap.

Krieger: Broncos' next move is to wait and see - Rocky Mountain News - Dave Krieger
April 11, 2005 - Musings for a Monday morning on the unknown and the unknowable. The separation: If you believe in the personnel operation at Dove Valley, you think the Broncos' off-season moves have been fabulous. If you don't, you think they're more of the same.

Bailey: Never Satisfied - Denver Broncos.com - Andrew Mason
Monday, April 11, 2005 - The final ledger on Champ Bailey's first season with the Broncos saw more checks in the positive than the negative column. Although he was on the wrong end of touchdowns in some games throughout the year, he finished the year as a first-team All-Pro selection and a starter in the Pro Bowl. By those honors, he brought the Broncos exactly what they hoped to find -- an elite cornerback.

NFL Europe Week 2 Recap - DenverBroncos.com
Monday, April 11, 2005 - Week 2 action in NFL Europe saw the Berlin Thunder and Cologne Centurions stay undefeated and move to 2-0 on the young season. The Frankfurt Galaxy rebounded with a win over the Amsterdam Admirals to leave both clubs with 1-1 marks. The Rhein Fire and Hamburg Sea Devils each fell to 0-2 with losses at the hands of the Centurions and Thunder respectively.

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