Denver Broncos News Blogs - 7/19/06

It's the calm before the storm as the Denver Broncos prepare for training camp 2006, which opens July 28th. Check out all the latest news gathered from around the web in our Broncos News Blogs.

Cutler starting? That's just Plumm crazy- Denver Post – Jim Armstrong
July 19, 2006 – Wondering, if things go south for the Broncos, whether Jay Cutler would move into the starting lineup? Don't, says Rod Smith. Twenty-three years after the Elway Watch, Smith sees no need to launch the Cutler Watch. While it was only a matter of time before John Elway became a starter as a rookie, Smith doesn't see it happening with Cutler.

Camp Preview: Special Teams- Denver Broncos.com
July 19, 2006 – A 13-3 record indicates that much went right for the Broncos in the previous season -- and special teams, which was boosted by the arrival of punter Todd Sauerbrun, the return of longtime captain Keith Burns and a jolt from speedy cornerback/returner Darrent Williams. But one area of the special teams struggled -- kickoff returns, which, as Burns noted this month, became an offseason point of emphasis. The Broncos finished 25th in the league in kickoff-return average last year.

Camp Preview: Defensive Ends- DenverBroncos.com
July 19, 2006 – Two time zones away from Denver, Kenard Lang had his eyes cast on what Courtney Brown and Ebenezer Ekuban were doing with their new team last fall. Brown and Ekuban represented half of the westward migration from Cleveland to Denver that rebuilt the Broncos' defensive line last year; tackles Michael Myers and Gerard Warren comprised the other half.

Broncos set for rookie signing sprint- Rocky Mountain News
July 17, 2006 – Broncos coach Mike Shanahan has said he likes the team to "close strong" when it comes to signing its draft class. Well, the team is poised for its negotiating sprint down the stretch once again. With the Broncos players set to report for training camp in 10 days - an evening meeting on July 27 at the team's Dove Valley complex with the first practice coming the next day - none of the draft class has been signed. But the team is expected to begin the push in earnest over the next week and a half.


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