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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2019, file photo, Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa passes during an NCAA college football game against LSU in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Tagovailoa is a rarity in the NFL: a left-handed quarterback, something the league hasn't had in several years. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt, File)

Lefty QB Tua Tagovailoa a rarity in the right-handed NFL

May. 16, 2020 1:08 PM EDT

When Tua Tagovailoa signed his rookie contract with the Miami Dolphins, the left-handed quarterback from Alabama didn’t have to worry about smudging his signature. He signed the documents with his right hand. Yes, the NFL’s latest lefty QB is a natural right-hander, one whose father, Galu, turned...

FILE - In  this Dec. 29, 2019, file photo, Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock gestures after an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in Denver. While stressing that Lock has

Lock excited for Elway's endorsement, offensive makeover

May. 5, 2020 8:03 PM EDT

At least in one sense it’s been an ideal offseason for Drew Lock. Broncos GM John Elway declared the second-year passer his established starter. Then, he went out and added old hands and fast feet in the kind of offensive makeover quarterbacks ordinarily can only dream about. “I’m super...

In this Aug. 24, 2019 file photo Denver Broncos offensive tackle Garett Bolles (72) stands near the field during an NFL preseason football game against the Los Angeles Rams in Los Angeles. A person with knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that the Broncos have declined the fifth-year contract option on left tackle Garett Bolles, Friday, May 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, file)

AP Source: Broncos decline 5th-year option on Garett Bolles

May. 1, 2020 5:48 PM EDT

The Denver Broncos have declined the fifth-year contract option on left tackle Garett Bolles, whose career-long holding habit has alienated fans, a person with knowledge of the decision said Friday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the Broncos weren't discussing the...

FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2015, file photo, Denver Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller celebrates a sack against the San Diego Chargers during the second half in an NFL football game in San Diego. Miller was selected to the 2010s NFL All-Decade Team announced Monday, April 6, 2020, by the NFL and the Pro Football Hall of Fame. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, FIle)

Broncos' Von Miller says he's recovered from COVID-19

Apr. 30, 2020 11:00 PM EDT

Denver Broncos star linebacker Von Miller tweeted Thursday night that he tested negative for the coronavirus two weeks after announcing he had been diagnosed with COVID-19. “Got my results back. Im ‘negative’ for Covid-19,” Miller tweeted. Miller went public with his diagnosis on April...

In this still image from video provided by the NFL, Henry Ruggs III, center, gets ready to put on a Las Vegas Raiders cap after being selected by the team in the first round of the NFL football draft Thursday, April 23, 2020. (NFL via AP)

Broncos, Raiders, Chargers add speed to try to catch Chiefs

Apr. 28, 2020 11:57 AM EDT

With their blazing speed on offense, the Kansas City Chiefs ran away from their AFC West brethren en route to their first Super Bowl title in half a century. So explosiveness was a common theme on the draft boards of rival general managers John Elway in Denver, Tom Telesco in Los Angeles and Mike Mayock in Las...

FILE - In this Oct. 21, 2018, file photo, Washington Redskins offensive tackle Trent Williams (71) takes the field for warms up before an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Landover, Md. The San Francisco 49ers have acquired the seven-time Pro Bowl left tackle from the Redskins. Two people familiar with the deal said Saturday, April 25, 2020,  the Niners will send a fifth-round pick in this year’s draft and a 2021 third-rounder to acquire Williams. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

49ers fill needs, Packers fall short on draft weekend

Apr. 26, 2020 5:46 PM EDT

The task for the San Francisco 49ers heading into the draft was straight forward. Find replacements for departed starters DeForest Buckner at defensive tackle and Emmanuel Sanders at receiver and then find a player to step in for longtime left tackle Joe Staley, who informed the NFC champions before the draft...

Missouri tight end Albert Okwuegbunam speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Denver QB Drew Lock big winner in Broncos' infusion of speed

Apr. 25, 2020 9:25 PM EDT

John Elway waited four years for just this sort of weekend where could actually build around a quarterback instead of sleuthing for one. After declaring Drew Lock his starting QB this spring, Elway used his cache of 10 picks in the NFL draft to score both targets and shields for his second-year passer. Moreover,...

FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2019, file photo, Penn State wide receiver KJ Hamler (1) scores after catching a pass from quarterback Sean Clifford during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Michigan in State College, Pa. Hamler was chosen by the Denver Broncos in the second round of the NFL football draft Friday, April 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Denver Broncos build around Drew Lock in the NFL draft

Apr. 25, 2020 12:43 AM EDT

John Elway pledged to give Drew Lock more weapons and better protection in an NFL draft teeming with wide receivers and offensive linemen. He delivered. The Denver Broncos general manager provided Lock with two terrific targets and added an athletic center through the first two nights of the draft. Elway...

FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2019, file photo, Alabama wide receiver Jerry Jeudy (4) scores on a pass reception against Arkansas during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The Denver Broncos selected Jeudy in the first round of the NFL draft. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt, File)

Broncos get Lock some help with Alabama wideout Jerry Jeudy

Apr. 24, 2020 1:19 AM EDT

Jerry Jeudy found a way to celebrate with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell even though the COVID-19 pandemic scuttled the league’s plans to hold the draft in Las Vegas. The former Alabama standout receiver was selected 15th overall by the Denver Broncos on Thursday night. He and Goodell marked the occasion...

FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2007, file photo, Indianapolis Colts' Peyton Manning (18) holds the Vince Lombardi Trophy after the Colts' 29-17 win over the Chicago Bears in the Super Bowl XLI football game at Dolphin Stadium in Miami. After selecting him with the top overall pick in 1998, the franchise made a dramatic turnaround. Manning led the Colts to their most successful decade since the 1960s and their first Super Bowl title since 1971. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta, File)

Manning, Schlichter represent extremes in Colts' drafts

Apr. 21, 2020 4:30 PM EDT

BEST FIRST-ROUND DRAFT PICK: QB Peyton Manning. After selecting him with the top overall pick in 1998, the franchise made a dramatic turnaround. Manning led the Colts to their most successful decade since the 1960s and their first Super Bowl title since 1971. Not enough? Manning played a key role in convincing...