(CBS4)- The Denver Broncos selected Ohio State pass rusher Jonathon Cooper with their second pick in the seventh round , No. 239 overall on Saturday afternoon. The moment was the culmination of a dream for Cooper but also one of celebration for his neighborhood. The Ohio State University football Instagram account showed the reaction to Cooper being drafted with a video of kids on Cooper’s block running up to congratulate him. In the video, Cooper can be seen walking out of the house and then greeting a group of kids who had come to give him high fives and hugs after they heard the news. The video, posted on Sunday, had already been viewed over 139,000 times as of Monday afternoon. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ohio State Football (@ohiostatefb) In his five-year career at Ohio State, Cooper amassed 77 total tackles, 15 for loss and 10 sacks as a rotation piece of the Buckeyes defensive line. … [Read more...] about WATCH: Broncos’ Jonathon Cooper Congratulated By Neighborhood Kids After Being Drafted
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) – The Denver Broncos are one of the teams linked to a possible trade for Aaron Rodgers, but what would the Broncos have to give up to acquire the Green Bay Packers quarterback? Aaron Rodgers (credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images) Cody Benjamin of CBS Sports detailed four possible trade offers and each one includes the Broncos giving up picks in the NFL Draft and a player in return for Rodgers’ services. Quarterback Drew Lock, 2022 first-rounder, 2023 first-rounder, 2024 first-rounder, 2022 second-rounder, 2023 third-rounder Wide Receiver Courtland Sutton, 2022 first, 2023 first, 2024 first, 2022 second Offensive Guard Graham Glasgow, 2022 first, 2023 first, 2024 first, 2022 second, 2023 second Linebacker Von Miller, 2022 first, 2023 first, 2024 first, 2022 second, 2023 fifth In all four possible trade offers, the Broncos would give up at least three first-round picks for the next three years and a 2022 second-round pick. Benjamin says one … [Read more...] about What Will It Take For The Broncos To Trade For Aaron Rodgers?
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) – Denver Broncos right tackle Ja’Wuan James suffered a torn Achilles on Tuesday and is expected to miss the 2021 season. The news comes just four days after the NFL Draft. The Broncos did not select a tackle in the draft. HOUSTON, TX – DECEMBER 08: Denver Broncos offensive tackle Ja’Wuan James (70) lines up during the NFL game between the Denver Broncos and Houston Texans on December 8, 2019 at NRG Stadium in Houston, TX. (Photo by Daniel Dunn/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) James has had trouble staying on the field. After signing with Denver as a free agent in 2019, he played in just 63 snaps while dealing with a nagging knee injury. He then opted out of the 2020 season. The injury occurred away from the facility, meaning the Broncos are no longer obligated to pay his contract. … [Read more...] about Broncos Right Tackle Ja’Wuan James Suffers Achilles Injury, Will Miss 2021 Season
DENVER (CBS4) – The Denver Broncos finished with 10 picks in the 2021 NFL Draft, the final three coming in the seventh round. With the 237th pick, the Broncos added more secondary depth, selecting cornerback Kary Vincent Jr. out of LSU. Vincent Jr. was a top 25 recruit coming out of high school and an excellent track athlete. He played an important role in LSU’s national title run in 2019, recording four interceptions and nine pass break ups. He also posted 47 tackles, including 2 for loss, while starting nine of 15 games. Vincent Jr. also starred in track and field at LSU, running the lead leg for the 4×100 meter relay team that won SEC titles. READ MORE: Caden Sterns On Broncos Safety Justin Simmons: 'I Literally Watch Him All The Time' NEW ORLEANS, LA – JANUARY 13: LSU Tigers cornerback Kary Vincent Jr. (5) reacts during the second half of the College Football Playoff National Championship Game between the LSU Tigers and the Clemson Tigers on January 13, 2020 in New … [Read more...] about Denver Broncos Deepen Defense With Final 3 Picks In This Year’s NFL Draft
At first it was supposed to be Mike D’Antoni’s job , he was linked to the position even before it was open. Then Billy Donovan got an interview before he took the Chicago job . Now comes a list of people interviewing this week to be the next Pacers’ coach, via Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN . Pacers are meeting candidates this week and next, a roster of interviews that so far has included former Grizzlies/Kings coach Dave Joerger and Pelicans assistant Chris Finch, sources tell ESPN. Joerger is a strong contender in process. Chauncey Billups gets a sit-down soon too. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) October 2, 2020 This was always going to be an extensive and open search. Joerger was mentioned as a contender for this job not long after Nate McMillan was fired . Joerger is a strong tactician whose teams perform well, but he clashed with the front office in Memphis and Sacramento. Finch was part of a long list of top assistant coaches expected to interview for the … [Read more...] about Report: Dave Joerger, others interview this week to be next Pacers coach