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Old 05-21-2014, 05:54 PM   #151
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My entire point was did he rise solely on a 40 time? Cause everyone knew his drop ratio, route ability, blocking skills, etc before that 40 time. None of those measurables moved the needle much. A 40 time happens and bam, he rose up fast.
Well it was that and they sw him having coffee with Elway. Just that alone will move a guy up two rounds.
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Old 05-22-2014, 12:23 AM   #152
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been away for awhile on a family passing.... so do we have a championship team this year or another not to shabby year
By any chance do you have a lot of old people in your family? Just wondering.

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Old 05-27-2014, 06:25 PM   #153
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Old 05-27-2014, 06:27 PM   #154
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I did not know Peyton Manning was black.
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Old 05-27-2014, 07:10 PM   #155
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I did not know Peyton Manning was black.
He's got that reverse Michael Jackson, from White to Black.
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Old 05-27-2014, 08:15 PM   #156
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That's cool. Manning bonding with the most important Offensive newcomers.
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Old 05-27-2014, 09:48 PM   #157
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Very cool! PFM is special for sure! Good for Cody and Emanuel!
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Very cool! PFM is special for sure! Good for Cody and Emanuel!
Schofield already guarding Manning's right side.
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Old 05-28-2014, 06:06 AM   #159
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Schofield already guarding Manning's right side.
I wondered who that was.
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If that's the tee box for the hole behind them I want to play that hole.
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Old 05-31-2014, 09:38 PM   #162
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Cody Latimer learns from Peyton Manning

LOS ANGELES – Cody Latimer was all ready to play his first-ever round of golf this week alongside a fellow member of the Denver Broncos' rookie class – something that would be a fun, no-pressure environment for a guy who had never even swung a golf club.

Peyton Manning had other plans.

"They told me I was already taken, that No. 18 had asked for me," Latimer said.

Indeed, Manning got to choose his foursome for the team's annual golf outing earlier this week, and the quarterback picked three of the newest teammates – Latimer, free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders, and third-round pick offensive tackle Michael Schofield.

"It was just an honor that he wanted to get to know me," Latimer told USA TODAY Sports on Friday evening at the NFL Players Association Rookie Premiere in Los Angeles. "And then he also taught me how to play golf. He didn't know till we got there that I had never golfed."

So what sort of impression did Latimer make on the links?

"We did good. We shot two under," he said.

It was a scramble format, and Latimer was proud to say he excelled with his driver – enough so that the group played off his tee shot several times. Now Latimer is hooked, and he plans on buying his first set of clubs soon.

Latimer relished the bonding time with Manning on the course, especially since his time on the field with Manning has been limited because of a joint fracture in his foot, an injury he suffered while training for the draft.

He said he has been cleared for limited participation in the Broncos' offseason program, including participating in individual drills. He said he's able to run routes, but the team is choosing to ease him slowly back into practices this spring. Latimer was excused from Denver's three practices this week so he could attend the rookie premiere.

Latimer knows he's in a similar situation as teammate Demaryius Thomas, who was also recovering from a broken bone in his foot when the Broncos drafted him in 2010, and Sanders, who dealt with broken bones in both his feet earlier in his career.

"[Thomas] told me to take it easy, don't rush into it. He said it's going to bother me a little bit, and it's one of those injuries that takes a while to heal," Latimer said.

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Old 05-31-2014, 09:53 PM   #163
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I'm pretty sure Latimer was brought in to replace Decker and Sanders was brought in to replace Wes next year. DT will get his big pay day here and deserving so, but I think Elway and Co. Like big receivers on the outsides with a speedy slot guy like Sanders. This year I think DT, Sanders, and Wes will be the top 3 receivers, but next year it will be DT, Latimer, and Sanders as the top 3 receivers not counting OJ of course.
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Old 06-16-2014, 09:08 AM   #164
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Gase on Latimer;

Latimer, 6'3, 215 pounds, has the same size as Decker, can play a very similar role as the departed veteran, and he has the speed to be the vertical threat that Decker was with better with yards after the catch ability.

"He's a physical specimen, and when he plays, he plays his size," Gase said, via Rob rang of CBS Sports.

"To see him catch the ball as well as he does and then his blocking is unbelievable. I don't think I've really seen a college guy go after it the way he has in the past, and hopefully he just carries that over to this level."
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Old 06-16-2014, 09:36 AM   #165
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Bubba on the outside looking in again!!!!

I expect a tweet very soon.
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Old 06-16-2014, 11:23 AM   #166
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Gase on Latimer;

Latimer, 6'3, 215 pounds, has the same size as Decker, can play a very similar role as the departed veteran, and he has the speed to be the vertical threat that Decker was with better with yards after the catch ability.

"He's a physical specimen, and when he plays, he plays his size," Gase said, via Rob rang of CBS Sports.

"To see him catch the ball as well as he does and then his blocking is unbelievable. I don't think I've really seen a college guy go after it the way he has in the past, and hopefully he just carries that over to this level."
Watching him develop is going to be hella sweet. He has a bright future ahead of him provided he remaining humble, hard working and injury free.
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Old 06-16-2014, 06:57 PM   #167
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"We did good. We shot two under," he said.

It was a scramble format, and Latimer was proud to say he excelled with his driver – enough so that the group played off his tee shot several times. Now Latimer is hooked, and he plans on buying his first set of clubs soon.

Latimer relished the bonding time with Manning on the course, especially since his time on the field with Manning has been limited because of permanent nerve damage in his arm, an injury he suffered 10 years ago in a car accident which left him with a claw for a hand and unable to catch a football.

He said he was surprised anyone would pick him after watching his claw hand drop passes in limited participation in the combine this offseason. The team is choosing to throw away lots of time and money hoping his claw hand will develop into a form where passes will wedge between his nerve damaged arm and body then ease him slowly back into practices this spring. Latimer was excused from Denver's three practices this week so he could have his claw hand amputated and replaced with a hook.

Latimer knows he's in a similar situation as some pirate dude he saw in Pirates of the Caribbean, who was also recovering from amputation and hook appendage screwed into his bone for the 2010 movie, as well as some dude named Darrius Watts.

"[Thomas] told me to take it easy, don't rush into it. He said it's going to bother me a little bit, and it's one of those injuries that takes a while to heal," Latimer said.

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Ed McCaffrey has put on a ton of weight since retirement.

Is there a football player anywhere that understands you must keep the sun to your back and on the faces of your subject if you want anything like a decent photo?
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Old 06-17-2014, 12:00 PM   #171
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Old 06-17-2014, 12:27 PM   #172
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With him, DT and JT -- we have some big targets in the red zone.
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Old 06-18-2014, 04:25 AM   #173
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With him, DT and JT -- we have some big targets in the red zone.
It sucks cause nobody knew about JT last year I took him in fantasy with a late pick. Now that everybody knows he has talent he'll be taking off early in the draft.
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Old 06-18-2014, 09:53 AM   #174
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It sucks cause nobody knew about JT last year I took him in fantasy with a late pick. Now that everybody knows he has talent he'll be taking off early in the draft.
yep, I took JT super late last year and he paid off huge. I'll probably draft Lattimer late just for giggles, but JT will be gone well before the second round. The thing about drafting JT early is he may--I say may--get hurt again and not play a full season. If he's sitting there in round two when I draft I'll take him but I still am afraid he's another injury away from not playing a full season.
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yep, I took JT super late last year and he paid off huge. I'll probably draft Lattimer late just for giggles, but JT will be gone well before the second round. The thing about drafting JT early is he may--I say may--get hurt again and not play a full season. If he's sitting there in round two when I draft I'll take him but I still am afraid he's another injury away from not playing a full season.
I took him a little early in my FF draft last year just cause I wanted to be the smartest guy in the room. My team sucked, but at least I had that small victory.

And the injury is true of any player
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