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Von Miller – The Pros and Cons

February 7th, 2021

At the time, signing Von Miller to a six-year/$114 million contract seemed like a brilliant move.  It was July of 2016, and the 27-year-old Miller had already won a Super Bowl MVP award, twice made the All-Pro team, while racking up double-digit sacks every year, including 18.5 sacks back in 2012. After signing the long-term extension, Miller continued to be the face of the Broncos making eight Pro Bowls, forcing 26 fumbles, and eventually becoming Denver’s all-time sack leader with 106. But contracts are tricky, especially in the NFL.  After many years of Hall-of-Fame like production, Miller... Read More

3 Feel-Good Stories for April 6th

April 6th, 2020

From Zoom Weddings to Drive-By Birthdays: Life Goes On Bride and groom Erin Hensley and Dustin Smith hosted a Zoom wedding in Colorado this week with over 40 guests in attendance and a cardboard cutout of the father-of-the-bride to accompany her down the “aisle.” In Arvada, a 102 year old woman celebrated her birthday with a drive-by birthday parade attended by family, officers, and firefighters. Jeffco Music Teacher Rickroll Students in Zoom Meeting <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Jeffco Music teachers want you to know that we miss you, and can’t... Read More

The Rebuild We Never Saw Coming

November 13th, 2018

The word rebuild is a rarity in the Denver Bronco vernacular.  With more Super Bowls than losing seasons, the rebuilding process is saved for teams like the New York Jets, Cleveland Browns, and San Francisco 49ers.  Teams that are rebuilding don’t go after top free agents, don’t draft Bradley Chubb over rookie quarterbacks, and they don’t have player contracts like Case Keenum, Emmanuel Sanders, or Von Miller.  John Elway doesn’t rebuild, he reloads.  A missed field goal here and a lucky break there, and Denver would be right in the thick of it, we rationalize.  Well, sorry Bronco... Read More