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Jake Butt Drafted by Broncos as Twitter Reacts to End of Injured TE's Slide

Jake Butt's draft slide finally ended Saturday afternoon, as the Denver Broncos took the former Michigan tight end with the top pick in the fifth round of the 2017 NFL draft in Philadelphia (No. 145 overall).<p>Twitter reaction focused on Butt's return from a torn ACL—he will likely return early in …

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Jake Butt NFL Draft 2017: Scouting Report for Denver Broncos' Pick

<b>Combine Results</b><p><b>Height</b><p><b>Weight</b><p><b>40 Time</b><p><b>3-Cone</b><p><b>Short Shuttle</b><p>6'5 1/2"<p>246 lbs<p>INJ<p>INJ<p>INJ<p>POSITIVES<p>One of Michigan's team captains, Jake Butt has great hands with only seven career drops on 164 targets over last three seasons, per Pro Football Focus. He's a big red-zone target who displays a large catch radius …

NFL Draft

Broncos draft grades for Day 2 of NFL Draft

The Denver Broncos reportedly had made several attempts to trade up in the second round, but were unsuccessful. Instead, they stood their ground and …

NFL Draft

Broncos' Elway hoping to buck trend with pick of Walker

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — With the 51st pick of the NFL draft, No. 7 was looking for a change of fortune in his seventh season as architect of the Denver Broncos.<p>General manager John Elway has grabbed some first-round steals and some late-round gems.<p>It's Round 2 that's been his bugaboo.<p>After starting …

Colorado

Breaking: Broncos trade Kapri Bibbs and picks to 49ers

The Denver Broncos have traded Kapri Bibbs and a fifth round pick to the San Francisco 49ers for their fourth round pick in 2018.<p>Denver trading RB …

NFL

49ers acquire running back, draft pick in trade with Broncos

<b>C.J. BEATHARD</b> <b><br>Position:</b> Quarterback<b><br>College:</b> Iowa<b><br>Height:</b> 6-2<b><br>Weight:</b> 219<b><br>Selection:</b> Third round, No. 104 overall<p>SANTA CLARA -- The 49ers traded back into …

NFL Draft

Trump says he’s avoided NYC because it’s expensive for US

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says he hasn’t returned to his New York City home because “going back is very expensive for the country.”Trump …

Donald Trump

Air Force Decided Athletes Cannot Defer Active Duty to Join Pro Teams

The Air Force Academy announced Saturday that it will no longer provide waivers that would allow athletes to bypass the two-year requirement of active duty in order to play professional sports immediately.<p>Nicki Jhabvala of the <i>Denver Post</i> tweeted the following statement from Air Force regarding the …

Military

POLL: How would you grade Day 2 of the draft for Broncos?

Apr 29,2017<p>Through two days of the NFL draft, the Denver Broncos have addressed need after need instead of reaching for flashy players.<p>First, it was Garrett Bolles, your new starting left tackle out of the University of Utah at pick No. 20. Bolles was the right man in the first round because John …

NFL Draft

Police: Wrong way driver crashes into officer’s vehicle near downtown Denver

DENVER -- A police officer in a patrol car was hit in the intersection of Park Avenue West and Welton Street late Friday night.<p>Police on the scene …

Policing

First reaction: The Seahawks draft safety Tedric Thompson in the fourth round

The Seahawks drafted Colorado safety Tedric Thompson, the second safety the Seahawks have drafted in the first four rounds.

NFL

49ers keep on trading, get two running backs

The 49ers’ trade-a-palooza resumed Saturday morning and it quickly netted them two running backs: Kapri Bibbs, formerly of the Denver Broncos, and …

NFL

Draft day trades that never happened for Broncos

What if I told you that John Elway and the Denver Broncos had Garett Bolles marked as their Plan B option in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft …

NFL Draft

John Lynch explains why the 49ers selected Colorado CB Ahkello Witherspoon

With the second pick of the third round in the 2017 NFL Draft, the San Francisco 49ers have selected Colorado cornerback Ahkello Witherspoon, whom …

Colorado

Broncos draft TE Jake Butt, trade RB Kapri Bibbs on Day 3 of NFL draft

Broncos general manager John Elway offered this parting shot Friday night before preparing for the final day of the draft.“I like to be good,” he …

NFL Draft

Missing 76-year-old man from southwest Colorado is found dead near his stuck vehicle

Provided photoDale WiescampA 76-year-old Del Norte man missing since early last week was found dead in Gunnison County on Thursday evening near his …

Crime

Denver Broncos select DeMarcus Walker in the second round of the 2017 NFL Draft

In the second round of the 2017 NFL Draft, the Denver Broncos have selected Florida State Defensive End, DeMarcus Walker.<p>Broncos take DE DeMarcus …

NFL Draft

Transcript: John Lynch talks to the media following Akhello Witherspoon selection

<b>Opening comments:</b><p>"First of all, I want to thank [former 49ers RB and running backs coach] Tom Rathman and [former 49ers LB] Takeo Spikes for …

NFL Draft

Garett Bolles will play left tackle right away for the Broncos, per Kyle Whittingham

Perhaps by now some fans of the Denver Broncos have stepped back from the ledge. The pick of Garett Bolles is still a firestorm for some.<p>A helping …

NFL Draft

Methodist court says first openly gay bishop is in violation of church law, should face trial

The Methodist Church’s highest court ruled Friday that the denomination’s first openly gay bishop is in violation of a church law barring the …

Religion

Broncos looking to trade up for a playmaker?

According to 104.3 The Fan's Cecil Lammey, he has heard that the Broncos are exploring trade up options in the second round and are likely targeting …

NFL Draft

Sous vide is couture convenience food. Is this the year home cooks finally embrace it?

To help the harried cook, there have long been promises of dinner at the touch of a button. But a San Francisco start-up has gone one step further: …

Cooking

Carlos Henderson highlights

What you will see here is a player that is a football player and he is better than you think. Carlos Henderson is a steal for the Denver Broncos in …

Denver Broncos

Highlands Ranch postal worker pleads guilty to faking cancer so she could work from home

A U.S. Postal Service employee who faked cancer, in order to work from home and claim hundreds of hours in sick leave, has pleaded guilty.Caroline …

Work from Home

Colorado-led “American Ninja Warrior” phenomenon leaps into Magness Arena this weekend

When Brandi Lebsack and her 11-year-old son, Kaden, first dived into “American Ninja Warrior”-style training last year, they made the 120-mile round …

Fitness

Winter storm moves into Denver, Front Range

Snow began falling along the Front Range Friday, hitting the Palmer Divide area in the afternoon and downtown Denver in time for the evening commute. …

Weather

Phone records raise questions about Denver police deputy chief’s account of case that now is under investigation

Cell phone records for a Denver Police Department deputy chief under investigation for his handling of an internal investigation and an open records …

Policing

Body found in northeast Denver Thursday night after report of shots fired

Investigators are asking the public’s help in identifying a suspect in a Denver fatal shooting.The incident happened at about 11:20 p.m. Thursday in …

Policing

Denver Council set to approve $265,000 to settle police lawsuits

Denver City Council will consider next week a $185,000 payment to settle a lawsuit filed after a police officer shoved a man onto steps outside a …

Policing

One man killed, another wounded in Aurora shooting; suspect detained

Provided by Denver7Denver7 photo of the shooting scene in Aurora.One man was killed and another wounded in a shooting in Aurora on Friday morning, …

Crime