Free-agent center Will Montgomery visit with Broncos ends without contract
Peyton Manning stalks the Broncos sidelines in front of his offensive line. (Joe Amon, The Denver Post) After visiting with the Broncos on Monday, center Will Montgomery left Dove Valley without a contract. The two sides negotiated but couldn’t reach an agreement. The Broncos will continue their search for an interior offensive lineman who can replace left guard Zane Beadles, who became a free agent and signed a six-year, $30 million deal with Jacksonville. Had the Broncos signed Montgomery, who started all 16 games in each of the previous three seasons with the Washington Redskins, he would have been the …
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2014 NFL countdown: 17 days left to kickoff and the Cardinals history of No. 17
Today we remember one of the best Cardinals Today is the number 17 — 17 days until the Arizona Cardinals start their regular season and a look at the history of No. 17. Unlike No. 18, 17 has at least one great player in its history. Right now, speedy receiver and returner Reggie Dunn wears No. 17. He was one of the last players added to the training camp roster. He will likely not be on the roster with cuts next week. In 2012 and 2013, it belonged to undrafted receiver LaRon Byrd. He made the team in 2012 after putting on a show in training camp. He was on injured reserve last season or he would have been cut. In 2011, it was worn by receiver Chansi Stuckey. He signed a two-year deal with the…
Chiefs OL can’t take any more hits
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Chiefs lost three regulars from last season’s offensive line during the opening days of free agency, but were confident they could absorb those blows. They still had Eric Fisher, the first pick in the 2013 draft, plus three other linemen who played a lot last season and were drafted in recent seasons in the top three rounds. The Chiefs still might be right, but with the suspension of starting right tackle Donald Stephenson for the season’s first four games for violation of the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing substances, that premise is looking shaky.