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Restoring Russell Wilson: Broncos need 28-year-old quarterback-turned-coach Davis Webb to fulfill duty
Sep 01, 2023
Eight months ago, Davis Webb was making his first NFL start. Now he's playing an integral role in Russell Wilson's road to redemption. James Palmer profiles the 28-year-old quarterback-turned-coach who could help the Denver Broncos flip the script.
Broncos replace entire field for season finale, as new Denver ownership promises to spare no expense
Jan 07, 2023
Denver's new ownership group has promised to spare no expense when it comes to returning the Broncos to their winning ways. James Palmer reports on one notable $400,000 expenditure for the season finale, as well as what to expect in the team's coaching search.
With Denver Broncos sale approved by NFL owners, franchise begins new era amid 'so much buzz'
Aug 09, 2022
The Broncos officially are under new ownership with the team sale now approved. James Palmer provides a look at the early impact of the new decision-makers after an offseason of massive changes for the organization.
Broncos head coach Vic Fangio's future up in the air entering Saturday's finale vs. Chiefs
Jan 08, 2022
Vic Fangio's future as the Broncos head coach remains up in the air entering Saturday's finale against the Chiefs. NFL Network's Tom Pelissero, Ian Rapoport and James Palmer detail the brewing situation in Denver.
After growing closer amid displacement, Saints brimming with excitement for return to Superdome
Oct 01, 2021
James Palmer checks in with Saints players in advance of their long awaited return to the Superdome. He finds a group that's eager to reconnect with the home crowd after bonding through the difficult circumstances of being displaced by Hurricane Ida.
How the Deshaun Watson situation is playing out at Houston Texans practices
Sep 14, 2021
Facing 22 civil lawsuits accusing him of sexual misconduct and sexual assault, Deshaun Watson remains on the Texans' roster but inactive for game day. How is this situation playing out in the facility? James Palmer provides reporting from Houston.
Broncos WR Courtland Sutton on return from ACL injury: 'I'm going to be the same ... plus some'
Aug 20, 2021
Courtland Sutton was supposed to have a huge 2020 campaign. Then he tore his ACL in Week 2. Eleven months later, the Broncos wide receiver tells James Palmer that he's determined to "ascend past" the Pro Bowl version of himself in 2021.
Drew Lock vs. Teddy Bridgewater: In-depth look at the determining factors, decision-makers and stakes involved in Broncos' QB battle
Aug 04, 2021
James Palmer takes you behind the scenes on how the battle between Drew Lock and Teddy Bridgewater for the Broncos' starting QB job could have a profound impact on the franchise for years to come.
Broncos' next great QB? Drew Lock has a believer in John Elway
May 12, 2020
Since Peyton Manning's retirement, John Elway has employed a specific team-building strategy in Denver. But one player changed that thinking: Drew Lock. James Palmer profiles the second-year quarterback in a searing spotlight.
Kansas City Chiefs a 'perfect fit' for Clyde Edwards-Helaire
Apr 30, 2020
The Kansas City Chiefs had one of the most explosive offenses in the league last season, but that didn't stop them from adding more firepower in the draft. James Palmer examines the newest addition to the unit -- RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire.
Emmanuel Sanders: I've waited years for a pass-happy offense
Apr 07, 2020
Set to play with the third Hall of Fame QB of his career, Emmanuel Sanders is excited to dive in with Drew Brees and Co. in New Orleans. The Pro Bowler tells James Palmer about his self-made training program and why he thinks QB-WR chemistry is overblown.
Patrick Mahomes lobbying Chiefs to install behind-the-back pass
Feb 01, 2020
In just 35 career games, we've witnessed plenty of magic from Patrick Mahomes. The no-look pass. A left-handed throw. But according to James Palmer, the former MVP might have a new trick up his sleeve for Super Bowl Sunday.
NFL's most unlikely QB1: Jaguars put trust in Gardner Minshew
Sep 13, 2019
Who is Gardner Minshew? Well, to start with, a mustachioed, headband-wearing sixth-round pick who just went from largely anonymous rookie backup to the Jaguars' potential savior. James Palmer reports from Jacksonville on the NFL's most unlikely starting quarterback.
Anatomy of NFL's WR1: What makes DeAndre Hopkins great
Jan 04, 2019
To understand DeAndre Hopkins' greatness, start with his size XXXXL hands. With the help of Patriots coach Bill Belichick, Deshaun Watson and Hopkins himself, James Palmer gives us a peek at what makes the Texans' WR1 so hard to stop.
Matt Nagy-Mitch Trubisky bond pre-dates Chicago Bears days
Aug 23, 2018
The union of Matt Nagy and Mitch Trubisky has Bears fans excited about the 2018 season, but the relationship between the QB and the coach dates back to 2017, before they were with the Bears. James Palmer takes a look back at the origin of their bond.