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AFC champs reconvene for 1st time since Super Bowl flop to begin 2014 offseason workouts

No trip to the White House, diamond-encrusted rings or ticker tape parade.All the Denver Broncos have to show for their historic 2013 season is the heartache and humiliation of getting destroyed from the opening snap at the Super Bowl.The AFC champs aim to use that 43-8 shellacking by Seattle as motivation for 2014 starting Monday when they gather for the start of offseason workouts, stars Peyton Manning and Von Miller say.They realize what a daunting task awaits them as they try to become the first team since the 1972 Miami Dolphins to win the Super Bowl the year after losing it.Crews have turned the team's headquarters into a construction zone over the last three months with a makeover that will include the addition of an indoor practice complex, and, fittingly, general manager John Elway has taken a sledgehammer to his roster, too.Gone are veterans Champ Bailey, Robert Ayers, Eric Decker, Knowshon Moreno, Zane Beadles, Wesley Woodyard, Shaun Philips and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie a...

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  1. First Peyton Manning, now Wes Welker , these Broncos find heartache in homecomings

    At least there are no more homecomings on the docket for the Denver Broncos. Peyton Manning and Wes Welker both fell flat in theirs.A month after Manning came unrave...

  2. Wes Welker outshines Ochocinco, Owens to lead Patriots past Bengals in season opener

    Randy Moss said he doesn't think he's appreciated in New England, and Terrell Owens apologized to Bengals fans. Wes Welker , however, stayed typically quiet and conc...

  3. Patriots WR Wes Welker on physically unable to perform list in comeback from knee injury

    Star receiver Wes Welker was placed on the New England Patriots ' active physically unable to perform list on Tuesday as he continued his strong recovery from knee s...

  4. After slow start, WR Wes Welker playing and producing at usual rate for Patriots

    So much for Wes Welker's disappearing act.For the Patriots first two games, his playing time mysteriously dropped. In the three weeks since then, he's been on the fi...

  5. Wes Welker has already made the Denver Broncos better on both offense and defense

    Spurning Tom Brady for Peyton Manning had nothing to do with the cash, the catches or the cachet.Wes Welker just wanted to play in Denver's star-studded offense and ...

  6. WR Julian Edelman re-signs with New England Patriots after 105 receptions in breakout season

    The New England Patriots have re-signed wide receiver Julian Edelman.The announcement comes three days after a post on Edelman's Twitter account said, "Foxboro is ho...

  7. Another option for Peyton: Broncos sign former Steelers receiver Sanders

    Before John Elway headed out to the golf course to take advantage of a sunny Sunday in the Rocky Mountains, the Denver Broncos general manager made yet another splas...

  8. WR Julian Edelman excited to be back in Foxborough after breakout season with Patriots

    Wide receiver Julian Edelman says he's glad to be returning to the New England Patriots after a surprising breakout season.Edelman became a free agent last week, but...

  9. Broncos sign CB Talib

    Englewood, CO (SportsNetwork.com) - The Denver Broncos have agreed to terms on a six-year contract with cornerback Aqib Talib.Terms of the deal were not disclosed, b...

  10. Broncos bring back Andre Caldwell as veteran receiver agrees to 2-year deal

    The Denver Broncos have brought back one of Peyton Manning's targets, agreeing to a two-year deal with receiver Andre Caldwell on Tuesday.Caldwell came on late in th...

  11. Appearing at charity function, Brady talks about new teammates

    With favorite target Wes Welker now in Denver after a contract squabble with the Patriots, Tom Brady is using the offseason to get used to new slot receiver Danny Am...

  12. Column: Welker and Harvin shrug off concussions for shot at Super Bowl

    Wes Welker ditched the orange suit for media day, much as he did comparisons between the two future Hall of Fame quarterbacks he's had the privilege of catching pass...

  1. Wes Welker returns to practice, says he's hopeful he'll face his former team this weekend

    Wes Welker returned to practice Thursday for the first time since leaving Sunday's game against Kansas City with a concussion.Also back in action was tight end Juliu...

  2. Danny Amendola fills Wes Welker's slot receiver position with Patriots but shuns comparisons

    Danny Amendola says he doesn't think much about having replaced Wes Welker as New England Patriots slot receiver.On Sunday night, they'll be on opposite sidelines wh...

  3. Denver Broncos get slot receiver Wes Welker back from concussion in time for playoffs

    Wes Welker says he has no apprehensions about concussions or rust as he returns to the Denver Broncos' lineup Sunday for the first time in more than a month.It's the...

  4. Wes Welker : comparing Manning, Brady is like choosing between Picasso, Michelangelo

    Spoiled by all those spirals from Tom Brady, there was only one other quarterback Wes Welker was willing to play for: Peyton Manning.Just four months into his pairin...

  5. Patriots franchise Wes Welker

    The New England Patriots have placed the franchise tag on dynamic wide receiver Wes Welker .Welker will earn about $9.4 million in 2012, but the team and player aim ...

  6. Patriots sign WR Danny Amendola to replace recently departed Wes Welker

    The New England Patriots have agreed to terms with receiver Danny Amendola on a deal that would reportedly pay him $31 million over five years, moving quickly after ...

  7. Wes Welker's transition from Brady to Manning has been smooth, swift

    There are some things in life that just get better with age. Love letters. Fine wine. The rapport between a receiver and his quarterback.Yet, Wes Welker hasn't waste...

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