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The Neutral Zone (Ep. 91): Golden opportunities, feat. Elijah Wilkinson and Bryce Callahan
On this episode of "The Neutral Zone," Phil Milani and Aric DiLalla discuss Von Miller's latest comments about his work ethic (10:22), chat with Elijah Wilkinson about his new opportunity (22:35), take a look at what the offensive line will be like without Ja'Wuan James (28:50), chat with Bryce Callahan about his goals for 2020 (42:58), evaluate the secondary (48:44) and finish with traditional shoutouts (58:13). Want more of "The Neutral Zone"? Subscribe to "The Neutral Zone" on iTunes, Spotify, TuneIn or Stitcher, and make sure to leave a rating and review. Want to be featured on the show? Send an email to NeutralZoneShow@gmail.com or call 707-638-8725.
Broncos minicamp chat: LT Garett Bolles
Bolles joined Justin Adams and Brandon Krisztal on Orange and Blue 760 after the Broncos' second day of minicamp to discuss the process of installing a new offense. "This is an offense that fits us all [on the offensive line]," Bolles said. 'We're not the biggest guys, but we're fast, we're agile and we can move."
Rookie minicamp spotlight: QB Brett Rypien
After his first practice as a Bronco, Brett Rypien joined Brandon Krisztal and Benjamin Allbright on Orange and Blue 760 to discuss how he fits in Rich Scangarello's offense and how having Super Bowl XXVI MVP Mark Rypien as his uncle has helped him grow as a football player.
Draft Chat: Colorado School of Mines WR Brody Oliver
Oliver, who took part in the East-West Shrine Game, joined Brandon Krisztal and Benjamin Allbright on Orange and Blue 760 to discuss the pre-draft process, his strengths and his chance to take part in the Broncos' Pro Day, held April 10 at the Pat Bowlen Fieldhouse.
Catching up with new Broncos CB De'Vante Bausby
After a standout season in which he led the AAF in interceptions, Bausby joined the Broncos on Monday. He chatted with Benjamin Allbright and Michael Coover on Orange and Blue 760 to talk about getting back into the NFL and reuniting with Vic Fangio -- who coached him in Chicago earlier in his career.
TE Jake Butt: 'I'm going to be ready to go for training camp'
"We've been progressing really well," Butt said when he joined Brandon Krisztal and Benjamin Allbright on Orange and Blue 760 to provide an update on his rehabilitation from a torn ACL suffered last year. "The plan is to just keep progressing [and] not rush anything."
Fox Sports' Mike Pereira discusses 2019 NFL rules changes
Pereira, a former NFL on-field official and vice president of officiating, hopped on Orange and Blue 760 to talk with Justin Adams and Brandon Krisztal about the impact of this year's rules changes, starting with the decision to allow pass-interference calls and non-calls to be challenged.
Horsin' Around: John Elway and Vic Fangio at the Annual League Meeting
Road show! It's off to the NFL's Annual League Meeting, and we bring you a pair of chats from Orange and Blue 760. First, Andrew Mason and Brandon Krisztal catch up with President of Football Operations/General Manager John Elway to talk about the Broncos' proposal for altering on-side kickoffs, as well as the personnel moves the team has made in recent weeks. Then they talk with Head Coach Vic Fangio about recent additions like CB Bryce Callahan, how he plans to get his message across to players and the "responsibility" the new coach feels to return the Broncos to their successful form.
Brian Billick: Vic Fangio an 'outstanding coach at every level'
Former Ravens head coach Brian Billick, who hired Vic Fangio to join his staff in Baltimore in 2006, joined Justin Adams and Brandon Krisztal from Radio Row on Orange and Blue 760 to discuss what he likes about the Broncos' hiring of Fangio.
Hall of Fame voter Bob Glauber discusses the annual modern-era logjam
"There's not one of the 15 [modern-era finalists] that really should not be in the Hall of Fame," said the Newsday reporter in an interview with Justin Adams and Brandon Krisztal on Orange and Blue 760. Glauber, who also said he expects Broncos Owner Pat Bowlen to be inducted, noted that he would like to see "at least two spots" added per year to the Hall of Fame's annual class size.
Hall of Fame voter Charean Williams on Steve Atwater's induction chances
"We've got to get some of these safeties in," Williams told Justin Adams and Brandon Krisztal on Orange and Blue 760, but she added that she expects Ed Reed will get in, leaving Steve Atwater and John Lynch waiting for now. However, Williams also feels that safeties like Atwater and Lynch, along with others such as LeRoy Butler, are all worthy of the Hall. She also discussed the outlook for Champ Bailey and Broncos Owner Pat Bowlen, of whom she says, "He probably should have gone in a few years ago."
Missouri QB Drew Lock: 'I'm beyond excited' to potentially talk with John Elway
"To think that he's trying to evaluate me to possibly be the quarterback for his team ... that's just something you dream about as a kid," Lock told Justin Adams and Brandon Krisztal on Orange and Blue 760 from the Senior Bowl on Monday.
Brandon Marshall reflects on his 2018 season
In a conversation on Orange and Blue 760, Marshall told Justin Adams and Brandon Krisztal that he felt like he was not strong enough at the point of attack, so as he rehabilitated from a knee injury, he added weight so he could return stronger at the end of the season.
Jim Mora: Vic Fangio 'should be a head coach already'
Former NFL head coach Jim Mora, who had Vic Fangio as an assistant with the Indianapolis Colts, New Orleans Saints and the USFL's Philadelphia Stars, joined Justin Adams and Brandon Krisztal to shower praise on his protege. "I'm surprised that he hasn't had opportunities in the past," Mora said. "... He's extremely smart and he's got a great way with players.'
Tommy Tuberville: Zac Taylor will 'knock it out of the park'
"He's going to be one of the rising stars in this business. He's as good as they're going to be," said Tuberville, a long-time college head coach who hired head-coaching candidate Zac Taylor as his offensive coordinator at the University of Cincinnati for the 2016 season.
Zach Kerr talks about his experience playing for Chuck Pagano
"It would be cool to be reunited with Chuck," said Kerr, who played for Pagano with the Indianapolis Colts. Kerr discussed what the Broncos could expect if they hire Pagano in a conversation with Justin Adams and Brandon Krisztal on Orange and Blue 760 on Thursday. Kerr also said he thinks the Broncos are "pretty close" to returning to the playoffs.
Broncos Audio Zone: All about Phillip Lindsay
With a Pro Bowl selection, Phillip Lindsay's stellar rookie season received a fitting cherry on top of a sundae filled with heaping scoops of yardage (over 1,200 yards from scrimmage) and touchdowns (10). Hear his conversation with Ray Crockett and Marc Stout, and then learn more about what made him so successful from his high-school coach, his uncle, Tony Lindsay!
Su'a Cravens: 'You won't see any down faces' in locker room
Cravens told Justin Adams and Brandon Krisztal how the Broncos have tried to quickly put Sunday's loss to the 49ers behind them. He also revealed that he and CB Brendan Langley put together a R&B album that will be released later this month.
Todd Davis: 'Blown coverage' led to issues against 49ers' George Kittle
"Missed assignments and busted coverages," Davis told Justin Adams and Brandon Krisztal on Orange and Blue 760 Monday, one day after Kittle racked up 210 yards in the 49ers' win over Denver. "It was more on us beating ourselves."
Matt LaCosse's focus: 'Just do my job every play'
"I'm not going to lie to you, it was definitely an adjustment," LaCosse told Reuben Droughns and Brandon Krisztal on Thursday when he talked about the changes he's dealt with since moving to the No. 1 spot at tight end after injuries to Jake Butt and Jeff Heuerman.
Broncos Audio Zone: Bradley Roby and what's next without Emmanuel Sanders
"Where do we go from here?" That's the question in Broncos Country after Sanders' Achilles tendon injury. Andrew Mason and Justin Adams offer answers for how the offense can compensate and adapt. Then, Mason, Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards talk to Roby (12:17), who must step up in the wake of Chris Harris Jr.'s fibula injury.
Broncos Audio Zone: Garett Bolles, Shelby Harris and Justin Simmons
We go inside the locker room as we take a mid-week trip into the Broncos Audio Zone. First, Steve Atwater, Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards talk with Garett Bolles (0:30), who touches on how technique improvements have helped him get better in recent weeks (3:25). At 7:41, Justin Adams and Brandon Krisztal talk with Shelby Harris, and at 14:45, Justin Simmons joins Ray Crockett and Marc Stout.
Horsin' Around: Steelers postgame with Matt LaCosse
The Broncos were outgained by 219 yards Sunday. So how did they win? Andrew Mason, Ryan Edwards and Justin Adams of Orange and Blue 760 break it all down and analyze what Sunday's 24-17 win over Pittsburgh could mean. At 25:56, Mase and Ryan talk with Matt LaCosse about his first regular-season touchdown, the celebration that followed and the offense's improvement at avoiding turnovers.
Broncos Audio Zone: Game balls and Billy Turner
There were plenty of plaudits to go around from the Broncos' win over the Chargers, and they start with the offensive line, which allowed just three pressures and no sacks. Andrew Mason, Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards break it all down before handing the reins to Justin Adams and Brandon Krisztal, who catch up with Turner in the locker room.
Josey Jewell: 'Gap integrity is huge' in containing Chargers' Melvin Gordon
With Brandon Marshall still sidelined from practice with a knee injury, Jewell could be in line for extensive playing time once again when the Broncos face the Chargers. He joined Justin Adams and Brandon Krisztal of Orange and Blue 760 from the locker room Thursday to discuss the challenge the defense faces in Los Angeles.
Courtland Sutton: Having Emmanuel Sanders 'definitely helps me out a lot'
During a conversation from the locker room Wednesday, Sutton also told Justin Adams and Brandon Krisztal that "eliminating the three-and-outs" is a top priority for the offense as it looks to get out to a fast start next Sunday against the Los Angeles Chargers.
Jordan Taylor 'trending upward' as he works way back into playing shape
"I'm definitely making a lot of progress," he said Wednesday after practice in a conversation with Justin Adams and Brandon Krisztal. Taylor, who is on the physically-unable-to-perform list has been practicing the last two weeks after having two hip surgeries in the offseason. He also talked about how center Matt Paradis helped him through the rehabilitation process.
Broncos Audio Zone: Devontae Booker, hat tips and cap throws
In the Tuesday roundup, we've got running back Devontae Booker with Brandon Krisztal and Justin Adams (0:21), our weekly breakdown of standouts and frustrating moments in the tip-your-cap (5:06) and throw-your-hat (17:30) segments, and finally, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport to discuss trade-deadline possibilities (32:56) with Andy Lindahl and Tyler Polumbus.
RB Phillip Lindsay says he's ready for a heavier workload
"It's just about going out there and playing football," Lindsay told Justin Adams and Brandon Krisztal on Orange and Blue 760 this week as he prepares to help carry the Broncos' ground game without Royce Freeman, who will miss the Week 8 contest at Kansas City due to an ankle injury.
OLB Shane Ray 'pushing for this week' to return from ankle injury
After missing last week because of a sprained ankle, Ray expressed optimism that he could play Sunday in his home town of Kansas City. "Every time that we play the Chiefs, it really just takes my mindset to another level," he told Brandon Krisztal and Justin Adams.
Broncos Audio Zone Daily: September 25
First up is WR Courtland Sutton (0:18), who tells Brandon Krisztal and Justin Adams that there is no panic in the locker room after the first defeat of the 2018 regular season. Next, Arnie Stapleton of the Associated Press breaks down the Ravens loss with the "First and Ten at Ten" crew at 6:37. Finally, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport joins Andy Lindahl and Tyler Polumbus to break down the weekend around the league (20:57).
Bruce Arians: Case Keenum 'doesn't blink; that's what I really like about him'
Arians, a former member of the NFL's Competition Committee, also shared his thoughts on this year's rules changes in a conversation with Brandon Krisztal and former Broncos running back Reuben Droughns. "I'm all about player safety," he said. Arians will analyze Sunday's Broncos-Raiders game for CBS.
For ILB Josey Jewell, the number matters
Rookie ILB Josey Jewell joined Chad Andrus and Matt McChesney to talk about facing Russell Wilson and to detail why he's glad to be back in jersey No. 47 after the team switched him to No. 59 during the preseason. "I didn't really like 59, and [John] Lynch, when I was growing up, was one of the guys I watched," Jewell explained.