Smallthoughts Trivia Thursday

  Dear readers   I apologize for failing to give the answer to last week’s Smallthoughts: Trivia Thursday due to a personal matter that required my attention. So … Welcome Back, how did you do with this week’s question?   If you answered 64 you are correct. Matt Prater amazingly kicked the ball for 64Continue reading “Smallthoughts Trivia Thursday”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Mark Jackson

Mark Jackson was selected by the Denver Broncos in the sixth round of the 1986 NFL Draft. Jackson attended high school at Terre Haute South Vigo High School and Alton Senior High School. A 5’9″, 174 lb (79 kg) wide receiver from Purdue University, Jackson played in the 1984 Peach Bowl before spending nine NFL seasons from 1986 to 1994 for the Broncos, the New York Giants, and the IndianapolisContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Mark Jackson”

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday…Vance Johnson

Vance Johnson was selected by the Denver Broncos in the second round of the 1985 NFL Draft. A 5’11”, 174 lb. wide receiver from the University of Arizona, Johnson played his entire NFL career for the Broncos from 1985 to 1995. Johnson was a World-Class long jumper. In 1982, Johnson won the NCAA championship, as well as winning the gold medal atContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday…Vance Johnson”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Ricky Nattiel

The Denver Broncos chose Nattiel in the first round (27th overall pick) of the 1987 NFL Draft, and he played for the Broncos in six NFL seasons from 1987 to 1992,including eight playoff games and two Super Bowls. His rookie season, he had 31 receptions for 630 yards, a franchise rookie record of 20.3 yards per catch. His second year, he upped hisContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Ricky Nattiel”

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …The Three Amigos

Welcome to this week’s Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday. We are spotlighting the Denver Broncos wide receiving core of the 80’s namely the Three Amigos of Mark Jackson, Ricky Nattiel and …Vance Johnson. So follow along have fun and enjoy the memories.  

Smallthoughts:Rant of the Week…Denver Broncos

They are 3-7 and it isn’t pretty. Things have gone real bad for the Denver Broncos. How bad ? The Broncos released a former draft pick, cornerback Lorenzo Doss, on Thanksgiving for being late for a meeting, and practice hours later featured two skirmishes, including one with cornerback Chris Harris Jr. and rookie wide receiver Isaiah McKenzie. They haveContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Rant of the Week…Denver Broncos”

Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week…NFL Free Agency

This is the period in the NFL off season best known as the free agency period in which you can sign players who are no longer bound to other teams. Is there a catch? Of course …a salary cap so you need to spend wisely. That sounds good today and sounds practical until a playerContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week…NFL Free Agency”