Just weeks to go.
It’s hard to believe that the Super Bowl just just a couple weeks ago. If you feel like the offseason has stretched on forever, you’re not wrong. Relevant Broncos football ceased to be played back in November and the desire for improvement has only grown.
On March 17th, the 2021 NFL league year begins anew. Before that, however, let us celebrate the league’s official “tampering period,” that institutionalized nod to rule-bending, that precedes the new league year. Folks, we are just 3 weeks away.
NFL informed teams today the salary cap this season will be a minimum of $180 million.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) February 18, 2021
We know that the salary cap this year is going to be at least $180 million with reports topping it out at no more than $185 million. Assuming that it’s at the higher end of things, the Denver Broncos look to already have between $37.8 to $39.7 million to spend.
Of course this number could change depending on what the Broncos decide to do with Von Miller and Kareem Jackson, both with club options that need to be exercised in order for them to return.
Miller has a $7 million guarantee option on an $18 million payout for 2021, the final year of what had been an NFL-record six-year contract. Jackson has a $1.5 million option guarantee on his $10 million salary in 2021.
This offseason, with exceptions for Matt Stafford and Carson Wentz fans, has been painfully quiet. The push and pull of veteran courtship is about to begin. Like teenagers mad that they didn’t get a phone call or text back, plenty will be read into interactions in the coming weeks. Feelings will be hurt and desires for greener pastures will become known. Here’s hoping there are more than a few thoroughbreds that want to come graze in in Broncos Country.
Chronology of the Denver Broncos’ 5-year quarterback search | 9news.com
There have been nine different starting quarterbacks for the Denver Broncos since Peyton Manning retired after 2015.
Carson Wentz trade: New details on QB’s toxic relationship with former Eagles coach Doug Pederson – CBSSports.com
Here’s how bad the relationship was between Carson Wentz and Doug Pederson
Rams expected to hire Stanford assistant Kevin Carberry as OL coach
Sean McVay is calling on a familiar face to revamp his offensive line. The Rams are expected to hire Stanford assistant Kevin Carberry as their OL coach, Tom Pelissero reports. Carberry and McVay previously worked together in Washington.
NFC West 2021 offseason needs: Playoff-caliber teams battle to win free agency in NFL’s toughest division – CBSSports.com
Here’s what each NFC West team needs to prioritize this offseason
Mike Evans says Tom Brady was texting film clips to his teammates at midnight throughout Super Bowl week – CBSSports.com
Evans detailed texts he received from Brady before their team defeated the Chiefs in the Super Bowl
Are Panthers clearing so much cap room to make a run at Deshaun Watson? Here’s what Carolina’s cleared so far – CBSSports.com
The Panthers are obviously up to something