1. An Answer at Inside Linebacker: Akin Ayodele Signed by Denver Broncos

    Funny name, serious results. Josh McDaniels' answer at inside linebacker was not a first round pick. For those yearning for a Rolando McClain/D.J. Williams tandem with Elvis Dumervil and Robert Ayers on the outsides, well...

    Reid Brooks Written by Reid Brooks about 4 years ago 28 reads 11 comments

  2. Sleeper in Seattle: The Jeff Byers Story

    Jeff Byers and Taylor Mays had something in common after the draft: Neither was selected with a pick from former coach Pete Carroll...

    Reid Brooks Written by Reid Brooks about 4 years ago 3,254 reads 0 comments

  3. Don't Count USC Out: Down Draft Class is Better Than You Thought

    There seems to be a photograph missing from the wall. Pete Carroll's absence wasn't something that should have frightened people away from USC's draft class, but it might have played a part...

    Reid Brooks Written by Reid Brooks about 4 years ago 2,482 reads 2 comments

  4. After Drafting Jesus, The Denver Broncos Find His Apostles

    Let me start by saying this: It is a rare occasion when a writer gets to say he was truly the only one reporting something incredibly difficult to predict, would actually occur...

    Reid Brooks Written by Reid Brooks about 4 years ago 644 reads 35 comments

  5. 2010 NFL Draft: Denver Broncos to Trade Down: Expect Pouncey or Tebow

    First, HAPPY DRAFT DAY! Remember that no matter what happens, America wins. Adam Schefter has reported that the Denver Broncos are among four teams in the draft looking to trade down...

    Reid Brooks Written by Reid Brooks about 4 years ago 1,154 reads 21 comments

  6. 2010 Denver Broncos Schedule Released: Immediate Analysis

    It couldn't have ended up being worse than last year. After an incredibly difficult schedule draw in his first year, Josh McDaniels better have learned how to hold a team together down the stretch...

    Reid Brooks Written by Reid Brooks about 4 years ago 2,520 reads 1 comments

  7. Another One Bites the Dust: Mike Shanahan's Curse on Denver (Circa 2006)

    Hey, you remember Greg Eslinger? Unless you're Mike Shanahan, I'm 98.7 percent sure you have no idea who I am talking about. That's fine, because he's probably the only pick from the 2006 Denver Broncos draft you haven't heard of...

    Reid Brooks Written by Reid Brooks about 4 years ago 456 reads 5 comments

  8. 2010 NFL Draft: Is Ryan Mathews the Best Cure for Seattle's Running Game?

    Despite the overwhelming depth of this year's draft in almost every position, it seems like one type of player is slowly disappearing from incoming NFL classes. This year, most people have C...

    Reid Brooks Written by Reid Brooks about 4 years ago 3,561 reads 31 comments

  9. What Is Josh McDaniels Planning Now? Trades, Trades and More Trades

    For Denver Broncos fans, the last two offseasons have been very active. So far this year, the Denver brass has approved two major trades, effectively acquiring former first-round pick, ...

    Reid Brooks Written by Reid Brooks about 4 years ago 1,119 reads 11 comments

  10. LA vs. OKC for a Confused Fan: Picking Sides When Loyalties Collide

    Growing up, I was never that much of a basketball fan. That's probably because it was one of those sports I could never get good at no matter how hard I tried. Like so many Midwestern, white kids...

    Reid Brooks Written by Reid Brooks about 4 years ago 346 reads 2 comments

  11. First Round Disaster: The "Worst Case" Draft Scenario for Denver Broncos Fans

    There has been a lot of speculation about what the Broncos could do with the eleventh overall pick. While most of the scenarios are plausible, and frankly, pretty good... at least one is absolutely, down-right bad for Denver...

    Reid Brooks Written by Reid Brooks about 4 years ago 1,101 reads 6 comments

  12. Trojan Draft Preview: Insights on Pete Carroll's Final USC Draft Class

    Its less than a week until the draft, and I can speak for at least myself in saying this coming weekend is my favorite of the year...

    Reid Brooks Written by Reid Brooks about 4 years ago 1,962 reads 2 comments

  13. 2010 Journeyman Update: Why Terrell Owens Remains Homeless

    Obviously he is getting older, and clearly he is shaving to hide a balding head (please tell me that isn't why he is unemployed; that could be bad news for me), but Terrell Owens has to still have some value...

    Reid Brooks Written by Reid Brooks about 4 years ago 784 reads 4 comments

  14. Alphonso Smith: Sultan of Failure and Wizard of Ruining the Broncos' 2010 Draft

    In the photo for this article, you can clearly see Chris Simms pointing Alphonso Smith back towards the 2009 NFL Draft...exactly where Josh McDaniels should have left him. If Alphonso Smith was a bigger disappointment, he would be an Oakland Raider...

    Reid Brooks Written by Reid Brooks about 4 years ago 1,560 reads 27 comments

  15. Inside The War Room: Who The Broncos Will Draft After Trading Marshall

    No, Dez Bryant still isn't on the Broncos draft board. Sending Brandon Marshall to Miami took less than 24 hours from the time the monster, Pro Bowler signed his tender...

    Reid Brooks Written by Reid Brooks about 4 years ago 262 reads 7 comments

  16. The Broncos Secret Target: McDaniels Has a Second Round Ace

    Last offseason it was quarterback. This offseason its been wide receiver. OK, last offseason it was really both quarterback and wide receiver...

    Reid Brooks Written by Reid Brooks about over 4 years ago 262 reads 2 comments

  17. Bradford Now Locked at One, But McNabb Leaves Other QBs' Fates Uncertain

    In case you were holding out to the possibility that the Rams might be struck by a flash of genius, just know those days have passed...

    Reid Brooks Written by Reid Brooks about over 4 years ago 175 reads 3 comments

  18. Yep, Oakland Is Going To Screw Up Your Mock Draft. Again.

    So I was stuck in line at Subway behind two clowns dressed up like Snoop Dogg with the collective IQ of a pinto bean...

    Reid Brooks Written by Reid Brooks about over 4 years ago 366 reads 4 comments

  19. The Monster In The Mirror: Who Will Grow Up To Wear Number Four?

    Two of the greatest five quarterbacks to ever play the game are still playing it, but as things might have it, one of them is going to the Superbowl and one threw his last pass tonight (perhaps? I can never be certain, after all)...

    Reid Brooks Written by Reid Brooks about over 4 years ago 43 reads 0 comments

  20. Top 12 Football Coach Outbursts of the Last 20 Years

    If a quarterback is the general of a football team, the coach is its supreme commander. But just like kids coaches often say the darnedest things...

    Reid Brooks Written by Reid Brooks about over 4 years ago 873 reads 2 comments

  21. Tennessee Reaction To Kiffin Drastically Overblown, Unnecessary

    Last week Pete Carroll was the head coach of the USC Trojans. Last Thursday he was a college coaching legend who appeared set to be the Bobby Bowden of Troy...

    Reid Brooks Written by Reid Brooks about over 4 years ago 109 reads 8 comments

  22. 2009: The College Football Season Of Disappointment

    I remember a couple of years ago when being a college football fan meant there was a debate to be had every week as superpowers cascaded down a glorious road towards a potential national title...

    Reid Brooks Written by Reid Brooks about over 4 years ago 350 reads 5 comments

  23. Homecooking In Dallas

    It doesn't take a lot for me to point out the extremely questionable nature in which Texas beat Nebraska. A personal foul call and a clock runoff that ended up being reviewed?  I didn't even know you could review a play with the clock at zero...

    Reid Brooks Written by Reid Brooks about over 4 years ago 100 reads 3 comments

  24. Ted Miller and T.J. Simers Are Morons: The Response From a USC Alum

    I've had it with all of the "Pete Carroll displayed poor sportsmanship" crap. I've particularly had it with reading the articles being published by the so-called "experts" over at ESPN and with the L...

    Reid Brooks Written by Reid Brooks about over 4 years ago 167 reads 0 comments

  25. Bombs Away! L.A. Riots?

    Most viewers had turned their TVs off. In fact, from a purely football standpoint, even defensive enthusiasts would have called the night game in L.A. garbage...

    Reid Brooks Written by Reid Brooks about over 4 years ago 97 reads 0 comments