Thursday, July 11, 2013
Links: Deadline looms for Chiefs, Albert
By ESPN.com staff
The Broncos need to get a long-term contract done with All-Pro left tackle Ryan Clady, writes Mark Kiszla of the Denver Post.
The Broncos are not providing a timetable as to when Matt Russell, 40, and Tom Heckert, 45 -- the top two assistants to football operations boss John Elway -- will be disciplined for their recent DUI arrests. Mike Klis of the Denver Post has the story.
Former Denver center Tom Nalen, recently named to the team's Ring of Fame, ripped the Broncos for the handling of Heckert's DUI arrest. Ryan Wilson of CBSSports.com has the story.
Kansas City Chiefs
The Chiefs and offensive tackle Branden Albert have until 3 p.m. Monday to come to an agreement on a multiyear contract extension, writes Randy Covitz of the Kansas City Star. After that time, players who have been designated with the franchise tag cannot sign an extension until after the final game of the 2013 regular season.
Maui Prosecuting Attorney John Kim says Raiders linebacker Kaluka Maiava and his 30-year-old brother, Ilima Maiava, have been charged with misdemeanor assault and criminal property damage, a petty misdemeanor, in connection with a brawl at the bar Life's a Beach on March 17.
The decade-by-decade breakdown of the Raiders' history with their 2013 opponents by the team's website continues with a look at the Saints.
San Diego Chargers
Charlie Whitehurst and the Chargers won't be pleased with this ranking of the league's backup quarterbacks by Marc Sessler of NFL.com.