Apr 15, 2020 5:32 PM

What direction are the Broncos leaning in next week's NFL Draft?

Posted Apr 15, 2020 5:32 PM

Associated Press

Denver Broncos general manager John Elway is set to address his team's biggest needs in the NFL draft after plugging his biggest holes during a busy offseason.

Elway acquired cornerback A.J. Bouye and defensive lineman Jurrell Casey in trades and also signed offensive lineman Graham Glasgow, running back Melvin Gordon, tight end Nick Vannett, backup quarterback Jeff Driskel and punter Sam Martin in free agency.

Those moves will allow Elway to focus on wide receivers and offensive linemen in the draft as he looks to give quarterback Drew Lock a better supporting cast.

Denver Broncos Draft Preview

Round 1: Pick #15 - DENVER (7-9 in 2019)

LAST SEASON: Musical chairs at coach and quarterback in Denver finally ended when Vic Fangio turned to rookie Drew Lock, who went 4-1 — with only loss to Super Bowl champion Chiefs on the road. It was too late for the Broncos to avoid a third straight losing season but provided hope that John Elway finally found worthy successor to Peyton Manning.

FREE AGENCY:

Lost: DB Chris Harris Jr., DE Derek Wolfe, DB Will Parks, C Connor McGovern, LS Casey Kreiter. Didn’t re-sign G Ronald Leary, RB Theo Riddick, RB Devontae Booker, DE Adam Gotsis, ILB Corey Nelson, QB Brandon Allen. Traded FB Andy Janovich.

Acquired: CB A.J. Bouye, DL Jurrell Casey, OL Graham Glasgow, RB Melvin Gordon, TE Nick Vannett, QB2 Jeff Driskel, P/KO Sam Martin.

THEY NEED: OL, WR, DB, ILB

THEY DON’T NEED: RB, TE, DE, K

POSSIBLE FIRST PICK: Alabama WR Henry Ruggs III, Alabama WR Jerry Jeudy, Georgia OT Andrew Thomas.

OUTLOOK: Elway filled his biggest holes in free agency, freeing him up to focus on his two biggest needs in draft: offensive line and wide receiver, two areas that are deep this year.

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Apr 15, 2020 5:32 PM
Chadron State football schedule is complete with trio of night games

By: Dave Collins, Eagle Radio Chadron Sports Director

When college football season comes back this fall the Chadron State Eagles will have a unique schedule that creates some big excitement with three night games on the schedule.

A handful of kickoff times had been posted or announced by CSC and opponents as winter turned to spring, and a check on the CSC athletics website Tuesday morning reveled the school has now posted all of the official 2020 kickoff times.

The biggest update is seeing the October 10 game at arch-rival CSU-Pueblo being slated for an evening start, 6:00 PM in Pueblo.  The game joins the Eagles Week 2 road game at Missouri S&T and Week 3 road contest at SD Mines in the same time slot.  CSC will have three road night games but none at Elliott Field in Chadron.

Here's the complete 2020 CSC football schedule with updated kickoff times:

9/5 - Western Colorado - Noon

9/12 - at Missouri S&T - 6:00

9/19 - at SD Mines - 6:00

9/26 - Colorado Mesa (Homecoming) - 1:00

10/3 - New Mexico Highlands - Noon

10/10 - at CSU-Pueblo - 6:00

10/17 - Adams State - Noon

10/24 - at Fort Lewis - Noon

10/31 - Colorado School of Mines - Noon

11/7 - at Western Oregon - 2:05

11/14 - Black Hills State - Noon