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Gary Kubiak says RB Ronnie Hillman moving up depth chart

Denver Broncos running back Ronnie Hillman figured to be a spare part in the new ground game coach Gary Kubiak wants to run, but so far in training camp, all he has done is move up the depth chart. Hillman's skill set is very different from C.J. Anderson and Montee Ball, and he's showing the coaching staff that he has plenty to offer. "He's moved himself up. He's had a really...
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Ronnie Hillman says he has a chip on his shoulder

On Wednesday, James Merilatt noted on Mile High Sports AM 1340 that all of the Broncos running backs can be good in Gary Kubiak’s offense, but only one can be great. Ronnie Hillman joined Gil Whiteley on Thursday following the last official practice of Broncos training camp and said the offense is built to get guys like him downfield. Hillman was quick to give credit to the offensive...
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Ronnie Hillman rocked a crazy mouthpiece in Broncos' preseason opener

Ronnie Hillman is a scary running back in the open field. The Broncos ballcarrier gets even scarier with mouthpieces like this: There's more where that came from. Hillman told the Denver Post's Troy Renck he's got "about 50" unique mouthpieces with that Jaws-like feel. He'll keep wearing them as he strives to take a bite out of starter C.J. Anderson's workload. and with stats like...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Hillman has to show something beyond preseason

“Ronnie Hillman is like a bad penny,” according to Benny Bash of The Big Show on Mile High Sports AM 1340. “He keeps coming up heads.” Hillman was the topic of discussion across much of Denver between Friday and Monday following his 66-yard effort on eight carries against the Seahawks in the preseason opener, including the hot topic of debate on The Big Show. Hillman, a 2012...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Ronnie Hillman isn’t getting the credit he deserves

Pop quiz hotshot. Which Broncos running back had more 100-yard games in 2014, Ronnie Hillman or C.J. Anderson? Well, you’ve read the headline of this story, so you’re probably going to guess Hillman even though your gut wants to say Anderson. Both instincts would be wrong. Because both backs had two 100-yard games in 2014. Surprised? Adam Kinney of the BSN Denver Sports Desk...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Gary Kubiak wants to have a ‘bell cow’ running back

Some NFL teams use running back committees to carry the load, while others prefer to go the workhorse route using one man for most of the snaps. Denver Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak plans to go with the latter approach in his first season, as he explains here: “I can tell you this, I believe in the (bell cow). And I believe it’s up to the player to prove he can do that....
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Denver Broncos: Hillman-Thompson duo better than Montee Ball

Ronnie Hillman returned to Qualcomm Stadium, where he played his college football, as a Denver Bronco on Thursday night. While he was there, he posted his second career 100 yard game, which both came during the previous three weeks. Hillman is starting running back for the Denver Broncos after starter Montee Ball was injured during their game against the Arizona Cardinals. Ball,...
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos: observations from the Jets game

On Sunday, the Denver Broncos defeated the New York Jets 31-17. While the game was not the blowout most expected after the Jets lost 31-0 last week, there were still several important takeaways from the game. First, the team was able to run the ball, with backup Ronnie Hillman recording the team’s first 100 yard game this season. This is important going forward because the team...
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Don’t give up on Ronnie Hillman just yet

“He’s a fumbler!” “He can’t be trusted with the football!” Denver Broncos running back Ronnie Hillman has heard it all. In his two seasons with the Broncos he has more fumbles (4) than touchdowns (2). It would be easy to dismiss Hillman as just a college star (38 touchdowns in 2 seasons) that never materialized in the NFL. But there are a couple of reasons that you may...
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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