The Facts: Following up on a previous item. ... The deal for Arizona Cardinals free-agent running back Arrington has all but fallen apart. He had a four-year, $10 million deal in place with the Broncos last Friday, but the deal fell apart.
Diehards Line:Arrington has been drawing interest from other teams, including his latest team, the Cardinals. Meanwhile, with Arrington out of the picture -- and with Derrick Ward sigining in Tampa Bay, Buckhalter is expected to get the first chance to become the Broncos' starting running back. Ryan Torain, whose rookie season was decimated by serious injuries to his elbow and knee, will compete with Buckhalter for the top spot. Peyton Hillis and Selvin Young are expected to compete for role positions.