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"We've made a commitment to improve our special team," Vic Fangio said on Monday.

Unfortunately, that commitment came back to hurt the Broncos' defense in a big way on Sunday.

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Even in a dominant win, the Broncos left room for improvement. They should have won in an walk. Their miscues kept the game competitive. But that gives them reason to focus and lock in over the next week.

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Two weeks into the 2021 season, the Broncos are 2-0 in the record book.

They're also 2-0 in their Pro Bowl players successfully returning to their dominant form after suffering season-ending injuries.

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For the first time in a while, there's legitimate optimism surrounding the team early in the season.

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“It’s natural," Broncos offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur said. "A lot of it has been trained but when you train it over many, many years then it becomes somewhat innate, and I think he’s got that ability.”

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“Back in black I hit the sack I’ve been too long I’m glad to be back” – AC/DC, possibly channeling Von Miller I was sitting in a college accounting class, running a ledger for a faux business. I had chosen to be both accountant and CEO of my imaginary fledgling firm, having started with a sizable nest egg in my…...

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"There’s no doubt people are more open to it than maybe in the past,” Vic Fangio said.

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Teddy Bridgewater and KJ Hamler are more than just teammates. More than just a potentially-lethal passing combination, even. They’re neighbors in the Denver Broncos’ locker room.

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The Broncos are certain that Surtain is the right man to replace Darby.

They just need Pat to be Surtain.

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Could the Broncos' solution for the next few weeks without Jerry Jeudy be making more use of two- and three-tight end formations?

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While initially Jerry Jeudy's gruesome injury looked potentially season ending, tests only revealed a high ankle sprain.

Here’s everything you need to know about how long the star will be out and how the Broncos will replace him.

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Vic Fangio trusted Teddy Bridgewater. More importantly, his gut trusted Bridgewater. And that's why the Broncos had more fourth-down conversions Sunday than they had in their first 14 games last year.

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While he won't say it, it's clear—Von Miller is back.

That's fantastic new for Vic Fangio and the Broncos.

It's terrible news for opposing quarterbacks, especially Trevor Lawrence, who is Von's target in Week 2.

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Who is the most important non-QB on the Broncos?

Over/under 10.5 Broncos 1st-half points?

Browns @ Chiefs (-6)

Will Denver cover the 3-point spread?

Debuting Broncos Pick Em'!

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Teddy Bridgewater

There may not be a Super Bowl-winning quarterback in the Broncos' locker room. But a quarterback who can help them stop this five-year streak of missing the playoffs? There's a good chance he's already there.

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A strong start to the season certainly doesn't guarantee the Broncos anything.

But a slow start in 2021 will nearly guarantee doom for many across the organization. The Broncos simply can't slumber their way through September again.

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Takeaways are usually the difference between an elite Vic Fangio defense and an ordinary one.

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On Wednesday, the issues that arose on Tuesday were already "ancient history."

But a new concern—potentially impacting the Broncos' first game—quickly floated to the surface.

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Justin Simmons

“What does it mean to you to be named team captain?” Justin Simmons was asked that question Monday, and the emotion in his voice detailed the depth of the honor for the sixth-year safety.

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Another week, another massive compliment for the Broncos' rookie running back.

Following Denver's final preseason game, Teddy Bridgewater compared Javonte Williams to four-time Pro Bowler Alvin Kamara.

On Monday, leading up to his NFL debut, Vic Fangio said there's no sign of rookie in the Broncos' second-round pick.

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