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Throughout the entire 2020-21 season, DNVR will be giving you game grades from every Denver Broncos contest, evaluating all the starters and beyond to give you a better look at the team’s strengths and weaknesses on a game-by-game basis. With their season at a crossroads and an extra week to prepare for their opponent, the Denver Broncos outclassed the New…...

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The Broncos have a chance to get three starters and many role players back for this week's big game against the Chiefs.

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They're learning how to win.

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Drew Lock played much better than the numbers indicate in his first action in nearly a month.

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Will the Broncos be able to continue to turn their season around despite all of the changes with their game against the Patriots?

The DNVR Broncos Crew breaks it down and discusses Garett Bolles' future.

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This game — assuming that it takes place Sunday at Gillette Stadium - is more valuable being played now rather than later because Drew Lock is expected to be in the lineup.

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For the moment, the Broncos' revised plans for Week 6 remain without further change. Despite the reports of a positive COVID-19 test on the Patriots' roster, the Broncos' weekend in New England is on, with the team's Saturday plans to fly northeast unaffected.

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It's no secret Drew Lock is trending in the right direction to play on Sunday against the New England Patriots.

After his second straight full practice on Thursday, Vic Fangio added to that optimism.

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Drew Lock had a full practice workload Wednesday. He threw with zip and vigor. When viewed from a distance, he showed no signs of discomfort.

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Late Tuesday night, Melvin Gordon was charged with driving under the influence and driving between 25 and 39 miles per hour over the speed limit near downtown Denver.

The Broncos' running back reported to the team's headquarters on Wednesday morning but was sent home before practice.

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The problem is that there is only so much improvisation and adjustment that can be done before it begins exacting a toll on the legitimacy of a season.

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On Sunday morning, the NFL postponed the Broncos-Patriots Week 5 game — which had already been pushed to Monday — due to New England having their fourth positive COVID-19 test in the last eight days.

Here's everything you need to know about the last-minute change and how the Broncos are dealing with it.

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Since Vic Fangio took over as the Broncos' head coach, his defense has been missing something in which his units usually excel.

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The NFL gave the Denver Broncos 24 more hours to see if Drew Lock can be healthy enough to play in Week 5 after the league moved their game against the New England Patriots from Sunday to Monday.

The Broncos are taking that extra time and running with it.

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The sight of No. 3 slinging the ball around at practice was unquestionably a positive sign for his potential availability against the New England Patriots.

But Lock being able to throw a football without pain will only be part of the equation on whether or not the Broncos will have their starting quarterback return after suffering a badly bruised shoulder in Week 2.

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When practice opened Wednesday, camera lenses and the eyes of reporters zeroed in on Drew Lock. Meanwhile, Brett Rypien went about his work. It's all he can do.

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The Broncos did not place Drew Lock on the injured reserve in hopes he would miss fewer than three games. If he is able to play on Sunday, their gamble would pay off in a big way.

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One of the last people you want to see on the field when you've called a run is Broncos nose tackle Mike Purcell.

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Not only are the Broncos expected to get a Pro Bowler back on the field on Sunday, but they'll also get to bring back a dangerous offensive package featuring their two Pro Bowl running backs.

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