Hamler could be the Broncos' slot receiver -- if he can beat out his old college teammate, DaeSean Hamilton.

DENVER — KJ Hamler, the Broncos’ second-round pick, pointed to former Penn State teammate DaeSean Hamilton as one of the people who had an impact on his development as a player. But now the protege could be about to seize playing time from the mentor. Hamler and Hamilton were together during the 2017 season at Penn State. Hamler was a…

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Andrew Mason

Andrew Mason has covered the NFL for 22 seasons and the Broncos for 17. Over the years, he has contributed Broncos content to CBS Sports, The Sporting News, The New York Times and the Broncos' official website. He also worked three seasons with NFL.com and two years with the Carolina Panthers' official site. He is the author of "Tales from the Denver Broncos Sideline" and he lives in Denver with his wife and daughter.