They always say, "Next man up." But what happens when you run out of next men? The Broncos might be at that point if their COVID-19 woes get any worse.
COVID-19 has rocked the Denver Broncos and the Los Angeles Chargers this week. But at this moment, it is the Broncos who are trending in the wrong direction.
COVID-19 has swept across the NFL this week.
So far, the Broncos have been relatively unscathed.
That's made Vic Fangio "relieved, but nervous."
Denver's injuries, however, are a different story.
The Broncos dominated the Chargers on Sunday.
But injuries appeared to continue to dominate Denver.
However, on Monday, the news along the injury front wasn't nearly as daunting as it appeared Sunday night.
For the first time in two months, Bradley Chubb practiced.
But the Broncos didn't escape the Bye Week unscathed.
The Broncos dominated the Cowboys on Sunday.
But injuries dominated Denver.
Here’s the most up-to-date information you need to know about all of the Broncos' injuries.
By Tuesday afternoon, George Paton and Vic Fangio must narrow down the Broncos' roster from 80 players to the final 53.
Here's who is projected to make the final roster.
"Saturday, I definitely want to be able to go out and play fast and just not think about anything,” Sutton said.
The pads were popping during Tuesday's practice for the first time in Broncos camp. Vic Fangio and the Broncos' staff took full advantage of it.
Denver's three-headed rushing attack led the way.
No wonder Bradley Chubb was smiling broadly when he walked onto the field for pre-practice calisthenics.
Even with full-pad work still a few days away, it isn't too soon to begin scoping out the competition and depth up front.