Exactly four weeks out from the start of their season, the Denver Broncos received a plethora of positive news along the injury front.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Break the joggers out because Wednesday it was jog-through time down at Denver Broncos’ training camp. Although pads weren’t popping, there were still takeaways from the Broncos’ seventh practice of camp. Here’s what we learned. Who won the day: Receiver depth Only one week into camp and the Broncos’ depth at receiver is being tested… significantly. Not…...
Denver’s defense clearly had enough of Russell Wilson and Nathaniel Hackett being the storylines of camp.
The defense came out of the gate with their hair on fire at all three levels during the first practice of camp.
But Russ did fight back at the end of practice.
Both of the Broncos' offensive guard spots appear to be up for grabs entering training camp.
During the offseason, two guards "surprised" Nathaniel Hackett with their play.
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.
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.
Finally, there's good news along they injury front for the Denver Broncos.
After missing nearly 10 starters at one point during Sunday's 23-7 loss to the Ravens, the Broncos are on the mend.
DNVR Exclusive: Dalton Risner started the first 35 games of his NFL career up until Sunday's game against the Ravens.
But he won't miss a second-straight game.
"I'll be back, man."
Despite the toxicity that surely pervades some corners of Broncos Country right now, the Broncos’ season is not over. Far from it. But Sunday's loss dropped some truth bombs.
Youth, inexperience and talent will highlight the Broncos' interior offensive line on Sunday if Dalton Risner and Graham Glasgow can't play.
As each day goes on, that looks like more of a possibility.
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.
Two touchdowns on Saturday confirmed for game-day onlookers what has been evident in practice: Trinity Benson is becoming a legitimate force.
The Broncos practiced like it was September ... At QB, Fangio said he considers the work from last week "in totality," and not just focused on Saturday's game reps against Minnesota reserves ... and Baron Browning makes his training-camp debut.
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.
Realistically, it's fair to expect Quinn Meinerz to be ready to take a starting job in 2022.
But it's not out of the realm of possibility he steals a starting job at some point his rookie season.
Here are the options they can turn to in order to protect Drew Lock, Teddy Bridgewater or, say, Aaron Rodgers this year. Fortunately for the Broncos, the list is long.
Garett Bolles, Graham Glasgow and Ja'Wuan James are all among the highest-paid players in the NFL at their respective positions, while Dalton Risner and Lloyd Cushenberry were both Day 2 picks.
But that doesn't mean George Paton will stay put with Denver's offensive line as it's currently constructed, especially with major questions at right tackle.