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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.

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Before free agency, Surtain, Farley and Horn were the heavy favorites to be Denver's first pick in the draft.

After signing Darby and Fuller, Round 1 CB is no longer the leader in the clubhouse.

But don’t completely rule it out.

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While it isn't yet time to write the eulogy for the Broncos' 61st and most unusual season, the Broncos' struggles to protect the football on offense and pry it loose on defense offer a clear reason why the team has yet to gain any traction in the AFC race.

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Those two rookies were perhaps the most unexpected success stories of training camp.

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The Broncos had a three-man competition for the team’s third cornerback spot throughout the majority of training camp.

Two of them are no longer on the roster. Here's why.

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Here's how the Broncos' roster could look by this weekend.

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With no advanced notice, Vic Fangio made Essang Bassey the Broncos' starting nickel cornerback during practice on Wednesday.

The undrafted rookie impressed.

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Not only does Denver’s $122 million allocated to the defense lead the league, but it’s also 33 percent more than the league average of $92 million. That means Vic Fangio’s unit better be darn good.

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