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“Back in black I hit the sack I’ve been too long I’m glad to be back” – AC/DC, possibly channeling Von Miller I was sitting in a college accounting class, running a ledger for a faux business. I had chosen to be both accountant and CEO of my imaginary fledgling firm, having started with a sizable nest egg in my…...

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Teddy Bridgwater knows what a dominant running back looks like. In fact, he's been teammates with Pro Bowler Dalvin Cook, All-Pro Alvin Kamara and All-Pro Christian McCaffrey.

He believes he's next to another very special back in Denver.

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Special teams has been an emphasis of the Broncos' roster construction since they signed Mike Boone in March, so the composition of the Broncos' depth shouldn't have been a surprise.

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The Denver Broncos' initial 53-man roster is officially set.

Here's how the roster shakes out and what George Paton and Vic Fangio had to say about it.

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By 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Denver's final roster must be set.

Here’s an updated list of the Broncos that have been cut.

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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.

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George Paton destroyed his former team.

His quarterbacks balled.

Paton's first-round pick and second-round pick shined.

Nobody had a better day than George Paton on Saturday.

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Earlier in the week, George Paton told Peter King, "quarterbacks are available more than franchise corners every year."

The Broncos' general manager addressed that controversial comment on Thursday.

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The stage is set for Teddy Bridgewater versus Drew Lock.

And make no mistake about it, the competition will be entirely up for grabs.

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Despite already having three experienced cornerbacks on the roster, Patrick Surtain II will play a significant role in Fangio's defense his rookie season. Much like a fine wine, he'll get better as the season progresses.

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When quarterbacks look Ronald Darby's way, it's hard for them to complete a pass. But when they do complete a pass, it can be a big-time play.

Here’s what to expect from the $10 million cornerback this year.

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Opportunity, not skill, will set the ceiling for the talented running back his rookie season.

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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.

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Despite being the highest drafted linebacker in the Vic Fangio era, there should be minimal expectations for Baron Browning's rookie season.

Heck, the talented linebacker needs to find a position first.

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From a running back perspective, all eyes will be on Melvin Gordon and Javonte Williams during training camp.

But don't sleep on Mike Boone. The Broncos won't be.

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There are three specific, and key, areas that Pat Shurmur has noticed an improvement in Drew Lock from last year.

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If Tuesday's practice was any indication, Drew Lock's beginning to do more playing and less thinking thanks in large part to his comfortability in Pat Shurmur's offense.

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DNVR Broncos Podcast

Justin Michael, Henry Chisholm, and Jake Schwanitz dive into the best and worst picks from the John Elway era in Denver, before doing the same thing for George Paton’s tenure with Minnesota. DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE TO THE POD! iTunes link — Stitcher Link — Pocket Casts Link — Spotify Link DNVR subscribers! Leave your questions in the comment section…

First-round picks certainly are not a guarantee to hit in the NFL.

Early on in OTAs, however, the Broncos' two most recent top picks have been flashing all of the right potential.

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