After numerous six-to-eight week injuries and multiple players finding their way to the injured reserve, Vic Fangio finally was able to deliver good news about many of his players on Wednesday.
Since the end of April, the Broncos have been grooming three quarterbacks to backup Joe Flacco. Eight days before the season kicks off, the Broncos completely abandoned those plans, opting to go an entirely new direction instead.
With the offseason, training camp and preseason complete, building the roster is the only thing that stands between the Broncos and the regular season.
The San Francisco 49ers’ defense punched the Denver Broncos’ offense in the mouth in the team’s first joint practice session on Friday. On Saturday, in round two, the Broncos returned the blow.
The Broncos have a rich history of undrafted rookies making the final 53-man roster. So rich, in fact, that at least one undrafted rookie has made Denver’s roster in 14 of the past 15 years.
In front of 21,234 fans and rockin’ game jerseys, the Broncos took over Broncos Stadium at Mile High on Saturday afternoon for their ninth training camp practice.
On Saturday, for the first time in the Vic Fangio era, the pads came on at Broncos training camp. But the story of the day didn’t have to do with big hits or contact.
Some of the following roster battles will determine who will make the 53-man roster, while others will actually have a significant impact on the field this year.
Von Miller didn’t make practice enjoyable for his offensive tackle teammates, or quarterbacks for that matter, as he practically lived deep in the pocket all day long.