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On paper, the Denver Broncos' pass defense is as good as it gets.

On paper, it's a dream.

The past three weeks, however, that dream has merely been a dream.

On Sunday, Derek Carr exposed them yet again.

Is it fixable?

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When it comes to social media during the season, ignorance can be bliss.

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Despite sitting on top of the AFC—albeit with six other teams—at 3-1, Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers is as crucial of a game as any team will find just five weeks into the season.

It means “everything” for the Denver Broncos.

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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.

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Von Miller, for one, says he plans to attack. "I mean, what am I going to do? Just sit on the line of scrimmage and just wait around?" he said.

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Believe it or not, Justin Simmons and these Denver Broncos have something in common with three Super Bowl winners -- including the 2019 Kansas City Chiefs. What is it?

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The Broncos are certain that Surtain is the right man to replace Darby.

They just need Pat to be Surtain.

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Justin Simmons

“What does it mean to you to be named team captain?” Justin Simmons was asked that question Monday, and the emotion in his voice detailed the depth of the honor for the sixth-year safety.

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Vic Fangio said "there really is no perfect position to put" on tight ends.

"You'd like a DB that has size. Or a linebacker that has some DB movement qualities."

Hello Patrick Surtain.

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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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Teddy Bridgewater, not Drew Lock, had the highest highs and the lowest lows during Wednesday’s practice.

With the QB competition potentially coming to an end soon, did the rollercoaster day help or hurt Teddy’s quest to becoming the starter?

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A "great opportunity" fell in Justin Strnad's lap at the beginning of training camp.

The athletic inside linebacker has taken advantage of it.

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Drew Lock was electric to start Sunday's scrimmage.

Not only did he have the pass of training camp, he commanded two touchdown drives early.

Lock needed a strong day on Sunday. He delivered.

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The past few practices, Drew Lock’s lost the “gunslinger” to his game, while Teddy Bridgewater has tried to shake being “Mr. Checkdown.”

Both of those were very clear during Friday’s practice.

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Courtland Sutton

"If he’s on the ground making acrobatic catches, if he’s stumbling and going to the ground, it’s honestly building confidence for him. He’s going to continue to trust his knee more and that’s exciting for us," Teddy Bridgewater said of Courtland Sutton.

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Teddy Bridgewater & Drew Lock had nearly identical practices on Wednesday.

Both started practice with 20-yard completions.

Both were efficient.

Both ended practice with red-zone INTs.

But there was one difference that tipped the scales.

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Jerry Jeudy

Optimism reigns, even when coming off of a fourth consecutive losing season. And Jerry Jeudy is a huge reason why.

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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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One could not stifle a groan after seeing the first pass play of the initial team period of the Broncos' 2021 organized team activities.

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During the first week of Denver Broncos OTAs, it's been hard not to notice Patrick Surtain II.

Literally.

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