On paper, he did just that by signing a Pro-Bowl running back, drafting an All-American receiver and selecting one of the fastest wideouts in the draft. With all of the new additions, including key pickups on the offensive line, the Broncos will have many new faces in the starting lineup.
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.
Joe Flacco, Ja’Wuan James and Kareem Jackson all made their debut in Orange & Blue. But it wasn’t the top-dollar acquisitions that flashed in the Seattle sky, nor was it their fault the team fell 14 to 22 to the Seahawks.
While there were plenty of positives that came with the team’s victory, there were also numerous areas of improvement, as Fangio himself admitted after the game.
While most of Denver’s starters were held out of the game, there was plenty to be learned from the team’s extra preseason game. And there were plenty of positives.