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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 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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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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Teddy Bridgewater and Jerry Jeudy have only worked together for four practices. But you wouldn't have known it by the way they meshed Tuesday when the Broncos began the second week of Phase 3 of their 2021 organized team activities.

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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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Michael Ojemudia's rookie season was anything but easygoing. But the third-round rookie was able to end the season on a high note and give the Broncos confidence in him moving forward.

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On Tuesday, Fangio spoke to the media to wrap up the 2020 season and about finding the right replacement for Elway. Here's what we learned.

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Past glories have never seemed farther away.

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When the Broncos relegated Michael Ojemudia to a lesser role last month, Vic Fangio offered this advice to him: "Your opportunity is going to come faster than you think, so just be ready." It arrived in Kansas City, and in the last two games, Ojemudia has delivered.

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If 2020 has taught us anything, it is this: It can always get worse. But it has also been a test of character. Sunday, the Broncos showed why they're passing that test.

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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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Denver's defense is guaranteed to see more games lost by starters than it did last year. How can it cope?

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The Broncos desperately needed a win and takeaways last week.

Vic Fangio offered his team a "little deal" if they were able to do both. They did.

The head coach handed out the reward this week.

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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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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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As Vic Fangio put it after practice, defensive coaches and players loved the way the scrimmage went. On the flip side, offensive players and coaches did not.

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With an off day in sight, the Broncos brought the heat on Tuesday. But one side of the ball won the day.

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Jerry Jeudy smoked the Broncos' second-team secondary as training camp got under way.

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DENVER — The most wide-open position battle on the Broncos roster is also the one that could define the ceiling of the defense. If at least one cornerback emerges as a quality No. 3 behind projected starters A.J. Bouye and Bryce Callahan, Denver would possess the capability of having a smooth rush-and-cover partnership. But at some point, that No. 3…...

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