The Broncos starters have already turned their attention to the Carolina Panthers and, while tempting to also do so, first soak in all the happenings across Broncos Country as the mini season before the season concludes.
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Broncos coach Gary Kubiak didn’t make a decision, as of early Thursday afternoon, on who would be his No. 2 quarterback behind Trevor Siemian in Saturday’s third preseason game against the Rams.
Broncos general manager John Elway, in a recent conversation with me, spoke candidly when I asked him if he was surprised by Brock Osweiler’s defection to Houston.
The Broncos quarterback competition is on a day-to-day schedule now.
After nearly two weeks of training camp practices, the Broncos quarterback competition between veteran Mark Sanchez, second-year player Trevor Siemian and rookie Paxton Lynch reached a significant marker in their race to be the starter.
Cornerback Bradley Roby has shifted his game into full throttle over the past few days of practice. Monday, he returned his second interception for a touchdown in two practices, both off quarterback Mark Sanchez on passes intended for wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders.
The day off that Kubiak hoped would reinvigorate his players had the opposite effect. And too much is at stake for any day to be wasted.
Terrell Davis, the Broncos’ all-time leading rusher, could see glimmers of the offense he ran in the late 1990s, when Denver won back-to-back Super Bowl championships. But he could also see the glaring “what ifs” that cloud the team’s start to camp.
The thousands that flocked to see Peyton Manning warm up, Peyton Manning sign autographs and Peyton Manning drop back in team drills were reduced to a smaller contingent of Broncos’ loyalty as training camp opened Thursday.
In an offseason defined by uncertainty, the Broncos introduced structure to the perceived chaos at the league’s most important position on Tuesday.