ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- All season long, the Broncos practice at their Dove Valley headquarters, which also serves as the club's training camp site.
So even though training camp came to a close Thursday afternoon, not all that much will change in the Broncos' routine -- except that a record number of fans will no longer fill the sidelines, and one more all-important aspect.
“Honestly, sleeping in my bed -- that’s probably the biggest difference," cornerback
"You still have to come out here and work to earn your spot," running back
Regardless, veteran linebacker
"I mean they’re fun and obviously have their place and help prepare for the season, but it’s nice when you can put it behind you for the year," he said.
“I think the best part is knowing that we got a lot of good work accomplished," he said. "It has been a physical camp. We are in full pads just about every day, which certainly can take a toll physically on players, but guys have pushed and worked through that. It’s the only way to really get a real idea of what kind of team you are going to have and how guys hold up in full contact.
"We got a lot of positive work done — still some things that we need to clean up and work through. But I think having a sense of accomplishment is probably one of the better things.”