After practice, Head Coach John Fox confirmed that
- One of the biggest plays of the day was the very last one of practice. Running back
C.J. Andersonbroke free from a big hit in the backfield before turning the corner and sprinting all the way down the sideline for a touchdown. Knowshon Morenowasn't far behind, running after the undrafted free agent to congratulate him at the end of the play.
- During red-zone drills,
Peyton Manningfound Demaryius Thomasfor a touchdown in the back of the end zone, much to the delight of the crowd. When it was Brock Osweiler's turn, he hit Gerell Robinsonfor a touchdown in a tight window between cornerback Tony Carterand safety Quinton Carter.
- In team drills,
Von Millermade a handful of plays in the backfield, once spinning around Ronnie Hillmanfor what would've been a sack and another time diving at Montee Ballto slow him up enough for the defense to swarm him.
Uona Kaveingalaid a big hit on newly signed tight end Jake O'Connellduring red-zone drills.
- During one-on-one drills between the cornerbacks and wide receivers, 12-time Pro Bowler
Champ Baileylined up against rookie Tavarres Kingin an early rep. Bailey leaped to bat away the pass from King, then patted the rookie on the helmet.
- Also in one-on-ones,
Ryan Katzled Quincy McDuffieperfectly into the end zone and the receiver made a diving, fingertip grab for a touchdown.
- Tony Carter,
Dominique Rodgers-Cromartieand Kayvon Websterall snared interceptions in one-on-one drills. Webster also had a pass breakup during a red-zone drill on a pass intended for O'Connell.
- During one-on-ones between offensive and defensive linemen, guard
Louis Vasquezstood out during his repetitions. First, he kept Malik Jacksonout of the backfield, then he brought Kevin Vickersonto a standstill. Afterwards, the defensive tackle congratulated Vasquez on the effort with a slap on the helmet. In the same drill, Sylvester Williams got props from his teammates after several reps, including one when he beat Zane Beadlesto get to the quarterback.
Chris Harris- Wes Welkerbattles continue to be some of the most entertaining of camp. During an 11-on-11 session, Harris had extremely tight coverage on the receiver, but Welker still managed to catch a Manning pass just in front of the cornerback.
- The team wore pads for the third consecutive day.
- After a touchdown catch in red-zone drills,
Greg Ortondunked the ball through the uprights. Easily.
- The team worked on downing punts inside the 5-yard line during special-teams drills using soccer balls.
- CBS announcer Verne Lundquist watched practice from the sidelines. He will call a Broncos preseason game.
The club will be back on the field for a practice free and open to the public on Wednesday at 10:25 a.m. Tomorrow is a day off for the players.