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Broncos, Briefly: Friday, May 19, 2017

Posted May 19, 2017

A quick look at the recent buzz on the Denver Broncos.

ESPN play-by-play announcer Beth Mowins talks Broncos-Chargers and breaking barriers (Nicki Jhabvala, Denver Post)
“I understand the moment and I understand the significance. But, honestly, it’s been my day-to-day life. I think a lot of women in this industry that I’ve worked with and have sort of gotten jobs that women haven’t had before — Jessica Mendoza, Doris Burke — it’s all we’ve known and it’s all we’ve ever known.

Questions at QB and left tackle? Broncos still confident they are playoff team (Jeff Legwold, ESPN)
Elway believes the Broncos, who won the AFC West for five consecutive seasons and made two Super Bowl trips in those five years, are a playoff team. That's despite the Broncos having questions at two positions that many personnel executives would say are the foundation of any roster -- quarterback and left tackle.

Miller crashes Broncos employee recognition day to thank, honor 200-plus workers (Nicki Jhabvala, Denver Post)
To the team’s chefs, to the grounds crew, to all the stadium workers, to the equipment managers and the operations staff, to the business office and beyond, Miller’s message was simple: “We couldn’t do what we do if it weren’t for you.” Then he shook hands with the award winners and helped to raffle off signed items, hanging around for two hours following the team’s practice.

What’s the biggest hole remaining on the Broncos roster? (Cameron Wolfe, Denver Post)
In my opinion, the biggest holes left may be at tight end and interior of the defensive line. I wouldn’t be surprised to see them pick up a veteran tight end especially if they feel Butt won’t be ready for Week 1, but I think that may come later in the summer.