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Broncos, Briefly: Friday, Sept. 8, 2017

Posted Sep 8, 2017

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

The 5 toughest corners I’ve ever faced (A.J. Green, The Player’s Tribune)
This is the highest compliment I can give a football player — if you look at Chris on film once or twice, you might think, Alright, this guy is a pretty good corner, but what’s the big deal? But I can tell you from going against him that he’s one of the smartest, quickest corners in the game.

Wolfe returns from injury, wants ‘to put Philip Rivers on the ground’ in Broncos opener (Nicki Jhabvala, Denver Post)
Wolfe has always been vocal about his enjoyment facing Rivers, the trash-talking quarterback who does not curse.

Talib ‘honored’ to be voted captain for first time in NFL career, more Broncos notes (Nicki Jhabvala, Denver Post)
“It means a lot to me,” he said. “Your teammates voted for you, so it’s good to see that they look at me as a leader and good to see that I’ve been doing my job in OTAs and training camp. I’m honored.”

Anderson ready for full-season run in setting up Charles (Mike Klis, 9News)
Anderson understood early in the offseason he was to complement Charles, not worry about getting replaced.

Late kickoff in opener just one of many schedule quirks Broncos face (Jeff Legwold, ESPN)
"I mean you just said it," Miller said. “You have to get off on a great start to set the tone for the season. Right? You don’t want to go out there and lose the first game, you want to go out there and win to set the tone for the season. It’s important, like you said."

Broncos’ edge rushers must keep opponents’ focus off Miller (Jeff Legwold, ESPN)
Creating pressure and traffic in the middle of the formation is paramount.

Broncos reasons for hope, reasons for nope in 2017 (Troy Renck, KMGH)
Is this Broncos team a sleeping giant, or an ordinary team with a clumsiness traits that won't be forgiven in the rugged AFC West?