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Broncos, Briefly: Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017

Posted Feb 9, 2017

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

Woods knows replacing Wade Phillips is no small task (Cameron Wolfe, Denver Post)
The Denver defense’s newest boss will lead a unit that has ranked among the league’s top five in total defense in each of the past three seasons.

A look at a few dynamic players the Broncos could look to draft (Mark Kiszla, Denver Post)
So what should Elway do with his first-round pick? Here are three suggestions, offered free of charge.

Denver’s offensive playbook will start to form this week (Jeff Legwold, ESPN.com)
McCoy will avoid specifics in the public domain and call what comes next “the Denver Broncos offense” or “our offense,” but his vision of what the playbook will be flexible. It's also not what most of the Broncos players might be used to.

Top-ranked offenses have struggled to win the Super Bowl recently (Jeff Legwold, ESPN.com)
For an NFL team that's looking for an up-and-coming playcaller to be its next head coach, the 500-point offense is the gold standard.

Why the Broncos could use Christian McCaffrey (Troy Renck, KMGH)
McCoy has shown a willingness to adapt to his players' strengths. Which brings me back to McCaffrey.

The dangers of a weak free agent class (Jason La Canfora, CBSSports.com)
As always, teams will be spending big money and crossing their fingers.