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Broncos, Briefly: Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018

Posted Feb 20, 2018

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

Most of the Broncos’ draft picks in the John Elway era have one thing in common (Nicki Jhabvala, Denver Post)
Von Miller has said that he knew he would be a Denver Bronco when he met with Broncos general manager John Elway for 15 minutes at the 2011 NFL scouting combine.

Managing changes on coaching staff a big part of Broncos’ offseason plan (Jeff Legwold, ESPN)
Shortly after the season had ended, Joseph explained it this way: “As a first-time head coach, I can say this: Early on in the season, I didn’t do a good job of pushing our coaches to make the proper changes that I thought could have helped us. I allowed guys to coach -- that was my goal -- but I wasn’t very good at coaching the coaches. I’ll get better at that. That was one of my shortcomings.”

Broncos don’t have a reason to use the tag this time around (Jeff Legwold, ESPN)
The franchise player tender is a one-year deal for an unrestricted free agent that pays the player an average of the top contracts at his position while either allowing a team to match any offers the player gets or prevents the player from negotiating with another team, depending on which designation the team chooses.

A look at 10 lower-level free agents who could end up being great value signings (Jason La Canfora, CBS Sports)
There will surely be a handful of players who receive a modicum of hype but who quickly become great values for their new teams.