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Broncos, Briefly: Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018

Posted Jan 3, 2018

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

Who leads this Broncos comeback? Give me John Elway. You take the field. (Paul Klee, Colorado Springs Gazette)
Really, only one guarantee springs to mind: there’s no one on this football-loving planet I’d rather lead a comeback. Give me No. 7. You take the field.

Broncos' John Elway identifies quarterback as top priority, expands Kubiak's role (Troy Renck, KMGH)
In his first public comments since his worst season as a general manager, John Elway showed humility, honesty and candor as he attempts to execute a rebound.

Denver Broncos Will Keep Ticket Prices The Same (Staff, CBS 4)
Denver Broncos President and CEO Joe Ellis made the announcement in the form of a letter on Tuesday morning and referenced the “disappointment for not reaching our goals after a promising start to the season.”

Elway: Joseph won back job with re-interview two weeks ago (Mike Klis, 9 News)
Two weeks ago, Elway and Joseph had a heart-to-heart, closed-door talk. It was after discussion that Elway said he started to become convince to stick with Joseph.

Broncos may be closer to a rebuild than a reboot this time around (Jeff Legwold, ESPN)
The tone of things was far different, and the Broncos look far closer to a rebuild of sorts than they do a reboot. They had an eight-game losing streak this season, lost four games by at least 20 points, suffered their first shutout loss in a quarter century and don't have a long-term answer at quarterback.

Terrell Owens, Randy Moss headline 15 finalists for Hall of Fame class of 2018 (Sean Wagner McGough, CBS Sports)
From 108 to 27 to 15. The list of candidates for the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2018 continues to shrink.