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Broncos, Briefly: Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Posted May 16, 2018

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

Seeking that extra percentage point: How the Broncos have grown to embrace football analytics (Nicki Jhabvala, The Athletic)
Kubiak’s decision to go for it that afternoon in Santa Clara, Calif., didn’t come from a simple yay or nay. There was math involved, based on the probabilities Tanney and his staff studied exhaustively beforehand. And his calculations resulted in a large point-value difference between going for it and kicking it.

Chubb's jersey to be honored (NC State Athletics)
"I am very humbled by this honor and wish I could share it with my Wolfpack teammates," said Chubb. "NC State will always be a very special place for me, and having my name up in Carter-Finley Stadium is a dream come true. I was very proud to wear No. 9 because of Mario Williiams and hope that future players wearing it will be proud to represent me as well."

Heuerman ready in Year 4 to become Broncos’ No. 1 tight end (Mike Klis, 9News)
“It’s obviously not how you draw it up,” Heuerman said. “But adversity is part of sports. Part of life. You’ve just got to keep going and here we are going into year four.”
 

Broncos’ five players who are critical to the team’s success (Troy Renck, KMGH)
Can Keenum work with coordinator Bill Musgrave to play to his strengths? Keenum is accurate and mobile. And he's already accepted as a team leader. If he approaches last year's numbers -- say 23 touchdowns and 11 interceptions -- Denver will achieve a winning record.

Special Olympians and the Denver Broncos? Good time for a “choo-choo dance” (Paul Klee, Colorado Springs Gazette)
Cheering, laughing, high-fiving. That was the perfectly executed gameplan when a dozen or so Broncos players joined a bunch of Denver-area law enforcement officers in hosting 125 Special Olympic athletes inside the Pat Bowlen Fieldhouse.