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Broncos, Briefly: Friday, August 19, 2016

Broncos 'D' will feature Von, Wolfe vs. 49ers on Saturday (Troy Renck, KMGH)Saturday, he returns to the field for the first time since overwhelming the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50. Following three weeks of easing back into the fold after missing offseason workouts, Miller is ready to launch.

Siemian to start Saturday night against San Francisco (Nicki Jhabvala, Denver Post)Siemian, who played only one regular-season snap last year and didn't start any of the Broncos' four preseason games, continues to battle for the starting job with Sanchez, a seven-year veteran.

1-on-1 with Denver Broncos wide receiver Sanders (Rob Perez, had this dream since I was like 15 years old. I always used to see guys like Hines Ward go and grab their kids during these moments, and I had a son a year before winning the Super Bowl, and being able to go and grab him after we won, to live that moment, sharing the dream with him, that was definitely real.

Mile High Monument: a tiny tribute to Broncos’ home-field history (Colleen O'Connor, Denver Post)On Thursday afternoon under a hot sun, workers labored at the finishing touches for the Mile High Monument, painting the field, which measures about 12 yards by 6 yards, and hoisting a replica of Bucky the bronco atop the miniature scoreboard.

Broncos’ young offensive line shows needed grit, fire at joint practices (Sam Cowhick, BSN Denver)*Between the two seasoned new starting tackles and the rest of the youthful roster, coupled with injuries forced a reshuffling along the line depth chart. *

Gotsis now an even bigger piece of the Broncos defense for 2016 and beyond  (Cameron Wolfe, Denver Post)Overall, Gotsis did a lot of good in his first NFL preseason action last Thursday at Chicago. He stuffed Bears running back Ka'Deem Carey for a 3-yard loss on a rush to start the second half. He nearly chased down speedy scatback Jacquizz Rodgers from behind on a screen play. He got consistent penetration on passing and run plays. But the missed sack was what stuck out to him days later.

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Peter King talks Broncos quarterbacks, defense (*The MMQB's Peter King shared his thoughts on the Broncos' upcoming season Thursday at the UCHealth Training Center. *

Miller and Jerod-Eddie put friendship to the test (*Broncos LB Von Miller and 49ers DL Tony Jerod-Eddie are best friends off the field, so we put their knowledge of each other to the test. *

Broncos Training Camp Quick Hits: Day 22 (Andrew Mason, final joint practice with the 49ers in advance of their preseason duel Saturday at Sports Authority Field at Mile High did not go as well as the first one a day earlier.

Photos: That’s a wrap ( Broncos finish their 2016 training camp with their second joint-practice with the San Francisco 49ers prior to their preseason game on Saturday.

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