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Broncos, Briefly: Friday, December 9, 2016

Broncos’ run defense takes center stage seeking to defeat Titans’ power running offense (Cameron Wolfe, Denver Post)
Tennessee built one of the NFL's best offensive lines by shifting its identity.

Marcus Mariota, Titans face big test in Miller, Broncos (Jason Wolf, The Tennessean)
This week, Miller is hunting Marcus Mariota.

Broncos will see an improved Marcus Mariota at quarterback for the Titans (Jeff Legwold, struggled in the first four weeks of the season, but he has cut down on killer turnovers, and since Week 5 he's second in the NFL with a 117.7 passer rating thanks largely to 21 touchdown passes and only three interceptions.

Seasons, QBs pass but Phillips, Dick LeBeau still get it done (Jeff Legwold,
In short, when the Broncos and Tennessee Titans conduct their football business in Nashville on Sunday, the defensive playcallers will have a combined 82 NFL seasons served as assistant or head coaches in the league.

League fixes mistake, credits Miller with another sack (Arnie Stapleton, Associated Press)
"I've never seen a guy double-teamed as much as he was last game," Denver defensive coordinator Wade Phillips said Thursday. "It was phenomenal. I was talking to their coaches after the game and they said that they weren't going to let him be the difference — he WAS the difference. That tells you how good he is."

Behind the scenes of the Broncos Huddle with Ward (KUSA)
T.J. Ward joined Emmanuel Sanders on his weekly show.

Miller is only interested in one thing (Ryan Koenigsberg, BSN Denver)
When it comes to the football field, Miller likes to keep things simple. But as he's putting together a season that is most certainly heading towards Defensive Player of the Year honors, that simplicity is starting to look like pure genius.

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Five Broncos things you should know: Miller, defending the Titans, and more (Andrew Mason)*
"When you're a young guy, I can only imagine. I remember when I was a rookie. Coming in, I didn't even start [regularly] as a rookie," Sanders said. *

BMW Ultimate Performance: Two runs that offer a glimpse of what's possible on the ground (
Because Lynch is a threat in space, Paul Posluszny stops in his tracks as Lynch prepares to execute the handoff. Posluszny must "stay at home," even as the play flows in the opposite direction; this takes him out of the play and leaves the one-on-ones to the right in front of Bibbs. All he has to do is cut back inside of Schofield and Stephenson, and he's off to the races.

Rookie Diaries: Where it all began (Will Parks and Justin Simmons)*
"I'm always with the community. I'm not just a football player, I'm a kid that's been in their shoes at one point." *

Broncos Injury Report: Siemian practices on a limited basis (Andrew Mason)
Kubiak added that the key test would be to see how Siemian was Friday morning, after an evening to rest following his work Thursday.

Thursday practice: Titan training (
The Broncos got back to work after a walkthrough on Wednesday.

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