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Broncos, Briefly: Friday, June 3, 2016


Young safeties standing out in the first two weeks of OTAs](*(Cameron Wolfe, Denver Post)
It's a good sign when Broncos defensive coordinator Wade Phillips starts his weekly news conference praising a player without being prompted. Phillips has seen it all. Reporters' eyes quickly widened when he compared the intensity of inside linebacker Todd Davis to that of former all-pro linebacker Chris Spielman, who played for Phillips with the Buffalo Bills during the 1996 and 1997 seasons.*

Elway talks White House visit, players not attending (Mike Klis, 9News)
Three Super Bowl titles. Only two White House visits. The history between the Denver Broncos and the President's digs may be brief, but there has been its share of drama. The latest intrigue will involve the absence of Brock Osweiler when the Broncos visit President Barack Obama at the White House on Monday.

Davis compared to one of the league’s great linebackers (Jeff Legwold,
Davis currently is the lead candidate to replace the departed Danny Trevathan – he signed with the Chicago Bears – at inside linebacker in the Broncos' 3-4 look. At 230 pounds, Davis isn't as big as the 247-pound Spielman was during his playing career, but Phillips, as well as several of Davis' teammates have lauded Davis' attention to detail and his drive to get it right during practice.

Davis has the inside track to start at inside linebacker next to (Arnie Stapleton, Associated Press)
"It was my dream to be in this position," Davis said. "... Now that I'm here, I definitely want to take full advantage of this opportunity and can't wait for the season to start."

D.T. entering his third quarterback era with the team, and he’s excited (Sam Cowhick, BSN Denver)*
Demaryius Thomas has always been a freak athlete. A 6-foot-3, 229-pound wide receiver with speed that regularly leaves cornerbacks in the dust is something to behold. *

Check out what's on

Seven-on-seven, team drills and more from the Broncos’ sixth day of OTAs (Andrew Mason)
The first-team secondary was back to work after a rest day Wednesday, and it showed in a dominant performance during Thursday's practice.

You can learn a lot from watching closely at offseason camp (Jim Saccomano)
Jim Saccomano takes a look back at some of his favorite memories from the offseason, including a story about John Elway's first practice.

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