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Broncos, Briefly: Friday, Nov. 29, 2019

Lock used time on IR to slow his mind, speed his growth (Arnie Stapleton, Associated Press)

Drew Lock used his time on injured reserve to slow down his racing mind and speed up his transition from spread college quarterback to drop-back pro passer.

During Thursday morning's practice, Broncos quarterback Drew Lock took the initial first-team offensive snap for the second consecutive day, yet another sign he will start Sunday against the Los Angeles Chargers.

But there was no figurative white smoke rising from the Broncos' facility via coach Vic Fangio.

The list of people who have coached talent like Von Miller or Khalil Mack is short. The list of people who have coached Von Miller and Khalil Mack is even shorter. After being hired by the Broncos to be their outside linebackers coach in January, Brandon Staley can count himself among that small group. After a recent practice, we caught up with Staley to hear about what it was like to make that transition from Mack to Miller, what has surprised him about working with Miller and why Bradley Chubb is such a special player and person.

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