**Bronco notes: Charles could see 'more and more touches'**(Mike Klis, 9 News)*Given he may be the Broncos' only breakaway threat against the Chargers, is it time to free Charles from his season-long protective bubble?
**Broncos’ defense emphasizes takeaways, two injured players return to practice, more notes**(Nicki Jhabvala, Denver Post)Last season, the Broncos tied for seventh in the NFL with 27 total takeaways — 14 interceptions and 13 fumbles. Of their 333 total points, 117 of them were scored off takeaways.
**Broncos will be forced to 'spread the wealth' on offense** (Jeff Legwold, ESPN)
"We have a lot of confidence in the guys we have," McCoy said.
**Broncos excited about boost Butt will provide** (Arnie Stapleton, AP)
The versatile tight end from Michigan blew out his right knee against Florida State in the Orange Bowl. Now healthy, he could be the elixir for much of what's ailing a sputtering offense that's managed a single touchdown in each of the Broncos' last three games.