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Broncos, Briefly: Friday, September 23, 2016

The rise of Todd “Thunder” Davis as key piece in Broncos’ defense (Nicki Jhabvala, Denver Post)
Todd Davis doesn't quite know how he got the name or why he's sporting it now, but it stuck and he's keeping it.

Von's offseason dancing, fast sack start, is no coincidence (Mike Klis, KUSA)
Denver Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller already has 4 sacks this year. He's never had that many through two games.

Miller is in midst of monster stretch (Arnie Stapleton, Associated Press)
"The first five years he's done a tremendous job," Elway said, "but I really believe that he's just touched the surface and has a chance to get even better.

Broncos focusing on stopping run against pass-heavy Bengals (Sam Cowhick, BSN Denver)
They have been pass-heavy and struggled to get the ground game going on offense yet the Broncos are preparing for the Bengals based on reputation more than recent play.

‘No Fly Zone’ members hit top five of NFL cornerback rankings (Ike Taylor,
Roby is one of the most exotic players on the field and the Jenga piece to this dominant Denver defense. Being a nickel corner, Roby has a lot of room to work with and must cover a larger area than his fellow CBs (from the hash to the sideline).

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What you should know: Sambrailo's progress, filling in for Ware & more (Andrew Mason)
That streak has been brought up constantly the last two days -- from players and coaches. It is a reminder of the quality of their opponent and the difficulty of winning on the road.

Broncos see similarities between themselves, physical AFC North teams (Aric DiLalla)
"They play just like us," Sanders said. "All of them. From Baltimore, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Pittsburgh – they have our same mindset."

Out Route: Fowler (*
Bennie Fowler talks about film study, suit choices and this Saturday's big game of Michigan St vs. Wisconsin in this week's "Out Route." *

Five Key Matchups at Cincinnati (
A look at five of the most important matchups that will help decide the game when the Broncos travel to take on the Bengals on Sunday.

Through my eyes: Ray's more than ready to step up (Shane Ray)*
We practice that drill every day. Scoop and score. Scoop and score. Scoop and score. Why would I do any different in a game? *