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Broncos, Briefly: Monday, February 20, 2017


Elway followed Seahawks' model with Broncos' defense]( (Andie Hagemann,**

"It was at that point in time I think that we watched the model that the Seahawks and John (Schneider) and coach (Pete) Carroll had put together of being great on defense," Elway said. "I think what we were able to do is we added some key components that offseason via free agency and plus my first five years that I was here we worked on the defense.*

Air Force’s Jalen Robinette eyes NFL dream in heart of Broncos Country (Jeff Legwold, ESPN)
As he makes round-trip commutes of 100 or so miles from the Air Force Academy to suburban Denver for workouts leading up to the NFL's scouting combine later this month, Robinette drives through the heart of Denver Broncos country. His coach at Air Force, Troy Calhoun, is a former Broncos assistant, having been on Mike Shanahan's staff from 2003 to 2005.

Mission in Colorado Springs helped steer Garrett Bolles to possible NFL career (Woody Paige, Colorado Springs Gazette)
The next step is the NFL combine next week, "and I've worked as hard as I could to get ready and do the best I can and see what happens. ... I'm looking forward to meeting Mr. (John) Elway and all the other football people. It would be something if I could play for the Broncos, but I'll just be happy to be anywhere in the NFL.

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Mason’s Mailbag: Ring of Fame, Broncos draft possibilities and more (Andrew Mason)
A Presidents Day weekend mailbag begins with a question about the Broncos' own Hall of Presidents, so to speak -- their Ring of Fame.

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