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Broncos, Briefly: Monday, July 9, 2018

**NFL Summer Series: Ranking top cornerback duos after offseason changes** (Ryan O'Halloran, Denver Post)_ Fourth in fewest passing yards allowed (200.6) but tied for 24th in interceptions (10) last year, the Broncos must replace Aqib Talib. Chris Harris (16 career interceptions) will anchor the secondary and former first-round pick Bradley Roby gets a chance to be an every-down player._

**Bradley Chubb is second-best rookie defender in ‘Madden NFL 19’** (Jon Heath, 9News)_ Chubb has an 80 overall rating, second only to Chicago Bears inside linebacker Roquan Smith (who has an 81 overall rating)._

**How NC State players like Bradley Chubb gain a conditioning edge** (Will Brinson, CBS Sports)_ We also talk about how much things have changed since Burnette was in college (early 2000s), how guys like Chubb and Nyheim Hines will fit in as rookies with their new teams and much more._

**NFL adds rule making it a 15-yard penalty for non-players to clear snow off field before kicks** (Will Brinson, CBS Sports)_ "It is impermissible for the grounds crew or other team personnel to clear away snow for a Try, field goal, punt, or kickoff," the rule now reads. "Officials should try to prevent this as soon as they see someone coming out on the field, thus avoiding the need to call a penalty."_

**Fantasy Football Booms/Busts 2018: The Denver Broncos** (Brad Evans, Yahoo! Sports)_ Freeman should open the regular season as the starter earning 15-18 touches per game. Assuming that comes to fruition, he's capable of 1200-1300 combined yards with 7-9 TDs this season. Gleefully invest._

**For many NFL players, summer doesn’t bring much of a break** (Jenny Vrentas, MMQB)_ To start this week's column, I wanted to highlight the off-field work and interests outside of the game so many players pursue, but which too often get overlooked or dismissed in lazy attempts to label athletes as one-dimensional._