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Broncos, Briefly: Saturday, August 13, 2016

With Green and Heuerman, Broncos tip their hand on tight ends (Nick Groke, Denver Post)
Virgil Green, a 6-foot-5, 255-pound tight end made of concrete, started on the block and flew into space. He found a seam and posted up.

Miller ready 'to go out and play' as he nears full participation (Jeff Legwold,
But as this week drew to a close, Broncos coach Gary Kubiak said Miller was closing in on his usual practice workload.

Broncos want to "dominate the opponent" this year (Andre Simone,
The young players on the defense certainly allowed Denver's depth to shine. Adam Gotsis stood out and played a significant portion of the game. Shane Ray was impactful in the early going, and youngsters like Lorenzo Doss, Will Parks, and Justin Simmons made their presence felt in the secondary.

Broncos impress, scoring in all 3 phases against Chicago (Troy Renck, KMGH)
With Mark Sanchez under center, the Broncos marched down the field on their first possession, punctuated by Demaryius Thomas' 32-yard touchdown reception. It was the only score required as the Bears' sputtering offense spent the humid evening aspiring to cross midfield.

Broncos' wide receiver battle just getting heated up (Dustin Thomason,
Another battle is heating up, though, thanks to two names seemingly on the verge of a breakout: Fowler and Latimer.

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Next-Day Notebook: Sanchez's poise, Dora and Doss' big plays (Ben Swanson)*
"That's where quarterbacks kind of make their name is on third down and in the red zone," Sanchez said after the game. *

WATCH: Miller proud of defense's shutout (
Von Miller talks 1-on-1 with BTV's Phil Milani about the defense's shutout performance against the Bears and when he expects to return to action.

WATCH: Relive the highlights of the Broncos' win over Chicago (*
Check out Paxton Lynch's debut as the Broncos take on the Bears in Week 1 of the preseason. *