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Broncos, Briefly: Sunday, August 21, 2016



The Broncos' defense upended the NFL by moving past X's and O's (Nick Groke, Denver Post)
It is the Broncos' "Bear" call. Sylvester Williams, a hulking, 313-pound nose tackle, the largest player on Denver's defensive line, a guy who gets paid to get in the way, drops into pass coverage.

An unusual quarterback vacancy, and unlikely candidates, for the Denver Broncos (Ben Shpigel, New York Times)
In a parallel universe, Trevor Siemian would be working in commercial real estate, and he thinks he'd be pretty good at it, too. A torn knee ligament two years ago ended his football career at Northwestern, fostering a week or so of existential angst.

Broncos’ QB battle heats up (Will Brinson, CBS Sports)
Siemian started off the night really well, though, going 10 for 11 for 75 yards in the first quarter.* *

Sanchez, Siemian lament struggles in preseason loss (Jeff Legwold, ESPN)
The Broncos' question at starting quarterback remains unanswered

REPLAY: Lynch’s first TD pass as a Bronco (FOX 31)
Broncos rookie quarterback Paxton Lynch has reason to celebrate, after making his first touchdown pass as a member of the team.

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49ers 31, Broncos 24: three keys unlocked (Andrew Mason)
If you judge a preseason game solely by how it starts, the Broncos did just fine.

From the pocket: Turnovers frustrate QBs (Ben Swanson)
Though each quarterback had their good moments, each had at least one play they wish they had back.

Anderson has knack for big plays (Aric DiLalla)
A week after recovering a fumble in the end zone for a touchdown against Chicago, the first-year player tacked on two more big plays against San Francisco to his resume.

Green on the verge of big year (Aric DiLalla)
Saturday night's opening drive was a prime example of Green's potential in the Broncos' passing game.

Broncos TV: QB competition is still up in the air (Phil Milani and Matt Boyer)*
Phil Milani and Matt Boyer discuss the Broncos quarterback situation following the 49ers game on Saturday night. *

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