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Broncos, Briefly: Sunday, September 4, 2016


Broncos draft class shows potential as all eight make roster]( (Jeff Legwold,*
Most of the Denver Broncos rookies spent the summer talking about the difficulty of making the roster of the defending Super Bowl champion.*

**Elway explains Broncos’ tough roster decisions**(Ryan Koenigsberg,
On Saturday, just minutes after the team officially cut their roster down, general manager John Elway addressed the media to talk about the tough decisions, starting with the team releasing 2012 third-round draft pick Ronnie Hillman.

Ware looks ahead while ‘staying in the moment’ (Nicki Jhabvala, Denver Post)
Since he arrived in the NFL, Ware has been taught to look ahead — to pay it forward just as those before him did, and to become more than just a player. Now — after revising the final year on his contract to stay in Denver, and after a lengthy recovery from a back injury — looking ahead for Ware often includes questioning of the next phase. The phase without football.

How Broncos players battle perils and pressures that arise when speaking out on racial, social issues (Cameron Wolfe, Denver Post)
The Broncos' locker room was buzzing about Kaepernick after Thursday night's game at Arizona, the same night Kaepernick chose to kneel for the anthem in San Diego. Marshall said he supported his former Nevada teammate's stance, as did left tackle Russell Okung, safety T.J. Ward and cornerback Kayvon Webster.

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**Broncos make 23 moves to pare roster at the deadline**(Andrew Mason)
The Broncos made 23 moves on Saturday to reach the league-mandated 53-man roster limit in advance of Thursday's regular-season opener against the Carolina Panthers.

**Takeaways from Elway's roster-deadline press conference**(Andrew Mason)
A role on at least some of the return and coverage units is essential to sticking on the roster as a No. 3 running back. Bibbs established that, and that gave him the nod over the five-year veteran.

**Elway Access: Roster decisions**(Phil Milani)*
In his weekly interview, John Elway talks about the Broncos roster decisions, Trevor Siemian's growth and the regular season opener against the Panthers. *

**Photos: Initial 2016 roster for 2016 Denver Broncos**(
A player-by-player look at our initial roster. (Photos by AP)