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Broncos, Briefly: Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019

Why new Broncos quarterback Flacco will be Joe Cool in job that blew minds of Case Keenum and Paxton Lynch (Mark Kiszla, Denver Post)
“The biggest advantage is you’ve seen so many things,” Flacco said. “It’s not that you’ve seen everything in this game, because NFL defenses are always changing. But the fact you’ve seen so much in game situations allows you to adapt to those changes at a quicker pace. And maybe more importantly, it allows you to realize: ‘Hey, at any point there is going to be something I was not expecting. But I have the tools to adapt on the fly.’”

Five Broncos to watch in Thursday's preseason game at Seattle (Ryan O'Halloran, Denver Post)
Coach Vic Fangio said Lock will see significant playing time as the Broncos’ third quarterback. Lock was 7-of -11 passing for 34 yards against Atlanta. Situational management (avoiding taking needless timeouts and delay of game penalties) and accuracy (putting the football in a spot for his pass-catchers to gain yards) will be two keys for Lock.

Klis List: Broncos preseason goals vs Seahawks (Mike Klis, KUSA)
The Broncos are a team in transition. The coaching staff is new and the offensive and defensive systems are new so the players must play to get acclimated.

What to watch for in Thursday's NFL preseason games (Logan Reardon, NFL.com)
It might not be for long, but Flacco will start after skipping the Hall of Fame Game. Seeing Flacco in a different jersey after 11 years in Baltimore will take some getting used to. Also, keep an eye on his chemistry with a young group of Broncos receivers.

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