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Broncos, Briefly: Thursday, August 25, 2016


Broncos quarterbacks eager to clean up mistakes, but won't be "trigger-shy"]( (Nicki Jhabvala, Denver Post)*
Trevor Siemian doesn't fit the mold of a starting NFL quarterback, in part because he doesn't yell. He doesn't get too high or too low. He doesn't show his ire or his frustration or any of the other myriad emotions coursing through him as the Broncos' quarterback battle continues.*

Better eating habits help Thomas trim down (Mike Klis, KUSA)
In the early morning of teammate C.J. Anderson's football camp last month, guest instructor Demaryius Thomas passed on the sacks full of free chicken biscuits the host brought to the hotel lobby and instead paid for a large, overpriced cup of fresh strawberries.

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The Broncos defense is set for the long haul (Josh Dover, Mile High Sports)
He turned a team defined by the most-powerful and explosive offense in the NFL to a team defined by the most-powerful and explosive defense in the NFL.

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*Takeaways from the quarterbacks' Q&A sessions (Andrew Mason,
But to see Siemian every day in practice and witness his unruffled demeanor in the preseason is to know that the possibility can make sense. Siemian has been steady and shown improvement in practice at going through his progressions.*

*WATCH: Green 'not afraid to be great' (
Broncos tight end Virgil Green has seven catches for 83 yards through the team's first two preseason games. *

*Quick Hits from Broncos practice: Siemian's workload increases (Andrew Mason)
"He looked good," Kubiak said. "I think he was a little sore coming out, but he worked through it. Hopefully he will be better [Thursday]. It looks like we're heading toward him being ready to go."*

Sacco Sez: Don't worry about the quarterbacks (Jim Saccomano)
They made their first quarterback coach the actual quarterback in 1960, when Frank Tripucka took over the position in the camp intrasquad scrimmage, with no practices whatsoever as a player, and became the first 3,000-yard passer in pro football history (beating out Johnny Unitas and Jack Kemp by a day), earning a spot in the Broncos' Ring of Fame.