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Broncos, Briefly: Thursday, March 23, 2017


Before the Broncos Cheerleaders decide Sunday who will make the 2017 team, they set up their performance choreography Tuesday. (photos by Ben Swanson)


Big slate of pro days for Broncos includes ‘dynamic’ Christian McCaffrey (Jeff Legwold, ESPN)*
McCaffrey is expected to -- and has said he will -- stand on his double-take-worthy combine workout for most of the drills that would be done again Thursday. And why not? That workout in Indianapolis solidified McCaffrey as a first-round pick, including an official 4.48 time in his 40-yard dash to go with a 371⁄2-inch vertical jump. McCaffrey showed agility and speed befitting of his all-purpose résumé at Stanford, where he had seven games with 300 all-purpose yards. *

Broncos get passing game help in Kiper’s latest mock (Jeff Legwold, ESPN)*
It's not secret the Denver Broncos want, and need, a third wheel in the team's passing game. *

NFL looking to speed up games via officiating and breaks (Barry Wilner, AP)*
The NFL is making plans to speed up the pace of games, including changing how video replays are handled and using a time clock for extra points. The league also is discussing with the TV networks how to make commercial breaks less intrusive. *

Banning leaps on kick attempts is right move for NFL players’ safety (Jarrett Bell, USA Today)*
Owners are expected to vote on the rule proposal when they gather in Phoenix next week for the league's annual meeting. *

Check out what's on

NFL aims to improve flow of games, Goodell writes in letter to fans (Ben Swanson)
In a letter to NFL fans, commissioner Roger Goodell writes about how the league will speed up the pace of NFL games and improve broadcasts for fan enjoyment.

Path to the Draft: Finding NFL potential at Pro Days (Aric DiLalla)
Pro Days offer NFL prospects extra opportunities to make impressions on scouts and coaches, which can matter even more to the guys who may not be drafted.

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