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Broncos, Briefly: Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017

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Why Patriots Week is a barometer for a Broncos team on the brink](http://www.denverpost.com/2017/11/08/broncos-team-on-the-brink-patriots-week/)*(Nicki Jhabvala, Denver Post)
The Broncos are on the brink, still looking for answers to their myriad problems and still hoping they have time to save their sinking ship. And in recent seasons, their meetings with the Patriots have been the tipping points, either resurrecting a year in question or breaking a Denver team teetering on the edge.*

Broncos D out to prove that loss to Eagles was just a bad day(Jeff Legwold, ESPN)
The group, which has spent much the past six seasons among the league's best, is currently ranked No. 2 overall, No. 5 against the run and No. 4 against the pass. It has the No Fly Zone secondary, it has Von Miller and plenty of swagger, yet its members don't seem all that happy.

Broncos to place Watson on IR with foot injury, sign OT Kouandjio(Mile Klis, 9 News)
Kouandjio, 24, is a 6-foot-7, 322-pound former All American who was the Bills' second-round draft pick in 2014.

Bolles learning on the job as leader of Broncos' rookie class(Jeff Legwold, ESPN)
Bolles was put into the starting lineup in training camp and has showed the athleticism worthy of his draft status. But he's found some tough sledding, as expected, against pass-rushers such as Melvin Ingram and Justin Houston, and will need to bounce back more quickly from difficult plays over the long haul.

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