Bummer that it is, don't blame Charles for honoring new job with Broncos](http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/vahe-gregorian/article180899591.html) (Vahe Gregorian, Kansas City Star)*
*If only there weren't this pesky time in between with [Jamaal] Charles, 30, who doesn't quite know what to expect from fans when he returns to Arrowhead Stadium on Monday night clad in a despised Denver Broncos uniform — and, oof, liking it.
**Broncos’ Siemian: “I’ve got to play better and everybody knows that”**(Nicki Jhabvala, Denver Post)
*Trevor Siemian sported a new accessory after taking a beating in last Sunday's loss to the Chargers: a black-and-blue nose, courtesy of Los Angeles defensive end Melvin Ingram. *
"Yeah, it's good. Got a little bruise. Probably should have broken it. Deserved it the way I played," he said with a laugh.
Lynch participates in practice for first time since injury](http://www.9news.com/sports/nfl/denver-broncos/mike-klis/paxton-lynch-participates-in-practice-for-first-time-since-injury/486004548)(Mike Klis, 9 News)**
*The second-year quarterback took another step towards his return Wednesday when he was out at the Denver Broncos' walkthrough practice. It was the first time Lynch was spotted wearing a helmet since he injured his right throwing shoulder in a preseason game Aug. 19 against the San Francisco 49ers. *
**Ray to come off IR on Monday, start vs. Chiefs **(Jeff Legwold, ESPN)
The calendar Denver Broncos linebacker Shane Ray has in his locker to mark off each day until his return from injured reserve is in its final days.
**Broncos get a load of help heading into “must-win” game against the Chiefs**(Zac Stevens, BSN Denver)
*As bleak as the injury report looked for the Broncos last week, rays of light are starting to shine through in their preparation of their "must-win" game on Monday Night Football. *