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. *