**Which Broncos player deserves to enter the Hall of Fame next?** (Mark Kiszla, Denver Post)_ Word Atwater made the top 10 and was bumped out in the final vote. Momentum is gaining for Atwater. The Hall has generally not been kind to safeties. But I think the attitude is changing._
**Von Miller on repeated in-house suggestions he can be better: ‘I like it’** (Mike Klis, 9News)"I like it. I like it," Miller said. "You want a coach and an organization that is committed to me playing better. So I like it."
**Hall of Fame owner Pat Bowlen led Broncos with humility** (Jeff Legwold, ESPN)_ Now that Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen has been selected for enshrinement in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, his bust might stand as a testament to humility in a profession that doesn't often celebrate such things._
**The Athletic’s NFL ‘Super Bowl-Era’ franchise rankings** (Bob Sturm, The Athletic)_ Winning Super Bowl 50 pushed the Broncos past the Green Bay Packers into sixth place and right on the heels of their hated rivals in Oakland. It's a pretty impressive resume for a franchise that had missed the playoffs in each of the first 11 seasons of the Super Bowl era._
**Super bowl defenses bode well for Denver Broncos’ vision with Vic Fangio** (Paul Klee, Colorado Springs Gazette)_ Well, would you look at that. The Super Bowl was won by a 60-something coach who's taught defense for longer than the new wave of offensive masterminds has been alive._