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Broncos, Briefly: Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020

The Hall of Fame case for former Broncos linebacker Randy Gradishar — the leader of the Orange Crush defense (Kyle Newman, Denver Post)
On Wednesday morning, former Broncos inside linebacker Randy Gradishar could be announced as an inductee to the Pro Football Hall of Fame as part of a "Centennial Slate" to celebrate the NFL's 100th anniversary. Gradishar is one of 38 finalists for the 15-person centennial class, which will be inducted into Canton alongside five modern-era players in August.

Broncos Mailbag: Best draft strategy for John Elway — Go big or stockpile picks? (Ryan O'Halloran, Denver Post)
This will be a great talking point for the next three months. The Broncos currently have five picks in the opening three rounds and seven picks in rounds 1-4 — plenty of chips to help the depth chart ... or move up to get a player they covet.

Tristan Wirfs to the Broncos? Bleacher Report's NFL mock draft has tackle coming to Denver (Joe Nguyen, Denver Post)
Wirfs, 20, is a 6-foot-5, 322-pound junior who has seen his stock steadily rise on a number of draft boards.

Broncos' Adam Gotsis raising money for home country of Australia (Janet Oravetz, KUSA)
Wildfires across Australia have killed at least 27 people, including a firefighter on Saturday, and burned down more than 2,000 homes since September. The fires have also killed thousands of koalas and kangaroo and other animals.

Biggest looming 2020 free-agent decisions for all 32 NFL teams (Jeff Legwold, ESPN)
Simmons, one of the team's core players, has played every snap in each of the past two seasons, played at an All-Pro level this season and is also one of the team's most active players in the community. Broncos general manager John Elway has said he has already told Simmons he wants to re-sign the safety. Simmons has said he'd like to be back as well