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Broncos, Briefly: Tuesday, July 12, 2016

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Ranking all 32 NFL defensive front-sevens (Pro Football Focus)
Denver is led by a four-strong pack of pass-rushers, but defensive linemen like Walker, Wolfe, and Williams can both eat space to give their edge rushers room and capitalize when teams overcompensate to counter the threat of Miller, Ware, and company.

Emmanuel taking a team-first mindset into 2016 (Troy Renck, Denver Post)
In two short years Sanders has gone from a relative unknown with Pittsburgh to a fan favorite with Denver.  He remains hopeful of staying long term with the Broncos as he enters the final season of his three-year contract.

Denver wants to keep Von for life, not gauge the trade market (Mike Klis, 9News)
If Miller and the Broncos have not worked out a multiyear contract by 2 p.m. Friday, the two sides can no longer negotiate until Jan. 2, 2017, the day after Denver's last regular-season game.

Sanders leads a camp for 400 under privileged youth (Rod Mackey, 9News)
"It's a business and it's sad you have to think about the business part," Sanders said.
 

Names you need to learn heading into the 2016 season (NFL Nation Staff, ESPN.com)
Miller is still a rising star if he can recapture what he did this past postseason in the wake of the inevitable wrestling match that is contract negotiations.

A former agent's view of the Broncos' negotiations with Von (Joel Corry, CBSSports.com)*
Five players have been the NFL's highest paid defensive player on six-year contracts in their first multi-year deal after playing out their rookie contracts during the last 10 years. *

An update on the NFL's franchise-tagged players (Frank Schwab, Yahoo.com)
It seems like the two sides can come to common ground on guarantees before Friday's deadline.

Believe the hype, Siemian has a legitimate shot to start at QB (Darin Gantt, Pro Football Talk)
The 2015 seventh-rounder from Northwestern has clearly done something to grab the attention of the coaches, and everyone keeps saying he has a legitimate chance at a job there.

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D.T.: "I'll come out this year and for sure have a better year." (Andrew Mason)
Thomas is going into his seventh year. That's the sweet spot at which age hasn't caught up to you, but your experience gives you an advantage. He's in his prime, and with a new quarterback, he will be counted on more than ever.

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