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Broncos, Briefly: Tuesday, May 7, 2019

The Broncos were compelled to snag Winfree before any of the 31 other NFL teams could, thanks in large part to his performance on their own turf two weeks earlier. The team hosted a pro day for more than 30 local prospects, pairing Winfree with Broncos receivers coach Zach Azzanni, who was tasked last year with holding together a young group in the wake of the Demaryius Thomas trade to Houston and Emmanuel Sanders’ season-ending Achilles injury.

So Lindsay’s performance bonus bumped his pay 41 percent. Lindsay did set a precedent by becoming the first undrafted offensive rookie to be named to the Pro Bowl.

“Coach Munch—I think he relates so well to us and that’s why every player he’s ever coached loves him because he was a player. He sat in that chair. He’s done it. He’s done it at a high level, Hall of Famer,” James said, describing the first few weeks of working under his new coach as “great.”

A Denver Broncos player is helping some elementary school students get moving with a new bicycle. New right tackle Ja’Wuan James donated 70 bikes to students at Godsman Elementary School.

Interior O-line: Dalton Risner, Denver Broncos (Round 2, No. 41). Risner was an excellent fit for the Broncos, and not just because of his Colorado roots. His toughness and football intelligence should allow him to start immediately.

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