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Broncos, Briefly: Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Broncos LB Nelson’s under-the-radar season could be brought to the spotlight vs. Tennessee (Cameron Wolfe, Denver Post)*
Nelson has experienced both roles this season and his versatility to play well in each situation has earned him rave reviews from the coaching staff. *

John Elway can't be stopped (Andrew Corsello, GQ)
With a brand-new Super Bowl ring to add to the two he won as quarterback for the Broncos, John Elway has proved that there are indeed second acts in American football. The only unanswered question: How long will this drive go?

Broncos opt for Wednesday walkthrough this week (Mike Klis, KUSA)
In an effort to increase focus on player body maintenance as the season grows long, Denver Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak will hold walkthroughs only this Wednesday rather than a traditional practice.

FiveThirtyEight: Broncos-Titans Is The Biggest Game Of Week 14 (Reuben Fischer-Baum, FiveThirtyEight)
The Raiders, Chiefs and Broncos all won last week, and we now think it's pretty likely that the West will take both AFC wild card slots.

Friends remember Rashaan Salaam as more than a football star (Arnie Stapleton and Pat Graham, Associated Press)
"We are all hurting tremendously today," said former teammate Blake Anderson, who lauded Salaam's work ethic, strength and dedication.

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Siemian “making some progress” as Broncos prepare for Titans (Aric DiLalla)
Siemian, who joined Dave Logan and Susie Wargin for his weekly appearance on Denver Sports 760, maintained that his recovery is a day-to-day process.

Harris Jr. follows in Champ Bailey's footsteps at the Denver Rescue Mission (Caroline Deisley)
Off the field, he's embodying his mentor's legacy at the Denver Rescue Mission's The Crossing location by devoting his time and energy to the Mission's work.

*UCHealth Training Center dressed up for the holiday season (Caroline Deisley, Aric DiLalla)
The halls are decked.*

Elway among recipients of 2017 Horatio Alger award (Ben Swanson)
"Throughout his illustrious career, John has displayed great leadership and energy both on and off of the football field," said Byron Trott, president of the Horatio Alger Association and a 2011 Horatio Alger Award recipient.

Mic'd Up: Marshall vs. Jacksonville (*
Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall was wired for sound during Denver's win over the Jaguars. *

Former Buff Matt Russell on Salaam’s death (Phil Milani)
Broncos Director of Player Personnel and former CU All-American Matt Russell talks about the passing of his old teammate Rashaan Salaam.

Mason's Power Rankings: Broncos back up; Bucs surging; Eagles descending (Andrew Mason)
One of the best defensive efforts of the season was enough to overcome an offense that failed to gain a first down on nine of its 14 possessions.

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