How The 'Orange Crush' Broncos Reached A Super Bowl, And Changed Colorado](https://www.cpr.org/news/story/how-the-orange-crush-broncos-reached-a-super-bowl-and-changed-colorado) (Vic Vela, Colorado Public Radio) *The Denver Broncos have been to eight Super Bowls in their storied franchise. But they say you never forget your first crush.*
First decision at quarterback for Broncos is how much they want to spend (Jeff Legwold, ESPN)Ah, the "free agency side of it" just happens to be the first decision the Broncos have to make in their promised makeover of the quarterback position. That's a money decision -- and potentially a big one -- the Broncos will have to make in March, more than a month before they'll get to use their No. 5 pick in the draft.
Kansas City Chiefs trading QB Alex Smith to Redskins (Austin Knoblauch, NFL.com)The Washington Redskins are pegging their future on Alex Smith via the first blockbuster trade of 2018.