Roundtable: Chiefs, Chargers have Super Bowl dreams while rest of AFC West resets (The Athletic)
Best-case scenario: Joe Flacco stays healthy, the run game is consistent, the offense actually scores (I know!), the new-look secondary eliminates the big plays it allowed last season, the team as a whole appears well-coached and they return to the playoffs after a three-year absence.
Why expanding NFL regular season to 17 games makes sense for Broncos and football (Mark Kiszla, Denver Post)
In a country that can't get enough NFL action, can we all agree on one thing? Nobody likes the drudgery of football practice, but we all want the adrenaline rush of more football games.
Broncos Journal: 10 things through the first five training camp practices (Ryan O'Halloran, Denver Post)
After meeting on Tuesday, it will be interesting to see how the coaches divide up the No. 2 quarterback reps over the next four practices. Drew Lock has gotten some leftover crumbs, but Kevin Hogan is playing more. Fangio and offensive coordinator Rich Scangarello should want to see Lock work more behind the second-team offensive line. And yes, Lock should start the Hall of Fame Game Aug. 1 against Atlanta.
PFT's pre-training camp (for most teams) power rankings (Mike Florio, Pro Football Talk)
23. Broncos (No. 24): Vic Fangio is going all in, and it could make the Broncos a surprise team in 2019.