**Joseph 'keeps it real,' even with Vance Joseph*** (Jeff Legwold, ESPN)And after the last two weeks Joseph has practiced what he has preached -- even about his own game-day decisions.*
Cautious approach with Charles in offseason has paid early dividends (Jeff Legwold, ESPN)
"I always felt like I could be ready for what they ask me to do," Charles said. "I feel good. They were patient in the offseason and I feel ready."
**Elway comments on Broncos players’ protests during national anthem**(Nicki Jhabvala, Denver Post)
Elway's remarks mirrored those of Broncos head coach Vance Joseph, who said Monday he, too, believes in standing for the anthem but respects the players' right to peacefully protest.