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Five burning questions for 49ers-Broncos Monday night game

The Denver Broncos will host the San Francisco 49ers tonight in the final preseason game of Week 2. There are many back stories to this game. The two teams practiced together in the days leading up to the game. It led to plenty of feistiness on both sides. Meanwhile, San Francisco quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo will be making his first appearance in live-game action since tearing an ACL last September. In Denver, we’re interested to see how QB Joe Flacco performs against an improved 49ers...

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Sanders to play for 1st time since Achilles tear

Emmanuel Sanders will play in a game Monday for the first time since tearing his Achilles during a practice last December.

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Emmanuel Sanders to start in Broncos game with 49ers

Emmanuel Sanders is ready to play. | Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

The Denver Broncos’ wide receiver is healthy and ready to go. Welcome back officially, Emmanuel Sanders!

When the Broncos introduce their starters for tonight’s game against the San Francisco 49ers, Emmanuel Sanders will come onto the field with the rest of the first team offense.

The 32-year old receiver was placed on injured reserve after tearing his Achilles in December of last season. The fact that he’s ready to...

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3 things to watch during the Broncos-49ers preseason game

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These are the three big things I’m looking for during the Denver Broncos home preseason game against the San Francisco 49ers.

A little over a week ago, Coach Vic Fangio has said that outside of 40 or so locked in guys, the other roster spots are up for grabs. We’ve reached that point in the preseason where a little clarity has come to some position battles. I wrote about how the Broncos’ stocks are trending last week and while there’s still enough time...

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Here’s how to watch the Broncos-Seahawks preseason game

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The Denver Broncos will host the San Francisco 49ers on Monday, August 19, 2019 after a couple of joint practice sessions last week.

The Denver Broncos (1-1) will host the San Francisco 49ers (1-0) in their third of five preseason games in 2019. They held two joint practice sessions at UCHealth Training Center on Friday and Saturday, with the latter session being fairly chippy with some fighting between the two teams.

Former Broncos head coach Mike...

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Does Raiders Antonio Brown drama factor into Broncos Week 1?

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Should Broncos fans be concerned about the season opener?

In case you missed it, the Antonio Brown helmet saga penned another chapter on Sunday.

More on Antonio Brown leaving training camp again Sunday over what Raiders’ GM Mike Mayock said was over anger from being denied use of his helmet:https://t.co/YynzDLpq97

— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 19, 2019

Raiders GM Mike Mayock was annoyed.

Raiders’ GM Mike Mayock said...

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Patience, please: Broncos QB Drew Lock needs time to develop

Broncos coach Vic Fangio has been slow to warm up to Lock, at least with the media, but Lock seems to understand it's part of the process.

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Taking a look at the 2020 NFL Draft needs for the Broncos

If it’s Strap’s last ride, Broncos Country has a strong CB class to look forward to. | Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Checking in on the Denver Broncos biggest 2020 NFL Draft needs and sleepers with NFL Draft Network’s Trevor Sikkema.

Back when I was first hired to write for Mile High Report, I knew I’d have to do a better job of keeping up with the NFL Draft. I’d built up a couple of different NFL coverage lists when I was contributing to Sports Illustrated, but knew we lacked on...

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Flacco and Broncos offense rebound after rough practice

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To see the offense respond like it did on Saturday is a positive sign for the regular season.

Good morning, Broncos Country!

The confidence from Joe Flacco and the Denver Broncos offense has been evident for over a week.

The first drive of the preseason for (most of) the No. 1 offense against the Seattle Seahawks served as the foundation. Over the last week, Flacco and the offense have become more comfortable...

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Ray Lewis picks apart chess matches and crabs with Peyton Manning

Manning and Lewis playfully go head-to-head once more in an episode of "Peyton's Places," reuniting two of the best students of the game.

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Mike Shanahan Says He 'Was Close' to Returning as Broncos HC Before 2018 Season

Oh, what could have been. On Saturday, Mike Shanahan told ESPN's Jeff Legwold that he nearly returned to the Denver Broncos as head coach ahead of the 2018 NFL season: "I was close, I was close...

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Watch: Drew Lock hoping to avoid hits, extend drives as Broncos prep for third preseason game

Drew Lock talks about his mindset following two joint practices with the 49ers.

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Mike Shanahan was 'close' to return as Broncos head coach in 2017

Mike Shanahan says he was “close” to returning as the Denver Broncos’ head coach. Shanahan, 66, coached the Broncos from 1995-2008. He led Denver to two Super Bowl wins, both coming with John Elway as his quarterback, but was fired after the 2008 season. Elway, who is in his ninth season as the Broncos’ general manager, spoke with Shanahan after the 2017 season about a potential return to Denver. That news was reported nearly two years ago. On Saturday, Shanahan shared that he was...

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M. Shanahan 'was close' to returning to Broncos

Former coach Mike Shanahan says he "was close" to returning to the Broncos' sideline after the 2017 season.

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Denver’s third preseason game is all about the offense

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From the offensive line and snaps to Drew Lock and Phillip Lindsay, the MHR staff wants to see the offense take the next step (or two).

The longest preseason ever marches on.

There is some hyperbole there, but it does feel that way in regards to the Denver Broncos (just ask the media covering it). We are, however, getting closer to the regular season with Monday’s night preseason game against the San Francisco 49ers.

Saturday concluded the two days...

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Previewing the 2019 Broncos with an eye on the future

Should the Broncos give Sutton a new running mate in 2020? | Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

A discussion with Mile High Huddle’s Nick Kendell about the 2019 Denver Broncos turned into a very detailed breakdown of the organization and where it’s heading.

In the year since I’ve started at Mile High Report, I’ve come to really enjoy conversations with certain members of the NFL media universe. There are few I’ve enjoyed sharing philosophy and bouncing thoughts with quite as much as...

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How much should we worry about Broncos tight end situation?

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The Denver Broncos have tried damn near everything to bring back a strong tight end position group, but injuries have thwarted seemingly every attempt.

On the Something Something Broncos podcast above, Laurie, Jess and I briefly talked about the tight end position, but I felt like we needed to dig a bit deeper into it in a separate post. Because, frankly, the Denver Broncos just can’t seem to figure out the tight end situation. When we entered Broncos...

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Broncos offense struggles against 49ers defense during the first day of joint practices

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Good morning Broncos Country! The Denver Broncos had their first joint practice session with the San Francisco 49ers. It didn’t go well for the offense.

The Denver Broncos and San Francisco 49ers took part in their first-round of joint practices before their Monday Night game. Well, for the Broncos, it was another rough showing for their offense.

"Part of being a good football team is responding to tough days."

OC Rich...

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Chubb working on new moves in joint practices with 49ers

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The Broncos edge rusher thinks these new moves will help him become an all-around, complete player.

Bradley Chubb and the Denver Broncos finally got to face and “hit” a new offense.

Friday was the first day of joint practices at the UCHealth Training Center between the Broncos and San Francisco 49ers. It’s advance of the preseason game on Monday.

As Chubb told Benjamin Allbright, Ryan Edwards and Andrew Mason for Broncos Country Tonight on News...

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Watch: Mic'd Up at Broncos Camp: Bradley Chubb

Bradley Chubb was wired for sound during the Broncos' practice with the 49ers on Friday.

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