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A roundup of the Denver Broncos’ preseason loss to the Minnesota Vikings


Happy Monday, Omelette readers. We’ve had a little bit of time to digest the first look at the 2018 Broncos in action. There was some good and some, well, not-so good. So let’s recap what happened:

The Broncos are back at practice this week. There will be two that are open to the public from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Tuesday and Wednesday. Next up: The Bears come into town for a 7:05 p.m. game on Saturday.

— Joe Nguyen, The Denver Post 


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Must-Read

Broncos QB Chad Kelly remains focused as fans chant his name

Chad Kelly counted the days. All 646 of them. That is the time elapsed between his final game at Ole Miss, knee surgery, wrist surgery and then finally Saturday night, Kelly’s NFL debut as the Broncos’ preseason third-string quarterback. Read more…

Saunders: Rockies’ window to win is now, but window is closing fast

For the Rockies, the debate is about the team on the field now vs. the team they’ll put on the field in the future. Read more…

Kiszla: Does John Elway stink at picking quarterbacks? Case Keenum looks like journeyman and Paxton Lynch flops against Vikings.

Did the Broncos make a $10 million mistake by refusing to spend what it took to sign Kirk Cousins as a free agent? Was it penny wise and pound foolish to hire Case Keenum? Read more… 

Quick Hits

+ Broncos LB Von Miller welcomes chance to share knowledge.

+ Nolan Arenado was held out of the Rockies lineup for a second straight day in the series finale against Los Angeles. His lingering shoulder soreness stems from a bad throwing habit he recently developed.

+ Why on earth would anyone be in a hurry for the Rockies to trade Nolan Arenado?

+ Former Rockies pitcher Josh Fogg, the “Dragon Slayer,” talks roots of World Series run, Colorado’s current rotation and more.

+ The Rapids make 17-year-old midfielder from Ken Caryl the team’s youngest-ever signing.

+ Speaking of Colorado’s MLS squad, they beat the Earthquakes on Saturday off of Nana Boateng’s late goal.

+ Brooks Koepka held off a surging Tiger Woods to win the PGA Championship.

+ Broncos Mailbag: Have a question about the team? Ask Ryan O’Halloran here.

+ Rockies Mailbag: Have a question about the team? Ask Patrick Saunders here.

By The Numbers

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The position in which Furniture Row Racing’s Martin Truex Jr. finished in his NASCAR race on Sunday. Read more…

Parting Shot

The wave: Does it belong at baseball games? Rockies and their fans weigh in

As baseball debates go, the wave certainly doesn’t move the needle like the issue of whether the National League should adopt the designated hitter. Yet there are plenty of staunch arguments on both sides. Read more…

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