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Denver Broncos quarterbacks Drew Lock, Brett Rypien and Jeff Driskel, from right, watch during the NFL football team's practice Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, in Englewood, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

AP sources: NFL DQs Broncos QBs for not wearing masks

Nov. 28, 2020 11:00 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos won't have any of their four quarterbacks available Sunday when they face the New Orleans Saints because of coronavirus concerns. Starter Drew Lock, backup Brett Rypien and practice squad veteran Blake Bortles were deemed high-risk close contacts with No. 3...

New Orleans Saints quarterback Taysom Hill (7) scrambles past Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Jacob Tuioti-Mariner (91) in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Broncos: Saints' Hill at QB both a blessing and a curse

Nov. 28, 2020 9:16 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Listen to Vic Fangio and you’d never guess the Broncos were preparing to face a quarterback making just his second career start as the New Orleans Saints’ Taysom Hill is expected to do Sunday at empty Empower Field. “I was turning on the tape maybe to see something...

Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock, right, confers with quarterback Riley Neal during NFL football practice Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, in Englewood, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

No QBs in Denver, no home for SF as COVID-19 sows NFL chaos

Nov. 28, 2020 8:53 PM EST

The Denver Broncos have no quarterbacks. The San Francisco 49ers have no home stadium or practice facility. And the Baltimore Ravens may not have enough players available for their next game, which has already been pushed back twice. The COVID-19 pandemic caused major disruptions around the NFL on Saturday, again...

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson throws a pass against the Tennessee Titans during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

The Latest: Wake Forest pausing football activities

Nov. 28, 2020 7:18 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Wake Forest is pausing all football team activities until at least Wednesday because of recent positive COVID-19 tests and contact tracing. The announcement came shortly after the Atlantic Coast Conference said the Demon...

Saints tackle Armstead on COVID-19 list, out vs. Broncos

Nov. 28, 2020 5:34 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints placed starting left tackle Terron Armstead on their COVID-19 reserve list on Saturday, leaving him ineligible for Sunday's game against the Broncos in Denver. The Saints also ruled out return specialist Deonte Harris, who had been listed as questionable a day...

FILE - Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury removes his mask to yell before an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, in Seattle.  The New England Patriots host the Cardinals on Sunday Nov. 29. With a win, Arizona can also add yet another blow to the New England’s fading playoff hopes. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson)

The Latest: No. 3 Ohio State cancels game at Illinois

Nov. 27, 2020 10:38 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Ohio State’s football game at Illinois has been canceled because the No. 3 Buckeyes have had a spike of COVID-19 cases this week. The cancelation came about sevens hours after the school announced coach Ryan Day had...

AP Source: kick returner Diontae Spencer has COVID-19

Nov. 27, 2020 3:53 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Kick returner Diontae Spencer is the Broncos player who tested positive for the coronavirus Friday, a person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press. The person spoke to The AP on the condition of anonymity because the team hadn’t revealed the name of the...

FILE - Baylor guard Jared Butler dribbles up court against Kansas during an NCAA college basketball game in Waco, Texas, in this Feb. 22, 2020, file photo. Baylor opens this season only one poll point behind top-ranked Gonzaga in in the AP Top 25.  (AP Photo/Ray Carlin, File)

The Latest: No. 2 Baylor hoops makes surprise trip to Vegas

Nov. 27, 2020 12:00 AM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ No. 2 Baylor made an unexpected Thanksgiving night flight to Las Vegas, where the Bears now hope to open their men’s basketball schedule with two games this weekend.. Baylor expects to play Saturday against an opponent...

Denver Broncos offensive tackle Garett Bolles takes part in drills during an NFL football practice at the team's heasdquarters Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, in Englewood, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Bolles living up to first-round status at age 28 in year 4

Nov. 26, 2020 3:35 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Garett Bolles went back to the basics to transform himself from a grabby, penalty-prone lineman into one of the top left tackles in the NFL. That focus on the fundamentals has turned him from a player who was flagged 46 times in 48 games to one who has just a pair of post-snap...

Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock, right, confers with quarterback Riley Neal during NFL football practice Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, in Englewood, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Broncos: Lock safe after QB Driskel goes on COVID-19 list

Nov. 26, 2020 2:55 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Denver Broncos No. 3 quarterback Jeff Driskel was placed on the COVID-19 list Thursday but contact tracing showed starter Drew Lock and the Broncos’ other QBs weren’t in danger of being infected by the coronavirus. Lock, backup Brett Rypien and practice squad QB Blake...