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AP Source: Broncos rookie QB Lock to miss rest of preseason

Aug. 20, 2019 7:08 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Drew Lock's preseason is over, though the good news is that he won't require surgery on his sprained right thumb. The Denver Broncos rookie quarterback will sit out the final two exhibition games, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Tuesday. The person spoke on...

Garappolo shaky in 49ers' 24-15 win over Broncos

Aug. 20, 2019 12:55 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Broncos receiver Emmanuel Sanders and 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo each made a triumphant return to action Monday night when the San Francisco 49ers' backups engineered a 24-15 preseason win over the Denver Broncos. Sanders' comeback overshadowed Garoppolo's return. After thoughts of his...

Drew Lock jams right thumb injury in preseason loss to 49ers

Aug. 20, 2019 12:38 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Broncos rookie quarterback Drew Lock suffered a jammed right thumb Monday night in a preseason game against San Francisco. The second-round pick said his X-rays were negative as he wore a protective brace following Denver's 24-15 loss to the 49ers. There was no immediate timetable for his...

A lot of parallels: Elway has long been Lynch's idol, mentor

Aug. 18, 2019 1:09 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch always wanted to be like John Elway, his idol growing up and his mentor in the NFL both on the football field and in the front office. "John was a tremendous resource," Lynch said Saturday as his team wrapped up two days of joint...

Mike Shanahan returns to Broncos camp after years away

Aug. 17, 2019 6:29 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Mike Shanahan patrolled the sideline with his familiar stare as he watched his son's team practice against his former one. No way could the former head coach stay away from the Denver Broncos headquarters this weekend. For a decade, Shanahan avoided the facility where he won two...

Garoppolo bounces back from 5-interception nightmare

Aug. 16, 2019 5:54 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo relished lining up against another team Friday, and not just because his own defense intercepted five consecutive passes off him at their last practice. "I love these crossover practices that we have. It's a change-up to training camp," Garoppolo said after the San...

Boise State starts new chapter with same expectations

Aug. 14, 2019 5:45 PM EDT

The way last season ended for Boise State left a bad aftertaste. Losing the Mountain West Conference championship game on its home field, followed by a bowl game that was abandoned due to severe weather was a disappointing thud following what was another mostly successful season. That's why the transition taking...

Broncos' Emmanuel Sanders had surgery on both ankles

Aug. 13, 2019 4:35 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Emmanuel Sanders' comeback was more complex than he had let on. The Denver Broncos' 32-year-old receiver revealed this week that he had surgeries on both ankles in the offseason, one to repair his left Achilles tendon, which he tore in practice last December, and one to fix a...

Broncos safety making switch to inside linebacker

Aug. 12, 2019 4:11 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — With a rash of injuries at inside linebacker, the Denver Broncos went searching for a suitable fill-in, and they didn't have to look very far. The Broncos moved third-year safety Jamal Carter up this week to help out at a position that's been thinned by injuries to Todd Davis...

Jake Butt returns to practice after 3-week setback

Aug. 11, 2019 4:29 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Finally, some good news for the banged-up Denver Broncos: Jake Butt is back. "I think we went through, albeit a small port of the practice, with no setbacks. So, that's good," coach Vic Fangio said after Butt's first practice since July 20. Butt had been sidelined by soreness in his...