Ben Garland spent his offseason fulfilling his 2015 commitment to the Colorado Air National Guard and now he’s fighting to serve as one of Peyton Manning’s primary protectors.
The Denver Broncos continued their offensive line makeover by waiving second-year tackle Paul Cornick, who started three games each at right tackle and tight end last season.
After serving as Denver’s emergency right tackle over the last half of last season, Louis Vasquez confirmed Wednesday that he’s moving back to his natural position at right guard.
General manager John Elway promised he’d fix Peyton Manning’s pocket of protection this offseason. The one position he didn’t have to bother upgrading was left tackle.
Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders and Raiders linebacker Khalil Mack, who were limited all week at practice, are both active for the Oakland-Denver game.
Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas, whose 12 TD catches lead the league, is active for the first time in three weeks.
Broncos special teams ace David Bruton is among Denver’s inactives against Kansas City.
Aqib Talib figures he’s upgraded quarterbacks by moving to Denver and he’s definitely traded up when it comes to the wide receivers he’s facing in offseason workouts.
Orlando Franklin is still smarting over his poor performance in the Super Bowl. Not so his switch from right tackle to left guard.
Rookie camp is in full swing at Dove Valley, the Denver Broncos Headquarters and the players are getting a surprise when it comes to working out in high altitude.