By Romi Bean

Afternoon Update:

Today’s joint practice concludes training camp 2018. The Broncos and Bears will meet Saturday for the second preseason game. Vance Joseph said the starters will play one to one-and-a-half quarters in the game. (Last week, the starters played just two series. )

brock olivo vance joseph CBS4 Denver Broncos Practice Notebook, Aug. 16, 2018

Brock Olivo and Vance Joseph (credit: CBS)

John Elway met the media after practice as well. The GM was asked in Colin Kaepernick would be an option for a back up quarterback. Elway answered, “Colin had a chance to be here. We offered him a contract. He didn’t take it. He had a chance to be here. He passed on it.”

Elway also said he looks at the first preseason game as a “hiccup.” He was disappointed and expects more this weekend. Elway added, “playing well is more important than starting fast”

Morning Update:

The Broncos and Bears hold their final joint practice Thursday before Saturday’s preseason Game 2. The teams are practicing in shells today.

case keenum4 CBS4 Denver Broncos Practice Notebook, Aug. 16, 2018

(credit: CBS)

bradley chubb CBS4 Denver Broncos Practice Notebook, Aug. 16, 2018

(credit: CBS)

Denver Broncos players not practicing today:
Chris Harris Jr. – oblique
Shaq Barrett – hamstring
Su’a Cravens – knee
Dymonte Thomas
Michael Hunter

John Elway will meet the media after practice. We will have full coverage at 5:00, 6:00, and 10:00 tonight and on CBSDenver.com.

PHOTO GALLERY: Broncos Practice With Bears

Romi Bean is a sports anchor and reporter at CBS4. Connect with Romi on Twitter @Romi_Bean.

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