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Broncos vs. Vikings: 4 winners

Broncos vs. Vikings: 4 winners

Womens Bradley Chubb Jersey , 3 losers from the first preseason game The good news is the Denver Broncos won’t go undefeated in the preseason. In fact, the six-game winning streak in exhibition games is over. The first preseason game looked like the first preseason game, with some winners and losers. Here are some of them from the Broncos 42-28 loss to the Minnesota Vikings. Winners Royce Freeman Denver’s rookie running back carried over his strong play in training camp to his first game. His 23-yard touchdown run was impressive. Some felt Freeman should have been No. 1 on the running back depth chart coming into Saturday’s game, he should after this performance.Jeff Holland As if the Broncos needed anymore pass rushers on defense, but Holland showing like he did makes the Orange Rush even more daunting (rock this vintage shirt with a modern twist). Remember: He was undrafted. Holland’s strength and burst will be hard to block, especially if he’s on the field with the likes of Von Miller and Bradley Chubb.Marquette King Denver’s new punter, and his leg, definitely got some work. While the offense left a lot to be desired, to say the least, the good news is the Broncos have a punter. The more he gets acclimated to kicking at altitude, the better he’ll get. Isaiah McKenzie For his wow moment of the night Authentic Phillip Lindsay Jersey , a 78-yard punt return for a touchdown. It may not be enough for some to forgive his fumbles, but it’s a great way to warm them up; especially if he’s consistent.LosersPaxton Lynch The time has come for John Elway and the organization to move on. How Lynch has looked at camp, he looked against the Vikings— awful, and that’s being kind. He’s a wreck mentally and he has no confidence. For those holding out hope he would “get it,” it won’t happen; at least not in Denver. Better to cut bait, admit the mistake, and move on.First-team defense/offenseThis is the most disappointing aspect of the preseason opener for the Broncos. Both looked lethargic and ill-prepared. That is a 180 to what the team has looked like in practice. It’s too early to panic given this was the first preseason game, and at least for the defense Miller didn’t even play. But it is something to keep an eye on as the preseason moves forward.Devontae Booker This is a combination of how he looked on the field, but also Freeman. Booker looked and played like the same running back ... one who doesn’t trust himself, lacks vision and runs with happy feet. Yes, Booker only had two carries but that was enough.MHR Live: Barely fight left Breaking: According to a report the charges against Denver Broncos defensive end Adam Gotsis have been dropped. Even the might Orange Crush can be chipped to next to nothing. Today’s joint practice with the Chicago Bears saw the return of several injured Broncos http://www.denverbroncosteamonline.com/phillip-lindsay-jersey , including cornerback Tramaine Brock and defensive end Clinton McDonald. However, several of Denver’s best missed practice as well, including cornerback Chris Harris and outside linebacker Shaquil Barrett. The remaining players out of practice were: safety Su’a Cravens, safety Dymonte Thomas, cornerback Michael Hunter, center Sam Jones, guard J.J. Dielman and tight end Troy Fumagalli.Chad Kelly’s first game action as a second-string quarterback went about as well as Paxton Lynch’s opportunities have gone as a second-string quarterback. Kelly at one point ran during a rush-less7-on-7 period only to be follow by Lynch making the same mistake in the following grouping.That’s the bad news, the good news is Case Keenum had a fine day and that means that Emmanuel Sanders had a fine day and Courtland Sutton had a fine day. Sutton did leave the field for a brief time to be evaluated for injury and he returned.Get in where you fit it and join your host Ian Henson and the greatest group of Broncos fans on the internet live, right now!

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