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Old 05-16-2012, 04:41 AM   #1
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Default Denver Broncos: Three Training Camp Battles to Watch

The free agency period is dwindling down and the NFL draft has passed. Most NFL teams have made the bulk of their moves although some will add players to cover injuries and to improve competition and roster depth. Teams will move into offseason training and the opening of many training camps will begin in late July. It is time to take a look at the top three position battles for the Denver Broncos.

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Old 05-16-2012, 04:47 AM   #2
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No mention of Chris Harris? Way to do your homework.
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That's a good battle along with MLB. I'd put either of those ahead of TE. I don't see TE being much of a battle. The biggest battle at TE is who can stay healthy the longest.
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There are going to be a lot of intriguing battles.

1. The secondary and who wins which spot from 2-6.
2. The interior defensive line and how that shapes up.
3. The offensive line. Can Blake win a starting job.
4. The Running backs battling for time.
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If you are trying to get a step ahead on camp stories then get your facts right!
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Old 05-16-2012, 07:09 AM   #8
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There are going to be a lot of intriguing battles.

1. The secondary and who wins which spot from 2-6.
2. The interior defensive line and how that shapes up.
3. The offensive line. Can Blake win a starting job.
4. The Running backs battling for time.
I dont think safety is decided yet either...
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Old 05-16-2012, 07:12 AM   #9
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There are going to be a lot of intriguing battles.

1. The secondary and who wins which spot from 2-6.
2. The interior defensive line and how that shapes up.
3. The offensive line. Can Blake win a starting job.
4. The Running backs battling for time.
I think the secondary and RBs are going to sort out quickly.. especially at RB. It will be McGahee and Ronnie Hillman, 1a and 1b.

The question for me is the offensive line and defensive line, in particular the Guards.

Hopefully Chris Kuper comes back healthy.. and where will Phillip Blake end up playing Guard or Center.
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Wonder how healthy Ryan Harris will be. Could open up all kinds of possibilities if he could stay on the field.
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I dont think safety is decided yet either...
I gave my opinion of the top four. There are plenty of spots with competition battles.
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I dont think safety is decided yet either...
I did say secondary as a generic term and not just corners.. But I think the starters are Adams at FS, Carter at SS.. So their could be some depth battles for two spots.. Between Moore, Bush, Bruton, Ihenacho.
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I'm pretty sure that Decker and Thomas are the starting WR's. However, I do think the safety spot is not a lock. I think if Moore can show up with more bulk and confident he could take the FS spot again and more Carter into his natural SS spot. Also, I think Blake could challenge Walton for the center spot. Nickel and dime back with Harris, Florence, Bolden, and maybe Vaughn and Sydie. And 2 running back with Fannin and Johnson (who are going to make some noise) to challenge Hillman (who is already the 3rd down back).
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I gave my opinion of the top four. There are plenty of spots with competition battles.
I wasnt correcting you, i was just adding to the list...
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I did say secondary as a generic term and not just corners.. But I think the starters are Adams at FS, Carter at SS.. So their could be some depth battles for two spots.. Between Moore, Bush, Bruton, Ihenacho.
Starting safety isnt decided yet...

There will be competition...
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Starting safety isnt decided yet...

There will be competition...
Is Moore competing with Carter for SS? I think Adams in penciled in at FS..?
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What happens if Adams hamstring twinges? Or Carter's? On the surface safety seems OK but of anyone goes down there isn't much depth unless one of the corners makes a position switch?
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Is Moore competing with Carter for SS? I think Adams in penciled in at FS..?
Carter played both free and strong safety last year... but as you probably already know, carter's natural spot is ss...

Adams will compete for the starting free safety position right away but rahim moore will be given a chance in camp to compete for the starting free safety spot also...

With dawkinsl retiring it looks like carter is in good position for stong safety but with all the retreads still available in free agency... my guess is another body is brought in to spark competition there as well..
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Wonder how healthy Ryan Harris will be. Could open up all kinds of possibilities if he could stay on the field.
Wont happen. Lets move on and develop young, injury free players. He is great depth if healthy though!
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Well we won't have to watch Haggan competing. He can superman wiff dive miss tackles for the rams now.
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Wont happen. Lets move on and develop young, injury free players. He is great depth if healthy though!
Injuries have taken a toll on Harris. It wasn't that long ago this Oline had clady and Harris as kids, and the Oline giving up only 12 sacks all year. That 2008 Oline was damn good. Least penalized and least amount of sacks given up in the league. Harris then got hit with the injury bug, while McD shipped Weigmann to KC so they could have the best Rushing Oline that following year.
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Old 05-16-2012, 09:11 AM   #22
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Battles all over the field on our team.

Really the only positions locked are:
QB
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1 and 2 WR
CB - Bailey
WLB - DJ
SLB - VON
DE - DOOM
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Old 05-16-2012, 09:27 AM   #24
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There is no mention of Tebow competing with Manning, not a true OMane thread.

Seriously though, I don't think top WR is really a competition, both Decker and Thomas will deliver in big ways.

I would also think at this point that the two starting CB positions will be Bailey/Porter
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Carter played both free and strong safety last year... but as you probably already know, carter's natural spot is ss...

Adams will compete for the starting free safety position right away but rahim moore will be given a chance in camp to compete for the starting free safety spot also...

With dawkinsl retiring it looks like carter is in good position for stong safety but with all the retreads still available in free agency... my guess is another body is brought in to spark competition there as well..
Yerimiah Bell at SS?
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