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Two months removed from a Super Bowl parade, the Orange & Blue continue to dominate the local news headlines and sports-radio discussions -- and with good reason. Expect it to continue all "offseason."

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Form his impressive postseason rushing numbers to his ties with current Broncos players to his not-exactly-trending-in-the-right-direction passing stats, the likely soon-to-be Denver QB owns an intriguing résumé.

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While we're still waiting for a QB, the Broncos lost more free agents, hosted a talented-but-troubled draft prospect and slipped in one national outlet's way-to-early NFL power rankings.

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Some, including a certain Mile High City TV sports anchor, believe the Broncos can plug anyone in at quarterback next season, and the team can repeat its Super Bowl-winning feat. Not so fast ...

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Nearly a month into free agency and still a month before the draft, it's a perfect time to take stock of the defending Super Bowl champions' current roster and assess the areas of need.

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Here are the headlines -- and accompanying bottom lines -- from the eventful last seven days in Broncos Country regarding free agency, trades, the NFL Draft and more!

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The 2015 brought another Lombardi Trophy to the Mile High City, but it also featured some cringe-worthy offensive numbers -- especially considering coach Gary Kubiak's track record. Here's how the Orange & Blue likely will better replicate the traditional numbers of a traditional Kubiak offense this coming season.

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Odds are the former Broncos' QB will face his former teammates in his first official start with the Texans as we run down the list of possible Orange & Blue opponents for the 2016 regular-season opener.

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Hard to believe we’re only two weeks into free agency as the Denver Broncos have kept the league news wires and social media buzzing almost daily with an array of headline-seizing defections and additions. Here are some quick thoughts on the Orange & Blue-tinted news from the last week: Headline: Newly acquired Mark Sanchez says he’s ready to compete for…...

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The Orange & Blue's quintet likely will feature four new starters after an offseason of upheaval.

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Denver quarterbacks turned the ball over a league-most 26 times during the 2015 regular season. Reducing that number will be job No. 1 for whoever lines up under center for the Orange & Blue next season.

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The Broncos and Broncos Country received some much-needed good news Saturday when it was announced that pass-rusher DeMarcus Ware has agreed to re-structure the final year of his contract to remain with the team.

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The Broncos put the majority of their eggs in the re-signing-Brock Osweiler basket, only to see the quaterback bolt for the big bucks in Houston. So where do the Orange & Blue go from here? To be certain it's uncertain, but GM John Elway once again will be counted on to chart the franchise's next course.

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The NFL's new league year certainly hasn't gotten off to the best of starts for the defending champs. Here's some thoughts on what's went down so far, including the perfect storm that's hampering the Broncos, the decidedly QB-favored market and which team has emerged as the favorite to oppose the Orange & Blue in the 2016 regular-season opener.

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Forty-eight months ago, the fortunes of the Broncos and the Mile High City were forever altered. Here's remembering that March day in 2012 and the thrill-packed ride Broncos Country has been treated to since with one Peyton Williams Manning at the controls.

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With the five-time defending division champs and Super Bowl 50-winning Broncos scrambling to retain as many of their key free agents as possible, the division's other three teams are dealing with their own priorities. The Raiders, with the second-most cap space in the league, shape up to be big spenders.

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Hey, we get it: $15 mil a year sounds a little too pricey for a quarterback with seven career NFL starts. But look around the league and the recent QB signings, and the price starts sounding more and more right.

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Some quick takes on Von Miller's professed mad Mile High City love, the immediate futures of Brock Osweiler and Peyton Manning and the Orange & Blue's recent ticket-price-increase announcement.

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Don't rule out defensive end Kenny Anunike, offensive tackle Ryan Clady and tight end Jeff Heuerman -- three players who finished the 2015 season on injured reserve -- making contributions this coming season.

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The raw facts and figures, including DeMarcus Ware's advancing age and health concerns, say he's a prime candidate for an offseason pay cut. But what value can be assigned to D-Ware's inspirational team leadership and motivational mentorship?

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