Not only does Denver’s $122 million allocated to the defense lead the league, but it’s also 33 percent more than the league average of $92 million. That means Vic Fangio’s unit better be darn good.
With the offseason, training camp and preseason complete, building the roster is the only thing that stands between the Broncos and the regular season.
With roughly 20 percent of the roster up for grabs entering the final stretch, here's how the bubble players stack up at each position.
The Broncos have a rich history of undrafted rookies making the final 53-man roster. So rich, in fact, that at least one undrafted rookie has made Denver’s roster in 14 of the past 15 years.
Some of the following roster battles will determine who will make the 53-man roster, while others will actually have a significant impact on the field this year.