The Mile High Report was kind enough to talk shop with us before their preseason match up tomorrow.
Check out what Sadaraine had to say.
You can also check out what I said about the Cardinals.
1. What does the quarterback decision say for the Broncos plans this season? Is Trevor Siemean the guy for the whole year or for the beginning?
The coaching staff have been very consistent about the QB situation being a "day-to-day" thing and the competition being open. From what we've seen this preseason, Siemian looks like the most competent QB from a somewhat mediocre (or worse) talent pool.
The plan is that Siemian will be our starter this year. If that doesn't work out, they are coaching up Lynch as quickly as possible in order to get him ready to play. He absolutely looks like the future for the Broncos, but needs to work on a few areas to be ready to handle NFL football.
2. Von Miller got paid and has always been a quirky personality, is there a concern at all?
Absolutely not. Since they brought DeMarcus Ware in, Von's wild card personality really seems to have been harnessed in a way that allows him to be who he is while making sound decisions for his future.
One of the more interesting stories that came out of Denver last year was that Von's crib was the place where a lot of the team spent their time hanging out after hours in a very low-key fashion which was a great way for the team to stay out of trouble and build bonds.
Von really seems to have done a lot of growing and has his sights on being one of the greatest defenders to play the game. To me, it seems like the sky is the limit for our franchise defender.
3. What does the Broncos RB room look like this year?
I really like what has happened with our RB group. We brought back C.J. Anderson who in the past has had trouble coming into camp ready to go, but with his new contract he has come back in mid-season form.
We also picked up possibly the steal of the 2016 draft in Devontae Booker. He has at times looked like a better runner than C.J. and looks like an absolutely dangerous pass catching option out of the backfield.
The battle this year has been between Kapri Bibbs and Ronnie Hillman. Early on in the preseason, Bibbs looked like the guy to take the #3 spot. In the past week or so, Hillman has really stepped up his game and looked like a guy that absolutely has no interest in losing his job with the Broncos. From a depth perspective, the coaches can't make a wrong choice here as I found a lot to like from what we've seen of them on the field.
4. Can the Broncos, with a QB change, be expected to win it all again? Clearly the defense is good enough, but can the offense find a rhythm?
If we can win with the anemic offense of 2015, we can win in 2016. That's the general thought of Broncos Country and I don't disagree. It will require a lot of luck on the injury front just like last year, though.
That being said, I absolutely expect the Denver offense to take a step forward this year. The bar isn't really that high and the guys having a 2nd year with the coaching staff should see some serious progress especially on the O-Line. I expect the run game to be more consistently productive which is what makes the Kubiak offense work anyway.