We are counting down to the final days before training camp opens for the Denver Broncos, at which time all of these position battles we have been detailing will be put on center stage. The Broncos will be sticking with a 3-4 defensive alignment as Joe Woods moves into the defensive coordinator spot to replace the departed Wade Phillips. He has a lot of options up front, and there are positions to be had along the defensive line. The only guy who is guaranteed a starting spot on that defensive line is Derek Wolfe. We will touch on the other defensive end spot soon in our position battle...
Denver Broncos wide receiver Marlon Brown makes a catch during a joint NFL football practice with the San Francisco 49ers Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Last year's joint practice between the 49ers and Broncos outside of Denver was marked by several scuffles and fights, most of them seemingly involving then-Broncos rookie center Dillon Day. Wednesday's …
The Broncos are in San Francisco this week to practice with the 49ers ahead of their Week 2 preseason showdown on Saturday. The two teams will practice together on Wednesday and Thursday before holding separate practices on Friday. It didn’t take long for the first fight to break out during the first joint-practice of the week. 49ers rookie cornerback Adrian Colbert, who is battling for a roster spot, apparently led with his helmet and hit Broncos first-year tight end Steven Scheu during 7-on-7 drills. Scheu’s teammates weren’t happy. Dirty dirty dirty hit. Adrian Colbert went...