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Broncos 2011 Training Camp-Kaptain's Log-Day Two - Mile High Report
Day 2 of the 2011 Denver Broncos Training Camp as told by the Kaptain. In case anyone missed it down a few spots on MHR's front page!

Trade saga stalls as Orton rejoins Broncos huddle strong - The Denver Post
When the Broncos put on full pads this morning for their first contact practice of 2011, quarterback Kyle Orton will be barking protection audibles and snap counts with the first-string offense.

Analysis: QB Orton still starter for the Broncos - The Denver Post
Here is the refrain, so get used to it: "Kyles on our roster." "Hes the starter." "He had another good day of practice."

Broncos' Champ Bailey is clear: I am a top-five cornerback - The Denver Post
Having just turned 33 in a job that usually spits out 30-somethings, Champ Bailey is aware some folks say quarterbacks arent as afraid of him as they used to be. When passers really need a completion, theyre a little more willing to look his way. news: Broncos rookies Miller, Carter suffer minor ailments in practice
Linebacker Von Miller, the second overall pick in the draft, left practice early with a bruised right thigh Friday, just 24 hours after signing a four-year, $21 million deal. Less than a half hour later, safety Quinton Carter, a fourth-round pick from Oklahoma, was carted off the field suffering from heat stress.

'Thrown in the Fire' |
The Broncos' entire 2011 rookie class was on display Friday as safety Rahim Moore and linebacker Nate Irving finalized their contracts and joined the team on the practice field.

As Kyle Orton Talks Stall, Stephen Ross Promises Dolphins Will Add Another Quarterback - Miami News
Ross tells the Miami Herald that team still has lots of confidence in Henne's ability, but with rookie Pat Devlin and some guy named Tom Brandstater (anyone have any idea who this guy is?) as the only other QBs on the roster right now, the team would like to sign someone to possibly compete with Henne.

Robert Ayers with CJ & Klatt

Kyle Orton gets his roster bonus - BroncoTalk
As of 2:00 PM Mountain Time, Kyle Orton became $1.5 million dollars richer. With thanks be due to Orton’s roster bonus, his bank account is looking just a little bit better today.

Fresh Legs |
Veterans Champ Bailey and Eddie Royal have light feet after a shortened off-season, and are both eager to show the new coaching staff how they can contribute to wins.

Familiar Faces Back in Orange and Blue |
Ryan McBean signed his exclusive rights tender and Wesley Woodyard and Matt Prater signed their RFA tenders to officially rejoin the Broncos.

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Q&A: Broncos keep Ryan McBean, examine options at defensive tackle - The Denver Post
Todays question comes from Anthony Marshall: With the lack of movement across the league at defensive tackle, are Alan Branch or Amobi Okoye even on the Broncos radar?

It's meet and greet for Broncos' new players - The Denver Post
On the first day of Broncos training camp, there were a few middle school flashbacks in the cafeteria.

Miller, carter leave practice with leg bruise, heat stress - The Denver Post
Broncos fans, you can exhale. There were a few scary minutes Friday afternoon after first-round draft pick Von Miller and fourth- rounder Quinton Carter were forced to leave practice early.

Broncos make no decision on McGahee - The Denver Post
Although, Willis McGahee may eventually join the Broncos backfield, the team does not have an agreement with the free-agent running back, according to two team sources.

Miller Bruises Thigh, Is ‘Day-to-Day’ |
It didn’t take long for Von Miller to flash a glimpse of his potential in his first full practice Friday.

Ayers, Irving Play Numbers and Waiting Games |
Nate Irving wants Robert Ayers’ No. 56. Ayers wants Irving’s No. 91. Both wore those numbers in college, and want them as professionals.