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Horse Tracks: T.J. Ward discusses Broncos QB battle

Safety T.J. Ward joined NFL's Total Access to give his thoughts on the competition brewing at quarterback for the Denver Broncos.

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Happy Wednesday, Broncos Country.

One of the biggest questions that will continue to burn through the course of the off-season is "Who will be the Denver Broncos starting quarterback in 2016?"

T.J. Ward joined the set of NFL Network's Total Access yesterday and gave his thoughts in regard to the team's three-way competition at quarterback between Mark Sanchez, Paxton Lynch and Trevor Siemian.

To sum things up succinctly, Ward stated the competition looks "pretty even," but wasn't too sure who would be calling the plays for the offense come September.

"We got three guys working really hard. They've all worked with the 1's, 2's and 3's. We have seen them work with different receivers in the starting offense and second-string offense," said Ward in his live segment. "I'm not sure (who will start in September). Sometimes you really have to see who threw the ball or who is starting with the 1's because they're pretty even."

He believes Sanchez commands a veteran presence that the other two don't have, but admitted that both Lynch and Siemian were making the most of their opportunities and have shined thus far.

When asked what kind of guy Lynch appears to be in the locker room Ward answered, "He is invisible. He really doesn't talk too much. He comes to work, doesn't say too much, but that's good for a rookie though."

No matter who is starting at quarterback, Ward is confident that the team's vaunted defense will be able to help out the offense and put them in the best situations on the field as possible. If the defense is able to play at the same level as they did last season, I have no doubts that whoever is leading the team onto the gridiron for battle will be just fine.

As always, thanks for reading and here are today's Horse Tracks.

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