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Broncos OTA review: Day 5 saw offense respond after defense ‘won’ Day 4

On Wednesday, the Denver Broncos offense came alive with some big plays and some big time energy.

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When Chris Harris Jr. alluded to the Denver Broncos defensive unit winning the day over the offense on Tuesday. Emmanuel Sanders also talked about the lack of energy on offense, which raised some eyebrows.

Well, the offense responded on Wednesday. Per Andrew Mason of, the offense found success against the defense and with it came the energy.

With Head Coach Vance Joseph continuing to alternate his top two quarterbacks on the first team, Trevor Siemian was up first, and opened strongly, completing four consecutive passes to start the initial team period.

Then Paxton Lynch entered with the No. 2 offense. On his first pass, he floated a perfectly-placed ball to tight end A.J. Derby near the right sideline, displaying the kind of touch and precision that Tuesday's garbage-bin drill helped hone.

But it was Lynch's next pass that stole the show. Working under center, he executed a play-action fake and uncorked a deep pass for wide receiver Marlon Brown, who had beaten his man on a post route. Lynch's toss was perfect, hitting Brown in stride, allowing him to maintain his speed as he ran the final 25 yards to the end zone for the touchdown.

The offense exulted, with Lynch leading a crowd of six players downfield to celebrate with Brown.

The offensive explosion didn’t end there as Mason went on to detail several of the big plays both quarterbacks made on Wednesday.

It’s good to see the team feeding off each other with that iron sharpens iron mentality that will be important come December and January football.

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