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MRI results are in for: Paxton Lynch, Will Parks and Zach Kerr.

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Over the weekend the NFL Network told us that the Denver Broncos had interest in former San Francisco 49ers' outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks. However, with news of Paxton Lynch possibly missing a few weeks the questions about Colin Kaepernick were plentiful. Three Broncos had MRI's yesterday, quarterback Paxton Lynch will be out 'a few games', not including Week 4 of the preseason, safety Will Parks is back to practice and defensive end Zach Kerr will be 'out a couple of weeks'. What did Vance Joseph have to say about the possibility of the Broncos adding Kaepernick? The battle at left guard, between Max Garcia and Allen Barbre? Get in where you fit it, because study long, study wrong. Join your host Ian Henson and the greatest group of Broncos fans on the internet live, right now.

Posted by Mile High Report: A Denver Broncos Blog on Monday, August 28, 2017

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Over the weekend the NFL Network told us that the Denver Broncos had interest in former San Francisco 49ers' outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks. However, with news of Paxton Lynch possibly missing a few weeks the questions about Colin Kaepernick were plenty.

Three Broncos had MRI's yesterday, quarterback Paxton Lynch will be out 'a few games', not including Week 4 of the preseason, safety Will Parks is back to practice and defensive end Zach Kerr will be 'out a couple of weeks'.

What did Vance Joseph have to say about the possibility of the Broncos adding Kaepernick? The battle at left guard, between Max Garcia and Allen Barbre?

Get in where you fit it, because study long, study wrong. Join your host Ian Henson and the greatest group of Broncos fans on the internet live, right now.

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Relevant Numbers:

the most relevant numbers through three preseason games.

1
Broncos defensive end Shelby Harris is currently tied for first in sacks in the NFL this preseason with three.

1
Broncos defensive end Shelby Harris is currently tied for first in fumble recoveries the NFL this preseason with two.

2
Broncos kicker Brandon McManus is currently second in the NFL in points with 29.

2
That's how many touchdowns running back C.J. Anderson has this preseason putting him in a gigantic tie for third in the NFL in touchdowns and tied for second in points among non-kickers.

3
Broncos cornerback Chris Lewis-Harris has batted down three passes this preseason, that ties him for eighth in the NFL.

5
Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian was 5-for-11 on passing when he finally pulled himself out of a rut and hit wide receiver Jordan Taylor on back-to-back passes Saturday against the Green Bay Packers in the first quarter.

6.8
That's how many average yards-per-carry Broncos running back Jamaal Charles had on Saturday against the Packers. His current career average is 5.45 yards-per-carry. The all-time NFL record for running backs in 5.5 which Charles can reach or beat this season.

7
Broncos rookie running back De'Angelo Henderson is third in the NFL in rushing yards with 118 on 22 carries. He is fifth among NFL running back in average yards-per-carry with 5.4.

7
That's how many field goals kicker Brandon McManus has attempted and made this preseason.

7
That's how many passes have been thrown to Broncos wide receiver Cody Latimer this preseason. He has caught all seven.

8
Jamal Carter, undrafted safety out of Miami is currently eighth in the NFL overall for tackles. He is first on the team with 12 combined tackles.

8
That's how many yards rookie wide receiver/punt returner Isaiah McKenzie has returned for this preseason on four returns.

8
That's how many times Denver wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders was targeted on Saturday, he caught two.

10
Denver running back C.J. Anderson is currently tenth in the NFL in rushing yards with 76 this preseason. He has two touchdowns on the grown and is averaging 3.6 yards-per-carry on 21 carries.

10
That's how many solo tackles Jamal Carter has this preseason.

10
That's how many throws Denver wide receiver Jordan Taylor has had intended for him, he has caught seven of those ten.

13
Kyle Sloter, undrafted quarterback out of Northern Colorado is currently thirteenth in the NFL for average yards-per-pass with 9.6. Trevor Siemian is tied for 48th with 6.8.

15
The Green Bay Packers converted 15% of their third downs against the Broncos defense. The Packers offense was only able to convert on two of 13 opportunities.

30
“That’s the goal – 30 sacks, maybe 32. I don’t really set a goal on sacks. I just want to go out there and play great. If do that, then I’ll be okay with everything. That’d be nice. That’s the record plus seven.” - Von Miller.

36
That was Denver's offensive percentage on third-down conversions, 36% or five on 14 tries.

41
That's how many yards Kalif Raymond had on his one and only kickoff return this preseason. Challenger, rookie cornerback Brendan Langleycurrently averages 22.5 yards on two.

50
Rookie running back De'Angelo Henderson is 50th in the NFL in total yardage by non-quarterbacks with 139 total yards through three games. Fellow rookie running back Christian McCaffrey (of the Carolina Panthers) has 143 total yards and is currently 48th.

78
That's how many yards wide receiver Jordan Taylor has this preseason (on seven receptions), he is first on the Broncos and 42nd in the NFL.

78
Broncos wide receiver Kalif Raymond is 78th in the NFL in total yardage by non-quarterbacks. Raymond has a total of 114 yards off of 37 yards receiving, 41 yards on kickoff returns and 35 yards on punt returns.

80
That's quarterback Kyle Sloter's completion percentage this preseason (80%), Trevor Siemian has completed 67.5% of his passes and Paxton Lynch has completed 66.7% of his passes this preseason.

140.2
That's third-string quarterback Kyle Sloter's quarterback rating that makes him 4th in the NFL behind the New York Jets's Josh McCown, Los Angeles Chargers' Philip Rivers, and Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton(who should not technically qualify with only two attempts). Siemian is 51st with an 84.5.