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Let’s celebrate what the Denver Broncos players do in their community on a routine basis, as opposed to making knee-jerk reactions about a Halloween Party.

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Good morning, Broncos Country.

After yesterday’s news regarding Chad Kelly and the misinformation spread by TMZ and local radio hosts about a Halloween Party hosted by Von Miller, a swarm of negativity regarding the players and the organization has made its way through social media and comments of Mile High Report. Most certainly, it was an emotionally-fueled 24 hours for Broncos Country, with knee-jerk reactions on those two situations proliferating every news crevasse possible. With that in mind, I thought it would be nice to share a little bit of positive news about the Denver Broncos and its players. This will be a short and sweet read.

Recently, Chris Harris Jr. and his foundation (The Chris Harris Jr. Foundation) donated three hundred coats to those in need, as well as a monetary contribution of nearly $10,000 to the Denver’s Children Home. It’s the second year in a row and second time this year the Broncos’ start cornerback has hosted his Coats for a Cause event. Additionally, Su’a Cravens and a handful of other teammates helped provide nearly 4,000 pounds of food for The Food Bank of the Rockies yesterday. So for all of those screaming about how irresponsible the team’s players are for having a little bit of Halloween fun, just remember that those same individuals just embarked on a gracious tour of charity out of the goodness of their hearts.

While most of the news reported about the team discusses trades, who is on the hot seat and what players are or aren’t performing, the Broncos organization (top to bottom) — as well as those across the National Football League — usually fly under the radar when it comes to charitable donations and bettering their community. We should be thankful and celebrate what they all do to empower and better the lives of others. These sort of endeavors happen on a routine basis, but rarely, you don’t hear a peep about them. Instead, some would rather listen to Darren McKee talk about how the Broncos were a “once proud organization” and everyone should be “embarrassed” about adults having a little bit of festive Halloween entertainment. Give me a break.

The Denver Broncos are still a first-class organization and one of the most well-respected franchises in the entire world of sports. Celebrate that, embrace that. Moreover, take a look in the mirror or sit down in your favorite chair and think about what you can to do make a difference in the life of someone else today. Just like the players above. A little bit of kindness goes a long way. Be excellent to each other!

As always, thank you for reading and here is today’s offering of Horse Tracks.

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