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Courtland Sutton says Demaryius Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders have been ‘very helpful’ so far

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The Denver Broncos veteran wide receivers have been very helpful to the newly drafted wide receivers from the 2018 NFL Draft.

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The Denver Broncos second-round pick, wide receiver Courtland Sutton, got his first introduction to the veteran wide receivers on the roster in Demaryius Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders this week during OTA’s.

Chase Goodbread of shared Sutton’s experience with the Broncos veteran group on NFL’s Path to the Draft section.

Veteran receivers Demaryius Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders were quick with pointers for a receiving corps that includes draft picks Sutton and DaeSean Hamilton of Penn State, as well as undrafted rookies Jimmy Williams of East Carolina and John Diarse of TCU. Sutton roomed with Diarse in camp.

”The rookie receivers got really close,” Sutton said. “Thomas and Sanders have been very helpful as far as helping us understand what is expected, how to be a pro, fine-tuning our craft so we can play this game for a long time.”

Between Sutton and DaeSean Hamilton, the Broncos have a couple of promising rookies this year. Add that to the hard-working Carlos Henderson who has been training hard to rebound after an injury-shortened rookie season and you have a very young and talented group learning behind two of the best in the business in DT and Sanders.

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