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Russell Wilson already putting in the work as the face of the Broncos

The new Broncos QB made the rounds to the Nuggets and Rockies games prior to the start of OTAs.

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Good morning, Broncos Country!

The start of the Denver Broncos organized team activities (OTAs) isn’t usually cause for celebration.

That’s especially true the last six seasons.

Enter Russell Wilson.

And he’s already making the rounds in Denver.

On Thursday he attended his first Denver Nuggets game as the Broncos quarterback. And the ovation that rang out through Ball Arena reflected that excitement.

Then on Friday Wilson “returned home.” After being drafted by the Colorado Rockies in 2010, he threw out the first pitch for the Rockies opening day game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Again, the ovation at Coors Field echoed the one for the Nuggets. For those curious, Wilson threw a strike to Kris Bryant.

The only stop left is an appearance at a Colorado Avalanche game. And the response will be just as thunderous.

The Broncos are only set to begin OTAs. They won’t even do any on-field work yet, but there is new life in this city and fanbase.

There is no doubt it means absolutely nothing for actual success on the field. Yet in that sense, Wilson and his teammates have already started that.

But after the last six years, it’s great to feel excited again.

Let’s ride!

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