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Denver's defense is solid but aging

The Broncos return most of their defense from 2014, but with continuity comes age. Though 33-year-old DeMarcus Ware is one of the few defenders past his prime, Denver's D looks more dangerous in the present than in the future. Schatz: Defenses built to win now (Insider)

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Schatz: Five defenses built to win now

Aaron Schatz uses Football Outsiders' snap-weighted age metric to determine which defenses are getting older and making a concerted effort to win now.

Which NFL defenses are built to win right now? (2:20)
Should Demaryius Thomas get a long-term deal? (2:53)
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Future Power Rankings: Broncos no. 14

The Broncos have to gauge the readiness of backup QB Brock Osweiler as Peyton Manning continues to decline, and they face a rising threat in the Kansas City Chiefs. Future Power Rankings (Insider)

C.J. Anderson enters training camp as No. 1 back (1:20)
Sanders: Punishment too lenient on Patriots (2:01)
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Sanders: Patriots shouldn't be champs

Broncos WR Emmanuel Sanders told kids at a football camp Thursday: "Cheating is not good, especially when you've got guys who are working their butts off for 365 days out of the year and one person cheats -- whether it helps them win the Super Bowl or not, they still cheated and shouldn't be a champion." (via NBC 9 News)


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