Broncos training camp rewind, Day 10: Red zone, two-minute emphasis before players get day off

Player attendance

Did not practice: Physically unable to perform list — OLB Randy Gregory (shoulder), RT Billy Turner (knee) and OL Tom Compton (back). Did not practice — CB K’Waun Williams (knee), WR Tyrie Cleveland (throat), DL D.J. Jones (back), G Netane Muti (knee) and OLB Jonathan Cooper (finger).

WR Kendall Hinton (knee) and S Caden Sterns (hip) returned to practice.

New injury

WR Courtland Sutton had his foot/ankle looked at early in 11-on-11, but returned to practice.

Top play

During red zone 11-on-11, QB Brett Rypien bought time from the 11-yard line and threw a pass that a diving WR Montrell Washington caught for a touchdown.

Thumbs up

Practice tempo. The Broncos ran nearly 75 plays of 11-on-11 and there was only one pre-snap penalty (false start on the offense).

Thumbs down

Fumbled snaps. Two of QB Russell Wilson’s plays were aborted because of snap exchange issues. On the second snap, rookie C Luke Wattenberg was taking first-team reps.

Odds and ends

*The Broncos worked in full pads, their sixth consecutive day on the field. “I think we got a bunch out (of the week),” coach Nathaniel Hackett said. “Watching them be professionals on those recovery days and for me to continue to do that, you need to have a really good practice the next day in pads. There is a ton of efficiency. I plan a certain amount of times and they’re smoking through them.”

*Through 10 practices, which unit is ahead? “I would say defense, probably,” Hackett said. “Because of the carryover from last year (defensively) and those guys playing together and being around each other longer, it’s helped them. It’s an established, veteran unit. We’re doing everything we can offensively to make plays and continually learn.”

*Hackett said the offensive install is complete. “No new stuff now; they can just go out and play football.”

*The Broncos ran a long red …read more

Source:: The Denver Post

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