Broncos Briefs: By-committee plan minus returner Diontae Spencer

Broncos Briefs: By-committee plan minus returner Diontae Spencer

The Broncos won’t have returning Diontae Spencer (COVID-19 / reserve list) and special teams time leader Trey Marshall (shin) on Sunday against New Orleans. Special teams coordinator Tom McMahon said before Saturday’s practice session that the candidates to fill in for Spencer corner-back are Bryce…

Broncos Briefs: Rejuvenated running game will face test against on-a-roll New Orleans defense

Broncos Briefs: Rejuvenated running game will face test against on-a-roll New Orleans defense

The rejuvenated Broncos run, which delivered a season-high 189 yards in victory over Miami last week, will face arguably their toughest Test Sunday against New Orleans. The Saints, who have won seven consecutive games and are an NFC best 8-2, allow only 74.3 yards of…

Broncos Briefs: Receiver Jerry Jeudy cites concentration, not nerves, for two dropped passes in opener

Broncos Briefs: Receiver Jerry Jeudy cites concentration, not nerves, for two dropped passes in opener

Broncos receiver Jerry Jeudy’s goal for the remaining 15 games of his rookie season: No more dropped passes. Jeudy had two drops in Monday’s 16-14 loss to Tennessee, spoiling his NFL debut. “Those are plays I make usually,” he said before practice Wednesday. “It just…

Broncos Briefs: Search for outside linebacker depth underway following Von Miller’s injury

Broncos Briefs: Search for outside linebacker depth underway following Von Miller’s injury

The Broncos’ search for outside linebacker help after Von Miller’s ankle injury includes looking at veteran Clay Matthews. “We’re always looking and especially (because) our numbers are low there now at the position,” coach Vic Fangio said before practice Thursday. “Yeah, we’re looking, but we’re…