There’s a little more than a week left for Broncos fans to head out to training camp, one of the best ways to see the Broncos refine their approach and gear up for 2010.
Most sideline watchers seem to be forecasting another ho-hum 8-8 or 9-7 season. But the dour predictions aren’t keeping fans away—or Focus on the Family, which The Denver Post reports has committed to serious advertising with the team because of Tim Tebow’s evangelical ties.
Chances are the last few public practices will be heavily attended. A handy training-camp guide in this month’s issue of 5280 will help prepare you for the ins and outs of attending practice. That is, if the team sticks with its regular practice schedule and coach Josh McDaniels makes the players actually participate.
The Post’s Dave Krieger wonders whether training camp is important to McDaniels at all, considering all the marquee players who have missed significant practice time so far this year.
One player you might see at camp is Justin Fargas, a six-foot, 220-pound running back the Broncos recently signed. Mile High Report notes Fargas is the second running back the team has picked up in the last week (the other being Denver native LenDale White) in order to bolster a running-back corps down Knowshon Moreno and Correll Buckhalter, the team’s top two backs.
Fargas may look familiar, after having run all over the Broncos in his seven-year career with the Oakland Raiders.