/Broncos preview: QB race could shape Denver's season

Broncos preview: QB race could shape Denver's season


USA TODAY Sports’ Lindsay H. Jones looks at how the big offseason changes in the AFC West will affect the division’s 2017 NFL season.

Training camps are still in the distance, but USA TODAY Sports is providing five things you need to know about every team in the NFL to catch you up on the offseason. Today, the Denver Broncos …

1. The QB competition is about to ramp up

All eyes are on the quarterback battle between incumbent starter Trevor Siemian and 2016 first-round pick Paxton Lynch. Siemian, who threw for 3,401 yards and 18 touchdowns (with 10 interceptions) in 14 games last season, piloted a passing offense that tied for 21st in the NFL last year. The 6-7, 244-pound Lynch filled in for Siemian twice as a starter last year, but his rookie campaign otherwise amounted to a redshirt year. New coach Vance Joseph has said the quarterback competition won’t begin in earnest until training camp.

2. The line received…

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