TL;DR news on Broncos at December 19, 2022

Broncos' GM George Paton remains focused on moving forward into the summer with Drew Lock and Teddy Bridgewater under center, set to duel for the starting gig when training camp rolls around. But I do like looking at stats that help clarify my thoughts on my team and lend perspective to why I have the opinions I do that I share with Broncos Country. If Broncos head coach Vic Fangio can replicate this sort of defensive production, especially against the stacked offensive play in the AFC West, the Broncos could make some noise. The Broncos need a blocking tight end to step up because Fant isn't that guy despite solid effort, and Okwuegbunam still has so much work left in that department. While the conversation seems to revolve around the Raiders, 49ers, and, for some reason, the Dolphins, no team in the NFL is better suited to make an offer to the Packers than the Denver Broncos. With this in mind, all five of those games are very winnable for a Broncos unit that has had a couple of seasons to gel under head coach Vic Fangio. Green Bay may have wanted to wait until 2022, but the Broncos can still say, "You have a guy you're developing, so you don't need that many draft picks to find your next guy." 3. In advance of the rookies arriving in town Thursday for a weekend minicamp followed by the first organized team activity workout May 24, here are five about the Broncos: 1.