Slighted Allen working on being better - Kevin Acee (paywall)
When it was suggested to him that he undoubtedly put to rest any question of whether he should have been drafted higher than the third round, Allen said, "It still isn’t to rest. Never. It’s all motivation, taken to heart, just got to prove ‘em wrong."
McCoy on Floyd: "He Looks Like the Old Malcom" - Ricky Henne
"It’s great to have guys like Malcom back out there," said Head Coach Mike McCoy. "Get his smiling face out there. He keeps telling me that he owes me something, and I keep telling him just keep playing. It’s great to have him back out there. He’s worked extremely hard to get back to where he is. He deserves everything. He’s worked so hard and that’s why he’s played so long in this league....It was great to have him out there today. He looked and moved around like the old Malcom. So we’re off to a good start with him."
Bolts Offense and Defense Face Off for First Time - Ricky Henne
"We’re trying to do whatever we can to help the team," he said. "We’ve got to work on all the little things. It goes back to the whole thing. How are we going to practice during the season? And that’s what we’re trying to create in the environment here. Play as close to game speed as you can and do all the little things right."
Mandatory Monday: Hope Index - Mike Tanier
A relative lack of Pro Bowlers and the presence of the Broncos in the same division tamp down the excitement for a new regime and 2013 playoff appearance. This rating may seem low now, but it wouldn't have if all of the other wild card contenders didn't trip over each other in the final two weeks last year.