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  • 10 Aug

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    , Colo. (AP) — Von Miller publicly pleaded with John
    Elway to sign free agent quarterback Kirk Cousins this offseason only to see the
    Denver Broncos GM reel in Case Keenum instead.So, Miller isn’t offering his boss
    any advice on who to grab with the No. 5 pick in the NFL draft.“I’m cool with
    whatever he does with that pick,” Miller said.So is Keenum, who swears he’ll be
    OK if Elway decides to draft a quarterback at 5 just six weeks after luring him
    to Denver with a two-year, $36 million deal that includes $25 million in
    guarantees.“Whoever comes in, I’ll be looking for them to help us be a better
    football team. No matter what position it is,” said Keenum, who’s already been
    declared the starter by coach Vance Joseph.The Broncos haven’t selected this
    high since Elway chose Miller second overall in 2011.If Elway sidesteps the deep
    class of quarterbacks, he’ll have his choice of blue chippers that would provide
    immediate help to Keenum and Miller whereas a quarterback most likely wouldn’t
    play until 2019.“Life is too short to rebuild in the NFL,” Elway declared this
    spring.If, however, he has fallen in love with one of the hyped-but-hazardous QB
    prospects and that man is still on the board when the Broncos are on the clock,
    it’s a good bet Elway will grab him even though he just signed Keenum.Elway and
    his lieutenants spent countless hours studying the “Big Four ” passers — Baker
    Mayfield, Josh
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    Sam Darnold and Josh Rosen — over the past several months, sending contingents
    to pro days, coaching Allen and Mayfield at the Senior Bowl, bringing them in
    for two-day visits and interviewing them at the combine.Maybe that was all a
    smoke screen, maybe not.Maybe they love one of them, maybe they don’t.Elway has
    done a good job of hiding his intentions, saying only that he’ll take “the best
    player that is best for the Denver Broncos” regardless of what position he
    plays.“I’m open to trading,” too, Elway added, although it would certainly take
    a blow-me-away offer for him to move out of the fifth spot in a draft so deep in
    high-level, even generational talent outside the enticing quarterback
    group.Elway always tries to fill his biggest needs in free agency so he won’t
    have to reach in the draft and can simply take the best player. Signing Keenum
    gave him that safeguard this year.Elway won’t have to settle for anything less
    than the QB atop his wish list, and if he’s not there, Elway can bypass the
    quarterbacks altogether to grab a prime playmaker at another position.RUN ON
    RUNNING BACKSElway suggested the Broncos will dive into the deep pool of running
    backs after releasing sixth-year pro C.J. Anderson last week.“It’s a deep
    running back class as I’m sure you’ve heard,” Elway said. “We feel good about
    the fact that we’ll be able to get a good one.”KUBIAK COMEBACKGary
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    , Elway’s former backup, play-caller and head coach who
    returned to the team in a scouting role last summer has a much bigger role in
    drawing up the Broncos’ draft blueprints.“Gary is a very good evaluator,” Elway
    said. “He has suggestions and his are very important and those go into the
    pot.”HITS, MISSES AND BARGAINSSince former GM Brian Xanders’ departure in 2012,
    Elway hasn’t drafted a single Pro Bowl player. Only the Saints and Browns join
    Denver in that ignominious category.Elway’s best pick since assuming more power
    was CB Bradley Roby at No. 31 in 2014. But his other top selections include
    Sylvester Williams, Shane Ray, Paxton Lynch and Garett Bolles. His second-round
    record is even spottier: Montee Ball, Cody Latimer, Ty Sambrailo, Adam Gotsis
    and DeMarcus Walker.Center Matt Paradis, a sixth-round gem in 2014, is just
    about his only bargain in Elway’s past five drafts.A bounce-back season in 2018
    might very well come down to Elway having a draft as he did with Xanders in
    2011, when they teamed up to pick Miller, Rahim
    Moore ,
    Orlando Franklin, Nate Irving, Julius Thomas and Virgil Green. COSTA MESA,
    Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers have proven during the first half of the
    season that they have plenty of weapons on offense. One who has emerged is
    Tyrell Williams, who has become a deep threat during the past month.Going into
    Sunday’s game at Oakland, the fourth-year wide receiver has four touchdowns and
    is averaging 28.8 yards per catch over the past three games.“He’s become a
    complete receiver. His receiving skills, he’s just taken them to another level,”
    Chargers coach Anthony Lynn said.With Keenan Allen still drawing double teams,
    Williams continues to benefit from single coverage. Five of his receptions
    during the past three games have gone for 20 yards or more, including a
    75-yarder against Tennessee on Oct. 21. He is tied for the team lead in
    receiving touchdowns (five), second in yardage (451) and third in receptions
    (22) during the first half of the season.“I think it’s really just been seeing
    what the defense does, when to take shots, being able to get over the top and
    trusting my ability to go up and get the ball or run past the defense,” said
    Williams ,
    whose 20.5 yards per reception average is third in the league.Philip Rivers also
    hasn’t been afraid to go to Williams on consecutive plays if the matchup is
    favorable. Williams caught both passes on a two-play, 89-yard drive midway
    through the second quarter of the Oct. 14 game at Cleveland, including a 45-yard
    touchdown where he got leverage over cornerback Damarious Randall.While Williams
    has made his biggest impact on downfield plays