Author:

Paul Klee

Denver Sports Columnist

Paul covers the Broncos and Rockies, with an eye on the Nuggets, Avalanche and other Denver-area topics.

49ers Broncos Football
Denver Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian passes against the San Francisco 49ers during the first half of a preseason NFL football game, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)
Broncos 49ers
Broncos rookie quarterback Paxton Lynch runs with the ball in the fourth quarter of a game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium on Saturday, August 20, 2016. photo by Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette
Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib takes part in drills during the team's NFL football practice Monday, Aug. 8, 2016 in Englewood, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
FILE - In this May 6, 2016, file photo, Denver Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak, left, confers with rookie quarterback Paxton Lynch during the team's NFL rookie camp football practice in Englewood, Colo. No team has successfully defended its Super Bowl title since the 2004 New England Patriots. The Broncos are the first team since the 2001 Baltimore Ravens to try to go back to back after losing its top two QBs. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
49ers Broncos Camp Football
Denver Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian takes a break during drills with the San Francisco 49ers at the teams' NFL football training camp session Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016 in Englewood, Colo. The Broncos host San Francisco on Saturday in an NFL exhibition football contest. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Broncos Camp Football
Denver Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller, left, strikes a dance move to the amusement of cornerback Chris Harris during drills at the team's NFL football training camp Monday, Aug. 1, 2016 in Englewood, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Colorado Pac-12 Media Days Football
Colorado head coach Mike MacIntyre speaks to reporters during NCAA college Pac-12 Football Media Days, Thursday, July 30, 2015, in Burbank, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Denver Broncos linebacker Zaire Anderson (50) celebrates with DeVier Posey after recovering a blocked punt during the first half of an NFL preseason football game in Chicago, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Broncos Camp Football
Denver Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian, front, and quarterback Mark Sanchez (6) take part in drills during the team's NFL football practice Monday, Aug. 8, 2016 in Englewood, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Avalanche Roy Hockey
FILE - In this April 30, 2014, file photo, Colorado Avalanche head coach Patrick Roy talks during a news conference following Game 7 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series against the Minnesota Wild, in Denver. Minnesota beat Colorado 5-4 to win the series. Patrick Roy has stepped down as coach and vice president of hockey operations for the Colorado Avalanche. Roy made the announcement Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, through a public relations agency, two months before the start of the NHL regular season. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)