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NFL Notes: Broncos, Chiefs & Saints

Broncos

  • Jason Fitzgerald of OverTheCap.com looks at the best and worst contracts for the Broncos in 2016.
  • According to Fitzgerald, that the Broncos’ best contract goes to CB Chris Harris and his five-year, $42.5 million that included $10 million guaranteed.
  • As for the worst contract, Fitzgerald points to the three-year, $14 million deal Denver gave to RT Donald Stephenson. Fitzgerald mentions that although Stephenson has never been a full time starer in the NFL, the Broncos are paying him as the 12th highest right tackle in the league.

Chiefs 

  • Terez A. Paylor of kansascity.com believes RB Spencer Ware could end up sharing the field with RB Jamaal Charles due to his blocking ability.
  • Paylor goes on to discuss that RB Knile Davis could be the odd-man out in 2016, due to his fumbling issues.
  • Looking at the Chiefs’ receivers, Paylor says that fifth-round pick Tyreek Hill was “electric” during OTA’s and could carve himself out a role in their offense if he keeps up his strong play.
  • Due to Hill’s emergence, Paylor mentions that WR De’Anthony Thomas‘ roster spot could be in jeopardy.

Saints

Saints CB Keenan Lewis said his hip is healthy after he underwent offseason surgery and he’s “ready to go” for training camp.

“I promise you, I’ll be ready to go,” Lewis said, via The Advocate. “I’ll practice. I don’t know how much, but I’ll practice.

In regards to how much he’ll do during practice, Lewis said he’s leaving this up to the coaching staff.

“It’s up to the coaches,” Lewis said. “I haven’t ever had any injuries like this, so even though I want to rush it, whatever the trainers say is best for me to get through the season.