The San Diego Chargers are in town for the Broncos’ last game of the season and first game of the new year. The stadium is cleared of snow except for a few smile piles in the walkways.
For the second week in a row, the Broncos are wearing blue jerseys with blue pants. Stay tuned for more updates and field-level photos.
12:31 p.m. MST: Several Broncos have made their way onto the field to warm up. Tim Tebow is throwing some short passes, and Brady Quinn is tossing the football with Eric Decker.
12:47 p.m. MST: The Broncos inactives have been announced. Champ Bailey, Laurence Maroney, Chevis Jackson, Jeff Byers, Stanley Daniels, Eric Olsen and Louis Leonard will not be suiting up for Denver today. Kyle Orton is the third quarterback.
12:55p.m. MST: Brandon Lloyd and Jabar Gaffney have begun their pass-and-catch routine, and Eddie Royal is catching passes from Wide Receivers Coach Adam Gase. Britton Colquitt is out in full uniform to practice his punts.
1:13 p.m. MST: Lonie Paxton and Steven Hauschka have joined Colquitt on the field to practice field goals.
1:21 p.m. MST: The inactives for the Chargers have been announced. WR Patrick Crayton, RB Jacob Hester, S Darrell Stuckey, S Tyrone Carter, LB Darry Beckwith, LB Larry English, DT Cam Thomas and DE/DT Travis Johnson will not be active for San Diego.
1:30 p.m. MST: Denver’s skill position players have run out of the tunnel to take part in group drills. Below are some pregame photos courtesy of Eric Detweiler:
1:36 p.m. MST: The rest of the team has jogged out onto the field and huddled up for a pregame speech from Brian Dawkins. Strength and Conditioning Coach Rich Tuten is now leading the team’s stretching and warmup routine.
1:53 p.m. MST: The Broncos have run back into the locker room to prepare for kickoff. Check the first half blog for live updates from INVESCO Field at Mile High.