The latest practice buzz

Read about the progress that rookie running back Cecil Sapp is making in practice. Also - who will get playing time on Saturday and who's on the bubble to get cut.

HOT NEWS:
• There were no new injuries on Thursday. • Coach Mike Shanahan confirmed that the Broncos are looking to trade defensive tackle Lional Dalton because of the emergence of young players such as Monsanto Pope, Nick Eason, Dorsett Davis and the anticipated return of veteran Daryl Gardener. • John Mobley will be playing against the Bears this Saturday, but only 10-12 plays. • All the starters will get 20-25 plays. • Jarious Jackson will go in as the third quarterback. • Jake Plummer seems more and more comfortable every day with his role on the team. He successfully completed all but one of his pass/hand-off attempts at practice today. He is definitely quick both mentally and physically.

ROOKIE REPORT - Cecil Sapp:
Cecil Sapp looks impressive once again today. He has been turning heads since the beginning of Broncos training camp and continues to do so. Sapp came to the Broncos as a rookie free agent from Colorado State and has worked his way up the depth chart to second string running back. As with most of the other rookies, Sapp didn't know what to expect when he arrived in camp, but he has been able to grasp the system, which is setting him ahead of the others.
Sapp gives thanks to the more experienced players for his progression.
"I'm learning a lot from Mike Anderson and Clinton Portis," Sapp said.
"Those guys have been teaching me the little things about the game and I am trying to take that knowledge and apply it my game."
Sapp has been following the Broncos for nearly six years, focusing on the goal of one day becoming part of the team.
"I used to watch them play almost every Sunday on TV," he said.
If Cecil Sapp continues to perform as he has so far, he may be the one that people will watch on TV this season.

BRONCOS GOSSIP:
• There is speculation that these Ahmaad Galloway may be cut.
• There is a heated battle going on between Adrian Madise and Charlie Adams for a wide receiver spot, but Adriam Madise looks to have the edge so far.

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