The Broncos said Monday that undrafted rookie Mike Bell is now the No. 1 running back headed into the preseason opener this week at Detroit. Bell had been running as third-string running back behind Ron Dayne and Tatum Bell (no relation). Dayne said Mike Bell has earned the top spot, given the way he’s been working in camp.
This is definitely a surprise! This is the first time that I’ve ever heard about this guy. I won’t take too much stock being that this is only the first pre-season game. However, this does make training camp interesting. Another interesting note is that Jay Cutler is now the #2 QB, over Bradlee Van Pelt. This isn’t too surprising, but it’s happening a little earlier than I would have thought.
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