The first preseason game is in the books with the Denver Broncos 21-16 win over the Seattle Seahawks. All in all the Broncos handed out a great performance. Some, however, rose above the others and position themselves nicely moving forward. On the other hand a few fell into obscurity, to a point where their spot may be in jeopardy in the upcoming weeks. Sometimes all it takes if one bad game to find yourself out of a job or even land yourself on a NFL team during the regular season.
Starting with the five players who rose last night. These five players rose above the others. They are not at the top of the depth chart, for this I tried to avoid the starters, otherwise DeMarcus Ware would be one of them. Instead these five players are a little lower on the depth chart who pled their case to the coaches in-game about why they deserve to be there and have a shot