Broncos need a big Saturday effort from rookie class

8:00 AM ETJeff LegwoldESPN Senior Writer Close Covered Broncos for nine years for Denver Post and Rocky Mountain News Previously covered Steelers, Bills and Titans Member of Pro Football Hall of Fame Board of Selectors since 1999ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The Denver Broncos’ class of 2018 is set to graduate from its first NFL season with plenty of compliments and perhaps an honor or two. Six rookies started last Sunday’s game against the San Francisco 49ers and nine played overall. And for much of the season, the group has listened to plenty of conversation about how much the rookies have to learn and how much progress they need to make even as they continued to pile up the production. “It’s how you learn," running back Phillip Lindsay said. “You work and put in the time, but you have to get with the older guys, too, and see how they do things because they’ve proven it over and over." Yet for one week, the Broncos' rookies get to do something they did in the not-so-distant past that man.. Read More