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Broncos won’t have fans watching training camp

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With the Broncos in the midst of a renovation of their team headquarters, fans are going to be shut out of training camp.

Because construction of the new indoor facility won’t be complete, there won’t be room to park cars or safely seat fans. They’re giving fans three chances to see them, with practices at Sports Authority Field, with free parking and admission.

“Obviously it’s disappointing that we’re unable to host our fans at the training facility during camp this year due to all the construction,” team spokesman¬†Patrick Smyth¬†told Mike Klis of the Denver Post. “Unfortunately, there are a number of safety and logistical issues that led to the change for this year only.”

The Broncos averaged more than 2,800 fans per practice during training camp the last two years, so it’s feasible that they could actually outdraw with three workouts in their home stadium.

But it will take away some of the atmosphere and the ability for fans to get close to the team in a more casual atmosphere.

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13 Responses to “Broncos won’t have fans watching training camp”
  1. weepingjebus says: Apr 25, 2014 9:50 AM

    After 43-8 I wouldn’t show up either.

  2. somethingsmellsrotten says: Apr 25, 2014 10:24 AM

    Losers…practice? It’s practice man!

  3. osiris33 says: Apr 25, 2014 10:26 AM

    Maybe they can just show a replay of the Super Bowl on the big screen… Oh wait…

  4. ridingwithnohandlebars says: Apr 25, 2014 10:56 AM

    I hope they open it back up after the construction is done, but don’t be surprised if the team decides that it is best to always have closed training camp with only a few that are open to the public.

  5. denverdude7 says: Apr 25, 2014 11:07 AM

    Denver fans will get plenty of atmosphere during Super Bowl XLIX when they kick the butts of whoever the NFC sends up and down the field all night.

    GET THE MAN THE RING !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  6. athwartships says: Apr 25, 2014 11:14 AM

    What are you complaining about? Denver gave it’s fans an extra pre-season game to watch this year already…..back in Feb.

  7. ourempirestrikesback says: Apr 25, 2014 11:43 AM

    Denver Broncos. Still no Super Bowls since cap-gate.

  8. joetoronto says: Apr 25, 2014 12:00 PM

    Just circumvent baby!

  9. timpiker says: Apr 25, 2014 12:16 PM

    I know. Put it on TV and charge for it. And have Soloman Wilcots do the color.

  10. coldwater32301 says: Apr 25, 2014 12:25 PM

    What the Seahawks did to the Broncos was surgical, they methodically and systematically disemboweled Broncos, they terrorized the Broncos… In front of the worlds biggest stage, so of coarse I expect the Broncos to put themselves back together in private…Indeed…

  11. cactusdildo says: Apr 25, 2014 12:53 PM

    Keep it classy Seahawks fans.

  12. sasquatch77 says: Apr 25, 2014 7:25 PM

    In other NFL news: Bill Belicheck announces new construction project that will lock fans and media out of Pats practices through 2032.

  13. broncosaddict says: Apr 28, 2014 12:03 PM

    Seahawks are a really good team and they kicked our butts in the Superbowl, not taking away anything from their accomplishments.
    But keep it in perspective, we did not show up that day in ANY phase of the game and imploded. That day a high school team could have probably beaten us.

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