ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Offensive linemen don’t usually dance at practice.
Come to think of it, offensive linemen don’t usually do much of anything but scowl when they’re not grappling with one another.
But there Garett Bolles was during a break in Saturday’s drills, feeling himself and feeling the beat of DMX’s “X Gon’ Give It To Ya.” The dance wasn’t anywhere near Von Miller‘s level, but it’s certainly a deviation from what you normally see at the offensive line’s end of the field — so much so that it left some members of the media thinking, “Who is this guy?”
“Man, I’m still trying to figure that out, myself,” a chuckling Ron Leary said. “But he’s a good kid, though. Man, he loves the game. He’s always happy. You need that little juice sometimes, especially when you get into the dog days of camp. He’s still learning. We’ve got to sometimes reel him in a little bit, but man, I love him. He brings energy to the group and I’m glad he’s here.”
That process of feeling out each other’s personalities and getting comfortable playing next to one another has been a large part of the offseason for the Broncos’ offensive line. Bolles, Leary and Menelik Watson all have the potential of being new starters along the line after being added in the offseason, and trade acquisition Allen Barbre just got to town in time for the first day of camp.
“We’ve got a lot of new faces on the O-line, so getting everybody the continuity and [getting] everybody together on the same page learning the playbook together, it’s all very new,” Leary said. “We’ve got a new O-line coach [Jeff Davidson]. So the more we do together, the better we’ll do as an…
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