Since the second hour of training camp, the Broncos' running game has become a trot.
The top two tailbacks, Knowshon Moreno and Correll Buckhalter, couldn't make it to lunch. Three of the top run blockers — left tackle Ryan Clady, right guard Chris Kuper and tight end Daniel Graham — have watched most of the preseason in street clothes.
Buckhalter, Clady and Kuper are expected to put on pads for a few plays in the preseason finale tonight against the Minnesota Vikings at the Mall of America Field.
Otherwise, the frightening state of the Broncos' running game has become ready-or-not, here comes the regular-season opener in Jacksonville.