(Eds: Adds new note on Broncos longtime spokesman Jim Saccomano's retirement. With AP Photos.) By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Pro Football Writer The Denver Broncos drafted Quanterus Smith to replace Elvis Dumervil, yet he just might spend his first month as a pro helping to fill the big cleats of All-Pro pass rusher Von Miller, who is facing a possible four-game suspension.
Smith embraces one notion and cringes at the other.
''I'm willing to do anything to help the team and I'm going to step up and do my best,'' he said. ''Yeah, I feel I can replace Dumervil because he left and that spot is open. But as far as replacing Von - I don't know, there's no replacing Von - but I would like to just play on the other side of him.''
Miller is lining up at his strongside linebacker position during training camp but if the NFL denies his appeal and makes him sit out all of September for violating the league's substance-abuse policy, the Broncos...