But August 2 is two days before any veteran free agents will be allowed to actually practice with their new teams, according to the rules put in place by the settlement.
It's a risky bet, but no riskier than wagering the season on Tim Tebow. And it's one that Denverites are likely to take -- as they have for the past 32 years, during which the Broncos have sold out every home game they've played.
According to the team's web site, "full-price tickets will go on sale starting at 11 a.m. and half-price tickets will be available starting at 1 p.m. Tickets can be purchased over the phone by calling 800-745-3000 or online at www.ticketmaster.com. Tickets will be available at the Broncos Ticket Office beginning on Aug. 3."
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