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Broncos moving on, talking contracts with Sanders and Marshall next

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - NOVEMBER 8: Emmanuel Sanders #10 of the Denver Broncos celebrates before scoring a touchdown against the Indianapolis Colts in the third quarter of the game at Lucas Oil Stadium on November 8, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

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After playing hardball with Von Miller, the Broncos are on to a few softer targets.

According to Mike Klis of KUSA, the Broncos are now working on contract extensions for two players who are not their franchise-tagged Super Bowl MVP, with wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders and inside linebacker Brandon Marshall next on the docket.

Sanders figures to be the bigger deal of the two, as he’s outperformed the three-year deal they brought him in on, which will pay him $5.6 million this season. After four years as a solid bit player in Pittsburgh, he became a star in Denver, averaging 89 catches, 1,270 yards and eight touchdowns in his two seasons there.

“I don’t want to go anywhere,” Sanders said. “I’ve expressed that to (General Manager John) Elway. It’s all about just getting the right number. I pray that they do come to the right number. I think I’ve given my heart to this city. I’ve never left anything on the field.’’

Marshall’s currently sitting on the $2.553 million restricted free agent tender. He’s yet to sign it, but has continued to work out as a show of good faith.