Guard Ron Leary: Broncos will ‘try to re-evaluate everything; move on… and get better’

Aug 26, 2017; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos offensive guard Ron Leary (65) defends against Green Bay Packers defensive tackle Ricky Jean Francois (95) in the second quarter at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports

Prior to the 2017 campaign, free-agent guard Ron Leary left the Cowboys for the Broncos, hoping to bring his experience from the dominant Dallas line, and apply it to a Denver line that was still searching for an identity.

In an interview with Eric Goodman and Les Shapiro of Mile High Sports AM 1340 | FM 104.7, Leary discussed his first season with the Broncos, one that ended prematurely due to injury.

“I don’t think anyone would’ve imagined [the season] ending like this,” Leary said. “But that’s just how football goes sometimes. It’s just one of those seasons; one of those issues that can’t be fixed in a [single] season. We’ve got to go out there after the season and try to re-evaluate everything; move on from it and get better.”

Leary’s aware that, in the NFL, about a third of every roster changes over from season to season, but notes that even though he knows it’s coming, it never feels normal. “Yeah, it’s hard to believe, but I’ve been in the league six years now, so I’ve seen it happen. We’ve had losing seasons before, and a lot of guys you don’t expect to be cut are released or traded. That happens; it’s one of those things — you hate it — but it just sort of comes with the business.”

Click here to listen to the full interview with Ron Leary, including what he had to say about possible changes along the offensive line and more, or listen to the podcast below.

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