Updated: July 31, 2003, 8:49 AM ETBy By Darrell Trimble | ESPN Insider
Denver Broncos: One of the most interesting camp battles has been between CBs Lenny Walls and Kelly Herndon. Both were fighting it out to replace former starter Denard Walker. But it appears that they are no longer running neck and neck as Walls has moved ahead of Herndon. "Clearly, through the whole series of camps that we have had, he has established that he is a competitive, capable corner," defensive coordinator Larry Coyer told the Denver Post. "I don't mind saying that he's stepped ahead." The Broncos are intrigued with Walls' 6-4 frame, but he has impressed coaches with his ability to stay with receivers in camp. "He covers guys," said Coyer. "He's competitive, and we can put him right on a guy, which we haven't been able to do in the past. That's encouraging. He's earned the right to say that he's a guy who can play."