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Broncos' offseason splurge isn't just on players; they're fixing up stadium, training complex

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    Workers install a heating coil system beneath the practice fields at the Denver Broncos NFL football training facility in Englewood, Colo., on Friday, April 19, 2013. Broncos president Joe Ellis said the team is spending $35 million in upgrades this offseason to Sports Authority Field and the team’s practice facilities in suburban Englewood, Colo., including replacing the 22-year-old heating coil system beneath the practice fields. The stadium enhancements include 1,000 flat-screen TVs, new high-definition scoreboards and concourse upgrades. (AP Photo/Arnie Stapleton) (The Associated Press)

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    Denver Broncos President Joe Ellis talks about improvements being made to the NFL football team's training facility while showing it to the media in Englewood, Colo., on Friday, April 19, 2013. Ellis said the team is spending $35 million in upgrades this offseason to Sports Authority Field and the team’s practice facilities in suburban Englewood, Colo., including replacing the 22-year-old heating coil system beneath the practice fields. The stadium enhancements include 1,000 flat-screen TVs, new high-definition scoreboards and concourse upgrades. (AP Photo/Arnie Stapleton) (The Associated Press)

The Denver Broncos aren't just upgrading their roster this offseason.

In addition to their $55 million splurge in free agency and plans to sign left tackle Ryan Clady to a big contract this summer, the Broncos are spending another $35 million to fix up their stadium and training facilities.

Team President Joe Ellis said he began planning the upgrades two summers ago after the new 10-year collective bargaining agreement was signed, giving clubs a clearer picture of future revenue streams.

Also in the plans is a new indoor practice facility next to the team's outdoor fields. Currently, the team has to bus to a cramped bubble nearby during inclement weather. That project won't start until next year.