NRL CEO Todd Greenberg hopes to have a resolution to an investigation involving Broncos centre James Roberts as early as this week.
Matt Gillett is hopeful of following in the footsteps of past Brisbane greats by playing his entire career at the Broncos, but is in no rush to make decision.
While the Sharks and Bulldogs slipped up, the other finals contenders solidified their positions with a couple of weeks remaining before the business end.
The Storm's backline is beginning to fire just before the NRL finals with Cameron Munster and Suliasi Vunivalu leading the charge.
Brisbane halfback Ben Hunt hopes coming up against Australian internationals Cooper Cronk and Cameron Smith will bring out the best in him on Friday night.
Bulldogs prop Sam Kasiano has pleaded guilty to a grade two dangerous contact - head/neck charge and will miss two matches.
The playing status of Cameron Smith and Cooper Cronk for the next couple of weeks will be decided in the coming days as the Storm get set to host the Broncos.
Brisbane second-row forward Sam Thaiday says the Broncos' best is yet come, with the 31-year-old confident his side can beat the Storm in Melbourne come Friday.
Brisbane winger Jordan Kahu says he is happy to become the Broncos' first choice goal-kicker if captain Corey Parker wants to relinquish the role.
Two of the Bulldogs' most accomplished players have put their hands up and admitted that it was the poor ball control that cost them the game.