Broncos Rumors & News

  • Broncos lose Emmanuel Sanders to ankle injury "Denver Broncos wideout Emmanuel Sanders suffered an ankle injury late in the third quarter of his team's 23-10 loss to the New York Giants on Sunday night. Sanders suffered the injury after Giants safety Landon Collins rolled up on the receiver as he attempted to haul in a crossing route from..." October 16

  • Broncos WRs Emmanuel Sanders, Isaiah McKenzie out for Week 7 with ankle sprains

    Denver Post "The Broncos’ worst injury fears were ruled out, but they will be without two — maybe more — of offensive weapons in Los Angeles on Sunday. Head coach Vance Joseph said Monday that receivers Emmanuel Sanders and Isaiah McKenzie both suffered right ankle sprains in the team’s loss to the New York..." October 16

  • Brock Osweiler enters game for injured Trevor Siemian

    Larry Brown Sports "Brock Osweiler on Sunday saw his first action as a Denver Broncos quarterback since the 2015 season. Osweiler entered Sunday’s game against the New York Giants as an injury replacement for Trevor Siemian late in the first half. Siemian had thrown a pick-six and injured himself attempting to..." October 16

  • Garett Bolles hasn’t been perfect. But he’s so far proven why the Broncos wanted him.

    Denver Post "Garett Bolles was weeks away from his 25th birthday when the Broncos drafted him 20th overall last spring. With only a year of FBS experience, Bolles was an oversized kid with a grit on the field and eagerness off it. He was a father. He was a husband. He was the atypical first-rounder. And he..." October 14

  • Talk of Devontae Booker to Dallas is unsubstantiated, for now

    ALL 22 "The Denver Broncos may be entertaining the idea of trading second-year running back Devontae Booker to the Dallas Cowboys, according to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk. The rumor of Booker being traded to the Cowboys began circulating after a Federal appeals court ruled in favor of the NFL,..." October 14

  • LB Brandon Marshall on owners’ discomfort with protests: It’s just a money thing

    Pro Football Talk "Representatives of the NFLPA will join the league’s owners in New York next week to discuss players’ national anthem protests. But Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall stands convinced NFL owners don’t want to hear from players. “I don’t think they want us to be a part of it, though,” Marshall..." October 14

  • NFL TV audience numbers continue to decline early in 2017 season

    Sporting News "No wonder alarm bells are sounding in NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s office. The league's average TV audience through Week 5 of the 2017 season dropped 7 percent vs. the same period of the 2016 season, according to Nielsen data obtained by Sporting News. Worse for the league, the average..." October 13

  • Von Miller: Odell Beckham Jr. deserves to be highest-paid player

    ESPN "Odell Beckham Jr. might want his pal Von Miller handling any future contract negotiations. Miller still believes that the New York Giants star wide receiver deserves to be the NFL's highest-paid player, despite not being a quarterback and after having suffered a season-ending injury on..." October 12

  • NFL: No Change To National Anthem Policy

    Pro Football Rumors "Although reports earlier this week indicated that the NFL may force players to stand for the national anthem, the NFL and NFLPA today released a joint statement indicating that the league’s policy has not been altered. “Commissioner Roger Goodell reached out to NFLPA Executive Director..." October 12

  • Isaiah McKenzie has flashed electric ability. Should the Broncos use him more?

    Denver Post "Isaiah McKenzie had just flashed his quick-cutting brilliance on a 64-yard punt return against the Raiders. The play on Oct. 1 was called back by a penalty, but that didn’t erase the highlight of the 5-foot-8 rookie burning down the sideline. McKenzie also had broken a tackle just as he caught..." October 12

  • Donald Trump keeps the pressure on the NFL over anthem

    Pro Football Talk "NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is really trying to move past the national anthem controversy. But President Donald Trump keeps trying to paint him into a corner, in an effort to prove that he’s the most patriotic. Trump’s at it on the Twitter machine again this morning, with more bluster..." October 11

  • Roger Goodell Sends Letter to Teams Essentially Saying They Are About to Force Players to Stand for Anthem

    Black Sports Online "The NFL is about to get on their knees for Donald Trump. Donald Trump said there should be a policy in place to force players to stand for anthem. Jerry Jones and other owners have already started the process of threatening the players. Now, Roger Goodell who works for the owners has sent a..." October 11

  • Broncos to wear all-blue uniforms vs. Giants

    Denver Post "The Broncos will wear their alternate all-blue uniforms Sunday when they host the New York Giants. The team last wore their blue-on-blues in Week 14 of the 2015 season, when they fell to the Raiders 15-12 — when Oakland defensive end Khalil Mack amassed five sacks of quarterback Brock Osweiler...." October 10

  • Donald Trump takes aim at NFL’s “tax breaks”

    Pro Football Talk "The President of the United States is on the warpath with the NFL again this morning, issuing his usual subtle threats. Donald Trump is using the NFL as a foil in his battle to make himself synonymous with patriotism and the flag, after his strong-arming teams into making guys stand for the..." October 10

  • C.J. Anderson hopes his best start leads to best finish

    ESPN "There have been times when Denver Broncos running back C.J. Anderson has closed the deal and powered good things in the offense in a stretch run. There was the 48-yard touchdown run to beat the New England Patriots as the snow fell in prime time in 2015 to help the Broncos gain home-field..." October 09

  • NFL has 'no tolerance for racial comments directed to anyone'

    ESPN "If it is able to identify the person who allegedly shouted a racial slur at Terrelle Pryor on Monday night, the NFL will ban that fan from future games, league spokesman Joe Lockhart said on a conference call Thursday. "We have no tolerance for racial comments directed to anyone," Lockhart..." October 05

  • One key signing in March helped Broncos’ defense reach new heights

    Denver Post "Vance Joseph strolled into the media room at the Broncos’ Dove Valley training facility to introduce a man who, in size alone, needed no introduction. It was mid-March and only four days had passed since NFL free agency began. The Broncos had already signed 635 pounds to their offensive line in..." October 05

  • Personal info on nearly 1,200 NFL players and agents exposed in NFLPA database leak

    USA Today "Colin Kaepernick was among 1,133 players and agents whose personal information was exposed due to a misconfigured online database operated by the NFL Players Association, according to an internet security company. Kaepernick, who was the target of death threats last year as he knelt during the..." October 04

  • Anheuser-Busch has no plans to end relationship with NFL despite rumors

    Larry Brown Sports "Anheuser-Busch may have created a recording specifically for people who were calling the company to inquire about its sponsorship of the NFL, but that does not mean the company is considering pulling the plug on one of its most profitable partnerships. Over the weekend, rumors began circulating..." October 03

  • John Bowlen on decision to sell minority interest in Broncos: “I think the price is going to be good”

    Denver Post "John Bowlen, the younger brother of Broncos majority owner Pat Bowlen, told The Denver Post on Monday that he is looking to sell his minority interest in the team of about 30-35 percent because he feels it’s a good time to do so and that it’s a personal decision for his family. “Personally I..." October 03

  • Broncos coach Vance Joseph on red-zone woes: “We’ll fix that.”

    Denver Post "Vance Joseph‘s examination of the ongoing Broncos’ red-zone problem began Monday morning with a look at practice film. He didn’t like what he saw. Changes are coming. “Our Thursday practice is a practice (of), basically, third downs, red zone, goal line and short yardage,” the first-year..." October 03

  • Behind explosive run game and stout defense, Broncos eke out win over Raiders

    Denver Post "Nan Miller had a message for the Broncos as they readied to face their divisional nemesis Sunday afternoon. Her late husband lived to beat that pesky team from Oakland and he never cared if it took a fight or a brawl or every ounce of his players’ energy. So long as they got it done. The..." October 02

  • John Bowlen, brother of Broncos’ owner Pat, looking to sell minority interest in team

    Denver Post "Full ownership of the Broncos may not remain in the Bowlen family much longer. John Bowlen, the younger brother of Broncos majority owner Pat Bowlen, is looking to sell his minority interest in the team of roughly 30-35 percent, a source close to the matter told The Denver Post. The impetus..." October 01

  • Roger Goodell backs Broncos’ statement that NFL will ‘stand together’

    Yardbarker "Prior to the kickoff of Sunday’s slate of games, Roger Goodell passed a note along to NFL league staff regarding national anthem protests. The NFL commissioner said he is proud of the way players and teams have handled a sensitive issue, but he also appears to be calling for the kneeling to..." October 01

  • Will Parks fined for unnecessary roughness

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL didn’t fine Broncos linebacker Von Miller for taunting, but they got one of his teammates for unnecessary roughness. Safety Will Parks lost $9,115, according to Nicki Jhabvala of The Denver Post. Parks drew a 15-yard penalty in the first quarter after Bills fullback Mike Tolbert called..." September 30

  • Devontae Booker’s potential return complicates Broncos’ depth chart

    Pro Football Talk "Broncos running back Devontae Booker has returned to practice after weeks away, and he could be a day away from returning to game action. That likely will result in the running backs who have been playing getting fewer reps. “We’re going to play them all,” offensive coordinator Mike McCoy said..." September 30

  • Von Miller not fined for taunting

    Pro Football Talk "After the Broncos lost to the Bills last Sunday, Broncos linebacker Von Miller said that he “killed” the game for his team because of a taunting penalty. Miller was flagged for offering his hand to Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor to help him up before pulling his hand back in a move familiar..." September 29

  • NFL has not approved an automatic ejection rule

    Pro Football Talk "When Bears linebacker Danny Trevathan knocked out Packers receiver Devante Adams with a vicious (and illegal) helmet-to-helmet hit on Thursday, some argued that Trevathan should have been the first player to be sent to the showers under the league’s new rule mandating automatic ejections for..." September 29

  • Owners fret over whether fans will make good on threats to flee

    Pro Football Talk "Football fans routinely do plenty of huffing and puffing, but they rarely blow the house down. This time around, the NFL worries about the house getting blown down. Every year, bad teams emerge and their fans (in most non-California instances) still support them. And even if any given season..." September 29

  • Latest test for Broncos’ remade O-line: Khalil Mack

    Denver Post "In his six meetings against the Broncos, Oakland Raiders defensive end Khalil Mack has recorded seven sacks. He has his own game in Broncos lore — his five-sack performance in December 2015 will forever be known as The Khalil Mack game — and he has a title as the NFL’s reigning defensive player..." September 28

  • Von Miller: Raiders own NFL's best O-line, 'from tackle to tackle, they're great'

    CSN Bay Area "Von Miller had high praise for the Raiders offensive line. He called it the NFL’s finest front. He stuck with it even after playing the Dallas Cowboys superb line this season, and having seen tape of the Raiders’ Sunday debacle at Washington, when the Raiders turned in their worst performance..." September 28

  • Broncos players say they'll stand for national anthem

    Denver Post "Broncos players announced Thursday they will stand for the national anthem starting Sunday when they host the Raiders. “Last week, members of our team joined their brothers around the NFL in a powerful display of unity,” the players said. “It was an emotional time for everyone, including the..." September 28

  • Trump: NFL owners 'afraid' to take action against kneeling players

    Fox News Sports "President Trump, in an exclusive interview with "Fox & Friends," said that NFL owners are “afraid” to act against their players protesting the national anthem at games across the country. “The NFL is in a box and they have to do something about it,” Trump told Fox News' Pete Hegseth, in the..." September 28

  • Justin Timberlake reportedly 'finalizing' deal to perform at Super Bowl halftime

    CBS Sports "The Super Bowl is going to get a familiar face for halftime of Super Bowl LII when the game comes to Minnesota. Pop superstar Justin Timberlake is reportedly "finalizing" a deal to perform at the event for the first time in 13 years. According to US Magazine, Timberlake and the NFL are locking..." September 27

  • Broncos' John Elway on NFL protests: 'Take the politics out of football'

    CBS Sports "John Elway, the Denver Broncos president of football operations, released a statement Tuesday night in which he expressed a desire for the NFL and his team to "move forward" from last weekend's demonstrations of unity during the national anthem. That's a pretty small graphic, so here's a full..." September 27

  • DirecTV refunds Sunday Ticket subscribers who are upset over NFL protests

    New York Daily News "NFL fans who are too angry to watch the Red Zone channel can now enter the Green Zone. DirecTV is offering total refunds to Sunday Ticket customers who want to cancel their package due to the national anthem protests around the league, according to ESPN. The Sunday Ticket package, which..." September 27

  • Broncos say “the details” were missing in first loss of season

    Denver Post "Broncos coach Vance Joseph is a details guy, but he also has a simplistic view of football and how to win and, really, it comes down to which team plays better. In not one area, but multiple areas. The Buffalo Bills played better than the Broncos on Sunday when most expected the opposite to..." September 26

  • What’s the solution to the anthem protests?

    Pro Football Talk "The Commander-in-Chief continues to express, in 140 characters or less, his views regarding the NFL and the national anthem. Most recently, President Trump suggested that “[t]he only way out for them is to set a rule that you can’t kneel during our National Anthem!” While that would definitely..." September 26

  • Broncos felled by penalties, turnovers on the road in loss to Bills

    Denver Post "They were told it was a trap game. That after impressive victories at home, against the Los Angeles Chargers and then the Dallas Cowboys, that they would have a tough time at Buffalo, which had been unimpressive. The Broncos did. The same Denver team that contained Chargers quarterback..." September 25

  • Roger Goodell: I’m proud of way our league responded this weekend

    Pro Football Talk "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell released a statement on Saturday morning in reaction to President Trump’s Friday night call for the league to get rid of “son of a bitch” players who don’t stand during the playing of the national anthem and his words were followed by many others from owners, players..." September 25

  • Donald Trump continues to take shots at NFL over flag

    Pro Football Talk "If the NFL was hoping Donald Trump would move on to another issue, they were mistaken. The President continued his war on the NFL via Twitter this morning, holding up NASCAR (where owners threatened to fire drivers or crew members who protested during the anthem) as the model for sporting..." September 25

  • Von Miller takes blame for Broncos’ loss after strange penalty

    Larry Brown Sports "Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller took responsibility for a strange unsportsmanlike conduct penalty that allowed the Buffalo Bills to put the game away on Sunday. Late in the fourth quarter, with the Broncos down 23-16, it looked like Denver had made a third down stop that would force the..." September 25

  • Donald Trump Jr. takes a swipe at the NFL, too

    Pro Football Talk "They say football is family. Bashing the National Football League apparently is family, too. Donald Trump Jr. has chimed in regarding the issue his father took to unprecedented heights two nights ago, with this message on Twitter posted within the last hour: “If only Roger Goodell cared as much..." September 25

  • NFL Aiming To Expand London Schedule

    Pro Football Rumors "The NFL remains intent on gauging whether or not a franchise could function as a full-time London operation. To measure this, the league wants a team to play in multiple London games during a season. NFL executive VP of international Mark Waller said more games coming to London in subsequent..." September 25

  • Derek Wolfe: If you don’t think America is greatest country, why do you stay?

    Pro Football Talk "NFL players were active on social media on Saturday in response to President Donald Trump urging NFL teams to fire any “son of a bitch” who protests the national anthem and they were uniformly negative about the President’s point of view. Broncos defensive end Derek Wolfe issued a statement via..." September 24

  • Trump urges fans to boycott NFL in ongoing criticism of flag-kneeling players

    Fox News Sports "President Trump on Sunday extended his attack on NFL players who kneel during the national anthem, and suggested fans boycott games as he continued his call for team owners to “fire or suspend” the offenders. “If NFL fans refuse to go to games until players stop disrespecting our Flag &..." September 24

  • Goodell calls Trump comments divisive, disrespectful

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL has responded to Friday night’s comments from President Trump. And the NFL isn’t mincing words. “The NFL and our players are at our best when we help create a sense of unity in our country and our culture,” Commissioner Roger Goodell said. “There is no better example than the amazing..." September 23

  • Report: Predatory Lenders Are Preying On NFL Concussion Settlement Plaintiffs

    Deadspin "As the NFL’s estimated $1 billion concussion settlement winds its way through the process of getting the money into the hands of the former players it’s supposed to compensate, lawyers for some of those retired players told a federal judge this week about how predatory lenders and advisers have..." September 22

  • If NFL ratings stay low, broadcasters could see a $200 million earnings hit

    Awful Announcing "The NFL’s ratings have been a hot topic of discussion, but it isn’t always apparent just how much a dip may damage broadcasters’ bottom lines. That’s the focus of a Hollywood Reporter piece by Paul Bond and Georg Szalai published Wednesday, though, which features several Wall Street analysts..." September 22

  • Third down was a nightmare for Broncos offense in 2016. Why that’s changed so far this season.

    Denver Post "The caveat spilled out quicker than a Von Miller spin move. It has been only two games. That’s the reminder the Broncos were quick to shout from their locker room Sunday after their 42-17 victory over the Dallas Cowboys, a win that showcased turnarounds the Broncos appear to have made in areas..." September 21