Broncos Rumors & News

  • John Elway mum on Joe Mixon’s status

    Pro Football Talk "Pre-draft press conferences usually don’t result in much useful draft information, given the competitive and secretive nature of the process. On Monday, Broncos executive V.P. of football operations and General Manager John Elway was extra secretive about the team’s assessment of one of the most..." April 24

  • Myles Garrett Shouldn't Worry Too Much, Skip Bayless Once Thought Von Miller Disappeared in Games and Was Overrated

    The Big Lead "Warren Sapp called Myles Garrett a “lazy kid” who makes four plays a game, disappears in games, and said he wasn’t as good as Courtney Brown (the first overall pick for the Browns in 2000). The “Garrett took plays off” thing isn’t exactly a unique criticism–Booger McFarland had dished it out..." April 24

  • Dallas announces DeMarcus Ware will retire as member of Cowboys

    Sportsnaut "DeMarcus Ware technically finished his NFL career with the Denver Broncos, but he’s retiring as a member of the Dallas Cowboys. Originally the No. 11 overall pick of the 2005 NFL draft by the Cowboys, Ware was a dynamo throughout his career. Before coming to Denver, Ware played nine years for..." April 24

  • T.J. Ward: '17 reminds me of Broncos' Super Bowl year

    NFL.com "The Denver Broncos failed to defend their Super Bowl title last season, missing the playoffs thanks to inexperienced quarterbacking and a breakdown in the trenches. Denver's first postseason absence since B.T.T. (Before Tim Tebow) has at least one Broncos defender hungrier than ever to get back..." April 22

  • The Broncos have been in “the dungeon” for months now. T.J. Ward would rather be at the White House.

    Denver Post "There are only two places an NFL season can end and in the span of two years the Broncos have experienced both. There’s the White House, reserved for the Super Bowl champions and the best of the best. And then there’s the dungeon, this according to Broncos safety T.J. Ward. While the..." April 20

  • Broncos to open 2017 season on MNF vs. Chargers

    247 Sports "The Denver Broncos will kick off 2017 in primetime. Citing a "league network" source, 9News' Mike Klis reports the Broncos are expected to open the season at home against the Los Angeles Chargers on Monday Night Football. This will be the seventh consecutive year the Broncos open in the..." April 20

  • NFL owners chipped in millions to fund President Trump’s inauguration events

    Sporting News "Redskins owner Daniel Snyder was among many high-rolling sports figures to contribute to President Donald Trump's inaugural festivities, including six other NFL owners who donated $1 million, The Washington Post reported, citing a Federal Election Commission filing it obtained. The Republican..." April 20

  • Phil Simms joining CBS’ The NFL Today as studio analyst

    Sportsnaut "CBS announced Wednesday that Phil Simms will be joining the show The NFL Today as a studio analyst. Simms had previously made it clear he wasn’t done working in broadcasting after being bumped for Tony Romo in the live booth next to Jim Nantz. A consummate professional, we expect Simms to..." April 19

  • Poll: 87 percent of NFL fans oppose their team drafting player with history of violence against women

    Sportsnaut "According to one poll, the majority of NFL fans aren’t on board with their favorite team drafting a player who has physically abused a woman. “A Marist poll conducted for HBO’s Real Sports found that the vast majority of fans — 87 percent — say that they would oppose their favorite NFL team..." April 19

  • Broncos CB Aqib Talib won't face NFL discipline after shooting incident

    USA Today "The NFL won’t suspend or fine Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib over a June 2016 incident in which police say Talib initially claimed he was shot in the leg by an unknown assailant, only to have his lawyer later say he admitted to shooting himself. The league’s investigation found Talib’s..." April 18

  • Broncos To Pick Up Bradley Roby’s Option

    Pro Football Rumors "The Broncos are expected to exercise cornerback Bradley Roby‘s 2018 fifth-year option, which is valued at $8.526MM, according to Mike Klis of 9News. That $8.526MM salary will place Roby inside the top-20 in terms of annual cornerback figures, just ahead of fellow Broncos corner Chris Harris...." April 18

  • Broncos CB Chris Harris alludes to wanting Christian McCaffrey, Emmanuel Sanders on Dan Rooney, more

    Denver Post "Chris Harris knows exactly how he would make his mark during the NFL draft’s first round if he were in Broncos general manager John Elway‘s shoes. “I like playmakers,” the Broncos’ all-pro cornerback said Monday. “I want a playmaker on defense or offense, a guy that’s going to put up some..." April 18

  • Broncos bringing Garett Bolles in for a look

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos were willing to let Russell Okung walk, and haven’t replaced last year’s left tackle yet. They’re looking at a guy this week who could potentially replace him, as they continue to attempt to rebuild their offensive line. According to Nicki Jhabvala of the Denver Post, the Broncos..." April 17

  • Chris Harris: Joe Woods will take defense to next level

    Pro Football Talk "Some have worried that the departure of defensive coordinator Wade Phillips will set the Denver defense back a step. Cornerback Chris Harris Jr. has the opposite view. “We like it,” Harris told reporters on Monday regarding the elevation of defensive backs coach Joe Woods. “He knows our..." April 17

  • Denver reporter shoots down report about Lynch's work ethic

    Yardbarker "Paxton Lynch has a great opportunity to win the starting quarterback job for the Denver Broncos in training camp this season, but one report claims the former Memphis star is not putting in enough work. Although, one person who knows the the team well says that report is completely..." April 17

  • Broncos, Eagles to host powerful guard from Rutgers

    Sporting News "Rutgers guard Chris Muller turned heads a few weeks ago at his Pro Day, a performance that has led to NFL team visits and private workouts. A source tells Sporting News that Muller will have workouts with the Denver Broncos and Philadelphia Eagles this week. Those after Muller participated in..." April 16

  • Broncos 'having a problem' with Lynch's work ethic

    Yardbarker "All the best NFL quarterbacks have one thing in common aside from possessing the skills requisite for the job — they work harder than anyone else. They’re the first to arrive at team facilities and the last to leave. Apparently, that’s something second-year Denver Broncos quarterback Paxton Lynch..." April 16

  • Shane Ray fires off message to critics, 'keyboard warriors'

    247 Sports "There are a large sect of Broncos fans who believe Shane Ray is ready to become a 16-game starter. There are others who feel he's not ready to fill DeMarcus Ware's shoes. This is Ray's response to the latter. Taking to Twitter on Saturday, the third-year edge rusher shared an..." April 15

  • Von Miller: Shane Ray can replace DeMarcus Ware

    NFL.com "DeMarcus Ware's retirement hurts the Denver Broncos' leadership and pass-rushing depth, but Vance Joseph has a young player ready to step right into a full-time starting role and make plays in Shane Ray. As the Broncos began offseason workouts this week, Ray got a vote of confidence from Von..." April 14

  • Brandon Marshall: Colin Kaepernick is better than every QB signed in free agency

    CBS Sports "Earlier this week, new 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan, who is widely known for his ability to get the most out of quarterbacks, explained why Colin Kaepernick wasn't a good fit in San Francisco and basically it boils down to this: "...[W]hen you bring in someone like [a dual-threat quarterback] then..." April 14

  • Trevor Siemian thinks 2016 reps will help him win 2017 competition

    Pro Football Talk "A year ago, after Peyton Manning retired and Brock Osweiler left and Mark Sanchez arrived and speculation swirled about Colin Kaepernick, one persistent thought emerged regarding the Broncos’ quarterback situation: Don’t be surprised if Trevor Siemian get the job. He did get the job for the..." April 14

  • Broncos' Demaryius Thomas on last year's hip injury: 'I couldn't run certain routes'

    ESPN "Demaryius Thomas won't say exactly what was wrong with his hip last season, but as the Denver Broncos have opened their offseason program, Thomas did offer the injury bothered him and that he believes he can prevent it from impacting the season to come. "It was bad at times, it got worse..." April 14

  • Paxton Lynch: ‘I can be the starter’ for Broncos

    Sportsnaut "There is nothing wrong with having self-confidence in the NFL. This is even more important for young quarterbacks trying to make their case as the face of the franchise. This is clearly the case for second-year quarterback Paxton Lynch, who will compete with Trevor Siemian for the chance to start..." April 13

  • Von Miller wins big as judge blocks release of sex tape

    TMZ "Big win for Von Miller ... an L.A. judge has BLOCKED a woman from releasing the sex tape featuring the NFL superstar after months of fighting it out in court. As we previously reported, Elizabeth Ruiz claims she owns the rights to 50% of the video which was shot during a trip to Mexico in June..." April 13

  • Terrance Knighton retiring after 7 seasons to pursue coaching

    The Sports Quotient "Defensive tackle Terrance Knighton, known as ‘Pot Roast,’ has made the decision to retire from the NFL, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Knighton spent seven seasons in the NFL and was not on any team for the 2016 season. Knighton was drafted in the third round of the 2009 NFL draft by the..." April 13

  • Retired Peyton Manning finally explains the true meaning of his 'Omaha' call

    CBS Sports "Now that Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey has been found , the greatest mystery in pro football involves Peyton Manning and the true meaning of his "Omaha" call. Over the past few years, several players have tried to explain mysterious audible call. Eli Manning was asked about it once,..." April 13

  • NFL players on the trading block: Big names who could get dealt

    ESPN "Of all the potential NFL offseason storylines, "Seahawks trade Richard Sherman" would have ranked among the least believable two or three months ago. Yet, here we are. Sherman and the Seahawks, one of the most beautiful and successful pairings of player and NFL organization in the past..." April 12

  • Sheldon Richardson to the Cowboys? Broncos? Giants? Possible suitors for Jets' DE

    Newark Star-Ledger "Where could the Jets trade Sheldon Richardson? You can't fault the Jets for trying. These last three years, they've done everything they can to figure out a way to use defensive ends Sheldon Richardson, Muhammad Wilkerson and Leonard Williams at the same time. Richardson spent time at end,..." April 12

  • NFL Relocation Fees Are Revenues The Players Will Never Touch

    Deadspin "NFL owners are poised to rake in a fortune from the recent franchise relocations of the Rams, Chargers, and Raiders. Those owners naturally won’t be sharing a penny from that windfall with the players. As a condition of approving all three franchise moves in the last 15 months, the league..." April 11

  • NFL releases 2017 preseason schedule

    NFL.com "The NFL released the entire 2017 preseason schedule Monday. The 65-game slate features eight nationally televised matchups, including a game between the Chargers and Rams at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Aug. 26 at 8 p.m. ET. The 2017 preseason will kick off Thursday, Aug. 3 (NBC, 8 p.m...." April 11

  • Vance Joseph on Broncos’ QB competition: ‘It’s open,’ ‘fifty-fifty’

    Sportsnaut "The Denver Broncos won’t know who their starting quarterback will be until late in the preseason, if head coach Vance Joseph gets his wish anyway. Speaking with media on Monday, the coach made it crystal clear there will be an open competition for the job. Joseph also made it clear the..." April 10

  • NFL Fining Players Who Participated In Vegas Arm Wrestling Event

    CBS Pittsburgh "Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is reportedly getting fined by the NFL, but not for what you might think. Over the weekend Harrison and dozens of other current and former NFL players reportedly participated in the Pro Football Arm Wrestling Championship at the MGM Grand Hotel &..." April 10

  • Broncos kick off quest to regain edge with offseason program

    ESPN "When the Denver Broncos arrive Monday morning for their physicals on the first day of the offseason program, it will officially start the clock on the new season. It will be the first time they get to interact with the new coaching staff. Coach Vance Joseph will have his first team meeting, and..." April 09

  • Siemian holds 'upper hand' in Broncos QB battle

    NFL.com "Now that Tony Romo is out of the picture, the Denver Broncos' quarterback job is up for grabs between Trevor Siemian and Paxton Lynch. Although coach Vance Joseph has preached an open competition between the incumbent starter and the 2016 first-round draft pick, Siemian remains the favorite to..." April 08

  • Should The Broncos Draft Christian McCaffrey?

    Fox Sports "If Christian McCaffrey is available when the Denver Broncos make their first-round pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, should they pull the trigger or draft for need? We are in the home stretch with the 2017 NFL Draft less than 20 days away. It’s time to review all possible options for the Denver..." April 07

  • DeMarcus Ware on retirement: 'My body was talking to me'

    Denver Post "DeMarcus Ware‘s eyes peer down at the list in front of him and a grin slowly forms. “Let me see this,” he says as he grabs the booklet and his glasses, then eases back into his chair. For minutes Ware sits and stares, scouring the list of victimized quarterbacks and reflecting on his 138.5..." April 07

  • Kapri Bibbs, Bennie Fowler sign tenders with Broncos

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos set themselves up to hold onto running back Kapri Bibbs and wide receiver Bennie Fowler by tendering them as exclusive rights free agents and both players will indeed be back in Denver. The Denver Post reports that both players have signed their tenders. Center Matt Paradis, wide..." April 07

  • The Broncos’ faith in their two quarterbacks shouldn’t be questioned now. But something else can.

    Denver Post "Vance Joseph shook his head incredulously and then repeated, almost verbatim, what he said weeks prior. “We’ve got two young guys that we believe in,” he said, standing in the corridor of the Indiana Convention Center amid a stampede of media and draft prospects. “They won nine games..." April 06

  • Peyton Manning not piqued by broadcasting

    NFL.com "Now that Tony Romo has left the gridiron for the broadcast booth, questions arise about another recently retired quarterback legend. Over the past year, social media has been awash in speculation over Peyton Manning's next career move. Will he try to get into NFL ownership with the Titans?..." April 05

  • Amazon Scores With Live-Streaming Rights For NFL 'TNF' Package

    Sports Business Daily "Amazon will replace Twitter in live streaming the NFL’s “Thursday Night Football.” The company will livestream the 10 “TNF” games carried by CBS and NBC as part of a one-year deal that the league announced late Tuesday. Amazon paid $50M for the rights, substantially more than the $10M that Twitter..." April 05

  • How Romo's retirement alters NFL QB market

    SI "Well, now what? That’s the question facing the Texans and possibly the Broncos, in light of Tony Romo’s decision to “retire” from football and enter broadcasting. Those two teams were linked most often to the Cowboys in trade talks for the veteran QB, whose decision to hang ’em up topples the..." April 04

  • Hard Knocks will remain on HBO with new four-year deal

    Awful Announcing "When it comes to sports documentaries, HBO’s Hard Knocks was revolutionary. It may be impossible to believe it now, but Hard Knocks has been around since 2001 when the Baltimore Ravens first took the plunge to allow HBO cameras into their training camp. Since that time the NFL has had a team..." April 03

  • Myles Garrett looking to emulate Von Miller's play, not fashion sense

    USA Today "Even if he didn’t hail from the same college program, Texas A&M’s Myles Garrett would likely be compared to Denver Broncos star Von Miller. Miller, himself a former standout pass-rusher for the Aggies, was the No. 2 overall pick in the 2011 NFL draft. Since then, he’s racked up 73.5 sacks, five..." April 02

  • Von Miller pranks Broncos fans with April Fools' trade joke

    Sporting News "Von Miller took to Instagram on Saturday — April Fool's Day — to play a prank on Broncos fans. He likely gave several heart attacks, considering the subject of his joke. Miller, noted as an eccentric player in the league, posted on Instagram that he'd been traded from the Broncos. The timing..." April 02

  • Why the Broncos select Garett Bolles at No. 20 in our latest first-round mock draft

    Denver Post "Our first 2017 NFL mock draft has the Broncos selecting Utah offensive tackle Garett Bolles at pick No. 20. It’s a boring pick, but in this writer’s opinion it’s the right pick and a selection the Broncos could make on April 27. Like any prospect, there will be supporters and naysayers. Bolles..." April 01

  • Rivers: Von Miller will be known as 1 of the best defenders in NFL history

    Fox Sports "Denver Broncos pass rusher Von Miller has been one of the best defensive players in the league since he was drafted second overall in 2011. He has 73.5 sacks, 19 forced fumbles and a Super Bowl MVP to his name already, and he’s just six seasons into his career. If he continues on this path, he..." April 01

  • John Elway 'Kaepernick's Not Being Blackballed'

    TMZ "John Elway says he does NOT believe Colin Kaepernick is being blackballed by the NFL over his national anthem protests ... but says he's not really sure if the QB can still compete in the league. John and his smokin' hot wife Paige (a former Oakland Raiders cheerleader!) were in D.C. when we..." March 30

  • NFL concussion settlement takes nasty turn

    ESPN "The $1 billion NFL concussion settlement -- nearly six years in the making yet still to deliver a penny to former players and their families for brain injuries stemming from football -- is revealing the underbelly of the legal system to former players and their families. As they finally close..." March 29

  • Demaryius Thomas gets challenged by new Broncos coach Vance Joseph

    USA Today "Demaryius Thomas has been put on notice. “I want 88 to be a dominant player all the time,” new Denver Broncos coach Vance Joseph said Tuesday, during the AFC coaches breakfast session. “I don’t want him to ease into games. I want him to be a guy to step out. It’s time.” There’s little..." March 28

  • NFL: Concussions dropped by around 10 percent

    Fanrag Sports "According to the NFL, concussions dropped in 2016, falling by around 10 percent. That would make it appear that the strict concussion protocol has been working. Since the lawsuit, the NFL has been working to cut back on concussions. They originally rose with the new protocol, but the NFL..." March 28

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