Broncos Rumors & News

  • The NFL's Most Valuable Teams "Just because the auction of the Buffalo Bills is having a tough time drawing bids above $1 billion two years after the Cleveland Browns sold for $987 million, and just weeks after the National Basketball Association’s Los Angeles Clippers were sold for $2 billion, doesn’t mean the National..." August 20

  • Broncos RB Montee Ball cleared for practice

    Denver Post "Broncos running back Montee Ball has received full medical clearance, two weeks since he underwent an appendectomy. “He’s all good to go,” Broncos coach John Fox said. However, there is a difference between medical clearance and getting the green light to play tackle football. " August 19

  • Salary cap will influence Broncos' cuts "For many who currently have lockers inside the Denver Broncos' complex, things get down to the vocational nitty gritty this week. For months they have shown up to work each day, part of a team. They've worked in the weight room, eaten in the cafeteria and rubbed shoulders with their far more..." August 19

  • Jordan Norwood emerges as solid target for Denver Broncos

    Denver Post "Among all the Broncos' personnel changes surrounding quarterback Peyton Manning, Jordan Norwood is perhaps the least-known player. He was undrafted, cut twice and out of football last season. But from a technical perspective, the wide receiver from Penn State might be the best prepared to work..." August 16

  • Who should you draft with the No. 1 pick in fantasy football?

    USA Today "LeSean McCoy is in the best position to succeed Tim Heaney, senior fantasy writer: Why blindly pick last year’s top running back at No. 1? Jamaal Charles is a first-rounder, but 12 rushing scores and 70 receptions are hard to repeat, even with Andy Reid running things. After his monumental..." August 13

  • Broncos LB Danny Trevathan (knee) out 6-8 weeks "Denver Broncos linebacker Danny Trevathan has a fracture just below his left knee joint and will miss six to eight weeks, the team announced Tuesday. Trevathan, who had an MRI after he was carted off the field during Tuesday morning's practice, suffered a medial tibial impaction..." August 13

  • Peyton Manning's quiet tribute to young Broncos fan who died too soon "During training camp, Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning was taking snaps, wearing his usual preseason attire. With one exception: his towel had the name "Chris Crowson" on it. Turns out Manning was paying a silent tribute to a young Broncos fan who died earlier in the summer. Chris Crowson was..." August 12

  • Broncos LB Danny Trevathan injures leg at practice, carted off field "The Broncos spent the offseason trying to improve their defense, adding cornerback Aqib Talib, defensive end DeMarcus Ware and safety T.J. Ward in an attempt to keep their status as Super Bowl contenders. But on Tuesday at practice, Denver might have suffered a bad loss on defense when..." August 12

  • Broncos' Demaryius Thomas focuses on job after losing grandmother

    Denver Post "Nine days isn't a long time. Demaryius Thomas' talent confuses the clock. On Thursday, with five fewer practices than his teammates, Thomas converted three first downs and created mismatches on every snap. It was easy to forget that Thomas, a 6-foot-4, 223-pound hulk with a shortstop's hands..." August 11

  • Broncos' Montee Ball returns to watch practice five days after surgery

    Denver Post "Five pounds lighter but feeling better, Broncos running back Montee Ball watched practice Saturday for the first time since undergoing an appendectomy Monday. Ball doesn't know when he will play, but he remains pleased with his progress. "Right now I am getting healthy and strengthening my..." August 10

  • Smith, McCray earn second chances "They were a part of the Denver Broncos’ rookie class last season, but Quanterus Smith and Lerentee McCray didn't get to run in the offense, as Montee Ball did, or start on defense, as Sylvester Williams did. Smith and McCray were relegated to interested bystander status as the team went about the..." August 10

  • Juwan Thompson battles into mix for playing time at Broncos RB

    Denver Post "Free agents need moments. Juwan Thompson went undrafted and signed with the Broncos for $3,500. The minimal investment explains the urgency to capitalize on every chance. Thompson's arrived Thursday with 6:41 remaining in the second quarter of the Broncos' exhibition game with the Seattle..." August 09

  • Broncos' DeMarcus Ware cuts to chase in pursuit of Seattle QB Russell Wilson

    Denver Post "The Broncos knew DeMarcus Ware was a quick study. Less certain was whether the veteran defensive end was still quick. After consecutive pedestrian seasons by his standards, including his first injury absence, Ware responded with authority in the preseason opener Thursday night. During the..." August 08

  • Broncos defeat Seahawks in preseason opener; Peyton Manning efficient, tough

    Denver Post "Let's not be silly about this. An encouraging preseason opener is a long way from a Super Bowl beatdown. Revenge is for February, maybe even September, but never in August. Yet, there was satisfaction, maybe even a touch of glee, in the Broncos for not only standing up to the bullying..." August 08

  • When will NFL consider marijuana reform?

    USA Today "The NFL has not yet ruled on what’s next for Cleveland’s Josh Gordon, but the Cleveland Plain-Dealer’s Mary Kay Cabot is reporting the Browns are bracing for the star wide receiver to be out eight games. Gordon appealed his positive drug test earlier this week. His appeal is based on the..." August 08

  • Broncos sign defensive end Brian Sanford

    Mile High Report "The former Cleveland Brown will provide depth along the defensive line. It was first reported by ESPN's Jeff Legwold that the Denver Broncos have signed defensive end Brian Sanford. He is listed at 6'2 280lbs and will provide depth along the defensive line for the Broncos. The Broncos have..." August 05

  • Broncos depth chart includes Derek Wolfe, Rahim Moore back as starters

    Denver Post "Derek Wolfe and Rahim Moore have made it all the way back. The young defensive Broncos missed the second half of last season because of unusual setbacks. Both were listed as starters at their positions Sunday when the Broncos released their first official depth chart of the 2014..." August 04

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Broncos RB Montee Ball will undergo an appendectomy today but is expected to be ready for regular-season opener vs. Colts, per source.

  • T.J. Ward must do four hours community service to get assault charges dropped

    Pro Football Talk "It took almost three months for the misdemeanor assault and disturbing the peace charges against Broncos safety T.J. Ward to work its way through the system, but it will only take him an afternoon to complete the sentence handed down on Monday. The Denver Post reports Ward must perform four..." August 04

  • Broncos get offensive in scrimmage, putting on aerial show

    Denver Post "About that new defense? When it was all over Saturday, with scattered players signing autographs after the offense bounded down the field for two hours as if on a pogo stick, it seemed like there had been a lot of misplaced fuss this offseason. The Broncos held their annual summer scrimmage..." August 03

  • No. 3 QB Zac Dysert looks like a keeper

    Denver Post "As No. 3 quarterbacks go, Zac Dysert might be No. 1. Peyton Manning, the 38-year-old starter, was a perfect 4-of-4 for 55 yards and a touchdown on his opening drive in Saturday's scrimmage against Denver's No. 2 defense. Brock Osweiler, the third-year backup, was a perfect 3-of-3 for 33..." August 03

  • Von Miller can see himself in Canton someday

    Denver Post "Football players enshrined in the Hall of Fame are rewarded with a gold jacket. Broncos linebacker Von Miller wants one of those jackets for himself. On the weekend when the NFL honors the greatest men in the game's history, Miller was asked if he can envision a career that ends on the steps..." August 03

  • Barrow 'Getting Better Every Day' "With a simple punch to the football, all the takeaway drills that Broncos coaches ask their players to complete paid off for rookie Lamin Barrow. That forced fumble, near the goal line against tight end Virgil Green, provided the defense with a successful stop of the Brock Osweiler-led offense..." August 03

  • Denver Broncos are loaded with talent at defensive tackle

    Denver Post "Give defensive tackles their own meeting room, and the Broncos would have to replace desk chairs with benches. Taking up ample space would be fat guys who can dunk, heavyweight weightlifters who can run, veterans who are wise, kids who must learn. There would be first-, second- and..." August 03

  • Juwan Thompson moving up Broncos depth chart at running back

    Denver Post "Juwan Thompson has moved to the front of the undrafted rookie running back pool. That still leaves him as the Broncos' No. 4 running back — behind Montee Ball, Ronnie Hillman and C.J. Anderson. But it's better than being fifth or sixth on the depth chart, which is where Thompson was through the..." August 02

  • Talib not worried about emphasis on fouls against receivers

    Pro Football Talk "The last time the NFL made defensive holding and illegal contact with receivers a point of emphasis in 2004, the number of flags thrown for both fouls increased from 79 to 191. Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib doesn’t believe this year’s emphasis on those fouls will result in a similar uptick." August 01

  • Emmanuel Sanders: Peyton is a far better leader than Ben

    Pro Football Talk "Emmanuel Sanders arrived in Denver this offseason after four years in Pittsburgh. He immediately noticed a big difference between Peyton Manning and Ben Roethlisberger. Sanders said on 104.3 The Fan in Denver that Manning’s leadership and determination to win goes far beyond that of..." July 29

  • Aqib Talib glad he "didn't get boos or anything" in Mile High return

    Denver Post "Aqib Talib's previous visit to Sports Authority Field at Mile High ended with a sore left knee and a limp into the visiting locker room. He returned Sunday to a loud ovation, acknowledging the 21,933 fans as he jogged out of the north tunnel. Wasn't he the bad guy? Wasn't he the best cornerback..." July 28

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    Lindsay Jones @bylindsayhjones

    #Broncos CB Chris Harris visited Dr. James Andrews today to get ACL checked. Andrews gave go-ahead for limited practice.

  • Julius Thomas looks to turn great Broncos season into career success

    Denver Post "In NFL locker rooms, the difference between a great year and a great career can be how a player handles his first experience with success. Joel Dreessen was a solid NFL player who saw his share of young egos expand whenever they were fed by the spotlight. Dreessen doesn't see that in Julius..." July 27

  • DeMarcus Ware has a lower leg injury

    Pro Football Talk "During his time with the Cowboys, defensive end/linebacker DeMarcus Ware played through plenty of injuries. He’s already dealing with one in Denver. Ware was held out for roughly half of Sunday’s practice due to what coach John Fox called a lower leg injury. Fox told reporters it doesn’t..." July 27

  • Broncos' Chris Clark wants to be the best at new spot: right tackle

    Denver Post "After testing his patience, life is going Chris Clark's way. His NFL career began with two years on the Minnesota Vikings' practice squad and three years on the Broncos' bench. Clark finally got a chance to start last season for the injured Ryan Clady at left offensive tackle. Opportunity..." July 27

  • Von Miller shows creativity with Tupac socks

    Denver Post "Von Miller continues to mature, he said, tries to learn from past mistakes. However, he hasn’t lost his playful side. Entering his fourth year in the NFL, the Broncos linebacker believes levity is necessary during training camp. The premier pass rusher changed the focus Friday from his..." July 26

  • Peyton disappointed fans can’t attend Broncos camp

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos have closed training camp to fans this year because of construction at the team facilities, and Peyton Manning says that makes this year’s camp different. “As great as these facilities are going to be, the disappointing thing is that just due to the safety issues we couldn’t have..." July 24

  • NFL in LA? It could happen sooner than you think

    Sporting News "At long last, after a 19-year absence, the NFL is ready to return to Los Angeles. It's no longer a matter of if, but when. Expect the NFL to announce a return to America's entertainment capital and the second-biggest market in the next 12 months, with one or two teams debuting in Los Angeles no..." July 24

  • Demaryius Thomas excused from first days of training camp

    Denver Post "Broncos top receiver Demaryius Thomas will be absent from the early days of training camp so he can attend to the funeral services of the grandmother who helped raise him in Georgia. Thomas attended the Broncos’ camp-opening team meeting Wednesday evening. Former Broncos running back great..." July 24

  • Peyton Manning top QB in new 'Madden' "There are Pro Bowl selections and plenty of all-everything teams revealed in every NFL season. Some players are named, some are snubbed and the discussion on all fronts can be lively. And then there's what Donny Moore does. Moore, who laughingly calls himself a "former sandwich artist who has..." July 23

  • John Elway on Pat Bowlen: "It will never be the same here"

    Denver Post "Even without his presence, Pat Bowlen remained present Wednesday as the Broncos held their annual training camp media barbecue. Bowlen stepped down as owner Wednesday, focusing on his battle with Alzheimer's disease, leaving an unmistakable void. General manager John Elway, who has known Bowlen..." July 23

  • Broncos owner Pat Bowlen stepping down due to Alzheimer’s

    Denver Post "Pat Bowlen, one of the most iconic owners in NFL history who helped guide the Broncos to six Super Bowl appearances and two world championships in his 30 years as owner, is relinquishing control of the team as he acknowledges he is dealing with Alzheimer's disease. Team president Joe Ellis will..." July 23

  • Broncos linebacker Von Miller cleared for training camp

    USA Today "The Denver Broncos lost five defensive starters to season-ending injuries or illness during their Super Bowl run last season. All but one of them has been cleared to practice when the team begins training camp on Thursday. Outside linebacker Von Miller (ACL), defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson..." July 23

  • Broncos release TE Dreessen "Tight end Joel Dreessen was released by the Denver Broncos after being designated as having failed a physical. Dreessen was signed as a free agent two years ago with the goal of providing quarterback Peyton Manning with a veteran pass-catching tight end threat. He caught a career-high 41..." July 22

  • Peyton Manning ready to shrug off Super Bowl hangover "With the Seahawks surprising so many of us by dominating the Broncos 43-8 in Super Bowl XLVIII, we have to wonder how quarterback Peyton Manning will bounce back in 2014. He had one of the greatest seasons of his career in 2013 -- one of the greatest seasons any quarterback has ever had -- and it..." July 20

  • Broncos boss John Elway still working on deals for Demaryius Thomas, Julius Thomas

    USA Today "The Denver Broncos have made contract offers to star wide receiver Demaryius Thomas and tight end Julius Thomas and will continue negotiating with both players after training camp opens July 24, Broncos general manager John Elway said Wednesday. "Nothing is going to get done before camp, but..." July 17

  • Chris Harris Jr.: 'Super Bowl or bust for us' "With the countdown to training camp down to its final days for the Denver Broncos, cornerback Chris Harris Jr. said there aren't many things on the to-do list for the players before they formally begin the trek toward what they hope is a shot at Super Bowl redemption. "The main thing right now..." July 13

  • Wes Welker’s Undrafted finishes fourth at Newmarket

    Pro Football Talk "In the sternest test of his career, Wes Welker’s Undrafted garnered a measure of esteem on Saturday, finishing a good fourth in the Group 1 July Cup at England’s Newmarket Racecourse. A four-year-old chestnut-colored gelding, Undrafted raced near the back of the back early and ran on well in..." July 12

  • Harris Preparing for Return "Training camp is quickly approaching. But Chris Harris Jr. isn’t letting the countdown to July 24 stress him out. He’s focusing on getting healthy for the Broncos’ season opener on Sept. 7. “I think I’m in a good position being able to make sure I’m fully healthy,” Harris said. “The Broncos,..." July 12

  • Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning proud of Manning Passing Academy's growth

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Louisiana native and Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, his dad Archie Manning and younger brother and New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning are at Nicholls State University this weekend for their annual Manning Passing Academy, now in its 19th year. Nearly 1,200 high school football..." July 12

  • Peyton Manning an early favorite to win his sixth MVP

    Pro Football Talk "In 2009, Peyton Manning became the only player in NFL history to win four Most Valuable Player awards. In 2013, Manning became the only player in NFL history to win the award five times. Now Manning is the favorite to become the first player to win six MVPs. The offshore sports book Bovada..." July 11

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    Rob Rang @RobRang

    Draft started and is over with no players being selected.

  • Federal Judge Approves NFL Concussion Settlement

    Slate "A federal judge on Monday gave preliminary approval to the concussion compensation deal between the NFL and former players. The ruling comes two weeks after U.S. District Judge Anita Brody raised questions over whether the $675 million cap on damages paid by the league was sufficient to cover the..." July 08