Broncos Rumors & News

  • Broncos’ preseason game vs. 49ers a “make or break” audition for QBs?

    Denver Post "The Broncos did this on purpose. They did not attach a timetable to the Great Quarterback Competition of 2017, believing and hoping that the decision would be made for them, that one quarterback would separate himself. “Eventually we’re going to name a starter,” general manager John Elway said..." August 19

  • Talib downplays scrap with Garcon during joint practice

    Pro Football Talk "Aqib Talib and Pierre Garςon mixed it up during a joint practice between their teams. But apparently all’s well that ends well as the two posed for a photo with Von Miller after the practice ended. “At the end of the practice, they were sitting, laughing with each other, talking,” 49ers coach..." August 18

  • John Elway is fine with protests, within reason and with action

    Denver Post "A day after 49ers general manager John Lynch expressed his thoughts on player protests during the playing of the national anthem, Broncos general manager John Elway was asked for his view. “We have not had a conversation with (the players). My stance is … everybody has the right to do what they..." August 18

  • Eyes on Paxton Lynch, Trevor Siemian in first joint practice with 49ers

    Denver Post "Taped inside the door to a workroom in the bowels of Levi’s Stadium is a square, blue poster featuring the gold Super Bowl 50 logo and a silver Lombardi Trophy, a lasting relic from the Broncos’ memorable 24-10 win Feb. 7, 2016, against Carolina. The Broncos encountered many of those this week..." August 17

  • Von Miller on 49ers’ Trent Brown: ‘He’s the best right tackle in the NFL’

    San Francisco Gate "After the 49ers practiced against the Broncos in 2016, Denver’s Von Miller said Trent Brown was one of the “better tackles” in the NFL. A year later, one of the league’s best pass-rushers has even stronger praise for the 49ers’ 6-foot-8, 355-pound right tackle. “He’s the best right tackle in..." August 17

  • Broncos reportedly giving Paxton Lynch more first-team reps

    Larry Brown Sports "Read into it what you will, but the Denver Broncos are reportedly spending the week taking a long look at Paxton Lynch. According to Mike Klis of 9News, the second-year quarterback is getting “considerably more first-team reps” than he has at any point in the offseason. It is unclear what..." August 17

  • Multiple brawls erupt during 49ers, Broncos joint practice

    Yardbarker "Tempers were flaring in a major way Thursday when multiple brawls broke out during joint practices between the San Francisco 49ers and Denver Broncos. Nicki Jhabvala of the Denver Post was on hand chronicling the fights. There was another fight yesterday that ended when 49ers general manager..." August 17

  • John Elway wants one of his QBs “to take the reins and take over”

    Pro Football Talk "John Elway continues to patiently wait for one his quarterbacks to win the starting job. “We’d like the decision made by itself,” the Broncos General Manager said Thursday, via Josh Dubow of the Associated Press. “We want one of them to take the reins and take over. That would be the ideal..." August 17

  • Brandon Stokley questions whether Paxton Lynch loves football

    Larry Brown Sports "The Denver Broncos envisioned Paxton Lynch being their starting quarterback of the future when they used a first-round pick on him in last year’s draft, but that still seems like it is a long way from happening. Could a lack of commitment have something to do with that? In an appearance on..." August 17

  • 49ers and Broncos have talked trade

    Sportsnaut "It stands to reason that the Denver Broncos and San Francisco 49ers might be tied at the hip when it comes to potential trades around the NFL. Newly extended Broncos general manager John Elway has a decades long relationship with first-year 49ers GM John Lynch. Both spent parts of their careers..." August 17

  • Osweiler feels he is even better than he was in Denver

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "In the past 19 months, Brock Osweiler has gone from leading the Broncos to the playoffs during their Super Bowl-winning campaign in 2015, to signing a $72 million free agent contract with the Texans, to falling out of favor in Houston, to becoming an afterthought in a trade to the Browns, to..." August 15

  • Broncos’ Chris Harris believes his preseason pick-six is a hint of many this year. Let him explain.

    Denver Post "Chris Harris knew exactly what to do because A) it’s “called route recognition” and he’s “on that level of smart to be able to let my man go and be able to jump routes,” and, B) he had seen the same thing four days earlier in a Broncos scrimmage at Dove Valley. “Same exact play,” he..." August 14

  • Denver Broncos WR Carlos Henderson has successful thumb surgery

    ALL 22 "Denver Broncos rookie wide receiver Carlos Henderson underwent successful thumb surgery after suffering the injury during Denver’s preseason opener against the Chicago Bears. Henderson had his thumb repaired this week, according to 9News’ Mike Klis. But it’s uncertain when he will return to the..." August 14

  • Jared Crick carted off at Broncos practice, reportedly has back injury

    Pro Football Talk "The cart driver at Broncos practices is getting more work than anyone with the team would like right now. Defensive end Jared Crick was carted off after getting hurt during Monday’s practice. That comes two days after defensive end Derek Wolfe needed help getting off the field after injuring..." August 14

  • Broncos' Derek Wolfe suffers gnarly ankle sprain, says he'll be ready for Week 1

    CBS Sports "The Broncos' playoff hopes rest almost entirely on their defense. If they're going to overcome their shaky-at-best quarterback situation, they'll need their defense to continue to be the dominant unit it has been for the past two seasons. So, it's understandable then why the Broncos might've..." August 13

  • Broncos fans set training camp attendance record in 2017

    Denver Post "Broncos fans set a training camp attendance record this year with an average of 4,910 in the 11 workouts open to the public, besting last year’s average of 4,364. All told, 54,013 fans showed for camp in 2017. The crowd topped 6,000 on three different occasions, including a record a 7,085 fans..." August 13

  • Broncos rookie Carlos Henderson having thumb surgery

    Pro Football Talk "Broncos defensive end Derek Wolfe‘s ankle injury turned out to be a sprain, but another member of the team will be heading for surgery after a thumb injury. According to multiple reports, third-round pick Carlos Henderson will have thumb surgery. Henderson got hurt during Thursday night’s game..." August 13

  • Broncos defensive end Derek Wolfe carted off practice field with apparent right leg injury

    Denver Post "Broncos defensive end Derek Wolfe was carted off the practice field at the team’s Dove Valley headquarters Saturday morning with an apparent right leg injury. Wolfe appeared to suffer the injury during an 11-on-11 play early in practice. Offensive tackle Menelik Watson was walking gingerly..." August 12

  • Denver Broncos reserve DL Billy Winn out for season

    ALL 22 "The Denver Broncos’ fears were confirmed on Friday when it was confirmed that defensive lineman Billy Winn had torn his right ACL. Winn will miss the entire 2017 season, according to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport. Winn was originally a sixth-round pick by the Cleveland Browns at the 2012 NFL..." August 11

  • Vance Joseph “satisfied” with quarterback play

    Denver Post "An hour before kickoff Thursday, Trevor Siemian and Paxton Lynch trotted out onto Soldier Field to warm up, setting up shop at the 20-yard line in front of a swath of fans who quickly pulled out camera phones and dangled photos for signatures. In the center stood a young girl donning an orange..." August 11

  • Roger Goodell in favor of shortening preseason to 3 games

    WEEI Boston "Every football fan would agree, the NFL preseason is very boring, and it appears NFL commissioner Roger Goodell would agree. “When I go around to fans, that’s maybe the No. 1 thing I hear,” Goodell said, via Bob Glauber of Newsday. “The NFL should do things to the highest possible standards...." August 10

  • Analyst explains why the Broncos were impressed with Bengals QB AJ McCarron

    ALL 22 "Cincinnati Bengals quarterback AJ McCarron was recently tied to the Denver Broncos by trade rumors, which the Broncos quickly dismissed. However, the whole thing brings up an interesting question. Is McCarron really an upgrade? This isn’t like trading for a seasoned veteran. Would he be better..." August 10

  • NFL To Hire Full Time Officials For First Time In League History

    Real GM Football "For the first time in NFL history, the league will have 21 to 24 full-time officials. Under the plan, each of the seven field officiating positions will be represented, with no more than five coming from one position. The full-time officials will come from the current roster of 124 game..." August 09

  • Broncos shoot down talk of A.J. McCarron trade

    Pro Football Talk "As the Broncos continue to watch Trevor Siemian and Paxton Lynch battle it out for the starting quarterback job, the team has shot down a third option not named Chad Kelly. Nicki Jhabvala of the Denver Post reports, citing an unnamed source, that a report linking the Broncos to Bengals..." August 09

  • Trevor Siemian: Things recently started “clicking for me”

    Denver Post "Trevor Siemian has been here before, looking ahead to a preseason game in his college town of Chicago, awaiting his first live opportunity to audition for the Broncos’ starting job. He knows the routine, knows the inherent pressure and has shown a knack for managing both. But recently,..." August 08

  • Garett Bolles starting at left tackle for Broncos Thursday

    Pro Football Talk "The quarterback competition has drawn a significant amount of attention in Denver this summer, but it isn’t the only spot on the starting offense that’s been up for grabs. The team has also been looking for a starter at left tackle and this year’s first-round pick has moved into the lead in..." August 07

  • Jamaal Charles will play during preseason

    Yardbarker "The Denver Broncos will give veteran running back Jamaal Charles some chances to test his surgically repaired knee during the preseason. Exactly what the plan is will soon be seen. Oftentimes, seasoned veterans such as Charles play very little or not at all during the preseason. This is..." August 07

  • Trevor Siemian Named Broncos' Starting QB vs. Bears over Paxton Lynch

    Bleacher Report "The Denver Broncos will start Trevor Siemian at quarterback in their preseason opener against the Chicago Bears on Thursday, NFL Network's James Palmer reported. Siemian won't have the job for very long, however, as the Broncos plan to start Paxton Lynch in their second preseason game Aug. 19..." August 07

  • Broncos depth chart: Siemian, Lynch tied at QB with Trevor listed first

    NBC News 9 Colorado "If a certain baseball rule were applied to the Denver Broncos’ first depth chart of 2017, a tie would go to Trevor Siemian. As expected, the Broncos listed their quarterback position with Siemian OR Paxton Lynch as their first-string quarterback. A tie for first. But considering Siemian is..." August 07

  • Trevor Siemian winning Broncos’ QB job easily

    Yardbarker "The Denver Broncos took Paxton Lynch in the first round of last year’s NFL Draft with the belief that he would eventually become the team’s starting quarterback. He failed to earn the starting job last season, and it appears to be more of the same this season. Yahoo Sports’ Charles Robinson..." August 07

  • Paxton Lynch ‘has lost every single practice session’ to Trevor Siemian

    Sportsnaut "The quarterback competition between Trevor Siemian and Paxton Lynch hasn’t gone according to the desired plan of the Denver Broncos. We’ve heard reports since before training camp began that Lynch was failing to claim the job the Broncos expected him to seize. After all, John Elway has gushed..." August 07

  • John Elway: Broncos QB competition will be won in preseason games

    NBC News 9 Colorado "Don’t count out Paxton Lynch, yet. In fact, the man in charge of the Denver Broncos’ football operations indicated the quarterback competition between Lynch and Trevor Siemian has yet to begin. “They are going to keep competing for the job,’’ John Elway, the Broncos’ general manager, said..." August 06

  • Three Players In ‘Madden 18’ Have A Perfect 99 Rating

    Uproxx "As we inch ever closer to Madden 18‘s launch, it’s time to step away from the top players at their respective positions (see the best wide receivers, quarterbacks, running backs and tight ends here), to recognize the elite few who have made it into Madden’s honorable “Club 99.” These players have..." August 06

  • Stevan Ridley knows sound of silence, wants to make most of opportunity

    ESPN "-- In the end, Stevan Ridley said that it’s the quiet that gets to you. One day you’re an NFL player with the idea in your head that you’ll be an NFL player in the future. And suddenly you’re not, and 32 teams have each signed 90 players to go through their offseason programs -- the math says..." August 06

  • Broncos’ Brandon McManus nails 73-yard field goal

    Pro Football Talk "Broncos coach Vance Joseph says he’s ready to try field goals from record-breaking distances this season. After Broncos kicker Brandon McManus nailed a 73-yard field goal in practice on Friday, Joseph said he wouldn’t hesitate to let McManus try a field goal from 70 yards or beyond in a..." August 05

  • Vance Joseph hasn’t decided on starting quarterback for Saturday scrimmage

    Pro Football Talk "When it comes to picking a Week One starting quarterback, Broncos coach Vance Joseph is waiting as long as possible. When it comes to picking a starting quarterback for Saturday’s intrasquad scrimmage, same. “I’m not sure yet,” Joseph told reporters on Friday regarding whether it will be Trevor..." August 05

  • Trevor Siemian takes lead in Broncos’ QB competition

    Sportsnaut "Earlier in training camp, it appeared that neither Trevor Siemian nor Paxton Lynch were standing out in the battle for the Denver Broncos’ starting quarterback job. In fact, head coach Vance Joseph seemed displeased about how each young signal caller was performing. That changed to an extent..." August 05

  • Judge refuses to quash Colorado arrest for John Bowlen

    Denver Post "A motion to quash an arrest warrant out of Arapahoe County for John Bowlen, son of Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen, has been denied. Arapahoe County Court Judge Darren Louis Vahle denied on Friday a motion by Bowlen’s attorney to “set aside (an) order issuing a bench warrant.” The arrest..." August 05

  • Rookie Isaiah McKenzie angling to become explosive weapon for Broncos

    Denver Post "Isaiah McKenzie shot his right arm into the air and peered toward the clouds as a football was fired out of a machine 50 yards in front of him. The ball barreled through the air as McKenzie drifted under it. He shifted under the ball’s shadow until it smacked his pads with a thud, then gripped..." August 04

  • Von Miller compares life in spotlight to being like Spiderman

    Sportsnaut "How does Denver Broncos star Von Miller handle the spotlight? Speaking at a forum with Roger Goodell, he compared his life to that of “Spiderman,” using a famous quote from the movie to drive his point home. Miller added that as part of the job, who he is on the field has to be who he is off..." August 04

  • Broncos' Miller believes 30 sacks attainable for upcoming season

    DenverBroncos.com "Michael Strahan’s single-season sack record has stood for 15 years. His 22.5-sack output may not be the standard forever, though, if you ask outside linebacker Von Miller. And if it does fall, Strahan’s mark could be left far behind. Following Wednesday’s practice, Miller entertained the..." August 03

  • Broncos' Sanders 'blessed' to practice against Harris, Talib

    ESPN "The Denver Broncos have finished each of the last two seasons as the league's No. 1 pass defense. The team's defense, especially the defensive backs, have made life as difficult as possible for quarterbacks Trevor Siemian and Paxton Lynch during practice as they compete for the starting..." August 03

  • Broncos return to practice with a heavy focus on running game

    Denver Post "Stevan Ridley planted his right foot in the grass and burst to his left. The veteran running back made one more athletic move to avoid a would-be tackler and then accelerated toward the end zone, his offensive teammates raising their arms in celebration behind him. T.J. Ward had seen enough big..." August 03

  • Broncos Owner’s Son, Pat Bowlen Jr Issued Warrant After DUI Arrest For Domestic Violence

    Black Sports Online "John Bowlen is caught up with the law again. Few days ago he was arrested for a DUI in California and it turns out he violated his probation. TMZ obtained documents from the Arapahoe County District Attorney and they argued that Bowlen violated several terms of his probation stemming from a..." August 02

  • Broncos quarterbacks reportedly unimpressive in camp battle

    Larry Brown Sports "The Denver Broncos’ quarterback battle is going to draw a lot of attention over the course of training camp, but so far, it’s apparently not going that great. NFL reporter Benjamin Allbright attended Wednesday’s Broncos practice session, with Trevor Siemian and Paxton Lynch both involved..." August 02

  • Broncos offense bounces back after trying day against defense

    Denver Post "About 15 minutes remained in practice Monday when Broncos head coach Vance Joseph ordered a team huddle. Players from both sides of the field, still hot from a skirmish that broke out a few plays earlier, gathered round as Joseph issued an ultimatum: Stop the nonsense, he told them. Finish..." August 01

  • Former Broncos offensive lineman Ryan Clady retires

    KDVR "Former Broncos left tackle Ryan Clady announced his retirement from the NFL on Tuesday. Clady was a first-round pick of the Broncos in 2008 and played eight seasons in Denver. Foot and knee injuries limited Clady to only 18 games from 2013 to 2015. During the offseason after the Broncos won..." August 01

  • Lorenzo Doss making play for larger role in Broncos secondary

    Denver Post "The blur of the No. 37 white jersey sprinting toward the end zone has become a common theme at Broncos training camp. Lorenzo Doss was one of the stars of camp last summer, harassing Denver’s quarterbacks with one interception after another, plays that would quickly turn into a possible..." July 31

  • Von Miller angling to return punts for Broncos

    Sportsnaut "In news that made us crack a smile as big as the one Von Miller sports, the Denver Broncos linebacker is angling to return punts this year. Special teams coach Ben Olivo confirmed Miller has been trying to get in on that action while joking “Unfortunately he’s kind of on the map so he won’t be..." July 31

  • Denver Broncos Owner's Son John Bowlen Arrested for DUI

    TMZ "More trouble for "the blood of the city" ... the son of Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen was arrested for DUI in California on Sunday, TMZ Sports has learned. 31-year-old John Bowlen was pulled over by the California Highway Patrol in the Paso Robles area around 2 PM -- and during the stop,..." July 31