Broncos Rumors & News

  • Broncos excuse Antonio Smith from OTAs during investigation

    Pro Football Talk "Teams usually want every player available to show up for OTAs. But obviously for the Broncos, Antonio Smith is a special case. According to Mike Klis of KUSA, Smith will not participate in OTAs because of “personal reasons.” That’s another way of saying “the Broncos don’t want him on..." May 27

  • NFL player, former Monmouth standout hospitalized after Belmar hit-and-run, police say

    Newark Star-Ledger "Denver Broncos cornerback and former Monmouth University standout Tevrin Brandon was hospitalized briefly this morning after being struck by a car in Belmar, according to police. Capt. Andrew Huisman of the Belmar police said Tevrin, was crossing Highway 71 near its intersection with Highway 35..." May 26

  • Gary Kubiak sees NFL teams signing two-point specialists

    Pro Football Talk "Does the NFL’s new rule moving extra point kicks back 13 yards make much of a difference to how teams assemble their rosters? It does according to Broncos coach Gary Kubiak, who sees NFL teams signing players specifically for their ability to score on two-point conversions. “I think there..." May 25

  • Expect Broncos backs to run wild in 2015

    Mile High Report "The zone blocking system will make its comeback to the Mile High city in 2015 and with it poses the opportunity for great success for the Broncos' rushing attack. Zone blocking is a rather simple concept. In fact, it is self-explanatory. The scheme requires cohesiveness, sound technique and..." May 21

  • NFL's Antonio Smith -- Investigated for Child Abuse

    TMZ.com "Denver Broncos defensive end Antonio Smith -- a former Pro Bowler -- is being investigated for alleged child abuse in Texas ... TMZ Sports has learned. We spoke with the Fort Bend County District Attorney, John Healey, who confirms the child abuse division is handling the case against Smith --..." May 21

  • US appeals court upholds $50M settlement for retired NFL players

    CBSSports.com "The 8th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday upheld a $50 million lawsuit settlement regarding publicity rights for retired NFL players, according to the Associated Press. The appeals court rejected arguments by several retirees -- including Jim Marshall, Joe Senser and Dan Pastorini -- that..." May 21

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    Dean Blandino @DeanBlandino

    The extra point rule for 2015 just changed. Snap for kick from the 15-yard line, 2-pt try stays at 2-yard line and defense can return.

  • Jeff Heuerman's injury might impact how Broncos break in rookies

    ESPN.com "Jeff Heuerman will not play for the Denver Broncos in the coming season, but that doesn't mean he will not be part of what they do and how they think about doing it. Heuerman tore his left ACL while running in a special teams drill on the last day of the Broncos' minicamp the past weekend, and..." May 19

  • Extra point tries moved to the 15-yard line

    Pro Football Talk "One of the NFL’s staid elements is getting a shake up. Extra points will be attempted from the 15-yard-line beginning in 2015, the NFL announced Tuesday. Owners approved the rules change, which makes the extra point a 32- or 33-yard attempt, at the league’s spring meeting in San..." May 19

  • Mike Shanahan says he could coach again if the situation were right

    Denver Post "Give Mike Shanahan the floor and he'll make an audience believe it is in the middle of his one of his pregame pep talks. On Friday, as part of a panel for Fresh Ed., a "life performance brand" founded by Denver native and former NFL player Bo Scaife, Shanahan shared words of wisdom as though he..." May 18

  • Former NFL LB Adrian Robinson dies at 25

    Pro Football Talk "Linebacker Adrian Robinson, who played for the Steelers, Chargers, Broncos, and Washington, has died at the age of 25, per multiple reports. No cause of death was given. Undrafted in 2012 out of Temple, Robinson appeared in 12 games for the Steelers in 2012. " May 18

  • Broncos hope Shane Ray can practice this week

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos took outside linebacker Shane Ray in the first round despite concerns about a toe injury and a marijuana possession citation and now they’d like to start working with him on the field. Ray didn’t take part in the team’s rookie minicamp because of the injury, which has been described..." May 17

  • PAT change coming? NFL owners to consider 3 proposals at May meetings

    CBSSports.com "The extra point as we know it could be coming to an end. When the NFL Spring Meeting kicks off in San Francisco next week (May 18-20), the league's 32 owners will be presented with three proposals on how to make the extra point better. If 24 out of the NFL's 32 owners vote to pass any of the..." May 13

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    Howard Balzer @HBalzer721

    Broncos claimed TE Marcel Jensen from Jaguars and WR Solomon Patton from Bucs.

  • Tony Romo and Andrew Luck to join the Manning Brothers on Directv ads

    Awful Announcing "You remember those endearing rap videos that Eli and Peyton Manning made in 2013 (Football on Your Phone) and 2014 (Fantasy Football Fantasy) for DirecTV’s NFL Sunday Ticket? Well, the Mannings are going to have some company when DirecTV films its new advertising campaign for 2015. The..." May 11

  • Broncos lose third-round pick Jeff Heuerman for season

    Sporting News "A day after Jaguars rookie Dante Fowler was lost for the year with a torn ACL, Broncos rookie tight end Jeff Heuerman suffered the same fate. Denver's third-round pick was injured during a Saturday afternoon session of rookie minicamp and will miss the 2015 season. Heuerman suffered the..." May 10

  • Peyton Manning returns to Indy but avoids talking about Patriots

    ESPN.com "Peyton Manning tried to take the air out of "Deflategate" on Friday. Even the evasive Broncos quarterback couldn't make the questions disappear. Two days after the Wells Report implicated Tom Brady and two team employees for underinflating footballs, Manning returned to his first NFL home..." May 09

  • Former NFL LB Scott Fujita: 30 to 50 percent of players smoke pot

    CBSSports.com "We live in a society where marijuana is becoming increasingly destigmatized. It has been completely legalized for recreational used in four states, decriminalized in 17 states and the District of Columbia, and allowed for medicinal purposes in 23 states. Even the Texas House Criminal Jurisprudence..." May 07

  • Broncos show faith in Osweiler by not selecting QB

    NBC News 9 Colorado "Exhale, Brock Osweiler. When the Broncos didn't take a quarterback through the first three "starter" rounds of the NFL Draft, they sent a message to Osweiler that he remains the heir apparent to quarterback Peyton Manning. "We still believe in Brock," said general manager John Elway. "We..." May 02

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    Jeff Legwold @Jeff_Legwold

    Shane Ray also re-affirms doctors have told he does not need toe surgery and that "by the season I'll be ready to go attack quarterbacks.''

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    Jeff Legwold @Jeff_Legwold

    Elway says Sambrailo can "compete at the right tackle spot right away,'' and can play multiple positions.

  • Broncos make bold move selecting DE Shane Ray in NFL draft

    Denver Post "On the back wall of the Broncos auditorium, where coach Gary Kubiak holds his team meetings, a new message reads in capital letters: Be Accountable. The philosophy drives the Broncos' pursuit of a championship. It requires talent, and in the case of Missouri edge rusher Shane Ray, provides a test..." May 01

  • Brock Osweiler sees no need for Broncos to draft another QB

    Fox Sports Arizona "Denver is reportedly in the market for a young quarterback this weekend. Their current backup wants to show his team it can make better use of its draft picks. "I can only control how much I know the playbook, how I practice," backup Brock Osweiler told the Denver Post. "I have spent..." April 30

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    2015 NFL Draft Day Rumors - Live Blog

    PSD Staff NFL Draft day is finally here. Teams begin re-loading tonight and the new NFL season will be here before we know it. I'm going to post rumors in this live blog all day. Pick rumors, trade rumors, etc. April 30

  • Montee Ball plans to regain Broncos' No. 1 RB job

    NFL.com "Montee Ball's injury ravaged, disappointing 2014 season saw not one, but two other running backs blow by him on the depth chart. As the Denver Broncos enter offseason workouts, Ball sits behind and C.J. Anderson, Ronnie Hillman -- intriguing Juwan Thompson also resides on the depth chart. Ball..." April 30

  • 2015 NFL mock draft: Saints, Dolphins, Eagles, Jaguars making trades

    CBSSports.com "It's finally time to bite the bullet. It's time to mock it up. Hopefully, I can do better than last year, where I hit for a pretty strong average – 26 of the 32 players I put in my mock ended up going in the first round – but didn't land nearly enough homers (getting the right player and team..." April 29

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    Nicki Jhabvala @NickiJhabvala

    Peyton on people calling this year his "farewell tour": "I wouldn't call it that."

  • NFL to end tax-exempt status

    The Score "The NFL will relinquish its tax-exempt status, commissioner Roger Goodell announced in a memo to owners Tuesday. Goodell said the move was made to "eliminate (a) distraction." The memo states the move will not have a significant impact on the operation of the league: Every dollar of..." April 28

  • NFL Commissioner Goodell: "We didn't get it right"

    CBS News "The NFL draft begins Thursday in Chicago. It's a change of venue for a league re-defining itself both on and off the field. The NFL will follow a new personal conduct policy, and two new employees will help investigate player misconduct. In an interview with "CBS This Morning" co-host Charlie..." April 28

  • Broncos will look to draft a quarterback

    NBC News 9 Colorado "There is a specific day assigned to the future of Broncos' backup quarterback Brock Osweiler. It is Friday which the NFL is promoting as Day 2 of the draft. Day 2 will be the most intriguing day to the Broncos' draft. Day 2 is when the NFL Draft will announce its second and third round..." April 28

  • CB Tony Carter signs tender contract, creates depth for Broncos

    Denver Post "Broncos cornerback Tony Carter signed his restricted free agent tender of $1.542 million Monday, creating depth and options leading up to training camp. The contract is non-guaranteed, but provides Carter an opportunity to compete for a roster spot. The restricted free agent negotiation period..." April 27

  • Broncos waive WR Kerry Taylor

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos reduced their wide receiver ranks by one on Thursday, waiving second-year pro Kerry Taylor, per the NFL’s daily personnel notice. The move leaves Denver with 75 players one week before the NFL draft. The Broncos have 10 wide receivers, and it would not be a surprise if that number..." April 24

  • Elway not happy with Demaryius Thomas: His absence makes no sense

    CBSSports.com "The Denver Broncos have been holding offseason workouts since April 13 and one player who's been conspicuously absent since then is wide receiver Demaryius Thomas. Thomas wasn't expected to show up for the voluntary workouts, but that doesn't mean John Elway can't still be mad about it. The..." April 24

  • Depth Perception: Predicting Broncos' 9 picks in 2015 draft

    CBSSports.com "The Denver Broncos have nine picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 28 in the first round April 30 in Chicago. And with the window closing on quarterback Peyton Manning's prolific career, general manager John Elway knows all too well how important it is to get into the Super Bowl again sooner..." April 23

  • Judge approves concussion settlement, could cost NFL $1 billion

    CBSSports.com "A federal judge has approved a plan that brings the NFL and more than 5,000 former players one step closer to a settlement in a concussion lawsuit that could end up costing the league more than $1 billion over 65 years. Senior U.S. District Judge Anita Brody had twice sent the deal back to..." April 22

  • 2015 Sunday Night Football schedule

    SB Nation "The NFL has released the full schedule for the upcoming 2015 NFL season, which means we know the primetime matchups for Sunday Night Football. Typically some of the best matchups on the schedule (especially with flex scheduling), Sunday Night Football might not be as well-known a phrase as Monday..." April 22

  • Chris Harris says new defense will put corners on an island more

    Pro Football Talk "Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. has the kind of confidence that only comes from making it in the NFL despite being an undrafted, five-foot, ten-inch defensive back. That confidence will serve him well in the team’s new defense under coordinator Wade Phillips. “We’re going to be out there..." April 20

  • NFL schedule will be released on Tuesday

    Pro Football Talk "The wait to find out the 2015 schedule will end on Tuesday evening. The NFL has announced that the schedule will be unveiled during a three-hour show on NFL Network that gets underway at 8 p.m. ET. All 256 games will be revealed during the program, although not all games will remain in the same..." April 20

  • One week into workouts, Kubiak impressed by team's commitment

    DenverBroncos.com "The Broncos' new head coach praised his team's diligence and competitiveness during a conference call with 2,100 season-ticket holders Friday. So far, so good. One week into the first offseason program of of the Gary Kubiak era, the Broncos' new head coach is pleased with how his team attacked..." April 19

  • Denver's Brandon Marshall underwent foot surgery last month

    247 Sports "After playing the last month of the 2014 season with what was called a right foot sprain, it was reported Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall wouldn't need surgery. Apparently, that was not the case. Vic Lombardi of CBS4 and 104.3 the Fan reported on the Fan Morning Show on Thursday that..." April 16

  • Report Suggests About 1 in 6 NFL Players Go Broke Within 12 Years of Retiring

    Complex "When the NFL comes back in 2015, and you gaze upon the first 11-on-11 play of the bloodsport's season, know that, statistically speaking, at least three players on that field will be bankrupt soon after they hang up their cleats. According to a new research paper by the National Bureau of Economic..." April 15

  • At 33, Broncos DeMarcus Ware still expects big things

    Denver Post "His was a DeMarcus and Mr. Ware season. Already on a fast track towards the Hall of Fame when he arrived in Denver last year, DeMarcus Ware quickly found his career prime gear, making g seven sacks through the Broncos' first six games in 2014. Just as suddenly, Ware's sack production..." April 15

  • Sanders expects to play slot in '15; Latimer to outside

    NFL.com "Emmanuel Sanders is coming off a Pro Bowl season, but that won't stop the Broncos from tweaking his role in the offense next season. Sanders told reporters at Broncos headquarters Monday that he expects to move inside to the slot in three-wide receiver sets this season. Promising second-year..." April 13

  • Report: Linebacker Brandon Marshall signs his ERFA tender

    Mile High Report "According to Pro Football Talk and agent Drew Rosenhaus, Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall has signed his exclusive rights free agent tender on Monday. This means that Brandon Marshall is slated to receive $585,000 in 2015. That's quite the bargain for a linebacker that lead your team..." April 13

  • Emmanuel Sanders: No title in 2015 would be 'bust season' for Broncos

    ESPN.com "The Denver Broncos have a new coaching staff and plenty of new faces on their roster. But when coach Gary Kubiak addressed the team Monday -- the first day of the Broncos' offseason program -- it was clear the championship expectations the team has carried over much of the last three seasons..." April 13

  • Schedule release likely coming next week

    Pro Football Talk "With the draft only 17 days away and in light of the NFL’s habit of releasing the regular-season schedule before the draft, the window for releasing the 2015 regular-season schedule is getting fairly narrow. The current thinking, per a source with knowledge of the situation, is that the sheet..." April 13

  • Broncos sign James Casey

    Pro Football Talk "Under coach Gary Kubiak, the Broncos plan to bring back the fullback. They’ll do that at least in part by reuniting Kubiak with James Casey. The Broncos have announced that Casey has signed a one-year contract. A fifth-round pick of the Texans in 2009, Casey spent four years in Houston and..." April 11

  • 2015 NFL preseason schedule announced

    CBSSports.com "Preseason football may be some four months off, but the NFL wants to give you time to get adequately pumped for what amounts to glorified practices. That's right: On Thursday, the league announced the 2015 preseason schedule in all its meaningless glory. Meaningless may be an overstatement; the..." April 09

  • Report: Broncos CB Aqib Talib Being Investigated For Aggravated Assault

    NESN "Aqib Talib looks to be in trouble with the law. The Denver Broncos cornerback is being investigated, along with his brother, for a possible aggravated assault charge, WFAA in Dallas reported Wednesday. Talib and his brother weren’t arrested but Dallas Police Department sources told WFAA..." April 08

  • Dolphins bring Wes Welker in for a free agent visit

    Pro Football Talk "At this stage, very little that can happen in free agency is going to create much of a ripple. But the Dolphins are still trying to throw cannonballs into the deep end. Via Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald, the Dolphins are bringing in free agent wide receiver Wes Welker for a visit..." April 08