Broncos Rumors & News

  • Broncos first-round pick Garett Bolles wins starting left tackle job

    Denver Post "The Broncos’ 2016 first-round pick is not ready for a starting spot. That was the determination coach Vance Joseph made as he announced Trevor Siemian — not Paxton Lynch — as the team’s starting quarterback on Monday. Denver’s 2017 first-round selection? He’ll occupy a major role from the start..." August 22

  • Broncos cut Bernard Pierce

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos thinned out their running back group by one on Monday. Mike Klis of KUSA reports that the team has dropped veteran Bernard Pierce from their 90-man roster. Pierce signed with the team in January, but didn’t play in either of the team’s first two preseason games as a hamstring..." August 21

  • Paxton Lynch: I’m disappointed, will stay prepared

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos made their choice for their Week One starting quarterback on Monday and it was Trevor Siemian for the second year in a row. That wasn’t a great surprise given the way things had played out during training camp and the first two preseason games and it leaves 2016 first-round pick..." August 21

  • Cowboys dodged a bullet when Jerry Jones tried and failed to trade up for Paxton Lynch

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos have named Trevor Siemian their starting quarterback, and that’s a major indictment of Paxton Lynch: A year after Denver chose Lynch in the first round of the NFL draft, he’s failed to beat out a former seventh-rounder who was already on the roster. Obviously, if the Broncos had known..." August 21

  • Trevor Siemian to be named Broncos' starting QB "Trevor Siemian officially will be named the Denver Broncos' starting quarterback by coach Vance Joseph on Monday afternoon, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. Siemian retaking Denver's starting signal-caller role comes after his strong performance against the San Francisco 49ers on..." August 21

  • Trevor Siemian has met the criteria to be Broncos' starter

    ESPN "Barring a drastic change of heart, Monday is expected to be the day Denver Broncos coach Vance Joseph will -- shortly after the solar eclipse is visible in this part of Colorado -- step to a podium and shed some light on his choice of the team's starting quarterback. And going by the list of..." August 21

  • Roger Goodell on verge of five-year contract extension through 2024

    Washington Post "Roger Goodell is close to completing a five-year contract extension to remain in place as NFL commissioner at least through 2024, according to a person familiar with the deliberations. Financial terms of the deal, which was first reported by the Sports Business Journal, were not..." August 21

  • Trevor Siemian might have won QB job

    Pro Football Talk "The starting quarterback job in Denver appears to be Trevor Siemian‘s to lose after Saturday night. It was as much about what Paxton Lynch didn’t do as it was about what Siemian did in the Broncos’ 33-14 victory over the 49ers. Lynch, a first-round pick in 2016, started and led the Broncos on..." August 20

  • Demaryius Thomas has “no idea” who quarterback will be, hopes for answer “soon”

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos continue to wrestle with the identity of their starting quarterback, and their top receiver continues to wait, somewhat patiently, for an answer. “I have no idea,” Demaryius Thomas told reporters after Saturday’s win over the 49ers regarding whether Trevor Siemian or Paxton Lynch..." August 20

  • Trevor Siemian clear favorite to win Broncos’ QB battle

    ALL 22 "As quiet as it has been kept, the Denver Broncos’ quarterback competition is all but over. All that’s left is for Broncos coach Vance Joseph to make a formal announcement. Trevor Siemian has outperformed Paxton Lynch and he provided more evidence of that on Saturday in a 33-14 preseason win..." August 20

  • Paxton Lynch spotted at In-N-Out before 49ers game

    Sportsnaut "What does Paxton Lynch do before an NFL game in California? Like many Californians, he takes a simple trip to In-N-Out burger for a pregame meal. The Denver Broncos have been in California for the week, scrimmaging against the San Francisco 49ers in advance of Saturday’s preseason game. It’s..." August 20

  • Paxton Lynch ‘turned the corner this week’

    Sportsnaut "All throughout the offseason and into training camp, Trevor Siemian has maintained a lead over Paxton Lynch in their quarterback competition. However, according to Troy E. Renck of ABC 7 in Denver, the second-year quarterback is starting to come on strong. “After falling behind in the..." August 20

  • 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