Broncos Rumors & News

  • Broncos players take to Twitter to call for team to sign Gary Barnidge

    Larry Brown Sports "The Denver Broncos are once again assembling en masse on Twitter to call for a player signing. The Cleveland Browns announced the release of former Pro Bowl tight end Gary Barnidge on Friday. Shortly after the news broke, Broncos safety T.J. Ward and cornerback Chris Harris called for the..." April 28

  • Broncos reportedly were interested trading for Christian McCaffrey, Joe Thomas

    Larry Brown Sports "The Denver Broncos reportedly showed interest in a couple of players on draft day. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Broncos were interested in trading up for Christian McCaffrey, and they inquired about Joe Thomas. Unable to move up to select McCaffrey, who went No. 8 overall to the..." April 28

  • 10 best players still available in 2017 NFL Draft

    Larry Brown Sports "The first round of the 2017 NFL Draft has officially come to a close and 32 players now have a new home. But what about all the players who remain? What about those who unexpectedly fell? And just how far will those with question-mark players continue to fall? Each of those are legitimate..." April 28

  • Broncos select LT Garett Bolles with 20th pick in the NFL draft

    NBC News 9 Colorado "John Elway didn’t overthink this. The worst kept secret in the NFL was the Denver Broncos were in desperate need of a left tackle. With their first-round selection, No. 20 overall, in the NFL Draft on Thursday, Elway took a left tackle. Christian McCaffrey was a possibility entering the..." April 28

  • Shane Ray has been a student long enough. He’s gunning for Von Miller-level success now.

    Denver Post "Legends leave and young players must step up. The NFL stops for no one. For the Broncos, replacing future Hall of Fame linebacker DeMarcus Ware won’t be seamless. But they’ve been preparing for this moment. More specifically, Shane Ray has been preparing for his moment. He’s no longer satisfied..." April 27

  • Broncos feel renewed energy this offseason

    Pro Football Talk "There is sometimes talk of a “Super Bowl hangover” in the aftermath of a title win as teams find it harder to summon the same energy level in a shortened offseason that finds more demands on a player’s time because of their success in the previous season. The Broncos aren’t using that exact..." April 27

  • Broncos Reportedly Among Teams Talking Trade for Titans' No. 5 NFL Draft Pick

    Bleacher Report "With hours to go before the start of the 2017 NFL draft, the Denver Broncos have expressed interest in moving up. According to Bleacher Report's Jason Cole, the Broncos are among the teams that have contacted the Tennessee Titans about trading up to No. 5 overall. Cole noted a trade is..." April 27

  • Broncos looking to trade up

    Pro Football Talk "At a time when plenty of teams in the first round would like to trade down, there’s not an overabundance looking to trade up. One franchise exploring it, according to Adam “Stella Liebeck” Schefter of ESPN is the Broncos. Denver currently sits at No. 20. If they’re looking to move up, it’s not..." April 27

  • Emmanuel Sanders: Paxton Lynch has shed “deer in headlights” look

    Pro Football Talk "When last we heard from Broncos receiver Emmanuel Sanders about the quarterback competition in Denver, he was saying all the right things about both of the candidates. He still is, but with more detail. “I was just watching Trevor [Siemian] walk around and he’s walking around with that same..." April 27

  • Broncos open QB competition in earnest

    The Spokesman Review "If comfort is any factor in the Denver Broncos’ “50-50” quarterback competition, Trevor Siemian and Paxton Lynch were, appropriately, tied after Day 1. The QBs split the snaps Tuesday at new coach Vance Joseph’s first minicamp practice. Both were sharp and steady during the 20-minute open..." April 26

  • Aqib Talib: 'Definitely a relief' not to be suspended for shooting myself

    ESPN "Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib on Tuesday said he was relieved that the NFL did not discipline him for the incident last June when he accidentally shot himself in the leg. Talib was facing a possible suspension and fine, but the NFL ultimately decided to do neither. "Definitely a..." April 26

  • 'Bloodbath' in Bristol: ESPN could cut 70 people

    Sporting News "The layoffs at ESPN might turn out worse than predicted, sources tell Sporting News. The Worldwide Leader in Sports could cut around 70 TV/radio anchors, reporters, analysts and online writers over coming days and weeks, sources said. That would be worse than the 40 to 50 on-air talents..." April 25

  • Aqib Talib would like Broncos to draft Christian McCaffrey

    247 Sports "The Broncos are the best teammates Christian McCaffrey will (probably) never have. On Tuesday, following the first day of voluntary minicamp, Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib suggested the team take Christian McCaffrey in this week's NFL draft. Talib never mentioned the Stanford star by name, but..." April 25

  • Broncos like Christian McCaffrey “a lot”

    Denver Post "There has been no player connected to the Broncos in the 2017 NFL draft process more than former Valor Christian and Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey. It’s not just a feel-good story; the interest is real. The Broncos had a meeting with McCaffrey at the NFL combine, met with him at..." April 25

  • 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 "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 "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 "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 "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