Broncos Rumors & News

  • Broncos Sign QB Christian Ponder

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Ian Rapoport, the Broncos have signed QB Christian Ponder to a contract on Wednesday. Rapoport notes that Ponder will begin as the team’s No. 3 quarterback and learn the offense during this time. The Broncos hosted Ponder for a workout on Tuesday, so it appears they were pleased..." November 25

  • Peyton Manning sidelined two weeks, earliest return Dec. 6

    Denver Post "Peyton Manning walked a well worn path to Dr. Robert Anderson's office in Charlotte, N.C., on Monday, and walked out needing more time to recover. Manning will be sidelined for at least two weeks, leaving his earliest possible return Dec. 6 at San Diego. Anderson recommended Manning spend this..." November 25

  • Semifinalists for Pro Football Hall of Fame's 2016 class "The Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2016 was trimmed down to 25 on Tuesday during NFL Network's Gold Jacket Semifinalists special. The original field of 108 nominees and these selections will be cut to 15 in early January. The group of semifinalists includes 22 players and three coaches,..." November 25

  • What are the worst calls by referees this season? Here are our top five

    Yahoo! Sports "Super Bowl 50, billed as a celebration of a half-century of what has become the pinnacle sporting event in the Western Hemisphere, was marred — before the game ever started — on an obscure automatic coin toss loss by the Carolina Panthers for sending too many captains (teams are allowed six) out..." November 25

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    Troy Renck @TroyRenck

    #broncos announce manning will miss at least 2 more weeks

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    Troy Renck @TroyRenck

    #Broncos will also workout QB Christian Ponder..a one-time first-rounder who has bounced around the league

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Broncos will start Brock Ostweiler at QB vs. Patriots and sit Peyton Manning for second straight week, per @mortreport.

  • Broncos to start Brock Osweiler, sit Peyton Manning vs. Pats

    ESPN "The Denver Broncos will start Brock Osweiler at quarterback and sit Peyton Manning for a second straight week against the New England Patriots on Sunday night, team sources told ESPN. Broncos coach Gary Kubiak informed his staff of the decision Monday morning and planned to tell players shortly..." November 23

  • NFL Targets Massive Payday in Thursday Night TV Deal

    The Hollywood Reporter "One of the last big sports rights opportunities for several years is about to become available to TV networks. The NFL's Thursday Night Football — which for the past two seasons has aired on CBS via one-year deals — is generating intense interest as the league is likely to extend the length of the..." November 23

  • Elway: Trade talk of Broncos' quarterback 'not true'

    Denver Post "Broncos general manager John Elway refuted an NFL Network report that he shopped quarterback Brock Osweiler last season for a sixth-round draft pick. He called the report "not true," when it surfaced an hour before Osweiler's starting debut. The Broncos have invested nearly four seasons in..." November 23

  • Report: Peyton Manning plans to play in 2016, even if not for Broncos

    Pro Football Talk "With Brock Osweiler arguably playing better on Sunday than Peyton Manning has played all year, Peyton continues to focus on playing again, sooner than later. Manning is “absolutely determined” to get himself healthy, according to a source with knowledge of the situation, doing all he can to..." November 23

  • Kubiak non-committal about starting quarterback

    Pro Football Talk "In his first career start (did you hear it was his 25th birthday?), Broncos quarterback Brock Osweiler looked the part, completing 20 of 27 passes for 250 yards, two touchdowns, and (perhaps most importantly) no turnovers. So Osweiler will play again with the Patriots coming to town next Sunday..." November 23

  • Brock Osweiler leads Broncos to win over Bears in starting debut

    Denver Post "On a refrigerator cold afternoon, sun reflecting off the frozen grass, Brock Osweiler became an NFL quarterback. It's never a good time to replace a legend such as Peyton Manning. A task made more difficult with the Broncos strapped with two consecutive losses and their season tilting ever-so..." November 22

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    Michael Silver @MikeSilver

    How sold are Broncos on Osweiler? Source says Elway called teams offering him in trade during 2014 season. Would have taken a 6. @nflnetwork

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    A surprise: #Broncos WR Emmanuel Sanders won't play today. This comes after the team saw him warmup

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    One loose end from last week: Peyton Manning's MRI on his ribs came back relatively clean. Being called a strain, but still very painful

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Others: #Eagles OT Jason Peters (back) has an uphill battle to play, Cards WR John Brown & #Broncos WR Emmanuel Sanders expected to play

  • Titans, Browns would be interested in making Peyton Manning team president

    Larry Brown Sports "The Cleveland Browns and Tennessee Titans would have interest in giving Peyton Manning a front office role should he retire after the season, according to a new report. The Titans and Browns are said to be among the teams that could look to bring Manning on board in a John Elway-style team..." November 22

  • Peyton Manning in limbo with Brock Osweiler likely to start at least twice

    CBS Sports "The Denver Broncos are in no rush to get Peyton Manning back on the field and expect youngster Brock Osweiler to get at least two starts while the future Hall of Famer continues to rest and rehab his injuries, according to team sources. It's very unlikely that the coaching staff goes back to..." November 22

  • Peyton Manning, DeMarcus Ware won't travel to Chicago

    ESPN "After consulting with the team's medical staff, Denver Broncos coach Gary Kubiak said Friday that quarterback Peyton Manning and outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware will not make the team's trip to Chicago this weekend. The Broncos will face the Bears on Sunday in Soldier Field, but Manning and..." November 21

  • Bears' Alshon Jeffery, Matt Forte questionable against Broncos

    ESPN "Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery is questionable for Chicago's Week 11 matchup versus the Denver Broncos after groin and shoulder injuries kept Jeffery off the practice field for a second consecutive day. Bears running back Matt Forte (knee) and linebacker Pernell McPhee (knee) are..." November 21

  • T.J. Ward questions consistency of NFL discipline

    NBC News 9 Colorado "This didn't make sense. T.J. Ward got fined $10,000 for slugging Kansas City Chiefs receiver Jeremy Maclin, a shot that appeared so deliberate, the Denver Broncos' safety got ejected from the game. This fine is fine. The week before, though, Ward was fined a whopping $17,363 for delivering..." November 21

  • Report: Peyton Not Involved In Preparing Brock Osweiler For Bears

    Black Sports Online "Are the Broncos trying to make Peyton Manning look bad, or is this just the standard practice? Peyton Manning is out of the lineup and out of the loop on everything Broncos according to NFL Media’s James Palmer, who reported on NFL Network’s TNF Gameday, that the Broncos want the injured..." November 21

  • Peyton Manning not traveling with the Broncos

    Pro Football Talk "It’s been known since Monday that Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning won’t play on Sunday against the Bears. On Friday, coach Gary Kubiak said Peyton won’t even make the trip. The decision represents an extension of the approach taken by the team all week. As explained by Mike Klis of..." November 20

  • DeMarcus Ware won’t play this week against the Bears

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos are going to be without stars on either side of the ball this week against the Bears. Broncos coach Gary Kubiak just told reporters that outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware would not play this week, joining quarterback Peyton Manning." November 19

  • Report: 2016 NFL Draft to allow trades for compensatory picks

    Sportsnaut "The NFL is reportedly considering an exciting new twist to the 2016 NFL Draft. Prior to the upcoming draft in Chicago, compensatory draft picks were off the table for any potential trades. However, the league is expected to allow them to be part of the trade equation this spring, which ESPN’s..." November 19

  • T.J. Ward of Broncos fined $10,000 for hitting Maclin

    Denver Post "Broncos safety T.J. Ward escaped a suspension, but not a fine for his actions in Sunday's loss against the Kansas Chiefs. The NFL fined Ward $10,000 for throwing at punch at Kansas City receiver Jeremy Maclin. Ward said Maclin took a cheap shot at him, and he took offense to a block late in..." November 19

  • John Fox, John Elway reunite for Broncos-Bears game after years of tension

    USA Today "The football divorce of Denver Broncos general manager John Elway and coach John Fox was perhaps the most stunning move of the offseason, given it came after Fox led the Broncos to a fourth consecutive AFC West title and less than a year after he signed a two-year contract extension through the..." November 19

  • With confidence in the huddle, Brock Osweiler is ready for his first start "No one in their right minds is going to compare Brock Osweiler to Peyton Manning in terms of career accomplishments, experience and even playing style. One is at the dawn of his starting career; the other is nearing the end. One is headed for the Pro Football Hall of Fame, where there are already..." November 19

  • Broncos awarded Sam Brenner off waivers; waive Shelley Smith to make room "The Broncos shook up their offensive-line depth Wednesday, adding former Miami offensive lineman Sam Brenner after they were awarded the third-year veteran on waivers. To make room for Brenner, the team waived Shelley Smith, who had not been active for any game this season. Brenner became..." November 18

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    James Palmer @JamesPalmerTV

    Emmanuel Sanders would have practiced today if the team practiced outside according to Gary Kubiak. Believes he will be good to play Sunday

  • Agent's Take: Von Miller headlines 2016 franchise tag candidates

    CBS Sports "Most players aren't happy about getting a franchise player designation because it can hinder their ability to gain long term security. The tag is essentially a high-salaried, one-year "prove it" deal, where players incur the risk of serious injury and poor performance again after already playing..." November 18

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Broncos coach Gary Kubiak says at his press conference that Peyton Manning will not play this week. “That decision has been made.”

  • Chiefs finally topple Manning and Broncos in 29-13 victory

    Kansas City Star "Inside the visitor’s tunnel at Sports Authority Field, Jeremy Maclin gathered 10 of his fellow skill players around him. Chiefs coach Andy Reid signed Maclin this offseason for games like this, and the seven-year vet — who has been through his share of wars in the NFC East during his time with..." November 16

  • NFL likely to charge $500M-$600M relocation fee for move to LA

    CBS Sports "It's not going to be cheap to move to Los Angeles. If the Rams, Raiders or Chargers make the move to Los Angeles in 2016, it's going to cost them some serious money. According to the Sports Business Journal, the NFL is going to charge a relocation fee of at least $500 million to any team that's..." November 16

  • Peyton Manning ruled out for Bears game

    Chicago Sun-Times "The red-hot Bears will not face a legend on Sunday. Broncos coach Gary Kubiak ruled out quarterback Peyton Manning because of injuries and announced that Brock Osweiler will start against the Bears at Soldier Field. Bears coach John Fox coached Osweiler in Denver. Osweiler was drafted out of..." November 16

  • John Fox calls Peyton Manning, 'arguably the best to play the game'

    ESPN "Peyton Manning is clearly on the downside of his Hall of Fame career, but that doesn't change how John Fox feels about his old quarterback. "I've got nothing but great respect [for Manning]," Fox said on Monday. "He's a great, great quarterback. He's arguably the best to play the game. I don't..." November 16

  • Report: Broncos' Ward not expected to receive suspension for throwing punch at Maclin

    The Score "Denver Broncos safety T.J. Ward is not expected to receive a suspension after being ejected from Sunday's game against the Kansas City Chiefs, reports Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. The play in question, where Ward blatantly threw a punch at Chiefs wide receiver Jeremy Maclin, is instead likely..." November 16

  • Report: Peyton Manning has torn plantar fascia

    Pro Football Talk "The nightmare season for Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is getting worse. Manning has a torn plantar fascia in his right foot, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. According to Schefter, Manning had already been diagnosed with plantar fasciitis, but the condition has now worsened. There’s no..." November 16

  • Vernon Davis 'confused' by play time

    NBC News 9 Colorado "For most of the Sunday disaster, the Denver Broncos' new secret weapon stood on the sideline holding his helmet behind his back. At least Vernon Davis is still a secret. "I thought I was going to play a lot, too," Davis said. "I was confused. I thought I would play a lot more than that. Very..." November 16

  • Kubiak: I made a bad decision by playing Peyton Manning

    Larry Brown Sports "Gary Kubiak is doing his quarterback a solid by falling on the sword and taking the blame for Peyton Manning’s terrible game on Sunday that led to a benching. The Denver Broncos head coach said after his team’s 29-13 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs that he made a bad decision by playing Manning,..." November 16

  • Tony Dungy: 'I would not start' Peyton Manning against Bears

    Sporting News "Former Colts coach Tony Dungy says watching his former quarterback Peyton Manning on Sunday was "painful" and he wouldn't start him this week against the Bears. Dungy made his comments Sunday evening on Football Night in America, hours after coach Gary Kubiak took the blame for Manning's..." November 16

  • T.J. Ward ejected for punch, worries about suspension

    Pro Football Talk "For the second straight week, the Broncos have to worry about the potential loss of a starting defensive back. Last week, cornerback Aqib Talib was suspended for poking Colts tight end Dwayne Allen in the eye. On Sunday, safety T.J. Ward was ejected for punching Chiefs receiver Jeremy Maclin in..." November 16

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    NFL @NFL

    History is made. The @NFL all-time leader in career passing yards is Peyton Manning.

  • Broncos' Emmanuel Sanders active vs. Chiefs

    The Score "Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders is officially active for Sunday's game against the Kansas City Chiefs. " November 15

  • Could Peyton Manning fix the Browns or Titans in a front-office role?

    CBS Sports "If the Browns and/or Titans had Peyton Manning, they might be pretty good. Unfortunately, they're not going to get him on the field, with Manning likely to retire before he ends up in a situation looking for a third team. He could, however, end up in the front office of Cleveland or Tennessee,..." November 15

  • Peyton Manning benched in favor of Brock Osweiler "Peyton Manning's historic day has ended early. The Broncos quarterback was pulled in favor of Brock Osweiler in the third quarter after throwing four interceptions against the Chiefs. Manning's benching is a coach's decision and not because of an injury. " November 15

  • Peyton Manning is all-time passing yards leader "No quarterback in NFL history has thrown for more yards than Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning. Manning, the ultimate signal-caller of this pass-heavy era, is the new all-time passing yards leader after passing Brett Favre on Sunday during the first quarter against the Kansas City..." November 15

  • Emmanuel Sanders’s ankle still sore, will be game-time decision

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos still aren’t sure whether wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders will be able to go today against the Chiefs. Sanders, who was listed as questionable with an ankle injury, will go through pregame warmups before the decision is made 90 minutes before kickoff on whether he’ll be active. " November 15

  • Peyton Manning dealing with rib-cage injury

    The Score "Peyton Manning appears to be far less than 100 percent heading into Sunday's matchup with the division-rival Kansas City Chiefs. The Denver Broncos' star quarterback, who was listed as probable Friday with a foot ailment, had a rib-cage issue added to his injury report status Saturday..." November 15