Broncos Rumors & News

  • Coaches irked by late-season Thursday night division games?

    Larry Brown Sports "The Kansas City Chiefs and Oakland Raiders will square off this week in one of the most important games of the regular season, and some coaches across the NFL are reportedly unhappy that it is taking place on a Thursday night. Jason Cole of Bleacher Report spoke to some coaches who feel it is..." December 06

  • Broncos Claim Veteran RB Justin Forsett Off Waivers From Lions

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Denver Broncos have claimed veteran RB Justin Forsett off of waivers from the Lions on Monday, according to Adam Schefter. Forsett is reunited with HC Gary Kubiak, whom he played for while with the Texans. Forsett, 31, was actually among the team’s roster cuts coming out of the preseason..." December 05

  • NFL players detail their painful, gritty post-game recovery routines

    SI "It’s 9:35 on a Monday morning in mid-November, 10 weeks into another NFL season and 20 hours after Jaguars receiver Allen Robinson played 67 snaps against the Texans. Sunday was all booming fighter-jet flyovers and screaming Jacksonville fans and defenders inflicting pain. Monday starts in a dimly..." December 05

  • Denver D comes through vs. Jags

    The Sports Xchange "JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Needing a win to keep pace in an increasingly competitive AFC playoff race, the Denver Broncos turned to a talented defense as their offense sputtered for most of the afternoon Sunday at EverBank Field. Led by a familiar face, the defense came through in the second..." December 04

  • Broncos promote Kalif Raymond to 53-man roster as new punt returner

    Denver Post "The Broncos promoted rookie wide receiver Kalif Raymond from the practice squad to their 53-man roster Friday. He takes the place of fullback Andy Janovich, who was placed on injured reserve. “The best thing I could do is be in the moment. The worst thing I can do is have a fear to fail,”..." December 03

  • T.J. Ward: Broncos D 'too lax' in late-game situations

    Denver Post "Coffee is for closers. Or in the Broncos’ case, the playoffs are for closers. Denver’s defense, long the strength of the team, has squandered a lead late in each of its past two games. At New Orleans, a blocked extra point and score distracted from an alarming two-minute collapse. And against..." December 02

  • Paxton Lynch to start at quarterback for Broncos against Jaguars

    ALL 22 "By all appearances, Denver Broncos quarterback Paxton Lynch is set to make the second start of his career this Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Nicki Jhabvala for The Denver Post reports Broncos starter Trevor Siemian missed practice with a foot injury again Friday, often a sure sign a..." December 02

  • Von Miller gives every player in AFC West custom bottle of wine, Thank You note

    Denver Post "Santa Miller came early this year. Broncos linebacker Von Miller gifted every player in the AFC West — including practice-squad players and those on injured reserve — with a bottle of custom wine and a Thank You note. That’s nearly 290 bottles. The wine, called The Setting, was blended by..." December 02

  • Trump takes credit for NFL ratings slide, again

    Pro Football Talk "Thirty years after Donald Trump took on the NFL and lost, he has taken on the NFL and won. According to him. Via SportsBusiness Daily, the President-Elect declared during his first public rally since the election that the NFL’s ratings dropped because of the election. “[T]heir ratings were..." December 02

  • NFL expected to hire 17 full-time officials, league exec says

    Sporting News "Help appears to be on the way for NFL officiating. Amid a season of questionable calls, NFL executive Troy Vincent told The Associated Press on Thursday that the league is expected to hire as many as 17 full-time officials. The new batch of hires will increase game-day officiating crews from..." December 01

  • Broncos’ Trevor Siemian Likely Out Sunday

    Pro Football Rumors "Now on the outside of the AFC playoff race, the 7-4 Broncos will likely be without starting quarterback Trevor Siemian on Sunday in Jacksonville, according to Troy Renck of Denver7 and Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports (Twitter link). Siemian’s left foot is in a walking boot, and he sat out..." December 01

  • Siemian not at practice again

    Pro Football Talk "Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian was again absent as the Broncos began practice Thursday, those in attendance reported. Siemian is dealing with a sprained left foot suffered late in last Sunday’s loss to the Chiefs. He’s been in a protective boot when he hasn’t been rehabbing since Monday,..." December 01

  • Broncos get Paxton Lynch ready to play, in case Trevor Siemian can't

    ESPN "There are those among the Denver Broncos' faithful who want to see rookie quarterback Paxton Lynch play no matter what Trevor Siemian does and no matter how many games the Broncos win with Siemian at quarterback. And under normal circumstances, with Siemian coming off a 368-yard,..." December 01

  • Adam Schefter signs five-year extension with ESPN

    CBS Sports "ESPN Insider Adam Schefter missed on breaking possibly the biggest news of the night Wednesday. Then again, when you are the news, there might be a different protocol. Filed to SI.com by media critic Richard Deitsch Wednesday evening, the four-letter network out of Bristol, CT has extended the..." December 01

  • Von Miller Sex Tape Co-Star Claims She Kept Footage for Masturbation

    TMZ "Von Miller's sex tape partner says the NFL star is full of crap -- claiming she NEVER set him up or shook him down ... and says she only kept the X-rated footage as a self-pleasuring aid. We spoke with Elizabeth Ruiz -- who says Von was the one pushing to record their sexual encounter in..." November 30

  • Report: NFL will ditch early-morning London games

    Pro Football Talk "When it comes to making the NFL’s product more attractive by making it more scarce, the NFL claims it won’t consider ditching or limiting Thursday Night Football. However, it reportedly will be ditching another fairly recent broadcasting practice. Via Joe Flint of the Wall Street Journal, the..." November 29

  • If Jon Gruden leaves to coach, bring in Peyton Manning for ESPN's 'MNF'

    Sporting News "When NBC's Tony Dungy speaks, NFL people listen. The Super Bowl-winning coach-turned-TV analyst for "Football Night in America" may have put the nail in Rams coach Jeff Fisher's coffin for mishandling overall No. 1 pick Jared Goff. When Dungy was asked whether Fisher waited too long to start..." November 29

  • Chiefs' second OT field goal caps rally vs. Broncos

    The Sports Xchange "DENVER -- Cairo Santos' second overtime field goal, a 34-yarder that bounced through after hitting the left upright, lifted the Kansas City Chiefs past the Denver Broncos 30-27 Sunday night. Quarterback Alex Smith twice drove the Chiefs to within field-goal range in overtime and engineered..." November 28

  • Should Bennie Fowler have gone down short of the end zone?

    Pro Football Talk "As Broncos receiver Bennie Fowler was sprinting with the football on a 76-yard catch and run late in regulation on Sunday night against the Chiefs, Hall of Fame coach Tony Dungy was saying that Fowler should go down. The reason was simple: The Broncos led the Chiefs, 17-16, the Chiefs had just..." November 28

  • Gary Kubiak: Broncos were playing to win, not to not lose or tie

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos could have easily played it safe, and walked out of their own stadium with a tie last night. But Gary Kubiak was willing to risk a loss to try for the win. One of today’s most-second-guessed calls is going to be his decision to let kicker Brandon McManus try a 62-yard field goal..." November 28

  • DeMarcus Ware battled ‘dangerous and painful’ bacterial infection in his back

    Sportsnaut "Denver Broncos pass rusher DeMarcus Ware was unable to practice with the team this past spring as he recovered from a back issue, and a bit more information came out about that on Sunday. Jay Glazer of Fox Sports reports Ware battled through a “dangerous and painful” infection. Ware is..." November 27

  • Broncos reach agreement with safety Darian Stewart on 4-year contract extension

    NBC News 9 Colorado "Darian Stewart nabs three turnovers in one game and before he plays in another, the Denver Broncos give the safety a four-year contract extension worth at least $7 million per year. Never let it be said the Broncos and general manager John Elway don’t reward those who perform. The Broncos..." November 26

  • Von Miller gearing up for 'biggest game of the year'

    Pro Football Talk "When the 7-3 Broncos host the 7-3 Chiefs on Sunday night Football, the stakes will be high. The winner will keep pace with (or catch) the 8-2 Raiders, and the loser will have to worry about being leapfrogged by someone like the Dolphins. Broncos linebacker Von Miller appreciates the..." November 26

  • Broncos sign LS Thomas Gafford, waive NT Darius Kilgo

    Denver Post "The Broncos on Friday signed veteran longsnapper Thomas Gafford and waived nose tackle Darius Kilgo to clear a roster spot, an NFL source confirmed. First-year long snapper Casey Kreiter is week to week with a calf injury and is expected to miss Sunday’s prime-time game against the..." November 25

  • Aqib Talib and Derek Wolfe set to return for Broncos

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos are going to get their personality back on defense. Via Andrew Mason of the team’s official website, both cornerback Aqib Talib and defensive end Derek Wolfe completed a full week of practice, and are expected to play Sunday night against the Chiefs." November 25

  • John Madden on Thursday football: “It just doesn’t work”

    East Bay Times "One of Thanksgiving’s greatest traditions was listening to John Madden talk football and, even though he retired from the broadcast booth in 2009, Madden can still bring it. Madden, 80, is “feeling great” after battling multiple health issues, starting with heart surgery exactly a year..." November 24

  • Trevor Siemian “not too worried” about Tony Romo talk as Chiefs await

    Denver Post "A familiar face in a different uniform roamed the Broncos’ practice fields in Englewood Wednesday, so Trevor Siemian made him an offer that surely he couldn’t refuse. “Me and Austin (Davis) were running and I said, ‘I know you have some shorts on under there. Come join us,'” Siemian said. “He..." November 24

  • Competition Committee to explore sideline cameras

    NFL.com "Two controversial sideline calls in two weeks have provoked questions as to how the league should review close plays along the boundaries. On Monday night, DeAndre Hopkins was ruled out of bounds on an early catch-and-run touchdown when it looked like his right foot had touched the white..." November 23

  • 9 NFL coaches who could be fired this season

    Fox Sports "Four straight losses have Mike McCarthy moving closer to the top of our hot seat rankings The unofficial second half of the NFL season begins this week as Thanksgiving is upon us. With it comes a clearer postseason picture and a whole bunch of teams that have no shot at the playoffs. Not..." November 23

  • Shannon Sharpe: NFL officiating so bad some fans think games are fixed

    Sporting News "NFL officiating has become so bad some fans think games are fixed. That was the serious charge leveled by Shannon Sharpe on FS1's "Undisputed" Tuesday after poor officiating marred the Raiders' 27-20 win Monday night against the Texans in Mexico City. The Pro Football Hall of Famer and..." November 23

  • Two Broncos defenders suggest Raiders cheated in win over Texans

    CBS Sports "Monday night was a traveshamockery of officiating in the Raiders' 27-20 win over the Texans that vaulted the men in black to the top of the AFC standings. There were multiple issues with decisions and calls made by referees and it caused many folks to wonder about the quality of..." November 22

  • Broncos healthiest they’ve been since Week 1; making significant OL shifts for AFC West stretch run

    Denver Post "Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib summoned cameramen and reporters with a lively urgency to deliver a message that has been trending this way for the last week. “I’m back, baby,” Talib screamed. “I feel great. My back feels great. I had a three-week break, so my legs feel fresh. I feel super fresh..." November 22

  • Siemian Not Worried About Romo Speculation

    NBC News 9 Colorado "Yes, Trevor Siemian heard about the report speculating Tony Romo has made the Denver Broncos his first preference next season. “That’s so farrrrrr out of my reach,’’ Siemian said, smiling while extending his healthy right arm towards the right side of the locker room. “That’s way beyond my pay..." November 22

  • Broncos defense healthy after bye week

    Pro Football Talk "The bye week came at a good time for the Broncos defense. Cornerback Aqib Talib missed three games with a back injury and defensive end Derek Wolfe was out for Week 10 with an elbow injury, but both players are on track to return for next Sunday night’s game against the Chiefs. Talib practiced..." November 21

  • Broncos sign WR Marlon Brown, waive CB Taurean Nixon

    CBS Sports "On Monday, their first day back after the bye, the Broncos made a pair of transactions. The team announced they've signed wide receiver Marlon Brown and, in a corresponding roster move, released cornerback Taurean Nixon. Brown himself tweeted the news -- in emoji form. Brown, 25, was..." November 21

  • NFL discussing moving start times of London games

    ESPN "In a continued effort to try to improve ratings, one idea the NFL is discussing is moving the 9:30 a.m. ET games played in London to a 1 p.m. ET start time, according to league sources. The idea would be to close a viewing window the NFL had created that extended the day and possibly detracted..." November 20

  • Tony Romo eyeing Broncos as offseason destination

    NFL.com "When Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo stepped to the podium Tuesday and delivered his memorable soliloquy in handing control of the offense over to Dak Prescott, the team's brass wasn't sure exactly what he was going to say. They were in constant conversations with him, so they knew it wouldn't be..." November 20

  • C.J. Anderson’s knee ‘healing ahead of schedule’

    Sportsnaut "Denver Broncos running back C.J. Anderson was thought to be out for the season after undergoing knee surgery in late October. He was placed on IR, and one report suggested he’d take months to heal. A few weeks have gone by since then, and Anderson — a guy with the “knee of an eight-year-old” —..." November 19

  • The one big reason the Broncos cannot bench Trevor Siemian

    Fox Sports "It was a risky proposition from the onset — a play that was brought on more by an ideology than a competition. When the Denver Broncos opted to go with second-year quarterback Trevor Siemian — the 250th pick in the 2015 NFL Draft — it was not because the Northwestern product was necessarily a..." November 18

  • Odell Beckham Loses Diamond Pinky Ring In NY Strip Club ... With Von Miller

    TMZ "He usually doesn't drop anything ... but somehow, a diamond ring slipped through Odell Beckham's fingers at a NY strip club Thursday ... during a boys night out with Von Miller. TMZ Sports spoke with multiple witnesses who say Odell and Von were having a great time at the Sin City Cabaret in..." November 18

  • NFL changing schedule process for greater flexibility with international games

    Sporting News "Within the next two weeks, the NFL should know how many international games will be played in 2017 and the participating teams. But when it comes to announcing when and where those games will be played, the public and teams will have to wait. NFL executive vice president/International Mark..." November 17

  • Cardinals, Bears, Jets & Broncos Teams To Watch For Tony Romo Next Year

    NFL Trade Rumors "Adam Schefter of ESPN writes that the Cardinals, Bears, Jets and possibly the Broncos could be potential landing spots for QB Tony Romo if the Cowboys elect to move on from him next year. This is, of course, assuming that the Cowboys decide to move forward with Dak Prescott as their starting..." November 16

  • Von Miller trying to prevent sex tape from being distributed: report

    New York Daily News "Von Miller is hoping to stop the distribution of a sex tape he filmed with a Los Angeles woman, Elizabeth Ruiz, while vacationing in Cancun. The Smoking Gun reports the Denver Broncos star is trying to get a restraining order that would prevent Ruiz from selling or exploiting the tape she..." November 15

  • NFL players headed to Capitol Hill to talk police relations and race issues, may meet with Paul Ryan

    ESPN "Five NFL players on Wednesday will travel to Capitol Hill to discuss police brutality and race issues with members of Congress, including a possible meeting with Speaker of the House Paul Ryan. The meetings were conceived by Detroit Lions wide receiver Anquan Boldin, who is known for his..." November 15

  • Kubiak on blocked PAT: Great call by Joe DeCamillis

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos were an extra point away from losing to the Saints on Sunday, which meant that special teams coach Joe DeCamillis called a play that asked Justin Simmons to lead over the long snapper in an all out bid to keep the Saints from winning. The hope for the Broncos was probably to send..." November 14

  • Broncos broke another tie with a blocked kick, 31 years go

    Pro Football Talk "When When Denver’s Justin Simmons blocked an extra point that teammate Will Parks returned for two points on Sunday, it was the first time in NFL history that a blocked extra point return was a game’s winning score. But it wasn’t the first time the Broncos had broken a tie and won a game on a..." November 14

  • NFL announces Week 12 schedule change involving Patriots-Jets, Chiefs-Broncos

    Washington Post "The NFL announced Monday that it has flexed out the Sunday night game scheduled for Week 12. The game between the Patriots and the Jets, originally scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 27, at 8:30 p.m. EST, has been moved to 4:25 p.m. on CBS. Taking its place in NBC’s prime-time slot is the Chiefs-Broncos..." November 14

  • NFL: Impossible to tell if Broncos' game-winning return was in bounds

    NFL.com "The Denver Broncos provided the world with one of the most exhilarating endings of the 2016 season on Sunday when rookie Justin Simmons leaped into the backfield to block the potential game-winning extra point. Will Parks scooped up the ball and scampered for the two-point score to give the..." November 14

  • No quarterback change for Broncos imminent

    NFL.com "Despite a sputtering offense, don't expect Trevor Siemian to lose his starting gig in Denver just yet. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Sunday that no quarterback change is imminent, per sources informed of Broncos coach Gary Kubiak's thinking. The Broncos own the 28th ranked..." November 13

  • Broncos stun Saints with blocked PAT return for winning score

    The Sports Xchange "NEW ORLEANS -- In their 50 years of existence, especially in the early seasons of searing misery when they were more Keystone cops than professional football players, the New Orleans Saints have found some very creative ways to lose. Sunday's 25-23 loss to the Denver Broncos -- when a..." November 13