Broncos Rumors & News

  • 12h
    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Networks have made their choices as to what games to protect so they can't be flexed to Sunday nights:

  • 'Honored and humbled' Peyton Manning sets TD standard

    USA Today "Peyton Manning now stands alone as the NFL's all-time touchdown king. The Denver Broncos' 38-year-old quarterback threw touchdown No. 509 of his career Sunday night against the San Francisco 49ers to break Brett Favre's career record. The record-breaker went to receiver Demaryius Thomas, at..." October 20

  • Harvin was offered for Julius Thomas "Before the Seattle Seahawks dealt wide receiver Percy Harvin to the New York Jets for a conditional draft choice, they quietly called around to see if any teams would have an interest in a trade. The Seahawks found little interest, but one of Seattle's more interesting proposals involved the..." October 20

  • 49ers need Colin Kaepernick to play keep-away from Peyton Manning

    Oakland Tribune "Rick Kaepernick vividly recalls dropping off his son at the Manning Passing Academy in 2010 at Nicholls State University, about an hour drive outside of New Orleans. "Good luck," Rick told him. "Dad, luck doesn't have anything to do with it anymore," his son replied. "Either you've got it..." October 19

  • Broncos TE Virgil Green goes back to Nevada with Colin Kaepernick

    Denver Post "Peyton Manning assaults records. Colin Kaepernick assaults senses as a physical marvel. Manning creates nightmares for defensive coordinators. But Kaepernick is arguably more difficult to prepare for, given his dynamic running ability. San Francisco's Kaepernick does a pair of things better..." October 19

  • Peyton Manning, Colin Kaepernick a study in contrasts

    Denver Post "Fans might enjoy the relic or prefer the modernistic. The San Francisco 49ers' Colin Kaepernick is arguably the most physically skilled of the burgeoning NFL group of athletic quarterbacks. He has arguably the league's strongest arm, as measured by radar, and it's difficult to fathom any..." October 16

  • The Cowboys are no longer America's favorite team

    Sporting News "Is it time to remove the "America's Team" moniker from the Cowboys? According to the latest Harris Poll results, the Cowboys have been vanquished by the Broncos after six years as the No. 1 team in America's hearts. In the annual poll, the Broncos jumped ahead two spots from third in 2013...." October 15

  • 7d
    Mike Klis @MikeKlis

    Update: Danny Trevathan out 3 to 6 weeks with cracked bone near left kneecap. No surgery, no IR.

  • 7d
    Andrew Mason @MaseDenver

    RB playing-time breakdown -- Ronnie Hillman played 52 of 70 snaps; Juwan Thompson was in for 17 of 70 snaps; C.J. Anderson worked 1 play.

  • Peyton Manning inches closer to history as Broncos stumble to win vs. Jets

    Denver Post "From his couch in Mississippi, Brett Favre has reason to fidget. His hold as the most prolific quarterback in NFL history is about to slip through his remote-control. It took Favre a while to make up his mind, but he is now well into retirement at 45 years old. Peyton Manning is 38, playing..." October 13

  • Julius Thomas catching touchdowns at a record pace

    Pro Football Talk "Broncos tight end Julius Thomas added two more touchdown catches on Sunday, and he’s catching touchdown passes this season at an NFL record pace. Thomas has nine touchdown catches through five games, tying Calvin Johnson in 2011 for the most touchdown catches through his team’s first five games..." October 13

  • Floyd Mayweather wins $1.4 million, thanks to Aqib Talib

    Denver Post "Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib picked off Jets quarterback Geno Smith with 15 seconds left in the fourth quarter Sunday and returned it 22 yards for a touchdown. His late-game score sealed the Broncos’ 31-17 victory at MetLife Stadium. It also helped boxing champ Floyd Mayweather collect $1.4..." October 13

  • Peyton Manning moves closer to history "Peyton Manning was on cruise control here, throwing three more touchdowns without an interception. Manning now has 506 touchdown passes, leaving him just two behind Brett Favre for the NFL record. Manning has a good chance to move to No. 1 next week against the 49ers on Sunday Night Football...." October 13

  • Emmanuel Sanders quick to play star role with Broncos

    Denver Post "Keeping things in perspective, Sunday's game at the Meadowlands is the Broncos versus the Jets, not Emmanuel Sanders versus Eric Decker. Sure, Decker caught a lot passes and was one of the crowd favorites as a Bronco for four seasons. But he signed with the Jets this past offseason, leaving an..." October 11

  • Bose sends out free headphones to NFL teams

    Los That Sports Blog "Now that audio powerhouse Bose is the official headphone supplier for the NFL — something that got San Francisco QB Colin Kaepernick fined $10k for wearing Beats headphones this past weekend — Bose needs to push their brand via NFL players. Apparently the company has moved quickly to do so, as..." October 10

  • Broncos RB Ronnie Hillman gets chance to produce in first career start

    Denver Post "For a quarterback who hasn't been in Denver all that long, Peyton Manning sure has gone through his share of starting running backs. Willis McGahee. Knowshon Moreno. Montee Ball. Ronnie Hillman. Wait a minute. Ronnie Hillman? "Ronnie has played at different times, in different amounts,..." October 09

  • Favre glad to see Peyton closing in on his touchdown record

    Pro Football Talk "Brett Favre’s record of 508 career passing touchdowns will be broken soon, and Favre is happy about that. Favre told the Associated Press that he’s pleased Peyton Manning, who has 503 career touchdown passes, is the quarterback who’s going to break his record — possibly as soon as Sunday..." October 09

  • Lions' Matt Prater: I haven't had a drink in 6 weeks

    Detroit Free Press "As Matt Prater made his way through the throng of media surrounding his locker today, the newest Detroit Lion wondered aloud why so many reporters were waiting to talk to a kicker. Prater, a Pro Bowl selection last year, was brought in to save the Lions' struggling kicking game this week, after..." October 09

  • Broncos' Julius Thomas fined by NFL for chop block vs. Cardinals

    Denver Post "Cardinals coach Bruce Arians won't be happy. Despite his calls for Julius Thomas to be suspended over a cut block he called the "dirtiest play in 37 years" in pro football, Broncos tight end Julius Thomas was fined only $8,286 for the incident, two NFL sources confirmed, the standard amount for..." October 08

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    Jeff Legwold @Jeff_Legwold

    #Broncos did consider several veteran backs in past two days, did work out Mikel Leshoure and LaRod Stephens-Howling but did not sign either

  • John Fox disputes Thomas hit was 'dirtiest play'

    SB Nation "Denver Broncos head coach John Fox does not agree with Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians that the hit tight end Julius Thomas laid on Calais Campbell Sunday was one of the dirtiest plays he's ever seen. Noting that his 35 years of experience falls short of Arians' 37, Fox simply stated..." October 07

  • 14d
    Kent Somers @kentsomers

    Arians said nfl rule should be offending player suspended while opponent is out injured

  • Broncos' Montee Ball expected to miss 2-3 weeks with groin injury

    Denver Post "Broncos running back Montee Ball will not require surgery to repair the strained groin he suffered during a non-contact play Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals. However, Ball is expected to be sidelined several weeks, according to two NFL sources. Ball underwent a magnetic resonance imaging..." October 07

  • NFL: Correct call on Campbell play "There already has been a lot of speculation on how the low block on Calais Campbell, the one injuring him, was a good call. The NFL this morning said that indeed, the Campbell play was a chop block, violating Rule 12, Section 2, Article 3 in items c) and d). From the league: “The officials threw..." October 06

  • Peyton Manning joins elite club as Broncos prey on Cardinals

    Denver Post "Early Sunday afternoon, on a plot of land made famous by snow storms and John Elway, a 38-year-old Peyton Manning stood frozen in the sunlight. Three years ago, he woke up from the first of four neck surgeries with no strength in his right arm. His career hung in the balance. He spent a week..." October 06

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    Michael David Smith @MichaelDavSmith

    Peyton Manning became the second QB to throw 500 TDs. Then he became the 17th QB to throw 221 INTs, passing Joe Namath and Babe Parilli.

  • Cardinals have offense, but key to beating Broncos is defense

    Arizona Republic "Harold Goodwin had a short and sweet answer when asked Thursday if his offense is up to the challenge of matching Peyton Manning and the Broncos, touchdown for touchdown "I love my defense," the Cardinals offensive coordinator said happily. If the Cardinals hope to stay unbeaten and improve..." October 03

  • Adam Gase: Broncos' run game 'terrible' in Week 3 vs. Seahawks

    Denver Post "After a month of questions surrounding the Broncos' new defense and its lacking consistency, the focus has shifted. Leading tackler Danny Trevathan is expected to return Sunday from a leg injury, and his presence, the team hopes, will serve as the glue to for its many pieces. The spotlight..." October 03

  • 17d
    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Broncos releasing K Matt Prater, who's coming off 4-game suspension, per source. Brandon McManus wins Denver kicking job.

  • Richard Sherman on the Broncos: I hope we see them again

    Seattle Times "Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman appeared on NFL Network’s NFL GameDay Morning show as a guest analyst and had a couple of interesting quotes the NFL Network passed along: “You have to put him in there…If you’re basing that judgment off of winning, how he plays in big games and clutch..." September 29

  • Super advice for Denver Broncos: Throw the ball!

    Denver Post "Mike Trout is not asked to bunt. No coach would ever order LeBron James to shoot left-handed. Matt Duchene and Ryan O'Reilly are not required to brawl. So why is a team with Peyton Manning as its quarterback trying to run the ball? Bullhorned suggestion to the Broncos: Put it up! Enough..." September 28

  • Aqib Talib fined for WWE-style elbow

    Pro Football Talk "Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib briefly confused the NFL for the WWE on Sunday, and he’s paying the price. The NFL has fined Talib $8,268 for unnecessary roughness against the Seahawks." September 27

  • Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas blames himself for slow start

    Denver Post "Every amateur sports psychologist in Broncos Country wants to know: What's wrong with wide receiver Demaryius Thomas? His hands have become so unreliable that Peyton Manning might not completely trust D.T. to set the dinner table with fine china, let alone catch a crucial third-down pass. "I..." September 25

  • Peyton Manning: Overtime rules put a premium on the coin toss

    Pro Football Talk "Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning led his team to a stunning comeback in Seattle on Sunday, tying a game in the final minute after it appeared to be lost. Then Manning made a mistake that cost his team the game: He called tails. After the Broncos lost the overtime coin toss, Manning could do..." September 23

  • 'No moral victories' "With his voice at its usual uptempo pace, cornerback Chris Harris Jr. recounted the circumstances that led to the Broncos' 26-20 loss to the Seahawks here Sunday: the team's tactics, its early deficit, a stirring comeback, and, finally, the overtime letdown. In the midst of describing how..." September 22

  • Broncos say no timetable in place for ownership transition

    Pro Football Talk "In response to a report from the Denver Post that the Broncos may have as little two years to determine whether a member of Pat Bowlen’s family will assume ownership of the franchise or sell it, the team says that no deadlines exists. “Owner Pat Bowlen has indicated a strong desire to keep..." September 21

  • 29d
    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Wes Welker had no setbacks this week. Nice week of practice. Will be active but in a crowded offense no guarantee on # of snaps

  • Broncos' Marvin Austin set to play Sunday at Seattle after dad's death

    Denver Post "It's been a difficult year for Broncos defensive linemen. Malik Jackson's father, Jodie Jackson, died at 47 earlier this month. His funeral was Sept. 4 in New Jersey, and Malik Jackson returned to the Broncos in time to play defensive line in their season opener on Sept. 7. On Friday, Marvin..." September 20

  • Wes Welker ready to play "Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker, who was reinstated earlier this week, has gone through practices and is in position to play Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks. Welker, who served two games of his original four-game suspension, practiced fully Wednesday, Thursday and Friday as the..." September 20

  • Danny Trevathan returns to Broncos team practice

    Denver Post "For the first time since suffering a fractured left leg more than five weeks ago, Broncos linebacker Danny Trevathan practiced with the team Friday. It's highly unlikely Trevathan will play Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks, although he is officially listed as questionable. Historically,..." September 20

  • John Elway’s Son Dodges Jail Time For Domestic Violence Guilty Plea

    NESN "Jack Elway will avoid jail time after being indicted on charges stemming from an altercation with a girlfriend earlier this year. Elway, the son of Hall of Fame quarterback John Elway, has been sentenced to one year of probation and one year of domestic violence counseling after pleading..." September 18

  • Peyton Manning -- Legal Weed In CO ... Has Been GREAT for Pizza Biz "Legalized pot has been very, very good for Peyton Manning ... especially in Colorado ... because the QB says new weed-friendly laws in the Mile High State have been great for his pizza business. The Denver Broncos superstar -- who owns 21 Papa Johns franchises in the Denver area -- was talking..." September 18

  • Broncos fans crushing Redskins fans in a Phil Simms hate-off

    New York Post "It seems Broncos fans dislike Phil Simms much more than Redskins fans do. Contingents of each team’s supporters started petitions on to ban the former Giants quarterback from broadcasting their games on CBS. As of 2 p.m. on Tuesday, the Broncos’ petition had over 30,000 signatures,..." September 17

  • Wes Welker eligible to play Sunday after NFL

    Denver Post "Wes Welker has just received official word of his reinstatement and is on his way to the Broncos' headquarters. The Broncos' slot receiver had two games of his four-game suspension dismissed after the NFL and the NFL Players Association reached an agreement on changes to the steroids policy on..." September 17

  • Broncos prepare for another mobile QB in Seahawks' Russell Wilson

    Denver Post "These Denver defenders can't catch a break. Not while huffing and puffing in pursuit of all these mobile opposing quarterbacks, they can't. Whatever happened to the good old days when NFL quarterbacks stood tall, stood straight and stood still? Somehow, somebody got the idea to inject these..." September 16

  • Could Condoleezza Rice Replace Roger Goodell As Commissioner Of The NFL? "While there are still many questions to be answered as the NFL investigates its handling of Ray Rice's assault case, there are already a handful of prominent voices calling for commissioner Roger Goodell to step down and an intriguing candidate to take his place. U.S. Senator Kirsten..." September 16

  • Resilient defense protects Broncos' 24-17 win over Chiefs

    Denver Post "Terrance Knighton knew in his head, in his heart and on his chest that his moment would arrive. The Broncos have talked for six months about how they are tougher on defense. They added attitude at safety, leadership at rush end and a cornerback who covers receivers like Saran Wrap. They believe..." September 15

  • Rahim Moore's studious approach to playing football began long before he joined Broncos

    Denver Post "Rahim Moore can sit and watch film of the Kansas City Chiefs' offense on his iPad, and talk with a reporter to his right, all at the same time. Try chewing on that while walking away. "Sorry, but I've got to multitask," Moore says. "You're cutting into my film time." This may be difficult to..." September 14

  • Welker's return up in the air "With the NFL Players Association voting in favor of a new drug policy, wide receiver Wes Welker will be eligible to return to the Denver Broncos, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. However, a league spokesman told ESPN Senior NFL Analyst Chris Mortensen that "there continue to be..." September 13

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    Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo

    NFL confirms still no drug policy agreement. Deadline has come and gone to activate players for Sunday. So Welker, Scandrick, etc. wait.