Broncos Rumors & News

  • NFL issues memo warning teams of 'significant' punishment for abuse of officials

    ESPN "The NFL warned its teams Monday that it will begin levying "significant discipline" to anyone engaging in offensive conduct or contact against game officials, responding to a series of incidents that had grown increasingly worrisome to the NFL Referees Association. The message was delivered..." December 12

  • Broncos Expected To Place G Ron Leary On IR, Sign TE Matt LaCosse Off Giants’ PS

    NFL Trade Rumors "Mike Klis reports that the Denver Broncos are expected to place G Ronald Leary on injured reserve with a back injury. The Broncos have signed TE Matt LaCosse off of the Giants’ practice squad on Monday, according to Jordan Raanan. Leary, 28, wound up signing on with the Cowboys as an..." December 11

  • NFL’s concussion problem is hurting helmet manufacturers

    New York Post "The NFL concussion crisis has hit the league’s helmet makers where it hurts: in the wallet. Riddell, a leading manufacturer of football helmets for the past 85 years, has been struggling without success to sell itself in recent months despite its market dominance, sources told The Post. Ditto..." December 11

  • Report | NFL and Verizon to extend media rights deal

    Fanrag Sports "The NFL and Verizon have extended their media rights/sponsorship deal for another five years, according to John Ourand and Daniel Kaplan of Sports Business Daily. A formal announcement is expected later in the day on Monday. The deal between the two sides will consist of the NFL streaming..." December 11

  • Report: John Elway, Broncos ‘badly’ want to make it work with Vance Joseph

    Larry Brown Sports "With the Denver Broncos playing out a lost season and entering Week 14 with just three wins, there has been talk that head coach Vance Joseph is in danger of being fired after one year on the job. Coaches in the NFL are rarely ever fired after their first season with a team, and there’s reason to..." December 10

  • Browns owner says he did not offer job to Peyton Manning

    Larry Brown Sports "Cleveland Browns fans may have been fantasizing about Peyton Manning swooping in to rescue their tormented franchise with the team making front office changes this week, but that was apparently nowhere close to happening. While introducing new general manager John Dorsey on Friday, Browns owner..." December 08

  • After a strong start to season, Broncos’ Trevor Siemian admits he’s “out-of-sync” and often pressing

    Denver Post "Nearly two months ago, Trevor Siemian had done the unthinkable. He had guided the Broncos to wins over the Los Angeles Chargers and the Dallas Cowboys and defied the odds stacked high against both him — a seventh-round pick out of Northwestern — and the Broncos’ offense, which was still in..." December 07

  • Adam Gase wanted to run up the score on Denver because of John Elway

    Fanbuzz "The Miami Dolphins took a 33-9 lead on the Denver Broncos late in the second half on Sunday, and Dolphins coach Adam Gase decided to kick an onside kick. Gase was clearly trying to run up the score on the Broncos, and there appears to be bad blood between Gase and Broncos GM John Elway. Gase..." December 07

  • Elway won’t make staff changes until after the season

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos, two years after making it to the Super Bowl and winning it, have won only three of 12 games in 2017, with eight losses in a row and counting. The man running the football operation has concerns about how things have gotten to this point, but he vows to make no staff changes until the..." December 05

  • Vance Joseph has a completely nonsensical motto for the Broncos this week

    CBS Sports "The Denver Broncos are in a historic rut entering Week 14. They have not won a football game since October 1 when they beat the Raiders 16-10. In fact, Denver has not COVERED a game since then either. That includes being a double-digit home favorite in a loss to the Giants and being a double-digit..." December 05

  • Dr. Watkins tells Derek Wolfe to stop playing football rest of season

    NBC News 9 Colorado "After consulting with renowned spine surgeon Dr. Robert Watkins near Los Angeles on Monday, Denver Broncos defensive end Derek Wolfe was told that while his injured neck would not require surgery, he would need rest for a couple months. The diagnosis means the Broncos are likely to place Wolfe..." December 05

  • Microsoft Surface tablets will be back on the NFL sidelines for at least one more season

    Awful Announcing "The NFL and Microsoft have agreed to a one-year extension of the tech giant’s technology sponsorship. It means that you’ll continue to see Microsoft Surface tablets on the NFL pregame shows and the sidelines through the 2018 season, and they’ll also continue be used on video replay reviews. In..." December 04

  • Broncos Sticking With Trevor Siemian At QB For Week 14

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Denver Broncos are staying with Trevor Siemian as their starting quarterback for Week 14’s game against the Jets, according to Mike Klis. Denver wanted to see what Paxton Lynch could do with an extended opportunity. However, he suffered a high ankle sprain a few weeks ago that led to the..." December 04

  • Report: Vance Joseph already on the hot seat in Denver

    NBC News 9 Colorado "Although NFL firings began Monday with the dismissals of New York Giants’ general manager Jerry Reese and head coach Ben McAdoo, the Denver Broncos will not make such dramatic changes at this time, sources told 9NEWS. However, with the Broncos mired in one of the worst swoons in franchise..." December 04

  • Broncos upset with Dolphins, Adam Gase over onside kick

    Larry Brown Sports "The Denver Broncos were upset with the Miami Dolphins for attempting an onside kick up 33-9 in the fourth quarter on Sunday. Multiple Broncos players took note of the onside kick, which the Dolphins recovered. They felt it was an act of running up the score/rubbing it in. Dolphins head coach..." December 04

  • Chris Harris Jr. attributes late onside kick to “bad blood”

    Pro Football Talk "An otherwise forgettable game between the Dolphins and Broncos received a little extra bump from an onside kick executed by Miami despite the fact that the home team held a 33-9 lead at the time. “He’s trying to embarrass us,” Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. said after the game, attributing..." December 03

  • Shane Ray fined $12,154 for his role in brawl

    Pro Football Talk "The total fines from the Raiders-Broncos game amounted to $1,045,681, via Michael Gehlken of the Las Vegas Review-Journal. Five players ended up getting fined or suspended without pay, including Broncos linebacker Shane Ray. The NFL docked Ray $12,154 for his role in the melee that broke out..." December 02

  • Domata Peko’s 123-game starts streak ending Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "Broncos nose tackle Domata Peko probably won’t know what to do or how to act Sunday when he watches his teammates on TV from his home in Denver. Peko will miss his first regular-season game since 2009. Peko has started 123 consecutive games, the longest streak among NFL defensive linemen and..." December 01

  • Derek Wolfe experiencing numbness due to neck injury

    Fanrag Sports "Denver Broncos defensive end Derek Wolfe told 1043 The Fan that he has been experiencing numbness in his face, arms and legs over the course of the last few weeks as the result of a neck injury that forced him to exit his team’s game against the rival Oakland Raiders on Sunday. “There’s not..." November 30

  • Dolphins claim A.J. Derby off waivers from Broncos

    Pro Football Talk "A.J. Derby‘s tour of the AFC will continue in Miami. Derby, who was traded from the Patriots to the Broncos last year and waived by the Patriots this year, has been awarded to the Dolphins on waivers. The Broncos placed Derby on injured reserve with a shoulder injury, then waived him off..." November 29

  • NFL reportedly finalizing $100 million social justice partnership with players

    Larry Brown Sports "The NFL and its players are close to finalizing a deal that would commit $100 million to helping with issues of social injustice in the community, according to a report. ESPN’s Jim Trotter and Jason Reid have been told NFL officials have submitted a final draft of the proposal to the Players..." November 29

  • Michael Crabtree denies taping chain to his chest, says he's not the 'bad guy'

    CBS Sports "Michael Crabtree denied a report that he taped his chain to his chest in an effort to block Aqib Talib from ripping it off his neck, just as Talib had done last season. ESPN reported Crabtree's chain-keeping plan on Tuesday, but in an interview with The Athletic on Wednesday, Crabtree said he..." November 29

  • David Amerson: Snatching your chain is taking your manhood

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos came to the defense of their teammate, cornerback Aqib Talib, on Monday. Not surprisingly, the Raiders did the same with their teammate, wide receiver Michael Crabtree, on Tuesday. Cornerback David Amerson said he “understands” why Crabtree did what he did after Talib ripped off his..." November 28

  • Aqib Talib, Michael Crabtree bans reduced to one game for fighting

    ESPN "Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib and Oakland Raiders wide receiver Michael Crabtree each had their two-game suspensions reduced to one game Tuesday, two days after they were ejected from Sunday's game for fighting, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. James Thrash was the appeals officer for..." November 28

  • Trump: The NFL is ‘weak and out of control’

    New York Post "President Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday to address two issues that seem to constantly preoccupy him — NFL players protesting during the national anthem and his victory over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election. In two tweets, he called the NFL “weak and out of control” as..." November 28

  • How Michael Crabtree Reportedly Tried To Stop Aqib Talib From Snatching Chain

    NESN "Michael Crabtree’s best attempts at protecting his neck ultimately were in vain. ESPN’s Adam Schefter revealed Monday night on Twitter how the Oakland Raiders wide receiver tried to stop Denver Broncos cornerback Aquib Talib from snatching his chain during the teams’ Week 12 meeting the..." November 28

  • Michael Crabtree, Aqib Talib get two-game suspensions without pay for fighting

    CBS Sports "Oakland Raiders wide receiver Michael Crabtree and Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib were each suspended two games for fighting, the NFL announced on Monday night. Specifically, the two players, who were ejected from the Raiders win over Denver on Sunday afternoon, were suspended by NFL VP..." November 28

  • Paxton Lynch's agent passionately goes after those calling him a 'bust'

    Sportsnaut "The first start of 2017 for Denver Broncos quarterback Paxton Lynch did not go according to plan. He was 9-of-14 for only 41 yards with no touchdowns and an interception in a loss to the Oakland Raiders. Lynch also left with an ankle injury, which will sideline him for 2-4 weeks. After a..." November 27

  • Aqib Talib: Michael Crabtree came out to wrestle and fight

    Pro Football Talk "Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib blames Michael Crabtree for starting the fight that got both ejected, denying he was defending teammate Chris Harris when he ripped the Raiders wide receiver’s chain off his neck. “If you see the play, I didn’t defend Chris,” Talib said, via Nicki Jhabvala of The..." November 27

  • Paxton Lynch Out With High Ankle Sprain, Broncos Starting Trevor Siemian

    NFL Trade Rumors "Mike Klis of 9 News reports that Paxton Lynch will miss at least Week 13’s game with a high-ankle sprain. According to Klis, Trevor Siemian will be Broncos starting against the Dolphins this weekend. This is obviously disappointing news for Lynch, who worked his way back from a shoulder injury..." November 27

  • Ex-Broncos CB Lorenzo Doss channels his inner Donald Trump to burn John Elway

    ALL 22 "Former Denver Broncos cornerback Lorenzo Doss got cut. Word came out afterward that he showed up late to a team meeting, so they just let him go. Doss was less than thrilled to see those reports going around. He fired back at Broncos boss John Elway and director of player personnel Matt..." November 27

  • Vance Joseph: “Unacceptable” for Aqib Talib to fight personal battles

    NBC News 9 Colorado "There is an intensity to Aqib Talib that helps make him the wonderful player he is. He plays with ultra-competitive emotion. It’s what helps makes him an All Pro cornerback who one day will receive consideration for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. But Aqib Talib has no right to cost his team..." November 27

  • Report: Paxton Lynch’s ankle injury not considered serious

    Larry Brown Sports "Although Denver Broncos quarterback Paxton Lynch was wearing a walking boot after Sunday’s loss to the Oakland Raiders, the ankle injury he suffered during the game was reportedly not serious. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the Broncos consider Lynch day-to-day." November 27

  • Paxton Lynch suffers ankle injury in loss to Raiders; Broncos facing another QB decision

    Denver Post "Paxton Lynch‘s third NFL start ended in tears, pain and frustration. With less than five minutes left in the third quarter, the Broncos’ quarterback limped to the sideline after a third-down rollout to his right and was immediately ruled out with a right ankle injury. Lynch, in his first..." November 27

  • Several Teams Have Expressed Interest In Former Broncos OC Mike McCoy

    NFL Trade Rumors "Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that “several” teams have already reached out to former Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy about hiring him as a consultant for the remainder of the season. However, La Canfora says that McCoy is unlikely to entertain such offers, as he should be a..." November 27

  • Bill Musgrave returns to Oakland as Broncos’ offensive coordinator

    San Francisco Chronicle "The Broncos’ squad the Raiders face Sunday will have both a different quarterback and offensive coordinator from what it did in the teams’ Week 4 meeting in Denver. One is unfamiliar to Oakland and most of the league. The other the Raiders know very well. Paxton Lynch, Denver’s first-round..." November 26

  • Michael Crabtree, Aqib Talib ejected for fighting

    Pro Football Talk "Raiders receiver Michael Crabtree and Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib have a history. It didn’t take long for that history to come to a head Sunday. Crabtree blocked Talib off the field into the sideline, shoving him to the ground. Talib got up and mayhem ensued with players from both teams..." November 26

  • Broncos' Lynch exits vs. Raiders with ankle injury, replaced by Siemian "Paxton Lynch's dismal outing in Oakland took a turn for the worse in the second half of Sunday's game. The second-year Denver Broncos quarterback was ruled out against the Raiders after suffering an ankle injury. Lynch pulled up following a rollout pass to Emmanuel Sanders in the third quarter..." November 26

  • Vance Joseph on fights in practice: Fun to see players competing

    NBC News 9 Colorado "All’s cool with Isaiah. He’s still a good kid. Mature for his years. He’s only 22 years old, having entered the NFL Draft out of Georgia after his true junior season. He’s still got a chance to become a very exciting NFL player, someday. Sure, he’s frustrated. He’s a rookie and it never..." November 24

  • Chris Harris Jr.: Broncos need to get ‘mind-control’ over AFC West back

    Sportsnaut "After 10 games of competition, the Denver Broncos find themselves saddled to the bottom of the AFC West with a 3-7 record. The team is struggling on both sides of the ball, and at the quarterback position in particular. Cornerback Chris Harris Jr. points out the obvious, saying that the Broncos..." November 24

  • Trump: Players run the NFL, commish has 'lost control'

    CBS Sports "Thanksgiving Day featured three football games between the Vikings and Lions, Chargers and Cowboys and Giants and Redskins. Although three NFC East games would normally be a ratings boom, a lot of factors suggested this year may be different. The Lions and the Vikings were the most compelling..." November 24

  • Imploding Broncos fight twice at practice ahead of Raiders game, report says

    Sporting News "The Broncos are in the midst of a six-game losing streak and have been called "soft" by general manager John Elway. It's no surprise tensions were high Thursday ahead of an AFC West division matchup with the Raiders. According to NBC Denver, the Broncos had a "spirited" Thanksgiving practice..." November 23

  • Former Broncos TE Jacob Tamme announces retirement from NFL

    247 Sports "Jacob Tamme is calling it a career. The former Broncos tight end took to Twitter on Thursday to announce his retirement from the NFL after nine seasons. A 2008 fourth-round draft pick of the Colts, Tamme made 92 grabs for 855 yards and five touchdowns across 60 appearances for..." November 23

  • Devontae Booker saw his workload increase last week and “deserves more” vs. the Raiders

    Denver Post "Devontae Booker will be making a homecoming of sorts Sunday when the Broncos visit Oakland, less than 100 miles from his hometown of Sacramento. And the second-year running back could be in line for a bigger role in front of some familiar faces. “‘Book’ has really been playing some good..." November 23

  • Broncos on the hook for remainder of Mike McCoy's contract

    247 Sports "Although he's no longer employed, Mike McCoy is still getting paid by the Denver Broncos. According to 9News insider Mike Klis, the Broncos are financially responsible for the remainder of McCoy's three-year contract, which he signed in January. NFL coaches' deals aren't publicly disclosed so..." November 22

  • Vance Joseph: We have to see where Paxton Lynch is as a quarterback

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos officially named Paxton Lynch their starting quarterback on Wednesday and head coach Vance Joseph met with the media in the afternoon to answer questions about the decision to make a change from Brock Osweiler. Osweiler replaced Trevor Siemian, which illustrates how much the..." November 22

  • John Elway reportedly developing reputation for being coach-killer

    Larry Brown Sports "John Elway has helped the Denver Broncos capture one championship and fall one win short of another since he took over the team’s football operations department in 2011, but the Hall of Famer has his flaws like anyone else. Could those flaws prevent Elway from finding people to work for him in the..." November 22

  • Broncos To Start Paxton Lynch At QB

    Pro Football Rumors "First, the Broncos made a change at offensive coordinator. Now, they’re making a big change under center. In Week 12, the Broncos will start Paxton Lynch at quarterback. Tuesday was an off day in Denver, so head coach Vance Joseph waited until Wednesday morning to deliver the news to the rest of..." November 22

  • Agent’s Take: A look at the quarterbacks who could be available in the offseason

    CBS Sports "Quarterback stability is highly coveted in the NFL because it's a vital ingredient for sustained success. Some of the NFL's most significant transactions occur in an effort to get the position settled. The 49ers made an unexpected move at the October 31 trading deadline by acquiring Jimmy..." November 22

  • President Donald Trump criticizes idea of keeping players in locker room for anthem

    ESPN "President Donald Trump says a reported plan that would keep NFL teams in the locker room during the national anthem next season is "almost as bad as kneeling." Trump tweeted Wednesday morning about the possibility, reported by The Washington Post on Tuesday. According to the Post, some NFL..." November 22