Broncos Rumors & News

  • Lions sign ex-Broncos WR Andre Caldwell; release tight end

    Michigan Live "The Detroit Lions continue to add receivers after missing out on the position in this year's draft. Their most recent addition is longtime veteran Andre Caldwell, who was signed on Wednesday according to ProFootballTalk. They also acquired Baylor's Jay Lee, North Carolina's Quinshad Davis and..." May 05

  • Petition to bring Tim Tebow to Denver has over 10,000 signatures

    Sportsnaut "Prior to the Denver Broncos trading up for Paxton Lynch in last week’s draft, a petition encouraging the team to bring Tim Tebow back was launched by Will Garner through At this time, the petition has garnered over 10,000 signatures in support of reuniting Tebow with his former..." May 05

  • Broncos’ rookies select jersey numbers

    Denver Post "The newest Broncos — the eight draft picks and 21 college free agents — selected their jersey numbers for the season. Among the highlights: –Quarterback Paxton Lynch will keep the No. 12 he wore at Memphis, taking it over from receiver Andre Caldwell. –Mose Frazier, an undrafted free..." May 05

  • Von Miller wants to be "Bronco for life"

    Denver Post "Hundreds of Broncos fans crowded around a stage outside of a King Soopers hoping for a handshake, an autograph or even a picture of Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller. In his first public appearance since being eliminated from "Dancing with the Stars" this week, Miller was full of energy and..." May 05

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    Cameron Wolfe @CameronWolfe

    Von: "I'm going to be here in Denver no matter what. The contract is going to take care of itself."

  • It Would Hardly Be Shocking If Peyton Manning Un-Retires at Some Point

    The Big Lead "Peyton Manning is not interested in doing television next season, according to a report from the New York Daily News over the weekend; this is not the most surprising thing in the world, as our site’s Jason McIntyre reported a few weeks ago that John Madden urged the quarterback to make his way..." May 04

  • Trevor Siemian "antsy" for opportunity to prove himself with Broncos

    Denver Post "Trevor Siemian's NFL debut was also his 2015 finale, and it lasted only two seconds and resulted in a loss of 1 yard. In the waning of the Broncos' loss at Pittsburgh last December, Siemian trotted onto the field in place of Brock Osweiler to take a kneel-down and preserve his team's lead..." May 04

  • Peyton Manning reportedly told TV networks he is not interested

    Larry Brown Sports "Peyton Manning has reportedly decided that he is not going to pursue a career as an NFL analyst, at least in the immediate future. According to the New York Daily News, Manning has shown “no interest” in pursuing a job in television for the 2016 NFL season. His representatives have reportedly..." May 03

  • NFLPA warns players against meat that could trigger positive PED test

    Fox Sports "Almost every athlete who tests positive for a banned PED says he must have ingested something unknowingly, and now there’s evidence that can actually happen – if you eat a lot of meat in China or Mexico. The NFL Players Association sent a letter to its members this week warning them that eating..." May 03

  • Teams were interested in Peyton Manning for 2016

    Pro Football Talk "It’s now known that Peyton Manning won’t be doing two things in 2016: Playing football or talking about it on TV. It’s unclear how close he came to the latter, but it’s now clear that the former was a more viable option than anyone realized. Appearing on The Business of Sports with Andrew..." May 03

  • Art of the Deals: How QBs Goff, Wentz and Lynch got drafted

    SI "It was as if Paxton Lynch knew something. The genial and power-forward-sized quarterback out of Memphis politely declined the NFL’s invitation to spend the first night of the draft in the Green Room at the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago, choosing instead to throw a draft/bowling party for himself..." May 03

  • Von Miller eliminated from Dancing With the Stars

    Denver Post "Von Miller’s run on Dancing With the Stars has ended. After performing the salsa as Elvis Presley on Icons Night of “Dancing With the Stars” Monday, Miller was voted off the show, along with Kim Fields, in a double-elimination. Miller and partner Witney Carson received a score of 24 out of..." May 03

  • Mark Sanchez, Trevor Siemian ready for open competition for QB job

    Denver Post "The Broncos kicked off phase two of their offseason workouts with all attention on their quarterbacks. Yet it wasn't first-round pick Paxton Lynch, who won't hit the field until rookie minicamp begins Friday, but the incumbents Mark Sanchez and Trevor Siemian. Sanchez was one of the first..." May 03

  • Raiders to sign son of Ed McCaffrey as undrafted free agent

    The Score "The Oakland Raiders are signing an undrafted free agent with significant football bloodlines. The team will add Duke wide receiver Max McCaffrey, son of former Denver Broncos wide receiver Ed McCaffrey and brother of Heisman Trophy runner up Christian McCaffrey, according to Adam Schefter of..." May 01

  • Jerry Jones: I probably should have overpaid for Memphis QB Paxton Lynch

    Sports Day "In the fallout of the NFL draft, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is still feeling the effects of the trigger he didn't pull on the draft's first night. Walking back to the Cowboys draft room Saturday evening, Jones mentioned that it was difficult for him to fall asleep Thursday night after..." May 01

  • John Elway takes to Twitter explaining each Broncos pick

    The Score "Social media engagement is certainly an important avenue for every professional team in 2016, and Denver Broncos President John Elway is taking it to a new level during the NFL draft. The Hall of Famer is tweeting out a description of every pick the Broncos make just seconds after the selection..." April 30

  • Broncos land Devontae Booker in fourth round

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos brought back C.J. Anderson and Ronnie Hillman in free agency, which means their top two running backs from last season will be back in 2016. They added a new face to the mix in the fourth round on Saturday afternoon when they drafted Devontae Booker with the 136th overall pick." April 30

  • Broncos made a Mr. Irrelevant jersey for the NFL Draft and it's now useless

    CBS Sports "Going into the NFL Draft this week, the Denver Broncos knew they had the 253rd (and final) pick, and they were pretty excited about it. The final pick in the draft is known as Mr. Irrelevant, and when the Broncos showed up at the draft in Chicago, they came prepared: As you can see below, the..." April 30

  • Broncos pass on Hoyer so Lynch, Sanchez can get more reps

    NBC News 9 Colorado "When the Denver Broncos began to resolve their quarterback situation their initial plan was to have two veteran quarterbacks compete for the starting job and have two young quarterbacks to develop. Paxton Lynch revised the plan. After selecting Lynch, a 6-foot-7, dual-threat quarterback from..." April 30

  • Report: Broncos had Paxton Lynch rated higher than Jared Goff

    Sportsnaut "The Denver Broncos didn’t have to give up the farm to acquire the quarterback they wanted. While most talent evaluators around the league viewed Jared Goff as the top quarterback in the 2016 NFL Draft, John Elway and the Denver Broncos reportedly had Paxton Lynch rated higher, per James Palmer of..." April 29

  • Jerry Jones admits Cowboys wanted Paxton Lynch, failed to trade up

    The Sports Daily "Jerry Jones and the Cowboys wanted to hit the motherload of all homeruns in Thursday’s NFL draft, taking Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott at No. 4 and then trading back up and getting Memphis quarterback Paxton Lynch, too. Didn’t work. Jones got his star running back but failed to get..." April 29

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    Michael Fabiano @Michael_Fabiano

    The Denver Broncos select Paxton Lynch, QB, Memphis …

  • Broncos CB Chris Harris Jr.’s Instagram Gets Hacked, Posts Picture Of Him Smoking A Blunt

    Terez Owens "When something goes bad, always blame it on the hack. Laremy Tunsil wasn’t the only Football player getting hacked last night. Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr also had his social media infiltrated during the NFL draft. " April 29

  • How John Elway maneuvered to get quarterback Paxton Lynch

    NBC News 9 Colorado "John Elway woke up Thursday morning knowing he wanted quarterback Paxton Lynch but also aware he wasn’t the only one. There were five teams picking in front of Elway’s Denver Broncos who had seriously considered the University of Memphis quarterback. They were the Chicago Bears with the No. 11..." April 29

  • Report: ‘Nothing going on’ with Colin Kaepernick trade to Broncos

    Sportsnaut "For the past several weeks, there has been talk about San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick heading to the Denver Broncos in a trade during the 2016 NFL draft. While this talk has calmed down a bit recently, most expected rumors to heat up during the draft itself. That has not..." April 29

  • Broncos trade up to select QB Paxton Lynch "The Denver Broncos made a deal with the Seattle Seahawks to trade up to the No. 26 pick to select quarterback Paxton Lynch." April 29

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    Patrick Smyth @psmyth12

    Broncos have traded 1-31 and 3-94 to Seattle for 1-26.

  • Report: Broncos have discussed giving up first-round pick in Colin Kaepernick deal

    Sportsnaut "There should be some sort of resolution regarding the Denver Broncos quarterback situation before the three-day 2016 NFL draft concludes on Saturday. Whether that’s Denver selecting a quarterback with the 31st pick or trading for a veteran still remains to be seen. What we do know is that..." April 28

  • Broncos Fans Start Petition to Bring Tim Tebow Back to Denver

    Complex "After losing Brock Osweiler to the Houston Texans, striking out on acquiring Colin Kaepernick and passing on Johnny Manziel, the Denver Broncos cannot go into training camp with just Mark Sanchez and Trevor Siemian at the quarterback position. They need to get a fierce competitor who knows what..." April 28

  • Cris Collinsworth to call Thursday Night Football with Mike Tirico

    Awful Announcing "It’s been widely reported that Mike Tirico will be joining NBC and calling Thursday Night Football this season. According to the Miami Herald’s Barry Jackson, his partner will be Sunday Night Football analyst Cris Collinsworth: At the NFL owners meetings in Boca Raton last month, NBC Sports..." April 28

  • Broncos don’t think Eagles are trading Sam Bradford at all

    Pro Football Talk "For the moment at least, it appears Sam Bradford is not going to get his wish. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Broncos have checked with the Eagles about their wantaway quarterback, but are convinced they’re not going to trade him at all. While it remains to be seen how willing the..." April 28

  • Von Miller hopeful of new deal, says "there's no hard feelings"

    Denver Post "The morning after Super Bowl 50, Von Miller insisted his impending contract negotiations with the Broncos would remain peaceful. No bitterness. No jabs lobbed through media. And nothing has changed, he said. Back in Denver for his annual Von's Vision "reveal party" to hand out eyeglasses to..." April 28

  • Bill would forever preserve "Mile High" in Broncos' stadium name

    Denver Post "A bipartisan bill introduced into the Colorado legislature Tuesday afternoon would ensure the name "Mile High" lives on forever, regardless of other naming deals for the Denver Broncos' stadium. The legislation was filed coincidentally just as Sports Authority, which currently holds naming..." April 27

  • DeMarcus Ware was prepared for, cool with Broncos pay cut

    Pro Football Talk "Outside linebacker is clear position of need for the Indianapolis Colts. A player who fits that role might be available when the Colts pick at No. 18 on Thursday. Linebacker Noah Spence had 63 tackles, including 22.5 for a loss, and 11.5 sacks last season at Eastern Kentucky. It’s how Spence..." April 26

  • From DeflateGate to tampering, how 4 teams forfeited picks in the 2016 NFL Draft

    SB Nation "Forfeited draft picks are a rare occurrence in the NFL, but they do happen -- just not as frequently as they did this year. In fact, the 2016 NFL Draft will have four teams forced to give up a pick due to various infractions. This is the biggest amount of lost picks since 2012, when the New..." April 26

  • Report: Broncos called about Sam Bradford, but price was too high

    Pro Football Talk "At one level, Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford going public (through his agent) with a desire to be traded could make it harder to force a deal, since it reduces Philly’s leverage by making the whole thing a mess. At a deeper level, perhaps Bradford’s agent has decided that taking a public stand is..." April 26

  • Report: Mike Tirico is leaving ESPN for NBC

    Sports Business Daily "Mike Tirico, one of ESPN’s best known on-air voices, is leaving the network for NBC, according to several sources. Tirico has been a mainstay with ESPN since '91, and given his many roles at ESPN, he will be an incredibly difficult talent to replace. Tirico has been ESPN's on-air face of the NFL,..." April 25

  • Broncos sign free agent tight end Garrett Graham

    Mile High Report "According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, the Denver Broncos have signed free agent tight end Garrett Graham to a one-year deal. Graham is entering his seventh year in the league and will be reuniting with Gary Kubiak. Graham was selected in the fourth round of the 2010 NFL Draft by Gary Kubiak..." April 25

  • Goodell: NFL Draft likely to leave Chicago, Denver, Atlanta want to host

    Chicago Sun-Times "Though commissioner Roger Goodell was thrilled with Chicago’s staging of the NFL draft last year — and is bracing for a bigger event downtown next week — he expects it to be held elsewhere in 2017. During an informal meeting with Associated Press Sports Editors, Goodell said Thursday it’s “very..." April 24

  • Signs point to Browns having strong interest in Heisman winner Henry at No. 32

    Canton Rep "Don't be surprised if the Browns take a shot at the reigning Heisman Trophy winner next Friday. The team might want to avoid spending its No. 8 overall pick on a running back, or might find that Ohio State's Ezekiel Elliott is already gone. That won't be known until the first..." April 24

  • NFL players investing in cannabis pain-management

    Denver Post "The former Broncos’ quarterback and other retired and active NFL players believe Cannabidiol, or CBD, a nonpsychoactive compound in cannabis, could be an alternative to potent painkillers used by players in the league. Nestled at the base of the Flatirons and tucked behind a dog park is Jake..." April 23

  • Jets' Ryan Clady 'good to go' after missing 2015 with ACL tear

    Gang Green Nation "Mike Maccagnan held a predraft media availability yesterday. When we get this close to the Draft, nobody is offering very much in the way of substantive information. Teams do not want to telegraph their strategy. As such, Maccagnan did not say much of note. (The Jets aren't going to rescind..." April 23

  • Ryan Clady cleared medically after ACL tear

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets traded for tackle Ryan Clady this month with the intent to make him their starting left tackle now that the team has parted ways with longtime starter D’Brickashaw Ferguson. At the time of the trade, the only apparent obstacle to plugging Clady into the lineup was the torn ACL he..." April 22

  • Osweiler spending many hours studying the Texans’ playbook

    Houston Chronicle "Quarterback Brock Osweiler is all about the Texans' playbook. As soon as he arrived in Houston from Denver, Osweiler got his playbook on an iPad, and he's been studying almost every day. "I love the game of football," Osweiler said during the Texans' offseason program. "Part of that is the..." April 22

  • John Elway happy with Mark Sanchez, calls Colin Kaepernick talks 'dormant' "As the weeks have passed, John Elway and the Broncos have remained patient about the state of their quarterback position, continuing to sit with two quarterbacks while waiting for the situation to play out. Mark Sanchez is the reason why. "We're happy with Mark," Elway said at his pre-draft..." April 22

  • Von Miller Contract Talks Could Get 'Ugly,' Holdout Still Possible

    Bleacher Report "According to a source close to the negotiation, talks between the Denver Broncos and Von Miller are going "nowhere" and have only grown uglier over time. Could Miller hold out? Which star defensive lineman does Miller want to out-earn? Watch as Bleacher Report NFL Insider Jason Cole..." April 19

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    Mike Klis @MikeKlis

    RB Ronnie Hillman and Broncos have agreed on 1-year contract, per NFL source. #9news #9sports

  • NFL $765 Million Concussion Accord Upheld by Appeals Court

    Bloomberg "The National Football League’s $765 million concussion settlement was given the all-clear by a federal appeals court. The ruling sets in motion the resolution of thousands of lawsuits covering more than 20,000 retired players. About 1 percent of players opted out of the settlement, which is to..." April 18

  • Did one Broncos 'discount' deal set stage for Von Miller conflict?

    Yahoo! Sports "When the Denver Broncos begin their offseason program on Monday, Super Bowl MVP Von Miller won't be there. He won't be there Tuesday or later in the week. And without a new long-term deal, there's no guarantee he'll be at the team's summer minicamp or even arrive on time for training..." April 18

  • Broncos LB Brandon Marshall is at workouts, didn’t sign tender

    Today's Pigskin "According to Ian Rapoport, Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall is working out with the team, and he’s going to sign a waiver, even though he still has not signed his Restricted Free Agent tender. Marshall has been somewhat unhappy with the tender for the entire time. He saw a lot of his..." April 18