Broncos Rumors & News

  • Broncos OTAs primer: QBs and other positions to watch

    Denver Post "The past five months at Dove Valley have been about change — changing the Broncos’ coaching staff, changing their playbook, changing their roster, changing their attitude. Starting Tuesday, Day 1 of organized team activities (OTAs), the Broncos will begin to show just how much they’ve changed,..." May 23

  • Manchester Born Broncos Player 'Scumbag Terrorist Won't Break Us'

    TMZ "Manchester born and raised Denver Broncos tackle Menelik Watson says the scumbag terrorists who attacked his home city are only gonna make Manchester stronger. Watson -- who was drafted in the 2nd round of the '13 draft, and plays tackle for the Broncos -- was visibly shaken when we spoke to..." May 23

  • Start of OTAs means Lynch must start chasing down Siemian for Broncos QB job

    NBC News 9 Colorado "Vance Joseph declared the Denver Broncos’ quarterback competition wouldn’t begin until training camp. Paxton Lynch must start competing this week. A first-round draft pick a year ago, Lynch ended last season a distant second to Trevor Siemian as the Broncos’ starting quarterback. By all..." May 22

  • Ex-ref shares story about Peyton Manning's classiness

    Chattanooga Times Free Press "His attitude may change come the fall when the leaves turn and frost dusts the pumpkins, but Butch Hannah isn't sounding much like a man who's the least bit uncomfortable with his decision to retire his NFL umpire's flag. The replay booth isn't overturning this call. "Life is good," the..." May 22

  • Vance Joseph insists Broncos team 'isn't broken' "Rumors of the Denver Broncos' demise have been greatly exaggerated, according to their new skipper. The 2017 offseason has seen the hierarchy of the AFC West, one often paced by the Broncos, take new shape. The Oakland Raiders brought in Marshawn Lynch, improving upon a running game and an..." May 21

  • Broncos reporter expects Trevor Siemian to win starting job

    Larry Brown Sports "The Denver Broncos are holding an open competition at the quarterback position this offseason, but it sounds like Trevor Siemian is the early favorite to win the job once again. Although the Broncos traded up in the first round last year to draft former Memphis star Paxton Lynch, Mike Klis of 9..." May 21

  • What’s the biggest hole remaining on the Broncos roster?

    Denver Post "The Denver Post’s Broncos beat writer Cameron Wolfe on Thursday answered questions from readers about the Denver Broncos. Below are some of the highlights from the live chat: I’m excited about some of the new faces we should see on the offensive line. Do you feel that will be a much better unit..." May 19

  • Jamaal Charles has ’50-50′ chance to make Broncos’ roster?

    Sportsnaut "The Denver Broncos excited their fans by bringing running back Jamaal Charles on board, but it’s no given he’s going to even make the final roster. In fact, Broncos beat writer Mike Klis of 9News in Denver pegs the running back’s chances at about 50-percent. “The Broncos brought in the great..." May 18

  • NFL owners expected to approve proposal reducing overtime to 10 minutes

    Sportsnaut "The NFL’s overtime rules are expected to receive a major change in the form of how long the overtime period will last. NFL owners are expected to pass a proposal that would reduce the overtime period from 15 minutes to 10 during regular season games, per Judy Battista of NFL Media. This was a..." May 17

  • Peyton Manning to host 2017 ESPYS

    Bleacher Report "ESPN announced Tuesday that legendary NFL quarterback Peyton Manning will host the 2017 ESPYs on July 12 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. "It's an honor to be asked to host the ESPYS, and it's even more meaningful that it's the 25th year for this incredible event," Manning..." May 16

  • Why De’Angelo Henderson became “Hop,” Garett Bolles’ leadership and Jake Butt’s progress

    Denver Post "If De’Angelo is too long, just call him “Hop.” Broncos running back De’Angelo Henderson has a catchy nickname that likely will stick with him through his football career. Saturday, he explained how he got the nickname. “It came from high school. I got hurt and I was supposed to miss six to..." May 14

  • Broncos sign 17 undrafted free agents

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos won’t have seventh-round pick Chad Kelly available for a while because he’s recovering from wrist surgery and his absence should open the door for an undrafted free agent to get some extra work this offseason. The team announced 17 undrafted rookie signings this weekend and one of..." May 14

  • DeMarcus Walker signs four-year rookie contract

    247 Sports "The Broncos have their second-round draft selection under contract. On Friday, defensive end DeMarcus Walker inked his four-year rookie contract, worth $5,073,859 with a signing bonus of $1,830,080. He'll count $922,520 against the salary cap." May 13

  • Jake Butt, Brendan Langley latest Broncos picks to sign

    Pro Football Talk "Word of draft picks signing with the Broncos has been trickling in all week and the Broncos confirmed on Thursday night that first-round tackle Garrett Bolles, sixth-round running back De’Angelo Henderson and seventh-round quarterback Chad Kelly have all agreed to contracts with the team. They..." May 12

  • Jeff Heuerman's injury still casts shadow on Broncos' rookie program

    ESPN "It’s been two years since Jeff Heuerman tore an ACL in a rookies-only practice just days after the 2014 NFL draft, but the impact of that injury can still be seen in how the Denver Broncos welcome in their newest rookie class. In fact, the initial gathering, which begins Thursday, isn’t even..." May 12

  • Broncos will have a committee approach at running back

    Pro Football Talk "After keeping last year’s top two runners, signing a veteran and drafting a rookie, the Broncos are planning a running back-by-committee approach. Coach Vance Joseph said today that he expects new arrival Jamaal Charles, last year’s co-starters C.J. Anderson and Devontae Booker, and rookie..." May 12

  • Hall of Famer Jim Kelly thinks his nephew Chad “finally got it”

    The Comeback "Chad Kelly has a lot to live up to thanks to his uncle. Jim Kelly is a Hall of Fame quarterback whose number 12 was retired by the Buffalo Bills after a lengthy career and a lot of success in Western New York. Whether he wants to admit it or not, the pressure of being as good as his uncle might..." May 12

  • Cancer-stricken family opens up about Broncos revoking season tickets

    Sportsnaut "In March, the Denver Broncos revoked 144 season-ticket holder licenses for those folks who did not attend a single game in 2016, and instead sold their tickets. Recently, Sportsnaut covered one family’s story about a season-ticket holder who could not attend any games in 2016 due to a health..." May 12

  • Garett Bolles, Broncos Reportedly Agree to 4-Year, $11M Rookie Contract

    Bleacher Report "The Denver Broncos and first-round draft pick Garett Bolles reportedly agreed to a rookie-scale contract Thursday, which will pay him $11 million over four years. Mike Klis of 9NEWS reported the deal will carry a $6 million signing bonus. The Broncos will hold a fifth-year option under the..." May 12

  • Ronald Leary: Everyone on Broncos offensive line needs to be pushed more

    Pro Football Talk "Guard Ronald Leary made the jump from the Cowboys to the Broncos as a free agent this offseason, which meant he went from being a part of the top offensive line in the league to joining one that ranked at the bottom during the 2016 season. Leary is not the only new addition in Denver. They..." May 10

  • Broncos sign sixth-rounder De’Angelo Henderson

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos checked off another box. According to Mike Klis of KUSA, the Broncos have reached a contract agreement with sixth-round pick De’Angelo Henderson. The sixth-rounder got the standard four-year deal with a $145,164 signing bonus (I guess John Elway wasn’t going to haggle over the..." May 10

  • Broncos release OL James Ferentz

    247 Sports "On Wednesday, the Broncos signed a pair of rookie draft picks, meaning someone on the current 90-man roster had to go. That someone is center James Ferentz, who's been waived by the club, according to The Denver Post. Ferentz, 27, was claimed off waivers by the Broncos in 2015 and appeared..." May 10

  • New Bronco Jamaal Charles hosts Special Olympics football clinic

    Denver Post "Less than a week into his tenure as a Denver Bronco, veteran running back Jamaal Charles quickly got to work, donning a new color and new number while carrying out a similar routine. Tuesday evening, Charles joined some of new teammates inside the Pat Bowlen Fieldhouse to lead a group of nearly..." May 10

  • Broncos sign Chad Kelly

    Pro Football Talk "Mr. Irrelevant 2017 has agreed to his first NFL contract. Mike Klis of KUSA reports that the Broncos have agreed to a deal with quarterback Chad Kelly. Kelly was the 253rd and final pick of this year’s draft. There were points during Kelly’s time at Ole Miss when it looked like he might go..." May 10

  • Alberto Riveron named NFL senior VP of officiating "The NFL has a new team atop their officiating department. According to a release sent out by the league Wednesday, Alberto Riveron was named the senior vice president of officiating, filling the role vacated by former officiating head Dean Blandino. Russell Yurk, an NFL replay veteran of..." May 10

  • Colts to retire Peyton Manning’s jersey, unveil statue, on October 7

    Colts "On Tuesday, the Indianapolis Colts announced that the statue of Peyton Manning will be unveiled on Saturday, October 7 at 3:00 p.m. on the north plaza outside of Lucas Oil Stadium. The following day, Manning’s No. 18 jersey will be officially retired and he will be inducted into the team’s..." May 09

  • Broncos sign fifth-rounder Isaiah McKenzie

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos have a draft pick under contract. The agents for wide receiver Isaiah McKenzie shared a picture of their client signing his four-year contract with Denver. McKenzie was selected in the fifth round after the Broncos traded a sixth-round pick as part of a deal with the Packers to move..." May 08

  • Broncos no-fly zone, led by Aqib Talib, teach kids new tricks during youth camp

    Denver Post "“No Flyyyyyyy,” screamed a large group of elementary to high school kids while posing for a photo with three of their favorite Broncos. It was a sunny morning full of football at Regis Jesuit High School. Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib recruited his fellow no-fly zone teammates, Chris Harris,..." May 07

  • Why couldn't Wade Phillips find work the year before he built a Super Bowl-winning defense?

    SI "The following is excerpted from Son of Bum: Lessons My Dad Taught Me About Football and Life by Wade Phillips Copyright © 2017. Reprinted with permission of Diversion Books. All rights reserved. I couldn’t believe that I was going to spend an entire offseason without working for an NFL team,..." May 07

  • Jamaal Charles: “I would never be against KC,” would’ve taken pay cut to stay

    Denver Post "When running back Jamaal Charles signed a one-year deal to join the Broncos on Tuesday, he told local media that he “always wanted to play in Denver” and that he grew up a John Elway fan. Charles’ college teammate and former Packers tight end Jermichael Finley later posted on Twitter an old photo..." May 06

  • Meet new Broncos QB Chad Kelly: the most intriguing Mr. Irrelevant in NFL history

    Denver Post "Chad Kelly has a rap song about Chad Kelly. It dropped in 2015 with the creative title “Chad Kelly” and includes mostly mentions of yours truly and “swag,” and, thanks to some fine folks in Alabama, has its own video, complete with fire and puppies and kittens and Donald Trump. Oh, and for..." May 06

  • Red Miller to enter Broncos Ring of Fame

    Pro Football Talk "The first coach to ever lead the Denver Broncos to the playoffs will be inducted in the team’s Ring of Fame this fall. Red Miller took over the team from John Ralston in 1977 and coached the Broncos to a 12-2 record and their first postseason appearance as a franchise. After victories over the..." May 05

  • Broncos cut three players to make room for rookies

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos are going to sign 15 undrafted rookies soon, but they had to make room for them first. Via Cameron Wolfe of the Denver Post, the Broncos released three players to make room for all the new additions. Denver waived defensive end Iosia Iosia, wide receiver Mekale McKay and long..." May 05

  • Broncos take season tickets from those who sold theirs in 2016

    Pro Football Talk "The Denver Broncos have developed a new strategy for dealing with season-ticket holders who don’t use their season tickets. The Broncos have rescinded their rights. According to the Denver Post, the team took away roughly 400 season tickets based on electronic tracking of the resale market. The..." May 05

  • Broncos' Shane Ray is in pursuit of 'a sack a game'

    ESPN "Shane Ray has the power of knowledge as he works through the Denver Broncos' offseason. He knows, without a doubt, his time has arrived. After two seasons’ worth of preamble, Year 3 is his year to show why the Broncos traded up in the first round of the 2015 draft to select him. In the cycle..." May 05

  • Broncos revoke season tickets of family that couldn’t attend games due to health issues

    Sportsnaut "The Denver Broncos cracked down on season ticket holders who didn’t attend any games last season, revoking their tickets. The franchise targeted folks who sell their tickets, rather than attend the game. On the surface, this might not seem like such a big deal. Many season ticket holders who..." May 04

  • Denver Broncos players are fired up about Jamaal Charles signing

    Kansas City Star "Denver Broncos running back Jamaal Charles* is being welcomed with open arms by his new teammates. *Yeah, that sounds weird Shane Ray, the former Bishop Miege and Mizzou star, told writer Andrew Mason: “I know they’re sick back home (in Kansas City) ... but for us, it’s a..." May 04

  • Broncos’ Shane Ray praises Von Miller’s leadership, teachings to younger players

    Denver Post "The loss of DeMarcus Ware to retirement in March left a gaping hole in the Broncos’ locker room. Or so it was perceived. The team, especially its defense, had lost its leader, a 12-year veteran who built his legacy on rushing quarterbacks and mentoring teammates. But one of Ware’s mentees..." May 04

  • One year, $900,000 base deal for Jamaal Charles

    Pro Football Talk "For veteran running backs used to making a lot of money, the adjustment process surely consisted of some combination and variation of anger, denial, bargaining, depression. On Tuesday, Jamaal Charles arrived at acceptance. Via Mike Klis of, Charles will receive a $900,000 base salary..." May 03

  • John Elway ‘thrilled’ to not have to play against Jamaal Charles anymore

    Larry Brown Sports "The Broncos bolstered their backfield on Tuesday, which led to John Elway breathing a sigh of relief. After spending the first nine seasons of his NFL career with the Chiefs, Jamaal Charles has signed with the division rival Broncos. With Charles having spent his entire career playing in the..." May 03

  • Broncos bring back defensive end Billy Winn

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos are changing some things about their defense, but they’re bringing back a familiar face for some depth. According to Mike Klis of KUSA, the Broncos have re-signed veteran free agent defensive end Billy Winn." May 03

  • Bradley Roby jokes he’s ‘not expecting much’ from Michigan’s Jake Butt

    Sportsnaut "Bradley Roby and Jake Butt might be teammates with the Denver Broncos now, but the Ohio State-Michigan rivalry isn’t quite dead to them. Roby — a former Buckeye entering his fourth year with the Broncos — was asked what he thinks about Butt, the recently drafted Wolverine tight end. Roby joked..." May 03

  • C.J. Anderson not feeling threatened by addition of Jamaal Charles

    Sportsnaut "The Denver Broncos added veteran running back Jamaal Charles to the mix on Tuesday. A mix that includes last year’s lead running back C.J. Anderson, who has since resumed practicing with his team following a knee injury. Since the signing, both Charles and Anderson have exchanged niceties via..." May 03

  • Jamaal Charles says he's always been a Broncos fan, wants vengeance on Chiefs

    CBS Sports "Do you remember when Hulk Hogan switched from WWE to WCW and joined the NWO? It was a wild turn of events for anyone who followed wrestling then, to see this American hero suddenly flip to the dark side and become a villain. For wrestling fans of a certain age, it was a harsh introduction to the..." May 03

  • Broncos Signing RB Jamaal Charles To One-Year Deal Worth Up To $3.75M

    NFL Trade Rumors "Adam Schefter of ESPN is reporting that the Broncos are planning to sign former Chiefs’ RB Jamaal Charles. According to Ian Rapoport, Charles receives a one-year contract worth up to $3.75 million from the Broncos. Denver brought Charles in for a visit on Tuesday. Reports mentioned that as..." May 02

  • Broncos ready to sign Jamaal Charles if he passes physical

    ALL 22 "The Denver Broncos are expected to sign free-agent running back Jamaal Charles, provided the 30-year-old passes a physical, according to Troy Renck for Denver7 ABC. The news comes comes as little surprised. Denver was described as “enthused” about Charles’ visit in the initial report, while..." May 02

  • Jamaal Charles visiting the Broncos tomorrow

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos were reportedly interested in making a move Thursday to get into position for Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey. When that didn’t happen, they started looking at other explosive, versatile runners. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, former Chiefs running back Jamaal..." May 01

  • Bettors quickly push Patriots' win total up to 11.5

    ESPN "A Las Vegas sportsbook on Sunday opened the New England Patriots' season win total at 11, the highest of any team. That number didn't last long. Shortly after posting the first NFL win totals in Las Vegas, the sportsbook at the South Point casino took multiple $1,000 bets on New England to..." May 01

  • Mia Khalifa Trolls Chad Kelly Again After He Becomes NFL Draft's 'Mr. Irrelevant'

    Complex "You could say Mia Khalifa and former Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly have a history. Khalifa exposed Kelly's thirst for her not once, but twice after he made separate trips into the former porn star's DMs, and she roasted him again after he wasn't invited to the NFL combine due to off-the-field..." April 30

  • Jake Butt has no regrets

    Pro Football Talk "Michigan tight end Jake Butt slid to round five round in the draft, due in large part to a torn ACL suffered during the Orange Bowl, his final college game. He has no second thoughts about the decision to play one more game. “I’ll never regret playing in a football game in my life,” Butt told..." April 29