Broncos Rumors & News

  • Broncos CB Chris Harris does not want QB with No. 5 pick: “We’re trying to win now”

    Denver Post "Broncos cornerback Chris Harris does not know how Denver will use its No. 5 overall NFL draft pick, however, he does know what position the team should not select. “Not a quarterback,” Harris said Tuesday at Dove Valley. “We’re trying to win now, man. We’re not trying to wait.” Harris, a..." April 24

  • Shane Ray expects Broncos to exercise the 2019 option on his contract

    Pro Football Talk "Although Broncos General Manager John Elway said the team has not decided whether to exercise its 2019 option on Shane Ray‘s contract, Ray expects Denver to pick it up. “I’m not concerned,” the linebacker said, via Vicki Jhabvala of The Athletic. “I love being a Bronco. John’s got a lot of..." April 22

  • Will Broncos revive run game with first-round pick?

    Denver Post "The Broncos needed a running back in the 2009 draft and used a first-round pick to get one, Knowshon Moreno, with the 12th overall pick. He did not, however, develop into the franchise back they were hoping for. Which is more the norm than the exception. Moreno was one of 14 running backs..." April 22

  • Marquette King just tweeted at Danica Patrick when she was at the Bucks game with Aaron Rodgers

    CBS Sports "The Milwaukee Bucks routed the Boston Celtics, 116-92, in their first home game of the 2018 playoffs on Friday night, and some stars were in attendance. Milwaukee may not be Los Angeles, but Aaron Rodgers and Danica Patrick -- one of sports' newest power couples -- turned out to see Giannis..." April 21

  • Broncos Re-Signing RFA OLB Shaq Barrett

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Troy Renck, Broncos restricted free agent OLB Shaq Barrett will sign his one-year tender for the 2018 season on Monday. Denver placed a second-round tender on Barrett worth $2.194 for the 2018 season. Barrett, 25, wound up signing on with the Broncos as an undrafted free agent..." April 20

  • Broncos trading P Riley Dixon to Giants

    247 Sports "Punter trades are rare in the NFL, but the Denver Broncos just pulled it off. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported Friday evening that Denver is trading Riley Dixon to the New York Giants, a move facilitated by the recent addition of former All-Pro Marquette King. The terms of the..." April 20

  • Raiders GM cites salary as reason for Marquette King’s release

    Larry Brown Sports "Oakland Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie cited Marquette King’s contract as a reason for the punter’s release. The Raiders surprisingly released King on March 30. McKenzie was asked about the move Friday and mentioned King’s salary as one of the reasons. The Raiders saved nearly $3 million by..." April 20

  • Saturday flex could be a strong hint for the next MNF deal

    Pro Football Talk "The 2018 schedule includes the inevitable flexing of two late-season Sunday games to Saturday. This is not, in my own personal view uninfluenced by anything I’ve heard or not heard from anyone at NBC, an insignificant development. For the first time ever (except in the event of inclement..." April 20

  • Broncos Open To Trading No. 5 Overall Pick

    NFL Trade Rumors "On Thursday, Broncos executive VP John Elway told reporters that they’re open to trading down from No. 5 overall if the right opportunity presents itself next week. “I’m open to trading (the No. 5 pick),” Elway said, per Nicki Jhabvala. Otherwise, Elway said they plan to take the best player..." April 19

  • Broncos Add $3M Of Incentives To CB Chris Harris’ Contract

    NFL Trade Rumors "Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Broncos have added $3 million of incentives to CB Chris Harris‘ contract for the 2018 season. According to Yates, Harris can now earn up to $10.5 million for the 2018 season. This is a nice gesture from the Broncos, as Harris is clearly underpaid by market..." April 18

  • Von Miller on Bradley Chubb: He's me plus Khalil Mack

    NFL.com "Every player is asked the same question by at least one reporter at the NFL Scouting Combine: Who do you compare yourself to in the NFL? Responses at this year's combine included LSU's Derrius Guice seeing Beast Mode in himself, and N.C. State's Bradley Chubb attempting to fuse two of the..." April 18

  • Peyton Manning says he’s “a big fan” of Case Keenum

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos have had a hard time replacing Peyton Manning since he retired after the 2015 season. Trevor Siemian has started 24 games the past two seasons, Paxton Lynch four and Brock Osweiler four. The Broncos went 14-18 and missed the postseason both seasons. That prompted the Broncos to..." April 18

  • Strahan, Bradshaw, Long to work Thursday night pregame for FOX

    Pro Football Talk "FOX still hasn’t announced who will be in the booth on Thursday Night Football this season, but it has announced who will be on the pregame set. Michael Strahan, Terry Bradshaw and Howie Long will work the pregame show on Thursday nights, FOX announced today." April 18

  • NFL to release 2018 regular-season schedule Thursday

    NFL.com "The 2018 NFL regular-season schedule will soon be here. The schedule will be announced exclusively on NFL Network during the 2018 NFL Schedule Release Presented by Verizon at 8 p.m. ET on Thursday as part of a two-hour long special. The special will be hosted by Scott Hanson and feature NFL..." April 18

  • NFL, NFLPA announce ban of 10 helmet models after laboratory study

    CBS Sports "The NFL and NFLPA released a joint statement Monday that they have banned 10 helmet models from being used in the future. Six of the 10 helmet models are banned immediately, while four are only permitted to be worn by the players that wore them in 2017. The results of the laboratory testing,..." April 16

  • Multiple Teams Have Already Reached Out To RB C.J. Anderson

    NFL Trade Rumors "Following his release from the Broncos Monday morning, veteran RB C.J. Anderson tells Mike Klis multiple teams have already reached out to his agent, Peter Schaffer, expressing interest in him. Anderson says that he appreciates the team taking a chance on him and he enjoyed his time in..." April 16

  • Broncos release C.J. Anderson

    NBC News 9 Colorado "The Denver Broncos have released starting running back C.J. Anderson. Although he rushed for 1,007 yards last season and is only 27 years old, Anderson was informed prior to the Broncos’ offseason-opening team meeting this morning that he was getting let go. He had two years at $4.5 million..." April 16

  • C.J. Anderson using trade talk as motivation

    NBC News 9 Colorado "Players report for the start of the offseason workout program Monday and C.J. Anderson is still a Denver Broncos running back. Despite knowing he was on the trading block last month, Anderson will report for the Broncos’ 8 a.m. team meeting and extensive physical exams on Monday. “Just focus..." April 15

  • Why the Broncos should ... pick an offensive lineman at No. 5

    DenverBroncos.com "In all likelihood, only one offensive lineman in this year's draft class could possibly end up selected in the first five picks. That the lineman happens to play guard makes this possibility one of the most fascinating of this season. Notre Dame's Quenton Nelson could be the most talented..." April 15

  • Broncos Claim CB C.J. Smith Off Waivers

    Pro Football Rumors "The Broncos have claimed former Browns cornerback C.J. Smith off of waivers, Field Yates of ESPN.com tweets. You may recall that Smith was to be traded from the Browns to the Seahawks in March before the deal was called off due to a failed physical. Had the trade gone through, the Browns would..." April 13

  • Rumor: Broncos would consider trading down from No. 5 pick

    Clutch Points "The Denver Broncos are in an interesting spot in the draft. They are widely tipped to be looking for a quarterback with the No. 5 pick, and they’ve been busy meeting with the top QBs in the class in preparation. But as The MMQB’s Albert Breer notes, the Broncos are apparently open to trading..." April 12

  • Raiders' pass rusher Bruce Irvin asks to play punt return vs. Broncos' Marquette King

    CBS Sports "It's rare for a rivalry between two NFL teams to intensify due to the actions of a punter, but that's exactly what happened when Marquette King got cut by the Raiders and proceeded to sign with the Broncos. King's decision to join the Raiders' AFC West rivals isn't sitting well with Bruce..." April 11

  • The NFL is reportedly dumping its Color Rush uniforms this year

    Awful Announcing "NFL fans expecting to see the ridiculously colored “Color Rush” uniforms during Thursday Night Football this season appear to be in for a rude awakening. According to sports radio guru Jason Barrett of Barrett Sports Media, Fox Sports EVP of Programming, Research and Content Strategy Bill..." April 11

  • Patterson: Marquette King was 'kind of like a diva'

    NFL.com "Marquette King's unceremonious departure from the Oakland Raiders and signing with the division-rival Denver Broncos has enflamed tensions between King and some of his former teammates. The punter said immediately after signing his deal with Denver that there was "a revenge factor" to signing..." April 11

  • Report: Dolphins nixed C.J. Anderson-for-Ja'Wuan James trade

    247 Sports "C.J. Anderson was bound for south Florida. Until he wasn't. Confirming previous, dot-connecting speculation, Troy Renck of Denver7 reported Monday that the Broncos had "a verbal agreement in place" to send the veteran running back to the Dolphins in exchange for offensive tackle Ja'Wuan James...." April 10

  • Broncos Hosting Wyoming QB Josh Allen For Pre-Draft Visit

    NFL Trade Rumors "Mike Klis of 9 News reports that the Browns are hosting Wyoming QB Josh Allen for a pre-draft visit on Monday. The Broncos have been doing work on all of the top quarterback prospects, so this shouldn’t come as a big surprise. Denver is sitting at No. 5 overall and while three quarterbacks..." April 09

  • Broncos expected to select quarterback Baker Mayfield at No. 5

    Clutch Points "In the weeks leading up to the 2018 NFL Draft, there has been growing speculation that the Denver Broncos are leaning toward the possibility of taking a quarterback with the fifth overall pick. General manager John Elway has been open to the idea despite already having a starter in place with Case..." April 09

  • Casey Kreiter signs tender with Broncos

    Pro Football Talk "Broncos long snapper Casey Kreiter signed his exclusive rights tender, keeping him with the Broncos next season. Kreiter, who signed with the Broncos in 2016, played 10 games in 2016 before a calf injury landed him on injured reserve with three games remaining in the season. " April 06

  • Broncos work out Sam Darnold on Friday

    DenverBroncos.com "The Broncos continued to evaluate this year’s crop of quarterback prospects with a stop in Los Angeles. A Broncos contingent, led by President of Football Operations/General Manager John Elway and Head Coach Vance Joseph, held a private workout with former USC quarterback Sam Darnold on..." April 06

  • FOX Sports Working on Plan to Have Michael Strahan Host 'Thursday Night Football' Pregame Show in New York

    SI "A source tells SI.com that FOX’s plan for its “Thursday Night Football” pregame show is to bring it to New York City with a scaled down version of its regular “FOX NFL Sunday” cast. The network, whose Sunday NFL pregame show is based Los Angeles, is expected to air Thursday’s show from the Big..." April 06

  • Broncos To Sign Marquette King

    Pro Football Rumors "Things are moving quickly for the Broncos and punter Marquette King. Denver is expected to sign him to a three-year deal, a source tells Mike Klis of 9News (on Twitter). King was released by the Raiders late last week without much warning. Apparently, new head coach Jon Gruden was not a fan of..." April 05

  • Broncos Have Spoken With P Marquette King’s Agent, Denver High On His List

    NFL Trade Rumors "Mike Klis reports that the Broncos have spoken with free agent P Marquette King‘s agent, while the punter would like to visit Denver as the team is “high on his list.” “Marquette would love an opportunity to come visit there. Obviously, Denver is a punter’s dream. They’re high on his list,”..." April 04

  • Broncos' Von Miller under investigation after catching hammerhead shark in Florida

    USA Today "Wildlife officials in Florida are investigating Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller over a hammerhead shark he caught during a recent fishing trip off the coast of Florida. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission began an investigation after People for the Ethical Treatment of..." April 04

  • Sam Darnold to work out for Broncos this week

    Clutch Points "In the weeks leading up to the 2018 NFL Draft, there hasn’t been a clear plan laid out for what the Denver Broncos aim to do with the fifth overall pick. General manager John Elway has voiced that he is open to all options on the table that could help improve the franchise for the long..." April 03

  • Su’a Cravens ready for “a whole new world” with the Broncos

    Denver Post "Last week, as soon as Su’a Cravens found out he had been traded to the Broncos, he downloaded “A Whole New World” from the Aladdin soundtrack for a social media post. Words couldn’t aptly express his elation. But Princess Jasmine could. “I felt like it was perfect,” he said Monday as he was..." April 02

  • Eric Decker “Very Receptive” To Returning To Broncos

    NFL Trade Rumors "Free agent WR Eric Decker said in a recent interview with Brandon Stokley of 104.3 The Fan (per Nicki Jhabvala) that he’s “very receptive” to returning to the Broncos. “Listen, there’s no holdup on my end,” Decker said when asked by Stokley what’s holding up him re-signing with the Broncos. “So..." April 02

  • No Sweatpants in Public: Inside the Rule Books for N.F.L. Cheerleaders

    New York Times "Cheerleaders for the Carolina Panthers, known as the TopCats, must arrive at the stadium on game days at least five hours before kickoff. Body piercings and tattoos must be removed or covered. Water breaks can be taken only when the Panthers are on offense. TopCats must leave the stadium to change..." April 02

  • Perhaps, the Broncos will go receiver in the first round

    NBC News 9 Colorado "Maybe, the Broncos will trade back from their No. 5 overall draft pick and take a receiver later in the first round. The team needs a pass catcher after saying goodbye to its top two backup receivers this offseason. The Broncos did not extend a $1.8 million, low-level tender a contract to..." April 01

  • Su’a Cravens: I never quit on football, missing a year tore me up

    Washington Post "After leaving the Redskins a week before the start of last year’s regular season to deal with personal and health-related issues and subsequently being placed on the reserve/left squad list by the team that selected him in the second round of the 2016 draft, Su’a Cravens couldn’t bring himself to..." March 31

  • Von Miller and Friends Catch a Hammerhead Shark Off the Coast of Miami

    Complex "News from the NFL offseason: On Friday (or at least some day this week) ultra rich Broncos linebacker Von Miller reeled in a hammerhead shark along with some other people. Whether or not this constitutes as good news probably depends upon your world perspective. Anyway, the final result was..." March 31

  • Paxton Lynch working with Tom Brady’s trainer

    247 Sports "When the Denver Broncos drafted quarterback Paxton Lynch in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft, they expected that he would serve as the successor to Peyton Manning. Instead, Lynch has struggled immensely in his two-year NFL career and now has the Broncos looking elsewhere. But in the face of..." March 30

  • Denver Broncos open to possibly drafting QB at No. 5

    NFL.com "John Elway signed a bridge quarterback this offseason, adding Case Keenum on a two-year deal. That won't stop the Denver Broncos from possibly using the No. 5 overall pick on a quarterback. The general manager said on The Adam Schefter Podcast Show this week he's keeping his options open as the..." March 30

  • Broncos might find out in May if they will host 2019 or 2020 NFL draft

    USA Today "NFL officials have been surveying the city of Denver as a potential candidate to host the 2019 or 2020 NFL draft, Broncos president and CEO Joe Ellis told the Denver Post’s Nicki Jhabvala on Monday. Ellis also said that the team hopes to find out if they have been selected in May when league..." March 30

  • Broncos “counting on” Carlos Henderson after lost rookie season

    Pro Football Talk "There was some speculation that the Broncos might part ways with Emmanuel Sanders and/or Demaryius Thomas this offseason, but both veteran wide receivers remain on the roster. That doesn’t mean the Broncos have everything they want at the position. Finding a consistent third option has been..." March 29

  • Goodell: Helmet should be for protection, not a weapon

    NFL.com "A day after the NFL broadened the helmet-hit rule, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell expanded on the decision the league hopes will help make the game safer. "Our focus is how to take the head out of the game and make sure that we're using the helmet as protection, and it's not being used as a..." March 28

  • NFL Competition Committee may consider eliminating kickoffs

    Larry Brown Sports "Kickoffs may be the next NFL stalwart to go out the window in the name of player safety. Green Bay Packers president Mark Murphy, a member of the NFL Competition Committee, said that if nobody can find a way to reduce injuries on kickoffs, the committee will strongly consider eliminating them..." March 28

  • Su’a Cravens traded to Broncos

    Pro Football Talk "So much for Washington not trading Su'a Cravens. Cravens, the Washington safety who was drafted in the second round in 2016 and didn’t play at all in 2017, has been traded to Denver. The deal features Denver giving up a fourth-round pick and two fifth-round picks for Cravens, a fourth-round..." March 28

  • Vance Joseph: Paxton Lynch will benefit from Case Keenum

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos signed quarterback Case Keenum to a two-year contract this month and the team has been scouting this year’s quarterback class with the draft approaching, neither of which seem to bode all that well for Paxton Lynch‘s future as a starter in Denver. The team has said that they aren’t..." March 27

  • NFL institutes 15-yard penalty, possible ejection for lowering head to make hit

    ESPN "NFL owners passed an unexpected rule Tuesday that will expand penalties for helmet-to-helmet contact, one that is more significant and far-reaching than the NCAA's targeting rule. Under the change, a player will be penalized 15 yards and potentially ejected any time he lowers his head to..." March 27