Broncos Rumors & News

  • Ex-NFL receiver rips Tim Tebow, says he's the worst QB he's ever played with

    CBS Sports "It's a good thing Tim Tebow has decided to move on to a baseball career, because apparently, he had no future in football. If you didn't come to that conclusion on your own after watching him play in the NFL for three years, maybe David Anderson can help you. The former NFL wide receiver..." August 24

  • Bruce Arians, John Elway added to competition committee

    Pro Football Talk "Rams coach Jeff Fisher said he was taking a “leave of absence” from the competition committee, but they may have filled the job on him. According to Adam Schefter of, Cardinals coach Bruce Arians and Broncos executive John Elway have been added to the committee, which sets the agenda..." August 24

  • Peyton Manning is going to participate in a Comedy Central roast

    CBS Sports "It looks like we finally figured out why Peyton Manning retired from football: So he could prepare for Comedy Central's latest roast. The network has announced that Manning will be a roaster for its upcoming special that's set to air on Sept. 5. During the show, Manning and six comedy veterans..." August 23

  • Trevor Siemian not throwing at Broncos practice "A day after Gary Kubiak named him the starter for the Denver Broncos' third preseason tilt, Trevor Siemian is not throwing at practice. Per multiple reporters at Broncos practice, Siemian did not throw Tuesday due to a sore shoulder. The quarterback did guide the first team during the running..." August 23

  • Report: Mark Sanchez could be released as cap casualty

    Sportsnaut "Denver Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak announced that Trevor Siemian would start Saturday against the Los Angeles Rams. This doesn’t bode well for Mark Sanchez, who could be playing to save his job when he does get his opportunities this weekend. “Sanchez must now try to protect his No. 2 spot,”..." August 23

  • Trevor Siemian to start Broncos' third preseason game

    ESPN "Trevor Siemian will start at quarterback in the Denver Broncos' third preseason game, Saturday night against the Los Angeles Rams. While that doesn't mean -- yet -- Siemian will be the team's starter when the Broncos open the season Sept. 8 against the Carolina Panthers, he will get the last,..." August 22

  • Broncos find their QB

    CBS Sports "When I went to Denver to see the Broncos early in training camp, there were a lot of whispers that Trevor Siemian might end up being the starting quarterback. What? Who? Heading into that trip, I thought it was a bunch of hype, not much more than a staff trying to help a young kid gain..." August 22

  • Ronnie Hillman appears unlikely to make Broncos’ 53-man roster

    Pro Football Talk "Broncos coach Gary Kubiak said last week that running back Ronnie Hillman is in “a helluva battle” to make the 53-man roster. It appears that Hillman is losing that battle. Mike Klis of KUSA reports that it would now be a surprise if Hillman makes the team. That’s a surprise, considering the..." August 22

  • Ponder leads two fourth-quarter scoring drives in 49ers' 31-24 win

    The Sports Xchange "Backup quarterback Christian Ponder ran and threw for touchdowns in a span of less than four minutes of the fourth quarter on Saturday night as the San Francisco 49ers notched a 31-24 exhibition win over the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field in Denver. Ponder rushed for a 22-yard..." August 21

  • NFL drops “probable” from injury report, redefines “questionable” and “doubtful”

    Pro Football Talk "It’s definite that “probable” no longer will be part of the NFL injury lexicon. As first noted (as best we can tell) by Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald and as the league office confirms, the widely-misconstrued P-word has been dumped from the injury reporting procedures. “The ‘Probable’..." August 21

  • Broncos sign Henry Melton to one-year deal "Defensive lineman Henry Melton is the newest member of the Denver Broncos. The 29-year-old Pro Bowler, who appeared in 16 games (one start) and logged two sacks for the Buccaneers a year ago, will head to Colorado as a key piece of rotational depth now that Vance Walker is officially on injured..." August 21

  • Gary Kubiak hints that Paxton Lynch could still win the job

    Pro Football Talk "When Broncos coach Gary Kubiak made Mark Sanchez and Trevor Siemian co-starting quarterbacks and relegated rookie Paxton Lynch to the position of, as a practical matter, Assistant to the Regional Manager, most assumed Sanchez or Siemian would win the Week One starting job — and that Lynch would..." August 21

  • Can Chiefs overtake Broncos in AFC West?

    Sportsnet "Last year’s record: 11-5 Head coach: Andy Reid Core players: Jamaal Charles (RB), Jeremy Maclin (WR), Alex Smith (QB), Travis Kelce (TE), Dontari Poe (DT), Justin Houston (LB), Tamba Hali (LB), Derrick Johnson (LB), Eric Berry (S), Marcus Peters (CB) 2016 is about… surpassing the Broncos..." August 21

  • Sanchez worries he ruined an opportunity by playing like crap

    ESPN "The Broncos' question at starting quarterback remains unanswered, and both Trevor Siemian and Mark Sanchez exited Saturday night's 31-24 preseason loss to the San Francisco 49ers feeling like an opportunity to win the job was squandered. Siemian started the game, and the Broncos opened the..." August 21

  • Broncos bring in Henry Melton for a workout

    Pro Football Talk "Defensive end Derek Wolfe avoided a serious injury when he rolled his ankle during practice last week, but the Broncos did lose Vance Walker for the season to a torn ACL. That leaves them a little thinner on the defensive line and, according to multiple reports, they’re working out veteran..." August 21

  • Peyton Manning once wanted Von Miller suspended

    Sportsnaut "After working with the legendary Peyton Manning for four years, reigning Super Bowl MVP Von Miller certainly has a ton of really awesome stories to tell. Considered one of the leaders of the Broncos team during his tenure, Manning once suggested that Miller, along with a few of his teammates,..." August 19

  • Broncos' Paxton Lynch may not be starter yet - but don't count him out this season

    Mile High Report "As the Broncos head into their second day of a joint practice with the Niners, coach Gary Kubiak will key in on the quarterbacks (as if he hasn't been the last three months) to likely name a starter for Saturday's game against the Bay Area team. Lynch may not be in the starter conversation much..." August 18

  • Snoop Dogg Rips NFL for Allowing Players to Own Guns But Preventing Them From Smoking Weed

    Complex "Deep down, the NFL is probably not OK with its players owning guns. In the past, there have been quite a few players who have gotten themselves into trouble as a result of carrying guns, so if the league had its way, it would likely force all players to stop purchasing guns. They can’t legally..." August 18

  • NFLPA exec says NFL has 'zero credible evidence' for interview demands

    Sporting News "The NFL has threatened to suspend players mentioned in an Al Jazeera America report that alleges steroid use if they don't submit to an interview. The union isn't about to give in so easily. NFL Players' Association executive George Atallah told ESPN's "Outside the Lines" on Wednesday the..." August 18

  • Broncos in no rush to name quarterback as competition remains too close too call

    USA Today "Gary Kubiak won’t even name a starting quarterback for the Denver Broncos’ second preseason game, much less the Sept. 8 Super Bowl rematch against the Carolina Panthers. And that’s just how the Hall of Famer who runs the team's football operation wants it. Mark Sanchez and Trevor Siemian have..." August 17

  • Skip Bayless, Shannon Sharpe find new partner for FS1 debate show

    Sporting News "Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe have found the moderator for their planned debate show on FS1. She’s Joy Taylor, a former South Florida sports radio personality who joined Fox Sports in March. Taylor will play a role similar to Molly Qerim's and that of previous debate moderators on Bayless’..." August 16

  • Broncos' Emmanuel Sanders, Chris Harris Jr. get into a brawl at practice

    Fox Sports "Training camp fights are nothing new – in fact, they’re common – but it sounds like things got a bit out of hand during in Denver on Monday. According to several reports, tempers boiled over between Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. and wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders during practice to the..." August 15

  • NFL considers early week ’18 opener in China

    Sports Business Daily "The NFL could open the 2018 season on a Tuesday or Wednesday in China, with its traditional Thursday night season-opening game following later that same week, according to the league’s top international executive planning the proposed game. Intent on staging a game in China despit... " August 15

  • Defensive end Vance Walker has been carted off the field with a knee injury

    Mile High Report "One play into Day 19 of Denver Broncos Training Camp may end up being a costly one for the Broncos defensive line. Starting defensive end Vance Walker who has been having an outstanding Training Camp went down with a knee injury and was carted off the field. He wasn't able to put any weight on..." August 15

  • Peyton Manning made Broncos WR Cody Latimer too nervous

    ABC News - Denver "Cody Latimer caught eight passes in his first two NFL seasons. He caught seven in the Broncos preseason opener. He admits he is more comfortable in a Broncos offense not run by Peyton Manning. "For me, it’s not being so nervous. I was always so nervous when Peyton was around. I didn’t want to..." August 14

  • Wide receiver Bennie Fowler has a fractured elbow, out for awhile

    Mile High Report "According to 9NEWS Denver's Mike Klis, Denver Broncos wide receiver Bennie Fowler suffered a fractured elbow during Thursday night's preseason game against the Chicago Bears. Klis says Fowler will be "out a while", but no timetable has been officially listed." August 13

  • Kubiak not happy with Broncos offense at Saturday’s practice

    Pro Football Talk "Broncos coach Gary Kubiak was pleased with the offensive performance in Thursday night’s 22-0 win over the Bears. He wasn’t as happy on Saturday. “We didn’t practice very well offensively,” Kubiak told reporters. “We’re less than 48 hours out of a game and to come back and practice is tough. We..." August 13

  • Champion Broncos shut out Bears

    The Sports Xchange "Quarterback Mark Sanchez, trying to revive his career as Peyton Manning's successor with the Super Bowl champion Broncos, threw a 32-yard touchdown pass to Demaryius Thomas to start Denver toward a 22-0 victory over the Bears in an exhibition opener Thursday night in Chicago. Sanchez, who..." August 12

  • Broncos safety Shiloh Keo suspended by NFL for two games

    Denver Post "The NFL has suspended Broncos safety Shiloh Keo two games without pay for violating its substance-abuse policy, according to an NFL source. Keo can participate in the Broncos’ remaining training camp practices and games. But once the regular season begins, he is barred from Broncos facilities..." August 12

  • Bloody Strip Club Photos Emerge in Aqib Talib Shooting

    Black Sports Online "Although Aqib Talib has claimed that he was at a park when he was shot back in June, bloody photos from the strip club where the shooting allegedly took place have emerged. At least one official police document lists V Live strip club as the location of the incident. Photos have emerged that..." August 11

  • Broncos’ pesky offensive line issues just won’t go away, and they’re mounting

    Denver Post "Coach Gary Kubiak calls it “some nicks and things.” It is undeniably worse. On the occasion of their first preseason game Thursday night at Chicago, in a showcase that is intended to help find Denver’s next quarterback, the Broncos will instead attempt to cobble together some..." August 11

  • Devontae Booker’s battles with adversity paved his unusual path to the Broncos

    Denver Post "Devontae Booker sat right outside the hospital room door with his legs shaking, hands sweating and heart pounding. He was overwhelmed with an anticipation that was far greater than he experiences when going head to head with a 250-pound linebacker on fourth-and-goal. Inside the room, Booker’s..." August 10

  • Schefter discusses possible discipline for Broncos Talib

    Sports Radio Interviews "Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib made it back onto the practice field at UCHealth Training Center Monday, but how long he’ll be able to stay there is still up in the air. It’s the first time Talib’s practiced with the defending Super Bowl champions since a June 5th incident in which the..." August 09

  • Aqib Talib could be suspended as many as 8 games

    Larry Brown Sports "Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib returned to practice on Monday for the first time since suffering a gunshot wound to the leg, but can the team expect him to be on the field come Week 1? That may not be in Talib’s control. In an appearance on 104.3 The Fan’s “The Drive with Big Al and..." August 09

  • Tim Tebow to pursue a career in professional baseball

    ESPN "Former NFL quarterback and current ESPN broadcaster Tim Tebow is actively pursuing a career in professional baseball and plans to hold a workout for Major League Baseball teams later this month, according to his agents Jimmy Sexton and Nick Khan. For almost the past year, Tebow has been..." August 09

  • Broncos depth chart: Sanchez, Siemian share No. 1 QB

    NBC News 9 Colorado "There is no giveaway on the practice field. Now, there is no declaration on the depth chart. Who is the Denver Broncos’ No. 1 quarterback? According to the depth chart the team released Monday morning, it’s Mark Sanchez or Trevor Siemian. That’s how it was listed under No. 1 quarterback:..." August 08

  • Aqib Talib will practice today for first time this camp "The Denver Broncos are getting their shutdown corner back. NFL Media's James Palmer reported Monday that Aqib Talib will practice today for the first time since he suffered a gunshot wound to the leg during the offseason, according to a source informed of the injury. This news follows a..." August 08

  • John Elway was 'surprised' Brock Osweiler was so upset about benching

    Fox Sports "The Denver Broncos were forced to use two starting quarterbacks last season en route to a Super Bowl title. Of course, that was due to Peyton Manning’s injury (and terrible play), giving way to Brock Osweiler as the starter. However, once Manning returned Osweiler went back to the bench. No..." August 08

  • Denver's Britton Colquitt latest to bash Justin Tucker "The Broncos' special teams unit has thrown the challenge flag on Justin Tucker after the Ravens kicker exuded confidence he could nail an 84-yard field goal in pristine conditions at Denver's home stadium. In the wake of Broncos kicker Brandon McManus offering an all-expense trip to Tucker to..." August 07

  • Elway: Manning was likely only acceptable replacement for Tebow

    Denver Post "John Elway is running out of room. His office suite on the top floor of Broncos headquarters at Dove Valley is brimming with memories of his playing years and executive years and the few years that fell between them. Broncos and Stanford helmets are strewn throughout, adorning a conference..." August 07

  • Pending physical, Broncos hope Aqib Talib can start practicing next week

    Denver Post "The Broncos hope to ease Pro Bowl cornerback Aqib Talib back onto the field this week after a near two-month recovery. Talib, who has been on the non-football injury list, suffered a gunshot wound to his right leg while in Dallas in early June. He missed the latter half of the Broncos’..." August 07

  • Gary Kubiak hasn't 'come close' to naming Broncos QB starter

    ESPN "With the Denver Broncos’ preseason opener just five days away, coach Gary Kubiak said he hasn’t “come close" to naming the quarterback who will start against the Chicago Bears Thursday night, let alone Sept. 8 in the regular-season opener. Asked after Saturday’s practice if he needed to see..." August 07

  • Emmanuel Sanders says it’s time to “get past that Peyton Manning era”

    ESPN "If stages of football grief existed, Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders believes it'd be about time for the Broncos to move on to the acceptance-and-hope stage in the post-Manning era. Peyton Manning was all things Broncos for the previous four seasons, until he retired in the weeks..." August 06

  • Broncos’ kicker doesn’t buy Justin Tucker’s 84-yard field goal claim

    NBC News 9 Colorado "Justin Tucker must be up there with the Denver altitude. The Baltimore Raven is a real good kicker. But he’s not that good. Tucker said that if he played in Denver and the conditions were perfect, he could kick an 84-yard field goal. The claim brought a laugh from Broncos’ kicker Brandon..." August 05

  • Preseason game at Chicago will help pick Broncos quarterback

    NBC News 9 Colorado "This quarterback competition is in dire need of a game. The Denver Broncos just finished their eighth practice of training camp and the longer camp goes, the muddier the quarterback situation becomes. One day, the starter is for sure Mark Sanchez. The next day, Trevor Siemian is the best..." August 05

  • Broncos quarterback competition still far from settled

    Pro Football Talk "For the Browns, the launch of the preseason will come after a starting quarterback has been picked. For the Broncos, the first preseason game will simply be the start of the process. On Wednesday, coach Gary Kubiak made it clear that he won’t know who the starter is for a while. “I don’t..." August 04

  • Broncos sign OL Sam Carlson, waive Marlon Brown "The Broncos have a new addition to their offensive line group after signing former Colorado State lineman Sam Carlson on Thursday. The team also designated wide receiver Marlon Brown as waived/injured. Carlson, a rookie, was previously signed by the Tennessee Titans as an undrafted free agent..." August 04

  • Justin Tucker: In Denver with perfect weather, I’m good from 84 yards "Ravens kicker Justin Tucker, the owner of a still-fresh four-year, $16.8 million contract, is arguably the best player at his position in football. But when we think about kickers, we almost never consider using them beyond the 50-yard line, and for good reason. Obviously, the success rate of a..." August 04

  • President Obama commutes prison sentence of Demaryius Thomas' grandmother

    Fox Sports "President Barack Obama commuted the prison terms of 214 non-violent drug offenders Wednesday, including Minnie Pearl Thomas, who is the grandmother of Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas. Pearl Thomas received a life sentence for running a cocaine ring in Georgia with her daughter,..." August 03

  • ESPN's Tom Jackson to retire from broadcasting after 29 years

    USA Today "Tom Jackson is set to retire after a 29-year broadcasting career at ESPN, the network announced Wednesday. During his time with the company, Jackson had a major presence on programs such as NFL PrimeTime, Sunday NFL Countdown and Monday Night Countdown, as well as other major NFL events..." August 03