Broncos Rumors & News

  • Osweiler credits Peyton for halftime adjustments

    Pro Football Talk "Peyton Manning didn’t play for the Broncos last night, but he did help them win. Broncos quarterback Brock Osweiler told Sal Paolantonio of ESPN that the Broncos made halftime adjustments based on Manning’s observations of the first half. Manning was watching from inside and went into the..." November 30

  • Ward, Williams to miss time with high-ankle sprains

    NBC News 9 Colorado "There's no reason to feel sorry for the New England Patriots. They're not the only team that has suffered its share of injuries to key players. The Denver Broncos will be without starting strong safety T.J. Ward and defensive tackle Sylvester Williams for a while after they both suffered..." November 30

  • C.J. Anderson's 48-yard TD run caps Broncos' OT win over Patriots

    Denver Post "As long as there were 75,617 in full throat, as long as there were bone-chilling conditions, there was still a chance for the Broncos. Even after losing three starters to injuries, Denver showed resolve, displaying a running game with grass-stained jerseys and bloody elbows. It unearthed a..." November 30

  • Peyton Manning not expected to be healthy 'anytime soon'

    CBS Sports "The last time we saw Peyton Manning on the turf at Sports Authority Field it was before Sunday night's game against the Patriots. He was in his civvies wearing a walking boot, sidelines by a torn plantar fascia injury that is supposed to keep him out "at least" two weeks. And it could be a lot..." November 30

  • Gary Kubiak concerned with hits Broncos' Brock Osweiler is taking

    Denver Post "Broncos coach Gary Kubiak loved the way that quarterback Brock Osweiler played in Denver's 30-24 win over New England, but the one thing he didn't like was the amount of shots Osweiler took. Osweiler was sacked three times, but many more hits from Patriots' defenders left the Broncos' young..." November 30

  • Broncos suddenly have a contracts problem for 2016

    Pro Football Talk "Good news, Broncos! Quarterback Brock Osweiler looks like he can play the position at a high level! Bad news, Broncos! Copy and paste the above here! In the fourth year of his rookie contract, Osweiler is now only five regular-season games away from becoming eligible for unrestricted free..." November 30

  • Tom Brady on hit on Rob Gronkowski: Not dirty "Already down a few playmakers, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady saw his star tight end go down with an ugly knee injury in the fourth quarter. Without Rob Gronkowski, the steadfast quarterback still led his team on a thrilling one-minute game-tying drive. So it was no surprise that, following the..." November 30

  • Former Miss Universe Dumps Tim Tebow For Not Having Sex With Her

    New York Daily News "For once, it's not Tim Tebow who's having trouble scoring - it's his girlfriend. Confidenti@l is told the QB's model squeeze Olivia Culpo has dumped him after a two-month relationship - because he won't have sex with her. The former Miss USA, who was first reported to be seeing Tebow in..." November 30

  • Report: Broncos in ‘no rush’ to get Peyton Manning back

    Larry Brown Sports "Peyton Manning is rehabbing from a nagging foot injury with one goal and one goal only in mind — to reclaim his starting quarterback job. Are the Denver Broncos anxious to get him back in that role? Jason La Canfora reports that the Broncos are in “no rush” to get Manning back on the field and..." November 30

  • Vernon Davis developing speedy chemistry with Brock Osweiler

    Denver Post "Vernon Davis arrived in Denver like an 8-year-old on Christmas morning, eager with anticipation at taking the next step in his career. He was going to catch passes from Peyton Manning, a dream of his since college. Except it hasn't quite happened like that. Davis hasn't caught a pass from..." November 29

  • Manning determined to play again this season, will push to start

    CBS Sports "The Broncos' switch to Brock Osweiler could end up being permanent. The staff is in no rush to get Peyton Manning back on the field, with the injured veteran's demotion already causing some friction between him and the team with the potential for things to escalate down the stretch. Manning is..." November 29

  • Broncos' Mathis questionable Sunday vs. Patriots, Sanders probable

    The Score "Denver Broncos guard Evan Mathis is questionable for Sunday against the New England Patriots due to an ankle injury. Mathis returned to practice Friday after missing the previous two sessions, but will be a game-time decision, according to head coach Gary Kubiak. If Mathis is unable to play,..." November 28

  • How do you stop Rob Gronkowski? Aqib Talib says 'triple-team' him

    Denver Post "It was 390 days ago when Rob Gronkowski sealed what many believe was the beginning of the Broncos' end to their 2014 season. On a first-and-10 off a slant route in the fourth quarter, in the Patriots' final stages of their 43-21 blowout of the Broncos — in Foxborough, of course — Gronkowski..." November 28

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    Mike Klis @MikeKlis

    Gary Kubiak injury report: DeMarcus Ware is out; Evan Mathis is questionable; Emmanuel Sanders probable #9news

  • Broncos defenders vocal about officials' no-calls

    Denver Post "The no-calls. Broncos defenders have in recent weeks been vocal about officials' calls, claiming they have been targeting Denver players and have failed to call games fairly. Broncos players say they have been held by opponents on multiple occasions, but referees haven't thrown flags. Last Sunday,..." November 27

  • Broncos' DeMarcus Ware expected to be out Sunday against New England

    Denver Post "DeMarcus Ware has been in the league long enough to know when he's not quite ready to play. The Broncos linebacker said Thursday he believes his back injury will keep him out for the third consecutive game and cause him to miss Sunday night's matchup at home against New England. "I wish I..." November 27

  • Broncos safety T.J. Ward walks a fine line as Denver's big hitter

    Denver Post "Most Wednesdays start the same for T.J. Ward — checking his locker to see if the league has left him a letter docking his pay. Ward plays full throttle, his relentless pursuit of tackles leaving him straddling between oohs and the NFL's rules. Over the past three weeks, the Broncos strong..." November 27

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    Troy Renck @TroyRenck

    #broncos DeMarcus Ware told me that he doesn't expect to play this Sunday. Needs more time

  • Target for Peyton's return: Week 15 vs. Steelers "When the Denver Broncos announced Peyton Manning would be out two weeks, they attached the "at least" modifier. Expect more than two weeks. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Thursday on NFL Network's GameDay Morning that Manning is at least three weeks from playing. "The official..." November 26

  • Broncos Sign QB Christian Ponder

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Ian Rapoport, the Broncos have signed QB Christian Ponder to a contract on Wednesday. Rapoport notes that Ponder will begin as the team’s No. 3 quarterback and learn the offense during this time. The Broncos hosted Ponder for a workout on Tuesday, so it appears they were pleased..." November 25

  • Peyton Manning sidelined two weeks, earliest return Dec. 6

    Denver Post "Peyton Manning walked a well worn path to Dr. Robert Anderson's office in Charlotte, N.C., on Monday, and walked out needing more time to recover. Manning will be sidelined for at least two weeks, leaving his earliest possible return Dec. 6 at San Diego. Anderson recommended Manning spend this..." November 25

  • Semifinalists for Pro Football Hall of Fame's 2016 class "The Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2016 was trimmed down to 25 on Tuesday during NFL Network's Gold Jacket Semifinalists special. The original field of 108 nominees and these selections will be cut to 15 in early January. The group of semifinalists includes 22 players and three coaches,..." November 25

  • What are the worst calls by referees this season? Here are our top five

    Yahoo! Sports "Super Bowl 50, billed as a celebration of a half-century of what has become the pinnacle sporting event in the Western Hemisphere, was marred — before the game ever started — on an obscure automatic coin toss loss by the Carolina Panthers for sending too many captains (teams are allowed six) out..." November 25

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    Troy Renck @TroyRenck

    #broncos announce manning will miss at least 2 more weeks

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    Troy Renck @TroyRenck

    #Broncos will also workout QB Christian Ponder..a one-time first-rounder who has bounced around the league

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Broncos will start Brock Ostweiler at QB vs. Patriots and sit Peyton Manning for second straight week, per @mortreport.

  • Broncos to start Brock Osweiler, sit Peyton Manning vs. Pats

    ESPN "The Denver Broncos will start Brock Osweiler at quarterback and sit Peyton Manning for a second straight week against the New England Patriots on Sunday night, team sources told ESPN. Broncos coach Gary Kubiak informed his staff of the decision Monday morning and planned to tell players shortly..." November 23

  • NFL Targets Massive Payday in Thursday Night TV Deal

    The Hollywood Reporter "One of the last big sports rights opportunities for several years is about to become available to TV networks. The NFL's Thursday Night Football — which for the past two seasons has aired on CBS via one-year deals — is generating intense interest as the league is likely to extend the length of the..." November 23

  • Elway: Trade talk of Broncos' quarterback 'not true'

    Denver Post "Broncos general manager John Elway refuted an NFL Network report that he shopped quarterback Brock Osweiler last season for a sixth-round draft pick. He called the report "not true," when it surfaced an hour before Osweiler's starting debut. The Broncos have invested nearly four seasons in..." November 23

  • Report: Peyton Manning plans to play in 2016, even if not for Broncos

    Pro Football Talk "With Brock Osweiler arguably playing better on Sunday than Peyton Manning has played all year, Peyton continues to focus on playing again, sooner than later. Manning is “absolutely determined” to get himself healthy, according to a source with knowledge of the situation, doing all he can to..." November 23

  • Kubiak non-committal about starting quarterback

    Pro Football Talk "In his first career start (did you hear it was his 25th birthday?), Broncos quarterback Brock Osweiler looked the part, completing 20 of 27 passes for 250 yards, two touchdowns, and (perhaps most importantly) no turnovers. So Osweiler will play again with the Patriots coming to town next Sunday..." November 23

  • Brock Osweiler leads Broncos to win over Bears in starting debut

    Denver Post "On a refrigerator cold afternoon, sun reflecting off the frozen grass, Brock Osweiler became an NFL quarterback. It's never a good time to replace a legend such as Peyton Manning. A task made more difficult with the Broncos strapped with two consecutive losses and their season tilting ever-so..." November 22

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    Michael Silver @MikeSilver

    How sold are Broncos on Osweiler? Source says Elway called teams offering him in trade during 2014 season. Would have taken a 6. @nflnetwork

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    A surprise: #Broncos WR Emmanuel Sanders won't play today. This comes after the team saw him warmup

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    One loose end from last week: Peyton Manning's MRI on his ribs came back relatively clean. Being called a strain, but still very painful

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Others: #Eagles OT Jason Peters (back) has an uphill battle to play, Cards WR John Brown & #Broncos WR Emmanuel Sanders expected to play

  • Titans, Browns would be interested in making Peyton Manning team president

    Larry Brown Sports "The Cleveland Browns and Tennessee Titans would have interest in giving Peyton Manning a front office role should he retire after the season, according to a new report. The Titans and Browns are said to be among the teams that could look to bring Manning on board in a John Elway-style team..." November 22

  • Peyton Manning in limbo with Brock Osweiler likely to start at least twice

    CBS Sports "The Denver Broncos are in no rush to get Peyton Manning back on the field and expect youngster Brock Osweiler to get at least two starts while the future Hall of Famer continues to rest and rehab his injuries, according to team sources. It's very unlikely that the coaching staff goes back to..." November 22

  • Peyton Manning, DeMarcus Ware won't travel to Chicago

    ESPN "After consulting with the team's medical staff, Denver Broncos coach Gary Kubiak said Friday that quarterback Peyton Manning and outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware will not make the team's trip to Chicago this weekend. The Broncos will face the Bears on Sunday in Soldier Field, but Manning and..." November 21

  • Bears' Alshon Jeffery, Matt Forte questionable against Broncos

    ESPN "Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery is questionable for Chicago's Week 11 matchup versus the Denver Broncos after groin and shoulder injuries kept Jeffery off the practice field for a second consecutive day. Bears running back Matt Forte (knee) and linebacker Pernell McPhee (knee) are..." November 21

  • T.J. Ward questions consistency of NFL discipline

    NBC News 9 Colorado "This didn't make sense. T.J. Ward got fined $10,000 for slugging Kansas City Chiefs receiver Jeremy Maclin, a shot that appeared so deliberate, the Denver Broncos' safety got ejected from the game. This fine is fine. The week before, though, Ward was fined a whopping $17,363 for delivering..." November 21

  • Report: Peyton Not Involved In Preparing Brock Osweiler For Bears

    Black Sports Online "Are the Broncos trying to make Peyton Manning look bad, or is this just the standard practice? Peyton Manning is out of the lineup and out of the loop on everything Broncos according to NFL Media’s James Palmer, who reported on NFL Network’s TNF Gameday, that the Broncos want the injured..." November 21

  • Peyton Manning not traveling with the Broncos

    Pro Football Talk "It’s been known since Monday that Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning won’t play on Sunday against the Bears. On Friday, coach Gary Kubiak said Peyton won’t even make the trip. The decision represents an extension of the approach taken by the team all week. As explained by Mike Klis of..." November 20

  • DeMarcus Ware won’t play this week against the Bears

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos are going to be without stars on either side of the ball this week against the Bears. Broncos coach Gary Kubiak just told reporters that outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware would not play this week, joining quarterback Peyton Manning." November 19

  • Report: 2016 NFL Draft to allow trades for compensatory picks

    Sportsnaut "The NFL is reportedly considering an exciting new twist to the 2016 NFL Draft. Prior to the upcoming draft in Chicago, compensatory draft picks were off the table for any potential trades. However, the league is expected to allow them to be part of the trade equation this spring, which ESPN’s..." November 19

  • T.J. Ward of Broncos fined $10,000 for hitting Maclin

    Denver Post "Broncos safety T.J. Ward escaped a suspension, but not a fine for his actions in Sunday's loss against the Kansas Chiefs. The NFL fined Ward $10,000 for throwing at punch at Kansas City receiver Jeremy Maclin. Ward said Maclin took a cheap shot at him, and he took offense to a block late in..." November 19

  • John Fox, John Elway reunite for Broncos-Bears game after years of tension

    USA Today "The football divorce of Denver Broncos general manager John Elway and coach John Fox was perhaps the most stunning move of the offseason, given it came after Fox led the Broncos to a fourth consecutive AFC West title and less than a year after he signed a two-year contract extension through the..." November 19

  • With confidence in the huddle, Brock Osweiler is ready for his first start "No one in their right minds is going to compare Brock Osweiler to Peyton Manning in terms of career accomplishments, experience and even playing style. One is at the dawn of his starting career; the other is nearing the end. One is headed for the Pro Football Hall of Fame, where there are already..." November 19

  • Broncos awarded Sam Brenner off waivers; waive Shelley Smith to make room "The Broncos shook up their offensive-line depth Wednesday, adding former Miami offensive lineman Sam Brenner after they were awarded the third-year veteran on waivers. To make room for Brenner, the team waived Shelley Smith, who had not been active for any game this season. Brenner became..." November 18

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    James Palmer @JamesPalmerTV

    Emmanuel Sanders would have practiced today if the team practiced outside according to Gary Kubiak. Believes he will be good to play Sunday