Broncos Rumors & News

  • 2018 Salary Cap Could Exceed $180M?

    NFL Trade Rumors "Mike Jurecki recently spoke to a source who suggested that the 2018 NFL salary cap could end up exceeding $180 million once it’s finalized for the upcoming league year. Last we heard, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reported a month ago that the NFL distributed 2018 salary cap projections to teams..." January 19

  • Report: Broncos expected to put Aqib Talib on trade block

    247 Sports "If the Broncos choose to part ways with Aqib Talib, they probably won't let him go for free. In a radio interview Thursday, 9News insider Mike Klis said he expects the star cornerback to be placed on the trade block. This conclusion was based on Talib's age (32 in February), his 2018 salary..." January 19

  • NFL could reportedly force players to stay in locker room during anthem in 2018

    Larry Brown Sports "Forcing players to stand for the national anthem has never really been an option for the NFL, but the league could still explore other means of preventing protests prior to the 2018 season. According to ESPN’s Jim Trotter, the NFL is considering implementing a policy that would require players..." January 18

  • Emmanuel Sanders Off the Hook In Felony Sexual Assault Case

    TMZ "Denver Broncos WR Emmanuel Sanders will NOT be prosecuted for felony sexual assault after a grand jury in Texas decided there was not enough evidence to move forward with the case. Officials in Texas are being very tight-lipped about the case ... but here's what we know so far. Sanders was..." January 18

  • Demaryius Thomas. Aqib Talib. C.J. Anderson. Despite looming QB question, Broncos face many other roster decisions.

    Denver Post "Days before he took the field for his 100th consecutive game and 89th consecutive start as a Denver Bronco, Demaryius Thomas sat on the edge of the team’s practice fields at Dove Valley for 20 minutes of respite and to reflect on the milestones reached in his NFL career. He thought of the list..." January 16

  • Report: Elway hesitant to draft QB after missing on Paxton Lynch

    247 Sports "Bleacher Report lead draft analyst Matt Miller disagrees with his coworker's assumption that a rookie is the solution to the Broncos' quarterback riddle. Vehemently so. In his latest 2018 mock draft, released Monday, Miller passes along a rumor that Broncos general manager John Elway is now..." January 15

  • Broncos WR Carlos Henderson Arrested For Marijuana Possession

    NFL Trade Rumors "Broncos WR Carlos Henderson was arrested and charged in West Monroe, LA Sunday afternoon with a first offense possession of marijuana, according to Aaron Dietrich. The Broncos released the following statement regarding Henderson’s arrest: “We are aware of the issue involving Carlos Henderson..." January 15

  • Broncos reportedly 'ready to move on' from QB Trevor Siemian

    247 Sports "Of the Broncos quarterbacks under contract for 2018, Trevor Siemian is the least likely to actually return. In response to a tweet, Troy Renck of Denver7 said the team is "ready to move on" from Siemian, who recently underwent his second shoulder operation in as many years. "Siemian injury..." January 13

  • Brandon Marshall expects Broncos to sign free-agent QB, hints he wants Kirk Cousins

    CBS Sports "Kirk Cousins is searching for a long-term lucrative contract and the Denver Broncos are in need of a long-term fix at quarterback. The match appears to be perfect. Just ask Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall. On Thursday, Marshall made an appearance on NFL Network's "Up To The Minute Live."..." January 13

  • Corey Nelson, Broncos have discussed new contract

    247 Sports "An inside linebacker who's scheduled to hit the open market is interested in returning to Denver. No, not Todd Davis, but his backup for the past two seasons, Corey Nelson. Nelson revealed Thursday that his representatives have been in communication with the Broncos about a new contract, and he..." January 12

  • Broncos reportedly could be top landing spot for Tyrod Taylor

    Larry Brown Sports "Tyrod Taylor probably needs a new team, the Denver Broncos probably need a new quarterback, and both sides could be getting just that this offseason. Nicki Jhabvala of The Denver Post reported on Friday that many are pegging the Broncos as the top landing spot for the Buffalo Bills quarterback..." January 12

  • Demaryius Thomas' Broncos contract contains interesting wrinkle

    The Denver Channel "The puzzle pieces remain scattered as the Broncos attempt to picture next season's roster. We know they will seek an upgrade at quarterback -- Kirk Cousins anyone? -- and need multiple additions to caffeinate an offense that ranked 27th in points scored at 18.1. Will that lead to subtractions?..." January 12

  • Do Any Of Denver's Current QBs Survive To Play In 2018?

    Scout "Ever since Peyton Manning retired, the Denver Broncos have struggled, missing the playoffs in both seasons without the 5-time NFL MVP. But, that’s what happens when an NFL team loses a legendary quarterback. GM John Elway knows that better than anyone, and has tried to address the position,..." January 12

  • Report: Broncos pluck Greg Williams from Colts to coach CBs

    247 Sports "Greg Williams got the job. After interviewing with the Broncos, Williams was hired Wednesday as an assistant defensive backs coach, "specializing in cornerbacks," according to Mike Klis of 9News. He'd worked as the Indianapolis Colts' DBs coach for the past two seasons. A wide receiver and..." January 10

  • Broncos hire Zach Azzanni as wide receivers coach

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos made official the hiring of Zach Azzanni as wide receivers coach Wednesday. Azzanni has coached wide receivers the past 19 years, including last season with the Bears. He coached at the college level for 18 years. Azzanni previously coached at the University of Tennessee..." January 10

  • Report: Broncos peg Quenton Nelson as top OL in 2018 Draft class

    247 Sports "Should the Denver Broncos land a veteran quarterback in the offseason, they're likely to focus on the offensive line (again) with their could-be top-five NFL Draft pick. A potential first-round candidate is Notre Dame guard Quenton Nelson, whom the Broncos have ranked as the top lineman in the..." January 09

  • Peyton Manning is favorite to replace Jon Gruden on MNF

    247 Sports "With Jon Gruden leaving the broadcast booth at ESPN to become the next head coach of the Oakland Raiders, the question now becomes who will take over for Gruden as the color commentator on Monday Night Football. Currently, OddsShark has a Tennessee Volunteers legend as the favorite to fill that..." January 08

  • Why Kirk Cousins or Alex Smith makes more sense as Broncos QB than Baker Mayfield

    Denver Post "John Elway has posted a help-wanted ad for a quarterback. Only adults need apply. Who’s the next quarterback of the Broncos? “Going into it, we don’t know,” Elway said, when I asked him whether we should expect the quarterback for Denver in 2018 will be an experienced veteran or a raw..." January 07

  • Broncos reportedly have interest in Kirk Cousins, but not Eli Manning

    CBS Sports "The Denver Broncos had one of the NFL's worst quarterback situations in 2017. The Broncos at different times started Trevor Siemian, Paxton Lynch, and Brock Osweiler, and combined that trio ranked 27th in the league in yards-per-attempt and 31st in passer rating. They completed less than 59..." January 04

  • Elway: Broncos' No. 1 goal is to upgrade QB position "The Denver Broncos laid the failure in 2017 at the feet of the quarterback. After watching Trevor Siemian, Brock Osweiler and Paxton Lynch flounder all season, GM John Elway stated the obvious on Tuesday: Denver's "No. 1 goal" is to upgrade the QB spot this offseason. "I think there is no..." January 03

  • Broncos and Texans to coach Senior Bowl teams

    Pro Football Talk "There was plenty of uncertainty about the Broncos and Texans coaching staffs heading into the offseason. Now, they’re going to have a little extra work to do. According to Mike Klis of KUSA, the two teams will handle the coaching in this year’s Senior Bowl. While such duty gives teams a..." January 03

  • Aqib Talib says his future with Broncos is ‘up in the air’

    Denver Post "Aqib Talib believes the Broncos are a quarterback away from returning to the top five in the league and he hopes he’s around to be a part of it. The veteran cornerback was a guest on Vic Lombardi’s show on Altitude 950 radio earlier this week and said “there’s a chance” he might return for a..." January 03

  • Terrell Owens, Randy Moss headline 15 finalists for Hall of Fame class of 2018

    CBS Sports "From 108 to 27 to 15. The list of candidates for the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2018 continues to shrink. On Tuesday night, the Pro Football Hall of Fame whittled down the list of candidates for the Class of 2018 to 15 all-time greats. The process started with 108 nominees in September...." January 03

  • Ben McAdoo & Ken Zampese Potential Candidates For Broncos’ QBs Coach

    NFL Trade Rumors " Mike Klis of 9 News reports that the Broncos have Ben McAdoo and Ken Zampese on their radar for their QBs coach vacancy. Klis points out that Broncos HC Vance Joseph and McAdoo were previously on the 49ers’ staff together and Joseph and Zampese worked together while they were with Bengals." January 02

  • Broncos will remove Sports Authority signage from stadium as they continue search for naming rights partner

    Denver Post "The Sports Authority logos that hang from the Broncos’ stadium are coming down. Team president and CEO Joe Ellis said Tuesday that the team will take down the signage representing the defunct company, starting within the next 10 days. “I actually spoke with Jay Roberts this morning. He’s our..." January 02

  • These Six NFL Teams Could Be Forced To Do HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’ In 2018

    NESN "The 2017 NFL regular season officially is over, and we know what you’re thinking: Which teams are eligible for “Hard Knocks” next summer? The HBO documentary gives us a behind-the-scenes look at a different NFL team each preseason, but there’s one issue: Most clubs don’t want to participate..." January 02

  • Vance Joseph reportedly expected to return as Broncos coach

    Larry Brown Sports "Denver Broncos head coach Vance Joseph was believed to be on the hot seat entering Sunday’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs, but apparently he did enough in the 27-24 loss to prove he deserves another shot. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that Joseph was expected to meet with Broncos..." January 01

  • Eric Studesville fired by Broncos, could interview for Giants head coaching job

    Pro Football Rumors "On Monday, the Broncos let go of running backs coach Eric Studesville but it didn’t take long for teams to come calling. The Giants plan to interview the longtime assistant coach for their head-coaching position, NBC 9 in Denver’s Mike Klis reports. Klis also notes the Giants put in a request..." January 01

  • Vance Joseph to return for second season as Broncos coach

    KDVR "Vance Joseph will return for a second season as coach of the Broncos, general manager John Elway announced Monday morning. "Vance and I had a great talk this morning about our plan to attack this offseason and get better as a team," Elway wrote on Twitter. "We believe in Vance as our head..." January 01

  • Broncos firing offensive line coach Jeff Davidson

    247 Sports "Winter is here for the Denver Broncos. Broncos coach Vance Joseph, retained for the 2018 season, has begun the process of retooling his staff of assistants. According to the Denver Post, offensive line coach Jeff Davidson is being relieved of his duties. Davidson was hired last offseason to..." January 01

  • Broncos Fire Special Teams Coordinator Brock Olivo

    NFL Trade Rumors "Mike Klis of 9 News reports that the Broncos have fired special teams coordinator Brock Olivo on Monday. Denver has also parted ways with WRs coach Tyke Tolbert, according to Klis. Nicki Jhabvala reports that the Broncos have also parted ways with OL coach Jeff Davidson. It was..." January 01

  • C.J. Anderson becomes first Broncos running back since 2013 to rush for 1,000 yards

    Denver Post "There was nothing easy about the final stretch of C.J. Anderson‘s journey toward 1,000 rushing yards. But on his 18th carry Sunday, as night fell on a frozen Sports Authority Field, the Broncos’ running back darted up the left side for 10 yards, officially putting him over the 1,000-yard mark..." January 01

  • Vance Joseph: I want to be here to fix it

    NBC News 9 Colorado "Hold on. Everybody let John Elway sleep on it before handing Vance Joseph his pink slip. And there may not be a change in the Denver Broncos’ head coaching position. An ESPN report Sunday morning got Broncoland buzzing before the game against the Kansas City Chiefs. The report said Joseph..." January 01

  • Elway may be having second thoughts about firing Vance Joseph

    Pro Football Talk "On Sunday, it seemed that Broncos G.M. John Elway would be moving on from coach Vance Joseph, after only one year. On Monday morning, that may not be the case. A league source passed along to PFT not long before the ball dropped in Times Square that some in the Broncos organization now believe..." January 01

  • Vance Joseph facing long odds of returning in 2018

    Bleacher Report "Vance Joseph's tenure as head coach of the Denver Broncos could come to an end after just one season. Per ESPN's Adam Schefter, Joseph is facing "increasingly longer odds" to be brought back by the Broncos in 2018. Per Alex Marvez of the Sporting News, Joseph had been operating this week..." December 31

  • Broncos looking to expand Gary Kubiak’s personnel role

    Larry Brown Sports "The Denver Broncos are going to make some changes this offseason after a disastrous year, and one of those changes may involve an expanded role for former head coach Gary Kubiak. Kubiak, who currently serves as a senior personnel advisor to the Broncos, is reportedly in line for an expanded..." December 31

  • Vance Joseph wasn’t ready to be NFL head coach; can Broncos wait for him to grow into job?

    Denver Post "In his short time on the job, Vance Joseph has conclusively proved one thing as Broncos coach. He’s great at making inspirational T-shirts. Too bad they did not actually inspire the team to win games. So let’s dish some TRUTH, as big as the block letters printed on the orange T-shirts the..." December 31

  • Brock Osweiler: “I would love the opportunity to be a Denver Bronco until I retire.”

    Denver Post "When Brock Osweiler left the Broncos as a free agent in March 2016, no one could have expected the roller coaster he would ride for 18 months before finding his way back to Denver. And certainly no one could have expected the one he would continue to ride in the following three months. But when..." December 30

  • Broncos to honor Ryan Clady during Week 17 game vs. Kansas City "The Denver Broncos will honor former All-Pro tackle Ryan Clady during Sunday’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Sports Authority Field at Mile High (2:25 p.m. MST kickoff). Clady, who will serve as the Coca-Cola alumni coin toss captain and will be recognized on-field during a..." December 29

  • If Broncos’ Paxton Lynch plays well Sunday, does it matter since it’s against backups?

    Denver Post "The Denver Post’s Nick Kosmider on Tuesday answered questions from readers about the Denver Broncos in a live chat. Here are the highlights: Is there anything we can actually learn about the Broncos heading into next season from their game vs. the Chiefs? Nick: That’s a good question. I’m of..." December 28

  • Jamaal Charles on if Broncos should release him: “I ain’t playing. Might as well.”

    Denver Post "Running back Jamaal Charles knew he would watch last Sunday’s game on the sidelines of FedEx Field. The Broncos told him beforehand that he would be inactive so they could give rookie De’Angelo Henderson a shot. And the veteran knows he could end up watching the team’s season finale from the same..." December 26

  • Broncos plan to start Paxton Lynch at quarterback against Chiefs in Week 17 "As long as Paxton Lynch is healthy, he will start at quarterback in the Broncos' season finale against the Chiefs. "The plan is to play Paxton," Joseph said Tuesday. "That was kind of the plan last week, if he was healthy enough to play. So this week that's the plan: to play Paxton." Joseph..." December 26

  • Broncos have QB decision to make for Week 17 "Christmas Day offers an escape for many of the Broncos as players and coaches will spend time with their families and enjoy the week’s off day. Tuesday, though, will mean a return to work for the final time this season as the Broncos approach their season-ending game against the Kansas City..." December 26

  • Broncos will get long look at 'special player' in Kirk Cousins

    ESPN "Over and over again this past week, the Denver Broncos have described the Washington Redskins as “Kirk Cousins' team" in some fashion. Or as defensive coordinator Joe Woods put it: “He carries that whole offense on his back. I think they put a lot on him to make the right decisions." And..." December 24

  • As undrafted player turned all-pro, Chris Harris has felt every pang of the Broncos’ difficult season

    Denver Post "Two days before the Broncos broke their eight-game losing streak, cornerback Chris Harris trudged to the podium near the team’s practice field to finally reap one reward of a season he’d otherwise like to forget. Harris, a seven-year veteran who made the leap from undrafted player to multiyear..." December 23

  • Brock Osweiler reportedly likely to start for Broncos

    Larry Brown Sports "The Denver Broncos look set to stick with Brock Osweiler at quarterback against the Washington Redskins, and not necessarily by choice. Mike Klis of 9News reported Friday that “all signs point” to Osweiler getting the nod on Sunday ahead of Paxton Lynch, who is not seen as ready to start and..." December 23

  • Cody Latimer has authored the best stretch of his career by putting his considerable physical tools to use

    Denver Post "They strapped a camera to his head to capture the experience of flight. Cody Latimer, a couple months before beginning his final season at Indiana in 2013, was at the center of a team-building activity that brought him and his teammates inside Assembly Hall, the school’s famed basketball gym...." December 22

  • Paxton Lynch questionable, no word on Broncos starting QB yet

    Pro Football Talk "Broncos General Manager John Elway is in Idaho Friday to watch Wyoming quarterback and potential early first-round pick Josh Allen take on Central Michigan in the Potato Bowl. Back in Denver, they’re not sure who will be starting at quarterback in Washington this Sunday. The feeling is that..." December 22

  • John Elway, Broncos scouting Josh Allen at Potato Bowl

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos have drafted a quarterback in three consecutive drafts. They took Trevor Siemian in the seventh round in 2015, Paxton Lynch in the first round in 2016 and Chad Kelly in the seventh round in 2017. However, Denver remains in search of Peyton Manning’s permanent replacement. The..." December 22

  • Vance Joseph: Paxton Lynch will play when 'healthy enough'

    ESPN "The Denver Broncos want to see Paxton Lynch play before the season is done, and they're willing to wait a little longer to see if that will be Sunday against the Washington Redskins. Coach Vance Joseph said after Thursday's practice that the Broncos' choice at starting quarterback either..." December 22