Broncos Rumors & News

  • Broncos Sign DT Clinton McDonald

    Pro Football Rumors "The Broncos have signed former Buccaneers defensive tackle Clinton McDonald, Field Yates of tweets. It’s a two-year deal, according to Mike Klis of 9News (on Twitter). McDonald has spent the past four seasons as a rotational lineman with Tampa Bay. McDonald met with the Raiders late..." March 21

  • John Bowlen sells portion of his stake in Broncos back to team

    Denver Post "The Denver Broncos are staying in the Bowlen family for the foreseeable future. Nearly five months after John Bowlen, the brother of Broncos majority owner Pat Bowlen, announced his intention to sell his non-voting minority interest in the team, he and the Broncos agreed that a portion of his..." March 21

  • Ex-NFLers say league is trying to ‘rig’ concussion settlement, dementia claims are going unpaid

    New York Daily News "Victims of NFL concussions are tired of waiting for their money. Frustrated that their clients aren't getting paid fast enough, lawyers for players entitled to a share of the league's billion-dollar class-action concussion settlement said the NFL needs help finding its wallet. Specifically,..." March 21

  • Former NFL coach John Fox reportedly joining ESPN as studio analyst

    Awful Announcing "If you had asked us to name some NFL figures who would make compelling studio analysts, John Fox probably would not have cracked the list. The former Panthers, Broncos and Bears coach is known for being even-keeled and plainspoken in front of the camera, saying what he has to during press..." March 21

  • West Coast teams want NFL rule limiting early kickoffs

    Pro Football Talk "Teams that play in the Pacific time zone are tired of early kickoffs on the East Coast (and even earlier kickoffs in London), and they want the NFL to limit them. Toward that end, the 49ers, Chargers and Cardinals have proposed a rule to be discussed at next week’s league meeting that would..." March 20

  • Spring league Alliance of American Football to launch in 2019 on CBS

    CBS Sports "The XFL, the controversial football league founded by Vince McMahon in 1999 that lasted just one season, is set to return in 2020. But it won't be the only new professional football league -- or even the first to begin play. Charlie Ebersol -- the son of NBC executive Dick Ebersol, McMahon's..." March 20

  • NFL VP Troy Vincent confirms changes to NFL catch rule

    ESPN "The NFL's competition committee is expected to propose a new catch rule that would eliminate the "going to the ground" distinction in addition to reinforcing a high standard for overturning calls via replay, league executive vice president Troy Vincent confirmed Tuesday to the Washington..." March 20

  • Proposed rule could allow officials at NFL office to eject players after instant replay

    Sporting News "Egregious “non-football acts" could be subject for ejection next season even if referees don't call for expulsion on the field. Troy Vincent, executive vice president of football operations, told USA Today Sports on Monday that the league’s competition committee will propose a rule allowing..." March 20

  • Broncos QB Case Keenum to wear No. 4 in Denver

    Clutch Points "Over St. Patrick’s Day weekend, Denver Broncos fans across the world got an early glimpse of what newly-acquired quarterback Case Keenum will look like in an orange and blue home jersey. The Broncos’ official Instagram account posted a picture that was edited to show Keenum fully decked out in..." March 19

  • Manning expected to decide this week if he’ll call TNF

    Awful Announcing "The long will-he-or-won’t-he saga of Peyton Manning and the broadcast booth appears to be heading towards a conclusion. Both ESPN and Fox were reportedly pursuing Manning and offering around $10 million annually, but Manning declined ESPN’s offer earlier this month. And now, it looks like we’ll..." March 19

  • Cody Latimer, former Broncos second-round pick, signs with New York Giants

    Denver Post "Now the Broncos really need help at receiver and on special teams. Former second-round pick and key special-teamer Cody Latimer signed a deal with the New York Giants, he announced on Twitter on Monday. His departure, along with the Broncos’ decision to not tender restricted free agent receiver..." March 19

  • Broncos never made an offer for Kirk Cousins

    Larry Brown Sports "Kirk Cousins was one of the best free agent quarterbacks to hit the open market in several years, but he ended up being too expensive for many of the teams in need of help at the position. That includes the Denver Broncos, and they knew it right from the start. Cousins’ agent, Mike McCartney,..." March 19

  • The Broncos’ options at No. 5 in the draft just got even more interesting

    Denver Post "A day after the Broncos introduced Case Keenum as their new starting quarterback, the team’s options with the No. 5 selection in the first round of the upcoming draft got a bit more interesting. The New York Jets, originally slotted at No. 6 in the first round, traded up to land the No. 3 spot..." March 18

  • Todd Davis: “I would love to be a Bronco forever.”

    Denver Post "Todd Davis planned to test the open market and found an array of options, each one tempting him to leave the team that signed him off the couch back in 2014. He didn’t want to go. Heck, if he had his way he’d be a Bronco for life. So when the Broncos offered a three-year, $15 million..." March 16

  • Paxton Lynch is the No. 2, but Broncos continue to scout QB prospects

    Denver Post "John Elway said the Broncos got their guy and the one they had targeted all along in Case Keenum. They got their starting quarterback after spending the last two seasons rotating through three different ones. “The last two years here, it’s been a competition in training camp, and that takes..." March 16

  • Broncos' John Elway on Case Keenum: 'We got our guy' "While some Denver Broncos players lobbied to land Kirk Cousins in free agency, John Elway zeroed in on Case Keenum as his new quarterback. "We got our guy. The guy that was our target," Elway said Friday introducing his new starting QB, via NFL Network's James Palmer. "Denver was No. 1 on my..." March 16

  • Delvin Breaux To Sign With Broncos?

    Pro Football Rumors "Delvin Breaux could be headed to Denver. Mike Klis of 9News reports (via Twitter) that the free agent cornerback is set to visit and take a physical with the Broncos. The defensive back will likely sign with the team if he passes his physical. The 28-year-old wasn’t tendered by the Saints..." March 15

  • Case Keenum gets money, but not his old number in Denver

    Pro Football Talk "Case Keenum might have a pile of cash now, but he doesn’t have enough to buy his old number in his new city. The new Broncos quarterback, whose Twitter handle is @CaseKeenum7, wasn’t going to get that one so he decided to pick something different. Turns out, some guy named John Elway used to..." March 15

  • Report | Broncos rework Von Miller’s contract

    Fanrag Sports "The Denver Broncos have converted $16 million of Von Miller‘s $18.5 million base salary into a signing bonus, opening up $12.375 million in available salary cap space, according to Field Yates of ESPN. The veteran linebacker is entering the third year of a six-year, $114 million contract that he..." March 15

  • Case Keenum Shouldn't Be Considered A 'Bridge' Quarterback

    Scout "If the reports are true, general manager John Elway and the Denver Broncos have found their next starting quarterback. Welcome to Denver … Case Keenum? What’s that contract worth? Yikes. That couldn’t have gone as planned, considering Kirk Cousins was the number one target since the..." March 14

  • Broncos Making Progress On Deal For LB Todd Davis

    NFL Trade Rumors "Mike Klis of 9 News reports that the Broncos are making “steady progress” in negotiations with free agent ILB Todd Davis. According to Klis, Davis has other options but he has previously stated he would prefer to remain a Bronco. Davis, 25, originally signed on with the Saints as an undrafted..." March 14

  • Two-year deal only for Case Keenum in Denver

    Pro Football Talk "It was the first deal that emerged during the negotiating window, and it’s the one that has entailed the fewest details. The Broncos have added one key fact by announcing that quarterback Case Keenum has agreed to terms on a two-year contract. “He’s a great fit for us and is coming off a..." March 14

  • Case Keenum gets $36 million over two years

    Pro Football Talk "The numbers are in on the new deal signed by quarterback Case Keenum in Denver. For a guy who made $2 million last year in Minnesota, he’s gotten a dramatic increase in his compensation. It’s a two-year, $36 million deal, with all $36 million guaranteed for injury. Of that amount, $25 million..." March 14

  • Vikings trading for Trevor Siemian

    Sportsnaut "The Minnesota Vikings are finalizing a trade with the Denver Broncos for quarterback Trevor Siemian, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media. This is some insurance for the monumental investment the Vikings are making on quarterback Kirk Cousins, who will reportedly sign a fully-guaranteed..." March 14

  • Broncos re-sign linebacker Todd Davis to three-year contract

    Denver Post "If Todd Davis had his way, he’d be a Bronco for life. “I love it here,” he said at the end of last season. “Being a Cali boy I never would have thought I’d love Denver this much, but I really love it here. I think it’s a great, great city and great people. The fans are amazing. Like I said,..." March 14

  • Chargers add tight end Virgil Green

    Pro Football Talk "The Chargers are being subtle about this, unlike other teams, but they’re still making moves. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Chargers are signing Broncos tight end Virgil Green. The 29-year-old Green caught just 14 passes last year, but that’s not really his job." March 14

  • Jets, Falcons Interested In Broncos QB Trevor Siemian?

    Pro Football Rumors "The Broncos are fielding calls on Trevor Siemian and at least two teams are in the mix. The Jets and Falcons are interested in the signal caller, according to Troy Renck of The Denver Post (on Twitter). It would be surprising, to say the least, if the Jets still have interest in Siemian after..." March 14

  • Report: Broncos interested in former Raiders CB TJ Carrie

    247 Sports "The Oakland Raiders may be on the verge of losing arguably their best cornerback from 2017 to one of their most hated rivals. With the recent decisions by the Raiders to release both David Amerson and Sean Smith, it's left them incredibly thin at the cornerback position. In turn, it seemed as..." March 13

  • Falcons & Jets Potential Landing Spots For Broncos QB Trevor Siemian?

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Benjamin Allbright, the Falcons and Jets could both be potential landings spot for Broncos QB Trevor Siemian. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media previously reported that the Broncos were expected to make Siemian available for trade at this offseason. Siemian’s 2017 season ended with him..." March 13

  • Broncos bring back Demaryius Thomas by exercising $4 million contract option

    Denver Post "Demaryius Thomas isn’t going anywhere. As general manager John Elway said they would, the Broncos have exercised the $4 million option on Thomas’ contract to trigger the final two years on his deal, according to an NFL source. The eight-year veteran signed a five-year, $70 million contract..." March 13

  • Report: Broncos never made contract offer to Kirk Cousins

    247 Sports "So much for the Denver Broncos going all in on Kirk Cousins. The swirling interest linking the Broncos to the top free-agent quarterback proved to be mere conjecture, as the team did not make a contract offer to Cousins after the NFL's legal tampering window began Monday, according to Nicki..." March 13

  • Case Keenum intends to sign with Broncos, sources say

    ESPN "For the second time in the past seven years, the Denver Broncos have roared into free agency to fix a quarterback problem. In 2012 it was Peyton Manning and this year it's Case Keenum. Sources tell ESPN's Adam Schefter the Broncos will reel in the 30-year-old Keenum to be their quarterback..." March 13

  • Broncos reportedly getting trade calls about Trevor Siemian

    Larry Brown Sports "The Denver Broncos will be making several changes at the quarterback position. The Broncos reportedly will sign Case Keenum when free agency begins on Wednesday. With him on board, the Broncos are likely to move on from Trevor Siemian. The Denver Post’s Nicki Jhabvala reports that the..." March 13

  • Report: Broncos slap second-round tender on RFA Matt Paradis

    247 Sports "As expected, the Denver Broncos on Monday reportedly placed a second-round tender on restricted free agent center Matt Paradis. The second-round tender is worth $2.9 million for 2018. Should an outside club agree to an offer sheet with Paradis, the Broncos would have seven days to match, or..." March 12

  • A.J. McCarron Possible Broncos Backup Plan?

    Pro Football Rumors "A Kirk Cousins-to-Denver path has lost some steam over the past week or so, and although nothing’s been decided yet, the Broncos appear to have multiple contingency plans. Having been linked to Case Keenum throughout the offseason, the Broncos may now have A.J. McCarron on their radar. McCarron..." March 12

  • If Saints don't make a deal with Drew Brees, then the Broncos should

    ESPN "It’s easy to see what the tea leaves say about Drew Brees and the possibility that a future Hall of Fame quarterback actually hits the open market when free agency formally opens Wednesday in the NFL. New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton has publicly declared that he’s not the least bit worried..." March 12

  • Denver Broncos’ defensive end Adam Gotsis arrested on 2013 rape charge in Atlanta

    Denver Post "Denver Broncos defensive end Adam Gotsis has been arrested for allegedly raping a woman in Georgia in 2013 while he was a member of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. Gotsis of Lone Tree surrendered on March 7 at the Fulton County Jail in Atlanta on a charge of strong-arm rape, according to a..." March 12

  • The NFL-ESPN relationship is even more strained than we realized

    Awful Announcing "It’s no secret that this past NFL season has led to plenty of discontent evident between the NFL and ESPN, a major broadcast partner. Now we have a better idea of just how fractious the relationship is. Using the occasion of Jimmy Pitaro being named ESPN’s new president to set the table, John..." March 12

  • Report: Broncos will listen to trade offers for C.J. Anderson

    Pro Football Talk "Running back C.J. Anderson‘s time in Denver may be up. But only if someone else will trade for him. Mike Klis of in Denver reports that the Broncos don’t intend to release Anderson, but that they will listen to trade offers for him. The Broncos possibly expect an offer from the..." March 12

  • Broncos Not Interested In DRC Reunion

    Pro Football Rumors "After breaking up the Aqib Talib–Chris Harris–Bradley Roby trio that served as arguably the NFL’s best over the past four years, the Broncos are planning to look for cornerback help this offseason. Denver has not needed to pursue much assistance here in recent years, with Kayvon Webster jumping..." March 12

  • Broncos Expected Officially Pick Up Demaryius Thomas’ Option This Week

    NFL Trade Rumors "Nicki Jhabvala of the Denver Post reports that the Broncos are expected to officially pick up WR Demaryius Thomas‘ $4 million option in the next day or so. Denver has until Wednesday to officially pick up Thomas’ option, which triggers the final two years of his contract. This shouldn’t come..." March 12

  • Aqib Talib reportedly killed trade that would have sent him from Broncos to 49ers

    CBS Sports "Before shipping Aqib Talib off to the Los Angeles Rams last week, the Broncos actually had a deal done with another NFC West team, but that trade never went through because Talib wanted no part of it. According to, the Broncos and San Francisco 49ers hammered out a trade recently that..." March 11

  • Von Miller says he's 'all in for the Kirk Cousins sweepstakes' "In the quest to lure quarterback Kirk Cousins, Von Miller might be the most outspoken of all the Denver Broncos. On Saturday, he once again made his pitch to me on how Cousins fits with the Broncos. "I'm all in 100 percent," Miller told me in Dallas. "This is a big time for Denver and a big..." March 11

  • Sifting through the Broncos’ needs and options

    Denver Post "Something bad, something weird and something not even Broncos general manager John Elway could quite explain happened the week of Oct. 8, 2017. His team that opened the season with a newfound swagger and 3-1 record had suddenly come unglued. That week, the Broncos’ bye, spelled the beginning of..." March 11

  • John Bowlen avoids jail for DUI

    TMZ "John Bowlen -- son of Broncos owner Pat Bowlen -- has cut a plea deal in his DUI case ... the one where he told a cop, "So you know who my father is?" As we previously reported, the 31-year-old -- who used to work for the Broncos -- was busted in July 2017 when cops say he was blazing down a..." March 10

  • Broncos tender Shelby Harris

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos have tendered exclusive rights free agent Shelby Harris for $705,000, Mike Klis of Denver’s 9News reports. The team told their other exclusive rights free agents they would receive tenders early next week, Klis adds. Harris, 26, had a solid season, with 5.5 sacks and 34 tackles. He..." March 09

  • Cardinals, Broncos had interest in Tyrod Taylor

    Pro Football Talk "If the Browns hadn’t traded for quarterback Tyrod Taylor, the Bills had at least two other suitors. Via Vic Carucci of the Buffalo News, the Cardinals and Broncos also were interested in Taylor. Per Carucci, however, the third-round pick offered by Cleveland “easily trumped” the offers made by..." March 09

  • Peyton Manning will say no to ESPN, Fox still possible

    New York Post "Peyton Manning may be ready for some football, but not on Monday Night. Manning has decided that if he becomes an NFL TV analyst, it will be on Fox’s new Thursday night package and not on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football,” sources told The Post. He is still undecided if he will work for Fox or..." March 09

  • Broncos Exercise CB Chris Harris’ Option

    Pro Football Rumors "The Broncos have exercised the $1.1MM option on cornerback Chris Harris Jr.’s contract for 2018, a league source tells Mike Klis of 9NEWS (on Twitter). Harris is now slated to return with a cap number of $10.36MM for 2018, which presently stands as the sixth-highest charge on the team. This..." March 08

  • Broncos appear unlikely to tender Bennie Fowler

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos are not expected to tender restricted free agent Bennie Fowler III, which would allow the wide receiver to become a free agent next week, Mike Klis of Denver’s 9News reports. The Broncos are expected to extend second-round tenders of $2.91 million to center Matt Paradis and outside..." March 08