Broncos Rumors & News

  • Eddie Royal says loss to Broncos is motivating, not discouraging

    Pro Football Talk "The Chargers opened the season 5-1, but even as they were piling up wins they knew that they had a big obstacle standing in the way of their hopes for the season. Two meetings with the Broncos loomed and there’s not much chance of winning the AFC West title without handling Denver at least..." October 24

  • Peyton Manning hardly thrilled after Broncos' win over Chargers

    Denver Post "All this excellence can get repetitive after a while, even for those in the Broncos' video board operating room. It was the fourth quarter and the Broncos had their usual two touchdown lead when the stadium staff started livening up the soldout joint by showing San Diego quarterback Philip..." October 24

  • How Sanders went from near-Patriot to Broncos weapon

    CSN New England "Another week, another Broncos win and -- for Patriots observers -- another head-shaking performance by wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders. Through seven games as a Bronco, Sanders has 47 catches and four touchdowns. Three of his four touchdowns came in prime time Thursday night against the..." October 24

  • Fox not too concerned about Broncos’ scoreboard operator "In the end, the actions of an exuberant video board operator that caught Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning's attention Thursday night were honest mistakes, Broncos coach John Fox said Friday. Following the Broncos' 35-21 victory over the San Diego Chargers, Manning was critical of some..." October 24

  • Ronnie Hillman making strong case to be Broncos' top RB

    Denver Post "Ronnie Hillman is making things hard for the Broncos. A few weeks ago, Denver knew full well who its feature running back was. Montee Ball was coming off a solid 2013, was productive through the first three games of the season, and gave his team little reason to search for a..." October 24

  • Peyton Manning goes off on Broncos 'disrespectful' scoreboard operator "Late in the fourth quarter against the Chargers on Thursday, Peyton Manning should have been in a good mood. The Broncos were up 35-21 and Denver had the ball. However, Manning clearly wasn't in a good mood, as you can see below. Peyton Manning goes off on Broncos 'disrespectful'..." October 24

  • Peyton about a year away from Favre’s yardage record

    Pro Football Talk "After breaking Brett Favre’s record for career passing touchdowns last week, Peyton Manning is about a year away from breaking Favre’s record for career passing yards. Through Thursday night’s win over the Chargers, Manning has 67,098 career passing yards. That puts him 4,740 behind Favre’s..." October 24

  • Sources: Broncos table in-season contract talks with Thomases "The Denver Broncos do not expect to re-sign two free-agents-to-be, wide receiver Demaryius Thomas and tight end Julius Thomas, during the season, according to sources. Instead, Denver plans to wait until after this season to tackle a situation as challenging as the one that opposing defenses..." October 24

  • Denver Broncos vs. San Diego Chargers: Bolden and Johnson are inactive, Cody Latimer active

    Mile High Report "Here are the inactives for the Denver Broncos and the San Diego Chargers for tonights Thursday Night Football game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Thoughts: The Denver Broncos will be without two of their key special teams players tonight. Cornerback Omar Bolden and Linebacker Steven..." October 23

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    Mike Klis @MikeKlis

    For clarity given old-news ESPN report: Broncos and agents for Demaryius and Julius Thomas haven't held contract negotiations since August.

  • British government backs possibility of an NFL franchise in London

    SB Nation "The British government strongly supports the idea of an NFL team based in London, and recently had discussions with high-level league officials about the possibility of putting a team in the United Kingdom. British treasury chief George Osborne pledged full government backing for a franchise in..." October 23

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    Troy Renck @TroyRenck

    Bolden, Johnson and McManus did not participate. Fox said McManus should be ready to go #broncos

  • Peyton Manning is 2nd leading passer in Broncos history after only 38 games "You've probably noticed that Peyton Manning has been kind of dominant since signing with Denver before the 2012 season. If you're wondering how dominant the Broncos quarterback has been, consider this: After only 38 games in Denver, Manning is already the second leading passer in franchise..." October 21

  • Freeney gets his shot at Peyton Manning

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Finally, Dwight Freeney will get a chance to sack Peyton Manning. Barring injury, Thursday night's game in Denver will pit the two friends and former Colts teammates against each other for the first time. When Freeney joined the Chargers in May 2012, he sounded eager for the chance to..." October 21

  • 'Honored and humbled' Peyton Manning sets TD standard

    USA Today "Peyton Manning now stands alone as the NFL's all-time touchdown king. The Denver Broncos' 38-year-old quarterback threw touchdown No. 509 of his career Sunday night against the San Francisco 49ers to break Brett Favre's career record. The record-breaker went to receiver Demaryius Thomas, at..." October 20

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Networks have made their choices as to what games to protect so they can't be flexed to Sunday nights:

  • Harvin was offered for Julius Thomas "Before the Seattle Seahawks dealt wide receiver Percy Harvin to the New York Jets for a conditional draft choice, they quietly called around to see if any teams would have an interest in a trade. The Seahawks found little interest, but one of Seattle's more interesting proposals involved the..." October 20

  • 49ers need Colin Kaepernick to play keep-away from Peyton Manning

    Oakland Tribune "Rick Kaepernick vividly recalls dropping off his son at the Manning Passing Academy in 2010 at Nicholls State University, about an hour drive outside of New Orleans. "Good luck," Rick told him. "Dad, luck doesn't have anything to do with it anymore," his son replied. "Either you've got it..." October 19

  • Broncos TE Virgil Green goes back to Nevada with Colin Kaepernick

    Denver Post "Peyton Manning assaults records. Colin Kaepernick assaults senses as a physical marvel. Manning creates nightmares for defensive coordinators. But Kaepernick is arguably more difficult to prepare for, given his dynamic running ability. San Francisco's Kaepernick does a pair of things better..." October 19

  • Peyton Manning, Colin Kaepernick a study in contrasts

    Denver Post "Fans might enjoy the relic or prefer the modernistic. The San Francisco 49ers' Colin Kaepernick is arguably the most physically skilled of the burgeoning NFL group of athletic quarterbacks. He has arguably the league's strongest arm, as measured by radar, and it's difficult to fathom any..." October 16

  • The Cowboys are no longer America's favorite team

    Sporting News "Is it time to remove the "America's Team" moniker from the Cowboys? According to the latest Harris Poll results, the Cowboys have been vanquished by the Broncos after six years as the No. 1 team in America's hearts. In the annual poll, the Broncos jumped ahead two spots from third in 2013...." October 15

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    Mike Klis @MikeKlis

    Update: Danny Trevathan out 3 to 6 weeks with cracked bone near left kneecap. No surgery, no IR.

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    Andrew Mason @MaseDenver

    RB playing-time breakdown -- Ronnie Hillman played 52 of 70 snaps; Juwan Thompson was in for 17 of 70 snaps; C.J. Anderson worked 1 play.

  • Peyton Manning inches closer to history as Broncos stumble to win vs. Jets

    Denver Post "From his couch in Mississippi, Brett Favre has reason to fidget. His hold as the most prolific quarterback in NFL history is about to slip through his remote-control. It took Favre a while to make up his mind, but he is now well into retirement at 45 years old. Peyton Manning is 38, playing..." October 13

  • Julius Thomas catching touchdowns at a record pace

    Pro Football Talk "Broncos tight end Julius Thomas added two more touchdown catches on Sunday, and he’s catching touchdown passes this season at an NFL record pace. Thomas has nine touchdown catches through five games, tying Calvin Johnson in 2011 for the most touchdown catches through his team’s first five games..." October 13

  • Floyd Mayweather wins $1.4 million, thanks to Aqib Talib

    Denver Post "Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib picked off Jets quarterback Geno Smith with 15 seconds left in the fourth quarter Sunday and returned it 22 yards for a touchdown. His late-game score sealed the Broncos’ 31-17 victory at MetLife Stadium. It also helped boxing champ Floyd Mayweather collect $1.4..." October 13

  • Peyton Manning moves closer to history "Peyton Manning was on cruise control here, throwing three more touchdowns without an interception. Manning now has 506 touchdown passes, leaving him just two behind Brett Favre for the NFL record. Manning has a good chance to move to No. 1 next week against the 49ers on Sunday Night Football...." October 13

  • Emmanuel Sanders quick to play star role with Broncos

    Denver Post "Keeping things in perspective, Sunday's game at the Meadowlands is the Broncos versus the Jets, not Emmanuel Sanders versus Eric Decker. Sure, Decker caught a lot passes and was one of the crowd favorites as a Bronco for four seasons. But he signed with the Jets this past offseason, leaving an..." October 11

  • Bose sends out free headphones to NFL teams

    Los That Sports Blog "Now that audio powerhouse Bose is the official headphone supplier for the NFL — something that got San Francisco QB Colin Kaepernick fined $10k for wearing Beats headphones this past weekend — Bose needs to push their brand via NFL players. Apparently the company has moved quickly to do so, as..." October 10

  • Broncos RB Ronnie Hillman gets chance to produce in first career start

    Denver Post "For a quarterback who hasn't been in Denver all that long, Peyton Manning sure has gone through his share of starting running backs. Willis McGahee. Knowshon Moreno. Montee Ball. Ronnie Hillman. Wait a minute. Ronnie Hillman? "Ronnie has played at different times, in different amounts,..." October 09

  • Favre glad to see Peyton closing in on his touchdown record

    Pro Football Talk "Brett Favre’s record of 508 career passing touchdowns will be broken soon, and Favre is happy about that. Favre told the Associated Press that he’s pleased Peyton Manning, who has 503 career touchdown passes, is the quarterback who’s going to break his record — possibly as soon as Sunday..." October 09

  • Lions' Matt Prater: I haven't had a drink in 6 weeks

    Detroit Free Press "As Matt Prater made his way through the throng of media surrounding his locker today, the newest Detroit Lion wondered aloud why so many reporters were waiting to talk to a kicker. Prater, a Pro Bowl selection last year, was brought in to save the Lions' struggling kicking game this week, after..." October 09

  • Broncos' Julius Thomas fined by NFL for chop block vs. Cardinals

    Denver Post "Cardinals coach Bruce Arians won't be happy. Despite his calls for Julius Thomas to be suspended over a cut block he called the "dirtiest play in 37 years" in pro football, Broncos tight end Julius Thomas was fined only $8,286 for the incident, two NFL sources confirmed, the standard amount for..." October 08

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    Jeff Legwold @Jeff_Legwold

    #Broncos did consider several veteran backs in past two days, did work out Mikel Leshoure and LaRod Stephens-Howling but did not sign either

  • John Fox disputes Thomas hit was 'dirtiest play'

    SB Nation "Denver Broncos head coach John Fox does not agree with Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians that the hit tight end Julius Thomas laid on Calais Campbell Sunday was one of the dirtiest plays he's ever seen. Noting that his 35 years of experience falls short of Arians' 37, Fox simply stated..." October 07

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    Kent Somers @kentsomers

    Arians said nfl rule should be offending player suspended while opponent is out injured

  • Broncos' Montee Ball expected to miss 2-3 weeks with groin injury

    Denver Post "Broncos running back Montee Ball will not require surgery to repair the strained groin he suffered during a non-contact play Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals. However, Ball is expected to be sidelined several weeks, according to two NFL sources. Ball underwent a magnetic resonance imaging..." October 07

  • NFL: Correct call on Campbell play "There already has been a lot of speculation on how the low block on Calais Campbell, the one injuring him, was a good call. The NFL this morning said that indeed, the Campbell play was a chop block, violating Rule 12, Section 2, Article 3 in items c) and d). From the league: “The officials threw..." October 06

  • Peyton Manning joins elite club as Broncos prey on Cardinals

    Denver Post "Early Sunday afternoon, on a plot of land made famous by snow storms and John Elway, a 38-year-old Peyton Manning stood frozen in the sunlight. Three years ago, he woke up from the first of four neck surgeries with no strength in his right arm. His career hung in the balance. He spent a week..." October 06

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    Michael David Smith @MichaelDavSmith

    Peyton Manning became the second QB to throw 500 TDs. Then he became the 17th QB to throw 221 INTs, passing Joe Namath and Babe Parilli.

  • Cardinals have offense, but key to beating Broncos is defense

    Arizona Republic "Harold Goodwin had a short and sweet answer when asked Thursday if his offense is up to the challenge of matching Peyton Manning and the Broncos, touchdown for touchdown "I love my defense," the Cardinals offensive coordinator said happily. If the Cardinals hope to stay unbeaten and improve..." October 03

  • Adam Gase: Broncos' run game 'terrible' in Week 3 vs. Seahawks

    Denver Post "After a month of questions surrounding the Broncos' new defense and its lacking consistency, the focus has shifted. Leading tackler Danny Trevathan is expected to return Sunday from a leg injury, and his presence, the team hopes, will serve as the glue to for its many pieces. The spotlight..." October 03

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Broncos releasing K Matt Prater, who's coming off 4-game suspension, per source. Brandon McManus wins Denver kicking job.

  • Richard Sherman on the Broncos: I hope we see them again

    Seattle Times "Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman appeared on NFL Network’s NFL GameDay Morning show as a guest analyst and had a couple of interesting quotes the NFL Network passed along: “You have to put him in there…If you’re basing that judgment off of winning, how he plays in big games and clutch..." September 29

  • Super advice for Denver Broncos: Throw the ball!

    Denver Post "Mike Trout is not asked to bunt. No coach would ever order LeBron James to shoot left-handed. Matt Duchene and Ryan O'Reilly are not required to brawl. So why is a team with Peyton Manning as its quarterback trying to run the ball? Bullhorned suggestion to the Broncos: Put it up! Enough..." September 28

  • Aqib Talib fined for WWE-style elbow

    Pro Football Talk "Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib briefly confused the NFL for the WWE on Sunday, and he’s paying the price. The NFL has fined Talib $8,268 for unnecessary roughness against the Seahawks." September 27

  • Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas blames himself for slow start

    Denver Post "Every amateur sports psychologist in Broncos Country wants to know: What's wrong with wide receiver Demaryius Thomas? His hands have become so unreliable that Peyton Manning might not completely trust D.T. to set the dinner table with fine china, let alone catch a crucial third-down pass. "I..." September 25

  • Peyton Manning: Overtime rules put a premium on the coin toss

    Pro Football Talk "Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning led his team to a stunning comeback in Seattle on Sunday, tying a game in the final minute after it appeared to be lost. Then Manning made a mistake that cost his team the game: He called tails. After the Broncos lost the overtime coin toss, Manning could do..." September 23

  • 'No moral victories' "With his voice at its usual uptempo pace, cornerback Chris Harris Jr. recounted the circumstances that led to the Broncos' 26-20 loss to the Seahawks here Sunday: the team's tactics, its early deficit, a stirring comeback, and, finally, the overtime letdown. In the midst of describing how..." September 22

  • Broncos say no timetable in place for ownership transition

    Pro Football Talk "In response to a report from the Denver Post that the Broncos may have as little two years to determine whether a member of Pat Bowlen’s family will assume ownership of the franchise or sell it, the team says that no deadlines exists. “Owner Pat Bowlen has indicated a strong desire to keep..." September 21