Broncos Rumors & News

  • Bill Musgrave’s “smoke and mirrors” challenged Broncos’ defense

    Denver Post "It took only two organized team activity practices last month for Broncos inside linebacker Todd Davis to be impressed with the new-look offense coordinated by Bill Musgrave. “They definitely throw a lot at us so we have to be prepared,” Davis said. “We’ll have..." June 17

  • Paxton Lynch sits as Broncos’ No. 2 quarterback: “I’ll be ready” if called upon

    Denver Post "Paxton Lynch’s offseason program with the Broncos ended Thursday like it started two months ago: As the back-up quarterback to Case Keenum. Unlike his first two NFL seasons, Lynch is not competing for the starting spot – Keenum will lead the offense Sept. 9 against..." June 16

  • Case Keenum an established starter for the first time, acting as veteran mentor

    Pro Football Talk "Case Keenum had never in his NFL career been a team’s established starter during the offseason, but this year in Denver, he is. And the Broncos like his leadership. Keenum has started 38 games in his NFL career, but he’s always been the starter either because someone else..." June 16

  • Broncos sign Bo Bower, Caushaud Lyons, Antonio Simmons

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos are signing linebacker Bo Bower, defensive lineman Caushaud Lyons and outside linebacker Antonio Simmons, Nicki Jhabvala of The Athletic reports. All three participated in the team’s minicamp on a tryout basis. The Broncos had the roster spots open after..." June 15

  • Mike Pereira: If the new rules don’t reduce concussions, the kickoff is gone

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL’s new rules designed to reduce the impacts on kickoffs represent a last-gasp effort to keep the play in the sport. That’s the word from former head of officiating Mike Pereira, who believes that if this year’s rule changes don’t result in the desired..." June 15

  • TE Jake Butt catching groove with Broncos through mandatory minicamp

    Denver Post "If there were any questions about Jake Butt’s health entering Broncos mandatory minicamp, the second-year tight end answered them — quickly. Butt, who endured two ACL tears since 2014 to his right knee, caught two touchdown passes Wednesday just minutes apart during a..." June 14

  • Report: NFLPA exploring legal options for fighting new anthem policy

    The Score "It appears the NFLPA is preparing for a legal battle with the NFL over its new anthem policy. The NFLPA has hired multiple law firms to begin researching potential avenues to fight the league's policy, a source told Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio. Florio..." June 14

  • Paxton Lynch could end up as third-string QB behind Chad Kelly

    Sportsnaut "There’s no doubt about who will be starting under center for the Denver Broncos this coming season, but who will win the backup job is very much an unanswered question at this time. James Palmer of NFL Network noted Thursday after the Broncos concluded mandatory..." June 14

  • Broncos Hiring DeMarcus Ware As Pass-Rush Consultant

    NFL Trade Rumors "Adam Schefter of ESPN is reporting that the Broncos are hiring former OLB DeMarcus Ware as a pass-rush consultant on a part-time basis. According to Schefter, the plan is for Ware to work a few days a week, a few times a month, and try to help improve the..." June 13

  • Broncos waive Deiontrez Mount

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos waived linebacker Deiontrez Mount with an injury designation Monday. Mount tore his Achilles during an organized team activity May 29. He will revert to the team’s injured reserve list if he clears waivers. The Titans made Mount a sixth-round pick in 2015,..." June 12

  • Saints Hosting RB Jamaal Charles For Visit

    NFL Trade Rumors "Adam Schefter reports that the Saints are hosting veteran RB Jamaal Charles for a visit on Wednesday. This is the first reported interest in Charles since the free agent market officially opened back in March. The Saints are also trying out veteran RB Tim..." June 12

  • HGH sent to Peyton Manning's home, but lawyers say it wasn't for QB according to report

    Indianapolis Star "Peyton Manning’s attorney confirmed human growth hormone shipments were sent to his home in Florida by an Indianapolis clinic, but said they were not intended to be used by him, according to documents filed in federal court. The HGH was meant for Peyton’s wife, Ashley..." June 12

  • Broncos DT Clinton McDonald Agrees To $3M Pay Cut

    NFL Trade Rumors "Field Yates of ESPN reports that Broncos veteran DT Clinton McDonald recently agreed to a $3 million pay cut for the 2018 season. According to Yates, McDonald can earn back the $2 million in base salary and $1 million roster bonus by being on the 53-man..." June 12

  • Report: Shane Ray to undergo wrist surgery this week in Houston

    247 Sports "We already knew Shane Ray needed to go under the knife, and now we know when he will do so. According to Nicki Jhabvala of The Athletic, the fourth-year Denver Broncos outside linebacker is set for surgery on his troublesome left wrist later this week in Houston,..." June 11

  • Here's Brett Favre explaining how he basically invented RPOs because he was bored

    CBS Sports "Over the last few seasons, the run-pass option (RPO) has become increasingly popular in the NFL. The way it allows an offense to react to how the defense lines up and then reacts off the snap of the ball makes it easy to avoid negative plays that flow right into what the defense is doing, and..." June 11

  • Following “rocky moments” in 2017, Broncos left tackle Garett Bolles focused on big improvement

    Denver Post "Broncos offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave could have gone several directions when asked about left tackle Garett Bolles. He could have pointed out Bolles’ durability as a rookie (16-game starter), his progress this offseason (added weight and strength) or his potential..." June 10

  • One Giant has chance to be No. 3 receiver after flopping in Denver

    New York Post "Sometimes it clicks right away. Sometimes it never does. Cody Latimer was heading down a wrong path, one that could have cost him his NFL career. As Giants general manager Dave Gettleman likes to say, there are those who play professional football and those who actually are..." June 09

  • Donald Trump asks NFL players to suggest people he should pardon

    WEEI Boston "Donald Trump discussed his plan for presidential pardons on Friday and made an offer to NFL players to suggest to him people he should pardon. "What I'm thinking to do, you have a lot of people in the NFL in particular ... they're not proud enough to stand for..." June 08

  • Broncos can once again be successful if they focus on four key areas

    Denver Post "Stressing the details. Discussing that topic is an NFL offseason program tradition as much as identifying which undrafted free agent can make the team and declaring which player “looks great.” And Broncos camp during organized team activities, which wrap up..." June 07

  • Broncos have plenty of options for open right guard position. The challenge is picking the right player.

    Denver Post "The Broncos know Garett Bolles, Ron Leary (if healthy), Matt Paradis and Jared Veldheer (if healthy) will start at left tackle, left guard, center and right tackle, respectively, against Seattle in September’s season opener. Unknown is the right guard..." June 06

  • Broncos LB Shane Ray To Undergo Wrist Surgery

    Pro Football Rumors "Broncos edge rusher Shane Ray will undergo wrist surgery that is expected to sideline him for three months, according to Ian Rapoport of (Twitter link). Given his recovery timeline, Ray may not be available for the start of the 2018 regular season. The operation was fully..." June 06

  • Report: Broncos could be worth $3 billion if sold

    Sportsnaut "The failing health of Pat Bowlen means the Denver Broncos need to have a succession plan for the controlling ownership stake. But if the dysfunction surrounding that situation leads to the franchise hitting the market, the sale could be unparalleled. According to Bleacher..." June 06

  • Broncos OLB Shane Ray May Need Another Wrist Surgery, Getting 2nd Opinion

    NFL Trade Rumors "Mike Klis of 9 News reports that Broncos OLB Shane Ray is getting a second opinion on his injured wrist after it was recommended that he undergo another surgery. According to Klis, a second surgery would not end Ray’s 2018 season, but..." June 05

  • Broncos linebacker Shane Ray getting second opinion on left wrist injury

    Denver Post "Broncos linebacker Shane Ray is expected to receive a second opinion on his left wrist injury that has kept him out of organized team activities this week. A team source confirmed a report by 9News and said Ray was shelved this week because of discomfort in the wrist. On Monday,..." June 05

  • Hard to imagine Tom Brady skating on HGH allegation like Peyton Manning

    WEEI Boston "Imagine if a documentary that ties Tom Brady to human growth hormone was released just before the NFL playoffs. The report, which is produced by a reputable news organization, features an on-camera interview with a pharmacist who claims to have sent HGH to Brady’s..." June 05

  • Bradley Roby is ready to unleash his edge with Broncos’ secondary

    Denver Post "Bradley Roby received a “get out of practice free” card. He chose not to use it. The Broncos’ fifth-year cornerback missed the team’s fourth day of organized team activities this past week with an illness. Roby awoke the next day with the same..." June 04

  • Von Miller, who recently disparaged OTAs, not at practice Monday

    Sportsnaut "Denver Broncos superstar Von Miller recently expressed his lack of enthusiasm for OTAs, noting in the grand scheme of things they can be more trouble than they’re worth. On Monday, he, along with six other Broncos players, was absent from the team’s OTA..." June 04

  • Broncos OC feels new offense will be 'great' for QBs "The Denver Broncos not only have a new quarterback in 2018, they are installing an entire new offense under returning coordinator Bill Musgrave. "Yeah, it's pretty much all different,'' Musgrave said last week, via Mike Klis of KUSA-TV in..." June 04

  • Bradley Chubb’s tape is dynamic but confirms difficulty of transition to pros

    Denver Post "To help describe the transition facing Broncos first-round draft pick Bradley Chubb, I went to the video. In road games at Florida State and Notre Dame, Chubb played 116 snaps for North Carolina State. He played no snaps at strong-side linebacker, his current spot with the Broncos. He..." June 03

  • Beth Bowlen Wallace Responds To Joe Ellis’ Remarks

    Pro Football Rumors "On Thursday, Beth Bowlen Wallace, one of Pat Bowlen‘s seven children, went public with her desire to become the controlling owner of the Broncos when it comes time for the Pat Bowlen Trust to sign over that role. She said, “I have completed the criteria laid out by the..." June 03

  • Potential Broncos sale could reportedly shatter records

    Larry Brown Sports "It’s far too early to know if the Denver Broncos could be hitting the open market at any time soon, but it’s at least possible, and it would be pricey. Questions arose when a spat erupted between Beth Bowlen Wallace, the daughter of Broncos owner Pat Bowlen, and the..." June 02

  • Broncos OC: Case Keenum's workload paying dividends "Quarterback Case Keenum hasn't taken long to assimilate in the Denver Broncos' offense. Keenum, who signed a two-year, $36 million deal during free agency, is paid as a starter. And he has conducted himself as such while the Broncos transition to a new..." June 01

  • Al Jazeera Says Peyton Manning Was "Source" Confirming Doping Claims in Film

    The Hollywood Reporter "In bombshell court papers unsealed in a defamation lawsuit against Al Jazeera America, the defunct cable news network says football legend Peyton Manning "confirmed" much of the doping allegations made against him by its primary source. MLB superstars Ryan Zimmerman and Ryan..." June 01

  • The Best Remaining NFL Free Agents

    Pro Football Rumors "The biggest names in this year’s free agent class such as Kirk Cousins, Sammy Watkins, Allen Robinson, and Trumaine Johnson have long been spoken for, but plenty of notable players remain on the board here in June. With a hat tip to James Palmer of" June 01

  • Broncos DC Joe Woods 'nearly passed out' when Browns shockingly passed on Bradley Chubb

    CBS Sports "In a 2018 NFL Draft full of surprises, the Cleveland Browns walked away as the primary disrupters. They began by taking Baker Mayfield -- hardly a traditional prototypical NFL quarterback -- first overall. But the real shocker came when the Browns were on the board..." June 01

  • Denver Broncos DE DeMarcus Walker is beefed up and wants to make a bigger impact

    Denver Post "Down to 238 pounds at the end of the 2017 season, DeMarcus Walker didn’t look or feel like himself. “Even my mom, when she saw me, didn’t like it,” Walker said. The Mom knew The Son was not a stay-light, play-in-space guy. Walker’s game is all..." May 31

  • Pat Bowlen's daughter told she's not qualified to be Broncos' controlling owner

    CBS Sports "Beth Bowlen, the daughter of longtime Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen, has requested that the team's leadership appoint her the team's controlling owner.  "I know the fans have been anxious and asking quite a few questions about what's happening..." May 31

  • Peyton Manning on Neck Injury, 'I Couldn't Throw the Same Way'

    TMZ "Peyton Manning says he couldn't throw a football the same way after his neck injury a few years back -- but he adjusted his game and found success ... and he's convinced Tiger Woods will do the same.  The NFL legend played with..." May 31

  • Broncos LB Deiontrez Mount Out For Season With Achilles Tear

    NFL Trade Rumors "Mike Klis of 9 News reports that Broncos LB Deiontrez Mount suffered a torn Achilles during Tuesday’s practice and will now miss the 2018 season. Mount went down with what was believed to be an ankle injury yesterday and he had to be carted off the field. There..." May 30

  • NFL Owner Admits He Changed His Mind On National Anthem Policy Because of Trump

    12 Up "NFL owners may not all be in lock-step over issues surrounding player protests during the National Anthem, but it's clear that the American president has been a driving force in the conflict-- and has influenced at least a few owners' positions on the matter. Former..." May 30

  • Broncos’ Von Miller to host second “Pass Rusher Summit,” looks to “pay it forward” to Bradley Chubb

    Denver Post "Linebacker Von Miller said he will be hosting his second “Pass Rusher Summit,” next month at the Big Cedar Lodge in Branson, Mo. Miller’s inaugural event was last year in Palo Alto, Calif. “It’s a great space where we can talk about knowledge and..." May 30

  • Broncos LB Deiontrez Mount carted off field with right leg injury

    Sportsnaut "During Tuesday’s OTA practice, Denver Broncos linebacker Deiontrez Mount suffered a leg injury that ultimately required him to be carted off the field. Team beat writers noted Mount had previously limped off the practice field, putting no weight on his right leg before..." May 29

  • Broncos Sign Rookie CB Isaac Yiadom

    Pro Football Rumors "The Broncos have signed another draft pick. Mike Klis of 9News in Denver reports (via Twitter) that the team has inked third-round cornerback Isaac Yiadom to his four-year contract. The deal is worth $3.1MM (with a $736K signing bonus). he Boston College product was selected with the..." May 26

  • O’Halloran: The Broncos should focus on improving their woeful red zone offense

    Denver Post "In addition to equal reps for players, Broncos coach Vance Joseph said he has “absolutely” adjusted how he runs the 10 organized team activity workouts. “If you don’t do that, it’s a disservice to your football team,” Joseph said. “Every year,..." May 26

  • 10 NFL teams that could be poised for a big turnaround

    Larry Brown Sports "While free agent talent remains on the market, the bulk of NFL roster movement is already completed. Teams have signed, traded for, and drafted new players. Now with OTAs in progress, coaches are getting a clear idea of what their teams will look like in 2018. Quick NFL turnarounds..." May 26

  • Cody Kessler’s time in Cleveland prepared him for a second chance in Jacksonville "This isn’t easy. Not that Cody Kessler dwells on the “trickiness” of his new situation. Or his quick turnaround. Or his repetitions – actually, the lack thereof. “That’s part of it, 100 percent,” Kessler said this week..." May 26

  • Former 76ers GM Sam Hinkie is now working with NFL's Denver Broncos

    Hoops Hype "The Denver Broncos have reportedly hired former Philadelphia 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie as an analytics consultant for their team. According to a report, he will be used to help the team use data to better improve their organization (via The..." May 25

  • DeMaurice Smith: Anthem rule is about exerting control over players

    Pro Football Talk "NFL Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith says the league’s owners are less interested in showing respect for America than in showing they can control their employees with the new rule requiring players who are on the field for the national anthem to..." May 25

  • Report: NFL owners didn’t actually vote on anthem issue

    Pro Football Talk "Question: When is a unanimous vote not unanimous? Answer: When there’s no vote at all. No, this isn’t a Matrix-style exercise in whether or not there is a spoon. (Then again maybe it is.) It’s an example of the kind of casual white-lying that has..." May 24

  • Brandon Marshall reacts harshly to President Trump's anthem comments

    ESPN "Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall, who knelt during the national anthem before eight games in 2016 and in Week 3 last season, had a harsh response Thursday to President Donald Trump's support of the NFL's new anthem policy. In an interview with Fox News, the president..." May 24