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Denver Broncos Season Ends Bitterly and Looking Toward Next Year Begins
February 3rd, 2014 at 11:57 AM
The Denver Broncos season ended on the ultimate bitter note, getting destroyed 43-8 in Super Bowl XLVIII by the Seattle Seahawks. Despite the loss, Denver will still factor into the AFC West in 2014, but will have to make some difficult decisions. Any time people talk about the Broncos, it starts...

Denver Broncos Part Ways with Veteran RB Willis McGahee
June 13th, 2013 at 9:24 AM
***PHOTO1*** After just two years with the team, the Denver Broncos have released star running back Willis McGahee, as ESPN's Adam Schefter tweeted this morning: @AdamSchefter: Broncos released RB Willis McGahee McGahee is entering his 11th season in the NFL. At the age of 32, he's already on the slippery downhill slope older...

Denver Broncos Trim Roster Down to 53 Players: Analyzing the Cuts
September 2nd, 2012 at 12:21 PM
 ***PHOTO1*** The Denver Broncos have unveiled their 53-man roster, and although there aren't too many shocks of the 22 casualties, there are a few that are worth noting and analyzing. Amongst the released were 10-year veteran cornerback Drayton Florence, third-year cornerback Syd'Quan Thompson, third-year safety Rafael Bush and sixth-year tackle Ryan Harris. Florence...

Denver Broncos: Broncos Interested in Maurice Jones-Drew?
August 22nd, 2012 at 1:22 PM
 ***PHOTO1***    It what may come as a bit of shocking news to not only Broncos fans, but NFL fans themselves, the Broncos reportedly have interest in Maurice Jones-Drew, Jacksonville's star running back who is holding for a better contract. The Broncos have called the Jaguars, and have indeed inquired about the league's...

Denver Broncos Sign LB Keith Brooking
August 7th, 2012 at 2:34 AM
***PHOTO1*** The only player remaining from John Elway's last NFL game on January 31st, 1999 has signed with the Denver Broncos. LB Keith Brooking, who was a reserve rookie linebacker on the Atlanta Falcons in 1998, and played in Super Bowl XXXIII, signed with the Broncos on Monday. Brooking will challenge for playing...

Denver Broncos Release First Depth Chart of 2012
August 6th, 2012 at 1:21 PM
Pos First Second Third Other WR Demaryius Thomas Matthew Willis Jason Hill Greg Orton, Tyler Grisham, Cameron Kenney LT Ryan Clady Chris Clark Mike Remmers   LG Zane Beadles Adam Grant Austin Wuebbels   C J.D. Walton CJ Davis Phillip Blake   RG Chris Kuper Manny Ramirez Tony Hils Wayne Tribue RT Orlando Franklin Ryan Harris     TE Joel Dreessen Jacob Tamme Virgil Green Julius Thomas, Anthony Miller, Cornelius Ingram WR Eric Decker Andre Caldwell Brandon Stokley Mark Dell, Gerell Robinson QB Peyton Manning Caleb Hanie Brock Osweiler Adam Weber FB Chris Gronkowski Austin Sylvester     RB Willis McGahee Lance Ball Ronnie Hillman Xavier Oman, Knowshon Moreno,...

Denver Broncos Sign Safety Jim Leonhard
August 4th, 2012 at 3:53 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Denver Broncos just announced that they have signed safety Jim Leonhard to a one-year deal. Leonhard had worked out for the Bills yesterday, and worked out for the Broncos today. Denver wasted no time in signing the eight-year veteran to a contract, in the wake of announcing that starting...

Denver Broncos Offer Ryan Clady 5 Year, $50 Million Deal
July 23rd, 2012 at 8:45 AM
 ***PHOTO1*** In a follow-up of the report that surfaced a few days ago concerning the lack of progress on a new deal for franchise left tackle Ryan Clady, it seems as if there's been some positive progress since then. Mike Klis is reporting that the Denver Broncos are eagerly pursuing a...

Denver Broncos’ John Elway is Stressing Balance on Offense This Season
July 21st, 2012 at 1:29 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Broncos acquired four-time NFL MVP Peyton Manning in the offseason. They signed him to a five year, $98 million contract. They got rid of temporary franchise quarterback Tim Tebow. They basically put all of their chips on the table for Manning. So when you look at things at face value,...

Thanks for the Memories Brian Xanders…and Have a Great Summer
May 8th, 2012 at 10:00 AM
It’s getting close to that time of year again. Everyone is excited for the plans they have for the summer. Time to break out the Sharpe markers and think of something clever to write in the yearbook. ***PHOTO1*** “Brian, I can’t believe it’s been four years already. Time really flies, man!” Brian...

Denver Broncos Add Weapons for Manning, Character for Locker Room
March 23rd, 2012 at 3:08 PM
Just because the Denver Broncos traded away Tim Tebow doesn't mean the team is trading in its desire to have players of tall talent and high character. Today the Broncos got both when with the additions of free agent tight ends Jacob Tamme and Joel Dreessen. ***PHOTO1*** Broncos Executive Vice President of...

Denver Broncos Make Trade to New York Jets, Bring Tim Tebow’s Time in Denver to an End
March 22nd, 2012 at 11:23 AM
The sands in the hourglass have run out on the brief period in Denver Broncos history known as Tebow Time...again. That's because the Broncos traded quarterback Tim Tebow and a seventh-round pick to the New York Jets for a fourth- and a sixth-round draft pick...twice. ***PHOTO1*** Only fitting the NFL's most unconventional...

Peyton Manning Joins John Elway, Denver Broncos with Goal of Super Bowl
March 20th, 2012 at 6:38 PM
Once unquestionably the greatest quarterback to wear a Denver Broncos jersey, today Hall-of-Famer John Elway introduced the team's new quarterback who puts some question into the discussion, future Hall-of-Famer Peyton Manning. But if Elway has his way, when Manning is done playing football the answer to who is the best...

Denver Broncos May Need New Men to Land Peyton Manning
March 13th, 2012 at 12:11 PM
With the starter's pistol raised and the NFL's free agency frenzy about to begin, reports the Denver Broncos are the front runner to land quarterback Peyton Manning have hopes running sky high in the Mile High City. However, before the future Hall-of-Fame QB signs on Denver's dotted line there seems...

Peyton Manning in Denver for Visit with Broncos
March 9th, 2012 at 3:23 PM
Just like the way he plays quarterback, it appears Peyton Manning's decision where he plays next year will be an uptempo affair. Manning has already arrived in Denver via Broncos owner Pat Bowlen's private plane about 1:35 p.m.MT, accompanied by front-office boss John Elway, head coach John Fox, general manager...

Denver Broncos Put Best Foot Forward, Place Franchise Tag on Matt Prater
March 5th, 2012 at 5:15 PM
The Denver Broncos 2011 season was full of surprise endings that left many opponents feeling like they got kicked in the gut. So it came as little surprise today when the Broncos slapped the franchise tag on kicker Matt Prater, whose four game-winning field goals tied for the second most...

Denver Broncos Sign WR D’Andre Goodwin, Place FB Spencer Larsen on IR
January 10th, 2012 at 3:33 PM
With wide receiver Eric Decker's knee sprain making him day-to-day, the Denver Broncos signed wide receiver D'Andre Goodwin to their active roster and placed fullback Spencer Larsen on injured reserve. Goodwin (5-foot-11, 188 pounds) is a rookie who spent the majority of the 2011 season on Denver's practice squad after signing...

Denver Broncos Join Forces with Marines to Score Touchdowns for Tots
December 2nd, 2011 at 2:20 PM
This holiday season, the Denver Broncos and Marine Toys for Tots Foundation are teaming up to deliver the magic of the holidays to less fortunate children in metro Denver through their annual Touchdown for Tots program. "The Denver Broncos are proud to partner with the Marines in support of such a...

Denver Broncos Cut Ties with Kyle Orton
November 22nd, 2011 at 2:51 PM
The Broncos waived quarterback Kyle Orton an NFL source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.team executive vice president John Elway announced today. The Denver Post is reporting the move comes after Orton and his agent David Dunn started talking to Broncos officials when it was learned Chicago Bears' quarterback Jay...

News: Lloyd to Rams; Views: McDaniels Still Able to Deplete Broncos Roster
October 17th, 2011 at 11:57 PM
When the Denver Broncos fired Josh McDaniels before the end of last season, the prevailing thought was his reign of terror on the team's personnel department had come to an end. No longer would McDaniels be involved in the Broncos getting rid of the offense's best players...and the people rejoiced...