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First, a stipulation: In the NFL preseason, all stats, scores, and win-loss records are virtually meaningless. (Exhibit A: Two of the most dominant teams of all time, the 1985 Chicago Bears and 2007 New England Patriots, went a combined 36–2 in the regular season and playoffs—and 3–5 in the games...
August 23 2016, 11:00 AM
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What do you get when you combine the retirement of a Hall of Fame quarterback, the desertion of his heir apparent, some strategic Instagram cropping, and a couple of bullet wounds? If you figure it out, please let us know. (We’re sure John Elway wouldn’t mind being let in on the answer, either.) In...
Wanted: Someone to lead a potential dynasty. Experience preferred but not necessary.
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The Broncos are the first Lombardi Trophy winner to lose its top two quarterbacks since the 2000 Baltimore Ravens. That franchise also rode its dominant defense, a strong running game, and some competent QB fill-ins to playoff appearances in two of the following three years.
Of course, what the...
March 22 2016, 12:00 PM
Denver Broncos quarterback Brock Osweiler runs for a 5-yard gain against the Oakland Raiders at Sports Authority Field on December 13, 2015.
—Photo by Ben Hays / Denver Broncos
Brock Osweiler is a player who, in small sample sizes, has shown that he has the potential to be a potent NFL quarterback.
He’s got a cannon arm. At 6 feet 7 inches tall and with a bit of mobility, his body exceeds the league prototype. And as evidenced by his one campaign as a starter at...
March 9 2016, 2:30 PM
—Photos by Sarah Boyum
The streets of Denver were consumed in a sea of orange and blue yesterday, as Broncos fans poured in from all over the state to celebrate the team's victory in Super Bowl 50. The parade began by Union Station, and marched along 17th Street to Broadway, and down to Civic Center Park, which was...
February 10 2016, 10:00 AM
Denver celebrates the Broncos' Super Bowl victory in Civic Center Park. —Photo by Sarah Boyum
Since the Denver Broncos put the finishing touches on a decisive 24–10 win over the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50, there’s been a distinct afterglow in the city.
At gas stations, cashiers and customers swap smiles and quips about the demolition of Cam Newton, the NFL’s MVP who was reduced...
February 9 2016, 1:45 PM
Denver Broncos’ Von Miller holds the Lombardi Trophy after defeating the Carolina Panthers to win Super Bowl 50. —Ben Margot / AP Photo
On Friday, we laid out the Broncos’ priorities for Super Bowl 50, and damned if they didn’t nail just about all of them. Good thing, because the golden anniversary game had more than a little rust on it. The Broncos and Panthers combined to go a horrendous 4-for-29 on third down, committed six...
February 8 2016, 11:45 AM
Taste the featured "Orange Is the New Blue" punch at Punch Bowl Social, or make it yourself at home. —Courtesy of Punch Bowl Social
Whether you’re hosting or joining a Super Bowl party this weekend, themed drinks are a fun way to showcase your Broncos pride. But with blue and orange as a theme, that can be a little limiting. That’s why we asked a couple of experts—bar managers Joe Schratz from Punch Bowl Social and Anthony...
February 5 2016, 2:35 PM