Broncos Rumors & News

  • Broncos sign RB Jeremy Stewart

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos have swapped reserve running backs in advance of Sunday’s game vs. Miami, promoting veteran Jeremy Stewart from the practice squad and waiving rookie Kapri Biggs. The roster move was announced in the NFL’s Saturday transactions. The 25-year-old Stewart has appeared in 17 regular..." November 22

  • DeMarcus Ware added to injury report, listed as probable

    Pro Football Talk "One of the Broncos’ top pass rushers is a late addition to the injury report, but it does not appear to be a big deal. Outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware (illness) was placed on the report Saturday, the team said. However, he’s listed as probable for Sunday’s game vs. Miami. According to Mike..." November 22

  • Eric Decker admits it’s tough to see Emmanuel Sanders’s success

    New York Daily News "Eric Decker wouldn’t be human if he didn’t wonder what life would be like if he were preparing for another Super Bowl run with arguably the best quarterback in NFL history. He’d be lying if he said the thought didn’t cross his mind: What if I still played for the Denver Broncos? One year after..." November 22

  • Emmanuel Sanders: Was a legal hit "Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders said Friday he's ready to play Sunday against the Miami Dolphins and that St. Louis Rams safety Rodney McLeod made "a legal hit'' on the tackle that resulted in Sanders' concussion. Sanders did add, however, he believed McLeod could have made more..." November 22

  • Peyton's problem: Thomas, Sanders in doubt for Sunday

    Fox Sports "After Demaryius Thomas, who will Peyton Manning throw to this week? Good question. TE Julius Thomas (ankle) and WR Emmanuel Sanders (concussion) both missed practice again on Thursday, and their statuses remain in doubt for Sunday's game against the Dolphins. Thomas says he's determined to play,..." November 21

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    Mike Klis @MikeKlis

    Emmanuel Sanders is practicing Julius Thomas is out here with helmet but not participating

  • Is Peyton Manning in his first slump with the Broncos?

    Denver Post "For the first time since he joined the Broncos, Peyton Manning is in a slump. Granted, it's not often a quarterback averages 389 passing yards and throws eight touchdown passes over a three-game stretch and the perception is he's in a rut. About 20 other NFL quarterbacks would call that a hot..." November 20

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    Jeff Legwold @Jeff_Legwold

    For #Broncos Julius Thomas stretched with team, but will not practice. Emmanuel Sanders not practicing either, Hillman and Ball also out.

  • Emmanuel Sanders Partied In Heaven With All The Ladies "After getting absolutely crushed on a scary play during Sunday's game against the Rams, Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders fell victim to a Wikipedia prankster who edited the page to say that Sanders had died. The wideout caught wind of this, and he responded with a well-struck "Hi haters."" November 19

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    Patrick Smyth @psmyth12

    Tuesday, 12-time Pro Bowler Champ Bailey will sign a "one day" contract to officially retire as a Bronco after 10yrs w/team. 1pm press conf.

  • Montee Ball aggravated a groin injury in his first game back after missing five weeks.

    SB Nation "Montee Ball aggravated a groin injury against the St. Louis Rams on Sunday after undergoing an MRI on Monday and he's expected to be out for two or three weeks, according to the Denver Post's Mike Klis. The second-year running back hadn't played since first suffering the groin injury in Week 5,..." November 18

  • Julius Thomas 'day to day' with ankle injury

    SB Nation "Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas injured his ankle Sunday against the St. Louis Rams, and after an MRI on Monday, he is considered day to day according to the Denver Post's Mike Klis. However, his status for the Broncos' Week 12 matchup against the Miami Dolphins is still up the air. The..." November 17

  • Rams shock Manning, Broncos 22-7

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Rams defense has arrived — better late than never. Quarterback Shaun Hill finally got a chance to show what he could do. Again, better late than never. And with help from linebacker Alex Ogletree, running back Tre Mason, and wide receiver Kenny Britt, the Rams pulled off their second huge..." November 17

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Broncos TE Julius Thomas suffered a sprain ankle today, source said, causing him to leave the game. MRI set for tomorrow.

  • Broncos banged up in St. Louis "The Denver Broncos' trip to this city has been a painful one. Tight end Julius Thomas, running back Montee Ball and wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders all suffered injuries in the game against the Rams. Thomas played just two series for the Broncos before leaving the game with an ankle injury and..." November 16

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Only 1 caveat for the #Broncos & Peyton Manning, who has kept to himself his firm plans: If he wins the Super Bowl, may walk into the sunset

  • Why receivers Dez Bryant, Demaryius Thomas will likely get franchise tags "Star receivers Dez Bryant and Demaryius Thomas were unable to make much progress on what would be massive new contract extensions, and league sources said both seem destined for the franchise tag at this point. Getting new deals done by February would be difficult, both of their teams -- Dallas..." November 16

  • Kiszla: Denver Broncos need to sign lineman Richie Incognito

    Denver Post "The Broncos might be too nice to win the Super Bowl. Controversial offensive lineman Richie Incognito can be a real jerk. The Broncos and Incognito are meant for each other. It might be something less than a match made in heaven. Some might even call it a deal with the devil. But the..." November 16

  • Champ Bailey to retire a Bronco

    Mile High Report "All is right in Broncos Country, arguably the greatest cornerback in Broncos history will resign a one-day deal with the team and retire as a Denver Bronco. Bailey will officially resign with the team on Tuesday there will be a press conference held at 1PM mountain time. Champ Bailey was a..." November 16

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    Jeff Legwold @Jeff_Legwold

    Nate Irving headed to injured reserve for #Broncos (knee), Todd Davis -- rookie LB -- claimed on waivers.

  • Montee Ball has first full practice since Oct. 5 injury "With Ronnie Hillman now out at least two to three weeks with a left foot sprain, it is a good time for Montee Ball to be back in the Denver Broncos’ rotation at running back. Ball, who practiced on a limited basis last week and was then held out of the Broncos’ 41-17 win Sunday over the..." November 12

  • Broncos pass for now on signing Richie Incognito after Monday workout

    Denver Post "Along the Broncos' front line, where men are men and guards can become tackles and vice versa, all is not well. The Broncos are so concerned about their offensive line they're willing to consider the NFL bad boy and alleged bully Richie Incognito. The veteran guard was at the Broncos' Dove..." November 12

  • Broncos consider G Richie Incognito "The Denver Broncos brought in guard Richie Incognito for a workout and are considering signing him, sources confirmed to ESPN. Incognito worked out in Denver for team officials Monday, according to sources, but no decision has been made on whether to sign the free-agent offensive lineman...." November 11

  • Ronnie Hillman (foot) out 2-3 weeks "The revolving door at running back keeps on spinning for the Denver Broncos. Ronnie Hillman, who has the team's only two 100-yard rushing games this season, suffered a mid-foot sprain to his left foot in Sunday's 41-27 victory over the Oakland Raiders. Hillman is expected to miss at least two..." November 11

  • Brock Osweiler had "good laugh" at Peyton Manning staying in game "On Sunday Peyton Manning stayed in the game for the Broncos despite a 41-10 lead over the Raiders (in what would eventually become a 41-17 victory) and it made Brock Osweiler sad. The Broncos backup quarterback was caught by cameras going to get his helmet before throwing his arms up at seeing..." November 11

  • Broncos’ Ronnie Hillman out at least two weeks

    Sports Glory "The Denver Broncos will be without running back Ronnie Hillman for at least two weeks because of a midfoot sprain in his left foot that he suffered Sunday in Oakland, reports Mike Klis of The Denver Post. Coach John Fox confirmed the injury Monday, but said Hillman would be considered..." November 10

  • Broncos turn slow start into blowout win vs. Raiders

    Denver Post "John Elway once had a rocket arm, lately has displayed a magic touch, and is now showing potential as a motivational speaker. The Broncos' general manager and former quarterback addressed his Broncos in a full team meeting Wednesday. The gist of his message: You guys are 6-2, but you're..." November 10

  • Broncos, Chris Harris in contract extension negotiations

    Denver Post "The Broncos have opened contract extension negotiations with cornerback Chris Harris, according to NFL sources. One of the team's most pleasant surprises since the Broncos signed him to a mere $2,000 bonus as an undrafted rookie out of Kansas in 2011, Harris is eligible for unrestricted free..." November 09

  • Favre changes mind, now would take Brady over Manning "If you asked Brett Favre late last month who he thought the NFL's best quarterback is, he would have said Peyton Manning. A couple weeks later, though, Favre has changed his mind. "We've learned not to write Tom Brady off," Favre said this week in a video post on "Today's game, he is..." November 09

  • Adam Gase "really frustrated" with Denver Broncos' running game

    Denver Post "There will be blocks. Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase did not mince words Thursday about his disappointment in his team's running game. "Anytime your two best runs were the last two runs of the game, that's probably more than a disappointment," Gase said. "I was really frustrated..." November 08

  • Randy Moss would consider coming out of retirement to play for Broncos "Former All-Pro receiver Randy Moss hasn't played in the NFL since 2012, but that doesn't mean he's definitely done with football. During an interview this week, the 37-year-old said he would consider coming out of retirement to play with Peyton Manning in Denver. "I'm gonna tell you this, for..." November 08

  • Montee Ball questionable for Sunday’s game at Oakland

    Pro Football Talk "After a third straight limited practice on Friday, Broncos tailback Montee Ball is questionable to face the Raiders on Sunday, per the club’s injury report. Ball has missed the last four games for Denver, with Ronnie Hillman taking over as the starter in his absence. Should Ball play Sunday, it..." November 07

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    Lindsay Jones @bylindsayhjones

    Montee Ball is practicing in pads today. #broncos

  • Broncos' Montee Ball lighter and leaner, and he must compete for his old job "As Montee Ball closes in on a return to the Denver Broncos lineup, he knows he was the starter when he suffered a right groin injury in the team’s Oct. 5 victory over the Arizona Cardinals. And he says he knows, four games later to this point, that he’s not the starter now. It’s Ronnie..." November 05

  • NFLPA pushing league to collectively bargain over personal conduct policy changes

    SB Nation "The NFLPA has been adamant that any changes to the league's personal conduct policy must be collectively bargained. The NFL has been resistant, however. The NFL Players Association are butting heads once again, this time over how to negotiate changes to the league's personal conduct policy. The..." November 04

  • Broncos' Steven Johnson is likely to replace injured MLB Nate Irving

    Denver Post "Steven Johnson is not officially the Broncos' new starting middle linebacker. But he's not much of a secret, either. "Stevey Johnson is going to be able to get the job done," said Broncos cornerback Chris Harris, a college teammate of Johnson's at Kansas. "He's been in our defense going on..." November 04

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Initial diagnosis is that Broncos MLB Nate Irving has a sprained MCL that is not considered season ending, but more testing ahead.

  • Patriots rout Broncos, 43-21, in battle for AFC supremacy

    CSN New England "Remember just five short weeks ago, when obituaries were being written for the New England Patriots' reign of dominance? Seems a little foolish now, doesn't it? Because now, five weeks later, the Patriots have staked their claim as the AFC's best. They ran the defending conference champions,..." November 03

  • Should Welker retire? Brady won't say

    CSN New England "Broncos slot receiver Wes Welker left Sunday's 43-21 loss to the Patriots in the third quarter with a back injury that he sustained after getting hit hard by safety Devin McCourty. Welker was Peyton Manning's intended target on the play, and the pass attempt bounced off Welker's hands before it..." November 03

  • Wes Welker’s Undrafted to run in $1 million Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint

    Pro Football Talk "It has been a career-best year for Undrafted, the four-year-old gelding owned by Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker. And on Saturday afternoon, Undrafted goes for his biggest score yet. Undrafted is one of 14 horses set to run in Saturday’s $1 million Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint at Santa Anita Park..." November 01

  • Broncos running back Ronnie Hillman will play Sunday vs. Patriots

    Denver Post "Ronnie Hillman will play. The Broncos running back banged his shoulder during practice Wednesday but the injury isn't serious and he will be a starter Sunday against the New England Patriots in Foxborough, Mass. In his first three NFL starts, Hillman has rushed for 100 yards, 74 yards with..." November 01

  • Broncos fan who went missing found alive, safe

    USA Today "The man who went missing during a Broncos game last week was located in Pueblo and is safe, according to Denver police. Paul Kitterman, 53, of Kremmling, was last seen in the level two concourse during halftime of Thursday's Broncos game. The family filed a missing person report with the Denver..." October 29

  • Brady-Manning: ‘You wait a year to play this game’

    USA Today "Tom Brady wanted to make one thing perfectly clear Wednesday as he met reporters in advance of another showdown against Peyton Manning. "I'm pretty self-motivated," Brady said when someone asked whether Manning's presence as a rival propelled him to greater heights. "He's always someone I've..." October 29

  • Champ Bailey calls it a career

    Pro Football Talk "Champ Bailey is ready to hang up his cleats. Bailey, the 12-time Pro Bowl cornerback for Washington and Denver, has decided to retire, his agent has told multiple reporters. That decision was probably based on the reality that there isn’t much interest in the 36-year-old Bailey, who was cut..." October 28

  • Could Denver Broncos Trade Wes Welker to Seattle Seahawks?

    Latin Post "The NFL trade deadline is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 4 p.m. EST, and the Denver Broncos could potentially make some waves. At this point into the season, every team knows what they thrive in and what they lack. With the NFL draft long gone and free agent options more limited than ever,..." October 28

  • Keeping both Thomases will cost the Broncos. A lot.

    Denver Post "As tight end Julius Thomas was catching more touchdown passes than any other NFL player and wide receiver Demaryius Thomas was putting together the best four-game receiver stretch in team history, Broncos fans were left with one thought. Pay the men! The value of Peyton Manning's two most..." October 26

  • Blandino says ref made right call on Broncos non-fumble

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos appeared to catch a huge break on Thursday night when the on-field ruling of a fumble by kickoff returner Andre Caldwell was reversed on instant replay, with the referee saying Caldwell was down before he lost control of the ball. On Friday, NFL head of officiating Dean Blandino said..." October 25

  • 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 25

  • 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