Broncos Rumors & News

  • Broncos trying to trade Mark Sanchez

    Pro Football Talk "Trevor Siemian is the Week One starter at quarterback for the Broncos and Mark Sanchez could be on his way out of Denver. PFT has learned, via a league source, that the Broncos are trying to trade the 2009 first-round pick now that they have settled on Siemian as their starter. Rookie Paxton..." August 29

  • Broncos choose Trevor Siemian as opening day starter

    USA Today "Denver Broncos coach Gary Kubiak informed the team Monday that second-year quarterback Trevor Siemian will be the starter, according to the team's website. Siemian, who had one kneeldown in his rookie season, beat out first-round pick Paxton Lynch and veteran Mark Sanchez for the job." August 29

  • Broncos release 11 players ahead of 75-man roster deadline

    Denver Post "The first set of 11 Broncos players had to turn in their playbook Saturday ahead of the mandated 75-man roster deadline. Denver still needs to make four cuts by Tuesday at 2 p.m. Denver released vested veteran safety Brandian Ross and waived receivers DeVier Posey and Durron Neal, guard Mathu..." August 29

  • Broncos closing in on quarterback verdict; Gary Kubiak impressed by Trevor Siemian

    ESPN "Broncos coach Gary Kubiak didn't announce the team's starting quarterback Saturday night, but he said he now has enough information to make a decision. The Broncos' 17-9 preseason win over the Los Angeles Rams on Saturday night marked Trevor Siemian's second consecutive preseason start for..." August 29

  • Siemian, Lynch lead Broncos past Rams

    The Sports Xchange "DENVER – Quarterbacks Trevor Siemian and Paxton Lynch each led touchdown drives and the Denver Broncos beat the Los Angeles Rams 17-9 on Saturday night. Running back Ronnie Hillman, battling to retain a roster spot in the Broncos' crowded backfield, finished Lynch's third-quarter scoring..." August 28

  • Gary Kubiak on Trevor Siemian: I see a guy getting better

    Pro Football Talk "Broncos coach Gary Kubiak came into Saturday’s game with the intention of making his decision on a starting quarterback after his team faced the Rams and nothing’s changed after watching Trevor Siemian and Paxton Lynch against Los Angeles. Kubiak said after the game that he’s “got enough going..." August 28

  • Cody Latimer believes he will be ready for Week 1 after knee injury

    Denver Post "The third preseason game is about game planning toward the regular season, but the top goal is still staying healthy. Receiver Cody Latimer gave the Broncos a scare Saturday when he suffered a left knee injury in the third quarter of their 17-9 win over the Rams. Latimer is scheduled to have a..." August 28

  • Broncos seeing if anyone wants Britton Colquitt after offering pay cut

    NBC News 9 Colorado "Britton Colquitt is on the trading block. The Denver Broncos have called teams inquiring if they’d be interested in acquiring their veteran punter, an NFL source told 9News. Colquitt has one year and $3.25 million left on his contract. Among the teams who could be interested in Colquitt are..." August 28

  • Mark Sanchez is the odd man out in Denver

    Fox Sports "The Broncos’ starting quarterback job was Mark Sanchez’s to lose. Saturday night, it became painfully obvious that he lost it. Sanchez was the third choice at quarterback for Broncos in their third preseason game Saturday, the one considered the dress rehearsal for the regular season, as..." August 28

  • Report: NFL thinking about eliminating the preseason

    Sportsnaut "The NFL preseason isn’t for everyone. The casual fan really isn’t interested in watching training camp bodies play in a meaningless game. Though, it’s still a cash cow. Interest is there. Stadiums sell out. The cost of television rights remain relatively high. In reality, it makes very..." August 28

  • Who is on the Broncos’ bubble with roster cuts looming?

    Denver Post "Who is on the Broncos’ bubble as the first round of roster cuts loom? Nicki: The first player I look to is Garrett Graham, a tight end similar (in so many ways) to Owen Daniels. Graham was signed in April to seemingly replace Daniels. Graham has been nursing a shoulder injury for quite some..." August 27

  • ESPN writer calls Trevor Siemian’s arm ‘gift from the gods’

    Sportsnaut "If ESPN’s Jeff Legwold was in charge of choosing a starting quarterback for the Denver Broncos, it is safe to say he would award the job to Trevor Siemian. After all, Legwold is literally comparing the second-year signal caller’s arm to a “gift from the gods.” He also said that he has never..." August 26

  • Trevor Siemian may have already won starting job for Broncos

    Number Fire "Denver Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian "has won the starting job," ESPN Broncos reporter Jeff Legwold claimed while appearing on Mike Clay's Sirius Fantasy show. What It Means: Considering that Siemian threw a pick-six to San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid in his last contest, it's..." August 26

  • Demaryius Thomas on tweet to Josh Norman: Not trash talk, was speaking fact

    ESPN "One man's trash (talk) is another man's truth. At least that's the way Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas sees it. Asked after Thursday's practice why he posted a picture on Twitter wearing his Super Bowl ring with a tweet directed at Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman that..." August 25

  • Denver Broncos get naming rights to Mile High Stadium

    NBC News 9 Colorado "A bankruptcy judge has approved a request from Sports Authority to transfer the naming rights of Mile High Stadium to the Denver Broncos. Sports Authority Holdings, Inc. made the request after missing its latest contract payment. Court records show the request was signed on Monday in..." August 25

  • Ex-NFL receiver rips Tim Tebow, says he's the worst QB he's ever played with

    CBS Sports "It's a good thing Tim Tebow has decided to move on to a baseball career, because apparently, he had no future in football. If you didn't come to that conclusion on your own after watching him play in the NFL for three years, maybe David Anderson can help you. The former NFL wide receiver..." August 24

  • Bruce Arians, John Elway added to competition committee

    Pro Football Talk "Rams coach Jeff Fisher said he was taking a “leave of absence” from the competition committee, but they may have filled the job on him. According to Adam Schefter of, Cardinals coach Bruce Arians and Broncos executive John Elway have been added to the committee, which sets the agenda..." August 24

  • Peyton Manning is going to participate in a Comedy Central roast

    CBS Sports "It looks like we finally figured out why Peyton Manning retired from football: So he could prepare for Comedy Central's latest roast. The network has announced that Manning will be a roaster for its upcoming special that's set to air on Sept. 5. During the show, Manning and six comedy veterans..." August 23

  • Trevor Siemian not throwing at Broncos practice "A day after Gary Kubiak named him the starter for the Denver Broncos' third preseason tilt, Trevor Siemian is not throwing at practice. Per multiple reporters at Broncos practice, Siemian did not throw Tuesday due to a sore shoulder. The quarterback did guide the first team during the running..." August 23

  • Report: Mark Sanchez could be released as cap casualty

    Sportsnaut "Denver Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak announced that Trevor Siemian would start Saturday against the Los Angeles Rams. This doesn’t bode well for Mark Sanchez, who could be playing to save his job when he does get his opportunities this weekend. “Sanchez must now try to protect his No. 2 spot,”..." August 23

  • Trevor Siemian to start Broncos' third preseason game

    ESPN "Trevor Siemian will start at quarterback in the Denver Broncos' third preseason game, Saturday night against the Los Angeles Rams. While that doesn't mean -- yet -- Siemian will be the team's starter when the Broncos open the season Sept. 8 against the Carolina Panthers, he will get the last,..." August 22

  • Broncos find their QB

    CBS Sports "When I went to Denver to see the Broncos early in training camp, there were a lot of whispers that Trevor Siemian might end up being the starting quarterback. What? Who? Heading into that trip, I thought it was a bunch of hype, not much more than a staff trying to help a young kid gain..." August 22

  • Ronnie Hillman appears unlikely to make Broncos’ 53-man roster

    Pro Football Talk "Broncos coach Gary Kubiak said last week that running back Ronnie Hillman is in “a helluva battle” to make the 53-man roster. It appears that Hillman is losing that battle. Mike Klis of KUSA reports that it would now be a surprise if Hillman makes the team. That’s a surprise, considering the..." August 22

  • Ponder leads two fourth-quarter scoring drives in 49ers' 31-24 win

    The Sports Xchange "Backup quarterback Christian Ponder ran and threw for touchdowns in a span of less than four minutes of the fourth quarter on Saturday night as the San Francisco 49ers notched a 31-24 exhibition win over the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field in Denver. Ponder rushed for a 22-yard..." August 21

  • NFL drops “probable” from injury report, redefines “questionable” and “doubtful”

    Pro Football Talk "It’s definite that “probable” no longer will be part of the NFL injury lexicon. As first noted (as best we can tell) by Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald and as the league office confirms, the widely-misconstrued P-word has been dumped from the injury reporting procedures. “The ‘Probable’..." August 21

  • Broncos sign Henry Melton to one-year deal "Defensive lineman Henry Melton is the newest member of the Denver Broncos. The 29-year-old Pro Bowler, who appeared in 16 games (one start) and logged two sacks for the Buccaneers a year ago, will head to Colorado as a key piece of rotational depth now that Vance Walker is officially on injured..." August 21

  • Gary Kubiak hints that Paxton Lynch could still win the job

    Pro Football Talk "When Broncos coach Gary Kubiak made Mark Sanchez and Trevor Siemian co-starting quarterbacks and relegated rookie Paxton Lynch to the position of, as a practical matter, Assistant to the Regional Manager, most assumed Sanchez or Siemian would win the Week One starting job — and that Lynch would..." August 21

  • Can Chiefs overtake Broncos in AFC West?

    Sportsnet "Last year’s record: 11-5 Head coach: Andy Reid Core players: Jamaal Charles (RB), Jeremy Maclin (WR), Alex Smith (QB), Travis Kelce (TE), Dontari Poe (DT), Justin Houston (LB), Tamba Hali (LB), Derrick Johnson (LB), Eric Berry (S), Marcus Peters (CB) 2016 is about… surpassing the Broncos..." August 21

  • Sanchez worries he ruined an opportunity by playing like crap

    ESPN "The Broncos' question at starting quarterback remains unanswered, and both Trevor Siemian and Mark Sanchez exited Saturday night's 31-24 preseason loss to the San Francisco 49ers feeling like an opportunity to win the job was squandered. Siemian started the game, and the Broncos opened the..." August 21

  • Broncos bring in Henry Melton for a workout

    Pro Football Talk "Defensive end Derek Wolfe avoided a serious injury when he rolled his ankle during practice last week, but the Broncos did lose Vance Walker for the season to a torn ACL. That leaves them a little thinner on the defensive line and, according to multiple reports, they’re working out veteran..." August 21

  • Peyton Manning once wanted Von Miller suspended

    Sportsnaut "After working with the legendary Peyton Manning for four years, reigning Super Bowl MVP Von Miller certainly has a ton of really awesome stories to tell. Considered one of the leaders of the Broncos team during his tenure, Manning once suggested that Miller, along with a few of his teammates,..." August 19

  • Broncos' Paxton Lynch may not be starter yet - but don't count him out this season

    Mile High Report "As the Broncos head into their second day of a joint practice with the Niners, coach Gary Kubiak will key in on the quarterbacks (as if he hasn't been the last three months) to likely name a starter for Saturday's game against the Bay Area team. Lynch may not be in the starter conversation much..." August 18

  • Snoop Dogg Rips NFL for Allowing Players to Own Guns But Preventing Them From Smoking Weed

    Complex "Deep down, the NFL is probably not OK with its players owning guns. In the past, there have been quite a few players who have gotten themselves into trouble as a result of carrying guns, so if the league had its way, it would likely force all players to stop purchasing guns. They can’t legally..." August 18

  • NFLPA exec says NFL has 'zero credible evidence' for interview demands

    Sporting News "The NFL has threatened to suspend players mentioned in an Al Jazeera America report that alleges steroid use if they don't submit to an interview. The union isn't about to give in so easily. NFL Players' Association executive George Atallah told ESPN's "Outside the Lines" on Wednesday the..." August 18

  • Broncos in no rush to name quarterback as competition remains too close too call

    USA Today "Gary Kubiak won’t even name a starting quarterback for the Denver Broncos’ second preseason game, much less the Sept. 8 Super Bowl rematch against the Carolina Panthers. And that’s just how the Hall of Famer who runs the team's football operation wants it. Mark Sanchez and Trevor Siemian have..." August 17

  • Skip Bayless, Shannon Sharpe find new partner for FS1 debate show

    Sporting News "Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe have found the moderator for their planned debate show on FS1. She’s Joy Taylor, a former South Florida sports radio personality who joined Fox Sports in March. Taylor will play a role similar to Molly Qerim's and that of previous debate moderators on Bayless’..." August 16

  • Broncos' Emmanuel Sanders, Chris Harris Jr. get into a brawl at practice

    Fox Sports "Training camp fights are nothing new – in fact, they’re common – but it sounds like things got a bit out of hand during in Denver on Monday. According to several reports, tempers boiled over between Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. and wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders during practice to the..." August 15

  • NFL considers early week ’18 opener in China

    Sports Business Daily "The NFL could open the 2018 season on a Tuesday or Wednesday in China, with its traditional Thursday night season-opening game following later that same week, according to the league’s top international executive planning the proposed game. Intent on staging a game in China despit... " August 15

  • Defensive end Vance Walker has been carted off the field with a knee injury

    Mile High Report "One play into Day 19 of Denver Broncos Training Camp may end up being a costly one for the Broncos defensive line. Starting defensive end Vance Walker who has been having an outstanding Training Camp went down with a knee injury and was carted off the field. He wasn't able to put any weight on..." August 15

  • Peyton Manning made Broncos WR Cody Latimer too nervous

    ABC News - Denver "Cody Latimer caught eight passes in his first two NFL seasons. He caught seven in the Broncos preseason opener. He admits he is more comfortable in a Broncos offense not run by Peyton Manning. "For me, it’s not being so nervous. I was always so nervous when Peyton was around. I didn’t want to..." August 14

  • Wide receiver Bennie Fowler has a fractured elbow, out for awhile

    Mile High Report "According to 9NEWS Denver's Mike Klis, Denver Broncos wide receiver Bennie Fowler suffered a fractured elbow during Thursday night's preseason game against the Chicago Bears. Klis says Fowler will be "out a while", but no timetable has been officially listed." August 13

  • Kubiak not happy with Broncos offense at Saturday’s practice

    Pro Football Talk "Broncos coach Gary Kubiak was pleased with the offensive performance in Thursday night’s 22-0 win over the Bears. He wasn’t as happy on Saturday. “We didn’t practice very well offensively,” Kubiak told reporters. “We’re less than 48 hours out of a game and to come back and practice is tough. We..." August 13

  • Champion Broncos shut out Bears

    The Sports Xchange "Quarterback Mark Sanchez, trying to revive his career as Peyton Manning's successor with the Super Bowl champion Broncos, threw a 32-yard touchdown pass to Demaryius Thomas to start Denver toward a 22-0 victory over the Bears in an exhibition opener Thursday night in Chicago. Sanchez, who..." August 12

  • Broncos safety Shiloh Keo suspended by NFL for two games

    Denver Post "The NFL has suspended Broncos safety Shiloh Keo two games without pay for violating its substance-abuse policy, according to an NFL source. Keo can participate in the Broncos’ remaining training camp practices and games. But once the regular season begins, he is barred from Broncos facilities..." August 12

  • Bloody Strip Club Photos Emerge in Aqib Talib Shooting

    Black Sports Online "Although Aqib Talib has claimed that he was at a park when he was shot back in June, bloody photos from the strip club where the shooting allegedly took place have emerged. At least one official police document lists V Live strip club as the location of the incident. Photos have emerged that..." August 11

  • Broncos’ pesky offensive line issues just won’t go away, and they’re mounting

    Denver Post "Coach Gary Kubiak calls it “some nicks and things.” It is undeniably worse. On the occasion of their first preseason game Thursday night at Chicago, in a showcase that is intended to help find Denver’s next quarterback, the Broncos will instead attempt to cobble together some..." August 11

  • Devontae Booker’s battles with adversity paved his unusual path to the Broncos

    Denver Post "Devontae Booker sat right outside the hospital room door with his legs shaking, hands sweating and heart pounding. He was overwhelmed with an anticipation that was far greater than he experiences when going head to head with a 250-pound linebacker on fourth-and-goal. Inside the room, Booker’s..." August 10

  • Schefter discusses possible discipline for Broncos Talib

    Sports Radio Interviews "Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib made it back onto the practice field at UCHealth Training Center Monday, but how long he’ll be able to stay there is still up in the air. It’s the first time Talib’s practiced with the defending Super Bowl champions since a June 5th incident in which the..." August 09

  • Aqib Talib could be suspended as many as 8 games

    Larry Brown Sports "Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib returned to practice on Monday for the first time since suffering a gunshot wound to the leg, but can the team expect him to be on the field come Week 1? That may not be in Talib’s control. In an appearance on 104.3 The Fan’s “The Drive with Big Al and..." August 09

  • Tim Tebow to pursue a career in professional baseball

    ESPN "Former NFL quarterback and current ESPN broadcaster Tim Tebow is actively pursuing a career in professional baseball and plans to hold a workout for Major League Baseball teams later this month, according to his agents Jimmy Sexton and Nick Khan. For almost the past year, Tebow has been..." August 09