Note: Below is a portion of the team's weekly press release. To view a PDF of the complete release, click here.
Following a two-game road trip in which the club finished 1-1, the Denver Broncos (2-3) will host the New York Jets (4-1) on Sunday at INVESCO Field at Mile High. Kickoff is set for 2:05 p.m. MDT.
- Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper has officially proclaimed the Broncos’ vs. Jets game as “Orange Sunday.” Mayor Hickenlooper and the Denver Broncos organization are encouraging fans to wear orange to the game. Broncos players will be wearing their alternate orange jerseys, and all fans attending the game will receive an Orange Sunday rally towel.
- The Denver Broncos are in their sixth decade of professional football with a 413-370-10 (.527) combined record. They have the eighth-most wins among AFL/NFL franchises since 1960.
- Denver finished with a 93-67 (.581) regular-season record during the 2000s to mark its third consecutive decade with 90 or more victories -- the only team in the NFL to accomplish that feat during the last three decades.
TELEVISION: KCNC-TV (CBS 4): Greg Gumbel (play-by-play) and Dan Dierdorf (color commentary) will call the game.
LOCAL RADIO: KOA Radio (850 AM): Dave Logan (play-by-play) and Brian Griese (color commentary) will call the game with Andy Lindahl reporting from the sidelines.
LOCAL SPANISH RADIO: KBNO Radio (1280 AM): Fernando Sergio (play-by-play) and Yuri Vasquez (color commentary) will call the game.
NATIONAL RADIO: Sports USA Radio: Bob Fitzgerald (play-by-play) and John Robinson (color commentary) will call the game with Tony Graziani reporting from the sidelines.
BRONCOS VS. JETS -- POINTS OF INTEREST
The Broncos will host the Jets on Sunday in just the second meeting between the two clubs in Denver since INVESCO Field at Mile High opened in 2001... Denver earned a 27-0 shutout in 2005 in their lone previous meeting with New York at the Broncos’ current stadium and holds a record of 9-7 all-time at home (1-0 in postseason) against the Jets, as well as a 16-14-1 record overall in the regular season against the club... Now in their sixth decade of professional football in 2010, the Broncos are one of just four teams to record three 90+ win decades since 1960 and the only organization to do so in each of the last three decades... During the Pat Bowlen era (1984-Pres.), the Broncos are tied with San Francisco for the most regular season wins (253) in the NFL... Denver had five players selected to the 2010 Pro Bowl with that total tying for its most since 2001 (T-7th overall in club annals)... QB Kyle Orton has recorded 300 or more passing yards in four consecutive games to mark the second time in franchise history that a player has accomplished that feat in a season (QB Brian Griese, 2002)... Orton has totaled the most passing yards 1,733 through the team’s first five games in team history and ranks second in the NFL in that category this season... Orton ranks eighth among active starting quarterbacks in the NFL with a .585 winning percentage (31-22)... WR Brandon Lloyd leads the NFL in receiving yards (589) with that total marking the most in franchise history through a player’s first five games... Lloyd also ranks first in the league in 25+ yard receptions (9) and yards at the catch (475)... WR Eddie Royal ranks second among NFL wide receivers with 199 yards after the catch... WR Jabar Gaffney leads the team with 31 receptions and has totaled the most catches (45) in the NFL since Week 17 in 2009... WR
WHAT TO WATCH FOR: VS. JETS
Orton (300-plus passing yards in last four games) - Can record the first instance of five consecutive 300-yard games in Broncos
Orton (295-plus passing yards in last four games) - Can become the third player in NFL history to throw for 295+passing yards in the first six weeks of the regular season.
Lloyd (589 receiving yards) - Can set a career single-season high with 145 receiving yards on Sunday.
Bailey (29 interceptions with Denver) - Can tie Dennis Smith for sixth place on the Broncos career interceptions list with one interception on Sunday.
BUCKHALTER A VERSATILE THREAT
IT STARTS WITH BAILEY
Champ Bailey ranks second in the NFL in starts (170) among cornerbacks since he entered the league in 1999.