On Now
Coming Up
  • Sun., Sep. 21, 2014 2:25 PM MDT Denver Broncos at Seattle Seahawks The Denver Broncos face the Seattle Seahawks in the team's first road game of the 2014 season. The game will be televised on CBS.
  • Sun., Oct. 05, 2014 2:05 PM MDT Denver Broncos Pink Game The Denver Broncos annual Salute to Survivors halftime recognition, celebrating breast cancer survivors at the team's game against the Arizona Cardinals.
  • Sun., Oct. 05, 2014 2:05 PM MDT Broncos vs. Cardinals The Broncos face the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, Oct. 5 at 2:05 p.m. MT. The game will be broadcast on FOX.
  • Tue., Oct. 07, 2014 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM MDT Drive for Life XVII

    Bonfils Blood Center and the Denver Broncos work together on an annual Drive for Life event which is the largest single day blood drive in Colorado.

    Tuesday, October 7, 2014
    Sports Authority Field at Mile High
    Click here for more information about the 2014 DFL event.

    Learn more from Broncos Executive Vice President of Football Operations/General Manager John Elway and 9News' Cheryl Preheim about 2014 Drive for Life.

  • Sun., Oct. 12, 2014 11:00 AM MDT Denver Broncos at New York Jets The Denver Broncos travel to Met Life Stadium to take on the New York Jets on Oct. 12, 2014 at 11 a.m. MT. The game will be broadcast on CBS.
  • Tue., Oct. 14, 2014 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM MDT Hometown Huddle Broncos Hometown Huddle
  • Sun., Oct. 19, 2014 6:30 PM MDT Denver Broncos vs. San Francisco 49ers The Denver Broncos take on the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday Night Football on NBC.
  • Thu., Oct. 23, 2014 6:25 PM MDT Denver Broncos vs. San Diego Chargers The Denver Broncos take on AFC West opponent the San Diego Chargers on Thursady Night Football on NFL Network.
  • Sun., Nov. 02, 2014 2:25 PM MST Denver Broncos at New England Patriots The Denver Broncos travel to Gillette Stadium to take on the New England Patriots in a rematch of the 2013 AFC Championship. The game will be broadcast on CBS.
  • Sun., Nov. 09, 2014 2:05 PM MST Denver Broncos at Oakland Raiders The Denver Broncos face their AFC West foe Oakland Raiders on the road. The game will be broadcast on CBS.

News & Blogs


Broncos at Colts Draws Record Ratings

Posted Oct 21, 2013

Peyton Manning's return to Indianapolis was the most watched primetime football game in October since 1998.

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – Peyton Manning’s return to Indianapolis was the most popular thing on television since the Academy Awards.

According The Denver Post, The Sunday Night Football showdown drew a 17.3 overnight rating and 29 share (8:30 p.m. to 12:15 a.m. ET) and in Denver it drew a 49.6 rating and a 71 share, meaning that 71 percent of televisions turned on in Denver Sunday night were tuned to the game.

The mark set Sunday was the best primetime overnight for a game in October since 1998 when Minnesota and Green Bay drew a 17.5 rating.

Among adults 18-49, the game drew a 10.0 rating, the next best rating in that demographic was a 6.1 drawn by AMC’s “The Walking Dead.”

Manning, who was playing in his first game in Indianapolis since he left the Colts, was honored by the Colts with a pregame video and a standing ovation.

The game lived up to the hype from the week leading up to the matchup. After trailing by 19 points in the third quarter, the Broncos fought back and made the contest a one-possession game before late turnovers derailed the comeback effort.

The Broncos ultimately dropped their first game of the season, 39-33.

In the Week 4 matchup with Philadelphia, nearly 80 percent of televisions in Denver were tuned into the Broncos' game. 

Facebook Comments

Let us know your thoughts. Comment below through Facebook, AOL, Hotmail or Yahoo accounts.