On Now
Coming Up
  • Sat., Aug. 23, 2014 7:00 PM MDT Broncos Bowl Youth Football Recognition

    All youth football teams that participated in the 2014 Broncos Bowl will be in attendance for the Broncos' preseason game against the Houston Texans to be recognized pregame in celebration of their participation in the event and youth football.

  • Sat., Aug. 23, 2014 7:00 PM MDT Denver Broncos vs. Houston Texans The Denver Broncos take on the Houston Texans for the third preseason game of the 2014 season. The game will be televised on KTVD and broadcast on 850 AM KOA and 103.5FM The Fox.
  • Thu., Aug. 28, 2014 6:00 PM MDT Denver Broncos at Dallas Cowboys The Denver Broncos travel at AT&T Stadium to face the Dallas Cowboys in the final preseason game of the 2014 season. The game will be broadcast on KTVD (TV) and 850 AM KOA & 103.5 FM The Fox (Radio).
  • Sun., Aug. 31, 2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM MDT Broncos/Sports Authority Back to Football 7K

    Get Back To Football with the Broncos 7K!

    Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 9 a.m.

    • Meet alumni players, cheerleaders, and Miles the Mascot!
    • Run through the team tunnel and onto the 50 yard line!
    • T-shirt and finisher’s medal.
    • Win prizes like game tickets, autographed merchandise, and more!

    Sign-up today at www.broncos7k.com.

    The 7K is presented by Sports Authority, Rocky Mountain Popcorn, Maxx Sunglasses, Elements Massage and 9News.

  • Wed., Sep. 03, 2014 5:00 PM MDT Gatorade Junior Training Camp Play 60 Fall Kickoff Kickoff event for Play 60 with local Boys and Girls Clubs
  • Thu., Sep. 04, 2014 5:00 PM MDT Gatorade Junior Training Camp Play 60 Fall Kickoff Kickoff event for Play 60 with local Boys and Girls Clubs
  • Sun., Sep. 07, 2014 6:30 PM MDT Denver Broncos vs. Indianapolis Colts

    The Denver Broncos open up the 2014 season when they host the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday Night Football on NBC.

  • Sun., Sep. 14, 2014 2:25 PM MDT Denver Broncos vs. Kansas City Chiefs The Denver Broncos host the Kansas City Chiefs in the first AFC West matchup of the 2014 season. The game will be broadcast on CBS.
  • 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.

News & Blogs


Elway Talks Fox Return, Chiefs Win

Posted Dec 3, 2013

Executive Vice President of Football Operations John Elway discussed Head Coach John Fox's return on the Week 14 edition of his "Elway Access" podcast.

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Broncos players weren’t the only ones who were excited when Head Coach John Fox returned to his day-to-day duties just four weeks after undergoing heart surgery on Monday.

Count Executive Vice President of Football Operations John Elway among that list, as well.

Elway discussed Fox’s return to the Broncos during the Week 14 edition of his “Elway Access” podcast with Chris Hall of Broncos TV – and while Elway expressed enthusiasm about the coach’s return to Dove Valley, he also acknowledged the collective effort of the Broncos coaching staff in steering the team to a 3-1 record in Fox’s absence.

I think he’s come back with plenty of energy, too, so it’s great to have him back,” Elway said. “But I think when you look at it, you look at the challenge and what went on, it was a collective effort by everybody to pick up the slack. Jack Del Rio did a tremendous job, as well as Adam Gase, as the coordinators. And all the coaches did a great job of picking up slack and replacing the enthusiasm that John brings to the building day-in and day-out.”

It was the combined leadership of Del Rio – who served as interim head coach – along with the rest of the coaching staff and the team, Elway noted, that enabled the Broncos to weather a trying four-game stretch against stiff competition, three of which were on the road.

“We were able to get through a very tough stretch 3-1 and a lot of that credit goes to Jack as well as the rest of the staff and also the football team,” Elway said. “The fact that we have a mature football team and they all took it upon themselves to pick up the slack also and kept it business as usual to where we were able to get those four games – the four big games that they were – and we were able to get out of there 3-1.”

The most recent of those wins – a 35-28 victory on the road at Arrowhead Stadium against the Chiefs on Sunday – helped Denver take sole possession of first place in the AFC West, a victory that Elway called “huge” for the Broncos.

“It’s tough to beat a team like the Chiefs twice, especially in one year – let alone twice in three weeks,” he said. “I think it was a huge game for us.”

Elway said that he was particularly impressed with the way the Broncos battled through adversity and rallied back from a 21-7 deficit against the Chiefs, especially with the win coming just one week after Denver suffered a difficult 34-31 overtime setback on the road against the Patriots.

“Especially with what happened to us last week in New England – having that big lead and giving up that big lead, and then eventually losing in overtime,” Elway said. “And then again, going back into Kansas City – now we’re way down, we battle back, get ahead by 14 points. And then, again, have to make a stop defensively to get the win.”

And while there were a number of individual performances that shined on Sunday – wide receiver Eric Decker’s four touchdown receptions set a Broncos franchise record, quarterback Peyton Manning threw for 403 yards and five touchdowns, and rookie running back Montee Ball rushed for 117 yards, among others – Elway said that the entire team took crucial strides against the Chiefs.

“To me, we played with a lot of gut, we played with a lot of heart and we played with a lot of toughness,” Elway said. “I think we really improved as a football team in Kansas City on Sunday.”

As the Broncos enter the final quarter of the season, Elway also discussed the battles with injuries that the team has had to deal with in recent weeks.

“Everybody goes through these injury-plagued times and we’ve got to continue to battle through that,” Elway said. “Fortunately we get to come home for the next two, but we’ve got to continue to battle and we have to continue to have those guys step up that weren’t necessarily starters at the beginning of the year but are being called upon now.”

The team’s first step is a Sunday showdown with the Titans, and while the Broncos can clinch a playoff spot with a victory, Elway said that the team’s long-term goals still remain at the forefront of its focus.

“Realizing where we sit right now, that we control our own destiny – if we can win out, then we’ll have the number-one seed again,” Elway said. “That’s our goal and that’s our mindset.”


Facebook Comments

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