On Now
Coming Up
  • Thu., Aug. 28, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM MDT Denver Broncos Cheerleaders 2015 Calendar Release Party

    Join the Denver Broncos Cheerleaders for their 2015 Calendar Release Party, Thursday, Aug. 28 from 6-9 p.m. at the Taven Downtown, 1949 Market St.

  • 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.
  • Tue., Sep. 16, 2014 12:00 PM MDT Fuel Up to Play 60 For the Love of Play Assembly Fuel Up to Play 60 For the Love of Play Assembly.
  • 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


Next Day Notebook: Denver Eyes Kuper Comeback

Posted Sep 24, 2012

Injured guard Chris Kuper will be evaluated, the Broncos are staying positive despite their 1-2 record, and linebacker Wesley Woodyard notches the second interception of his career.

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The return of a team captain to Denver’s offensive line could be near.

Guard Chris Kuper has been out since Aug. 14 after suffering a forearm injury during a training camp practice. During Monday afternoon’s press conference, Head Coach John Fox said the staff will “have a look-see” at Kuper to determine his status for this weekend's game against the Oakland Raiders.

Fox noted that the guard hasn’t practiced "in some time," but Kuper worked separately with Strength and Conditioning Coach Luke Richesson during practice last week.

Kuper has started 73 games during his six prior years in the league, all with the Broncos.

The rest of the Broncos’ injury report following Sunday’s loss to the Texans is as follows: wide receiver Matthew Willis (hamstring strain), running back Willis McGahee (rib cartilage), linebacker Nate Irving (concussion), cornerback Tracy Porter (knee bruise), tight end Jacob Tamme (groin strain).

“No real updates on those,” Fox said Monday. “They’ll be day-to-day moving forward.”

Fox added that Porter’s knee bruise was “an old injury that kind of got re-tweaked.” The cornerback left the game in the second quarter after playing in 20 defensive snaps.

“He either hit the ground real hard or something hit his knee hard on the second (Texans touchdown),” Fox said.

Irving’s concussion occurred when he made a tackle on punt coverage in the second quarter.

“So far, in talking with our medical people, (Irving) has cleared up very well and looks good,” Fox said. “They’ll go through all the proper tests and much like everybody else on that list, he’ll be day-to-day.”


In describing the team’s mentality following a 1-2 start to the season, Fox referenced last year’s Super Bowl champions, who didn’t start well, but finished well.

“As I reminded them, the guys walking around with the rings from last year were 7-7 after 14 games,” Fox said of the 2011 New York Giants. “It’s not where you start, it’s where you finish. We started the season 1-4 a year ago, so there’s no panic, there’s no ‘sky is falling’ (mentality).”

The team’s record after three games won’t dictate how the rest of the season goes, but the team’s response to two straight losses will have much more of an effect.

Although those two losses were to teams that are now a combined 6-0, no one on the Broncos is counting on future opponents being any weaker.

“What’s important is how we handle it inside that (locker) room,” Fox said. “We need to stay focused on what we’re doing. We’ve not played consistently enough in two of our three first ballgames. It wasn’t like the schedule snuck up on us, you know what I mean? We knew it was what it was, and it was very tough, and it doesn’t get much easier.”


Linebacker Wesley Woodyard’s one-handed interception with less than one minute left in the first half Sunday set the Broncos up for a field goal before heading into the locker room.

On third-and-9 with the Texans inside Denver territory, Woodyard jumped in front of a Matt Schaub pass intended for wide receiver Kevin Walter.

His initial return brought the ball back deep into Houston territory, but upon further review it was determined Woodyard ran out of bounds at the Broncos’ 40-yard line.

Still, Denver was able to drive the ball to the Houston 35-yard line in 40 seconds of game clock, enabling Matt Prater to convert on a 53-yard field goal and bring the score to 21-11 at the half.

Woodyard said afterwards he thought he was going to take the interception all the way to paydirt.

“I joked the whole week with the guys that if I ever got the ball, I wasn't going to get touched,” Woodyard said.

The pick was Woodyard’s second of his career and first since 2009.

Facebook Comments

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