Denver Broncos Audio Zone: Analysis
Broncos Audio Zone: DaeSean Hamilton and Reuben Droughns
We go into the locker room to talk with WR DaeSean Hamilton (0:32) about his first touchdown, his increased workload and to get his scouting report on Baker Mayfield (3:17), a teammate of his at the Senior Bowl last January. Then, former Broncos and Browns running back Reuben Droughns drops by (5:52) to discuss the Browns and the impact of Baker Mayfield on not just the team, but the city of Cleveland (12:15). Droughns also shares his thoughts on Cleveland cuisine (6:16), which yields a discussion of the "Polish Boy" sandwich (7:13), a blizzard of kielbasa, coleslaw, french fries and barbecue sauce. Reuben said he'd had the sandwich, which led Steve Atwater to reply, "Did you make it to work the next day?" Subscribe to the Broncos Audio Zone in iTunes, Stitcher or Google today!
Mason's Power Rankings: Bears soar to top three
Chicago's win over the Los Angeles Rams gave them a boost within the top 10 spots, while the Broncos slid four notches after losing to the 49ers. Find out where everyone stands in Andrew Mason's by-the-stats rankings.
Horsin' Around: 49ers postgame
"This loss defies description," as Andrew Mason says in the opening moments. But he and Ryan Edwards of "First and Ten at Ten" on Orange and Blue 760 take a swing at analyzing it anyway, as they deconstruct all that went awry for the Broncos in their 20-14 loss to the 49ers.
Broncos Audio Zone: Bradley Roby and what's next without Emmanuel Sanders
"Where do we go from here?" That's the question in Broncos Country after Sanders' Achilles tendon injury. Andrew Mason and Justin Adams offer answers for how the offense can compensate and adapt. Then, Mason, Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards talk to Roby (12:17), who must step up in the wake of Chris Harris Jr.'s fibula injury.
Mason's Week 14 Power Rankings: Broncos into top dozen
Despite a loss, New Orleans kept its top spot. But how far did the Broncos rise after their third straight win -- and where do the other teams in the AFC West sit? Find out in Andrew Mason's power rankings -- with some analysis from Ring of Famer Steve Atwater.
Mason's Power Rankings: Broncos move up a notch
The Broncos moved up to No. 15 following their win over Pittsburgh -- which had the biggest tumble within the top half of the league. Find out where everyone in the league stacks up in Mase's crunch-the-numbers rankings!
Horsin' Around: Steelers postgame with Matt LaCosse
The Broncos were outgained by 219 yards Sunday. So how did they win? Andrew Mason, Ryan Edwards and Justin Adams of Orange and Blue 760 break it all down and analyze what Sunday's 24-17 win over Pittsburgh could mean. At 25:56, Mase and Ryan talk with Matt LaCosse about his first regular-season touchdown, the celebration that followed and the offense's improvement at avoiding turnovers.
Horsin' Around: River Cracraft, Shelby Harris, Steelers and holiday leftovers
We've got another stuffed cornucopia of a podcast for you on Thanksgiving weekend! First, new first-team punt returner River Cracraft joins Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards (1:00) to talk about his readiness for the role. Then they check in with Shelby Harris (6:54), who explains the key to disrupting Ben Roethlisberger (8:28). Finally, Andy Lindahl joins Mase to talk Steelers, defense in the current era and their love of canned jellied cranberry sauce -- which is shared by Case Keenum (10:26).
Mason's Week 12 Power Rankings: Colts sprinting up
There was minimal change at the top -- the Saints remained No. 1 while the Rams and Chiefs changed spots after Monday night's thriller. The Colts were among the big risers -- moving up five spots -- but the Broncos also rose three positions. Where did everyone shake out? Find out as Andrew Mason, Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards break down the league from No. 1 to No. 32 (Arizona).
Broncos Audio Zone: Game balls and Billy Turner
There were plenty of plaudits to go around from the Broncos' win over the Chargers, and they start with the offensive line, which allowed just three pressures and no sacks. Andrew Mason, Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards break it all down before handing the reins to Justin Adams and Brandon Krisztal, who catch up with Turner in the locker room.
Horsin' Around: Chargers postgame with Colby Wadman
For the first time in 34 years, the Broncos won a game in which they gained 325 or fewer yards and allowed 475 or more yards. Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards of Orange and Blue 760 break down how the Broncos won a game that was filled with moments that could have knocked them out, but didn't, allowing them to eke out a win that keeps hope alive. Mason also chats with punter Colby Wadman to talk about the game's first big turning point -- his fake-punt completion to Andy Janovich.
Mason's Week 11 Power Rankings: Saints rise to top
A 51-14 destruction of the Bengals gave the Saints the numbers to edge out the Chiefs and Rams for the top spot in Andrew Mason's rankings, which he discussed with Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards on "First and Ten at Ten" Tuesday morning.
Mason's Power Rankings: Chiefs rise to top
The Chiefs moved up in the wake of the Rams' loss at New Orleans. The Broncos, despite their loss, moved up two spots. Meanwhile, Miami, despite its 5-4 mark, remains mired at 26th. Why? Find out here, and see why Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards question Mase's rankings.
Horsin' Around: Texans postgame
In the wake of the Broncos' 19-17 loss to the Texans, Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards of "First and Ten at Ten" on Orange and Blue 760 break it all down.
Mason's Power Rankings: Broncos hold steady
The Rams remain at the top, the Broncos are still No. 18. Who landed where after Week 8? Find out in the latest rankings as Mason, Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards break down the league.
Broncos Audio Zone: Devontae Booker, hat tips and cap throws
In the Tuesday roundup, we've got running back Devontae Booker with Brandon Krisztal and Justin Adams (0:21), our weekly breakdown of standouts and frustrating moments in the tip-your-cap (5:06) and throw-your-hat (17:30) segments, and finally, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport to discuss trade-deadline possibilities (32:56) with Andy Lindahl and Tyler Polumbus.
Horsin' Around: Chiefs postgame
As was the case two weeks earlier against the Rams, a late Broncos surge was not enough. Penalties, turnovers and a 30-7 Chiefs run in the middle of the game combined to doom the Broncos to defeat. Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards of Orange and Blue 760 disseminate the defeat, how it happened and what it means -- including a number that made Edwards say, "Wow," in disbelief. They also answer some listener questions about the game and what it could mean. Don't forget to subscribe to the Broncos Audio Zone in iTunes!
Horsin' Around: Chiefs pregame and Will Parks
With Darian Stewart out, Will Parks is expected to start, and he joins Andrew Mason, Steve Atwater and Andrew Mason for a locker-room conversation (30:50). Before that, Mason and Orange and Blue 760's Andy Lindahl drift around before talking about the Chiefs game. The meanderings include a failed attempt to get a toddler-age Broncos fan on the podcast (5:32) -- he turned and ran -- before they finally convince Broncos TV's Matt Boyer (17:25) and Orange and Blue 760's Ryan Edwards (25:50) to join them, with Edwards discussing the notion of looking at the next four games as a cluster in which a 2-2 record could put the Broncos in position to contend for the playoffs. Subscribe to the Broncos Audio Zone in iTunes and leave a rating if you like what you hear!
Mason's power rankings: Broncos the big risers
The Broncos are the biggest risers in Mason's stat-based Power Rankings after their romp over the Cardinals. How much did they move up? Where do the Chiefs stand heading into Sunday's duel with the Broncos? And who brings up the rear? Find out in the Week 8 Power Rankings as Mason breaks down where the teams stand with Ring of Famer Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards.
Broncos Audio Zone: October 16
The Broncos' shortest work week of the season is under way, and we've got you covered in the Audio Zone. First, Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards talk to DL Zach Kerr about the defensive struggles and their hopes for a rebound (0:30). Andrew and Ryan are then joined by Steve Atwater as they tip their caps to last Sunday's standouts (4:35) -- including Courtland Sutton -- and throw their hats about what went wrong (11:41). Voice of the Broncos Dave Logan then breaks down where the Broncos stand as he joins Steve, Ryan and Andrew in the studio (22:15). Subscribe to the Broncos Audio Zone in iTunes and leave a review if you like what you hear!
Horsin' Around: Rams postgame
Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards of Orange and Blue 760 break down what went wrong in the Broncos' 23-20 loss to the Rams, what comes next and what the Broncos can take from the defeat that could make them better.
Horsin' Around: Billy Turner, Rams preview and more
The Broncos' season is at a crucial point, and we've got a jam-packed pregame podcast to get you ready for Sunday's game. First, Andrew Mason, Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards talk with Billy Turner (0:52), who will step in once again for Jared Veldheer at right tackle. Turner also talks about his practice duels in Miami with Rams DL Ndamukong Suh (4:26) and how he thinks those can help him. Then, the three catch up with rookie WR DaeSean Hamilton to talk about the offense, Hamilton's role and how he continues to improve and grow (6:09). Next up to break down the Rams and discuss Broncos QB Case Keenum is Fox Sports' Jen Hale (14:26), who will be the sideline reporter on Sunday's telecast. Finally, Edwards and Mason return to break down Denver's potential paths to victory (27:22). Subscribe to the Broncos Audio Zone on iTunes and give a review if you like what you hear!
Mason's Week 6 power rankings: Rams sit at top
The Rams, who will visit Denver on Sunday, still lead the way. The Broncos, meanwhile, fell nine spots after their 34-16 loss to the Jets last Sunday. Find out where everyone stacks up in Mase's by-the-numbers rankings.
Horsin' Around: Jets aftermath
Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards take a look back at the Broncos' third consecutive loss and examine where the team can go from here as two unbeaten teams loom in the next three weeks. Subscribe to the Broncos Audio Zone on iTunes, and be sure to leave a review if you like what you hear!
CBS' Dan Fouts breaks down Broncos-Jets
The Hall of Fame quarterback and CBS analyst joins Ray Crockett and Marc Stout to discuss the growth of the Broncos' running game and how it can help Case Keenum (2:40), the progress of Jets QB Sam Darnold (3:40), where Case Keenum stands as he continues to adjust to his new team (5:36) and how he feels the Broncos' defense and running game look better compared with last year (7:26).
Broncos Audio Zone, featuring Brandon Marshall
Andrew Mason, Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards start by catching up with Brandon Marshall (0:49) to talk about the $50,000 donation he and the Broncos gave to kick-start a new endeavor of his Williams-Marshall Cares Leadership Program. Marshall also analyzes the Broncos' defensive work against the Chiefs (3:02), what the defense learned from the second-and-30 letdown (4:36) and what it will face in Jets QB Sam Darnold (6:22). Then, Mase gets into his power rankings (8:44) with Steve and Ryan before the three get distracted by the aftermath of Monday's missed delay-of-game call (10:49). At 12:30, Steve takes the discussion down another rabbit hole when he details his unusual dream, Finally, it's back to the power rankings (14:30), starting with the Rams at the top.
Horsin' Around: Broncos-Chiefs postgame
There's a lot to deconstruct in the wake of the Broncos' 27-23 defeat to the Chiefs in Week 4. Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards of Orange and Blue 760 break it all down.
Mason's Week 4 power rankings
Washington let Kirk Cousins go and traded for Alex Smith, and this week, Smith's team had the biggest jump (11 spots), while Cousins' Vikings had the longest fall (eight spots). Where did everyone shake out, including the Broncos after their loss? Find out as Andrew Mason reveals his Week 4 rankings -- with pithy commentary from Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards.
Mason's Week 3 Power Rankings
From the top (Rams) to the bottom (Bills) and everywhere in between (including the Broncos, of course), here's the only power rankings you'll need after two regular-season games.
"First and Ten at Ten" picks the Week 2 games
Steve Atwater, Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards make their Week 2 picks.
CBS' Trent Green on Broncos-Raiders, Case Keenum
The Pro Bowl QB-turned-analyst will call Sunday's game with Greg Gumbel and Bruce Arians. He joined Marc Stout and Andy Lindahl to discuss the matchup and how Keenum's career arc has some parallels with his own.
Broncos Audio Zone Daily: September 13
Andrew Mason, Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards begin by catching up with CB Adam Jones (0:30). Then, Andy Lindahl and Tyler Polumbus talk with WR Emmanuel Sanders about his Week 1 performance, his front flip and the positive attributes of Case Keenum. Finally, Pro Football Focus analyst Mike Renner joins Mason, Atwater and Edwards to discuss the Broncos' Week 1 performance (12:05).
Bruce Arians: Case Keenum 'doesn't blink; that's what I really like about him'
Arians, a former member of the NFL's Competition Committee, also shared his thoughts on this year's rules changes in a conversation with Brandon Krisztal and former Broncos running back Reuben Droughns. "I'm all about player safety," he said. Arians will analyze Sunday's Broncos-Raiders game for CBS.
Mason's Week 2 power rankings
The Rams are at the top; the Bills are at the bottom. The Broncos are somewhere in between. Where? Andrew Mason tells you as he breaks down his power rankings with Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards.
Broncos Audio Zone Daily: September 11
The Broncos have Tuesday off, as usual, but there's plenty to tide you over in Tuesday's podcast. At 0:25, Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards give out their Week 1 game balls -- including one for the entire O-line. Then we check in with Garett Bolles, who had perhaps his best game Sunday (16:06). Finally, Ryan and Mase catch up with Shelby Harris (18:46), who actually had Pro Football Focus' highest grade for a Broncos defender Sunday.
Broncos Audio Zone Daily: September 6
The countdown to Seattle is on. First, Andrew Mason talks with Shane Ray about expectations for the Broncos' 2018 defense (0:38). Next, Mike Renner of Pro Football Focus joins Mason and the rest of the "First and Ten at Ten" crew for his weekly breakdown (7:40). Ray Crockett and Marc Stout then catch up with Fox Sports' Dick Stockton (21:32) before we reach the nexus of the Brandon Marshall universe (33:41). You can subscribe to the Broncos Audio Zone on iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn or other podcast apps right now!
Broncos Audio Zone Daily: Aug. 28
Andrew Mason, Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards start it off by catching up with RB De'Angelo Henderson (0:30), who faces a key game Thursday night in the preseason finale. Mason then explains why he was so impressed with one comment from QB Chad Kelly on Tuesday (3:29). Finally, at 5:32, Mason, Atwater and Edwards take their shot at guessing the 53-man roster in a segment from "First and Ten at Ten."