Horsin' Around at the bye: Rod Smith and Domata Peko Sr.
The Broncos have a bye, but there's no bye week for Andrew Mason and Andy Lindahl, who step up to the mics for the bye-week edition of Horsin' Around. At 1:52, Andy begins ranting about those who are writing off the rest of the season, which leads to Mase trying to explain the rationale of skeptics. "Can we not show up and hope?" an exasperated Andy declares at 7:30. At 19:00, Mase, Ryan Edwards and Steve Atwater catch up with Ring of Famer Rod Smith, who at 25:30 discusses what he wants to see Courtland Sutton do over the next seven weeks. Smith also discusses how Case Keenum "doesn't need to play outside of himself" to succeed and how the hurry-up offense can help Keenum (30:48). Finally, Mase, Steve and Ryan talk to Domata Peko Sr. (36:20) about where the team stands and how it can get some momentum after the bye. Subscribe to the Broncos Audio Zone in iTunes for all the latest Broncos podcasts!
Horsin' Around: Texans pregame and Jared Veldheer
It was another newsworthy week in Broncos Country -- and it leads to another potential turning-point game. Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards begin by sifting through the last few days (1:04) before moving on to the Texans, including a breakdown of QB Deshaun Watson (9:41). At 23:00, they pinpoint things the Broncos must do in order to win (besides scoring more points). At 25:46. they talk with Jared Veldheer as the nine-year veteran prepares to return from injury. Finally, Paul Klee of The Gazette in Colorado Springs drops into the Pat Bowlen Fieldhouse studio (32:16) for an expansive discussion of where the Broncos stand at midseason and in the wake of the Demaryius Thomas trade. Included in the chat is a pondering of where the Broncos might be without rookie RB Phillip Lindsay (1:09:16). Subscribe to the Broncos Audio Zone in iTunes and leave a review if you like what you hear!
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: Arizona wrap with Chris Harris Jr. and Will Parks
We're Horsin' Around after a win for the first time since after Week 2. First, Andrew Mason catches up with Chris Harris Jr. to talk about his game-breaking pick-6 (1:10). Then Mason talks with Will Parks about the impact of Von Miller's pre-game proclamation (3:52) and his expanded role in the wake of Darian Stewart's injury (6:09). Then, Andy Lindahl of Orange and Blue 760 joins Mason (7:32) to discuss the Broncos' romp over Arizona, and when they knew the Broncos had the Cardinals where they wanted them (15:02). They also debate what is "sustainable" about the Broncos' performance (19:05). Subscribe to the Broncos Audio Zone in iTunes and leave a review if you like what you hear!
Horsin' Around: Cardinals and the need for 'snot bubbles'
It's Thursday, and it's a game day. Andrew Mason and Orange and Blue 760's Justin Adams get you ready by breaking down the game. They start with Mase taking a victory lap about his last-minute fantasy-football win over Adams before discussing the impact of Von Miller's comments (5:20) and moving on to a breakdown of the Cardinals. Then the "First and Ten at Ten" guys talk with Ring of Famer Simon Fletcher (29:41), which includes an explanation of how the Broncos need to fix their run by hitting so hard that they create "snot bubbles," which is something he learned from fellow Ring of Famer Tom Jackson (30:50).
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!
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!
Horsin' Around: Getting to know Colby Wadman
With Marquette King doubtful, Wadman is next in line. On the Jets pregame edition of Horsin' Around, Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards catch up with Wadman (1:00), who talks about how he gave himself three years to land an NFL gig. Wadman discusses how he stayed ready for an NFL chance (3:40), how he kept his morale up while waiting for a team's call (4:55) and the jobs he had to take in order to make ends meet while pursuing his punting dreams (6:11), including how he was poised to take another job before the Broncos called last week. Then, Orange and Blue 760's Andy Lindahl drops by to chat with Mase about teams that wear dozens of different uniforms (7:50). Mase then discusses his idea for using the NFL's 100th season in 2019 to allow scores of throwback uniforms (10:21) before they move on to Broncos-Jets (12:19), touching on the need to run the ball and the importance of this game to change the Broncos' recent road form. Finally, Edwards, Mason and Steve Atwater talk with Hall of Fame voter Gary Myers about the HoF chances for Atwater (35:28) and Owner Pat Bowlen (37:00). Subscribe to the Broncos Audio Zone on iTunes and leave a rating if you like what you hear!
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.
Horsin' Around: Justin Simmons and Derek Wolfe
With the Chiefs and their high-flying offense coming to Denver, the focus is on the Broncos' defense. First, Andrew Mason and Steve Atwater talk with Derek Wolfe. At 1:01, Wolfe says he feels "great" after his neck problems of previous years. Wolfe also shares a story about his friendship with Chiefs TE Travis Kelce (4:48). At 7:36, Mase, Steve and Ryan Edwards talk with Justin Simmons about the Chiefs' attack (8:32), what makes Kelce so effective (12:19) and more. Finally, Andy Lindahl joins Mase (15:19) to discuss warm ales, clam candy canes and, finally, a preview of Monday night's game, including what to expect in the wake of Jake Butt's torn ACL. Don't forget to subscribe to the Broncos Audio Zone on iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn or whatever podcast delivery method you prefer!
Horsin' Around: Dissecting the Ravens loss
Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards of Orange and Blue 760 break down what went right, what went wrong and what's next after the Broncos' 27-14 defeat to the Baltimore Ravens.
Horsin' Around: Ravens, Courtland Sutton and Simon Fletcher
First, Andrew Mason previews Broncos-Ravens with Paul Klee of The Gazette in Colorado Springs (0:55). Then at 28:30, Mason, Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards talk to Courtland Sutton about several topics, including the progress of the offense (29:18) and what he's learned about film study (31:50). Finally, Mason, Atwater and Edwards visit with Ring of Famer Simon Fletcher (38:01), who shares his thoughts on penalties like the one called on Green Bay's Clay Matthews last Sunday (41:55), saying, "If something doesn't change with calls like that, football is going to be ruined as we know it."
Horsin' Around: Raiders postgame
The Broncos are 2-0 by the skin of their teeth after a 20-19 win over Oakland. Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards break down the good and bad of the game. The good, of course, included special teams, so Mason caught up with kicker Brandon McManus (21:20) and outside linebacker Shaquil Barrett (22:37), the two men whose special-teams plays made all the difference.
Horsin' Around: Raiders week edition
What does Raiders Week mean today? Andrew Mason and Andy Lindahl get into that, beginning at 0:40. At 3:30. they get into where the Raiders stand now and advise caution into reading too much into Oakland's Week 1 loss. Later, at 19:20 Mason, Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards talk the Broncos-Raiders rivalry -- past and present -- with Ring of Famer Billy Thompson.
Horsin' Around: Broncos-Seahawks postgame
Ryan Edwards of Orange and Blue 760 joins Andrew Mason to break down the Broncos' 27-24 win over Seattle. They discuss how the win showed that the team had "turned the page" from 2017 (1:50). Later, Mase catches up with safeties Will Parks (22:44) and Justin Simmons, who picked off a pass Sunday (26:55).
Horsin' Around: Week 1
It's finally the regular season! Andrew Mason and Andy Lindahl discuss the importance of a fast start for the potential success of the 2018 Broncos (11:15). At 22:20, Mason and six other pundits and reporters fill in the blank on this statement: "The Broncos make the playoffs if __ happens." What do they think the Broncos must do to play into January? Find out in this edition of Horsin' Around!
Horsin' Around: Diving into the Broncos' roster moves
Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards of Orange and Blue 760 break down the moves the Broncos made Saturday to get down to 53 players, starting with the decision to keep QB Paxton Lynch (0:47), some of the toughest cuts on the roster (3:22), the decision to keep three running backs (6:40) and their confidence level in specific position groups (17:39).
Horsin' Around: Standouts against Washington
Andrew Mason, Ryan Edwards and Justin Adams of Orange and Blue 760 hopped into the studio on Saturday morning to share their postgame observations after the Broncos got their first win of the 2018 preseason. They also take a look at potential roster battles that will be on the line in the preseason finale at Arizona.
Horsin' Around: Pat Bowlen one step closer to Hall of Fame
Andy Lindahl has spent his entire life in Broncos Country. Andrew Mason grew up elsewhere and admired from afar, wishing his then-frugal local team could be more like the Broncos. What they share, from different perspectives, is an appreciation of Pat Bowlen and what he sustained with the Broncos. That legacy is a step closer to immortality with his nomination by the Contributors Committee as a finalist for the 2019 Hall of Fame class. In this special edition of Horsin' Around, Andy and Mase discuss Bowlen's impact and success.
Horsin' Around: Broncos-Bears postgame
Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards break down the Broncos' 24-23 loss to the Bears, and tell you why the most important score is 13-7 -- the result from the first-teamers' work. They also get into Chad Kelly's performance and catch up with DeMarcus Walker (27:29), Todd Davis (30:42) and Will Parks (32:12).
Horsin' Around: Previewing Bears-Broncos
Andrew Mason and Andy Lindahl eventually get to this weekend's game. First, Andy details his decades of bad luck with Broncos jerseys (3:11). They move on to Champ Bailey's legacy (12:54) before getting to this week's backup-QB news (18:50) and what they hope to see in the entire preseason and Saturday night (34:00).
Horsin' Around: Broncos-Vikings aftermath
Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards analyze the Broncos' 42-28 loss to the Vikings, diving into the good, the bad and the standouts from Denver's preseason opener. Mason also catches up with safety Will Parks, who played from start to finish and discusses how he feels better about Saturday's effort than he did last year in the preseason.
Horsin' Around: Who will stand out against the Vikings?
Andrew Mason, Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards preview the Broncos' preseason opener against the Minnesota Vikings with a five-round, fantasy-style snake draft to predict their Saturday night non-QB stars, beginning with Courtland Sutton, De'Angelo Henderson and Phillip Lindsay.
Horsin' Around: Camp stars (so far)
Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards of Orange and Blue 760 discuss their standouts of camp -- headed by a crop of exciting rookies -- the importance of Case Keenum to the Broncos' 2018 hopes and meander on detours that includes a look at who they think might have the No. 1 pick in the 2019 NFL Draft.
Horsin' Around: Training camp is finally here!
A new season on Horsin' Around starts with a fancy new intro. As training camp begins, Andrew Mason and Andy Lindahl gauge the mood of Broncos Country (4:18), talk about the young offensive players they want to see most (7:24) and detail the one thing they want to see most in training camp (15:04).