Denver Broncos Audio Zone
Horsin' Around: Celebrating the legacy of Owner Pat Bowlen
Andrew Mason and Phil Milani discuss memories of the Broncos' longtime owner with Ring of Fame safety Steve Atwater, Hall of Fame running back Terrell Davis, two-time Super Bowl winning head coach Mike Shanahan and former Broncos GM Ted Sundquist in interviews that first aired on Orange and Blue 760.
Horsin' Around: Broncos minicamp reflections with Steve Atwater, Ed Donatell and Tom McMahon
Ring of Famer Steve Atwater joins Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards to recap Broncos minicamp. The guys open by recalling how three years ago this week, the Broncos visited the White House to celebrate Super Bowl 50 (1:16). Then, they talk about whether their expectations for the season have changed based on the work over the last four weeks (3:08). Steve details why he thinks the secondary will be the most improved area on the team (10:25). Mase and Ryan then talk with Special Teams Coordinator Tom McMahon about the competition at returner, the progress of punter Colby Wadman and his thoughts on the second year of the new on-side kickoff rules (15:50). Then, the guys chat with Defensive Coordinator Ed Donatell about where his defense stands (28:26). Finally, Ryan and Mase gush over how the Broncos emphasized game-management work during minicamp and OTAs (33:40).
Broncos minicamp chat: LT Garett Bolles
Bolles joined Justin Adams and Brandon Krisztal on Orange and Blue 760 after the Broncos' second day of minicamp to discuss the process of installing a new offense. "This is an offense that fits us all [on the offensive line]," Bolles said. 'We're not the biggest guys, but we're fast, we're agile and we can move."
Broncos minicamp chat: DL Demarcus Walker
"I'm way stronger than I was," Walker told Andrew Mason, Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards during a conversation after a minicamp practice on Orange and Blue 760.
Broncos minicamp chat: DL Shelby Harris
Steve Atwater, Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards talk with Harris about the new defensive scheme, the pressure generated by the front seven, the pace of offseason practices and how Head Coach Vic Fangio doesn't throw out compliments willy-nilly. "I got a head-nod once," Harris said, laughing.
The Neutral Zone (Ep. 23): Minicamp mania
On this episode of "The Neutral Zone," Phil Milani and Aric DiLalla preview the Broncos' mandatory minicamp that will wrap up the team's offseason program. Aric and Phil touch on the progress of Drew Lock (2:00), set barometer for success for Joe Flacco (6:33), discuss Emmanuel Sanders' and Phillip Lindsay's injury statuses (11:45), evaluate the defense (17:29), talk about players in contract years (22:24), revisit Von Miller's Pass Rush Summit (24:00), explain the next step for Bradley Chubb (26:49), chat about the culture Vic Fangio has established (27:31) and debate the best time zone for sports (42:21). Like "The Neutral Zone"? Subscribe to the Broncos Audio Zone on iTunes, TuneIn or Stitcher and leave a rating/review!
A chat with Hall of Famer Floyd Little
"The Franchise" joined Andrew Mason, Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards on Orange and Blue 760 to talk about the upcoming Hall induction of Owner Pat Bowlen and the time when Lou Saban wanted to cut him during a 1968 game. Little also described the thrill of being able to wear the gold jacket emblematic of Hall of Fame membership!
Broncos Boardroom Blitz (Ep. 6) with Ted Santiago
Our sixth episode of the Broncos Boardroom Blitz podcast features Ted Santiago, the Broncos' director of marketing, and details his journey to Denver. Host Niyanth Anand, an MBA candidate at Duke University and a Broncos business intelligence intern, gathers insider advice for breaking into the competitive sports industry.
Special thanks to Meher Kohli for sound-editing assistance.
Horsin' Around: Breaking down OTA Week 3 with Josey Jewell
The Broncos returned to the practice field Wednesday, and Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards take you through what happened during the two hours of work. They talk about the return of Chris Harris Jr. (1:14) and his impact on helping the secondary find its intended composition (3:20). Then they break down the role for fellow CB Bryce Callahan (5:30), who intercepted a pass Wednesday. Mase and Ryan then touch on the growth of TE Troy Fumagalli (8:54). Finally, Justin Adams, Mase and Ryan talk with LB Josey Jewell (12:41) in a chat from Orange and Blue 760 about the progress of the defense and how the scheme plays to Jewell's skill set.
Steve Antonopulos talks about presenting Pat Bowlen at HoF
Broncos Director of Sports Medicine Steve Antonopulos joined Steve Atwater, Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards on Orange and Blue 760 to discuss the impact of Owner Pat Bowlen on the Broncos and what it means to him to present Bowlen for induction at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August.
Broncos History Podcast: Debating the #Broncos100
There's still time for you to vote for the #Broncos100, and Jim Saccomano and Andrew Mason are your guides through some of the potential tussles for spots on the team. One example of a cross-generational debate is at linebacker, where Orange Crush member Bob Swenson and 2000s standout D.J. Williams are among the players on the ballot. Mase and Sacco also discuss retired Broncos jerseys, including the debate on whether the team should retire a jersey for the first time in 20 years.
DE Adam Gotsis: Broncos defense is 'mixing a lot more coverages in'
Gotsis joined Justin Adams and Andrew Mason on Orange and Blue 760 to discuss what the Broncos are emphasizing in on-field work under new Head Coach Vic Fangio.
Horsin' Around: OTA analysis and a few minutes with Su'a Cravens
Week 2 of OTAs is under way, and Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards grab the mics to discuss what happened when the Broncos got back in the field. A slew of players caught Mase's eyes, including rookie TE Noah Fant, WR DaeSean Hamilton and a good chunk of the Broncos' front seven, which generated pressure throughout the two-hour practice. At 7:59, Cravens joins Mason, Edwards and Steve Atwater to talk about the fresh start he's gotten and how the work under Head Coach Vic Fangio is "no-nonsense" and "a lot more serious" than last year. Cravens also details how he's working more at safety than he did last year, when he was shifted into the box at times. Later, Justin Adams and Brandon Krisztal talk with the newest Ring of Famer, cornerback Champ Bailey (22:36) in a conversation from Orange and Blue 760. "Actually, I cherish this one a little bit more [than the Hall of Fame] just because Denver was home, and I get to have my name plastered up there [on the upper-deck] facade next to Rod Smith and the rest of those guys -- guys I respect a lot ... it just means everything," Bailey said.
Catching up with Simon Fletcher
The Ring of Fame outside linebacker joined Steve Atwater, Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards on Orange and Blue 760 to share his thoughts on Joe Flacco and the Broncos as they start OTAs.
The Neutral Zone (Ep. 22): Back at OTAs
As "The Neutral Zone" returns, Phil Milani and Aric DiLalla discuss Joe Flacco's comments about his role in Denver, preview this year's draft picks, offer their opinions on how the first few days of OTAs looked, evaluate position groups and share their post-draft outlooks on the season.
Horsin' Around: Breaking down OTA Day 1 with Courtland Sutton
The Broncos' first OTA of 2019 is in the books! Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards dissect the practice, discussing the performances of quarterbacks Joe Flacco and Drew Lock, the work of rookies fresh off rookie minicamp and the tempo and tenor of the first OTA under Head Coach Vic Fangio. At 15:36, Ryan, Mase and Steve Atwater get the inside scoop on the OTA from WR Courtland Sutton. "[Flacco] and I are picking up a really good connection," Sutton said.
Rookie spotlight: WR Juwann Winfree
There is plenty for the players to work on at rookie minicamp, and the Broncos' sixth-round pick is trying to learn fast. Winfree told Andrew Mason, Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards that the coaches have emphasized the need to keep a low pad level and go full speed on each route so he doesn't reveal the intent of the play.
Rookie minicamp spotlight: TE Noah Fant
Denver's first-round pick joined Brandon Krisztal and Benjamin Allbright on Orange and Blue 760 to break down his first two days on the field for the Broncos. Fant said the Broncos "do a lot of stuff moving me around, which is nice."
Rookie minicamp spotlight: LB Justin Hollins
Denver's fifth-round pick joined Ryan Edwards, Steve Atwater and Andrew Mason after his first rookie minicamp practice to discuss how the Broncos are using him as both an inside linebacker and outside linebacker, and the "surreal" experience of getting sized up for his helmet and uniform for the first time as a pro.
Rookie minicamp spotlight: QB Brett Rypien
After his first practice as a Bronco, Brett Rypien joined Brandon Krisztal and Benjamin Allbright on Orange and Blue 760 to discuss how he fits in Rich Scangarello's offense and how having Super Bowl XXVI MVP Mark Rypien as his uncle has helped him grow as a football player.
Horsin' Around: Projecting Noah Fant's impact, and a visit with Dekoda Watson
Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards of Orange and Blue 760 open up this week's podcast by discussing Emmanuel Sanders' recovery (2:00) from a torn Achilles tendon. How will the distribution of targets and receptions look if he is limited early in the year? At 3:45, Mason and Edwards break that down, and at 7:23, they incorporate Noah Fant and the tight ends into that conversation. At 17:30, the focus turns to the offensive line in the wake of Garett Bolles' comments about the alignment of guards Dalton Risner and Ron Leary. At 26:00, the chat becomes detail-oriented, focusing on the Broncos' emphasis on getting the little details right. Finally, at 37:00, Edwards, Mason and Ring of Famer talk with Watson about his return to Denver in a conversation that aired on Orange and Blue 760. Watson tells the guys how he was in Napa Valley when he learned of the trade. Be sure and subscribe to the Broncos Audio Zone in iTunes, Stitcher or whatever podcast platform you use for all the latest throughout the year from UCHealth Training Center!
Get to know new Broncos LB Joe Dineen Jr.
Dineen joined Brandon Krisztal and Justin Adams on Orange and Blue 760 to discuss his sentiments on joining the Broncos as an undrafted free agent after a stellar career with the Kansas Jayhawks.
NFL.com's Chad Reuter on why he gave the Broncos an 'A' draft grade
Reuter joined Andrew Mason, Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards on Orange and Blue 760 to discuss what he liked about John Elway's draft class, including Day 2 picks like QB Drew Lock and DL Dre'Mont Jones.
Horsin' Around: Draft wrap, and getting to know 'three D's' of Broncos' Day 2 haul
Draft season is over, and it's time to reflect. Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards discuss this year's class and how it will be used. They also offer their post-draft grades. Then, it's time to hear from President of Football Operations/General Manager John Elway and Head Coach Vic Fangio (24:03) and the three D's of Day 2: OL Dalton Risner (31:59), QB Drew Lock (38:13) and DL Dre'Mont Jones (47:45), with Orange and Blue 760's Brandon Krisztal joining the conversation. Be sure to subscribe to the Broncos Audio Zone in iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play or wherever you get your podcasts to get the latest Broncos analysis and conversation all year long!
Juwann Winfree: 'To be the best, you've got to take criticism'
The Broncos' sixth-round pick joined Andrew Mason, Ryan Edwards, Mike Rice and Brandon Krisztal on Orange and Blue 760 to share how he uses critiques to get better, what he got out of his pre-draft visit with the Broncos and how he plans to prioritize his work on special-teams in his quest to make the 53-man roster this year.
Getting to know fifth-round pick Justin Hollins
Hollins joined Andrew Mason, Mike Rice, Ryan Edwards and Brandon Krisztal on Orange and Blue 760 to discuss the Broncos' selection of him and the ways in which he feels he can improve as he makes the transition to the NFL and a multifaceted role in Denver's defense.
Drew Lock: 'I'm so excited' to be with Broncos
Lock told Andrew Mason, Ryan Edwards, Mike Rice and Brandon Krisztal about his meeting with the Broncos, which included a film session with Offensive Coordinator Rich Scangarello and Quarterbacks Coach T.C. McCartney. Lock said that the coaches pointed out some areas that Lock needed to improve, which he welcomed. "They were being real with me right there," Lock said in the interview on Orange and Blue 760.
A few minutes with Broncos third-round pick Dre'Mont Jones
The Ohio State product joined Andrew Mason, Ryan Edwards, Mike Rice and Brandon Krisztal on Orange and Blue 760 after the Broncos selected him with the No. 71 overall pick. Jones talked about his pass-rush moves, which allowed him to rank second in FBS behind No. 3 overall pick Quinnen Williams in total quarterback pressures last season, according to Pro Football Focus.
Dalton Risner on joining Broncos: 'I knew that was where home should be'
The No. 41 overall pick in the draft joined Ryan Edwards, Andrew Mason, Mike Rice and Brandon Krisztal on Orange and Blue 760 to discuss being drafted by the Broncos and getting to stay near his home in Wiggins, Colorado. "You guys might have to get a new part of the stadium just for the Wiggins fans," Risner said. "You guys just gained a whole fan group of about a thousand people from out of Wiggins."
Previewing Day 2 of the NFL Draft
Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards of Orange and Blue 760 discuss what to expect on the second day of the NFL Draft, including the directions the Broncos might take with their three Day 2 picks at the 41st, 52nd and 71st spots.
Catching up with TE Noah Fant
The Broncos' first-round pick joined Voice of the Broncos Dave Logan on Orange and Blue 760 on Thursday night to discuss his emotions on joining the NFL and how he can fit in Denver's scheme.
Horsin' Around: Pre-draft chatter, and diving into John Elway's comments
With fewer than three days left until the 2019 NFL Draft, Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards pic up the mics to provide a preview of the draft in light of Elway's comments from a 21-minute pre-draft press conference. Elway jokingly dubbed it "the most irrelevant press conference of the year," but actually provided some morsels on which Ryan and Mase chewed regarding the quarterback position and draft philosophy. Be sure to subscribe to the Broncos Audio Zone in iTunes, Stitcher or TuneIn to get the latest from the Broncos Audio Zone!
A trip through Broncos draft history with Andrew Mason and Jim Saccomano
With the draft approaching, Mason and Saccomano take a look back at the Broncos' draft history -- focusing on the years up to 1983. They start by chronicling the early AFL drafts -- when some players were drafted as PR exercises -- before moving on to a look back at the details around the drafting of RB Floyd Little in 1972, the series of strong drafts in the John Ralston era from 1972-76, and, finally, the post-draft trade for John Elway 36 years ago, with an inside look at how it came together from the Broncos' end.
Broncos Boardroom Blitz (Ep. 5) with Steve Atwater
On our fifth episode, Broncos Ring of Fame member Steve Atwater discusses his journey back to the Broncos as Fan Development Manager. Host Niyanth Anand, MBA candidate at Duke University and Business Intelligence intern, gathers insider advice for breaking into the competitive sports industry.
Special thanks to Meher Kohli for sound-editing assistance.
A few minutes with new Broncos CB Bryce Callahan
Callahan, one of the Broncos' top free-agent pickups this year, joined Steve Atwater, Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards on Orange and Blue 760 to discuss the recent Voluntary Veteran Minicamp, playing for Head Coach Vic Fangio and the amount of work he was able to do this week as he completes his recovery from a foot injury suffered last season.
A deep dive into the Broncos' 2019 schedule, featuring Will Parks
Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards have the most comprehensive look at the Broncos' 2019 slate, with a two-hour show from Orange and Blue 760! Find out what matters about the slate with analysis from 9News' Mike Klis (14:41), Ring of Famer Steve Atwater (29:41), Benjamin Allbright (44:28), Rick Lewis of the Broncos Radio Network (59:16), Voice of the Broncos Dave Logan (1:11:02), Orange and Blue 760's Brandon Krisztal (1:27:43) and safety Will Parks (1:34:29)! Mase and Ryan then wrap the show with their way-too-early 2019 season predictions.
Catching up with Adam Gotsis at Voluntary Veteran Minicamp
Gotsis joined Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards on Orange and Blue 760 to discuss the approach that Head Coach Vic Fangio has for his players as they dive into their offseason work.
Horsin' Around: Draft quarterback chatter, and a few minutes with Derek Wolfe
Ring of Famer Steve Atwater joins Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards for a free-wheeling conversation about draft quarterbacks -- and what they think of Ohio State's Dwayne Haskins in particular. Then, the three talk with DE Derek Wolfe in a conversation from Orange and Blue 760. Wolfe talks about the impact of Head Coach Vic Fangio. Wolfe also shares how his impending fatherhood has changed his outlook on his career. Finally, Atwater, Mason and Edwards talk with Duke head coach David Cutcliffe about his QB prospect, Daniel Jones.
ESPN's Chris Mortensen: Mike Munchak a big addition
The longtime ESPN NFL reporter joined Brandon Krisztal and Benjamin Allbright on Orange and Blue 760 to discuss the pre-draft misinformation season and break down where the Broncos stand.
Draft Chat: Duke coach David Cutcliffe breaks down QB Daniel Jones
"He's what you're looking for," Cutcliffe said said when he joined Andrew Mason, Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards to break down Jones' development and his draft prospects on Orange and Blue 760. Cutcliffe also shared some of what he learned from his tutelage of Peyton Manning over the years.
Draft Chat: Colorado School of Mines WR Brody Oliver
Oliver, who took part in the East-West Shrine Game, joined Brandon Krisztal and Benjamin Allbright on Orange and Blue 760 to discuss the pre-draft process, his strengths and his chance to take part in the Broncos' Pro Day, held April 10 at the Pat Bowlen Fieldhouse.
Draft Chat: TCU edge rusher Ben Banogu
Banogu, who was one of the leaders in college football in generating pressures last year, joined Andrew Mason, Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards on Orange and Blue 760 to discuss his growth as a pass rusher, his leadership attributes as a team captain at TCU and the areas in which he wants to improve when he makes it to the NFL.
SEC Network's Tom Hart breaks down Missouri QB Drew Lock
Hart, who covered Lock throughout the QB's four seasons at Missouri, joined the "First and Ten at Ten" crew on Orange and Blue 760 to discuss Lock's attributes and his growth despite playing for three different offensive coordinators with the Tigers.
Catching up with new Broncos CB De'Vante Bausby
After a standout season in which he led the AAF in interceptions, Bausby joined the Broncos on Monday. He chatted with Benjamin Allbright and Michael Coover on Orange and Blue 760 to talk about getting back into the NFL and reuniting with Vic Fangio -- who coached him in Chicago earlier in his career.
A few minutes with Ring of Fame LB Simon Fletcher
Fletcher joined his former teammate Steve Atwater, along with Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards on Orange and Blue 760 to discuss how Von Miller wants to play at a heavier weight. What does that entail for his work as an edge rusher? Fletcher, the No. 2 all-time sacker in Broncos history, offers his take.
Horsin' Around: Vic Fangio establishes his culture, and a few minutes with Dalton Risner
Broncos players are back at UCHealth Training Center, and Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards are here to break down the first week. First, they look at the culture Fangio wants to establish and why what Bradley Chubb said about "writing stuff down" in meetings is one of the first steps necessary (4:50). Later, they discuss how Courtland Sutton's rookie production bodes well for his goal of becoming a WR1 (16:30). Then, in a conversation from Orange and Blue 760, they catch up with Kansas State OL Dalton Risner (36:38), who discusses his pre-draft visit with the Broncos, which he called a "dream come true." Risner also shared what he gleaned from his meeting with offensive-line coaches Mike Munchak and Chris Kuper. "I just felt like I could play for those guys," Risner said. "I just felt like I fit right in."
Draft Chat: Toledo WR Diontae Johnson
One of the best punt and kickoff returners in college football last year, Johnson joined Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards on Orange and Blue 760 to discuss his recent visit with the Broncos and what he learned from meeting with Wide Receivers Coach Zach Azzanni.
Draft Chat: Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald breaks down Clayton Thorson
"He's going to be the first guy in the building and the last guy to leave," Fitzgerald told Andrew Mason, Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards on Orange and Blue 760 in a conversation about Thorson, a four-year starter for the Wildcats.
TE Jake Butt: 'I'm going to be ready to go for training camp'
"We've been progressing really well," Butt said when he joined Brandon Krisztal and Benjamin Allbright on Orange and Blue 760 to provide an update on his rehabilitation from a torn ACL suffered last year. "The plan is to just keep progressing [and] not rush anything."
Hall of Famer Rickey Jackson: Vic Fangio's intelligence sets him apart
One of the four linebackers in the famed "Dome Patrol" linebacker corps coached by Fangio in New Orleans three decades ago, Jackson joined Steve Atwater, Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards on Orange and Blue 760 to discuss the Broncos' head coach. "He showed me how smart he was, and that's what got me and him to be real close. I [saw] that he knew his craft and he was smart, and I had the talent," Jackson recalled. "So the thing about that was, he would take the talent and put the smartness with it and he could mold a good football player. That's what he did when I got with him."
Making the draft case: When should the Broncos select an interior offensive lineman?
Ring of Famer Steve Atwater dons his barrister's wig -- metaphorically speaking -- and argues that the Broncos need to take an interior O-lineman in the first two days of the 2019 NFL Draft. Andrew Mason presents the case for waiting until Day 3. In this segment from Orange and Blue 760, Ryan Edwards will be the judge to decide between the two arguments.
OLB Jeff Holland: With Vic Fangio, 'the sky's the limit'
One day before offseason workouts began, Holland joined Andrew Mason, Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards on Orange and Blue 760 to discuss what he's learned about new Head Coach Vic Fangio, what he took from his on-field work late in the 2018 regular season and the opportunity for him to follow a path like the one that Shaquil Barrett took over five seasons before signing with the Bucs as an unrestricted free agent.
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport: Broncos' secondary in good shape
With the moves at cornerback and the returning complement of safeties, "You don't have to reach if you don't want to," Rapoport told James Gomez and Tyler Polumbus on Orange and Blue 760 Monday morning.
Horsin' Around: What do the rules changes mean?
So now pass interference calls are challengeable via the NFL's replay system -- and a challenge can turn a non-call into a penalty. What are the short- and long-term implications? Andrew Mason and Broncos' TV's Phil Milani discuss this, including the impact on game management in how teams use their timeouts. Then, Fox Sports' football rules analyst Dean Blandino joins Mase, Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards in a conversation from Orange and Blue 760 to discuss the changes -- and the Broncos' failed proposal to offer an alternative to on-side kickoffs in the fourth quarter.
Making the draft case: Should the Broncos pick a QB?
Andrew Mason argues that the Broncos should. Ryan Edwards argues that they should not. Ring of Famer Steve Atwater is the judge who will hear the two cases and then issue his verdict in this segment from "First and Ten at Ten" on Orange and Blue 760.
Draft Chat: Air Force WR Jalen Robinette
After serving as a commissioned Air Force officer following his time at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Robinette is ready for his NFL shot. The big, productive wide receiver joined Steve Atwater, Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards on Orange and Blue 760 to discuss what he did the last two years to stay in shape and how his Air Force experience makes him well-prepared for the NFL.
Fox Sports' Mike Pereira discusses 2019 NFL rules changes
Pereira, a former NFL on-field official and vice president of officiating, hopped on Orange and Blue 760 to talk with Justin Adams and Brandon Krisztal about the impact of this year's rules changes, starting with the decision to allow pass-interference calls and non-calls to be challenged.
President/CEO Joe Ellis at the Annual League Meeting
Ellis joined Brandon Krisztal and Justin Adams on Orange and Blue 760 from the Annual League Meeting in Phoenix to discuss where the Broncos stand on some key issues as the 2019 offseason progresses.
Horsin' Around: John Elway and Vic Fangio at the Annual League Meeting
Road show! It's off to the NFL's Annual League Meeting, and we bring you a pair of chats from Orange and Blue 760. First, Andrew Mason and Brandon Krisztal catch up with President of Football Operations/General Manager John Elway to talk about the Broncos' proposal for altering on-side kickoffs, as well as the personnel moves the team has made in recent weeks. Then they talk with Head Coach Vic Fangio about recent additions like CB Bryce Callahan, how he plans to get his message across to players and the "responsibility" the new coach feels to return the Broncos to their successful form.
Draft Chat: Ohio State WR Terry McLaurin
One day after his Pro Day work in Columbus, Ohio, McLaurin joined Andrew Mason, Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards on Orange and Blue 760 to talk about his leadership attributes, the positive traits of his college teammate, QB Dwayne Haskins, and the interest the Broncos have shown in him.
Draft Chat: Florida State edge rusher Brian Burns
Burns joined Justin Adams on Orange and Blue 760 to talk about his work leading up to the draft and the influences that helped set him up for his NFL opportunity.
'A lot of unfinished business in Denver' compelled Jeff Heuerman to return
Heuerman joined Steve Atwater, Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards on Orange and Blue 760 to discuss his personal expectations, his outlook for 2019 and the arrival of Joe Flacco. Heuerman is also excited about the possibilities for tight ends in Rich Scangarello's offense. Heuerman said he watched film of San Francisco's George Kittle and told Scangarello, "There's nothing he's doing that I can't do."
CB Kareem Jackson: Being in Fangio's style of defense is 'a dream for a DB'
"I'm excited, because as a DB, you kind of want to be in those schemes where you get a chance to play some zone and have your eyes on the quarterback, so you can read and react and possibly jump some routes," Jackson told Steve Atwater, Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards on Orange and Blue 760.
Joe Flacco: Denver 'is definitely where I want to be'
Flacco joined Voice of the Broncos Dave Logan on Orange and Blue 760 to talk about his happiness at joining the Broncos, as well as how he handled being the second-team QB in Baltimore late last season behind then-rookie Lamar Jackson.
Broncos free-agent history with Andrew Mason and Jim Saccomano
In the first edition of the Broncos History podcast, Jim Saccomano joins Andrew Mason to take a trip through Broncos free-agency history, including the time the Broncos tried to poach eventual Hall of Fame defensive Bruce Smith in 1989 from Buffalo (4:45), the four years of Plan B free agency (7:16), how the first free agent signed under current rules helped pave the way for acquiring Gary Zimmerman (12:55) and how Hall of Fame Owner Pat Bowlen helped close the deal with many free agents over the years (17:57).
Draft Chat: Kentucky CB Lonnie Johnson
A member of the Wildcats' outstanding defense last year, Johnson joined Andrew Mason, Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards on Orange and Blue 760 to discuss the staring contest in which he found himself during a Combine interview, sitting down with the Broncos for a formal interview, and what he perceives as his strengths and weaknesses.
Draft Chat: Washington ILB Ben Burr-Kirven
A tackling machine for the Huskies, Burr-Kirven joined Andrew Mason, Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards on Orange and Blue 760 to discuss how teams see using him in the NFL. Burr-Kirven noted that while some teams see him as a sub-package box safety, most look at him as an inside linebacker.
Draft Chat: Utah ILB Cody Barton
After turning in one of the best all-around workouts at this year's NFL Scouting Combine, Barton joined Andrew Mason, Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards on Orange and Blue 760 to discuss his performance, what weight he expects to play at in the NFL and earning notice at the East-West Shrine Game not only for his on-field work, but his off-field contributions and character.
Horsin' Around at the 2019 NFL Scouting Combine
Go inside the NFL Scouting Combine from Radio Row in Indianapolis! First, Andrew Mason, Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards talk to NFL.com analyst Bucky Brooks (1:14), who currently mocks Missouri QB Drew Lock to the Broncos. He explains why he compares Lock to Matthew Stafford and how he thinks Washington CB Bryon Murphy "is very similar to Chris Harris Jr." NFL Network's James Palmer then joins the guys at 11:04 to discuss the Broncos' reported trade for Joe Flacco and the draft prospects for Ohio State's Dwayne Haskins. Finally, Mason catches up with a below-the-radar draft QB prospect, Mississippi's Jordan Ta'amu (24:06).
NFL Films' Greg Cosell on Hall of Fame, draft QBs
Greg Cosell joined Andrew Mason, Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards from Radio Row at the NFL Scouting Combine on Orange and Blue 760 to analyze the Broncos' reported trade for Joe Flacco, Atwater's potential for the Hall of Fame and his film breakdowns of quarterbacks such as Kyler Murray, Drew Lock and Dwayne Haskins.
Weber State's Sua Opeta on his big bench-press day
The offensive lineman joined Andrew Mason, Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards to discuss his performance in the Combine bench press, when he reached 39 repetitions, the most of any offensive lineman at Indianapolis this year.
Broncos Boardroom Blitz (Ep. 4) with Kelsey Zimmerman and Adam McLean
On our fourth episode, Kelsey Zimmerman, Executive Assistant to the Chief Commercial Officer, and Adam McLean, a Marketing and Sponsorship Seasonal Associate during the 2018 season, share how to break into the sports business on the ground floor. Host Niyanth Anand, MBA candidate at Duke University and Business Intelligence intern, gathers insider advice for breaking into the competitive sports industry.
Special thanks to Meher Kohli for sound-editing assistance.
Breaking down the NFL Scouting Combine
Andrew Mason, Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards take you through the first day of the NFL Scouting Combine on Orange and Blue 760, dissecting the comments from Head Coach Vic Fangio and President of Football Operations/General Manager John Elway.
John Elway at the NFL Scouting Combine
Elway joined Ring of Famer Steve Atwater and Brandon Krisztal from Radio Row in Indianapolis on Wednesday on Orange and Blue 760 to share his thoughts on the Combine and the tests players are put through during the week.
Head Coach Vic Fangio at the NFL Scouting Combine
The Combine is important, but it's not a be-all, end-all for Fangio. "You can't tell what kind of football player a guy is in a 15-minute interview ... a 15-minute interview is just a little piece of the puzzle," Fangio told Tyler Polumbus and Julie Browman when he joined Orange and Blue 760 from the NFL Scouting Combine.
Horsin' Around: Previewing the Combine, and what to expect at QB
The Ford Path to the Draft is under way! Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards of Orange and Blue 760 are headed to Indianapolis, but first, they take a look ahead to the Scouting Combine -- especially in light of the reported trade for Baltimore QB Joe Flacco. How will last year's experience guide the Broncos in this year's draft process when they look at the QBs? Who could be the fifth QB off the board -- because it gets wide open after Duke's Daniel Jones? Could Jones be a first-rounder? And if the Broncos go for a developmental QB, which one could be the best fit? Ryan and Mase tackle it all.
Former Broncos/Ravens WR Marlon Brown on Joe Flacco
In the wake of multiple reports that the Broncos will trade for Joe Flacco, Brown joined Marc Stout and Ray Crockett on Orange and Blue 760 to talk about Flacco. "He's a great locker-room guy. He's great off the field. He's great on the field," Brown said, later adding, "Man, he can make all the throws -- and then some."
Ex-Broncos/Ravens RB Justin Forsett: 'We call him January Joe'
In the wake of reports that the Broncos will trade for Joe Flacco, Forsett joined Andy Lindahl and Tyler Polumbus on Orange and Blue 760 to discuss his former teammate and share why he thinks Flacco "will be a nice asset" in 2019.
Horsin' Around: Assessing the Broncos three years on from Super Bowl 50
Three years ago this week, the Broncos scaled the sport's ultimate mountaintop. Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards reflect on what has happened since then, starting with the path at quarterback since Peyton Manning's final game (5:30). "It's amazing to think about all the what-ifs," Edwards says. At 19:00, Mason reflects on how the Broncos took steps forward in building a deep roster in 2018, but still need to string together good drafts to get the club's depth to the level of teams like New England. They also share memories of Super Bowl 50 (25:50), noting, "It still somehow doesn't seem real." Subscribe to the Broncos Audio Zone in iTunes, Stitcher or wherever you download your podcasts!