Denver Broncos Audio Zone: Player Interviews
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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).
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: Champ Bailey and the Hall of Fame
Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards reflect on the Pro Football Hall of Fame selections (1:04), where Steve Atwater stands after making it to the final 10 among finalists (3:04) and how a potential expanded class of Seniors nominees for 2020 (7:51) could help Randy Gradishar in particular. Mase chats with Champ Bailey (12:31) and asks fellow 2019 inductee Ed Reed about his admiration of Atwater (15:17). Finally, Ryan and Mase share their memories of Denver sports-broadcasting legend Irv Brown (17:48), who died Sunday.
Von Miller 'so excited' about playing for Vic Fangio
Miller listened closely when Fangio talked about getting more out of him at his opening press conference as Broncos head coach. As the Super Bowl 50 MVP told Tyler Polumbus and Steve Atwater on Orange and Blue 760, "When he said that, the hair just stood up on the top of my back."
Bradley Chubb 'excited' about Vic Fangio and Ed Donatell
"It's like proving yourself all over again. I feel like it gives yourself something to work for for another year," Chubb said when he joined Brandon Krisztal and Justin Adams of Orange and Blue 760 on Radio Row in Atlanta on Tuesday.
Horsin' Around: Hall of Fame talk, John Lynch and Senior Bowl MVP Daniel Jones
Join Andrew Mason, Hall of Fame finalist Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards for a jam-packed podcast! We begin by talking with three Hall of Fame voters about the induction chances of Atwater, Pat Bowlen and Champ Bailey: SiriusXM NFL Radio's Alex Marvez (1:02), Cleveland.com's Mary Kay Cabot (11:00) and Yahoo! Sports' Terez Paylor (12:28). Then, it's on to another Hall finalist, John Lynch, who joins the show at 16:43, Lynch explains why the Broncos are getting a "real talented coach, a smart, smart football coach" in new offensive coordinator Rich Scangarello. Lynch also discusses his own candidacy, Bowlen's Hall-worthy resume and the lack of safeties in the Hall. Finally, the guys talk to Duke quarterback Daniel Jones (22:52) about his progress and the feedback he got from coaches throughout the week.
Catching up with Northern Colorado WR Alex Wesley
Wesley joined Steve Atwater, Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards on Orange and Blue 760 to talk about his Senior Bowl week and what areas of his game he knows that he must improve.
Neil Smith: 'Steve Atwater is the reason why I got to Denver'
Neil Smith won a pair of Super Bowls with Denver, but he's also a Chiefs legend who lives in Kansas City. He joined Ray Crockett and Marc Stout on Orange and Blue 760 to break down the AFC Championship matchup between the Chiefs and Patriots -- and to share his memories of how Atwater compelled him to join the Broncos as a free agent in 1997.
Shelby Harris breaks down Championship Weekend
"[Kansas City's] offense is levels ahead of us, and we've got to get to that point," Harris told Justin Adams and Anthony Rodriguez on Orange and Blue 760 as he broke down this weekend's conference-championship games.
Broncos Audio Zone: Derek Wolfe and Vic Fangio's desire to avoid "death by inches"
Fangio's leadership could be just what the Broncos need, as Derek Wolfe tells Steve Atwater, Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards at 0:38. Wolfe expects the new coach to "bring a different type of discipline" to the team. Wolfe also talks about how some of the details, and says that getting discipline right starts in the meetings (9:01). Steve, Mase and Ryan then share what they took away from Fangio's introduction to Broncos Country (17:33).
Brandon Marshall reflects on his 2018 season
In a conversation on Orange and Blue 760, Marshall told Justin Adams and Brandon Krisztal that he felt like he was not strong enough at the point of attack, so as he rehabilitated from a knee injury, he added weight so he could return stronger at the end of the season.
Jake Plummer on his College Football Hall of Fame induction
The former Broncos starting quarterback joined Justin Adams and Brandon Krisztal to discuss the honor. He also offered his thoughts on the Broncos' 2018 season and his belief that the team is "not far off."
Catching up with TE Troy Fumagalli
Troy Fumagalli's season was lost to injury, but he tells Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards that he "feels great" and is ready to go for 2019. Find out how the fifth-round pick in the 2018 draft used the year to work in the weight room and work on the mental side of his game by participating in film sessions and meetings with his fellow tight ends.
Zach Kerr talks about his experience playing for Chuck Pagano
"It would be cool to be reunited with Chuck," said Kerr, who played for Pagano with the Indianapolis Colts. Kerr discussed what the Broncos could expect if they hire Pagano in a conversation with Justin Adams and Brandon Krisztal on Orange and Blue 760 on Thursday. Kerr also said he thinks the Broncos are "pretty close" to returning to the playoffs.
Todd Davis describes what type of head coach he wants to see
Davis told Justin Adams and Brandon Krisztal that he wants the Broncos to hire "who's passionate about the players that we have now -- that really sees the talent that we have on this team and really wants to build from there."
Broncos Audio Zone: What comes next?
"There are no short cuts," Broncos President/CEO Joe Ellis said, and that's where this podcast begins. Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards go into the locker room to discuss the decision to relieve Vance Joseph of his duties and what changes could be coming with Justin Simmons (1:16) and Shelby Harris (7:12). Then, Chris Harris Jr. answers media questions with characteristic candor (14:21), and at 18:10, Mason, Edwards and Ring of Famer Steve Atwater discuss what Harris' sentiments mean.
Horsin' Around: Adam Gotsis, Will Parks, Garett Bolles and Royce Freeman
For Week 17, Andrew Mason, Ryan Edwards and Steve Atwater talk to four players whose roles and form have evolved and grown in 2018. First up is Gotsis (1:15), who is playing the best football of his career. Then they talk to Parks, who reflects on the season (10:56). Finally, it's on to the offense, with Garett Bolles (19:37) -- one of two offensive players to start every game this season -- and Royce Freeman (25:53), who will play a big role Sunday with Phillip Lindsay on injured reserve.
Chris Harris Jr. on Broncos' slow starts
"We start to make plays way too late," Harris said when he joined Andy Lindahl and Tyler Polumbus in the Pat Bowlen Fieldhouse studio on Thursday. He also talks about having to watch Monday's loss "like a die-hard fan" at home and makes some predictions for Week 17.
Shaquil Barrett on pending free agency: 'I don't want to leave Denver'
Barrett discussed his return in Oakland, his family's Christmas and his outlook as he becomes eligible for unrestricted free agency in his conversation with Julie Browman, Michael Coover and Anthony Rodriguez as they filled in for Ray Crockett and Marc Stout on Wednesday.
Horsin' Around: Will Parks, Brandon Marshall, Craig Mager and draft talk
Happy holidays, merry Christmas and happy Festivus! First we catch up with Will Parks (1:10), who says he expects "a lot of emotions" from Raider Nation on Monday night. Then, Brandon Marshall hops on (8:56). At 15:07, Marshall makes the case for keeping as much of the team together as possible, allowing them to build off the progress they made this year. The newest Bronco, CB Craig Mager, joins the conversation at 16:27, and Ryan Edwards, Andrew Mason and Steve Atwater find out that the ex-Charger doesn't lack for confidence. Finally, Ryan, Mase and Steve take an early look at the draft with The Draft Network's Jon Ledyard (21:55), who has a QB mocked to the Broncos in his first-round projection. Get all the latest Broncos podcast by subscribing to the Broncos Audio Zone in iTunes, Stitcher or Google!
Christmas past and Christmas present with Courtland Sutton
Sutton told Justin Adams and Brandon Krisztal about the best gift he received as a child, the gifts he plans to give to family, the and "decorative robes" that Brandon McManus gave his teammates on Friday.
Justin Simmons ready for Oakland challenge
Simmons also talked about the atmosphere he expects to see in Oakland on Monday night when he spoke with Justin Adams from the locker room.
Chris Harris Jr. feels he took his game to 'another level' in 2018
Harris also told Andy Lindahl and Tyler Polumbus how he feels "great," even though he was placed on injured reserve this week. He discussed a few other topics during his weekly interview on Orange and Blue 760.
Broncos Audio Zone: All about Phillip Lindsay
With a Pro Bowl selection, Phillip Lindsay's stellar rookie season received a fitting cherry on top of a sundae filled with heaping scoops of yardage (over 1,200 yards from scrimmage) and touchdowns (10). Hear his conversation with Ray Crockett and Marc Stout, and then learn more about what made him so successful from his high-school coach, his uncle, Tony Lindsay!
Garett Bolles: OL shares pride in Phillip Lindsay's Pro Bowl season
"To have a 1,000-yard back behind us, that's a spectacular season [for the line] in my eyes," Bolles told Ray Crockett and Marc Stout on Wednesday, one day after Lindsay was selected to the Pro Bowl.
Case Keenum: Mistakes 'cost us the game'
"We did a good job for most of the game. You take out two or three passes, and it's really good. But you can't do that. You've got to be perfect," Keenum told Tyler Polumbus and Andy Lindahl on Tuesday morning.
Dymonte Thomas tells about being pressed into corner duty
Thomas told Justin Adams and Brandon Krisztal that prior to Saturday, he had not played cornerback since his pee-wee days -- and when he did back then, he only blitzed. He also discussed his second-quarter interception against Cleveland.
Horsin' Around: Al Wilson, Justin Simmons and Darian Stewart
Andrew Mason, Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards get you ready for Broncos-Browns by talking to safeties Justin Simmons (1:21) and Darian Stewart (8:46), who break down what the secondary needs to get right after being gashed last week, how the on-field communication can improve and what the Broncos need to do to contain Cleveland QB Baker Mayfield. Then stay to hear a chat with former Broncos LB Al Wilson (14:23), who discusses how he would have to play differently if he played today (18:43) and what a potential Ring of Fame induction would mean to him (27:32). It's all in the Week 15 edition of Horsin' Around!
Key to containing Baker Mayfield: 'Just be us,' says Shane Ray
Ray also discussed what edge rushers do to try to get a jump on the snap when he joined Steve Atwater, Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards from the locker room after the Broncos' Thursday practice.
Garett Bolles: 'Now it's up to me just to see how far I can climb up the ladder'
Bolles also discussed where the team stands heading into the Browns game when he joined Brandon Krisztal and Justin Adams in the Pat Bowlen Fieldhouse studio Thursday.
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!
Adam Gotsis: 'We need to win out now'
Gotsis also discussed how Browns QB Baker Mayfield is "almost a mix between Russell Wilson and Pat Mahomes" and shared details of Christmas traditions in Australia when he joined Brandon Krisztal and Justin Adams from the locker room.
Chris Harris Jr.: Leg fracture is 'healing fast'
"My last X-ray showed great healing," the three-time Pro Bowl cornerback said as he updated his recovery and shared his thoughts on last Sunday's loss with Andy Lindahl and Tyler Polumbus on Orange and Blue 760 on Wednesday.
Bradley Chubb: Baker Mayfield 'is a rookie that doesn't play like a rookie'
Chubb also discussed the mindset of the locker room in his Wednesday conversation with Andy Lindahl and Tyler Polumbus on Orange and Blue 760.
Su'a Cravens: 'You won't see any down faces' in locker room
Cravens told Justin Adams and Brandon Krisztal how the Broncos have tried to quickly put Sunday's loss to the 49ers behind them. He also revealed that he and CB Brendan Langley put together a R&B album that will be released later this month.
Todd Davis: 'Blown coverage' led to issues against 49ers' George Kittle
"Missed assignments and busted coverages," Davis told Justin Adams and Brandon Krisztal on Orange and Blue 760 Monday, one day after Kittle racked up 210 yards in the 49ers' win over Denver. "It was more on us beating ourselves."
Case Keenum: 'Little issues' added up to big loss
"It's never fun when you watch the first half of the tape and it takes you five minutes. There weren't that many plays," he told Andy Lindahl and Tyler Polumbus on Monday after the Broncos' 20-14 loss to the 49ers.
Horsin' Around: Su'a Cravens, Jamar Taylor and Andre Holmes
Get to know the new guys as we go Horsin' Around! Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards discuss the aftermath of this week's injuries, including a "Moneyball" approach to replacing Emmanuel Sanders (10:10) by recreating him in the aggregate. Next, Ryan, Mase and Steve Atwater talk with Cravens (14:37), who explains at 15:25 how the team ignores outside noise in three words: "We don't care!" Then it's time to learn about Taylor (21:32) and Holmes (26:30).
Todd Davis: 49ers better than record shows
"I feel like they're a talented team," Davis told Brandon Krisztal and Reuben Droughns from the locker room Thursday as the Broncos prepared for their trip to the San Francisco Bay Area. "They're 2-10, but they definitely don't play like a 2-10 team."
Matt LaCosse's focus: 'Just do my job every play'
"I'm not going to lie to you, it was definitely an adjustment," LaCosse told Reuben Droughns and Brandon Krisztal on Thursday when he talked about the changes he's dealt with since moving to the No. 1 spot at tight end after injuries to Jake Butt and Jeff Heuerman.
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.
New Broncos WR Andre Holmes hopes 'veteran knowledge' helps his cause
Holmes played for Offensive Coordinator Bill Musgrave in Oakland and Minnesota. He told Marc Stout and Ray Crockett how he feels his experience can help him during a chat on Orange and Blue 760 on Wednesday after the Broncos claimed him.
Domata Peko Sr.: 'We've got to all play better for' Emmanuel Sanders
Peko told Justin Adams and Brandon Krisztal that 'almost the whole team' went to the training room after practice to offer comfort and support to Sanders in the wake of his Achilles tendon injury.
Case Keenum: Keeping a 'hunter mentality' important
Keenum also discussed the impact of Chris Harris Jr.'s injury and the case for Phillip Lindsay to be Offensive Rookie of the Year during his weekly chat with Andy Lindahl and Tyler Polumbus on Tuesday.
Horsin' Around: Bengals postgame with Justin Simmons
Can the Broncos talk playoffs yet? How did they overcome injuries in Sunday's win? And how will Justin Simmons handle the type of multi-faceted role as safety and slot cornerback he had in Cincinnati? Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards break it down in the postgame podcast.
Horsin' Around: Bengals pregame with Derek Wolfe
On a cold weekend in Colorado, pour yourself a ladle of Broncos chatter as hot as a fresh bowl of Cincinnati's chili -- which Andrew Mason and Andy Lindahl discuss (3:54) before getting into the Bengals -- "and a wounded animal is the most dangerous," as Mason warns at 8:50. At 16:45, they discuss the impact of A.J. Green's return -- and how Tyler Boyd could be the Cincinnati WR with the biggest impact on the game. Finally, Mason, Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards catch up with Derek Wolfe (28:55), who at 33:10 talks about how his motivation in this game is to win it for NT Domata Peko Sr. Be sure and subscribe to the Broncos Audio Zone in iTunes!
Royce Freeman on how he avoids the 'rookie wall'
"You start trying to do too much, or you take a step back and get lackadaisical, it starts to show," the third-round running back told Justin Adams and Brandon Krisztal from the locker room Thursday.
Bradley Chubb on preparing for Bengals QB Jeff Driskel
"You don't know how he reacts to different things, so it is a challenge," Chubb said when asked about preparing for Cincinnati's first-time starter during an interview with Andy Lindahl and Tyler Polumbus on Thursday morning.
Broncos Audio Zone: Garett Bolles, Shelby Harris and Justin Simmons
We go inside the locker room as we take a mid-week trip into the Broncos Audio Zone. First, Steve Atwater, Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards talk with Garett Bolles (0:30), who touches on how technique improvements have helped him get better in recent weeks (3:25). At 7:41, Justin Adams and Brandon Krisztal talk with Shelby Harris, and at 14:45, Justin Simmons joins Ray Crockett and Marc Stout.
Case Keenum talks tight ends in wake of Jeff Heuerman's injury
Keenum discussed the impact of Heuerman's season-ending injury and the outlook for Matt LaCosse in his weekly chat on Orange and Blue 760. He also looked ahead to the Cincinnati game, telling Andy Lindahl and Tyler Polumbus, "When you have some good weeks, it makes the next week that much more important and that much more fun."
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).
Bradley Chubb: Broncos can build off comeback win
"I feel like in the future, if we get in those situations again, it's going to start working in our favor," Chubb told Andy Lindahl and Tyler Polumbus in a conversation on Orange and Blue 760 on Tuesday morning. Chubb also talked about how the front seven is getting better cohesion as the season progresses, and later touched on the possibility of breaking the NFL rookie sack record.
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.
Darian Stewart: 'Everybody stayed together'
"There wasn't no negative energy. I think that was the biggest focus with us," Stewart told Justin Adams and Brandon Krisztal from the locker room Monday afternoon.
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.
Horsin' Around: What's next on the OL, Adam Gotsis and Shaquil Barrett
Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards of Orange and Blue 760 get things started with a preview of Sunday's game, starting with the impact of Max Garcia's season-ending torn ACL (2:00). They also discuss how the Broncos don't simply need to start fast, but do better in the mid-game stretches that have doomed the team (8:11). Ryan and Mase then exchange "Star Trek" and "Star Wars" quotes to talk about how a win would keep hope alive (19:53). Then, Mase and Ring of Famer Steve Atwater go to the locker room to discuss the challenges posed by the Chargers with DE Adam Gotsis (20:40), who explains how the Broncos are better than their record. Finally, Mase, Steve and Ryan talk with OLB Shaquil Barrett (28:19) about what to expect from the Chargers this Sunday, including run plays "that they've never run against us before."
Josey Jewell: 'Gap integrity is huge' in containing Chargers' Melvin Gordon
With Brandon Marshall still sidelined from practice with a knee injury, Jewell could be in line for extensive playing time once again when the Broncos face the Chargers. He joined Justin Adams and Brandon Krisztal of Orange and Blue 760 from the locker room Thursday to discuss the challenge the defense faces in Los Angeles.
Broncos Audio Zone: DaeSean Hamilton, Colby Wadman and Shane Ray
Andrew Mason, Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards take you inside the locker room to catch up with a pair of young Broncos. First up is WR DaeSean Hamilton; at 0:51, Hamilton explains that his knee "felt good" during his first practice since he suffered the injury at Arizona last month. The guys then talk with Colby Wadman at 6:00, who discusses how how some technical tweaks have helped his game (6:28) and how he focuses on his own play, rather than the returner to whom he's punting (7:53). Finally, Ray Crockett and Marc Stout of Crockett and Stout on Orange and Blue 760 talk with outside linebacker Shane Ray (10:00).
Courtland Sutton: Having Emmanuel Sanders 'definitely helps me out a lot'
During a conversation from the locker room Wednesday, Sutton also told Justin Adams and Brandon Krisztal that "eliminating the three-and-outs" is a top priority for the offense as it looks to get out to a fast start next Sunday against the Los Angeles Chargers.
Case Keenum: Refreshed after the bye
Keenum also told Andy Lindahl and Tyler Polumbus about heading up to the mountains during the bye week. Andy and Tyler also advised the QB to not ski in jeans.
Safety Su'a Cravens: 'It was just a relief' to return to game action
Cravens joined Steve Atwater, Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards to talk about his return to game action and what the team needs to do to turn close losses into victories.
Elijah Wilkinson prepares to 'play 150 percent every play'
As he prepares for the most extensive work of his NFL career in the wake of injuries to Ron Leary and Matt Paradis, Wilkinson discussed his progress in converting from tackle to guard and the opportunity in front of him in a conversation with Steve Atwater, Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards.
Zach Kerr confident Broncos can surge after bye
Kerr also expressed confidence in the team's potential after the bye and the outlook for Connor McGovern as he moves to center in a conversation with Justin Adams and Brandon Krisztal in the locker room Wednesday.