Denver Broncos Audio Zone: Player Interviews
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.
Catching up with TE Matt LaCosse
Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards of "First and Ten at Ten" on Orange and Blue 760 talked with LaCosse, who already has career highs for receptions (10) and yards (128), including his 44-yard catch-and-run against Houston last Sunday.
Tim Patrick: 'Super excited' for opportunity for more reps
Patrick said he expects to be "more relaxed" with a chance to play more. He also described the "big effect" that Demaryius Thomas had on helping his career in his conversation with Justin Adams and Brandon Krisztal of Orange and Blue 760.
Chris Harris Jr. 'excited' about Su'a Cravens' potential return
Harris also talked about the trade of Demaryius Thomas, adding that he thinks the Broncos have the advantage when it comes to intel, he told Tyler Polumbus and Andy Lindahl on Orange and Blue 760.
Broncos Audio Zone: Shane Ray, Rod Smith and Steve Beuerlein
First up is OLB Shane Ray (0:45), who talks with Andrew Mason, Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards about some key topics, including his recovery from an ankle injury (1:29) and what Demaryius Thomas means to him (2:04). Then, Ring of Fame WR Rod Smith joins Ray Crockett and Marc Stout (8:50) to share his thoughts on the Thomas trade (9:18), which he considers to be "bittersweet." Finally, former Broncos QB Steve Beuerlein joined Ray and Marc to talk about Sunday's game (27:00), which he will announce for CBS.
Jordan Taylor 'trending upward' as he works way back into playing shape
"I'm definitely making a lot of progress," he said Wednesday after practice in a conversation with Justin Adams and Brandon Krisztal. Taylor, who is on the physically-unable-to-perform list has been practicing the last two weeks after having two hip surgeries in the offseason. He also talked about how center Matt Paradis helped him through the rehabilitation process.
Emmanuel Sanders: 'Feels weird driving to work' without DT there
"That's like my brother," Sanders said as he reflected on the Tuesday trade of Demaryius Thomas to Houston in a conversation with Andy Lindahl and Tyler Polumbus. Sanders also reflected on some of the best moments Thomas had while they were teammates.
CB Chris Harris Jr. reflects on Thomas trade, looks ahead to facing him
"We've just got to try to keep that culture going, what D.T. set of hard work every day, speaking up like he did," he told Steve Atwater, Andrew Mason and Ryan Edwards at the Broncos Drive for Life on Tuesday. Harris also looked ahead to the rest of the season.
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 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!
RB Phillip Lindsay says he's ready for a heavier workload
"It's just about going out there and playing football," Lindsay told Justin Adams and Brandon Krisztal on Orange and Blue 760 this week as he prepares to help carry the Broncos' ground game without Royce Freeman, who will miss the Week 8 contest at Kansas City due to an ankle injury.
CB Chris Harris Jr.: Key is to keep Patrick Mahomes in the pocket
"I think he just killed us outside the pocket," Harris told Andy Lindahl and Tyler Polumbus during his weekly chat on Orange and Blue 760 on Thursday.
Broncos Audio Zone: Shelby Harris and CBS' Rich Gannon
A conversation with defensive lineman Shelby Harris (0:34) and Marc Stout and Ray Crockett's chat with former NFL quarterback and current CBS analyst Rich Gannon (7:33) highlight this trip into the Broncos Audio Zone. Also featured are sound bites from backup QB Kevin Hogan on how his skill set fits the Broncos' scheme (5:50) and his thoughts on the decision to waive Chad Kelly (6:26), which moved Hogan up to the No. 2 spot behind Case Keenum. The show wraps up with analyst Mike Renner of Pro Football Focus joining Andrew Mason, Steve Atwater and Ryan Edwards (21:22) to talk about how the Broncos can play Patrick Mahomes (23:17) and Bradley Roby's chances of sustaining his strong form from Week 7 (25:27). Subscribe to the Broncos Audio Zone in iTunes and leave feedback if you like what you hear!
OLB Shane Ray 'pushing for this week' to return from ankle injury
After missing last week because of a sprained ankle, Ray expressed optimism that he could play Sunday in his home town of Kansas City. "Every time that we play the Chiefs, it really just takes my mindset to another level," he told Brandon Krisztal and Justin Adams.
WR Emmanuel Sanders: 'We've got guys that can make plays down the field'
Sanders believes that because of the Broncos' array of playmakers, they have an offense that can push the ball downfield and make plays against any team they play. He discussed the offense's progress and off-field topics in his chat with Andy Lindahl and Tyler Polumbus on Wednesday.
QB Case Keenum eager for second chance at Chiefs
"What's great about divisional games is that you get another chance at them, and now we're here," Keenum told Andy Lindahl and Tyler Polumbus during his weekly interview on Orange and Blue 760 on Tuesday morning.
Broncos Audio Zone: Justin Simmons and Shamarko Thomas
We open Chiefs week by catching up with Simmons, who lined up in the slot on some plays last Thursday, and Thomas, whose thunderous tackles on first-quarter kickoff returns set the tone for the Broncos' rout of the Cardinals. Finally, Marc Stout and Ray Crockett of Orange and Blue 760 talk about the Chiefs' fast start with Kansas City's former head coach, Dick Vermeil.
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!
Emmanuel Sanders: 'All it takes is one win'
"We dug ourselves a hole, and the only way we can get out of it is by winning one game at a time," he told Andy Lindahl and Tyler Polumbus on Tuesday as the Broncos prepared for Thursday' night's game at Arizona.
Chris Harris Jr.: 'Nobody's down' heading into Arizona game
Harris told Tyler Polumbus and Andy Lindahl that the team has the right mindset going into its game against the Cardinals, but that the Broncos must "have way more discipline."
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!
Case Keenum: Missed opportunities were costly against Rams
"Against a great team like the Rams ... you've got to make sure your possessions count, because you might not get many," Keenum told Tyler Polumbus and Andy Lindahl in his weekly Orange and Blue 760 chat on Monday.
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!
Chris Harris Jr.: Players-only meeting about 'encouraging everybody'
"Really, it wasn't too big, it wasn't too crazy," Harris told Andy Lindahl and Tyler Polumbus during his weekly interview on Orange and Blue 760 on Thursday morning.
Broncos Audio Zone: Catching up with Isaac Yiadom
Thursday's trip into the Broncos Audio Zone begins with Steve Atwater, Ryan Edwards and Andrew Mason talking to rookie CB Isaac Yiadom, whose responsibilities have increased in recent weeks (0:39). Then, Ray Crockett and Marc Stout of Orange and Blue 760 talk with ILB Brandon Marshall about his foundation and the state of the defense (5:42). Then, Steve, Mase and Ryan go inside the numbers with Mike Renner of Pro Football Focus (21:15). Be sure and subscribe to the Broncos Audio Zone in iTunes and leave a review if you like what you hear!
WR Emmanuel Sanders: 'Change has got to happen'
"Some type of change has to happen, because we're on a three-game losing streak," he told Andy Lindahl and Tyler Polumbus on Wednesday as the Broncos began their preparations for Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Rams.
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!
Chris Harris Jr. looks ahead to the Jets
Harris said he's "just now" getting over the Chiefs loss, but he has turned the page to the Jets and QB Sam Darnold. "He's looking good to me. He can make the throws. He can move in the pocket," Harris told Andy Lindahl and Tyler Polumbus. "We've got to be ready for everything with him.
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.
ILB Josey Jewell on his progress to date
Jewell also shared which nickname he prefers in a conversation with Brandon Krisztal and Justin Adams on Orange and Blue 760 after Wednesday's practice.
Emmanuel Sanders: 'We can't make those mistakes'
Sanders looked back on the miscues of the loss to the Chiefs and looked ahead to how he hopes he can be used on Orange and Blue 760 on Wednesday. "I just want to be used more, to be able to change the outcome of games," he said.
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!
'Next man up' at tight end is Matt LaCosse
"You don't want [more playing time] in this circumstance, but it's next man up, and I have to play well for my team and my teammates," LaCosse told Ryan Edwards, Andrew Mason and Andy Lindahl on Saturday as he prepares for a bigger role in the wake of Jake Butt's torn ACL.
CB Bradley Roby: Getting ready for the Chiefs challenge
"We definitely have a good game plan for Monday," Roby told Ray Crockett and Marc Stout on Friday afternoon as he discussed the Week 4 duel and where the Broncos' secondary stands.
Domata Peko Sr.: Pressure on Patrick Mahomes is key
Peko joined Brandon Krisztal and Justin Adams from the Broncos' locker room to discuss what the defense needs to do in order to defuse the Chiefs on Monday night. "I don't think [the Chiefs] have played a defense like ours," he said.
OT Jared Veldheer on putting a sack behind him
"It's one of those things that's like an instant learning experience," he told Brandon Krisztal and Justin Adams of Orange and Blue 760 in the locker room Thursday.
Chris Harris Jr.: DBs must 'play with more confidence'
Harris told Andy Lindahl and Tyler Polumbus that the defensive backs are putting in extra work and watching extra film this week to put their recent struggles behind them.
Broncos Audio Zone Daily: Preparing for the Chiefs challenge
Andrew Mason, Ryan Edwards and Steve Atwater begin by catching up with DE Adam Gotsis in the locker room to talk about the defense and what to expect Monday night (0:25). Then, they talk to Orange and Blue 760's Ray Crockett (9:42), who talks about how the cornerbacks are playing (10:18), what he think is the best way to cover Tyreek Hill (14:32) and what should be the top priority in defending the Chiefs (22:30).
Emmanuel Sanders: 'We're trying to keep this locker room positive'
Sanders also talks about the discomfort in which he played Sunday, adding that he's back to "100 percent" and is "ready to go" for next Monday's showdown with the Chiefs.
QB Case Keenum: On offense, 'we demand excellence of ourselves'
Keenum talked about overcoming mistakes, his strong confidence in his receivers, the impact of Phillip Lindsay's ejection and what comes next in a chat with Andy Lindahl and Tyler Polumbus on Orange and Blue 760 on Tuesday morning.
Broncos Audio Zone Daily: September 25
First up is WR Courtland Sutton (0:18), who tells Brandon Krisztal and Justin Adams that there is no panic in the locker room after the first defeat of the 2018 regular season. Next, Arnie Stapleton of the Associated Press breaks down the Ravens loss with the "First and Ten at Ten" crew at 6:37. Finally, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport joins Andy Lindahl and Tyler Polumbus to break down the weekend around the league (20:57).
CB Chris Harris Jr. on the D, Case Keenum and the Ravens
"Sometimes offenses do a lot of things where we can't press [in coverage]," Harris told Tyler Polumbus and Andy Lindahl on his weekly Orange and Blue 760 interview Thursday.
Broncos Audio Zone Daily: Bradley Chubb and a look at the Ravens
Bradley Chubb chased down Lamar Jackson in the ACC. Now he might have the chance to do it again Sunday. Andrew Mason, Ryan Edwards and Steve Atwater caught up with Chubb in the locker room (0:20). After that, the focus turns to Baltimore and an expansive conversation about all things Ravens with Jerry Coleman of 105.7 the Fan in Baltimore (8:23). At 23:59, Coleman explains why Week 3 is a "must-win" for Baltimore.
Tim Patrick: 'I have way bigger goals than just that catch'
Patrick joined Orange and Blue 760 to discuss the catch-and-run play that set up the game-winning field goal. He also told Brandon Krisztal and Reuben Droughns how he was "more relaxed" in his second career regular-season game.