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Six things to know from Vic Fangio at the NFL Coaches Breakfast
Fangio shared his thoughts on Joe Flacco's outlook, his involvement with draft QB evaluations and the talent level of the offense and other topics in his session with media Tuesday.
Offseason moves, support of Broncos fans spur optimism for Joe Ellis
A new coach provides a spark. Stadium improvements are in the works. But it's fan loyalty through tough times that is heartbeat of Broncos Country. "I hope we can reward [the fans] sooner rather than later because that is what they deserve," Ellis said.
John Elway explains why Broncos proposed onside kickoff rule change
Recent changes to kickoff rules have "eliminated the onside kickoff to a certain extent," Elway said. The Broncos' proposal to give a trailing team a fourth-and-15-from-its-35 shot in the fourth quarter in lieu of a kickoff would change that.
Vic Fangio's method for creating picture-perfect Broncos
"I think you just be honest with the players, be direct, make it simple and show them examples of how it should be done," he said. "If you can improve the player as a player, then everything else falls into place."
Mason's Mailbag: Draft before free agency?
In 2011, the lockout forced the league to reverse the offseason calendar, moving the free-agent signing period to after the draft. A Mailbag reader wonders if that schedule could ever return.
Best of Baltimore: Ranking the top performances of QB Joe Flacco's career
Three reporters who have long covered the Baltimore Ravens take a look back and evaluate Flacco's top performances, which range from a Super Bowl win to a five-touchdown first half.
Sacco Sez: Joe Flacco evokes memories of Y.A. Tittle
Tittle had something to prove when he arrived in New York, and the Hall of Famer responded in a way that few players have been able to match.
Rules proposals on the docket for Annual League Meeting
The Broncos submitted three proposals, two of which would expand the scope of plays subject to automatic review.
Broncos to host official NFL Draft party at Broncos Stadium at Mile High
Tickets for the event are now on sale.
Broncos re-sign QB Kevin Hogan to one-year deal
“I love the way that the culture is here,” Hogan said Thursday. “I got to spend a whole year with the guys in the locker room, and I know everyone works hard. It’s a special group of guys."
Broncos mock draft roundup: March 21, 2019
After the Broncos' big moves in free agency, many NFL Draft analysts have changed their expectations for the Broncos' decision with their first-round pick in the 2019 NFL Draft.
The Players That Made Me: Joe Flacco recalls his favorite players from his youth
In his own words, Joe Flacco describes how his love for football was shaped by the likes of Barry Sanders, Walter Payton, Randy Moss and other NFL legends when he was a kid.
'I knew it was the right decision all along': TE Jeff Heuerman reflects on choice to re-sign with Broncos
Denver is where Heuerman's NFL career began, and he made it clear Tuesday that he doesn't want to leave.
How he fits: Bryce Callahan
He's outstanding in coverage, but he's also one of the league's best pass-rush cornerbacks. That trait will provide Denver's defense another dimension.
'If you're part of Broncos Country, you have to be excited': S Justin Simmons weighs in on new-look secondary, upcoming season
Simmons offers his thoughts on his teammates in the secondary, his new head coach, how the defense can slow down dangerous AFC West opponents and why this season is particularly important to him.
Mason's Mailbag: Adding Ja'Wuan James shows commitment to O-line
In the past 25 months, the Broncos have twice made offensive linemen their biggest free-agent expenditure of that year, while also using a first-round pick on a tackle.
Ja'Wuan James expects to stand strong at right tackle for years to come with Broncos
James has the confidence that he can be a reliable force for the Broncos in 2019 and beyond.
How he fits: Kareem Jackson
Calling him a "safety" or a "cornerback" doesn't do justice to the scope of his abilities or his on-field use. "[He] gives us a lot of options," Head Coach Vic Fangio said.
'Hell yeah': After reuniting with Vic Fangio, Bryce Callahan is ready for AFC West challenge
Callahan has heard the whispers about the "No-Fly Zone 2.0," but he says he and his new teammates "can make our own thing."
Broncos agree to terms with DL Zach Kerr
Kerr will remain with the Broncos after spending the last two seasons in Denver.
Sacco Sez: Jack Dolbin and the Semi-Pro Football Hall of Fame
Jim Saccomano recalls one of the Broncos' top wide receivers from the fabled 1977 team and why he's in the Semi-Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Broncos agree to terms with CB Bryce Callahan
The Broncos added another member to their secondary as free agency continues.
Kareem Jackson doesn't know 'a DB in this league' who wouldn't want to play in a defense like Vic Fangio's
Jackson has heard good things from some friends who played for Fangio in Chicago.
Back in a starting role, QB Joe Flacco 'couldn't be more excited' about opportunity with Broncos
“If I have to reflect back on that time in Baltimore, it was not very fun,” Flacco said Friday. “It was miserable sitting there on the bench, not being able to contribute and not really feeling like you’re a part of the team. But if that’s what it takes to be in this situation right now and be as excited as I am about it and my family is, then that’s what it takes.”
Broncos agree to terms with TE Jeff Heuerman on new contract
The fifth-year tight end will stay in Denver on a new two-year deal.
How he fits: Ja'Wuan James
After cycling through a parade of right tackles over the last five seasons, the Broncos hope to bring stability to the position with the ex-Miami Dolphin.
Broncos' picks for 2019 NFL Draft finalized
After the Broncos' trade on Wednesday for Joe Flacco, their picks for April's draft became clear.
The Squeeze: Welcoming the newest Broncos to Denver
A concentrated look at the recent juice on the Denver Broncos.
Broncos trade Case Keenum to Washington Redskins
The Broncos will swap late-round picks in the 2020 NFL Draft with Washington.
Broncos agree to terms with T Ja'Wuan James
James could be the Broncos' long-term solution at the right tackle position.
Broncos agree to terms with CB Kareem Jackson
Jackson exclusively played cornerback until the 2018 season, when he moved to the safety position.
Broncos trade for quarterback Joe Flacco
The Broncos will send the Ravens a fourth-round pick in exchange for Flacco.
Broncos excited for honor of playing in Hall of Fame game, opportunity for young players
The prestige in playing in the first game of the preseason slate at the Pro Football Hall of Fame is an exciting prospect for Todd Davis and Phillip Lindsay.
Broncos to kick off preseason vs. Falcons in Pro Football Hall of Fame game
Broncos Owner Pat Bowlen and former cornerback Champ Bailey will be inducted into the Hall of Fame in August.
Mason's Mailbag: Who makes sense with the No. 10 pick?
Iowa tight end Noah Fant and Michigan linebacker Devin Bush are two players who could be fits if the Broncos stand pat at the 10th spot.
Sacco Sez: How the Broncos' first free-agent signing led to a monumental trade
In 1993, the Broncos made a move for one of the top offensive tackles on the free-agent market. The result of the signing, though, was hard to predict.
Fifteen to know for free agency: Defense
The market has plenty to offer for teams in need of secondary help, including Eagles CB Ronald Darby and Bears safety Adrian Amos.
Fifteen to know for free agency: Offense
Andrew Mason breaks down 15 of the top offensive players set to hit the market next week, including a pair of quality offensive linemen who have dealt with injuries in recent years: Miami's Ja'Wuan James and Carolina's Daryl Williams.
Broncos release safety Darian Stewart
Stewart spent four seasons with the team and was a starter on the Broncos' Super Bowl 50 championship team.
Broncos mock draft roundup: March 7, 2019
After the Combine, NFL Draft analysts are beginning to shift their Broncos predictions toward the offensive line.
Mason's Mailbag: Let's talk Day 2 and Day 3 draft quarterbacks
Questions about West Virginia's Will Grier and Mississippi's Jordan Ta'amu fill this week's edition.
Who raised their stock at the NFL Scouting Combine?
Michigan's Devin Bush, LSU's Foster Moreau and Houston's Isaiah Johnson are among those who helped their draft prospects in Andrew Mason's eyes.
Why LSU LB Devin White thinks he can be 'the sneaky player' in Denver's defense
"I'm just doing everything right," White said about his Combine performance.
Superlatives from the 2019 NFL Scouting Combine
Iowa TE Noah Fant, N.C. State OL Garrett Bradbury and Weber State OL Sua Opeta were among the players who posted some head-turning numbers the last three days.
Sacco Sez: The big picture at the Combine
The NFL Scouting Combine has certainly come a long way — as has the media coverage of it.
Could Iowa's T.J. Hockenson or Noah Fant be the answer to Denver's tight end search?
John Elway said he's been trying to address the tight end position for years. Will he find the answer in this year's NFL Draft?
OL Tyler Jones relying on former roommate Bradley Chubb as Combine begins
Jones and Chubb faced off a lot at practice when the two players were at NC State.
What John Elway wants in an offense and a quarterback
Elway wants a scheme that fosters offensive balance. A quarterback who can flourish under center can make that possible.
Broncos will pick up contract options for Emmanuel Sanders and Derek Wolfe; Elway updates other player statuses
Elway talked Wednesday at the Combine about several players, including Ron Leary, Matt Paradis, Brandon Marshall and Case Keenum.
Vic Fangio's search for players goes beyond measurables
"If you pigeonhole yourself to certain stereotypes or certain qualifications, a lot of good players will pass you by," he said at the Scouting Combine.
HC Vic Fangio counting on veterans Emmanuel Sanders, Chris Harris Jr. and Derek Wolfe to excel in 2019
Fangio said he expects Sanders to be "back [at] full speed" and that the veteran receiver should play in Week 1.
Position groups for Broncos fans to watch at the Combine
Tight end and quarterback are among the positions to which you should pay close attention when the workouts begin Friday.
Ring of Famer Rich 'Tombstone' Jackson's journey from Southern University to Black College Football Hall of Fame
Jackson was officially inducted on Feb. 16, and he looked back this week on his time at Southern University.
The Squeeze: Champ Bailey, Annabel Bowlen tour the Pro Football Hall of Fame
A concentrated look at the recent juice on the Denver Broncos.
Roquan Smith 2.0? LB Devin White could be 'big-time difference maker' for Broncos
NFL Network's Daniel Jeremiah weighed in on the potential top-10 pick.
Five players with the most to prove at the NFL Scouting Combine
Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray, Florida Atlantic running back Devin Singletary and Georgia cornerback Deandre Baker are among those who can bolster their draft outlook in Indianapolis.
Mason's Mailbag: At QB, what does it all mean for the draft?
Does the Broncos' reported trade for Joe Flacco mean they are out of the first-round QB mix? Not necessarily.
Sacco Sez: The Alliance is new, but the concept is not
As the Alliance of American Football begins its play, Jim Saccomano takes a look back at how some previous leagues impacted the makeup of the NFL.
Broncos mock draft roundup: Feb. 22, 2019
NFL Draft prognosticators believe the Broncos may still target a quarterback with the 10th-overall pick, but a top-flight cornerback may be in the cards, too.