Russell Wilson finds Albert Okwuegbunam for a 25-yard touchdown | Broncos at Chiefs
Quarterback Russell Wilson finds tight end Albert Okwuegbunam wide open in the end zone for a 25-yard touchdown vs. the Chiefs.
Brett Rypien finds Albert Okwuegbunam for 26-yard catch | Broncos at Bills
Wide receiver Albert Okwuegbunam makes incredible bobbling catch for 26-yard gain during the Broncos' preseason game against the Bills.
Albert Okwuegbunam: 'I've come a long way since my rookie year'
Tight end Albert Okwuegbunam talks about improving his game, learning Head Coach Nathaniel Hackett's complex offense and his thoughts on the slowed-down pace every third day.
Okwuegbunam looking to seize opportunity at tight end
TE Albert Okwuegbunam talks about playing with Russell Wilson and how he fits in the new offensive system.
Albert Okwuegbunam on working with Russell Wilson, being Broncos' top TE: 'I plan to take full advantage'
In his first interview since the Broncos traded for Russell Wilson, Albert Okwuegbunam talks about his opportunity to be the starting tight end and what the new expectations are in Denver.
Broncos Postgame Show: Playoff chances take a hit after loss to Bengals
Drew Lock provided a spark after Teddy Bridgewater was injured on a scary hit on Sunday, but his costly fumble in the red zone hurt the Broncos during a 15-10 loss to the Bengals.
'Try to win the rest of these games and see where we land': Albert Okwuegbunam on goals going forward
Tight end Albert Okwuegbunam checks in with team reporter Sydney Jones following the Broncos' 15-10 loss to discuss the offense's performance, how the team responded to Teddy Bridgewater's injury and more.
#CINvsDEN: Drew Lock finds Albert Okwuegbunam for 24-yard gain
QB Drew Lock finds TE Albert Okwuegbunam for a 24-yard gain against the Bengals.
#CINvsDEN: Albert Okwuegbunam hurdles Bengals defender for first down
TE Albert Okwuegbunam hurdles a defender to pick up first down for Denver against the Bengals.
#DETvsDEN: TE Albert Okwuegbunam
TE Albert Okwuegbunam discusses the offense's success vs. the Lions, the blocking by tight ends and the offensive line setting up a big rushing game and more.
#DETvsDEN: Albert Okwuegbunam scores on 4-yard pass from Teddy Bridgewater
TE Albert Okwuegbunam powers into the end zone on a 4-yard touchdown reception from QB Teddy Bridgewater.
Albert Okwuegbunam on bye week following Sunday's loss: 'It's going to be huge just to study up. Just really take a step back'
Tight end Albert Okwuegbunam checks in with team reporter Sydney Jones following the Broncos' loss to the Eagles to evaluate the offense's performance, discuss the mindset heading into the team's bye week and more.
Okwuegbunam, Gordon review the loss to Philadelphia
TE Albert Okwuegbunam and RB Melvin Gordon III review the loss to Philadelphia, discuss the Broncos' offensive struggles in the red zone and more.
Syd's Vids: Get an inside look at the Broncos' 27-13 win over the Giants
Team reporter Sydney Jones takes you behind the scenes of the team's season-opening road trip to New York.
Between the Lines: Albert Okwuegbunam breaks down his TD on fourth-and-1
Tight end Albert Okwuegbunam relives his second NFL touchdown as he breaks down the 4-yard touchdown pass from Teddy Bridgewater against the Giants.
'I'm really proud of the guys, of how we came out in the second half': Okwuegbunam reflects on team's resilience
Tight end Albert Okwuegbunam checks in with team reporter Sydney Jones following the Broncos' 27-13 win over the Giants to discuss his thoughts on Teddy Bridgewater's performance, the importance of opening the season with a win and more.
#DENvsNYG: Teddy Bridgewater buys time for TD pass to Okwuegbunam on fourth down
QB Teddy Bridgewater buys time to find Albert Okwuegbunam for a touchdown on fourth down.
Okwuegbunam: 'I'm really confident going into the season'
TE Albert Okwuegbunam discusses his growth heading into his second season, returning from injury and more.
Broncos Postgame Show: Sutton and Miller return as focus turns to regular season
The Broncos finished the preseason a perfect 3-0 after Saturday's 17-12 win over the Rams. Watch highlights, analysis and interviews, as former Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno joins the show this week.
Okwuegbunam: 'I can be a force in this league'
Tight end Albert Okwuegbunam meets with the media to talk about his knee, how beneficial it was for him to watch his tape from last season and more.
'Draft day is a special day': Albert Okwuegbunam recalls the moment he became a Bronco
Before the start of the 2021 NFL Draft, Albert Okwuegbunam reflects on his draft day when he was selected by the Broncos and discusses the draft prospects for his former Missouri teammate Nick Bolton.
#LACvsDEN: DaeSean Hamilton turns on the jets for 40-yard TD
Quarterback Drew Lock finds wide receiver DaeSean Hamilton for a 40-yard touchdown, his first of the season.
#LACvsDEN: Albert Okwuegbunam pulls down first career touchdown
Quarterback Drew Lock completes a 9-yard touchdown pass to tight end Albert Okwuegbunam.
'Just like college': Albert Okwuegbunam discusses NFL debut, chemistry with Drew Lock and areas to improve upon moving forward
After catching two passes for 45 yards in his NFL debut, tight end Albert Okwuegbunam talks about areas he can improve in and whether he did enough to be active on game days moving forward.
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OKWUEGBUNAM AT A GLANCE:
- A third-year tight end who has appeared in 18 games (6 starts) for the Broncos (2020-21), recording 44 receptions for 451 yards (10.3 avg.) with three touchdowns in his career.
- Appeared in 14 games (6 starts) in 2021, totaling 33 receptions for 330 yards (10.0 avg.) with two touchdowns.
- Played four games for the Broncos in 2020, recording 11 receptions for 121 yards (11.0 avg.) with one score before being placed on injured reserve on Nov. 10 with a season-ending knee injury.
- Started 33 games (24 starts) during his collegiate career at the University of Missouri, totaling 98 receptions for 1,187 yards (12.1 avg.) with 23 touchdowns.
- Led all Missouri receivers in touchdown catches as a redshirt junior in 2019 with six scores on 26 receptions to go along with 306 yards (11.8 avg.).
- Was named a finalist for the John Mackey Award in 2018 while playing with Broncos quarterback Drew Lock, who set a then-SEC record for touchdown passes in a single-season (44).
- Spent two seasons (2017-18) with Lock, catching 72 passes for 881 yards (12.2 avg.) with 17 touchdowns during that time.
- Attended Sacred-Heart Griffin in Springfield, Ill., where he was a two-time state champion as a sophomore and junior.
- Selected by the Broncos in the fourth round (118th overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft.
'I want to do everything I can to prove myself': TE Albert Okwuegbunam motivated to earn greater role in 2023
"I knew another opportunity would come eventually, and it did, thankfully, in the last two weeks of the season," Okwuegbunam said. "... I just tried to come into work every day with a positive mindset, and that's what I did."
Mile High Morning: TE Albert Okwuegbunam takes advantage of opportunity in Broncos' matchup with Chiefs
"There are a lot of things that happened this season that are out of my control, but I'm just glad to come out here and contribute today," Okwuegbunam said.
14 Broncos players to participate in the NFL's international helmet decal initiative in Weeks 4 and 5
"I'm very excited," tight end Albert Okwuegbunam said of the opportunity to represent his Nigerian heritage. "Wearing that flag, it means a lot."
Under the Headset: An interview with Tight Ends Coach Jake Moreland
"I think everybody in the room can stretch, they can run, they have good catching ability," Moreland said.
Injury Report: ILB Jonas Griffith returns to practice for Broncos
Plus, Head Coach Nathaniel Hackett said OL Billy Turner could play the entire game in Week 1.
Broncos Camp Observations: Denver's offense thrives, defense holds strong in joint practice with Cowboys
"We were just so locked in," Russell Wilson said of Thursday's practice.
Broncos Camp Notebook: How Albert Okwuegbunam and Greg Dulcich could help replace Tim Patrick
The Broncos will naturally need a player or two to step up in Patrick's absence, and it could fall on the bigger-bodied Sutton, Okwuegbunam and rookie tight end Greg Dulcich.
Mile High Morning: Three questions the Broncos need to answer before the 2022 season
CBS Sports' Jeff Kerr discusses whether Russell Wilson can bring the Broncos to the Super Bowl, who will start at tight end and how the pass rush will shape up.
Broncos Camp Questions: How will the Broncos use Albert Okwuegbunam and Greg Dulcich?
The Broncos, with either or both of those players on the field, will have an edge. Soon enough, we'll see how they use it to their advantage.
Broncos activate WR Jerry Jeudy, TE Albert Okwuegbunam, ILB Jonas Griffith from IR to 53-man roster
Denver also elevated inside linebacker Barrington Wade.
Broncos designate TE Albert Okwuegbunam and LB Jonas Griffith for return from IR, make series of other roster moves
Okwuegbunam and Griffith are eligible to return to game action as early as this weekend.
Injury Report: Jeudy expected to return vs. Washington, Purcell dealing with thumb injury
Nose tackle Mike Purcell and inside linebacker Micah Kiser could be sidelined for a couple weeks after injuries sustained on Thursday night, Fangio said.
Broncos activate CB Ronald Darby from injured reserve
TE Albert Okwuegbunam was placed on injured reserve in a corresponding move.
Injury Report: Teddy Bridgewater a full participant in Friday's practice, listed as questionable for #DENvsPIT
The Broncos have four other players listed as questionable and one player who was ruled out.
Riverboat Vic: Broncos win big on fourth down as Fangio takes aggressive approach
Plus, hear from Von Miller about his return to the field and learn how Albert Okwuegbunam bounced back from an early fumble.
Cover 4: Teddy Bridgewater dazzles as Broncos earn 27-13 season-opening win
In his first start with the Broncos, Bridgewater completed 28-of-36 passes for 264 yards and two touchdowns as Denver overcame a first-half deficit to earn the win.
'He's just picked up from where he left off': After first game action since injury, Albert Okwuegbunam ready to make impact in Year 2
"The games that I did play — just my ability to go out there and make plays and be a mismatch out there — that gave me the confidence rolling into this season that I can do those things and I will do those things," Okwuegbunam said.
Albert Okwuegbunam feeling '100 percent' during camp after recovering from ACL tear
"The silver lining from last season was just the confidence instilled in me," Okwuegbunam said.
Bradley Chubb held out of team drills, Broncos to wait 'another couple days before we cut him loose'
Albert Okwuegbunam, who tore his ACL in early November, participated in drills on a limited basis.
2021 #BroncosCamp Preview: Can the Broncos' offensive line use its continuity to its advantage?
Denver's offensive line was one of the Broncos' most-improved units in 2020, but what steps can they take to improve even further in 2021?
2021 #BroncosCamp Preview: Noah Fant leads Broncos TEs into 2021, looks to take jump among NFL's elite
As he enters Year 3, Fant will look to make the jump to join elite players like Travis Kelce, George Kittle and Darren Waller and earn his first career Pro Bowl appearance.
Courtland Sutton impressing in rehab; Albert Okwuegbunam, Essang Bassey likely not 'full speed' to start training camp
"I can't imagine that he could be doing any better than he is at this stage in rehab," Head Coach Vic Fangio said of Sutton.
'I really felt myself improving every week': TE Albert Okwuegbunam nears next step in rehab from torn ACL, looks ahead to return
Okwuegbunam played a key role in the Broncos' comeback win over the Chargers, but he suffered a torn ACL the next week in Atlanta.
Evaluating how the Broncos' late-round draft picks performed in 2020
Albert Okwuegbunam's game against the Los Angeles Chargers was one of the highlights of the Broncos' season.
Best offseason program photos: Blocking and bullying defenses with the tight ends
As we prepare for training camp, here's a glimpse back at the offseason program with a look just at the tight ends.
Inside offseason workouts with Courtland Sutton, Noah Fant and Albert Okwuegbunam
Take an exclusive look at a few Broncos' players offseason workouts as they prepare for the 2021 season.
Top moments from the Broncos' 2020 rookie class
Flip back through the best plays and moments from the Broncos' 2020 rookie class, including Jerry Jeudy, KJ Hamler, Lloyd Cushenberry III and more.
The newest Broncos' first day at Empower Field at Mile High
From the locker room through practice, here's how the newest Broncos — 2020 draftees, trade acquisitions, veteran free agents and more — experienced their first day as Broncos at Empower Field at Mile High.
Inside player-led workouts with Drew Lock, Phillip Lindsay, Todd Davis and more
Take an inside look at two player-led workouts with Drew Lock, Phillip Lindsay, Noah Fant, Todd Davis and more players. (Photos by Lemar Griffin)
Rookie flashbacks: The biggest movies, news and more from Broncos rookies' birth years
You might feel a little old when you see what the big movies, songs and news was in the years in which several of our rookies were born.
Pro Football Focus stats to know about the Broncos' 2020 draft class
Using stats from Pro Football Focus' 2020 NFL Draft guide, we collected some of the top stats and grades to know about each player in the Broncos' 2020 NFL Draft class.
From Jeudy to Tuszka: Here's the Denver Broncos' 2020 NFL Draft class
Here's a quick rundown of who make up the Broncos' 2020 NFL Draft class, with a photo for each pick.