Broncos Legends: Upchurch says Diontae Spencer can be a 'great returner'
As part of our "Broncos Legends" series, Rick Upchurch talks about what he's seen from current Broncos returner Diontae Spencer, who took a punt back for a touchdown this season.
Children's Hospital Colorado Junior Reporter Taurean interviews Diontae Spencer
Taurean, a Children's Hospital Junior Reporter, sat down with Diontae Spencer to ask him about his pregame rituals, his favorite inspirational quote and more.
'All the hard work [has] paid off': Diontae Spencer named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week
After being named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week, Diontae Spencer discusses what this recognition means to him, his journey to get to this point and more.
Instant Classical: Diontae Spencer dances into the end zone
Check out Diontae Spencer's punt return for a touchdown edited to Tchaikovsky's "Dance of the Reed Flutes" in "The Nutcracker."
Diontae Spencer on 83-yard touchdown return: 'Finally, it happened'
Diontae Spencer breaks down what happened during his 83-yard punt return for a touchdown, which was the third-longest punt return this season and the seventh-longest in franchise history.
#DENvsCAR: Diontae Spencer takes punt return the distance for opening score
Diontae Spencer returns a punt for an 83-yard touchdown, the first punt-return touchdown of his career.
#DENvsNYJ: Diontae Spencer nearly makes house call
Diontae Spencer returns a punt 41 yards in the third quarter and was just one move away from finding the end zone.
Broncos Slang: Diontae Spencer teaches Louisiana lingo
Louisiana native Diontae Spencer teaches us how to talk like a local in our first edition of "Broncos Slang."
Camp Confessional: Diontae Spencer recaps an energetic day at practice
After Day 10 of training camp, Diontae Spencer takes us through an energetic day of practice.
'So fresh and so clean': Diontae Spencer raps about life in the NFL on Instagram Live
Broncos wide receiver Diontae Spencer joins team reporter Sydney Jones on Instagram Live to discuss what he's been up to this offseason and answer fan questions.
KJack TV Quarantine Edition: Weirdest purchases and post-quarantine priorities
In the newest edition of KJack TV, host Kareem Jackson asks teammates Diontae Spencer, Justin Simmons and Brandon McManus about what television shows they're watching, what strange things they've bought while under stay-at-home orders and what they'll do first after those orders end.
#BroncosCountry Quarantine: Diontae Spencer
In the latest edition of #BroncosCountry Quarantine, we check in with Diontae Spencer to see what's going on in Louisiana.
From setback to success: How the Broncos rebounded against the Lions after a loss in KC
Coming off a tough loss in Kansas City, see how Drew Lock, Von Miller and the Broncos prepared to rebound with a win at home against the Detroit Lions in Week 16.
#DETvsDEN: Diontae Spencer breaks loose for 47-yard return
Watch as Diontae Spencer returns a kickoff for 47 yards to start the second half of Sunday's game against the Lions.
The Out Route powered by Ford: Diontae Spencer
On his way out of the office, Diontae Spencer talks about what goes through his mind while he's waiting to catch a punt.
Broncos break a sweat at annual 'Hometown Huddle' event
The Broncos hosted their annual Hometown Huddle with Playworks and Mile High United Way, bringing together children from Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver with Broncos players and encouraging them to be active as part of the NFL's PLAY 60 health and wellness campaign.
#DENvsGB: Diontae Spencer shows speed on 60-yard kick return
Watch as Diontae Spencer shows his speed on a 60-yard kick return in the first quarter of Sunday's game against the Packers.
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SPENCER AT A GLANCE:
- A second-year wide receiver who appeared in 16 games (2 starts) with Denver in 2019 after spending four seasons in the Canadian Football League with the Toronto Argonauts (2015-16) and the Ottawa Redblacks (2017-18).
- Returned 26 punts for 208 yards (8.0 avg.) and 15 kickoffs for 436 yards (29.1 avg.) in addition to catching six passes for 31 yards (5.2 avg.) in 2019.
- Appeared in 57 Canadian Football League games with Toronto and Ottawa, where he recorded 259 receptions for 3,137 yards (12.1 avg.) with 19 touchdowns and 191 punt returns for 2,162 yards with two touchdowns.
- Played collegiately at McNeese State University from 2010-14, catching 101 passes for 1,496 yards (14.8 avg.) with 11 touchdowns during his career.
- Claimed by Denver off waivers from Pittsburgh on Sept. 1, 2019.
- Entered the NFL as a college free agent with the St. Louis Rams on May 27, 2014.
Broncos place second-round tenders on RFAs Tim Patrick, Alexander Johnson, also tender Phillip Lindsay, several ERFAs
The Broncos tendered three of their most prominent restricted free agents.
Mile High Morning: Diontae Spencer speaks up about gun violence in roundtable discussion for PEOPLE
"[J]ust sharing it, I feel like it affects so many different people in communities that dealt with the same issue," Spencer said.
Mile High Morning: Three Broncos continue to push for clemency for medically vulnerable incarcerated Coloradans
"There's so many people in prison, that are in our prisons right now, that are nonviolent, at high risk of exposure for COVID, have safe homes to return to, have stable jobs to return to, aren't threats to society that deserve a second chance at an opportunity to live their life," Simmons said.
Diontae Spencer named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week after win vs. Panthers
Spencer's punt return touchdown was the Broncos' first since 2015.
Broncos activate WR Diontae Spencer from Reserve/COVID-19 list
The Broncos also designated Jake Butt for return from IR and began his 21-day practice window.
Broncos place WR Diontae Spencer on Reserve/COVID-19 list
Denver also signed running back LeVante Bellamy to its practice squad.
Jerry Jeudy, Bryce Callahan active for #DENvsLV
The Broncos will be without Jake Rodgers at right tackle, but Demar Dotson is also active.
Injury Report: Jerry Jeudy among five Broncos questionable for #DENvsLV
Joe Jones, meanwhile, was ruled out of Sunday's game against the Raiders.
Injury Report: Jerry Jeudy among three Broncos starters to miss Wednesday's practice
A.J. Bouye, Bryce Callahan and Noah Fant were among the players to practice on a limited basis.
Broncos downgrade Diontae Spencer to out for #DENvsATL
The Broncos also elevated safety Alijah Holder to the game-day roster as a COVID-19 Replacement.
Injury Report: A.J. Bouye ruled out for #DENvsATL
Denver's game statuses are subject to be updated when the Broncos conclude their Friday practice.
Injury Report: Broncos estimate Phillip Lindsay, four other players would have missed Wednesday's practice
The Broncos also listed five players as limited participants.
Injury Report: Phillip Lindsay, Tim Patrick among six Broncos questionable for #LACvsDEN
The Broncos also ruled two players out for Sunday's game in Denver.
Injury Report: Phillip Lindsay returns to practice as limited participant
Von Miller also appeared at practice without a boot on his injured ankle.
Injury Report: Tim Patrick, Phillip Lindsay among Broncos to miss Wednesday practice
Three players, meanwhile, returned to practice after missing the team's Week 7 game.
Injury Report: A.J. Bouye, Noah Fant, KJ Hamler among players to return in #KCvsDEN
The Broncos did rule two players out and listed three as questionable for Sunday's game.
Injury Report: WR KJ Hamler returns to practice ahead of #KCvsDEN
Hamler was listed as a limited participant on Wednesday alongside several other key contributors.
Injury Report: Broncos could regain key players ahead of #KCvsDEN
The Broncos have not yet received an indication on the extent of shoulder injuries to Dalton Risner and Diontae Spencer.
Dalton Risner, two other Broncos exit win over Patriots with injuries
The Broncos earned an 18-12 win over New England.
Mile High Morning: With unexpected weekend off, Broncos players take in NFL's Sunday slate, LeBron's NBA Finals victory
Denver players found themselves with lots of free time on Sunday, and several spent it watching an exciting slate of games.
#BroncosCamp Observations: Wide receivers make case for roster spots during Day 6
Tim Patrick, DaeSean Hamilton, Tyrie Cleveland and Diontae Spencer each made a case Thursday for why they deserve a spot with the Broncos.
Mile High Morning: How Diontae Spencer could solidify the Broncos' return specialist role
The 2019 Pro Bowl alternate will be back looking to keep his spot as one of the league's top return specialists, but he'll have competition.
Elijah Wilkinson, Mike Purcell highlight list of Broncos to sign tenders
Four Broncos who were exclusive rights free agents also signed their tenders.
2020 Broncos free-agency tracker
This is a one-stop summary of the Broncos' moves since free agency began, including trades and other reported transactions, as well as updates on the Broncos' free agents who have found new homes.
Big beards and homemade haircuts: What the Broncos might look like when quarantine ends
After weeks of sheltering in place amid the COVID-19 outbreak, we wondered what some of our players might looks like if they tried to give themselves a haircut or let it all grow out. Our top photoshoppers came up with these visualizations.