KJ Hamler: Winning Broncos' 2022 Ed Block Courage Award is a blessing
KJ Hamler talks about winning the team's Ed Block Courage Award and reflects on how he was able to overcome his injuries from 2021.
Broncos' 2022 Ed Block Courage Award goes to KJ Hamler
After working his way back from a horrific injury that sidelined him for most of the 2021 season, KJ Hamler was named on Friday the team's winner of the Ed Block Courage Award.
Unbeatable Moments: KJ Hamler's galloping grasp helps set up Broncos' game-winning touchdown
KJ Hamler's 47-yard catch late in the fourth quarter during the Broncos' game-winning touchdown drive was this week's choice for Unbeatable Moments powered by Xfinity.
'We just had to get this win under our belt just to get the spark back': KJ Hamler on breaking Denver's four-game losing streak
Wide receiver KJ Hamler checks in with team reporter Sydney Jones following the Broncos' 21-17 win vs. the Jaguars to discuss Head Coach Nathaniel Hackett's message to the team following the game, what's next for this team as they head into the bye week and more.
Wilson launches 49-yard bomb to KJ Hamler | Broncos at Jaguars
Quarterback Russell Wilson finds wide receiver KJ Hamler deep downfield for a 49-yard reception during the Broncos' Week 8 game against the Jaguars.
KJ Hamler catches 47-yard bomb from Russell Wilson | Broncos at Chargers
Quarterback Russell Wilson finds wide receiver KJ Hamler deep downfield for a 47-yard reception during the Broncos' Week 6 game against the Chargers.
The Broncos' top plays through the quarter mark of the 2022 season
Watch highlights of the Denver Broncos' best plays through four weeks of the 2022 NFL season.
Russell Wilson finds KJ Hamler deep for 55-yard reception | Broncos at Raiders
Wide receiver KJ Hamler catches a 55-yard pass from quarterback Russell Wilson for his first reception of the season during the Broncos' Week 4 game against the Raiders.
Victory Speech: Nathaniel Hackett celebrates final preseason win, sets tone ahead of Week 1
Take a look inside the Broncos' victorious locker room as Head Coach Nathaniel Hackett spoke to the team after its 23-13 win over the Vikings.
Broncos Postgame Show: Roster decisions loom as Broncos turn page to Seattle
Former Broncos Derek Wolfe and Todd Davis join Phil Milani to break down the Broncos' 23-13 victory over the Vikings.
KJ Hamler details his return to game action: 'It felt amazing'
Wide receiver KJ Hamler checks in with team reporter Sydney Jones following the Broncos' 23-13 win over the Vikings to discuss his return from his injuries, how his body feels and more.
KJ Hamler on his road to return: 'I feel like I'm dang near there'
Wide receiver KJ Hamler discusses the possibility of playing in the final preseason game, how taking mental reps has helped him and what he's seen from the young receivers competing for a roster spot.
Behind the Broncos: KJ Hamler and Montrell Washington take the cookie challenge
KJ Hamler and Montrell Washington take the cookie challenge during training camp.
Broncos Training Camp Recap: KJ Hamler details his difficult journey back to the field
Phil Milani, Nick Ferguson and Aric DiLalla break down the action from Day 5 of the Broncos' 2022 training camp.
KJ Hamler: 'Football brought me back to life'
Wide receiver KJ Hamler talks about going through the lowest moment in his life after tearing his ACL, his journey back to the field and the importance of being open and honest about mental health.
My Why: KJ Hamler details mental and physical challenges of season-ending injury
Wide receiver KJ Hamler opens up about recovering from his torn ACL and dislocated hip, how it affected him both mentally and physically and more. KJ also discusses losing his grandmother a few months later and his journey to get to where he is today.
Broncos test their hockey knowledge ahead of Avs playoff game
As the Colorado Avalanche continue their postseason run, several Broncos players took a quiz on hockey lingo.
Hamler on ACL rehab: 'I'm well ahead of schedule'
KJ Hamler talks about his recovery from ACL and hip injuries from last season and discusses how expectations have changed with the offseason addition of Russell Wilson.
#NYJvsDEN: Bridgewater finds wide-open Hamler for 28-yard pickup
QB Teddy Bridgewater locates a wide-open WR KJ Hamler for a 28-yard gain.
#DENvsJAX: WR KJ Hamler
WR KJ Hamler discusses his performance in Week 1, the importance of pushing forward after a drop and more.
Instant Classical: Bridgewater puts on the moves to find Hamler
Teddy Bridgewater avoids danger and finds KJ Hamler downfield in this "Instant Classical" set to "Carmen" by Georges Bizet.
#DENvsNYG: Teddy Bridgewater rips cross-field pass to Hamler to convert third down
QB Teddy Bridgewater rips a cross-field pass to a leaping WR KJ Hamler to convert a third down.
#DENvsSEA: Teddy Bridgewater hits KJ Hamler for 2-yard touchdown pass
QB Teddy Bridgewater finds WR KJ Hamler for a short touchdown pass against the Seahawks.
#DENvsMIN: Drew Lock launches 80-yard TD to KJ Hamler
QB Drew Lock completes an 80-yard touchdown pass to WR KJ Hamler in Week 1 of the preseason.
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|2||Texans||W 16 - 9|
|3||49ers||W 11 - 10|
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|6||@Chargers||L 16 - 19||2||44||22||47||0|
|7||Jets||L 9 - 16||1||4||4||4||0||1||14||14||14||0|
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HAMLER AT A GLANCE:
- A third-year wide receiver who has appeared in 16 career games (6 starts) for the Broncos (2020-21), recording 35 catches for 455 yards (13.0 avg.) with three touchdowns.
- Appeared in three games (2 starts) in 2021, tallying five receptions for 74 yards (14.8 avg.).
- Played in 13 games (4 starts) with the Broncos in 2020, totaling 30 receptions for 381 yards (12.7 avg.) and three touchdowns to go with nine rushes for 40 yards (4.4. avg.).
- Started all 26 games played in two seasons at Pennsylvania State University (2018-19), recording 98 receptions for 1,658 yards (16.9 avg.) with 13 touchdowns.
- Finished his collegiate career ranked tied for 13th in school history with 13 career touchdown receptions and 16th in team annals with 1,658 career receiving yards.
- Handled kick and punt returns for the Nittany Lions, finishing eighth all-time in Penn State history with 44 kick returns (1,036 yds.).
- Was selected second-team All-Big Ten Conference by the coaches and media following his redshirt sophomore season after totaling 56 catches for 904 yards (17.1 avg.) with eight touchdowns.
- Ranked fifth in the Big Ten in punt return average (5.5 avg.) and sixth in kick return average (21.4 avg.) following his final campaign in 2019.
- Was named to the Freshman All-America team by the Football Writers Association of America as a kick returner after his redshirt freshman season in 2018.
- Was a two-time letterman at St. Mary's Preparatory High School in Orchard Lake, Mich. before attending IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla.
- Selected by the Broncos in the second round (46th overall) of the 2020 NFL Draft.
'To see how much fight I've got in me is incredible': KJ Hamler reflects on receiving Broncos' Ed Block Courage Award
After a year characterized by physical and mental adversity, wide receiver KJ Hamler was recognized by teammates for his resilience.
KJ Hamler named Broncos' 2022 Ed Block Courage Award recipient
The Broncos announced their 2022 Ed Block Courage Award honoree during a team meeting on Friday.
Broncos activate RB Mike Boone from IR, place WR KJ Hamler on IR
Denver also promoted WR Brandon Johnson to the active roster and elevated CB Faion Hicks and LB Harvey Langi for Denver's Week 13 game in Baltimore.
Injury Report: CB K'Waun Williams returns to practice for Broncos
Williams had not participated in practice since suffering a knee injury during the Broncos' Week 10 matchup against the Titans.
Injury Report: Broncos hoping WRs Jerry Jeudy and KJ Hamler can return on Sunday vs. Ravens
Additionally, defensive end Dre'Mont Jones did not practice Wednesday due to an illness.
Injury Report: Baron Browning, KJ Hamler, Andrew Beck ruled out for Week 10 meeting with Titans
The Broncos also have five players who are listed as questionable for Sunday's game in Tennessee.
Injury Report: KJ Hamler suffers hamstring injury, held out of Thursday's practice
Fullback/tight end Andrew Beck was also added to the injury report, while safety Justin Simmons and tackle Cam Fleming returned to practice.
Mile High Morning: Why a fast tempo may be key for the Broncos' offense
"When the tempo went up, [Jacksonville] couldn't stop our offense," wide receiver Jerry Jeudy said. "We were just driving down the field consistently and scoring, so I feel like that should be a big part of this weekend."
'We just need to come out the other side': Broncos look to find ways to win as second half of 2022 season nears
"It might not look [like] it at times, but a couple plays make a game look completely different," Head Coach Nathaniel Hackett said. "They've just got to feel that, understand that and once those plays start coming, be able to grow off that."
Mile High Morning: Pat Surtain II, Montrell Washington among bright spots from loss to Raiders
"We had those times in the game where we had prime field position, and we took advantage of a couple of those," Courtland Sutton said after the game.
Player Q&A: KJ Hamler discusses his return to the field
We sat down with Hamler to talk about making his comeback, learning from Russell Wilson, cooking for his teammates and more.
Injury Report: WR KJ Hamler among Broncos ruled out, ILB Josey Jewell questionable for Week 2 vs. Houston
"[Hamler] did good last game," HC Nathaniel Hackett said. "We just want to make sure we've got him for the whole season."
OLB Randy Gregory, WR KJ Hamler active for Broncos' matchup with Seahawks
Offensive lineman Billy Turner is inactive for Monday's game.
Injury Report: Josey Jewell doubtful, three Broncos questionable for Week 1 vs. Seahawks
Hackett did not rule out the possibility of Jewell playing and said the team would continue to evaluate him over the next day.
'[I] just had to soak everything in': KJ Hamler returns to first game action in 11 months
Wide receiver KJ Hamler has had a difficult journey over the past year, but he made his return to the field in the Broncos' final preseason game against the Vikings.
KJ Hamler expected to play vs. Vikings, looking to prove himself in first game snaps since injury
"If I'm fast, I'm fast," Hamler said. "If I can still blow by people, I can still do it."
Denver Broncos vs. Minnesota Vikings: How to watch, listen and live stream
How to watch, listen to and live stream Denver Broncos vs. Minnesota Vikings on August 27, 2022.
Injury Report: KJ Hamler expected to rejoin 11-on-11 action in practice, potentially play vs. Vikings
The Broncos will also be without offensive lineman Tom Compton for a while longer, as Hackett said Compton will start the season on the Physically Unable to Perform list with his back injury.
Injury Report: Ronald Darby returns to practice, Lloyd Cushenberry III held out for minor knee injury
This was Darby's first practice since Aug. 8, when he suffered a chest contusion while defending a deep pass to Courtland Sutton.
Mile High Morning: Broncos offense ranked top-nine in the NFL
NFL.com's Adam Schein ranks the Broncos' offense higher than the Packers, 49ers and more.
Injury Report: Melvin Gordon III withheld from Wednesday practice as Broncos 'just taking care of his foot'
"We want to make sure [Gordon's] primed and ready for the season," Head Coach Nathaniel Hackett said.
Sports Illustrated's Albert Breer on what a successful season would look like for Russell Wilson and the Broncos' 2022 outlook
Albert Breer, senior NFL reporter for Sports Illustrated, discusses his expectations for the Broncos this season.
Broncos Camp Notebook: KJ Hamler opens up about difficult return from injury, loss of loved one
The third-year wide receiver, on the heels of a brutal ACL and hip injury he suffered last season in Week 3 against the Jets, took the next step in his path toward a return on Monday. It hasn't been an easy journey.
'If my number is called, I can make those plays': Montrell Washington on taking advantage of every opportunity
Rookie wide receiver Montrell Washington was a late-round pick in the 2022 NFL Draft, but he has emerged as one of the standout players during training camp.
The Broncos' top portraits of 2022: Wide receivers
The Broncos let their personalities shine during the annual portrait shoot. Get a closer look at the wide receivers' time in the spotlight with these photos.
Photos: Broncos help deliver free bikes to children with Wish for Wheels in Greg Knapp's memory
The Broncos, in partnership with Wish for Wheels, distributed new bicycles and helmets to children at John Amesse Elementary School, as Denver Broncos Cheerleaders, Miles the Mascot, Broncos players and officers from the Denver Police Department helped get the children situated with their new bikes. Earlier this month, Broncos coaches and front office staff built 75 bicycles in honor of late former Broncos quarterbacks coach, Greg Knapp, who was an avid cyclist.
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.
Lights, camera, action: Inside photoshoot day for the Broncos' early reports
Go behind the scenes with a look at the first day of the Broncos' annual photoshoot.
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.