C Lloyd Cushenberry III on the Broncos' second-half performance: 'We never lost faith'
Center Lloyd Cushenberry III discusses how the offensive line can contribute to third-down execution and capitalizing on play-action plays.
Broncos, Centura Health team up to celebrate Thanksgiving at Doull Elementary
Miles the Mascot, Denver Broncos Cheerleaders and several Broncos players spent Wednesday afternoon at Doull Elementary School celebrating Thanksgiving in partnership with Centura Health.
C Lloyd Cushenberry III on late-game situations: 'We have to finish'
Center Lloyd Cushenberry III discusses how the Broncos can build on their first-half performance against the Commanders and how Denver can be more effective in its communication.
C Lloyd Cushenberry III on the importance of the offensive line: 'Win or lose, it's going to be on us'
Center Lloyd Cushenberry III discusses the rigors of six consecutive practices and the team's no-nonsense approach.
Lloyd Cushenberry III, Pat Surtain II discuss Broncos' win over 49ers
A day after the Broncos' 11-10 victory over the 49ers, Lloyd Cushenberry III and Pat Surtain II meet the media.
Lloyd Cushenberry III: 'First game we got all the jitters out, and we're moving on to this week'
Center Lloyd Cushenberry III talks about the offensive line's improvement after Week 1, what he saw from the run game and the value guard Graham Glasgow brings.
Broncos lend a helping hand at Food Bank of the Rockies
Several Broncos players spent their off day this week at the Food Bank of the Rockies to help pack boxes for those in need.
Lloyd Cushenberry III on Dre'Mont Jones: 'He's going to have a big year'
Center Lloyd Cushenberry III talks about defensive end Dre'Mont Jones' impact on the defensive line, where he's improved since last year and the offensive line's experience playing together.
Lloyd Cushenberry III on playing most snaps with Russell Wilson: 'It's been good to just have that consistency'
Center Lloyd Cushenberry III discusses the benefit of getting so much practice with Russell Wilson, how he recovers after training and the team's 'next man up' mentality when injuries arise.
'It's everything': Lloyd Cushenberry III on his chemistry with Russell Wilson
Center Lloyd Cushenberry III meets with the media following an OTA practice to discuss his chemistry with Russell Wilson, his thoughts on the defensive line and more.
#CINvsDEN: C Lloyd Cushenberry III
C Lloyd Cushenberry III reviews the game vs. Cincinnati, discusses the team keeping a fighting mentality for the final stretch of the season and more.
#PHIvsDEN: C Lloyd Cushenberry III
Center Lloyd Cushenberry III reflects on the Broncos' loss to the Eagles, discusses how the offensive line fared with three starters out and more.
Williams, Patrick, Cooper and Cushenberry discuss the Broncos' victory over the Cowboys
Javonte Williams, Tim Patrick, Jonathon Cooper and Lloyd Cushenberry III meet the media following the Broncos' 30-16 win over the Cowboys.
Fant, Darby, Cushenberry discuss Broncos' 34-24 loss to Raiders
TE Noah Fant, CB Ronald Darby and C Lloyd Cushenberry III reflect on Denver's 34-24 loss to Las Vegas in Week 6.
#NYJvsDEN: C Lloyd Cushenberry III
C Lloyd Cushenberry III discusses his comfort level increasing in his second season, QB Teddy Bridgewater's ability in the pocket and more.
Lloyd Cushenberry III: 'My expectations are very high for myself and for this team'
Center Lloyd Cushenberry III meets with the media to give his impressions of Javonte Williams, discuss his expectations for himself in Year 2 and more.
Cushenberry feeling stronger, more confident in second season
Center Lloyd Cushenberry III talks about how his hard work this offseason is starting to pay off in practice.
Cushenberry sets high standards, calls rookie season 'unacceptable'
Second-year center Lloyd Cushenberry III talks about his goals for the upcoming season and what areas of his game he hopes to improve.
Cushenberry: 'I'm just ready to go out there and prove that I belong'
Center Lloyd Cushenberry III meets with the media to discuss what it means to win the starting job, building a relationship with Drew Lock and more.
Jerry Jeudy, Broncos rookies don uniforms for first time for photoshoot
Friday was photoshoot day at UCHealth Training Center and for the Broncos rookies it meant putting on the complete jersey for the first time.
Behind the scenes: Broncos sign rookie deals and meet John Elway
Nine of the ten players in the Broncos' 2020 draft class officially signed their rookie contracts and met John Elway on Monday.
'It was a special moment': Cushenberry describes an emotional draft night
After being drafted by the Denver Broncos in the third round, Lloyd Cushenberry III describes the moment he got the call from President of Football Operations/General Manager John Elway and his mindset as he prepares to enter the NFL.
Third-round pick Lloyd Cushenberry gets 'The Call' from the Broncos
Watch as third-round pick Lloyd Cushenberry gets the phone call from President of Football Operations/General Manager John Elway and Head Coach Vic Fangio notifying him that he's been drafted by the Broncos.
2020 NFL Draft highlights: C Lloyd Cushenberry III
Take a look back at some of the top plays from third-round pick Lloyd Cushenberry's career at LSU.
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Offensive Line Career
CUSHENBERRY III AT A GLANCE:
- A fourth-year center who has started all 40 games played with the Broncos (2020-22). • Started all eight games he played in 2022, totaling 502 offensive snaps.
- Started all 16 games played for the Broncos in 2021, logging the most snaps (1,039) among the team's entire offense.
- Opened all 16 games for Denver in 2020 and was one-of-two rookies (T Tristan Wirfs, T.B.) in the NFL to play in 100 percent (1,100) of their team's offensive snaps.
- Became the first Broncos center and just the third center in the last five seasons (Garrett Bradbury, Min.; Ryan Kelly, Ind.) to start all 16 of his team's games during his rookie season.
- Started 28-of-39 games played at center during his four seasons (2016-19) at LSU.
- Became the first offensive lineman in school history to be awarded the No. 18 jersey, which is given to the player who best represents what it means to be an LSU player both on and off the field.
- Contributed to the Tigers' 15-0 record in 2019 and the College Football Playoff Championship.
- Was a part of an offensive line that received the Joe Moore Award in 2019, which is annually given to the most outstanding offensive line unit in college football.
- Helped LSU shatter numerous school offensive records and lead the NCAA in total offense (568.5) and offensive touchdowns (93) while ranking second in passing yards per game (401.6).
- Chosen as second-team All-American by the American Football Coaches Association and the Football Writers Association of America following his final season.
- Selected by the Broncos in the third round (83rd overall) of the 2020 NFL Draft.
Broncos Notebook: Resilient Broncos still have 'a lot of hope, a lot of fight' as they move past loss to Texans
After winning five consecutive games to overcome a 1-5 start, both center Lloyd Cushenberry III and safety P.J. Locke expressed confidence in Denver's ability to again rebound from a tough loss.
Mile High Morning: Broncos players share enthusiasm for playing on the road ahead of Houston matchup
Center Lloyd Cushenberry III and wide receiver Marvin Mims Jr. said away games can help bring the team closer together.
Mile High Morning: Broncos players dish out their Thanksgiving dinner favorites
Denver's players are amped up for great food offerings and quality time with family.
C Lloyd Cushenberry III nominated for 2023 Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award
According to the NFL, the award is presented to a player who "best demonstrates the qualities of on-field sportsmanship, including fair play, respect for the game and opponents and integrity in competition."
Broncos Notebook: Denver looks to improve execution, cut down on penalties to help earn first win
Head Coach Sean Payton said discipline can help the Broncos reduce their league-high penalty total.
Mile High Morning: C Lloyd Cushenberry III learned all about winning from time in Louisiana and LSU
Cushenberry reflected on his upbringing watching Sean Payton's Saints in a Denver Post feature.
Broncos Notebook: How a tough week of practice could benefit Broncos during 2023 season
"This part of the year is supposed to be hard," center Lloyd Cushenberry III said. "We've taken a no-complaining, no-nonsense type of approach."
'We've got to do our part': Broncos' offensive linemen vow to improve in 2023
After a difficult season, Denver's offensive linemen understand that they must find a way to play at a higher level.
Broncos place C Lloyd Cushenberry III on IR, promote S Anthony Harris to active roster
Cushenberry is eligible to return against the Chiefs in Week 14
Injury Report: OLB Baron Browning day to day, C Lloyd Cushenberry III to 'miss some time'
Additionally, Head Coach Nathaniel Hackett noted that tackle Cam Fleming is ahead of schedule in his recovery from a quad injury.
Injury Report: C Lloyd Cushenberry III to miss 'a couple weeks' with a groin strain
The Broncos will be without their starting center as he recovers from a groin injury, Head Coach Nathaniel Hackett said Tuesday.
#DENvsJAX live injury updates: C Lloyd Cushenberry III ruled out with hip injury
G Graham Glasgow came in to replace Cushenberry at center.
Mile High Morning: Facing tough 49ers defense, Broncos' run game showed improvement
"We just stuck to it, and that's the key, especially in games in Denver at home," center Lloyd Cushenberry III said. "Guys can get tired, and as much as we can keep pounding them in the run game, that's going to help us out later in the game."
'It's going to be huge for our franchise': Russell Wilson's teammates excited about what his contract extension means for the Broncos' future
"To be able to have [Wilson] around for years to come, somebody of his caliber, is exciting," Courtland Sutton said.
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.
Injury Report: Lloyd Cushenberry III and Luke Wattenberg held out of practice, Marquiss Spencer exits late
Head Coach Nathaniel Hackett said the team was "resting [Cushenberry] up [and] just making sure he's good."
Mile High Morning: Lloyd Cushenberry III won't back down in competition for starting center job
Despite competition on the offensive line, center Lloyd Cushenberry III is confident he can retain his spot.
Broncos Camp Questions: Who will earn spots on the offensive line?
As the Broncos aim to push for the postseason for the first time since their Super Bowl 50 win, the biggest offensive question may come up front. Denver has its solution the quarterback position — and now the Broncos must keep him safe.
Broncos activate C Lloyd Cushenberry III, place three active roster players on Reserve/COVID-19 list
Cushenberry missed the Broncso' Week 16 game against the Raiders.
Broncos place C Lloyd Cushenberry III on Reserve/COVID-19 list
Cushenberry has not officially been ruled out of Sunday's game against the Raiders.
Following RB Mike Boone's injury, Royce Freeman 'ready to step in and make it happen'
Plus, find out which player GM George Paton said "looks like a different guy" this year.
'I went straight to work': Stronger, more physical Lloyd Cushenberry III hopes to build on All-Rookie season
"Lloyd has definitely improved," Head Coach Vic Fangio said Monday.
'It needs to be better': Lloyd Cushenberry III not satisfied with play as rookie, striving to improve
The LSU product earned All-Rookie honors, and Head Coach Vic Fangio identified him as one of the players who made significant improvements over the course of the year — but that level of play wasn't good enough for Cushenberry.
Reviewing how Michael Ojemudia, Lloyd Cushenberry III and McTelvin Agim performed as rookies
We continue our evaluation series with a look at the Broncos' three third-round picks from 2020.
Photos: Broncos host Thanksgiving festivities at the Denver Broncos Boys & Girls Club
On Tuesday, several Broncos players visited the Denver Broncos Boys & Girls Club to play games and decorate cookies with kids ahead of Thanksgiving.
Photos: Broncos players, alumni, Miles the Mascot and Denver Broncos Cheerleaders volunteer at Food Bank of the Rockies in partnership with Centura Health
On Tuesday, Broncos players, alumni, Denver Broncos Cheerleaders and Miles the Mascot joined Centura Health volunteers at a packaging event at Food Bank of the Rockies.
Photos: Lloyd Cushenberry III helps pass out new winter coats to kids at Eiber Elementary School
On Tuesday, center Lloyd Cushenberry III visited Eiber Elementary School to pass out new winter coats to children.
Photos: Broncos players visit Urban Peak for holiday celebration and make gingerbread houses
On Monday, several Broncos players visited Urban Peak for a holiday celebration that included an activity making gingerbread houses.
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.
Shots of the Game: The newest Broncos' first game
Monday's season opener featured the debuts of many of the newest Broncos — including trade acquisitions like Jurrell Casey, free-agent signings like Melvin Gordon III and draft picks like Jerry Jeudy.
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.
Express yourself: Broncos' 2020 player portraits showcase their personalities
The Broncos got a chance to show off their personality during the annual portrait sessions conducted by team photographer Gabriel Christus
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.