While it isn't yet time to write the eulogy for the Broncos' 61st and most unusual season, the Broncos' struggles to protect the football on offense and pry it loose on defense offer a clear reason why the team has yet to gain any traction in the AFC race.
One of the last people you want to see on the field when you've called a run is Broncos nose tackle Mike Purcell.
Everything changed when the phone belonging to Todd Davis rang. And at this time of year, a call from the Broncos front office is not what any player wants to see.
Vic Fangio began Friday's practice by bringing his team together in a huddle. After a minute of Fangio addressing his team, players started to hoot and holler and get hyped for whatever message the coach was delivering.
The defense took that shot of energy and ran with it to start practice. The offense, however, didn't pick up on it one bit as they came out flat, sluggish and out of tune. The energy started to hit the offense as the practice went on.
Not only does Denver’s $122 million allocated to the defense lead the league, but it’s also 33 percent more than the league average of $92 million. That means Vic Fangio’s unit better be darn good.
The Broncos’ 2018 rookie class made John Elway look like a genius their rookie season. But with incredibly high expectations in their second year, were they able to do the same?
It wasn't one moment or one play, but a series of unfortunate events. But what can the Broncos do about it now?
Up until Sunday, Johnson and Purcell each waited years for their opportunity to start in the NFL. Now, thanks to their own play, they’ll only have to wait a week for their next.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — And you thought last week the Broncos were in a “world of suck.” Just as the Broncos thought they had their pass rush figured out, one of its two primary components is gone for the year. And in a way, Bradley Chubb’s season-ending partial tear of his anterior cruciate ligament encapsulates the Broncos’ disastrous start to…...
With the offseason, training camp and preseason complete, building the roster is the only thing that stands between the Broncos and the regular season.
The Broncos’ offense struggled on Friday, to put it nicely. For the first half of practice, it appeared the defense was following their lead. Justin Simmons put an end to that.
The Broncos have a rich history of undrafted rookies making the final 53-man roster. So rich, in fact, that at least one undrafted rookie has made Denver’s roster in 14 of the past 15 years.
As of Thursday’s practice, the Broncos have been on the training-camp grind for a full week. There was a new twist on Thursday.
After a few years of recovering from the backache from putting the team on their shoulders on the way to their championship run, it appears the defense is ready to try and do that once again in 2019.