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Are the Broncos soft?

ENGLEWOOD – If you really want to irk an NFL player, question his toughness. Say a guy is old, or slow, or tell him he needs to tackle better, and he might glare at you. But tell a player he’s...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2014 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Miller thinks Watt should get paid like a QB

ENGLEWOOD – The scrum of television cameras and reporters hovering around Von Miller started to clear away Wednesday afternoon, but the Denver Broncos’ star pass rusher had a question. “Doesn’t...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Forget 2013, this team could be Super

ENGLEWOOD – The message coming from John Elway in the months since the Denver Broncos’ record-setting 2013 season ended with a disastrous Super Bowl was clear: The Broncos want to be back and soon....

DATE: July 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

‘Mr. B’ was the ultimate players’ owner

ENGLEWOOD – How many NFL owners annually would challenge his employees to a college football pick ’em pool? That’s just one of the things that made Pat Bowlen, who resigned Wednesday as owner of...

DATE: July 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos go all-in for Super Bowl XLVIV

ENGLEWOOD – Aqib Talib was one of the first passengers to board the Dallas-to-Denver flight early Wednesday morning. He slipped on his headphones after sliding into his second-row seat and quickly...

DATE: March 13, 2014 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos bump and run 35-year-old corner

The Denver Broncos are releasing veteran cornerback Champ Bailey, the team’s longest tenured player, rather than pay him a $9-million salary in 2014. Bailey, 35, will be a free agent for the first...

DATE: March 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos leave behind their injured

NEW YORK — Five players who combined for 2,545 defensive snaps this season have been conspicuously absent from most of the Denver Broncos’ activities leading up to Sunday’s Super Bowl. They are...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2014 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Fox plays Belichick sly

ENGLEWOOD, – Denver Broncos’ head coach John Fox chose not to fire back at Bill Belichick on Monday afternoon after the New England Patriots’ head coach inferred earlier in the day that Broncos...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Dirty play? Not to Fox

ENGLEWOOD – Denver Broncos coach John Fox chose not to fire back at Bill Belichick on Monday afternoon after the New England Patriots coach inferred earlier in the day that Broncos receiver Wes...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Phillips could be key to the Broncos’ success

ENGLEWOOD – Shaun Phillips remembers the very first time he chased down and started yapping with Philip Rivers. Neither of them was even in the NFL yet. Opponents at the 2004 Senior Bowl in Mobile,...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Manning is under intense pressure

ENGLEWOOD – It’s always been easy to link Peyton Manning’s career to statistics, this year, especially. For all the touchdown passes (55) and passing yards (5,477) he collected, and for all the...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2014 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

It’s not about the MVP

ENGLEWOOD – Peyton Manning got a head start in the MVP race. By throwing seven touchdown passes on a Thursday night in the first week of September, before 30 other teams had even taken their first...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports