BRONCOS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Broncos' Siemian trusts he'll get a shot at starting, too

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) Quarterback Trevor Siemian is stuck between the future and the present, a project in first-rounder Paxton Lynch and a placeholder in Mark Sanchez. Siemian, a seventh-round draft pick out of Northwestern in 2015, is the only QB on Denver's roster who has taken a snap - albeit just one - in Gary Kubiak's West Coast offense. He was the only Broncos QB left standing...
Via Associated Press
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Denver Broncos draft picks in action

This year’s draft kept true to the needs of the Denver Broncos, and their mentality towards the draft. John Elway has always focused on picking up the “best available player” at the time. This methodology proved to work as John Elway was able to fix some holes on their team, and bulk up their depth chart. He brought in some new players for Wade Phillips “Orange Crush 2.0...
Via cover32
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mark Sanchez embraces veteran presence as Broncos quarterback

It’s been no big secret that the Denver Broncos, in the span of a week or so into free agency, quickly became one of the most quarterback-needy teams in the country following the losses of Peyton Manning to retirement and Brock Osweiler in free agency to the Houston Texans. For most of the offseason, they were stuck with only two quarterbacks in eight-year veteran Mark Sanchez...
Via The Comeback
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sanchez views Broncos drafting QB as vote of confidence

Mark Sanchez is an eternal optimist. Not even the Denver Broncos trading up for a quarterback has made him flinch. Sanchez was Denver’s quarterback heading into the NFL Draft, but the Broncos traded up to select Paxton Lynch. Sanchez doesn’t see that as a threat, though. He sees it as evidence that the Broncos are ready to hitch their wagon to him. “Absolutely, that’s the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mark Sanchez believes Broncos drafting Lynch is a vote of confidence

The Denver Broncos traded up to land former Memphis quarterback Paxton Lynch with the 26th pick in last week's draft. With the defending champion's perilous situation at quarterback, this move was viewed as big win for the Broncos.With so much love surrounding Lynch's selection, you'd think Mark Sanchez would be worried about his chances to start Week 1. But if Sanchez is concerned...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Broncos Decline DT Sylvester Williams’ Fifth-Year Option

The Denver Broncos declined to pick up DT Sylvester Williams‘ fifth-year option on Monday, according to Troy Renck. The fifth-year option would have run the Broncos $6.7 million in 2017, but was guaranteed only for injury and wouldn’t have prevented them from working on a long-term extension over the next year. Williams, 27, was taken with the No. 28 overall pick back in 2013...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Can Paxton Lynch Develop into a Franchise Quarterback for the Denver Broncos?

The Denver Broncos added another piece to their quarterback competition by trading up and selecting Memphis quarterback Paxton Lynch with the 26th overall selection in the 2016 NFL Draft. Lynch will now compete with veteran Mark Sanchez for the starting quarterback job for the Broncos. It is still surreal for Lynch that he will be filling the shoes of now retired Peyton Manning for...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Son kept Jerry Jones from overpaying for Paxton Lynch

Paxton Lynch would have been drafted by the Dallas Cowboys instead of the Denver Broncos if owner Jerry Jones hadn’t been overruled by his son, Stephen Jones. This is an interesting bit of behind-the-scenes information obtained by Peter King of MMQB, who spoke with the Cowboys’ CEO and Director of Player Personnel: “No way with Seattle,” Stephen told Jerry. “Too much...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos: Grading each pick in the draft

The Denver Broncos reloaded their roster over the weekend, taking eight players in the 2016 NFL Draft that they are hoping can help them defend their championship. While a good portion of the Super Bowl 50 team remains intact, there were a number of holes to fill and depth to attain, for the Broncos over the past few days. Player losses due to free agency, retirement, and salary...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos 2016 NFL draft recap and grades

The 2016 NFL draft was one of the most entertaining drafts over the past few years. A number of different teams’ surprised experts and fans with their picks and a lot of teams will have a new look heading into the 2016 NFL season. Paxton Lynch, QB, Memphis. Grade: A+ Fans were well aware of the Broncos poor quarterback situation heading into the draft. All the eyes were on John...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones lost sleep over not getting Paxton Lynch

So how badly did Jerry Jones want Paxton Lynch? Very badly, apparently, because the Cowboys owner said he lost sleep over the fact that he wasn’t able to trade up and get him. Jones said that he was so mad about not trading up for Lynch that he barely slept Thursday night – and felt that he should have overpaid to move up for the Memphis quarterback. Jerry Jones said he got...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos look to add roster depth on Day 3 of draft

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) The Super Bowl champs have a half-dozen picks on the final day of the NFL draft after using their top three selections to plug big holes. General manager John Elway added defensive tackle Adam Gotsis of Georgia Tech in the second round and versatile safety Justin Simmons of Boston College in the third round on Day 2. He selected his QB of the future, Memphis...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Broncos rated Paxton Lynch higher than Jared Goff

The Denver Broncos didn’t have to give up the farm to acquire the quarterback they wanted. While most talent evaluators around the league viewed Jared Goff as the top quarterback in the 2016 NFL Draft, John Elway and the Denver Broncos reportedly had Paxton Lynch rated higher, per James Palmer of NFL Network. Denver did trade up from No. 31 to No. 26 to land their guy, giving...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos: why Paxton Lynch is the ideal QB for the future

The Denver Broncos have found their quarterback of the future. On Thursday night, the Broncos traded up to the No. 26 pick and used that pick to select Paxton Lynch out of Memphis. In the trade, Denver not only gave Seattle their first round pick but also a third round pick at No. 94. The Broncos now add a new quarterback to a team who, just weeks ago only had one quarterback in...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos Draft Paxton Lynch – Do They Still Want Tim Tebow?

Since Peyton Manning announced his retirement after they won Super Bowl 50, the Denver Broncos have been avidly searching for someone to fill the franchise quarterback position. Because second string Osweiler took a ridiculous four-year $72 contract with the Houston Texans mere days after winning his first career championship ring, the Broncos are left with Mark Sanchez and Trevor...
Via The Sports Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos trade up to No. 26, draft Paxton Lynch

The Denver Broncos have found their quarterback to replace Peyton Manning and Brock Osweiler. They made a trade with the Seattle Seahawks to acquire the 26th pick and then used it to select Memphis quarterback Paxton Lynch. Welcome to #BroncosCountry, @PaxtonLynch! pic.twitter.com/hKP8M30gIP — Denver Broncos (@Broncos) April 29, 2016 To acquire the pick, Denver traded their...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cancer survivor to announce Broncos' first-round pick at NFL Draft

When the Denver Broncos go on the clock with the 31st overall pick on Thursday night, it won't be Roger Goodell announcing the pick. It will be a high school student from the Denver area, who is also a cancer survivor. Daniel Hailpern will take the stage with Goodell for the final pick of the first round thanks to the help of Make-A-Wish Colorado. Back in February, Hailpern was...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos fans want Tim Tebow back

It’s Tim Tebow time in Denver. Well, at least for a portion of the Broncos fanbase, as a petition has popped up for the team to bring back Tebow in the wake of Peyton Manning’s retirement. The petition started on Change.org and has almost 4,000 supporters and reads as follows: Coach Gary Kubiak’s offense would thrive with Tebow under center. He and the legendary John Elway...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Von Miller on contract negotiations: ‘There’s really no hard feelings’

Von Miller and the Denver Broncos have been embroiled in a protracted contract negotiation ever since the team applied the franchise tag on the standout linebacker, an arrangement that guarantees Miller approximately $14.1 million in the 2016 NFL season. While Miller would like to get things done and sign a long-term deal with the Broncos, he stresses he harbors no bitterness...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos not expecting to land Sam Bradford

The Denver Broncos do not expect to acquire quarterback Sam Bradford from the Philadelphia Eagles and are pursuing other options at quarterback, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Denver does not expect Philadelphia to trade Sam Bradford to Broncos or to any team, per sources. Broncos now mulling other QB options. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 28, 2016 The saga thus...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

LOOK: Denver Broncos Fans Have Started a Petition to Bring Tim Tebow Back

The Denver Broncos desperately need a new quarterback. After leading the Broncos to victory in Super Bowl 50, legendary quarterback Peyton Manning retired. Fans thought that second-string QB Brock Osweiler, who filled in for Manning mid-way through the season and did a decent job, would take over, but that did not happen as Osweiler signed with the Houston Texans. RELATED: Tim...
Via Stack
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Eagles not expected to trade Sam Bradford

The Philadelphia Eagles are not expected to deal away quarterback Sam Bradford, who officially asked for a trade this week. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Denver Broncos—a team in need of a quarterback—do not believe the Eagles will trade Bradford. Denver does not expect Philadelphia to trade Sam Bradford to Broncos or to any team, per sources. Broncos now mulling...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Broncos are 'in' on Sam Bradford

The Denver Broncos are still in search of a quarterback to compete with Mark Sanchez for the starting job, and they reportedly are “in” on Sam Bradford. News 9 in Denver’s Mike Klis reported Wednesday that the Broncos have spoken with the Eagles about Bradford, who is looking to be traded after Philly traded up for the No. 2 pick in the draft. The expectation is that the Eagles...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Proposed bill hopes to keep ‘Mile High’ in Broncos stadium name

A new bill is attempting to keep “Mile High” in the Denver Broncos stadium name for good. The Denver Post reports a bipartisan bill was introduced in Colorado on Tuesday, which would make sure the Broncos Stadium always has “Mile High” in its name. The stadium naming rights are up for grabs after Sports Authority, which currently holds the rights, filed for bankruptcy. “Broncos...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Ware & Demaryius Thomas vomited their way through African fishing trip

If you won the Super Bowl, what would you do? Most people would say, based on instinct, “I’m going to Disney World!”, and you wouldn’t be begrudged for it. DeMarcus Ware and Demaryius Thomas decided to skip out on Orlando and instead headed to South Africa for a post Super Bowl vacation. They learned about the lingering impact of apartheid on the country about 25 years after...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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