Harris returns to Broncos, ready to prove his worth

Football 05/29/19, 17:32

Chris Harris Jr. finally feels appreciated — financially."Oh yeah, definitely more satisfied for what I do on the field. I definitely get more respect around the league for what I've done and I mean, that's what it's about," Harris said Wednesday following his first workout with the Denver Broncos this ...

Versatile Kareem Jackson sees time at safety and in slot

Football 05/16/19, 17:29

Over the last few days, versatile Denver Broncos defensive back Kareem Jackson has lined up at safety and in the slot position.Not much work at cornerback, though.That could change depending on the team's contract talks with star cornerback Chris Harris Jr., who's skipping the organized team activities this week as ...

Broncos rookie Lock doesn’t begrudge Flacco for his comments

Football 05/16/19, 16:47

Drew Lock doesn't begrudge Joe Flacco for saying that winning games — not mentoring the rookie quarterback — is his top priority."I think if any quarterback's main goal isn't focused on winning games, first off, it's not the quarterback you want on your team," Lock told The Associated Press in ...

Elway bolsters his offense for a change, including QB

Football 04/27/19, 19:44

After entering the offseason scrambling again at quarterback, John Elway emerged from draft weekend set for the present and maybe the future at a position that's been his Frankenstein ever since Peyton Manning retired three years ago. Drew Lock will be Joe Flacco's understudy — providing he can beat out Boise ...

Broncos grab quarterback Drew Lock in Round 2

Football 04/26/19, 21:11

John Elway didn't dare draft another quarterback in the first round. Twenty four hours later, he didn't hesitate to select Missouri's Drew Lock, the QB so many mock drafts had him selecting with the 10th overall pick.Instead, Elway got his man at No. 42."We're very fortunate. We didn't think he ...

Denver moves down, selects Iowa tight end Noah Fant

Football 04/25/19, 21:43

John Elway gave Joe Flacco what he wanted Thursday night when the Denver Broncos general manager bypassed a quarterback in the first round of the draft and selected Iowa tight end Noah Fant with the 20th pick.Fant and T.J. Hockenson, selected eighth by the Detroit Lions, became the first tight ...

Harris wants out if Elway doesn’t meet contract hopes

Football 04/24/19, 00:53

Denver Broncos star cornerback Chris Harris Jr. told The Associated Press on Tuesday night that he wants to be traded if general manager John Elway doesn't give him a contract extension.Elway insisted earlier Tuesday in his pre-draft news conference that he's not angry with Harris for skipping Denver's offseason program, ...

Chris Harris Jr. skips start of Broncos offseason program

Football 04/02/19, 15:23

The Vic Fangio Era began in Denver without one of the Broncos' best defenders and a potential contract standoff looming."Yeah, I won't be there," cornerback Chris Harris Jr. texted The Associated Press before the Broncos became the fourth team to start their offseason program.Entering the final season of a five-year, ...

Elway insists Flacco is still in his prime at age 34

Football 03/15/19, 13:56

John Elway insists Joe Flacco is at the top of his game at age 34 even though the former Baltimore Ravens quarterback hasn't thrown a pass in the playoffs since 2015."Joe is a perfect fit for us," Elway said at Flacco's introductory news conference Friday. "He's played in a lot ...

Broncos begin rebuilding O-line in free agency

Football 03/13/19, 15:55

John Elway cycles through quarterbacks and head coaches at a dizzying rate. Yet, what's really an annual rite of spring in Denver is his shuffling of the Broncos' offensive line.After hiring his fourth head coach in six seasons and swapping out quarterbacks again this offseason, the Broncos general manager targeted ...

Broncos turn over coach/quarterback duo again

Football 02/13/19, 16:23

In just about every season he's been in charge of football operations in Denver, John Elway has had to address major concerns at one or both of the two most consequential positions in the NFL: head coach and quarterback.This offseason, he made changes at both spots, hiring Vic Fangio and ...

Broncos owner Pat Bowlen on cusp of Hall of Fame

Football 02/01/19, 17:16

John Elway has a good feeling that Pat Bowlen will join him in the Hall of Fame this weekend."He's right on the doorstep," the Hall of Fame quarterback-turned-executive said. "He's very deserving. We're excited about the fact that he's gotten this far. We feel great about where he is."The Denver ...

Broncos hire 49ers QBs coach Scangarello as OC

Football 01/16/19, 22:04

The task of modernizing Denver's outdated offense goes to Rich Scangarello, whose stellar work as San Francisco's quarterbacks coach the last two seasons led to his hiring as the Broncos' offensive coordinator Wednesday."We're getting an experienced coach who was a trusted and valued assistant with Kyle Shanahan for three seasons," ...

Source: Kubiak not returning to Broncos staff

Football 01/11/19, 17:38

A person with knowledge of the breakdown in talks tells The Associated Press that Gary Kubiak won't return to run the Denver Broncos' offense for new head coach Vic Fangio as had been expected.The person, who spoke Friday on condition of anonymity because of the sensitive nature of the situation, ...

Elway: Fangio ‘as good of a football coach as you can find’

Football 01/10/19, 13:20

The Denver Broncos are introducing Vic Fangio as their new head coach Thursday.Fangio, 60, has never been a head coach at any level but has 40 years of coaching experience, including 34 in professional football beginning in the old USFL and 19 seasons as a defensive coordinator in the NFL.Fangio ...

source: Broncos pick Vic Fangio as new head coach

Sports 01/09/19, 13:26

Denver Broncos general manager John Elway has decided on Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio as his new head coach, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press on Wednesday.The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team hadn't announced the hiring.Fangio is a first-time head ...

Broncos interview Bears defensive coordinator Fangio

Football 01/07/19, 17:08

John Elway met with Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio about the Denver Broncos' head coaching vacancy Monday, a day after Chicago's 16-15 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC wild-card playoffs.At 60, Fangio is the oldest of the five candidates on Elway's short list as he searches for his ...

Broncos interview Rams QB coach Zac Taylor

Football 01/03/19, 19:54

Broncos general manager John Elway continued his latest coaching search Thursday by interviewing Zac Taylor, the Rams' 35-year-old quarterbacks coach who's long on football pedigree but short on experience.Elway and player personnel director Matt Russell flew to Los Angeles to interview Taylor near the Rams' headquarters in Thousand Oaks, California, ...

Broncos kick off coaching search with Chuck Pagano

Football 01/02/19, 14:52

John Elway's search for his fourth coach in six seasons began with former Colts head coach Chuck Pagano, a native of Boulder, Colorado, on Wednesday.Elway fired Vance Joseph after he went 11-21 in two seasons. Joseph is interviewing for the Cincinnati Bengals' opening Thursday and Friday. Joseph was a former ...

Broncos offer mixed bag for next head coach

Football 01/01/19, 18:50

Whoever replaces Vance Joseph as the Denver Broncos' fourth head coach in six seasons may not find a franchise quarterback awaiting him.What he will find is a roster packed with promise.The Broncos (6-10) had a terrific infusion of youth last season led by running back Phillip Lindsay , the first ...

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