Broncos fire Vance Joseph after 11-21 mark over 2 years

Sports 12/31/18, 10:01

Vance Joseph has been fired as coach of the Denver Broncos after back-to-back double-digit losing seasons.Joseph met with general manager John Elway on Monday after completing a 6-10 season and was dismissed with two years and about $6 million left on his contract.Joseph acknowledged after the Broncos' 23-9 loss to ...

Luck can extend mastery of Titans, put Colts in playoffs

Football 12/27/18, 17:03

Andrew Luck is a win away from putting the Indianapolis Colts back into the playoffs for the first time since 2014 while doing something no NFL quarterback has managed since at least 1970.Beat an opponent 11 straight games.Luck has won his first 10 games against the Tennessee Titans, matching Hall ...

Broncos’ Joseph has made strong case to stick around

Football 12/21/18, 18:04

Across the airwaves, the consensus is that Vance Joseph is about to coach his final two games in Denver.Hold on.Although the Broncos (6-8) must beat the Raiders and Chargers to avoid their first back-to-back losing seasons in 46 years, there's a strong case for John Elway to keep the coach ...

Broncos’ Joseph downplays chatter about his job security

Football 12/17/18, 18:54

Vance Joseph doesn't want to fret over his future with the Broncos missing the playoffs again. Nor does he care to ponder his past following a report Monday that general manager John Elway considered bringing back Mike Shanahan this season before ultimately deciding against a coaching change."I've spoken to John. ...

Keenum reverts to careless ways after coach’s jab

Football 12/16/18, 15:10

Case Keenum wasn't the cautious quarterback his coach complained about last week. Instead, he was the careless one who made Broncos fans wonder why John Elway had spent $36 million to replace the much cheaper and just as effective Trevor Siemian.Keenum threw two costly interceptions in Denver's damaging 17-16 loss ...

Broncos’ reliance on rookies only increases with injuries

Football 12/06/18, 18:37

John Elway's plan has worked brilliantly.After watching his 2017 rookie class crater in crunch time, the Broncos general manager placed high value on experience and maturity this spring. Those criteria produced a cast packed with players who had spent four years in college and who had been captains for their ...

Lynch has leaned on Elway from field to front office

Football 12/05/18, 15:25

General managers John Elway and John Lynch share a bond going back three decades, one built on respect, rivalry and reverence."He was the poster I had on my wall," said Lynch, who's 11 years younger than Elway, 58. "He was the idol I had growing up."The Broncos (6-6) play the ...

Keenum says he’s embracing the pressure of playing in Denver

Football 11/14/18, 18:38

Case Keenum is off to a rocky start in the shadows of John Elway, Peyton Manning and the Rocky Mountains, which he and his wife, Kimberly, visited during the Broncos' much-needed bye week."It's pretty. I've been looking at them for the last six months," Keenum said. "So, it was fun ...

Joseph’s job safe for now as Broncos stumble again

Football 11/08/18, 17:16

Vance Joseph keeps losing games but not his locker room.That's why Denver Broncos general manager John Elway didn't fire his coach at the bye like so many fans were suggesting.Despite Joseph's 8-17 mark in Denver and a 3-6 start for the second straight season, Elway is encouraged by the growth ...

John Elway says coach Vance Joseph’s job is safe for now

Football 11/05/18, 19:11

John Elway says he's going to "stay the course" with Denver Broncos head coach Vance Joseph despite his 8-17 record.Elway told Broncos broadcasting partner Orange & Blue 760 that he's encouraged by the team's improvement despite its 3-6 record, which is identical to last year's mark after nine games."At this ...

Texans’ Thomas makes quick return trip to Denver

Football 11/01/18, 15:53

The Denver Broncos may have lost a respected voice when they traded former captain Demaryius Thomas to the Houston Texans on Tuesday, but they certainly didn't lose any of their gift of gab."I don't flinch from situations like this," declared rookie receiver Courtland Sutton , whose emergence as a big-play ...

Demaryius Thomas bracing for trade out of Denver

Football 10/29/18, 18:33

Demaryius Thomas is bracing for a trade after Denver slipped to 3-5 midway through his ninth NFL season.Thomas, the Broncos' longest-tenured player, put the odds at "50-50" that he'll be summoned into general manager John Elway's office by the trade deadline Tuesday afternoon to learn whose jersey he'll be wearing ...

Broncos’ new backup QB is former Stanford star

Football 10/25/18, 17:13

If anything happens to Case Keenum, the Denver Broncos' offense would be in the hands of Kevin Hogan, who rose up the depth chart when Chad Kelly slipped up. A third-year pro, Hogan has one NFL start on a resume that includes more wins (36) and total yardage (10,634) in college ...

Broncos cut Chad Kelly a day after trespassing arrest

Football 10/24/18, 07:22

Chad Kelly's short stint as the Denver Broncos backup quarterback is over.The Broncos waived the second-year pro Wednesday, a day after he was arrested on suspicion of criminal trespass.General manager John Elway huddled with coach Vance Joseph and team President Joe Ellis and "we agreed that releasing Chad was the ...

Broncos reverse the script, can they keep it up?

Football 10/19/18, 17:13

The Denver Broncos will try to replicate their energy and emotion from their 45-10 blowout of the Arizona Cardinals so they don't fall into the same morass they did the last time they ran up the score on an overwhelmed opponent.They walloped the Dallas Cowboys 42-17 in Week 2 ...

Keenum hasn’t taken Denver by storm like he did Minnesota

Football 10/16/18, 19:33

When the Denver Broncos signed Case Keenum to a two-year, $36 million deal last spring, they figured they were getting the quarterback who had led the Vikings to within one step of the Super Bowl.Instead, they've gotten the journeyman he was with the Texans and Rams.At least so far.Keenum's eight ...

Broncos star linebacker promises to whoop Cardinals

Football 10/16/18, 18:17

Von Miller, who once said his job was to sack quarterbacks and tell jokes, isn't in a jocular mood with the Denver Broncos mired in a monthlong funk.During his weekly news conference Tuesday, Miller repeatedly promised that the Broncos (2-4) would whoop the Cardinals (1-5) Thursday night in Arizona."I wouldn't ...

Denver’s deficiencies in the trenches big part of skid

Football 10/15/18, 18:34

The Denver Broncos are hurting in the trenches, where they lost their best offensive lineman, guard Ronald Leary, to a season-ending torn Achilles and are the first team in NFL history to allow back-to-back 200-yard rushers.The Broncos (2-4) have allowed 593 yards on the ground in their last two games, ...

Broncos say guard Ronald Leary has torn Achilles

Football 10/15/18, 15:42

The Denver Broncos have lost guard Ron Leary, their best offensive lineman, to a torn Achilles, the latest misfortune for a team that's mired in a four-game skid.Leary was injured early in the second half of Denver's 23-20 loss to the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday and was replaced by ...

Scuffling cornerback Roby keeps starting job

Football 10/10/18, 18:46

Bradley Roby's poor play against the Jets and failure to promptly call in sick the next day didn't cost the struggling Denver Broncos cornerback his starting job."Right now, he is the starter, yes," coach Vance Joseph said Wednesday.Joseph also said he won't be taking away Joe Woods' play-calling duties, either, ...

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