Broncos lose another heart-breaker in fourth quarter

Football 12/16/18, 02:13

Even down to one healthy cornerback, another spitting up blood, three sidelined with injuries and one ejected for throwing a punch, Vance Joseph trusted his defense more than his offense.The Denver Broncos' embattled second-year coach sent kicker Brandon McManus out for a field goal rather than go for it on ...

Broncos QB Case Keenum agrees to take more chances

Football 12/11/18, 18:05

Case Keenum agrees he's gone from being too careless with the football to being too cautious.Denver's quarterback said Tuesday he concurs with head coach Vance Joseph that he needs to take more downfield chances if the Broncos (6-7) are to have any chance of reaching the playoffs."Yeah, I mean we're ...

Broncos coach wants QB Case Keenum to take more chances

Football 12/10/18, 17:49

Case Keenum hasn't thrown an interception since October, which isn't winning him any brownie points at Broncos headquarters this week.Coach Vance Joseph on Monday criticized his quarterback for being too cautious in Denver's damaging 20-14 loss at San Francisco ."Case has played his best football in the last month; yesterday, ...

Undermanned, overmatched Broncos fall behind, lose to 49ers

Football 12/09/18, 21:18

The Broncos looked beleaguered, beat up and undermanned against the lowly San Francisco 49ers.Overmatched, too? You bet.Short-handed they were, and it sure showed. Yet on this day, George Kittle might have been too much even if Denver had been at full strength.Case Keenum got going too late in a 20-14 ...

Broncos won’t place star cornerback Chris Harris Jr. on IR

Football 12/03/18, 15:44

Broncos coach Vance Joseph says star cornerback Chris Harris Jr. is week to week with a fractured lower right fibula and won't be placed on injured reserve."He needs rest and rehab and we'll see how it falls in a couple of weeks," Joseph said.So, the Broncos (6-6) won't be adding ...

Broncos tight end Jeff Heuerman out with broken ribs

Football 11/26/18, 15:04

Jeff Heuerman's breakout season came to a premature end Monday with word that he sustained broken ribs and a bruised lung in the Denver Broncos' 24-17 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers.Coach Vance Joseph said on his weekly radio show that Heuerman has three broken ribs and would miss the rest ...

Broncos’ win takes Vance Joseph off hook for non-challenge

Football 11/19/18, 18:16

Vance Joseph's decision to tuck his red challenge flag back into his pants pocket loomed large until the Denver Broncos pulled off a last-second win over the Los Angeles Chargers.Still, the failed 2-point conversion early in the fourth quarter of Denver's 23-22 last-second win highlighted a loophole in the ...

When things go sour in the NFL, QBs often are changed

Football 11/16/18, 10:42

When things go sour, an NFL team's fan base often points to two people: the guy calling plays on the sideline, and the man behind center trying to execute them.As we get deeper into the 2018 schedule, the futures of some coaches could be tied to how their quarterbacks have ...

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 ...

Joseph says Broncos, bitter Thomas need to move on

Sports 11/07/18, 17:07

Vance Joseph says the Broncos and former Denver wide receiver Demaryius Thomas both need to just move on from their recent breakup.Thomas said in a radio interview Monday, a day after his successful homecoming in a 19-17 Texans win in Denver, that he was misled by the Broncos about the ...

Coaches: curious calls, assertions, admonitions in Week 9

Sports 11/06/18, 03:04

Coaches made some curious calls, assertions and admonitions in Week 9 as the NFL hit the halfway point with some real head-scratchers.Oakland coach Jon Gruden insisted the silver and black is still golden, saying he's getting calls from players dying to play for the Raiders (1-7) next season.Hue Jackson suggested ...

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 ...

Broncos go into bye with coach on hot seat, flickering hopes

Football 11/04/18, 22:55

Moments after Brandon McManus pushed his winning attempt wide right, the Denver Broncos were calling him "our guy" and "the best kicker in the league" and "a good dude."No finger pointing. Not at the current moment, anyway.McManus sailed a 51-yard field goal try wide in the final seconds as the ...

Broncos ready for 2nd shot at slowing down Chiefs’ offense

Football 10/25/18, 18:59

The Denver Broncos did everything right in the first half against the Kansas City Chiefs a few weeks ago, holding Patrick Mahomes and their high-powered offense in check for 30 minutes.Everything unraveled after the break.The Chiefs found their rhythm behind their stable of offensive stars, their defense began to stop ...

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 ...

Lots of Broncos fans on hand to watch rout of Cardinals

Football 10/19/18, 03:14

There were a lot of orange-clad Denver fans in the stands in Arizona.They must have loved watching the Broncos beat down the host Cardinals 45-10 Thursday night."That was unbelievable," Denver quarterback Case Keenum said afterward. "It felt like a home game there for a lot of it. That was impressive. ...

Broncos, Cardinals in Thursday matchup of struggling teams

Football 10/17/18, 16:30

The Arizona Cardinals can't run the football. The Denver Broncos can't stop the run.So maybe the ground game will be the deciding factor when these two struggling teams meet on Thursday night."I'll tell you this - and I'm a firm believer in this - stopping the run and running the ...

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 ...

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