Mile High Report

Broncos rebound after bye, playoff hopes very much alive

For the first time in a long time, the Denver Broncos are nominally relevant going into December. Denver’s win over the Chargers on Sunday keeps them in the conversation for now, but their remaining schedule looms large for the rest of the season. The Broncos have had an up and...
Picture for Broncos rebound after bye, playoff hopes very much alive

The Denver Broncos need just a couple things to unleash their full potential

There is something there. Over the last several seasons, winning has become a novelty when the Denver Broncos take the field each Sunday. Time after time, the team has sputtered out of the gates, watched as teams jumped out to quick leads and then quickly faded away in the second half.

NFL Week 12 Game Recap: Denver Broncos 28, Los Angeles Chargers 13

In a key divisional matchup, the Denver Broncos pulled away with a sensational second-half defensive performance to beat the Los Angeles Chargers, 28-13, in Week 12. Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater started for the Broncos but left the game with a minor injury before returning. Two Patrick Surtain II interceptions in the second half — one returned for a touchdown — was the difference. Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert threw for over 300 yards, but the two late interceptions were costly. The Chargers head to Cincinnati next week for a key AFC matchup, while Denver hosts the Detroit Lions.

Denver Broncos studs and duds: Baron Browning shines in big win

The Denver Broncos got a huge victory at home coming out of the bye week over the Los Angeles Chargers. Who stood out in this game whether good or bad?. After an extremely disappointing loss to the Philadelphia Eagles before the bye week, the Denver Broncos came out and had another very impressive victory against the Los Angeles Chargers.
Arrowhead Pride

Chiefs open as favorites for Week 13 game vs. Broncos

The Kansas City Chiefs come off of their Week 12 bye to host the Denver Broncos on Sunday Night Football in Week 13 at Arrowhead Stadium. The game was initially scheduled for a Noon kick before being flexed to primetime. The Chiefs have opened as 9.5-point favorites in the matchup, according to DraftKings Sportsbook.

'We dropped the ball': Broncos miss opportunity to continue win streak, fall 30-13 to Eagles to drop back to .500

DENVER — When the Broncos walked into Empower Field at Mile High on Sunday afternoon, the opportunities seemed nearly endless. Despite a four-game skid earlier in the season, Denver entered Sunday's contest against the Eagles on a two-game win streak. Last week's win over the Dallas Cowboys seemed to change expectations for what was possible this season, and all that stood between the Broncos and a 6-4 record at the bye were the 3-6 Philadelphia Eagles.
Mile High Report

The 6-5 Broncos face a bumpy road to the playoffs

The NFL season is an exercise in overreacting to small samples in hopes of predicting the final result. Thanks to the truly egregious impact football has on the human body, no roster makes it’s way through the 17 game schedule completely intact. Add in outside factors such as the adjustments teams make for players gutting through pain, suspensions, the simple flu, and now Covid-19, and every game becomes it’s own entity.

Broncos activate OLB Bradley Chubb from IR

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Broncos are on the verge of regaining one of their best defensive players for Sunday's game against the Chargers. The team officially activated outside linebacker Bradley Chubb from injured reserve to the 53-man roster on Saturday, the team announced. Chubb is now eligible to play against...

Injury Report: S Kareem Jackson and T Bobby Massie doubtful, three Broncos questionable for #LACvsDEN

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Broncos will likely be without a pair of starters as they face the Chargers on Sunday. Safety Kareem Jackson (neck) and tackle Bobby Massie (ankle) were both listed as doubtful on the team's final injury report of the week. Jackson did not practice this week after suffering an injury against the Eagles, and Massie missed Friday's practice after being limited on Wednesday and Thursday.

2021 Power Rankings Roundup, Week 9: Where the Broncos stand after upsetting the Cowboys

When Bradley Chubb went on injured reserve in September and Von Miller was traded on Nov. 1, opportunity met preparation for Cooper, who has made his first two career starts in the Broncos' last two games. The seventh-round pick had his first two career sacks in the Broncos' win over the Cowboys this past Sunday.

GM George Paton on Broncos' Outlook: 'You Saw What we Can do' in Dallas

On Monday, after the news had broken of the Denver Broncos extending wide receiver duo Tim Patrick and Courtland Sutton, respectively, general manager George Paton took to the podium. Paton wanted to keep the focus of that impromptu congratulatory presser on the two newly-paid wideouts but the topics eventually strayed toward the philosophical.

George Paton Pinpoints Injuries as Biggest Detriment to Broncos' Offense

Denver Broncos general manager George Paton on Monday held a media gathering to celebrate the team's newly-minted contract extensions with wide receivers Courtland Sutton and Tim Patrick. But mere minutes passed before the presser's jubilatory tone took a sobering turn. Case in point: Paton was pressed on what specifically is...