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Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock (3) throws against the Miami Dolphins during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Denver hands Tagovailoa first loss with 20-13 win over Miami

Nov. 22, 2020 8:50 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Broncos sent rookie Tua Tagovailoa tottering to the sideline, benched early in the fourth quarter after his worst game as a pro, one that included six sacks and just 83 yards passing. For doing such a good job, they nearly paid a big price. Justin Simmons intercepted Ryan...

Denver Broncos wide receiver Jerry Jeudy (10) runs into the end zone for a touchdown against Atlanta Falcons free safety Ricardo Allen (37) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Former Alabama WRs highlight Broncos-Raiders matchup

Nov. 12, 2020 5:47 PM EST

When it was time for the Las Vegas Raiders to make their first pick of the NFL draft this year, they had their choice of all the receivers with the 12th selection. The decision they made to take the speedy Henry Ruggs III over the more polished Jerry Jeudy will resonate in the AFC West for years to come because...

Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock (3) works in the pocket against the Denver Broncos during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Lock laments loss of tight end as Broncos search for answers

Nov. 11, 2020 7:32 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Drew Lock and Pat Shurmur are going to have to figure out how to smooth Denver’s Jekyll and Hyde offense without the quarterback’s favorite target. Lock said Wednesday that he’s bummed about losing rookie tight end and college buddy Albert Okwuegbunam, who was...

Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock (3) works in the pocket against the Denver Broncos during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Slow-starting Denver Broncos aim to quit playing catch-up

Nov. 9, 2020 5:21 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos have a knotty path to avoid infamy. They need a strong second-half surge to avoid becoming the first franchise in NFL history to miss the playoffs for a half decade following a Super Bowl triumph. Making such a run is a daunting prospect for an injury-riddled...

Denver Broncos tight end Albert Okwuegbunam (85) scores a touchdown as Los Angeles Chargers cornerback Michael Davis (43) defends during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Broncos rookie tight end Okwuegbunam out with torn ACL

Nov. 9, 2020 3:49 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Rookie tight end Albert Okwuegbunam is out for the year after tearing his right ACL in the Denver Broncos’ loss at Atlanta on Sunday. “The fortunate thing of it was it’s just the ACL,” coach Vic Fangio said Monday. “Many times when you get an ACL...

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Russell Gage (83) misses the catch against Denver Broncos defensive back Essang Bassey (34) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Ryan throws 3 TDs as Falcons stop comeback, beat Broncos

Nov. 8, 2020 5:56 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Little by little, the Atlanta Falcons are learning how to win while still leaving room for too much late-game drama. Matt Ryan took advantage of Denver's thin secondary to throw three touchdown passes and the Falcons turned back Drew Lock's bid for a second consecutive comeback to beat the...

Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock (3) works in the pocket against the Denver Broncos during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Lock, Broncos run out of time for another comeback bid

Nov. 8, 2020 5:47 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Drew Lock couldn’t pull off another fourth-quarter comeback for the Denver Broncos. Lock came up just short in a 34-27 loss Sunday to the Atlanta Falcons after spending much of the first three quarters scrambling and throwing intermediary routes that failed to advance the chains. His...

Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock (3) throws against the Los Angeles Chargers during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Broncos coach says he never considered benching Drew Lock

Nov. 2, 2020 6:05 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Just when it looked as though John Elway’s latest quarterback undertaking was about to join the long list of flameouts in Denver, Drew Lock suddenly looked like, well, John Elway. The new comeback kid rallied the Broncos (3-4) from a three-touchdown, third-quarter deficit to...

Denver Broncos wide receiver K.J. Hamler (13) celebrates his game-tying touchdown against the Los Angeles Chargers during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, in Denver. The Broncos won 31-30. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Lock rallies Broncos to last-second 31-30 win over Chargers

Nov. 1, 2020 10:30 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Rookie receiver KJ Hamler couldn't have envisioned a better time for his first career touchdown reception. His 1-yard catch while tumbling out of bounds with no time left Sunday gave the Denver Broncos a stunning 31-30 win over the hard-luck Los Angeles Chargers. “I don’t...

Broncos activate Bouye, Jones, Walker off injured reserve

Oct. 24, 2020 5:57 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos activated cornerback A.J. Bouye along with defensive ends Dre’Mont Jones and DeMarcus Walker off injured reserve Saturday. They also promoted inside linebacker Nigel Bradham and running back Jeremy Cox from their practice squad. Earlier, the Broncos...