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FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017 file photo, Denver Broncos general manager John Elway, left, stands with Broncos President and CEO Joe Ellis, right, before an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in Denver. The Denver Broncos' new general manager will join an organization embroiled in a family ownership feud and will work in the shadow of John Elway, whom team president Joe Ellis described as

Broncos focus on 5 candidates for John Elway's GM successor

Jan. 10, 2021 2:16 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Broncos are focusing on five candidates to replace John Elway as general manager, including three with Denver roots and two who are Black: Terry Fontenot of the Saints and Champ Kelly of the Bears. Team president and CEO Joe Ellis said last week it was “very...

FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017 file photo, Denver Broncos general manager John Elway, left, stands with Broncos President and CEO Joe Ellis, right, before an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in Denver. The Denver Broncos' new general manager will join an organization embroiled in a family ownership feud and will work in the shadow of John Elway, whom team president Joe Ellis described as

Ellis: Broncos GM job a good gig despite ownership issues

Jan. 5, 2021 6:09 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos’ new general manager will join an organization embroiled in a family ownership feud and will work in the shadow of John Elway, whom team president Joe Ellis described as “the most important and impactful person” in franchise history. Even so,...

FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2020, file photo, Denver Broncos general manager John Elway speaks during a news conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. Elway announced a major change in the Broncos’ football operations Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, saying he will hire a general manager who will report to him but have final say on the draft, free agency and the roster. Elway, who has been GM since 2011, will remain as president of football operations in 2021, the final year of his contract. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

Elway takes elevated role, seeks new GM to report to him

Jan. 4, 2021 7:53 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Grandchild number 7 came a few days early but right on time for old No. 7. Just hours after welcoming his seventh grandchild into the world, John Elway announced a major change in the Denver Broncos’ football operations Monday, saying he’ll hire a general manager who will...

Las Vegas Raiders block a field goal attempt by Denver Broncos kicker Brandon McManus (8) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Derek Carr rallies Las Vegas Raiders to 32-31 win in Denver

Jan. 3, 2021 10:14 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — This time, Shelby Harris wasn't there to knock down Derek Carr's 2-point conversion pass in the closing seconds. Darren Waller hauled in Carr's 2-point conversion pass with 24 seconds left Sunday and Las Vegas rallied past the Broncos 32-31. Carr's revenge came three days after the Broncos...

Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers reacts with teammates after running for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)

On Football: From 2020's best play to its weirdest moment

Jan. 2, 2021 11:50 AM EST

The Associated Press will hand out its individual NFL awards on the night before the Super Bowl in Tampa. Until then, here are some off-the-beaten track honors to consider. BEST GAME: In Week 9, the first professional matchup of Tua Tagovailoa and Kyler Murray lived up to the hype. The two young quarterbacks...

Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock (3) throws under pressure from Los Angeles Chargers defensive tackle Justin Jones during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Broncos staying the course in 2021 after another bad year

Jan. 1, 2021 5:58 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — It appears the Denver Broncos are all getting a mulligan for 2020, their fourth consecutive losing season and fifth without a trip to the playoffs. Vic Fangio, Drew Lock and Pat Shurmur will try to engineer an end to the organization's playoff drought in 2021. General manager John...

Raiders have lost their last 9 season finales, 4 to Denver

Dec. 31, 2020 11:34 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (7-8) at DENVER (5-10) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. EST, CBS OPENING LINE — Denver by 1 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Las Vegas 8-7, Denver 8-7 SERIES RECORD — Raiders lead 66-54-2 LAST MEETING — Raiders beat Broncos 37-12 on Nov. 15, at Las Vegas LAST WEEK — Raiders lost to Dolphins...

Denver Broncos running back Melvin Gordon (25) runs against the Los Angeles Chargers during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Melvin Gordon 107 yards shy of 1,000 in 1st season in Denver

Dec. 30, 2020 6:59 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Melvin Gordon hasn’t exactly had a memorable first season in Denver and now he’s downright forgetful, too. The sixth-year pro needs 107 yards rushing against the Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday to reach 1,000 for the second time in his career. Asked about that Wednesday,...

FILE- In this Oct. 15, 2019, file photo, Dr. Allen Sills, the NFL's chief medical officer, speaks during a news conference at the at the football league's fall meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The league is pressing forward with its goal of playing the Super Bowl as scheduled in Tampa on Feb. 7. What often seemed improbable during the COVID-10 pandemic has become quite achievable.

NFL has pulled off improbable task of playing amid pandemic

Dec. 29, 2020 2:31 PM EST

It took playing games on all seven days of the week, a wide receiver starting at quarterback, numerous schedule changes and constant revisions to health and safety protocols for the NFL to reach Week 17 on time. That’s a remarkable accomplishment during a pandemic. “Since March, the league, clubs,...

Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Mike Williams, right, intercepts a pass in the end zone on the last play of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis )

Chargers hope late wins can serve as springboard to 2021

Dec. 28, 2020 7:21 PM EST

It's too little, too late for this season, but the Los Angeles Chargers' three-game winning streak and ability to come through in close games are giving them hope for next year. Sunday's 19-16 victory over the Denver Broncos was another example of how Justin Herbert has learned from past late-game mistakes. It...