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File-Ths Dec. 29, 2019, file photo shows New York Giants head coach Pat Shurmur leaving the field after an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday in East Rutherford, N.J. The Giants fired Shurmur on Monday, Dec. 30, 2019, just two years into a five-year contract, the Daily News has confirmed. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Broncos hire ex-Giants coach Pat Shurmur as play-caller

Jan. 14, 2020 10:04 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Denver Broncos coach Vic Fangio hired former New York Giants coach Pat Shurmur as his offensive coordinator on Tuesday. Shurmur becomes the Broncos' fifth offensive play-caller in five seasons and inherits an attack that features youngsters Drew Lock, Dalton Risner, Noah Fant,...

Broncos fire offensive coordinator Rich Scangarello

Jan. 12, 2020 5:33 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Broncos are looking for their fifth offensive coordinator in five seasons after Vic Fangio changed his mind about keeping his coaching staff intact and fired Rich Scangarello on Sunday. Scangarello, a disciple of San Francisco 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan, struggled in his first gig...

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray passes against the Los Angeles Rams during first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Analysis: Young QBs get plenty of opportunities in NFL

Dec. 31, 2019 4:13 PM EST

From Super Bowl contenders to teams in full rebuilding mode, from injury-riddled ones to those trying to become champions. Teams at almost every stage of the building process in the NFL have been willing to turn over their play-calling to inexperienced quarterbacks. A record 287 games were started by quarterbacks...

Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock reacts after an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

John Elway declares Drew Lock starting QB heading into 2020

Dec. 30, 2019 6:13 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — For the first time since Super Bowl 50, John Elway heads into an offseason not looking to change his head coach, starting quarterback or locker room chemistry. Elway said Monday that rookie Drew Lock showed enough in his five-week audition to earn the nod as the Denver Broncos'...

Oakland Raiders tight end Darren Waller (83) runs with the ball as Denver Broncos inside linebacker Todd Davis (51) defends during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Broncos beat Raiders 16-15 to keep rival from playoffs

Dec. 29, 2019 10:38 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Shelby Harris capped his breakout season with a knockdown that officially knocked out the Oakland Raiders. The nose tackle who was cut three times by the Raiders before blossoming in Denver batted down Derek Carr's 2-point pass to Hunter Renfrow with 7 seconds left Sunday and the Broncos...

Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock (3) throws against the Detroit Lions during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Lock driven by quotes from John Elway and Winston Churchill

Dec. 26, 2019 6:21 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Two quotes inspired Drew Lock when he was sidelined with an injured right thumb last summer. One was from John Elway, the other from Sir Winston Churchill. When Elway sat down with his rookie quarterback in late August to tell him he'd start the season on injured reserve, the...

Denver Broncos running back Phillip Lindsay (30) breaks free from the grasp of Detroit Lions linebacker Jalen Reeves-Maybin (44) for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Broncos can end Oakland's run as an NFL city with win Sunday

Dec. 26, 2019 4:49 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Phillip Lindsay figures it would be fitting for the Denver Broncos to put an end to Oakland's days as an NFL city. A victory over their arch-rival Sunday would do that. The Raiders (7-8) bring faint playoff hopes into Denver, where they can clinch just their second trip to the postseason...

Raiders-Broncos Preview Capsule

Dec. 26, 2019 2:48 PM EST

OAKLAND (7-8) at DENVER (6-9) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE — Broncos by 5 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Raiders 7-8, Broncos 9-6 SERIES RECORD — Raiders lead 65-53-2 LAST MEETING — Raiders beat Broncos 24-16, Sept. 9 LAST WEEK — Raiders beat Chargers 24-17; Broncos beat Lions...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) is brought down by Denver Broncos defensive end Shelby Harris, bottom, and linebacker Von Miller (58), during the first half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Broncos hopeful after longest playoff drought for SB champ

Dec. 25, 2019 6:40 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — After changing his head coach or starting quarterback each of the past five winters, John Elway seems to have finally hit on rookies Vic Fangio and Drew Lock. A second-round draft pick from Missouri, Lock has won three of four starts, injecting a mix of nerve, novelty and mobility into a...

Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock (3) throws against the Detroit Lions during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Locked in: Solid praise for Broncos rookie quarterback

Dec. 23, 2019 6:14 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The praise of rookie quarterback Drew Lock wasn't overly lavish. The endorsement of him could be considered on the mild side. And yet coming from old-school Denver Broncos coach Vic Fangio, the approval felt a tad more spicy. Fangio has certainly liked what he has seen out of Lock...