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Wilson says emotions won't get to him in return to Seattle

May. 23, 2022 18:57 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Russell Wilson says he won't get caught up in the emotions of his return to Seattle when he leads the Denver Broncos onto Lumen Field to face the Seahawks in the season opener in four months. “It's got to be non-emotional. You've got to go into it with the...

NFL teams use engaging videos to elevate schedule release

May. 11, 2022 19:49 PM EDT

The biggest day on the NFL calendar for social media departments at the 32 teams isn't a game, the draft or the start of free agency. It is schedule release day. Much like coaches spend hours game planning, digital departments have spent months planning and shooting videos that will...

John Elway: Russell Wilson is 'the piece that we needed'

May. 11, 2022 17:59 PM EDT

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) — After the Denver Broncos were rendered spectators on the first night of the NFL draft last month, John Elway said he turned to his successor George Paton and told him, “great first-round pick!" As in 10-year veteran QB Russell Wilson, whom Paton acquired...

Denver picks Bonitto, Dulcich after sitting out 1st round

Apr. 30, 2022 00:51 AM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos drafted a pass rusher and a tight end after trading away former first-rounders Von Miller and Noah Fant over the last six months. With the first of two picks they obtained from the Rams in the trade for Miller last November, the Broncos...

Manning funds Ga. Tech scholarship honoring Demaryius Thomas

Apr. 27, 2022 13:56 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Peyton Manning has set up a scholarship at Georgia Tech honoring former teammate Demaryius Thomas. Thomas died in December from an apparent seizure at his suburban Atlanta home. He was 33. The PeyBack Foundation, a charitable organization set up by...

Broncos begin new era in Hackett and Wilson's first minicamp

Apr. 25, 2022 20:13 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — It wasn't just the rap and rock pulsating through the giant speakers at the first minicamp practice of 2022 that exposed a new energy at the Denver Broncos training center. The ones who really delivered the juice to go with the jams were new ball-of-fire...

Broncos lack a first-round draft pick and they don't care

Apr. 22, 2022 15:35 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — George Paton doesn't own a first-round pick in the upcoming NFL draft and he couldn't care less. “That first day, we'll watch Russell Wilson highlights,” he said. Paton traded his first- and second-round picks to Seattle as part of the...

Broncos gave up high picks for Wilson but still have 9 left

Apr. 22, 2022 13:31 PM EDT

No. 64. DENVER BRONCOS (7-10) LAST SEASON: The Broncos’ post-Peyton Manning slide continued after journeyman QB Teddy Bridgewater beat out incumbent Drew Lock in training camp and went 7-7 before a season-ending concussion in December. Lock started and lost the last three games,...

Record 8 teams head into NFL draft without 1st-round pick

Apr. 21, 2022 12:44 PM EDT

The Super Bowl champion Los Angeles Rams should have plenty of company sitting out the first round of the NFL draft next week. The franchise that hasn't made a selection in round one since taking Jared Goff in 2016 and doesn't currently have another first-round pick until 2024, is...

Hackett, Wilson energize long-downtrodden Denver Broncos

Apr. 13, 2022 02:47 AM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Nathaniel Hackett and Russell Wilson have brought renewed hope to a Denver Broncos franchise mired in a six-year playoff drought since Peyton Manning’s retirement. Not long after Hackett replaced Vic Fangio, Wilson arrived in the blockbuster trade with...