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FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019 file photo, Denver Broncos free safety Justin Simmons (31) reacts against the Buffalo Bills during the second quarter of an NFL football game in Orchard Park, N.Y. Justin Simmons had an eventful offseason, finding his voice during peaceful protests of racial and social injustice from his hometown in Florida to downtown Denver. The fifth-year safety and first-time All-Pro also failed to reach agreement on a long-term contract with the Broncos, so he's playing under the franchise tag in 2020.(AP Photo/Adrian Kraus, File)

Simmons had enlightening offseason despite no new contract

Aug. 6, 2020 7:06 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — A breakout 2019 season garnered Justin Simmons his first All-Pro nod and the Denver Broncos’ franchise tag. So, he was counting on two things in the offseason: laying low and signing a big contract. George Floyd’s fatal arrest changed Simmons’ plans to stay...

FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2019, file photo, Denver Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller (58) chases a play against the Chicago Bears during the second half of an NFL football game in Denver. Miller's body is buffer, his hair tinted orange on top.  The star linebacker says his dramatic offseason transfiguration was a result of his battle with the coronavirus, Kobe Bryant's untimely death and the Michael Jordan documentary. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)

Von Miller's transformation driven by Kobe, MJ, COVID-19

Aug. 4, 2020 6:10 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Von Miller’s body is buffer, his hair tinted orange on top. The real changes go a whole lot deeper. The Broncos star linebacker on Tuesday revealed four factors that led to his dramatic offseason transformation: his substandard 2019 season, his battle with COVID-19, Kobe...

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2019, file photo, Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock throws a pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in Denver.  John Elway says expectations for Lock this season are

Drew Lock: strange offseason hasn't curbed his expectations

Jul. 31, 2020 6:11 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic forced NFL teams into an unconventional offseason and wiped out the entire preseason, two factors that led Broncos general manager John Elway to temper his expectations for second-year quarterback Drew Lock in 2020. Lock’s own ambitions haven’t...

Broncos' Kyle Peko opts out of 2020 season, Wilkinson on PUP

Jul. 28, 2020 7:32 PM EDT

Broncos general manager John Elway confirmed Tuesday that veteran defensive tackle Kyle Peko has opted out of the 2020 season over COVID-19 concerns. In addition to placing Peko on the reserve/higher risk opt-out list, the Broncos placed tackle Elijah Wilkinson on the physically unable to perform list and rookie...

FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2019, file photo, Alabama wide receiver Jerry Jeudy (4) catches a touchdown pass against Arkansas during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Tuscaloosa, Ala. This year’s NFL draft features a superb group of wide receivers, including Jeudy, who are expected to make immediate impacts in the NFL. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt, File)

Broncos and first-round pick Jerry Jeudy agree to $15M deal

Jul. 23, 2020 2:59 PM EDT

Denver Broncos first-round draft pick Jerry Jeudy has agreed to terms on a four-year, $15 million contract that includes an $8.6 million signing bonus. The former Alabama receiver was the 15th pick in the NFL draft and the first Crimson Tide player ever selected by Broncos general manager John Elway during his...

Broncos revamp their offense around second-year QB Drew Lock

Jul. 20, 2020 4:31 PM EDT

DENVER BRONCOS (7-9) CAMP SITE: Englewood, Colorado LAST YEAR: The silver sliver in third consecutive losing season in Denver was QB Drew Lock’s 4-1 run. GM John Elway evaded deep pool of veteran QBs in offseason and instead built around second-year pro. Ex-Giants head coach Pat Shurmur designed offense...

Today in History

Jun. 28, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, June 28, the 180th day of 2020. There are 186 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On June 28, 1919, the Treaty of Versailles (vehr-SY’) was signed in France, ending the First World War. On this date: In 1838, Britain’s Queen Victoria...