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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'...

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...

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, Lindsay lead Broncos to 27-17 win over reeling Lions

Dec. 22, 2019 9:17 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — By his own critique, Drew Lock's celebratory shuffle dance was shaky at best. His fancy footwork on the field, though, was anything but jittery. The rookie quarterback stood out even above those hard-to-miss, all-orange uniforms worn by the Denver Broncos. Lock threw a sh ovel pass to...

Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock (3) looks to throw a pass as Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle Derrick Nnadi (91) pursues during the second half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

Lock, several other Broncos players have come down sick

Dec. 20, 2019 5:12 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — An illness swept through the Denver Broncos' locker room Friday, hitting among others, a trio of rising rookies -- quarterback Drew Lock, guard Dalton Risner and tight end Noah Fant. Lock and Fant practiced but Risner was held out. If he can't play Sunday, he'll be replaced by...

Denver Broncos strong safety Kareem Jackson (22) breaks up a pass intended for Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins (10) during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

Jackson's woes latest blow to Broncos' '19 free agent class

Dec. 18, 2019 5:13 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Kareem Jackson's suspension robs the Denver Broncos of their defensive anchor and the only member of their celebrated 2019 free agency class to make an immediate impact. Jackson's stellar first season in Denver ended prematurely when the NFL suspended the star safety Tuesday for...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) carries the ball during the first half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

Chiefs roll to 23-3 victory over Broncos at snowy Arrowhead

Dec. 15, 2019 5:36 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs turned Arrowhead Stadium into their own winter wonderland Sunday, mushing through the snow to an easy victory over the Denver Broncos as they march toward another postseason filled with possibilities. Patrick Mahomes threw for 340 yards and two touchdowns, and...

Broncos juggling offensive, defensive lines for Chiefs game

Dec. 13, 2019 4:29 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos will be without several starters on their offensive and defensive lines when they visit Arrowhead Stadium this weekend in search of their first victory over the Kansas City Chiefs since 2015. Austin Schlotmann will make his second straight start at right guard...

FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019 file photo, Denver Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller (58) lines up against the Chicago Bears during the second half of an NFL football game in Denver. Star linebacker Von Miller says his sprained left MCL that ended his 95-game starting streak might sideline him again Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019 when the Denver Broncos visit the Houston Texans. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)

Von Miller says he'll test out injured knee Sunday

Dec. 6, 2019 5:53 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Von Miller said Friday he will test his injured left knee before the Denver Broncos' game at Houston to see if he'll be able to start a new streak. He sat out last week against the Chargers, ending a 95-game starting streak that dated to the 2014 opener. Miller said he's two weeks...

FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019 file photo, Denver Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller (58) lines up against the Chicago Bears during the second half of an NFL football game in Denver. Star linebacker Von Miller says his sprained left MCL that ended his 95-game starting streak might sideline him again Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019 when the Denver Broncos visit the Houston Texans. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)

Von Miller says sprained MCL could keep him out vs Texans

Dec. 5, 2019 4:59 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Broncos star linebacker Von Miller says he won't go on IR because of a sprained left MCL that ended his 95-game starting streak. But he's not sure if he'll start a new streak Sunday when the Denver Broncos (4-8) visit the Houston Texans (8-4). "I'm still taking it day by day,"...

Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Ed Oliver (91) pulls down Denver Broncos quarterback Brandon Allen (2) into the end zone for a sack during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Munson)

QB conundrum confronts Broncos coach Vic Fangio

Nov. 25, 2019 5:09 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Vic Fangio said Monday “all options are on the table” regarding rookie Drew Lock. He could get his first start Sunday. He could be Brandon Allen's backup. He could be the third quarterback. He could be in street clothes again. "We're just going to make that decision...