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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,...

Oregon guard Payton Pritchard, left, fights for control of the ball with Colorado guard McKinley Wright IV in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, in Boulder, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Wright takes over late, Colorado beats No. 4 Oregon 74-65

Jan. 3, 2020 1:48 AM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — McKinley Wright IV received a little pep talk from none other than himself. “I told myself I had to get going,” he said of his second-half inner monologue. Wright listened to Wright. The junior guard scored 11 of his 21 points in the final five minutes and Colorado...

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 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...

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...

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...

Lions-Broncos Preview Capsule

Dec. 19, 2019 1:38 PM EST

DETROIT (3-10-1) AT DENVER (5-9) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE -- Broncos by 7 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Lions 5-9, Broncos 8-6 SERIES RECORD — Broncos lead 7-5 LAST MEETING — Broncos beat Lions 24-12 on Sept. 27, 2015 LAST WEEK -- Lions lost to Buccaneers 38-17; Broncos lost to Chiefs...

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...

Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock (3) celebrates a touchdown against the Houston Texans during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Top running teams are winning more than top passing teams

Dec. 12, 2019 3:38 AM EST

The best running teams are winning far more often this season and the most prolific passing teams are losing much more. Baltimore (11-2), San Francisco (11-2), Seattle (10-3), Minnesota (9-4) and Buffalo (9-4) are ranked Nos. 1-5 in average yards rushing per game. Their combined record is 50-15. Here's the...