Latest Vic Fangio News

Elway says Lock nowhere near ready to return to action

Oct. 23, 2019 7:31 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — With the Broncos off to a 2-5 start and trading away Emmanuel Sanders, fans are pining for rookie quarterback Drew Lock to get a chance to run Denver's offense. Looks like they'd better get used to Joe Flacco being under center. General manager John Elway said on his weekly 850 KOA...

Broncos return to their bungling ways; is rebuild next?

Oct. 18, 2019 8:29 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — John Elway might want to reconsider the no-fire sale pledge he made last week. These Denver Broncos aren't going anywhere near the playoffs with an offensive line that can't block, a featured tight end who can't catch, a superstar pass rusher who can't get to the quarterback and a coaching...

NFL's biggest star joins growing list of sidelined QBs

Oct. 18, 2019 3:04 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — With Patrick Mahomes sidelined, fans across the NFL may be longing for the days when the backup quarterback's job was to carry a clipboard and not the hopes and dreams of an entire franchise. Mahomes escaped significant ligament damage when he dislocated his right kneecap Thursday night in...

Patrick Mahomes hurts knee in Chiefs' win over Broncos

Oct. 18, 2019 12:53 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs rediscovered their mojo but lost their maestro. The Chiefs rallied around their fallen superstar and snapped a two-game skid with a 30-6 thrashing of the Denver Broncos on Thursday night after reigning MVP Patrick Mahomes dislocated his right knee in a pileup near the...

Broncos can get right back into AFC West race

Oct. 16, 2019 3:57 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Keeping Patrick Mahomes on the sideline has worked wonders for Kansas City's opponents, providing a blueprint for the Broncos on Thursday night as they seek their first win over the Chiefs in four years. "Every game has its own personality," cautioned Broncos coach Vic Fangio . Every team...

Given short week, Broncos practice light for Mahomes, Chiefs

Oct. 15, 2019 6:11 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos are envisioning ways to stop Patrick Mahomes. The visuals will have to suffice. They're not simulating the Kansas City Chiefs and their dynamic quarterback at full speed during practice this week with such a short turnaround. They're basically holding a series of...

Broncos LB Johnson making most of chance after long layoff

Oct. 15, 2019 3:41 AM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — If Alexander Johnson is indeed rusty, his Denver Broncos teammates can't wait to see how he'll play when he shakes that rust off. Johnson's first two NFL starts this month have produced 18 tackles, two pass breakups, two quarterback hits, 1½ sacks, a tackle for loss and an end...

Fangio has found the right mix on Denver's defense

Oct. 14, 2019 5:47 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Vic Fangio has settled on the right mix to restore Denver's defensive dominance even without pass rusher Bradley Chubb and cornerback Bryce Callahan. The Broncos (2-4) collected seven sacks and three takeaways for the first time since 1984 in their 16-0 win over Tennessee on Sunday,...

Denver's defense leads Broncos past Titans 16-0

Oct. 13, 2019 9:39 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — On a day the Denver Broncos honored their past, their current roster put on a good, old-fashioned defensive destruction of the Tennessee Titans. The Broncos (2-4) blasted their way to seven sacks and three interceptions while sending Marcus Mariota to the bench and then stifling his backup,...

Elway says not trading stars, will see team through dive

Oct. 11, 2019 11:32 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — John Elway says that despite Denver's 1-4 start, none of his veteran players are on the trading block and the general manager remains committed to seeing his beloved Broncos out of their prolonged plummet. The Broncos have won just 18 of their last 50 games and haven't been to the playoffs...