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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.  Von Miller is determined to show a so-so 2019 was an oddity, not an omen.  (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)

A star-studded list of NFL players looking for 2020 rebound

Aug. 10, 2020 3:44 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Von Miller is determined to show 2019 was an oddity, not an omen. Miller’s performance last season was nothing to scoff at considering he had eight sacks and made his eighth Pro Bowl. But his five-year run as an All-Pro first- or second-team selection came to an end and the...

Hardy, two-sport star, architect of Orange Crush dies at 87

Aug. 9, 2020 8:01 PM EDT

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — Carroll Hardy, a multi-sport star best known as the only man ever to pinch hit for Ted Williams, died Sunday at age 87. Hardy was also known as the football executive who helped assemble the “Orange Crush" defense in Denver during the 1970s. The University of Colorado,...

Bowlen family feud trial pushed back from September to 2021

Aug. 6, 2020 10:10 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colorado (AP) — The Denver Broncos ownership trial that was supposed to begin next month has been pushed back to next year because of the coronavirus pandemic. The trial was scheduled to begin Sept. 1 via videoconference in front of Arapahoe County Court Judge John E. Scipione. It’s now...

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 July 19, 2019, file photo, Denver Broncos offensive tackle Ja'Wuan James (70) stretches during NFL football training camp in Englewood, Colo. James informed the Broncos on Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, that he's opting out of the 2020 season over coronavirus concerns. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Broncos' Ja'Wuan James skipping 2020 over COVID-19 concerns

Aug. 3, 2020 6:39 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Right tackle Ja’Wuan James informed the Denver Broncos on Monday that he’s opting out of the 2020 season over coronavirus concerns. The Broncos were counting on their headliner from last year’s free agent class to bounce back from a balky right knee that limited...

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...

AP Source: ESPN tabs Levy, Griese and Riddick for MNF booth

Jul. 31, 2020 3:24 PM EDT

Steve Levy, Brian Griese and Louis Riddick will be the new announce team for ESPN's “Monday Night Football” according to a person familiar with the decision. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday because the network has not announced its decision. ESPN biographer...

Jets put Flacco, Williamson and Griffin on PUP list

Jul. 30, 2020 7:52 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets placed quarterback Joe Flacco, linebacker Avery Williamson and tight end Ryan Griffin on the physically unable to perform list Thursday. Flacco, the Super Bowl MVP when he led Baltimore the 2012 NFL championship, is recovering from a serious neck injury that...

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...