Latest Sean Payton News

Sean Payton praises all 3 quarterbacks competing for Broncos starting job

May. 23, 2024 18:34 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos closed out their first week of OTAs Thursday with coach Sean Payton praising all three quarterbacks competing for the starting job and cautioning that nothing should be read into the order in which they take snaps. “We try to split up...

Bo Nix gives Sean Payton fresh fodder for praise with array of impressive passes at Broncos minicamp

May. 11, 2024 20:16 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Through poise, patience, pinpoint passing and plenty of zing on his throws, Bo Nix gave Sean Payton fresh fodder to praise his first-round draft pick at the Denver Broncos' rookie minicamp on Saturday. “It’s almost like watching a good golfer,” said...

The Bo Nix era begins in Denver, and the Broncos also drafted his top target at Oregon

Apr. 27, 2024 22:08 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — For the first time in his 17 seasons as a coach, Sean Payton has a rookie quarterback to nurture. Payton's Denver Broncos took Bo Nix in the first round of the NFL draft. The coach then helped out both himself and Nix by moving up to draft his new QB's top...

Broncos select former Oregon QB Bo Nix with the 12th pick in the NFL draft

Apr. 26, 2024 01:45 AM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The sixth quarterback selected in the 2024 NFL draft was No. 1 in the Denver Broncos' eyes. The Broncos bypassed a bevy of blue-chip defenders to draft former Oregon quarterback Bo Nix with the 12th pick Thursday night. “He stood out in a...

Moving on from Russell Wilson debacle leaves Denver Broncos in rebuild mode with QB among many needs

Apr. 18, 2024 14:49 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos are in the market for a quarterback again. And a tight end. And a cornerback. And a tackle. And an edge rusher. You name it, they need it. The Broncos lack the draft capital to meet all their needs in the...

The Dolphins have a 1st-round draft pick for the 1st time since 2021 with several needs to address

Apr. 18, 2024 13:51 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Mike McDaniel joked during last year's NFL draft that he couldn't wait to finally have a first-round pick. The Miami Dolphins head coach hasn't had that luxury since taking over the team in 2022, but that will change this year, as the Dolphins will pick...

Steelers' Mike Tomlin says Russell Wilson has 'pole position' for starting QB job

Mar. 25, 2024 17:50 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. — (AP) — Russell Wilson’s resume and experience give him the edge over Justin Fields. Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said Monday that Wilson is considered Pittsburgh’s starting quarterback but Fields will get a chance to compete. “We’re not...

Today in History: March 21, Martin Luther King Jr. leads civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery

Mar. 21, 2024 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, March 21, the 81st day of 2024. There are 285 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 21, 1965, civil rights demonstrators led by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. began their third, successful...

Broncos signing ex-Dolphins safety Brandon Jones as retooled secondary takes shape, AP source says

Mar. 11, 2024 21:09 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos on Monday agreed to a three-year deal worth up to $22.5 million with former Miami Dophins safety Brandon Jones, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person also confirmed that kicker Wil Lutz, who...

Russell Wilson has agreed to sign a 1-year deal with the Steelers, AP source says

Mar. 11, 2024 08:42 AM EDT

Russell Wilson is heading to the Pittsburgh Steelers. The nine-time Pro Bowl quarterback has agreed to sign a one-year deal with the Steelers, a person familiar with the details told The Associated Press on Sunday night. The person, speaking on condition of anonymity...