Much like the last four years, the Broncos' 2019 season ended over a month before the Super Bowl. But while that, and a 7-9 record, seems devastating on the surface, there were plenty of subplots that give the organization momentum going into the offseason.
Kareem Jackson’s 11 total tackles, three defended passes, one interception, one tackle for a loss and one touchdown earned him one of two game balls after the game from Fangio. But there was one play hidden among that eye-popping stats that not only set the tone for this game, but brought an entirely new mentality to the Denver Broncos.
After playing their best half of football in the first 30 minutes against the Vikings on Sunday, the Broncos turned around and played their worst half of football as they blew the game.
In honor of the best and worst half, the DNVR Broncos Crew breaks down some of the best and worst of the season so far.
At just 7 years old, Johnson already showed the traits that would eventually serve him well with the Broncos.
On Monday, Vic Fangio compared Patrick Mahomes to John Elway. Yet, on Tuesday, Von Miller said they need to shut down another part of the Chiefs' offense in order to have a chance on Thursday.
DENVER — Is he Alexander Johnson? Or is he A.J. Johnson? Forget about both. Just call the Broncos’ emerging young linebacker “Dino,” a moniker he had at the University of Tennessee, and one he finally has been able to unleash with the Broncos after over a year spent on the practice squad and the fringe of the 53-man roster…...
DENVER — This is the Vic Fangio defense the Broncos expected. Coverages that confound a quarterback. Stout play from the defensive line and inside linebackers against the run. Defensive backs attacking off the edge to further discombobulate the opposing offense. A powerful interior pass rush to take advantage of the chips and double-teams thrown at Von Miller. All that allowed…...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Alexander Johnson had the game ball and the football from his first regular-season interception stowed away as he prepared to return to Denver from Los Angeles late Sunday afternoon. But the football on his mind was the one he didn’t have — the football thrown in his direction by Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers during the fourth…...
Up until Sunday, Johnson and Purcell each waited years for their opportunity to start in the NFL. Now, thanks to their own play, they’ll only have to wait a week for their next.
Sitting at 0-4, Fangio had seen enough—it was time to make changes. And the changes paid off in spades.
With the offseason, training camp and preseason complete, building the roster is the only thing that stands between the Broncos and the regular season.
The injury bug has stung the Broncos less than three weeks until the start of the regular season. Here's where it all stands and how they plan on dealing with it.
The Broncos’ offense struggled on Friday, to put it nicely. For the first half of practice, it appeared the defense was following their lead. Justin Simmons put an end to that.
Some of the following roster battles will determine who will make the 53-man roster, while others will actually have a significant impact on the field this year.
The Denver Broncos have found two unheralded heroes in the preseason that forced them to keep a large number of linebackers on their final roster, we break down who Josey Jewell and Alexander Johnson can contribute immediately in Denver.
The Broncos’ preseason finale on Thursday night is meaningless for 22 starters, but oh so important for 68 other players and the Broncos’ future.