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Broncos frustration growing with Garett Bolles after penalties pile up

Denver Broncos left tackle Garett Bolles was called for four holding penalties during Sunday’s loss to the Chicago Bears. Throw in an additional holding penalty from the team’s season opener in Oakland and Bolles has racked up five holding penalties in the first two weeks of the season. No other player in the NFL has [more]

Brees injury gives Brady clear path to Peyton Manning’s touchdown record

Tom Brady and Drew Brees each have 522 career touchdown passes, putting them both 17 behind Peyton Manning’s NFL record of 539. Seeing which one of them would break Manning’s record first should have been one of the best storylines of this NFL season. But with Brees now injured and out about six weeks, it [more]

DirecTV will televise 11 Thursday night games in 4K

For those, like me, who rushed to get a DirecTV 4K receiver several years ago only to wonder when anything worth watching in 4K would be televised in that format, the answer has finally arrived. DirecTV has announced that 11 Thursday Night Football games will be broadcast in the vastly superior format, beginning with the [more]

Vic Fangio: Time should have run out before Bears FG try

Several questionable or incorrect calls landed officials around the NFL in the spotlight in Week Two and some of those calls came in the Broncos’ 16-14 loss to the Bears. The last of those calls came at the very end of the game when the Bears were granted a timeout with one second left on [more]

Former Broncos coach John Ralston dies at 92

John Ralston, a former Broncos head coach whose positive demeanor made him an odd fit in pro football but also landed him in the College Football Hall of Fame, has died at the age of 92. After graduating from high school in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, Ralston joined the Marines and served in the [more]

NFL defends controversial roughing penalty in Denver as a “judgment call”

Rookie referee Adrian Hill got his baptism by F bomb on Sunday, thanks to a controversial shades-of-early-2018 roughing the passer call that extended what became the game-winning drive for the Bears in Denver. Hill’s decision to flag Broncos linebacker Bradley Chubb gave the Bears 15 extra yards, helping to set the stage for Eddie Piñeiro’s [more]

Eddy Pineiro: That was an emotional kick

The final minutes of Sunday’s game between the Bears and Broncos were filled with wild swings back and forth and it all wound up with Bears kicker Eddy Pineiro on the field to try a 53-yard field goal on the final play of the game. If Pineiro hit the kick, the Bears would win. If [more]

Bears’ kicker leads dramatic comeback win

The Bears have their kicker. Eddy Pineiro hit a 54-yard game-winning field goal as time expired in Denver today, helping Chicago win 16-14 — and helping to exorcise the demons of last season’s heartbreaking playoff loss. Pineiro’s kick came after Joe Flacco appeared to lead the Broncos to a dramatic comeback win. With just 31 [more]

Broncos promote tackle Jake Rodgers

As the Broncos prepare for their home opener against the Bears, they’ve added a blocker to the outer portion of their offensive line. Tackle Jake Rodgers has been promoted from the practice squad. To create a roster spot for Rodgers, center/guard Corey Levin was waived. Levin arrived via waivers on September 1, after being released [more]

Week Two injury report roundup

Week Two of the 2019 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by the Buccaneers and it continues with 14 more games on Sunday, which means that the 28 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. Questionable players are uncertain to play, doubtful players are unlikely [more]

Attorney for Bowlen trust calls new legal action “sad and unfortunate”

The latest legal battle regarding control of the Broncos has been joined, and the motives of those pursuing the issue have been called into question. “It is sad and unfortunate that Beth Bowlen Wallace and Amie Bowlen Klemmer have elected to contest their father’s plan and attack his personal health,” Daniel Reilly, lawyer for the [more]

Two of Pat Bowlen’s daughters take legal action to challenge ownership trust

The attack on Pat Bowlen’s ownership succession plan is hardly over. Two of Bowlen’s daughters have filed a petition challenging the trust created by their late father to determine control of the team by eventually selecting one of his seven children to run it. Via Nicki Jhabvala of, Beth Bowlen Wallace and Amie Klemmer [more]

Troy Polamalu, Patrick Willis among first-time Hall of Fame nominees

The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced plans for an expanded class of inductees in 2020 by approving a proposal to put together a group of 15 candidates for selection in addition to the annual group of modern era nominees. That new group will be made up of 10 seniors candidates, three contributors and two [more]

Broncos bringing back River Cracraft with Tim Patrick to IR

Word is that right tackle Ju’Wuan James will be able to return this season after injuring his knee during Monday night’s loss to the Raiders and Wednesday brought some other injury news about the team as well. As reported on Tuesday, wide receiver Tim Patrick broke his hand in the loss and is set to [more]

Ja’Wuan James’s knee injury not expected to end his season

The Broncos saw one of their biggest offseason acquisitions go down with a knee injury in Monday night’s loss to the Raiders and Wednesday brought an update that’s more positive than the worst-case scenario. NFL Media reports that James’s knee injury is not expected to bring his season to an end. It remains unclear how [more]

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