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Broncos considered Foles before settling on Flacco

The Broncos had not one but two former Super Bowl MVPs in mind at quarterback. Via Mike Klis of 9news.com in Denver, the Broncos considered Eagles quarterback Nick Foles before ultimately striking a deal with the Ravens for quarterback Joe Flacco. Foles was the Super Bowl LII MVP; Flacco won the prize five years earlier. [more]

Wednesday’s #PFTPM goes in-depth on aftermath of Flacco trade, and much more

The offseason often means more editions of the #PFTPM podcast. This week, a constant stream of early-afternoon news has resulted in three new episodes in three days. Wednesday’s episode looks at the looming Joe Flacco trade from all relevant angles, including the future of now-former Broncos starter Case Keenum. So check out the full show [more]

Broncos send their first fourth-rounder to Ravens for Joe Flacco

The Ravens unloaded quarterback Joe Flacco for a fourth-round pick Wednesday. But at least it was the good fourth-round pick. According to Mike Klis of KUSA, the pick the Broncos are sending in exchange for Flacco is the first of the two fourth-rounders the Broncos had. Their own pick is the 11th in the fourth [more]

Could Case Keenum end up back in Minnesota?

With Joe Flacco in, Case Keenum is likely out in Denver. Could Keenum work his way back to Minnesota? That possibility will be quickly dismissed because the Vikings have quarterback Kirk Cousins under contract for two more years, at fully-guaranteed compensation packages of $28 million in 2019 and $30 million in 2020. But let’s not [more]

Report: Broncos won’t rework Joe Flacco’s contract

When word first broke that the Broncos are set to trade for quarterback Joe Flacco when the new league year gets underway in March, there were reports that reworking Flacco’s contract could be part of their plans as well. Mike Klis of KUSA reports that is not expected to be the case, however. Flacco’s contract [more]

Broncos expected to trade mid-round pick for Joe Flacco

The deal cannot become official until the new league year starts on March 13, but Joe Flacco is expected to move from Baltimore to Denver once trades can be completed. According to multiple reports, the Ravens are expected to get a mid-round pick back from the Broncos as compensation for the quarterback they moved to [more]

What’s next for Case Keenum?

Case Keenum was right to not worry about the Broncos drafting a quarterback in round one. With Joe Flacco and his $18.5 million base salary arriving in Denver, the Broncos won’t need Keenum and his $18 million base salary. So the question becomes where will Keenum go? Trading him would result in a $3 million [more]

Report: Ravens to trade Joe Flacco to Denver

The offseason is officially here. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Broncos and Ravens have a deal in place to send veteran quarterback Joe Flacco from Baltimore to Denver. The trade will become official on March 13, the first day of the 2019 league year. The Ravens were expected to trade Flacco this offseason, [more]

Vance Joseph on drafting a defensive player: It’s not my pick

Vance Joseph got a defensive end with the fifth overall choice in 2018, and Bradley Chubb made 12 sacks as a rookie for the Broncos. Joseph’s new team, the Cardinals, has the first pick in this spring’s draft. For all the talk about the Cardinals and quarterback Kyler Murray, a pass rusher like Ohio State’s [more]

Texans make it official, releasing Demaryius Thomas with failed physical

The Texans made it official, announcing they have released receiver Demaryius Thomas with a failed physical. Thomas tore his Achilles in his seventh game with the Texans after they gave up a fourth-round pick to the Broncos to acquire him. The move creates $14 million in cap space for the Texans, who have Will Fuller [more]

Report: Texans to cut Demaryius Thomas today

The Texans traded a fourth-round draft pick to the Broncos for Demaryius Thomas last season. They didn’t get much of a return on that investment. Houston plans to release Thomas, James Palmer of NFL Media reports. Thomas played in seven games for the Texans, catching 23 passes for 275 yards and two touchdowns, before suffering [more]

Jamar Taylor wins appeal, overturning fine

The NFL recently informed Broncos cornerback Jamar Taylor that he had won his appeal for a fine earlier this season, Mike Klis of Denver’s 9News reports. The league fined Taylor $10,026 for unnecessary roughness, but the fine was erased on appeal. Officials penalized and ejected Taylor during a Dec. 15 game against the Browns. Taylor [more]

Vic Fangio addresses balance between winning now and building for future

The Broncos have had two straight losing seasons for the first time since the early ’70s. If there’s a third, major changes could be made to the football operation. So the latest major change to the football operation — new coach Vic Fangio — knows that he’ll need to succeed soon. And also that he’ll [more]

Offseason is here, and drama will unfold

The NFL never sleeps, thanks in part to the reality that, every year, there’s plenty of drama generated by many of the league’s franchises. So which franchises will be producing the most of it this offseason? Friday’s PFT Live pondered the question in the form of a draft. The process had only one rule: The [more]

Broncos raising ticket prices for first time in three years

The Broncos are raising general season ticket prices for 2019, Ryan O’Halloran of The Denver Post reports. It’s the Broncos’ first price increase in three years. The increase is 1 percent for 95 percent of general seats and less than 10 percent for the other 5 percent, per O’Halloran. Club and suite ticket packages are [more]

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