|Ground||Empower Field at Mile High|
|Owner(s)||Walton Penner Family|
Founded in 1959 the Denver Broncos were part of the original members of the American Football League. The Broncos never performed very well until the 1970 NFL-AFL merger. They appeared in their first playoffs in 1977 and even made it till the Super Bowl. Legendary players such as John Elway took the Broncos to great heights in the 1980s. Donning their iconic orange jersey, the Broncos are considered as a successful NFL franchise, although they have missed NFL Playoff action since 2016. The Denver Broncos franchise was acquired by the Walter-Penner family (headed by Rob Walton) in 2022 for $4.65 billion. The new ownership was announced to the Denver community before the 2022 NFL season. Currently the team is generating revenue of around $526 million per year as per Forbes.
Denver Broncos Next Game
The Denver Broncos' 2023 schedule looks promising with several exciting matchups. They kick off their regular season against the Las Vegas Raiders, followed by a showdown with the Washington Commanders. Notably, they face strong opponents like the Green Bay Packers and Kansas City Chiefs in consecutive games. Additionally, their preseason includes games against the Arizona Cardinals, San Francisco 49ers, and Los Angeles Rams, providing ample opportunities for the team to fine-tune their skills ahead of the season. Broncos fans can look forward to an action-packed season filled with thrilling encounters.
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Denver Broncos Roster 2023-24
Quarterback Russell Wilson and cornerback Patrick Surtain II will be vital players for the Denver Broncos in the upcoming NFL season. Wilson will have to bounce back from probably the worst season in his career (2022-23) to make an impact for the Denver Broncos and really show what he offers as one of the best dual threat quarterbacks in the league. The Broncos have some talented rookie acquisitions going for them in the 2023 NFL draft class. Marvin Mims Jr. stands out in Denver's class for his explosive skills as a WR, while the rest of their picks also offer great value. Drew Sanders, a Round 3 acquisition, brings versatility and pass-rushing talent as an LB. Additionally, the Broncos added cornerback Riley Moss, an athletic ball hawk, and safety JL Skinner, a formidable 6'4" defender with aggression.
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Denver BroncosRecord- Last 10 Years
|2022||4th AFC West||5-12-0||Did Not Qualify|
|2021||4th AFC West||7-10-0||Did Not Qualify|
|2020||4th AFC West||5-11-0||Did Not Qualify|
|2019||2nd AFC West||7-9-0||Did Not Qualify|
|2018||3rd AFC West||6-10-0||Did Not Qualify|
|2017||4th AFC West||5-11-0||Did Not Qualify|
|2016||3rd AFC West||9-7-0||Did Not Qualify|
|2015||1st AFC West||12-4-0||Won the Super Bowl|
|2014||1st AFC West||12-4-0||Lost the Divisional Playoffs|
|2013||1st AFC West||13-3-0||Lost the Super Bowl|
Denver Broncos Championships
The Denver Broncos have had a successful run when it comes to Championship victories. The Broncos have won three Super Bowls to date and even won two of them consecutively (1997 and 1998). They have, however, missed out on winning the Super Bowl on 5 other occasions with a total of 8 Super Bowl appearances. Since 1977, the Broncos have made it to the playoffs on 22 occasions. However, the Broncos have consecutively missed out on a playoff spot for 6 seasons since 2016.
The Broncos have won the Divisional title 15 times and the Conference Championship 8 times. Their last Super Bowl win was in 2015 (Super Bowl 50) after which they are yet to qualify for a playoff spot.
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The worst season for the Broncos was when they played in the AFL. In 1963 the Broncos managed only 2 wins and lost 11 times, while managing one tie. The result was the same for the Broncos in the 1964 AFL season. While playing in the NFL, the Broncos had their worst season record in 1982 when they managed 2 wins and 7 losses in the season.
The current Denver Broncos home stadium is the Empire Field at Mile High in Denver, Colorado. The stadium was previously known as the Broncos Stadium at Mile High. The stadium was previously host to the Denver Outlaws lacrosse team and the Colorado Rapids of the MLS. The stadium is also famous for being the venue for former U.S. President Barack Obama’s acceptance of the Presidential nomination.
The area of Denver in Colorado has a heritage of being the Wild West. A ‘Bronco’ refers to an untamed horse; a term associated with the Wild West. Thus, the name Denver Broncos is a homage to the heritage of the place where it is located. The Broncos nickname came about by being the winning entry of a name the new team contest that the new Denver AFL franchise had in early 1960
Currently, quarterback Russell Wilson is the highest paid player on the Denver Broncos team. He signed a $245 million extension which is set to keep him with the franchise till 2028.
Read more about: Russell Wilson’s Contract and Net Worth
You can stream any Denver Broncos game on the Denver Broncos app or the NFL Game Pass app. Broncos games are also streamed on FOX Sports, or ESPN or CBS.