Peyton Manning will have to do without his top target this offseason unless the Denver Broncos reach an agreement with Demaryius Thomas on a long-term contract.
The Broncos continued their low-key approach to free agency with the signing of defensive lineman Vance Walker to a two-year, $4 million deal Thursday.
With Julius Thomas about to hit pay dirt elsewhere, the Denver Broncos needed a better blocker and cheaper option, and coach Gary Kubiak knew just the guy.
With fewer holes and shallower pockets this time around, John Elway watched big names leaving Denver for a change -Julius Thomas to Jacksonville, Orlando Franklin to San Diego – in the frenzied opening hours of free agency Tuesday.
The Denver Broncos have placed their franchise tag on star receiver Demaryius Thomas, guaranteeing him roughly $12.8 million next season and buying them more time to work out a long-term deal.
Broncos coach Gary Kubiak on Wednesday debunked any notion that he’d push Peyton Manning into running the rollout-heavy offense the coach is most comfortable with.
When running back C.J. Anderson joined 10 teammates on the Pro Bowl roster Monday, the Broncos set a franchise record with 11 players earning all-star honors, eclipsing the 10-player mark from the 1998 Super Bowl season.
There were some impressive numbers this year for the Denver Broncos.
John Elway is looking for the right man to fix a 12-4 team, not a 4-12 debacle like John Fox inherited four years ago.
Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders found a bright spot in an otherwise sour end to the season: a slot on the Pro Bowl roster.