John Elway had Terrell Davis to give Denver a different dimension in the late 1990s. Now, Peyton Manning has C.J. Anderson.
Plenty of former Broncos players have crossed the line from player to analyst on both the national and local level. So who’s next when his playing days are complete?
Does C.J. Anderson have what it takes to be the next T.D.? Just a minute…
Here’s a look at some of the most eagerly awaited or important Broncos season openers, in reverse chronological order, since the franchise joined the NFL.
Look, the Denver Broncos not the dregs of the NFL. They are not, say, the Raiders, the Jaguars, any of those teams that consistently disappoint.
When the Broncos announced last week that long-time owner Pat Bowlen would step down from his duties as CEO, Mike Shanahan reflected on his time as Broncos head coach with CBS4’s Vic Lombardi.
The Broncos are one win away from their first Super Bowl appearance since they won it in 1998. But the Broncos faced many more challenges to get to the point they are now as opposed to the team 16 years ago.
A year ago, Denver roared into the playoffs riding an 11-game winning streak and promptly lost for the first time in 98 days. So much for momentum. This year, the Broncos are again 13-3 and the AFC’s top seed, two home wins away from the Super Bowl.
Mike Shanahan is the only coach to bring a Super Bowl title to the Mile High City, but the gleam of the two Lombardi Trophies he won faded.
In the pivotal moment of Denver’s latest win, Peyton Manning and Knowshon Moreno were debating how to execute what the Broncos call “First Down, Fall Down”