Denver Broncos Wiretap

Seahawks Sign Paxton Lynch

Jan 17, 2019 5:27 PM

The Seattle Seahawks have signed Paxton Lynch.

Lynch didn't play in 2018 after he was released by the Denver Broncos at the end of the preseason.

Lynch was a first round pick by the Broncos in 2016.

Brett Hundley backed up Wilson in 2018 and is a pending free agent.

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Broncos Hire Rich Scangarello As Offensive Coordinator

Jan 17, 2019 10:50 AM

The Denver Broncos have hired Rich Scangarello as offensive coordinator.

Scangarello will call Denver's plays.

Scangarello has been an assistant to Kyle Shanahan with both the Falcons and 49ers. Shanahan runs a version of Mike Shanahan's system, which has served as a base for the Broncos for years.

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Broncos Hire Ed Donatell As Defensive Coordinator

Jan 15, 2019 10:37 PM

The Denver Broncos have hired Ed Donatell as defensive coordinator.

Donatell was the Denver's secondary coach from 1995-1999 and in 2010.

Donatell was most recently secondary coach of the Chicago Bears from 2015 through 2018.

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Tags: Chicago Bears, Denver Broncos, Misc Rumor

Vikings Hire Gary Kubiak For Offensive Advisory Role

Jan 14, 2019 7:48 PM

The Minnesota Vikings have hired Gary Kubiak for an offensive advisory role.

Kubiak's son, Klint, is expected to become Vikings quarterbacks coach and Kevin Stefanski will remain as Vikings offensive coordinator.

Kubiak was close to become offensive coordinator of the Denver Broncos before they had a parting of ways.

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Tags: Denver Broncos, Minnesota Vikings, Misc Rumor

Gary Kubiak Won't Become Offensive Coordinator Of Broncos

Jan 11, 2019 4:48 PM

The Denver Broncos have been unable to agree to terms with Gary Kubiak on a deal to become offensive coordinator.

The two sides were widely expected to reach a deal for Kubiak to run the offense under Vic Fangio.

Kubiak has had interest in returning to coaching this offseason.

Kubiak and the Broncos reportedly had different ideas on his staff and the offensive philosophy. 

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Broncos Hire Vic Fangio As Head Coach

Jan 9, 2019 12:05 PM

The Denver Broncos have agreed to hire Vic Fangio as head coach.

Fangio was most recently defensive coordinator of the Chicago Bears.

The Broncos will have Gary Kubiak serve as offensive coordinator. 

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Tags: Chicago Bears, Denver Broncos, Misc Rumor

Broncos To Decide Between Vic Fangio, Mike Munchak

Jan 8, 2019 5:57 PM

The Denver Broncos will decide between Vic Fangio and Mike Munchak for their head coaching job.

Fangio is coming off an excellent season as defensive coordinator of the Chicago Bears.

Munchak has been offensive line coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers since 2014. Munchak was 22-26 in his three seasons with the Tennessee Titans from 2011 to 2013, including a 9-7 finish in 2011.


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Broncos Deny Requests From Falcons, Bengals To Interview Gary Kubiak

Jan 6, 2019 3:22 PM

The Denver Broncos are blocking rival teams from interviewing Gary Kubiak for offensive coordinator openings.

Both the Atlanta Falcons and Cincinnati Bengals have reached out to the Broncos to interview Kubiak.

Kubiak currently works as a senior personnel adviser with the Broncos.

The Broncos would like to keep Kubiak and have him work with their new head coach. Kubiak would like to stay in Denver anyway, sources said.

Kubiak stepped away from coaching after the 2016 season, citing health issues.

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Tags: Atlanta Falcons, Cincinnati Bengals, Denver Broncos, Misc Rumor

Infographic: Chargers, Colts Finish In Top-10 In Offense, Defense DVOA

Jan 2, 2019 11:42 AM

The NFL has just two teams ranking in the top-10 in DVOA on both Offense and Defense at the end of the regular season in the Los Angeles Chargers and Indianapolis Colts.

The Chiefs, Steelers, Seahawks, Rams, Packers, Falcons, Patriots and Saints also rank in the top-10 on offense, while the Cowboys, Jaguars, Texans, Bears, Vikings, Broncos, Ravens and Bills are in the top-10 on defense.

The Chiefs rank first in the NFL in both Total DVOA and Weighted DVOA.


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Broncos Fire Vance Joseph

Dec 31, 2018 10:52 AM

The Denver Broncos have fired Vance Joseph as head coach after two seasons.

Joseph led the Broncos to a 6-10 record in 2018.

"I spoke with Vance this morning and thanked him for all of his hard work as our head coach," said John Elway via statement. "Although we decided to make this change, I believe Vance is a good football coach who has a bright future in this league.

"Vance made a lot of strides and deserves credit for how hard and competitively the team played this season. There's always going to be a high standard here -- the bottom line is we need to win more football games. We're excited about the foundation that's being built and look forward to putting in the work to get the Broncos back on the winning track."

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NFL Releases 2019 Pro Bowl Rosters
Patrick Mahomes is a Pro Bowl starter in his first season as a starting quarterback.

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Nick Bosa Headlines Latest ESPN 2019 Mock Draft, Two QBs In Top-10
Todd McShay has released his latest mock draft with Nick Bosa going to the Cardinals with the No. 1 overall selection.

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Vance Joseph Wants Case Keenum To Take More Chances
Vance Joseph wants to see Case Keenum be more aggressive as the Broncos close out the season.

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Emmanuel Sanders Out For Season With Torn Achilles Tendon
Emmanuel Sanders leads the Broncos in catches (71), receiving yards (868) and receiving touchdowns (four).

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Broncos Waive Adam Jones
The 35-year-old appeared in seven games this season.


Gary Kubiak Expected To Receive Offensive Coordinator Offers
Gary Kubiak has worked in the personnel department of the Broncos since stepping down after the 2016 season due to health issues.

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Demaryius Thomas Claims Broncos Misled Him About Trade
Demaryius Thomas ripped the Broncos, who traded him to the Texans last week.

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Deshaun Watson Hopes For Seamless Transition With Demaryius Thomas
Demaryius Thomas has 36 catches for 402 yards and 3 touchdowns.

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Broncos Trade Demaryius Thomas To Texans
The Broncos have traded Demaryius Thomas to the Texans in exchange for a fourth-round draft pick.


Demaryius Thomas: It's '50-50' Chance I'll Be Traded
Demaryius Thomas believes there's a pretty good chance the Broncos will trade him before Tuesday's deadline.

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Demaryius Thomas Likely To Remain With Broncos
Demaryius Thomas has come up in trade rumors ahead of next week's deadline, but the Broncos are unlikely to move him.

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Chad Kelly Arrested On Criminal Trespass Charge
Chad Kelly is the backup quarterback for the Broncos.

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Broncos Listening To Trade Offers For Demaryius Thomas
Demaryius Thomas has 33 catches for 372 yards and three touchdowns in seven games this season for the Broncos.

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Von Miller: Sam Darnold Was No. 1 Pick 'For Sure'
If Von Miller had owned the first overall pick in this year's NFL Draft, he would have taken Sam Darnold.

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Broncos: Referees Admit Missed Play-Clock Call
The Broncos believe the Chiefs should have been flagged on a pivotal play during the team's game-winning drive on Monday night.

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Denver's Phillip Lindsay Sets NFL Rookie Record
Phillip Lindsay set an NFL record on Sunday, becoming the first undrafted free agent ever with 100-plus scrimmage yards in each of his first two games.

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Broncos Name Royce Freeman Starting Running Back
The Broncos have announced that rookie Royce Freeman will begin the season as their starting running back.

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The Essential 50 Of The 2018 NFL Season: Bradley Roby
Bradley Roby is expected to quickly become one of the NFL's star corners and then sign a big contract in 2019.

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Broncos Release Paxton Lynch
Paxton Lynch was a first round pick in 2016.


Ten-Year DVOA Rankings: Denver Broncos
The Broncos were ranked 24th in DVOA during that final Tim Tebow season but then spiked to 2nd for three straight seasons when Peyton Manning arrived.

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