About the Denver Broncos

The 2009 Denver Broncos are looking to best last seasons record and have hired former New England Offensive Coordinator Josh McDaniels as their new Head Coach.  McDaniels helped New England to 3 Super Bowls, 4 AFC Championships, and six Division titles all the while helping to post the NFL’s best record during that time frame (111-34).  The franchise also signed Eagles defensive stalwart Brian Dawkins and expect immediate dividend from him.

The Broncos finished 8-8 last season and ownership has set their sites on making he playoffs once again.  During the off season draft, the Broncos selected TE Richard Quinn out of the University of North Carolina, RB Knowshon Moreno, LB Robert Ayers, CB Alphonso Smith, S Darcel McBath, who are expected to make immediate contributions to the team. 
The 2009 season will mark the franchises 40th Anniversary an Coach McDaniels will be the youngest of any head coach in professional sports in America and the 5th youngest head coach in NFL History.

The 2009 season will mark the franchises 40th Anniversary an Coach McDaniels will be the youngest of any head coach in professional sports in America and the 5th youngest head coach in NFL History.

With the 2008 season about to get underway, the Denver Broncos are looking as tough as ever offensively with running back Selvin Young returning after averaging an incredible 5.2 yards a carry last year.  The Broncos have also acquired offensive tackle Ryan Clady out of Boise State in the draft, which will help beef up the offense in addition to eight other draft picks.  With Mike Shanahan getting ready for his fourteenth season as the Denver Broncos coach, he has made several releases and cuts to the team including the decision to not resign aging placekicker Jason Elam.  Getting pumped for what looks to be a great 2008 season, Denver Broncos fans are buying tickets fast.

Named in a 1960 newspaper write-in contest, the Denver Broncos began as one of the original eight teams in the American Football League, debuting on September 9th against the New England Patriots in the first official AFL game, which the Broncos won 13-10.  After a series of ups and downs in their history, the Denver Broncos finally made it to the Super Bowl for the first time in 1977, only to lose to the Dallas Cowboys, 27-10.  It wouldn’t be until 1997 under the reign of two Hall-of-Famers, quarterback John Elway and offensive tackle Gary Zimmerman, that the Denver Broncos would finally capture the elusive Super Bowl Championship.  In addition to Elway and Zimmerman, the Broncos have played with several Hall-of-Fame footballers including cornerback Willie Brown and running back Tony Dorsett.  The Denver Broncos total franchise accomplishments consist of seventeen playoff appearances, ten division titles, and two Super Bowl Championships in six Super Bowl appearances.  The Broncos played from 1960-2000 at the Mile High Stadium until moving to brand new Invesco Field in 2001, where they currently play.  With the consistently entertaining play of the Denver Broncos, ticket sales are always high as the Broncos look to go for the bowl every year.

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