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    Mile High Morning: The football world congratulates Demaryius Thomas on his retirement from the NFL

    Tim Tebow, former Broncos quarterback (2010-11) "Every day I enjoyed practicing with you, playing with you, being your teammate, being your brother. I'm so grateful for you, grateful to come in at the same time as you, learn with you, grind with you, be able to have a lot of ups and downs...
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    Mile High Morning: Taking a closer look at the Broncos' right tackle competition

    The Lead With the offseason program in the books, focus has begun to turn toward training camp and the position battles that await the team for the few starting spots that appear to be up in the air. While the biggest one is at quarterback, one of the most under-the-radar races to watch will...
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    'He belongs among the greatest players in Broncos history': John Elway, Joe Ellis reflect on Demaryius Thomas' career

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — As former star receiver Demaryius Thomas enters retirement, he leaves behind a legacy with the Broncos that firmly places him among the team's all-time greats. Thomas' career featured an array of individual achievements — five Pro Bowl selections, placement at or near the...
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    'No regrets, no fear': Demaryius Thomas announces retirement after brilliant NFL career

    No Regrets Thomas' career hit just about every single high one can reasonably hope for. The 2010 first-round pick holds multiple team records. He's behind only Ring of Famer Rod Smith in most career receiving marks. He once set the Super Bowl record for receptions. He won five AFC West...
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    Demaryius Thomas' Broncos career a quintessential story of success through struggle

    For almost two decades, Thomas did his best to deal with the painful separation, staying in contact with his mother and grandmother as he grew from an adolescent to an NFL star through phone calls. His life and the lives of his family members would change in 2015 when his mother, Katina...
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    Sacco Sez: Remembering the most memorable tales from Shannon Sharpe's Broncos career

    The always funny and opinionated Shannon Sharpe's birthday is today, Saturday, June 26, and that triggers a flood of memories about how he earned spots in the Denver Broncos Ring of Fame and the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Everyone knows by now that Shannon was raised by his grandmother and...
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    Mile High Morning: Alternate helmets approved to return to NFL starting in 2022

    The Lead Throwback is about to be fully back. For years, teams would occasionally don retro uniforms, honoring their history with bygone logos, colors and uniforms. The Broncos did so in 1994, the NFL's 75th season, when they wore a uniform set from the 1965-66 seasons, complete with a white...
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    Pat Surtain II, Javonte Williams, Quinn Meinerz detail benefits of offseason, turn attention to training camp

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Broncos' rookies won't trot out onto the field for a training camp practice or preseason game for several more weeks, but in their limited time in Denver, they've already gained an advantage. After the 2020 rookie class missed out on the entirety of the on-field...
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    Broncos Legends: The story of Austin 'Goose' Gonsoulin's pioneering Broncos career

    In our Broncos Legends series, we're revisiting the careers of some of the best players in franchise history with video highlights and rarely seen photos. Here's a refresher on Ring of Famer Austin "Goose" Gonsoulin's time in Denver. Career overview When Austin "Goose" Gonsoulin entered pro...
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    Mile High Morning: Broncos place two players in Pro Football Focus' top 50

    The Lead As Pro Football Focus continues to count down their ranking of the top 50 NFL players heading into the 2021 season, the Broncos have placed two on the list with just the top 10 left to be named. The top Bronco to make the ranking has been star safety Justin Simmons, who was ranked...
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    'Just giving back, doing our part': Broncos rookies begin shaping their bond with the Denver community

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — While many Broncos have departed Denver to get some time away after the completion of the offseason program and before the start of training camp, one group has remained in town together. That would be the team's 20 rookies, who have continued to get acclimated to their new...
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    Mile High Morning: Could Bradley Chubb be the Broncos' MVP in 2021?

    The Lead A season ago, Bradley Chubb returned to the field after recovering from his 2019 ACL injury and made his comeback into one of the most heartwarming stories of the year for Broncos fans. After hearing that he'd been named a Pro Bowler, Chubb struggled to hold back tears in...
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    Mile High Morning: Teddy Bridgewater explains approach to QB competition and the bond the group is forming

    The Lead Amid a position battle for a starting role, Teddy Bridgewater's situation could appear stressful. But in a recent interview with 9NEWS' Mike Klis, the veteran quarterback emphasized that his perspective is that the competition is anything but. "Honestly, man, it's been fun,"...
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    Ask Aric: What sort of jump can we expect from Jerry Jeudy and Noah Fant?

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Broncos' offseason program is complete, and summer has arrived. In a few weeks, the team will arrive back to prepare for the 2021 season — but for now, we have a chance to both look back at the offseason and speculate about the season ahead. In this edition of "Ask...
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    Mile High Morning: Kendall Hinton picked as Broncos' offseason surprise player to know by ESPN

    The Lead During the weeks of offseason workouts, OTAs and minicamp practices, all eyes have been on the two quarterbacks duking it out for the starting role, but the surprise player to know from the offseason may be one of the wideouts they've been targeting. With ESPN NFL Nation reporters...
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