1. Denver Broncos: Josh McDaniels' Firing Moves GM Pat Bowlen To the Hot Seat

    Less than two years after Josh McDaniels was hand-picked to succeed the legendary Mike Shanahan, he's already been handed his pink slip...

    Jesse Schaffer Written by Jesse Schaffer about over 3 years ago 55 reads 0 comments

  2. San Diego Chargers Kill Denver Broncos Season and Put Their Future in Doubt

    Don't look now, but the Broncos are going to be playoff no-shows for the fifth straight year. Forget the holiday season. I'm ready for the end of the season. But alas, we cannot escape our realities...

    Jesse Schaffer Written by Jesse Schaffer about over 3 years ago 531 reads 13 comments

  3. Denver Broncos Let Peyton Manning and Colts Off the Hook

    In the NFL, not capitalizing on opportunities will kill you. On Sunday, it cost the Broncos a game they could have won against the Colts. Five times the Broncos' offense moved the ball into the red zone...

    Jesse Schaffer Written by Jesse Schaffer about almost 4 years ago 615 reads 10 comments

  4. Todd Helton's Demise Shouldn't Overshadow a Storied Career

    Something was missing from the All-Star break this past week. It wasn’t a lack of home runs. David Ortiz and others provided plenty of those in one of the more intriguing Home Run Derbys to date...

    Jesse Schaffer Written by Jesse Schaffer about 4 years ago 288 reads 1 comments

  5. Departing Brandon Marshall and Tony Scheffler Leave Holes Behind Them

    Rejoice Broncos fans, the time has almost arrived. After a rough ending to the regular season, three months of the offseason, and a particularly cold winter season, spring is here and so is the 2010 NFL Draft...

    Jesse Schaffer Written by Jesse Schaffer about over 4 years ago 391 reads 3 comments

  6. The Denver Broncos Must Face Their New Reality

    Times are changing in the Rocky Mountains. The Balloon Boy scandal is about to go away. Bill Ritter won't run for re-election as Governor of Colorado. Last but not least, Mike Shanahan will be coaching a team other than the Broncos...

    Jesse Schaffer Written by Jesse Schaffer about over 4 years ago 1,438 reads 7 comments

  7. Denver Broncos' Remaining AFC West Games Will Make or Break Season

    We are 11 games into the NFL season and the Broncos still haven't figured out if they are Dr. Jekyll or Mr. Hyde. They get crushed in their own backyard by the Chargers only to bounce back on four days rest and roll against the Giants...

    Jesse Schaffer Written by Jesse Schaffer about over 4 years ago 1,151 reads 16 comments

  8. Step Up or Get Out: Denver's Key Players at Washington

    Is it me, or is this year's team starting to remind anyone else a little bit of the 2006 Denver Broncos? Personally, I hate to make comparisons to old teams...

    Jesse Schaffer Written by Jesse Schaffer about over 4 years ago 363 reads 4 comments

  9. K-Mart's Healthy Return Is Huge for the Denver Nuggets

    During the Nuggets' game vs the Miami Heat on Friday night, my roommate Jason and I had a hard time paying attention. In fact, our minds wandered so badly that at one point, that we both fell asleep and missed the majority of the second quarter...

    Jesse Schaffer Written by Jesse Schaffer about over 4 years ago 109 reads 0 comments

  10. When Things Fall Apart, Kyle Orton Can't Pick Up the Pieces

    Last week following the Broncos' loss to the Ravens, my parents and I went on a walk. It was a beautiful day in suburban Littleton and I don't think any of us really felt like watching football anymore...

    Jesse Schaffer Written by Jesse Schaffer about over 4 years ago 361 reads 14 comments

  11. Colorado's Win Against Texas A&M Fails to Brighten a Bleak Season

    Before we begin, let's get one thing straight: College football fans do not have a lot of respect for their livers...

    Jesse Schaffer Written by Jesse Schaffer about over 4 years ago 117 reads 1 comments

  12. Denver Broncos' 4-0 Start Refuels the Orange Crush Fever

    It's funny how some things in life can be completely invisible to some people and have complete control over others. Take football for instance. I myself cannot live without the Broncos...

    Jesse Schaffer Written by Jesse Schaffer about almost 5 years ago 497 reads 7 comments

  13. Promising Broncos' Keep On Truckin', and Runnin', Through Opponents

    One of the golden rules in the NFL is that teams who take care of the ball on offense and create turnovers on defense will usually find a way to win the game...

    Jesse Schaffer Written by Jesse Schaffer about almost 5 years ago 433 reads 1 comments

  14. Last Minute Touchdown Aside, New Look Denver "D" Debuts Well

    It wasn't much more than a month ago that I predicted that the Broncos' defensive line didn't have the talent needed for the transition they were making to the 3-4. In fact, I basically expected them to be a bust right from the start...

    Jesse Schaffer Written by Jesse Schaffer about almost 5 years ago 782 reads 3 comments

  15. Kyle Orton's Struggles Are All Part of the Process

    Truth be told, I got an email last week from B/R asking me to write a preview of all the top matchups that the Broncos are facing this season...

    Jesse Schaffer Written by Jesse Schaffer about almost 5 years ago 398 reads 12 comments

  16. Josh McDaniels' Old-School Camp Approach Will Pay off Down The Line

    “I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.'" ~ Muhammad Ali That has always been my personal favorite sports quote...

    Jesse Schaffer Written by Jesse Schaffer about almost 5 years ago 2,391 reads 19 comments

  17. Why the Denver Broncos Should Take a Chance on Michael Vick

    (Author's note: It has since been reported that Josh McDaniels and the Broncos are not interested in signing Michael Vick) I know what you're thinking. You don't even have to tell me...

    Jesse Schaffer Written by Jesse Schaffer about almost 5 years ago 1,121 reads 27 comments

  18. Redemption Camp '09: Five Questions the Denver Broncos Need To Answer

    As the Broncos report to training camp for the first time under head coach Josh McDaniels, it's mind boggling to think how differently the pieces to this puzzle were arranged just six months ago...

    Jesse Schaffer Written by Jesse Schaffer about almost 6 years ago 596 reads 9 comments

  19. For Todd Helton, Milestone Is Just Another Walk in The Park

    When the Rockies traded first basemen Andres Galarraga to the Braves in 1998, I recall my mom being extremely unhappy...

    Jesse Schaffer Written by Jesse Schaffer about 5 years ago 164 reads 3 comments

  20. Denver's Patchwork Defensive Line Could Kill The Season

    Two years ago, Mike Shannahan hired Jim Bates to apply his two-gap 4-3 defense. The Broncos drafted linemen Jarvis Moss, Tim Crowder, and Marcus Thomas and signed free agents Sam Adams and Simeon Rice...

    Jesse Schaffer Written by Jesse Schaffer about 5 years ago 833 reads 57 comments

  21. The Internal Confessions of a Frustrated Broncos Fan

    I should be doing anything but writing this column right now. I have two finals tomorrow that will greatly determine my grades in those respective classes, not to mention a final paper due on Wednesday that I have barely even started...

    Jesse Schaffer Written by Jesse Schaffer about 5 years ago 396 reads 9 comments

  22. Denver Could Learn a Valuable Lesson from the 1994 Broncos

    This hasn’t been an offseason that Broncos fans have become accustomed to. After 15 years under the control of the “Mastermind,” Mike Shanahan, Denver’s favorite sports team now marches to the tune of a vastly different drummer...

    Jesse Schaffer Written by Jesse Schaffer about 5 years ago 659 reads 6 comments

  23. Despite Cutler Controversy, McDaniels' Biggest Challenge Is Yet To Come

    Enough with the McDaniels-Cutler controversy already. The next person to think of it as the cataclysmic end to the Denver Broncos franchise should quietly escort themselves out of the building before they embarrass themselves...

    Jesse Schaffer Written by Jesse Schaffer about over 5 years ago 768 reads 0 comments

  24. The Nastiness of Playoff Football: A Closer Look at Each Divisional Round Game

    This NFL season has been anything but a conventional and predictable sports year. With the Wild Card Round on the table and everyone sold on going a perfect 11-0 in their playoff predictions, ...

    Jesse Schaffer Written by Jesse Schaffer about over 5 years ago 149 reads 1 comments

  25. Clock Strikes Midnight On Shanahan

    As an 18-year old Bronco fan with very few memories before the Broncos won back-to-back Super Bowls, I now find myself in a very awkward position...

    Jesse Schaffer Written by Jesse Schaffer about over 5 years ago 202 reads 1 comments