HOF Preview: Bowlen provided blueprint for owners
DENVER (AP) — John Elway is glad he had the chance to return the favor and dedicate a championship to his beloved boss 18 years after Pat Bowlen jabbed the Super Bowl 32 trophy into the San Diego...
Families at forefront for Hall of Fame inductions
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Families will be at the forefront for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's induction ceremonies next month.
Four of the eight members of the class of 2019 will have relatives...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Ever since soon-to-be Hall of Famer Pat Bowlen stepped down from his daily duties as owner of the Denver Broncos, team president and CEO Joe Ellis ran the team in a "What...
DENVER (AP) — Some wore full costumes and others sported jerseys, including one Denver Broncos supporter with "P. Bowlen" on the back. Quite a few devotees stood in the rain for about an hour...
Broncos to honor Bowlen in myriad ways in 2019
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos are planning several ways to honor team owner Pat Bowlen , who died last week at 75 after a long battle with Alzheimer's just two months shy of his...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — On a cool night in Santa Clara, California, on Feb. 7, 2016, John Elway thrust the Lombardi Trophy into the air and hollered, "This one's for Pat!"
Pat Bowlen was not your typical NFL owner
DENVER (AP) — Hall of Famer Gary Zimmerman realized Pat Bowlen wasn't your typical, meddlesome NFL owner his first Thanksgiving in Denver when he found a sign-up sheet for a turkey, surely a prank...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Before Alzheimer's forced him to step down several years ago, Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen began his day the same way every day: grabbing two sticks of Big Red gum from...
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Dick Ebersol has been selected as the 2019 recipient of the Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award, which is presented annually by the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Broncos, Falcons to open preseason in Hall of Fame game
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons and Denver Broncos will play in the Hall of Fame game Aug. 1 to open the preseason.
Each team will be making its fourth appearance in the preseason...
Imagine Dragons to perform at Pro Football Hall of Fame
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Imagine Dragons will perform at the Pro Football Hall of Fame to help kick off the NFL's 100th season.
The Hall announced Tuesday that the alternative-rock band will headline the Concert for Legends on Aug. 4.
Previous featured acts for the concert include Aerosmith, Tim McGraw, Toby Keith and Maroon 5.
Slam dunk: Gonzalez makes Hall, along with Bailey, Reed, Law
ATLANTA (AP) — For towering tight end Tony Gonzalez, this was a slam dunk.
The 6-foot-5 Gonzalez, who turned the celebratory post-TD dunk over the crossbar into an art form, was voted into the Hall of Fame on Saturday.
Joining him will be two more first-time nominees, Champ Bailey and Ed Reed, along with another defensive back, Ty Law, and center Kevin Mawae; Law and Mawae were both in their third year as finalists.
Broncos owner Pat Bowlen on cusp of Hall of Fame
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — John Elway has a good feeling that Pat Bowlen will join him in the Hall of Fame this weekend.
"He's right on the doorstep," the Hall of Fame quarterback-turned-executive said. "He's very deserving. We're excited about the fact that he's gotten this far. We feel great about where he is."
Gonzalez, Reed, Bailey 1st-time eligible finalists for hall
First-time eligibles Tony Gonzalez, Ed Reed and Champ Bailey are among 15 modern-era finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's class of 2019.
Broncos keep losing big games, key players
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Eleven months ago, Case Keenum engineered the "Minneapolis Miracle." Now, he's one of the architects of the "Denver Debacle."
The Broncos' 27-14 loss at Oakland ensured the franchise of its first back-to-back losing seasons in 46 years and further frayed the chances of the quarterback and his coach, Vance Joseph, returning for a fix-it in 2019.
Gonzalez, Reed, Bailey among 25 Hall of Fame semifinalists
First-year eligible Tony Gonzalez, Ed Reed and Champ Bailey are among 25 semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
In all, 13 defensive players, nine on offense and three coaches — Jimmy Johnson, Tom Flores and Don Coryell — made the cut.
Making it to the semifinals for the first time, although previously eligible, are Flores and linebacker Zach Thomas.
Already finalists for the hall are contributors Gil Brandt and Pat Bowlen, and senior committee nominee Johnny Robinson.
Broncos’ awful week ends with squandered chance vs Chiefs
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos wrapped up an awful week off the field with a miserable performance on it.
First came the rumors that a handful of players would be on the trading block, then came the controversial Halloween party thrown by Von Miller, after which backup quarterback Chad Kelley was arrested on suspicion of criminal trespassing and summarily cut from the roster.
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Brother asks court to remove Pat Bowlen trustees
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Bill Bowlen, the brother of Denver Broncos principal owner Pat Bowlen, is asking a Colorado District Court to remove the three members of a trust that is running the franchise with Pat Bowlen battling Alzheimer's.
Pat Bowlen’s daughter Brittany wants to run team one day
DENVER (AP) — Brittany Bowlen , one of Pat Bowlen's seven children, said Saturday night she's hoping to one day succeed her father as principal owner of the Denver Broncos.
It was the first public declaration of her intention and it came at the Global Down Syndrome Foundation's annual fashion show , where she is co-chair.
Broncos owner Pat Bowlen one step from Hall of Fame
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Pat Bowlen's nomination for the Pro Football Hall of Fame is a jolt of good news for a franchise that's had little to cheer in the 30 months since winning Super Bowl 50.
Peyton Manning retired. Gary Kubiak resigned. Paxton Lynch flopped.
The Broncos have lost 18 times over the last two seasons and went 5-11 in coach Vance Joseph's first year in 2017.
Gil Brandt, Pat Bowlen nominated for Hall of Fame
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Gil Brandt and Pat Bowlen have been nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame as contributors to the game.
DENVER (AP) — The wife of Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen says she has Alzheimer's, a disease which led her husband to give up control of the team four years ago.
In an announcement Wednesday, Annabel Bowlen said she wanted to make her diagnosis public right away to help raise awareness about others dealing with the disease.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The daughter of Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen announced her desire to take over the leadership role of the team and was informed she hasn't met the criteria.
The Pat Bowlen Trust issued a statement Thursday saying Beth Bowlen Wallace "is not capable or qualified at this time."
Broncos buy back minority stake in franchise
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos are staying in the Bowlen family after the team announced an agreement to buy back a portion of John Bowlen's minority stake in the franchise.
The brother of majority owner Pat Bowlen announced his intention late last year to sell his non-voting interest in the team. His share of the team, which Forbes magazine values at $2.6 billion, is believed to be about 33 percent.
Englewood, Colo. — Twenty-one months ago, John Elway was basking in a confetti shower as he put his fingerprints on the third Super Bowl trophy he's captured for the Denver Broncos and dedicated it to team owner Pat Bowlen, who's battling Alzheimer's.
Not much has gone right for Elway and the Broncos since that night in Northern California.
Denver Broncos have hit a rough patch
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Twenty-one months ago, John Elway was basking in a confetti shower as he put his fingerprints on the third Super Bowl trophy he's captured for the Denver Broncos and dedicated it to team owner Pat Bowlen, who's battling Alzheimer's.
Not much has gone right for Elway and the Broncos since that night in Northern California.
Prosecutors drop charge against Denver Broncos owner’s son
DENVER (AP) — Colorado prosecutors have dropped an effort to revoke probation for the son of Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen after a drunken driving arrest.
California authorities arrested John Bowlen in July after allegedly going more than 100 mph on a highway.
The incident prompted Colorado probation officials to issue an arrest warrant, accusing Bowlen of violating probation for a 2016 harassment conviction for allegedly pushing his girlfriend.
Ryan Clady retires after 9 seasons in NFL
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Ryan Clady, the talented and towering tackle whose nine-year NFL career was checkered with injuries, is retiring from football.
DENVER (AP) — The son of Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen is accused of drunken driving in California.
John Bowlen was pulled over Sunday after allegedly going more than 100 mph (161 kph) and weaving through traffic on U.S. Highway 101 in the Paso Robles area. He was arrested on two misdemeanor drunken driving charges, and officers say he had an open alcoholic drink in the vehicle.
Son of Broncos owner loses appeal of harassment conviction
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A son of Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen has lost his bid to overturn a harassment conviction for allegedly pushing his girlfriend during an argument.
John Bowlen was found guilty in April. His attorney appealed, arguing the charge was written improperly in a court document.
In a ruling dated Wednesday and made public Thursday, a judge dismissed the appeal, saying other documents and statements in court made the charge clear.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Super Bowl MVP Von Miller practiced both pirouettes and patience this offseason.
While his dance moves didn't earn him the title on "Dancing With The Stars," Miller's stare-down in contract negotiations paid off Friday when he signed a six-year, $114.5 million deadline deal with the Denver Broncos that includes $70 million guaranteed.
That's almost double the guaranteed money the Broncos were offering him in June.