Denver Broncos

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Denver Broncos
Established 1960
Play in Sports Authority Field at Mile High
Denver, Colorado

Headquartered in the Paul D. Bowlen Memorial Centre
Dove Valley, Colorado
League/Conference affiliations

American Football League (1960–1969)

  • Western Division (1961–1969)

National Football League (1970–present)

Team Details
Team colors Orange, Navy, White
Mascot "Thunder II" (live horse)
"Miles" (costume suit)
Owner Pat Bowlen
Chairman Pat Bowlen
General Manager John Elway
Head Coach Gary Kubiak
Team history
  • Denver Broncos (1960–present)
Team Nicknames
Orange Crush (1977–1979 defense)
League Championships (3)
Conference Championships (8)
Division Championships (15)
Playoff Appearances (22)
* NFL: 1977, 1978, 1979, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Home fields

The Denver Broncos are an American football team in the National Football League (NFL). They play their home games in Denver, Colorado, USA at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The Broncos play in the West Division of the American Football Conference (AFC). The Broncos won Super Bowl XXXII, Super Bowl XXXIII, and Super Bowl 50.

Their current head coach is Gary Kubiak. In 2015, they had the NFL's best defense led by defensive coordinator Wade Phillips.

A "bronco" is a strong and powerful horse.

Former Broncos QB Tim Tebow. Note the horse on his helmet. That is the team logo.

Hall of Fame players[change | change source]

Five players who have played for the Broncos are in the Pro Football Hall of Fame: John Elway, Shannon Sharpe, Terrell Davis, Floyd Little, and Gary Zimmerman.

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