The Denver Broncos are an American football team based in Denver, Colorado. Denver Broncos compete in the National Football League as a member club of the league’s AFC West Division. The team began to play in 1960 as a charter member of the AFL and later entered the NFL as a part of the merger in the year 1970. Their home ground is at the Sports Authority Field at Mile High since the year 2001. Earlier the team used to play at Mile High Stadium from 1960-2000. The Pat Bowlen Trust owns the Denver Broncos which is headquartered at the UC Health Training Center in Dove Valley, Colorado.
The colors of this team are Orange, Navy Blue, and White. The team’s uniform adorns the logo of a horse which is also why the official mascot of the Denver Broncos is Thunder II, a purebred Arabian live horse and also Miles, a horse costume. The team was nicknamed Orange Crush and No Fly Zone, and presently as Orange Crush 2.0.
Vance Joseph is the head coach of the Broncos team who has recently been appointed. He was taken over by Gary Kubiak, a very successful coach who gave the team an AFC Championship and a Super Bowl Championship, both in the year 2015. Kubiak stepped down the coach position in 2016 due to health issues and made his retirement official.
The Denver Broncos were the only original AFL team who didn't play in the title game, as well as the only original AFL team not to have won a season while being the member of AFL during the time of the upstart league’s 10-year history.
In the 1986 AFC Championship, the teams were supposedly in a tie, but then the Broncos won in overtime with a 23-20 and a year later the Browns won over the Broncos. This rivalry went on till 1989 where each team won respectively. The strange thing is that the Broncos wouldn’t win any Super Bowl after they beat the Browns in any of the championship games.
The Broncos won their first Super Bowl XL victory on a winning spree against the Steelers in the year 1997, and they won their second Super Bowl 50 in the year 2015 NFL playoffs.
The Broncos and the Patriots also had an intense rivalry within the players especially with Peyton Manning and Tom Brady who were legendary with their tiffs since 2001 until Manning retired after the 2015 season.
The Super Bowl MVP Awards have been awarded to Terrel Davis, John Elway and Von Miller consecutively in XXXII, XXXIII and 50th Super Bowl. John Elway, Karl Mecklenburg, Bill Thompson, Barney Chavous are a few of the top players of the Denver Broncos. John Elway has always been the best from the Denver Broncos and has been inducted into the Denver Broncos Hall of fame.
Of all the games, the Denver Broncos have 6 major victories. 3 of which are Super Bowl victories and the other 3 are Championships.