Denver Broncos

National Football League franchise in Denver, Colorado

The Denver Broncos are an American football team in the National Football League (NFL). They play their home games in Denver, Colorado, U.S. at Empower 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.

Denver Broncos
Current season
Established 1960
Play in Sports Authority Field at Mile High
Denver, Colorado
Headquartered in the Paul D. Bowlen Memorial Centre
Dove Valley, Colorado
Denver Broncos wordmark
Denver Broncos wordmark
League/conference affiliations

American Football League (1960–1969)

  • Western Division (1961–1969)

National Football League (1970–present)

Current uniform
Team colorsOrange, Navy, White      
Mascot"Thunder II" (live horse)
"Miles" (costume suit)
Owner(s)Pat Bowlen
ChairmanPat Bowlen
CEOPat Bowlen
PresidentJoe Ellis
General managerJohn Elway
Head coachGary 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)
Home fields

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

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

Hall of Fame players


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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