Denver Broncos

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A National Football League team based in Denver, Colorado USA.

Founded: 1960, (charter member of the American Football League; joined the NFL in the 1970 merger.)
Home stadium: Denver played in Mile High Stadium (formerly Bears Stadium) from its inception through the 2000 season. They currently play in the new stadium, which has some sort of corporate-sponsored name.
Uniform colors: Blue and orange.
Helmet design: Blue background with a white horse-head profile.
League championships won: NFL 1997 and 1998.
Super Bowl appearances: XII (lost), XXI (lost), XXII (lost), XXIII (lost), XXXII (won), XXXIII (won)
Official team website: http://www.denverbroncos.com

Franchise history

Denver has reached the Super Bowl six times, winning it in the 1997 and 1998 seasons.

Players of note

Football Hall of Famers:
Current stars:
Retired numbers:
Not to be forgotten:
  • Floyd Little, running back, 1967-1975. AFL rushing champion in 1969, AFC rushing champion in 1970 and 1971.
  • Tom Jackson, linebacker, 1973-1988. Now a broadcaster for ESPN.
  • John Elway, quarterback, 1981-1999.
  • Karl Mecklenburg, linebacker, 1983-1994. A 12th-round draft choice from Minnesota, he would become one of the most versatile defensive players in the game.
  • Terrell Davis, running back, 1996 to present