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Bruton delivers on promise to be defensive factor

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) David Bruton Jr. is delivering on his pledge to make a mark on Denver's defense in his seventh NFL season after being typecast as a special teams ace since coming out of Notre Dame in 2009. Bruton capitalized on increased playing time down the stretch in 2014, when he collected all 24 of his tackles from scrimmage over the final month of the season and in the...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rapid React: David Bruton and Emmanuel Sanders help seal the win

The Denver Broncos were on their way to gritting out what fans were nervously hoping would be a close win in Detroit when David Bruton and Emmanuel Sanders happened. Up 17-12 and struggling to get consistent offensive momentum going, the game hung in the balance with Detroit starting to move the ball downfield. Denver had just converted a field goal, but had punted on their three...
Via Mile High Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Three key Denver Broncos to watch in Sunday’s season opener

The excitement in the city is growing. The regular season kicked off Thursday night with the hated New England Patriots defeating the slightly less hated Pittsburgh Steelers. Now, Broncos Country must wait two days before they can begin their quest for a third championship. When the Baltimore Ravens come to town three players, either not on the roster last year or simply not starting...
Via Mile High Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

David Bruton with chance to shine Sunday with start at safety

  Anything can happen in the NFL, especially at the last minute. Ask T.J. Ward, who was recently suspended for Sunday’s game against the Baltimore Ravens for violating the league’s personal conduct policy for an “indiscretion,” over a year ago. Enter David Bruton Jr., Ward’s backup, a fourth-round draft pick out of Notre Dame in 2009 and primarily a special teams standout...
Via BSN Denver
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos have a willing and able replacement for T.J. Ward

David Bruton Jr., who went from bubble player to Week 1 starter in an instant.Suspended star T.J. Ward won't play in the Broncos' season opener. So, Bruton Jr. steps right in at strong safety -- just a few days after learning he kept his place on the final 53-man roster.“I'm expecting to go out there and take full advantage of my opportunity," Bruton told ESPN's Jeff Legwold. “It...
Via Fox Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

David Bruton’s Long Road

It’s a sunny morning in Sedalia, Colorado and Broncos safety and special teams veteran David Bruton is seated atop a lime-green racing bicycle that is worth more than some new cars. At first glance, Bruton looks nothing like the waifish, pencil-thin men and women who flock to cycling. Fist-like biceps bulge from under his bike jersey, which stretches paper-thin across his hulking...
Via Mile High Sports
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

David Bruton: When I’m done, No. 30 deserves to be retired

  The stars have been out at Denver Broncos training camp. As camp continues, one thing’s held true: the sidelines have been full of former players showing up to watch the team practice. On Tuesday, Brandon Stokley, Chris Kuper and Joel Dreessen were there. Thursday brought March Schlereth out to Dove Valley. On Saturday, it was Terrell Davis, as part of the NFL Network crew who...
Via BSN Denver
August 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Register, donate to Bruton’s Books and ride with Denver Broncos safety

  Football players are more than fun-loving freaks of nature, some are generous with their time, money and presence. For Denver Broncos safety David Bruton Jr., the competition for a starting safety position is just about to heat up, as training camp kicks off Friday, July 31 at 10 a.m. But, Bruton’s found time to give back to local youth through his Bruton’s Book’s Foundation...
Via BSN Denver
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

One-on-one with David Burton

Broncos Safety David Bruton Jr. is one of the most cerebral players in The NFL. Hall of famer Rod Woodson said he knows the defense as well as any coach. He’s a special teams demon who just wants a fair shot to start in the Broncos secondary. He also has a love of books and learning that you’ll hear about as well as a new hobby that has quickly become a passion. Listen here....
Via Mile High Sports
July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

From substitute teacher to the Super Bowl in three years

Sunday, 26-year-old David Bruton will play in his first Super Bowl. Less than three years ago, he was teaching second-graders.  The Denver Broncos safety was a substitute teacher during the NFL lockout in 2011, working primarily at an elementary school but also at Miamisburg High School in his hometown of Miamisburgh, Ohio.  "The teachers have a game plan laid out for you...
Via This Given Sunday
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

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