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With injuries mounting, is it almost time for the Denver Broncos to panic?

The Denver Broncos suffered the worst loss of their 2014 season on Sunday, getting pushed around by the 3-6 St Louis Rams, before falling 22-7. The loss drops Denver into a tie atop the AFC West division with the Kansas City Chiefs at 7-3 and dropped the spirits of fans across the Rocky Mountain region in the process. For the first time since 2009 the Broncos were shut out in the...
Via cover32 - Broncos
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Julian Edelman rewarded for punt return touchdown, puts Broncos in rear view mirror

Erik Frentz, Boston: Patriots running back Brandon Bolden and tight end Tim Wright could not block the punt after Broncos punter Britton Colquitt fumbled the snap, but Julian Edelman made up for it on the other end with a spectacular 84-yard touchdown return.That is why Edelman has been named the Week 9 AFC special teams player of the week. The Patriots have never seen a punt returner...
Via Patriots Life
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Julian Edelman Takes Punt Return Back For TD, Sets Patriots Record (GIF)

FOXBORO, Mass. — Julian Edelman put on quite the first-half show Sunday evening at Gillette Stadium. The New England Patriots receiver already had a receiving touchdown to his credit when he received a Britton Colquitt punt at his own 16-yard line midway through the second quarter. Edelman made one Denver Broncos defender miss before taking off down the right sideline, cutting...
Via NESN.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Julian Edelman Returns Broncos Punt For Touchdown, Foxboro Goes Wild

Gillette Stadium reached peak craziness during Julian Edelman’s second quarter punt return for a touchdown on Sunday against the Broncos. The Patriots nearly blocked the punt after the snap was dropped by Britton Colquitt…bet they’re glad they didn’t, eh? Edelman’s return – the fourth return touchdown of his career – put the Pats up 20-7. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

The Colquitts: In The Mannings and Matthews Footsteps?

In the National Football League there have been since its inception families of football players. The most famous were the six Nesser brothers, who were part of the long-defunct Columbus Panhandles in 1920. In 1921 Ted Nesser played with his son Charley for the Panhandles, making the only time in NFL history that a father-son combination were active in the same season. The first...
Via Football Nation
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: NFL to suspend Matt Prater four games

Denver Broncos kicker Matt Prater will be suspended the first four games of the regular season for violating the league’s substance-abuse policy, reports Mike Klis of The Denver Post. According to Klis, the violation was alcohol-related.  Prater has been in the league’s alcohol program since he was charged with driving under the influence Aug. 12, 2011. The suspension is...
Via Sports-Glory
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks rout Broncos for World title

Defense wins championships.  Boy, does it ever. Sporting the league's number one ranked defense, nicknamed the "Legion of Boom", the Seattle Seahawks came into Sunday evening's Super Bowl with enough swagger and trash talk for both teams - and backed up every bit of it with a hard-hitting, dominating victory over the Denver Broncos to claim their first World...
Via Patriots Life
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Broncos players that must step up: Super Bowl edition

Orange flags fly from the porch of seemingly every other house, orange hats, shirts and jerseys everywhere you go. Heck, even orange — the fruit — sales have gone up in the last two weeks. Broncos fever is in full effect, and the whole state is United in Orange. It’s a pretty amazing thing to see an entire state rally around a team like this, our already friendly community...
Via cover32 - Broncos
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Prater has the longest field goal in NFL history 64 yards (Video)

Today Matt Prater’s kick, out of an Aaron Brewer snap and a Britton Colquitt hold, set an NFL record, at 64 yards. It gave the Broncos a boost along the way as they went on to a 51-28 victory at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. “Such an awesome moment, I’m glad it came in […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Broncos' Prater breaks NFL record with 64-yard field goal vs. Titans

Denver kicker Matt Prater kicked an NFL-record 64-yard field goal as the first half expired in the Broncos' game against Tennessee on Sunday. Prater's kick on a clear day in 14-degree weather with nary a hint of wind barely cleared the crossbar. He and holder Britton Colquitt jumped in jubilation as their teammates rushed into the tunnel for halftime. The record-breaking...
Via AP on Fox
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Top 10 brother duos in the NFL

This Thanksgiving, families will come together and gather around the table to break bread — eating turkey and telling stories. Some of those...
Via Athlon Sports
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Colquitt now NFL's highest-paid punter

Britton Colquitt spent close to an hour with his wife and their 1-year-old son in one of the corporate tents at the Denver Broncos headquarters following practice Monday. The NFL's new highest-paid punter swears he wasn't being a snob. He just didn't realize he was keeping a throng of reporters waiting for him at the podium. It's not every day that punters get this...
Via Fox Sports
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Broncos' Colquitt gets extension

The Denver Broncos and punter Britton Colquitt on Sunday agreed on a three-year contract extension through 2016. Colquitt is the franchise leader in career gross (46.1 yards) and net (39.5) punting average. In 48 regular season games, he's had 79 punts inside the 20 with just 18 touchbacks. In three playoff games, he has placed five of 16 punts inside the 20 with no touchbacks...
Via Fox Sports
August 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos’ preseason game; Colquitt extension.

Silly me. On Thursday, I sat around all day waiting for the game to start. I checked my T.V. listing, not on local cable. So then I press the “Watch the game online” button on the denverbroncos.com homepage. *Facepalm*. Completely spaced that the NFL Network channel has exclusive preseason rights to air the games. Only $19.99 for the season, only about $6 in my bank account....
Via isportsweb.com
August 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Broncos, Colquitt agree to 3-year extension

The Denver Broncos and punter Britton Colquitt on Sunday agreed on a three-year contract extension through 2016. Colquitt is the franchise leader in career gross (46.1 yards) and net (39.5) punting average. In 48 regular season games, he's had 79 punts inside the 20 with just 18 touchbacks. In three playoff games, he has placed five of 16 punts inside the 20 with no touchbacks...
Via Fox Sports
August 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Broncos Reach An Agreement With P Britton Colquitt

Mike Klis of the Denver Post reports that the Broncos have reached an agreement with P Britton Colquitt on a three-year extension. Klis adds that the new money included in Colquitt ‘s extension will make him the highest-paid punter in terms of annual average at $3.9 million per year. Colquitt’s brother, Dustin, averages $3.75 million. The two sides were reportedly in discussions...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 11, 2013  |  Discuss

2012-2013 Final Season NFL Punter Rankings

This article ranks the top punters following the conclusion of the 2012-13 NFL season. There are currently 32 ranking spots based off of the qualifications required for each punter. These rankings do not reflect a player's longevity, but rather focuses on their overall talent and success during the recent season.These rankings also will not reflect on the entry season rankings...
Via Football Nation
May 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Broncos P Colquitt signs free agent tender

Denver punter Britton Colquitt has signed his free agent tender that will pay him $1,323,000 next season. The Broncos gambled slightly by tendering him with a ''right of first refusal'' distinction, a tender that paid him less than the $2,023,000 that comes with a ''second round'' distinction and opened the possibility of other teams making a bid...
Via AP on Fox
April 23, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL players don't want lose kickoffs

Each of the eight teams still standing in the NFL playoffs can thank their special teams for helping to get them there. It's part of any winning formula. That's just one reason players remain upset that Commissioner Roger Goodell has floated the idea of abolishing kickoffs altogether. Baltimore Ravens return specialist Jacoby Jones returned two kickoffs for touchdowns this...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL players don't want kickoffs to get the boot

(Eds: APNewsNow. With AP Photos.) By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Pro Football Writer Each of the eight teams still standing in the NFL playoffs can thank their special teams for helping to get them there. It's part of any winning formula. That's just one reason players remain upset that Commissioner Roger Goodell has floated the idea of abolishing kickoffs altogether. Baltimore...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Chiefs' Colquitt unsung star for losing team

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The job description alone should scare away all but the most confident of souls. Must be able to kick an awkwardly shaped ball at least 50 yards. Must generate enough hang-time to enable proper coverage. Must do it all in the midst of thousands of screaming fans, with half a dozen defenders bringing pressure and the game's outcome hanging in the balance...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
December 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Special teams is the glue of the Denver Broncos

(Eds: APNewsNow. With AP Photos.) By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Pro Football Writer Britton Colquitt's right leg seemed to get as much work as Tim Tebow's left arm last year. He punted an astonishing 101 times, which he likens to packing two years' worth of experience into one season. This year, it's down to 37 punts, on pace for 66. Such is life with Peyton Manning under...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Denver vs. Chicago: Five Things To Expect

Chicago Bears (7-5, 2-2 div.) @ Denver Broncos (7-5, 3-2 div.) All-Time Series: Denver trails 6-7 (4-3 home) Last Meeting: @Chicago 37, Denver 34, OT (2007 Week 12) Latest Line:  Broncos  -3.5 (35.5) CHFF Power Rankings: Denver (10), Chicago (11) The Denver Broncos are riding high after another Tebow-licious victory in Minneapolis last week, their 5th straight. Chicago will...
Via Football Nation
December 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Colquitt pinning teams deep for Broncos

(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer They say Tim Tebow makes everyone around him better. Nobody would agree more than a player who's never on the field with him. That would be Broncos punter Britton Colquitt, who is making a Pro Bowl bid and helping spark a playoff push by putting the Broncos ahead in the field-position game that...
Via AP on Fox
December 08, 2011  |  Discuss
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