24 Facts About Broncos

1. Denver Broncos running back Royce Freeman crashes up the middle for a 3-yard touchdown.

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2. Denver Broncos running back Phillip Lindsay shows patience on 2-yard wildcat touchdown.

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3. Denver Broncos are an American football team in the National Football League.

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4. Denver Broncos are an American football team based in Denver, Colorado.

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5. Denver Broncos have been one of pro football's biggest winners since the merger of the American and National Football Leagues in 1970.

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6. In 2014, the Broncos attempted to return to the Super Bowl and win.

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7. Early in the 1980s, the Broncos were the first NFL team to play the song "Rock and Roll, Pt.

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8. On October 15, 1984, the Broncos played a famed game against the Packers during a major blizzard.

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9. In 1970, the Broncos began a home sellout streak which has lasted to the present.

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10. In 1967, the Broncos hired Lou Saban, coach of the two-time defending AFL champion Buffalo Bills, as head coach.

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11. In the second quarter, the Broncos successfully executed a fake punt with punter Colby Waldman throwing a 12-yard pass to Andy Janovich for a first down.

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12. The Chargers punted and the Broncos regained the football at their eight-yard line with 1:51 left.

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13. In 2011, the Broncos began a partnership with KJMN, 92.1 FM, a leading Spanish language radio station owned by Entravision Communications.

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14. On May 26, 2011, the Broncos announced that KUSA channel 9, an NBC affiliate known as 9NEWS in the Rocky Mountain region, will be the team's new television partner for preseason games.

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15. Denver Broncos announced the club's 50th anniversary team on September 15, 2009.

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16. In 2016, the Broncos' unveiled a new Color Rush uniform, which the team wore for a Thursday Night game at the San Diego Chargers on October 13, 2016.

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17. On November 16, 2003, the Broncos wore their white jerseys at home for the first time since 1983, in a game vs the San Diego Chargers.

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18. In 1968, the Broncos debuted a design that became known as the "Orange Crush.

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19. Prior to the start of the 2014 season, the Broncos announced that Pat Bowlen, the team's owner since 1984, relinquished control of the team due to his battle with Alzheimer's disease, resulting in team president Joe Ellis and general manager John Elway assuming control of the team.

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20. In the 2013 playoffs, the Broncos defeated the San Diego Chargers in the Divisional round and the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship.

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21. Prior to Elway, the Broncos had over 24 different starting quarterbacks in its 23 seasons to that point.

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22. In 1972, the Broncos hired former Stanford University coach John Ralston as their head coach.

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23. Denver Broncos were founded on August 14, 1959, when Minor League Baseball owner Bob Howsam was awarded an American Football League charter franchise.

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24. Denver Broncos are a professional American football franchise based in Denver, Colorado.

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