18 Facts About The Denver Broncos

1. On May 26, 2011, The Denver 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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2. The Denver Broncos had the best home record in pro football over a 32-year span from 1974 to 2006.

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3. In 2016, The Denver 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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4. On November 16, 2003, The Denver 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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5. The Denver Broncos previously wore orange jerseys as a throwback uniform in a Thanksgiving Day game at the Dallas Cowboys in 2001.

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6. In 2002, The Denver Broncos introduced an alternate orange jersey that is a mirror image of the aforementioned navy blue jerseys, but with orange and navy trading places.

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7. The Denver Broncos wore their white jerseys for 1983 home games vs the Philadelphia Eagles, Los Angeles Raiders and Cincinnati Bengals, but did not wear white at home again for two decades—see next section.

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

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9. The Denver Broncos had a brief rivalry with the Browns that arose from three AFC championship matches in 1986, 1987 and 1989.

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10. The Denver Broncos defeated the Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium in the divisional round of the 1997 NFL playoffs, en route to their first Super Bowl victory.

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11. The Denver Broncos have had several memorable matchups with the Chiefs, particularly during the years in which John Elway was the Broncos' starting quarterback.

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12. The Denver Broncos defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers in the Wild Card round on a memorable 80-yard touchdown pass from Tebow to wide receiver Demaryius Thomas on the first play of overtime, setting a record for the fastest overtime in NFL history.

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13. The Denver Broncos chose to start rookie first-round draft choice Tim Tebow at quarterback for the final three games.

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14. In 1972, The Denver Broncos hired former Stanford University coach John Ralston as their head coach.

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15. The Denver Broncos were the only original AFL team that never played in the title game, as well as the only original AFL team never to have a winning season while a member of the AFL during the upstart league's 10-year history.

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16. The Denver Broncos came close to losing its franchise in 1965, until a local ownership group took control and rebuilt the team.

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17. The Denver Broncos were barely competitive during their 10-year run in the AFL and their first seven years in the NFL.

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18. The Denver Broncos are owned by the Pat Bowlen trust and currently play home games at Broncos Stadium at Mile High.

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