DENVER BRONCOS (5-11) CAMP SITE: Englewood, Colorado LAST YEAR: The Broncos extended their playoff drought to five seasons since winning Super Bowl 50, a record dry spell after a championship. They lost both the heart and soul of their team when OLB Von Miller (ankle) got hurt just before the opener and WR Courtland Sutton (knee) went down in Week 2.
Pro football's royal family actually began in the late 1960s when father Archie was creating his own legend as the quarterback for the Ole Miss Rebels, then for the New Orleans Saints in the NFL. It just made sense that Archie would enhance his own legend in his beloved Crescent City. How about the Manning Passing Academy, which features father and sons and has just recently had its own remarkable milestone.
The day before the first round of the NFL Draft, the Broncos agreed to a trade with the Carolina Panthers to acquire Teddy Bridgewater for a sixth round pick. As part of the deal, the Panthers would pay $7 million of his salary while the Broncos would be on the hook for $3 million. He counts for $4,415,500 against the Broncos’ 2021 cap.