On the first day of the 2006 NFL Draft, the Broncos acquire the 11th overall pick from St. Louis, selecting Vanderbilt quarterback Jay Cutler.
Rod Smith becomes the 15th player in NFL history to record 800 career receptions.
Head Coach Mike Shanahan coaches his 200th career regular season game.
The Broncos play their 700th all-time regular season game at Pittsburgh and defeat the Steelers 31-20.
Rookie Jay Cutler is named the Broncos’ starting quarterback, replacing Jake Plummer.
Jay Cutler makes the first start of his career in a Sunday Night Football game against Seattle.
Cutler becomes the first rookie in NFL history to throw multiple touchdown passes in each of his first four games.
A 26-23 overtime loss to San Francisco ended Denver’s 2006 season, finishing the year with a 9-7 record.
Champ Bailey, John Lynch, and Al Wilson are selected to the all-star game in Honolulu.
Broncos President and CEO Pat Bowlen is inducted into the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame.
The Broncos score four touchdowns of at least 40 yards in the same game for the first time in club history.
The Broncos conclude their 2007 season with a 7-9 record following their 22-19 overtime victory at home against Minnesota.
Joe Ellis is promoted to Chief Operating Officer for the Broncos.
Gary Zimmerman, Fred Dean, Darrell Green, Art Monk, Emmitt Thomas and Andre Tippett are named as the latest inductees to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Champ Bailey and John Lynch both start in the Pro Bowl, making the fourth consecutive all-star appearances for both players.
Bob Howsam, the founding owner of the Broncos who brought professional football to Denver, passes away.
Denver becomes the third team in NFL history to win a game with a two-point conversion.
A 34-30 comeback win over the Browns marks a milestone for the Broncos.
Mike Shanahan is relieved from his position as the Head Coach of the Broncos.
Josh McDaniels is announced as the Bronco’s new head coach.
Brian Xanders takes over as the Denver Broncos General Manager.
The Broncos acquire quarterback Kyle Orton in exchange for Jay Cutler.
The Broncos kicked off their 50th season of professional football with a win.
Shannon Sharpe joins the Ring of Fame.
Denver dons their “throwback” uniforms from the 1960-61 seasons in a 20-17 overtime win.
Wide receiver Eddie Royal returns a kickoff and punt for a touchdown in Denver’s 34-23 win at San Diego.
Denver concludes its 50th season following a 44-24 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.
Bailey, Clady, Dawkins, Dumervil, and Marshall are all Pro Bowl bound.
The Broncos go international as they take on the San Francisco 49ers at Wembley Stadium in London, England.
Josh McDaniels is let go while Eric Studesville steps in as interim head coach for the season’s final four games.
Rookie quarterback Tim Tebow makes his first career start against Oakland.
Wide receiver Brandon Lloyd is named to his first career Pro Bowl; Cornerback Champ Bailey, his tenth.
Denver’s season finishes with a 33-28 loss to San Diego at INVESCO Field at Mile High.
Hall of Famer John Elway is named Executive Vice President of Football Operations and Joe Ellis is appointed as President of the Broncos.
Fox comes to Denver after spending nine years at the helm of the Carolina Panthers.
Champ Bailey was selected to his 10th career Pro Bowl – the most in NFL history at the cornerback position.
The Broncos’ stadium is renamed Sports Authority Field at Mile High.
During a home game against the Chargers, quarterback Kyle Orton is replaced by Tim Tebow at halftime.
The Broncos take the AFC West, despite losing the final regular season game to the Chiefs.
Tim Tebow and Demaryius Thomas turn the first play in overtime into an 80-yard touchdown, defeating the Steelers.
New England defeats Denver, ending the season with an overall record of 9-9.
Jack Del Rio becomes the seventh defensive coordinator in seven seasons.
Cornerback Champ Bailey, defensive end Elvis Dumervil and linebacker Von Miller are joined by Ryan Clady, Brian Dawkins and Whillis McGahee in the annual All-Star game.
Von Miller is named NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year, the first Denver Bronco to win the award since 1991.
Denver signs #18, quarterback Peyton Manning.
Denver trades quarterback Tim Tebow to the New York Jets.
The Broncos and General Manager Brian Xanders part ways.
Former wide receiver Rod Smith is selected as the 23rd member of the Denver Broncos Ring of Fame.
Denver defeats the Steelers 31-19 in the first game of “The Manning Years” era.
Scoring 35 points in the second half of the game, Denver bests San Diego and tie a team record.
John Fox hits his 100th overall career win.
Denver defeats the Chiefs with a 38-3 win, closing out the regular season.
In the coldest playoff game in team history, Baltimore wins 38-35 in overtime.
Zane Beadles and Demaryius Thomas join Champ Bailey, Ryan Clady, Elvis Dumervil, Peyton Manning and Von Miller in the 63rd Pro Bowl.
Manning named AP Comeback Play of the Year, as well as receiving first-team All-Pro honors.
Denver squares off against Baltimore in the NFL Kickoff Game of the 2013 season.
Ring of Fame Plaza is unveiled at Sports Authority Field at Mile High featuring pillars honoring recipients of the elite distinction.
Center Tom Nalen is introduced into the team’s Ring of Fame during halftime of Sunday’s game against the Eagles.
Defensive Coordinator Jack Del Rio steps in as interim head coach while John Fox recovers from heart surgery.
Pat Bowlen earns his 300th win to become the first owner in to reach 300 victories in 30 years.
Dove Valley will get a new indoor practice facility as well as an upgrade to the existing structure in a $35 million expansion project.
John Fox returns as the Broncos’ Head Coach after recovering from heart surgery.
Peyton Manning is named Sports Illustrated’s 2013 Sportsman of the Year.
Manning leads Denver to their third consecutive AFC West title.
Denver finishes its regular season with a 34-14 win against Oakland, and breaks some records along the way.
With a 26-16 win against the Patriots, Denver writes its ticket to the Super Bowl.
Manning earns his NFL-record fifth Associated Press Most Valuable Player award.
The Seahawks bested the Broncos in a 43-8 win to take the Vince Lombardi Trophy back to Seattle.
Quarterback Jay Cutler, wide receiver Brandon Marshall and center Casey Wiegmann join the NFL’s best at the Pro Bowl at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Members of the Super Bowl 50 team receive their championship rings.
September 8 : Denver hosts the NFL Kickoff Game against the Carolina Panthers and comes out with a 21-20 win in a rematch of Super Bowl 50.
Trevor Siemian completes 23 of 35 passes for 312 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Broncos to a 29-17 win.
Joe DeCamillis serves as interim coach the Broncos’ 21-13 loss to the San Diego Chargers.
Jason Elam, Simon Fletcher and John Lynch are officially inducted into the Broncos Ring of Fame.
The Broncos pull off a nail-biting victory over the Saints in a 25-23 win at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
DECEMBER 25 : On a dreary Christmas night at Arrowhead Stadium, the Broncos fall 33-10 to the Chiefs, ensuring that they will miss the postseason for the first time since 2010.
Head Coach Gary Kubiak announces his retirement from coaching.
JANUARY 11 : Vance Joseph is named head coach. Joseph, a former assistant under Gary Kubiak in Houston, becomes the first African-American head coach in Broncos history.
Red Miller, the head coach of the Broncos during their breakthrough 1977 season, is posthumously inducted into the Ring of Fame.
The Broncos get their first shutout in 12 years, blanking the New York Jets 23-0.
December 31 : C.J. Anderson becomes the 14th player in team history — and the first in four years — to rush for over 1,000 yards in a single season.