Denver Broncos Facts
American football team based in Denver, Colorado
- Denver Broncos is an American football team based in Denver, Colorado.
- They are members of the West Division of the American Football Conference in the National Football League.
- The Sports Authority Field at Mile High Denver, Colorado is their home ground.
- Mile High Stadium was one of the NFL's loudest stadiums, with steel flooring instead of concrete.
- Gene Mingo in 1960 became the first African-American placekicker after he came to Broncos as a free agent.
- The animated television show South Park, set in Park County, Colorado, often mentions the Denver Broncos.
- Many former Broncos are now in broadcasting.
- On March 20, 2012, the Broncos and quarterback Peyton Manning reached an agreement on a 5-year contract worth $96 million.
- For the 2013 season, the Broncos will wear their alternate navy blue jerseys for one game — October 6 at the Dallas Cowboys.