Denver Broncos are a professional NFL franchise located in Denver, Colorado. This team competes in the league’s AFC West division. Broncos have their headquarter at Dove Valley, Colorado, and their home stadium at Empower Field at Mile High where they host their home games.
In 1960, Broncos played their first league game as a part of the American Football League before joining NFL after the 1970 merge. Moreover, the estate of Bowlen Pat owns Denver Broncos. Empower Field at Mile High was initially known as Invesco Field at Mile High from 2001 to 2011, before changing its name to Sports Authority Field at Mile High from 2011 to 2018. Moreover, between 2018 to 2019, it named Broncos Stadium at Mile High before recently renaming it to Empower Field at Mile High, which takes its present name.
Broncos had a ten-year run in AFL before joining NFL. The team was less competitive during the AFL era compared to the current National football league time, though, their first seven years in NFL were also dormant. It was until 1973 when Denver had their first win in NFL. In 1977, four years later, Denver’s qualified for their first-ever playoffs in NFL as a franchise and eventually advancing to Super Bowl XII.
After their advancement, the Broncos have become a successful team in the league’s history since 1975 win 3 Super Bowl titles, and also hold the highest losses 5 times in the Big Game shares with the New England Patriots. Having lifted eight American Football Conference championships and 15 divisional championships.
Denver’s have had more success than just trophies as eight of their footballers were instated to Pro Hall of Fame. Some include John Elway, Shannon Sharpe, Floyd Little, Champ Bailey, Terrel Davis, Steve Atwater, and Gary Zimmerman. This list shows how successful Denver’s have been since its inception.