Thursday, September 17, 2009

Denver Broncos

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The Denver Broncos are a professional American football team based in Denver, Colorado. They are currently a member of the American Football Conference (AFC) Western Division in the National Football League (NFL). The Broncos began play in 1960 as a charter member of the American Football League and joined the NFL as part of the AFL-NFL Merger. They play at Invesco Field at Mile High.

NOTES AND FACTS: The Broncos have never lost to the Arizona Cardinals. The Broncos have never lost at home to the following teams: Carolina Panthers, Houston Texans. The Broncos have never beaten the following teams on the road: Carolina Panthers, Houston Texans, Miami Dolphins. Last shutout win: 11/20/2005, 27-0 vs. N.Y. Jets. Last shutout loss: 11/22/1992, 0-24 at Los Angeles Raiders. The Broncos currently hold the NFL's longest active streak without being shutout in any game - regular season or postseason. The Broncos are the only active NFL team to have never been shutout in a regular season game at home.

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League/conference affiliations
American Football League (1960-1969)

  • Western Division (1960-1969)

National Football League (1970–present)

  • American Football Conference (1970–present)

    • AFC West (1970–present)

Current uniform
Team colorsNavy Blue, Orange, White              
Mascot"Thunder II" (live horse)
"Miles" (person in costume suit)
Team history

  • Denver Broncos (1960–present)

Team nicknames
Orange Crush (1977-1979 defense) Elway Attack
League championships (2)

  • Super Bowl Championships (2)
    1997 (XXXII),1998 (XXXIII)

Conference championships (6)

  • AFC: 1977, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1997, 1998

Division championships (10)

  • AFC West: 1977, 1978, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1996, 1998, 2005

Playoff appearances (17)

  • NFL: 1977, 1978, 1979, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2004, 2005

Home fields

  • Mile High Stadium (1960–2000)

  • INVESCO Field at Mile High (2001–present)

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