How much do you know about the Denver Broncos?
Founded in 1960 as part of the AFL, the Denver Broncos have been one of the professional football’s most storied teams. Many fans have followed the team for decades and many of them consider themselves experts on the subject of the team that wears blue and orange.
These fans know all of the details of the brilliant career of John Elway. They remember how many yards “The Drive” went and they remember when Earnest Byner coughed up “The Fumble”. They remember why Tim Tebow became a household name and they recall fondly the signing of Peyton Manning.
In more recent years, they talk gleefully about how Von Miller put his team on his back and helped the Broncos win Super Bowl 50.
But what about some of the lesser-known facts? Some of those facts that could win you a trivia contest at some point down the road?
OK, so you might not be entering a trivia contest anytime soon, but it’s still nice to know all there is to know about your favorite team. So with that being said, here are seven pieces of Denver Broncos history that you hardly ever hear about.