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PAUL KLEE | The Broncos and Rockies, with an eye on the Nuggets, Avalanche and other Denver-area topics.

Klee blog: NFL releases Denver Broncos' 2018 schedule
Klee blog: NFL releases Denver Broncos' 2018 schedule

By: Paul Klee - 0 8 hr ago

The Broncos' 2018 regular-season schedule (all times Mountain) Week 1: Seattle Seahawks at Broncos (2:25 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9) Week 2: Oakland...

Klee blog: Five things I learned about John Elway's draft plan, including how Peyton Manning shaped the Broncos' quarterback needs
Klee blog: Five things I learned about John Elway's draft plan, including how Peyton Manning shaped the Broncos' quarterback needs

By: - 0 8 hr ago

The NFL draft starts next Thursday. Here are my five quick takeaways from John Elway's pre-draft press conference at Dove Valley on Thursday: 1....

Klee blog: Brag on, C.J. Anderson. You earned it with the Denver Broncos
Klee blog: Brag on, C.J. Anderson. You earned it with the Denver Broncos

By: Paul Klee - 0 Mon, Apr 16, 2018

Some guys come out of nowhere. Doesn't happen often, but it happens. C.J. Anderson is one of those guys. He has a championship ring and isn't...

Klee blog: Avs stud defenseman Sam Girard ruled out for Game 2
Klee blog: Avs stud defenseman Sam Girard ruled out for Game 2

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sat, Apr 14, 2018

NASHVILLE — As if beating the West's top seed on its own ice wasn't going to be tough enough, the Avalanche must do it without a key player....

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Klee blog: "It's a party city," Hart Trophy candidate Nathan MacKinnon says, and Avs are in Nashville to crash it

By: Paul Klee - 0 Thu, Apr 12, 2018

NASHVILLE — "It's a party city," Nathan MacKinnon said Thursday inside the underdog's locker room. Who doesn't dig a good party? The Avs...

Video: Nolan Arenado leads bench-clearing brawl, Rockies beat Padres
Video: Nolan Arenado leads bench-clearing brawl, Rockies beat Padres

By: Paul Klee - 0 Wed, Apr 11, 2018

A bench-clearing brawl occurred during Wednesday's game between the Colorado Rockies and the San Diego Padres. Padres pitcher Luis Perdomo threw...

Klee blog: NFL releases Broncos preseason schedule; Case Keenum opens against former team
Klee blog: NFL releases Broncos preseason schedule; Case Keenum opens against former team

By: Paul Klee - 0 Wed, Apr 11, 2018

The NFL released the Broncos' preseason schedule on Wednesday. The regular-season schedule is expected to be announced later this...

Klee blog: Saskatchewan bus tragedy involved shakes Colorado Avalanche coach Jared Bednar, who lived in Humboldt
Klee blog: Saskatchewan bus tragedy involved shakes Colorado Avalanche coach Jared Bednar, who lived in Humboldt

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sun, Apr 8, 2018

DENVER — With a calm, cool and collected disposition, Colorado Avalanche coach Jared Bednar has led the club to one of the NHL’s great...

Klee blog: Broncos Country will be Case Keenum Country, according to report
Klee blog: Broncos Country will be Case Keenum Country, according to report

By: Paul Klee - 0 Tue, Mar 13, 2018

There's always a history with these Broncos. They trust what and who they know. There's the Elway-Kubiak thing, and Kubiak's back, and when Vance...

Klee blog: Colorado Rockies love affair with Carlos Gonzalez good for one more fling
Klee blog: Colorado Rockies love affair with Carlos Gonzalez good for one more fling

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sat, Mar 10, 2018

You know you're beloved when they don't boo. They — you — never booed Carlos Gonzalez as he sputtered in '17. They didn't boo when his OPS...

Klee blog: Will John Elway, honorary chairman, qualify to play in U.S. Senior Open at the Broadmoor?
Klee blog: Will John Elway, honorary chairman, qualify to play in U.S. Senior Open at the Broadmoor?

By: - 0 Wed, Mar 7, 2018

So now we have the ideal spring itinerary for Broncos boss John Elway. Lure a stud quarterback to Colorado. Nail the...

Klee blog: Chiefs trade star Marcus Peters as smart AFC West rivals steepen the climb for Denver Broncos
Klee blog: Chiefs trade star Marcus Peters as smart AFC West rivals steepen the climb for Denver Broncos

By: - 0 Fri, Feb 23, 2018

Paying a coach $100 million when he hasn't coached a playoff game in 16 years doesn't necessarily qualify as smart. But give the Raiders a pass....

Klee blog: Denver should be a no-brainer choice to host NFL draft
Klee blog: Denver should be a no-brainer choice to host NFL draft

By: - 0 Fri, Feb 16, 2018

Is the NFL draft coming to Colorado? Denver has been named one of five finalists to host the NFL draft in 2019 or 2020, according to the...

Klee blog: Flurry of bullpen cash shows Colorado Rockies thinking World Series in 2018

By: - 0 Fri, Dec 29, 2017

He wore champagne and Coors banquet beer on his head and a smile that said "told ya so." But on the night he returned the Rockies to the...

Gazette columnist Paul Klee gives his best plays for Week 16 of the NFL season
Gazette columnist Paul Klee gives his best plays for Week 16 of the NFL season

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sat, Dec 23, 2017

Spread offense 1. Patriots (-11) vs. Bills Uh, oh: Someone’s gone and motivated Handsome Tom. Boston media say there’s a rift between Brady’s...

Klee blog: Fight! Aqib Talib, Michael Crabtree ejected as Broncos and Raiders come to blows

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sun, Nov 26, 2017

OAKLAND — It should be no wonder Raiders wide receiver Michael Crabtree tried to get ejected from a game against Aqib Talib and the Broncos on Sunday....

Klee blog: The Pac-12's newest fans... FBI and President Trump?

By: Paul Klee - 0 Wed, Nov 15, 2017

Just when you thought it couldn't get worse for the Pac-12's image as America's renegade conference, here comes UCLA with a message....

The Gazette's Paul Klee gives his best plays for Week 8

By: Paul Klee - 0 Fri, Oct 27, 2017

Spread offense Patriots (-7.5) vs. Chargers There’s a trend for teams coming off a game against the Broncos. The Giants were only 3-point underdogs...

Klee blog: Vance Joseph defends Trevor Siemian, who remains the starting quarterback as Broncos prepare for Chiefs
Klee blog: Vance Joseph defends Trevor Siemian, who remains the starting quarterback as Broncos prepare for Chiefs

By: Paul Klee - 0 Mon, Oct 23, 2017

One day after the Broncos were shut out for the first time in 25 years, coach Vance Joseph declared they would not make a change at quarterback. Is...

Klee blog: Denver Broncos will stand for national anthem on Sunday against Oakland Raiders
Klee blog: Denver Broncos will stand for national anthem on Sunday against Oakland Raiders

By: Paul Klee - 0 Thu, Sep 28, 2017

The Broncos say they will stand for the national anthem on Sunday against the Raiders. No word yet if Brandon Marshall, the linebacker who was one...

Klee blog: Roughly half of Denver Broncos roster joins protests prior to game at Buffalo Bills

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sun, Sep 24, 2017

BUFFALO — Perhaps no NFL team embodies the expanding political divide in America more than the Denver Broncos. Balanced by a highly paid...

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Klee blog: Broncos pass the "No Fly Zone" torch to Justin Simmons with release of popular veteran T.J. Ward

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sun, Sep 3, 2017

One striking exchange in the late Broncos preseason came after the fourth preseason game, on Thursday. In front of his locker and with his usual calm,...

Klee blog: Denver Broncos great John Elway discusses his stance on the NFL's national anthem protests
Klee blog: Denver Broncos great John Elway discusses his stance on the NFL's national anthem protests

By: Paul Klee - 0 Fri, Aug 18, 2017

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Thursday after the Broncos closed their joint practice with the San Francisco 49ers, I asked John Elway, the team's...

Derrick White's return to Colorado highlights Denver Nuggets' 2017-18 schedule
Derrick White's return to Colorado highlights Denver Nuggets' 2017-18 schedule

By: Paul Klee - 0 Mon, Aug 14, 2017

Saturday, Oct. 21: Sacramento Kings at Nuggets (7 p.m., Altitude TV) Denver’s home opener features the kind of middling, young opponent the Nuggets...

Klee blog: Trevor Siemian still better than Paxton Lynch, named starting quarterback for Broncos preseason opener
Klee blog: Trevor Siemian still better than Paxton Lynch, named starting quarterback for Broncos preseason opener

By: Paul Klee - 0 Mon, Aug 7, 2017

It's not complicated, and Gary Kubiak wasn't wrong. Trevor Siemian has been a better quarterback than Paxton Lynch for over a year now. Broncos...

Klee blog: John Elway's new five-year deal settles murky waters around Denver Broncos

By: - 0 Mon, Jul 24, 2017

What, you expected John Elway to work somewhere other than Colorado? As Gazette columnist Woody Paige wrote last week, the Broncos and...

Paul Klee bio:

Paul Klee is the Denver-based sports columnist for The Gazette, with a focus on the Broncos, Rockies, Nuggets and Avalanche. The addicted fly fisherman grew up in Denver and returned home to join the newspaper's staff in 2012. He credits his chocolate Lab, the Maya Bear, with all of his good column ideas.