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Woody Paige: Denver Broncos see how quarterbacks measure up at Senior Bowl
Woody Paige: Denver Broncos see how quarterbacks measure up at Senior Bowl

By: Woody Paige - 0 10 hr ago

Is Baker Mayfield's actual height the same as the Broncos' 2017 record (5-11)? Mayfield and Vance Joseph stood eye-to-eye, literally, for the first...

Woody Paige: Wyoming assistant says QB Josh Allen compares well to Carson Wentz
Woody Paige: Wyoming assistant says QB Josh Allen compares well to Carson Wentz

By: Woody Paige - 0 Sat, Jan 20, 2018

When Brent Vigen first viewed the tape of Josh Allen, the Wyoming associate head coach and offensive coordinator instantly was reminded of another...

Woody Paige: Denver Broncos hope to do flips over some players at Senior Bowl, maybe even a quarterback
Woody Paige: Denver Broncos hope to do flips over some players at Senior Bowl, maybe even a quarterback

By: Woody Paige - 0 Wed, Jan 17, 2018

When the Broncos were designated to coach the North in next week's Senior Bowl, John Elway and Vance Joseph could be excused for doing somersaults,...

Woody Paige: Incredible Journey continues for Olympic skaters Alexa and Chris Knierim, who live permanently and train in Colorado Springs
Woody Paige: Incredible Journey continues for Olympic skaters Alexa and Chris Knierim, who live permanently and train in Colorado Springs

By: Woody Paige - 0 Mon, Jan 15, 2018

Suddenly the world seems such a perfect place, suddenly it moves with such a perfect grace, suddenly my life doesn't seem such a waste, it all revolves...

Woody Paige: Getting Kirk Cousins must be Denver Broncos' New Year's resolution
Woody Paige: Getting Kirk Cousins must be Denver Broncos' New Year's resolution

By: Woody Paige - 0 Wed, Jan 10, 2018

John Elway unequivocally must go boldly for Captain Kirk. The Broncos have a problem at quarterback. Kirk Cousins is The Solution. If the Broncos...

Woody Paige: Next quarterback could be Elway's last question to answer
Woody Paige: Next quarterback could be Elway's last question to answer

By: Woody Paige - 0 Mon, Jan 8, 2018

John Elway confronts the second most, and perhaps last, significant challenge of his career as a football executive. He must procure a Mile...

Woody Paige: Kirk Cousins well-suited to join Broncos
Woody Paige: Kirk Cousins well-suited to join Broncos

By: Woody Paige - 0 Tue, Dec 26, 2017

LANDOVER, Md. – ‘Twas the night before Christmas, and Kirk Cousins dressed like a festive, joyful holiday tree. After the Washington quarterback and...

Woody Paige: Gary Kubiak is happy to be out of spotlight, even happier to be home for Christmas
Woody Paige: Gary Kubiak is happy to be out of spotlight, even happier to be home for Christmas

By: Woody Paige - 0 Mon, Dec 25, 2017

A Christmas love story: The middle-aged couple sipped wine, dined, held hands, smiled at each other and talked casually in a dimly-lit back booth at...

Woody Paige: This Broncos season deserves coal in stocking
Woody Paige: This Broncos season deserves coal in stocking

By: Woody Paige - 0 Mon, Dec 18, 2017

'Tis the week before Christmas, And for many holiday seasons that we remember, Those beloved Broncos Haven't been such an enigma As Colorado...

Woody Paige: Here's looking at you, Brock Osweiler, as the Broncos' season winds down
Woody Paige: Here's looking at you, Brock Osweiler, as the Broncos' season winds down

By: Woody Paige - 0 Mon, Dec 18, 2017

Rick Blaine always would have Paris and Casablanca. Brock Osweiler always will have the Patriots and the Colts ... and $40 million. Play it again,...

Woody Paige: Many modest Broncos accomplishments in blanking of Jets
Woody Paige: Many modest Broncos accomplishments in blanking of Jets

By: Woody Paige - 0 Mon, Dec 11, 2017

Outlined against a periwinkle blue December sky, the Poor Horsemen won again. Finally. After the dark, dismal skies of October and November and...

Woody Paige: Broncos must ask What Would Pat Do?
Woody Paige: Broncos must ask What Would Pat Do?

By: Woody Paige - 0 Sun, Dec 10, 2017

What Would Pat Do? Mr. B would do something compelling, forceful and swift. Broncos owner Pat Bowlen did not suffer defeat, mediocrity and fools...

Woody Paige: Dolphins head coach Adam Gase gets last laugh on Elway, Broncos
Woody Paige: Dolphins head coach Adam Gase gets last laugh on Elway, Broncos

By: Woody Paige - 0 Mon, Dec 4, 2017

Fired former Broncos coaches are evening the score. Adam Gase was the latest Sunday. He stuck it to John Elway. With 10:21 remaining...

Woody Paige: Denver Broncos needs to exit quarterback carousel
Woody Paige: Denver Broncos needs to exit quarterback carousel

By: Woody Paige - 0 Sun, Dec 3, 2017

Absurdly, four former and current Broncos quarterback starters are on the rosters of the two teams that play in south Florida on Sunday. By my...

Woody Paige: Paxton Lynch? Really? Seriously? Broncos can go back to the lab
Woody Paige: Paxton Lynch? Really? Seriously? Broncos can go back to the lab

By: Woody Paige - 0 Mon, Nov 27, 2017

Oakland - In 1780 Italian professor Luigi Galvini attached electrodes to a dead frog, and the body began to spasm, shudder and shake. There was...

Woody Paige: John Elway will lead Denver Broncos' comeback once again
Woody Paige: John Elway will lead Denver Broncos' comeback once again

By: Woody Paige - 0 Sun, Nov 26, 2017

OAKLAND, Calif. - The Duke of Denver has been relegated to Prince of Wails. The leader of Colorado's Camelot hasn't endured such extreme duress since...

Woody Paige: John Elway was way wrong on latest label
Woody Paige: John Elway was way wrong on latest label

By: Woody Paige - 0 Mon, Nov 20, 2017

The Browncos fell to the Bungles Sunday 20-17. John Elway was wrong way. The team formerly known as the Broncos hasn’t gone SOFT....

Woody Paige: Denver Broncos hope sevens come up lucky this season
Woody Paige: Denver Broncos hope sevens come up lucky this season

By: Woody Paige - 0 Sun, Nov 19, 2017

Seven is magnificent, memorable and meaningful in memoirs of the Broncos. Players from the '77 team are holding a reunion this weekend to honor Red...

Woody Paige: Wild weekend benefits Badgers, Hurricanes
Woody Paige: Wild weekend benefits Badgers, Hurricanes

By: Woody Paige - 0 Sun, Nov 12, 2017

The gold hats of the College Football Playoff committee seemed to suggest last week: “Badgers? We don’t need no stinkin’ Badgers. “And no Hurricanes,...

Woody Paige: Brady, Patriots won't bring presents when they come to Colorado Springs
Woody Paige: Brady, Patriots won't bring presents when they come to Colorado Springs

By: Woody Paige - 0 Sun, Nov 12, 2017

You better watch out! You better not cry. You better not pout. I’m telling you why. Guess who’s coming to town. Nope. The rich and the famous, the...

Woody Paige: Broncos' lack of discipline is despicable
Woody Paige: Broncos' lack of discipline is despicable

By: Woody Paige - 0 Mon, Nov 6, 2017

The Super Bowl 50 champion has morphed into a non-conference directional team, a homecoming opponent, a Hostess CupCake on the schedule. Eastern...

Woody Paige: Osweiler's odd road back to Broncos
Woody Paige: Osweiler's odd road back to Broncos

By: Woody Paige - 0 Sat, Nov 4, 2017

How long for the Wiz of Os this time? Brock’s back. Do the Broncos have Brock’s back? Can they support it? Brock Osweiler will be the Broncos’...

Woody Paige: Here's how history could repeat for the Broncos, and who's to blame
Woody Paige: Here's how history could repeat for the Broncos, and who's to blame

By: Woody Paige - 0 Mon, Oct 30, 2017

The Broncos don’t have an awareness of urgency, resolution and desperation in regard to Monday night’s game. “Whatever’’ seems to be the team...

Woody Paige: Buffaloes respond in big way to being blanked last week
Woody Paige: Buffaloes respond in big way to being blanked last week

By: Woody Paige - 0 Sat, Oct 28, 2017

BOULDER • Never in 582 weekends before had both the Broncos and the Buffaloes been shut out. The Buffs were blanked 28-0 on Oct. 21 by Washington...

Woody Paige: With unexceptional coaching and QB, Broncos go from bad to worse
Woody Paige: With unexceptional coaching and QB, Broncos go from bad to worse

By: Woody Paige - 0 Tue, Oct 24, 2017

CARSON, Calif. – The Broncos were busted brutally, and the head coach and his three chosen coordinators must be blamed. In a despicable, deplorable...

Woody Paige

    After a 35-year run at The Denver Post, Woody Paige is writing two columns a week for The Gazette in addition to his regular appearances on the ESPN sports talk show, Around the Horn. There’s no other sports writer quite like Woody. He’s won every award they hand out to sports columnists and has covered more than 10,000 sporting events, including all three of the Broncos Super Bowl wins, two Stanley Cup wins by the Avalanche, the World Series, the NBA Finals, Triple Crown races as well as high school wrestling tournaments. He’ll be doing the same thing for The Gazette, writing about the high and low of sports, the towering figures and the hometown heroes.