Denver Broncos Logo – The Denver Broncos is a franchising professional football in the National Football League (NFL), based in Denver in the State of Colorado to the United States. Founded in 1959 by Bob Howsam, the franchise became a member in 1960 of the American Football League (AFL), created in rival league to compete with the monopoly of the NFL. It operates within the AFL since its inception until the merger between the two leagues in 1970 and is integrated, like other members of the AFL, in the NFL. The Broncos are changing in the Western Division of the American Football Conference (AFC).
The Broncos are involved in six Super Bowl wins, two in 1997 and 1998 thanks to their quarterback John Elway. This performance made the Broncos one of seven franchises in the NFL to win two consecutive Super Bowl. They also won their division championship 11 times and 18 times participating in Play-offs.
The team plays since its inception at Mile High Stadium until 2001. Today, the Sports Authority Field at Mile High (formerly Invesco Field) in Denver, his home since his inauguration. The franchise is owned by Pat Bowlen since 1984 and is coached by John Fox since the reorganization of the management team in 2011. After six years of eclipse, the Broncos back on center stage during the 2011 season by winning their 11 th championship division, accessing the Play-offs for the first time since 2005, thanks especially to their new quarterback Tim Tebow, who became a media phenomenon of the major American sports news. In 2012, however, they split him in favor of one of the best quarterbacks of his generation, Peyton Manning.