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Denver Broncos (5-11)

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@ Car
W 32-27
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vs. Buf
L 19-48
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L 16-19
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vs. LV
L 31-32
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Broncos hire ex-Vikings exec Paton as Elway's GM successor

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) John Elway's hand-picked successor as Broncos general manager is Vikings executive George Paton.

Elway announced the hiring Wednesday, a day after Paton visited the team's state-of-the-art headquarters where the Super Bowl 50 trophy looks like a tribute to a bygone era with the franchise mired in a five-year playoff drought.

Paton, who agreed to a six-year contract, spent the last 14 seasons working alongside Vikings GM Rick Spielman in Minnesota, including the last six as assistant general manager. Since 2018, he also served as the team's vice president of player personnel.

AFC West Division
xyz-Kansas City 1420.875
Las Vegas 880.500
Los Angeles 790.438
Denver 5110.313
Full Standings
Pass Yds: D. Lock2933
Pass TDs: D. Lock16
Rush Yds: M. Gordon III986
Rush TDs: M. Gordon III9
Rec Yds: J. Jeudy856
Rec TDs: T. Patrick6
Int: J. Simmons5
Sacks: M. Reed8.0
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 5369 (23)
Passing Yards: 3673 (28)
Rushing Yards: 1918 (13)
Points per game: 20.2 (28)
Yards per game: 335.6 (23)
Touchdowns: 34 (26)
Field Goals: 28 (10)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 5887 (21)
Passing Yards: 4089 (17)
Rushing Yards: 2080 (25)
Points per game: 27.9 (25)
Yards per game: 367.9 (20)
Touchdowns: 43 (16)
Field Goals: 39 (32)
Date Player Transactions
1/5 P. Morris signed
1/4 Q. Bailey signed
1/4 T. Benson signed
1/4 F. Brown signed
1/4 C. Cooper signed
1/4 J. Cox signed
1/4 D. Crockett signed
1/4 K. Hinton signed
1/4 J. Leggett signed
1/4 D. Paulo signed
Date Player Status
1/3 B. Chubb ankle (Questionable)
1/3 T. Marshall quadriceps (Questionable)
1/3 L. Bellamy ankle (Questionable)
1/3 A. Chickillo ribs (Questionable)
1/3 G. Glasgow shoulder (Questionable)
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