The Denver Broncos are a professional American football franchise based in Denver. The Broncos compete in the National Football League as a member club of the league’s American Football Conference West division. The team plays its home games at Empower Field at Mile High in Denver, Colorado.
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Denver Broncos drafted Jason Elam in the third round (70th pick overall) of the 1993 NFL Draft. Elam holds NFL records for best extra point conversion percentage (.995), most consecutive seasons with at least 100 points (15), fastest to 300 successful field goals, and fastest to 1,600 and 1,700 points and the first player in NFL history to score at least 200 points against three or more teams: the San Diego Chargers (222), Oakland Raiders (215), and Kansas City Chiefs (203).
Jim Turner played for the Broncos for another nine seasons and kicked four points in a losing effort in Super Bowl XII against the Dallas Cowboys, connecting on a 47-yard field goal and an extra point following a 5-yard touchdown run by Rob Lytle. He was inducted into the Denver Broncos Ring of Fame in 1988. Turner finished his career with 304 of 488 (62%) field goals and 521 of 534 extra points, giving him 1,439 total points. At the time of his retirement, his 304 field goals made were the most in NFL history.
Karlis is best known for kicking the game-winning field goal in overtime for Denver against the Cleveland Browns in the 1986 AFC Championship Game to reach Super Bowl XXI. He had an uneven performance in Super Bowl XXI, tying a Super Bowl record with a 48-yard field goal while missing a 23-yard attempt, the shortest missed field goal in Super Bowl history at that time.
David Treadwell is a former American football placekicker in the National Football League for the Denver Broncos (1989-1992). He was selected to the Pro Bowl after the 1989 season.
In Week 14 of the 2021 season, McManus converted all five extra points and a 52-yard field goal in a 38-10 win over the Detroit Lions, earning AFC Special Teams Player of the Week. In Week 17 of the 2021-2022 season, McManus kicked a career-long 61-yard field goal against the Los Angeles Chargers at the end of the first half.