Denver Broncos

The Denver Broncos are an American football team based in Denver, Colorado and has been around for more than 50 years. The Broncos are a member club of the league’s American Football Conference (AFC) West division and was founded on August 14, 1959. Initially they began to play in 1960 as a member of the AFL and later joined the NFL following the merger of AFL and NFL in 1970. Denver Broncos are owned by the Pat Bowlen trust. They played at Mile High Stadium from 1960 till 2000. After 2000 they played at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The original logo of the team was a football player riding a bronco in 2-D. In the beginning years the Broncos did not complete a winning season. They qualified for the first time for the playoffs in the year 1977. Since then they have become one of the more successful teams in NFL. They have won eight AFC championships and three Super bowl championships. In the year 1997, the logo was changed to its current look today with an ominous look exhibiting power and fearlessness. Gene Mingo who is the professional football’s first African-American placekicker was a Bronco from 1960 to 1964.