James Merilatt

James Merilatt has been covering Denver sports for more than 20 years. As the founder of Mile High Sports, he's worked in print, radio and online. He also spent time working for the Denver Broncos and Colorado Mammoth during his career.

The Broncos haven’t just been patching roster holes during free agency

While Denver has signed players that fill needs, they've also ridded the team of players who were contributing to the franchise's losing culture
15 hours ago

Michael Malone is coaching for his job in the next four road games

The Nuggets can't afford to squander the best chance the franchise has ever had to win a championship, so their head coach is on the hot seat
6 days ago

Broncos take another swing at solving their riddle at right tackle

Despite past missteps in free agency, Denver is once again attempting to patch the right side of their offensive line with a big-money deal
7 days ago

Three players the Broncos should target when free agency begins

Denver has a lot of holes to fill, without many draft picks at their disposal; thus, they have to spend big at key positions to bolster the roster
8 days ago

It’s time for the Nuggets to wake up, grow up and shut up the naysayers

Instead of constantly complaining about every perceived slight, Denver needs to do the one thing that will quiet the chirpers - win in the playoffs
15 days ago

If the Broncos want to keep Dre’Mont Jones, it’s going to be expensive

According to reports, the price tag for keeping the defensive lineman in Denver will be a hefty one, making the franchise tag an option
19 days ago

The Jokic MVP debate takes an ugly turn in latest Perkins commentary

On ESPN's "First Take," Kendrick Perkins fires back at J.J. Redick by claiming that Nikola Jokic is a two-time MVP because of his race
19 days ago

J.J. Redick says what everyone needs to hear about Nikola Jokic

The 15-year NBA veteran and current ESPN analyst went in on the naysayers, defending the greatness of the Nuggets center
20 days ago

Relax, Broncos Country; the “fixing” of Russell Wilson might be complete

Last week's blockbuster story about the 2022 Broncos season in The Athletic provided plenty of reasons to be optimistic about the QB
22 days ago

Broncos Country won’t have any patience if VJ defense starts off slow

By choosing a defensive coordinator who failed as a head coach in Denver, Sean Payton has eliminated all benefit of the doubt in 2023
25 days ago

Patricia isn’t a “mystery candidate;” he’s a sign the Broncos are scrambling

The fifth name to emerge in the Broncos search for a defensive coordinator is being positioned in a way that simply doesn't add up
26 days ago

It’s time for the Broncos to make a bigger commitment to Jerry Jeudy

While some are talking about trading away the wide receiver, a better course of action would be for Denver to invest even more in the wideout
27 days ago

Sean Payton already has plans that differ from Nathaniel Hackett

During an interview with Pat McAfee at the Super Bowl, the Broncos new head coach was adamant about how his team will prep for the season
1 month ago

History shows that Russell Wilson can have a bounce back season in 2023

In the last 25 years, there have been 10 quarterback who have enjoyed career years and found the Fountain of Youth after the age of 30
1 month ago

Super Bowl LVIII showed once again the NFL has an officiating problem

A borderline call in the final two minutes effectively ended the game, providing a second-consecutive eyebrow-raising win for the Chiefs
1 month ago

Broncos offend long-time season-ticket holders with latest price hike

Despite selling the same 10-game package they have for nearly five decades, the Broncos spin their ticket-price increase in a laughable way
1 month ago

Russell Wilson is facing his “eye of the tiger” moment with Broncos

After having the Broncos disastrous 2022 season blamed on him by two of his former coaches, the QB should be plenty motivated in 2023
1 month ago

Sean Payton officially signs as the Broncos next head coach

On Friday, it was announced that the deal was done, as it's official with Sean Payton, who will become the next head coach of the Broncos
2 months ago

Nuggets head coach Michael Malone is squarely on the hot seat

With the best team in the Western Conference under his control, it's time for Malone to prove that he's a championship-caliber head coach
2 months ago

Broncos didn’t settle for Payton; they doubled down on Wilson

The draft compensation made Denver's new head coach an expensive option, but the team was willing to go all-in to salvage their quarterback
2 months ago

Jokic, Malone and Nuggets continue to rip off basketball fans

In a league where nobody seems to want to play anymore, NBA fans are repeatedly being asked to pay for a product that isn't being delivered
2 months ago

Zach Bye: Why the Broncos could bring back Jerry Rosburg

On Tuesday's edition of "Stokley and Zach," the co-host laid out the reasons why it could make sense for Denver to keep their interim coach
2 months ago

The oddsmakers think the Broncos will be a borderline playoff team in 2023

In their way-too-early projections for Super Bowl LVIII, SuperBook has Denver amongst the teams knocking on the door in the AFC
2 months ago

The best candidate for the Broncos is quietly moving up the leaderboard

DeMeco Ryans interview with Denver on Thursday; ever since, the chances of him becoming the Broncos next head coach have been rising
2 months ago