Will Petersen

Will Petersen is a digital sports analyst for DenverSports.com and a Colorado native. Will earned a broadcast journalism degree from the University of Missouri in 2012 and has spent the past decade covering Denver sports. Follow Will on Twitter: @PetersenWill

Report: Vic Fangio is an option to be next Broncos defensive coordinator

Adam Schefter first reported that Payton and Fangio wanted to work together back on Dec. 24, two days before the Broncos fired Nathaniel Hackett
5 hours ago

Report: Broncos wanted DeMeco Ryans, settled for Sean Payton, others deny

Ian Rapoport is reporting Denver made one last play at 49ers defensive coordinator DeMeco Ryans before he accepted the Houston Texans job
8 hours ago

Rapoport: Both Sean Payton and Jim Harbaugh still “options” for Broncos

Speaking about Harbaugh and Payton, Ian Rapoport said he's not ready to rule out either guy, at least until they re-commit to their current gigs
12 hours ago

Dizzying Broncos coaching search has become increasingly frustrating

What's waiting just a little longer for the next Broncos head coach? Perhaps questions will be answered, or perhaps nightmares will be realized
17 hours ago

Schefter: Jim Harbaugh no longer a candidate for the Denver Broncos

Schefter also told "The Drive" on 104.3 The Fan he doesn't think someone like former Denver head coach Mike Shanahan is in play for the gig
1 day ago

It sounds like Adam Schefter knows something we don’t about the Broncos

Appearing on the Pat McAfee Show, Schefter was asked where things stand with Denver, and clearly wanted to share more than he did
1 day ago

DeMeco Ryans, Vic Fangio may be linked, but neither move helps Broncos

Ryans is likely headed to Houston to take the Texans job, while Fangio could replace him as defensive coordinator with the San Francisco 49ers
1 day ago

Rockies owner Dick Monfort sets extremely mediocre bar for 2023 season

Speaking at an event in Greeley on Saturday morning, Monfort said he thinks the Rockies "can play .500 ball" during the 2023 season
3 days ago

Report: “Occasional clashes” between Malone, Hyland could lead to trade

Hyland loves to play fast and loose, and can provide energy off the bench; however, his quick trigger on deep three-point shots may not sit well
4 days ago

Finally, a “tentative” plan for the return of Avs captain Gabriel Landeskog

On Friday, Avalanche head coach Jared Bednar provided the good news the captain could begin skating in Denver after the All-Star break
4 days ago

Report: Sean Payton “fears power struggle” with one of Broncos owners

If you take a tweet from Mark Maske of The Washington Post at face value, it means the power struggle is with Greg Penner or Condoleezza Rice
5 days ago

Report: 49ers DC DeMeco Ryans is now “top candidate” in Broncos search

After waiting days for meaningful updates in the Broncos search, 9NEWS and 104.3 The Fan insider Mike Klis has broken some significant news
6 days ago

Former Broncos head coach Nathaniel Hackett already lands new NFL job

Denver jumped the gun on hiring the former Packers OC due to his connections with Aaron Rodgers, and now the Jets could be doing the same
6 days ago

Avalanche make a trade with Sharks, bring old friend Matt Nieto back home

Nieto's been a depth piece for San Jose, tallying eight goals and seven assists in 45 games; he played 251 games in his first stint with the Avs
6 days ago

Mike Evans lays out five strikes against former Stanford coach David Shaw

Shaw has several things working against him, as his finish at Stanford wasn't strong, and the Broncos have been burned by first-time head coaches
6 days ago

All of a sudden, there might not be a market for Sean Payton in the NFL

Both Ian Rapoport and Mike Garafolo reported on NFL Network on Wednesday that Payton may not take a job, or frankly, be offered one
6 days ago

Rockies legend Todd Helton comes agonizingly close to making Hall of Fame

Helton received 72.2 percent of the vote, and 75 percent is required for election; he came up just 11 votes short of making it in
7 days ago

Report: Raiders may keep blowing it up, move on from Waller and Renfrow

If Josh McDaniels wants to get rid of dudes who score touchdowns and make plays, you won't get any complaints out of Broncos Country
7 days ago

While people were counting out the Avs, they found their championship fire

The sky is the limit for the Avalanche after ripping off five wins in a row, and all that chatter about back-to-back titles is completely fair game
8 days ago

Are we sure the door has closed on Jim Harbaugh coaching the Broncos?

Zach Bye asked a couple of very interesting questions, including why hasn't Harbaugh gotten a new deal with the Wolverines yet?
8 days ago

Michael Porter Jr. out for Nuggets, brother Coban arrested after fatal crash

Coban Porter was involved in a crash that killed a driver according to The Denver Post; Michael Porter Jr. was not involved in the incident
9 days ago

It wasn’t just a rest night, because Avs defenseman Cale Makar is out again

The good news is Makar skated this morning, so it's not a serious injury; Jared Bednar told reporters he has a shot to play tomorrow night in Seattle
11 days ago

Broncos next head coach needs to be opposite of Hackett in three big ways

Chad Brown, Orlando Franklin and Nate Jackson served up some suggestions, and it starts with working harder than the Broncos did this year
11 days ago

Mikko Rantanen breaks Avalanche record set by his boss Joe Sakic in ’96

Rantanen made history for the Avs in Calgary, becoming the fastest player in team history to score 30 goals in a season; it took him 43 games
12 days ago