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Wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders #10 of the Denver Broncos looks on during warm ups before the game against the San Diego Chargers at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on October 30, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
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Johnny Hart

Johnny Hart
Johnny Hart is a digital content producer for Sports Radio 104.3 The Fan and 1043thefan.com. He's a proud graduate of Colorado State University, and he has covered Denver-area professional sports since 2012. Follow Johnny on Twitter: @johnnyhart7.
  • Wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders #10 of the Denver Broncos looks on during warm ups before the game against the San Diego Chargers at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on October 30, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

    What does Emmanuel Sanders future with the Broncos now look like?

    Heading into the offseason, the prospect of Emmanuel Sanders and the Denver Broncos parting ways seemed like a possibility. But in light a report Thursday saying the wide receiver had been investigated — and eventually cleared by a grand jury — regarding a sexual assault claim in Harris County, Texas, some have called into question […]
  • Emmanuel Sanders #10 of the Denver Broncos looks on prior to the game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field on November 5, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

    Broncos WR Emmanuel Sanders investigated, cleared in sex assault case

    A grand jury earlier this month found “insufficient evidence to support a criminal charge” against Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders regarding a sexual assault complaint in Harris County, Texas, dating back to June of last year. First reported by TMZ.com Thursday morning, Sanders had been the focus of a felony sexual assault investigation in […]
  • Emmanuel Sanders #10 of the Denver Broncos looks on prior to the game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field on November 5, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

    Broncos ‘looking into’ report WR Sanders investigated for sexual assault

    The Denver Broncos said in a statement Thursday that they’re “looking into” a report that says wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders was the target of a felony sexual assault investigation in Texas. TMZ.com reported Thursday morning that Saunders had been a focus of a felony sexual assault investigation in Harris County, Texas, but would not be […]
  • Baker Mayfield #6 of the Oklahoma Sooners celebrates after Steven Parker #10 of the Oklahoma Sooners scores a 46 yard touchdown because of a fumble by Sony Michel #1 of the Georgia Bulldogs in the 2018 College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2018 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

    Stokley: Only if Broncos ‘love’ Mayfield should they draft him No. 5

    Forget the outside opinions and noise, Brandon Stokley says if the Denver Broncos “love” Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Baker Mayfield they should take him with the fifth pick in this year’s NFL Draft. The “Stokley and Zach” host said on Wednesday, “Who cares” if people think selecting Mayfield with the club’s No. 5 pick is too […]
  • Fred Fletcher, field superintendent, applies the finishing touches to the logo at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., on Jan. 19, 2017, where the New England Patriots will host the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday in the AFC Championship game. (Photo by Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

    104.3 The Fan / ESPN Denver 1600 play-by-play lineup – Jan. 18-23

    With this weekend’s play-by-play action on 104.3 The Fan and ESPN Denver 1600, we head to New England and Philadelphia for the AFC and NFC championships. Thursday 104.3 The Fan Men’s college basketball » Saint Marys at Gonzaga, 6:45 p.m. ESPN Denver 1600 Men’s college basketball » Denver at Omaha, 6 p.m. Friday 104.3 The […]
  • A Denver Broncos fan holds a sign for quarterback Kirk Cousins #8 of the Washington Redskins (not pictured) before the start of the first quarter at FedExField on December 24, 2017 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

    Schlereth: Broncos fans know an elite QB means sustained success

    Broncos Country knows its football. Some fanbases might look at the collective five playoff games Nick Foles, Blake Bortles, and Case Keenum have started and think you don’t need an elite quarterback to be successful in the NFL. But not Denver Broncos fans, Mark Schlereth said on Tuesday. “There are fanbases that are OK with […]
  • Quarterback Trevor Siemian #13 of the Denver Broncos is sacked by defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence #90 of the Dallas Cowboys forcing a fumble and turnover in the second quarter of a game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on September 17, 2017 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

    Schlereth: Many non-QB free agents who’d look good in Broncos orange

    If Denver Broncos general manager John Elway wants to focus on a specific area of the offseason in order to “win championships,” Mark Schlereth said on Friday, he should turn to free agency, not the draft. Putting himself in Elway’s shoes, the “Schlereth and Evans” host said: “I think you just have to look at […]
  • Denver Broncos starting cornerback duo Chris Harris Jr. #25 and Aqib Talib #21 celebrate a defensive stop against the San Francisco 49ers at Sports Authority Field at Mile High Sunday October 19, 2014 in Denver, Co. The Broncos beat the 49ers 42-17. (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Icon Sportswire/Corbis via Getty Images)

    Big Al: Broncos should get value out of Talib, Harris while they can

    The way Alfred “Big Al” Williams sees it, as he said on Friday, the Denver Broncos have two options this offseason: either get free agent quarterback Kirk Cousins or blow the whole thing up if they don’t. “(There’s) only two ways that we can go: We get Kirk Cousins and we need to clear cap […]
  • Demaryius Thomas looks on before a game between the Denver Broncos and New England Patriots at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on November 12, 2017 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

    Renck: Dead cap a ‘manageable figure’ if Broncos decline DT option

    With what Denver 7’s Troy Renck called a “wrinkle” in Demaryius Thomas’ contract, the longest-tenured Broncos players could be facing either a restructure this offseason or the door out of Dove Valley. Renck, who joined Big Al and DMac on Friday, explained that Thomas has a $4 million option that, if the Broncos do not […]
  • Baker Mayfield #6 of the Oklahoma Sooners reacts after there is no penalty call on a pass during the second quarter in the 2018 College Football Playoff Semifinal Game against the Georgia Bulldogs at the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2018 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

    Report: Broncos requested Baker Mayfield be placed on Senior Bowl team

    One quarterback, in particular, may be atop the Denver Broncos list of prospects to see at the Senior Bowl, as the team reportedly requested Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield be placed on the team it will coach later this month. Senior Bowl executive director Phil Savage reportedly told the ESPN U on Sirius XM on Friday that […]