Login  |   Register

On Now
Coming Up
  • Sat., Oct. 28, 2017 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM MDT Trick-or-Treat Party Safe Trick-or-Treating around the stadium’s field level.

  • Thu., Nov. 02, 2017 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM MDT Business Huddle
    Thursday, November 2, 2017 • 8:30AM - 12:30PM
    United Club Level at Sports Authority Field at Mile High
    Join 200 other business leaders from around the state for the inaugural Winning at Business Broncos Business Huddle. Throughout the event, attendees will receive valuable business and leadership insights from Broncos-designated specialists including Broncos alumni, Rod Smith and executive staff. In addition, we will give away exciting prizes including an office visit from Steve Atwater and Broncos Cheerleaders and a trip to the Broncos away game in Miami and more!

    Click here for more information.


  • Tue., Nov. 07, 2017 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM MST Drive For Life 20 This year marks the 20th anniversary of Drive for Life, Bonfils Blood Center’s annual community blood drive with the Denver Broncos. Save the date to save lives and help us reach our goal of collecting 1,250 donations at the drive. Your blood donation at Colorado's largest single-day blood drive earns you access to the donor-exclusive Fan Zone where you'll receive your commemorative T-shirt, lapel pin, hot dog and soda. Plus, you'll have the chance to interact with Broncos players, cheerleaders and Miles the Mascot. For additional information please visit: http://bonfils.org/index.cfm/get-involved/drive-for-life/drive-for-life-20/

Print Friendly Version Convert to PDF Convert to RTF Related Assets
November 16, 2016

DENVER BRONCOS S DARIAN STEWART NAMED AFC DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Denver Broncos safety Darian Stewart was named AFC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in Denver’s 25-23 win against the New Orleans Saints, the NFL informed the Broncos on Wednesday.
       
The award represents the first conference recognition of his career and the third AFC Defensive Player of the Week honor for the Broncos this season (OLB Von Miller, Week 2; CB Bradley Roby, Week 8).
       
Stewart totaled two tackles, two interceptions (11 yds.) and one fumble recovery in Denver’s road win against the Saints. His three takeaways were the most by a Broncos since cornerback Deltha O’Neal made four interceptions against Kansas City on Oct. 7, 2001. He also became the first NFL player in more than a year to record three takeaways (Washington CB Bashaud Breeland, 1 INT, 2 FR, at NYJ, 10/18/15).
       
Two of Stewart’s takeaways led directly to 10 Denver points while one of them came deep in Broncos territory to prevent a Saints score.
       
Stewart’s recognition marks the 33rd time a Broncos defensive player has earned conference player of the week honors since the award was initiated by the NFL in 1984.
 
DENVER’S 2016 AFC DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK AWARDS
Player Pos. Week Opponent Statistics
Von Miller OLB Week 2 vs. Indianapolis 7 tackles (5 solo), 3 sacks (20 yds.), 1 PD, 1 FF
Bradley Roby CB Week 8 vs. San Diego 7 tackles (4 solo), 1 INT (49-yd. TD), 2 PD
Darian Stewart S Week 10 at New Orleans 2 solo tackles, 2 INTs (11 yds.), 2 PD, 1 FR
 

You must be logged in to view this item.





This area is reserved for members of the news media. If you qualify, please update your user profile and check the box marked "Check here to register as an accredited member of the news media". Please include any notes in the "Supporting information for media credentials" box. We will notify you of your status via e-mail in one business day.