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AFC West Standings

Team Div Overall
3-1-0 8-3-0
1-2-0 6-5-0
1-2-0 5-7-0
1-1-0 4-7-0

2023 Defensive

Total Tackles
Forced Fumbles
Interceptions Returned For Touchdown
Regular Season 25 7.0 1 0 0

Top Nik Bonitto News

  • Broncos' Nik Bonitto: Notches 1.5 sacks in win

    Bonitto recorded two tackles (one solo), including 1.5 sacks in Sunday's 29-12 win over the Browns.

    Bonitto also added one pass defended and one tackle for loss in the contest. The veteran linebacker's 1.5 sacks were his first since Week 5, bringing his total to a team-high seven sacks for the season. Bonitto has the ability to be a playmaker for the Broncos' surging defense, and he'll look to build upon his impressive performance when the Broncos visit the Texans in Week 13.

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  • Broncos' Nik Bonitto: Two sacks in loss

    Bonitto recorded two sacks in Sunday's 31-21 loss to the Jets.

    Bonitto's two solo sacks were his only tackles in the contest. Through five games, the 24-year-old linebacker has recorded 15 tackles (12 solo), 5.5 sacks and one forced fumble. Leading the Broncos in sacks, Bonitto is proving to be a difference-maker on Denver's defense. The veteran will look to continue to build off of this performance in Week 6, but his ability to get to the quarterback will be tested against Patrick Mahomes in a divisional matchup with the Chiefs.

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  • Broncos' Nik Bonitto: Finds quarterback often in victory

    Bonitto totaled four tackles (three solo), including 2.5 sacks, and one forced fumble in Sunday's 31-28 win over the Bears.

    Bonitto spent the majority of his afternoon in the opponent's backfield and made a significant impact on the outcome of the contest by forcing a fumble in the fourth quarter that was scooped up for a 35-yard score. The one-time second-round pick sits with 13 tackles (10 solo), including 3.5 sacks, and one forced fumble through the first four games of the 2023 season.

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  • Broncos' Nik Bonitto: One tackle in limited action

    Bonitto recorded one tackle in Saturday's 21-20 loss to the 49ers.

    Bonitto saw action in the Broncos' second preseason tilt after suffering a hip injury in Denver's first preseason contest against the Cardinals. The 23-year-old played on 48 percent of the team's defensive snaps and had a quiet performance. Now that he is healthy, Bonitto figures to play as a rotational linebacker for Denver in 2023.

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  • Broncos' Nik Bonitto: Hurts hip Friday

    Bonitto picked up a hip injury during Friday's preseason contest against the Cardinals, Zac Stevens of reports.

    Prior to the injury, Bonitto recorded three tackles (one solo) and 0.5 sacks. There is no word yet on the severity of the injury. When healthy, he projects as a rotational linebacker for Denver this season.

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  • Broncos' Nik Bonitto: Ready to go Sunday

    Bonitto (illness) is active Sunday against the Titans.

    Bonitto popped up on the team's injury report Friday after being a DNP due to the illness. However, it appears the rookie linebacker has recovered enough to take the field Sunday. His presence should be a boost to the team's linebacker corps.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-3, 240 lbs
Birthplace: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Age: 24
School: Oklahoma
Experience: 2