Sports Authority Field at Mile High History
Sports Authority Field at Mile High first opened in 2001 as the new
home of the Denver Broncos of the NFL. Originally named Invesco Field, Sports Authority Field is always bursting with excitement
whenever the Broncos take the field, especially when they are going up against some of their biggest rivals. In addition to
football, soccer, and concerts, Sports Authority Field at Mile High also has hosted the Major League Lacrosse All-Star Game.
The stadium even has historic significance well beyond sports as it was also the site where Barack Obama first accepted the
Democratic nomination for President.
Sports Authority Field at Mile High Events
Sports Authority Field
is most famous for being the home of the Denver Broncos, who take the field at this venue each season for eight regular season
games. The Broncos also play two preseason games each year, and often host playoff matchups when they're good enough to reach
the postseason. The Broncos play in the AFC West, one of the toughest divisions in football. That means that every season
the Broncos see the San Diego Chargers, Oakland Raiders and Kansas City Chiefs visit for some incredible divisional action.
The Broncos have one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL right now in Peyton Manning, whom came over as a free agent a couple
of years ago. Fans flock to this venue to see Manning do his thing on the field, and in return they're entertained with some
of the best quarterback play that anyone has ever seen. Get out to Sports Authority Field at Mile High this season to be a
part of some incredible Broncos games.
The capital and largest city in all of Colorado,
Denver offers a bevy of exciting things to do. If you like sports, Denver has you covered with professional franchises including
the NHL's Colorado Avalanche, the Denver Nuggets of the NBA, MLB's Colorado Rockies, and the Denver Broncos of the NFL. If
you are in Denver be sure not to miss a visit to the Denver Art Museum which not only houses incredible works of art but also
has the second largest performing arts center in the country in its newest wing. A stroll through LoDo will present plenty
of opportunities to get some food and drinks as well as take in some local culture.
Sports Authority Field at
Mile High Seating Layout
Sports Authority Field is an incredible venue that hosts some of the best NFL games of the
season each and every year. More than 76,000 people can pack into this stadium to catch a game, making it one of the best
in the nation.
Sports Authority Field at Mile High Trivia
Where did Peyton Manning attend college?
answer is Tennessee, where he excelled enough to make the Indianapolis Colts select him with the top pick in the 1998 NFL
Draft. Manning was widely expected to choose Ole Miss, his father's alma mater, when coming out of high school, but he chose
to play for the Volunteers instead. When his time with the Colts came to an end, he signed with the Broncos.