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they are called the nuggets because they do alot of mining for gold in denver melo rox

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The Denver Broncos were given the nickname "Broncos" by original franchise owner Bob Howsam.

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On the logo there are pick axes so i would say gold mining.

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How did the Denver Broncos get the name Denver Broncos?

they got Denver from the city they play in like all NFL teams. the Broncos part was chosen by the owner from when the team became that name.


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