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104.3 The Fan's Coffee Break

Sometimes, you just need a coffee break! Get your daily updates on what's happening in the headlines and throughout Colorado sports in just 30 minutes as Rachel Vigil and guests give you all their hot takes!
September 30, 2022

Russell's burps

TNF recap, the AFC, the West and the Raiders. Let's get into it all with Rachel Vigil and Cecil Lammey!   (44:06)
September 29, 2022

Coffee Break's most dangerous show

 Dangerwich, State of the Union, Waitman, TNF preview and Behind Enemy Lines   (51:06)
September 28, 2022

Best advice your dad ever gave you?

We've got a video you're not gonna wanna miss plus a little inside scoop on the Broncos game management hire! Mark Schlereth also joins us as we look ahead to the Raiders.   (46:06)
September 27, 2022

A whole bushel of grapes

Jake and DMac get Rachel up to speed on everything Denver Nuggets following media day plus we discuss if the Broncos need a new WR!    (43:08)
September 26, 2022

How long with Evero be the DC for the Broncos?

Today on CB, we've got the whole crew joining us for Broncos talk and some of the craziest moments of the weekend.    (44:37)
September 23, 2022

One and done for Hackett?

Will Petersen and Cecil Lammey talk Broncos on today's show   (45:13)
September 22, 2022

The 49ers defense is *that* good #BroncosCountry

The Avalanche have started training camp, new Nuggets gear and we go Behind Enemy Lines with Tracy Sandler   (38:34)
September 21, 2022

Did Nate the Great smile at his presser yesterday?

Rachel, DMac and Will discuss contracts, grades and rankings while Mark Schlereth joins the show to go Inside the Game with Mark Schlereth    (49:07)
September 20, 2022

NATE THE GREAT FOR 8 MORE YEARS!

Nathan MacKinnon signs an 8-year extension with the Avalanche! Plus we discuss if Hackett should pass the torch for play calls.    (45:56)
September 19, 2022

What is the main issue with the Broncos offense?

Rachel, James, and DMac break down the Bronco's win that didn't feel like a win yesterday plus how Trey Lance's injury impacts the SNF matchup.    (44:21)
September 16, 2022

A legend retires!

Sandy Clough retires and the AFC is crazy. Plus take a look at what the Broncos need to do to beat the Texans.    (44:38)
September 15, 2022

There's no reason to worry about the Texans this weekend

Sean Pendergast from Houston joins the show to discuss HOUvsDEN plus Shawn Drotar joins in to talk some Avs coverage of the new guy.    (47:28)
September 14, 2022

Has #BroncosCountry lost faith in Hackett already?

Is #BroncosCountry over-reacting? Did Nathaniel Hackett make good yesterday? Plus we've got some bragging and our first look ahead to the Texans with Mark Schlereth. Let's go!   (44:08)
September 13, 2022

Breakdown of the Broncos 17-16 loss to the Seahawks

Rachel, DMac and Jake discuss the Broncos loss to the Seahawks plus NFL and Broncos trivia!    (43:07)
September 13, 2022

Will Russell Wilson get boo'd tonight?

A look back at the Sunday games plus what the crew is expecting tonight in Seattle. We also have a loser for Week 1. Find out who!    (46:29)
September 9, 2022

Who's the fantasy sleeper in Washington?

Cecil and Rachel talk Bills, Von, predictions and fantasy!    (45:27)
September 8, 2022

Insides DMac's beef with Emmanuel Sanders

Join Rachel, DMac, Shawn Drotar and Seattle Producer Maura Dooley break down Broncos in Seattle and if Emmanuel Sanders should be added to the Ring of Fame    (47:23)
September 7, 2022

Will Russ win MVP before he wins another Super Bowl?

Lots of Broncos and a little bit of Rockies and Buffs thrown into todays show with Rachel, Will and Jake    (45:47)
September 6, 2022

Broncos named 19th on the PFT power rankings.. too low or too high?

We've got a jam-packed FULL 45 MINUTES with you talking NFL, college ball, Nuggets and it's Tuesday which means we have trivia!   (46:08)
September 1, 2022

Let's Ride for 7 more years!

Russell Wilson got a contract extension plus we've got puppy picks!    (33:45)
August 31, 2022

Who should be the top 15 fantasy QBs this season?

DMac and Will build out their top 15 fantasy QB list.    (35:25)
August 30, 2022

Roster Cuts and Trivia

Join Rachel, DMac, and Jake as they discuss the Broncos roster cuts plus play a little CSU/CU trivia!    (31:35)
August 29, 2022

Who will make the roster at WR?

Join DMac, Rachel, and James as they give you your Monday Coffee Break!    (32:39)
August 26, 2022

Who cares about the punter competition?

Let's start your Friday off on a high note, talking Nuggets and Broncos! Have we figured out the question marks around ILB and did Will Petersen find a solution to replacing Tim Patrick?   (29:49)
August 25, 2022

Jake and The Drive's hotdog journey

Injuries, hotdogs, revenge and fantasy football. What more could you ask for on a Thursday? Join Rachel and DMac right now!   (32:00)
August 24, 2022

Hotdog Talk

Why do Denver legends keep getting snubbed? Is a hot dog in a beer really as bad as it sounds?   (30:42)
August 23, 2022

DMac's Spoiler Alert

Coffee Break is LIVE It's Tuesday which means we have trivia! Today's theme: In The NFL headlines. Rachel, DMac, and Will discuss Albert O, Kevin Durant, and Game of Thrones   (39:59)
August 22, 2022

Should Russ get paid more than Lamar Jackson?

You won't believe how many people showed up to Nathan MacKinnon's day at the parade! Plus should Russ get paid more than Lamar Jackson? Join Rachel, DMac, and James right now!   (34:17)
August 19, 2022

Did the Avs make the right choice with Nazem Kadri?

Our first edition of Merilatt Matchup plus a walkup song discussion    (31:08)
August 18, 2022

Breaking News! Kadri Update!

Get the latest update/immediate reaction of Nazem Kadri going to the Flames. Plus Broncos injury news and a funny story about Melvin Gordon!    (33:17)
August 17, 2022

Poor Drew Lock

Join Rachel Vigil and Will Petersen as they discuss the cuts made to the Broncos, the Drew Lock saga, Jamal Murray back in action and how close we are to seeing the Stanley Cup champs back in action!   (32:25)
August 16, 2022

Who had the best Broncos fit on Saturday?

 Let's talk NBA schedule release! Plus the latest on Randy Gregory and the best Broncos fit.    (33:44)
August 15, 2022

Is Russell Wilson too low on NFL's Top 100?

Today on Coffee Break: ✂️ Who could get released from the Broncos ahead of tomorrows cuts? 💯 NFL Top 100 began! Where do two Bronco players land? 📱 A FaceTime call that you won't want to miss!   (32:25)
August 11, 2022

Joint practice!

The Cowboys are in town! D-Mac joins Rachel Vigil on Coffee Break live from UC Health Training Center as the joint practice gets rolling!   (28:29)
August 10, 2022

Is Robson Walton a voice-text or speaker phone kinda guy?

The Walton/Penner group has arrived at UC Health Training Center! A first glance at the new owners plus Dallas Cowboys reporter Kyle Youmans joins the show   (33:32)
August 9, 2022

Bagels

🐐 A GOAT steps away🔑 The keys to the Broncos are handed over🐻 Should the Broncos go after Roquan Smith?❓ Tuesday Trivia!   (30:35)
August 8, 2022

Are you rooting for Drew Lock?

🏈 It's a special Monday as the final week of training camp is here🔓 Are you rooting for Drew Lock in Seattle? 🏆 Where's the Stanley Cup?   (31:11)
August 4, 2022

What's the worst sunburn you've ever had?

The longest-tenured Bronco isn't close to being done yet, plus a check-in with what the Nuggets are up to! Join us right now!   (30:55)
August 3, 2022

Is Odell Beckham Jr a fit for the Broncos?

Will the Broncos be able to find a replacement for Tim Patrick within the team or will they have to look to FA to shop around? Take your Coffee Break with Rachel Vigil and friends right now!   (32:34)
August 2, 2022

Keenan Allen, Let's Ride!

A Tuesday full of breaking news and trivia! Join Rachel Vigil and Jake Shapiro as they break down everything from Broncos Training Camp to one of the biggest trades in MLB history!   (29:51)
August 1, 2022

Football is back! And what are the Rockies doing?

We get football this month! We've got an update on who will join the Broncos out at practice today plus, should the Broncos get Russ's contract done now? One 104.3 host doesn't think so.   (30:48)
July 30, 2022

Does practice matter?

Day three of Training Camp is underway and a key piece of Super Bowl 50 is out at practice plus a look at the TE battle and if Jerry Jeudy's attitude is concerning.   (31:20)
July 30, 2022

Behind the scenes of Broncos Training Camp

Day two of Broncos Training Camp gets underway! A look at what the players are wearing plus who won day one between the offense and defense! Jake's got a take you don't want to miss, and you'll get to see behind-the-scenes footage of yesterday!   (28:48)
July 27, 2022

Setting the scene from Day 1 of Broncos Training Camp

It's here! Rachel Vigil and Will Petersen were live from UC Health Training Center as the Denver Broncos begin training camp!   (28:51)
July 26, 2022

Realistic Expectations for Broncos Training Camp

It feels like the first day of school as the Broncos report to training camp! Cecil and Rachel do some early predictions and discuss the realistic expectations for camp! Tune in right now!   (29:35)
July 25, 2022

Is Russell Wilson really a tier 2 QB?

As we wait for Broncos Training Camp to begin on Wednesday, @MaseDenver joins @heyrachelvigil to discuss if Justin Herbert is really ranked higher than Russell Wilson plus a look at some sick Bronco uni mockups!   (30:47)
July 22, 2022

Will Russell Wilson retire a Bronco?

Get a taste of what Broncos Training Camp will be like as both Cecil and Mase join the show to break down which Broncos WR you should take in your fantasy league and Williams/Gordon debate.   (32:55)
July 21, 2022

Would you put mayo in your coffee?

DMac is back for his weekly Coffee Break, and the crew is doing a blast from the past, taking a look back at some times that PR teams had to deal with headaches; plus, you won’t believe what this QB puts in his coffee!   (33:03)
July 20, 2022

How does the Seattle media feel about Russell Wilson?

We are one week away from Training Camp! Our guest today thinks Russell Wilson is "overrated" and the Broncos win totals dropped, what could have changed? Plus Rachel and Will discuss the Avalanche cap space and what needs to be done to keep Kadri!    (32:12)
July 19, 2022

Is the phrase "Let's Ride" corny?

It's Tuesday which means it's time for trivia! Come see if you can beat out the sports guys plus we're talking Madden rankings, update on where the Stanley Cup is and a hilarious video from the Avalanche!   (30:57)
July 18, 2022

Who's your pick for tonights Home Run Derby?

Rachel is back from vacation and the crew gets caught up on what happened this weekend. Some lives were changed forever and NBA Summer League comes to an end. @Peter_Baugh from The Athletic joins us to give us the latest on the Cup is and Nazem Kadri   (30:25)
July 8, 2022

Deep diving into the Broncos defense

A deal is closing in for the Avalanche on a player who helped out big time during the playoffs, find out who is it plus we're doing a deep dive into the Broncos defense with Andrew Mason as we are less than three weeks away from camp!   (38:20)
June 29, 2022

Who won the trade between the Nuggets and Wizards?

Breaking news from the Nuggets as they send two starters to Washington! Find out who and what Denver is getting in return. Plus the celebration for the Stanley Cup continues! See what the players have been up to since returning to Denver!   (31:47)
June 28, 2022

Stories from the Stanley Cup Final Game 6 with DMac

DMac is back in the Mile High City along with the Stanley Cup! Hear about his Tampa adventures, who impressed him the most this series and which Avs star let his daughter drink out of the Cup! Plus it's Tuesday which means its time for trivia!   (31:13)
June 24, 2022

Tonight can be the night the Avs hoist the Stanley Cup!

TODAY IS THE DAY! Can the Avalanche hoist the Stanley Cup tonight at Ball Arena! Get an early start to your game-day festivities plus we discuss how the Nuggets did last night in the NBA Draft!   (31:36)
June 23, 2022

Who are some names you should pay attention to for the Nuggets?

An Avalanche OT winner that caused quite the stir up after the game plus see Kadri's reaction (and it might not be what you think).The NBA Draft is tonight! What do the Nuggets need and who do you need to keep your eyes on?   (34:22)
June 22, 2022

Will Kadri make his return tonight for the Avalanche?

Are the signs pointing to a Kadri return tonight and do we know who will be in net for the Avalanche night in Game 4? Tune in right now to get the latest from Avs morning skate plus let's talk the greatness that is Cale Makar!   (32:58)
June 21, 2022

Who should start in net for the Avalanche in Game 4

The biggest question mark for Jared Bednar has to be who will be in goal for Game 4. Do you go with the guy whos been your starter all year or the guy whos hot in the playoffs so far? Plus it's Tuesday which means it's time for some trivia!    (29:05)
June 17, 2022

Here's why you should draft Courtland Sutton for your fantasy team

Let's dive deep into everything we learned at Bronco's mandatory minicamp plus a serious question regarding the NBA champions.    (32:46)
June 16, 2022

Get caught up on everything you missed in Denver sports this week!

 One down, three more to go for the Avs! Let's break down our favorite moments, check in with DMac live from Ball Arena and go over everything else we've missed this week in Denver sports!   (33:50)
June 15, 2022

Live from Ball Arena ahead of Game 1 + Broncos drama

Live from Ball Arena ahead of Game 1 between the Avalanche and Lightning plus we fill you in on some Broncos drama! Tune in right now!   (33:18)
June 14, 2022

Live from the NHL Stanley Cup Final Media Day!

The crew is live from Ball Arena ahead of the NHL Stanley Cup Final Media Day plus we have Trivia Tuesday on Avalanche/Lightning history! Test yourself and watch a Dmac jump in with the crew!     (30:19)
June 13, 2022

What to watch for at Bronco Minicamp!

It all begins this week... .#Mission16W continues! Get caught up on everything Avalanche related that happened over the weekend plus a look at what you should be on the watch for as Broncos Mandatory Minicamp gets underway!   (32:23)
June 10, 2022

Here's why the Broncos shouldn't go back to their old uniforms

Should the Broncos change uniforms in the upcoming season? Some say yes, some say no plus we're talking NHL playoffs and who should be back in goal!   (37:33)
June 9, 2022

Is a new logo in the Broncos future?

Will the Broncos get a new logo with the new owner? What can you buy for $4.65B and what can we expect to see out of the Avs as they await to find out their opponent for the Stanley Cup Final? We'll answer all these questions starting right now!   (31:39)
June 8, 2022

The Broncos now have the richest owner in the NFL, and it’s not close!

The Broncos now have the richest owner in the NFL, and it’s not close! What does this mean for the team, what are the next steps and who is Mellody Hobson? We've got all the details plus we show you what you could buy for $4.65B besides the Broncos!   (38:31)
June 7, 2022

Our very first Trivia Tuesday!

🧹🧹🧹 The Avalanche are heading to the Stanley Cup Final! Let the celebration continue plus hear from Andrew Mason on Broncos OTAs and our very first TRIVIA TUESDAY! Come join!   (34:13)
June 6, 2022

NHL Networks Jackie Redmond joins the show!

We don't know who is buying the Broncos just yet despite previous reports! Come hang out with us as we discuss the buying process, what's happening today at 3 pm, and talk Avs game four with NHL Networks Jackie Redmond!   (33:23)
June 3, 2022

Chris Dingman from the Avs' '01 team joins the show!

The Avalanche had a dominant performance in game two against the Oilers as they won 4-0 at home. Chris Dingman, played for the Avs when they won the Stanley Cup in 2001! He shares some stories and ins...   (32:21)
June 2, 2022

Darcy Kuemper is out for game two of the WCF! What does this mean for the Avs?

Kuemper is officially out for game two of the WCF. Can Francouz take this team to a 2-0 lead in the series? Nathaniel Hackett is putting his players to the test using the same program his kids use! Let's put your baseball knowledge to the test!   (36:32)
June 1, 2022

Are we giving the Broncos defense enough credit?

The Avalanche got the game one 8-6 win over the Edmonton Oilers but lost their goaltender in Darcy Kuemper. How did Francouz compare and was Cale Makar's goal actually offsides? Plus are we not giving the Broncos defense the credit they deserve?    (31:30)
May 31, 2022

What to expect between the Oilers and Avalanche in the WCF

DMac joins Rachel and Jake live from Ball Arena after morning skate plus the two discuss the difference in goaltending between the eastern and western conference. Then Jake deep dives into his article "3 moves new Nuggets boss Calvin Booth needs to consider this summer"   (34:54)
May 27, 2022

Who will stand out on the Broncos defense this season?

New Rockies uniforms were dropped this morning! Do you love them or hate them? The Avalanche have game six tonight! How much did the team let down Nathan MacKinnon in game five? Plus Broncos OTA talk and what Cecil shock Jake and Rachel    (35:08)
May 26, 2022

DMac joins us live from St. Louis (again..) plus are the Broncos getting new helmets?

The Avalanche lost a heartbreaker last night in game five and will travel back to St. Louis! There's lots to discuss in regards to the game plus we found out some new names involved in the Broncos ownership discussion. Who are they? Find out right now!   (32:36)
May 25, 2022

Should Kroenke have done more to keep Tim Connelly?

A debate on if Kroenke should of done more to keep Tim Connelly around plus DMac joins us live from Ball Arena ahead of game 5 tonight! Plus we have a few injury updates for you involving the Broncos! Come join us!   (32:59)
May 24, 2022

Kadri, Connelly and Broncos OTAs

Jake Shapiro and Rachel Vigil discuss Kadri and his revenge game against the Blues in game four. Tim Connelly is headed to Minnesota, who is Calvin Booth and is there faith in him to lead this Nuggets team.    (33:16)
May 23, 2022

DMac joins live from St. Louis ahead of Game 4

DMac joined live from St. Louis to discuss the drama happening around game four with a pretty surprising statement from the Blues HC. Plus James and Rachel discuss if Stan Kroenke can keep Tim Connelly!    (31:46)
May 20, 2022

Are sports about the big moments or winning championships?

Are sports about the big moments or winning championships! We had a great debate on this mornings Coffee Break plus we talk about the Avalanche losing the first game of the postseason and the competition at the O-line this season.    (30:48)
May 19, 2022

Are the Nuggets doomed if Tim Connelly leaves?

Andrew Mason, Jake Shapiro and Rachel Vigil react to the Tim Connelly, Broncos ownership news and Mike Rupp from the NHL Network joins the show to discuss game two of the Avs and Blues    (37:18)
May 18, 2022

Avalanche OT winner and everything that happened at Ball Arena

A look back at the Avalanche OT winner, some drama inside the box and a special guest inside Ball Arena! Plus we take a look at Von Millers house listing! Tune in right now with Rachel Vigil and Will Petersen! Ava   (32:05)
May 17, 2022

Rockies, NFL schedule videos and talking with Blues beat writer Jeremy Rutherford

Jake Shapiro and Rachel Vigil discuss if the Rockies will ever get above .500 again this season and what's the real issue with this team. Then let the rankings begin of the best NFL schedule release v...   (31:35)
May 16, 2022

Weekend Roundup + Andrew Mason joins the show!

Get caught up on everything happening around the Mile High City this weekend plus the newest member of our team joining us at 10:45 sharp! Come say hi!   (29:26)
May 13, 2022

Game by game breakdown of the Broncos 2022 season

Let’s break down the Broncos 2022 schedule game by game plus we have an update on Jerry Jeudy!       (38:34)
May 12, 2022

Jokic MVP announcement and behind the scenes look at player injuries and trading of numbers

Mark Schlereth joins the show to discuss the best moments from Jokic's MVP announcement plus we find out the craziest things players have traded to get a number in the NFL and some behind the scenes on player injuries    (31:29)
May 11, 2022

Guess the Broncos schedule with Rachel and Will

Rachel Vigil and Will Petersen take their best guesses at what the Broncos schedule will look like! Is Darcy Kuemper good for Round 2? We have an update plus the Rockies are ditching a uniform for this season. What will replace it? Find out right now!   (32:59)
May 10, 2022

What's the craziest thing that's happened in a hockey game?

We saw some crazy things in round one of the Stanley Cup Playoffs but where do they rank in the top crazy things we've seen in a hockey game? Plus we have a load of Bronco news to break down! Come join Rachel Vigil and Jake Shapiro right now!   (31:53)
May 9, 2022

Breaking Avalanche news LIVE from DMac in Nashville

The Joker is the back to back NBA MVP but where does he rank all time for Colorado professional athletes? DMac joins us LIVE from Nashville! Can the Avalanche get the sweep against the Predators?   (27:35)
May 6, 2022

An Avalanche worth of fun in last nights 2-1 OT win

Plus should Broncos Country stop worrying about who the new owner is going to be? Come join us for Coffee Break!   (31:27)
May 5, 2022

The Fan's Coffee Break: Love or hate the name in the mix for the Broncos ownership

DMac joins Rachel live from Ball Arena ahead of Game 2 between the Avs and Preds! Can the domination continue? A new name is appearing in the bid for the Broncos - do we love it or hate it?   (31:17)
May 4, 2022

This or That: London edition plus life advice thanks to the Rockies

The Broncos are headed to London in October. What are the best things to do and eat out in the UK? Plus was Jokic actually at the Avalanche game last night? He's how we know he wasn't!    (32:31)
May 3, 2022

DMac provides Game 1 updates live from Ball Arena

Mission 16W starts today! Let's talk Avs/Preds game one with a check in from DMac at Ball Arena! Plus the Broncos are heading overseas to go to London!   (26:39)
May 2, 2022

Where did things go wrong for the Broncos in the draft?

We're handing out grades to the Broncos on their draft picks and discussing UDFA with Cecil! Plus we get you caught up on everything that went down this weekend in CO pro sports!   (31:28)
April 28, 2022

The Fan's Coffee Break: Who was the best 2nd round draft pick for the Broncos in the last 20 years?

What changes need to be made this off-season for the Nuggets and who would you rather see the Avalanche play in round one? Plus we take a look back at all the top 2nd round picks for the Broncos over the last 20 years!   (29:41)
April 27, 2022

The Fan's Coffee Break: Cecils live NFL mock draft

We are one day away from the start of the NFL Draft! Cecil Lammey joins us today as we do a LIVE mock draft of the first four rounds! Plus we discuss the return of Melvin Gordon!   (32:19)
April 26, 2022

The Fan's Coffee Break: Broncos Mini Camp + a viral voicemail

We’re talking about the biggest takeaways from the first day of Broncos Mini Camp, who’s to blame for the Rockies’ loss last night. Plus if you had $44M – what would you rather buy?   (32:05)
April 25, 2022

The Fan's Coffee Break: Weekend Roundup

Happy Monday! Lots going on this weekend in Colorado sports! Let's break it all down!   (31:21)
April 22, 2022

The Fan's Coffee Break: Immediate Reaction to the Broncos Pre-Draft Presser

https://denverfan.com/2097901/immediate-reaction-to-the-broncos-pre-draft-presser/   (30:11)
April 21, 2022

The Fan's Coffee Break: The Avalanche are headed to Finland

Why Broncos Country does or doesn't want Deebo to come to Denver, the Avalanche are headed to Finland next season and a look at Colorado States' new court!   (32:52)
April 20, 2022

The Fan's Coffee Break: Want to meet Russell Wilson? Stink has some insight on how to do it!

Mark Schlereth joins the show today to discuss Broncos, Nuggets, and a Q&A!    (46:24)
April 19, 2022

The Fan's Coffee Break: Catch up on all the Nuggets drama from the last 12 hours!

The Nugget reaction continues! Let us get you all caught up on the drama from the end of the game to now. Did you enjoy last nights Postgame Live? If so, you’ll love today’s show!   (30:39)