Roger Jackson signed with the Broncos in 1982 as a defensive back, and played five seasons in Denver. He played in 53 games and started 5, but for four of those years Roger wore #28. Roger spent a total of 18 years in the NFL, including his 13 years as a scout. Roger scouted for the Minnesota Vikings for (9) years, Kansas City Chiefs for (2) years, and the Denver Broncos for (2) years. His career stats are 1 Sack and 2 interceptions, though none of those came while he wore #25. After his retirement, Roger returned to his hometown of Macon, Georgia and founded Motivating Youth Foundation, Inc. (MOYO), an after-school program that serves students from over 25 public schools in the area.
Eric Davis was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the 2nd round (53rd overall) of the 1990 NFL Draft. He played with the Niners for 6 years and 5 years with the Carolina Panthers before joining the Broncos in 2002, at 34 years old. Eric had 13 Tackles, one pass defensed, a Forced Fumble and a Fumble Recovery in 16 games. He ended his career with the Detroit Lions having won a Super Bowl Ring (XXIX), 2 Pro Bowl appearances (1995, 1996) and named All-Pro in 1995, 1996, 1997.
Denard Walker was drafted by the Tennessee Oilers in the 3rd round (75th overall) of the 1997 NFL Draft. He played 4 seasons with the Oilers/Titans before joining the Broncos in 2001. He wore #27 that year and arguably had his best year, intercepting 3 passes and running one back for a touchdown. Denard switched to #25 in 2002 and made 64 stops and one interception. Walker moved on to spend the next 3 years with Minnesota and Oakland before retiring in 2005.
Tony Carter was signed by the Denver Broncos as an undrafted free agent in 2009. Waived during final cuts in September, Tony was signed to the Practice Squad. He got promoted to the active roster in December and made his NFL debut in Week 15 against the Oakland Raiders. Carter finished the 2009 season with 3 tackles and one pass defensed. He spent the first three games of the 2010 preseason with the Broncos before being waived/injured in August, 2010 with a hamstring injury. He cleared waivers and was cut loose with an injury settlement.
Nick Ferguson was originally signed by the Cincinnati Bengals as an undrafted free agent in 1996. It took an unusual road through the Canadian Football League and NFL Europe before Ferguson found his way to the NFL with the New York Jets. After a 3 year stint in New York, Nick joined the Broncos before the 2003 season as a free agent. Ferguson became a regular starter at safety by Week 4 of the regular season. He appeared in 15 games during the 2003 season, making 72 tackles to rank 4th on the team in total tackles. In 2004, Ferguson was voted Special Teams captain and led all special-teamers in tackles. In all, Nick had 280 tackles, 1 Sack, 6 interceptions, forced 4 fumbles, recovering 3 in 5 seasons with the Denver Broncos.
And the greatest Bronco to wear #25 is...
Haven Moses was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the 1st round (9th overall) of the 1968 NFL Draft. Haven spent 5 years with the Bills before being traded to the Denver Broncos for Wide Receiver Dwight Harrison in 1972. The very next season, Moses went to the Pro Bowl. In 10 years with the Broncos, Haven started 127 of 140 games. He had 302 receptions, 5,450 yards, an 18.0 yard average and 44 touchdowns. He also had 13 carries for 47 yards and a touchdown,
- Tied for 4th in Career touchdown catches (44)
- Tied for most touchdowns in a Game (3)
- 2nd highest average per completion (18.0)
- Inducted to the Broncos Ring of Fame in 1988.
MHR passes a Mile High Salute to the Greatest Bronco to wear #25; Wide Receiver Haven Moses.