No Fly Zone (Denver Broncos)

No Fly Zone
Formation 2015
Key people
Aqib Talib, T. J. Ward, Chris Harris Jr., Darian Stewart, Bradley Roby
Parent organization
Denver Broncos

The No Fly Zone are the defensive backs of the Denver Broncos since 2015. The current starting players are cornerbacks Aqib Talib and Chris Harris Jr., and safeties T. J. Ward and Darian Stewart. They quickly earned a reputation for consistently leading the National Football League (NFL) in numerous defensive categories.


The members of the No Fly Zone are cornerbacks Aqib Talib and Chris Harris Jr., safeties T. J. Ward and Darian Stewart and nickelback Bradley Roby.[1]


Following the 2015 season, Talib and Harris were named to the 2016 Pro Bowl.[2]


2015 season

The inaugural year of the No Fly Zone, the Broncos defense allowed only one 300-yard passer all season, Ben Rothlisberger in week 15, on the road. The performance of the No Fly Zone lead to some victories of the Denver Broncos, e. g. in Week 1, 2, 4, 5 and in the AFC Championship Game.[1]


  1. 1 2 Silver, Michael (February 5, 2016). "Broncos' No Fly Zone on the path to defensive greatness". National Football League. Retrieved June 29, 2016.
  2. Raymond, Allie (December 22, 2015). "Four Broncos selected for 2016 Pro Bowl". Denver Broncos. Retrieved June 29, 2016.
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