“I choose the Air Force every year. That was the branch of the military that my dad was a part of. … I always put it on my helmet, take a picture and send it to him. That’s something that he would be proud of.”

Broncos players reveal military inspirations behind helmet decal selections

We talked with just a handful of Broncos players to hear their stories of the personal connections that led them to pick the branches that ended up on their helmets.