Broncos’ Menelik Watson proposes to girlfriend during preseason game

DENVER — Broncos offensive tackle Menelik Watson proposed to his girlfriend during the Broncos’ preseason game against the Green Bay Pakcers at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Saturday night.

Watson proposed to his girlfriend, who was in the stands behind the Broncos bench, during the third quarter.

She said yes.

Watson is new to the Broncos. The 28-year-old joined the team in March after a few seasons with the Oakland Raiders.

He was drafted by the Raiders in the second round in 2013 after playing at Florida State.

Watson’s girlfriend, Azania Stewart, played college basketball in Florida and was on Great Britain’s 2012 Olympic team.