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The final six games of the 2012 season could be running back Knowshon Moreno‘s final opportunity to start in Denver, and he is not taking that fact for granted. “It feels good to be back, but you hate to see a teammate go down with an injury,”  Moreno said on Monday.  ”That really hurts, but at the [...]

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Published on 11/20/2012 at Tue Nov 20 07:00.   35 Comments
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With starting running back Willis McGahee out with an injury, Denver’s backfield has found itself in a predicament. Rookie Ronnie Hillman has shown flashes of speed and elusiveness but cannot pass block to save his life.  Fourth-year back Lance Ball has never been more than a so-so back and Knowshon Moreno has been inactive since Week 2. [...]

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Published on 11/19/2012 at Mon Nov 19 17:36.   41 Comments
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Denver’s backfield was dealt a tough blow on Monday afternoon.  Coach John Fox announced that starting running back Willis McGahee suffered a torn medial collateral ligament and compression fracture in his right knee against San Diego on Sunday. “Willis McGahee did have a ligament tear,” said Fox.  ”It’s non-surgical.  He’s not on IR at this point. Obviously, he’s [...]

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Published on 11/19/2012 at Mon Nov 19 17:07.   3 Comments
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Bad news for San Diego quarterback Philip Rivers—both Elvis Dumervil a D.J. Williams are active for Denver’s defense today. Dumervil, a two-time Pro Bowl defensive end who battled a shoulder injury during practice this week, has recorded 18 tackles and 7.0 sacks in eight career games against Rivers. Meanwhile, Williams, a 245-pound veteran linebacker who just returned [...]

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Published on 11/18/2012 at Sun Nov 18 13:37.   2 Comments
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Sounds like Broncos‘ defensive end Elvis Dumervil will be a game-time decision this weekend. “He was limited,”  Coach John Fox told the team’s official website. “I think we’ll play it day to day and I’m sure we probably won’t have a final decision until about an hour and a half before kickoff.” Meanwhile, cornerback Tracy [...]

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Published on 11/16/2012 at Fri Nov 16 17:21.   No Comments
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Denver’s defense may be without two defenders this weekend.  Defensive end Elvis Dumervil (ankle) and cornerback Tracy Porter (illness) have missed practice for two consecutive days and appear unlikely to play against the Chargers in Week 11. “Right now, [Elvis Dumervil has] a muscle strain.  He’s getting treatment, doing everything he should be doing.  He’s [...]

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Published on 11/16/2012 at Fri Nov 16 07:00.   No Comments
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On Monday, Broncos Coach John Fox made two positive announcements when meeting with the media at Dove Valley. First, Fox noted that defensive end Elvis Dumervil, who suffered a shoulder injury on Sunday and had an MRI this morning, did not suffer a tear.  ”(The) MRI proved negative. It’s a muscle strain.  So that was good news,” [...]

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Published on 11/12/2012 at Mon Nov 12 17:02.   27 Comments
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During the Broncos 36-14 win over the Panthers on Sunday, two-time Pro Bowl defensive end Elvis Dumervil suffered a strained left shoulder and left the game.  On Monday morning, Dumervil will have an MRI, according to the Denver Post. Dumervil said he felt a strain but “nothing popped,” concluding, “it’s hard to pinpoint what happened at what [...]

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Published on 11/12/2012 at Mon Nov 12 12:35.   2 Comments
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The Denver Broncos on Friday released their injury report for Sunday’s Week 10 match-up against Carolina.  Offensive guard Chris Kuper (ankle) and cornerback Tracy Porter (illness) were the only players ruled out for the game. Full injury report provided courtesy of the team below – PLAYER Kuper Porter Decker Green McGahee Stokley Thomas Leonhard INJURY Ankle Illness Thigh Hamstring Knee [...]

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Published on 11/09/2012 at Fri Nov 09 17:15.   2 Comments
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The good news for Denver’s offensive line is that the injury sustained by guard Chris Kuper on Sunday is not as bad as it could have been.  The bad news is that he’ll likely miss a month of football due to a severely sprained left ankle. This is not the first time Kuper has had [...]

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Published on 11/07/2012 at Wed Nov 07 07:30.   3 Comments
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