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NFL Injury Report:
With the regular season approaching, Stewart Bradley had
appeared to have won the Denver Broncos’ starting middle linebacker position.
However, Bradley was one of several Broncos’ players – also including Champ Bailey, Wes Welker and Derek Wolfe – to be injured during their preseason
contest against the Seattle Seahawks. As a result of the injury, Bradley
required surgery on his wrist, a procedure that will sideline him for several
weeks, according to Mike Klis of The Denver Post.
Injuries and suspensions have caused the Broncos’ linebacker
unit to be shaken up over the last few days. In addition to Bradley’s surgery, Von Miller has learned that he will be suspended for the start of the regular
As a result, the Broncos are moving Wesley Woodyard from
weakside linebacker to the middle, while Danny Trevathan, who usually sees time
at weakside linebacker in the team’s nickel defense, is going to be their
starting weakside linebacker in their base defense, according to Klis. Miller
is appealing his suspension, but Denver will have to replace him at strongside
linebacker whenever a ruling is handed down.
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— Clarence Hill (@clarencehilljr) August 20, 2013
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