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Denver Broncos veteran starting cornerback Champ Bailey has shed his walking boot and returned to practice. Bailey suffered a sprained foot during the Broncos week two preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks. The Broncos are preparing for a rematch of last years AFC divisional game against the Baltimore Ravens in week one. Broncos head coach John Fox had little to say about the situation other than confirm he practiced. Bailey's presence alone had defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson hopeful.
"It's excellent," Vickerson said,via the Denver Post. Seeing him walking is knowing that he's close to getting healed, so it's all the better for this defense for him to come back and help.
Bailey a 15 year NFL veteran has 895 tackles and 52 interceptions in his career. If you doubt how important he still is to the Broncos, they kept 11 defensive backs on the active roster because his week one status in unknown. When he returns Denver will have a good one two punch with Bailey and six year veteran Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie.
If Bailey can't go in week one that will leave his duties in the hands of 5th year player Tony Carter. Saying Carter's a downgrade is a huge understatement based on his 31 career tackles and two interceptions. You can see why Vickerson and the rest of the team would be so encouraged to see Bailey at practice. Von Miller will already miss the game due to suspension and Elvis Dumervil left for Baltimore. Look for Joe Flacco and the Ravens to take advantage of these major gaps in the Broncos defense.
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According to USA TODAY Sports, Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey is expected to be a game-time decision for Thursday night’s season opener against the Ravens.
Bailey likely won’t know until Thursday if he’s going to get that chance because of the foot injury. He’s healed fairly quickly — ditching both his crutches and the walking boot in less than two weeks – but has...
According to Lindsey Jones of USA TODAY Sports, Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey was limited at practice today.
Champ is probably going to be listed as limited — but he's not doing much during individual drills.
— Lindsay Jones (@bylindsayhjones) September 3, 2013
It continues to look like Bailey will be a game-time decision.
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