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NFL Injury Report:
Denver Broncos cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie had to
be carted off the practice field yesterday after he suffered a left ankle
sprain. After being evaluated by the team’s training staff, the Broncos
announced that Rodgers-Cromartie is expected to miss two to three weeks of
action as a result of the injury, according to Caitlin Swieca of The Denver
Rodgers-Cromartie suffered the injury during one-on-one
drills. He went up against rookie wide receiver Quincy McDuffie and landed
awkwardly on his left leg.
While head coach John Fox admitted he’s concerned his
cornerback has to miss time, he’s confident that Rodgers-Cromartie will be able
to return in time to suit up for Denver’s regular season opener against the
"He's done it before, so I'm not overly
(concerned)," Broncos coach John Fox said. "But any time you miss
time, I'm concerned."
The Broncos signed Rodgers-Cromartie as a free agent after parting ways with the Philadelphia Eagles this offseason, inking the veteran corner to a
one-year, $5 million deal.
Beyond Rodgers-Cromartie, the Broncos were also without
defensive tackle Sylvester Williams and tight end Jacob Tamme yesterday.
Williams continues to recover from a knee injury he suffered on Monday, while
Fox said Tamme is dealing with a right quad ailment.
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We reported earlier that Broncos cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie was carted off the practice field today.
According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie suffered a high ankle sprain.
Some relief in Denver. From a Broncos source, Dominque Rodgers-Cromartie suffered a high ankle sprain.
— Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) July 31, 2013
High ankle sprains...
According to Lindsey Jones of USA TODAY Sports, Broncos cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie was carted off the practice field today.
Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie driven off the field. Put no weight on left leg as he was helped into locker room. #Broncos
— Lindsay Jones (@bylindsayhjones) July 31, 2013
Rodgers-Cromartie has had a very good camp so far. It would be a shame...
The Denver Broncos were able to lure former Colt Ryan Lilja out of retirement to play center with his old teammate Peyton Manning, the team announced Wednesday.
Lilja played guard while with Manning from 2004-2009, and is familiar with QB Peyton Manning's line calls. Manning probably would've preferred Jeff Saturday, but he'll settle for Lilja.
Before his retirement...
Hopefully, nothing too serious, but we will updated when we have more details.
BREAKING: Broncos CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie carted off field with leg injury.
— NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) July 31, 2013
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