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Denver Broncos right guard Chris Kuper broke his left forearm at practice Tuesday and could miss up to six weeks.
Kuper got caught at the bottom of a pile during team drills early in practice and retreated to the team's Dove Valley headquarters for X-rays.
The Broncos said they expect Kuper to fully recover in four to six weeks.
He'll be replaced by Manny Ramirez, a sixth-year pro who started at right guard in the team's preseason opener at Chicago last week.
The stalwart of an otherwise young offensive line, Kuper was making progress in his return from a broken left leg in last season's regular season finale when he got hurt again.
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According to NFL.com, Decker told "NFL AM" that Tebow's presence in the locker room is missed.
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What Stringer says in this article isn't anything new. He simply says that Hillman returned to practice on Saturday after missing about a week...
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Hunter is the team's third defensive lineman to suffer a torn triceps at training camp in the last two years. Elvis Dumervil missed the 2010 season and Ty Warren missed last season.
Hunter had supplanted Robert Ayers as the starter at left end two weeks...
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That was something new for me, the wide receiver said of the request.
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Since then, he has kept a running tally on how many times he has been written off.
About eight or nine times, said the Denver Broncos running back. Since Ive been coming into the (NFL), Ive been written off. Ive been written off ever since that (Fiesta Bowl).
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