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Free agent acquisition Willis McGahee of the Denver Broncos has been a surprise this year as he leads the Denver Broncos team and is fifth in the AFC in rushing with 460 yards. The Broncos lost McGahee in the third quarter of their first overtime game of the season where they beat the Miami Dolphins 18-15. Coach John Fox confirmed McGahee broke a bone in his hand and he is scheduled for surgery, leaving him off of the Broncos roster for one to two weeks. The Broncos will rely on Knowshon Moreno to take McGahee’s place. For the past two seasons, Moreno was the starting tailback but injured his hamstring early this season. McGahee filled his spot and has had four consecutive 100 + yard games. Moreno has another chance and showed a glimmer of restoring his past numbers with seven carries for 28 yards and two catches for nine yards on Sunday. Lance Ball and potentially Jeremiah Johnson could also play backup tailback. Ball had six carries for 14 yards on Sunday and Johnson is a second year player who last played against the Cincinnati Bengals. This Sunday’s game against the Detroit Lions will be his chance to showcase the [...]
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When the Denver Broncos return home to face the Detroit Lions on Sunday, the team will be without starting running back Willis McGahee, who has a factured hand.
McGahee will undergo surgery Tuesday to repair a fractured fourth metacarpal in his right hand, reports Mike Klis of the Denver Post. McGahee would like to be back for the team’s Week Nine game in Oakland against the...
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The Broncos running back broke a bone in his right hand during Denver's win over Miami last Sunday and will be out of commission for the foreseeable future.
Denver Broncos running Willis McGahee is set to have his broken finger in his right hand repaired Tuesday and will be sidelined at least for this week's game against the Detroit Lions, and perhaps the next game against the Oakland Raiders.
McGahee broke the fourth metacarpal in an overtime loss against the Miami Dolphins.
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Broncos starting tailback Willis McGahee will be out one to four games because of a broken fourth metacarpal bone in his right hand.
Broncos running back Willis McGahee had surgery Tuesday to repair a broken finger on his right hand, coach John Fox confirmed Wednesday.
With starting running back Willis McGahee out, third year backs Knowshon Moreno and Lance Ball (pictured) could see a lot more carries. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
With starting running back Willis McGahee due to miss at least this week with a fractured hand, the Denver Broncos are left with just two backs on the active roster.
Third year running backs Knowshon Moreno and Lance Ball...
If you’re a running back and you play in the NFL, chances are you gut hurt on Sunday. Tim Hightower and Earnest Graham suffered season-ending injuries, while Willis McGahee and Beanie Wells sustained injuries that could keep them out a few weeks. Additionally, Marshawn Lynch, Mark Ingram, and Darren McFadden also got nicked. We’ll explore [...]
Defensive ends Robert Ayers (knee) and Elvis Dumervil (ankle) also were banged up against the Dolphins. Coach John Fox said today that more information on their status will be available later in the week.
With Willis McGahee expected to miss at least the game against the Detroit Lions this Sunday, and maybe the following week’s game at Oakland, the Broncos are searching for running back depth.
The Broncos worked out Xavier Omon and Tyrell Sutton on Tuesday. Omon played for the Buffalo Bills in 2008-09, when his running backs coach was Eric Studesville, who now holds the same position...