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Second-year safety Quinton Carter said Monday that the right hamstring he popped at the Denver Broncos' indoor practice bubble last month was a blessing because it led doctors to discover he needed a left knee operation.
Carter made his first appearance at training camp since getting hurt July 27 and said afterward he hopes to return to the field by next week so he can play in the Broncos' third preseason game, against San Francisco on Aug. 26.
In his first public comments since undergoing knee surgery, Carter told The Associated Press he hurt his left knee in a game against New England on Dec. 18 but MRIs hid the injury until last month, when he hurt his right hamstring and doctors took another look at his bothersome left knee.
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We’re reading increased reports of big Orlando Franklin‘s possible shift from right tackle to a position in the interior of the offensive line, with right guard (somewhat surprisingly) being the most-discussed destination. The idea: move Franklin to right guard, then shift Chris Kuper over to left guard, replacing Zane Beadles. The move would put the Broncos’ strongest offensive...
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning was a guest on Jim Rome's show today acknowledging that his arm is not quite the same as it was when he was 22.
“I still have strength to recover, still have work to do,” Manning said. “I am 36 years old. My arm has a lot of yards and a lot of touchdowns on it, so it’s probably not going to be the same as it was when it was 22...
Denver Broncos wide receiver Eric Decker says some of the guys miss Tim Tebow.
According to NFL.com, Decker told "NFL AM" that Tebow's presence in the locker room is missed.
“A bunch of guys do miss him because there was so much respect for a guy like him,” Decker said Tuesday morning on NFL Network. “He’s just a good guy, he worked harder than anybody I’ve...
Champ Bailey's thumbs got quite the workout in the offseason as he bombarded Peyton Manning with texts pleading with him to come to Denver.
Manning returned just two of them.
The first one basically said, ''Thanks, I'll get back to you.''
The second one, now, that's the one that got Bailey excited.
''Let's go!'' it read.
It appears rookie third round draft pick Ronnie Hillman has the inside track to be Willis McGahee's top backup. According to Mark Stringer of Rantsports.com, Hillman has the best chance of being Denver's change of pace back.
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...
Denver Broncos rookie Derek Wolfe has been climbing the depth chart and has been receiving some playing time with the first-team defense, according to the Denver Post.
Wolfe primarily played tackle at Cincinnati, but has been lining up at end in the Broncos 4-3 defense. He would appear to be best suited as a run-stuffing end in their system, but managed to record two sacks in the...
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...
The story was Peyton Manning and how he was finally back on an NFL field after nearly two years of inactivity. The last game Manning played in was on January 8th, 2011 in a Wild Card Playoff loss to the New York Jets. Manning was on the field for one drive on Thursday night for 11 plays, drove the Broncos 50 yards down the field in 5:39 minutes of action before ending the night...
Denver, CO. How good, and pleasantly strange, was it to see Peyton Manning taking snaps in live action last Thursday night? For all Denver Broncos fans, it finally had to really sink in that signing Peyton was not a dream. Although he didn’t look perfect, he did look very close to his old self, slingin darts like he has so many times in the past. This year has so many expectations...
DENVER It all started nearly 10 years ago when Willis McGahee went crashing to the turf in the Fiesta Bowl.
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).
That was the...
After a substantial 31-3 win over the Chicago Bears, the Denver Broncos are feeling pretty good about their team at this moment.
All of this being said, everyone who has praised the Broncos and the efforts of No. 18 at the helm, are forgetting that the savior that is Peyton Manning only played in one series during the contest.
A total of 12 plays versus the Bears is hardly anything...