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Not a good Tuesday for Broncos fans. Starting right guard Chris Kuper has suffered a broken right forearm. The injury will sideline Kuper between four to six weeks, which means he will likely miss the season opener, and potentially the two or three games after that. Kuper was injured when he was caught at the bottom of a team pile during practice on Tuesday at Dove Valley.
Starting in his absence will be Guard Manny Ramirez. Ramirez started the preseason opener at the Bears due to Kuper missing that game due to injury also. Ramirez was expected to be used as a backup utility lineman entering the season, but now in the event of Kuper's injury, Ramirez will be expected to hold down the right side of the line, along with second year player, Orlando Franklin.
Entering the season, Kuper was Denver's most experienced and longest-tenured offensive lineman. Kuper has been with the Broncos since 2006, and has started on the line since 2007.
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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...
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...
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 defensive end Jason Hunter is out at least two months with a torn triceps and might miss the entire season.
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...
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...
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We got our first look—albeit brief—at Peyton Manning in orange (white) and blue last week when the veteran quarterback played one series in Denver’s preseason opener against Chicago. On Saturday, we’ll get a larger sampling size to disect.
Coach John Fox noted earlier in the week that the starters will play into the second quarter against the...
DENVER It might not conjure memories of Tim Tebow, whose No. 15 jersey was worn by legions of fans in Denver.
Still, Andre Caldwell was swarmed for autographs after a recent Broncos scrimmage. One man asked Caldwell to hold his baby before pulling out his cell phone for a quick shot of the two.
"That was something new for me," the wide receiver said of the request.
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...