Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/13/14
After suffering a season-ending knee injury last year, running back Willis McGahee has now been released by the Denver Broncos.McGahee is entering his 11th season in the league and will be returning from his his second serious knee injury over his career.He was first injured in the Miami Hurricanes' 31-24 overtime loss in the 2003 National Championship game to the Ohio State Buckeyes, but has shown little effect to that devastating knee injury. This injury was to the opposite knee, and not nearly as serious.After missing his first season in the league recovering; McGahee has played in 130 regular season games where he has carried the ball 1,957 times for 8,097 yards, and 63 touchdowns. He also has 202 catches for 1,319 yards, and 5 touchdowns receiving out of the backfield.This move does not come as a surprise to some since the Broncos drafted Montee Ball in the second round of this year's Draft. To go along with Ball the Broncos also have second-year back Ronnie Hillman, and vetera...
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