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Dan Koppen slams former teammate Brandon Spikes

USA TODAY Sports ImagesAfter the Patriots decided not to resign former University of Florida linebacker Brandon Spikes he hit the open market and found a new home with the Patriots division rival. Spikes signed a one year deal for $3.25 million back in March. Dan Koppen made some interesting comments about his former teammate on Sports Tonight and said:I think Brandon Spikes is a...
Via Patriots Life
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Lilja comes out of retirement to sign with the Broncos

After losing Dan Koppen to a torn ACL this past weekend, the Denver Broncos seem to have found his replacement. According to Mike Klis of the Denver Post, center Ryan Lilja has come out of retirement to sign a one-year deal with the Broncos. Ryan Lilja has ended his retirment. He's agreed to terms on a 1-year deal with Broncos. — Mike Klis (@MikeKlis) July 31, 2013   Need...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos Place C Dan Koppen On Injured Reserve

Bad news broke Denver Broncos camp as center Dan Koppen was forced onto the injured reserve list with a tear to his left ACL, which will all but assuredly end his 2013/14 NFL season. Making matters more interesting is that when you factor in his age, 34, and the already evident demise of his talent, it would not be shocking to see him make this his final stand and ride off into the...
Via FF Locker Room
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Broncos C Dan Koppen suffers ACL tear

Dan Koppen considered retirement before re-signing with the Denver Broncos this off season. Now the center may be lost for the season with an ACL injury in training camp. Broncos fear Dan Koppen has torn his acl — Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) July 28, 2013 The Broncos signed Koppen after J.D. Walton suffered an ankle injury. Now Denver will seek out another name for the position. With...
July 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos agree to terms with Dan Koppen

The Denver Broncos agreed to terms with free-agent center Dan Koppen on Thursday, after news that J.D. Walton will be out until mid-October due to a left ankle injury that forced him to the bench only four games into the 2012 season. Koppen then became the starting center for the rest of the regular season and one playoff game. Alongside him in the offense is another familiar face...
June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Broncos’ Koppen expected to start against Pats

All indications seem to be that veteran center Dan Koppen will start against his former team, the New England Patriots, on Sunday.  Koppen jumped in the lineup last week when starter J.D. Walton suffered an ankle injury against the Raiders; the Broncos placed Walton on injured reserve the next day, clearing the way for Koppen to get his first start of the season. Koppen (6-2, 300...
Via BroncoTalk
October 02, 2012  |  Discuss

"The Patriots went with four different centers on Wednesday against the Giants, as Dan Koppen, Ryan..."

“The Patriots went with four different centers on Wednesday against the Giants, as Dan Koppen,...
Via Pats Propaganda
August 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Dan Koppen's Return Gives Patriots Deepest Offensive Line in NFL

With Dan Koppen's surprising return, the Patriots might have the deepest offensive line in the NFL. Koppen reportedly signed a two-year, $6 million deal Friday to stay in New England, which means the Patriots will be paying someone starting-caliber money to sit on the bench. Last month, Dan Connolly signed a three-year deal that could be worth as much as $9.7 million, according...
April 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Greg Bedard reports that the Pats have come to terms with Dan...

Greg Bedard reports that the Pats have come to terms with Dan Connolly, and also speculates that it likely means the end of the line for Dan Koppen in New England, which is the end of era. We all took for granted how seamlessly Connolly replaced Koppen this year at center, which is no easy task. Clearly the Patriots like what he did and perhaps see a long term future for him there...
Via Pats Propaganda
March 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Dan Koppen open to re-signing with Patriots or moving on

New England Patriots center Dan Koppen will be a free agent this offseason and completely understands that there’s a good chance he’ll be playing for another team in 2012. “I’ve enjoyed my time here and I’ve enjoyed playing here,” Koppen told the Boston Herald. “Do I want to stay here and play? Yeah, absolutely, I’d love to come back here and play. But I’m not shut...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 18, 2012  |  Discuss
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