Derek Wolfe of the Denver Broncos joined The Press Box on Mile High Sports Radio on Thursday morning, discussing a variety of topics — including being in a coma last season. It’s worth a listen.
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Denver Broncos defensive end Derek Wolfe suffered a seizure on the team bus headed to the airport for a game in Kansas City back in November and didn’t play the rest of the season. He didn’t talk with the media either — and speculation ran rampant about what was actually wrong with Wolfe.
Today, more than three weeks after the Super Bowl, and nearly three months after the incident...
It’s been a long time coming, but the Denver Broncos finally confirmed Tuesday what seemed obvious for the last few weeks: Defensive end Derek Wolfe won’t play football again this year.
Wolfe hasn’t played since Week 12 and has barely been around the Broncos since suffering seizure like symptoms on the team bus headed to the airport for the Week 13 game in Kansas City.
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Broncos defensive lineman Derek Wolfe left the team's game in an ambulance, but it sounds like he is doing alright.
Denver Broncos rookie defensive lineman Derek Wolfe during training camp Saturday, July 28, 2012. (BroncoTalk.net photo)
One play, Derek Wolfe burst through the offensive line, sharing a sack of Caleb Hanie with Malik Jackson. A play later, he dove on a botched snap for the fumble recovery.
All this from the right defensive end position. Wolfe was drafted as a defensive tackle.
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The Wolfe has joined his pack.
The newest member of Denver’s Orange Carnivore defense, rookie defensive tackle Derek Wolfe, practiced with all of his teammates for the time on Tuesday. Wolfe signed a four-year deal with the team in May, but was not allowed to participate in offseason workouts with the team until college class graduated...
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On Monday, it was reported that defensive tackle Derek Wolfe had agreed to terms with the Denver Broncos. As of Tuesday however, Wolfe had yet to officially sign the dotted line, per the team.
We expect the Broncos to announce Wolfe’s signing soon however, as his contract details have already been leaked. Wolfe’s four-year...