Peyton Manning says he's sick over center J.D. Walton's broken ankle that ended his season and feels fortunate a veteran like Dan Koppen is able to step in.
Manning said Wednesday that while everybody was focused on his arm strength upon his arrival in Denver seven months ago, the biggest thing on his mind was working with his new snapper to get the center-QB exchange down...
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October 03, 2012
The Denver Broncos have placed center J.D. Walton on injured reserve with a broken and dislocated left ankle.
Walton was hurt just before halftime in the Broncos' 37-6 win over Oakland on Sunday when Raiders defensive end Jack Crawford inadvertently crashed into his legs as he was making the tackle on running back Lance Ball.
Walton was replaced by Dan Koppen, who was signed...
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October 01, 2012
Denver Broncos center J.D. Walton is out for the year after the team placed him on injured reserve Monday, a day after he broke an ankle during a 37-6 rout of the Oakland Raiders. Walton left late in the first half and was replaced by veteran Dan Koppen. The move was announced by Broncos coach John Fox during his weekly press conference. Fox said Koppen should have no problem...
Denver Broncos center J.D. Walton is most likely out for the remainder of the season with a broken ankle, the Denver Post reported Monday. Walton left late in the first half of the Broncos 37-6 rout of the visiting Oakland Raiders on Sunday. He was replaced by veteran Dan Koppen. Denver travels to New England next Sunday to face the Patriots, Koppen's former team.
Broncos center J.D. Walton had played all but one snap in the first 37½ games of his NFL career, but he will not play again this season after he suffered a broken ankle late in the first half of the Broncos' 37-6 victory against the Oakland Raiders, Mike Klis of the Denver Post reports.
The Broncos are placing him on injured reserve today.
"Disappointed in the injury...
The Denver Broncos rolled Oakland 37-6 Sunday but lost a key offensive player in center J.D. Walton during the game at Mile High.
Walton suffered a season ending broken ankle late in the first half.
"Disappointed in the injury, but the guys did a great job and I'm glad we got the win and got back on the right track," said Walton via The Denver Post.
Walton went down...
Broncos center J.D. Walton suffered a broken ankle late in the second quarter and will likely miss the rest of the season.
Walton was blocking out front of a run by Lance Ball when the center was inadvertently rolled up from behind by Oakland Raiders defensive end Jack Crawford.
Walton had played all but one snap in his first two seasons and 3 1/2 games into his third. He was...
Denver Broncos center J.D. Walton injured his ankle in the first half of today's game against the Oakland Raiders. He will not return to the game.
Walton was replaced by former Patriots center Dan Koppen. Source: The Redzone Attached Thumbnails
DENVER - AUGUST 29: Center J.D. Walton #50 of the Denver Broncos leads the offensive line as he prepares snap the ball against the Pittsburgh Steelers during preseason NFL action at INVESCO Field at Mile High on August 29, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Steelers 34-17. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
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