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2014 NFL Season Predictions: Denver Broncos

Key Losses: Eric Decker (WR) Robert Ayers (DT) Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (CB) Trindon Holliday (KR) Michael Huff (S) Quentin Jammer (CB) Dan Koppen (OL) Chris Kuper (OL) Knowshon Moreno (RB) Shaun Phillips (DE) Wesley Woodyard (LB) Champ Bailey (CB)   Key Additions: DeMarcus Ware (DE) Aqib Talib (CB) TJ Ward (S) Chris Harris (CB) Will Montgomery […] The post 2014 NFL Season...
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August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Broncos' Chris Kuper retires last of the class of 2006

Denver Broncos' Offensive Guard Chris Kuper is retiring after eight seasons in the NFL reports Mike Klis of the Denver Post. Kuper is the last member of the Broncos draft class of 2006 that included Jay Cutler, Brandon Marshall, and Elvis Dumervil. The team released a statement and Kuper expressed his gratitude.  I'd like to thank Mr. Bowlen, John Elway, Coach Fox...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Broncos G Chris Kuper Retiring From The NFL

Denver Broncos G Chris Kuper announced that he has decided to retire after eight seasons in the NFL. “The season kind of furthered my idea that this would probably be the end for me,” Kuper said on Monday, via the Denver Post. “I didn’t feel good all season. I did my best when I was out there. I just wasn’t the same player. And I think that’s a big part of my decision...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos lineman Chris Kuper has decided to hang up his cleats

Chris Kuper announced via the Denver Post that he was hanging up his cleats, and calling it over after just eight years in the NFL. Chris Kuper foremost thanked his wife Cynthia, his sweetheart since he was an underclassman at A.J. Dimond High School. They have two young children, Madeline and James and plan on […]The post Denver Broncos lineman Chris Kuper has decided to hang...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Broncos guard Chris Kuper returns to the field

Denver Broncos offensive lineman Chris Kuper made a surprise appearance in pads at practice Tuesday shortly after agreeing to a restructured contract. He had been on the physically unable to perform list following a second operation on his left ankle, which was dislocated in the 2011 regular-season finale. He played in just seven games last year. During warmups, Kuper snapped the...
Via Fox Sports
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

J.D. Walton could miss entire Broncos season

Denver Broncos center J.D. Walton had surgery on his left ankle Monday and could possibly miss the 2013 season, reports Jeff Legwold of The Denver Post. Walton needed surgery to replace some hardware in his left ankle that was originally 
Via Sports-Glory
June 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos sign G Louis Vasquez

I didn’t like a lot of moves today. That’s normally how the first day goes. The desperate teams make the big splash moves and don’t get any better as a result and end up cutting him 2 or 3 years into the deal, while the smart teams let things come to them once the buyers dry up on the later days of free agency and also build through the draft. However, this is one move I really...
Via The Football Fan Spot
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Broncos OL Chris Kuper Requires Another Surgery

Denver Broncos offensive lineman Chris Kuper will require another surgery in the same area as the severe left ankle dislocation he sustained during the final game of the 2011 season, according to Mike Klis of The Denver Post. "This one is less traumatic," Kuper said. "It doesn't have all the other things wrong in there, so I'm optimistic it will be a normal...
Via NFL Injury Report
January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Broncos Injury Report: Tracy Porter, Chris Kuper, Ryan Clady

The Denver Broncos are a healthy unit entering today’s AFC Divisional round matchup against the Baltimore Ravens, as cornerback Tracy Porter, who’s out due to a concussion, is the only player on the team’s injury report listed below probable. Porter has still not been cleared to return to practice since suffering a concussion during a Dec. 23 contest against the Cleveland...
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January 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Broncos G Kuper ready for 1st playoff appearance

Nobody knows the value of right guard Chris Kuper's presence like Peyton Manning. Coming off a series of neck surgeries, Denver's quarterback was sacked 21 times this season, but only twice with Kuper in the Broncos' lineup. Although Manny Ramirez admirably filled in for him, the pocket of protection wasn't the same with Kuper out. The anchor of Denver's offensive...
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January 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Holliday deactivated for Broncos vs. Chiefs

Right guard Chris Kuper is active for the Denver Broncos' game against Kansas City. He hasn't played since Dec. 2 because of a left ankle sprain. Kuper, who also was dealing with migraine headaches, has played in six games this season. He missed the first month with a broken forearm and five of the last seven with problems in his left ankle. Kick returner Trindon Holliday...
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December 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Holliday doubtful, Porter out for Broncos-Chiefs

Kick returner Trindon Holliday is doubtful for the Denver Broncos' season finale against Kansas City because of a sprained ankle that has sidelined him all week. Also, cornerback Tracy Porter (concussion) was ruled out for Sunday while right guard Chris Kuper is 50-50 after participating on a limited basis for the second straight day. He's been sidelined with a sprained...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Kuper downgraded for Broncos-Raiders

Denver Broncos right guard Chris Kuper has been downgraded to questionable for Thursday night's game at Oakland with a sprained ankle. Kuper was listed as probable during the week but was downgraded Thursday morning. Manny Ramirez would replace him in the lineup against the Raiders if he can't play. Kuper is the Broncos' top offensive lineman, but he's made just...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos at Carolina Panthers: Three Bold Predictions

If you strictly look at records going into the matchup between the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers in Week 10 of the NFL season, this looks like an incredible mismatch between a 5–3 record versus 2–6. As with many situations in football, however, the numbers don’t even begin to tell the story.Carolina has been one of the most snake bitten teams in the 2012 season, as...
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November 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Broncos Injury Report: Demaryius Thomas, Chris Kuper, Peyton Manning

While the Broncos exited Sunday’s matchup with the Cincinnati Bengals fairly healthy, the team has announced that offensive lineman Chris Kuper will miss two to four weeks with a severely sprained left ankle, reports Mike Klis of The Denver Post. Quarterback Peyton Manning showed no ill-effects of his thumb injury, while wide receiver Demaryius Thomas offered fans and fantasy...
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November 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Chris Kuper suffers severe ankle sprain in Broncos' 31-23 victory against Bengals

Denver Broncos guard Chris Kuper twisted his left ankle in a line of scrimmage pile up during the third quarter of the Broncos' 31-23 win over the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday. "He was frustrated, but the ankle was straight," Ryan Clady said via The Denver Post. "It wasn't bent or anything." X-rays revealed no break in the ankle.  Kuper suffered a severe...
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November 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos: Team Names Captains for 2012 Season

  The Broncos named their five team captains on Wednesday, and the list isn't shocking. QB Peyton Manning, G Chris Kuper, CB Champ Bailey, DE Elvis Dumervil and LB Wesley Woodyard were all selected as Denver's captains for the 2012 season. The Broncos' captains will all participate in the coin flip at midfield before every game starts. The exception will be...
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September 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Broncos Coach John Fox Embracing Next-Man-Up Philosophy

Denver Broncos right guard Chris Kuper suffered a left forearm fracture during Tuesday morning’s practice. He is expected to fully recover within 4-6 weeks, according to the team’s press release. Kuper is a sixth-year player who has seen action in 79 regular season games (73 starts) for the Broncos since being selected by the club in the fifth round (161st overall) of the 2006...
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August 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos Right Guard Chris Kuper Breaks Forearm

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...
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August 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Broncos guard Kuper breaks forearm

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...
Via AP on Fox
August 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos Vs. Chicago Bears: Offensive Line Comes up Big in First Preseason Game

The story was Peyton Manning and how he was finally back on an NFL field after nearly two years of inactivity. The last game Manning played in was on January 8th, 2011 in a Wild Card Playoff loss to the New York Jets. Manning was on the field for one drive on Thursday night for 11 plays, drove the Broncos 50 yards down the field in 5:39 minutes of action before ending the night...
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August 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Broncos visit Aurora shooting victims

A half dozen Denver Broncos visited with survivors of the Colorado theater shooting on Sunday to try to lift their spirits. The group visited with five patients at the Medical Center of Aurora and also met with the emergency room staff that provided the initial treatment Friday morning for many of the shooting victims of the massacre at a suburban Denver movie theater that left...
Via AP on Fox
July 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Broncos’ Chris Kuper expected to be back by June minicamp

Broncos guard Chris Kuper broke his leg week 17 and missed the Broncos’ two playoff games. When he got hurt, he was given a 4-6 month recovery and he seems to be right on track. Once considered a possible candidate for the PUP, Kuper could be ready for June minicamp, this according to DenverBroncos.com. Kuper graded out as the Broncos’ 2nd best offensive lineman in 2011, according...
Via The Football Fan Spot
May 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Broncos will be without starting long snapper

The Denver Broncos will be without long snapper Lonie Paxton for their divisional playoff game against the New England Patriots on Saturday night. Paxton has been dealing with a family issue all week and was officially ruled out Friday along with receiver Eric Decker (knee). It's likely that Russ Hochstein will be the fill-in long snapper. Right guard Chris Kuper used to be...
Via AP on Fox
January 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Still a cheerless celebration for Denver Broncos

The commemorative T-shirts and caps proclaiming the Denver Broncos 2011 AFC West champions sat mostly untouched in the team's locker room Monday. After watching replays of their 7-3 loss to Kansas City, the Broncos still weren't in any mood to celebrate their return to the playoffs after a six-year absence. Tim Tebow walked through the quiet locker room with a big ice pack...
Via Fox Sports
January 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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