The Denver Broncos were one of the league’s biggest spenders during the first two weeks of free agency, and some criticized the moves John Elway made, stating the team is spending too much on the present and not enough on the future.
It wasn’t until nearly a month later, however, that the team likely reached its free agency spending limit with the signing of center Will Montgomery...
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...
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...
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...
According to Mike Klis of the Denver Post via Lindsey Jones, Broncos guard Chris Kuper is retiring from the NFL.
Per @MikeKlis, #Broncos guard Chris Kuper is retiring.
— Lindsay Jones (@bylindsayhjones) March 10, 2014
Kuper is 31, and retires after 8 seasons. He suffered a gruesome ankle injury in late 2011 and was never the same.
— Lindsay Jones (@bylindsayhjones) March 10...
Broncos guard Chris Kuper remembers sitting in his living room five years ago and texting Jay Cutler, wondering if the rumors were true: that the quarterback wanted to be traded from Denver.
“I think he ultimately wanted to stay here,” Kuper said Wednesday. “But he said there were so many he said/she saids that it’s hard to decipher what was real and what wasn’t.”
Right guard Louis Vasquez will move to right tackles and Denver will start backup left guard Chris Kuper in Vasquez's normal spot Sunday night at Indianapolis.
The Broncos made the changes because starting right tackle Orlando Franklin is inactive with a sprained left knee.
Middle linebacker Wesley Woodyard also is inactive with a shoulder stinger and will be replaced in the...
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October 20, 2013
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...
According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Denver Broncos have redone guard Chris Kuper’s contract.
Broncos & G Chris Kuper redo his deal: Final 2 years unchanged. This year, can make $1.1M to $2.8M depending on play time. $1.05M guaranteed
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 13, 2013
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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
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...
Broncos have signed guard Louis Vasquez. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
The first free agent signing for the Denver Broncos of the 2013 Free Agency period stays true to the trend that the Broncos have followed thus far in the last three years under John Elway. That being low key moves that make sense and moves that hardly anyone had thought of.
Denver has signed guard Louis...
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The Broncos first signing was locking up offensive guard Louis Vasquez to a four-year, $23.5 million deal. This is a curious signing because the team’s Week 1 starting guards in 2013—Chris Kuper and Zane Beadles—both received Pro Bowl recognition last season (as an alternate and reserve, respectively).
Denver’s second order of business...
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
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...
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
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
When the Broncos (12-3) take on the Chiefs (2-13) this weekend, offensive guard Chris Kuper could be on the field. Kuper is listed as “questionable” after being limited in practice this week.
The most likely scenario seems to be Denver resting Kuper this week, giving him two weeks to rest in preparation for the divisional round of the playoffs (assuming Denver secures a first...
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...
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December 28, 2012
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On Wednesday, the Denver Broncos returned to the practice field in preparation for this week’s game against Kansas City—in 30° weather.
The Broncos were toughing it out in the cold today, with many players wearing sweatpants. Last week, quarterback Peyton Manning wore a glove on his right throwing hand, but not necessarily because...
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...
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December 06, 2012
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For the first time since October, both cornerback Tracy Porter and offensive guard Chris Kuper could be out on the field on Sunday.
When the Broncos take on the Chiefs this weekend, Porter (illness) and Kuper (ankle) should be able to play.
Both players fully participated in practice throughout week and Porter was cleared to play on...
Sounds like Broncos‘ defensive end Elvis Dumervil will be a game-time decision this weekend.
“He was limited,” Coach John Fox told the team’s official website. “I think we’ll play it day to day and I’m sure we probably won’t have a final decision until about an hour and a half before kickoff.”
Meanwhile, cornerback Tracy Porter (illness) has been ruled out and...
The Denver Broncos on Friday released their injury report for Sunday’s Week 10 match-up against Carolina. Offensive guard Chris Kuper (ankle) and cornerback Tracy Porter (illness) were the only players ruled out for the game.
Full injury report provided courtesy of the team below —
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...