Denver Broncos getting good news on the injury report
The Denver Broncos are getting some good news on the injury front, including the return of starting defensive ends Derek Wolfe and Jared Crick…
The Denver Broncos won’t be at full strength for their week one matchup against the Los Angeles Chargers, but they are getting some very good news on the injury front.
Derek Wolfe and Jared Crick were both injured during training camp, both of which seemed much worse initially than the Broncos anticipated.
But instead of season-ending injuries, the Broncos got lucky and found out that Wolfe and Crick would both be ready sooner than later.
Wolfe injured his ankle and was carted off the field at training camp, but was back at practice along with Crick, doing some light work and getting ready to be ready for the season opener on Monday Night Football. The Broncos have the extra day to recover, which certainly helps, and head coach Vance Joseph said that both of his starting defensive ends would ‘absolutely’ be ready for game one.
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The other great bit of news on the injury front has to do with Demaryius Thomas, who suffered an injured groin and has been held out as a precautionary measure.
Joseph said Thomas would practice on Wednesday, and his status is not in question for the season opener against Los Angeles.
The news regarding Thomas was concerning initially, as it seems he has entered the past couple of seasons with injuries that linger throughout the year. Last year, it was his injured hip that he played through and was nearly placed on IR for.
With no other major injuries on offense or defense save for Shane Ray going on injured reserve to start the season, the Broncos will essentially be at full strength heading into a very important week one divisional game.