C.J. Anderson

Running back Montee Ball #28 of the Denver Broncos is helped off the field after an injury during a game against the Arizona Cardinals at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on October 5, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Injury Report: Denver Broncos Backs Banged Up

For the Denver Broncos, it’s been a lucky year in terms of injuries. Though, one key strain is hurting the running back position, as well as a key backup.

10/11/2014

Running back Juwan Thompson #40 of the Denver Broncos rushes against the Houston Texans during a preseason game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on August 23, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Juwan Thompson Gives Broncos’ Ground Game A Lift

Rookie Juwan Thompson gave a big boost to the Broncos’ thin running back rotation by participating in all of Friday’s final tuneup for the New York Jets.

10/10/2014

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Demaryius Thomas: Mental Mistakes, Welker’s Absence Contributed To Slow Start

A little time off helped get Demaryius Thomas back on track.

10/09/2014

Running back Montee Ball #28 of the Denver Broncos is helped off the field after an injury during a game against the Arizona Cardinals at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on October 5, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Broncos’ Montee Ball Can’t Stay On The Field

Montee Ball was Mr. Durability at the University of Wisconsin, missing just one game while scoring an NCAA record 83 touchdowns. He hasn’t had the same endurance in the NFL.

10/07/2014

Head coach John Fox of the Denver Broncos looks on during a preseason game against the San Francisco 49ers at Levi's Stadium on August 17, 2014 in Santa Clara, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

As Fox Says, Broncos Aren’t A Well-Oiled Machine

In the aftermath of another letdown against the Seattle Seahawks, Denver coach John Fox was asked if he could nevertheless take some positives out of the Broncos losing in overtime rather than getting blown out as they did in the Super Bowl.

09/27/2014

Head coach John Fox of the Denver Broncos yells out to the officials during the second quarter of the game against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on September 21, 2014 in Seattle,Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Broncos Dismiss Talk Of Moral Victory At Seattle

Sure, there were plenty of positives to take from Denver’s 26-20 overtime loss at Seattle on Sunday that was such a far cry from the shellacking the Broncos endured in the Super Bowl. All those good things could prove ample tinder for another Super Bowl run, however.

09/22/2014

Cornerback Bradley Roby celebrates after breaking up a fourth-down pass attempt to Reggie Wayne in the fourth quarter on Sunday. The Broncos won 31-24. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Blowout Turns Into Nail-Biter For Broncos

The Denver Broncos’ first-half rout morphed into an anxiety-filled second half in Sunday night’s season opener.

09/07/2014

C.J. Anderson (credit: CBS)

Broncos Backs: Call Them The ‘Three-Headed Monster’

With the Broncos projected No. 1 running back out of the lineup for medical reasons this preseason, several other backs are getting a chance to strut.

08/19/2014

Players from the Denver Broncos warm up before a preseason game against the San Francisco 49ers at Levi's Stadium on August 17, 2014 in Santa Clara, California.  (Photo by Noah Graham/Getty Images)

Broncos Look Primed For Another Big Run

The Denver Broncos look like they’re ready to start the season. They had an impressive preseason debut against the Seattle Seahawks, and they christened San Francisco’s new stadium with a 34-0 shutout of the 49ers.

08/18/2014

Running back C.J. Anderson runs past outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks during a preseason game in Santa Clara, Calif., on Sunday.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Broncos’ Anderson, Marshall Shine In Shutout

A couple Broncos hoping to enhance their stock, including Brandon Marshall and C.J. Anderson, did so Sunday in the Broncos’ preseason win over San Francisco.

08/18/2014

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