Dan Koppen

Defensive end J.J. Watt #99 of the Houston Texans rushes the line of scrimage against guard Manny Ramirez #65 of the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on September 23, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Texans defeated the Broncos 31-25.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Ramirez Stepping In At Center For Broncos

Denver Broncos center Manny Ramirez is quickly getting up to speed in his new role.

07/29/2013

Sylvester Williams (credit: CBS)

Sylvester Williams Leaves Practice With Left Knee Ailment

Denver Broncos defensive tackle Sylvester Williams hobbled off the field and into the facility after hurting his left knee midway through practice on Monday.

07/29/2013

DENVER, CO - JANUARY 12: Dan Koppen #67 of the Denver Broncos runs on the field during player introductions against the Baltimore Ravens during the AFC Divisional Playoff Game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 12, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Broncos Lose Center Dan Koppen To Knee Injury

Center Dan Koppen appeared to seriously injure his left knee Sunday in 9-on-7 drills, just five weeks after rejoining the Denver Broncos following J.D. Walton’s setback in his comeback from ankle surgery.

07/28/2013

Dan Koppen (credit: CBS)

Broncos Sign Veteran Koppen After Walton Undergoes Surgery

The Denver Broncos signed free-agent center Dan Koppen, bringing the 11-year veteran back after J.D. Walton had offseason surgery on his left ankle.

06/20/2013

J.D. Walton (credit: CBS)

J.D. Walton Will Miss Start Of Season After Another Surgery

A week ago J.D. Walton appeared well on the road to recovery from surgery on his left ankle, but he had another surgery on Monday, and now the Broncos will start the season without their starting center.

06/19/2013

Zane Beadles at CBS4 studios (credit: CBS)

Zane Beadles Still Feeling The Sting From Ravens Game

Denver Broncos offensive lineman Zane Beadles said the sting of losing to the Baltimore Ravens is still lingering and he had a hard time watching the championship games on Sunday.

01/22/2013

Torrey Smith of the Baltimore Ravens catches a 59-yard touchdown reception in the first quarter against Champ Bailey of the Denver Broncos during the AFC Divisional Playoff Game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Jan. 12, 2013. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Multiple Personnel Decisions Lie Ahead For Elway & The Broncos

John Elway has been down this lonely road before.

01/15/2013

Denver Broncos Introduce Peyton Manning

Elway’s Latest Comeback Comes From Front Office

These days, when John Elway scans the field looking to make the perfect move for the Broncos, he is viewing not from under center but from a second-floor office that overlooks the practice field.

01/09/2013

Looking for a team in the offseason, Peyton Manning decided the Denver Broncos were the best fit. And he was right. Manning proved he still has what it takes to be an elite quarterback, even after missing the entire 2011 season. He passed for over 4,600 yards and threw 37 touchdowns. The Broncos finished the season tied for the best record in the NFL. They head into the playoffs with an 11-game winning streak and a first-round bye. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)

Manning Has Made All Of The Broncos Better

John Elway insisted that every one of the Denver Broncos was better the second Peyton Manning put his signature on that nearly $100 million contract last spring.

01/05/2013

Wide receiver Eric Decker #87  celebrates with teammate Demaryius Thomas #88 of the Denver Broncos after catching a third quarter touchdown pass against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium on December 16, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Health, Depth Both Key To Broncos’ Success

In a league where injuries can make or break a team’s season, it’s Denver’s lack of them, along with its ability to replace the few players who do go out, that has turned the Broncos into legitimate Super Bowl contenders with a nine-game winning streak.

12/19/2012

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