Injuries are simply a way of life in the National Football League. But, it seems the teams who can weather the storm the best are the ones who can find success in the postseason.
Denver Broncos linebacker Danny Trevathan has been activated from injured reserve and tight end Dominique Jones was promoted from the practice squad, the team announced Saturday.
There weren’t many surprises when the Denver Broncos injury report was released on Friday afternoon. Montee Ball will continue to sit, along with two teammates, while high-flying tight end Julius Thomas should be able to play.
Linebacker Danny Trevathan is eligible to return from IR this weekend, just in time to give Denver’s defense an added dose of nastiness for the stretch run.
Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas, whose 12 TD catches lead the league, is active for the first time in three weeks.
As the season wears on, more and more players find their way to the injury report. In Denver, this week represents the largest Broncos contingent on the list all season, with multiple important names “questionable”.
John Elway had Terrell Davis to give Denver a different dimension in the late 1990s. Now, Peyton Manning has C.J. Anderson.
Peyton Manning threw two touchdown passes, Connor Barth was perfect on five field-goal attempts and the Broncos beat the Chiefs 29-16 on Sunday night to remain alone in first place in the AFC West.
For a second straight week, the Denver Broncos received good news on the concussion injury front. Last week, Emmanuel Sanders was good to go, this week it’s Brandon Marshall who’s been cleared to play.
Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall will probably play in Sunday’s game in Kansas City, coach John Fox said, after he practiced on Friday.