Bolden (knee) has been placed on season-ending injured reserve, USA Today's Lindsay Jones reports. The Broncos' primary kick returner and a key reserve on defense, Bolden suffered a sprained PCL during Sunday's win over the Steelers. The Broncos may turn to Emmanuel Sanders or Andre Caldwell to hand kickoff returns against the Patriots on Sunday.
Bolden (knee) suffered a PCL sprain during Sunday's playoff win over the Steelers and will miss the remainder of this season, The Denver Post reports. Bolden had missed the Broncos' previous four games due to a hamstring ailment. While he'll be unavailable following Sunday's injury, Bolden reportedly won't need surgery to repair his knee issue. With him out, Denver's secondary losses a bit of depth ahead of Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the Patriots.
Broncos strong safety Omar Bolden was removed from Sunday's season opener against the Ravens with a foot injury. Bolden was ruled out from returning to the game.
Broncos strong safety Omar Bolden wants to be the team's kick returner and he just let the world know it. "That is my job," Bolden said. "I want it." Bolden returned 13 kicks for 429 yards and a 33-yard average last season.
Broncos running back Ronnie Hillman is active Week 9 against the Patriots. Hillman was listed as probable due to a shoulder injury. He was never really a candidate to sit. The team will also have Lamin Barrow, Omar Bolden, Chris Harris Jr., Brandon McManus, Juwan Thompson, Louis Vasquez and Kayvon Webster. All seven players were listed as probable coming into the contest.