Broncos linebacker Danny Trevathan broke the bone below his kneecap in Tuesday's practice and will be out 6-8 weeks, reports the Denver Post. The left medial tibial fracture affects alignment, stability and motion in the knee, the report said.
Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker worked out with the team prior to Thursday's preseason finale against the Cowboys. Although Welker ran routes before the game, he'll still need to pass multiple evaluations as part of the league's concussion protocol to play Week 1 against the Colts on Sept. 7, ESPN reports.
Packers defensive tackle Khyri Thornton was forced out of Thursday's exhibition finale against the Chiefs with a hamstring injury. He was ruled out for the remainder of the game, leaving his status uncertain for the season opener.