Fowler didn't make a catch, but was targeted three times in Sunday's win over the Buccaneers.
Fowler just missed a big play in the closing seconds of the first half. Rookie quarterback Paxton Lynch found him down the seam in tight coverage and Fowler was able to put his hands on it, but failed to bring it in. Fowler converted similar opportunities last year and is likely just getting back into the hang of things after missing most of the preseason with a fractured elbow. It's not too late for him to make a big impact, with the none of his teammates quite stepping up to claim the Broncos' No. 3 receiver role.
Fowler (elbow) is active for Sunday's matchup against Cincinnati.
All signs out of Denver had indicated Fowler would be ready to go this week, despite the fact that he logged three consecutive limited practices. This will be Fowler's first game action since suffering a fractured elbow in mid-August, so his role in the offense is a bit of a question mark at this point. In all likelihood, the second-year wideout will find himself behind Demaryius Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders in the pecking order for targets.
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Fowler (elbow) was seen at Wednesday's practice wearing a brace on his injured arm.
Fowler involvement throughout the week in practice could ultimately determine his status for Sunday's game against the Bengals, when the Broncos hope to have him active for the first time this season. His situation will continue to be monitored heading into the Week 3 matchup, while Demaryius Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders continue to lead the way at wide receiver.
Fowler practiced on an individual basis this week, but coach Gary Kubiak revealed that doctors haven't cleared him for contact yet, explaining his expected inactive status for Sunday. While Fowler will hope to take that next step in his recovery from a fractured elbow soon, his continued absence coincides with teammate Demaryius Thomas' hip issue to leave the
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