Clady worked extensively throughout OTAs and put the Broncos at ease. He's nearly eight months removed from being on crutches, as the injury occurred Week 2. "By all appearances, he's ready," the website said.
"It's a little longer off the feet, but it's not that bad of an injury," Clady told the team's website. "I feel like I should be able to come back at 100 percent and do well."
Clady said he's not running at full speed yet and does not have a timetable for returning to practice. "I'm just going to feel it out and ease my way back in," he said.
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Chris Clark will start at left tackle in Clady's absence. The Broncos also signed veteran offensive tackle Winston Justice.
At a minimum, Clady "will miss significant time because of a Lisfranc injury in the arch of his left foot," the paper said. The team is still gathering medical opinions about the injury.
Coach John Fox did not give reporters a timetable. "I'm no fortune teller or into tea leaves or any of that good stuff," Fox said. "I'm into the reporting nature of how we report the game. So right now it's exactly what we said — it's a left foot sprain — and when we know something (more) we'll let all the fortune tellers know."
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