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Top K.J. Hamler News

  • Broncos' KJ Hamler: Not practicing yet

    Hamler (knee) won't practice Tuesday, Aric DiLalla of the Broncos' official site reports.

    Coming back from an ACL tear suffered Week 3 last year, Hamler came off the PUP list Aug. 1 and hasn't yet taken part in a full-speed, 11-on-11 practice. It's unclear if he'll make an appearance this preseason, but his fantasy value nonetheless has increased since the start of camp on account of Tim Patrick's own torn ACL. If Hamler isn't ready for the season opener, Kendall Hinton and Montrell Washington would be among the options to serve as Denver's No. 3 receiver. Courtland Sutton and Jerry Jeudy are locked into the top two spots in Denver's new Russell Wilson-led passing attack to start the season.

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  • Broncos' KJ Hamler: On pace in injury recovery

    Coach Nathaniel Hackett indicated Friday that he believes Hamler is on track in his recovery from the season-ending ACL he suffered in Week 3 of the 2021 season, Aric DiLalla of the Broncos' official site reports.

    Hamler has been practicing -- though not quite yet at full speed in 11-on-11 drills -- and barring any setbacks, it looks like he'll be ready for the Broncos' season opener. The 2020 second-rounder had until recently been expected to begin the coming campaign working behind Courtland Sutton, Jerry Jeudy and Tim Patrick (knee). However, with Patrick having been placed on season-ending IR this week, Hamler's profile in the team's offense is expected to increase, with his ability to stretch the field potentially meshing well with new franchise QB Russell Wilson's approach and skill set.

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  • Broncos' KJ Hamler: Moves up depth chart

    Hamler's teammate Tim Patrick is out for the season after suffering an ACL injury during practice Tuesday, Mike Klis of 9News Denver reports.

    It was Hamler who suffered an ACL injury last year, and Courtland Sutton the year before. That's part of why the Broncos have impressive depth at wide receiver, with Hamler (a 2020 second-round pick) lining up as the likely No. 4 prior to Tuesday's news. He now profiles at No. 3, behind Sutton and Jerry Jeudy, though he'll first need to prove himself on the practice field after a lengthy layoff. Hamler was activated from the PUP list Monday and figures to be eased into practice in the coming weeks.

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  • Broncos' KJ Hamler: Activated from PUP list

    Hamler (knee) has passed his physical and has been cleared to return to practice, Aric DiLalla of the Broncos' official site reports.

    With that, the wideout -- who suffered season-ending ACL and hip injuries Week 3 of the 2021 season -- has come off the active/PUP list and will now look to cement his role in a Denver wide receiver corps that is led by Courtland Sutton, Jerry Jeudy and Tim Patrick. In that context, the team can afford to work Hamler back into the mix, but if injuries hit any of the top trio, the speedy 2020 second-rounder's ability to stretch the field could be an asset to the Broncos offense, which now is helmed by QB Russell Wilson.

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  • Broncos' KJ Hamler: To come off PUP list

    The Broncos are expected to activate Hamler (knee) from the active/PUP list Monday, Mike Klis of 9News Denver reports.

    Hamler reportedly is recovering well from a torn left ACL suffered last September, and the Broncos are hopeful his impressive speed won't have diminished. Though the trio of Courtland Sutton, Jerry Jeudy and Tim Patrick appear entrenched atop Denver's wide receiver depth chart, Hamler boasts a skill set that could allow him to thrive as the No. 4 option for new franchise quarterback Russell Wilson.

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  • Broncos' KJ Hamler: To open camp on PUP list

    Hamler (knee) will open training camp on the PUP list, Aric DiLalla of the Broncos' official site reports.

    Given that Hamler is bouncing back from an ACL tear that he suffered in late September last year, it's not surprising that the team plans to ease the wideout back into the mix. Barring any setbacks, however, the 2020 second-rounder has a solid chance to be ready for Week 1 action. As things stand though, Hamler projects as the Broncos' No. 4 receiver, behind Courtland Sutton, Jerry Jeudy and Tim Patrick. That said, if injuries hit any of the top trio down the road, Hamler's ability to stretch the field could mesh well with the skills new franchise QB Russell Wilson brings to the table.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 5-9, 178 lbs
Birthplace: Pontiac, MI
Age: 23
School: Penn St.
Experience: 3