Veldheer was activated to the 53-man roster from the exempt/commissioner permission list Monday.
Veldheer was signed by the Packers in late November after being released off the Patriots' reserve/retired list, but the team had a roster exemption, so he wasn't immediately added to the 53-man roster. The 32-year-old announced his retirement in May but will now continue his career as a reserve tackle in Green Bay.
Veldheer signed a contract with Green Bay on Wednesday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
The 32-year-old stayed in shape following his release from New England and will serve as insurance following the injury to Bryan Bulaga (knee).
Veldheer has been released off of the reserve/retired list by the Patriots, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
While Veldheer is perhaps not the retired former Patriot some were expecting to make a comeback this season, he is apparently in shape. The Hillsdale product could find a match with a team in need of offensive-line help.
Veldheer has announced that he intends to retire, Mike Reiss of ESPN.com reports.
Veldheer signed with the Patriots a couple weeks ago, but he'll be calling it a career after nine NFL seasons. The 2010 third-round pick started 12 games at right tackle for the Broncos in his final season in 2018.
Veldheer is expected to sign with the Patriots this week, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
Veldheer will be entering his 10th NFL season after appearing in 12 games for Denver last season. He will provide quality veteran depth on the Patriots' offensive line.
Veldheer exited Sunday's game against the Chargers with a ribs injury, Kyle Fredrickson of The Denver Post reports.
Veldheer left the game in the second half and it remains unclear if he was cleared to return.
Veldheer (illness) was a full participant in practice Saturday and does not carry a designation into Monday's game against the Raiders, Aric DiLallaof the Broncos' official site reports.
Veldheer was a non-participant Friday, but he was back in action at practice a day later and should be ready to make his 11th start of the season. He should slot in at right tackle for the Broncos.
Veldheer (knee) does not have an injury designation for Sunday's game against the Texans.
Veldheer was able to log a full participation in Friday's practice after having been limited to begin the week. The veteran lineman will suit up in protection of quarterback Case Keenum on Sunday and attempt to contain an aggressive pass rush led by J.J. Watt and Jadeveon Clowney.
Veldheer (knee) was a limited participant in Wednesday's practice.
Veldheer continues to progress in his recovery from a bone bruise, which has caused him to miss four straight games. If Veldheer is unable to suit up against the Texans on Sunday, Billy Turner will once again slot into the starting lineup.
Veldheer (knee) is ruled out for Sunday's game against the Chiefs, Nicki Jhabvala of The Athletic reports.
Veldheer will miss his fourth consecutive game due to a bone bruise. A timetable for the tackle's return remains undisclosed, and Billy Turner will continue to slot into the starting lineup as long as Veldheer remains sidelined.
Veldheer (knee) has been ruled out for Thursday's contest against the Cardinals, Aric DiLalla of the Broncos' official site reports.
Veldheer's status for Week 7 had been getting more optimistic, but he ultimately will miss his third straight game with a bone bruise. In Veldheer's absence, Billy Turner will likely get the nod once again.
Veldheer is day-to-day with a bone bruise on his knee, Zac Stevens of BSNDenver.com reports.
Veldheer has missed the last two games with this condition, but it appears his status is getting more optimistic. His status will be monitored as a Thursday night game versus the Cardinals approaches.
Veldheer (knee) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Rams, Troy Renck of Denver 7 News reports.
Veldheer is still recovering from a bone bruise he suffered Week 4 against the Chiefs, making this his second straight absence. Billy Turner is in line to make the start at tackle again Sunday.
Veldheer (knee) has been ruled out for Sunday's tilt against the Jets, Ryan O'Halloran of the Denver Post reports.
Veldheer will be sidelined with the brone bruise he suffered during the Broncos' Week 4 loss to the Chiefs, so Billy Turner is slated to draw the start at tackle with Elijah Wilkinson providing additional depth.
Veldheer (knee) was held out of practice Wednesday, Nicki Jhabvala of The Athletic reports.
Veldheer sustained a bone bruise in his knee during the Broncos' loss to the Chiefs on Monday. If Veldheer is forced to sit out Week 5 against the Jets, Billy Turner and Elijah Wilkinson would likely draw more reps at tackle.
Veldheer (knee) has been ruled out for the remainder of Monday's game, Patrick Smyth of the team's Public Relations staff reports.
Earlier suspicions were confirmed following the team's decision to withold Veldheer for the remainder of Monday's contest. With limited details at our disposal, it's tough to speculate on Veldheer's status moving forward. Expect the Broncos to address his availability beyond this week in the coming days.
Veldheer is questionable to return to Monday's game following a knee injury, Patrick Smyth of the team's Public Relations staff reports.
Veldheer struggled to put weight on his right leg and was visibly aching while on the sidelines. With the prospects of a return to Monday's game appearing rather slim, Veldheer's status moving forward might be answered based on his practice availability next week. With Veldheer out, Billy Turner will take over right tackle responsibilities.
Veldheer (concussion) is considered questionable for Sunday's game versus the Ravens, Zac Stevens of BSNDenver.com reports.
Veldheer returned to practice in a limited role Friday, which suggests he is trending in the right direction. Still, he will need to clear the NFL's five-step concussion protocol in order to suit up Sunday. If he is unable to do so look for Billy Turner to get the starting nod at right tackle.
Veldheer (concussion) was on the field prior to Thursday's practice, Zac Stevens of BSNDenver.com reports.
The Broncos should offer clarity on Veldheer's level of participation once the session concludes, but his presence at practice should be taken as a positive sign after he was diagnosed with a concussion following Sunday's win over the Raiders. Veldheer still remains in the NFL's concussion protocol, a five-step process he'll need to clear before being allowed to return to game action. If Veldheer can't gain clearance by Sunday, Billy Turner would likely start at right tackle against the Ravens.
Veldheer suffered a concussion and will not return to Sunday's game against the Raiders, Nicki Jhabvala of The Athletic reports.
Denver will remain without their starting right tackle to conclude Sunday's matchup. Backup tackle Billy Turner will serve as Veldheer's replacement until the veteran is able to eventually clear the concussion protocol and return to football activities.