Denver Broncos

Stadium: Sports Authority Field | Coach: Vance Joseph
Team RankingOverallRushingPassing
Offense19th113.0 (14th)215.6 (19th)
Defense4th89.6 (6th)204.0 (8th)
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Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateExpCollege
22Anderson, C.J. RB5-82242/10/19915California
50Anderson, Zaire ILB5-112208/18/19922Nebraska
73Barbre, Allen T6-43106/22/198410Missouri Southern State
48Barrett, Shaquil OLB6-225011/17/19924Colorado State
72Bolles, Garett T6-52975/27/1992RUtah
23Booker, Devontae RB5-112195/27/19922Utah
80Butt, Jake TE6-62507/11/1995RMichigan
20Carter, Jamal DB6-12154/12/1994RMiami (Fla.)
28Charles, Jamaal RB5-1119912/27/198610Texas
51Davis, Todd ILB6-12305/17/19924Sacramento State
83Derby, A.J. TE6-52559/20/19913Arkansas
9Dixon, Riley P6-42218/24/19932Syracuse
37Doss, Lorenzo CB5-111874/20/19943Tulane
16Fowler, Bennie WR6-12126/10/19913Michigan State
76Garcia, Max G6-430911/9/19913Florida
41Garcia-Williams, Jerrol LB6-223512/24/1993RHawaii
99Gotsis, Adam DE6-42879/23/19922Georgia Tech
85Green, Virgil TE6-52558/3/19887Nevada
96Harris, Shelby DE6-22908/11/19913Illinois State
25Harris, Chris CB5-101996/18/19896Kansas
33Henderson, De'Angelo RB5-720811/24/1992RCoastal Carolina
82Heuerman, Jeff TE6-525511/24/19923Ohio State
32Janovich, Andy FB6-12385/23/19932Nebraska
43Jones, Joe LB6-02402/21/1994RNorthwestern
 Kelly, Chad QB6-22243/26/1994ROle Miss
92Kerr, Zach NT6-23348/29/19904Delaware
79Kouandjio, Cyrus T6-73227/21/19934Alabama
42Kreiter, Casey LS6-12508/13/19902Iowa
27Langley, Brendan CB6-019910/16/1994RLamar
14Latimer, Cody WR6-221510/10/19924Indiana
65Leary, Ronald G6-33204/29/19896Memphis
12Lynch, Paxton QB6-72442/12/19942Memphis
54Marshall, Brandon ILB6-12509/10/19896Nevada
60McGovern, Connor G6-43064/27/19932Missouri
84McKenzie, Isaiah WR5-71734/9/1995RGeorgia
8McManus, Brandon K6-32017/25/19914Temple
58Miller, Von OLB6-32503/26/19897Texas A&M
53Mount, Deiontrez LB6-52532/26/19932Louisville
17Osweiler, Brock QB6-724011/22/19905Arizona State
61Paradis, Matt C6-330010/12/19893Boise State
34Parks, Will DB6-11947/29/19942Arizona
94Peko, Domata NT6-332511/27/198412Michigan State
56Ray, Shane OLB6-32455/18/19933Missouri
29Roby, Bradley FS5-111945/1/19924Ohio State
10Sanders, Emmanuel WR5-111803/17/19878Southern Methodist
13Siemian, Trevor QB6-322012/26/19913Northwestern
31Simmons, Justin SS6-220211/19/19932Boston College
71Stephenson, Donald T6-63129/30/19886Oklahoma
26Stewart, Darian FS5-112148/4/19888South Carolina
21Talib, Aqib CB6-12052/13/198610Kansas
87Taylor, Jordan WR6-52102/18/19922Rice
88Thomas, Demaryius WR6-322912/25/19878Georgia Tech
57Walker, DeMarcus DE6-42809/30/1994RFlorida State
68Wilkinson, Elijah T6-43292/10/1995RMassachusetts
95Wolfe, Derek DE6-52852/24/19906Cincinnati
Injured Players
93Crick, Jared (IR) DE6-42858/21/19896Nebraska
11Henderson, Carlos (IR) WR5-1119812/19/1994RLouisiana Tech
52Nelson, Corey (IR) ILB6-12264/22/19924Oklahoma
77Turner, Billy (IR) G6-531010/17/19914North Dakota State
75Watson, Menelik (IR) T6-531512/22/19885Florida State
97Winn, Billy (IR) DE6-43004/15/19895Boise State
Practice Squad
35Thomas, Dymonte DB6-219911/30/1993RMichigan
38Rios, Marcus CB5-1118510/25/1994RUCLA
86Traylor, Austin TE6-32559/3/19931Wisconsin
 Jarrett, Tyrique DT6-23352/16/1994RPittsburgh
 Patrick, Tim WR6-521011/23/1993RUtah
 Parker, Brian TE6-42655/30/19922Albany
 Day, Dillon C6-429910/17/19911Mississippi State
 Peko, Kyle NT6-13057/23/19931Oregon State
 Sharp, Hunter WR5-111984/25/19941Utah State
 Ikard, Gabe C6-43009/26/19904Oklahoma
 
 
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Position Listing
Aqib Talib
News
Talib (Achilles) was a full participant at Broncos' practice Friday.

Talib sat out of practice Thursday with what was more likely a day off than an Achilles issue. Barring any setbacks, he is on track to start at cornerback Monday night against the Chargers.

Darian Stewart
News
Stewart (thigh) was a full participant in practice Thursday, Nicki Jhabvala of The Denver Post reports.

Stewart was limited in practice Wednesday so his full participation Thursday is a reassuring sign for Denver. Barring any major setbacks, the veteran safety should resume his starting role -- as he's been playing upwards of 60 snaps a contest the past couple of weeks.

Kyle Peko
News
Peko broke his foot and won't be able to practice until early in training camp, Mike Kils of 9News Denver reports.

Peko is slated to undergo surgery to repair the broken bone on Wednesday before facing a recovery of six to eight weeks. The injury is potentially devastating for the young lineman, who played in just one game as a rookie in 2016. He'll need to do all he can to make the Week 1 roster when he returns now that he's going to miss several weeks.

Riley Dixon
No Updates
Shelby Harris
News
The Raiders announced they elevated defensive end Shelby Harris from the practice squad and put tight end Brian Leonhardt (concussion) on injured reserve. Oakland signed kicker Michael Palardy to take Harris' spot on the practice squad.
Demaryius Thomas
News
Thomas (knee) practiced fully Thursday.

Thomas was limited Wednesday, but his full participation Thursday ensures that the wideout will be available for Sunday's contest against the Bengals. With tight ends A.J. Derby (shoulder) and Jeff Heuerman (knee) both banged up, look for Thomas and fellow wideout Emmanuel Sanders to remain key cogs in the Broncos' Week 11 passing attack. The duo combined for 11 catches on 19 targets in this past Sunday's 41-16 loss to the Patriots.

Corey Nelson
News
Nelson (ankle) is active for Sunday's tilt with the Bengals.

Nelson serves as a reserve linebacker behind Brandon Marshall so it isn't likely he sees the field too much on Sunday, but his active status is a reassuring sign for the team.

Injury
Elbow - Injured Reserve
Domata Peko
News
Peko signed a two-year contract with the Broncos on Saturday, Mike Klis of 9News.com reports.

The defensive tackle heads to Denver after spending the first 10 years of his career with the Bengals. Peko has been an ironman on the field as he has not missed a contest since 2009. He'll join his cousin, Kyle Peko, on the defensive line in Denver and the two will likely compete for reps as the starting nose tackle.

De'Angelo Henderson
News
Henderson did not record a touch during Monday's win over the Chargers.

The Broncos were run-heavy on Monday and were successful in ways seldom seen in 2016. The fact that Henderson, who impressed through the preseason until some fumbling issues late, didn't get in on the fun is discouraging as touches will only get harder to come by once Devontae Booker (wrist) returns to the fold, possibly over the next few weeks.

Max Garcia
No Updates
Trevor Siemian
News
Paxton Lynch has been getting No. 2 reps in practice this week, potentially forcing Siemian to the No. 3 role, Ryan Koenigsberg of BSN Denver reports.

The Broncos, if they aren't already out of the playoff picture already, are another loss away from being at the point in the season where it'll be time to look at next season. At that point, the team will need to look at what it has in Lynch, a 2016 first-round pick with just 10 quarters of regular season action, before looking at the 2018 free agent and draft classes. Siemian, to his credit, beat out Lynch and others for the starting job in back-to-back offseasons, but has been solid at best in his time as a starter and crumbled to a 67.1 quarterback rating from Week 3 on this year. Denver knows what it has in Siemian and it is unlikely to take another look this season.

Billy Turner
News
Turner (hand) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, Mike Klis of 9 News Denver reports.

Turner was used as a reserve lineman, so his absence shouldn't change the Broncos' offensive dynamic much.

Injury
Hand - Injured Reserve
Marcus Rios
No Updates
Connor McGovern
No Updates
Jerrol Garcia-Williams
No Updates
Allen Barbre
News
Barbre was traded to the Broncos in exchange for a 2019 conditional draft pick Wednesday, Chris McPherson of the Eagles' official site reports.

The Eagles were planning on releasing Barbre anyway while the Broncos didn't have to risk him getting plucked away by another team in free agency, so this transaction appears to be a win-win for both sides.

Todd Davis
News
Davis (ankle) was a full practice participant Wednesday, Zac Stevens of BSNDenver.com reports.

Davis left Sunday's game with an ankle injury and didn't return, but it seems that was just a precautionary measure. Although Davis hasn't been playing full snap counts this season, he still has showed some impressive performances, with 38 tackles (24 solo) in his last five contests.

Paxton Lynch
News
Broncos head coach Vance Joseph said Friday that Lynch's performance during practice this week would dictate whether or not the quarterback is active for Sunday's game against the Bengals, Jeff Legwold of ESPN.com reports.

Lynch has been inactive the entire season while recovering from an injury to his right shoulder that he originally suffered in training camp. That has allowed either current starter Brock Osweiler or Trevor Siemian to act as the top backup through the team's nine contests, but with Lynch having worked with the second unit in practice this week, it appears he could displace Siemian for those duties in Week 11. Osweiler hasn't been overly impressive in his two starts since displacing Siemian, so it's conceivable that Lynch could soon ascend to the top spot on the depth chart, particularly if the Broncos fade further from the playoff picture.

Tyrique Jarrett
No Updates
Garett Bolles
News
Bolles (lower leg) is active Sunday for the Broncos' Week 3 game against the Bills, Tom Pelissero of NFL.com reports.

Bolles was initially expected to miss multiple weeks after he was diagnosed with a high-ankle sprain and deep bone bruise in his lower leg following the Week 2 win over the Cowboys, but the offensive tackle progressed far quicker than even most optimists could have anticipated. The rookie was able to take the field for limited practices Thursday and Friday, which was enough to convince the Broncos' coaching staff that he would be ready to go for Sunday.

Shane Ray
News
The Broncos activated Ray (wrist) on Monday from their Reserve/Injured-Designated for Return list, Mike Klis of 9 News Denver reports.

After missing the first seven weeks of the season while recovering from left wrist surgery, Ray will make his 2017 debut Monday against the Chiefs, reclaiming his starting role at the outside linebacker spot opposite Von Miller. During his second NFL campaign, Ray proved to be an effective complement to Miller as a pass rusher, logging eight sacks to go with 48 total tackles across 16 games in 2016.

A.J. Derby
News
The Broncos decided to waive Derby (shoulder) on Saturday, Mike Klis of 9 News Denver reports.

The move is somewhat surprising, as Derby led all Broncos tight ends with 19 catches for 224 yards and two touchdowns. The team acquired the tight end from the Patriots last season for a 2017 fifth-round pick, but the move never panned out. He will revert to the Broncos' injured reserve if he clears waivers.

Injury
Shoulder - Did Not Practice on Friday. Out for Week 11 vs. Cincinnati
Jamaal Charles
News
Charles rushed for 38 yards on eight carries in Sunday's 41-16 loss to New England.

Charles has had a consistent role in Denver, totaling between eight and 10 touches in seven of nine games. The consistent production has been lacking, however, as he has not topped 50 total yards or scored since Week 3. He's flashed some of the wiggle that made him a star in Kansas City, but with a floundering offense and three-man rotation at running back, Charles isn't in position to turn that talent into much production.

Zach Kerr
News
Kerr (knee) was free from Wednesday's injury report.

Kerr has been sidelined the first two weeks of the regular season due to a knee injury but appears to have recovered from the issue. Barring a setback, he's on track to take the field and provide depth at defensive end for Sunday's game against the Bills.

Justin Simmons
News
Simmons (hand) is inactive for Sunday's matchup against the Bengals.

Simmons was limited in practice all week, and although initial reports were encouraging, the reserve defensive back will not be able to go Sunday, leaving Darian Stewart as the only true free safety on the roster.

Brandon Marshall
News
Marshall had seven tackles (six solo), one sack and one fumble recovery Sunday against the Eagles.

Marshall is on pace for 114 tackles this season, which would break his career high of 112 tackles from back in 2014. He'll have his hands full in Week 10 against a high-powered Patriots' offense, so he'll have an opportunity to continue to prove his worth.

Brock Osweiler
News
Osweiler (right shoulder) practiced fully Thursday.

Zac Stevens of BSNDenver.com relays that after being limited to underhand throwing Wednesday, Osweiler was back to throwing overhand at Thursday's practice and is in line to start Sunday's game against the Bengals. While the Broncos' top signal caller for Week 11 is already known, head coach Vance Joseph has yet to decide whether Paxton Lynch or Trevor Siemian will be Osweiler's backup Sunday.

Jordan Taylor
News
Taylor was inactive Sunday during Denver's 51-23 loss in Philadelphia.

Taylor's size (6-foot-5) and vertical speed made him a solid find for the Broncos last season, but he's appeared in just half of the team's first eight contests of 2017. The problem has less to do with Taylor than it does the Broncos' roster construction, as Demaryius Thomas, Emmanuel Sanders, and Bennie Fowler are the clear top three wideouts. Of the three leftover wideouts, Cody Latimer and Isaiah McKenzie are among the team's top special-teams contributors, which will make it tough for head coach Vance Joseph to keep Taylor active when everyone is healthy.

Ronald Leary
News
Leary (biceps) is listed as active for Sunday's game against the Eagles.

Leary suffered this injury against the Chiefs in Week 8, but he was able to practice in a limited capacity this week, enough that he can play Sunday. He'll slot back into the starting right guard position.

Jamal Carter
No Updates
Billy Winn
News
Winn (knee) was officially placed on injured reserve Saturday, Jeff Legwold of ESPN reports.

Winn went down with a torn ACL in Thursday's preseason matchup against the Bears. The Broncos picked up undrafted rookie defensive tackle Nelson Adams in a corresponding move.

Injury
Knee - ACL - Injured Reserve
Matt Paradis
News
Paradis (hip) will see limited reps during the early stages of training camp, Troy Renck of ABC's Denver7 reports.

Paradis will be eased back into action at the start of training camp, while the Broncos proceed cautiously with their center. Paradis was already medically cleared earlier this month, having recovered from multiple hip surgeries this offseason.

C.J. Anderson
News
Anderson rushed for 54 yards on 10 carries and added a one-yard catch in Sunday's 41-16 loss to New England.

It was Anderson's fourth game in five outings with fewer than 12 touches after starting the season with at least 20 touches in three of four games. The Broncos were at there best this season when Anderson served as the team's bellcow. Looking for a spark, the coaching staff has split touches between Anderson, Jamaal Charles, and Devontae Booker. Head coach Vance Joseph said that it will be hard to ride any one back until Denver's offense gains some consistency. It looks like we're pretty far off from there at this point.

Chris Harris
News
Harris intercepted Bears quarterback Mike Glennon and returned it for a 50-yard score for Denver's first points of the game in Thursday's preseason tilt against the Bears.

As it has over the past two seasons, Denver's defense will be relied on to generate some points as a result of the team's shaky quarterback situation. Often overshadowed by Aqib Talib -- an all-time great at returning interceptions for touchdowns -- Harris is finally garnering national attention and demonstrated Thursday that he can also be dynamic with the ball in his hands.

Jeff Heuerman
News
Heuerman (knee) won't play Sunday against the Bengals, Troy Renck of Denver 7 News reports.

A.J. Derby (shoulder) is also slated to miss the game, which sets the stage for Virgil Green to serve as Denver's top tight end Sunday. The Broncos could promote Austin Traylor from the practice squad to offer additional depth at tight end behind Green, Mike Klis of 9 News Denver reports.

Injury
Knee - Did Not Practice on Friday. Out for Week 11 vs. Cincinnati
Brian Parker
News
Parker (undisclosed) was placed on IR on Sunday.

Given the IR designation, it seems as if Parker's season could be in danger of landing before takeoff. Parker appeared in nine games with the Chiefs in 2015.

Injury
Undisclosed - Questionable for Week 11 vs. Cincinnati
Dymonte Thomas
No Updates
DeMarcus Walker
News
Walker (hip) was not present on the Broncos injury report Thursday.

Walker had been dealing with a hip strain since mid-August, but seems to be fully healthy with Week 1 right around the corner. The 22-year-old could be in for an increased role in the early part of the season with Shane Ray (wrist) out at least eight weeks on injured reserve.

Brandon McManus
News
McManus converted all three of his field-goal attempts and his only extra-point try en route to 10 points in Sunday's 41-16 loss to the Patriots.

McManus has now reached double figures in back-to-back games heading into Sunday's matchup with the Bengals.

Casey Kreiter
News
Kreiter (calf) has been a full participant throughout training camp, Andrew Mason of the Broncos' official website reports.

Kreiter landed on the team's injured reserve in the latter portion of last season due to a calf injury. He appears to have undergone a full recovery, as he has been participating in training camp activities. He projects to be the team's long snapper heading toward the regular season.

Donald Stephenson
News
Stephenson (calf) practiced at full capacity Friday and is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Bengals, Zac Stevens of BSNDenver.com reports.

Stephenson looks like he could be ready to play after he kicked off the week with limited practices Wednesday and Thursday before going full Friday. He's a backup tackle anyway, so he'll play behind Allen Barbre if available Sunday.

Injury
Calf - Full Practice on Friday. Questionable for Week 11 vs. Cincinnati
Cyrus Kouandjio
News
The Broncos signed Kouandjio to a contract Wednesday, Mike Klis of 9 News Denver reports.

A second-round pick of the Bills in 2014, Kouandjio failed to meet expectations during his first three seasons in the league, starting just seven of 27 career games before Buffalo cut him in May. The Alabama product was unable to parlay a training-camp stint with the Lions into a roster spot, but he'll get a look from a Broncos squad starved for depth at right tackle with Menelik Watson (foot) moving to season-ending injured reserve and Donald Stephenson (calf) uncertain to play Sunday against the Patriots.

Shaquil Barrett
News
Barrett tallied his second sack of the season in Sunday night's defeat at the hands of the Giants.

The sack was Barrett's first since Week 1. The 24-year-old, who was on the field for 52 defensive snaps (96.0 percent), also had four tackles (three solo).

Jared Crick
News
The Broncos officially placed Crick (back) on injured reserve Friday, Andrew Mason of the Broncos' official website reports.

Although Crick has dealt with a back injury since mid-August, the team remained optimistic he would be ready for the start of the season. He was unable to go Week 1, and it now appears the injury was more serious than originally thought. The 28-year-old is expected to undergo surgery to repair the issue. Adam Gotsis will now step up at defensive end with Crick out, while the team picked up Ahtyba Rubin to help provide depth.

Injury
Back - Injured Reserve
Tim Patrick
News
Patrick was waived by the 49ers on Friday.

Patrick signed with the Niners in the opening days of training camp but evidently didn't prove useful enough for the final roster.

Joe Jones
No Updates
Austin Traylor
News
Traylor was promoted to the Broncos' 53-man active roster Saturday, Mike Klis of 9 News Denver reports.

The Broncos surprisingly opted to waive backup tight end A.J. Derby, which created room for Traylor on the roster. He figures to provide depth behind starter Virgil Green going forward.

Von Miller
News
Miller notched eight solo tackles, one sack and a forced fumble Sunday against the Eagles.

Miller now has eight sacks for as many games, and he backed that up with a season high in tackles. He'll be tasked in Week 10 with pressuring Patriots' QB Tom Brady, who has been sacked 21 times through the first eight games.

Dillon Day
News
Day was waived by the Colts on Monday.

Day's stay in Indianapolis didn't last long. After less than two weeks with the team, he'll be subject to waivers. Should he pass through unclaimed, Day would then be eligible to sign elsewhere.

Emmanuel Sanders
News
Sanders secured six of 11 targets for 137 yards during Sunday's 41-16 loss to the Patriots.

Sanders was clearly Brock Osweiler's go-to target Sunday. Showing no signs of the ankle injury that's hindered him in recent weeks, the receiver had 114 yards on five receptions before halftime while commanding exactly half of Osweiler's 14 targets. Although Sanders wasn't nearly as effective in the second half, he still put together arguably his finest performance of the season by game's end despite not finding the end zone. Week 11 should bring tougher sledding, though, when Sanders will square off against a stingy Bengals secondary allowing just 6.3 yards per pass attempt this season, the third-lowest mark in the league through Sunday.

Menelik Watson
News
Watson will be placed on injured reserve Wednesday due to a foot injury, Mike Klis of 9 News Denver reports.

Watson had been slowed by a calf issue in recent weeks, but was able to suit up for Sunday's loss to the Eagles, only to sustain a foot injury during the contest. After signing Watson to a three-year deal in March, the Broncos had hoped that he would provide an upgrade at right tackle over Donald Stephenson (calf), but Watson's poor health seemed to affect his play, as the veteran had surrendered 7.5 sacks. The Broncos will sign offensive tackle Cyrus Kouandjio to bolster their depth at the position.

Injury
Foot - Injured Reserve
Zaire Anderson
News
Anderson injured his neck during the Broncos' season finale against the Raiders, ESPN reports.

Anderson went down on punt coverage and was taken off the field strapped down on a backboard. It isn't clear if he sustained a serious injury.

Deiontrez Mount
News
The Broncos signed Mount to a contract Wednesday, Nicki Jhabvala of The Denver Post reports.

Mount is a third-year player who previously resided on Denver's practice squad. He'll likely play exclusively in a special teams role given the Broncos' depth at outside linebacker.

Elijah Wilkinson
No Updates
Lorenzo Doss
News
The Broncos have signed rookie cornerback and fifth-round selection Lorenzo Doss .

The Tulane product was quite the ball-hawk in college. He intercepted 15 passes over the past three seasons.

Andy Janovich
News
Janovich (ankle) told the Broncos' official site that he's healthy and ready for the 2017 season.

An injured left ankle cost Janovich the final five games of the 2016 season. The Broncos didn't bring in any fullback competition during the offseason, so look for the Nebraska product to open training camp atop the depth chart.

Bennie Fowler
News
Fowler (ankle) was targeted once and didn't record a catch during Denver's 41-16 loss to New England.

Whether it's been a sore ankle or a recent case of the drops, Fowler has been phased out of Denver's offense lately, with three targets and no catches over the past two weeks. For perspective, Fowler had three or more targets in six of Denver's first seven games of the season. In seems as though Cody Latimer has pushed past the Michigan State product, with 47 offensive snaps on Sunday as compared to Fowler's 18.

Hunter Sharp
News
Sharp was waived by the Broncos on Saturday, Nicki Jhabvala of The Denver Post reports.

Sharp provided depth as a receiver and returner for the Broncos, but with Cody Latimer (knee) and Isaiah McKenzie (ankle) now healthy, he became expendable. The 23-year-old was replaced on the 53-man roster by linebacker Kevin Snyder, and is a practice squad candidate if he clears waivers.

Adam Gotsis
News
Gotsis (knee) played well in the Bronco's preseason win over the Rams, finishing with two quarterback hurries, Andrew Mason of DenverBroncos.com reports.

Gotsis appears fully recovered from the torn ACL he suffered in his final season at Georgia Tech. He seems to be in line for a role as rotational defensive lineman with Denver in his rookie season. He did miss an opportunity to deflect a pass against the Rams, but he made up for it by consistently badgering the quarterback, setting up a sack by forcing quarterback Sean Mannion into the path of linebacker Sadat Sulleyman.

Virgil Green
News
Green will likely handle increased snaps Sunday against the Bengals with fellow tight ends A.J. Derby (shoulder) and Jeff Heuerman (knee) ruled out for the contest, Mike Klis of 9 News Denver reports.

Green has been atop the Broncos' depth chart at tight end all season, but head coach Vance Joseph has frequently made liberal use of both Derby and Heuerman, with the duo combining to play 46 offensive snaps in the Week 10 loss to the Patriots. Their absences leave Green as the only healthy tight end on the roster heading into Sunday's matchup, and while it's possible Austin Traylor will be promoted from the practice squad to provide additional depth at the position, Green should nonetheless be in store for a heftier-than-normal workload. That probably won't result in a dramatic spike in Green's targets, however, as the 6-foot-5, 255-pounder is mostly valued for his blocking prowess.

Carlos Henderson
News
The Broncos are placing Henderson (thumb) on injured reserve, Nicki Jhabvala of The Denver Post reports.

A 2017 third-round pick, Henderson missed the final two preseason games and likely would've been buried on the depth chart to start the year. Rather than using a roster spot on a developmental player, Denver will take advantage of the thumb issue to stash Henderson on injured reserve. Henderson may need surgery, in which case he'd miss extended time even if he hadn't been placed on IR.

Injury
Thumb - Injured Reserve
Chad Kelly
News
Kelly (wrist) will be placed on injured reserve Monday, Zac Stevens of BSNDenver.com reports.

Despite the troubles under center in Denver, the Broncos don't feel that Kelly is ready from a health standpoint at the moment. With his placement on IR, Kelly will have to wait until next season to showcase his talent.

Injury
Wrist - Injured Reserve
Devontae Booker
News
Booker rushed for 24 yards on eight carries and added a five-yard catch during Sunday's 41-16 loss to New England.

The Broncos keep teasing Booker's emergence in the offense, lauding his versatility and big-play ability. In practice, the second-year back has topped 40 total yards just twice in six games and has scored once. The Broncos are a meandering offense with three backs splitting carries -- not an ideal situation to hang one's hat on counting for week-to-week production.

Derek Wolfe
News
Wolfe (neck) is free from the Broncos' injury report heading into Sunday's game against the Patriots.

Wolfe sat out Thursday's practice, but it now appears like the team was just giving its starting defensive end time to rest, as he returned in full form Friday. He is seemingly on track to suit up in the Broncos' Week 10 contest.

Will Parks
No Updates
Bradley Roby
News
Roby (foot) was a full participant at Friday's practice.

Roby's status was looking questionable earlier in the week, but he appears ready to go for Sunday's game against the Raiders, barring any setbacks. He played 30 of 65 defensive snaps in Week 3 and figures to see a similar workload again.

Cody Latimer
News
Latimer (knee/Achilles) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Bengals, Zac Stevens of BSNDenver.com reports.

The two injuries rendered Latimer a limited participant in the Broncos' practices throughout the week. If Latimer gains clearance to play in advance of the 4:25 p.m. EDT kickoff for Week 11, he would likely serve as the Broncos' No. 3 wideout. He's effectively usurped Bennie Fowler of that role over the past three weeks, collecting seven receptions for 94 yards on 11 targets during that span.

Injury
Knee - Limited Practice on Friday. Questionable for Week 11 vs. Cincinnati
Jake Butt
News
Broncos head coach Vance Joseph said Monday that Butt (knee) would be placed on season-ending injured reserve, Zac Stevens of BSNDenver.com reports.

Butt opened the season on the Broncos' Non-Football Injury list while still recovering from an ACL tear he suffered in January during Michigan's bowl game. The tight end was recently cleared to practice with the Broncos, but after experiencing recurring soreness in the knee, the organization decided it was best to hold him out for the entire 2017 campaign. Given the severity of Butt's injury, the Broncos were never expecting him to contribute much as a rookie, but with another offseason to heal up, he could be ready to challenge for a meaningful role in the pass game in 2018.

Injury
Knee - ACL - Injured Reserve
Brendan Langley
News
Langley (knee) was a full practice participant Thursday, Andrew Mason of the Broncos' official site reports.

Langley is still looking to make his NFL debut after being picked in the third round of this year's draft. Pending any setbacks, it looks like he'll get his first chance Sunday against the Raiders, but expect him to primarily be deployed on special teams.

Gabe Ikard
News
Ikard (concussion) was waived by the Browns on Monday, Mary Kat Cabot of Cleveland.com reports.

The offensive lineman has been sidelined for most of training camp with the concussion, which undermined his chances of winning a roster spot. Once his concussion symptoms subside, Ikard could look to sign with the Browns or another organization.

Isaiah McKenzie
News
McKenzie will be inactive for the Broncos' Week 11 matchup against the Bengals, Troy Renck of Denver 7 News reports.

It is unclear why the Broncos have opted to sideline McKenzie, but he has lost fumbles in two of the previous three weeks. Jordan Taylor will return punts in the rookie's absence.