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1 year 8 months ago

Broncos release top rusher Willis McGahee

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - The Denver Broncos have released Willis McGahee, their leading rusher last year. The 31-year-old running back is the NFL's active leader with 33 100-yard games. McGahee is coming off a right knee injury that sidelined him for the final two months last season. The 11-year veteran...

1 year 9 months ago

McGahee's absence opening up opportunities

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Willis McGahee apparently is counting on history repeating itself. The grizzled running back skipped some of last year's offseason workouts, then showed up at the mandatory minicamp and handily won the Denver Broncos' starting job during training camp. His absence this time around is much more...

3 years 1 month ago

Clady, McGahee added to AFC Pro Bowl roster

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Denver Broncos tailback Willis McGahee and left tackle Ryan Clady have been added to the AFC's Pro Bowl roster. McGahee replaces injured Houston running back Arian Foster and Clady replaces injured Miami tackle Jake Long. McGahee rushed for 1,199 yards and helped the Broncos set a...

3 years 3 months ago

McGahee jump starts his career in Denver

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Willis McGahee had just one destination in mind after his three-year stint as Baltimore's backup came to an end last season - Denver. That's where the big, ninth-year running back saw the best opportunity to jumpstart his career with John Fox taking over as head coach...

3 years 3 months ago

Broncos getting healthy again

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - The Denver Broncos are in contention at the halfway point of the season thanks to a middling AFC West and a return to health. In their 38-24 win at Oakland on Sunday, the Broncos got key contributions from four players who had been sidelined for a...

3 years 4 months ago

Broncos are beat up in the backfield

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - For all of the debate over Tim Tebow's development as a passer, the Denver Broncos may just need him to revert to a running quarterback come Sunday. With top tailback Willis McGahee missing practice Wednesday following surgery to fix a broken finger, the Broncos (2-4) are...

3 years 7 months ago

Veteran RB Willis McGahee signs with Broncos

DENVER (AP) - Veteran running back Willis McGahee has signed with the Denver Broncos. The 29-year-old McGahee figures to complement incumbent starter Knowshon Moreno with his powerful style. New coach John Fox wants to lean heavily on the running game after the Broncos were pass-heavy in 2010 under Josh McDaniels....

3 years 7 months ago

Broncos sign last of draft picks

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - The Denver Broncos have signed their final rookie holdout, third-round draft pick Nate Irving, a linebacker from North Carolina State. Irving, who overcame near fatal injuries from an auto accident in 2009, will compete for the starting middle linebacker job. The Broncos also are trying to...

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