ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Broncos will have quite a few far more offensive playmakers out there for Sunday’s game versus the Raiders.
Denver activated functioning back again Mike Boone from hurt reserve to the 53-man roster and elevated wide receivers John Brown and Tyrie Cleveland from the apply squad to the active roster, the team announced Saturday.
The Broncos positioned cornerback Mike Ford on injured reserve in a corresponding roster go.
Denver also designated extensive receiver Jerry Jeudy for return from injured reserve. He is now permitted to exercise with the staff, but the Broncos have to activate him to the 53-person roster right before he can engage in in a match.
Boone signed with the Broncos as a absolutely free agent his offseason, but he has yet to look in a regular-time activity just after suffering a severe quadricep damage all through a joint observe towards the Vikings. He was put on IR when the regular time began, and he returned to follow on Sept. 29.
Boone has rushed for 379 yards and four touchdowns throughout his career, and he was a essential exclusive teams contributors through his 3 seasons with the Vikings. In addition to giving depth at the rear of Melvin Gordon III — who is listed as questionable — and Javonte Williams, Boone could most likely make an impact on distinctive groups.
“He’s experienced a superior rehab, and he is completely ready to go,” Head Mentor Vic Fangio mentioned Wednesday.
Brown, in the meantime, could be lively for the very first time with the Broncos soon after signing with the crew before this 7 days. Fangio mentioned Friday that the Broncos “appreciated what he’s done so much.”
Offensive Coordinator Pat Shurmur suggested a working day previously that the Broncos had been seeking for unique means to get him involved.
“We’re finding him heading,” Shurmur claimed. “We’re likely to try to have anything ideally strategic for him to do in the game. He’s very rapid. He is a professional. We’ve experienced plenty of conversations with him in excess of a small period of time to see he is a genuine pro, and he is striving to decide on factors up as swiftly as probable. It can be a credit score to him, and [Wide Receivers Coach] Zach [Azzanni] is doing work challenging with him. We’re hoping to give him plays that he can go in and use his talent established.”
Cleveland, a 2nd-calendar year player, will be promoted to the energetic roster for the 2nd time this period. Equally Brown and Cleveland will revert to the observe squad soon after the recreation.
Ford, who experienced his knee damage in the next 50 percent versus Pittsburgh, have to miss at the very least the following a few games.