Wes Welker and Derek Wolfe have been ruled out for Thursday night's game against San Diego, while Champ Bailey is listed as questionable after having been limited during Wednesday's practice.
Trindon Holliday and C.J. Anderson were full participants and are listed as probable, along with 13 other Broncos, and all figure to be available.
Yup, it's two days since the Broncos whipped the Titans, and they're already just two days from hosting the Chargers.
Such is the brutality of today's NFL.
Wes Welker and Derek Wolfe were the only players to miss practice on Monday, while Trindon Holliday was limited. 14 others were listed as full participants.
Citing his recovery from heart surgery and the desire to better communicate with his players, John Fox announced Friday that he would coach Sunday's game against Tennessee from the Denver sideline, rather than up in the coaches' booth.
As for the players, Derek Wolfe was ruled out, as expected, while Champ Bailey and Trindon Holliday are listed as questionable. This, despite Bailey having been a full practice participant on Thursday and Friday; Holliday made a limited return on Friday after having sat out Wednesday and Thursday.
Following an outdoor walkthrough, the Broncos' first practice since John Fox's return was forced indoors by cold and snowy weather.
Peyton Manning was held out for the fourth straight Wednesday; Derek Wolfe, Trindon Holliday, and Joel Dreessen also missed practice.
Wolfe is not expected to play Sunday, as doctors continue to try to figure out the cause of his frightening seizure-like episode.
According to the Broncos, Derek Wolfe experienced seizure-like symptoms on the team's bus ride to DIA on Friday, and is recovering in an area hospital.
The team had announced earlier on Saturday that Wolfe had been ruled out, but no details had been given regarding his condition.
While playing professional football isn't great for anyone's general well-being, Wolfe's 2013 has been notably difficult healthwise.
Knowshon Moreno, Champ Bailey, and Omar Bolden were upgraded to full practice participants Friday, and are listed as probable for Sunday's game at Arrowhead.
Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and Julius Thomas were again limited, and are questionable, as is Derek Wolfe, who fell ill on Friday and did not travel with the team to Kansas City.
According to the DP, Wolfe will be ruled out if he's unable to travel by sometime on Saturday afternoon.
According to Adam Schefter, Broncos DT Kevin Vickerson suffered a dislocated hip on Sunday night. While the injury will not require surgery, it will keep Big Vick out for at least six weeks, and may end his season.
Vickerson has played 403 snaps in 11 games (consistently 35-40 per game), grading out at minus-6.4 overall. PFF credits him with one sack, one QB hit, 14 hurries, two batted passes, 20 total tackles, and 17 stops.
According to Jack Del Rio, the Broncos expect to have both Julius Thomas and Champ Bailey back on the field for the rematch with the Chiefs at Arrowhead.
He says the team is still awaiting the MRI results on the injured hip of Kevin Vickerson, while Knowshon Moreno's ankle is merely bruised, making him day-to-day, along with Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie.
Combined with the injury to Chiefs LB Justin Houston, these are extremely positive developments for a team with a chance at a sweep of Kansas City on Sunday.
Especially for Kansas City, a bunch of Monday MRIs could go a long way toward determining the upcoming Broncos/Chiefs rematch at Arrowhead, and thus, the AFCW.
After the Chiefs fell at home to the Chargers, LB Tamba Hali was carted off the field with a knee injury and left the stadium on crutches, while LB Justin Houston departed with his right arm in a sling.
The two players, who have combined for 20 of the team's 37 sacks, will each undergo an MRI on Monday.
All signs this week had pointed to Wes Welker making the trip to New England to face his former team.
Indeed, he's listed as probable after participating in full during Friday's practice, but Jack Del Rio says there's no question whether Welker will play.