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Broncos place Moore on short-term IR, sign Huff

The Broncos have placed Rahim Moore on short-term IR following his surgery for lateral compartment syndrome, and filled his roster spot with former Raiders and Ravens safety Michael Huff.

Moore played 30 snaps during Denver's 27-17 win over Kansas City on Sunday night before leaving with what was characterized on NBC as a mysterious leg injury.

He was replaced by Mike Adams, never to return, and underwent surgery Monday morning.

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Report: Moore has ‘serious lower leg injury’

According to the Denver Post, free safety Rahim Moore will miss "several weeks" with what is being called a "serious lower leg injury."

Moore had two tackles and defensed one pass prior to his second quarter departure on Sunday night.

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Report: JDR interviewed for USC gig

According to Mike Klis, Jack Del Rio interviewed for the vacant USC head coaching job during Denver's bye week.

JDR's met with his alma mater on Friday, November 1, a day before the health scare that sidelined John Fox and made Del Rio the Broncos' interim coach.

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Injury Report: Not that you were worried, but Manning will ‘definitely’ play

Peyton Manning, Duke Ihenacho, and 11 other Broncos are listed as probable for Sunday night's showdown with the visiting first-place Chiefs.

But as Jack Del Rio put it Friday, he'd list his quarterback's status as "definite," if that were possible on NFL injury reports.

Denver's full roster practiced, but Champ Bailey continued to work with the scout team, and is listed as doubtful.

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Injury Report: Manning back to practice; youth football losing popularity

Peyton Manning, Joel Dreessen, and Nate Irving returned to practice Thursday, albeit in a limited fashion. Champ Bailey and Duke Ihenacho practiced again, but were again limited.

Manning had been sidelined Wednesday to rest his ailing right ankle, which was heavily taped during practice. He also wore a glove on his throwing hand, perhaps in anticipation of cold conditions at SAF@MH on Sunday night.

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Injury Report: Manning rests; Bailey practices

Peyton Manning rested his ailing right ankle on Wednesday, while Champ Bailey returned to practice, albeit in a limited fashion.

Nate Irving (shoulder) and Joel Dreessen (knee) were also held out, while Robert Ayers got the day off with his wife expecting the birth of their first child.

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Demaryius Thomas named AFC Offensive POW

Demaryius Thomas has been named the AFC Offensive POW for his three-touchdown performance at San Diego.

Thomas capped three straight Denver possessions with scoring receptions, tying him for the most in a single game by a Bronco.

It's the first such honor for Thomas; Peyton Manning took the award for his Week 1 and Week 3 performances.

Warning to opponents: Sacking PMFM is bad for your health

It was pretty obvious while watching Broncos/Chargers that Peyton Manning first aggravated his high right ankle sprain on Larry English's twisting second quarter sack.

Of course, Corey Liuget's fourth-quarter dive at Manning's legs got more attention, but even after these two limp-inducing hits, Manning will play Sunday against Kansas City.

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Fox hopes to return before season’s end

During a conference call with reporters on Tuesday, John Fox said he's "feeling better every day," and hopes to be back to the Broncos' sideline before the end of the season.

As had been speculated by a cardiologist at DHMC last week, Fox says the condition that spurred his aortic valve replacement was a congenital defect.

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Bowe arrested for speeding, marijuana possession

As they prep for their (the NFL's?) biggest game of the year so far, the Chiefs have their first significant distraction.

Dwayne Bowe, the team's top wideout, was arrested Sunday, accused of speeding and possessing more than 10 grams of marijuana.

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