Wolfe likely out for a while

Good Morning, Broncos fans! First things first:

X-rays, a CT scan, and MRI on Derek Wolfe were each negative, and he did fly home with the team last night. However, he may miss some time, while Champ Bailey left Seattle on crutches and with a boot on his left foot, and will have an MRI on the injury today.

Louis Vasquez left the game with a knee injury that is not considered to be serious, while there's so far been no indication that Wes Welker's ankle injury is serious.


Videos: NFLN and BTV highlights; John Fox, Peyton Manning, and several others speak after the game, plus their quotes transcribed.

John Elway tells Woody Paige he thinks the depth of these Broncos is comparable to that of the squad that won the franchise's first Super Bowl, while Ed McCaffrey thinks the 1997 team had better talent in the starting lineup.

Pat Bowlen says his family plans to retain ownership of the team when he's gone someday, and that while he isn't much for running anymore, he does work out most days. Most importantly, Mr. B still thinks Al Davis was a dick.

Von Miller admits he should have taken care of his traffic ticket long before his recent arrest.

As much as went wrong last night, Peyton Manning is still Peyton Manning, and don't ever forget that.

Andrew Mason thinks Brock Osweiler's struggles owe to poor line play, and he says Ronnie Hillman's pass blocking is better than Montee Ball's.

Last night's blowout has Paul Klee a bit concerned about the defense, but we're still talking about preseason football here.


Details continue to emerge regarding the quacktastic former head of the NFL's concussion committee, Elliott Pellman, who was apparently former Commissioner Paul Tagliabue's personal physician.

 TE Tony Gonzalez is rejoining the Falcons after skipping most of camp; Detroit added CB Rashean Mathis; Chicago released DE Jamaal Anderson.

Buttfumble had a Jekyll-and-Hyde-like performance in the Jets' victory over the Jags last night.

According to Len Pasquarelli, the chances that Brian Banks will make the Falcons' 53-man roster are shrinking, while New Orleans may bring back WR Devery Henderson, who was cut by Shanny & Co.


Old friend Eddie Royal was taken off the Chargers' practice field yesterday in an ambulance, and found to have suffered a concussion and bruised lung. Meanwhile, San Diego lost fifth-round corner Steve Williams for the season with a torn pec.

Miami TE Dustin Keller suffered a gruesome leg injury in Houston last night and is likely lost for the season; Bills QB E.J. Manuel will undergo a minor knee procedure and may miss the rest of the preseason; Jets LB Quinton Coples is out 3-4 weeks with a fractured ankle.


Andy Benoit on the Falcons and Browns; PFF on the Saints and Giants.

Chase Stuart revisits his receiver metric from the other day to see if it can be improved upon.

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