Chris Kuper Doubtful, Among Longest List Of Broncos Injuries All Season

December 22, 2012 7:00 AM

Chris Kuper Doubtful, Among Longest List Of Broncos Injuries All Season
By Rich Kurtzman

" Another long and grueling NFL season is coming close to closing; it’s taken a toll on players’ bodies.

When one looks at the Denver Broncos’ injury report this week, it becomes obvious just how physical a game football is. Denver’s 11 players listed marks a team-high for the season, and some of those injuries are quite serious.

Namely Chris Kuper, whose severely sprained ankle has left him too hobbled to practice, let alone compete in a game. Kuper’s season has been a rocky road full of boulders; even a man as big as a Mack truck has broken down. His personal long list of injuries began way back in training camp, when the starting right guard fractured his forearm in practice.

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Kuper is such a valuable asset to the offense that he was named one of the team’s five captains despite knowing he wouldn’t be able to play for weeks. The seventh-year veteran was finally healed and played in Week Five, starting the next three games for his Broncos before spraining that ankle in Cincinnati. He returned to play against Kansas City and Tampa Bay, but another setback has him sidelined once again "

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