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Chris Kuper

Chris Kuper - #73 - G

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 303 lbs.
Birthday 12/19/1982
Birthplace Anchorage, AK
College North Dakota
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 5th round, 28th pick by Broncos

Friday's 60-second rant: How dangerous is Denver?

Posted Dec. 07, 2012 @ 2:16 p.m. ET
It's difficult to gauge how far the Broncos' have come since early-season losses, but using each week to improve could carry them a long way.

Manning leads Broncos past Raiders

Posted Dec. 06, 2012 @ 11:42 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning threw his 30th TD pass of the season on the game's opening drive and the Broncos rolled to a 26-13 win over the Raiders.

Manning completes 5,000th career pass

Posted Dec. 06, 2012 @ 10:18 p.m. ET
On Thursday night, Broncos QB Peyton Manning joined Brett Favre as the only quarterbacks in NFL history with 5,000 completions.

AFC West Spin cycle: Denver stays hot, clinches division

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
It's only Week 13, but the AFC West has been won. The Broncos clinched the division with their win over the Buccaneers.

Manning's three TDs help Broncos win AFC West

Posted Dec. 02, 2012 @ 8:04 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning threw three touchdowns to help the Broncos wrap up the AFC West with a 31-23 victory Sunday over the Buccaneers.

Improved work ethic, health gave Broncos RB Moreno a boost

Posted Dec. 01, 2012 @ 6:04 p.m. ET
Knowshon Moreno has emerged as the Broncos' lead back, impressing his coaches with his work ethic.

Key matchup: Bucs pass rush vs. Broncos pass protection

Posted Nov. 28, 2012 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
In today’s Key matchup, we look into the Bucs’ pass rush ahead of its meeting with Peyton Manning and the Broncos.

Week 13 playoff scenarios

Posted Nov. 27, 2012 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
According to the playoff scenarios released by the NFL on Tuesday, five teams can clinch postseason berths in Week 13.

Broncos sign RB Hester

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
The Broncos signed former Chargers RB Jacob Hester on Monday, the team announced.

AFC West Spin cycle: Chiefs give Broncos a scare

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 11:29 a.m. ET
Romeo Crennel's Chiefs gave the Broncos quite the scare, but Denver hung on and is one win away from clinching the division.

Broncos beat Chiefs for sixth straight win

Posted Nov. 25, 2012 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning threw for 285 yards and two touchdowns, and the Broncos rallied to beat the woeful Chiefs 17-9 on Sunday for their sixth straight win.

Crennel has gotten best of Manning in rivalry

Posted Nov. 24, 2012 @ 9:29 p.m. ET
Although Peyton Manning has won three straight games against Romeo Crennel-coached teams, Crennel has controlled him well.

Broncos place RB McGahee on I.R. with designation to return

Posted Nov. 21, 2012 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
The Broncos placed RB Willis McGahee on injured reserve with a designation to return.

Chiefs name Quinn starting QB

Posted Nov. 21, 2012 @ 12:10 p.m. ET
Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel announced that Brady Quinn will start on Sunday against the Broncos.

Report: Broncos RB McGahee to miss 6-8 weeks

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 2:49 p.m. ET
The Broncos will be without RB Willis McGahee for at least the rest of the regular season.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 06, 2012
Kuper is active for the Denver Broncos' game against Kansas City. He hasn't played since Dec. 2 because of a left ankle sprain.||||||| Kuper, who also was dealing with migraine headaches, has played in six games this season. He missed the first month with a broken forearm and five of the last seven with problems in his left ankle.
Posted Aug. 15, 2012
Kuper had surgery on his broken left forearm and is out four to six weeks.||||||| Manny Ramirez took Kuper's spot in the lineup.
Posted Jan. 04, 2012
Kuper, the stalwart of their young line, broke his left leg last week for Denver.||||||| Kuper is done for the season.
Posted Jan. 01, 2012
Kuper had his left leg placed in a splint and was taken off the field in a cart after he was injured Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs. Before he was taken off the field, many of Kuper's offensive teammates came over to offer support, including quarterback Tim Tebow. Kuper is a stalwart on a young offensive line.||||||| Kuper was blocking on a running play in the first quarter when rookie right tackle Orlando Franklin rolled into the back of Kuper's leg. Russ Hochstein took over Kuper's spot.
Posted June 04, 2010
The Denver Broncos have signed Kuper to a six-year deal.||||||| The 6-foot-4, 303-pound Kuper started 15 games for the Broncos last season after missing the season opener with an ankle injury. Kuper was selected by Denver in the fifth round of the 2006 draft from the University of North Dakota. Kuper has surrendered just five sacks in 42 career starts.

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