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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

Broncos' Studesville adjusting to new role

Posted Dec. 09, 2010 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
Broncos interim head coach Eric Studesville was chosen to replace Josh McDaniels because of his exuberant and uplifting attitude, a quality the organization hopes will rub off on the players.

Broncos determined to change perception of team

Posted Dec. 07, 2010 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
Denver is hoping that the promotion of former RB coach Eric Studesville to interim head coach will begin the process of restoring the team's integrity following the unsuccessful 28-game tenure of Josh McDaniels. And it's unlikely the team ...

Air Force coach Calhoun not interested in Broncos job

Posted Dec. 07, 2010 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
Air Force coach Troy Calhoun has pulled his name out of the running to become the coach of the Broncos in 2011, according the Colorado Springs Gazette.

Broncos have big mess following McDaniels firing

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 8:32 p.m. ET
The Broncos' firing of head coach Josh McDaniels on Monday leaves the organization in major flux, with a need to right the ship and appease its disillusioned fans.

Broncos hire Studesville as interim head coach

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 7:47 p.m. ET
The Broncos have named RB coach Eric Studesville interim head coach following the firing of Josh McDaniels on Monday night.

Broncos fire McDaniels

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 6:20 p.m. ET
The Broncos announced Monday that owner Pat Bowlen has relieved head coach Josh McDaniels of his head coaching duties.

Broncos place LB Mays, TE Gronkowski on I.R.

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 3:45 p.m. ET
The Broncos placed LB Joe Mays and TE Dan Gronkowski on injured reserve on Monday following injuries suffered in the team's Week 13 loss to the Chiefs.

Chiefs maintain AFC West lead, top Broncos

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
Jamaal Charles rushed for 116 yards and Matt Cassel threw a 3-yard pass to Leonard Pope for the only touchdown, leading Kansas City to a ragged 10-6 victory over Denver on Sunday.

McDaniels' long-term status up in air

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 1:36 p.m. ET
Broncos owner Pat Bowlen recently offered differing opinions on head coach Josh McDaniels, the second of which gives the Broncos some wiggle room.

Bowlen: McDaniels will return in 2011

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 11:19 a.m. ET
Broncos owner Pat Bowlen said Monday that head coach Josh McDaniels will be back in 2011.

Bradford throws for over 300 as Rams top Broncos

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 7:57 p.m. ET
Rookie Sam Bradford had his first 300-yard game and tossed three touchdown passes as the Rams escaped Denver with a 36-33 win Sunday.

NFL fines Broncos, McDaniels for taping a practice

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
The league has fined the Broncos $50,000 and head coach Josh McDaniels $50,000 for illegally taping a 49ers practice.

Goodman could be out longer than expected

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
While Broncos CB Andre Goodman isn't expected to be placed on injured reserve, we hear his injury may be worse than the team is letting on.

2011 AFC West free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
Can the Raiders afford to keep free-agent-to-be Nnamdi Asomugha, who's one of the elite cornerbacks in the league? Here is our exclusive team-by-team list of AFC West players likely to become free agents in March.

Broncos rule Thomas, McBath out for Sunday

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
The Broncos ruled out rookie WR Demaryius Thomas and CB Darcel McBath for Sunday's game against the Rams.

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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