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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 expect quick return by Ayers

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 2:52 a.m. ET
Although he was initially expected to miss 2-3 months, Denver believes that OLB Robert Ayers will be able to return to the team from his broken foot much earlier than that, perhaps in the next few weeks, according to AFC ...

Five minutes with a legend: Randy Gradishar

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 10:48 a.m. ET
Mike Beacom catches up with Broncos legend Randy Gradishar, who discusses his Pro Bowl career, including the glorious 1977 season when the "Orange Crush" defense ruled the AFC.

Broncos welcome return of FS Dawkins, CB Goodman

Posted Oct. 28, 2010 @ 10:33 p.m. ET
The Broncos didn't win a game without both FS Brian Dawkins and CB André Goodman in the lineup, and we hear the lack of experience that Denver was left with limited the defense's ability to make adjustments.

Broncos CB Cox's status unknown for London

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 11:06 a.m. ET
The Broncos head to London on Thursday and might not be joined by rookie CB Perrish Cox.

Broncos re-sign DT Smith

Posted Oct. 26, 2010 @ 3:21 p.m. ET
The Broncos re-signed DT Le Kevin Smith on Tuesday after giving up 328 rushing yards to the Raiders on Sunday.

49ers QB Smith gets shoulder checked in London

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 11:42 a.m. ET
49ers QB Alex Smith had his injured left shoulder checked at a London hospital on Monday morning and is still unsure if he can play against the Broncos at Wembley Stadium on Sunday.

Raiders set team scoring mark, rout Broncos 59-14

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 7:58 p.m. ET
Behind Darren McFadden's four touchdowns, the Raiders scored the most points in their 50-year history Sunday with a 59-14 thrashing of the demoralized Broncos.

Beadles key to Broncos' improved rushing attack

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
The Broncos welcomed RB Knowshon Moreno back last week, but that's not the only reason Denver saw an improvement in its running game.  

Broncos place WR Willis on I.R.

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
Broncos wide receiver and special-teams contributor Matt Willis has been placed on season-ending injured reserve after breaking his foot in Sunday's loss to the Jets.

LT, Jets hold off Broncos

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 7:28 p.m. ET
LaDainian Tomlinson scored his second touchdown from 2 yards out with 73 seconds left after a pass interference flag and the New York Jets rallied past the Denver Broncos 24-20 on Sunday.

Broncos add defensive depth

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
The Broncos have signed SS Kyle McCarthy and OLB Kevin Alexander from their practice squad, giving the team increased depth on defense and increased speed on special teams.

Report: Revis a game-time decision

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
The Jets will not make a decision on CB Darrelle Revis' status until game time on Sunday, a league source told Rich Cimini of ESPNNewYork.

Elway sacked by Ponzi scheme

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
The Denver Post reported on Thursday that John Elway and his business partner lost $15 million in a Ponzi scheme to hedge fund manager Sean Mueller, who has been accused of racketeering, fraud and theft.

S Bruton, CB Jones to have expanded roles for Broncos

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 2:51 p.m. ET
The wave of injuries that has hit the Broncos over the past few weeks should mean additional playing time for S David Bruton and CB Nate Jones.

Broncos lose two key defenders

Posted Oct. 12, 2010 @ 10:18 a.m. ET
The Denver Post reports that Broncos OLB Robert Ayers (foot) and FS Brian Dawkins (knee) will miss multiple games after suffering injuries in Week Five.

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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