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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 CB Cox exceeding expectations

Posted Sept. 24, 2010 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
Broncos rookie CB Perrish Cox has had chances to play at both corner spots and has proven he is capable of contributing with the first team.

Moreno, Harris both ruled out for Sunday

Posted Sept. 24, 2010 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno and OT Ryan Harris have both been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Colts.

McKinley's ex-teammate suspects foul play

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 10:08 a.m. ET
Giants CB D.J. Johnson, a former teammate of Kenny McKinley, is not convinced the former Broncos wide receiver committed suicide.

NFLPA establishes trust fund for McKinley's son

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 1:39 p.m. ET
The Broncos announced Wednesday that a trust fund benefiting the late Kenny McKinley's 1-year-old son, Keon, has been established through the NFL Players Association.

Broncos saw no signs that McKinley was suicidal

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
Broncos head coach Josh McDaniels held a tearful press conference Tuesday following the shocking suicide of WR Kenny McKinley.

Broncos WR McKinley dead from apparent suicide

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 3:12 a.m. ET
Broncos WR Kenny McKinley, 23, was found dead in his home Monday afternoon, apparently the victim of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to police in Colorado.

CBs Bailey and Goodman injured for Broncos

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 11:15 a.m. ET
Broncos' starting CBs Champ Bailey and Andre Goodman were both banged up in the team's Week Two game vs. Seattle.

Orton's throws for over 300 yards as Broncos beat Seahawks

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 7:12 p.m. ET
Kyle Orton threw for 307 yards and two TD passes and top draft pick Demaryius Thomas caught eight passes for 97 yards and a touchdown in the Denver Broncos' 31-14 rout of the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday.

Maroney no one-year rental for Broncos

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 9:24 a.m. ET
Some expect Broncos RB Laurence Maroney to surpass Correll Buckhalter and become Knowshon Moreno's primary backup in short order, but head coach Josh McDaniels considers Maroney to be his third back for now.

Broncos waive RB Brown with Maroney on board

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
The Broncos waived RB Andre Brown to make room for new RB Laurence Maroney.

Patriots trade RB Maroney to Broncos

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 7:16 p.m. ET
The Patriots traded RB Laurence Maroney to the Broncos on Tuesday. Maroney was inactive for the Patriots' season opener against the Bengals.

Garrard's three TD passes pace Jaguars in 24-17 win over Broncos

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
David Garrard threw three touchdown passes, two to TE Marcedes Lewis, and Jacksonville beat Denver 24-17 on Sunday in a season opener the Jaguars called one of the most important in franchise history.

Report: Tebow will be No. 2 QB Sunday

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 10:22 a.m. ET
Team sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter Sunday that Broncos rookie QB Tim Tebow will be the No. 2 QB when the Broncos open their season against the Jaguars.

Broncos add RB Brown, OL Clark

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 8:32 p.m. ET
The Broncos on Sunday announced several transactions, including the club being assigned ex-Giants RB Andre Brown and ex-Vikings OL Chris Clark off waivers.

Lions acquire CB Smith from Broncos

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
The Lions have acquired disappointing CB DeAngelo Smith from the Broncos in exchange for TE Dan Gronkowski and an undisclosed draft pick.

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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