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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

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos dominate, Raiders rising

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
The rest of the division should be worried after watching the Broncos dominate on Sunday night, routing the Saints 34-14.

Change, desperation in air for three teams

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 12:03 p.m. ET
The Eagles, Jets and Chargers might have reached the point of no return; examining the Cowboys' losing culture; and more from Week Eight.

Could management path be in store for Manning?

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 10:57 a.m. ET
How hard would it be to imagine Peyton Manning as an NFL owner? The way we hear it, not too hard at all.

Manning leads Broncos past Saints

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 12:06 a.m. ET
Peyton Manning passed for 305 yards and three scores to lead the Broncos to a 34-14 victory over the Saints.

Expect more from Broncos RB Hillman down the stretch

Posted Oct. 25, 2012 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
The Broncos hope the bye week came at a good time for rookie RB Ronnie Hillman, who is expected to continue getting more snaps going forward.

AFC West Spin cycle: Raiders regress and still win

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 10:10 a.m. ET
With the rest of the division's teams on bye, the Raiders represented the AFC West with an ugly win over the shorthanded Jaguars.

Report: NFL investigating Chargers for using stickum

Posted Oct. 21, 2012 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
NFL security is investigating the Chargers for allegedly using a banned, “stickum” type substance, according to Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer.

Broncos favor Brooking in middle over Mays

Posted Oct. 18, 2012 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
Broncos MLB Joe Mays appears to have been demoted from his starting spot in favor of Keith Brooking, though it may be a fluid situation.

Thursday's 60-second rant: A tale of three MVP-caliber QBs

Posted Oct. 18, 2012 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush reflects on the winning trifecta in Week Six courtesy of Aaron Rodgers and the Manning brothers.

AFC West Spin cycle: Manning's miracle on Monday night

Posted Oct. 16, 2012 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
Analyzing the fallout of Monday night's stunning Broncos comeback and the rest of the AFC West action in Week Six.

Tuesday's 60-second rant: Change coming in San Diego

Posted Oct. 16, 2012 @ 1:47 p.m. ET
On Monday night we saw vintage Peyton Manning and the fate of Norv Turner and A.J. Smith in San Diego sealed.

Manning's three TD passes spur Broncos' comeback

Posted Oct. 16, 2012 @ 12:22 a.m. ET
Peyton Manning threw three TD passes in the second half as the Broncos overcame a 24-0 halftime deficit to stun the Chargers 35-24.

Friday's key matchup: Chargers RB Ryan Mathews vs. Broncos defense

Posted Oct. 12, 2012 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
The spotlight will be on the quarterbacks on Monday night, but Chargers RB Ryan Mathews could be the difference. 

Chargers lift blackout for Monday night

Posted Oct. 12, 2012 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
The Chargers sold enough tickets to life the local television blackout for Monday night’s game against the Broncos.

Broncos' back seven misses Williams, Carter

Posted Oct. 12, 2012 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
Some of the Broncos' issues on defense can be attributed to not having LB D.J. Williams and S Quinton Carter.

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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