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Joe Mays

Joe Mays - #51 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 250 lbs.
Birthday 07/06/1985
Birthplace Chicago, IL
College North Dakota State
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 6th round, 34th pick by Eagles

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

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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 Oct. 29, 2012
A person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Monday that Mays is likely out for the season after suffering a serious injury to his lower left leg in the Denver Broncos' 34-14 win over the New Orleans Saints.||||||| The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because coach John Fox hadn't yet addressed the media Monday. The Denver Post first reported the extent of Mays' injury.
Posted Oct. 01, 2012
Mays says he's not going to change his style after getting suspended a game for a hit that sent Houston quarterback Matt Schaub's helmet and a piece of his ear flying.||||||| Mays was also fined $50,000 but got to keep his $200,000-plus game check. He immediately apologized to Schaub for the hit during the Texans' 31-25 win at Denver on Sept. 23, which Mays called unintentional. Schaub accepted his apology.
Posted Sept. 25, 2012
Denver coach John Fox says the NFL has denied Broncos linebacker Joe Mays' appeal and he will miss Sunday's game against the Raiders.||||||| Mays was fined $50,000 and suspended for one game for his hit on Texans quarterback Matt Schaub last Sunday that sent Schaub's helmet flying and took off a chunk of his left ear. Mays remains barred from the team's facilities until next Monday.
Posted March 19, 2012
Mays was excited to get a three-year, $12 million deal to stay in Denver. After hearing Peyton Manning had chosen the Broncos over other suitors Monday, he was even more thrilled.||||||| Mays has started 17 games since arriving in Denver from Philadelphia in 2010. He had 75 tackles and 12 starts last season, playing mostly on early downs. He had visited with the New Orleans Saints and was on his way to talk with the Colts on Sunday, when the Broncos agreed to the three-year contract.
Posted Dec. 07, 2010
The Denver Broncos have placed Mays on injured reserve.||||||| Mays blew out his left knee in the Broncos' 10-6 loss at Kansas City on Sunday. Mays said he sprained a ligament and didn't need surgery, but because the recovery is four weeks, his season is over.

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