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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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Broncos add two more assistant coaches

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 9:40 a.m. ET
The Broncos have announced the hiring of two more assistant coaches for head coach John Fox's staff, appointing Jeff Rodgers as special-teams coordinator and Adam Gase as quarterbacks coach.

ORT Harris could be Fox's type of player

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 1:07 p.m. ET
While the future of ORT Ryan Harris remains up in the air, we hear the hiring of John Fox as Broncos' head coach should improve the chances of the free-agent-to-be returning in 2011.

Broncos owner Bowlen to fans: You deserve more

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 10:24 a.m. ET
In a letter to Broncos season-ticket holders, Pat Bowlen told fans that last season was the most difficult year in his 27-year tenure as owner.

Broncos RB Maroney arrested

Posted Jan. 18, 2011 @ 9:36 a.m. ET
Broncos RB Laurence Maroney was arrested in St. Louis late Monday night and is being held on unlawful weapons charges and drug charges.

Report: Panthers hire McDermott as defensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
Just a couple days after being fired by the Eagles, Sean McDermott will be the new defensive coordinator for the Panthers, ESPN's Chris Mortensen reported.

Fox retains McCoy, Studesville on Broncos staff

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
New Broncos head coach John Fox announced the members of his coaching staff on Monday, including a few familiar names to Denver fans.

LB Williams may become Broncos' trade bait

Posted Jan. 16, 2011 @ 4:01 a.m. ET
After being stripped of his captaincy following a second DUI arrest, Denver LB D.J. Williams is a likely prospect to be traded as the Broncos seek to accumulate draft choices, according to AFC West Whispers.

Reports: McCoy to remain OC in Denver

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
Amidst the changes in Denver, Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy will remain with the team and new head coach John Fox, according to multiple reports.

Broncos introduce Fox as head coach

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
The Broncos introduced John Fox as the franchise's head coach on Friday, giving the former Panthers head man an opportunity to address the media and fans for the first time.

Broncos' Fox has much work to do

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 5:44 p.m. ET
With new head coach John Fox now in place, the Broncos can finally move forward in their quest to restore the integrity of the organization.

Cornerback could become Broncos top offseason priority

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 2:05 p.m. ET
Of all the question marks that surround the Broncos' league-worst defense, we hear the cornerback position could become the No. 1 priority.

Williams declines Broncos interview request

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 12:34 p.m. ET
Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams has taken his name out of the running for the Broncos' head-coaching job, according to multiple sources.

Broncos set to interview Fox, other defensive coaches

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
John Fox is one of the many candidates set to interview for the Broncos' head-coaching job.

Broncos to interview Texans OC Dennison

Posted Jan. 07, 2011 @ 4:12 p.m. ET
The Broncos are in the process of seeking permission to speak with Texans offensive coordinator Rick Dennison in regards to their vacant head-coaching position.

Mularkey postpones interview with Broncos

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
If the Broncos want Mike Mularkey as their head coach, they are going to have to wait until the Falcons are eliminated from the playoffs.

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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