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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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Perfect timing for Elway's return

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
The timing of legendary QB John Elway's return to Denver couldn't have worked out better for either side.    

Dolphins contingent reportedly meets with Harbaugh

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 10:51 a.m. ET
A contingent from the Miami Dolphins reportedly flew to the Bay Area on Wednesday evening to meet with Stanford head coach Jim Harbaugh, just hours after he had conducted a lengthy interview with the 49ers.

Elway faces tough challenge with Broncos

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 5:19 p.m. ET
John Elway's first move as football czar in Denver might be his most important. He has to find a coach, and there's little time to dilly-dally around.

Broncos place Elway in charge of football operations

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 10:08 a.m. ET
The Broncos made it official Wednesday, announcing the hiring of Hall of Fame QB John Elway as the team's new executive vice president of football operations.

Broncos, Browns to interview Falcons OC Mularkey

Posted Jan. 04, 2011 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
The Broncos and Browns will interview Falcons offensive coordinator Mike Mularkey this week for their vacant head-coaching positions.

First 20 picks in NFL draft order established

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 11:03 a.m. ET
The 20 teams that did not make the playoffs can not look forward to where they will select in April's draft.

Mathews emerges in Chargers win

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 8:16 p.m. ET
Ryan Mathews and Nate Kaeding led the San Diego Chargers to a 33-28 win at Denver on Sunday, handing the Broncos their franchise-record 12th loss.

Reports: Elway to be named Broncos executive VP

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 10:40 a.m. ET
The Broncos have reached an agreement with their two-time Super Bowl winning quarterback, John Elway, to be the team's executive vice president effective this week, according to multiple reports.

Tebow brings new excitement to Broncos

Posted Dec. 31, 2010 @ 12:35 p.m. ET
The extreme enthusiasm of the fans at Invesco Field at Mile High was a clear indication they were happy to see rookie QB Tim Tebow under center, but we hear that excitement extends beyond the spectators.

Broncos sign DT Leonard after placing LB Robinson on I.R.

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
The Broncos have signed DT Louis Leonard to fill the roster spot vacated by LB Lee Robinson, who was placed on injured reserve with a hamstring injury.

Tebow leads Broncos back in 24-23 win

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 7:42 p.m. ET
Tim Tebow rallied the Broncos past the Texans 24-23 when he scored on a 6-yard scramble with three minutes left in his first home start Sunday, capping a comeback from a 17-point halftime deficit.

Broncos place PK Prater on I.R.

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 5:49 p.m. ET
The Broncos placed PK Matt Prater on injured reserve Thursday and activated OL Jeff Byers to the active roster from the practice squad.

Broncos QB Orton unhappy with being replaced

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 12:18 p.m. ET
A rib injury kept Broncos QB Kyle Orton out of action in Week 15, but the veteran signalcaller was healthy enough to start the final two games of the season, the way we hear it.

Dumervil facing charges for stadium incident

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
Injured Broncos OLB Elvis Dumervil is facing disturbing the peace and assault charges, according to the Denver Post and KDVR-Channel 31 in Denver.

Broncos place Larsen on I.R., promote OG Daniels

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 2:27 p.m. ET
The Broncos have placed FB Spencer Larsen on injured reserve and promoted OG Stanley Daniels to the active roster.

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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