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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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Rivers' four TD passes spark Chargers' win

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 11:58 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers tied his career high with four touchdown passes and the San Diego Chargers beat the Denver Broncos 35-14 on Monday night for their third straight victory.

Gates, Mathews both inactive for Chargers

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 7:42 p.m. ET
The Chargers will be without some of their top playmakers for tonight's clash with AFC West rival Denver.

Roles of Broncos RBs Maroney, Buckhalter diminishing

Posted Nov. 18, 2010 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
RBs Laurence Maroney and Correll Buckhalter are slowly being phased out of the Broncos' offense.

Broncos release OLB Moss

Posted Nov. 17, 2010 @ 2:59 p.m. ET
The Broncos have released OLB Jarvis Moss, a former first-round draft pick.

After slow start, Moreno in store for big finish

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
The first half of the season didn't go quite as Knowshon Moreno would have hoped, but the second half could prove to be his coming-out party.

Broncos turn the tables on Chiefs

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 8:08 p.m. ET
The Denver Broncos corralled the NFL's top rushing team, doing their best imitation of the Kansas City Chiefs in a rout of the AFC West leaders.

Broncos keep RB Ball as insurance

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 11:43 p.m. ET
Denver promoted promising RB Lance Ball from its practice squad to the 53-man roster earlier in the week so it wouldn't lose him to Indianapolis, we hear in AFC West Whispers.

Broncos punish D.J. Williams

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 5:35 p.m. ET
Following his DUI arrest on Friday morning, Broncos LB D.J. Williams has been benched, fined and stripped of his defensive captaincy.

Broncos LB Williams arrested for DUI

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 12:31 p.m. ET
Broncos LB D.J. Williams was taken into custody by police early Friday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence.

AFC West midseason reports

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 8:33 a.m. ET
WR Brandon Lloyd is on his way to a career season, helping to compensate for the Broncos' 32nd-ranked rushing attack. Read our midseason reports on the AFC West teams.

Bowlen no longer face of Broncos

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
With the Broncos likely to miss the playoffs for a fifth consecutive season, the prestige of the franchise seems to be fading — and so is owner Pat Bowlen, who is becoming less involved with the team's everyday operations.

Broncos in no rush to play Tebow at QB

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 8:52 p.m. ET
Even if the Broncos do continue to slip further out of playoff contention, we hear that Denver is in no rush to expand the role of rookie QB Tim Tebow.

Gradishar deserves to be in Canton

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 6:26 p.m. ET
Mike Beacom makes the case for ex-Broncos great Randy Gradishar to be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

49ers rally late to beat Broncos 24-16 in London

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
Troy Smith completed three long passes in the fourth quarter to lead the 49ers to a 24-16 win over the Denver Broncos on Sunday.

Dawkins returns to Denver lineup

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
FS Brian Dawkins is expected to return to the Denver lineup for the team's game Sunday vs. the 49ers in London.

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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