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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

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Broncos rule five out for Week Six

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
Broncos FS Brian Dawkins (knee), CB Andre Goodman (leg), LB Wesley Woodyard (leg), FS Darcel McBath (ankle) and OLB Robert Ayers will not play on Sunday.

Orton officially an elite fantasy QB

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 6:35 p.m. ET
Don't look now, but fantasy's best passer might be a guy who went undrafted in more than a few leagues. After carving up some soft secondaries in the season's first month, Kyle Orton proved to be the ...

Ravens, Rice run past Broncos, 31-17

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 5:07 p.m. ET
Ray Rice ran for 133 yards and two touchdowns, and the Ravens frustrated Denver quarterback Kyle Orton in a 31-17 victory Sunday.

Broncos RB Moreno to miss Week Five

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno will not play in Sunday's game against the Ravens, head coach Josh McDaniels announced on Friday.

QB Orton becoming a leader in Denver

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 9:40 a.m. ET
Broncos QB Kyle Orton came back a different man this offseason and, after signing a contact extension in August, has a newfound sense of confidence.

Bailey, Broncos end contract talks

Posted Oct. 07, 2010 @ 6:48 p.m. ET
CB Champ Bailey and the Broncos have broken off talks about a contract extension until the offseason, according to Fox 31 Denver reporter Josina Anderson.

Moreno held out of Broncos practice

Posted Oct. 07, 2010 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno was held out of the team's afternoon practice and is unsure if he'll play in Week Five due to a hamstring injury.

Penalties major concern for Titans

Posted Oct. 07, 2010 @ 10:44 a.m. ET
The Titans, who committed 98 penalties last season, slightly above the league average, led the league in penalties and penalty yardage through four games and were on pace to commit 50 more penalties than a season ago. 

Orton tosses 2 TDs, Broncos beat Titans 26-20

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
Kyle Orton threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Correll Buckhalter with 1:33 left, and the Denver Broncos rallied and beat the Tennessee Titans 26-20 on Sunday.

Tebow to be active vs. Titans

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 10:54 a.m. ET
Broncos QB Tim Tebow will be the team's second-string quarterback today vs. the Titans, a promotion after being inactive a week ago.

Q&A with Broncos legend John Elway

Posted Oct. 01, 2010 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
In the midst of an ongoing promotion with Pepsi Max, two-time Super Bowl champion John Elway took a few minutes out of his busy schedule to speak with Pro Football Weekly.

Broncos WR Lloyd's hard work paying off

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
While it might appear that WR Brandon Lloyd's gaudy offensive numbers are coming from out of nowhere, we hear that the wide receiver has been working toward a breakout season for several years.

Moreno expected to miss Week Four

Posted Sept. 29, 2010 @ 1:07 p.m. ET
Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno is expected to miss a second consecutive week with a pulled hamstring, according to the Denver Post.

No Marshall, no problem for Orton

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
Broncos QB Kyle Orton was supposed to fail without elite WR Brandon Marshall around this season. So far, he doesn't seem to be too affected by his top wideout's departure.

Collie has career game in Colts win

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 7:45 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning threw for three touchdowns even without Anthony Gonzalez and Pierre Garcon and the Indianapolis Colts beat the crestfallen Denver Broncos 27-13 Sunday.

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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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