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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 surprise by cutting DE Green

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
The Broncos have released DE Jarvis Green, who was signed as a free agent to help remake the team's front line in the 3-4 defense.

Report: Broncos RB White out for year with torn Achilles tendon

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting that Broncos RB LenDale White will miss the 2010 season after tearing his Achilles tendon in Thursday night's preseason finale.

Broncos CB Smith playing his way off roster

Posted Sept. 02, 2010 @ 3:01 p.m. ET
If CB Alphonso Smith was being evaluated on merit alone, he would not make the Broncos' roster, a team observer told PFW.

Moreno’s return to practice a positive sign for Week One status

Posted Sept. 01, 2010 @ noon ET
You have to practice before you can play, so Knowshon Moreno's return to workouts is a step in the right direction for owners banking on him Week One.

Broncos RB Moreno returns to practice

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
After hurting his hamstring on the first day of training camp, Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno returned to pracitce Tuesday.

Broncos cut RB Fargas

Posted Aug. 30, 2010 @ 7:10 p.m. ET
The Broncos announced Monday that they have released RB Justin Fargas and designated CB Tony Carter as waived/injured.

Reports: Broncos WR Thomas doubtful for season opener

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 12:47 p.m. ET
The Broncos received some good news Wednesday when tests reportedly showed that rookie WR Demaryius Thomas did not suffer a stress fracture in his left foot.

Broncos OLT Clady returns to practice

Posted Aug. 25, 2010 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
Broncos All-Pro OLT Ryan Clady returned to practice on Wednesday for the first time since suffering a knee injury in a pickup basketball game in April.

Broncos release ILB Ayodele

Posted Aug. 24, 2010 @ 1:23 p.m. ET
The Broncos released ILB Akin Ayodele on Tuesday.

Tebow challenging Quinn for backup duty

Posted Aug. 20, 2010 @ 11:40 a.m. ET
The only competition at quarterback in Denver is between Brady Quinn and Tim Tebow, who are battling to be Kyle Orton's primary backup.

Broncos sign Orton to extension

Posted Aug. 19, 2010 @ 10:18 p.m. ET
The Broncos have signed QB Kyle Orton to a contract extension, the team announced late Thursday.

Tebow misses second practice in a row

Posted Aug. 19, 2010 @ 12:07 p.m. ET
Broncos QB Tim Tebow sat out Thursday's practice and his debut in front of the home fans Saturday night is in jeopardy.

Broncos sign RB Fargas

Posted Aug. 11, 2010 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
The Broncos addressed their need for healthy bodies at running back, signing Justin Fargas to a one-year deal.

Broncos lose OLB Moss for two weeks

Posted Aug. 07, 2010 @ 3:05 a.m. ET
Broncos OLB Jarvis Moss, who was slated to replace the injured Elvis Dumervil, broke a bone in his right hand during Denver's Friday-morning workout. The broken bone will require surgery, and Moss is expected to miss two weeks of ...

Floyd Little takes long road to Hall

Posted Aug. 06, 2010 @ 8:57 a.m. ET
Before a pair of Lombardi Trophies were resting in Denver and John Elway's orange No. 7 became one of the most iconic jerseys in football history, Floyd Little was the face of the Broncos.

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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