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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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Eagles land Sims in three-team deal; Lions get Scheffler

Posted April 19, 2010 @ 12:15 p.m. ET
The Eagles have acquired LB Ernie Sims from the Lions in a three-way trade on Monday. The Lions also landed TE Tony Scheffler from Denver, with the Broncos getting draft picks.

Broncos’ Royal expected to help fill void left by Marshall

Posted April 16, 2010 @ 8:02 p.m. ET
The departure of Brandon Marshall leaves the Broncos with a significant hole at wide receiver, but it also provides Eddie Royal with an opportunity to get back on track after a poor performance last season.

Broncos QB Orton signs tender

Posted April 16, 2010 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
Hoping to build on his first season in Denver, Broncos QB Kyle Orton signed his restricted free-agent tender Friday.

Report: Broncos TE Scheffler will sign tender

Posted April 14, 2010 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
Broncos TE Tony Scheffler will sign his restricted free-agent tender Wednesday and could be headed to another team before long, according to a Denver Post report.

Broncos trade Marshall to Dolphins

Posted April 14, 2010 @ 8:31 a.m. ET
Denver has shipped WR Brandon Marshall to the Dolphins, the Broncos confirmed Wednesday morning.

Report: Broncos WR Marshall signs tender

Posted April 13, 2010 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
Broncos WR Brandon Marshall signed his one-year tender Tuesday, according to a report, but some still expect him to be traded before next week's draft.

Moreno looking for more complete Year Two

Posted April 09, 2010 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno had a productive rookie season, but he didn't perform up to the expectations some had for him and gained only 3.8 yards per carry.

Green looks to help Broncos begin climb

Posted April 09, 2010 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
New Broncos DE Jarvis Green says he's happy to be in Denver and is enjoying getting to know his teammates, but don't ask him for any predictions about next season.

PK Elam retires with Broncos

Posted March 31, 2010 @ 6:06 p.m. ET
PK Jason Elam signed a one-day contract with the Broncos and retired as a member of the team Wednesday.

Quinn not an immediate threat to Orton

Posted March 19, 2010 @ 10:02 a.m. ET
There is no QB competition in Denver, we've been told, but the Broncos gave incumbent Kyle Orton a bit of a push with the acquisition of Brady Quinn.

Report: Broncos release QB Simms

Posted March 15, 2010 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
Chris Simms' tenure with the Broncos has come to an end after one season

Broncos trade for QB Quinn

Posted March 14, 2010 @ 5:44 p.m. ET
The Broncos announced Sunday that they have acquired QB Brady Quinn in a trade with Cleveland. The team agreed to trade FB Peyton Hillis, a 2011 sixth-round draft pick and a conditional 2012 draft pick to the Browns in exchange ...

Broncos cut ILB Davis

Posted March 11, 2010 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
Broncos observers were caught off guard Thursday, as the team released ILB Andra Davis, according to reports.

Clark found guilty of murdering Broncos CB Williams

Posted March 11, 2010 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
Suspected gang member Willie Clark was found guilty of murder Thursday in the drive-by shooting death of Broncos CB Darrent Williams on New Year’s Day 2007. A jury returned the verdict after an 11-day trial and a day and ...

Broncos release DE Peterson

Posted March 11, 2010 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
The Broncos continued to tinker with their defensive line Wednesday, as they released DE Kenny Peterson, who started 14 games for Denver last season.

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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