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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 hire offensive assistant coaches

Posted Jan. 24, 2010 @ 1:46 a.m. ET
The Broncos continued the shake-up of their coaching staff Saturday, hiring three new assistants and shifting the responsibilities of three others.

Broncos considering Pees, Martindale for D-coordinator

Posted Jan. 21, 2010 @ 7:47 p.m. ET
Broncos head coach Josh McDaniels is deliberating over whom to hire as his next defensive coordinator following Mike Nolan's departure.

Broncos D-coordinator Nolan resigns

Posted Jan. 18, 2010 @ 6:31 p.m. ET
The Broncos' defense improved from its 2008 form during the ’09 season under coordinator Mike Nolan, but his time with the team has come to an end after just one year.

Broncos not likely to let Scheffler depart without compensation

Posted Jan. 16, 2010 @ 2:08 p.m. ET
Tony Scheffler wasn't happy about having his role reduced in first-year head coach Josh McDaniels' offense, and tensions boiled over at the end of the season when Scheffler was benched in Week 17.

Marshall heading back to trading block

Posted Jan. 07, 2010 @ 12:28 p.m. ET
After witnessing Josh McDaniels question the severity of Brandon Marshall's hamstring injury before deactivating him in Week 17, sources in Denver are having a hard time imagining Marshall wearing a Broncos uniform in 2010.

'Coaching decision' to deactivate Broncos WR Marshall

Posted Jan. 02, 2010 @ 3:13 a.m. ET
Four months after Josh McDaniels had suspended Brandon Marshall for nine days because of insubordination, the Broncos' head coach said Friday that his Pro Bowl wide receiver would be deactivated for Sunday's key game against Kansas City, saying it ...

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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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