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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 place MLB Mays on I.R.

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 1:21 p.m. ET
The Broncos signed S Duke Ihenacho from the practice squad and placed MLB Joe Mays on injured reserve on Tuesday.

Report: Broncos MLB Mays suffers season-ending injury

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
Broncos MLB Joe Mays is expected to miss the rest of the season after suffering a lower leg injury in Sunday night’s win.

Broncos favor Brooking in middle over Mays

Posted Oct. 18, 2012 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
Broncos MLB Joe Mays appears to have been demoted from his starting spot in favor of Keith Brooking, though it may be a fluid situation.

Appeal denied, Mays out for game vs Raiders

Posted Sept. 27, 2012 @ 11:39 p.m. ET
Broncos LB Joe Mays had his appeal rejected by the NFL on Thursday, so the $50,000 fine and one-game suspension he received stands.

NFL suspends Broncos MLB Mays one game for hit

Posted Sept. 25, 2012 @ 2:36 p.m. ET
The NFL suspended Broncos MLB Joe Mays one game for his hit on Texans QB Matt Schaub, ESPN’s Adam Schefter first reported.

Broncos reach agreement with MLB Mays

Posted March 18, 2012 @ 7:20 p.m. ET
The Broncos and MLB Joe Mays have agreed on a new contract, the club announced Sunday.

Mays in the middle for Broncos

Posted Sept. 08, 2011 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
Surrounded by former first-round picks, MLB Joe Mays will play an important role for the Broncos' defense.

New rule change means Smith likely returning to Jets

Posted March 27, 2011 @ 11:33 a.m. ET
The Jets were one of the teams that backed the NFL's decision to move kickoffs to the 35-yard line, enhancing their ability to keep KR Brad Smith.

Broncos place LB Mays, TE Gronkowski on I.R.

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 3:45 p.m. ET
The Broncos placed LB Joe Mays and TE Dan Gronkowski on injured reserve on Monday following injuries suffered in the team's Week 13 loss to the Chiefs.

Chiefs' O-line struggles in short-yardage situations

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 2:39 a.m. ET
The lack of size among the Chiefs' offensive linemen is haunting the team when it has a short-yardage situation, according to AFC West Whispers.

Broncos release ILB Ayodele

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

Broncos trade Arrington to Eagles for Mays

Posted July 31, 2010 @ 11:02 a.m. ET
The Eagles and Broncos made a trade Friday night, sending LB Joe Mays to Denver and RB-RS J.J. Arrington to Philadelphia.

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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