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Joel Dreessen

Joel Dreessen - #81 - TE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 245 lbs.
Birthday 07/26/1982
Birthplace Ida Grove, IA
College Colorado State
Years played 8
Drafted 2005, 6th round, 24th pick by Jets

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rec Yds TD
41 356 5

Broncos sign former Chargers OG Vasquez

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
The Broncos signed former Chargers OG Louis Vasquez in the first hour of free agency on Tuesday.

Denver Broncos: 2013 team needs

Posted March 07, 2013 @ 1:17 p.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the Denver Broncos, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

Broncos tag OLT Clady

Posted March 01, 2013 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
As expected, the Broncos placed the franchise tag on OLT Ryan Clady, the team confirmed Friday.

Lattimore hopes to inspire during incredible comeback

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 7 p.m. ET
South Carolina RB Marcus Lattimore isn't letting a gruesome knee injury slow him down en route to his path to the NFL.

Elway, Broncos sitting pretty at quarterback

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 11:56 a.m. ET
Broncos executive vice president of football operations John Elway is pleased with what he has seen from No. 2 QB Brock Osweiler.

Clady will receive franchise tag from Broncos

Posted Feb. 15, 2013 @ 12:05 p.m. ET
Broncos senior vice president of football operations John Elway said OLT Ryan Clady will receive the franchise tag.

Lions hire former Broncos GM Xanders

Posted Jan. 28, 2013 @ 5:28 p.m. ET
The Lions hired former Broncos GM Brian Xanders as a senior personnel executive, the team confirmed Monday.

Broncos hire Knapp as QBs coach

Posted Jan. 18, 2013 @ 8:46 p.m. ET
The Broncos hired former Raiders offensive coordinator Greg Knapp as their quarterbacks coach, the team announced Friday.

Broncos promote Gase to offensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 17, 2013 @ 10:56 a.m. ET
The Broncos promoted Adam Gase to offensive coordinator, the team announced Thursday.

Broncos promote Undlin to secondary coach

Posted Jan. 15, 2013 @ 9:33 p.m. ET
The Broncos fired secondary coach Ron Milus and promoted Cory Undlin to the position.

Chargers hire McCoy as head coach

Posted Jan. 15, 2013 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
Mike McCoy is staying in the AFC West and will become the new head coach of the Chargers.

Ravens rally for playoff win in double OT

Posted Jan. 12, 2013 @ 9:19 p.m. ET
Baltimore's Justin Tucker kicked a 47-yard field goal 1:42 into the second overtime Saturday to lift the Ravens to a 38-35 victory over the Broncos in the AFC playoffs.

Friday injury report for divisional playoffs

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
Here is the Friday injury report for the divisional playoffs, showing to what degree injured players participated in their teams' practices.

Middle of 'D' in 2013 a question mark for Denver

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
Age and contracts of the Broncos' starters at defensive tackle and middle linebacker could lead to a new group in the middle in 2013.

Key matchup: Ravens WRs vs. Broncos pass defense

Posted Jan. 10, 2013 @ 2:32 p.m. ET
To pull off an upset on Saturday afternoon, the Ravens need WRs Torrey Smith and Anquan Boldin to be on top of their game.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 23, 2012
The Denver Broncos keep adding offensive personnel for Peyton Manning as they agreed to terms with Dreessen.||||||| The former Colorado State University standout has hauled in 110 passes for 1,364 yards and 13 TDs in six seasons with the New York Jets and Houston Texans. Last season, Dreessen caught 28 passes for 353 yards and six scores for the Texans. Dreessen was a sixth-round pick of the Jets in 2005 after a stellar career at CSU in which he was a two-time All-Mountain West Conference selection.
Posted Oct. 10, 2011
Dreessen had 112 yards receiving in a loss to the Raiders on Sunday.||||||| Dreessen was the beneficiary when the Texans had to air things out in the second half and with Andre Johnson out. He had 44 yards receiving in the first four games. Johnson likely will miss one more game, boosting Dreessen's value.
Posted Oct. 04, 2010
Dreessen had five catches for 73 yards and one touchdown in Sunday's 31-24 win at Oakland.||||||| Dreessen was a primary target with Andre Johnson out. Fantasy owners should determine if Johnson is healthy to figure out whether to start Dreessen.
Posted Sept. 25, 2007
Dreesen was signed by the Texans on Tuesday.||||||| Dreessen made the Texans' opening day roster, but was released when Houston signed Cedric Killings on Sept. 14. Dreessen is in his first year as a Texan after spending the 2005 season with the New York Jets.

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