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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

Searching for holes in complete Broncos team

Posted Jan. 09, 2013 @ 10:49 a.m. ET
The Broncos have plenty more going for them than against them, but what do they still have to work on to get to New Orleans?

Ryan, Falcons understand situation they're in

Posted Jan. 08, 2013 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
The Falcons and QB Matt Ryan are aware of the pressures they face this weekend in what should be a strong divisional slate of games.

Dreessen, Tamme add extra element to Broncos' offense

Posted Jan. 04, 2013 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
Broncos TEs Joel Dreessen and Jacob Tamme combined for 93 catches for 911 yards and seven TDs, giving opponents another dynamic to stop.

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos get top seed, Chiefs get top pick

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 11:56 a.m. ET
The 2012 season in the AFC West ended the way it began — the Broncos and Chargers won, and the Chiefs and Raiders lost.

Broncos rout Chiefs to earn top seed in AFC

Posted Dec. 30, 2012 @ 8:06 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning and the Broncos wrapped up home-field advantage through the AFC playoffs with a predictable 38-3 runaway over the Chiefs.

Week 17 playoff scenarios

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
Seeding is up for grabs in the AFC, while five teams fight for two spots in the NFC playoffs in Week 17.

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos taking care of business

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 9:50 a.m. ET
Another typical week in the AFC West — the Broncos dominated, the Raiders and Chiefs fell and the Chargers took advantage of a weak opponent.

Broncos win streak at 10 after 34-12 defeat of Browns

Posted Dec. 23, 2012 @ 7:39 p.m. ET
Denver won its 10th straight game Sunday as Peyton Manning threw three touchdown passes in a 34-12 victory over the Browns.

Broncos in good shape if CB Porter healthy for playoffs

Posted Dec. 23, 2012 @ 12:11 p.m. ET
Broncos CB Tracy Porter hasn't played since Week Five, and his replacements have thrived, but Denver could use him in the playoffs.

Week 16 playoff scenarios

Posted Dec. 18, 2012 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
First-round byes and playoff spots are up for grabs in Week 16. See how it can happen in the playoff scenarios.

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos pass test, Raiders shut out Chiefs

Posted Dec. 17, 2012 @ 10:52 a.m. ET
The Broncos won their ninth in a row, the Raiders shut out the Chiefs and the Chargers got blown out at home by Carolina.

Broncos notch ninth consecutive win

Posted Dec. 16, 2012 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
Chris Harris returned an interception 98 yards for a momentum-turning touchdown, and the Broncos beat the skidding Ravens 34-17 Sunday.

Peyton putting together MVP season, again

Posted Dec. 11, 2012 @ 12:27 p.m. ET
Columnist Ron Borges argues that Peyton Manning's incredible season after missing all of 2011 has him in position to win another MVP award.

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos stay hot, Chargers still fighting

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 10:35 a.m. ET
The Broncos beat the Raiders to keep up their winning ways and the Chargers rallied for an upset win in Pittsburgh.

Broncos show off depth at pass catcher in win

Posted Dec. 07, 2012 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
With two receivers not at 100 percent, Peyton Manning got extra work from a pair of wideouts who don't get many opportunities.

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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