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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

Perfect timing for Elway's return

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
The timing of legendary QB John Elway's return to Denver couldn't have worked out better for either side.    

Dolphins contingent reportedly meets with Harbaugh

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 10:51 a.m. ET
A contingent from the Miami Dolphins reportedly flew to the Bay Area on Wednesday evening to meet with Stanford head coach Jim Harbaugh, just hours after he had conducted a lengthy interview with the 49ers.

Elway faces tough challenge with Broncos

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 5:19 p.m. ET
John Elway's first move as football czar in Denver might be his most important. He has to find a coach, and there's little time to dilly-dally around.

Broncos place Elway in charge of football operations

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 10:08 a.m. ET
The Broncos made it official Wednesday, announcing the hiring of Hall of Fame QB John Elway as the team's new executive vice president of football operations.

Broncos, Browns to interview Falcons OC Mularkey

Posted Jan. 04, 2011 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
The Broncos and Browns will interview Falcons offensive coordinator Mike Mularkey this week for their vacant head-coaching positions.

First 20 picks in NFL draft order established

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 11:03 a.m. ET
The 20 teams that did not make the playoffs can not look forward to where they will select in April's draft.

Mathews emerges in Chargers win

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 8:16 p.m. ET
Ryan Mathews and Nate Kaeding led the San Diego Chargers to a 33-28 win at Denver on Sunday, handing the Broncos their franchise-record 12th loss.

Reports: Elway to be named Broncos executive VP

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 10:40 a.m. ET
The Broncos have reached an agreement with their two-time Super Bowl winning quarterback, John Elway, to be the team's executive vice president effective this week, according to multiple reports.

Tebow brings new excitement to Broncos

Posted Dec. 31, 2010 @ 12:35 p.m. ET
The extreme enthusiasm of the fans at Invesco Field at Mile High was a clear indication they were happy to see rookie QB Tim Tebow under center, but we hear that excitement extends beyond the spectators.

Broncos sign DT Leonard after placing LB Robinson on I.R.

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
The Broncos have signed DT Louis Leonard to fill the roster spot vacated by LB Lee Robinson, who was placed on injured reserve with a hamstring injury.

Tebow leads Broncos back in 24-23 win

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 7:42 p.m. ET
Tim Tebow rallied the Broncos past the Texans 24-23 when he scored on a 6-yard scramble with three minutes left in his first home start Sunday, capping a comeback from a 17-point halftime deficit.

Broncos place PK Prater on I.R.

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 5:49 p.m. ET
The Broncos placed PK Matt Prater on injured reserve Thursday and activated OL Jeff Byers to the active roster from the practice squad.

Broncos QB Orton unhappy with being replaced

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 12:18 p.m. ET
A rib injury kept Broncos QB Kyle Orton out of action in Week 15, but the veteran signalcaller was healthy enough to start the final two games of the season, the way we hear it.

Dumervil facing charges for stadium incident

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
Injured Broncos OLB Elvis Dumervil is facing disturbing the peace and assault charges, according to the Denver Post and KDVR-Channel 31 in Denver.

Broncos place Larsen on I.R., promote OG Daniels

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 2:27 p.m. ET
The Broncos have placed FB Spencer Larsen on injured reserve and promoted OG Stanley Daniels to the active roster.

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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