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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' Studesville adjusting to new role

Posted Dec. 09, 2010 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
Broncos interim head coach Eric Studesville was chosen to replace Josh McDaniels because of his exuberant and uplifting attitude, a quality the organization hopes will rub off on the players.

Broncos determined to change perception of team

Posted Dec. 07, 2010 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
Denver is hoping that the promotion of former RB coach Eric Studesville to interim head coach will begin the process of restoring the team's integrity following the unsuccessful 28-game tenure of Josh McDaniels. And it's unlikely the team ...

Air Force coach Calhoun not interested in Broncos job

Posted Dec. 07, 2010 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
Air Force coach Troy Calhoun has pulled his name out of the running to become the coach of the Broncos in 2011, according the Colorado Springs Gazette.

Broncos have big mess following McDaniels firing

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 8:32 p.m. ET
The Broncos' firing of head coach Josh McDaniels on Monday leaves the organization in major flux, with a need to right the ship and appease its disillusioned fans.

Broncos hire Studesville as interim head coach

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 7:47 p.m. ET
The Broncos have named RB coach Eric Studesville interim head coach following the firing of Josh McDaniels on Monday night.

Broncos fire McDaniels

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 6:20 p.m. ET
The Broncos announced Monday that owner Pat Bowlen has relieved head coach Josh McDaniels of his head coaching duties.

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 maintain AFC West lead, top Broncos

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
Jamaal Charles rushed for 116 yards and Matt Cassel threw a 3-yard pass to Leonard Pope for the only touchdown, leading Kansas City to a ragged 10-6 victory over Denver on Sunday.

McDaniels' long-term status up in air

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 1:36 p.m. ET
Broncos owner Pat Bowlen recently offered differing opinions on head coach Josh McDaniels, the second of which gives the Broncos some wiggle room.

Bowlen: McDaniels will return in 2011

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 11:19 a.m. ET
Broncos owner Pat Bowlen said Monday that head coach Josh McDaniels will be back in 2011.

Bradford throws for over 300 as Rams top Broncos

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 7:57 p.m. ET
Rookie Sam Bradford had his first 300-yard game and tossed three touchdown passes as the Rams escaped Denver with a 36-33 win Sunday.

NFL fines Broncos, McDaniels for taping a practice

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
The league has fined the Broncos $50,000 and head coach Josh McDaniels $50,000 for illegally taping a 49ers practice.

Goodman could be out longer than expected

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
While Broncos CB Andre Goodman isn't expected to be placed on injured reserve, we hear his injury may be worse than the team is letting on.

2011 AFC West free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
Can the Raiders afford to keep free-agent-to-be Nnamdi Asomugha, who's one of the elite cornerbacks in the league? Here is our exclusive team-by-team list of AFC West players likely to become free agents in March.

Broncos rule Thomas, McBath out for Sunday

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
The Broncos ruled out rookie WR Demaryius Thomas and CB Darcel McBath for Sunday's game against the Rams.

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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