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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

Rivers' four TD passes spark Chargers' win

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 11:58 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers tied his career high with four touchdown passes and the San Diego Chargers beat the Denver Broncos 35-14 on Monday night for their third straight victory.

Gates, Mathews both inactive for Chargers

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 7:42 p.m. ET
The Chargers will be without some of their top playmakers for tonight's clash with AFC West rival Denver.

Roles of Broncos RBs Maroney, Buckhalter diminishing

Posted Nov. 18, 2010 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
RBs Laurence Maroney and Correll Buckhalter are slowly being phased out of the Broncos' offense.

Broncos release OLB Moss

Posted Nov. 17, 2010 @ 2:59 p.m. ET
The Broncos have released OLB Jarvis Moss, a former first-round draft pick.

After slow start, Moreno in store for big finish

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
The first half of the season didn't go quite as Knowshon Moreno would have hoped, but the second half could prove to be his coming-out party.

Broncos turn the tables on Chiefs

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 8:08 p.m. ET
The Denver Broncos corralled the NFL's top rushing team, doing their best imitation of the Kansas City Chiefs in a rout of the AFC West leaders.

Broncos keep RB Ball as insurance

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 11:43 p.m. ET
Denver promoted promising RB Lance Ball from its practice squad to the 53-man roster earlier in the week so it wouldn't lose him to Indianapolis, we hear in AFC West Whispers.

Broncos punish D.J. Williams

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 5:35 p.m. ET
Following his DUI arrest on Friday morning, Broncos LB D.J. Williams has been benched, fined and stripped of his defensive captaincy.

Broncos LB Williams arrested for DUI

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 12:31 p.m. ET
Broncos LB D.J. Williams was taken into custody by police early Friday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence.

AFC West midseason reports

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 8:33 a.m. ET
WR Brandon Lloyd is on his way to a career season, helping to compensate for the Broncos' 32nd-ranked rushing attack. Read our midseason reports on the AFC West teams.

Bowlen no longer face of Broncos

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
With the Broncos likely to miss the playoffs for a fifth consecutive season, the prestige of the franchise seems to be fading — and so is owner Pat Bowlen, who is becoming less involved with the team's everyday operations.

Broncos in no rush to play Tebow at QB

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 8:52 p.m. ET
Even if the Broncos do continue to slip further out of playoff contention, we hear that Denver is in no rush to expand the role of rookie QB Tim Tebow.

Gradishar deserves to be in Canton

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 6:26 p.m. ET
Mike Beacom makes the case for ex-Broncos great Randy Gradishar to be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

49ers rally late to beat Broncos 24-16 in London

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
Troy Smith completed three long passes in the fourth quarter to lead the 49ers to a 24-16 win over the Denver Broncos on Sunday.

Dawkins returns to Denver lineup

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
FS Brian Dawkins is expected to return to the Denver lineup for the team's game Sunday vs. the 49ers in London.

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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