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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

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Rec Yds TD
41 356 5

Broncos rule five out for Week Six

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
Broncos FS Brian Dawkins (knee), CB Andre Goodman (leg), LB Wesley Woodyard (leg), FS Darcel McBath (ankle) and OLB Robert Ayers will not play on Sunday.

Orton officially an elite fantasy QB

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 6:35 p.m. ET
Don't look now, but fantasy's best passer might be a guy who went undrafted in more than a few leagues. After carving up some soft secondaries in the season's first month, Kyle Orton proved to be the ...

Ravens, Rice run past Broncos, 31-17

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 5:07 p.m. ET
Ray Rice ran for 133 yards and two touchdowns, and the Ravens frustrated Denver quarterback Kyle Orton in a 31-17 victory Sunday.

Broncos RB Moreno to miss Week Five

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno will not play in Sunday's game against the Ravens, head coach Josh McDaniels announced on Friday.

QB Orton becoming a leader in Denver

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 9:40 a.m. ET
Broncos QB Kyle Orton came back a different man this offseason and, after signing a contact extension in August, has a newfound sense of confidence.

Bailey, Broncos end contract talks

Posted Oct. 07, 2010 @ 6:48 p.m. ET
CB Champ Bailey and the Broncos have broken off talks about a contract extension until the offseason, according to Fox 31 Denver reporter Josina Anderson.

Moreno held out of Broncos practice

Posted Oct. 07, 2010 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno was held out of the team's afternoon practice and is unsure if he'll play in Week Five due to a hamstring injury.

Penalties major concern for Titans

Posted Oct. 07, 2010 @ 10:44 a.m. ET
The Titans, who committed 98 penalties last season, slightly above the league average, led the league in penalties and penalty yardage through four games and were on pace to commit 50 more penalties than a season ago. 

Orton tosses 2 TDs, Broncos beat Titans 26-20

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
Kyle Orton threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Correll Buckhalter with 1:33 left, and the Denver Broncos rallied and beat the Tennessee Titans 26-20 on Sunday.

Tebow to be active vs. Titans

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 10:54 a.m. ET
Broncos QB Tim Tebow will be the team's second-string quarterback today vs. the Titans, a promotion after being inactive a week ago.

Q&A with Broncos legend John Elway

Posted Oct. 01, 2010 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
In the midst of an ongoing promotion with Pepsi Max, two-time Super Bowl champion John Elway took a few minutes out of his busy schedule to speak with Pro Football Weekly.

Broncos WR Lloyd's hard work paying off

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
While it might appear that WR Brandon Lloyd's gaudy offensive numbers are coming from out of nowhere, we hear that the wide receiver has been working toward a breakout season for several years.

Moreno expected to miss Week Four

Posted Sept. 29, 2010 @ 1:07 p.m. ET
Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno is expected to miss a second consecutive week with a pulled hamstring, according to the Denver Post.

No Marshall, no problem for Orton

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
Broncos QB Kyle Orton was supposed to fail without elite WR Brandon Marshall around this season. So far, he doesn't seem to be too affected by his top wideout's departure.

Collie has career game in Colts win

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 7:45 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning threw for three touchdowns even without Anthony Gonzalez and Pierre Garcon and the Indianapolis Colts beat the crestfallen Denver Broncos 27-13 Sunday.

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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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