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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 surprise by cutting DE Green

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
The Broncos have released DE Jarvis Green, who was signed as a free agent to help remake the team's front line in the 3-4 defense.

Report: Broncos RB White out for year with torn Achilles tendon

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting that Broncos RB LenDale White will miss the 2010 season after tearing his Achilles tendon in Thursday night's preseason finale.

Broncos CB Smith playing his way off roster

Posted Sept. 02, 2010 @ 3:01 p.m. ET
If CB Alphonso Smith was being evaluated on merit alone, he would not make the Broncos' roster, a team observer told PFW.

Moreno’s return to practice a positive sign for Week One status

Posted Sept. 01, 2010 @ noon ET
You have to practice before you can play, so Knowshon Moreno's return to workouts is a step in the right direction for owners banking on him Week One.

Broncos RB Moreno returns to practice

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
After hurting his hamstring on the first day of training camp, Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno returned to pracitce Tuesday.

Broncos cut RB Fargas

Posted Aug. 30, 2010 @ 7:10 p.m. ET
The Broncos announced Monday that they have released RB Justin Fargas and designated CB Tony Carter as waived/injured.

Reports: Broncos WR Thomas doubtful for season opener

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 12:47 p.m. ET
The Broncos received some good news Wednesday when tests reportedly showed that rookie WR Demaryius Thomas did not suffer a stress fracture in his left foot.

Broncos OLT Clady returns to practice

Posted Aug. 25, 2010 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
Broncos All-Pro OLT Ryan Clady returned to practice on Wednesday for the first time since suffering a knee injury in a pickup basketball game in April.

Broncos release ILB Ayodele

Posted Aug. 24, 2010 @ 1:23 p.m. ET
The Broncos released ILB Akin Ayodele on Tuesday.

Tebow challenging Quinn for backup duty

Posted Aug. 20, 2010 @ 11:40 a.m. ET
The only competition at quarterback in Denver is between Brady Quinn and Tim Tebow, who are battling to be Kyle Orton's primary backup.

Broncos sign Orton to extension

Posted Aug. 19, 2010 @ 10:18 p.m. ET
The Broncos have signed QB Kyle Orton to a contract extension, the team announced late Thursday.

Tebow misses second practice in a row

Posted Aug. 19, 2010 @ 12:07 p.m. ET
Broncos QB Tim Tebow sat out Thursday's practice and his debut in front of the home fans Saturday night is in jeopardy.

Broncos sign RB Fargas

Posted Aug. 11, 2010 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
The Broncos addressed their need for healthy bodies at running back, signing Justin Fargas to a one-year deal.

Broncos lose OLB Moss for two weeks

Posted Aug. 07, 2010 @ 3:05 a.m. ET
Broncos OLB Jarvis Moss, who was slated to replace the injured Elvis Dumervil, broke a bone in his right hand during Denver's Friday-morning workout. The broken bone will require surgery, and Moss is expected to miss two weeks of ...

Floyd Little takes long road to Hall

Posted Aug. 06, 2010 @ 8:57 a.m. ET
Before a pair of Lombardi Trophies were resting in Denver and John Elway's orange No. 7 became one of the most iconic jerseys in football history, Floyd Little was the face of the Broncos.

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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