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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

Dumervil’s injury could devastate Broncos’ pass rush

Posted Aug. 05, 2010 @ 8:08 p.m. ET
Injuries to RBs Knowshon Moreno and Correll Buckhalter were only preliminary bumps in the road compared to the news of OLB Elvis Dumervil's torn pectoral muscle

Reports: Broncos OLB Dumervil tears pectoral

Posted Aug. 05, 2010 @ 12:04 p.m. ET
Broncos OLB Elvis Dumervil suffered a torn pectoral muscle during a Wednesday practice, according to reports, and could be out for four months.

Broncos sign ex-Titans RB White

Posted Aug. 04, 2010 @ 8:54 p.m. ET
The Broncos signed former Titans RB LenDale White on Wednesday as insurance with two of their top backs battling injuries. To make room on the roster, Denver cut RB Kolby Smith.

Dumervil says he’s just getting started

Posted Aug. 03, 2010 @ 5:57 p.m. ET
PFW spoke with Broncos OLB Elvis Dumervil about his new contract, why he believes his best days are still ahead of him and whether head coach Josh McDaniels has changed much since taking over as Denver's head coach before ...

Broncos RB Moreno suffers injury

Posted Aug. 01, 2010 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
Second-year Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno sustained a hamstring injury at practice Sunday. Reports indicate that the hamstring was not torn and he will be sidelined three weeks.

Broncos reach deal with top pick Thomas

Posted July 31, 2010 @ 10:18 p.m. ET
The Broncos reached a deal with the last of their unsigned draft choices Saturday, as WR Demaryius Thomas agreed to a five-year, $15.5 million contract with more than $9 million in guaranteed money.

Broncos trade Arrington to Eagles for Mays

Posted July 31, 2010 @ 11:02 a.m. ET
The Eagles and Broncos made a trade Friday night, sending LB Joe Mays to Denver and RB-RS J.J. Arrington to Philadelphia.

Broncos’ Dumervil says contract doesn’t mean he will relent

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
Broncos OLB Elvis Dumervil told PFW he still believes he has something to prove.

Broncos sign Tebow

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 6:37 p.m. ET
The Broncos announced they signed first-round pick Tim Tebow on Thursday.

Broncos sign OL Beadles

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 10:04 a.m. ET
The Broncos have signed second-round OL Zane Beadles. As per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed though numerous reports say that the deal is for four years and $4.2 million.

Broncos sign Dumervil to extension

Posted July 23, 2010 @ 2:11 a.m. ET
Broncos OLB Elvis Dumervil got the long-term contract extension he was seeking. The NFL sack leader agreed to a long-term deal late Thursday.

AFC West training-camp reports

Posted July 22, 2010 @ 9:57 a.m. ET
In the fourth installment of our series of training-camp reports, we take a look at the AFC West teams.

Broncos’ Quinn expects to compete for starting job

Posted July 15, 2010 @ 10:23 a.m. ET
Broncos head coach Josh McDaniels has said Kyle Orton is his starting quarterback until someone beats Orton for the job, and backup Brady Quinn recently told PFW his goal heading into training camp is to play and to win.

Broncos can hang around in AFC West

Posted July 13, 2010 @ 10 a.m. ET
Are the Broncos going to catch us napping again? PFW's Mike Wilkening, for one, believes Denver will be more competitive than many people expect.

Broncos’ Ayers will have to outdo Moss for starting spot

Posted June 23, 2010 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
Broncos OLB Robert Ayers doesn't appear to have momentum on his side as he prepares for a crucial training camp.

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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