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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 OLB Dumervil signs RFA tender

Posted June 14, 2010 @ 3:51 p.m. ET
Broncos OLB Elvis Dumervil signed his restricted free-agent tender one day before the team could have reduced its offer.

Broncos sign fifth-round pick Cox

Posted June 10, 2010 @ 11:34 a.m. ET
The Broncos announced the signing of fifth-round pick Perrish Cox late Wednesday.

Smith facing challenge for Broncos' nickel CB job

Posted June 09, 2010 @ 1:12 p.m. ET
Second-year veteran Alphonso Smith is no lock to win the Broncos' nickel cornerback job, we hear.

Report: Broncos waive QB Brandstater

Posted June 04, 2010 @ 12:22 p.m. ET
The Broncos waived fourth-string QB Tom Brandstater on Friday.

Tebow a rookie worth rooting for

Posted June 03, 2010 @ 9:53 a.m. ET
Tim Tebow has been told by many that he can't be a successful quarterback, but thus far he has proved his critics wrong. Now he'll get a shot in Denver, where coach Josh McDaniels traded a boatload of ...

Broncos OLB Dumervil still hoping for contract offer

Posted May 27, 2010 @ 12:25 p.m. ET
While it doesn't appear that an agreement between Elvis Dumervil and the Broncos is imminent, sources in Denver say it would be surprising if the team didn't lock him up for several seasons before the start of the ...

Broncos sign seventh-round CB Thompson

Posted May 21, 2010 @ 5:09 p.m. ET
The Broncos announced they have signed CB Syd’Quan Thompson, the 225th overall pick (seventh round) in the draft.

Broncos considering free-agent RB Westbrook

Posted May 13, 2010 @ 6:53 p.m. ET
The Broncos are seriously considering adding another running back to play behind second-year RB Knowshon Moreno, we hear.

Report: Broncos NT Fields arrested on gun charge

Posted May 08, 2010 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
A report out of Houston says that Broncos NT Ronald Fields was arrested Friday night in Houston. The 28-year-old was allegedly given a misdemeanor charge of unlawful carrying of a weapon.

Broncos’ Polumbus or Beadles could get call if Clady has setback

Posted May 07, 2010 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
The Broncos are hoping OLT Ryan Clady will be ready to play by the time the regular season opens, but some estimates have him missing three months and then needing an additional month before he's ready to play in ...

Vets feeling heat with rookies on board

Posted May 04, 2010 @ 10:32 a.m. ET
The draft is in the rearview mirror, but here are five veteran players who could be looking over their shoulders with rookies gunning for their jobs.

Reports: Broncos OLT Clady tears patellar tendon

Posted April 28, 2010 @ 2:42 p.m. ET
Broncos OLT Ryan Clady partially tore the patellar tendon in one of his knees while playing basketball over the weekend and had to undergo surgery, according to reports.

2010 draft choices by team: Broncos

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11:37 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the Denver Broncos in the 2010 NFL draft.

Broncos fill O-line needs, take another receiver on Day Two

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 10:20 p.m. ET
The Broncos filled the most glaring hole remaining on their roster Friday and added another wide receiver to the mix after spending a first-round pick on WR Demaryius Thomas on Thursday.

Broncos will need to be patient with Thomas, Tebow

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 10:33 p.m. ET
The Broncos hope to have picked up the replacements for Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall in Tim Tebow and Demaryius Thomas.

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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